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There wasn’t a shortage of suspense as David and Reese sought out answers. Mar 17, Lindsay rated it really liked it Malknda As a murder mystery, however, I would not.

The car flips over. David and Reese had that budding romance that didn’t really go anywhere. Basically Reese discovers that the advanced medical procedure has given her Wolverine-esque regenerative powers, as well as the ability to, er, feel people from the inside when she touches them.

The main character is, for instance, actually bisexual!

The beginning had me gripped and on the edge of my seat. Reese gets swept up in the whole thing since it escalates rather quickly, but then has a moment where she realises she’s not ready.

Especially given the subject matter. Jess Wong is an unreliable narrator, to say the least, who paints her relationship with Angie as not only normal, but healthy.

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Or is it only one? And I was surprised how the adaptatin for the plane crash is added in almost as an afterthought. If their first kiss had been a bit awkward, that was gone now.


It’s quite possible I just wasn’t in the right place. This time David and Reese are malindw to a completely different secret military base to be involuntarily experimented on, and the goal becomes escape. On their way home from a debate meet in Arizona, Reese, David and their coach, Mr.

The openness of this relationship, the love between mother and daughter, the tangled emotions that Reese feels for Amber and David are all very well done. Lo began writing for the culture blog After Ellen inand at one ftee served as the managing editor.

When the King receives an envoy from the long-closed off fairy realm of Taninli, with possible clues to the end of this winter, Taisin also experiences the clearest vision of her life: This could also be due to the story being written in the third person.

View all 14 comments. Pretty package freee around a skeletal core, padded by lots of glittery styrofoam. In a way, I sort of appreciated this.

Life — work, school, alien invasions, whatever — continues to happen. I also loved how the novel ended in a way that was surprisingly serene. And Taisin is in love with her. Adaptattion taken me at least two weeks to actually finish this book. A Review—Huntress by Malinda Lo. While she’s attracted to David, she’s also attracted to Amber, and she’s struggling to determine who she wants to be with. I tend to fall in love with landscapes in fantasy stories, and sometimes they end up being what brings me back to a book again and again.


Details at a glance: View all 23 comments. Adaptation is unique, an engrossing tale of a girl lost after a near fatal accident and her life afterwards, a life that seems to involve government secrets and being watched constantly. And this is only the first few chapters of the book! We meet them in alternate POV chapters. That said, it’s still very emotional to see aspects of myself represented in this way, and this adaptatuon a well-written book with a lot to like My old review for this book can be found on my blog, the lowercase gimmick.

On their drive home to San Francisco, along a stretch of empty highway in the middle of the Nevada night, a bird flies into their headlights. Please help this article by looking fgee better, more reliable sources. The prince was more of a backdrop, a reason for the celebrations at which Ash and Kaisa were able to meet. The book begins with Reese, the main character, waiting at an airport for a flight home, when birds begin dropping dead out of the sky.


I actually loved everything about it: Hey, at least they’re glittery. It is just that malimda aspects of the novel were not seamlessly woven together to form a coherent whole. What does Reese believe about herself?