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Mara Dyer wants to believe there's more to the lies she’s been told.
There is.

She doesn’t stop to think about where her quest for the truth might lead.
She should.

She never had to imagine how far she would go for vengeance.
She will now.

Loyalties are betrayed, guilt and innocence tangle, and fate and chance collide in this shocking conclusion to Mara Dyer’s story.

Retribution
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Hardcover, 470 pages
Published November 4th 2014 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
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Sondre Aleksander Larsen Yup, it's been pushed back a million times... I hope it actually will come out this November!!
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Chellee
Feb 02, 2013 Chellee marked it as to-read
After the cliffhanger, I sat like this for about twenty minutes, more or less.

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FRIGGIN HODKIN WHY?!?! And Noah? Noah, NOAH, NOAH, NOAH!!!!!! UGHUGH.
COME ON, now I have to wait a whole year. Brb, sobbing still.

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Kat O'Keeffe
JUNE 2014!? Nooo, the waiting... *dies*

NOVEMBER 2014 ALKJSDFL:KJSDF

It's almost here...
Amina
UPDATE!
Loving the cover! AND WE HAVE A DATE! just the blurb to go then, not long till THE BOOK IS FINALLY MINE! MUHAWHAWHAWHAWHAWHAW..*cough cough*
******

LOVE THE TITLE; well we know what that will look like...


Is it too early to be thinking about Movie casts?? Heck.
My choice for Noah;
Douglas Booth


OR Max Irons


I agree Max irons is waay sexier but then Douglas Booth is a Brit...

So to put my mind off of that GODAWFUL cliffhanger, I've decided to share these quotes and fanmade jewels :)










--The unbecomi
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Joie
Jan 16, 2013 Joie marked it as to-read
adljfhlasdfhalkdflasjdh THAT COVER <333


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Deelirious

It's over..

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And I don't know what to do with my life right now. I need help.
Do not have any coherent thoughts at the moment. Be back. Bye.

No, srsly. This book was FANTASTIC! Like vavabooommmm baby!!!

And Michelle ..

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*****




THAT IS ONE GORGEOUS COVER PEOPLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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SAY WHUT ?????????

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noun \ˌre-trə-ˈbyü-shən\
Definition of RETRIBUTION 1: recompense, reward 2: the dispensing or receiving of reward or punishment especially in the hereafter 3: something given or exacted in recompense
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Josephine
Release date:
Annnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnd now two years of waiting are done!!! It's OUT! And I have it :D

Pre release date:
Hold on... June 2014???????? Nooooooooooo

*About 3 or so months before the June release date*

And now it's November 2014 .... :(



Lady Danielle
Aug 06, 2013 Lady Danielle marked it as need-to-read-next
Shelves: on-hold, 2014-release


What the hell is this.

WHAT

THE

H E L L

IS

THIS

Hodkin whatever you think you're doing, don't you effing dare.
Dont. You. DARE.

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Matilda
Jan 16, 2013 Matilda marked it as to-read
OH MY GOD. THAT COVER, THE PLOT. MY LIFE. I NEED HELP PLEASE. MEDICATION OF SOME SORT THAT WILL KNOCK ME OUT AND WAKE ME UP THE DAY THIS BOOK ARRIVES AT MY HOUSE.



The fact that they would even ...

My sanity is truly in the hands of Michelle Hodkins! I'm about this > [| close to snapping. THERE'S BEEN A MISTAKE. That's the only reasonable explanation. The release date should say 1/16/13 9:50:11.5 , which is about ... NOW!



I CAN'T EVEN. ALL THESE FEELS!



Check out my rant? http://characterized
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Angela (:
Mar 16, 2014 Angela (: marked it as to-read
Hurry up and get published!


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Edit: Okay, wait. Hold up. Why is the expected publication now June 2014? WHY??

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Edit#2: NOVEMBER NOW, SERIOUSLY? THE FURTHER BACK THIS GETS PUSHED, THE MORE INTEREST I LOSE. JUST SAYING.

But there was that HORRIBLE cliffhanger. So of course I still need to read this.
Yonaily
RESEÑA CON SPOILERS Y MUCHO SARCASMO



Qué decepción. La trilogía de Michelle Hodkin solía ser una de mis preferidas, pero desde que releí los dos primeros libros, empecé a notar actitudes desagradables en los personajes principales, y mi amor por la trilogía disminuyó bastante. Quizá se deba a que estoy creciendo, y ya los libros young adult no significan tanto para mí. El punto es que estaba ansiosa por leer la conclusión de esta trilogía, por la cual Michelle nos hizo esperar tanto. Si mal no r
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Andrea
THE WAIT IS ALMOST OVER
OH MY GOD
FINALLY AFTER 2 YEARS SUFFERING WAITING
ONLY A WEEK MORE
AAHHHH
It's an understanding that I'm excited haha

Teaser:
“The first thing I noticed when I woke up was that I was covered in blood.

The second thing I noticed was that this didn’t bother me the way it should have.

I didn’t feel the urge to scream or speak, to beg for help, or even to wonder where I was. Those instincts were dead, and I was calm as my wet fingers slid up the tiled wall, groping for a light sw
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Corrin B
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Evie
Hands down, best book/series finale I have ever read. Fucked up. Insane. Gutting. Tragic and beautiful. So good! SO GOOD people!!!
Christine The Dark Romance Junkie *Mafia Princess*
UPDATE: It's really happening, they're releasing excerpts and shit!

NOVEMBER 4TH IS TOMORROW!!!

You can read an excerpt from The Retribution of Mara Dyer here

When I read the first line of it, I was like this:


GOOSEBUMPS!!!

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I'm very, very sad!!! I love this series and the release date keeps getting pushed further and further away! Dear author, please just release the darn book! I'm begging you!

SPOILER ALERT!!!!!!!!





So I've bee stalking Michelle Hodkin on every
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Brandi
"The villain is the hero of her own story.'

The conclusion to Mara's story was full of twist and turns, shocking reveals and thankfully everything is wrapped up surprisingly well. In The Evolution of Mara Dyer the author introduced side story, that honestly had me in a constant state of confusion, but in this fast paced, eerie finale, everything is cleared up.

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I don't think it is really possible to review this without spoilers, so I am not really going to try. I will say it was a bit creepy, and
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Cynn
Apr 09, 2014 Cynn marked it as to-read


WAIT UNTIL...



WAIT A MINUTE



¿NOVEMBER 2014?

Whitney
UPDATE 11/8/14
Lowered my rating to 3 stars


REVIEW 11/5/14
so many loose ends :/


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I am about to go mental
WHEN DOES THIS BOOK COME OUT????

goodreads says june 4th but michelle's website says october??
somebody help i'm drowning

EDIT 2/11/14:
The release date moved to November.

And my thoughts are this:

The first time that Michelle moved the release date from October to June, she used it on the behalf that she didn't like it and wanted to redo/perfect it. I was really upset, but then I r
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Fafiliebe ♥ Prince Maxon ♥ Raffe ♥
Update:

SO NOW IT FREAKING SAYS 4TH NOVEMBER
WHAT ARE U DOING? PLAYING BASEBALL WITH ME.. WHAT WHAT WHATTTTTTT....
I AM NOT HAPPYYYY.. I AM THE OPPOSITE OF HAPPY..



2014 ... FREAKING 2014....... NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO.... I CLEARLY REMEMBER THAT IT WAS DUE IN OCTOBER 2013... NOT JUNE 2014....

DO U WANT TO KILL ME .. HA...??? CZ THAT IS WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE.....

AWWDTHVJIJLOTHRFSDADASDASXAVXXVGHHGHH..... AAAGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO..




◕ ◡ ◕  Arooj
Aaannnd...it's over! Finally. Wow.

I'm very satisfied with the ending. It was great. This book kind of blew my mind - the whole series did. It was a messy and twisted story.

My only complaint is that some things were VERY confusing and I still have a couple questions that were not answered. Or maybe they werd but I didn't get it. There was a lot of science-y stuff going on, and man, do I ever suck at that subject, so it was hard for me to wrap my head around everything. The first two books were ab
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Jillian (Bookish and Nerdy)
I JUST I CANNOT. WHAT. HELP ME.

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GOODBYE WORLD NICE KNOWING YOU. THIS BOOK KILLED ME THEN I CAME BACK TO LIFE AND THEN KILLED ME AGAIN. I CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S OVER.
Ferdy
Spoilers

This had the potential to be an amazing read, the heroine was on the verge of going full on crazy/vengeful and the mystery/WTFery was getting really good. Sadly, it ended the way most YA PNR usually does with nonsensical non-answers and a speshul snowflake heroine who thinks she's a badarse but is actually just a boy-obsessed-twit who gets her sappy-speshul-snowflake ending. Ugh.

-The plot didn't consist of much, most of it was repetitive. The first 75% or so was just Mara/Jamie/Stella go
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Jess
Now while it sounds like I’m about to toot my own horn, you’ve got to understand this: I felt as though I wrote this fucking book. I’m giving it all the stars because a) I may be partially deluded by the fact that I guessed the mother fucking plot, b) It’s also rather early in the AMs and as a somewhat normal person, I should be sleeping and c) It was a fucking good book and like all last options in a multiple choice, this choice dictates all of the above. Note THERE ARE SPOILERS. I’m not liable
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Solcii
Oct 30, 2014 Solcii marked it as to-read
Oct 30, 2014

only a few days left!!




Jun 09, 2013

i'm waiting.



Giselle at BO-OK NERD Canada
Holy crap.. The beginning and the end are intense. Middle is a little less exciting, but it sets up the story nicely because you know Michelle is going to pull something out of her bag of magic tricks and twist everything around. Can I say how more violent and gruesome this one is? *shudders* There's a particular scene with an eyeball and I just couldn't fathom what happened. There wasn't even any details of that scene, just that the character lost the eye. I don't even want to know how.

The chap
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Robin (Bridge Four)
****The entirely spoiler free part of the review****

I liked this book a little better than the Unbecoming of Mara Dyer and the Evolution of Mara Dyer. In those we spent a lot of time on the romance aspect of the story and trying to decide is Mara really crazy or is someone out to get her. In Retribution WE KNOW someone is out to get her. She is still not an entirely reliable narrator as she is still suffering some ill effects of all drugs, her genetic memory and her manifesting power. She isn’t
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Marianne
Mar 22, 2014 Marianne marked it as to-read
Shelves: need
UPDATE: THE DATE HAS BEEN MOVED TO NOVEMBER 2014
At this point I guess I'll never have this book in my hands.







I seriously can't even comprehend this type of torture. Hey,at least we're getting a book right? Eventually...





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WHY WAS THE DATE MOVED TO JUNE 2014?!?!?!?!?!?!?!






Stacy
Hmm... Looks like a possible cover may have been revealed! I added "The Evolution of Mara Dyer" to my Amazon Wishlist, and when I looked at my list, it showed a different cover... for "The Retribution of Mara Dyer"!

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The strange thing is, I can't find the finished cover ANYWHERE online outside of this image on my Wishlist. If I click on the link, it takes me to the page for Book 2.

However, I did manage to find the original image, from the same "Abyss of the Disheartened" photo series that the last
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Maureen
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Shreya (CCReviews)
Jan 16, 2013 Shreya (CCReviews) marked it as to-read
Shelves: need-it
OHMYORLDFUDGINGOODNESSLOOKATTHATSMOKINASSCOVERWHATISITDOINGTOMEICANTBREATHEPEOPLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Laz
Dec 02, 2014 Laz rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: paranormal lovers
Dear book,



Let me begin this review by saying how much I'm going to miss this series, it's one of those series that stays with you forever because despite their fictitious façade they give something to you, something tangible, something true to hold on to.

For me to describe the series, it would be impossible but who better than the author to give a short description of her books?

«This is a love story. Twisted and messy. Flawed and screwed up. But it’s ours. It’s us.»

This series has played so man
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At the age of sixteen, Michelle Hodkin lost the rights to her soul in a poker game with pirates just south of Natchez. Shortly thereafter, she joined an acting troupe and traveled the world performing feats of wonder and mischief. She has been seen on stages nationwide and earned rave reviews for her one woman performance of Titus Andronicus before writing the New York Times bestselling Mara Dyer ...more
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