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Jamb (Cornerstone #3)

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A note, from Nalena:

The world has gone insane and our only option is to go deeper into The Fury.
Facing the enemy doesn’t scare me.
Unless he is my enemy now.
277 pages
Published 2013
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Starla Huchton
Mar 04, 2013 Starla Huchton rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ya, urban-fantasy, romance
This is one of those series that you should read once it's complete. Why? Because it is TORTURE to wait for the next one!

Seriously, I don't think Misty could write a book I didn't like. Her narrative style hooks me every time and sucks me into the amazing worlds and characters she creates. I'm right there with Nali through every heartbreaking, beautiful, sexy, harrowing, destroying, redemptive moment of her journey from word one. Her descriptions paint such a vivid world I feel like I've climbed
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Kathryn
Mar 29, 2013 Kathryn rated it it was amazing
HOLY FREAKIN CRAP!!!
Loved EVERY SINGLE MOMENT...
And killing me... KILLING ME with that cliffhanger...
Grrrrrrr...........

Ok...here is my full review...
HOLY FREAKIN CRAP!!! I mean...OH WOW!! JAMB is just sooo phenomenal...I am sitting here trying to take it all in and wrap my brain around all that happened....Whew!!! From start to finish you are thrust back in to the world of Nalena and Garrett and let me say, IT IS A DOOZY!!

Immediately we are drawn in to the events that left us at the end of Ke
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Amber
Sep 05, 2013 Amber rated it it was amazing
What a cluster f**k of craziness!!!! Great addition, really hard to read most of the time, very emotional. Can't wait for the next!
Heidi
Apr 01, 2013 Heidi rated it really liked it
Four solid stars: An amazing mind blowing series that you must experience for yourself!

Nali opens her eyes to find Garret's arms tightly wrapped around her. She is safe. Then the horrific truth comes crashing back and she remembers that she murdered someone to protect the Addo. The tunnels collapsed with Garrett's two younger brothers in them, and now they are missing, feared dead. The Fury are organizing and they are coming at the Ianua like never before. The world is in chaos as it has entered
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Novels On The Run
Mar 01, 2013 Novels On The Run rated it it was amazing
BOOK REVIEW by Michelle 5th APRIL 2013:

RATING: 5 EXCITING, CURVEBALL STARS!

Misty Provencher always manages to throw in twists that blind side me in her books. She has such a knack for humor and emotion in her books. The Cornerstone series can make my sides hurt from Zane’s dialogue, it can have me holding onto my lunch with the infamous Free Ball scenes and it can have me all tied up in knots getting all angst ridden.

JAMB was no exception.

We start off at the Hotel Celare for a quarter of the
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Mandy (I Read Indie) Anderson
JAMB is one of those books that flows flawlessly throughout and there is never a dull moment. Like ever. I adored it. Likes lots. I can promise the plot in each of the books are totally different and totally addictive. And probably more so with JAMB. WOW! The action and the suspense was amped up tenfold. And guess what? The adventure is not over yet. I mean seriously, with an ending like that?? Yeah, riots would ensue and I would be tracking that woman down if she ended it there. I will say that ...more
Shelley Stoehr
Mar 21, 2013 Shelley Stoehr rated it it was amazing
Misty Provencher’s Jamb is the third book in her popular YA Cornerstone series. In Jamb, shy, bookish Nalena has finally adapted to, and accepted her role as an Ianua Contego – a warrior meant to protect other members of the clan. She has come to trust that handsome Garrett loves her unconditionally.

But that trust is challenged in Jamb, first through a challenge set up by their friends, and later through circumstances that arise beyond both their control.

Is Garrett truly Nalena’s “vieo” (somethi
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Mary
Mar 30, 2013 Mary rated it really liked it
Well, well, Misty Provencher I am mad at you! Oh, yeah M-A-D! Let me explain why!!! You wrote another amazing, outstanding book! Oh yeah, you did! Now, because of your outstanding writing (and the fact that I am addicted to this series) I have to wait until the next one.

Ok, now that my rant is out of the way I can go into my review.

Best Part of Book: This is easy! The characters are the best part of the book are the best. Nali, Garrett, Sean ... all of them! Each are unique to the story but the
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Annika
May 12, 2013 Annika rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
HOLY CRAP. NO FREAKING WAY. Jamb was the BEST! I am seriously flipping out and I feel like doing 50 cartwheels and jumping in the air like a maniac.
I also feel like banging my head against a wall until the next book comes out. I am dying to know what happens next!
Garrett and Nalena's relatioship is taken to the limits in Jamb and it was so good, I wish I was Nalena.
I feel all jittery now. I tried to take it slow and make this book last because I didn't see any info on the fourth book yet, but
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Jackie -Sated Faery
Jun 13, 2013 Jackie -Sated Faery rated it it was amazing
Shelves: other-paranormal
So good!!! So freakin' good!!! I will warn you, though, some parts of this were physically painful to read! Everyone seems to have lost their minds so who on earth can be trusted now? There are surprises around every corner (some will really knock your socks off)and danger coming at them from all sides. Most of the time I spent biting my nails and worrying, but there were a few steamy scenes to remind me that love can never be defeated. Once again, you won't be able to put this down until the en ...more
Kristen
Mar 07, 2013 Kristen rated it it was amazing
All I can say is when is book 4 coming out?! It's not nice to stress pregnant people out this much!
Anthea
Feb 24, 2013 Anthea rated it it was amazing
A thrilling sequel in the Cornerstone series. Lots of unforeseen twists.
My only complaint is that we have to wait for another one...at least

WHEN WILL IT BE, MISTY?????
A Book Vacation
Apr 02, 2016 A Book Vacation rated it it was amazing
Amazeballs, as always.
Mel
Mar 01, 2013 Mel rated it really liked it
Another great read, really enjoying this series. As for the ending - Grr.
Heather
Mar 31, 2013 Heather rated it really liked it
Guys, I have really grown attached to this series. We are on book # 3 of a four book suite, and I have really become comfortable with the characters, especially Nalena and Garrett. Sometimes books that stretch into 4 books and beyond wear on me. I find myself getting bored with the characters and the extensive plot line(s). But that hasn't happened with the Cornerstone series. Instead it kind of feels like catching up with an old friend, you know?

If you have read my reviews of the first two boo
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Candace
Feb 28, 2013 Candace rated it it was amazing
Spoiler free for the series.
Wowee, wow, wow, wow! (Yes, I've been reading too much Junie B. Jones) This book was INTENSE!

There's not a lot I can really get into without spoiling things from the previous books and since this is a series I VERY highly recommend I just want to convince you all to read this series already! Even if the first book is/was a so-so read for you, I encourage you to keep reading because the stakes just get higher and higher.

Misty Provencher has created a very unique sto
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Michelle  novelsontherun
Mar 27, 2013 Michelle novelsontherun rated it it was amazing
BOOK REVIEW by Michelle 5th APRIL 2013:

RATING: 5 EXCITING, CURVEBALL STARS!

Misty Provencher always manages to throw in twists that blind side me in her books. She has such a knack for humor and emotion in her books. The Cornerstone series can make my sides hurt from Zane’s dialogue, it can have me holding onto my lunch with the infamous Free Ball scenes and it can have me all tied up in knots getting all angst ridden.

JAMB was no exception.

We start off at the Hotel Celare for a quarter of the
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Shelley (Bella)
Wow! Misty does it again. If you've read any of the Cornerstone series, you know it's a story richly detailed with an intricate and always intense plotline. Jamb is no exception.
Jamb picks up right where Keystone left us... in the middle of an uproar, full of chaos with everyone questioning loyalties, and Nalena recovering and trying to make sense of it all. That's no easy task. The Ianua's Cura's are crumbling. Addo Larry's Cura is isolated, and all out war seems inevitable.
It's absolute insani
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Terri
Jamb missed the mark for me, unfortunately.

The action didn’t really get underway until about 50% of the way through, when they left the Hotel Celare. Until then, they were just milling around, being generally suspicious of everyone not in their own Cura (group) and reacting to various eruptions of drama. Between the drama, Garrett and Nalena made out a lot, got interrupted a lot, Deeta mooned after Milo who mooned after Zaneen, and the Addo ate a lot of cookies and displayed a flagrant disregard
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Rachel
Sep 29, 2013 Rachel rated it liked it
Shelves: paranormal
I didn't enjoy this as much as her previous two books, but it was definitely a solid addition to the storyline.

WIth most series, I get frustrated with the way the author constantly recaps what happened in previous books. Typically I read a series entirely at one time, because I tend to be late to the reading party, so I usually finish one and instantly pick up another. Because this wasn't out yet, it had been quite a while since I last read the series. This is the first time I noticed an author
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Tee loves Kyle Jacobson
Jamb.... Jamb... Oh my Nalena and Garrett my heart goes out to them. This story had me crying, laughing and then just down right pissed off at some characters and things that happened. Lord I laughed when I was done reading it because Misty sure the hell knows how to get my heart pumping and my anger boiling. Lord I felt like the Greek Furies at some points in Jamb and then I got a grip and kept reading. I have to say that at one point I thought I was not going to be able to finish the story bec ...more
Kelli
Initial thoughts:

Oh goodness, that cliffhanger was awful. Why didn't the book after the second-to-last chapter when things were at a stopping point?! That last chapter was killer.

Ok, now that I've gotten that off of my chest, I can actually review the book.

Jamb picks up almost exactly where Keystone left off. Nali and Garrett are standing on the roof of the hotel watching the Fury approach, Nali wants to go help in some way to defend their haven, but Garrett tells her that she needs to rest beca
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Candace
Apr 04, 2013 Candace rated it it was amazing
Wow! Starts where Keystone leaves off, and you get a brief warm up before we swing into high gear!

What I liked: I love Nali and Garrett and well, really the entire group. I love that Nali may have her insecurities where Garrett and her are concerned, but for the most part she worked through them. She is very level headed for a young girl in love. Garrett is amazing, what young girl wouldn't want to find him! Garrett's mother is one of my favorite characters because of her strength. The way she l
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Kelly
Apr 03, 2013 Kelly rated it it was amazing
When Misty asked me to review this book I was like um......YES *fan girl scream* Misty picks up right where she left us in Keystone. Things have taken a turn for the worst in JAMB, Nali & Garrett's world is literally falling apart around them. In the safe haven of their hotel, there is a trader among them waiting for the opportunity to kill the last remaining Addo & take over as leader of the Ianua community. If that's not enough excitement for you, Misty has thrown in another stomach dr ...more
kelly {BookCrushin}
Mar 31, 2013 kelly {BookCrushin} rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed
Review & Giveaway (open till July 28th) is up on the blog: http://bookcrush.in/reviews/book-revi...

(First paragraph is definitely spoiler-free, but after that since it’s book 3 in a series some things might be minor spoilers to previous books in the series & if you haven’t read them yet, what are you waiting for & go enter the giveaway!!)

OK, I need to start off with a massive fangirl SQUEEE! If you aren’t already huge fans of The Cornerstone Series like me, let me tell you a few thin
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J9
3.5 Stars

So here we are in a series that I desperately want to love and I'm just not getting there.

Here's why:
I still have questions about details of the world building that would make it that much more complete for me (ie. What does everyone else's tea leaves look like if they haven't found their other half? and other small gaps of knowledge of character motivations > I'll post them as I remember).
I also feel like we are just skimming the surface of a deep lake and I'm not getting everythin
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Charlotte
Mar 17, 2013 Charlotte rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, owned
This book was just as amazing as the other two in the series. I loved it. I read these 3 books in a weekend and now have to wait for the fourth. That is the worst part!

This book was non-stop action from page one. I love how each book picks up right where the last one leaves off. I also like that the author doesn't spend a lot of time rehashing things that we already know from the previous books. Sometimes that is really annoying. The characters are still amazing and we get to learn some interes
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Paula
Oh my God, this book just does not let you catch your breath. Everytime I thought I knew where the story was going, it just ran off in the opposite direction and even so much better than what I would have expected.
Book 3 in the Cornerstone series is even better than book 1 and 2, but if Misty Provencher would make it any more suspenseful, I think my head just might explode.

I don't want to give anything away of the storyline, but it is nice to learn more about Nali, Garrett, Sean and Milo as we
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Marie
Mar 31, 2013 Marie rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy
Nalena ist in dem Wirrwarr nach dem Überfall/Umsturz im Celare mit Milo bei den Furys gelandet. Gleichzeitig nimmt Garrett den Platz seines Bruder Sean ein und läuft mit Teagan ebenfalls über. Sie erhoffen sich 'Mastermind' zu finden, den Lenker hinter den Furys.
Das Leben in Anarchie ist von Gewalt und Chaos geprägt. Sex hat wohl auch was anarchisches an sich - jedenfalls fällt Nalena dauernd über wilde Paare.
Interessant war die Außenwelt, die mittlerweile ebenfalls in Gewalt und Tod versinkt.
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a
May 21, 2013 a rated it it was amazing
HOLY CRAP. This book was so freaking amazing! The other two books were really good too but as soon as I got into Jamb, I was in love. Jamb exceeded every single expectation I had. I wasn't expecting to be completely sucked in and dyinnngg for more. the characters were perfect and the twists took me by surprise. Some of the twists were actually Extremely shocking. And the ending..... Oh god the ending was really painful to read knowing that I would have to wait to know what will happen.... I am s ...more
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Cornerstone (4 books)
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