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Endless

3.51  ·  Rating Details ·  549 Ratings  ·  302 Reviews
Jenny Kramer knows she isn't normal. After all, not everybody can see the past lives of people around them.

When she befriends Ben Daulton, resident new boy, the pair stumble on an old music box with instructions for “mesmerization” and discover they may have more in common than they thought. Like a past life.

Using the instructions in the music box, Ben and Jenny share a dr
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Paperback, 384 pages
Published September 10th 2013 by Month9Books, LLC.
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Natalie Monroe
1.5 stars

Gather around, duckies. Natalie’s going to show you how to write your very own paranormal romance!



You see that word there? You won’t need any of that as long as you follow this easy how-to guide.

Step 1: Creating your heroine.

Now, it is essentially important that she’s naturally pretty, but doesn’t acknowledge it. The best way to do this is by having her look in a mirror, describe her appearance, and then say how utterly ugly or plain she is.

Jenny leaned in to examine herself in the m
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Rane
Oct 31, 2013 Rane rated it really liked it


This was something so beautifully whimsical about Endless by Amanda Gray. I enjoyed the shift between now and the end of innocence that was Romanov Russia.
Jenny Kramer has always had a gift of touch that brings forth the past life of the person she touches. Of late one dream has been haunting her of a young man named "Nikolai" who seems to be calling to her. When she meets and befriends Ben Daulton they come across a music box that triggers shared past lives and a clue to something more. Thin
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Cora ☕ Tea Party Princess
Jan 08, 2014 Cora ☕ Tea Party Princess rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Cora by: Deyse Fagundes
5 Words: Definitely not my cuppa. Meh.

It started out OK with this book. I featured it on my Showcase Sunday and Deyse at Deyse Says It All and I decided we'd buddy read it since we both had it sitting there looking pretty. Because that cover is so pretty.

And it started off as a pretty OK read. Nothing spectacular but definitely interesting. But then life and far more interesting books got in the way and it took me over a month to read this pretty short novel. I started to care less and less abou
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Rachmi
2.5 stars

An intriguing blurb, eye-catching cover, time traveling, The Romanov, an unusual main character, on Read Now list in NetGalley, what's not to like? Those things basically sold me to read it as soon as I click the send to my Kindle button.



So, I read it. On first chapter when the Ouija board was mentioned I thought this could be an interesting story. Coincidentally, I read a book that begins with Ouija board too before I read this book. I love it and hope I will enjoy this book as I enjo
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K.
I read "time travel" and "Romanov Russia" in this novel's synopsis and thought this book must have been written for me...because let me tell you, I have quite the fascination with the last ruling royal family of Imperial Russia. A revolution, an assassination, an escaped princess whose body was never found? That is the stuff of my childself's imagination. (Also, this is one of my favorite movies of all time -- judge me.) In fact, I've immersed myself so much that I can recite the particular char ...more
Tandie
Sep 18, 2013 Tandie rated it it was ok
The pretty cover and the lure of Russia and Romanovs was promising. The writing wasn't perfect, but it was alright. I'll admit that I had misgivings reading the first few chapters. A bunch of high school (acted more like middle school) kids posturing and playing with a Ouija board? It wasn't well done and the characters fell flat.

Things picked up and the writing improved. I got swept up into the plot, specifically the flashbacks about the Romanov family. There were fun mysterious parts I enjoyed
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Annika
This novel took me a long time to read because of my hectic schedule with school. However, today I finished Endless and it was absolutely beautiful.

I loved the main character, Jenny. I felt like she was the right balance of strong yet submissive and never came off as whiny. I felt like Ben and her developed a strong relationship. I wasn't a fan of Nikolai however. He came into the story suddenly and it was almost insta-love between him and Jenny. However, I still thought he was a great character
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Tanya (Girl Plus Books)
The synopsis of Endless intrigued me right away. A contemporary YA novel with elements of time travel and Russian history, specifically the Romanov family. I was sold. Plus, that cover... beautiful!

Jenny has always known there was something different about her. Touching others leads to strange visions that she cannot control. Wearing gloves helps but she still feels like an outsider. Her focus is on her painting, her father and her best (and only) friend Tiffany. An experience with a Ouija board
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Courtney
Nov 13, 2013 Courtney rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy, ya, net-galley
Endless
Amanda Gray
★☆★☆

The cover of this book is stunning! I was drawn in by the cover art alone. let me say, I believe YA novels have some of the BEST covers.

This story is a beautiful one. There is love and tragedy it really moves you in a special way. I am A romance reader. usually contemporary romance. I have never read a romance novel that has moved me more. It is soul deep.

I enjoyed the buildup of this novel. lots of details giving us a great introduction to chatacters without being overly
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Melissa S Frederick
Oct 07, 2013 Melissa S Frederick rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Everyone :) Esp. If you love Romance and Time Travel
Shelves: reviewed-books
EndlessAmanda Gray

4 of 5 Stars: What does this rating mean to me? I loved this book and enjoyed every moment of my reading experience!

This novel had me lost in its pages from the moment I began reading! Jenny is a wonderful main character that is so easy to relate with. She is strong ,passionate and doesn't want to run away when things get weird.

Endless has a little bit of everything in it.You start off with Jenny, she is a young woman in high school, who has the ability to see past lives by jus
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Shayna Varadeaux
Nov 18, 2013 Shayna Varadeaux rated it really liked it
Jenny is a girl who's generally misunderstood. She is different and she knows it. One night at a party she reluctantly takes part in some Ouija board action but what happens catches everyone off guard.
I immediately am taken in by Jen and then Nikolai and of course Ben. I like the dynamic of the relationship build with each individual person in the story.
This story is really good and it takes you on a mysterious journey that merges past and present in a unique way as far as books I have read. Wi
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Alley Kat
Sep 18, 2013 Alley Kat rated it really liked it
I received a free copy of this book through netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I thank Netgalley, the publisher, and Amanda Gray.

In Amanda Gray's novel, Endless, Jenny has always been different. A single touch of a person's skin to her hands can bring up visions of the darkest thoughts. Her mother is dead and her father is a bit too clingy. She has one friend and a bunch of people who play pretend. She has a talent in painting and art. What she didn't expect was for two boys, Ben and Ni
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Gremlin
Apr 01, 2014 Gremlin rated it did not like it
Shelves: ya
This book just didn't gel with me. It was a classic case of "telling, not showing." Too many repeated conversations, too many unnecessary characters, too many stock phrases, a love story that felt completely forced, and a seriously convoluted plot.

The main character is supposed to be a "weird" girl, but I didn't ever understand why. Because she's an artist? She's such a loner!

And she has this secret ability to see the past if she touches someone. But then spends most of the book unwilling to be
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Aurélie (Exploring Pages)
Dec 21, 2013 Aurélie (Exploring Pages) rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fans of the Romanov history
Recommended to Aurélie (Exploring Pages) by: Netgalley
More reviews on my blog, Exploring Pages.
"We have time. Right?"
His expression was somber but he reached across the counter and took her hand, squeezing it and saying exactly the thing she needed him to say.
"Right."

- Amanda Gray, Endless

From the day I watched 20th Century Fox's Anastasia, I slightly became obsessed with the Romanov family, their assassination, the mystery involving Anastasia, a girl who's also known as the lost princess because her body was never found upon a few years ago. Fin
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Hannah
Oct 02, 2013 Hannah rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
I love it when a book takes me by surprise – in a good way of course. I was drawn to this on NetGalley by the cover firstly, and then the synopsis made me request it, but I had no idea what to expect. I’ve only read a small handful of time travel books before, and even though the notion intrigues me, I’ve just not picked that many up. I went into it thinking it would be OK, but only OK to be honest. Do other people often experience this too, or is it just me?!
Anyway, I raced through this in just
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Rebecca
'Was it really just her visions that set her apart? Made her feel different? Wasn't it true, if she was honest with herself, that it was more than that? That she'd always felt out of place? Not quite present in her own skin?'

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Dianne
Time travel, reincarnation, soulmates reuniting in another time, but is this truly THEIR time? Endless by Amanda Gray is a lightly different twist in the “YA paranormal, soulmates meant for each other,” genre. Jenny has always been different, able to read others by touch, forcing her to wear fingerless gloves, often thought of as a quirky fashion statement, as part of her artistic ways. When working with her widowed father for the summer, she begins a journey into a dangerous world she never kne ...more
Natalie
Jan 25, 2014 Natalie rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2014, netgalley
I received this book from netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

This book is one big confusion I did rate this 3 stars now I'm thinking more 2.5.

I know like many people who read the blurb for this book and saw that beautiful cover, thought that sounds so amazing what could go wrong. Obviously a lot come on this book could have been mind blowing amazing, but in the end was just such a let down. I will admit I have a weakness to books that have anything to do with Russia. As soon as I saw Rom
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Karla
Sep 18, 2013 Karla rated it it was ok
*I was provided with an advanced electronic copy of this book from the author and Month9Books in return of an honest review. No monetary compensation was provided in this exchange.*

FINAL RATING: 2/5

Jenny's life was pretty normal. She worked, painted, had minimal social contact... But she was happy enough with what she had. One night, she is peer pressured by a couple of acquaintances to partake in the calling to any ghosts through the use of a Ouija board. And then everything changes.

It starts w
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Kim
Endless is neither terrible nor good. It's a perfectly okay story that might even be a good, beloved story in the right hands. For me, however, it just didn't work.

The writing was certainly competent and I can't complain about the style. I found the main character, Jenny, to be fleshed out and that I understood who she was as a person. I was even able to identify with her reluctant friend Ben. In fact, part of my trouble is that I liked and was able to connect with Ben in a way that was complete
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Rachel
Apr 12, 2014 Rachel rated it it was ok
An alright book. Nothing to make me want to recommend it to my friends but not not badly written or plotted.

There is a whole lot going on in this story and I really wished the author (authors?) would have taken more time developing certain aspects. For example, I would have loved to see more flashbacks to the Romanov era. For one, I'm a totally fan girl when it comes to glitzy, historical royalty and no one did it better than the Romanovs. Give me more parties! Dresses! Tiaras!

But secondly and
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Cheyenne
Mar 30, 2016 Cheyenne rated it did not like it
Shelves: fire-starters
I should have known as soon as the book started out with a ouija board that it was not my type of story. Endless by Amanda Gray is the kind of book that just doesn't work for so many reasons. First off it is sold to the consumer as "He has traveled across time and space to find her. But will she love him the way she once did?

The main character Jenny is a reincarnated version of a Russian girl named Maria. After the aforementioned ouija board incident, Jenny starts having dreams about her pas
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Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
Sep 12, 2013 Mlpmom (Book Reviewer) rated it really liked it
The cover on this is what drew me in first. I know I have said that before in reviews but I have to admit it every now and then, mostly because I know it is shallow but also because sometimes I like to prove that a pretty cover does and can hold a pretty story too.

This was a great story. I have always been a fan of stories about soulmates and reincarnation. There is just something so magical and romantic about them, something that appeals to my softer side and turns me to mush just thinking abo
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Ayanami Faerudo
Jan 31, 2014 Ayanami Faerudo rated it it was ok
Predictable. Bears many similarities (too close?) with Time's Twisted Arrow.

Instalove. Reincarnation/Soulmate love not done right. Just because you knew each other in a past life does not mean that you would fall immediately into his arms. He's basically a stranger to you in this life no matter how familiar you are with each other in past lives.
Jennifer (The Nightly Book Owl)
I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

This review can also be read at The Nightly Book Owl.

Darkness didn’t scare her. It was the things she could see that did. The things she saw and felt when her hands came into contact with certain people.

Jenny Kramer has a gift. Ever since she was a child, she has been seeing visions of what seems to be a past life. Everything in her visions feels too real to simply be a dream. Everything is relatively fine until Pandora’s Box
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Kerri (Book Hoarder)
Endless is a beautiful story that drew me in from start to finish, leaving me wanting and hoping for more from the author with the same main character. A mix of intrigue, mystery and romance all bound up together was enough to keep me turning the page.

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Sibil
Feb 06, 2014 Sibil rated it liked it
Letto grazie a Netgalley.

Posso tranquillamente iniziare dicendo che il libro non è male, è scorrevole e abbastanza originale, o almeno nella media. Si lascia leggere e, una volta tanto, è ambientato nelle vacanze estive e non durante l'anno scolastico.

Però ci sono un sacco di piccole cose che non vanno:

1) i Romanov. No, davvero, i Romanov? La Russia ha avuto una serie di famiglie reali infinita, con un sacco di personaggi interessanti e con storie da far invidia a Beautiful e la gente continua a
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Alex
*sigh* This book did not work for me. It felt like completely two different books. The first half was a creepy, paranormal story. The second half (which I skimmed) was a weird twist on reincarnation and time travel. It's saying something that I don't like it, because I LOVE reincarnation.

The beginning of the story was so promising. It had an average start, but I could see potential. A girl with the power to see people's past lives and dreams about Russia? YES PLEASE! Then Jenny meets Ben. After
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Julie

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So much potential. I had such high hopes for this novel because the premise was so interesting. But I guess I should have figured the book would turn out this way when the word "traveled" was spelled wrong in the blurb. Yeah, yeah ... I know that sounds mean but as a reader, I feel robbed. Robbed of the experience that I had so hoped would happen when reading this book.

On with the slaughter! Haha ... mostly kidding. So the characters were okay
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Rivalie (Le Petit Photograph)
(Publishing to my blog on 3/11/14)

3.7/5 stars

There was something about Endless that just gave it a mystic and haunting atmosphere that you find yourself enveloped in at the first page. There’s no slow and easy intro, the book just hits the ground running. Everything starts in a room with a bunch of teens and an Ouija board and things move on from there.

When I first read the summary of the book, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. It sounded like a romance with a twist in it and I was a
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“I know." He leaned back, looking into her eyes. "But I'm not going anywhere, Jenny. I'll fight to stay with you.” 7 likes
“He lifted a hand to her face, running a fingertip across her cheekbone and down to her mouth. It lingered for a moment before he dropped his hand to his side. "I'll be here.” 6 likes
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