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Grave Doubts / Heaven Sent (The Mediator #5-6)

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Meet Susannah Simon: she's a typical teenage girl who just happens to be a ghost-hunter...oh, and she's also dead-over-heels for Jesse - the sexiest spook ever! But can this girl get her ghost? In "Grave Doubts", Suze has to contend with fellow ghost-hunter, Paul Slater, who gives her a deadly ultimatum. Unless she dates him, he'll send Jesse into the afterlife - for good. ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published August 6th 2010 by Macmillan Children's Books
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Oct 19, 2011 Suzanne rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favourites
I am going to review this series altogether rather than book by book.

The Mediator series is about Susannah Simon (Suze as she likes to be called), a sixteen year old girl who is a mediator, which means she can see and speak to the dead. She helps them with any unfinished business they have on earth so that they can pass on, and sometimes she has to kick ghost butt.

The story starts with Suze moving from New York to California to live with her mother's new husband Andy and his three sons, David,
Jan 01, 2011 ~Tina~ rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-2011
TBR Reduce Challenge #4- 2011 (Jess)

~content happy sigh~ I love this series!

The entire Mediator series is by far my favorite Cabot books. There quick, fun and really very sweet.
The books get better and better and I loved seeing the growth in Suze's character. In the beginning she was rather annoying, but I think with the help of Father Dom, Jesse and even her brothers, Suze finally became the person she was always meant to be.
Jesse ~sigh~ What a great swoon-worthy character. I was so happy with
Feb 02, 2011 Char rated it really liked it
For my full review please visit my blog:

Grave Doubts

3.5 stars


Paul makes a return in this book, doing some more of what I can only assume is his favourite pastime. That's right folks, he's continuing to stalk poor Suze. Not that he's actually stalking her you understand because it seems that he has some interesting information and soon enough he's drawn Suze in.

Jesse isn't in this book anywhere near enough and believe me I never thought I'
Jul 19, 2011 Angela rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ya
Mediator: 2 books in 1 – Grave Doubts & Heaven Sent

Meg Cabot

Pan Macmillan AU

Occasionally you come across a book you can’t put down, this was one of those books!
Meg Cabot writes with a combination of wit and feeling which captures the YA audience (and those YA at heart) perfectly.
Our heroine Susannah is almost your usual high school girl, except for the whole spiritual mediator thing. She has her own problems and insecurities; boys, family, friends and school, nothing unusual there. The p
Anna M.
Why was the entire series so FLAWLESS?
---> Grave doubts: 4.5 stars

I enjoyed every moment when Jesse and Suz becoming closer and closer! The Paul guy freaked me out, nonetheless. Yeah I know, he was an extremely-hot-and-sexy guy, but so what? He was also an if-you-don't-date-me-I-will-kill-your-boyfriend type of guy. Paul was also a mediator/shifter who could see as well as talk to ghosts. He could shift through time just like Suz. He even had more knowledge about shifting than Suz, since he t
Sep 03, 2010 Danielle rated it it was amazing
Shelves: own
I found the last two books amazing but sad i nearly came to tears from all the suspense.

Grave Doubts i found simular to all other four books in the way it had a ghost that suze had to help but it was about suze learning more about being a mediator which i found exciting.

Heaven Sent was slighty different how it was more about suze and jesse and paul interfering in there relationship and trying to ruin things. This was intense that i got emotinal in reading it as i just wanted things to work out
No blog:

"Grave Douts"
Não passou assim tanto tempo desde que eu li o quarto livro da série mas neste quinto pareceu-me que a Suze regrediu como personagem e tornou-se mais adolescente, não tanto de 16 anos com a experiência que ela adquiriu, mas mais a Suze do primeiro livro: liderada por hormonas, algo irracional e pouco prática. Este comportamento afastou-me um pouco, mas por outro lado divertiu-me. Algumas das alhadas em que ela se meteu porque era
Grave Doubts: 3 stars
Heaven Sent: 5 stars

Grave Doubts/Haunted has never been my favorite Mediator book, but I could never quite put my finger on why.
Until today.
The explanation is simple: *SPOILERS AHEAD* there is a scene in Paul's room (if you have read the book you will know which one I'm talking about) which qualifies, plain and simple,as sexual abuse. What is worse, Suze blames herself not only for "liking it" but also for the fact it happened at all. Actually, she pretty much blames everyon
I can't rate this book as 'one book' because while the first book in the bind-up was okay, the second book was AMAZING!


book 5/Grave doubts:
Book 5 was probably the weakest in the entire series, probably because of the fact that it did not really built up to anything and consequently, the finale wasn't all too great. But I really liked the fact that we got to know more about Paul, who, as a character, is really deceptive. Though, I always feel bad for characters like him, who constantly
Rina Ann Lautier
Jun 17, 2013 Rina Ann Lautier rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Rina Ann by: Goodreads
Leave it to Meg Cabot to find the only way possible to bring someone who’s been dead for 150 year back to life and not be a vegetable. It also has a sense of a whole "Buffy, Angel and Spike" thing going on aka Buffy being Susan, Angel being Jesse and Spike being Paul. Oh and I'm talking about the series of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”.

It is a really great book. And like the other books is about forbidden love but this kinda ships the whole impossible borderline of how the living and the dead can't
I enjoyed this as much as I did the first time I read it when I was 15.
I find it incredibly ironic that the last book, which is incidentally my favourite of the series, is called 'Twilight' in the US haha - and it came out before the Stephenie Meyer one, mind!
OK, so this is pretty much paranormal romance, and I generally hate romance [might be amongst the reasons why I didn't particularly like Twilight], however, the romantic aspect of this series was done well, I felt. I mean, the lead female s
Aneeqa (ReadMatic.Book.Blog)
Apr 05, 2012 Aneeqa (ReadMatic.Book.Blog) rated it it was amazing
The Mediator series is the BEST book I have read so far... Its sweet romance and thrilling adventure glued me into my chair!

Grave Doubts And Heaven Scent is the last book in the Mediator series also known as Haunted and Twilight.

Grave Doubts/Haunted:
There is no doubt about her feelings for Jesse but the question is will he return those feelings back...?? Even if Suze can get Jesse to admit his true feelings for her what kind of future will she have with a guy who is already dead?
Paul Slater on
Oct 26, 2016 Ria rated it it was amazing
A brilliant double bill of the last two Mediator novels.
In Grave doubts there is a new kid at school and its Suze's worst nightmare as he is a nasty blast from her past.
Her enemy Paul Slater from one of the preceding novels and who is intent on wooing Suze and getting rid of the ghost of Jesse for good!
In Heaven sent the race to save (or make sure) Jesse stays dead is on between Paul and Suze, both Mediators have their own agenda for what happens to Jesse but there will be ultimately ONE winner
Lucy Brook
Nov 12, 2014 Lucy Brook rated it really liked it
A quick review which applies to the whole series: Taking into account the target audience, this series is written fantastically, as are many other books by Meg Cabot. This series is my favourite of all of hers, even now with my matured tastes and style preference. I will always love this series and the relationship between Jesse and Suze. I remember how happy this book in the series made me feel way back when I first read it in 2010. There's a sequel to the series coming out for Valentines Day i ...more
Nov 15, 2011 Lola rated it really liked it
Shelves: books-that-i-own
This are the last two books of the mediator series. I liked both these books, but they where slightly less good than book 3 and 4. This was mainly because there was one character that irritated me a lot, namely Paul Slater. And of course the same point as in my review of book 3 and 4, more romance would be nice. The relationship between Jesse and Suze develops way too slowly. I expected a lot more romance when I started reading this series. But I really enjoyed this series and I look forward to ...more
Cecilie Tejlmann
Jul 10, 2011 Cecilie Tejlmann marked it as to-read
Shelves: supernatural, 3-ere
Meet Susannah Simon: she's a typical teenage girl who just happens to be a ghost-hunter...oh, and she's also dead-over-heels for Jesse - the sexiest spook ever! But can this girl get her ghost? In "Grave Doubts", Suze has to contend with fellow ghost-hunter, Paul Slater, who gives her a deadly ultimatum. Unless she dates him, he'll send Jesse into the afterlife - for good. Paul may be totally hot, but Susannah Simon will not be bossed around. Let the games begin...In "Heaven Sent", all Suze's dr ...more
Oct 08, 2013 Tegan rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book it defiantly was a bit of a blast from the past for me as i use to read these books when i was a littler younger. Suze The main character in this book is such a loveable character. She is a mediator who's job it is to help ghosts move onto there next life except she falls in love with the ghost that resides in her bedroom. Paul the other main character is also a mediator but he thinks that just because he can see ghosts doesn't mean that its his job to do anything for ...more
Marta Fabianek
Jan 08, 2011 Marta Fabianek rated it really liked it
I loved reading the final two books of this series and must say that I really liked how everything DID wrap up (because I really dislike if suddenly some things don't make sense or are *just solved somehow* - and here the author absolutely made sense with the story, it all *worked* to put it short, without revealing anything much :)).

Grave Doubts I'd rate as a 3.5 or say, 3.75 only though because while the story was good it did kind of feel like a bit of a longer telling that really, Paul isn't
Jul 06, 2013 Pooja rated it really liked it
Entire series was beautiful but by this part, i felt like aren't you tired of Paul Slater already? The guy is so sick! And what with traveling through fourth dimension and acting as if coming to a part. The final part, although good, lacked the detail of its predecessors. Bringing Jesse from past as if its no big deal and hurray, all's well and all is kinda too superficial. It could have been more nicer if Jesse and suze together had a mediator journey rather than quite bluntly ending it this wa ...more
Jan 04, 2012 Issy rated it it was amazing
The end of this series was really nice... not what I'd expected but it was a really nice ending. The whole series have been completely unputdownable. It's really rare when you find a series like this and you know it will stick with you for a long time. And although Suze got gradually more and more 'weak' as she became more attached to Jesse, she still had the same confident and independent element to her.
However this is the series that should have had all the teenage attention. NOT Twilight.
Rebecca Jane
Jan 09, 2011 Rebecca Jane rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, paranormal
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Maddy Lanslots
May 09, 2015 Maddy Lanslots rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favourites
Despite all the things I started noticing now that I never noticed before (it's probably just that this series is aimed at a teenage audience and I've outgrown that label by now), these books are still among my favourites. Susannah is bad-ass and I like that, even though her obsession with her looks and with boys (specifically Jesse) is a little too much at times. Besides, I'm a hopeless romantic and that part of me is in LOVE with everything that's going on between Suze and Jesse in all six boo ...more
Ravine Blackheart
Oct 30, 2013 Ravine Blackheart rated it it was amazing
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Juju Y
Nov 18, 2011 Juju Y rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books-i-own
i really really lovd this book!:Di mean love is actually giving away nd not taking......although i want these series 2 continue...nd paul slater dude he is actually really good but his motives,desires r well er not good.....worth reading.....nd i really lyk the part where suze's dad moves on i mean he is so concerned abou his daughter.....i waz lyk awwwwww......i lovd it totally....nd jesse ofcourse how can u miss him huh???love jesse!:D
Oct 16, 2011 Jess rated it it was amazing
Shelves: best-books-ever
So I'm guessing that the title that I don't recognize is because Cabot re-named her series for re-release, but this set was originally called the 1-800-WhereRU series, and it is a great one. You root for Jess and every single other person and you cannot put the book down until you know the answers to all of your questions. Not to mention, Cabot has real talent penning honest and true relationships.
Yvonne Boag
Jun 21, 2011 Yvonne Boag rated it it was ok
Seriously, there are so many good books out there why bother? And then again I did. I kept reading long after I lost real interest but something made me keep coming back. There are so many other good books out there. I think it was quite well written, though fairly predicable. I just wanted to find out how the author was going to resolve the storyline. A bit of a waste of time.
Gemma Mcvitie-birch
Apr 04, 2011 Gemma Mcvitie-birch rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this series and this book was the best out of them i think, sometimes its nice to have a really happy ending and this book does not let you down i felt very satisfied and happy with the way this book ended the series and i would recommend to anyone who wants some light reading with a cathcy story to it :D
Sep 08, 2012 Jaslyn rated it it was amazing
Meg Cabot-Grave Doubts and Heaven Sent

It totally rocks,can't help myself but to read it again. Jesse is such a intriguing character,well-portrayed and gentlemanly... Just wish there is a TV series based on the book. Great read for teenager/YA,though not as much to the imaginative side,but captivating enough. Loved it...
Winter Wayland
Apr 21, 2012 Winter Wayland rated it it was amazing
When i first started this series i was willing to put the book away and never finish it. Thank god i decided to keep reading because the series ended up being one of the best book i have ever read and that is saying something since i have read alot of series. Definatley worth the time to read this series.So get to the bookstore now or you are missing out.
Dec 07, 2014 Cindy rated it it was amazing
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