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Shatter Me
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July 2, 2012
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July 31, 2012
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What Members Thought

Started slowly, but I could love Adam Kent. There were some plot issues, but I forgive them. I liked Juliette and was jealous that Adam loved her.

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First impressions: Juliette is a beautiful character. From the beginning, we are alone in her thoughts, as she whiles away her time in isolation. Her touch kills people, and for the last 264 days she has been alone in a wreck of a psychiatric hospital/jail with only a window and a notebook to pass the time. I fell in love with this sweet girl who dreamed of birds in flight and wished for a taste of fresh air.

Lasting impressions: Never has a title of a book been more appropriate. The writing and...more
Jayme VA
Didn't finish. Really disappointed as I waited a really long time to check it out. Kudos to Kate Simses for her narration but just couldn't get through this.
Angie Taylor
I loved, loved, loved this book. It's a little bit Hunger Games meets X-Men, so not the most original, but it totally worked for me. The writing is beautiful in a first person narrative, pulling the reader in emotionally from the beginning. I really loved the inner workings of Juliette's mind as her narrative effectively illustrated her dilema between insane and sane. A big fan of the love story, and I loved the age old idea that Juliette and Adam were meant for each other. I'm excited to discov...more
The prose/writing style in this book was REALLY annoying, but the plot drew me in. The main character is an idiot. The romance is silly. There are lots of really weird and sexist moments. And then it ended like a sad version of X-Men. I honestly don't know why I still liked this book. Maybe I just needed to read some harmless fluff where the good beautiful guys win?
Okay. Interesting power but the story didnt pull me in, and I dont know if I would read book 2.
Apr 26, 2013 Tammy marked it as to-read
Jul 17, 2014 Stacie added it
Shelves: books-i-own, kindle
Jan 20, 2014 Kendra rated it 2 of 5 stars
Shelves: 2014
Dec 23, 2013 Shanyn marked it as to-read
Shelves: waiting
Jul 18, 2014 Morgan marked it as to-read
Shelves: dystopian, ya, paranormal
Desert Rose
Feb 18, 2012 Desert Rose marked it as to-read
Nov 18, 2011 Jenn marked it as to-read
Nov 02, 2011 Carrie marked it as to-read
Nov 01, 2011 Hasien rated it 4 of 5 stars
Shelves: ya, witch
Dec 22, 2013 Sarah marked it as wishlist-series
Feb 13, 2014 Michelle marked it as to-read
Christine Chapman
Apr 05, 2012 Christine Chapman marked it as to-read
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