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Noughts & Crosses by Malorie Blackman
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bookshelves: dark-romance, favorites, all-time-favourites, books-so-amazing-i-re-read, heather-s-favourites
Recommended to Heather-Jane by: Moya Bowman (couison)
Recommended for: teenagers/young adults
Read from May 22 to 23, 2010 — I own a copy, read count: at least 10

Sephy and Callum have grown up the bestest friends. But Sephy is a cross, and the daughter of a famous politition Kamal Hadley. When they were younger, Sephy's mother Jasmine, hired Maggie McGregor who is Callum's mother. However she was fired when she couldn't prvide an aliby for Jasmine when Kamal confronts her about an affair. This book is about the struggles as Sephy and Callum try to keep their friendship strong and pure despite all their obstacles and differences.

I absolutely love Sephy AND Callum's charector. Sephy, a ditermined girl in love with Callum and he with her. Callum is a very sure and also ditermined boy. He and Sephy match each other perfectly and i fell in lvoe with them as friends and a couple.

SPOILER !!!!!!!!!!!!:

The ending was so sad i bawled my heart out, crying and crying.
Poor Callum. It was such a sad ending to an amazing book.
I reccomend it to teenagers/young adults!!x


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Quotes Heather-Jane Liked

Malorie Blackman
“Just remember, Callum when you’re floating up and up in your bubble, that bubbles have a habit of bursting. The higher you climb, the further you have to fall.”
Malorie Blackman, Noughts & Crosses

Malorie Blackman
“Love was like an avalanche, with Sephy and I hand-in-hand racing like hell to get out of it's way-only, instead of running away from it, we kept running straight towards it.”
Malorie Blackman, Noughts & Crosses

Malorie Blackman
“Dear God, please let him have heard me. Please.
Please.
If you're up there.
Somewhere.”
Malorie Blackman, Noughts & Crosses

Malorie Blackman
“Who did it, Sephy?' She repeated. 'Who beat you up? 'Cause whoever it was, I'll kill them.”
Malorie Blackman, Noughts & Crosses

Malorie Blackman
“So why did you want to kiss me?"
"We're friends aren't we?" Callum shrugged.
I relaxed into a smile. "Of course we are."
"And if you can't kiss your friends who can you kiss?" Callum smiled.”
Malorie Blackman, Noughts & Crosses


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Just Deena Ive read dat whole series and I LUVED EM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ITS ONE OF THE BEST SERIES IVE EVER READ!!
Have u read all of em yet??


Heather-Jane Yes i loved them all so much and have NEVER found a series which is quite as brilliant as that series. I loved Sephy and her daughter Callie too and enjoyed the third book, how it was written from callie growing up to a teenager at the end. Have you ever found a series similar or as good? I read hunger games which was good but not as goood xx


Just Deena yeah ive read da hunger games and i luved it! but ure right its not as good, i cried when i read noughts and crosses
have u read da poison study series? its reallly good!!!!!!!!!!!! but which series do u think is betta vampire academy or noughts and crosses? :)


Heather-Jane hm.... i really love vampire academy soooo much but noughts and crosses is one of my all-time fave reads so i have to go with that, sorry V.A!! i havn't read poison study, i will have a look at them as well thanks x


Just Deena wow! i thought u would pick VA ova NAC, and no worriez, I luved the last book of the series (double cross) and the ending was really goood! it was happy, so yeah :) x


Heather-Jane I do love VA but noughts and crosses was so different and i really loved it so much! who is your perfect cast for V.A? You go first then i'll put mine xx


Just Deena Rose: Odette Yustman
Dimitri: Ben Barnes <3 <3
Adrian: Chace Crawford <3 <3
Lissa: Brittany Snow/Taylor Swift
Christian: Nicholas Hoult


Heather-Jane My cast:
Dimitri Ben Barnes!!!
Rose Sophia Bush
Lissa Brittany Snow
Christian Gaspard Ullie <3 <3 <3
Adrian Chase Crawford or maybe ian soemrhalder lol


Just Deena i wanted sophia bush as rose at first but den i saw odette yustman and i think that shes perfect!!!!!!!!


Heather-Jane i juist looked at Odette as well she does look good as well but sophia is better:L


Just Deena ahaha i beg to differ, hey have u read the fallen series??


Heather-Jane yes i like them as well, cant wait for passion, they keep on getting better and better!


Just Deena hard!! but to me fallen was soo much betta than torment, torment was kind of borin 2 me! but i seriously love the mortal instruments series!!!! and i soo want alex pettyfer 2 play as jace!!


Heather-Jane same , alex would be the perfect jace! what do you think about lily collins as clary? she looks a little too mature and grown up coz they describe clary as young looking ? x


Just Deena i sooo dnt want lily collins as clary, i swear when i first read that they officially got her to play as clary, i started swearin! man like srsly i dnt like her :( who would u hve chosen?


Heather-Jane I agree, she looks nothing like Clary except the hair maybe. I dont know who id cast though, maybe molly quinn coz she looks young looking , you? x


Just Deena exaactly she looks nufin like clary and ure right only her hair does, and i really dnt know who i would choose to cast as clary, but i'll research lol:)r u from australia?? :)


Just Deena oh just found out ure from the uk!! wow!!


Heather-Jane uk is boring! no nice weather and nothing to do or see! haha, ts not too bad really:)


Just Deena wats the weather like? coz if its winter i luv it!


Heather-Jane its late winter/early spring here so its okay, always damp or rainy or dull but we do get the ocassional good weather and sun :)


Just Deena thats good australia gets the MOST SUN!! AND I H8 IT!! i want cold! :)


Heather-Jane haha we should swap places coz you want cold and i want hot! we never get the perfect sun it always teases us and comes out for like half an hour then starts pouring it down! :)
fave charector out of all the books youve read?


Just Deena ok, i would luv 2 swap places, have u eva been to australia??
did u mean 5 characters that i luv out of all the books ive read? coz if yes, i luv
dimitri
adrian
rose
jace
patch
u???


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