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Perfectie: hoe volmaakt is jouw leven

(Pretty Little Liars #3)

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3.98  ·  Rating details ·  61,791 ratings  ·  2,515 reviews
Drie jaar geleden waren Spencer, Aria, Emily, Hanna en Alison de populairste meisjes op school. Op hun Prada-schoenen paradeerden ze al roddelend door de gangen. Men keek tegen hen op, maar ze werden ook gehaat. Als Alison op mysterieuze wijze verdwijnt, zijn de vriendinnen verdrietig, maar stiekem ook wel een beetje opgelucht. Maar nu probeert iemand hun perfecte leventje ...more
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Published September 13th 2012 by House of Books B.V., The (first published September 1st 2007)
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Kayla Vermaak Yes! I thoroughly enjoyed all of the books I have read so far! if you already like the TV series then this is a must.
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Maddie
Hanna says "I know who A is!"
Not with 13 books to go, you don't!
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Ahmad Sharabiani
Perfect (Pretty Little Liars #3), Sara Shepard

Now homeless, Aria goes to live with her new boyfriend, Sean Ackard. Still seeing Ezra, their relationship is broken up when Sean informs the police, having found out the secret from "A".

Emily plans to go to the police to stop "A", which leads to "A" taking revenge by outing her to the whole school. Emily's parents threaten to send her away if she does not attend a "de-gaying" program, however, Emily realizes she can't change who she is.

Spencer is no
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Geraldine O'Hagan
Oct 08, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Kate
Apr 02, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015-read
With this book, I've officially completed my 2015 reading challenge!! Woooo!!

This has probably been my least favourite book in the Pretty Little Liars series so far, but it was still really enjoyable :)
These books are just so addicting! haha
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Kimberly
In Perfect (Pretty Little Liars, #3), "A" is upping the antics and following through on all the threats made against the four pretty little liars: Spencer, Emily, Aria and Hanna.

By the end of third book there is a very obvious format that has been followed in all the books so far. For much of the book we see the individual threats from "A" and how they affect all the liars. Then by the end of the book there is some major event that takes place (ex. Ali's memorial, Foxy, Mona's birthday party, et
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Alexandra
How can a TV show be so much better than a book? I really didn't think it was possible, but the more I read these books, the more I'm proved wrong. This entire series just seems boring and juvenile (and that's coming from someone who reads A LOT of young adult books). While reading these books, I can't stop asking myself "Why would these people actually do everything Ali said, especially the people who weren't her friends?" WHY!? Bullying happens, but I've never seen an entire town be bullied by ...more
Lexi304
Feb 08, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: books-i-own
I did like this book a little more than the first 2, but still it did not surprise me because I have seen the show, and having seen the show up to the current date (Season 6) I can say that I personally prefer the show, maybe it's because I saw it before I read the books? Or because Caleb is in the show, Or because Toby is in it? ...more
Lucy
Sep 10, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: teen, trashy
Spencer, Aria, Hanna, Emily and Alison were best friends. Alison was the queen bee, and she knew all of their dirty little secrets. But then one day Alison vanished.

Now, years later, they aren't friends anymore--indeed, they have nothing to do with each other. Until they start receiving text messages and notes from A. Who knows all of their secrets. Things only Alison knew.

Who is A? And what is A going to do with their secrets?

I devoured this in one morning. One MORNING, people.

I do not claim th
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Esther
Oct 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: owned-books
Thanks to Books2Door for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

This series is SO GOOD. I've give all 3 books so far 5 stars. I'm easily rushing through and always a bit sad when it's over. Every book contains amazing plot twists and situations that make you squirm in your seat. The short chapters make me rush through and I also feel that this book is a twist in the series, because things are getting more serious.

Full review can be found at BiteIntoBooks

A great my
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Crystal Starr Light
"Buckle up, girlies. Nothing is as it seems"

The saga of Aria, Emily, Hanna, and Spencer continues. Aria's family is in shambles, and her mother can't bear the sight of the daughter who withheld knowledge of her father cheating. Emily struggles with her sexuality and trying to get her parents to accept her. Hanna is falling out with her BFF, Mona. And Spencer perhaps has taken one too many things from Melissa.

These books have been marvelous fun to read. They are wildly entertaining, interesting,
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Wendy
Nov 18, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Perfect

It’s Not Bragging,
It’s True.

By Sara Shepard
Illustrated by Jennifer Heuer
330 pp. New York, NY
HarperCollins Publishers. $8.99
ISBN 978-0-06-088735-3


A new chef is making its way to the top. Sara Shepard created a new suspenseful and thrilling recipe of four tablespoons of The Grudge, one tablespoon of The Clique and one pinch of The Gossip Girls brings us a novel Perfect; four rich and perfect girls faces reality. Ali just died and Ali’s murder is still out there wandering in Rosewood. Now A
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Iryna *Book and Sword*
3.5/5 stars (not rounding up)

This one was the most boring one so far. But I like that the writing is getting better (although I saw a few cringe-worthy inconsistencies).
Even though most of the book was boring - the ending totally made up for it!

It's so different from the show at this point, it's like a whole new world.

Have I said that these books are like crack? So bad, but so addicting!!

My WEBSITE
My INSTAGRAM
My WORDPRESS BLOG
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Jessica Avery
Aug 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
highly recommend this series
Jenn
Oh man. These books aren't great and Shepard's writing is very basic. While I am liking the mystery aspect of them, the day to day life is just not realistic and seems extremely over the top drama wise.

Ok so the girls:
Spencer: Currently being blackmailed by A for stealing her sisters essay and then getting nominated for an award because of the writing. She's also seeing a therapist who is helping her see that she tends to choose friends who are domineering towards her - just like her sister is.
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Victoria Scott
Apr 21, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: posted-on-blog
Okay, it's official. I'm completely addicted to this series.
How could I not be? The girls are so interesting to read about. In this one, Emily would have to be my favourite. I wanted to punch every single person who was mean to her in the face. ESPECIALLY her parents. They were absolutely awful to her! Rehab. Ugh. That's horrible! I want to go on and on about her, and how angry her story made me. But I loved this book; I don't want to ruin it with a lecture. Anyway, her story was so interesting,
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Karin
Sep 18, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: youngadult
Hold on to your hats people! Things are getting serious. Like with the previous books in the series, PERFECT picks up the story right where FLAWLESS left off. If you have been disappointed by a book series in the past that dwindled in excitement, be assured that the PRETTY LITTLE LIARS series isn't going to let you down.




The story continues to follow Hanna, Spencer, Aria, and Emily as they attempt to find out who keeps sending them threatening messages and exposing their deepest, darkest secrets
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Makayla
May 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Wren (fablesandwren)
So I have already read the “Pretty Little Liars” series including the add-on ones. I don’t really like Shepard’s writing, but they are quick reads and her show is kind of a guilty pleasure of mine.

I am going to do the reviews of the “Pretty Little Liars” books a little different. I plan to ask questions as I read the series again and see when (or if) the question is answered. I’ll hide them with the spoiler code so you’ll have the choice to spoil it for yourself! I’m doing way too much for this
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REbecca Darling
Dec 01, 2010 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
So, I don't even know which book this is, number-wise. I think I accidentally read the last two (that I could stand to read) in the wrong order, but regardless, I'm sick of them! Who is A? Like seriously? I thought it was Mona. Then it's someone new or something? Who killed Ali? Was it Melissa's boyfriend? Ian or whatever? I think it's very annoying how there are, like 7 or 8(?) books in this series. How can you stretch this out that far? Honestly, the whole 7-8 book series could have been conce ...more
Vanessa
Jun 25, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm not even sure how to rate books by Sara Shepard anymore. This book has a lot of problems. It took ages for the plot to really begin. A lot of the book felt like filler. We see the same scene retold at least half a dozen times, and new information is not always revealed. Often, I start to wonder why the girls aren't acting a little more paranoid. The are not actively trying to figure out who A is, and they continually give A new blackmail material. A big portion of the plot deals with repress ...more
Daniela Soria
Dec 12, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This one was okay but so far the worst out of the three I've read. I still really liked it though!

It's funny how with the TV show my favorites are Aria and Hannah but in the books I love Emily and Spencer more.

Now off to the next book in the series.
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paigeee [ a bookish brat ]
This one wasn’t my favorite.
At all.

3.5
Jennifer Wardrip
Reviewed by Jaglvr for TeensReadToo.com

PERFECT starts out with a flashback to a time when Ali was still alive and part of the group. Ali receives a phone call but doesn't share with Spencer, Hanna, Aria, or Emily. But that's kind of how it's always been. Ali was always the leader. Playing the girls off each other and keeping secrets on each of them.

Now, Ali is supposedly dead and the girls have all gone their own way.

Spencer has been nominated for the Golden Orchid. It's only the most prestigi
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Samantha
Aug 13, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
Perfect by Sara Shepard was awesome. Just when I thought her Pretty Little Liars series couldn't get any better, she proved me wrong. It was definitely the best book in the series so far. It had all the intruige, romance, secrets (yes, lots of secrets) that readers have come to expect. There was much more suspense this time though, more character development, and one amazing shocker of an ending.

Perfect picks up a month after Flawless left off. Our four favorite little liars are living peaceful
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Anna Motteler
Aug 30, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When I picked up this book at my library, I expected it to be about these stuck-up girls, kinda like Gossip Girl and the A-List or whatever. Then I started reading it and I read it within an hour, it was that good. It's set up so well and you'll never be able to even GUESS what's going to happen next. It's not predictable, which is one thing I really like about it. It's weird that someone is stalking them. I've read all four and I myself have had my suspicions on who A could be, but I always end ...more
Shannon Rochester
Book Three of the series went pretty much as I expected it would. I have to say that the series followed along pretty well outside of the fact that the characters don't look like they do in the books...I mean hair color differences and all of that. It's okay, though, because in MY head, they all look like they do on the show. :) This book starts out with a scene from when Ali was still alive and all of the girls were still best friends. She receives a phone call but doesn't share who it is with ...more
Tijana
Sep 06, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
No idea where this story is going.
Feel even more confused than when I didn't have half of the information I've got now.
The only possible solution I have to offer is that there are about 20 different people working together as A, out of which there's at least one computer genius/hacker, one medium/mind reader and one FBI agent with too much free time on his hands.
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Michelle
Repetitive throughout, which I know this is book #3. Not much action until the last two chapters and it left me hanging which I love.
Kaylin
Feb 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this series!!
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