The explosive conclusion to the #1 New York Times bestselling series that inspired the hit ABC Family TV show Pretty Little Liars.
High school seniors Aria, Emily, Hanna, and Spencer have been through a lot since their best friend, Alison DiLaurentis, disappeared five summers ago. A stalker named "A" has harassed them for their past mista ...more
Everything in…moreTheoretically, yes. But part of me is expecting this to be spun out until they're all 90, like some other people said. I can see it now.
Everything in Rosewood is perfect. Even the nursing homes, where the privileged elite have one last hurrah.
Spencer needs a kidney, but the wait list is a little too long. Good thing she's got connections on the black market! Emily's roommate wants her to pull the plug on her... literally. Aria's always been eccentric, but she's downright batty now. And inquiring family members want to know where she hid the Montgomery-Kahn fortune. And Hannah needs to keep her sticky little fingers off the crash cart meds.
How do I know? Because even though these ladies are older, they're not any wiser. And if I have anything to say about it, these little liars aren't going to go gently in the good night.
I've finally given up on the Pretty Little Liars franchise.
I have officially decided that after thirteen books, if I'm still waiting and begrudgingly handing over $17.99 a pop to see where this dumb, drawn-out series goes, it's just not worth it. I bet even Shepard herself is getting depressed over the amount of story that is missing from the series.
The eighth book definitely should've been the last one. I'm so proud of myself for finally giving up.
In other news ...more
We start with an epigraph from Orson Welles, a man who in all honesty would have been very unlikely to appreciate the PLL series. Then it’s on to the prologue, wherein Ali gloats over having somehow managed against all sense to frame the PLLs for her murder. We also find out that she has yet another secret helper. Who is
Vicious by Sara Shepard
book 16 in the Pretty Little Liars series
Actual Rating: 3.5/5 stars
Oh my gosh, it's over... how bittersweet!
I can't believe this series is over, after 16 books (I don't think i'll ever read a series bigger than this in my whole life) haha
It's honestly so strange to be sitting here writing my last ever review for the PLL books,
EDIT: what happened to the candy coloured covers??? Because this is the last one, it's going to be randomly emo now??? At least the title hasn't changed to something weird... Has everyone seen the new book Shepard is writing? It's called Perfectionists and I'm thinking the new characters are descendants of the PLL crew. You know, just to screw with us more. The c ...more
High school seniors Aria, Emily, Hanna, and Spencer have been through a lot since their best friend, Alison DiLaurentis, disappeared five summers ago. A stalker named "A" has harassed them for their past mistakes and revealed their darkest secrets to the world. They've been on TV, hounded by the press, kicked out of school, arrested, and even put in jail. With time running out, and their lives on the line, one of the Liars does something so terrifyi ...more
I am legitimately sad to see this series end. And for reals this time, this book is the end of the road for these ladies. At least that's what the author says. But who knows?
Seriously, I could read about 50 more books in this series. I'm having a hard time letting go :(
This book had me all over the place. There was murder, intrigue, a court hearing, jail, suicide, fleeing the law and aiding and abetting. I know that's nothing new to the PLL series, but usually not all in the same boo ...more
I thought over all this book was a good ending to the series although I did have issues with a few things.
(view spoiler)[I didn't like how the book ended on a chapter about Ali plotting her escape. We got closure, but at the same time that's an open ending. Kind of annoying, but whatever.
I also didn't like the idea of Hanna and Mike getting married. I like them as a couple, but teenage marriages are jus ...more
Exclusive footage of me when I saw this book on my Goodreads feed:
While everyone ended up happy in the end, it was still an awful ending. But, hey, at least it was an actual conclusion this time.
CAN WE TALK AOUT THAT COVER, THOUGH? A BLACK COVER OH MY GOD YESSS SARA.
Update: finished this book and read it in one night because I needed to know what happened and now I'm laying in bed at 1 o'clock in the morning crying because the series is over. I'm glad to finally have closure on the never ending questions these books led me to have but some questions are still unanswered. I'm relieved that the girls were able to finally conquer Ali and they out of Rosewood. So long Pretty Lit ...more
Good riddance to these characters and this series! I AM DONE!! It amazes me that the author managed to write a 16 book series with characters who aren't really likable.
And OMG that ending. I just...I think I'm just speechless at the ridiculousness at this point.
Ok quick recap - at the end of the last book the girls were arrested for killing Ali based on police finding blood, Ali's tooth, and a journal written by Ali at the pool house the girls were stalking. Now the girls are about to go to tri ...more
I was mad, I was confused, I was frustrated and at the very end ...I was in happy tears.
I couldn't have ask more of this book for an ending story, It got me through so many emotions because at this point, I was so in love with every single character and especially with the 4 pretty little liars, that what ever happened to them was hurtful.
I hated Ali with all my heart and I couldn't get to imagine a fair punishment for this crazy girl, and at the same time I wanted to understand her ( ...more
It's finally over. Holy fuck.
*Possible spoiler ahead*
This series is precious to me. Maybe as precious as Harry Potter is to me, well maybe not THAT precious, but pretty damn close.
I can't believe I have been reading these since they first came out when I was 14. I still remember reading the first book within two hours on a family road trip to Boston. I remember finishing the last page and thinking 'holy fuck! This better be a series! It can't end like this!' I bought every book the day it was ...more
I really hope this is the last book in the series, because I am so done here.
I am done with all the stupid mistakes that these four girls make. Honestly, they're got to learn from their lessons, as I don't see how people could make so many mistakes.
I am done with the stupid and unrealistic plot and I am done with all these first world problems.
In the last book is the PLL series, Hanna, Emily, Aria, and Spencer find themselves in jail, because everyone believes that they killed A ...more
so, this is it. It really is. the Author even says so:
"So this really and truly is the end of the PLL saga"
I'm sticking with it. It's the end. And I'm okay with this end. I'm glad that this is where we leave everyone. We didn't get into their adult years, although they are definitely not the little cute freshman kids we got to know. The girls have grown, matured, been through hell and lived through it to tell. And I'm okay with who and what they've become. Their choice alo ...more
It feels so, so wrong to say goodbye to this series. PLL is an institution! But no matter, the story had well and truly ran it's course and it's nice to see it end positively.
I felt like this book was kind of disappointing because I was expecting so much more from it. The whole book centres around the trial of Hanna, Aria, Spencer and Emily - who've been charged with the murder of Alison DiLaurentis
The extra events that occur made it mor ...more
After being so thoroughly impressed with how Shepard wrapped up her Lying Game series, Vicious was kind of a let down as far as finales go. The climax and big reveal didn't happen until the very end of this book, which made the rest of the book feel too dragged out and slow. I suppose an argument in defense of the pacing could be that ...more
I think this was a great end to the series, even though, true to Sara fashion, she ended it ambiguously. Ali is one crazy bitch and I could see her getting out of prison. I hope i ...more
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