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(Bound Series #1)

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3.48  ·  Rating details ·  161 ratings  ·  20 reviews
Once finally back in her hometown of Washington, North Carolina, seventeen-year-old Emma Morgan learns the simple life she knew three years ago has changed from the moment she meets the charmingly, bright-eyed Liam Alexander. But when her brother, Sean voices his disapproval, Emma finds her loyalty in the way of her new found curiosity. Only the more she tries to avoid him ...more
Published (first published October 9th 2012)
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Michelle
Bound was a pretty unique book. I don't want to spoil it for anyone so my review may sound kind of vague. I enjoyed it. There are twists and turns throughout and more than once this book caught me very off guard. I love it when a book can take me by surprise multiple times.

I was a little confused at the beginning of the book about what was going on, but after about 15-20 pages or so I started to get my bearings and then I really got into the story. Once this happened I devoured the whole book p
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Dianne
Bound by Jennifer Dean finds seventeen year old Emma Morgan happily returning to live in the small town of Washington, North Carolina, reuniting with old friends, old familiar haunts and her brother and best friend, Sean. Little did Emma know she would also find true love in Liam Alexander, a boy Sean tries desperately to keep her away from, going so far as to try to emotionally blackmail her. Emma sees Liam as completely different from anyone she has ever known, she has NO idea how right she is ...more
Emily
Mar 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Bound was a good book, in my opinion. The author’s purpose was to entertain the reader. I believe the author’s purpose was to entertain because reading about a girl falling love with an immortal, not a vampire, is a good change and the challenges that they went through. In other words, I think the author, Jennifer Dean, wrote this book to entertain us of her character’s adventures and love story.
I really could not find a theme in this book yet because I have not read the second one. But what I
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Karen McIlrath
Dec 19, 2018 rated it liked it
I had to force myself to finish reading this because the writing style was just really cringey? There was a lot of unnecessary fluff and I found myself getting annoyed with how poorly things were worded.
Adele
Nov 05, 2018 rated it did not like it
Dissapointing read, copycat to the Twilight book.
Carolyn Hudson
Mar 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Bound Offers A Genuinely Refreshing Take On the Old YA Paranormal Romance Novel

Paranormal young adult fiction has certainly had a resurgence of popularity in recent years due to Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Saga. Yet it is unfortunate that the public's nearly insatiable demand for these types of stories hasn't always been met with the release of quality fiction. In fact, the whole genre suffers something akin to a bad reputation as many popular authors simply churn out one novel after the next for
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Momma
*Spoiler*- Warning, I can't write a review on this book w/o a spoiler alert!
Bound was a well written and intriguing book.

Let's be completely honest, as I started reading it I kept seeing quite a few similarities between Bound and the Twilight series. At first I was a bit put off because I love the Twilight series and if I want to read them, then I'll grab them off my shelf. But I kept reading and I am so glad I did!

While there are several similarities (Immortal / Vampire, Can't know the trut
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Jane
Bound is a story about a high school girl, Emma and returning to Washington, NC after three years in Texas. Her older brother, Sean did not move with the family but stayed in Washington with is his Uncle. On the first day of school, Emma meets Liam, a handsome young man with wonderful emerald green eyes and the fun begins. Sean tells her to stay away from him but Liam comes to her rescue when she is in trouble and moves so quickly and moves the boys attacking her without touching them...

Emma has
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Sarah (Head Stuck In A Book)
I really liked this book, there were quite a few similarities to Twilight but as it is my favourite book series I didn't mind and I really enjoyed it.
The mystery surrounding the Alexander's and what they are had me gripped right from the start, and I never guessed at what their secret would be.

Emma has come back to her hometown after being away for four years, finally reunited with her brother Sean whom stayed behind, on her first day at school she meets Liam, before even having a proper convers
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Brandon
Jun 29, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Rating: 7.0/10.0
Review: This book had me on the fence on my rating. I couldn’t decide whether a 6 or a 7 would be right, but I’m going with a 7 due to the detailed descriptions author Jennifer Dean painted through her words. This book is very much like the twilight series. So much like them that it’s hard to think the idea is completely unique. I will say that there is enough differences that the author made it her own, but Twilight screamed throughout the book. No sparkling vampires, (thank goo
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Melissa Sheffield
Jan 16, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: eng356-1-12
The story was exactly like Twilight and ever since we had that talk in class about YA literature and romance I can't stand stories like this. I struggled to get through this book. It was written stronger than twilight but I would not recommend it to anyone who was looking for a good book to read for pleasure. The female character is weak and falls for the handsome supernatural boy who expresses his undying love shortly after they meet. Of course he tries to fight it but can't seem to stay away f ...more
Isabella
May 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I thought Jennifer did a great job with this book! I love the supernatural romance books and if you do to this is the book your you. I could never stop thinking about Emma and Liam and I couldn't wait to get get home and read it! It's hard to put down and a great book I really hope she continues the series.
Sunshine Ybarra
Dec 30, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
*I received this book for free through Goodreads First Reads*

I loved this book. It's actually one of my favorite vampire novels. It has a great plot, great details, and it makes you want to read the book all the way through non stop because it's that amazing. (Yeah, I know, it's a short review, but I haven;t read it in like 9 months)
Annie
Jun 05, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's good for a read to keep you entertained. A lot of it seemed cliche, there was only one scene that surprised me in the whole book. I'm not knocking it, I enjoyed it. It just isn't in my top 5 or anything.
Rachel Lynn Sterling
Fairly enjoyable, if you don’t mind many character similarities to Twilight. I really wanted more to the love story though. It felt very rushed and maybe a little forced. Definitely in need of a good proofreading.
Stephanie
Jan 24, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: vampire, 4-star
Fantastic read. The basic story line reminds me of 'My Blood Approves'. But this book is wonderfully written.
Peta
Apr 02, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Found it boring and predictable
Jojo
Nov 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love this book! I found it randomly on my kindle. I'm trying to find the book though! I can't wait to read it again!
Jen Lee
Jan 30, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Slow start, better ending!
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