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Can one girl save the world?

From USA Today bestselling author Jillian Dodd comes the first book in a sizzling series filled with action and adventure. Fans of The Selection and The Hunger Games will discover a heart-pounding thrill ride of espionage and suspense set in glittering high society.

An eighteen-year-old covert agent is pulled out of training before graduation by
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Published April 12th 2016 by Jillian Dodd Inc.
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Bibi
DNF at 25%. I think the target reader is Teens to young adult, although, with the number of overt and implied references to sex, I'd say keep this away from minors.
Belinda
Jun 05, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4,25 stars - English Ebook
Quote from the book : I smile. Good. Ari’s hotness is good for our mission. But he’s totaly not my type. I can allready tell he’s uptide. The Vice president’s son the other hand, has dates everyone from pop stars to the local stripper. He’s much more my type. Fast, carefree, and easy. Ari looks like he requiers care and feeling. High maintanance with a capital H. The kind of guy who would annoy tr april out of me. Which, I am told, brothers schould do.
A young spy on
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Donna ~ The Romance Cover
Mar 13, 2016 rated it really liked it
Spy Girl by Jillian Dodd
4.5 stars!!!

“How do I trust anyone when they didn’t trust me enough to tell me the truth?”


Jillian Dodd never fails to engage me in her tales of youth, fashion and drama and in her brand new YA/NA series we have an added twist. Spy Girl is exactly what it says on the cover, we have secret covert Spy Missions, a girl who was trained for eight years in all things spy, a kickass heroine who has no fear and was top of her class in everything and a girl who was willing to
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RuthAnn
I should have looked at the author's name before I picked this up.

I attempted to read Jillian Dodd's Keatyn Chronicles sometime within the past year. I don't remember exactly when it was because it was a completely forgettable experience. I picked it up because the reviews called it "amazing" and a "wonderful romance." I found Keatyn to be a vapid teenage girl and the plot to be nonexistent. It was really an excuse for the author to talk about clothes, drinking underage and casual sex.

Given the
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⚜️Trea
I started reading this because the other book I was reading was kind of boring me, but this one was even worse! It's more of a 1.5 star read, but I'm rounding up because I actually finished it.

My first problem with it was that it was new adult romance. The heroine was largely forgettable, though she was quick witted. I hated how much she bed hopped and was fairly proud of that fact. I couldn't understand who her "brother" was, and what the conspiracy was surrounding her. It never gets fully
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Briana
Jun 15, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.5 stars

Definitely a Teen read. YA all the way with this one, but it was still really good.

I thought this was a really cute, innocent romance/action story. It was written very well. It didn't have too much or too little hotness to it (which made it more innocent) and it had enough action and details to keep me interested.

The character development was ok. It was your average development of characters to be honest.

The plot was written rather well. I enjoyed it immensely.

I can't wait for the next
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Muse-ic ♬
Jun 21, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I've put myself through enough of this torture and I refuse to continue.

I don't usually DNF books. I try my best to finish them even if I hate them.
But my patience is currently in an epic state of lowness and I'm beginning to realize how short life really is.

Ergo;

DNF at 79%


I'm not even a little sorry.
Natward1yahoo.com
Nov 01, 2016 rated it liked it
I'm mostly a fan of Jillian Dodd. But I have issues with her too. I've read every book in the Keatyn chronicles (which I loved) and also I read Fame (which was actually pretty horrible, like a poorly made, budget porno), and I read That Boy series (which I loved loved the most). Jillian Dodd definitely has a distinct writing style. She's a capable and intelligent writer and for the most part I'm entertained by her. But her writing style is a little abrupt. A tiny bit robotic maybe. Or maybe ...more
Yasamin
Nov 16, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This was just a NO. There was no build up at all, everything was so fast and there was no connection.

And what the heck is up with X, or Huntley, or whatever you wanna call her? I just didn't like her....all she did was sleep and mess around with guys... she was most definitely not my favorite and I disliked her a lot. And that ending sucked... the only reason I finished this book was because it kept me entertained to see wtf can happen next with all this craziness.

On the back of the book, they
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Julia
Apr 13, 2016 rated it it was ok
DNF....
I started it but I couldn't read more than 20% and then I returned it.....was just not what I was expecting. I am a big fan of the Gallagher Girls book series or the TV Show Alias and was hoping for something similar but this one was just meh....
Kelsey Shattuck
Feb 12, 2017 rated it it was ok
Meh.
Meg (booksandwinewithmeg.blog)
Seriously THAT is how you end it???? Psh....
LG (A Library Girl's Familiar Diversions)
The 18-year-old protagonist, X, is one of the top students at Blackwood Academy, a boarding school for young spies. She's given her first mission before she even graduates: keep Lorenzo Giovanni Baptiste Vallenta, the Crown Prince of Montrovia, alive. Her new identity: Huntley, a 20-year-old socialite who has just learned that she has a 21-year-old brother named Ari (also a spy, but with a slightly different mission) and a billionaire father. Their "father" has just died, and it's common ...more
Lisa (Two Bookish Brits)
Wow, this little beauty stunned me. When I began reading this I wasn’t expecting be left in complete awe of this ladies work. Seriously, just wow.

A secret agent with a mission to get close to the prince and protect him. Her first mission and she’ll do everything in her power to succeed. Teaming up with another agent they go undercover as sister and brother to try and solve the mystery of the assassination attempts on the prince and along the way they uncover a few hidden secrets and get in to a
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Steph
May 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
I LOVE LOVE LOVED this book!

Agent X has lived the last 8 years preparing herself to avenge the death of her parents. A student at the Blackwood Academy, an exclusive school for spies, X is thrilled to take on her first assignment as über wealthy Huntley Bond-Von Allister, working with her "brother" Ari Von-Allister to covertly get close to, and protect, the Prince of Montrovia, Lorenzo Vallenta.

Between the exclusive parties, the expensive champagne, the fast cars and hanging out at the
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Coco.V
Jan 06, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: freebie
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Blurb:
Can one girl save the world?

From USA Today bestselling author Jillian Dodd comes the first book in a sizzling series filled with action and adventure. Fans of The Selection and The Hunger Games will discover a heart-pounding thrill ride of espionage and suspense set in glittering high society.

An eighteen-year-old covert agent is pulled out of training before graduation by Black X, a espionage group so secret even the President of the United States doesn't
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Mandy Morgan
Mar 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Wow what a story!! Spy girl has a little bit of everything. A strong, smart and sexy female lead with a lot of hotties sprinkled around. I loved the action and the all the gadgets she used to spy and get out of sticky situations. I also love that I can share this series with my daughter. It definitely will keep your interest it's a pretty fast read which is good because I couldn't put it down. I can't wait for the next adventure! Who are we saving next!!
Celeste
Maybe Ally Carter just absolutely killed it when she wrote the Gallagher Girls because no teen spy novel I have read since ever seems to even be able to remotely compare, but this book, however, was a special case.

A special case in that it was written so shittily ( yep I'm making up a new word that's how bad it was) written, that it really couldn't even be considered an espionage story at all. Rather than that it played out and even read as a 13-year-old's fantasy transcribed on Wattpad.
Shelley
Apr 03, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoy Jillian Dodd's books, they are ones that when I pick them up I don't want to put them down until I am done, and I admit that with this series I went one right after the next ready to continue the journey.

Huntley is Agent X, well that is how everyone at Blackwood academy knows her. She has been at this academy since her mother and father were killed. Now she is being trained to be a killer, and her main motivation is to one day work for the organization that will let her get revenge on
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Vampire-lk
Quick fun read! Not as predictable as first thought so will keep me interested in how it unfolds more in the sequel l! Definitely a love triangle here & not at all sure what team I’m on as love them both though didn’t really have full picture of it! Enzo thé prince is so sweet & duh royalty, but Daniel has this sexy come hither look she can do dangerous stuff & be impulsive with in & out of the bedroom! Would recommend it’s very demure actually minus the cussing & thé action ...more
Katie
Oct 12, 2017 marked it as dnf  ·  review of another edition
DNF @ 10%

I didn't like this book, or the little that I read of it.
It just seemed a bit too spy cliché - being sent out on 'missions', needing to burn notes as soon as the information is memorized ect... The book might have gotten better if I had read further into the story but I couldn't do it. I need a story that is going to grab my attention and make me want to read until the end but this book just didn't do that. Even though this is the first book I have tried to read by this author, my not
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Elly
Rated up because it was bad but I was entertained by how bad it was.
Ariella
Jul 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Huntley is a spy and her first mission is to protect the Prince of Montrovia. She has to make him fall in love with her. Ari her pretend brother helps her figure it out who's trying to kill the prince. I love the twists and turns.
Alexis
May 18, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: bargain-buy
My actual rating is 2.5 stars.

To be absolutely fair, I wasn't expecting much when I read this book. In fact, all I expected was a light book to kill time. And that's exactly what I got. It wasn't a literary masterpiece or anything that required much thought. It was easy to read and held my attention.

That being said, I did have some complaints.

The Insta-Love: Seriously, each chapter has a date where it states how many days she's been on this mission. It took less than eight days for her to be
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Dani Whitington
Jun 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed, romance
I read this in a night, and I do have to say my lack of sleep is because of this book! Though short I did enjoy reading it and getting hooked by the characters and plot of the book.
I am not one who reads this genre often, reality and spies but I did like this book and can't wait to read the next book
Summary: A girl with a terrifying past, trained to kill, hurt and destroy. A prince with a great future, trained to charm, wink and smile. Huntley Von Allister is a girl of many names, her first name
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Casey Peeler
Mar 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing

Imagine a world where James Bond and Harry Potter collide. Now, take in account a girl that strives to be on her “A” game in order to revenge her parents death. She’s not only brilliant in school; she’s got the looks and attitude to match.

Spy Girl is a fun filled adventure of Huntley Von Allister. She’s hot, tons of fun, and has yet to graduate Blackwood Academy, but that doesn’t stop the Dean from sending her on her first mission to save the Prince of Montrovia. In a world where you don’t let
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Ajà
Jul 12, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, new-adult
This book in one sentence: X aka Huntley has been trained as a spy for all her teens and is sent out on her first mission : saving the Prince of Montrovia/fake-Monaco.
My rating:
Steaminess:
Would I recommend: This book is kind of trashy, yet strangely addictive. Everything about it is completely over the top and extra. But I will still end up reading the entire series because I need to see where this goes.
Tropes: soooo many tropes... love triangle with a Prince and the Vice-President's son,
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Dana ~ The Dirty Smut'atter
Feb 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kindle, 2016
This is a new spin that kept me on the edge of my toes wanting more and more...

I will say I was thinking crap I cant take another love triangle like Aiden, Dawson and Brooklyn, as it was always a back and forth with me on whom should win. That said once I got into the thick of this story it was obvious whom I wanted to win not only the girl, but the total package. I wonder how things will play out for Huntley and if she will every be able to move on from her past and finally start to live her
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Paganalexandria
Feb 27, 2019 marked it as in-collection-already  ·  review of another edition
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