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Small town, small-minded people, small expectations, and big A-holes.
Lilith Deville is the new enigma at Lakeside Preparatory Academy, a prestigious high school by a river and not a lake, which makes sense, not. Already she hates it despite its beautiful landscape.

Between riding her dirt bike through the sacred lands of the natives, plotting against those she meets, and
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Published September 3rd 2019
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Namera [The Literary Invertebrate]
PLEASE READ ONLY IF YOU'RE HAPPY FOR THE ENDING TO BE SPOILED!!!

I skipped to the end, and here is why I will never read the whole book. People who are in this for the romance, you should probably read the spoiler.

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Jessica ❥Chatterbooks Book Blog❥
I loved this so much! I'm looking up all of the rest of this author's work, because I've clearly been missing out! Truth be told, I guessed a lot of what happened at the end, but even so, it didn't matter. I enjoyed the fuck out of it despite that.
If you like twisty mind fucks and enemies to lovers new adult reads, this one's for you!
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Deborah
Oct 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.5*


This book has been on my to-read list for awhile now. But after seeing 5* after 5* review pop up I decided to make it my next read.

I’ll admit I bristled a bit at first over Lilith’s behaviour. I couldn’t see that anything would excuse her.

But soon I was hooked and found it totally compulsive reading. It was also confusing because it’s obvious something else is going on. I was so wrapped up in the characters and the play between that it wasn’t until half way in that it clicked. Then it all
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queen_of_the_books_18
Sep 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I finished this book 2 days ago and I still have no idea what to write in this review.

All I can say is this isn’t your typical romance story.

Naked or Dead had me so badly hooked that I took my kindle everywhere so I could just read one more page, I needed answers.

My mind is blown, my heart hurts and I’m not ok.

Do I recommend this book? HELL YES
Go in blind, inhale every single word and then come and chat with me about it.
BLuvsBooks
Sep 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
All the stars. Must Read

“I am this cliff edge.”
I’m beautiful...” “
“I’m dangerous”
“I’m deceptive.”

This story is beyond Amazing.
It is like nothing I have read. I was on edge the entire book and the author keeps you guessing.
The writing, plot and pace are perfect.
It’s twisty, suspenseful, dark, with love and sorrow. All the characters are layered and have purpose.
Lilith is a strong and kick A** heroine.
Nok is the perfect match to her verbal sparing.
This is your next read! Go in Blind!
Savanna Miller
Aug 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have no words to describe this book without spoiling it. But I hands down believe this is the best book I have ever read and can’t wait to read more in this genre. I love this author and have read all of her books but this one....blew me away. Must read you won’t be disappointed.
Ashlee L
Sep 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
My minds processing.

My hearts beating erratically.

How do I write a review that would give this book justice? AE Murphy justice?

Im pretty sure I just found THAT book...THE book of the year that you can’t possibly forget as a reader.

A.E Murphy deserves so much recognition with this story. Deserves 5 million stars rather than 5.

The banter. The level of loyalty. The bad assery. The cute moments. The tragedy. The love. The sadness. The twists.

There is so much going on with this story that as a
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CeCe
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Gaby★Me Myshelf and I★
Nov 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Gaby★Me Myshelf and I★ by: Brandy
Shelves: academy
"You always look at me like that"
"Like what?"
"Like you can't decide if you want to see me naked, or dead"


Not what I expected but not bad either. 3.5 stars

I thought this was some sort of zombie book going by the cover and name. Yea I have no clue why I thought that. Its also not RH.
What it is is a psychological thriller with a FMC who is messed up in the head. She has no boundaries, no morals, no F***s basically to give.

The plot is all a bit vague at the beginning and you need to keep reading
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Ma.Chari
Sep 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I'm speechless how the event turns out. #plottwistindeed . Hook line and sinker here!

Full RTC
Jackie Ashmead
Sep 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book seriously OMG!! I cannot say enough about this book! It sucked me in right from the beginning and left me with so many OMG and WTF moments that left me wanting to read faster and find out more. This book left me wanting more at the end and the twists and turn holy sh*t! you def wont see some stuff coming but it is def worth the read! Cannot wait for AE Murphy’s next book!
Tara The Obsessive Book Reader!
You know that saying HOOK, LINE and SINKER.

Let me tell you know that this author sticks her claws on you. From the moment I started this book I knew that it was instantly gonna become one of my favourite Bully Reads.

For one, the cover speaks so much volume and represents this book perfectly. You will be captivated by this authors words and this story line.

It was unlike anything I have read in the “Bully Genre”. This author definitely wasn’t afraid to take risks and venture out into the
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Tamara Harrington
Sep 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I am speechless!
I am literally speechless right now and I can't even tell you why, because I don't believe in spoilers.
What I can tell you is that this book is not for the faint of heart and that you will need to keep a very open mind! I don't think I have actually ever read a book that had affected me in this way and I'm not sure I ever will again.
While this did not go the way I wanted I can honestly say that it was for the best. Just brilliant writing, that had me hooked from the first
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Meka Weaver
Sep 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow...what just happened!

Ok I am like still in a book hangover. This book is so great. It hits all the marks: romance, bullying, drama, mystery and and crazy mind .... Lilith is such amazing FMC. She is strong, fierce, witty, and also damaged. The plot wow, never read a book even close to this. I was on a rollercoaster of emotions... This a really awesome story you should definitely give it a read. And that ending. Holy
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Natasha
Sep 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
OMG!!

I actually have NO words.. This book is AMAZING! I did not in a million years see the ending to this book..I may have woken the baby up gasping at parts that's how good it is! Everyone needs to go and read this book seriously
Megan
Oct 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book is absolutely amazing

I could not put this book down it is seriously amazing. So well written and keeps you guessing and second guessing to the end. But be warned it will break your heart.
Mom Seeks Smut
Sep 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Oh hell. What the f*** did I just read??? I don’t even know how to rate this. I don’t even know an emoji to add. I’m just..... let’s just say, there’s a scorching romance, there’s a brain tumor sister, and there are more twists and turns in this book than you’ll ever see coming.
Irma
Oct 28, 2019 rated it liked it
“I don’t complain about what I can’t change.” “That’s smart, peaceful even. Learning to just accept the inevitable instead of trying to fight it.”

This story is so enigmatic! Kept me reading until the very end.
Ending felt a little flat to me, though. Not because for the lack of the wow factor - it was there, I just already saw it comming.
tania
Aug 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
wow this book is amazing yet gripping, i loved reading about lillth and willow with noki. this book had me hooked from the get go and something completely different i have ever read by a.e.murphy love love love
Victoria Full
Aug 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
My mind is blown. I wasn't sure what genre this book would fit into when I started reading it and now that I have finished, I realise it doesn't fit into any or maybe it fits into them all. There is love but also so much pain, I can't go into any details as I don't want to leave any spoilers. This story will be with me for a long time and I will be recommending to anyone who will listen!
Dawn Higgins
Oct 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
WHAT THE HELL HAVE I JUST READ!.This blew me away.

I have no idea how to write this review as i didn't have clue what was real and what wasn't,this was a truly amazing book,to start i though this might be another bully school book, how wrong i was, i never saw the plot coming at all till near the end and boy what a ending,this right there totally wreaked me.I just have no words how fantastic this book was,i had it on my tbr list a while but so glad i started this but now i have had my heart
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Pammy Shepherd
Aug 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
NOD fast became one of my top ten reads EVER I actually don’t know how to do it justice in my review. I love to try a figure out plot lines when I’m reading books and normally I can figure it out. I guessed one thing in the story and that’s all. Lil omg I loved her from the get go. Sassy, strong and beautiful. And Nok is just amazing bad boy pfft to those that don’t know him maybe but to those he loves, he loves unconditionally. Lilith has a plan when she moves to the small town, but the plans ...more
Melissa J (Book Addicts Reviews)
Nov 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
5 wth just happened stars!!

Nope I am not telling you anything about this book. Please do as I did and jump right in!!

This book was so messed up. I went through the entire rainbow of emotions(multiple times). I was so hooked on this book that I would put it down and say just think this over. Amazing.

I think the author pulled this off flawlessly though I would give anything to change how the story went down. This is definitely not your normal romance read. This is so fucked up and twisted. I
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Nikki
Oct 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Holy wow where do I start with this??
So I didnt read the blurb or any reviews prior to reading this I went in based on the fact I fell in love with the cover as soon as I saw it and I've enjoyed previous books written by the author.
I can say I got myself slightly confused at first while reading but not long into the story I got hooked and didnt want to put it down... and wow I loved every word! Completely not the way I expected the book to go at the start or the middle then the story totally
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Lisa Louise
Sep 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
WOW! This is the first book ive read by this author and it blew my mind.

I was about half way through this story when i thought i knew what was gonna happen towards the end but oh boy was i wrong, incredible plot and beautifully crafted.

Lillith had me captivated from the start, a total kick*** chick. I loved her crazyness and her sarcasm. Nok is a no nonsense kinda boy/man with a secret that damaged him but didn't brake him, he's strong in everyway. I loved him from the start even when he was
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Charlotte Day
Aug 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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bookbabereviews / brianna j.
........I genuinely don’t even know what just happened to me but what I do know is I loved every fucking second.

Mysterious, terrifying, creepy, sexy, silly, funny. It was EVERYTHING.

This was a story that needs to be read without any prior knowledge. This is hard hitting and fast but it creeps up on you. The whole time you read it you wonder when the shoe is going to drop, when your heart is going to break, when the truth gets revealed. It keeps you on edge, gripping your kindle and praying that
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Corissa Shank
Nov 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book will make you think, make you smile and may make you cry.

I've read the other reviews, where folks say they ugly cried and I scoffed. I don't cry because of books, ever. I felt connected to Lilith, she's a badass who takes no shit from anyone and she's fiercely loyal to her family. She's also smart and funny with a dry sadistic humor. Nok, I wish I could meet. He's an enigma and a Native! I wish we could have had a few more pieces of his heritage in the story. The ending of this book
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Steph Bennett
Oct 01, 2019 rated it it was ok
So ugh—this was a fucking wild ride.
In order to make sense of my thoughts I'm going to split this review into two halves: the first will be covering the first 26 chapters (re: before the big reveal) and then the second will centre around the last 6 chapters and my spoiler-free thoughts on that plot-twist.

PRE-REVEAL
So before the last 6 or so chapters, the plot follows a pretty predictable pattern but it's also well written and includes smaller, enticing details you don't generally see in NA
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A. E. Murphy is the Queen of sarcasm and satire, she likes long walks in the park, as much as ice cubes like to chill in a roasting oven.
She’s effortlessly independent and so good at adulting it’s unfair on the rest of the world. She only napped twice today and has only avoided the dishes for three days before making the child slaves do them this morning.
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