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Possession by Elana Johnson
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Sep 16, 2011

it was ok
bookshelves: ya-or-mg-reads, at-bjhs

I keep reading these teen dystpoias because my students are clamoring for them after reading The Hunger Games trilogy, and I keep hoping to find the next great series for them. This isn't it. This one was one long slog to get through. The only reason I give it two stars instead of one is because I feel like Johnson had good intentions. I think she had this world well-built in her head, but she wasn't able to translate that onto the page. There were so many loose ends and plot lines that made no sense. And, unfortunately, I didn't even really care for Vi, the main character. I won't be readily suggesting this one to any of my students.
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Reading Progress

September 16, 2011 – Shelved
April 20, 2012 –
page 186
44.71%
April 20, 2012 –
page 186
44.71%
Started Reading
April 21, 2012 – Finished Reading
May 29, 2012 – Shelved as: ya-or-mg-reads
May 29, 2012 – Shelved as: at-bjhs

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