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#97: Fated - Alyson Noel

Strange things are happening to Daire Santos. Crows mock her, glowing people stalk her, time stops without warning, and a beautiful boy with unearthly blue eyes haunts all her dreams. Fearing for her daughter’s sanity, Daire’s mother sends her to live with the grandmother she’s never met. A woman who recognizes the visions for what they truly are—the call to her destiny as a Soul Seeker—one who can navigate the worlds between the living and dead.
There on the dusty plains of Enchantment, New Mexico, Daire sets out to harness her mystical powers. But it’s when she meets Dace, the boy from her dreams, that her whole world is shaken to its core. Now Daire is forced to discover if Dace is the one guy she's meant to be with...or if he’s allied with the enemy she's destined to destroy.

  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin (November 13, 2012)
  • ISBN: 9780312575656
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MY OPINION:
*Swooning*
Dace is that nice guy the girl always dreams about.... like this girl right here.... oh boy, when I like romance, this sweet, I'll-do-all-your-bidding kinda guy is what I want!
His brother on the other hand is a piece of work!
So I got wrapped up in the story, obviously, and was surprised recently to read a post stating this was a book they would "never" read. They heard so many bad reviews, they said, and they read The Immortals series and hated it, so wouldn't think of giving this book a chance. Well, I shook my head and asked them politely to reconsider, as I was almost finished this particular book and was liking it, a lot even.
Surely they won't listen to me, I mean, who am I but an insignificant speck in Blogland. But for those of you who do take my advice, check this book out. It was cool! It was a little dark at times, and had spots of sweetness too. Gosh, I really just can't fathom someone "hating" this book....


4/5


Recommend? Yes.


DISCLAIMER: I won my copy. I was not compensated. All opinions are my own.

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