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Young Adult Fiction 2169
Thanks goodness better than Chosen
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Reader reviewed by Debbie

Thank goodness this book was better than book 2, Chosen!  It still
was not one of my favorites and I still wanted to stop at the beginning
and rant at Zoey for being so fickle when she starts to develop an
interest in the new student, Stark.  At the end of Chosen it seems like
the action is finally going to start but Cast seems to be dragging the
story out.  I loved that we continue to see Aphrodites character grow
and evolve as she tries to make up to Nyx, all the wrong she has done. 
I actually feel that while Aphrodite is maturing, Zoey continues to
make the same mistakes over and over.  I do feel bad for Zoey over the
treatment she receives from her friends and especially Erik.  She did
behave totally skanky but now as her teacher, Erik had no right to take
his anger out on her in the classroom.  Yet again, the action starts to
ramp up at the end of the book and will leave you hanging.  I will give
Cast that, they sure know how to hook you into the next book.

One random note-I thought it was funny to see a mention of Melissa
Marrs book, Ink Exchange.  It always seems read to be reading  a story
that references other real life, modern day books.  Ive read Marrs
Wicked Lovely and Fragile Eternity books but not Ink Exchange.

Reprinted here with author's permission.

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