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Overall rating 
 
2.0
Plot 
 
2.0
Characters 
 
0.0
Writing Style 
 
0.0
Reader reviewed by Megan Howell


     I'm going to start this off by saying that I am in no way, shape, or form a prude.  I'm the girl that tells the perverted jokes. I'm extremely comfortable with myself and sex doesn't bother me in the least.  But this book really bothered me.  If you're under sixteen you have no business reading this.  This book is near porn at certain points.

     Apparently in Swoon, Connecticut all teens do is smoke, drink, and have sex.  I know it's a small town, but the author could have given them hobbies.  Dice grew on me as the story continued. She'd gone through some terrible things.  Her love for Sin confuses me like nothing else.  I can't figure out how in the world she fell in love (lust?) with him. I had some serious issues with Sin's morals (or lack of).  Even when he was alive he just seemed to have some problems.  I didn't like Pen, but that might have just been Sin's affect on her so I won't judge her.

    The story itself had some real potential - "long-dead soul seeks revenge by entering some girls body and the girls cousin falls for the soul".  The writing style is gorgeous! The story just fell flat. The chapters jump around WAY to much and there's about three chapters that I still have no idea what they're about. I'd pick up another book by this author, but I don't think I'll be picking this one up again.
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