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Young Adult Fiction 3278
Secrets, Hot Guys, and Witches
(Updated: April 27, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
When I saw the book trailer for this story, I knew I had to read the story! I love the whole twist on a teen thinking she's in some kind of funky witness protection program, on the run from the mob. Instead it's so much more. Family secrets are behind the truth of her constant moving around. Secrets that finally come to light when she moves and sees a hot guy watching her.

I really liked Jewel. She'd been through so much and then to find out her family hadn't been too truthful is an understatement. Yes, Jewel has some 'tude but she loves her younger brother and even tries hard to not stand out so much. Then add to this mix not one but two very hot guys. Both have their own strengths and conflicts. I can see why Jewel is confused on her feelings for either of them.

There's adventure, mystery, suspense, betrayal, and a high speed chase from Russia to Venice, Italy where Jewel tries to find the truth of what will happen on her seventeenth birthday. She's only heard rumors of what a spectral is and knows she needs to discover them before others get to her first.

A total must read for those who love The Secret Circle and other paranormals.
Good Points
1. Great voice
2. Love the whole twist on the witness protection premise that's really much more
3. Secrets, hot guys, and witches!
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