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Young Adult Fiction 4630
Hobbitsies Reviews: A seriously intense page turner
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HOLY WHAT. That was kind of my reaction the ENTIRE time I was reading Unraveling by Elizabeth Norris. There are so many freaking twists throughout Unraveling and I was SO TENSE the entire time I was reading it, and I literally could not put it down.

First off - I love Elizabeth Norris and the way she created Janelle. Because Janelle is a snarky badass. She's not just snarky when she talks to people, everything about her is snark and hilarious, and yet she still has this soft, caring, passionate side and I just LOVED her. What a brilliant and memorable protagonist.

AND BEN. OH BEN.

THE STORY. Unraveling's story was wacky and insane and intense but oh so freaking good. Because you're reading Unraveling and you're like la la la this is great and engaging, and then all of the sudden you're like HOLY WHAT JUST HAPPENED WHAT IS THIS BOOK. In a really good way, obviously.

I will admit I had a little trouble suspending my disbelief at first because it was SUCH A HUGE CURVEBALL that I've never seen before, but once I took a moment to adjust, I was set.

And there were a few scenes where I BAWLED LIKE A BABY.

Guys, if you're looking for a freaking fantastic debut, look no further - be sure to check out Unraveling by Elizabeth Norris. Unraveling is a very well-written, suspenseful debut that is sure to leave you on your toes. Be sure to grab the tissues and the stress balls, though! And something to bang your hand against when you're going "WHAT WHAT WHAT JUST HAPPENED!"
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