UnspokenBook - 2012 | First edition.
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Humour! FINALLY! A protagonist with a sense of humour! This book is hilarious and well-written, with a diverse cast of complex characters.
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“'Sorry-in-the-Vale, Sorriest River, Crying Pools,' said Jared. 'Is the quarry called Really Depressed Quarry?'”
“Kami'd always retold her fairy tales to make the fair maidens braver and more self-sufficient, but she had never had any real objection to the handsome prince.”
“Nothing else ever mattered to me, and you weren’t even real. All I ever wanted was you.”
“I read books, but I do it because I want to - because it's like an escape in my head, like being with you.”
“Put the jerk in the south wing, you won't see him for weeks at a time. Or lock him in the attic. The law will not be on your side, but literary precedent will.”
“If I wasn't going to be a world-famous journalist and if I didn't have such respect for truth and justice, I could be an amazing master criminal.”
“Listen to me. I don’t know what’s going on. I don’t know what any of this means. But I know this much. It doesn’t matter. You’re not one of them. You never were. You’re not theirs. You’re mine.”
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This book is about a teenage girl named Kami Glass. She is a reporter for her school newspaper and loves finding out secrets. She goes on a quest to find out the secrets of her hometown and discovers there is magic among her. She first realizes their is magic when she meets the owner of the voice in her head.
Kami Glass lives in Sorry-in-the-Vales. It's a quiet English town. She writes for her school newspaper with her friend Angela. Since the day she was born she talks to her "imaginary" friend Jared who she confines to with all her secrets. Suddenly the Lynburn family returns to Sorry-in-the-Vales. The mysterious family practically owns the town. Kami start researching the Lynburns and their return. One of the boys that lives there named Ash volunteers for the newspaper to take pictures and Kami and Ash hit it off. She interviews/talks to Ash to get info off of him. She researches into the Lynburns more and one day the the Lynburn boy appears. Kami, trying to get on elevator meets him. His name is Jared. She tries interviewing him but he discards her. In her head she starts talking to Jared and soon connects the dots that this Jared is the same Jared in her head. She rushes off the elevator right when he grabs her. They have a over powering connection and run away from each other. Later on Kami gets pushed into a well on her way. The connection she has with Jared saves her with Jared rushing to her rescue. Soon they realize some is out to kill Kami and Jared glues him self to her side. They dig deeper into the Lynburns. Kami soon realizes that her mom is hiding something about her and the lynburns. The rest you read on your own cause I really getting tired of typing also this might have some grammar and spelling issues. :D
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