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Sunday, November 1, 2009

Undone *Re-post*

Hey guys, all right, since I am on a 'temporary hiatus', I thought I could maybe post old book reviews that no one ever commented on..I am not trying to get more comments! That isn't my intention at all. But since they are pretty old reviews, I thought it'd be interesting to repost them for people who haven't read them, since a lot of them are really good books. If you dont think this is a good idea, you can express your feelings here; this isn't something that will be happening often, I promise. I only have one more other review I want to post like this.
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Brooke Taylor

Published 2008

308 Pages

Rating: B


1. Sing with Bleeder Valve

2. Get a tattoo

3. Work things out with Shay

4. Confront D.

5. Tell Serena.

Kori Kitzler is the "dark angel" of her high school: beautiful, mysterious, the subject of rumors. Serena Moore is just an average girl, until a run-in with Kori in the bathroom in eighth grade. When Kori tells her that they are more alike than she thinks, Serena is instantly intrigued, and their fateful friendship begins. When the girls are asked to complete a writing assignment listing the five things they would want to happen--their five ways to tempt fate--Serena doesn't take it seriously. But when something tragic happens to Kori, Serena is left with her loneliness and Kori's five things. Can Serena complete her best friend's tasks, or will she leave her list undone? Undone is a striking debut novel about friendship, family, and the secrets we keep from the people to whom we are closest.

(from book jacket flap)

I bought this book at a used book store for about $5. And I must say, it was one of the best buys I have gotten there. It is such an interesting read and I never really knew what to expect next.

Serena is the best fried to Kori, the eccentric, totally out of the ordinary girl who everyone talks about, either good or bad. Whereas Serena is the tag along, her and Kori became friends at a young age and have been inseparable ever since. Not only are Kori and Serena always together, getting into trouble or getting out of trouble, but Serena has started acting like Kori. Trying to be as brave and as daring as her and even dying her hair. Everyone says they look alike and they even have the same birthdays, they were destined to be friends.

Serena’s life gets turned upside down when Kori’s life is taken away and Serena is left to fend for herself and determine her fate alone. Serene encounters strange situations that she would never put herself through, but she knows Kori would, so she trys new things, meets new people, and ultimately betters herself because of it.

I actually really like this book. I love that it is real and so similar to ups and downs of life as a teenager. Its about best friends and how far one will go to be there for the other, whether they are actually really there or not.

-Arielle

5 comments:

  1. I felt a lot of the same things about this book. Great review!

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  2. I like the re-post. It'll shed some light on some older books that aren't really being mentioned. Although, it could be dangerous to my TBR list...LOL

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  3. Love the cover and great review! This one definitely sounds intriguing, though I've never seem it before.

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  4. check out the award you got on my blog!
    it's on
    http://goodgollymisshollybooks.blogspot.com/2009/11/first-award.html

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