I've fairly recently become obsessed with reading. This is just me sharing that love with the world. :)
Currently in the (apparently long) process of importing my books from GR.
Pleasantly surprised! I guess I shouldn't be surprised, because everyone seems to like it. I'd seen the cover before but I don't know why I didn't pick it up earlier. I'm glad I did!
I'm going to reserve most of my judgments for the end of the series, but I'll jot down a couple things here.
Clara, the main character, is a tiny bit annoying, but probably not nearly as annoying as it would be to be inside a real 16-year-old girl's head, so she gets a pass. There's a tiny bit of a love-triangle situation that turns out to be more than it once appeared. I'm intrigued by lots of things, namely what Clara's mom's Purpose is (I have a theory it has something to do with Clara, we'll see if I'm right!), and I'm a little skeptical of Angela. But I feel like I'm supposed to be skeptical of Angela, but maybe the real danger lies elsewhere. I don't know!
It was definitely exciting and suspenseful enough to keep me on my toes & keep me guessing (obviously). The only thing I was a bit disappointed by was that the climax was a little... for lack of a better word, anticlimactic. It was exciting, but not "heart-throbbing, blood-pumping, hyperventilating, skipping entire paragraphs because I just can't wait that long to turn the page" exciting. But it is the first book, so maybe it gets that way. Onward!