Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Death and the Girl Next Door (Darklight #1) by Darynda Jones

Death and the Girl Next Door (Darklight #1) by Darynda Jones

    Coming October 2nd 2012 by St. Martin's Press 

Book Description 

From the author of The New York Times bestselling series that began with First Grave on the Right—a thrilling Young Adult novel garnering high praise and early buzz from major authors.

Ten years ago, Lorelei's parents disappeared without a trace.  Raised by her grandparents and leaning on the support of her best friends, Lorelei is finally beginning to accept the fact that her parents are never coming home.  For Lorelei, life goes on.

High school is not quite as painful as she thinks it will be, and things are as normal as they can be.  Until the day the school's designated loner, Cameron Lusk, begins to stalk her, turning up where she least expects it,  standing outside her house in the dark, night after night.  Things get even more complicated when a new guy—terrifying, tough, sexy Jared Kovach—comes to school.  Cameron and Jared instantly despise each other and Lorelei seems to be the reason for their animosity.  What does Jared know about her parents?  Why does Cameron tell Jared he can't have Lorelei?  And what will any of them do when Death comes knocking for real?  
Thrilling, sassy, sexy, and inventive, Darynda Jones's first foray into the world of teens will leave readers eager for the next installment.



I won Death and the girl next door from goodreads and Wow I’m so happy I got picked for this ARC.  What an amazing read I Highly recommend this book it had me laughing so hard at times, I loved Lorelei She is strong and smart and she does not take crap from anyone especially Cameron and sexy Jared. I love that she can take them down with one kick to the shin you go girl! (you will understand when you read the book!) This will defiantly be a book I will read over and over again and I can’t wait for book 2! 

When Lorelei touches people she receives visions, when she touches the new kids in school Jared she gets the strangest one yet. But what’s even stranger is now that there’s a new kid in school, Cameron already seems to hate him and he keeps following her everywhere. 

Lorelei starts to fall for Jared the more they are together but Jared has a secret and he’s not the only one it seems and no one can keep them for long. When Lorelei finds out she does not know what to think.. With strange dreams of a lady with children around her who asks her if she’d up to the task of saving the world she doesn’t know what to think. But she has to figure out what happened to her parents when she just a little girl and try to save the world without being killed in the process. 

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