Made for You
When Eva Tilling wakes up in the hospital, she’s confused—who in her sleepy little North Carolina town could have hit her with their car? And why? But before she can consider the question, she finds that she’s awoken with a strange new skill: the ability to foresee people’s deaths when they touch... show more
When Eva Tilling wakes up in the hospital, she’s confused—who in her sleepy little North Carolina town could have hit her with their car? And why? But before she can consider the question, she finds that she’s awoken with a strange new skill: the ability to foresee people’s deaths when they touch her. While she is recovering from the hit-and-run, Nate, an old flame, reappears, and the two must traverse their rocky past as they figure out how to use Eva’s power to keep her friends—and themselves—alive. But while Eva and Nate grow closer, the killer grows increasingly frantic in his attempt to get to Eva.
For the first time, New York Times bestselling author Melissa Marr has applied her extraordinary talent to contemporary realism. Chilling twists, unrequited obsession, and high-stakes romance drive this Gothic, racy thriller—a story of small-town oppression and salvation. Melissa’s fans, and every YA reader, will find its wild ride enthralling.
Publish date: September 16th 2014
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
I usually avoid YA books like the plague. I have enough teenage drama in my real life that I don't need to be reading about it also. This sounded more like a good thriller then a romance, plus that cover is ALL sorts of awesome. So I decided to give it a go.It turned out to be a really well written ...
You know a thriller's not really that gripping or mysterious when you feel pretty comfortable in your guess of the killer's identity about a third of the way into the story. You also know it's not that great a read when you don't feel the suspense and desire to find out what'll happen next.The above...
It's high time I wrote a review for this. Made for You was a very fascinating novel. It examines what motivates a stalker/killer, and I thought it was interesting. Creepy, unsettling and scary, but interesting. I hadn't read anything by this author before, but now I will definitely check out more ...
I received a copy from Netgalley. The concept of this one quit intrigued me, though initially when I started it, I didn't like it much. I have a weakness for anything, described as southern gothic, particularly Ya with a Southern setting. But the characters seemed very shallow. The view point of t...
Initial reaction: Parts of this book that I thought were fine, while others didn't sit well with me at all. A few things to clarify though: while this is definitely a Southern mystery and some of it is accurate to the locales, this is not, I repeat, NOT a Gothic story. Nowhere near close, so I'm not...