"Once upon a time there was a girl who was special. This is not her story. Unless you count the part where I killed her."Sixteen-year-old Alison wakes up in a mental institution. As she pieces her memory back together, she realizes she's confessed to murdering Tori Beaugrand, the most perfect... show more
"Once upon a time there was a girl who was special. This is not her story. Unless you count the part where I killed her."Sixteen-year-old Alison wakes up in a mental institution. As she pieces her memory back together, she realizes she's confessed to murdering Tori Beaugrand, the most perfect girl at school. But the case is a mystery. Tori's body has not been found, and Alison can't explain what happened. One minute she was fighting with Tori. The next moment Tori disintegrated--into nothing.But that's impossible. No one is capable of making someone vanish. Right? Alison must be losing her mind--like her mother always feared she would.For years Alison has tried to keep her weird sensory abilities a secret. No one ever understood--until a mysterious visiting scientist takes an interest in Alison's case. Suddenly, Alison discovers that the world is wrong about her--and that she's capable of far more than anyone else would believe.
Publish date: September 1st 2011
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books
Pages no: 306
Edition language: English
Series: Ultraviolet (#1)
More of a 3.5 but it kept my interest very well so more than a 3.The story opens with a confession that the narrator killed someone, they watched them disintegrate. Then the Narrator, Alison, describes waking up in a bleak hospital room and discovering that she was in an institution and had to deal ...
2.5 stars.Hmm...well this started very slow and made me more aware of the fact that I'm not a fan of books that take place in mental hospitals/institutes. It took a long time to get anywhere and I was on the verge of giving up when Faraday appeared and I started to get excited, thinking the story wo...
You know that old tag-line for those awesome sweets, Skittles - "taste the rainbow"?! Welcome to Alison of Ultraviolet by RJ Anderson's world!! She has a condition/gift/anomaly whereby she can taste colours and lies, see the colour of numbers, feel sounds. What she has is called synesthesia which is...
This book starts off as a weird mystery. Alison wakes up in a psychiatric treatment center with no memory of why she's there. All her life, she has experienced sensations that other people don't, like tasting the color blue, knowing that each letter of the alphabet has a color, and knowing that the ...
4.5 StarsIt seemed like it took forever for me to finish this book, but the truth is, once I started getting into it, I pretty much powered through the entire thing in less than ten hours. I had a feeling it wouldn't take me long to finish, especially after reaching the midpoint of the book without ...