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The Rising
Kelley Armstrong
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There
Ana Juan, Catherynne M. Valente
The Mark of Athena
Rick Riordan
Princess of the Silver Woods
Jessica Day George
The Serpent's Shadow
Rick Riordan
The Demigod Diaries
Rick Riordan
Scarlet
Marissa Meyer
Curse of the Thirteenth Fey: The True Tale of Sleeping Beauty
Jane Yolen
The Sandman: The Story of Sanderson Mansnoozie
William Joyce
Perfect Scoundrels
Ally Carter
Claim to Fame - Margaret Peterson Haddix A very nice concept, i.e. people able to hear anything said about them by anyone anywhere, but with no off switch, as a strange result of the Transcendalist Movement of the early 19th century, but the idea was less than engagingly explored. The characters might have become real had they been given more of an opportunity to interact, rather everyone is just a blip on the edge of Lindsay, a former child star, who spends the book obsessing about herself and her troubles and thoughts. Also, the origin of her and the other Hearer's ability was unsatisfactorily explained.

In sum, the story itself could not retain my interest which had been sparked by the plot as presented on the jacket.