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April 17, 2013

Review: The Evolution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

Mara Dyer once believed she could run from her past.
She can’t.
She used to think her problems were all in her head.
They aren’t.
She couldn’t imagine that after everything she’s been through, the boy she loves would still be keeping secrets.
She’s wrong.
In this gripping sequel to The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, the truth evolves and choices prove deadly. What will become of Mara Dyer next?
What can I say about this fantabulous book? After reading, and loving, The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer two years ago, I completely DEVOURED The Evolution of Mara Dyer when I read it last year. As you can tell it has been a few months since I last read this book. But the imprint Evolution left on me has made the book one of the most memorable. Without trying to spoil the amazingness of the first book I will say that Evolution is even more shocking, riveting, and exciting than Unbecoming. Mara is in a position of confusion throughout the book. She constantly feels violated and threatened, and being stuck in rehab is doing anything but helping.

With the help of Noah *swoon* (Check out my Special Someone Saturday from a few weeks ago to see what I think of him), her brother, and herself Mara is on a mission to figure out what is going on. The fact that I don't want to spoil the book is seriously bugging me! There are just so many things I would LOVE to say about the book, but certain things may spoil this book big time -_- #poop If you have read the book LET US TALK ABOUT IT, I need someone to vent with!

#endrant. Well now since that is over, let's go back! I had major nightmares while reading this book. Now, it's not because it was bad, but because it was so FREAKING awesome, and there was no possible way of believing it wasn't real. Hodkin definitely has a way with words, and her writing style captures you right away. There is a sophistication which emphasizes and illustrates each character so well. Hodkin made me one of her biggest fans after reading the Mara Dyer Trilogy.

There is just so much that actually happens in the book. I was in tears, and not the good ones. I was so depressed and after reading the last chapter my reaction was a "NOOOOOOOOOOOO!" *insert sad face* There is no possible way to expect anything that happens throughout the story, and this is just one book that you MUST READ. If it's in your TBR, move it up, if you don't own it, borrow a copy from the library, and if you are still thinking if it's for you...well  I guess you might need to read more reviews to that out. This is not for one type of reader; There is mystery, suspense, adventure, romance, SO MUCH SEXY *Noah* #thud, and is one of the best books I have read in a long time (I read this book almost 6 months ago and have been that far behind with reviews, blame high school)! I definitely recommend this to EVERYONE and say READ IT NOW! That is basically all I can say ;)
If you have read The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer or The Evolution of Mara Dyer tell me what you thought, and if you haven't why not?! :O I would love to know! :D


  1. Oh I do love me some Noah Shaw! He's one of my fave book boyfriends, lol. Yes, Michelle does surprise me with her ability to write such an interesting and unique story. I can't wait for Book 3. Great review!

    Confessions of a Vi3tBabe
    Deity Island

  2. I absolutely adore these books. I have no idea how you think this one was less creepy I thought it was way more creepy so much so that now when I have to pee in the middle of the night I risk waking up more to have the light on haha. Love your review and the quotes are making me smile and swoon all over again, can't wait for retribution!

    Zaira Lynn (Fishing Charter Skagway)