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Ruthless (Pretty Little Liars Series #10)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

20 out of 22 people found this review helpful.

Fun, but a little repetitive

What I Liked: 1) Reading PLL is like reading a tabloid, for me. Like, you can't possibly imagine how all of these crazy things are happening, yet you can't stop reading. I love being able to indulge in something like that every once in a while. It is unapologetically un...
What I Liked: 1) Reading PLL is like reading a tabloid, for me. Like, you can't possibly imagine how all of these crazy things are happening, yet you can't stop reading. I love being able to indulge in something like that every once in a while. It is unapologetically unbelievable, and I love it for that. Like one of those horrible reality shows when you wonder, "are you like that in real life, or are you only acting that way because there is a camera on you?" 2) Once again, we were met with more questions than answers. That's something I like about the series, but there was something different about it in Ruthless than some of the others. In Ruthless, we were met with a definite answer about one of the issues. I thought at one point everything might be all over, but of course it can't be. It was almost as if there was a story within a story. And while the main story continues, the other one was over. 3) I liked the direction the plot is going, though there were a few times I questioned the motivations of the four girls.

What I Didn't Like: 1) It almost felt like we were reliving parts of some of the other books. That was one thing that really just bothered me. I would be reading along and think, wait, didn't this already happen, just with another character? That disappointed me some, because I've always found Miz Shephard's storylines to be unique and creative. 2) Why does every book start with, "well, I don't really hang out with my old friends anymore..." How many times are they going to have a girl break-up, only to have A tie them back together. When will they figure out they are stronger as a group? *shakes fist at make believe characters*

Overall thoughts: For fans of the Pretty Little Liars series, I think you'll be surprised to find some repetitive storylines, but pleased to find that Spencer, Aria, Hanna, and Emily are still up to their old habits. I like it best when the girls are working together to solve their issues, and I found that to be lacking in this book. Here's hoping that in the next book, our favorite little liars will bring their friendship back!

posted by FuzzyCoffeeBooks on December 19, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

42 out of 51 people found this review helpful.

Disappointed after loving the others

Of course you're going to see the fangirls out there who will rate this book five stars just because its a PLL book. I will be honest, i loved all 9 books. They were full of suspense and lots of juicy secrets. This time, not so much. It read more like a story. There's n...
Of course you're going to see the fangirls out there who will rate this book five stars just because its a PLL book. I will be honest, i loved all 9 books. They were full of suspense and lots of juicy secrets. This time, not so much. It read more like a story. There's no "wow" moment and no great cliff hanger. I think Sara was going to stop PLL series after the whole "Ali was really Courtney" thing but PLL got popular and Sara was paid more. Maybe she ran out of ideas. Her contract still has more books so i'm hoping shes not rushing these. Another thing i'm sick of is the repeating. I know all about Ali, i know about about Emily being called Killer etc! It's as if Sara forgot we read the other books. Its a waste of ink and page numbers to repeat yourself so many times. Just because this book wasn't as great, it won't stop me from finishing the series. Crossing my fingers for a better book next time.

posted by Kristy1984 on December 14, 2011

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  • Posted November 24, 2011

    This series should have ended...

    after book 8.

    2 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2012

    Dissappointing

    The 1st 8 books were awesome and full of suspense, while #9 and #10 just fell flat. Sara Shepard should have stopped after the 8th. I hated how the girls went through all that to be depressed and miserable. I can hardly read it becuase there isnt even 1 happy moment. The girls lost all there morals and sense of self, their almost like empty shells walking through bad depressing times. Dont waste your time or money. Read the 1st 8 and then stay blissfully ignorant to twisted and ruthless.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2013

    A

    Just when you thought it was all over;)
    -A

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2013

    Ugh, im so constipated

    When will it ever go away?!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 3, 2012

    Havenlight to Shadowclaw

    Please leave. Wait outside. I need space to work.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 3, 2012

    Flamepelt d darkflower

    Darkflower laughs at her kits playng. Flamept solemnly pads in) cloudsong is dead darkflower(darkflower turns to flanepelt) what? No. No it cant be. (Wails in grief and sorrow) ~ Flamepelt and darkflower

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2012

    Foot slave

    Ladies, who wants an obedient foot lave to suck the diet off your toes, kss your heel, or serve as your foot rest while watchig tv?

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 9, 2012

    THIS IS NOT AN RP ROOM

    MOVE ALONG LITTLE STUPID @$$ CREATURES!!!!!!! GET OUT & DONT CUM BAK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GRRRRRRR

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2012

    IF YOU READ THIS SERIES

    Skip this book

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2012

    Ibiih

    Ii pooped

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 6, 2012

    when will this series ever be over? all good things must end and

    when will this series ever be over? all good things must end and i think this one needs to end

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2012

    Could have been better

    Eventually the series has to stop. I was happy with the ending of book 8 but after that the books got boring. Nothing made me wantt to keep reading.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2012

    Terrible

    I dont gt it!!!!!! Dur!!!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2011

    Terrible

    Worse series anyone can read if they have good taste books.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted December 20, 2011

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