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The Last Echo (Body Finder Series #3)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

great story line, so naturally had to get the this book. It did

great story line, so naturally had to get the this book. It did not disappoint!

posted by simple344 on April 19, 2012

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8 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

Not my Favorite.

I read the first two books in the series and I absolutely loved them. This one? Not so much...

First of all, if you are a fan of Violet and Jay, prepare for some dissappointment. I felt that Jay was reduced to a supporting character in this book rather than being more ...
I read the first two books in the series and I absolutely loved them. This one? Not so much...

First of all, if you are a fan of Violet and Jay, prepare for some dissappointment. I felt that Jay was reduced to a supporting character in this book rather than being more central to the plot (as he was in the first two). Although his and Violet's relationship was still cute, it was not as enticing as it was in the first books. Jay was hardly in the book and when he was it was only for a few pages.

Violet also irritated me a bit in this book even though I adored her in the first books. I felt that she was too indescisive and very naive and that bothered me a bit. I also think that she made some stupid descisions that really lessened her appeal for me. She kept getting irritated with people for stupid reasons and I think that she changed a lot from the first books, and not in a particularly good way.

The love triangle that occured between Jay, Violet, and Raffe felt very Twilight-y and unoriginal. I think that the whole love triangle concept is very overused in YA fiction, and I was really hoping that this author wouldn't introduce it jusr because it is so expected. The book really had a lot going on and didn't need a love triangle to complicate things or make them more exciting.

While reading this book, I definitely got a bit bored. I felt like the climax was pretty similar to the first two books and a bit repetitive. I found myself itching to get to the end, but not really in a good way, in more of a "I've already began reading this so might as well finish" way. With the other books, I was sad to get to the end. With this one I was actually relieved.

Now onto the redeeming qualities:
The book had some unexpected twists and turns that made it interesting. The end was surprising and although this is definitely not even close to one of my top books, I will wait patiently for the next one (the ending does leave A LOT of room for a fourth book).

posted by yabookmuncherGR on April 21, 2012

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