Cursed

Cursed

eBook - 2012
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Dying sucks--and high school senior Ember McWilliams knows firsthand. After a fatal car accident, her gifted little sister brought her back. Now anything Ember touches dies. And that, well, really blows.Ember operates on a no-touch policy with all living things--including boys. When Hayden Cromwell shows up, quoting Oscar Wilde and claiming her curse is a gift, she thinks he's a crazed cutie. But when he tells her he can help control it, she's more than interested. There's just one catch: Ember has to trust Hayden's adopted father, a man she's sure has sinister reasons for collecting children
Publisher: New York : Spencer Hill Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781937053130
193705313X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (439 p.)

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Bscianno Jul 23, 2014

I absolutely cannot wait until I can read more books by this author. I couldn't put this book down for the life of me, I was reading it in the subway, on the train, at the doctors, at home... absolutely thrilling and pulled at my heart all the way.

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RockerRach
Jun 20, 2014

Cursed was an okay book. It ended up having an X-men feel to it, which was not anticipated from what the inside cover of the book gave. Ember has a tough lot it life but after a while she starts to get pretty annoying. Her self-esteem or lack thereof, is sad. The supporting characters weren't totally fantastic but the story line did continue at a nice pace and the ending is satisfying. The ending left an opening for a sequel if the author feels like it someday but so far nothing has happened with that.

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steph1068
Dec 29, 2012

Just could not bring myself to care about the characters. Got about 100 pages in, and gave up. I've read other books by this author that I enjoyed, but not this one.

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soniat108 Dec 12, 2014

this book is great about the main character and the boy.

sithier Jul 17, 2014

i thought it was very interesting especially how the main dude falls for the main girl before they have ever really talked but he already knows so much about her and he stays with her so he could help her out. i also like how her sister can bring things to life and after she dies and her sister brings her to life she can kill them.

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RockerRach
Jun 20, 2014

Two years after her little sister brought her back from the dead Ember is struggling to keep her life and her family together. She’s glad to be alive but her new found ability to kill anything she touches keeps her from truly living. Everything changes when Ember and her sister are whisked off to a group home of sorts for people just like her. Her sister’s gift is celebrated but Ember is still treated as an unnatural freak. Things seem to go wrong at every turn and soon, not even Ember believes she can control her gift. Everything come to a head and Ember has to decide if she should put her future in the hands of someone she doesn't trust or let herself spin wildly out of control, endangering everyone she loves.

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