Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Invisibility by Andrea Cremer and David Levithan

Release Date: May 7th, 2013
Publisher: Penguin Canada
Genre:  Young Adult
Pages: 358 Pages
Series: Stand alone
Format: Hardcover
Source: From Publisher
Reason: For Review
Find the Author: Andrea Cremer | David Levithan
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Stephen has been invisible for practically his whole life — because of a curse his grandfather, a powerful cursecaster, bestowed on Stephen’s mother before Stephen was born. So when Elizabeth moves to Stephen’s NYC apartment building from Minnesota, no one is more surprised than he is that she can see him. A budding romance ensues, and when Stephen confides in Elizabeth about his predicament, the two of them decide to dive headfirst into the secret world of cursecasters and spellseekers to figure out a way to break the curse. But things don’t go as planned, especially when Stephen’s grandfather arrives in town, taking his anger out on everyone he sees. In the end, Elizabeth and Stephen must decide how big of a sacrifice they’re willing to make for Stephen to become visible — because the answer could mean the difference between life and death. At least for Elizabeth.

“People say that time slips through our fingers like sand. What they don't acknowledge is that some of the sand sticks to the skin. These are memories that will remain, memories of the time when there was still time left.”  -Stephen

Okay! 2013 has totally rocked my socks off so far! Some seriously amazing books have been hitting the shelves this year. One of those seriously amazing books? Invisibility.

Invisibility is a book like no other. It is definitely one that won't get lost in the mix. It stands out with it's unique, action-packed storyline and compelling characters.

Is it wrong to swoon over an invisible boy? Well, if it is, than I don't want to be right! Stephen held all the traits that I love in a male character, but obviously there was that one thing that gave him edge. Yes, the whole invisibility thing. Stephen was sweet, he was kind. He had a great sense of humour and loving side to him; But he had a sadness to him. He was vulnerable. He was a very diverse character. I absolutely adored him.

While Stephen was on the sweet side, Jo Elizabeth is on the stronger side. She was a very bold, independent character. Once she discovered herself, she let nothing get in her way. I loved her determination and "Imma-kick-some-butt" attitude!

And who can forget the epic secondary character cast? Moving along, the characters are also accompanied by a pretty epic storyline. A heart pounding, suspenseful ride! Just when you think the story is going one way, you are whipped into a completely different direction. The suspense is almost unbearable, but so very worth it!

Sheesh! This book was loaded with so much awesomeness, I would be here all day laying it out for you guys. Your time would be more well spent reading the actual novel. So waste no more time, crazy readers! Go out now and grab yourself a copy of Invisibility now! Sit outside, soak up some sunshine and get lost in this wondrous tale. You WILL NOT be sorry!

Love, action, suspense and humour(and awesome spells and curses). This book has it all! A fantastic outcome from a dynamic duo of authors. Andrea Cremer and David Levithan couldn't have penned a better novel together! A standing ovation!

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  1. I've been looking forward to this book for FOREVER. I mean, really? David Levithan AND Andrea Cremer? Does it get any better? Unfortunately I've seen some "eh" reviews, so your super positive one is making me really happy! Thanks for the review!

  2. Cathy, fantastic review! Will definitely be running out to grab Invisibility.

  3. Your awesome review makes me want to go buy Invisibility right this second. I look forward to reading it. :)

  4. Looking forward to giving this a try after reading your positive review-gives me hope for this one!

  5. I can't hold out to study This Is What Satisfied Looks Like, I liked her first guide so I'm expecting i'll really like this one too

  6. I've been recommending this book left and right. I love the plot, it's so original! It's been a long time since I've read anything that original!


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