Need

Need

Book - 2009
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Depressed after the death of her stepfather, high school junior Zara goes to live with her grandmother in a small Maine town, where new friends tell Zara the strange man she keeps seeing may be a pixie king, and that only "were" creatures can stop him from taking souls.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2009
ISBN: 9781599903385
1599903385
Branch Call Number: YA JON
YA JON
Characteristics: 306 p. ; 22 cm

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katiescollon
Jun 23, 2015

Great book! I took off half a point because the characters didn't show their personality enough to connect with. Other than that it was a great book: suspense, romance, action, mystery and a few twists that will blow your mind!😺

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rolettacecropia
Dec 09, 2014

Seriously, I don't think it is a great book but I don't think it's that bad.

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Nymeria23
Feb 26, 2014

I loved this book. I liked how it had quick pace in the beginning, and made you think. I liked how real the emotions were and felt from the loss of her dad. I also thought it was interesting with the different phobia obsession. It was definitely unique and gave a creepy outlook on all things pixie. This book got me so invested that I could barely put it down. Plus, the shocking twists pretty much captivated me (haha).

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LaPhenixa
Nov 22, 2013

First off, I don't think I enjoy stories written in present tense very much. Beyond that though, the editing job on this book is choppy at best. Jones has a great plot, but her scenes have key parts missing, presumably information that the author knew about and intended to include, but DIDN'T. My last gripe is that the main characters is almost obnoxiously quirky making her extremely hard to relate to. The story was enough however to keep me reading, and to the point that I intend to pick up the next book in the series.

Animelover24601 Aug 31, 2013

This book is amazing! After I read the first book, I NEEDed to read the next 3. The only problem with the next few books is that they definitely outrank this book.

LaylaNelli_1 Jul 21, 2013

So Fascinating . Its Lovely and then it haves a twist and mentally you want to hate it but at the end its just so happily ever after . Also Kinda Sad . So many secrets , details I love it ! Read All !

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Ilovecheese0121
May 15, 2013

Awesome read all the books

Need was a good book. I like it.

ARIEL D SMITH Jan 22, 2013

Need was a good need, worth it. keeps you going and waiting for the next part,. different people with differnt personlities. ummm i never thought of twilight not once when i read this book, i dont know what they talking about. this is a good book, its not lazy written or cheesy, it keeps you goin. period.

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epurys
Nov 11, 2012

This book pissed me off when I read it because of the were-eagle and were-tiger. Were-wolves are cliche as hell but bringing in something like that without giving a GOOD reason, and I mean GOOD reason as in the author didn't just decide to throw in some random animals in there because it was a cute idea.

Yeah, I get why he's a were-eagle, no legs. What the hell ever.

The front cover of this book is very pretty but its concepts are absolute crap. Unmemorable characters, unmemorable plot.

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katiescollon
Jun 23, 2015

katiescollon thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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rolettacecropia
Dec 09, 2014

rolettacecropia thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Animelover24601 Mar 01, 2014

Animelover24601 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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laurakgrimm
Jul 13, 2012

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Jul 07, 2012

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Aug 12, 2011

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genuine513
Apr 22, 2011

genuine513 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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katiescollon
Jun 23, 2015

Other: Some suggestive content not suitable for kids under age of 9

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katiescollon
Jun 23, 2015

Coarse Language: Not to bad but not suitable for all ages

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holySHIP
Jan 22, 2010

Coarse Language: nothing overly bad tho

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katiescollon
Jun 23, 2015

This story is about a girl called Zara. Her father recently died and now she's seriously depressed so her mom makes her move to a small town in Main, where it's cold, and a weird man seems to be stalking her... He never seems to leave a trace except for golden dust... At her new school Zara makes new friends and two boys seem to be after her, but when strange disapeerings start happening she and her friends dig deeper and they may not like what they find.😮😶😗

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laurakgrimm
Jul 13, 2012

Zara moves to a new town where the man who was following her shows up. As pixies and "were" creatures start becoming things in normal conversation with her new friends. Events around the town are becoming stranger as more disapperances are adding up. Will Zara figure things out in time? And who to trust?

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