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The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer | Bestsellers - Books USA Press
Mara Dyer doesnt know if she is crazy or hauntedall she knows is that everyone around her is dying in this suspenseful and strong, inventive tale (Kirkus Reviews). Mara Dyer doesnt think life can get any stranger than waking up in a hospital with no memory of how she got there. It can. She believes there must be more to the accident she cant remember that killed her friends and left her mysteriously unharmed. There is. She doesnt believe that after everything shes been through, she can fall in love. Shes wrong. After Mara survives the traumatizing accident at the old asylum, it makes sense that she has issues. She lost her best friend, her boyfriend, and her boyfriends sister, and as if that werent enough to cope with, her family moves to a new state in order to give her a fresh start. But that fresh start is quickly filled with hallucinationsor are they premonitions?and then corpses, and the boundary between reality and nightmare is wavering. At school, theres Noah, a devastatingly handsome charmer who seems determined to help Mara piece together whats real, whats imaginedand whats very, very dangerous. This fast-paced psychologicalor is it paranormal?thriller will leave you breathless for its sequel, The Evolution of Mara Dyer. Review "Haunting and dreamlike, the intrigue and romance of Mara Dyer will inescapably draw you in." --Cassandra Clare, author of the New York Times bestselling Moral Instruments series "The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer strikes a rare balance of darkly funny, deliciously creepy and genuinely thoughtful. One minute I was laughing out loud, and the next, I was so scared I wanted to turn on all the lights and hide under the covers. Michelle Hodkins talent and range are obvious, from her chilling descriptions to romantic scenes that almost crackled on the page. Ive never read anything quite like it."--Veronica Roth, New York Times bestselling author of Divergent * "A clever, captivating thriller, The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer is perfect for those (like me) who like their heroes dark, their heroines dangerous, and their romances seriously twisted." --Kirsten Miller, New York Times bestselling author of The Eternal Ones "WOW. Michelle Hodkin's debut will keep you guessing until the last page--and long after." --Beth Revis, New York Times bestselling author of Across the Unviverse "As spooky and twisty as it is lyrical and beautiful, The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer grabbed me and wouldn't let go. Read this one with the lights on." --Rachel Hawkins, New York Times bestselling author of Demonglass * 4Q 4P J S Hodkin, Michelle. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer. Simon & Schuster, 2011. 464p. $16.99. 978-1-4424-2176-9. After Mara Dyers best friend dies, she begins to go through episodes of posttraumatic stress disorder. She cannot remember the accident, or was it an accident? Mara only knows that of the four people who went that night to the abandoned asylum, she was the only survivor. Mara gets a new start in Florida, where she meets sexy Noah, who is known for being a player. Mara tries to ignore Noah at first but easily becomes entwined in his charms. Hallucinations and nightmares are a regular part of her life that she tries to keep hidden, especially from Noah. After an incident with her younger brother, Mara finds out that Noah has powerful secrets of his own. Hodkin's debut is witty and thought-provoking and will have readers captivated until the very end. It takes readers through constant chaos, wonder, and bewilderment. The story can almost be compared to Justine Larbalestier's Liar (Bloomsbury, 2009/VOYA December 2009), only Mara is not aware of the clouded deceits of her experiences. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer will satisfy mystery lovers, dark fantasy seekers, horror believers, and readers who have a knack for romance. VOYA, October 2011 "A strong, inventive tale." --Kirkus Reviews, August 1, 2011 About the Author Michelle Hodkin grew up in Florida, went to college in New York, and studied law in Michigan. She is the author of The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer and its sequel, The Evolution of Mara Dyer. Visit her online at MichelleHodkin.com.
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IndoorDame
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Well, without giving anything away, I‘ll just say the ending is NOT what I was expecting. This is somewhere between a pick and a so-so for me now that I‘ve actually finished it, but I do find myself wanting to read the next volume in the series which is a definite mark in its favor.

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I‘m halfway through and just can‘t decide what I think

It‘s marketed as new adult mystery/thriller but I‘ve seen no evidence of that yet It actually seems to be 1/2 YA romance-I‘m not appreciating the burgeoning relationship AT ALL & 1/2 exploration of PTSD induced hallucinations & memory loss in the months following a trauma-handled VERY skillfully

But not sure how I‘m feeling overall or what to expect in the 2nd half Has anyone else read this?

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If you're a YA fan and like those weird supernatural elements - you're going to like Mara Dyer. The plot is a little convoluted and confusing, but if you take your time reading it and allow yourself the suspension of disbelief, you'll have a good time! The writing is well done, and I am looking forward to the next book in the series!

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MBurbo
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I really enjoyed this & will be picking up the second book soon! #theunbecomingofmaradyer #bookworm

ErinC Ooh. Where‘d you get those stickers?? 1y
MBurbo @ErinC I made them 😊 I have an Etsy shop- peanut butter taco. Peanutbuttertaco.com 1y
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wonga
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happy easter! 🐣 thanks so much @vkois88 for this wonderful giveaway. so many great titles! #toris5kbdaygiveaway

vkois88 Happy Easter! Thanks for sharing and entering! Good luck ☘ ☘ 2y
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⚠Alright, all my US peeps...☡ Last chance to enter my #toris5kbdaygiveaway!!! I'll extend it to midnight eastern time TOMORROW night (so, early morning 4/2). You'll get all the pictured goodies and anything else I want to send you 🤗🤗🤗 To enter, simply comment below. Then share this post on your page while tagging me and using the hashtag. Good luck to everyone who enters!! 😊😊😊

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petersonks15
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1. In Death series by JD Robb
2. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (I heard the third book wasn‘t good so I never bothered and now it‘s too late.)
3. Shelve it. They‘re pretty.
4. I belong to the best offline book club ever. @Eggbeater @MidnightBookGirl @Katiebookworm and I can‘t remember the rest of their user names and Litsy sadly doesn‘t just list your friends.
@CSeydel #weekendchat

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Laurenspageturners
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I honestly forgot just how amazing this book is! This was a re read, so that I could FINALLY get to book 3 (after re reading book 2) because for some reason I never picked up #3 when I first read them years ago! Tamara is a very unreliable narrator, so you‘re really questioning everything and it keeps you hooked throughout! A full review will be up on my blog soon 😊😊

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Laurenspageturners
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This is a re read for me - I first read this a few years back. I never got around to book three and I recently bought a copy, so I decided to do a re read of book 1 and 2 before starting 3

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I only read book one, so far, but I thought it was sorta #spooky. #uncannyoctober

IheartYA One of my favorites! 2y
[DELETED] 206653737 @IheartYA have you read all of them? 2y
IheartYA Yup, and adored every single one. There's a new book from Noah's perspective but it's been so long since I've read them that I probably won't be able to keep up. The Raven Cycle is my favorite series though and I highly recommend it! 2y
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[DELETED] 206653737 @IheartYA I literally just saw the new book on GoodReads, and thought I need to finish that series. They are on my list, just haven‘t gotten to them yet. 📚 2y
IheartYA It's a sign! Lol Gotta read it! 2y
[DELETED] 206653737 @IheartYA I think it might be lol 2y
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booksbeforeboys
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the unbecoming of Mara Dyer trilogy isthe reason why I become a bibliophile ❤ you guys should definitely read this series. its a mystery thriller story with a touch of romance and family ❤

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Noah grinned unevenly. "Can't wait," he said "It was an absolute pleasure, Indi. Daniel we must talk. And Joesph, it was wonderful to meet you." This has to be the best meet the family scene ever. Mara is just cringing so hard and Noah is casually charming her whole family!!

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lamom7
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Great story, now on to the next book in the trilogy!

BrittanyReads Really liked this book!! 2y
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I read this after buying it for my birthday last summer. I didn't know much about it, but it totally surprised me. It's an amazing YA psychological thriller and I devoured the other two books in the next couple of months. Noah Shaw is one of my favorite book boyfriends, although to be quite honest I can't explain why I love him. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Have you read this book? Do you have any psychological thriller recs? ✨

Perks.of.being.a.book.nerdd I have it but I have yet to read it, its next on my list after Cassie Clare's books 2y
niightskiies @Perks.of.being.a.book.nerdd I hope you enjoy it when you get to it!! 😊 2y
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ABookishHart
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This book hooked me from the very start. Unlike anything else I've ever read I found this one unusual and intriguing. The twists at the end--WOW! I cannot wait to start the next one in the series.

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Riiiigghht... 😒😒

Bostonmomx2 Baaahahahahaha 3y
Bostonmomx2 I read this trilogy last year. Way outside my norm but good gravy it was sooooo good!!! 3y
steffanie_renee Ahhhhh I love Noah!! 3y
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steffanie_renee I immediately fell in love with this series!! 😍😍😍 3y
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50 shades of terrible. Every character was either unlikable or one-dimensional, the plot, while mildly interesting, didn't really go anywhere, etc. It could have been great, but alas, it wasn't.

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KellyHerself
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What a way to start off my 2017 reading. And not in a good way.

*SPOILERS*

I don't know what was happening in this book. It started off interestingly. A teenage girl is the only survivor of an accident that claimed her 3 friends. She can't remember what happened, though. She finally starts to remember & what's that? VOODOO! And she kills people with her mind! And her new boyfriend is a psychic healer! *jazz hands*

Just no.

Riveted_Reader_Melissa What?!? Sounds very odd! 3y
jessberk13 I read the first two when I was on my YA kick a couple years ago. I haven't yet read the third. Definitely an odd series - your review made me laugh! 3y
Echo 👋🏼👋🏼👋🏼👋🏼👋🏼👋🏼 I'm dying at jazz hands. 3y
KellyHerself It was such a mess. There are two more books in this series. I can't even imagine what those are like. I won't be finding out. @Riveted_Reader_Melissa 3y
lilredhen I read all three-it pulled together for me; I wasn't sure if I would make it through the first one. I'm not normally a thriller reader. Might be a while before I read it again-the ending was interesting, and a bit meta; it's a pretty high tension read for the latter half. 3y
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KellyHerself
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Started this last night. So far, it's very intriguing.

RiotMom I blew through this series a couple of years ago. It was pretty good, if I remember correctly! 3y
Jennie748 I'm looking forward to hearing your thoughts as you progress through the series. 3y
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collegecatlady
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My group of friends did secret santa this year books only 💕 I've wanted this for a while!

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AnneA.Rose
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#This was a #very #creepy read! (should have read it for Halloween) I #adored the #characters especially Mara, Noah and Daniel. The plot was unpredictable. I feel #like Mara's slow but steady deterioration into #madness was upsetting because she doubted #herself and I #think it's really #scary not knowing if you're sane or not. Did I mention I love Noah Shaw? All in all, a #great #read!

Bostonmomx2 I loooooved this one (and the next, the third...not AS much). Very different type of read for me but I love it. 3y
AnneA.Rose @Bostonmomx2 I know, right? I'm #reading the next one and it's good so far! 3y
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savvy24
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I really loved this book, it was mysterious and psychologically suspenseful and I really can't wait to start the next book in the trilogy. Mara Dyer is a great character, really complex.

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"Today. Tonight. Tomorrow. Forever. " Noah's eyes held mine. His stare was infinite. " I was made for you, Mara."

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"I could kill you."
"Then I'd die happy."
"Not funny."
"Not joking."

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Mara Dyer and chill

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savvy24
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Reading with my favorite person ❤❤❤❤ He doesn't like when I take his picture so I have to sneak and do it. 😜😜😜

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savvy24
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I would have laughed-the whole thing was ridiculous. But the way he said it, the way he was looking at me, was shockingly intimate. Like he knew my secrets. Like I had no secrets.

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savvy24
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Starry Night and Mara Dyer ❤❤❤

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AnneA.Rose
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#now #that #I #can #finally #read! I'm #reading two #books right #now The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer and Ruby Red. #Which is better? We'll see! One is #creepy the other is #exciting. I #love #both!

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So I get that a lot of people thought that this book was too much about the relationship between Mara and Noah, and it was. However I still really enjoyed it. Noah's not the perfect Prince Charming and Mara's 'illness' is slowly taking over, giving it a creepy air and feeling that it's building to something dark and huge... and then that ENDING. p.s I LOVE this cover.

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TizJ3ss
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This was my first time reading an unreliable narrator. I feel like I don't know which way is up... A little over half way the story threw me for a loop. I'm still not sure what happened. I don't even know what to rate this yet... I loved the romance though. So far I gave it ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️but I feel like I have to wait until I've finished the series to know my full thoughts.

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It's official! It only takes 23 chapters to fall in love with Noah Shaw!

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Bibliomaniareads
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I love this book. It's one of my favorites. There was not one boring part or chapter in this book, trust me. One of my favorite characters is Noah. The way the author describes him is so perfect! He's definitely every girl's dream boy. I loved it because every page will have you guessing, "What will happen next? - What will Mara do?" It was so breathtaking. I wasn't even finished with the book when I recommended it to my friend.

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BookJunkie429
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4th time trying to read this and I failed. Oh well..

Hufflepuff_87 I picked this one up because the cover looked awesome, the book however was NOT awesome. I bailed on it also. 3y
BookJunkie429 @Hufflepuff_87 I wasn't sold on it to begin with, but the first chapter sucked me in. I just couldn't get into the rest of it. 3y
BookFreakOut 4 tries, that is persistence. I have a hard time even giving books a second chance. 3y
BookJunkie429 @BookFreakOut I'm a book optimist. 😂 3y
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BookJunkie429
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This is my 4th time checking this book out, and I'm still not sure I want to read it. Has anyone read it, is it worth it?

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Fandomlyla_Pottercy
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Quite interesting. It was like reading a different version of the Shatter Me series. I'm intrigued to know what happens next now😂🤓//⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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IM SO EXCITED TO READ THIS 😂😂😂

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