The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
Mara seemed to be a normal teenager, she had a wonderful best friend and a good life. But, when she is in an accident with three of her friends and is the only one to walk away alive…. Her life changes. Now in a new town and new school, she is forced to deal with her past. With the help of a mysterious boy, Mara confronts her past and learns a lot about herself in the process. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer is a well written novel with an excellent plotline; it will draw you in and keep the pages turning until the last word. Definitely a must read for teens who love a good mysterious page-turner!
The Evolution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
In the sequel to The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, Mara is still trying to escape her past with her boyfriend Noah. After multiple incidents, she realizes she can’t run anymore. Her secrets and problems aren’t in her head, like everyone has been telling her. Mara has to fight in order protect herself and those who she cares about most. Hodkin does an amazing job following the intensity set in the first novel. It is truly a gripping story that will keep you occupied till the very end.
The Retribution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
In the last book of the Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, Mara is fighting for her life and those that she loves the most. In the beginning, she lost and confused; physically and emotionally. She has to work to make sense of everything that she has learned about herself. She found her true best friends and her one true love. Mara found herself and now wants to tell everyone… but Mara isn’t her name, it is what she chose. An amazing ending to a thrilling series. Hodkin is an excellent author and story teller. Definitely a must read for anyone interested in mysteries, romance, action-packed dramas… or all of the above.
(Reviewed by Anna Wilson)