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After a car accident, high school senior Ember McWilliams has the gift of touch that makes everything die. She meets Hayden Cromwell who claims her curse is a gift and can help her control it, but whose stepfather she may not be able to trust.
Publisher: Contoocook, N.H. : Spencer Hill Press, 2012.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780983157274
Branch Call Number: YF
Characteristics: 288 pages ; 24 cm


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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.

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.

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.

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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