UNRAVEL ME by Taherah Mafi
Shatter Me, Book Two 
02/05/13
ISBN-13: 978-0062085535
Publisher: Harper Teen
Pages: 480 
Amazon, B&NGoodreads
Source: Publisher/Audible
Rating:  ♥♥♥♥♥


tick

tick

tick

tick

tick

it's almost

time for war.

Juliette has escaped to Omega Point. It is a place for people like her—people with gifts—and it is also the headquarters of the rebel resistance.

She's finally free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never be free from her lethal touch.

Or from Warner, who wants Juliette more than she ever thought possible.

In this exhilarating sequel to Shatter Me, Juliette has to make life-changing decisions between what she wants and what she thinks is right. Decisions that might involve choosing between her heart—and Adam's life.

My Thoughts: 

Oh My Sweet Goodness! What just happened to me? It was a day like any other, one afternoon that I set aside to finally read a long awaited book. That book was UNRAVEL ME by Tahereh Mafi and days have passed and I am still swaddled in the afterglow of her words.

I will be the first to admit that SHATTER ME had captured my interest and had me wholly engaged with it's beautiful writing and terrifying plot. It hosted a villain unlike anyone else and I was mesmerized every time he came onto the page. Then as this unique storyline unfolded before me and certain factors came into play I felt as if the story was headed in a direction reminiscent of a popular movie franchise. It was then that I had conflicted emotions about this series and how it would progress with it's next novel. I am happy to report that I had NOTHING to worry about, because UNRAVEL ME surpassed it's predecessor in such a way that I cannot help but want to read it again and again.

UNRAVEL ME is a book that is loaded with unimaginable plot twists and turns, riveting action and at it's core a love triangle that is to delicious to not indulge in. Tahereh Mafi has done an excellent job with this novel. Each word selected is weighed and measured for that deliberate effect and I am convinced that she specifically wants to leave me breathless, grasping to get control of my feelings as I try to reign it all in. Yet, the myriad of emotions elicited by reading this book are too overwhelming, too real and my chest constricts as I replay certain passages in my mind and those feelings of anger, heartbreak, loneliness and passion come crashing back and I am lost in waves of those moments. Wholly spent yet wanting more.

For fans of the SHATTER ME series, UNRAVEL ME is a must read. The romance is kicked up a notch (YES!) the action intense and the storyline will completely own you right up until the very end and you will become unraveled but it all but it will be totally worth it.

My favorite book scene:

"I want so many things," he whispers. "I want your mind. Your strength. I want to be worth your time." His fingers graze the hem of my top and he says " I want this up." He tugs on the waist of my pants and says "I want these down" He touches the tips of his fingers to the sides of my body and says, "I want to feel our skin on fire. I want to feel your heart racing next to mine and I want to know it's racing because of me, because you want me. Because you never." he says, he breathes, "never want me to stop. I want every second. Every inch of you. I want all of it."
If that does not get you to reading this book, I don't know what will.


1 comment on "Review: UNRAVEL ME by Tahereh Mafi"

1 comment:

  1. That is one HELL of a teaser! I will be reading this next! Thank you for that....

    ReplyDelete

We would love to see what you have to say :)

Jess (The Cozy Reader) wrote:
March 14, 2013 at 7:45 AM

That is one HELL of a teaser! I will be reading this next! Thank you for that....


Post a Comment

We would love to see what you have to say :)

“Reading is everything. Reading makes me feel like I've accomplished something, learned something, become a better person. Reading makes me smarter. Reading gives me something to talk about later on. Reading is the unbelievably healthy way my attention deficit disorder medicates itself. Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it's a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up, and it's a way of making contact with someone else's imagination after a day that's all too real. Reading is grist. Reading is bliss.”

Nora Ephron, I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman

The Ravenous Readers

Grab Our Button

Email Twitter RSS Feed

Contact Us

We are avid readers from Northern California and if you are a publisher and would like to have your YOUNG ADULT or NEW ADULT book reviewed, please email us. We accept ARCs, as well as books that have already been released. We are also more than happy to do author interviews, guest posts, and contests to promote your book as long as they are in the Young and New Adult genre. Please check our review policy prior to sending me an email, thank you. talesoftheravenousreader
(at)gmail(dot)com

Follow by Email

Followers

What Nancy is Reading

What Christy is Reading

Christy's Currently Reading


goodreads.com

@ravenousreader on INSTAGRAM

Net Galley

Professional Reader

**GIVEAWAYS**

**GIVEAWAYS**
Unknown Book + Swag

Upcoming YA Bay Area Book Events

We have compiled all the SF, bay area YA events in this section. If you know of any events that we have failed to post, please let us know. Also, please keep in mind that some events may change and it is always best to verify any event prior to attendance.

AUGUST

WILL RITTER
Books Inc. at Laurel Village
Monday, August 29 @ 7pm

WILL RITTER
Copperfield's in Petaluma
Tuesday, August 30 @ 4pm

Book Launch: SABAA TAHIR
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Tuesday, August 30 @ 7pm

SEPTEMBER

RANSOM RIGGS AND TAHEREH MAFI

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, September 1 @ 7pm

RANSOM RIGGS-LOOP DAY

Rakestraw Books in Danville
Saturday, September 3 @ 9am TICKETED EVENT

RANSOM RIGGS-LOOP DAY

A Great Good Place for Books in Montclair
Saturday, September 3 @ 11am TICKETED EVENT

RANSOM RIGGS-LOOP DAY
NYMBC Books Inc. Opera Plaza
Saturday, September 3 @ 2pm TICKETED EVENT

RANSOM RIGGS-LOOP DAY

Book Passage in Corte Madera
Saturday, September 3 @ 4:30pm

RANSOM RIGGS-LOOP DAY
Copperfield's in Petaluma
Saturday, September 3 @ 7pm

KIM ZARINS
The Avid Read in Davis
Sunday, September 11 @ 2pm

ELIZABETH EULBERG
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Monday, September 12 @ 7pm

ELIZABETH EULBERG

Copperfield's in Petaluma
Tuesday, September 13 @ 4pm

CALLA DEVLIN
Books Inc. In San Francisco
Wednesday, September 14 @ 7pm

GAYLE FORMAN

Books Inc. in San Francisco
Thursday, September 15 @ 7pm

TRACI CHEE
Book Launch for The Reader
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Friday, September 16 @ 7pm

GAYLE FORMAN

Copperfield's in Santa Rosa
Friday, September 16 @ 7pm

JACQUELINE WOODSON
St. John's Presbyterian Church
in Berkeley
Tuesday, September 20 @ 7:30pm

KASIE WEST
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Friday, September 23 @ 7pm

SCOTT WESTERFELD
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Monday, September 26 @ 7pm

SCOTT WESTERFELD
Copperfield's in Santa Rosa
Tuesday, September 27 @7pm

LISA McMANN
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, September 28 @ 7pm

DAVID ARNOLD in conversation with JANDY NELSON

Books Inc. in Palo Alto
Wednesday, September 28 @ 7pm

OCTOBER

LEIGH BARDUGO

Linden Tree Books in Lost Altos
Sunday, October 2 @ 4pm
(there are very specific rules for this event so please visit the link and check it out beforehand)

ANNE BISHOP
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Sunday, October 2 @ 4pm

MELISSA DE LA CRUZ

Kepler's hosted event at Redwood Shores Library
Wednesday, October 5 @ 7pm

RICHARD PECK
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Wednesday, October 5 @ 3pm

MICHAEL DI MARTINO in conversation with GENE LUEN YANG
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Monday, October 10 @ 7pm

MARGARET STOHL
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Friday, October 14 time TBA

KRISTEN CAST and P.C. CAST
Borderlands Books in San Francisco
Sunday, October 16 @ 3pm

MARIE LU
Mrs. Dalloway's North Branch of the Berkeley Public Library
Tuesday, October 18 @ 6:30

MATTHEW KIRBY
Hicklebee's in San Jose
Tuesday, October 18 @ 7pm

MARIE LU

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, October 19 @ 7pm

JENNIFER NIVEN, BRENNA YAVANOFF, TERESA TOTEN and KATHLEEN GLASGOW
A Great Good Place For Books
Friday, October 21 @ 7pm

NYMBC Presents: KIERSTEN WHITE, ARWEN ELYS DAYTON & JESSICA CLUESS
Books Inc. Laurel Village in San Francisco
Tuesday, October 25 @ 7pm

NOVEMBER

SJ KINCAID Book Launch for THE DIABOLIC

Hicklebee's in San Jose
Tuesday, November 1 @ 7pm

TARA SIM book launch for TIMEKEEPER

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Saturday, November 5 @ 5pm

GORDON JACK

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, November 9 @ 7pm

Rating System

♥♥♥♥♥ Love it! A must read

♥♥♥♥ Great, give it a try

♥♥♥ Okay, a decent read

♥♥ Meh, read at your own risk

Would not recommend

DNF=Did Not Finish

Book Tour Host

Blog Archive

Blog Stats

Blog Designer