The Killing Jar by
Seventeen-year-old Kenna Marsden has a secret.
She’s haunted by a violent tragedy she can’t explain. Kenna’s past has kept people—even her own mother—at a distance for years. Just when she finds a friend who loves her and life begins to improve, she’s plunged into a new nightmare. Her mom and twin sister are attacked, and the dark powers Kenna has struggled to suppress awaken with a vengeance.
On the heels of the assault, Kenna is exiled to a nearby commune, known as Eclipse, to live with a relative she never knew she had. There, she discovers an extraordinary new way of life as she learns who she really is, and the wonders she’s capable of. For the first time, she starts to feel like she belongs somewhere. That her terrible secret makes her beautiful and strong, not dangerous. But the longer she stays at Eclipse, the more she senses there is something malignant lurking underneath it all. And she begins to suspect that her new family has sinister plans for her…
Jennifer Bosworth is the author of Struck. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband. Learn more about her at jennbosworth.com.
This one had a really creepy and strong start. But around 150 pages it the creep factor pretty much took a dive and disappeared. It didn't come back until almost the end. Which don't get me wrong the ending was awesome. But not enough for me to want to keep this book. I don't think I will ever read it again. The characters were great and the story/plot was pretty interesting. But the middle is flat and boring.
Book in a Pinch
Creepy powers in a contemporary setting
Go Into This One Knowing
No cliffhanger, No real love triangle, Mystery
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