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May 05, 2016

#Review of A Fierce and Subtle Poison by Samantha Mabry

 
 
Everyone knows the legends about the cursed girl--Isabel, the one the seƱoras whisper about. They say she has green skin and grass for hair, and she feeds on the poisonous plants that fill her family’s Caribbean island garden. Some say she can grant wishes; some say her touch can kill.

Seventeen-year-old Lucas lives on the mainland most of the year but spends summers with his hotel-developer father in Puerto Rico. He’s grown up hearing stories about the cursed girl, and he wants to believe in Isabel and her magic. When letters from Isabel begin mysteriously appearing in his room the same day his new girlfriend disappears, Lucas turns to Isabel for answers--and finds himself lured into her strange and enchanted world. But time is running out for the girl filled with poison, and the more entangled Lucas becomes with Isabel, the less certain he is of escaping with his own life.








If your hoping this one will read like a fantasy you will be right for the first few chapters.  Shortly into this one our MC just got boring and that made the story not interesting.  Lucas has no interests or anything.  I can get behind not knowing what you want to do in life.  Man ill be 34 this year and I'm right there with ya.  But just not having any interests at all just really sucks.  LIKE SOMETHING is something I really felt like screaming at this book.  I really really wish that this book would have been written by the POV of the cursed girl as I think it would have made the book way more interesting! 











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