Unravel Me

unravel meUnravel Me. Tahereh Mafi. Young Adult/Dystopian. 2013. 461 pages. 5 stars. [Source: eBook]

“I am nothing more than the consequence of catastrophe.

Warning: there are a few spoilers.

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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.

I absolutely adore this book for so many reasons. The writing. The character development. The revelation. Aaron Warner Anderson. I loved reading every single bit of it.

The title is very fitting, since this book was unraveling each character as it progresses. Juliette is finally breaking out of her shell. Adam’s true colors are showing. Warner’s backstory is finally surfacing. Things are piecing together. Everything is starting to make sense and oh my god it’s going to be so good.

There were so many parts that I highlighted in this book, mainly the interaction between Kenji and Juliette, and Warner and Juliette. Kenji and Warner have proved to outshine most characters–bar Juliette, of course–because the way they were created by Tahereh was so clever and so wonderful that I would like to award Kenji and Warner for being the cherry on top of this book.

“I’d appreciate if you’d grow the hell up and stop walking around like the world crapped on your only roll of toilet paper… You’re not the only person in this world who doesn’t want to get out of bed in the morning. You’re not the only one with daddy issues and severely screwed-up DNA. ”

I give Kenji credit for Juliette’s character development because the speech that he gave to her to stop moping around and get her shit together was, by far, the most outstanding speech I’ve read in awhile. Finally! Someone who doesn’t let the main character mope around and let her think that the world revolves around her. I

Warner. Aaron Warner. Beautiful man. So beautiful. His conversations with Juliette are music to my ears, they are melted butter on my bones. They are so swoon worthy that every time they would talk I would just…

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…be run over with a tsunami wave of feelings. I literally had to stop reading so I could let myself calm down and get my act together. So cute. Damn.

Also. Chapter. 62. That was so beautiful but…. Juliette…. Why are you so stupid….

I will most likely skip Fracture Me–since I am only rereading it–because Adam has been going on a downward spiral and I simply wish to avoid that impending train wreck.

Onto Ignite Me we go!!!! I hope I will be alive after the book to give a review. If not, I would have died a wonderful death. A death… by Warner.

BONUS!
Favorite quotes from the book:

“I want to be the friend you fall hopelessly in love with. The one you take into your arms and into your bed and into the private world you keep trapped in your head. I want to be that kind of friend. The one who will memorize the things you say as well as the shape of your lips when you say them. I want to know every curve, every freckle, every shiver of your body.

I want to know where to touch you, I want to know how to touch you. I want to know convince you to design a smile just for me. Yes, I do want to be your friend. I want to be your best friend in the entire world.”
Tahereh Mafi, Unravel Me

“Please.”
He says “Please don’t shoot me for this.”
And he kisses me.”
Tahereh Mafi, Unravel Me

“On the darkest days you have to search for a spot of brightness, on the coldest days you have to seek out a spot of warmth; on the bleakest days you have to keep your eyes onward and upward and on the saddest days you have to leave them open to let them cry. To then let them dry. To give them a chance to wash out the pain in order to see fresh and clear once again.”
Tahereh Mafi, Unravel Me

“You can go to hell!”
“Just because I’m going to hell doesn’t mean you’ll ever deserve her.”
Tahereh Mafi, Unravel Me

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