Review: The Nine Lives of Chloe King

Title: The Nine Lives of Chloe King (The Nine Lives of Chloe King #1-3)
Author: Liz Braswell
Publisher: Omnibus
Release Date: June 7th 2011
Pages: 771
Genre(s): Young Adult, Fantasy
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❝ Chloe King is a normal girl. She goes to class (most of the time), fights with her mom, and crushes on a boy… or two. But around her sixteenth birthday, Chloe finds that perhaps she isn’t so normal after all. There’s the heightened night vision, the super fast reflexes – oh, and the claws.

As she discovers who she is – and where she comes from – it is clear she is not alone. And someone is out to get her.

Chloe has nine lives. But will nine be enough?

Like so many others, I started reading The Nine Lives of Chloe King because I saw the show, which I really enjoyed. Unfortunately, this turned out to be one of those situations where the show is actually better than the book. When I first opened the book I was immensely excited. It started out okay, not really as good as I expected but introductions are hard so I continued reading because I hope for more. Around 50 or 100 pages I was struggling so hard to get through it that I put the book away for a while. Needless to say, the dissapointment was huge.Continue reading