Darynda Jones, author of The New York Times bestselling series that began with First Grave on the Right, brings us Death and the Girl Next Door, a thrilling. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. Lorelei McAllister has lived with her grandparents in Riley’s Death and the Girl Next Door (Darklight Book 1) by [ Jones, Darynda. Audible Sample. Audible Sample. Playing Playing Loading Loading. keeps to her paranormal roots in Death and the Girl Next Door. Sixteen year old Lorelei has visions that she can’t control and keeps hidden.

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Death and the Girl Next Door

While this is not necessarily a bad thing, I was hoping to find something deaty little closer to Charley. I had never seen eyes so dark, nor a face so perfect.

It’s not a terrible book, I guess, but it is very slow and confusing. The ending was practically perfect: Her grandpa always manages to steal the scene whenever he is present. It’s not funny when someone gets hit by a truck, though I figured Lorelei was trying to buffer her reaction to the situation when she realized it had happened. You are wine on my tongue and honey in my veins, and I cannot get enough of you. Please, don’t pick this book up because of them. The climax and ending are full of astonishing reveals and it ends fast and furious.


The only payment received came in the form of hugs and kisses from my little boys. Not much is explained by anyone, and i found myself increasingly frustrated with the chauvinism with which Cameron and Jared treated Lorelei, keeping her in the dark like that.

DEATH AND THE GIRL NEXT DOOR by Darynda Jones | Kirkus Reviews

Instead of getting answers, the characters beat around the bush about it. Then, we must take a minute to appreciate the kissing scenes. His voice was deep and smooth.

Knowing the theme of the plot, there is some mention of God and religion but it’s kept light and pertinent to the story. Honestly the plot of the story is kinda brilliant, but I don’t know if I can read pages of nothing just to enjoy 50 pages of brilliance.

View all 6 comments. Those books made my spleen hurt from laughter. Everything is going normal till Lorelei brushes against a tall, dark, boy who starts an avalanche of change in her life. Lorelei is nothing at all like Cha I am a huge fan of Ms. And while she didn’t know anything about Jared, he made her heart do crazy things and I wanted him around just as much as she did.

How many children we want. I loved their relationship, I loved their deep love towards each other, I loved their loyalty! The plot jumped out and took hold for the ending and I am a little mad about that.


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It felt too forced and too By the end of it, I was just like The visions would be a peak into sarynda person’s life, whether it was a glimpse into their past or their future. His warm breath sent shivers cascading over my body. There is a lot more I could comment on, but I gir I made my point. Because while she’d always known Cameron, he acted a little psychotic lately.

Your energy is liquid and hot.

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year? This is a different read than her adult series and I liked that Ms. Why does Cameron tell Jared he can’t have Lorelei? I always enjoy books with strong best friendships but ojnes often they move into something romantic. He was standing closer to the camera yet apart from the rest, his stance guarded, his expression dewth, and then I saw the unmistakable face of our newest student. This book ended up being entirely different than I anticipated.

My rating scale: When I found out that Darynda was writing a young adult series, I literally squealed in joy. Lists with This Book.