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Third Sentence Thursday (13): What's Left of Me by Kat Zhang

Third Sentence Thursday (13) - August 20, 2015
What's Left of Me by Kat Zhang

This week's Third Sentence Thursday features What's Left of Me by Kat Zhang. I got this one at BookOutlet because at least 70% of my books come from there. It seems like something I would be super interested in, especially since I actually liked The Host by Stephanie Meyer and it seems to follow a similar premise.
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(1) Two years later, I was declared gone. p.18

(2) We stared at him. He stared at us. Our hand tightened on our bag. Then he smiled and laughed a little. p.124
(3) He'd squeezed gently before letting us go. And that had been all. p.224
Goodreads Synopsis
I should not exist. But I do.

Eva and Addie started out the same way as everyone else—two souls woven together in one body, taking turns controlling their movements as they learned how to walk, how to sing, how to dance. But as they grew, so did the worried whispers. Why aren’t they settling? Why isn’t one of them fading? The doctors ran tests, the neighbors shied away, and their parents begged for more time. Finally Addie was pronounced healthy and Eva was declared gone. Except, she wasn’t . . .

For the past three years, Eva has clung to the remnants of her life. Only Addie knows she’s still there, trapped inside their body. Then one day, they discover there may be a way for Eva to move again. The risks are unimaginable-hybrids are considered a threat to society, so if they are caught, Addie and Eva will be locked away with the others. And yet . . . for a chance to smile, to twirl, to speak, Eva will do anything.

 

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