Monday, November 24, 2014

Made for you by Melissa Marr

Posted by Angel kk at Monday, November 24, 2014


Bestselling author of the Wicked Lovely books Melissa Marr’s first contemporary YA novel is a twisted southern gothic tale of obsession, romance, and murder. A killer is obsessed with Eva Tilling. Can she stop him, or will he claim her?

When Eva Tilling wakes up in the hospital, she’s confused—who in her sleepy little North Carolina town could have hit her with their car? And why? But before she can consider the question, she finds that she’s awoken with a strange new skill: the ability to foresee people’s deaths when they touch her. While she is recovering from the hit-and-run, Nate, an old flame, reappears, and the two must traverse their rocky past as they figure out how to use Eva’s power to keep her friends—and themselves—alive. But while Eva and Nate grow closer, the killer grows increasingly frantic in his attempt to get to Eva.

For the first time, New York Times bestselling author Melissa Marr has applied her extraordinary talent to contemporary realism. Chilling twists, unrequited obsession, and high-stakes romance drive this Gothic, racy thriller—a story of small-town oppression and salvation. Melissa’s fans, and every YA reader, will find its wild ride enthralling


Made For You is a creepy tale of love and obsession.

Eva Telling is part of the elite popular crowd in the town of Jessup. Unfortunately that doesn’t protect her from the brutal attack. Left for dead, she  wakes up in hospital with no recollection of what happened or who would do this to her.  Not to mention that since waking up she has developed  the ability to see a person’s death if they touch her. When her estranged best friend, Nate, see Eva at the hospital the years apart evaporates. The feeling Eva felt for Nate intensifies. Nate’s protective and supportive, and it’s a good thing because this deranged killer isn’t finished with Eva. 

When she “sees” the death of her friends Eva does what she can to prevent them from happening.  While trying to identify the killer in the process. As she picks out clues from her visions, with the help, they hope to get an advantage over the killer and stop the deaths until he’s caught.

This is one seriously creepy read,  and will have you guessing who the kill is until the very end.  As this story is told from a couple of different prospective we get to learn more about Eva world and the killers plans.

While Made For You had a very realistic contemporary feel, there still was a touch of the uncanny with Eva’s “death visions”. I was on the edge of my seat wondering when and how the killer would strike next.

This is definitely not for the faint hearted.


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