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Sunday, 16 September 2012

Review: Touch Series by Laurie Faria Stolarz!

Publication date: Deadly Little Secret: 23rd December 2008
                              Deadly Little Lies: 9th November 2009
                              Deadly Little Games: 28th December 2010
                              Deadly Little Voices: 6th December 2011 
Paperback edition: Deadly Little Secret: 252 pages
                                  Deadly Little Lies: 288 pages
                                  Deadly Little Games: 304 pages
                                  Deadly Little Voices: 343 pages
Source: Hardback
Rating: 5 stars
Synopsis: Deadly Little Secret - Until three months ago, everything about sixteen-year-old Camelia's life had been fairly ordinary: decent grades; an okay relationship with her parents; and a pretty cool part-time job at an art studio downtown. But when Ben, the mysterious new guy, starts junior year at her high school, Camelia's life becomes far from ordinary.

Rumored to be somehow responsible for his ex-girlfriend's accidental death, Ben is immediately ostracized by everyone on campus. Except for Camelia. She's reluctant to believe he's trouble, even when her friends try to convince her otherwise. Instead she's inexplicably drawn to Ben...and to his touch. But soon, Camelia is receiving eerie phone calls and strange packages with threatening notes. Ben insists she is in danger, and that he can help – but can he be trusted? She knows he's hiding something...but he's not the only one with a secret.

               Deadly Little Lies - Last fall, sixteen-year-old Camelia fell for Ben, a new boy at school who had a very mysterious gift – psychometry, the ability to sense the future through touch. But just as Camelia and Ben's romance began to heat up, he abruptly left town. Brokenhearted, Camelia has spent the last few months studying everything she can about psychometry and experiencing strange brushes with premonition. Camelia wonders if Ben's abilities have somehow been transferred to her.

Ben returns to school, but he remains aloof, and Camelia can't get close enough to share her secret with him. Camelia makes the painful decision to let him go and move on. Adam, the hot new guy at Knead, seems good for her in ways Ben wasn't. But when Camelia and Adam start dating, a surprising love triangle results. A chilling sequence of events uncovers secrets from Ben’s past – and Adam's. Someone is lying, and it's up to Camelia to figure out who – before it's too late

              Deadly Little Games - High school juniors Camelia and Ben have discovered a powerful bond: They both possess the power of psychometry, the ability to see the future through touch. For Ben, the gift is a frightening liability. When he senses a strong threat or betrayal, he risks losing control. Camelia's gift is more mysterious. When she works with clay, her hands sculpt messages her mind doesn't yet comprehend.
Before either one has a chance to fully grasp their abilities, a new danger surfaces, but this time, Camelia is not the target. Adam, a familiar face from Ben's past, is drawn into a puzzle he can't solve...and his life is on the line. As the clues pile up, Camelia must decide whether to help him and risk losing Ben or do nothing and suffer the consequences. But in these games, who can be trusted?

             Deadly Little Voices - High school junior Camelia thought her powers of psychometry only gave her the ability to sense the future through touch. But now she’s started to hear voices. Mean voices. Berating her, telling her how ugly she is, and that she’d be better off dead. It’s a troubling development that has Camelia terrified for her mental stability, especially since her deranged aunt with a suicidal history just moved into the family house. More torturing, ex-boyfriend Ben, who has similar psychometric abilities, has been spending more time with their classmate Alejandra, even as her own feelings for Adam grow stronger. Still, the bond between Camelia and Ben is palpable. 

 With the line between right and wrong fraying, Camelia turns to pottery to get a grasp on her emotions. She begins sculpting a beautiful figure skater, only to receive frightening premonitions that someone’s in danger. But who is the victim? And how can Camelia help them when she is on the brink of losing her own sanity?


I LOVED these books! They were amazing and so original! I loved the writing style and the characters so much! Each book made me love this series even more and I could not stop reading them until I had finished them! Camelia Hammond is the main character of the Touch series and I liked her so much! She goes through so much in this series and I felt so sorry for her but she stays so strong even after she has been through so much! Ben is the main love interest of Camelia and I really liked him! I also thought that his ability was actually really cool and I loved finding out more about it! Adam is also a love interest of Camelia which creates a love triangle! I liked this love triangle but I will always be Team Ben! I thought that Adam was really sneaky when he is first introduced in Deadly Little Lies but I did start to like him as the series continued! I also adored Camilia's best friends Wes and Kimmie! They were so funny and such great friends to Camilia! My favourite book of this series so far is Deadly Little Voices but I did love the plot to Deadly Little Secret and I don't actually have a book that I didn't really enjoy as they have all been so amazing! I cannot wait until the next book in this series called Deadly Little Lessons! I also absolutely adore the covers for this series!

 

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