Goodreads Shatter Me Description:
I have a curse
I have a gift
I am a monster
I’m more than human
My touch is lethal
My touch is power
I am their weapon
I will fight back
Juliette hasn’t touched anyone in exactly 264 days.
The last time she did, it was an accident, but The Reestablishment locked her up for murder. No one knows why Juliette’s touch is fatal. As long as she doesn’t hurt anyone else, no one really cares. The world is too busy crumbling to pieces to pay attention to a 17-year-old girl. Diseases are destroying the population, food is hard to find, birds don’t fly anymore, and the clouds are the wrong color.
The Reestablishment said their way was the only way to fix things, so they threw Juliette in a cell. Now so many people are dead that the survivors are whispering war – and The Reestablishment has changed its mind. Maybe Juliette is more than a tortured soul stuffed into a poisonous body. Maybe she’s exactly what they need right now.
Juliette has to make a choice: Be a weapon. Or be a warrior.
I have to say when just reading the blurb for this book I was never really impressed, but the writing style of these books is just so different and unique and I really enjoyed it.
I’m just going to get right to the characters because I don’t have really anything else to add to that, I know I’m sorry it’s a horrible life. So let’s start with Juliette, well the first two books there was something about her that just made me want to slap some sense into her because she acted like the a turtle….that’s all I could think at this time to compare her to..she would just curl up in her shell and just be scared of the world and she needed other people to protect her. I was happy in the third book, I think it was the third book, she finally grew some lady balls, and started making actual decisions for herself…that’s when I respected her. Don’t get me wrong, she’s been to hell and back so she can act how she wants to but I feel like that should have made her stronger a little more quickly, but that’s just my take. Now Adam was such a knight in shinning armor in parts and that’s I think what kind of drew me to him in the first place because what lady doesn’t secretly want someone to come and save her at one point.
During the first book and half of the second one he was good but after that damn….he became such an asshat, I know he was going through a lot too but dude, calm yourself. I mean he had his really sweet side that got to me but I really started to dislike him in the end. Now onto Warner…just so many mixed feelings about him but in the end he…..he’s just a sweet tortured soul, and I love him for it in the end when we actually learn more about him and understand him. I just wanted to hug him during the last half or the second book and then in the last book….I’ll comfort you!
Warner definitely ended up being my favorite character in this trilogy because seeing him grow emotionally and finally seeing him trust someone and everything else was just incredible. Kenji…all I have say about you is that you are an awesome human being and I want to be your friend. I’m not usually a huger but something about guys being vulnerable in books brings that out in me.
The story line of the book was pretty impressive but I felt a few things could have been improved or taken out. Some of the things just didn’t click with the rest of the story or just kind of made it lull a bit in parts and overall I just felt like there was something missing from the story that could have taken it to the next level. Otherwise I was really impressed, I love the writing style it was very unique and all the characters were pretty awesomely written.
I definitely recommend this series and I’m now kind of wanting to go back and reread it…so I probably will….I will go now.