Teardrop by Lauren Kate

“Never, ever cry. . . . Eureka Boudreaux’s mother drilled that rule into her daughter years ago. But now her mother is gone, and everywhere Eureka goes he is there: Ander, the tall, pale blond boy who seems to know things he shouldn’t, who tells Eureka she is in grave danger, who comes closer to making her cry than anyone has before.

But Ander doesn’t know Eureka’s darkest secret: ever since her mother drowned in a freak accident, Eureka wishes she were dead, too. She has little left that she cares about, just her oldest friend, Brooks, and a strange inheritance—a locket, a letter, a mysterious stone, and an ancient book no one understands. The book contains a haunting tale about a girl who got her heart broken and cried an entire continent into the sea. Eureka is about to discover that the ancient tale is more than a story, that Ander might be telling the truth . . . and that her life has far darker undercurrents than she ever imagined. From Lauren Kate comes an epic saga of heart-stopping romance, devastating secrets, and dark magic . . . a world where everything you love can be washed away.” -Goodreads.com

 

After not being a huge fan of Fallen (I never even finished the series..), I was slightly hesitant to read Teardrop.  Especially after there already being a lot of people not liking it. So surprise surprise. I actually liked it 🙂

Even though there are a lot of things I didn’t like I overall really liked it. Now I’m really curious to see how the story goes. Because unlike Fallen, I’m really looking forward to reading the next book.

 

4 stars.

Read from September 16 to 18, 2013.

Received a copy at TLA.

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