Review by: Book Addict

Supernaturally
by Kiersten White

Published July 26, 2011 by HarperTeen

Evie finally has the normal life she’s always longed for. But she’s shocked to discover that being ordinary can be... kind of boring. Just when Evie starts to long for her days at the International Paranormal Containment Agency, she’s given a chance to work for them again. Desperate for a break from all the normalcy, she agrees.

But as one disastrous mission leads to another, Evie starts to wonder if she made the right choice. And when Evie’s faerie ex-boyfriend Reth appears with devastating revelations about her past, she discovers that there’s a battle brewing between the faerie courts that could throw the whole supernatural world into chaos. The prize in question? Evie herself.

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Supernaturally is the second book in a trilogy. As the title suggests, Evie's world is one full of supernatural beings including... herself? All Evie wanted was to live a "normal" life - go to high school, work a job, hang out with her boyfriend. Lend is living at college, so their time is limited and her vampire roommate is lost to the world of online gaming. Pretty soon, normal starts to look suspiciously like boring. Even the novelty of having a locker can't save Evie from her doldrums. Which is why when her former IPCA boss slash mother figure begs her to become a freelance agent, she jumps all over the chance. The return of her faerie ex and the truly strange new IPCA agent (stalker?) throw a kink into her well oiled life. Evie's hiding things from Lend and taking risks with her life. Is she on the path to self-destruction? And how will she cope with shocking revelations about her past?

Evie is a fascinating combination of teen super sleuth, agent of bad-ass, and vulnerable girl coming to grips with who she really is. Let's face it - as a teen, did any of us really know who we were? Though set in the world of the supernatural, Kiersten White writes characters we can all relate to. Who hasn't kept a secret from someone they love out of misguided fear? Who hasn't felt the insecurity of not knowing where you belong? I don't want you to think Supernaturally is all big issues and weighty matter, it's not. Evie is full of humor (see her pink taser!) and her budding relationship with Lend is tender and heartfelt.

If you're looking for a fast-paced, action packed YA read, then this fresh take on the paranormal is just the right thing!

The conclusion to the trilogy, Endlessly, is set to release July of this year.
 


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