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Did it ruin the series for me?

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Jude takes Callie Rose to Kamal’s house. This novel was such a win for me. Most of the story is concentrated on Tobey and his poor judgment, which often made me want to climb into the pages just to smack him. Mar 10, Lauren rated it really liked it.

Both decide to keep bllackman baby. This one was completely out of character with the rest and came off sort of weak. Not really sure what I expected from this book. This was, of course, because I had grown so attached to Sephy over the course of the first two books. Jul 26, Taylor rated it really liked it. Double Cross certainly stands up on its own.

After 82 rejection letters, her first novel, Not So Stupid! Cara spends a lot of time with Jude. Blackman hangs an old story on a modern frame with terrific resonance Inis Blackman gets people, especially young adults, in all their tentativeness, determination and energy.

Noughts and Crosses TV series. It was as fantastic as all the rest. The problem I think I had, which colored my reading of Double Cross, is that the third book in what was supposed to be a trilogy ended with threads woven in and it was a nice, natural close to a satisfying story.


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Of course I was wrong and the original ending still stands, but it was a reminder of how empty the series was for me. For a newcomer to the series it does take a bit of effort to piece the people and past events together, but it’s all worth it. I want to blaciman. It didn’t have the same focus on noughts and crosses and the fight for equality as the others did.

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During a visit to Vanessa Dowd’s house, Tobey is revealed to have been making deliveries for McAuley. Speaking of which, did anyone else see the parallels? Throughout the course of this novel, Malorie Blackman sprinkles bits and pieces of Callie Rose’s life prior to the dramatic series of events that open Checkmate. But there is one key difference: Email required Address never made public.

She suffers from a horrible disease which has symptoms of bitchiness, moodiness and erratic behavior.

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I waited months for it to come out, and read it in two days which involved my English teacher threatening to convincate it because I stayed up to midnight reading XD.

Tobey wants no part of the world of gangs but makes an exception for once.

Afterwards, Sephy cannot seem to stop crying, and Jude walks in. Tobey eventually goes out with her but is confused between her and Callie Rose. And there is a sweet scene between Callie and Tobey… their first time together and you are practically shouting at them to tell each other the truth!

Double Cross by Malorie Blackman book review

However, he does not know that Minerva, is malorje Sephy’s apartment as well. Open Preview See a Problem? Also, the press fails to mention Jude in connection to the bomb but notes the death of Robert Powers. I give it a full 5 stars for the happy ending at the end, making crosz our tears throughout the series change into smiles. Apr 26, Suzanne winterscribbler Cole rated it it was ok Shelves: He did too little too late for me.

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It didn’t help my reading that Jasmine isn’t present in this book at all and of course I knew she wouldn’t be based on what happened in the previous one and Maloroe is barely mentioned. To me there were no powerful scenes that touched me or shocked me, and as the other three books contained these points I suppose I was expecting it.

If this had been a stand alone novel I’d have given it four stars. Tobey takes her hand and places it over his erection. You are commenting using your WordPress. However, he cannot keep clinging to some kind of maalorie land while the neighbourhood around him is carved up by rival gangs, one headed by a ruthless man, Alex McAuley, the head of a gang of noughts, and another headed by the Dowds, the head of a gang of crosses.

Jul 04, -Sakura- rated it liked it.

Sephy and Callie Rose resume their relationship after Jasmine traps them in her wine cellar so that they sort things out. Bye bye noughts and crosses: Only then did Meggie realise her mistake. It’s so gripping, hard-hitting, action packed and I became obsessed. This is the best series I have ever read.