Crushed

Crushed

A Pretty Little Liars Novel

Book - 2013
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"It's springtime in Rosewood, but while everyone else is searching for the perfect prom dress, Hanna, Spencer, Emily, and Aria are on a different kind of hunt: They're looking for A...Hanna puts her campaign for prom queen on the back burner to volunteer at a burn clinic, where one of A's victims is recovering. Emily digs into Ali's past at the mental hospital with some very crazy consequences. Spencer contacts an amateur private eye to help her stalk her stalker. But when their sessions get a little too private, they may forget to keep their eyes on A. And Aria's worried that A is even closer than she thought. When her dark secret from Iceland comes to light, she discovers that maybe, just maybe, the one person she's been trying to hide the truth from has known all along. The liars are finally taking the fight to A. But no matter what they do, A's always one step ahead, ready to crush the girls completely."--Dust jacket.
Publisher: New York : Harper Teen, c2013
ISBN: 9780062199713
Branch Call Number: SHE
Characteristics: 340 p. ; 22 cm

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Apr 30, 2017

(CONTAINS SPOILERS)

What. Even. Happened. Here. These books have such a weird way of getting to you that when you start to feel for certain characters, Sara Shepard comes back and slaps you with some suspicion and secrets. Noel as A? Goodness gracious that would be a disaster. Can you honestly imagine what Aria must feel? The girls are finally retaliating against A's fearsome bullying, which leads them on a wild goose chase. Can they find who tormented them for so long? Or is it another dead end? Read on readers!
- @Siri of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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mayahe
Aug 22, 2016

I wish there weren't so many cliffhangers. I wasn't as big of a fan compared to the rest.

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lovergurl1999
Aug 20, 2014

i has recently just started reading these books but so far i love this book :) keep reading <3 im now cerently watching the show on t.v but the books are more better

eldynarzu Aug 01, 2014

This was by far my favorite book in the series.

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rmottaghian
Mar 31, 2014

This was by far my favorite book in the series. Once it got going, it was hard to put down!

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kittenfever
Jan 15, 2014

This book was sooo good! I've read all the other books leading up to this one. I accidently read deadly before this one because the school library only had deadly. The ending of it is soo good! Mwah!

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SieKish
Nov 06, 2013

how long does it take to order a book!

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theatrekid53
Nov 02, 2013

I liked this one! The plot is pretty slow moving, but it sped up towards the end. Why can't the liars fiind out who A is??? I want to know! Anyway it's not Noel. This A is far more deadly than Ali or Mona....

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sapphicatthedisco
Oct 19, 2013

Can't wait for deadly! Guess what! Sara Shepard has released the cover art for the 15th book, toxic! It's really cool! Also can't wait for deadly!

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callmeprincess
Aug 19, 2013

The mystery that seems to be dragging on forever and ever...Who is "A"? And it seems like the newest sequel of the Pretty Little Liars series, "Crushed" still doesn't have a clue. The national bestselling series by the compelling author Sara Shepard had yet again left a chilling cliff-hanger in let's see...The thirteenth time! One of America's finest and longest saga of all time, the story of the pretty little liars are right next in line to "The Clique", or perhaps even the legendary "Harry Potter". But unlike these masterpieces that had eventually ended regardless of the fans' unwillingness, Pretty Little Liars just doesn't seem to have a stopping point! One thing I have to hand it to the author is that no matter how predictable the storyline gets, the thrilling adventure was always worth the time, the big secret is always a overwhelming shocker. As what "A" Likes to say, "Don't get too comfortable. It's not over until I say it is."
Once upon a time, there was a beautiful girl called Alison who had plucked four girls and turned them from nobodies to important popular somebodies whom everyone wanted to be. She was the best thing that ever happened to them, or so they thought... Fast forwarding to the present, Alison went missing and when her dead body was found, the girls were continuously threatened with anonymous emails and taunting discoveries from "A" who seems to know every single one of their nasty secrets. The killer was found and supposedly died in a fire, but our story is far from over. In the beginning of their senior year in high school, "A" was back and this time determined to put the girls behind bars no matter what. In "Crushed", the liars have finally decided to fight back, and this time they're going to be playing the role of the stalker...Easier said than done, too bad they forgot who they're dealing with here. Nothing is as it seems, with already so much dirt to bury them alive, "A" won't hesitate to pull the trigger. Spencer, Hannah, Emily, and Aria may be standing up for themselves, but "A" is closer than they think and always one step ahead of them. Haven't they ever heard, " Keep your friends close and your enemies closer"?
Three years ago, I became addicted for this installation and today I still am. "Pretty Little Liars" is a perfect combination of "Sherlock Holmes" meet "Criminal Mind" meet "Gossip Girl". Suspense blended with designer labels and high school dramas, all of that is especially heightened in "Crushed", there was just so many character and plot developments. I was praying for the pretty little liars to finally have a normal life, to be free from the grasp of "A", I feel like "A" is planning to stalk them until...What, they became grandma liars?! Doesn't he/she have anything better? And doesn't the girls already have suffered enough ? Although I love "Pretty Little Liars", I do hope it ends soon, all the characters, including the ones whom I love to hate, deserves better. Every book's title of this series with the exception of the first book is a single descriptive word summarizing the events that are about to go to down, like "Unbelievable", "Heartless", "Twisted", and for this book is "Crushed". Suggesting that whatever the liars do, "A" will always be ready to crush them completely. How this will end I have absolutely no idea, but that is the magic of PLL... Oh how I can't wait for the next book!

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