Title: Shatter Me
Author: Tahereh Mafi
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.
Shatter Me is released November 15, 2011.
Initially: Is this the upside-down picture of Demonglass?
Stop and Stare? Yeah... kind of. Not really in awe but more in a "whaaa?" manner.
Image: I don't like it. I mean the girl is pretty (but not how I imagined Juliette) and has the whole "I am a powerful woman" thing going on but I don't like it. I don't know why but the way her mouth is open bugs me. And I don't like the way her dress bunches. Or her pose. I think the effects in the background is really neat though.
Font: Hmm... yes. I do like it, but I don't love it. I like how it's not overdone (like Beautiful Chaos) and the strike-through thing going on is cool. I think the image commands a lot more attention than the font though, which sucks if you don't like the image.
Colours: A lot of black and white going on! Yes, yes, I understand it's the whole good vs. evil bit... I think it fits with the tagline-- speaking of which (yes, taglines are very interesting) I love the tagline! Or maybe I just like strike-throughs :p
Rating in HP Terms: Poor
Will I Read? Already have ;)
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