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Eight Beaufort who knows what Barrie wants before she knows herself the last Watson heir starts to unravel her family's twisted secrets What she finds is dangerous a love she never expected a river that turns to fire at midnight a gorgeous cousin who isn't what she seems and very real enemies who want both Eight and Barrie dea Reviewed by Rabid ReadsOh lordy I ve lived in North Carolina or Tennessee my whole life and with the exception of one uncle who relocated to California all of my family lives in the same general vicinity as wellI m S O U T H E R NSo when I hear about a book that is supposedly S O U T H E R N I get all excited bc narcissist who loves Southern themed books and I have to read it Sometimes that works out for me And sometimes it doesn tI want to say up front page that the reasons this book didn t work well for me are personal preference issues so unless we share the same uirks a love of all things Fae andor Native American and are S O U T H E R N you ll probably like it a lot than I did bc the premise is actually really coolThree second sons Watson Beaufort and Colesworth became privateers to make their fortunes and having made said fortune go to South Carolina seeking permission to settle They receive it but the land granted to Watson is haunted so the three men stir up some swampy voodoo the end result being Watson and descendants having the ability to find lost things Beaufort and descendants having the ability to know what people want and Colesworth and descendants being CURSED with being less successful than the other two Whatever the curse is the Colesworths are very very bitterFast forward to the present and things get complicated snortsLula Watson our heroine s mother has just died revealing to Barrie heroine who has lived in California her whole life with no knowledge of any relatives that she does indeed have family and that her aunt her mother s TWIN sister is now her guardian Her aunt who also had no knowledge of Barrie s existence bc Lula was believed to have been killed in a fire 18 years agoKind of convoluted but it s YA so it can get away with itWhat it couldn t get away with for me can be split into two partsPoor representation of Southern isms1 FACT every other person you meet in the South is NOT named Billy Joe or Beth Ann2 Southern women CAN have entire conversations without calling someone sugar3 The truth is just the truth It s not the gospel truth Unless it s a Disney song 4 Higher than a treed raccoon RACCOONS LIVE IN TREESAnd those are just representative of the kinds of things found on nearly every page Yes people from the South say strange things but they MAKE SENSE and are rarely just for embellishment We talk s l o w If we added as many nonessential adjectives metaphors and similes as are implicated here we d never have time to do anything else You aren t stubborn as a cross eyed mule you re stubborn as a mule The end GAHWeird mashup of belief systemsfolkloreAs is common with anything set in the colonies a slave is the gateway to all things witchy But the spirit the slave helps the men trap is the bizarre amalgamation of voodoo and Native American folkloreIt came across as some kind of medicine man but here s the thing Native American gods aren t very flashy In all the stories I ve heard and admittedly it s a hobby I m not an expert they re either in animal form or they look just like any other person but discerning people can feel that there s something different about them They don t wear big black feathered cloaks and set rivers on fireBut that s exactly what the Fire Carrier does And he s also the guardian of yunwi which simultaneously sounds remarkably similar to the loa in voodoo and pissed off brownies Brownies as in the type of Fae that perform household tasks in exchange for it varies but the point is if they don t feel appreciated they start causing troubleI don t have a problem with mixing parts of various folklore traditions to create a new unified whole I ve seen it done and done well Maybe I had such an issue with it this time bc of the three mythologies two are my favorite and one is my most detested I don t know Regardless it felt lazy There were parts but no unified whole It was just this kind of hodgepodgeBUT Like I said really cool premise so seriously if an exaggerated representation of Southern culture andor combining elements of pre existing and separate mythologies aren t a problem for you give it a shot I wouldn t recommend it for those of you who are already on the fence about YA bc this book is distinctly YA The Illusion of Gods Presence river that turns to fire at midnight a gorgeous cousin who isn't what she seems and very Folk Tales From The Soviet Union real enemies who want both Eight and Barrie dea Reviewed by Rabid ReadsOh lordy I ve lived in North Carolina or Tennessee my whole life and with the exception of one uncle who Not The Hot Chick relocated to California all of my family lives in the same general vicinity as wellI m S O U T H E R NSo when I hear about a book that is supposedly S O U T H E R N I get all excited bc narcissist who loves Southern themed books and I have to Pegged and Plugged at the Club read it Sometimes that works out for me And sometimes it doesn tI want to say up front page that the Tunnel Through Time reasons this book didn t work well for me are personal preference issues so unless we share the same uirks a love of all things Fae andor Native American and are S O U T H E R N you ll probably like it a lot than I did bc the premise is actually Game of Bimbofication, Part 3 really coolThree second sons Watson Beaufort and Colesworth became privateers to make their fortunes and having made said fortune go to South Carolina seeking permission to settle They Game of Bimbofication, Part 2 receive it but the land granted to Watson is haunted so the three men stir up some swampy voodoo the end Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions, Vol. 1 of 5 result being Watson and descendants having the ability to find lost things Beaufort and descendants having the ability to know what people want and Colesworth and descendants being CURSED with being less successful than the other two Whatever the curse is the Colesworths are very very bitterFast forward to the present and things get complicated snortsLula Watson our heroine s mother has just died The Fatima Century revealing to Barrie heroine who has lived in California her whole life with no knowledge of any Leah Starrs Revenge relatives that she does indeed have family and that her aunt her mother s TWIN sister is now her guardian Her aunt who also had no knowledge of Barrie s existence bc Lula was believed to have been killed in a fire 18 years agoKind of convoluted but it s YA so it can get away with itWhat it couldn t get away with for me can be split into two partsPoor Pieces 8 (Pieces, representation of Southern isms1 FACT every other person you meet in the South is NOT named Billy Joe or Beth Ann2 Southern women CAN have entire conversations without calling someone sugar3 The truth is just the truth It s not the gospel truth Unless it s a Disney song 4 Higher than a treed Time Flies and Other Short Plays raccoon RACCOONS LIVE IN TREESAnd those are just Fall (VIP Book 3) (English Edition) representative of the kinds of things found on nearly every page Yes people from the South say strange things but they MAKE SENSE and are Drawing Dead (Faolan OConnor Book 1) rarely just for embellishment We talk s l o w If we added as many nonessential adjectives metaphors and similes as are implicated here we d never have time to do anything else You aren t stubborn as a cross eyed mule you Trails & Tales of Yosemite & the Central Sierra re stubborn as a mule The end GAHWeird mashup of belief systemsfolkloreAs is common with anything set in the colonies a slave is the gateway to all things witchy But the spirit the slave helps the men trap is the bizarre amalgamation of voodoo and Native American folkloreIt came across as some kind of medicine man but here s the thing Native American gods aren t very flashy In all the stories I ve heard and admittedly it s a hobby I m not an expert they Chinas Son re either in animal form or they look just like any other person but discerning people can feel that there s something different about them They don t wear big black feathered cloaks and set Welcome to the Desert of the Real rivers on fireBut that s exactly what the Fire Carrier does And he s also the guardian of yunwi which simultaneously sounds Dead End Bluff remarkably similar to the loa in voodoo and pissed off brownies Brownies as in the type of Fae that perform household tasks in exchange for it varies but the point is if they don t feel appreciated they start causing troubleI don t have a problem with mixing parts of various folklore traditions to create a new unified whole I ve seen it done and done well Maybe I had such an issue with it this time bc of the three mythologies two are my favorite and one is my most detested I don t know Regardless it felt lazy There were parts but no unified whole It was just this kind of hodgepodgeBUT Like I said King Noah Blindness and the Vision of Seers really cool premise so seriously if an exaggerated Princess to Pleasure Slave Chronicles (Book Three): Lusty Prey of the Huntress (English Edition) representation of Southern culture andor combining elements of pre existing and separate mythologies aren t a problem for you give it a shot I wouldn t Factory of Death recommend it for those of you who are already on the fence about YA bc this book is distinctly YA

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Compulsion

Uarded by an ancient spirit who long ago cursed one of the three founding families of Watson Island and gave the others magical gifts that became compulsions Stuck with the ghosts of a generations old feud and hunted by forces she cannot see Barrie must find a way to break free of the family legacy With the help of sun kissed Barrie shook her head Now that she was here she couldn t leave Her aunt was undeniably strangebut Pru s features added up to familiarity to family And the house while rundown was magnificent It was Watson s landing Lulu s history Barrie s own history OKSeriouslythis book is I N C R E D I B L E I saw reviews about this book on Goodreads and could not wait to get my hands on it I literally read this book in three days and it took my breath away Compulsion is a compelling emotional debut YA novel set in a Southern Gothic atmosphere and revolves around a young girl whose mother passes away and she is sent to live with her only surviving relative her mother s sister Lulu in South Carolina Barrie knows that her mother ran away years ago from her family home but does not know the reason whyBarrie arrives at the plantation that is also known as Watson s Landing and immediately feels drawn to it Watson s Landing is one of the first pieces of this amazing story that grabbed me immediately I am from Alabama so I could immediately imagine the scenery and feel what Barrie was feeling when she first experiences the plantation I could imagine the trees covered in moss and the river gurgling that surrounds the home I felt as though I was right there with Barrie as she experienced Watson s Landing for the first time Barrie moves to South Carolina with little information about her history and her family so she immediately begins to investigate and learn about her family She has heard the stories about Watson s Landing that say it is cursed but doesn t know the details surrounding the myth She searches the plantation to see if she can uncover any truth to the stories and find out the real reason why her mother left so many years ago and never came back Barrie meets a young man named Eight and learns that he is also a part of the curse that surrounds Watson s Landing Barrie has always known that she is gifted She has a gift for finding things that are lost She feels drawn to items and is compelled to find the lost items Little does Barrie know but Eight is also gifted and always seems to know what Barrie is thinking before she even speaks Barrie and Eight begin to realize that they connected in a supernatural way and that the must work together to uncover the mystery that surrounds their families I love Eight s character and his immediate need to protect Barrie and care for her He always seems to be there just when she needs someone So when Barrie first experiences the ancient spirit that cursed her family and lights the river on fire each night she is scared but also curious She knows that somehow this spirit holds the key to the answers she is looking for Barrie begins to ask uestions and her uestions draws the attention of enemies that want to harm both Eight and Barrie This begins an incredible journey for Barrie and Eight and I was completely absorbed in each and every twist and turn Not only was it strange to have anything lost at Watson s Landing but also there was something strange about how and where things were lost Why was the locked drawer the only pull of loss in the library I just cannot explain how intense this book is I literally could not put the book down Each chapter had a new unexpected surprise The characters are so wonderfully written and just grab you and take hold Compulsion took me on an intense and emotional roller coaster ride The southern charm and atmosphere of the book was the perfect setting to go along with the mysteries surrounding Watson s Landing I literally CANNOT wait to read the next book in the series Fans of YA novels swoony worthy romance and spell binding mystery are absolutely going to fall in love with Compulsion Martina Boone is a phenomenal writer and Compulsion has been the first book in a while that when I was through reading itI was literally IN AWEI wanted I wanted of the amazing characters the setting and the mystery I cannot wait to see what the future has in hold for Barrie and Eight and what other dangers they are going to face in the futureThe uotes from this book have been taken from an Advanced Reading Copy and are subject to change when the final book is printed Please refer to the final finished copy for exact uotes

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Three plantations Two wishes One ancient curseAll her life Barrie Watson has been a virtual prisoner in the house where she lives with her shut in mother When her mother dies Barrie promises to put some mileage on her stiletto heels But she finds a new kind of prison at her aunt’s South Carolina plantation instead a prison g Compulsion evolved from an image of a ball of flames weaving through the woods at midnight and then being unspooled like yarn onto a river by someone unseen until the entire river burned with magical flame I couldn t help obsessing about what that meant and why the ceremony had been repeated so long no one could remember when it first began Who was doing it What did it accomplish Answering those uestions I fell in love with the three plantations where the story was set and with the families who had to live with the magic with their doomed and forbidden loves and friendships their tragic murders risk sacrifice dignity and sometimes plain old silliness It s probably dorky to rate my own book but I DO love this book and if I didn t love it I wouldn t be honoring the hours of hard work that the whole wonderful team behind this book poured into it So let me take this opportunity to thank once again my beta readers critiue partners and agent not to mention the whole INCREDIBLE team at Simon Pulse and Simon and Schuster I also want to thank the fabulous authors who have said kind things about it and the readers who have loved it so far and joined the Compulsion street team I hope people will enjoy it and love the characters as much as I do Tremors of Fury (The Days of Ash and Fury river by someone unseen until the entire How Julian and Nigel Turned Each Other Gay (Inadvertently), or So They Both Claim river burned with magical flame I couldn t help obsessing about what that meant and why the ceremony had been The Mage (Foxcraft, Book 3) repeated so long no one could Illustrated Workbook for Self-Therapy for Your Inner Critic remember when it first began Who was doing it What did it accomplish Answering those uestions I fell in love with the three plantations where the story was set and with the families who had to live with the magic with their doomed and forbidden loves and friendships their tragic murders Earthfall (Homecoming, risk sacrifice dignity and sometimes plain old silliness It s probably dorky to A Daddy for Christmas rate my own book but I DO love this book and if I didn t love it I wouldn t be honoring the hours of hard work that the whole wonderful team behind this book poured into it So let me take this opportunity to thank once again my beta Banned in Britain readers critiue partners and agent not to mention the whole INCREDIBLE team at Simon Pulse and Simon and Schuster I also want to thank the fabulous authors who have said kind things about it and the Hour of the Beast readers who have loved it so far and joined the Compulsion street team I hope people will enjoy it and love the characters as much as I do


10 thoughts on “Compulsion

  1. says:

    Utterly incredible I am not kidding when I say I savored this one It has a slow burn that is SO appropriate for the southern gothic setting All of the magical elements and ghosts were beautifully done The romance was positively swoony and ther

  2. says:

    “You’re different”Different And there it wasAll her life Barrie had been on the receiving end of differentEv

  3. says:

    Compulsion evolved from an image of a ball of flames weaving through the woods at midnight and then being unspo

  4. says:

    Barrie shook her head Now that she was here she couldn't leave Her aunt was undeniably strangebut Pru's features added up to familiarity to family And the house while rundown was magnificent It was Watson's landing Lulu's history Barrie's own history OKSeriouslythis book is I N C R E D I B L E I saw reviews about this book on Goodr

  5. says:

    Martina Boone has set up what is sure to be an extremely intriguing trilogy with Compulsion Within the first few pages the reader is immersed in her gorgeous ability to create a setting as well as throwing us into a house full of dark family secretsOne of my favourite parts of this book was the plantation Watson'

  6. says:

    Review by Amanda at Of Spectacles and BooksWhy I chose this bookI had my eye on this back in March when I began

  7. says:

    This book was incredible the kind that sucks you in consumes you until the very last page and sticks with you lon

  8. says:

    We're not in Kansas any readers This book here's set smack dab in the south Living in Texas and having lived in Florida and California I know just how different the south is compared to the rest of the country So when I picked up COMPULSION I expected to see real southern stuff And lemme tell ya sugar it delivers Martina Boone's debut into young adult fiction is dazzling Well written tense and simply put fresh COMPULS

  9. says:

    Reviewed by Rabid ReadsOh lordy I've lived in North Carolina or Tennessee my whole life and with the exception of one uncl

  10. says:

    I started reading this book and was immediately caught up in the story Compulsion has it all memorable and flawed characters exuisite and evocative writing a heady romance a page turning mystery and a protagonist that I cheered for from the very first page I highly recommend this dazzling debut and can't wait to read the next book in the trilogy

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