1st off, I won this book in a giveaway, so I want to thank the author for sending me a copy :)
This book was...wow! Its not your typical YA novel, that's for sure. Not that its a bad thing. I really liked how unique this book was, the way Jenny and Seth's relationship came to be.
Anyway, we have Jenny who, for an unknown reason (not till the end anyway :P) has the ability to spread disease to anyone who she touches, even if its by accident. Therefore calling her power "Jenny Pox."
Then we have Seth, who has the opposite power Jenny does: the ability to heal people (my personal fave). And then we have Ashleigh, Seth's girlfriend who's power is to makes people fall in love with her or each other...as long as she's touching them. She kind of reminded me of Aphrodite...only evil-er-er, lol.
You see, she takes advantage of her power and uses people. I don't think I've ever felt so much disgust toward a character than I did for Ashleigh. Hate doesn't even begin to describe what I felt for her. And that's saying something.
So I was very very happy when Seth broke up with her when he realized that he was in love with Jenny and vice versa. And by the way, Seth is the only person Jenny can touch without killing him. Isn't that nice? :) Hold on, let me rephrase, Seth didn't actually break up with Ashleigh. He was all doped up on the Ashleigh Love...so basically he was under her spell and practically her slave. So Jenny saved him! Whoo! Using her powers, she was able to break the spell Ashleigh had over Seth, and he came back to his senses.
And so together, Seth and Jenny try to stop Ashleigh, who is planning something along the lines of world domination.
And I have to say, the ending couldn't have been more satisfying! Jenny and Seth's relationship... *sigh.* Ashleigh... well, lets just say she got what she deserved. And I am proud to say that I was very happy for it.
One thing though, it had way too descriptive sexual scenes for my taste, lol. But that's just a personal reason. Besides that, however, this book was great!
Have you read this book? If so, what did you think about it? If not, what do you think? Does it sound like something you might want to read? Leave me a comment! :)