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Uninvited

Jordan, Sophie (Book - 2014 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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When seventeen-year-old Davy Hamilton tests positive for Homicidal Tendency Syndrome, everyone believes it is only a matter of time before she murders someone.
Authors: Jordan, Sophie
Title: Uninvited
Publisher: New York, NY :, HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, [2014]
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: 372 pages ;,22 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: When seventeen-year-old Davy Hamilton tests positive for Homicidal Tendency Syndrome, everyone believes it is only a matter of time before she murders someone.
ISBN: 0062233653
9780062233653
Statement of Responsibility: Sophie Jordan
Subject Headings: Murder Fiction. Psychopaths Fiction. Genetics Fiction. Science fiction.
Genre/Form: Young adult fiction.
Topical Term: Murder
Psychopaths
Genetics
Science fiction.
LCCN: 2013015448
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Jun 29, 2014
  • SupremeEli rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

very good but got me mad because she did not deserve that imprint.. hope she gets it taken off like that lady said... and the love story is crazy.....LOVE the story... let the story of davy continue.... it is far from over

NYPL Staff Pick
In a world where criminals can be identified before they commit crimes, a high school senior tests positive for the "kill gene."
- Andrea Lipinski

May 30, 2014
  • katrinka28 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

If the kids in the breakfast club were all in trouble for being potential murderers this would be that book. I must say I liked the Part 2 much better than the first half of the book. This was due primary to my own person dislike of anxiety-causing, mistaken identity, no way out situations like the one Davy is thrust into after her diagnosis with HTS. I did enjoy the interactions she has with other "carriers." I did not like her winy self-loathing.
Part 2, once she makes it to the internment camp for "special" murderous-teens is much more in the vein of my preferred post-apocalyptic/dystopian story: girl gets beat up, girl grows stronger (mentally & physically, girl kicks-ass. And while I did like the male lead,Sean, he was kind of annoying in that he felt he constantly needed to save Davy.
Lastly, I understand that this was the first in a series, however, I felt as if it ended abruptly. There was a small climactic point towards the end of the book but not enough for carry the remainder of the novel. I would, though, read another installment!

Recommended if you like: dystopian, action, romance, child-murders (that's a genre right? I'm totally gonna start a bookshelf on Goodreads 4 books about child-murders, there are surprisingly quite a few)

May 27, 2014
  • ekk097 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

OK, I see what people mean when they say that Davy is slightly conceited, but look where she comes from...but I like this book. It exposes human flaws in the form of Homicidal Tendency Syndrome. Personally, I believe that if all humans are imperfect and can be homicidal should they choose, every person in this book has HTS, technically. The characters like Gil, Sean, and Davy were just unfortunate to have the particular gene Wainworth blamed for HTS. That is my opinion, and I respect other opinions that disagree with my beliefs about this book.

Mar 16, 2014
  • niyaboo rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I like this book very much, Homicidal Tendency Syndrome is very interesting. The main character Davina is a little conceited if you ask me, but along her journey you can see her change in attitude. She realize's she is not the only person in the world who has HTS and doesnt have hurtful intensions. Theres a sweet love story somewhere along in the book (THAT YOU WILL LOVE)....

Feb 28, 2014
  • steph1068 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

I tossed this book aside in frustration and annoyance three times before I made it halfway through, then I just had to stop. Davy is condescending, shallow, judgmental, and stupid. I guess there's some action in the second half of the book, but I couldn't stand the MC long enough to get to it. Read the Kirkus review to get an idea of how bad this book is.

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Aug 02, 2014
  • youcantfightthehomestuck rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

youcantfightthehomestuck thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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