Review The Hollow by Jessica Verday

The Hollow (The Hollow, #1)

Goodreads Blurb:
When Abbey's best friend, Kristen, vanishes at the bridge near Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, everyone else is all too quick to accept that Kristen is dead and rumors fly that her death was no accident. Abbey goes through the motions of mourning her best friend, but privately, she refuses to believe that Kristen is really gone. Then she meets Caspian, the gorgeous and mysterious boy who shows up out of nowhere at Kristen's funeral, and keeps reappearing in Abbey's life. Caspian clearly has secrets of his own, but he's the only person who makes Abbey feel normal again...but also special.

Just when Abbey starts to feel that she might survive all this, she learns a secret that makes her question everything she thought she knew about her best friend. How could Kristen have kept silent about so much? And could this secret have led to her death? As Abbey struggles to understand Kristen's betrayal, she uncovers a frightening truth that nearly unravels her—one that will challenge her emerging love for Caspian, as well as her own sanity.

My Thoughts:
After her best friend Kristen vanishes out of nowhere, Abbey struggles to find herself and cope with the loss of her best friend. Going through her daily activities have become a chore for Abbey but when she meets a mysteriously good looking boy at Kristen's funeral things start to perk up for Abbey.

Caspian Crane is as mysterious as they come. Showing up at Kristen and Abbey's favorite spot one day and surprising Abbey she becomes to feel strangely comfortable around him. The only person who has made her feel even close to normal since Kristen's death but he also makes her feel special and loved.

But as Abbey and Caspian start to spend more time together the sense of normal that she started to feel becomes tangled as more and more secrets about Kristen's life start to be revealed. Abbey doesn't understand why her best friend would keep secrets from her and she struggles to come to grips with the fact that she might not have known her best friend as well as she thought she did.

But when she finds out that Caspian is keeping secrets from her as well it nearly sends her over the edge.

I absolutely loved the relationship between Caspian and Abbey. I loved how he was there for her while she was dealing with her grief. He was her rock and it showed. I love how Abbey puts her faith in Caspian and how they depend on each other even after the short time that they have known each other.  An amazing story of young love.

An amazing read of loss, love and renewal of life. I really enjoyed The Hollow. Definitely a page turner. Once you pick this book up you will not be able to put it down until it is finished. I had no problems connecting with any of the characters or the story. 

I absolutely devoured this book and I highly recommend this book to any one who loves YA. If you are a fan of L.J Smith then you will enjoy Jessica Verday.  

I Give this 5/5 Hearts!

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  1. I loved this book. I cant wait for The Hidden.

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  2. Awesome! I've picked this book up about a dozen times at the bookstore and haven't gotten it yet because I just wasn't sure. Now I know! Thanks hon!