Review: Vanished bk 1&2 by Meg Cabot

Vanished: When Lightning Strikes & Code Name Cassandra
Release Date: September 7 2010
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages: 540
Genre: YA/Fiction/Supernatural
Format: Bind-up Paperback
Source: Bought

Goodreads Synopsis:
A gift…or a curse?
Jessica Mastriani has never liked attention. All she wants is to make it to high school graduation like any ordinary girl. But when Jess is struck by lightning, she becomes anything but ordinary: suddenly she has the ability to locate missing children.
Now Jess is getting noticed in all the wrong ways and by all the wrong people. The media is obsessed with her and her story. The FBI is tapping her phone. And what’s going on with sexy senior Rob? Soon Jess learns the hard way that not everyone who is lost wants to be found….
With no one to trust, it's up to Jess to decide what to do with her new power—before it’s decided for her

My Thoughts: 
Vanished was a great story. Sassy Jessica Mastriani is a girl who doesn't like to be bothered much. She likes it even less when you say something horrible about her friends or family. This is why Jessica spends a lot of her free time in detention. Needless does Jessica know that serving detention is going to be the least of her worries.

I really really enjoyed Vanished. Meg Cabot is absolutely hilarious. I loved Jess. She is a great snarky and sarcastic character who you can't help but think that in real life she would be a great friend. She is a girl who doesn't take anyone's crap. Even the United States government who want Jess for more than just locating missing children. 

Vanished was a great light read. With saucy character's and dangerous situations that will keep you wanting to turn the page. Even when Jess finds herself in the most ridiculous situations her sarcasm and wit never seem to go away. 

I thought that this book was great. The situations that Meg put Jess through were fun to read. In some situations I was wondering how she was going to get herself out of it. The book was filled with more action that I would have thought but it fit perfectly with the plot. 

Meg Cabot is an amazing author who never disappoints me with her work. Vanished was no exception. I cannot wait to continue the story of Jess and Rob as she tries to escape The United States government and get back to her life as ordinary teenager. As ordinary as it is going to be for a girl who can locate missing people.  

I Give This 4/5 Hearts!

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  1. We think exactly alike! I loved reading your insight!