The Reckoning of Noah Shaw by Michelle Hodkin | Review & Playlist

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The Reckoning of Noah Shaw by Michelle Hodkin | Review & PlaylistThe Reckoning of Noah Shaw by Michelle Hodkin
Series: The Shaw Confessions #2
Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers on November 13, 2018
Genres: Paranormal
Pages: 480
Format: ARC
Source: Publisher
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Noah Shaw confesses all in this second novel of a chilling new companion series to Michelle Hodkin’s New York Times bestselling Mara Dyer trilogy!

Noah Shaw doesn’t think he needs his father’s inheritance.

He does.

Noah believes there’s something off about the suicides in his visions.

There is.

Noah is convinced that he still knows the real Mara Dyer.

He does not.

Everyone thought the nightmare had ended with Mara Dyer’s memoirs, but it was only the beginning. As old skeletons are laid bare, alliances will be tested, hearts will be broken, and no one will be left unscarred.

(Last Updated On: November 24, 2021)

what i liked

  • It’s another freaking book about Noah Shaw, aka my favorite male character ever, aka my book boyfriend. I honestly just can’t get enough of Noah’s point of view. He’s just such an interesting character and I love him to death. It’s still interesting viewing his and Mara’s relationship through his eyes instead of hers.
  • It’s not your average second book in a trilogy that suffers from second book syndrome. There’s actually some meat to the story in here! Plus, we are back in England. A good amount of stuff happens in this book, and it didn’t leave me bored.
  • This book is such a quick read. Yes, I get that it’s 500ish pages, but I couldn’t put it down.
  • Goose! We get more of Goose.
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what i disliked

  • Now I have to wait again for book 3!! I’m guessing it will come out sometime next year in 2019. I’m definitely going to have to do a reread of the whole series before then.

I do think it’s worth noting as well that this book touches on suicide, depression, and alcohol and substance abuse.  

Playlist for The Reckoning of Noah Shaw

1. Come Together by The Beatles
2. Flagpole Sitta by Harvey Danger
3. Born to Die by Lana Del Rey
4. Simple Song by The Shins
5. Waves by Dean Lewis
6. I Will Follow You Into The Dark by Death Cab for Cutie
7. Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol
8. Show Me What I’m Looking For by Carolina Liar

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  1. I read the first Mara Dyer book and liked it a lot, but never finished the series. I think I didn't get the chance to fall in love with Noah, though I remember liking him.

  2. I'm glad you loved this book so much! This is a series I've seen around the blogging community for ages but still haven't read yet. I hope to get to it soon! Also love Come Together!

  3. The best type of books are those that fly by quickly regardless of how many pages there are in the book! I haven't read the Mara Dyer series since the first novel came out years ago – I completely forgot about it. ?

    Also I'm loving the new design! It's been awhile since I stopped by.

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