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Transparent by Natalie Whipple

Transparent by Natalie WhippleTransparent by Natalie Whipple
Series: Transparent #1
Genre: Paranormal
Release Date: May 21, 2013
Publisher: HarperTeen
Source: Publisher
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Rating: two-stars

Plenty of teenagers feel invisible. Fiona McClean actually is.

An invisible girl is a priceless weapon. Fiona’s own father has been forcing her to do his dirty work for years—everything from spying on people to stealing cars to breaking into bank vaults.

After sixteen years, Fiona’s had enough. She and her mother flee to a small town, and for the first time in her life, Fiona feels like a normal life is within reach. But Fiona’s father isn’t giving up that easily.

Of course, he should know better than anyone: never underestimate an invisible girl.

X-Men. That is what Transparent promised. It lied.

Honestly, I was expecting more on the powers front. There was an excellent explanation behind why people had powers, and there was a decent range of powers, but I wish there had been more action involving the powers. People could have been going around being awesome assassin ninjas, but instead the majority of characters did absolutely nothing with them because this book was set in high school. Continue reading