Reread Challenge: Skinjacker Trilogy by Neal Shusterman

The 2015 Re-Read Challenge
WHEN I First Read: 2011-2012-ish? I’m not sure when exactly, but sometime when I was seventeen.
 
WHAT I Remember: This world between life and death where teenagers go when they die. Lots of really cool original worldbuilding and plot twists. Allie/Mikey OTP for life. Mary Hightower is legitimately terrifying despite (or perhaps because of) looking like a Victorian twelve-year old.
 
WHY I Wanted to Re-Read: This series was one of my all-time favorites when I was in high school. This spring, I reread the Unwind Dystology and finally finished the last book, and I loved it even more than I remembered, and that got me thinking of my past love for this series.
 
HOW I Felt After Re-Reading: I was actually a bit underwhelmed this time around, maybe because I’d already read the Unwind Dystology and it was so good that it raised my standards for Neal Shusterman books, and maybe because I had a basic idea of the plot and couldn’t be surprised this time around. I still really enjoyed it, though! The characters were fun, if a bit less complex than I would have liked, but what really makes all of Neal Shusterman’s books work is the ideas he comes up with and the moral questions he discusses. His books are so creative and intelligent and I’m constantly in awe of his abilities.

WOULD I Re-Read Again: Probably in a few years.

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