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The Veil by Cory Putman Oakes

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Seventeen-year-old Addison Russell is in for a shock when she discovers that she can see the invisible world of the Annorasi. Suddenly, nothing is as it appears to be -- the house she lives in, the woman who raised her, even the most beautiful boy in town all turn out to be more than what they seem. And when this strange new world forces Addy to answer for a crime that was committed long ago, by parents she has never known, she has no choice but to trust Luc, the mysterious Annorasi who has been sent to protect her. Or so he says . .

Yay! This one caught me off guard, I knew that the blurb sounded fantastic, but I was so worried that it would be set up like so many other books I have been reading lately. What I ended up really enjoying about this world is the originality of it. The combination of the world being just beyond the site of humans, but right in front of us..if that makes any sense at all. The line between the Annorasi and the human is a thin veil, only those with the knowl…