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Dimensions (Overall): 9.4 Inches (H) x 6.5 Inch (W) x 1.2 Inch (D)
Weight: 1.3 Pounds
Suggested Age: 13-19 Years
Number of Pages: 400
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Sub-Genre: Romance
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Format: Hardcover
Author: Marissa Meyer
Book theme: Romantic Comedy
Language: English
Street Date: November 3, 2020
TCIN: 79133349
UPC: 9781250618818
Item Number (DPCI): 059-12-2057
Origin: Made in the USA


About the Book

In Marissa Meyer's young adult contemporary romance, a girl is suddenly gifted with the ability to cast instant karma on those around her - both good and bad.

Book Synopsis

In New York Times bestselling author Marissa Meyer's young adult contemporary romance, a girl is suddenly gifted with the ability to cast instant karma on those around her - both good and bad.

Chronic overachiever Prudence Barnett is always quick to cast judgment on the lazy, rude, and arrogant residents of her coastal town. Her dreams of karmic justice are fulfilled when, after a night out with her friends, she wakes up with the sudden ability to cast instant karma on those around her.

Pru giddily makes use of the power, punishing everyone from public vandals to mean gossips, but there is one person on whom her powers consistently backfire: Quint Erickson, her slacker of a lab partner. Quint is annoyingly cute and impressively noble, especially when it comes to his work with the rescue center for local sea animals.

When Pru resigns herself to working at the rescue center for extra credit, she begins to uncover truths about baby otters, environmental upheaval, and romantic crossed signals--not necessarily in that order. Her newfound karmic insights reveal how thin the line is between virtue and vanity, generosity and greed . . . love and hate... and fate.

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New York Times Bestseller!

#1 Indie Bestseller!

Ultimately, Marissa Meyer's Instant Karma is a delightful book that will have you longing for the beach...Quint and Pru's relationship is a fun, quirky enemies-to-love story that definitely leaves the reader satisfied. --National Public Radio (NPR)

The story's heart makes it a romantic tale well worth reading, and the inclusion of marine life rescue centers is an added bonus. Perfect for fans of Rainbow Rowell, Maurene Goo, or Meg Cabot.--Booklist

About The Author

Marissa Meyer is the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of the Renegades Trilogy, The Lunar Chronicles series, the Wires and Nerve graphic novels, and The Lunar Chronicles Coloring Book. Her first standalone novel, Heartless, was also a #1 New York Times bestseller. Marissa created and hosts a podcast called The Happy Writer. She lives in Tacoma, Washington, with her husband and their two daughters.
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 6 reviews
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Slow start, but fun!

4 out of 5 stars
Liz - 3 years ago
Okay, I can get behind this book. The first 40% were painful. I hated Prudence, and everything to do with the karma bothered me (probably being a libra and being frustrated by not knowing the exact moral answer to everything). But once I got to 40% I was really into it and couldn't stop reading it. I did have a couple of cringe moments that were difficult to get through, but everything resolved itself well and I didn't have to grit my teeth too much. One weird thing: the whole lipstick obsession of Quint's? I know it's an odd thing to mention, but it felt like a very adult romance trope to have in a YA romance the way it was written. Instead of finding it cute or sexy, I just kind of felt awkward about it.
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1 out of 5 stars
Would not recommend
anon - 3 years ago
main character is annoying ...
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Such a fun premise

5 out of 5 stars
Elizabeth - 3 years ago
This was fantastic. 4.5 stars. I think it maybe could've been a tad shorter and still got the message across, but otherwise, I loved this. Rebecca Soler is one of my favorite narrators, so I was stoked to see that she was narrating this one, and she didn't let me down. I love this kind of contemporary with a twist of magic or sci-fi, in this case Pru's titular instant karma power. It's not delved into too deeply, it just *is* and then the rest of the story feels very classic YA contemporary. The enemies-to-lovers vibes were fantastic, and Pru is complex and learns her own lessons as she doles out cosmic justice. It was exactly what I wanted out of this one.
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