Repossessed by A. M. Jenkins

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Don't call me a demon. I prefer the term Fallen Angel.

Everybody deserves a vacation, right? Especially if you have a pointless job like tormenting the damned. So who could blame me for blowing off my duties and taking a small, unauthorized break?

Besides, I've always wanted to see what physical existence is like. That's why I "borrowed" the slightly used body of a slacker teen. Believe me, he wasn't going to be using it anymore anyway.

I have never understood why humans do the things they do. Like sin—if it's so terrible, why do they keep doing it?

I'm going to have a lot of fun finding out!


About A. M. Jenkins

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A. M. Jenkins is the award-winning author of "Damage, Beating heart: A Ghost Story", and the Printz Honor Book "Repossessed", and lives in Benbrook, Texas, with three sons, two cats, and two dogs. Jenkins received the PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship for night road.
Published June 3, 2009 by HarperCollins. 240 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction

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The infusion of Kiriel’s inquisitively dogged personality into Shaun’s teenaged body humorously amplifies all of Shaun’s usual boy instincts: Lust, hunger and love all spring to the center, most affecting when Kiriel’s educated near-Shakespearean words spout forth from Shaun’s usually blunt and b...

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My sixteen year old brother gave me this book to read by A.M.

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Common Sense Media

But a demon has a unique point of view -- he may not understand much of normal life, but he knows where the patterns he sees on earth will eventually lead.

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CLP Teensburgh

If you’ve got a few hours to spare, it’s a fairly quick read and entertaining, but I’m not going to rate it as part of my top hundred YA books.

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