Review of Pretty Dark Nothing by Heather L Reid

I received this book from NetGalley. I'd like to thank them, the author and the publisher for allowing me to read this book.
In Pretty Dark Nothing we are introduced to Quinn, a teenage girl who we find out in the first paragraph hasn't had a full nights sleep in twenty-three days. She's been plagued with what she believes are nightmares in which these shadowy creatures are stalking her and trying to drive her mad. The nightmares started about eighteen months ago after her Dad walked out on his family for another woman. They have progressively gotten worse, to the point that it is destroying her life. Her grades have plummeted, her boyfriend has dumped her and she's lost her position on the cheer leading squad. Even more devastating is that she lost both boyfriend and position to the same girl, Kerstin. Her biggest rival.
Things continue to worsen for Quinn as these creatures start to invade her everyday life, not just when she's sleeping. She later learns that they are actually demons and they want something from her.
When Quinn collapses at school a boy named Aaron comes to her rescue. Aaron has a few secrets of his own. He was in a car accident in  which his Mother and little sister died and he nearly did. When he awakens he can't remember anything about his life, but he has somehow developed the ability to read peoples thoughts and feelings. Especially Quinn. There is a strong connection between them and he'd like to see where it could lead. The only problem is Quinn is hung up on her Ex, Jeff. What Aaron doesn't know is that the demon's are manipulating Quinn's thoughts.
However despite the demons Quinn and Aaron become close, but these demons are very powerful and for some reason they don't want Quinn to be around Aaron and will do anything to keep them apart.
For the most part I enjoyed this book. The writing was fluid and easy to read. It made for a pretty quick read. I'm not sure how I feel about the ending. Some things just came out of nowhere, for me. I wasn't  expecting that ending. Very surprising. That's not necessarily a bad thing though. Surprises are good. This must be the first book in a series because the ending has left me wondering what happens next. Pretty Dark Nothing

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