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The Samantha Project by [Karpinske, Stephanie]
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Samantha Andrews had it all: great parents, perfect grades, and a boyfriend who just happened to be the hottest guy in school. But a secret from her past turns her world upside down. Sam learns she was part of a genetic engineering project run by a global corporation, giving her special abilities. Now they want her--and the technology inside her--back! She goes on the run, only to find another person just like her: Except he’s tall, blond, tan, and irresistible! Now they’re both in danger and a rogue scientist discovers one of them has only a few months left to live.

About the Author

After spending years at a publishing company working on other people’s books, Stephanie left to freelance and write her own books. Although her day job is writing and developing recipes for diet books and magazines, she spends her evenings writing YA fiction. It’s a guilty pleasure that has brought her far more joy than creating a fat-free brownie recipe for a diet book!

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2450 KB
  • Print Length: 308 pages
  • Publisher: Waltham Publishing, LLC; 2 edition (Nov. 18 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00A8MHPLM
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  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #398,451 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Could not put book down, made me wish I could be apart of their adventure. Young or old this is a great read for all.
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Amazon.com: HASH(0x9abb42b8) out of 5 stars 83 reviews
14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9a9efe34) out of 5 stars Entertaining End June 15 2013
By Alyssa - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I received a free copy of the book for an honest review.

So last night when I finished this I immediately wanted to give it four stars, but this morning when I tried to write this review, I kept remembering the beginning of the book and I couldn't rationalize four stars. The last half of this book was amazing, action-packed, and honestly deserved five stars, but the first half was slow, repetitive, and contained information that was not needed to further the plot. If you can get through the first half of the book, then it is definitely worth reading because of its unique plot. Also I loved the chemistry between Erik and Sam later on in the story.

I'm definitely going to get a copy of the next book in the series because we were left with quite a cliff hanger. I also can't wait to find out what happens between Colin, Sam, and Erik. I dearly hope the author doesn't make this into one of those impossible love triangles. I would recommend this book, but warn future readers that the end is worth the wait in the beginning.
18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9a9efe88) out of 5 stars not a stand alone March 27 2014
By Lynn - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
This is not a stand alone book. It leaves you hanging at the end. It is slow and rambling. It could have been a good book but the author seemed to go to sleep after about the first fourth of the book.
13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9a9f2180) out of 5 stars A Waste of Time May 2 2013
By Diana McPeak - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition
I received a free copy of this book from the author through Goodreads We ♥ YA Books! group in exchange for an unbiased review.
The first bit of this book is about beautiful, smart, perfect Sam, Sam's perfect parents, Sam's perfect boyfriend, Sam's perfect best friend, Sam's perfect life (except, of course, for the prerequisite nasty cheerleader). Then her parents are killed in a car accident, so the rest of the first half is about Sam's grieving process: minute details about weeks of grieving, of which most of her time is spent sleeping. Boring as hell! I Almost gave up at 23%, then again at 30% and yet again at 50%. But I'm not a quitter and I had agreed to review as per the conditions above. So I persevered.
Luckily after that it picked up a bit - and that's the only reason that this isn't a one-star review. The writing is technically fine, but completely lacking in subtlety. The characters are trite and lifeless. There is absolutely no action until after halfway through the book. Some of it is just plain implausible, main plot theme aside. The worst part? After all the frustration of reading The Samantha Project, it turns out to be a trilogy :-( I am happy to give up my time to give honest feedback to new authors, but I think some writers will give out a free book just so you'll buy the rest to find out how the story ends. Sorry, I'm not even close to interested.
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9a9f269c) out of 5 stars Boring first half then it gets better. Not what I was expecting. May 18 2013
By abgft - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I received this book free from the author in exchange for an honest review. I received it as an ebook.

I had such high hopes for this book, it just sounded interesting for the description and the cover looks intriguing. The problem is that the first half of the book is sooooooooo boring. It goes on about Samantha's oh so perfect everything in her life, in which for me is not how at her age life would normally be, so that was too far fetched. It did not seem to me to make the book interesting to hear how perfect everything for her is, I feel it discredits the writing and the rest of the book.

Then her parents die and the rest of the boring first half is about her basically being sad about that and I just felt it kept dragging on and normally if I was not reading this book for an honest review, I would have stopped reading it a lot earlier.

The second half is so much better as she goes to the cabin and gets kidnapped. At this point the book gets really good. If the first half was better thought out and had some excitement to it as the second half did, I would have given it 4 stars, maybe five. I just can not tolerate or have the patience to sit there through half of this book being bored, but I agreed to read the entire book, so I did.

There maybe people out there who do not mind a book that is slow then picks up after a while. I just feel that even through the first half, the main character, Samantha, was the character that I did not like in the book. I like all the others much better, I think because they were developed more in the writing. The character Samantha was not developed that much into who she really was, except for perfect everything. If a book does not develop the main character in the book, and then does develop everyone else, it just does not seem that thought out by the author very well.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9a9f26b4) out of 5 stars Not Bad March 17 2014
By KBS - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
I read this book after the re-edit, so the first part did not drag much. It was all very obviously set up for the second half of the book, but it didn't detract. I'm writing this review to give a slightly different viewpoint than was expressed in most of the other reviews.

First, the good: The book was well editted, containing no real errors that I can recall. The story had obviously been tightened up when I read it, and the first half was paced almost as well as the second.

The not so good: There was a whole lot of explanation on the whys/hows of the science in the science fiction, and it didn't really seem plausible. The idea of someone being able to gather a DNA sample sufficient to test from a t-shirt they touched? Being able to take a sample and rip it apart for analysis in an hour or two? Hm. That really was difficult for me to accept. The main character was very much in her own head, and kept necessary information to herself for no obvious reason. I would have liked for Sam's "voice" to sound more obviously her own. Since she's supposed to be a genius, I rather expected her voice to sound more intelligent. As it was, she sounded like all the other teen characters. I also don't really get how people can claim there are a ton of twists and turns in the plot. This was a straightforward sci-fi/YA romance/running from the Man story. I did think that the bad guy was ridiculously over powered. As that is likely to feature more prominently in the remaining books, I will not be picking them up. I might consider another story by the same author, but perhaps one without as much science in it.