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Demon Road by Derek Landy

I admit I haven't read Derek Landy before this. Demon Road was my first taste - and if this one's any indication, then I'm going to be a lifelong fan - hook, line and sinker, that's how this book reeled me in right from the first sentence, " Twelve hours before Amber Lamont's parents tried to kill her.... " The book is a rollicking riotous ride through the highways of hell ( here called the demon road that passes through the heartlands of America filled with supernatural beings) featuring a sixteen year old protagonist, Amber - a girl who alternates between her shy, under-confident, plain-looking internet-geek avatar and her demonic uber-sexy, ultra-confident, red avatar with curvy black horns & long legs. This girl is the life and blood of the book - and Derek truly paints out a memorable character of Amber who pumps life into this road trip through your worst nightmares come alive. Packed with Derek's trademark razor sharp wit ( Mental