Leif by Abbi Glines

14625625“She was mine. I owned her soul…until Death stole her heart.”

LEIF is a novella from the Existence series. It is glimpses into Leif’s point-of-view during both Existence and Predestined.

 

 

 

 


Review
Q&A

Physical or Ebook?
Ebook

Have you ever read a book by this author before?
Tons.

Genre?
Paranormal Romance

Star Rating?
2 Stars

Rereadable?
No way.

If it’s a series, would you continue reading it?
Yes.

Is this a part of a challenge?
This is a part of the #ASeriesAMonth2018

Who would you recommend this for?
People who love YA Paranormal Romance

Conclusion:

This novella was… completely and utterly pointless.

That may be a pretty rude thing to say, but let me elaborate:

I love novels/novellas that show another perspective to a story. Look at the Lux series by JLA, Oblivion is one of my favorite novels of the series because showing Daemon’s perspective adds so much to the story line itself. You understand his perspective and makes the story seem fuller, more real.

This did absolutely none of that. See, I wasn’t too crazy about Leif’s character in the first place. Even though he played a huge role in the first and second book, I feel like you could of just taken him out completely and had a perfectly good story. He was thrown together so loosely that he was barely worth having around. So having a novella with a handful of chapters rewritten in his perspective,  yeah, it didn’t do anything for me.

Ah well, glad that’s over!

If you’re interested:
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*heads up, this and the first novel Existence is free on Kindle atm. (As of 04/18/2018)

Until next time,

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Moonlight Seduction Trailer Reveal

Oh guys.

GUYS!

Do I have something fucking exciting for you today.

Moonlight Sins is coming out June 26th and I have the TEASER TRAILER for you to watch today. Okay, so I’m going to shut up.. and here.

Just watch

(Here) because apparently I have to be on ‘Premium’ to embed videos. Whatever, click the link.. I’ll wait.

Trailer by: Jillian Stein


Wasn’t that the most intense video ever? If it’s possible to fangirl more than I am right now, I would be surprised. I’m so excited to find out more about Gabe. Come on, every male lead that has some sort of demonic nick name.. yeah, you want to know why.


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The de Vincent brothers are back—and so is the intrigue that surrounds them—in New York Times bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout’s sizzling new novel . . .

Nicolette Bresson never thought she’d return to the de Vincents’ bayou compound. It’s where her parents work, where Nikki grew up . . . and where she got her heart broken by Gabriel de Vincent himself. Yet here she is, filling in for her sick mother. Avoiding Gabe should be easy, especially when so much of Nikki’s time is spent trying not to be stabbed in the back by the malicious hangers-on who frequent the mansion. But escaping memories of Gabe, much less his smoking-hot presence, is harder than expected—especially since he seems determined to be in Nikki’s space as much as possible.

Gabriel spent years beating himself up over his last encounter with Nikki. He’d wanted her then, but for reasons that were bad for both of them. Things have now changed. Gabe sees more than a girl he’s known forever; he sees a smart, talented, and heartbreakingly beautiful woman . . . one who’s being stalked from the shadows. Now, Gabe will do anything to keep Nikki safe—and to stop the de Vincent curse from striking again.

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About Jennifer L. Armentrout

# 1 New York Times and # 1 International Bestselling author Jennifer lives in Charles Town, West Virginia. All the rumors you’ve heard about her state aren’t true. When she’s not hard at work writing. she spends her time reading, watching really bad zombie movies, pretending to write, hanging out with her husband and her Jack Russell Loki. In early 2015, Jennifer was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a group of rare genetic disorders that involve a breakdown and death of cells in the retina, eventually resulting in loss of vision, among other complications. Due to this diagnosis, educating people on the varying degrees of blindness has become of passion of hers, right alongside writing, which she plans to do as long as she can.

Her dreams of becoming an author started in algebra class, where she spent most of her time writing short stories….which explains her dismal grades in math. Jennifer writes young adult paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary romance. She is published with Tor, HarperCollins Avon and William Morrow, Entangled Teen and Brazen, Disney/Hyperion and Harlequin Teen. Her Wicked Series has been optioned by PassionFlix. Jennifer has won numerous awards, including the 2013 Reviewers Choice Award for Wait for You, the 2015

Editor’s Pick for Fall With Me, and the 2014/2015 Moerser-Jugendbuch- Jury award for Obsidian. Her young adult romantic suspense novel DON’T LOOK BACK was a 2014 nominated Best in Young Adult Fiction by YALSA. Her adult romantic suspense novel TILL DEATH was a Amazon Editor’s Pick and iBook Book of the Month. Her young adult contemporary THE PROBLEM WITH FOREVER is a 2017 RITA Award Winner in Young Adult Fiction. She also writes Adult and New Adult contemporary and paranormal romance under the name J. Lynn. She is published by Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins.

She is the owner of ApollyCon and The Origin Event, the successful annual events that features over hundred bestselling authors in Young Adult, New Adult, and Adult Fiction, panels, parties, and more. She is also the creator and sole financier of the annual Write Your Way To RT Book Convention, a contest that gives aspiring authors a chance to win a fully paid trip to RT Book Reviews.

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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

32075671Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed.

Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil’s name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. What everyone wants to know is: what really went down that night? And the only person alive who can answer that is Starr.

But what Starr does or does not say could upend her community. It could also endanger her life.


Review
Q&A

Physical or Ebook?
Audio for 50%, Ebook for the other 50%

Have you ever read a book by this author before?
No. But this is her debut

Genre?
YA Contemporary

Star Rating?
5 Stars

Rereadable?
It’s definitely good enough to be reread, but I don’t think my heart could take it.

If it’s a series, would you continue reading it?
Absolutely.

Is this a part of a challenge?
No.

Who would you recommend this for?
I think absolutely everyone should read this book.

Conclusion:

This book… Fuck. It fucked with my heart.

Let’s first talk about the audio book. I never listen to audio books. My brain can’t shut up long enough for me to concentrate on one thing. It’s a bullshit part of my anxiety which just has my brain going off in different directions for no reason at all. Reading a physical book or an ebook requires more concentration. I have to read every word, so my brain doesn’t have the chance to wander.

I listened to the audiobook of this novel for the first 50% before I had to swap to Ebook. I was lying on the couch, not really doing anything but listening to THUG and I got to that state where you’re so relaxed that you have no idea if you fell asleep or not? Yeah, I missed the entire last chapter. In my defense it was past three in the morning and should of been in bed way before that (plus I already took melatonin, don’t know wtf I thought I was doing with that.)

Anyways, besides the fact that I have a hard time listening to audiobooks, this narrator fucking rocked it. Like seriously, she had me crying during the second chapter. She brought in so much raw emotion and so much more to the novel itself, it was… intense. Bahni Turpin, absolutely fantastic narrator! I think that if someone loved audiobooks, they would definitely love this one.

I ended up switching to the Ebook today and I’m really glad I did. Saying I loved this novel definitely feels weird because I hated so many parts of it. I hated the brutality and how unnecessary the cops actions were. But mostly, I hated how accurate all of this was and how often shit like this actually happens. I hate every single part of that.

But the parts I loved about this novel, I loved them so much. Starr’s parents are, perhaps not perfect, but they love their daughter more that anything and you can tell. Every character in this novel had their own story to tell and every character told it well. Starr grew so much throughout this novel and although it had sprung off the back of tragedy, she is such an amazing character.

I’m just babbling at this point guys. My brain hurts. My heart hurts.

If you’re interested:
Goodreads
Amazon CA
Amazon

Until next time,

Bree

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

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Feyre’s survival rests upon her ability to hunt and kill – the forest where she lives is a cold, bleak place in the long winter months. So when she spots a deer in the forest being pursued by a wolf, she cannot resist fighting it for the flesh. But to do so, she must kill the predator and killing something so precious comes at a price …

Dragged to a magical kingdom for the murder of a faerie, Feyre discovers that her captor, his face obscured by a jewelled mask, is hiding far more than his piercing green eyes would suggest. Feyre’s presence at the court is closely guarded, and as she begins to learn why, her feelings for him turn from hostility to passion and the faerie lands become an even more dangerous place. Feyre must fight to break an ancient curse, or she will lose him forever.


There are those who seek me a lifetime but never we meet,
And those I kiss but who trample me beneath ungrateful feet.
At times I seem to favor the clever and the fair,
But I bless all those who are brave enough to dare.
By large, my ministrations are soft-handed and sweet,
But scorned, I become a difficult beast to defeat,
For though each of my strikes land a powerful blow,
When I kill, I do it slow…


Review

Q&A

Physical or Ebook?
Ebook. I actually read this off of Scrbd. Love that site!

Have you ever read a book by this author before?
This is a reread of the whole series + I read a few books in the Throne of Glass series. ToG is nothing compared to this.

Genre?
New Adult Fantasy Romance

Star Rating?

5 Stars

Rereadable?
I could definitely reread this again! This series is hella awesome.

If it’s a series, would you continue reading it?
Yes! Most definitely! I need more Rhys in my life.

Is this a part of a challenge?
This is going to count towards #OurLostLibrary Lost-A-Thon for re-read and buddy read! Stacking those challenges!

Who would you recommend this for?
Anyone who loves Fae books! And also romance and magic and retellings ❤ This book literally has it all.

Conclusion:

There’s so much I want to say about this book, but almost every single point I want to make is a spoiler. And I try my best to write spoiler-free reviews, so I can’t make those points.

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Once you read through the entire series, go back and read it again. I am finding that my view on everything that has happened has changed SO much because I know major plot points in the following novels.

Like Rhysand.. and Lucian.. and Tamlin and basically just everyone. I see them so much different.

I read ToG by Sarah J. Maas, but her writing didn’t sit with me at all. I wasn’t crazy about the characters or the story line. But ACOTAR is absolutely fantastic. I love Feyre and all the characters and creatures. It’s taking everything in my power not to just start reading A Court of Mist and Fury right now, but it’s a buddy read, so I have to wait a bit.

There’s not a whole lot more that can be said about this novel at this point. If you haven’t read it, read it. If you have read it, read the other books haha It’s so amazing. I loved everything about reading this. It’s such an action packed book with a fascinating history, wonderfully flawed characters and a whole lot of romance.

If you’re interested:
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Amazon
(It’s also available for free on Scribd*!)

Until next time,

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Predestined by Abbi Glines

13323842You would think after helping save her boyfriend from an eternity in Hell that things would go back to normal. Well, as normal as life can be when you can see souls and your boyfriend is Death. But for Pagan Moore, things are just getting weirder.

The high school quarterback and reigning heartthrob, Leif Montgomery, is missing. While the town is in a frenzy of worry, Pagan is a nervous wreck for other reasons. Apparently good ‘ol Leif isn’t your average teenage boy. He isn’t even human. According to Death, Leif doesn’t have a soul. The quarterback may have skipped town but he’s still showing up in Pagan’s dreams… uninvited.

Dank has known from the beginning Leif wasn’t human. But he hadn’t worried about a simple soulless creature. Now, he realizes he made a grave mistake. Pagan’s soul has been marked since birth as a restitution, to a spirit so dark not even Death walks near it. Dank knows saving Pagan’s soul won’t be easy but Pagan is his. And he’s already proven he’ll defy Heaven to keep her. If Hell wants a piece of him too, then bring it on.


Review
Q&A

Physical or Ebook?
Ebook

Have you ever read a book by this author before?
Plenty!

Genre?
YA Paranormal Romance

Star Rating?
3 Stars

Rereadable?
Meh

If it’s a series, would you continue reading it?
Yeah

Is this a part of a challenge?
#ASeriesAMonths2018

Who would you recommend this for?
The more I read of this series, the more I would recommend this for younger and younger readers. At this point, I would say probably 16-17

Conclusion:

Alright, so I have a bit of a bone to pick with this book.

Well, kind of with all books that do this. It drives me absolutely nuts when authors try to write out accents. It almost seems almost rude the way it’s done sometimes. Just write whatever they’re saying and then say something like ‘they said in a smooth southern accent’. It sounds so much better and then I’m not sitting there for ten minutes trying to decipher what the hell the characters are talking about. If they write it out phonetically, it’s just weird.

From what I’m gathering, this author was trying to mimic Cajun English. And it was just bad. Like a really bad scene.

Anyways, besides that, this novel was pretty enjoyable like the first one. I really did enjoy the Voodoo aspect that was in this novel, but I really wish there would of been something more in depth about it. More explanation of the history and religion surrounding it than just one Voodoo god and a Voodoo queen. I feel like the author really skimped out on some fascinating histories.

The romance was again pretty meh. A whole lot of ‘you’re mine’ and ‘you belong to me’ and crazy possessiveness like that, but it was overall pretty cute. I much preferred Miranda and Wyatt’s relationship.

If you’re interested:
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Until next time,

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The Secret Life of a Blogger

Thank you so much to Teagan and Jess from Fiction No Chaser for tagging me in this Book Tag! If you want to read some pretty hilarious posts, go check them out. They’re my kind of people ❤


How long have you been a blogger?

I am actually going on 8 months since I started Perpetual Fangirl. I honestly can’t believe it! My little baby blog is almost a year old!
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At what point do you think you will stop?

When there’s no more books to read.

So never.

What’s the best thing?

Definitely the community. I have met and made friends with so many wonderful people through blogging. Their friendships have become invaluable to me and I can’t imagine not talking to some of them nearly every day ❤ This community is unbelievably supportive. I honestly never expected it.

What is the worst thing? What do you do to make it okay?

I find with book blogging the worst thing is the pressure I put on myself. I feel like I’m not posting enough, not interacting enough with other blogs, my posts should be longer, shorter, more interesting, more sarcastic, less sarcastic. It’s basically just me being a jerk to myself. The best way to make it okay is to just post what I can and try not to focus on stats or engagement. It’s hard sometimes, but I need to just post what I want to post and I will get followers or I won’t. It just is what it is.

How long does it take you to create/find pictures to use?

I use two things on my blog: Goodreads cover photos and gif’s from giphy. I don’t create shit. I suck at artistic things.

Who is your book crush?

Hands down, Daemon from the Lux series.

Pepe Toth. ’nuff said
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What author would you like to have on your blog?

Jennifer Armentrout. Is that even a question? Although, I think 90% of the time would just be me fangirling and I’d never be able to think of questions to ask because holy hell she’s amazing and I love every single one of her books and characters.

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K… I’ll stop now.

What do you wear when you write your blog posts?

Uhm… clothes?

I work from home, so my clothing consists of leggings, jogging pants, tank tops, and sweaters. No fancy shit here.

How long does it take you to prepare?

Essentially as soon as I finish reading a book, I open up my laptops, get the general set up done and then start writing the blog post. It has to be as soon as I’m finished the book, though, that’s when everything is much clearer. Each blog post maybe takes about 30-45 minutes depending on how much I have to say about the book in question.

How do you feel about the book blogging community/culture?

The people that I have associated myself with are absolutely fantastic. I know there is some drama around the book community but I stay as far away from that as possible.

What do you think one should do to have a successful blog?

Good question. Can someone let me know?

If anyone is just just starting out, the best advice I could give them is to get involved with the community. Follow people, communicate, retweet or share blog posts, just generally be a nice person and friend. Other than that, write what you want to write. The community of followers who you get on your blog will be the type of people you want to be around and have a lot in common with.


Thank you again to Jess and Teagan!

I tag:

Adrianna @ ForTheLoveOfBooks
Ashley @ ThriftyBibliophile
Alana @ TheBookishChick

Until next time,

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Death Island by Kelsey Ketch Book Blitz

thumbnail_Kelsey.1.eBookHer family name tainted by her great-grandfather’s crimes of piracy, Meriden Cummings is far from the typical 18th century woman. A social outcast, she works in a carpentry shop in a small village, where the people barely tolerate unconventional behavior.

However, her life takes a turn after a gang of pirates attack her village and her blood reveals an ancient map adorned with Mayan glyphs leading to Death Island. An island legends say is ruled by the Mayan god of the underworld, Ah Puch. Her great-grandfather had sought after the island before he vanished without a trace. Now, Meriden is about to journey across the sea to understand her family history.

There are only a few problems: her growing feelings toward a mysterious stranger linked to her great-grandfather’s past; a greedy band of pirates after her great-grandfather’s legendary treasure; and a contract she has unwittingly signed in blood with Ah Puch himself.


Check out my review for this novel here.

TL/DR: I was fascinated that this novel surrounded Mayan mythology. It was amazing and I had a hard time putting it down.

4 Stars

Excerpt

I paced the deck with the few men that stayed behind on watch. It was growing late, and Captain Connell’s curfew was quickly approaching. Soon all the crew would return to the ship, stumbling drunk and fucked out of their minds, but calmer than they had been for a while. Some reason, my body twitched in excitement. I’d been anxious since Meriden left with the last group. There was a knot in my gut the moment she stepped off the dock, and the feeling hadn’t gone away since.

I causally walked to the starboard bulwark, catching sight of the harbormaster’s window. The candle still burned as it had been long before night fall. Odd, I thought. The knot in my stomach twisted even tighter. I haven’t seen the harbormaster work his books this late into the night. I leaned against the gunwale and squinted a little, trying to focus my vision. The candle was nearly spent, and underneath the dripping wax laid what possibly could be a hand, but it was too far to tell. As I eased back, my gut squirmed like a bunch of worm snakes. I needed to be sure all was well, for Meriden’s safety and the rest of the crew.

Neglecting to ask Swan’s permission, I slipped down the main deck, across the gangway, and headed straight for the harbormaster’s office. The street was as quiet as the grave when I reached the door. I raised my hand to knock, only for the door to push open on the first tap to the solid

oak. I swallowed the lump that crammed its way into my throat. This wasn’t good. I drew my working knife and stepped inside.

“Hello,” I called. “Anyone still here?”

It felt stupid walking into the dark hallway without knowing if I might end up dead or accused of theft, but my gut told me to keep pushing forward. I turned right into the room with the burning candle still flickering inside. The office was clean and uncluttered except for the few stacks of paper on the desk. On top of which laid the harbormaster, as if he merely fallen asleep in his desk chair. My eyes refocused again at his outstretched arm. A trail of hot, liquid wax ran across the flesh of the harbormaster’s hand, which didn’t even stir the man awake. My heart pounded with adrenaline, and I pushed the man up by the shoulder.

A maroon-colored pool poured onto his books from what looked like a dagger wound to the harbormaster’s shoulder. A serious wound, but not one that should have killed. It was the discoloration of the man’s skin and the vomit around the mouth that gave me a better idea what had brought on the man’s demise. I’d seen the signs many times before from men who died in blackish waters as well as a few victims that died at Baker’s hand.

Snake venom.


About the Author
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Kelsey Ketch is a young-adult/new-adult author, who works as a Wildlife Biologist in the state of North Carolina. During her free time, she can often be found working on her latest work in progress or organizing the New Adult Scavenger Hunt, a biannual blog hop. She also enjoys history, mythology, traveling, and reading. For more information, please visit her site at kelseyketch.com.

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Existence by Abbi Glines

13223520What happens when you’re stalked by Death? You fall in love with him, of course.

Pagan Moore doesn’t cheat Death, but instead, falls in love with him.

Seventeen year old Pagan Moore has seen souls her entire life. Once she realized the strangers she often saw walking through walls were not visible to anyone else, she started ignoring them. If she didn’t let them know she could see them, then they left her alone. Until she stepped out of her car the first day of school and saw an incredibly sexy guy lounging on a picnic table, watching her with an amused smirk on his face. Problem is, she knows he’s dead.

Not only does he not go away when she ignores him, but he does something none of the others have ever done. He speaks. Pagan is fascinated by the soul. What she doesn’t realize is that her appointed time to die is drawing near and the wickedly beautiful soul she is falling in love with is not a soul at all.

He is Death and he’s about to break all the rules


“My beautiful soul,” he murmured and caressed my cheek. “When you gave the ultimate selfless sacrifice, it paid for my wrong. You proved to be worthy of my devotion. Of Death’s… love.”


Review
Q&A

Physical or Ebook?
Ebook

Have you ever read a book by this author before?
I have read a ton of Abbi Glines books before. I think this is a reread for me. I’m not actually sure lol

Genre?
YA Paranormal Romance

Star Rating?
3 Stars

Rereadable?
If you’re looking for something quick, yes.

If it’s a series, would you continue reading it?
It’s definitely in the plan.

Is this a part of a challenge?
This is a part of my #ASeriesAMonth2018 challenge

Who would you recommend this for?
Anyone who loves paranormal romances like Fallen, Lux series, Twilight, it all follows the same kind of forbidden love, angsty romance.

Conclusion:

This was such a quick, enjoyable read. I read it in around 3 hours and I enjoyed every second of it.

You don’t really get a deep dive connection with any of the characters, but I really did love Pagan and Miranda the most. It was nice to see a little female friendship thrown into a paranormal romance.

For most of the book, you’re kind of wondering wtf is going on. It doesn’t really explain what Dank is until the very end of the book. Also, seriously, what kind of name is Dank? All I could think about the entire time is a particular green, almost legal substance. Anyways, that’s besides the point.

This is definitely one of those insta-love, insta-connection novels that are just perfect for binge-reading the series in a day or two. I am definitely looking forward to reading more. I wasn’t crazy about the love triangle, because to be perfectly honest, Pagan was basically cheating on Leif the whole novel and I’m really not for that scene. I hate cheating in romance novels.

If you’re interested:
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Until next time,

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When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

28458598Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the “Ideal Indian Husband.” Ugh. Dimple knows they must respect her principles on some level, though. If they truly believed she needed a husband right now, they wouldn’t have paid for her to attend a summer program for aspiring web developers…right?

Rishi Patel is a hopeless romantic. So when his parents tell him that his future wife will be attending the same summer program as him—wherein he’ll have to woo her—he’s totally on board. Because as silly as it sounds to most people in his life, Rishi wants to be arranged, believes in the power of tradition, stability, and being a part of something much bigger than himself.

The Shahs and Patels didn’t mean to start turning the wheels on this “suggested arrangement” so early in their children’s lives, but when they noticed them both gravitate toward the same summer program, they figured, Why not?

Dimple and Rishi may think they have each other figured out. But when opposites clash, love works hard to prove itself in the most unexpected ways.


Review

Q&A

Physical or Ebook?
Ebook

Have you ever read a book by this author before?
No

Genre?
YA Contemporary Romance

Star Rating?
2.5 stars

Rereadable?
No.

If it’s a series, would you continue reading it?
No way. Too boring for my taste.

Is this a part of a challenge?
This is for the Lost-A-Thon I’m participating in this month. This will be for the category ‘Female Author’

Who would you recommend this for?
Someone who loves contemporary YA

Conclusion:

I was not impressed with this one whatsoever. My first issue is that it was just so freaking boring. It ended up taking me months and months to read because I just wanted it to be over with. It had about as much going on as the macroeconomics textbook I read in college. There was nearly nothing happening.

Dimple was incredibly immature and rather annoying to read about. She was just a very unlikable character.

I love reading diverse books, but this one was definitely not for me. The premise was fantastic, and I really did want to love it, I just didn’t. That being said, I didn’t absolutely hate it. It was pretty cute and somewhat insta-lovey, which I really do like in some cases. It’s just not something I would reread and yell at everyone to read because it’s amazing.

If you’re interested:
Goodreads
Amazon CA
Amazon

Until next time,

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Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco

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Following the grief and horror of her discovery of Jack the Ripper’s true identity, Audrey Rose Wadsworth has no choice but to flee London and its memories. Together with the arrogant yet charming Thomas Cresswell, she journeys to the dark heart of Romania, home to one of Europe’s best schools of forensic medicine…and to another notorious killer, Vlad the Impaler, whose thirst for blood became legend.

But her life’s dream is soon tainted by blood-soaked discoveries in the halls of the school’s forbidding castle, and Audrey Rose is compelled to investigate the strangely familiar murders. What she finds brings all her terrifying fears to life once again.


He grinned at my ensemble and rubbed his hands together, mischief sparking like fireworks around him. “You’re dressed for sneaking about Dracula’s castle. Be still my thawing, dark heart. You certainly know how to make a young man feel alive, Wadsworth.”

Review
Q&A

Physical or Ebook?
Ebook

Have you ever read a book by this author before?
I just finished Stalking Jack the Ripper not too long ago

Genre?
YA Historical Fiction

Star Rating?
5 Stars

Rereadable?
YES. Absolutely

If it’s a series, would you continue reading it?
Definitely. I honestly want nothing more than to read the third book now.

Is this a part of a challenge?
Technically this now counts towards my #ASeriesAMonth2018 challenge!
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Who would you recommend this for?
Anyone who loves historical fiction.

Conclusion:

Holy actual hell. If you thought Stalking Jack the Ripper was a ride then hold on to your lace gloves and corsets, everyone, because Hunting Prince Dracula is going to leave you breathless.

I am in complete awe at this book. I didn’t think the author could actually go anywhere from Stalking Jack the Ripper. I was expecting this to be just as good, but it was absolutely better. This author is definitely one I’m going to be keeping an eye out on. Her writing is fantastic. She’s able to keep the realistic word choice that someone in the 19th century would use, but not make it boring and nearly impossible to decipher at some parts.

I have never been one to enjoy anything written in an old fashion way, which makes reading historical fiction not enjoyable whatsoever.

Thomas and Audrey Rose are nearing the top of one of my favorite couples of all time. They are actually perfect together. But the novel doesn’t focus completely on romance. There’s just enough in the for a romance addict like me to be completely captivated and enthralled.

Seriously, if you read the first one, don’t hesitate to pick up this novel. You won’t regret it whatsoever. Every character actually felt real to me. There were mostly new characters introduced and it felt as if they were with you from the very start of the first novel. It’s action packed, suspenseful, completely intriguing and I actually couldn’t put it down. (I should also mention that it’s four in the morning and I was supposed to be in bed over an hour ago. Shhh)

If you’re interested:
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Until next time,

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