Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Wonderblood by Julia Whicker

Wonderblood by Julia Whicker

Wonderblood has one of the darkest and most fascinating world building structures I’ve ever seen in a dystopia.  It’s dark and bloody and creepy.  A religion has sprouted over the idea of the space shuttles and that they will come back to Earth and rescue everyone, and there will be a new day dawning, one of Hope and Mercy.  The setting and the Carnivals and the astronomical focus of the government at Cape Canaveral is fascinating. No, scratch that.  It is so freaking dark and amazing. Unfortunately, that is where the amazingness of Wonderblood ends.  The story is told from three […]

Posted March 22, 2018 in Reviews // 0 Comments //
Marked by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast

Marked by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast

I am not usually a person who flat-out hates a book… but this would be an exception. I have grown up living and breathing the vampire represented in Anne Rice and Bram Stoker… and the moment Neferet gets miffed because – Goddess forbid! – Zoey uttered Stoker’s name, I was annoyed. For all intensive purposes, this is a story about immature, over dramatic witches. And yes, I meant witches. As far as the description of vampire goes… the Casts decided to go with “drinks blood sometimes” and “worshippers of Night” (literally) and “burns in sunlight” as their descriptors. There is […]

Posted December 19, 2011 in Reviews // 0 Comments //