(I received a free copy of this book, from Curiosity Quills Press, in exchange for a review).
(This review may contain spoilers).
I was really taken by the blurb of this book. Although young adult paranormal books can often be a bit hit and miss with me, I really enjoyed reading this book. I thought that Emma was a really intriguing character and I could really empathise with her – especially with her trust issues.
Although I don’t agree with love at first sight, I liked the way it was handled here, since it didn’t actually come across as ‘true love’.
I really liked a lot of the characters in the book. It was an interesting twist how Emma brought back the wrong people, but I really liked the relationships she formed with them. Even Jake, who was kind of a jerk at first, came across as a much better, well-rounded character. And a lot of the stories did have a satisfactory ending, even though they didn’t really end as ‘happily ever after’.
I liked Emma’s relationship with her parents, even though they were a bit strange at times. I could tell they were trying to do the right thing for their daughter. It was really good that even the characters who didn’t seem like very nice people came across as really well-rounded and not completely mean.
I definitely want to read the next book in this series. The blurb at the end makes me think I’ll probably like it just as much as this one, if not more. If you like young adult paranormal books, this is definitely one that’s a good read. And it doesn’t have vampires.