{Book Review} Living Violet

By: | Dec 29, 2011

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Living Violet
Cambion Chronicles #1
Author: Jaime Reed
Pages: 304
Release date: December 27th 2011
Source: Teen Book Scene Tour
Publisher: Dafina
Rating: 4 Birds

He's persuasive, charming, and way too mysterious. And for Samara Marshall, her co-worker is everything she wants most--and everything she most fears. . .
Samara Marshall is determined to make the summer before her senior year the best ever. Her plan: enjoy downtime with friends and work to save up cash for her dream car. Summer romance is not on her to-do list, but uncovering the truth about her flirtatious co-worker, Caleb Baker, is. From the peculiar glow to his eyes to the unfortunate events that befall the girls who pine after him, Samara is the only one to sense danger behind his smile.
But Caleb's secrets are drawing Samara into a world where the laws of attraction are a means of survival. And as a sinister power closes in on those she loves, Samara must take a risk that will change her life forever. . .or consume it

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We are proud to be on the Living Violet blog tour put on by The {Teen} Book Scene as the 14th stop with a review. Please stop back on the 14th of January for a Multi-Character Interview as well!
For all the stops on the tour please click the tour banner!

Let me start off by saying that Samara Marshall is my favorite kind of character! Funny, snarky and quick witted! She really shines and makes this book all the more better! Seriously, I giggled, and even stored some comments away for personal use…lol.

Another high point for me, as I tend to see this all the time and I tire of it so quickly is – THERE IS NO LOVE TRIANGLE IN THIS! Weeee! Okay, it’s not like I don’t like books with them, it just seems that every single books has one in some fashion. The lack of one in Living Violet is really refreshing, and shows me how strong of a writer Jaime Reed is to have a full, intriguing story with twists and suspense with out needing the added help of tossing in the love triangle. *Up Top Jaime! High Fives for you!*

Living Violet is a fantastic start to a series, I can promise you I will review the rest of. A nice NEW paranormal book that had elements to it I wasn’t expecting and had not yet seen. In a world where almost every angle has been covered for Paranormal books, this was better than great.

Character development was amazing, I never felt I was losing anyone, even the smaller, secondary characters. Almost all of which carried the same upbeat and sarcastic personality of Samara with out being redundant or over used.

If you got any cash or gift cards to a book store for the holidays I suggest popping in and picking up Living Violet! Worth the read and you won’t be disappointed!

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1 comment:

  1. This book sounds really good. I have entered all of the goodreads giveaways for it. Great review.

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