Mesmerize (Mystyx #4)

Mesmerize (Mystyx #4)

 
0.0
 
3.0 (1)
832   0
Write Review
Mesmerize (Mystyx #4)
Author(s)
Publisher
Genre(s)
Age Range
12+
Release Date
January 24, 2012
ISBN
0373534647
Buy This Book
      

You can’t move forward until you deal with the past…

Starting over is nothing new to diplomat’s daughter Lindsey Yi. She’s grown up changing schools the way other girls change clothes. Still, moving to Lincoln, Connecticut, is different. Although she’s still reeling from the loss of her parents in an accident, Lindsey is finally in a place that feels like home. Because here, Lindsey’s ability to read other people’s thoughts doesn’t make her weird. It makes her one of the Mystyx.

When Dylan Murphy—hot, popular and a senior—starts to notice her, things get serious, fast. But even as she’s figuring out how she really feels, the Mystyx realize that they’re not the only supernaturals in town. There
are other gifted teens who have different motives. And they are hoping to get close enough to the Mystyx to convert them—and the world—to Darkness…

User reviews

1 reviews

Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0  (1)
Characters 
 
3.0  (1)
Writing Style 
 
3.0  (1)
Already have an account? or Create an account
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
3.0

Why you should never start a series on the 4th book...

It’s hard to form an accurate opinion of a book when you start the series four books in. Mesmerize was the fourth book in the Mystyx series. I didn’t realize that when I started reading the book. I was a little confused by some of the descriptions, because they were based on events from previous books. It didn’t hinder my understand of the book, but it would have been nice to have the complete back story.


I liked Lindsey and Dylan. Actually, I liked all of the Mystyx and Dylan (he wasn’t a Mystyx). Lindsay has a haunted past. She’s tortured by the death of her parents from the previous year. Because she is overcome with grief she becomes the perfect target for evil. Enter Dylan. Super moody but mysterious. He has been in Lindsey’s dreams since the night of her parents’ death. Why? She has no idea, but she is excited to have him. He seems like a nice enough fella too. He’s a little stand-offish at times, but what guy isn’t when your girlfriend’s friends don’t like you? Unfortunately, Dylan isn’t as dreamy as he first seems…


There is a fair share of supernatural demon hunting in this book. I liked the mythology aspect too. The evil force lurking in the shadows? Well, it’s the King of the Underworld, of course. Each of the Mystyx has a super power that reminds me of the Power Rangers (circa 1997). Or maybe a hyped up version of Captain Planet without the planet powers.


If you’ve read the other books, then you will probably appreciate Mesmerize more than I did. As a stand alone, I did enjoy this book, but it was hard to connect with the characters. I think the insight and character building happened early on in the series, and I missed out.

Was this review helpful to you? 
Powered by JReviews

Current Giveaways

 

   

   

   

   

   

    

   

   

  

Latest Book Listings Added

Carnival Capers! (LEGO DC Super Heroes: Reader)
It's summer in Gotham City, and Batman treats Robin, Beast...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
And The Trees Crept In
A stunning, terrifying novel about a house the color of...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Call
The Hunger Games meets horror in this unforgettable thriller where...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Age of Myth: Book One of The Legends of the First Empire
Michael J. Sullivan's trailblazing career began with the breakout success...
 
4.7
 
0.0 (0)
Today, he’s a high school dropout with no future. ...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Big Nate: Doodlepalooza
This third Big Nate activity book—now in paperback—is jam-packed with...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Top Prospect
Travis Gardner lives to play quarterback. He's a standout QB...
 
4.7
 
0.0 (0)
Floozombies! (Fizzopolis #2)
Harold Fuzzwonker, Floyd, and the Fizzies are under attack: Floozombies...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Famouse Fjord Race (Geronimo Stilton Micekings #2)
Who is Geronimo Stiltonord? He is a mouseking --...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Mr. Puffball is through being a stunt cat—he’s ready to...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Dumbness is a Dish Best Served Cold (Dear Dumb Diary: Deluxe)
Life at Mackerel Middle School is as dumb as ever...
 
3.0
 
0.0 (0)
Travels with Gannon and Wyatt: Hawaii (#6)
A HIGH-ALTITUDE BLIZZARD, BUBBLING RIVERS OF LAVA, AND BEACHES WITH...
 
3.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Best Man
Archer Magill has spent a lively five years of grade...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
As king of baseball in the small town of Lewis...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Dr. Fell and the Playground of Doom
When the mysterious Dr. Fell moves into the abandoned house...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Charlie Bumpers vs. the Puny Pirates
Charlie, Tommy, and Hector have high hopes for their soccer...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)