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Young Adult Indie 347
Worth a Read
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
3.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
4.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
4.0
Definitely a book that's worth a read.

The Story:
Kenna wants to be able to live her life but she's on the run from a group of demons and the one who controls them. This brings her to a small town where she meets Devon, a handsome neighbor full of mysteries. She can't trust him, or anyone else, but as they learn more about each other they realize they know more about their dark worlds than either imagined.
Told in alternating time periods between the now and a past life, it plays out in a similar fashion to how it has all been done before.

What I loved:
Kenna and her past life version are such strong characters. Watching their similarities was a treat but also the way Kenna had grown from the girl she once was. She's no longer the helpless damsel and I loved that.
Devon is intriguing because he had no memory of what happened before or why he has been sent to this town on a mission, yet he has faith he's in the right spot. Watching them grow together and figure out their violent past was super intriguing.
The writing style flows well and isn't overly descriptive which is a huge plus in my book.

What left me wanting more:
The pacing was slow. It seemed like every time something exciting happened, the POV changed and suddenly everything ground to a halt again, never letting the story truly take off and explode. It's a bit hard to get in to, but once you do, the characters keep you going and needing to know how it all ends.

Final Verdict:
A story that's well worth your time, with intriguing characters, a fresh voice, and a unique plot line that doesn't feel like it's been done before.
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