Shift (Shade, Book 2)
Slide is a very interesting story. Vee's own ability is a rare thing among most books and I found this to be really refreshing. The characters are engaging and didn't get on my nerves like most characters usually do. The mystery was a not so predictable to ruin the enjoyment of reading the book. Some parts were expected but it wasn't enough to actually harm the story.
There was minimal fowl language usage in the book and some references to sex, but that's about it.
There were some things left unresolved by the end, but there's going to be a sequel coming out so I'm not worried a whole lot.
Slide is a quick, fast-paced mystery that gets harder to put down every time you flip the page. It's an interesting story written to both fascinate and frighten you.
I recommend the book to anyone who loves a good mystery.
I think I liked this book so much because of all the information that was given.... And it was given in the right way. It wasn't an overload and seemed to be given at the right times. And with the information being about Aura, her mother, and someone else important in her life, not being weighted down with the information was a big plus. Because believe me when I tell you.... When you get to it, you will have the same reaction I did... "Mind = BLOWN!" It will seriously make you not want to do ANYTHING else but finish this book.
And you just cannot write a review about this book without talking about the boys. *le swoon* Zach, I am forever in love with you! You are the most perfect fictional man ever! Accent, not afraid to be yourself, seriously romantic, cares greatly about your girl, and uses your pain from the past to help you get through the future. If you don't call that absolutely amazing, I don't know what you would. As for Logan, I was definitely on your team in Shade (see my review HERE) But just like in real life, there came a time that I had to let you go. I found myself wishing you would move on and be happy. And let Aura be happy as well. And last but not least... WTH was with Dylan?! I found myself so mad at him and Aura. So many things that definitely shouldn't have been done. No matter what the cause was.
Finding out just how big a part that both Aura and Zach play in the Shift, I am sitting here DESPERATELY wanting the next book in the series, Shine. But still trying to decide if I want to read it right away... It would make the ending of the series too real... And I'm not sure if I'm ready for that yet.
I love this series!
Aura is really stuck between a rock and a hard place. The 'Hottie Scottie' Zach being the rock and punk crooner Logan being the hard place. Both are super delish in their own way and again you will find yourself torn between who you adore the most.
Shift picks up where Shade left off and we start to learn a little more about the mystery between pre-shift and post-shift kids and how it relates to the mystical structure of Newgrange. We get a few unexpected answers, but of course Miss Jeri still leaves us salivating for more.
The mystery of Zachary's parents comes to light and the even more baffling mystery of Logan's...um....semi-corporeal form really heats things up. Like really heats up. 'Scuse me whilst I fan myself.
The relationships that Aura has with each equally swoonable guy becomes more complicated and you cannot help but melt. The conflict they both endure with Aura is really sweet in a break-your-heart sort of way.
Jeri packs in some action with some ever so memorable river scenes (wooo...must fan myself again) that will keep you flipping pages. I must warn you though, the book does end and will leave you tapping your foot and pulling out hair waiting for Shine next year. I know because I am already there!
All the characters I fell in love with are back, and they are still amazing. I do have to say that both Zachary and Logan pulled some things that made me angry and want to hit them, but I think that it worked out okay enough in the end.
Some of my questions (and Aura's) were answered, but there is still a lot that I want to know and can't wait to find out how the answers come to her.