Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Review/Giveaway/: Caged Moon by Rachel Deagan

I'm so happy and lucky to be part of the blog tour for Caged Moon! Rachel has been awesome to offer an e-copy of her book to one lucky winner. Obviously, I love this book. So let's get right into the review. :)

Title: Caged Moon
Author: Rachel Deagan
Release Date: January 20th, 2012
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Self-Published
Source: Author (In exchange for honest review)
Pages In This Edition: 253
Rating 5/5!!

On the Cover:
Beyond the Cover:


Summary from Goodreads:

"Haunted by an animal attack, seventeen year old Charlotte feels she is being followed. When she runs into a mysterious boy while camping, she’s afraid. Nothing seems right about him. Despite trying to stay away, there is an unmistakable draw to be near him. Even his scent smells familiar. But the closer she gets, the faster the secrets begin to unravel. Not only is he not human, he may have a link to her past. When Charlotte finds out someone wants her dead, she is torn between love and fear. Can she trust him to keep her safe?"

Review:

When going in to reading any self-pub book, I always have the same sort of fears. Sometimes self-pub books can be really great, and other times they can...well.. SUCK. Luckily, this was a case of the former.

I COULDN'T PUT THIS BOOK DOWN. I believe this is actually only the second five star review I've given this year, and the first was to The Fault In Our Stars by John Green. Yep. It's that good. I almost don't know where to start.

The first time I picked this up the night I got it. I wanted to read a few pages to see if I could get into it. After reading a few chapters, I drifted to sleep. (Not because I wanted to, but because I had to.) I woke up and went to school. Upon arriving home, I picked it up and didn't put it down until I was done reading it.

I don't know what I loved more: the characters or the mystery. I guess it's kind of a tie. But let's start with the characters. Charlotte: a girl that's very understandable even when dealing with a problem that no one has dealt with before. Liam: the most drool-worthy-hunk I've read about in a long, long, time. (I want him for myself. Charlotte seriously needs to back off.) Add a cast of extremely entertaining supporting characters plus a mystery and action packed plot that had me turning the pages as fast I could= THE BEST PARANORMAL I'VE READ THIS YEAR. Without a doubt.

By the climax, I was wondering what was true and what wasn't, who I should trust and why I should trust them, and what the hell was going on. I don't want to give too much away, but oh-my-god.

So if you're in the mood for a great paranormal/romance/action/mystery (and who the heck isn't?) then you should read this book. If you read, you should read this book. Now that I'm done with it, do you know what I want? Another adventure with this characters that's what. :)


--Alexis

And now.....It's time for the giveaway! (Who is excited? I know I am. :) ) Thanks to Rachel for the giveaway!


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3 comments:

blanshire said...

My favorite self-published book would be Switched
by Amanda Hocking.

Thank you! =]

Fairday Morrow said...

What an awesome giveaway. I think the review of this book is fantastic. It actually made me want to read it because of the fact that you said you had to finish it when you got home. Also, the fact that you would like to read another book with this character says a lot. I would love to win! :)

~Jess
http://thesecretdmsfilesoffairdaymorrow.blogspot.com/

roro said...

rad review alexis
i got a copy /hoping2 read soon

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