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A Bookanista Booyah for WOLFSBANE

HAPPY THURSDAY everyone! I've been busy getting things ready for the launch of DIES IRAE on 2/1; but in between the busyness, I've been trying to knock out a few books from the TBR pile, finishing 4 books in the last few weeks. WOOT!


Now, before I get to my Bookanista shout out for one of those books, I wanted to wish a HUGE Bookanista welcome to our newest Bookanistas - Tracy Banghart, Genniger Albin, Jessica Love, and Hilary Wagner. I am so thrilled to have these wonderful peeps join the insanity!!!


Now, check out what the other Bookanista's have on tap:


LiLa Roecker  adores AUSTENTATIOUS
Christine Fonseca  is wild about WOLFSBANE
Stasia Ward Kehoe gives cover love to GETTING SOMEWHERE
Nikki Katz takes a shine to UNDER THE NEVER SKY
Katy Upperman is dazzled by A MILLION SUNS
Shannon Messenger  welcomes four wonderful new Bookanistas
Gennifer Albin joins the Bookanistas with a great giveaway
Tracy Banghart is wowed by ON FORTUNE’S WHEEL

On to my Bookanista Shout out for WOLFSBANE: Book 2 in the Nightshade Series by Andrea Cremer


Release Date: 7/26/2011


Basic Blurb: (from Amazon)
This thrilling sequel to the much-talked-about Nightshade begins just where it ended-Calla Tor wakes up in the lair of the Searchers, her sworn enemy, and she's certain her days are numbered. But then the Searchers make her an offer-one that gives her the chance to destroy her former masters and save the pack-and the man-she left behind. Is Ren worth the price of her freedom? And will Shay stand by her side no matter what? Now in control of her own destiny, Calla must decide which battles are worth fighting and how many trials true love can endure and still survive.
Why I liked it: 
I'll be honest - I am very jaded when it comes to sequels. While I typically love companion novels, I struggle with many sequels. I don't know if this is because of the backtracking, or because some stories deteriorate into a tangled mass of cliches. Whatever it is, I am jaded.


Enter Wolfsbane. I really enjoyed it. And yes, there were moments when it was a tangled mess of love triangle cliche, lies and such. However, it was also so much more. There was a deeper exploration of the mythos behind the story, a deeper delve into the past history. And THAT is what I loved and appreciated so much.
I am truly looking forward to reading Bloodrose, the last of the trilogy, and will likely buy it soon.


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Comments

  1. I really enjoyed Wolfsbane too. I have Bloodrose on hold at the library. Can't wait for it to come in.

    I'm reading Beautiful Chaos and just finished A Million Suns, which was an awesome sequel.

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  2. I've heard so many good things about this series. I'm definitely going to have to check it out. And thanks for the welcome! So excited to be joining such a fabulous group! :-)

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  3. I loved this book too. Now I just need to get the third one.

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  4. I haven't really heard of this book. But it sounds like it may be a good idea to check out the first book in the series then make my way to the sequel.

    Thanks for the Bookanista review.

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