Tuesday, January 14, 2014

REVIEW: Twisted

Deathwind Trilogy 1:
By: Holly Hook

Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, YA
Publication date: 12.28.2013
Pages: 204

Date read: 1.14.2014
Recommended by: Read 2 Review

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Allie has always been fascinated by storms. So instead of spending her summer break sitting around on the beach, she takes the vacation she’s always wanted.

Tornado chasing.

Allie meets her dream of seeing a tornado. But her dream turns to a nightmare, and she winds up in the middle of a strange ritual that leaves her shocked. When she returns home, something’s different…and it’s her. Allie’s become something powerful, dangerous, and terrifying—and there’s no way to stop it or protect the ones she loves.

With her best friend, Tommy, Allie must return to the plains, find her tormentors, and figure out a cure. But others have their own plans for her and her new abilities. Allie becomes a pawn in a battle to save others from her fate…or to destroy them.

My thoughts

I really enjoyed this story.  The whole storyline and concept was new and interesting.  Using weather as a character is very creative.  It was also exciting, from the very beginning - the description of the tornadoes was intense.  The adventure that she takes afterwards is the same way.  Definitely a fun read.

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