Friday, February 10, 2012

Review of Fade (Wake #2) by Lisa McMann


Overview

SOME NIGHTMARES NEVER END. 

For Janie and Cabel, real life is getting tougher than the dreams. They're just trying to carve out a little (secret) time together, but no such luck. 

Disturbing things are happening at Fieldridge High, yet nobody's talking. When Janie taps into a classmate's violent nightmares, the case finally breaks open -- but nothing goes as planned. Not even close. Janie's in way over her head, and Cabe's shocking behavior has grave consequences for them both. 

Worse yet, Janie learns the truth about herself and her ability -- and it's bleak. Seriously, brutally bleak. Not only is her fate as a dream catcher sealed, but what's to come is way darker than she'd feared.... 
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Recommended: Yes.

                                About Fade
Available as: New Hardcover $8.45 from Amazon.com/ Paperback $8.99,  
Recommended Ages: 15 and Up
Hardcover: 248 pgs.
Published: February 10th 2009 by Simon Pulse (first published January 28th 2009)

For This Review: * Self-Provided Copy*

Fade is a much more action-packed than most books in the Wake series. Janie's perspective is much more emotionally, in-depth. Janie is really confused on what a dreamcatcher really is. It's only natural that as the book moves forward she becomes very interested in a way to stop walking into other people's dreams. After all, dream walking can be overwhelming. 

You'd expect that to be a cool power but think again. Janie's determination lead her to the truth in the end. Although what she finds she doesn't really like. Janie must accept her fate or keep trying to fight it. All this makes for an exciting plot.

Fade added a lot of personality to Caleb and Janie. They seem to finally reach a good balance but there is still frustration at Janie's predicament. The story feels very intense at times too which readers should find enjoyable. Fade is the second in Wake series which really feels the most complete out of all three in the series. A good recommended read in science fiction.
Overall: Amazing read!
Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal, Romance 

Contains: Complex Relationships, Mention of Alcoholic Parent Problems, Sexually-Intimate Situations



                                    About the Author
Lisa McMann lives and writes in the Phoenix area. Her books include the NYT bestselling paranormal WAKE trilogy, CRYER'S CROSS, and the dystopian fantasy series beginning with THE UNWANTEDS (coming Aug. 30, 2011). 



2 comments:

kimba88 said...

Great review..i haven't read any of this series but it looks interesting..thanks for bringing it to my attention

Cassandra (The Book and Movie Dimension blogger) said...

if you haven't heard of this series. You should really read. It's really good.

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