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Serpent's Kiss (Beauchamp Family Series #2)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

This book is as addicting as the first one. Readers will get a g

This book is as addicting as the first one. Readers will get a glimpse into the rest of the Beauchamp family, as well as gleaning a bit more info about the ins and outs of Norse mythology. The story is great fun and deals with some relevant issues, despite the witchy se...
This book is as addicting as the first one. Readers will get a glimpse into the rest of the Beauchamp family, as well as gleaning a bit more info about the ins and outs of Norse mythology. The story is great fun and deals with some relevant issues, despite the witchy setting. Even though these women are centuries old, they still have things to learn about life, love, and family. Cruz uses her gift of the paranormal to charm readers and ignite their imagination. This is a series that any paranormal fan can adore.

posted by Bwitchd3 on June 27, 2012

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1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

What I Liked: 1) I still like the setting of this one. The tiny

What I Liked: 1) I still like the setting of this one. The tiny hamlet of North Hampton makes me think of Stars Hollow (Gilmore Girls fans, anyone?) and I like the intimacy of it all. The small library where Ingrid works, and the local watering hole that Freya has made ...
What I Liked: 1) I still like the setting of this one. The tiny hamlet of North Hampton makes me think of Stars Hollow (Gilmore Girls fans, anyone?) and I like the intimacy of it all. The small library where Ingrid works, and the local watering hole that Freya has made her own. It was comforting to go back to this setting. 2) Freddie was a neat addition to the mix. Because he's been in Limbo for a while he doesn't really know how to handle himself in their world anymore. There is a huge different between his maturity level and Freya's even though they are twins. But he brings some more chaos to their lives, and made the story interesting. 3) New humor. There was a lot of humor injected into this book with the addition of the pixies. They brought some much needed warmth to the rest of the story.

What I Didn't Like: Unfortunately, this book fell into the Book 2 trappings that I've warned against before. It seemed like the whole book was just to get us from book one to book three, without much substance. I'm afraid had it not been for watching Freddie's character develop, and the pixies, there wouldn't have been much of anything. The other characters didn't really pull me in very much, and the plot was a little stagnated.

Overall Thoughts: Serpent's Kiss struck me as more of a transition than anything. The plot was a little stale, and character development came to a near halt, other than the new character of Freddie. There was a lot of redeeming bits of humor though, and I absolutely love this setting, so I'm not giving up on this series. I'll be hoping for more from the next book, The Winds of Salem, set to release in June 2013.

posted by FuzzyCoffeeBooks on September 17, 2012

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  • Posted July 12, 2012

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    Not bad

    I enjoyed this book but not as much as the first one in the series. I just felt kind of bored with the story.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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