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Posted August 22, 2012
Posted September 16, 2013
The synopsis on Goodreads had me pretty intrigued, as well as the cover- red eyes always peak my interest. I was excited for the chance to read this book in exchange for a review, and I'm glad I did, because it was an exciting ride!
The plot was as good as the synopsis sounds. Lots of danger, adventure, personal drama, and murderous stalking wolves. While she'd been safe for several years after the wolf attack, Lori always feared her attacker would return to finish her off. When her whole world shifts as dramatically as her changing body, she's quickly thrown into a living nightmare. Forced to stand against her worst fears, Lori's story takes us on a roller-coaster adventure.
When the story started, we met a traumatized teenager, scared of everything, and understandably so. Watching her personal growth throughout the story was inspirational. One of the best parts of the book, is the fact that she's not the only character who grows, and who we get to see deal with personal issues. Several of the characters become addicting throughout the book, and keep you just as interested in their stories as you are in Lori's. Each character faced a wide range of emotions and adventure, keeping this gripping book flowing quickly til the last page.
While Lori is the main character of this story, the author wrote from several different points-of-view. When done well, shifting points-of-view make for some of the best stories, and add layers of depth to the story that can rarely be achieved otherwise. Luckily this book was very well written, and while there were some editorial mistakes, the overall writing was captivating, keeping the reader hooked on a thrilling story.
Overall, I liked this book. I took off a star due to some intense vulgarity, some mature content and language, but other than that, I enjoyed this story. I'd recommend this to any fan of YA/NA wolf stories.
*I was given an eCopy of this book, from the author, to read in exchange for an honest review.
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Posted September 2, 2012
Posted February 1, 2014
I have only read the sample but I don't think I will be buying this book.
THIS IS MY OPINION/REVIEW ON WHAT I THINK, YOU GO AHEAD AND BUY THE BOOK IF --->YOU<--- WANT TO!!!!!!
The story has potential, but the writing is no good.
I feel like the charecters are fake and unrelatable to, the story just dosen't pop out at me and I am in no way hooked.
Posted November 21, 2012
Posted September 13, 2012
So Wampus Springs is a 757 page book that deals with a teenage girl and a "wolf". She has nightmare about a wolf that killed her 3 friends when they were all 12. Now it seems the wolf wants her back...to kill or to keep is undecided.
I've only gotten to page 456 and it is a never ending story. The ending could have been in a couple of places already but I still have 300 pages to go.
I'm usually a fast reader but this book has taken me 4 days to read so far. If you want an ok story and one that will take you a long time...this is for you
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Posted April 1, 2013
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