Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Review: Shimmerspell (The Shimmer Trilogy #1) by Kimberly Spencer

Shimmerspell (The Shimmer Trilogy, #1)


Book: Shimmerspell (The Shimmer Trilogy #1)
Author: Kimberly Spencer
Publisher: Kimberly Spencer
Rating: 3 Stars
Level: Young Adult
Source: Review Copy

Summary from Goodreads:
When sixteen-year-old Jensen Meadows finds herself caught in the middle of an ancient faerie war, she soon learns that faeries aren't made of sparkly goodness. They're vicious. And worse, they're after her. With the help of Liam Casey, she delves into their world to find her missing sister and begins to suspect that her whole life has been nothing more than a faerie tale.

But maybe some truths should never be revealed...


My Review:
First I have to say that I love the cover. This is what first drew me to this book. I love faerie stories, they always seem to bring something new.

Jensen has lived her entire life on the run with her con artist sister Lorlei. Things are going ok for Jensen until one day she meets Liam, a total hottie at school. Things turn upside down for Jensen. She discovers that she can see through glamor, her sister disappears and that's just the beginning for Jensen.

I truly liked the characters. Jensen is a strong, likeable person, Liam is a hot, mysterious faerie and I loved the twins, they are just so different from each other. This novella was well written and the story and world building was good. I could visualise what the author was describing. There was lots of action, some mystery and a little romance. I'm interested in finding out who Lorlei really is and what is next for this series.

It was a good novella that I'm looking forward to reading the next book in the series. If you love fae, you need to read this novella. This e-novella was given to me for review. This did not affect my review in any way.


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