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Saturday, March 20, 2010

Darklight by Lesley Livingston

Darklight by Lesley Livingston

Release Date:
December 22, 2009
Publisher: HarperTeen
Pages: 320

Sonny and Kelley are back in Lesley Livingston's second installment of her Wonderous Strange series! Unfortunately, Sonny and Kelley are not together; Sonny is in Faerie and trying to rid the land of the last few members of the Wild Hunt while Kelley is back in New York, acting in productions of Shakespeare's works.

These two star-crossed lovers may be temporarily separated, but they constantly think of each other. Kelley explores her new powers and has the company of the other Janus guards, but it cannot compare to having Sonny's company. However, the two cannot just spend their time pining for each other; there are dark matters brewing on the horizon--can Kelley and Sonny handle all that is to come?

I really don't want to give too much away here, but it was interesting to learn more about some other characters in the latest book in this series! Lesley Livingston's writing style is excellent and enjoyable! However, I do feel like this is a "middle book." Although it is well written, you know that there's going to be one more book, so not everything will be resolved. It's just a portion of the path the characters take as they get closer to the end. An enjoyable novel at points, but not entirely satisfying. Fans of Lesley Livingston's first novel will enjoy Darklight, but will probably be more eager for her third novel when their questions will be answered!

3 comments:

Cleverly Inked said...

I cant wait to read this

Maria the Bookworm said...

I read Wondrous Strange a while ago, and though I didn't like it as much as everyone else seems to, I'll have to read Darklight soon :)

Melissa Walker said...

I hadn't heard that term, "middle book" but it is so dead-on for some books. Which isn't a bad thing, just a part of the journey in a good story. LOVE this cover!

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