That’s me back from an INCREDIBLY stressful, time consuming year and I’m more than ready to get back to reading.
Recently, I read this book and I have to say it was amazing. I’ve always had a fascination with the sea, and so the beautiful descriptions of this book and the plot had me eagerly turning the pages.
“WHAT IF YOU DISCOVERED YOU WEREN’T WHO – OR EVEN WHAT – YOU THOUGHT YOU WERE?
SUDDENLY PEOPLE START TO FEAR YOU. THEY THIBK YOU’RE EVIL. CURSED. AND THEN THEY WANT TO DESTROY YOU.”
Danni never knew about her family’s strange legacy until her mum disappeared. And now the only way to save those she loves from a living hell is to embrace her incredible new gift – however impossible it seems.”
What I particularly liked about this book was the originality even though the blurb seems almost predictable, like a lot of other books I’ve read. The protagonist, often a teenager, finds out that they have powers and the whole book is them using their powers. In this novel, the author developed the characters more. We see how Danni develops with the new knowledge of her family. Through Danni’s perspective we see we struggle to cope with her mum and her situation.
This book also surprised me when it added an element of romance. Now I’m funny when that comes into books. If I pick up a book expecting it to be romance that’s fine; I hate it when I pick up a book and it becomes romance even though there are lots of other things going on. However, I can see that in this book there was romance but t was essential to move the plot. And it shows that even when you feel like your entire world is changing you can find a source of light in the dark.
I really enjoyed this book and will definitely consider seeing if Lu Hersey has written other things as her style of writing is very subtle and beautiful.