Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Blog Tour - Review + Giveaway: My Tethered Soul (Reaper's Rite #2) by Dorothy Dreyer

My Tethered Soul (Reaper's Rite, #2)
Title: My Tethered Soul

Series: Reaper's Rite #2

Previous book in this series: My Sister's Reaper

Author: Dorothy Dreyer

Publication date: August 19, 2014

Published by: Month9Books

Source: From the publishers for Chapter By Chapter BT Review

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It’s been months since Zadie faced her sister’s Reaper, months during which she’s been under her mentor’s magical protection. But now that she’s turning seventeen, that protection is about to run out.

When dark forces lure Zadie to wander at night, she’s manipulated into committing unspeakable acts. With her friends and family at risk, Zadie must try to use her powers to break free from the Reaper’s grasp, or surrender to the Reaper’s Rite, which can only lead to death.

My rating: ★★★★☆

Zadie may have saved her sister Mara from a reaper, but now a reaper is after Zadie, controlling her and making her sleepwalk and do... things. Horrid things. And it was just totally freaky! Will Zadie surrender to the Reaper's Rite, or will she somehow manage to beat this curse? Dun, dun, DUN!

This book was pretty darn awesome! As I mentioned in my review of the last book, I LOVED the mythology behind the Vila! It's just something I've never read about before, and you all know how much I love me some mythology ;) But I read the last book, My Sister's Reaper a while ago, so I had a difficult time remembering what happened in that last book. Like, what exactly a Reaper's Rite is, or what the heck happened to Mara to make her act so creepy in the last book. I don't remember! And I felt a little bit lost.

I did love that we had a bit of a scenery change in the last half of the book with the Poulters... You know, Mrs. Poulter, Erina, Diana, and Preston. They're an interesting bunch. I really liked them! Erina was very friendly and sweet. Diana was a jerk-face, but she wasn't completely horrible. And Preston... well, he was very charming ;) I really liked the addition of these new characters. It was very refreshing!

Speaking of characters I love... Zadie and Gavin are just so adorable together! I admit though, they got extremely cheesy at times ;) I also loved Mara. In the last book, when she was being controlled by the reaper, she freaked the Hades out of me! But I was glad to really get to know her in this book :) And then there's Chase... I like him, but there was a hint of a love triangle going on, unfortunately (I don't like!). Something I found kinda funny and completely ironic though, was that Chase picked up one of Zadie's books, looked at it then said, "Interesting read. Though I'm not a really big fan of love triangles." My reaction: ME EITHER! This book had a little bit of that going on, but luckily it was nothing too horrible.

Overall, I really, really liked this sequel! It was very suspenseful with lots of action right from the start! I could not stop reading until I found out what happened with Zadie and the Reaper's Rite. Some pretty crazy/amazing things went down, but all I can say is that I loved the ending! It was just great and very satisfactory! :)

Winner will be drawn September 13, 2014

  • Four (4) winners will receive a digital copy of My Tethered Soul by Dorothy Dreyer (INT)
  • One (1) winner will receive a digital copy of My Tethered Soul by Dorothy Dreyer AND a $10 Amazon Gift Card or B&N Gift Card – Winner’s Choice (INT)

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Have you read this book? If so, what did you think about it? If not, what do you think? Does it sound like something you might want to read? Leave me a link to your review or comment below! :) And make sure to follow the rest of the blog tour for more awesome content!

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