Blog Tour: Unchosen by Michelle Vail *Review & Giveaway*

Posted November 3, 2013 by Katrina @ Bookish Things in Book Review , , , / 2 Comments

Blog Tour: Unchosen by Michelle Vail *Review & Giveaway*

I received this book for free from Blog Tour, Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Blog Tour: Unchosen by Michelle Vail *Review & Giveaway*Unchosen by Michele Vail
Series: The Reaper Diaries
Published by Harlequin Teen on October 29, 2013
Genres: fantasy, Young Adult
Pages: 304
Format: eARC
Source: Blog Tour, Publisher
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I thought the worst of my reaper training was behind me… turns out I was wrong. Dead wrong.

Molly Bartolucci has done a lot of growing up but after being accused of using illegal magic at her school for necromancers, reaper-in-training Molly is treading lightly. As the destined leader of Anubis’s Chosen, she needs to study hard, train harder, and stay out of trouble.

Uh, right.

It doesn’t help that she’s feeling more than academic about her melt-your-bones hot reaping instructor, Rath. And if her relationship drama isn’t enough to drive her over the edge, she has to deal with mother issues, nosy little sisters, suspicious friends, and an unnamed force stalking her at school.

Then her family is attacked, and her bio-dad ends up comatose in the hospital. Now, Molly has to uncover who’s trying to hurt her loved ones—and all without the help of Anubis.

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Molly Bartolucci is one of my favorite teen characters.  She tries not to take the whole reaper thing too seriously, but she’s still learning as she goes through her everyday life.

I wish there was a little more romance in this book.  But, I’m not completely unhappy with what was done in that regard.  Molly spends a lot of time trying to figure out her past.  While I’m all about trying to figure out who you are, some stuff is best not messed with. Molly can’t seem to catch a break, and is starting to be isolated.

I think one of my favorite things about this book is the importance it plays on family.  No matter the crap you are going through, you always have them.  There were a few events that made me hold my breath because you don’t really know what’s going to happen.  There was also a pretty awesome twist that I didn’t see coming.

Unchosen is a fun, light read.  Even though the book deals with reapers and zombies, it has it’s greatness in the innocence of the characters.



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About Michele Vail

Michele Vail writes young adult paranormal fiction about zombies and reapers. The Reaper Diaries is set in present day Nevada in a world where ancient Egyptian religion and necromancer magic is real and part of every day life. Oh, and there are zombies. Lots and lots of zombies.

Michele likes reading, dogs, cats, board games, ghost-hunting shows, and Halloween. She believes in magic, in the impossible, and in the restorative powers of chocolate. Michele lives happily-ever-after with her Viking husband in the Pacific Northwest.

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Katrina @ Bookish Things

About Katrina @ Bookish Things

I'm a mom of two and love to read, listen to music, and rock out at concerts. Sometimes you can find me reading, or writing, in between sets at concerts. I read many genres, and have a TBR mountain.

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