Monday, February 28, 2011

Review: The Haunted by Jessica Verday

The Haunted (The Hollow, #2)
The Haunted by Jessica Verday

An impossible truth. An impossible love.
After a summer spent reclaiming her sanity and trying to forget the boy she fell in love with—the boy who must not exist, cannot exist, because she knows that he is dead—Abbey returns to Sleepy Hollow, ready to leave the ghosts of her past behind. She throws herself into her schoolwork, her perfume-making, and her friendship with Ben, her cute and funny lab partner, who just might be her ticket to getting over Caspian once and for all.
But Abbey can never get over Caspian, and Caspian has no choice but to return to her side, for Caspian is a Shade, and Abbey is his destiny. They are tied not only to each other, but also to the town of Sleepy Hollow, and to the famous legend that binds their fates—a legend whose dark truths they are only beginning to guess....

Published in US: Aug 2010

  I enjoyed The Hollow even more than the first one! Abbey came even more alive, and I discovered so much more about her. She faces so many decisions, difficulties and trials, I ache for her. It is hard to put myself in her place, because I have no idea how I would react.
  Caspian is even more vulnerable and awesome in this one. We find out more about him and it only makes him even more desirable to me. Even though the mystery element is still there, some of my questions are answered and that doesn't detract.
   There is lots of conflict in this one and more of the bad guys are emerging. I still have lots of questions, and I am aching for the next books. We still have the character driven literaryness, but there is so much going on. The subplots are woven in really well.
    I've enjoyed this series, and recommend it.


  1. This series looks so great! I really need to read it. :)

    Great review!

  2. great review, must try.

  3. I haven't read the first book in the series, but I love books that are character driven, that's so important for me when reading! Nice review Brandi:)

  4. the series sounds sounds very interesting! will check out soon.
    as for the question you asked on my blog, of course i got the books i approved before i posted them on my imm. i wouldnt be able to read them otherwise :)

  5. thanks for stopping by my blog! you should TOTALLY go to a writer's conference. it was the best experience i have had in a long time!!! look one up in your area and go! it's worth the money, trust me!

  6. I left an award for you on my blog!

  7. I have read the first book and liked it. Thanks for the great review!

  8. Great review :)
    Dunno if for me though, me and YA pnr, sometimes we do not click

  9. I'm so glad you liked it! I love this series too!


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