Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Review: Resurrection, a YA Paranormal Romance (The Guardians of Vesturon Series, Book 2)

Genre: Paranormal + Fantasy + Romance YA
Publication Date: January 18, 2012
Format: ebook
Source: Gifted by author in Read it & Reap program at Goodreads

Goodreads Summary:
"Maddie knew she was dying. Her life started to flash before her. She had visions of running down the soccer field, scoring a goal, eating her mother’s yummy, homemade, sticky cinnamon rolls, standing in her foyer listening to the police tell her father that her mother had been killed in a car accident. Each vision was disturbingly clear—as if it was happening again."

Rayn Yarrister, the first-born son and Leader of The Guardians, has been imprisoned on Vesturon for breaking their most sacred of covenants. He is suddenly jolted by Maddie's telepathic pleas for help, as her life hangs in the balance. Can he alert The Guardians in time to save his soulmate? Or will he face his trial alone and broken without his one true love?
In Resurrection (Book 2), The Guardians of Vesturon are facing their biggest challenges as Earth is threatened by an invading species from a distant planet intent on destroying it for its resources. The Guardians, as protectors of the universe, have been assembled to defend not only Earth, but other vulnerable worlds as well. The Yarrister family is threatened by an unknown entity intent on discrediting them. Will they uncover this plot in time to save themselves from ruin? Will The Guardians succeed in stopping the Xanthians, or will Earth be invaded and ravaged by this marauding species?

My Opinion:
Book 2 of The Guardians of Vesturon is a definitely must-read if you have read the first book, Survival. It's definitely a much more smoother read than Survival (no constant changing of POV). Book 1 left a cliffhanger which made me crave for more! I must say the author did a good job in Book 2, not only did she gave a brief recap of the characters and what's happening, she also developed the characters even further.

It's heartwarming to read the change in Maddie even though she's still the accident prone and disaster bringing character. It's really fun to read everything about her. I can relate to her and understand her need to do what she had to do (please read to find out what). Powerful, that's what she'd become. It's really lucky that she has all the support from those around her, except for Rayn who couldn't see past what she's endured to become what she was now.

This is a series I want to continue.

Cheers for A.M. Hargrove and the The Guardian of Vesturon series.

Can I have more please?

4/5 stars for Resurrection!

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