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Saturday, September 26, 2009

My Soul To Take - Rachel Vincent

She doesn't see dead people, but...
She senses when someone near her is about to die. And when that happens, a force beyond her control compels her to scream bloody murder. Literally.
Kaylee just wants to enjoy having caught the attention of the hottest guy in school. But a normal date is hard to come by when Nash seems to know more about the need to scream than she does. And when classmates start dropping dead for no apparent reason, only Kaylee knows who'll be next... " -Book Cover

Kaylee seems to be the girl next door, goes to school, works at the cine to pay her license. The only stand-out fact is that she lives with her aunt, uncle and cousin because her mom died and her dad pretty much abandoned her.
Well not all girls next door are totally normal....

Kaylee sometimes see people surrounded by weird shadows and is compelled to scream her lungs out but has no idea why. People say she's having panic attacks, but Kaylee knows she's not crazy!

Nash (cutest guy at school) and Emma (Kaylee's best friends) both believe she can predict people's death after some hard-to-ignore proofs, but question is how? and why?

My Soul To Take is an awesome read with a very original subject. Kaylee is a bean sidhe, also known in lores as Banshee. There is much ground to explore with this fantasy creature and even though we discover some very interesting details in My Soul To Take there is more to come in the second book, My Soul To Save.

Vincent is true to herself with very well written story, real characters and a great plot! I am totally in love with Nash, and there is a lot about him to discover! The end of the novel is like a surprise box, I didn't see anything coming, it was really awesome and I can't wait to read the second book.

Fantastic, mysterious and original, My Soul To Take is definitely a book to buy!

Read the prequel, My Soul To Lose.

Soul Screamers:
My Soul To Loose (prequel)
My Soul To Take
My Soul To Save (Dec. 2009)

Book Stats:
Paperback: 384 pages
Publisher: Harlequin Teen (Aug 1 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0373210035
ISBN-13: 978-0373210039

Tynga is a 32 years old mom of two, from Montreal, working as a lab technician in an hospital specialized in heart disease. In her free time, she enjoys reading all things Paranormal and photography.

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10 People left their mark' :

  1. Hi Tynga. This one is sitting in my pile too, I am waiting for MSTS to come out before I start. Glad to hear its worth the wait!

  2. I want to read this one, thanks for the review!

  3. This is on my 'to buy' list, but there's a lot of stuff still in front of it at the moment. I'll just wait and see when I come across it!

  4. Can't read the review yet. ;) I have this one coming, so I'll read it as soon as I am done.

  5. I still haven't seen a copy of this in our local bookstores. :( Must. read. it. Haha.

  6. I won a copy of this, but must have packed it up already.. I may have to read it once I get some books unpacked when I move in a few weeks. I definitely like the idea of books about banshees. Sounds awesome. :)

  7. I'm SO curious about this one. I'm glad you liked it. :)

  8. I've had this out of the library before but I had to return it. I'll definitely get it out again because it looks so good.