Monday, July 29, 2019

What The Woods Keep by Katya de Becerra

FEATURING


Creepy Supernatural
Mystery
Contemporary
YA/NA Kind of Feel
Stand-Alone

LINK TO SYNOPSIS (AUTHOR'S WEBSITE)


MY RATING⇢ ☆3.7☆STARS - GRADE= B



MY THOUGHTS


What The Woods Keep is a YA-ish Contemporary about a just-turned 18-year-old girl who just inherited her childhood home in Promise, Co.  But Promise is not like other towns...it's wholly different and completely steeped in the supernatural, and our MC is irrecoverably tied to this town.  With a very unique premise, a heap of mystery, and characters that I found unusual, from the very start, I was loving this...

This had my full and complete attention for about the first third of the book...unfortunately, it sort of stalled-out for me, after that.   Not sure why; the best way to explain is the writing just wasn't as engaging as it was in the beginning.  Then towards the end, it picked the momentum back up and finished fairly strong.  I wish it was available on Audio...



THE BREAKDOWN⇢  


Plot 3.5/5
Main Characters 4.3/5
Secondary Characters3.5/5
The Feels 3.5/5
Pacing 3.5/5
Addictiveness 3.2/5
Theme or Tone 4/5
Flow (Writing Style) 3.5/5
Backdrop (World Building) 3.5/5
Originality 4/5
Ending 3.7/5 Cliffhanger Not really...
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Book Cover It's quite striking...
Setting Promise, Colorado
Source Kindle eBook (Library)
Length 384 Pages


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