Saturday, April 25, 2009

Fade by Lisa McMann

****Fade by Lisa McMann****

Originality- 19/20
Characters- 18/20
Remembrance- 8/10
Quote-ability- 8/10
Entertainment- 19/20
Ending- 8/10
Recommend to read- 9/10
TOTAL- 89/100
Grade- B

For Janie and Cabel, real life is getting tougher than the dreams. They're just trying to carve out a little (secret) time together, but no such luck. Disturbing things are happening at Fieldridge High, yet nobody's talking. When Janie taps into a classmate's violent nightmares, the case finally breaks open — but nothing goes as planned. Not even close. Janie's in way over her head, and Cabe's shocking behavior has grave consequences for them both. Worse yet, Janie learns the truth about herself and her ability — and it's bleak. Seriously, brutally bleak. Not only is her fate as a dream catcher sealed, but what's to come is way darker than she'd feared....

Can I PLEASE squeel like a fangirl!? I am completely obsessed with these books! I think I liked Fade more than Wake because Janie is actually accepting and living with her ability rather then resenting it. I also like the mystery in this one more as well. Janie is becoming more brave, which is fantastic, but we also learn that Cabel is the jealous type. Of course we know that he doesn't want to see Janie in danger but he also doesn't like when other guys touch her...which was a little strange to me, because he was coming across as over protective. Luckily, later we learned why Cabel was acting this way. That said, you can tell I loved all of the characters. I even enjoyed reading about the "bad guy". Speaking of him, I kind of knew all along, I just didn't know what all he did and was attached to. I was constantly at the edge of my seat waiting to see how the next interaction with him and Janie went. That's another thing I loved about Fade, McMann was able to make me FEEL the story. Overall I think that Fade was a improvement over Wake even though they were both fabulous!



Lalaland said...

What I don't like about this series is that it's like everything is purposely put like that. And Cabel as some secret agent is so unreal...

Mitzy said...

I read this book a few weeks ago and loved it! I agree with it being better than Wake - but Wake was just so interesting because it wasn't like anything I'd read before. Another good book that you'd probably like is Switch by Carol Snow!

Lianne said...

I've been hearing such good things about these books!

Insert Book Title said...

Gotta have it! Can't wait for the mail to come!