Monday, October 5, 2009

Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink

****Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink****

Originality- 19/20
Characters- 18/20
Remembrance- 8/10
Quote-ability- 8/10
Entertainment- 18/20
Ending- 8/10
Recommend to read- 8/10
TOTAL- 87/100
Grade- B

Sixteen year-old Lia Milthorpe has just recently lost her father, leaving her parentless. But when a strange mark appears on her wrist, she realizes she is being branded with much more than her newfound title of orphan. Lia and her twin sister Alice are part of an ancient prophecy that has turned generations of sisters against each other.

Lia hides this discovery from Alice and even from her beloved James, but to escape from the burden this secret bestows she must end the prophecy-before her sister. Only then will she understand the mysterious circumstances of her parents' deaths, the true meaning of the mark on her wrist, the lengths to which her sister will go to defeat her, and the impact the resolution of the prophecy could have.


Let's just start with the plot. I really loved the originality that Zink brought to the table. The story was able to get under my skin without talking about blood suckers. The story went along smoothly with a couple of major plot twists along the way.

Each character was sculpted wonderfully. You couldn't help but feel sympathetic for Lia. She was the perfect protagonist. I didn't agree with all of her decisions but you could definately see why she made them. Alice was also the perfect antagonist. You could feel the evil whenever you read a part where she was included. Alice's demeanor just had a way of getting under your skin.

Prophecy of the Sisters was a thrill ride without even trying to be. It'll leave you wondering about what happens next.



Tay-Toe said...

Is it trade-worthy?

Michelle Zink said...

Thanks for the wonderful review, Amanda!