Reader: Sabrina K
Age: 17
Title: Entice
Author: Carrie Jones
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Pub Date: December 10
Galley: Yes
Recommend: Yes
Convince us to read the book: This book has action, romance, and comedy. Everything you could ask for in a book is in here. It has mythical creatures but still has relevant issues that are happening in the teen world we know today; just with a twist. The fact that all the characters (or a large majority) are mythical creatures brings the book more into perspective on "their" world.
Compelling Aspect of the Book: The most compelling aspect of the book is Zara-for once there's a real female lead character that has the brains to act for herself! Carrie Jones does an excellent job with this character. Zara's drive and passion is what makes the book come alive; not the events going around. It's her desire to change what's happening and her reaction/action to them.
Comments: It felt like the book was very repetitive when searching for Nick. Every other chapter it felt like Zara was saying "I'm miles closer from Nick" after the second time I just lost it and almost wanted to give up! I'm doubting that was an intentional feeling that was supposed to happen for the reader. It just felt like at parts of the book it was prolonged and leading up to the next book of the sequel. Can't every book that's a part of a sequel not be prolonged?
Cover: The fact that it was the sequel to Captivate and Need was good enough for me! I jumped up and down full of excitement when I saw this book. The cover reflected the contents on the book about the glamour. I think it would be really cool though if the next cover was like the gold glitter on the snow-or like by someone's feet or something.
Age Range: 14-17
Quality: 4Q Better than most
Popularity: 4P Broad general teen appeal

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