From the Review Pile (18)

This is a meme hosted by Stepping Out of the Page, every Thursday. This is to showcase books that you’ve received for review (or just books that you have and really want to read/review) but haven’t yet got around to reading, in order to give the book some extra publicity.

This week, I’m going to highlight Wildefire by Karsten Knight

Yet another book this week that I bought and has been on my Kobo since ancient times. I’ve heard mixed reviews on this one, but still want to check it out. Anyone read this? Thoughts?

Published July 26th 2011 by Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers

Description from Goodreads:

Every flame begins with a spark. Ashline Wilde is having a rough sophomore year. She’s struggling to find her place as the only Polynesian girl in school, her boyfriend just cheated on her, and now her runaway sister, Eve, has decided to barge back into her life. When Eve’s violent behavior escalates and she does the unthinkable, Ash transfers to a remote private school nestled in California’s redwoods, hoping to put the tragedy behind her.

But her fresh start at Blackwood Academy doesn’t go as planned. Just as Ash is beginning to enjoy the perks of her new school—being captain of the tennis team, a steamy romance with a hot, local park ranger—Ash discovers that a group of gods and goddesses have mysteriously enrolled at Blackwood…and she’s one of them. To make matters worse, Eve has resurfaced to haunt Ash, and she’s got some strange abilities of her own.

With a war between the gods looming over campus, Ash must master the new fire smoldering within before she clashes with her sister one more time… And when warm and cold fronts collide, there’s guaranteed to be a storm.

What is on your review pile?

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One comment on “From the Review Pile (18)

  1. Reviews are certainly mixed for this book, and I’ll be interested to hear what your take is. I saw the sequel came out recently, so if you love it you can jump right in!

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