Friday, September 28, 2012

A Bite's Tale Review

A Cinderella who spends her nights as a wolf. A prince with a taste for blood.

Seventeen year old Cydney struggles against her werewolf nature, trying to keep everyone around her safe. No way will she risk exposing the beast at the prince’s ball, no matter how her two cousins try to persuade her. Even as she attempts to get on with her life, Cydney can’t forget the boy she loved three summers ago — or what she did to him after losing control.

Turned into a vampire to save his life, the prince refuses to live up to his royal duties. He just wants to find the girl he loved and lost...the werewolf girl who bit him. But his father, the king, commands him to attend a ball where he must choose a wife. Can he find his Cinderella before he's forced to marry another? He doesn’t even have her real name, much less a glass slipper
     When I read the synopsis of the book I was eager to read it. I have always been a fan of the Cinderella story add a paranormal twist and what could go wrong? It wasn't a grip me by the edge of my seat/unable to put it down kind of book. However, the story was cute and innocent. I would give it a PG+ rating. The plus is because they briefly mention french kissing, but it's nothing too in depth that I wouldn't suggest a younger teen reading it.
       It would have been nice if the author had gone into a little more detail about the different kinds of paranormal creatures around. Like for example her cousin, what happened with that. So, unfortunately what you read in the synopsis was what happened in the book. If felt like there was no mystery until the end but even before we got to the ball we knew what was going to happen. Then bing bang it was done. It left me feeling like "That was it?" and then the book was over.
       I didn't hate it but I didn't love it either. If you are looking for a simple book or you are looking for something for a teen then this is the book for you. If you are looking for something that will keep you up at night reading it until you find out what happens then this isn't that book.