Review: Dream Dark by Garcia and Stohl

Dream Dark by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
Format: Audiobook-Ebook
File Size: 345 KB
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (August 2, 2011)
Language: English
Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥



When Link joined his best friend, Ethan Wate, on a quest through a mysterious network of underground passageways endlessly crisscrossing the South, he knew the journey would be dangerous. But returning home to Gatlin, South Carolina was just the beginning...

Wounded during a climactic battle, Link discovers that tending his injuries won't be as simple as visiting a doctor and that healing his arm should be the least of his worries. For being bitten by a Supernatural does more than break the skin -- it changes a person, inside and out, turning Link into someone more and more like the dark creature who injured him.
Review

When it comes to the saying "good things come in small packages" nothing rings more true than Dream Dark by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. This mini-novella packs a wallop of a punch because it is full of mystery, laughs and the awesomeness that is Linkcubus.

I adore this series for it's Gothic feel and beautifully descriptive writing for it conjures up the most vivid imagery and makes you feel like sipping sweet tea while hiding out in your closet.

Dream Dark is a mini-novella centering on Link, one of my favorite characters from the Beautiful Creatures series because there is no one around quite like him. I know he is a taco short of a combination plate but to witness his adjustment to being quarter incubus is such a treat that I wished that I could have more to read. I particularly enjoyed Link's interactions with Uncle Macon and ridley and by the end I was left with a foreboding sense of the wicked things to come in Dark Chaos. So, it was a bonus to get a few chapters of Dark Chaos with the Mini-Novella and let me tell you, WOW!!! It is my favorite story so far, dark and oh so mysterious and when I was so hooked and into it, BAM! it was over. NO FAIR, ladies!! LOL!

Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl know how to create a great story that is tension filled while interlaced with moments of comedic relief and romance. Now, I really cannot wait Dark Chaos to hit the shelves because it is going to be epic. I cannot fathom how it is going to come down and that is driving me nuts. October cannot get here fast enough.

If you're a fan of this series (and how could you not be?). Then you need to read Dream Dark so that you can experience the Linkubus for your self and get a taste of the wicked things that are to come.

1 comment on "Review: Dream Dark by Garcia and Stohl"

EGuevara wrote: August 20, 2011 at 11:01 AM

omg I can't believe you have this!!!!!


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