Billed as a magical tale with a sprinkle of dystopian, The Unwanteds came to my attention simply due to my previous experience with McMann's work. Through her Wake series, I fell in love with her writing and ability to take readers to the edge. Now with her branching into the Middle Grade genre, I knew that I had to give The Unwanteds a shot. While Reading: In the land of Quill, everything is by the book. You follow their rules. Their ideals of how this society should function. If you step out of bounds, you can earn an Infraction; […]
Author: Lisa McMann
Short & Sweet: Wake was definitely quite the different paranormal YA novel that dealt with dream-walking. I like how the power is more of a burden to Janie than anything else. I loved the characters, the plot and the way Janie dealt with this newfound skill. The audiobook was well done and kept me working around my apartment so I could finish the book. Final Verdict: Being the first in a series, Wake will definitely have me be reading more soon.