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One of my goals in life is to devour every installment in every Urban Fantasy series the moment they release, but regrettably I’m stuck “adulting” more often than I’d like which forces me to pick and choose, and that’s why Cecy Robson’s WEIRD GIRLS were left on my self until 2015. There is a silver lining though; I can now bask in six full length and several short stories worth of awesomeness in one great big listening spree!
I liked that the author chose four misfits as her heroines, and that each of them came with an exclusive skill set and personality. It really helped set them apart from the typical vampires/werewolves staples, and gave Robson a lot of wiggle room when it came to establishing her baseline. The oldest sibling, Celia Wird, was the MC, and I’m glad that she went with that format albeit; we still got lots of the other sisters as well.
The quick fire pacing, and spectacular fight scenes definitely appeased my need for violence, and the humorous dialogue was further boosted by Renée Chambliss’ sharp performance, but I’ll get to that in a minute. The plot was this novel’s only weak spot; I found it to be rather commonplace, and although I do enjoy a healthy helping of beefcake with my fiction, the potential for an Aric / Misha love triangle is high.
Chambliss’ narration was right on point with Robson’s writing. I think that I would have had no problems differentiating the characters on page because of their unique speech patterns, but the noticeable voice nuances made the experience bullet proof. The reader also doubtlessly contributed to making the punch lines funnier, and cranked up Shayna’s “dudes” and Taran’s potty mouth. Emme’s sweetness was likewise apparent.
SEALED WITH A CURSE had a nice ending to it; however it left me hungry for more too!
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Would you consider the audio edition of Sealed with a Curse to be better than the print version?
I actually enjoyed it just as much as if I had read the book.
What did you like best about this story?
I like the relationship between sisters and all the action in the book. I really look forward to the next one to see were all the relationships go and the sister growth in the supernatural community. I hope we learn more about all the different supernatural creatures rules.
What does Renée Chambliss bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?
I feel she did a great job telling the story. I hope she does the next one.
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
Yes when the female wolf wanted to die and Celia let her hear the heart beat of her baby. I thought was a wonderful and sad moment in the story. I also like how Celia handle herself at the end of the book.
Any additional comments?
I do look forward to the next book.
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