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Review: ‘The Sisters of Blood and Spirit’ by Kady Cross

I received this book for free from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Review: ‘The Sisters of Blood and Spirit’ by Kady CrossSisters of Blood and Spirit by Kady Cross
Series: The Sisters of Blood and Spirit #1
Published by Harlequin Teen on March 31st, 2015
Genres: Ghosts, Love & Romance, Paranormal, Supernatural, Young Adult
Pages: 288
Format: eARC
Source: NetGalley
four-stars
Wren Noble is dead—she was born that way. Vibrant, unlike other dead things, she craves those rare moments when her twin sister allows her to step inside her body and experience the world of the living.

Lark Noble is alive but often feels she belongs in the muted Shadow Lands—the realm of the dead. Known as the crazy girl who talks to her dead sister, she doesn’t exactly fit in with the living, though a recent suicide attempt and time in a psych ward have proved to her she’s not ready to join her sister in the afterlife.

Now the guy who saved Lark’s life needs her to repay the favor. He and his friends have been marked for death by the malevolent spirit of a vicious and long-dead serial killer, and the twins—who should know better than to mess with the dead—may be their only hope of staying alive.

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review

Some scary scenes had me creeped out at night. I could pretty much picture the entire scenario in the abandoned hospital taking place..like a horror flick. Katy Cross knows exactly how to plan out the story. And she does it in a way where not only are you scared for the characters, but you’re scared because of the super creepy scenes she created. And you’re imagining it perfectly in your head and getting scared yourself!

I liked reading about the sisterly relationship. How close they were even if their situation was unique. Some say she might sound crazy. Having your dead twin sister talking in your head any time can probably do that to you. I also liked how Kady Cross made them both so different because no two twins are alike. The group of friends they also encounter ended up being their rock and I really liked how they worked together.

Definitely a fan of Kady Cross’ work and I’m looking forward to the second installment in this supernatural duology.


quotes

Hey, if making fun of me made them feel strong, then they obviously had their own problems.
I had nothing to be ashamed of. Maybe I’d made a couple of bad choices, but they had been mine.
These people didn’t matter; I knew who and what I was.
A girl screams and he shows up talking like she’d done something wrong? Shouldn’t he be asking she was all right?
She’d hurt herself, not anyone else.
You got into this together, you stay in together.
I do so love me a clever little girl.
The living. So afraid of dying, when they ought to embrace it.
I’m superior to you because I don’t need to make others afraid to feel important.
I believed that what a person was in life manifested when they were dead—it showed on them in ways they’d managed to hide when living.
My fist was more effective than an iron bar.

reading progress

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rating

4/5

four-stars

4 Comments

  1. Zed

    February 19, 2016 at 2:08 PM

    I really enjoyed this read too, definitely gave me the chills.

    • giselle

      February 19, 2016 at 9:05 PM

      There were scenes that were pretty darn creepy *shudders*

  2. Andrea

    February 19, 2016 at 12:36 PM

    I’m interested in this book, I’ve heard a lot of good things about Kady Cross and I’m glad to hear that this was as good as it sounds. Thanks for the review 🙂
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    • giselle

      February 19, 2016 at 11:21 PM

      I like her writing! Her other series is also one to pick up. You’re welcome! Hope you like her books too Andrea

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