Monday, May 25, 2015

Review: Clearer in the Night by Rebecca Croteau

Clearer in the Night
(A Meredith Falls Novel, #1)
by Rebecca Croteau 
New Adult Paranormal
Asked to Review
Average Goodreads Rating: 3.47 
Published by: Penner Publishing 
Published on: May 11, 2015
Pages: 346

Before I get into my review, here's the synopsis from Goodreads:

Cait’s used to being an outsider. The odd girl out, the one with the alcoholic mother. The one whose sister and father died. The one who might just have telepathy. These things she could manage, could hide just enough to get by. Now a werewolf’s bite forces her outside the whole human race.

Two men—the one night hook-up who shows up at her hospital bed, and the rescuer worker who may be following her—seem to know more about her condition than she does…and about this strange world of magic she’s pulled into. As Cait plunges into this darker reality, painful secrets of her past are churned up and she’s forced to confront her new identity.

Torn between the between the sweet and too-hot-to-be-true Eli and possessive, darkly sensual Wes, Cait must decide whom to trust and which side to choose…before it’s too late.


My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars.

Disclaimers: I received a copy of this novel from the publisher in exchange for my honest opinion. I was not obligated to write a good review nor did I receive any compensation for writing this review.

My Overall Thoughts/Impressions:  This book was one that I just had a hard time getting into. The beginning bored me and the story dragged. I just couldn't get into the characters and the plot.

However, having said that the novel did pull out a three star review. I thought that the novel was unique and original. It had potential to be a great book, but it just didn't click for me.

I thought that the main character was just not one who did it for me. 

Major Strengths: Originality and uniqueness. 

Major Weaknesses: The story dragged for me and I just had a hard time connecting with it. 

So why 3 stars?  While I didn't enjoy several parts of the novel, it was intriguing enough. I thought that the novel had potential. It just didn't quite live up to it. 

Warnings/Side-notes: 17+. Sexual references, swearing, and drinking. 

The Wrap-up: Like I've said, it didn't click for me. However, it's been awhile since I've read paranormal, so maybe that's why. Most people seem to like it, so if you like paranormal NA romance, you might enjoy this. It just didn't quite work for me. 

Love,

Danica Page

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