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The Violet Hour

(The Violet Hour #1)

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  194 ratings  ·  32 reviews
Still shocked over her mother’s mysterious death, California socialite Logan Keller is handed a one-way ticket to her long lost roots in Wyoming where love, deceit and danger await. Though she could forget everything staring into Luke Callahan’s eyes, Logan is quickly thrust into a fight for survival. Taking fate into her own hands, she begins unraveling the dangerous dece ...more
Published May 2015
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Andrea Wells Yes, The Violet Hour Series continues with Logan's story told from Logan's point-of-view. I could never part ways with Logan, I adore her far too much…moreYes, The Violet Hour Series continues with Logan's story told from Logan's point-of-view. I could never part ways with Logan, I adore her far too much in these next 2 books!(less)
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My star rating for THE VIOLET HOUR is: 4 1/2 out of 5 stars! :)

My ‘Blogging Reader’s Review’after reading

This was my review for the debut novel “The Violet Hour” which was graciously given to me by this new fantastic author Andrea L. Wells. This is new Young Adult novel with a captivating romance and a deep layer of paranormal. Readers will get to enjoy this amazing story through the main female character Logan Keller’s P.O
Cianna Sunshine & Mountains Book Reviews
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Outstanding. This read, geared for YA audience, captivated me as an adult and didn’t let go! She has the perfect blend of paranormal and fantasy in this book, and it really kept me reading! I liked that it wasn’t just focused on the romance, and really kept a good solid grounded in its other genres. Well done Wells! Great debut book!
The main character, Logan, really interested me. I was glad
Apr 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I’m mostly an adult reader and this story is geared towards teenagers, but I found it to be exciting, enjoyable and quickly got sucked into the story. I was so excited when I learned I had I won a copy through a Facebook pre-release promotion and could not put it down when it arrived. I will try to keep this review spoiler-free but it is basically about a teenage socialite who has a parent die and is forced to move out to the middle of nowhere to live with her father. There is boy meets girl (wi ...more
Sara G
Apr 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great book especially for a debut author. I've seen a few (still great) reviews saying they didn't like some of the loose ends at the end of this book but I loved the ending. NO cliffhanger, just enough to leave you begging for the next book in the series. Definitely both an author and a series to watch out for because I see them both becoming famous.
Gemma Weir
May 11, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Check out more of my reviews on my blog

The Violet hour is book #1 in the Violet Hour series and the first book I have read by this author.

I was gifted a very beautiful hardback ARC all the way from America to read for Gemma Reads Too Much.

I’m gonna go on about the fact that this is a proper hardback book!!!! I get sent on average about 35 ARCS a month to read, some come from publishers, some from promotion companies and some from authors direct. But this is the fir
Megan Ery
May 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A book that calls you back to read more after you have to put it down. A busy Mother of two, I found myself making NO time to sit and read. This book allowed me to shut my brain off and dive into the story line. The characters and story line feel real and almost home like, very relatable. It was awesome to sink back into reading. I can't wait for the next one to come out! Must read!
Gladys Gonzales Atwell
*I was provided this book by the publisher/author for an honest review!!

I was very excited to have the opportunity to read and review this riveting exploration in the life of Logan Keller's world as it tilts to a whole new level and spirals out of control. She is use to being a teen socialite since her mother was a model and her stepfather was a wealthy type guy!! Well with thier passing she had to move to be with her biological father who she hasn't known for a very long time. She leaves behin
May 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An Awesome Debut!
This book is very catching, it will grab your attention, and keep it, as the plot gets more deep and twisty. Logan Keller is a socialite teen, with a famous mother, used to ducking paparazzi. Then her mother passes away, but even though there is an autopsy, there is no cause of death. Then Logan is shipped off to 'next to the middle of nowhere' to live with her step-mother, and father who she hasn't seen in years. Her Step Father handing her a one-way ticke to Wyiming where her
Melissa Burcham
May 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2015
I was given an ARC book set for an honest review free of persuasion from the author or anyone else affiliated with this book.


This book was a great read!! The Violet Hour is Andrea Wells debut novel and I was very impressed. This book had me hooked from page 1. This was a wonderful young romance paranormal story. I would have no problem letting my 13 year old daughter read this book!

Logan Keller has just lost her mom. Her step father ships her off to her father's house in W
May 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
ARC review from Abibliophobia Anonymous Book Reviews Blog

Captivating, alluring, mysterious. That sums up The Violet Hour.

I haven't read a paranormal/ werewolf book in year's, but this book drew me in. The overall storyline is amazing. The author takes you on this journey. I absolutely adore all the characters, besides two. Brody and Linds. Those two, man.

Logan is reeling from the loss of her mother. One minute her life is everything a girl could want. The next she's shipped to Wyoming, to live
Amy M
May 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was lucky enough to get a reader's advanced copy of the book through the Facebook page, which everyone needs to "Like"!! I took my time reading this book so I wouldn't miss any details, as when I get excited for a new book to come out that I have been waiting for I tend to rush through it due to the excitement!!!

I thought this was an amazing book! When I was reading, the book definitely keeps you wanting more after each time you turn the page! It has moments of suspense throughout the book not
Jessica Johnson
Apr 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I found this author on facebook and followed her waiting for the book to release. The moment it dropped I purchased an ebook and started reading. Finished it tonight though it was a bit slow to start for me, by the time I finished the first few chapters, I couldn’t put it down. I’m in love with the main character, Logan. She’s a strong teenage girl which is what makes this book better than the wet noodle, Bella, in Twilight. (Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE the Twilight Series but she is a noodle) An ...more
4.5 out of 5! =)

Such an enjoyable read. Looking forward to
seeing where this series goes. Awesome
debut from this new author. *I Recommend this*

My full blogger's review will be posted at:
Jun 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great characters

I hate books with whiny girls. Logan is no whiny girl. I can't wait for the next book to come out.
Jonathan Fields
Apr 20, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I usually read horror and action novels but my girlfriend got me interested as she's been reading this the past few days. This was my first YA fiction as I stayed away from the Twilight scandal, although I didn't mind the movies. I was surprised at how much I actually liked this book. I was expecting it to be an easy read and I did finish it in one afternoon, but mostly because I couldn't put it down once I started. I really, really liked the characters and the more I thought about it afterwards ...more
Melissa Ross
Apr 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dare I say it… BETTER than Twilight? Need I say more? Well, of course I should.. It wouldn’t be fair if I didn’t. Ever since reading the Twilight Saga, I’ve been obsessed with young adult. I constantly looking for books to read because I read every single night. I sometimes feel like I find the next big novel before it becomes a really big deal. This might be the next big thing. Yes it’s girl meets boy, girl falls in love with boy, girl finds out boy is a werewolf which has been done, but every ...more
Aug 21, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Full Review can be found at

I first of all want to say thank you to Andrea. L. Wells for sending me her book for review. I also want to apologize for it taking so incredibly long to finish (I had the hugest slump, and barely picked up a book!)

Alright, so there were a lot of things going on with this book that it honestly left me with a mix of emotions. Overall I did enjoy the book, but I found that there were moments where it kind of fell, or I didn't reall
Jasmine (Jasmine Pearl Reads)
It's not the usual kind of werewolf book you're reading.
You, guys, should grab a copy of this now. ;D

Vika aka ♔ of GIF & Grumpy Smut-ateer *P/T Freebie Fairy


“It’s the violet hour; when the day stands at the threshold of night taking a deep breath before crossing over into the darkness.  It’s the hour to reflect on the day’s journey and rejoice in what tomorrow may bring.  As the sun leisurely makes its way toward the edge of earth, it lets us know it’s not saying ‘goodbye’ just merely saying ‘see you soon.’

May 25, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ok I had some major problems with this book
A; She was attracted/drawn to the male lead WAY TOO FAST, like first meeting him while having a love interest back home
B; The awkward moments where cringe worthy but the author brushed past them like it wasnt supposed to be awkward but cute...?
and C; This is my fault because I didnt read the blurb, ITS PARANORMAL and the execution of that premise of the book wasnt good either.

Started off well, went down for me DNF @ 50%
May 25, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ok it was a fun summer read. However I don't like an ending that I say did I miss something. Just as the climax is happening the book sped past it. What happened? How did the confrontation resolve. I know the aftermath. Just not the juicy bits!
Jul 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received a physical copy from the author in exchange for an honest review
Read this review and other reviews like it on my blog Little Miss Reader

I am currently hosting a giveaway for one copy of this book on my blog. You can find the giveaway here.

I think this book has one of the most memorable beginnings! I seriously shed a tear after having read the first chapter and I had to put the book down afterwards. It so incredibly emotional and I absolutely love the way it begins!
I shared the fir
Katie D
This book was okay. I won't lie. I stopped about 90% through. That's saying something. I tried really hard to make it through the last ten, but I just didn't care.


Logan is a famous socialite and daughter to a rich and beautiful actress and model. She lives a lavish life in California wearing designer clothes and trying to dodge paparazzi. Her mother's unexpected death has her moving to Wyoming to live with her father who she barely has a relationship with. Upon arriving she is greeted by
Jun 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved The Violet Hour and couldn't get enough of the characters. Logan has the perfect life, until her mother dies and she has no idea what has happened to her. Logan's life completely changes when she has to move to Wyoming to live with her father and stepfather. She's still trying to figure out her life and put the pieces back together when she meets Luke. Luke is everything to her at this time in that he befriends her and offers her the comfort that she is looking for. However, Logan is kee ...more
Andrea Heltsley
May 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015-read
I liked everything about this book! The author did a great job! I can't wait for book 2!!! I highly recommend this young adult paranormal romance! Five glittery stars!
Jonas Lee
Apr 12, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Twilight Fans
Wells has a knack for writing and I am glad to see her embracing her gift. The story is intriguing and pulls you into wanting to know more about the characters and what they are going through. I'm a fan of supernatural and love seeing a plot unfold. A lot of the initial portion reads for the nature of Twilight fans, but holds true to her genre.
Jul 07, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition

The heroine is very juvenile - I am just not a fam of giving your family the silent treatment for weeks. Grow up.

Also, it is rediculous how Many unanswered questions your are left with. Really!!
Thai Holman
Dec 31, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful debut

Unlike anything I've read yet familiar. If that makes sense. I think it was very original had me glued in. This was full of twists and turns and emotions. I would definitely recommend to readers who enjoy paranormal. This is a must read for paranormal fans.
I won't rate the book since I skimmed over the entire thing, I'll just say that the writing wasn't great, the characters were annoying, and it was unbearably predictable.
Daniel Brownell Jr
Not worth the time.

Huge gaps in the plot. Borrowed heavily from Twilight without originality. Characters are slim with little depth or realism. I am sorry I wasted my time.
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