The Last Dream Keeper
Lyse MacAllister did not step into an easy role when she took over as master of the Echo Park coven of witches after her great-aunt Eleanora’s death. As she begins to forge the bonds that will help her lead her sisters, she struggles to come to terms with ...more
After the end of book one, Lyse has accepted her position as head of the Echo Park coven and they all have been warned that something called The Flood is coming for them and they must protect the last Dream Keeper at all cost. And then they all separate.
What I liked about this book was that we got to delve more into ...more
*Genre* Urban Fantasy
The Last Dream Keeper is the second installment in The Witches of Echo Park series. This is a series that doesn't feature just one main character, but a coven of (5) Witches that make their homes in Echo Park. The women of the Echo Park coven face off against a group of people known as The Flood that are totally willing to bring back the Salem Witch trials in order to rid the world of those who may be able to stop them. There is not ...more
THE LAST DREAM KEEPER was a nice follow-up to THE WITCHES OF ECHO PARK, but I am hoping that after the ending that book two gave us that book 3 will blow me out of the park.
There was a lot going on in THE LAST DREAM KEEPER and by the end there was a lot hanging in the balance. Some characters had tremendous development and some didn't have any. There was some betrayal, a shocking loss and a whole lot of danger. There were some slow parts and there were some parts that I felt ...more
That said, Benson's character development is as astounding as always. This book has women of varying ages, from different bac ...more
"Where there is a woman, there is magic." (Ntozake Shange) The women in this book separate, then reunite and come to a magical conclusion.
This is not the end.
One of my favorite memes is from ...more
And then they didn't.
Amber Benson has me hooked enough that I am now waiting impatiently for the third book, but I was disappointed in many parts of the second book. It actually felt as though she rushed through certain passages in the novel to reach her clima ...more
This Arc came in paperback in my first package for AceRocstars. It looked like one of my top picks because I love magic but it was book 2 and we got so many great things. I had trouble getting book 1 without buying it and I prefer not to buy when I don't know how I feel about the author or series. So I ordered up the first book through Interlibrary loan.
The Witches of Echo Park is book 1. The world-building and character development began at a slow pace. Each chapter took a different point of
That's a quick description of The Last Dream Keeper, just be aware that the heart broken may be yours especially if you become invested in characters like I do.
Book One of The Witches of Echo Park was dark, but book two knocks it out of the well lit park straight into dark urban fantasy filled with wretched nightmarish scenarios and death. Book one set us up with characters and back story then book two drops us into the world rig ...more