Once Dead, Twice Shy (Madison Avery #1)
My name is Madison Avery, and I'm here to tell you that there's more out there than you can see, hear, or touch. Because I'm there. Seeing it. Touching it. Living it.
Madison's prom was killer—literally. For some reason she's been targeted by a dark reaper—yeah, that kind of reaper—intent on getting rid of her, body and soul. But before the reaper could finish the job, M...more
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Possibly Harrison's biggest faux pas is assuming anyone who picks this book up has automatically read the short story she wrote for Prom Nights From Hell. Even though I have, it was a long time ago and the book just threw me in the deep end. It reads like the third book in a series instead of the first. Not fun.
Also, Harrison really, really sucks at teen-speak. What American teenage boy refers to ...more
The writing was very juvenile. Harrison wrote this ...more
Madison dies her prom night, but she steals an amulet off her killer, which somehow keeps her halfway alive. The amulet gives her a body. The Reaper she stole the amulet off of is now after her. Throw in a semi-love interest, a guardian angel, a dark reaper, a light reaper, timekeepers, etc. and you've got what would seem to be an interesting story. And the story is okay, but there is a disconnect (imo) with this author's writing. It's really matter of fact ...more
The storyline actually unique but confusing. About a light reaper and dark reaper, turns out it is about 'choice' or 'fate'. And above that there's a time keeper in earth to maintain all the circumstances on about die or not. Well confusing riiiiight.
Madison have a similarities with Rachel, and this is the big disappointment, different book different story different audiences but still h ...more
There once was a girl, Madison was her name,
After she got scythed back she came.
To change the world; and reapers and keepers of time
And blurr the lines between good and evil and sublime...
Still finding her way and how to do what's right
She's not succeded yet, but trying with all her might...
Imagine you wake up in a morgue and know you have died and you are only around as a solid, non breathing being (albeit without heartbeat) thanks to having stolen an amulet from the guy who s ...more
Madison, who died in a scene that is only referred to but never actually depicted, is the stereotypical, clueless heroine whose biggest concern is in balancing an unwanted angelic ...more
Pages/Length: 6hrs and 3mins
Genre: Young Adult; Fantasy
At A Glance
Love Triangle/Insta Love/Obsession?: no
Cliff Hanger: eh.
Rating: 1.5 stars
All out of ten
World Building: 3
Series Congruity: n/a
Best Part: It ended!
Worst Part: "Spin off" not explained well.
Thoughts Had: What?!; I'm so lost.
Continuing the Series: Eh.
Short Review: So i really should have re ...more
|What's The Name o...: SOLVED. she had a guardian fairy or angel and the bad fairies or angels were trying to attack her friend so she had to stay with her friend because her guardian could protect all surrounding /s||4||58||Apr 01, 2014 06:36AM|
|Who's Your Author?: September YA BOM: Once Dead Twice Shy||6||20||Sep 16, 2013 01:51PM|
|The Audio Book||1||9||Jan 04, 2013 08:46AM|
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