I am beyond thrilled to be a part of Kerri's blog tour for Deadly Kisses! I was honored to have a chance to read an ARC and absolutely LOVED it! Check out my review below & be sure to enter the giveaway !
Publisher: WiDo Publishing (March 5, 2013)
Length: 265 pages
Genre : YA Paranormal Romance
Aiden Grant is seventeen, has a killer kiss and a boss who used to be President, back in the old days. You see, Aiden is a grim reaper and his kiss welcomes the newly dead. But Aiden’s pleasant grim reaper lifestyle is in jeopardy. And it’s not only because Honest Abe keeps throwing out history lessons with reaping assignments, just to confuse him. It’s because Aiden’s next assignment is to reap the soul of Bee, the only girl he has ever loved.
When Aiden’s kiss of death fails, intertwining their souls, Bee is still very much alive and they are both in trouble. The ancients want Bee, who has special powers of her own, and they’ll do anything to get her.
Some rules are meant to be broken, even if that means Aiden must bargain with his own soul to save Bee. Who knew the afterlife could get so complicated?
My Thoughts :
Deadly Kisses was a refreshingly good YA book. I was drawn in from the beginning to Aiden (or Ad as he goes by in the 'afterlife') and his character. Here is a boy who held onto his guilt and regret of the way he & his friend died which leads him to deny himself Heaven and instead become a grim reaper. The good news is that he's kick @ss at it - a killer kiss and the fulfillment of safeguarding souls to their final destination is reward enough. The bad news is that his final test is to reap the soul of the one girl he has been in love with forever.
I absolutely loved how realistic Aiden was as a character. He has insecurities, guilt, and regret. Bee, who has lived her life with the ability to see reapers, is one tough cookie! She is just what Aiden needs to bring him out of his self sentenced seclusion. Can a love between the living and the dead survive?
Deadly Kisses was the perfect combination of romance, action and just enough suspense to keep you wondering what will happen. Will he reap the only girl he's ever loved or can he find a way around it?
A well written YA story by an amazing author, I can't wait for book 2 to come out !!
About the Author :
Kerri Cuevas was born and raised in Rhode Island. She moved to New Hampshire with her husband, three kids, cats and a rabbit named Hercules in 2005. When she's not writing, she's chasing chickens on her small farm or searching for the ultimate mac-a-cheese recipe.
Kerri went to college for Early Childhood Education but now writes books for young adults full-time. Her storytelling stems from watching too many horror flicks as a teen, but she no longer needs to sleep with the lights on.
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