Publisher: A&C Black

Interview with Caroline Healy, author of Blood Entwines

Interview with Caroline Healy, author of Blood Entwines

My Rating: Thumbs Up I was pleasantly surprised by Blood Entwines by Caroline Healy. It’s a unique take on paranormal young adult fiction that doesn’t appear to include the requisite glittery vampires and sexy werewolves. Instead, there is a faceless man who does devious things and is on the hunt for the two main characters, Kara and Hannah.Read the rest of my review. Visit the Other Tour Stops               Tour sponsored by CBB Book Promotions   My Interview with Catherine Healy Second Run Reviews: Blood Entwines has a paranormal element. It’s not vampires (that I can tell), how do you describe the book and its paranormal elements to potential readers? Catherine Healy: I would describe the book as urban fantasy. I think this differentiates if from otherworld, medieval, game of thrones type fantasy. Living in a mythical forest in medieval times is not something young readers have first-hand experience of, however, going to school and hanging with your friends at the weekend, this is something that everyone can relate to. The fantasy element of Blood Entwines is where you let your imagination take hold, where you suspend belief for a time. I suppose Cassandra Clare […]

5 Comments | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on November 15, 2014
Book Review #49 + Giveaway: Blood Entwines by Caroline Healy

Book Review #49 + Giveaway: Blood Entwines by Caroline Healy

My Rating: Thumbs Up Read my interview with Caroline Healy!Visit the Other Tour Stops               Tour sponsored by CBB Book Promotions   I was pleasantly surprised by Blood Entwines by Caroline Healy. It’s a unique take on paranormal young adult fiction that doesn’t appear to include the requisite glittery vampires and sexy werewolves. Instead, there is a faceless man who does devious things and is on the hunt for the two main characters, Kara and Hannah. Ms. Healy does a great job managing several different threads of the story. We see how different characters view the situation. While some stereotypical teenage storylines do occur (drug use and queen bee manipulation), the unique voices of Kara, Hannah and the Faceless Man come shining through. They are why I kept reading even if the other characters did predictable things that made me roll my eyes. At least Kara and Hannah didn’t get too caught up in it and were able to brush off those events and keep the focus on them. While the author does juggle several different threads of the story well, at times I felt there were a few too many characters to follow. […]

4 Comments | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on November 15, 2014