The Rift Walker (Vampire Empire, #2)

Poltergeeks by Sean Cummings
Pub­lisher: Strange Chemistry Books
Pages: Paperback, 288 pages
Series: -
Pub­li­ca­tion date: October 2nd 2012

15-year-old Julie Richardson is about to learn that being the daughter of a witch isn't all it's cracked up to be. When she and her best friend, Marcus, witness an elderly lady jettisoned out the front door of her home, it's pretty obvious to Julie there's a supernatural connection.

In fact, there's a whisper of menace behind increasing levels of poltergeist activity all over town. After a large-scale paranormal assault on Julie's high school, her mother falls victim to the spell Endless Night. Now it's a race against time to find out who is responsible or Julie won't just lose her mother's soul, she'll lose her mother's life.

I made the mistake of pausing Poltergeeks and starting another book. Now I can’t make myself get back to read it. I’m not in the mood. I’m not motivated enough. It’s just that stupid. Whatever.

Poltergeeks is not my kind of book. The story is cheesy and clichéd. The heroine, Julie, is a brat that sounds like a thirty-year-old woman. She is special, and, most importantly, she is a moron. Julie has a BFF, Marcus, who secretly has a crush on her. Her girlfriend hits on her BFF because she’s that evil. Her girlfriend might just be the villain in the book. I have no wish to find out if this is true or not.

The bottom line, Poltergeeks is horrible and the title is overly misleading. If you’re looking for a fun and witty read, then avoid this one. It will only manage to dry up your brain cells.

ARC courtesy of Angry Robot via NetGalley


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