Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Review: Sunshine by Robin McKinley

Title: Sunshine
Author: Robin McKinley
Publisher: Speak
Date Published: Reprint edition (April 29, 2010)
Genre(s): Paranormal&gt> Vampires
Pages: 416
My Rating:

GoodReads Synopsis: There hadn't been any trouble out at the lake in years. Sunshine just needed a spot where she could be alone with her thoughts for a minute. But then the vampires found her . . . Now, chained and imprisoned in a once-beautiful decaying mansion, alone but for the vampire, Constantine, shackled next to her, Sunshine realizes that she must call on her own hidden strength if she is to survive. But Constantine is not what she expected of a vampire, and soon Sunshine discovers that it is he who needs her, more than either of them know.

OK, Sunshine was originally published as an Adult novel and re-released as a YA novel in 2010. Regretably, that is when I found it. I was drawn to it by the beautiful cover and of course, Vampires! I'm sorry if this makes others mad, but I was very disappointed in this book. Not only did it take me a long time to finish, but I really didn't want too, which almost never happens. I feel like the book never really goes anywhere. There are parts that would be really good (why I gave it two Kisses, instead of one) but then it would let me down. This would happen over and over, something would draw me in and then lead nowhere....I feel like this was a waste of money and sadly one of the worst vampire books I have ever read.

Obviously I don't really recommend this book, but if you still want to try it (for whatever reason) I recommend this book to paranormal lovers who have a thing for Vampires. If you liked this book you may also like the Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris.


roro said...

tnx , was lookin 4ward to areview

will remove it fom ny tbr list


Rea said...

You know, your review pretty much sums up my reading experience with Robin McKinley. I know she has a lot of fans, so maybe it's just me, but I never feel particularly inspired by her books. They just seem to drag most of the time. :(