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Saturday, April 30, 2011

Review: Dead is not an Option

Title: Dead is not an Option
Series: Dead Is # 5
Genre: Young Adult- Paranormal
Author: Marlene Perez
Publisher: Graphia
Release Date: May 2 ,2011
Book: Netgalley

"It’s springtime of senior year, and psychic sleuth Daisy Giordano is preparing to say goodbye to Nightshade High. But no college acceptance letters have arrived yet, and she’s beginning to worry about where she’ll end up come fall—and if it will be anywhere near her boyfriend, Ryan. But that’s not the only uncertainty Daisy’s dealing with. There’s a vamps-versus-shifters war going on in Nightshade, and things are so tense that there is talk of canceling the prom. The conflict is carrying over to the Giordano home, since Rose and Daisy are both dating werewolves and Poppy’s new boyfriend is a vampire.


Can the paranormal community in Nightshade finally find peace? And will Daisy and her friends survive graduation? All of these questions and more are answered in the explosive final installment in the Dead Is series. "

I am really sad to see this series go. I have read every single book and loved it. I know that this series is not a popular one, I really wish more people knew about this series because it is good! I love characters, the plots, and the town.

Through the series I have seen Daisy grow. Not only as a person but as a friend, girlfriend, daughter and a learning psychic. She has gone above anything else, putting everyone else before her self. She helped out people when they needed it and she has been there. Daisy is one character I would love to have as a best friend. She is friendly, loyal, and above all nice.

I really enjoyed this book because I finally learned the secret at the end. Through the series, we see Daisy struggle to found out who is in charge of  The Scrounge. A secret society hell bent on killing the paranormals in Nightshade. Daisy has solved case after case involving other paranormals deaths or attacks. I am glad that she figured out the leader and put a final stop the that hateful society.

I am sad to see certain characters go as I have come to like those characters very much. Ms. Perez definitely did a great job trying up all loose ends and giving the story a happy ending. At first I was worried but I knew she would end the book on a good note.

The Dead Is series is a great series that  everyone should read. It fun, dark, adventurous and has that great paranormal touch that everyone will love.

I give it 5 BITES!

Happy Reading!


  1. I hadn't heard of this series before. Wow, 5 books! You must have really enjoyed it and I like your review.

  2. I wouldn't have thought this would be that good, but I'm so excited to see a rave review! Fabulous review, Savy :)

  3. I love this series and have been waiting for the latest installment... glad to hear you liked it! :)

  4. Oh this one sounds like it is right up my alley! I'm going to have to check out the whole series. Might be a good time for me to get it!

  5. I've never heard of this series before, but I'm definitely going to look it up now since you seem to be such a big fan of it! Thanks for yet another great recommendation Savy:)

  6. Like Jenny I never heard of this series before and I feel sad that I haven't discovered it earlier. ;) It does sounds really nice!

  7. Another series I need to read. I like that it is dark yet fun. Great review Savy :)

  8. I will put them on my TBR list! Thanks for sharing.


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