Review: The Darkest Minds Review: Chasers Review: Cornered Review: Finale Review: Leopard Moon

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Review: Dark Inside

Title: Dark Inside
Series: Dark Inside # 1
Genre: Young Adult- Dystopian
Author: Jeyn Roberts
Publisher: Simon and Shuster
Release Date: November 1, 2011
Book: ARC sent by publisher

"Since mankind began, civilizations have always fallen: the Romans, the Greeks, the Aztecs…Now it’s our turn. Huge earthquakes rock the world. Cities are destroyed. But something even more awful is happening. An ancient evil has been unleashed, turning everday people into hunters, killers, crazies.
Mason's mother is dying after a terrible car accident. As he endures a last vigil at her hospital bed, his school is bombed and razed to the ground, and everyone he knows is killed. Aries survives an earthquake aftershock on a bus, and thinks the worst is over when a mysterious stranger pulls her out of the wreckage, but she’s about to discover a world changed forever. Clementine, the only survivor of an emergency town hall meeting that descends into murderous chaos, is on the run from savage strangers who used to be her friends and neighbors. And Michael witnesses a brutal road rage incident that is made much worse by the arrival of the police--who gun down the guilty party and then turn on the bystanding crowd.
Where do you go for justice when even the lawmakers have turned bad? These four teens are on the same road in a world gone mad. Struggling to survive, clinging on to love and meaning wherever it can be found, this is a journey into the heart of darkness – but also a journey to find each other and a place of safety."

I love these types of books! It always makes me real excited to read a book that not only held up to my every expectation, but left me longing for more.

What I loved most about this book is the plot. Man, did it rock! The pacing is perfect from page one. This book has many point of view switches. It did not confuse me at all. It anything it enhanced the book making me read it faster. I loved that each point of view is connected to one another. I like how the Ms. Roberts captures the reader from the very first pages holding them down for something that they never expected. The reader is taken down roads never seen, things never told and eyes awakening to a whole new reading experience.

I really enjoyed all the elements in the books as well. So much sacrifice, love, fighting and death. It made the book so much real with the emotions swirling between the pages. I adored jumping from character to character, seeing things from different views. Ms. Roberts made me love the point of view switching in this book. As the reader, I was completely excited to see what characters I can fall into next. Her writing is easy to read and very easy to fall into.
 
If you want a intense, fast read with surprises coming at you read this book! A very enthralling read from the beginning to the end, Dark Inside is intense. 

I give it 4 BITES!

Happy Reading!



7 comments:

  1. Great review. I really enjoyed this book too. I love this sort of book

    ReplyDelete
  2. One of my favourite books of 2011! I loved this - can't wait to find out what happens next!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Hm... sounds like a good adventure. Man, another book I haven't heard of that you have brought to my attention!

    ReplyDelete
  4. I've definitely been eyeballing this one--looks like a real page turner! I'm definitely on a dystopian kick, and love the survival aspect Roberts wove in here.

    Cool review!


    Smiles!
    Lori

    ReplyDelete
  5. Great review, this one is on my list of wants lol. Glad that you liked it!
    -shellie

    ReplyDelete
  6. Can't wait to read this! Will read and review it soon :)

    ReplyDelete

Hello lovely reader! Thanks for commenting! I enjoying reading what you have to say :) I have turn on the comment mod due to a large amount of spam. Thanks :)