Archive for November, 2012

Poison Princess by Kresley Cole

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Poison Princess is the first book of the new young adult series the Arcana Chronicles by Kresley Cole.  To read the book cover, click here.  Evangeline Greene is a 16 year old, modern day southern belle who is trying to maintain her appearance of leading a “normal” life after secretly spending the summer at a child psychiatric institution.  What was she in for?  Evie was having gruesome hallucinations of the end of the world complete with pus filled zombies and flash fried earth.  Her widowed mom believes that Evie is catching the same “sickness” as her grandmother, who Evie has been forbidden to contact since she was eight.  Hiding her secret from her friends and football star boyfriend is hard enough without the new Cajun delinquents joining her school after the new school boundaries were placed, with the lead trouble maker Jackson Deveaux as her main distraction from Evie’s carefully monitored concentration.  Not to mention the weird partial conversations that she seems to have in her head with other kids she has never met and the way the plants around her react to her thoughts and moods.  What is going on and what does it all mean? (more…)