April Genevieve Tucholke
- Title: Between the Spark and the Burn
- Author: April Genevieve Tucholke
- ISBN: 9780803740471
- Page: 222
- Format: Hardcover
The conclusion to Between the Devil and The Deep Blue Sea, this gothic thriller romance with shades of Stephen King and Daphne du Maurier is a must read for fans of Beautiful Creatures and Anna Dressed in Blood.Freddie once told me that the Devil created all the fear in the world.But then, the Devil once told me that it s easier to forgive someone for scaring you than forThe conclusion to Between the Devil and The Deep Blue Sea, this gothic thriller romance with shades of Stephen King and Daphne du Maurier is a must read for fans of Beautiful Creatures and Anna Dressed in Blood.Freddie once told me that the Devil created all the fear in the world.But then, the Devil once told me that it s easier to forgive someone for scaring you than for making you cry.The problem with River West Redding was that he d done both to me.The crooked smiling liar River West Redding, who drove into Violet s life one summer day and shook her world to pieces, is gone Violet and Neely, River s other brother, are left to worry until they catch a two a.m radio program about strange events in a distant mountain town They take off in search of River but are always a step behind, finding instead frenzied towns, witch hunts, and a wind whipped island with the thrum of something strange and dangerous just under the surface It isn t long before Violet begins to wonder if Neely, the one Redding brother she thought trustworthy, has been hiding a secret of his own .
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Guys, I love this book. I loved it more than the first. I probably shouldn’t even be reviewing it as it will undergo rounds of revisions before publication, but what I read still knocked my socks off.All the characters I loved are back and things are as creepy as ever. I truly cannot say much without spoiling both this book or its predecessor, so I’ll say just this: You want to read this two-book series. April’s prose is haunting and gorgeous and visceral and it gives me extreme writer’s [...]
"And then I noticed the birds.Black-feathered corpses. Everywhere. Piled up on steps, kicked into snow piles, dangling by their necks from lampposts and signs. There were eight nailed to the door of the dark, abandoned-looking Youngman’s Inn, and five hanging by their feet from the iron church gate.The four of us walked down the center of the road. Still and silent. I saw lights in windows, but there was no one in the street. Not a soul."You know how you sometimes stamble on a book that is jus [...]
I loved everything about it EXCEPT the ending. But honestly the writing makes up for it. After thinking about it I think I'm going to give this book 3.5 stars rather than the full 4. I have a few reasons for thisThis book is the sequel to the amazing and glorious Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea. I read that book last summer and I FELL IN LOVE. I loved everything about it, the writing, the characters, and just the magical feeling you get while reading it. Now I waited a year to read this [...]
*4.5*I really enjoyed this sequel/conclusion to Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea. I'm not going to get into a summary because I don't want to spoil the first book. My favorite aspect of these books is the atmosphere they create. The writing is quite beautiful and poetic, and it is great with describing sensory detail. Because of that, the scenes and settings feel very real. These books are often labeled as "scary" or "horror", and I would argue against that. They aren't the happiest of bo [...]
I read Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea last year and I loved it so much. I was really excited for Between the Spark and the Burn but for some reason, even though I bought it on the release day, it sat on my shelf for a really long time. I had no doubt that when I finally picked this book up, I would love it. The writing style is out of this world. It has a really interesting, classic vibe to it and it's something I don't see in YA novels a lot. The writing reminds me a little of The Rave [...]
°☆.。.:*・Actual Rating: 2.7 stars °☆.。.:*・ (Or more commonly known as the Jess is indecisive but it's not yet a three)I got conned into a story promoting illogical ideas and themes by lyrical, purple prose.Granted, Young Adult fiction pulls these stunts on me quite a lot but last night it cost me sleep. And brain cells because out of sheer frustration I dropped the book onto my face. Several times. After the haunting cliffhanger that was Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, we f [...]
Ese final me quedo a deber mucho, me quedo con la primera parte
***Review posted on The Eater of Books! blog***Between the Spark and Burn by April Genevieve TucholkeBook Two of the Between seriesPublisher: Dial BooksPublication Date: August 14, 2014Rating: 4 starsSource: ARC sent by the author (thank you, April!)Summary (from ):Freddie once told me that the Devil created all the fear in the world.But then, the Devil once told me that it's easier to forgive someone for scaring you than for making you cry.The problem with River West Redding was that he'd done [...]
DNF at 50 pages, because the characters are so insipidly stupid that it made my IQ level drop.I should have known better, considering how much I hated the first book. But since a trusted friend who has similar book tastes to me said that this got marginally better, I decided to give it a go.Well, I should have listened to my gut instinct, because this book was awful within the first 50 pages of it. At this point, I'm all out of fucks to give, so I'll just let Stiles explain my feelings towards t [...]
It's strange how I love the idea of this book. Just not the book itself. Same thing happened with the first one. I think I wanted it to be amazing so in a way, it was, even though I was aware of all the things I usually don't like in other books. I just didn't care because I was finally reading a strange gothic story. It was as if I was under a spell.
The setting was a whole character in this book. It was so well described. I felt the sand on my skin and the snow melting into my hair. Amazing! Such rich metaphor. Did not see the end coming at all. Just as stirring as the first book.
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3.5 starsIf Alice smoked opium in Wonderland and wrote a book, this would be it.Must read book one to know what is going on and not care if a story has an open ending.
I really hope there is another book to this series.I woke up and dove into this one after finishing the first book last night.I really am enjoying this series VERY MUCH!!
“He was warm as summer rain. Smooth as the sea, and twice as deep.”3.5/5I'm soo freaking mad with this book because it ended with so many things unanswered!! Between the spark and the burn was a little bit more mysterious than Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea although both books were a little bit nonsense I still enjoyed them, mostly because of the scenarios like the creepy abandoned city, then that tiny island that in my head was exactly like that one in the Netflix adaptation of A S [...]
A disappointing sequel to one of my favorite books. Left with more questions than answers, and the author seems to have no plans for a third book. Ugh.*EDIT* Because I properly collected my thoughts. I think I was more disappointed with this sequel because of Violet. In the first book, she had come across as a very strong, take charge kind of woman and in the second book, her character was very clingy and jealous she didn't want any of the men around her to be focused on any girl but her. (ex: w [...]
"Freddie used to say that life could be safe, or it could be interesting, but it couldn't be both."I love the way April Genevieve Tucholke writes. It's beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. With that said this book was a sad sequel to an amazing beginning. Everything that was good about the first book didn't show itself in this one. It was safe and definitely not interesting.This end to the duology took me forever to finish and read. I just didn't want to read it. Every time I put it down it was for [...]
I loved BETWEEN THE DEVIL & THE DEEP BLUE SEA, but if it's possible, I loved this second book even MORE. I love the choices Violet makes - not always right, but always relatable. I love how the settings all function as characters, from Violet's crumbling Maine mansion by the sea, the Citizen Kane, to a frightening town where the citizens are all glowed up and murderous, to the small island where they go hunting for a sea king, to a former bordello in the Colorado mountains. I love Neely, Riv [...]
Not quite the ending I had envisioned, but oh, was it still glorious.______________An ARC was provided by the author/publisher in exchange for an honest review.This review can also be found at The Starry-Eyed Revue.FULL REVIEW follows Review in a GIFfy below.Review in a GIFfy -- This can also be found at The Starry-Eyed Revue.I was dying to get my hands on this sequel, so when the author offered to send me an ARC, there may or may not have been some flailing. (There totally was.)And then I hear [...]
(Spoiler Alert if you have not read the first book, Between The Devil and The Deep Blue SeaThere are parts of my review that reference back to important events in this book.)I have to express first and foremost that the cover of this book is breathtaking, beautiful and captures the essence of this story perfectly. Everything from the colors of the title text to the gorgeous snow-covered mountains in the background. I give mad props to whoever April Genevieve Tucholke chose to create the amazing [...]
Dentro de todo un muy buen final, muy emocionante y, como siempre digo, TURBIO es una palabra que define muy bien al argumento en su totalidad. No creo que haya superado al primer libro y puede que me haya quedado con "hambre", pero realmente es muy satisfactorio para un final de bilogía.Próximamente reseña en el canal :D
-Rated a 4.5-SPOILERS AHEADI'm not really sure where my feelings lie with this book I remember thinking that Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea didn't really need a sequel and that I wasn't sure on how I would feel about a sequel. Still not sure. We're back with Vi wanting to go looking for River or Brodie- wanting to find one or both in order to finish this thing. This makes the gang go on a road trip (once Neeley gets back from doing his own searching) and we meet several new characters a [...]
This book is the final book in the Between duology. It was a beautifully written book that is written in such a unique style. I really enjoyed it.Violet is determined to find River despite to turmoil he caused in the last book. Her search leads her through sleepy towns, searching out clues on River’s whereabouts by listening to a late night occult radio show. Some of the towns they journey through are enslaved by Brodie's spark. One of them is rumored to harbor a God of the Sea. The hunt for R [...]
“People like you don’t go mad, Vi. They’re quiet on the outside and loud on the inside and sane as the day is long”It's been several months since Brodie and River left Citizen Kane. It's Christmas time and Violet is enjoying the time she has with her unconventional family but she can't help but miss her devil boy. After hearing a piece of gossip on a radio station called Stranger Than Fiction Violet convinces her brother and friends that it's a sign that Brodie or River is up to no good [...]
I was ridiculously disappointed in this book. The first book wasn't great, but it was much better than this one.It just didn't make sense. It was all over the place. I had trouble following much of the plot, and not because it was overly complex. Rather, it was because it didn't make any sense.Here's an example of the type of thing that happened numerous times throughout this book: The characters are looking for somebody and have determined this person is either in Maine or Colorado. They go to [...]
That would be a No. While I could cope with the writing, because it suits the story in a strange way, I could not cope with the rest. While I could find some positive aspects in the 1st installment, I couldn´t find any aspects in the 2nd one at all. Seriously, what was that? The Gothic del Toro atmosphere just poofed out of one of Citizen Kane´s windows and left a lot of snow and nothing.A road trip, a collection of weird kids (WTF is it with all those kids??), a twist so spectacularly stupid [...]
Well I just read a review that says this book definitely has a River - Violet - Neely love triangle. As I'm avoiding those indefinitely, I'm not sure I'll be reading this after all. I'm majorly bummed. But I'll wait and see what some other reviewers have to say.
3/5“People like you don’t go mad, Vi. They’re quiet on the outside and loud on the inside and sane as the day is long”I have a love/hate relationship with this duology. While on one hand it is nowhere near to be perfect, it is the definition of a guilty pleasure.I think part of this guilty pleasure is due to the writing style. Tucholke's writing is simplistic, clean and not too flowerly at the same time, which helps create the atmosphere of the book. This duology is one of the easiest wr [...]
Interesting. How roles have shifted and personalities changed. The girl has not completely shaken off the tendency to want what she doesn't have. In book one, she was stuck in Citizen Cane, unsure how to keep things going; but in book two, we're still allowed glimpses of that; but more than her keeping the household going- here, it's her wondering over how to keep the new version of herself ( that version that River had awoken) going. So she's still fanciful, but there's more emphasis given to t [...]
Gorgeous and haunting----even better than its predecessor! If I could give this book a million stars, I would.When I first opened up Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, I was floored by Tucholke's writing style. It was lyrical, horrifyingly real, and so unique that I was plucked from my tiny apartment and thrown into the book's setting, almost like I was right there beside Violet and River in Echo.Book two, Between the Spark and the Burn, did exactly that. And then some. I was worried about [...]
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