Where The Wolves Read

A blog where I review mostly books. I also review, if my appetite allows, movies, music, and video games. Enjoy the feast!

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Claire de Lune by Christine Johnson

Summary: Claire is having the perfect sixteenth birthday. Her pool party is a big success, and gorgeous Matthew keeps chatting and flirting with her as if she's the only girl there. But that night, she discovers something that takes away all sense of normalcy: she's a werewolf.

As Claire is initiated into the pack of female werewolves, she must deal not only with her changing identity, but also with a rogue werewolf who is putting everyone she knows in danger. Claire's new life threatens her blossoming romance with Matthew, whose father is leading the werewolf hunt. Now burdened with a dark secret and pushing the boundaries of forbidden love, Claire is struggling to feel comfortable in either skin. With her lupine loyalty at odds with her human heart, she will make a choice that will change her forever?

Review: This book was really good. I really liked the idea of only females being werewolves, because for me it set the empowering, female strength throughout the book. I think the book ended fairly well so I don't think there's a sequel which is really nice since I've been reading a lot of books in series lately. I really liked the twist in the story even though I liked a certain character. Oh well that always tends to happen to my favorites. I liked Claire's reaction to finding out about her family's heritage. Instead of just saying "okay whatever I'm a wolf" she freaks out which is what I imagine most of us would do. I just found her attitude very refreshing.

Most of the characters I really enjoyed reading about, except for Claire's mom. At the end I understood her attitude and how it was beneficial to the story, but she still bothered me. I really wanted to jump into the book and punch her a few times.