[ Read ] ➭ Of Monsters and Madness (Of Monsters and Madness, #1) Author Jessica Verday – Buyphenergan500.us

Of Monsters and Madness (Of Monsters and Madness, #1) A Romantic, Historical Retelling Of Classic Gothic Horror Featuring Edgar Allan Poe And His Character Annabel Lee, From A New York Times Best Selling Author.Summoned To Her Father S Home In 1820 S Philadelphia, A Girl Finds Herself In The Midst Of A Rash Of Gruesome Murders In Which He Might Be Implicated She Is Torn Romantically Between Her Father S Assistants One Kind And Proper, One Mysterious And Brooding Who Share A Dark Secret And May Have To Do With The Violent Events Than They Re Letting On.

[ Read ] ➭ Of Monsters and Madness (Of Monsters and Madness, #1)  Author Jessica Verday – Buyphenergan500.us
  • Hardcover
  • 277 pages
  • Of Monsters and Madness (Of Monsters and Madness, #1)
  • Jessica Verday
  • 15 November 2018
  • 1606844636

    10 thoughts on “[ Read ] ➭ Of Monsters and Madness (Of Monsters and Madness, #1) Author Jessica Verday – Buyphenergan500.us


  1. says:

    Actual rating 2.5A story You are recording your horrors How am I to accurately write about something unless I have been a firsthand witness to itThere is nothing bad about this book, but fans of The Madman s Daughter series will find that this series pales in comparison It is so, so predictable.This book has a beautiful atmosphere, it has an enjoyable main character and narrator However, the pacing is slow, the plot is easily foreseeable by anyone not mentally deficient, and there was Actual rating 2.5A story You are recording your horrors How am I to accurately write about something unless I have been a firsthand witness to itThere is nothing bad about this book, but fans of The Madman s Daughter series will find that this series pales in comparison It is so, so predictable.This book has a beautiful atmosphere, it has an enjoyable main character and narrator However, the pacing is slow, the plot is easily foreseeable by anyone not mentally deficient, and there was not enough horror to hold my interest The mysteries, the hints, the murdersall fell flat The mystery feels incomplete.This book also takes a considerable amount of liberties with Edgar Allan Poe Poe Purists will not enjoy this book.This is going to be a very brief review for me, that is , because there s just not much I can say about this book I just don t have a whole lot of complaints or praises for this book It doesn t hurt, but neither is it great I made a reference to The M...


  2. says:

    What a fucktastrophy Full review to come.0 Ninja Bunnehs


  3. says:

    A tribute to your works, Poe, that s what you re reading Don t worry, I made the exact same expression.1.5 starsI ve said it before and I ll say it again Poe is my literary god If a YA author decides to write a retelling based on his works, then I m going to expect them to deliver Poe is inimitable and I am well aware of the fact, but I expect works based on his works of genius to reach certain levels and fulfill certain expectations and I expect these retellings to do Poe justice As you c A tribute to your works, Poe, that s what you re reading Don t worry, I made the exact same expression.1.5 starsI ve said it before and I ll say it again Poe is my literary god If a YA author decides to write a retelling based on his works, then I m going to expect them to deliver Poe is inimitable and I am well aware of the fact, but I expect works based on his works of genius to reach certain levels and fulfill certain expectations and I expect these retellings to do Poe justice As you can see, this one didn t Quite frankly, I think Of Monsters and Madness might just be the worst YA Poe retelling I ve read to date I knew what I was getting into when I started it Verday s The Hollow, another retelling based on the works of yet another very influential American author, and I didn t exactly get along, but I wasthan willing to give myself a chance with another one of her books This one was marginally...


  4. says:

    It pains me to say this but Of Monsters and Madness was awful There were many moments that I have considered giving up on it but I m not one of those people who DNF a book quickly I m glad I did finish it, though but really it was so boring.I m a huge Edgar Allan Poe fan and on top of that I usually love gothic books So yeah, you can say I m disappointed that...


  5. says:

    This mini review has also been posted on The Social PotatoThis book was sorely disappointing It had a lot of potential and there were some truly enjoyable moments but on the whole, I felt let down.Let s start with the main character I cannot count the number of times I facepalmed or rolled my eyes as a result of her stupidity She was so desperate to be accepted and I never quite understood that Especially in the beginning when it seemed that all she wanted was to be accepted by her fatherThis mini review has also been posted on The Social PotatoThis book was sorely disappointing It had a lot of potential and there were some truly enjoyable moments but on the whole, I felt let down.Let s start...


  6. says:

    Nothing special I m disappointed.


  7. says:

    3.5 5Mon avis en Fran aisMy English reviewBefore its release, the idea of a horror novel with a gothic atmosphere attracted me right away Yet soon after, many mixed reviews began to swarm everywhere cooling my ardor dpwn and it took metime to get into the novel Besides, I can tell you right away that I do not know much about Edgar Allan Poe and even less about his character Annabel Lee, which means that for once, I could not make any comparison, but give a personal opinion of the story i 3.5 5Mon avis en Fran aisMy English reviewBefore its release, the idea of a horror novel with a gothic atmosphere attracted me right away Yet soon after, many mixed reviews began to swarm everywhere cooling my ardor dpwn and it took metime to get into the novel Besides, I can tell you right away that I do not know much about Edgar Allan Poe and even less about his character Annabel Lee, which means that for once, I could not make any comparison, but give a personal opinion of the story itself.As I said, I was not expecting too much given all the reviews I had read on some blogs, but it s true that eventually I might have appreciated a bitthan some my reading We discover a young girl, Annabel, who has always lived on the margins of society, until her mother dies and that her father calls her at home with him But here, pretty strange things are going on in this house and it would seem that in the city, a serial killer i...


  8. says:

    WTF there better be another book wwwttttfff I am flipping out seriously. thats it URRRGGGREVIEWOh, Dear sweet baby Jesus I loved this book I needbooks like this Edgar Allen Poe given a Jekyll and Hyde complex Yes, please Why are there not MORE books like this Of Monsters and Madness started an uncontrollable love for Historical Paranormal Young Adult books for me And I never want it to end It is just a shame that I cannot find very many books like this.I love Edgar Allen Poe WTF there better be another book wwwttttfff I am flipping out seriously. thats it URRRGGGREVIEWOh, Dear sweet baby Jesus I loved this book I needbooks like this Edgar Allen Poe given a Jekyll and Hyde complex Yes, please Why are there not MORE books like this Of Monsters and Madness started an uncontrollable love for Historical Paranormal Young Adult books for me And I never want it to end It is just a shame that I cannot find very many books like t...


  9. says:

    Thank you EgmountUSA and Netgalley for providing this in exchange for an honest review This wasn t a bad book Everything about it just kind of felt flimsy The first page was by far the best We had blood, guts, and the perfect set up for a Gothic Horror That was unfortunately the only real horror in this title From here the story is a slow, light gothic with a weak mystery Annabel s mother has just died She leaves the only real home she has ever known to move half a world away to live w Thank you EgmountUSA and Netgalley for providing this in exchange for an honest review This wasn t a bad book Everything about it just kind of felt flimsy The first page was by far the best We had blood, guts, and the perfect set up for a Gothic Horror That was unfortunately the only real horror in this title From here the story is a slow, light got...


  10. says:

    Title Of Monsters and MadnessAuthor Jessica VerdaySummary After the death of her mother, seventeen year old Annabelle Lee is called to Philadelphia by the father she has never met Knowing her father is a scientist and surgeon, Annabelle hopes this is the opportunity to pursue her dream of practicing medicine But it is 1826 and young women do not perform surgery and young Annabelle is far from the daughter her father envisioned.The young girl lacks the manners and etiquette expected of a Title Of Monsters and MadnessAuthor Jessica VerdaySummary After the death of her mother, seventeen year old Annabelle Lee is called to Philadelphia by the father she has never met Knowing her father is a scientist and surgeon, Annabelle hopes this is the opportunity to pursue her dream of practicing medicine But it is 1826 and young women do not perform surgery and young Annabelle is far from the daughter her father envisioned.The young girl lacks the manners and etiquette expected of a young woman and she soon finds that her father and his reputation is not what it seems either There are mysterious comings and goings to the lower floors of the house and the rumors of a killer on the loose in the streets A sense of unease fills my stomach as I stare up at what is to be my new home Dark and foreboding, it app...

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