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Tracy Wolff

Autor(a) de Crave

105 Works 8,105 Membros 348 Críticas 4 Favorited

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Inclui os nomes: Ivy Adams, Tracy Deebs

Também inclui: Tessa Adams (1)

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Obras por Tracy Wolff

Crave (2020) 1,861 exemplares
Crush (2020) 1,075 exemplares
Covet (2021) 828 exemplares
Court (2021) 677 exemplares
Charm (2022) 493 exemplares
Cherish (2023) 356 exemplares
Tempest Rising (2011) 285 exemplares
Star Bringer (2023) 251 exemplares
Dark Embers (2010) 142 exemplares
Doomed (2013) 137 exemplares
Crash Into Me (2013) 114 exemplares
Back in the Burbs (2021) — Autor — 111 exemplares
Ruined: An Ethan Frost Novel (2014) 100 exemplares
Tempest Unleashed (2012) 98 exemplares
Hidden Embers (1831) 66 exemplares
Addicted (2014) 65 exemplares
Play Me Wild (2014) 61 exemplares
Naughty Bits: An Anthology of Short Erotic Fiction (2009) — Contribuidor — 58 exemplares
Play Me Right (2014) 57 exemplares
Play Me Hot (2014) 56 exemplares
Play Me Hard (2014) 56 exemplares
Play Me Real (2014) 55 exemplares
Forbidden Embers (1618) 52 exemplares
Shredded (2014) 49 exemplares
Drive Me Crazy (2014) 48 exemplares
Exposed (2015) 41 exemplares
Tie Me Down (2009) 41 exemplares
Shattered (2014) 39 exemplares
Full Exposure (2009) 39 exemplares
The International Kissing Club (2012) 36 exemplares
Tease Me (2010) 32 exemplares
Phantom Wheel (2018) 31 exemplares
Flawed (2017) 29 exemplares
Flamebound (2013) 25 exemplares
Tempest Revealed (2013) 24 exemplares
Accelerate: A Hotwired Novel (2015) 23 exemplares
Fade Into You (2016) 20 exemplares
Claimed (2015) 20 exemplares
Lovegame (2016) 19 exemplares
Down & Dirty (2017) 19 exemplares
Slashed (2015) 19 exemplares
A Christmas Wedding (2008) 18 exemplares
Eternal Embers (2010) 18 exemplares
Unguarded (2010) 18 exemplares
From Friend to Father (2009) 18 exemplares
Beginning With Their Baby (2010) 16 exemplares
No Apologies (2008) 16 exemplares
Hot & Heavy (2018) 13 exemplares
The Christmas Present (2009) 13 exemplares
Healing Dr. Alexander (2012) 10 exemplares
Pursued (2015) 10 exemplares
From the Beginning (2012) 10 exemplares
Rough & Ready (2018) 10 exemplares
About the Baby (2012) 9 exemplares
Deserving of Luke (2011) 9 exemplares
Play Me: The Complete Story (2015) 9 exemplares
Justify My Love 6 exemplares
Axed 6 exemplares
Need You Tonight 5 exemplares
Crave Boxed Set (2023) 4 exemplares
Il gioco del mai 4 exemplares
Mars Bound Arrival (2016) — Autor — 2 exemplares
Mars Bound Crisis (2016) — Autor — 2 exemplares
Obstructed (Vilified) (2017) 2 exemplares
Mars Bound Restoration (2016) — Autor — 2 exemplares
Zero Day 2 exemplares
Mars Bound Sabotage (2016) — Autor — 2 exemplares
Charm 2 exemplares
Trust No One Crush 1 exemplar
Untitled (Hotwired) (2019) 1 exemplar
Embraced (2017) 1 exemplar

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Sweet Nightmare is the first book in The Calder Academy series and I did enjoy it quite a bit. However, there were pacing issues galore and the character development was almost non-existent. The premise of this book sounded quite interesting and I was looking forward to the journey and the reveals, but a lot of it felt rushed, included a lot of random stuff that may or may not be explained at a later time, and I just couldn't get into the romance as the backstory for their lust just wasn't explained all that well.

To be fair, I did enjoy the characters but that's because I was fascinated by the monster aspect of their personalities and how quickly they could switch from being nice people to these terrifying monsters, especially since they couldn't control their powers when they switched or when their power came back to them. But aside from this, the characters are not that developed at all. You have your typical FMC who does not get a break and needs to be rescued by the big, hulking, muscly, powerful MMC. Too many tropes there for me to unpack and not ones that I necessarily like either. The relationship between Clementine and Jude is rushed and because the author doesn't give us a lot of backstory to explain their chemistry other than they were best friends for ten years, it's hard to really get the feels for their relationship. Yes, there are some flashbacks and some explanations, but they are rushed and you don't really have a chance to absorb them because the action is non-stop and you are whirled into another problem. I rolled my eyes quite a few times. I think I enjoyed the secondary characters more than the main characters.

If you like plot-driven books, then this one should definitely be on your radar. The characters are thrown into one situation after another, with little time to breathe, and this gives little time for character development and leaves a lot of room for plot holes that are easily glossed over. Personally, it didn't really flow all that well and felt quite chaotic. There were some aspects to the story I really enjoyed however, and I love secrets and mysteries of which there were plenty.

What I did really love though, was the setting. The mysterious island, the academy, the secrets, the monsters, and the atmosphere are always things that I enjoy in novels and this one had it all.

Verdict
Sweet Nightmare had quite a bit of potential, but too much focus on the plot didn't allow much room for character development, and I need to feel something when I am reading. Characters die, there's a lot of fighting that happens, so I should have felt more than just...disappointment. The author did manage to pick up some looser threads towards the last quarter of the book and weave them back into the story, and there were a few twists and turns I wasn't expecting, but there was still a lot of stuff that was glossed over and didn't make sense. Overall, I did think the story was promising and I will be reading the next book when it releases next year.
… (mais)
½
 
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StephanieBN | 1 outra crítica | May 25, 2024 |
Mix a tall cocktail of suspension of belief, block out half a dozen hours, open this book, and be prepared to have your toes curl while you're entertained.
 
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sennebec | 1 outra crítica | May 22, 2024 |
I honestly don't understand all the hype around this book. I pushed through what felt like a Twilight reimagining, and probably won't be reading the rest of the series.
 
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chaoticmel | 33 outras críticas | May 18, 2024 |
This was definitely different from what I’ve read before. I was very interested to find that the paranormal aspects were kept under wraps for so long. I may or may not continue the series.

3.5 Stars

Content: language, remembering deaths, kissing
 
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libraryofemma | 33 outras críticas | Apr 18, 2024 |

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Obras
105
Membros
8,105
Popularidade
#2,989
Avaliação
3.8
Críticas
348
ISBN
333
Línguas
9
Marcado como favorito
4

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