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Grimm Memories (Grimm Tales) (Volume 2) Paperback – October 12, 2014
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While in elorium they see things aren't the same. It's more dark and dreadful. Andi and Dylan still razz each other and like each other but don't do anything about it. Frederick still likes quinn and she likes him but he is too shy that is until the end. So cute those two. Meanwhile Max is complaining and giving Frederick the protective evil eye as they go from one adventure that Andi gets them into to the next.
Soon they are face to face with Herrchen again and boy is that a treat.
The characters are as likeable and engaging as they were in the first in the series except now they volunteer to enter Elorium. Dylan is as fun loving and sweet. Frederick as shy and protective of Quinn. Andi as daring and stubborn and Quinn is the logical one. even Max meets someone but is disappointed in the end sadly by her.
The writing has you engaged in their tales from the beginning as again we get this great twist on our fairy tales but now with some darker dangerous things going on. As you read the twist you feel bad for the characters that felt this was their only way out. I loved the ending how Frederick and Quinn are together, Dylan and Andi on their way, Jack with a new beginning, and harland with his resort. And the little open door to mystery about the man with no memory in the docs office. This is a gateway to more adventure and danger.
A fun fast paced story that has you engaged from the beginning with the new darker twist to the grimm fairy tales we know and love.
So, Grimm Memories, being the sequel, takes place about half a year later. The four are reunited, and because Andi and Dylan are having strange dreams, they sneak back to Elorium, aka fairy-tale world. Only this time, Quinn's brother manages to come along (he was sent to make sure she didn't go back to Elorium. I guess he failed pretty badly). But the Elorium they go back to is in turmoil. What is happening? That's what the four has to find out. Characters from the first book make their appearance, as do new characters, and the plot twists and turns in very unexpected ways.
I must say, I don't quite understand the ending - how did they figure out things so neatly? Then again, I should add that I was rushing through the book in order to find out what happened, so I may have missed some pertinent detail.
Apart from that, I really don't have any complaints about the book. If you've read the first book, you'll adore how the characters and their relationships with each other continue to grow. I hope that if there are future books, we get to see him in normal earth a little more - I'd like to know how this experience has changed how they interact with others. There are hints here, and if they're developed, it could be a really interesting story.
To be honest, I'm not sure which book I like better. The first book referenced many, many fairy-tales, while this book has more original ideas. It really all goes down to personal preference, but if you enjoyed the first book, you'll probably enjoy this one too.
Disclaimer: I got a free copy of this book from the author in exchange for a free and honest review.
This review was first posted at Inside the mind of a Bibliophile (http://allsortsofbooks.blogspot.jp/2015/01/grimm-memories-by-janna-jennings.html)
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