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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Review: Slice of Cherry by Dia Reeves

Title: Slice of Cherry
Author: Dia Reeves
Publisher: Simone Pulse
Pub. Date: January 4, 2011
Length: 512 Pages
Summary (from goodreads):
Kit and Fancy Cordelle are sisters of the best kind: best friends, best confidantes, and best accomplices. The daughters of the infamous Bonesaw Killer, Kit and Fancy are used to feeling like outsiders, and that’s just the way they like it. But in Portero, where the weird and wild run rampant, the Cordelle sisters are hardly the oddest or most dangerous creatures around.
It’s no surprise when Kit and Fancy start to give in to their deepest desire—the desire to kill. What starts as a fascination with slicing open and stitching up quickly spirals into a gratifying murder spree. Of course, the sisters aren’t killing just anyone, only the people who truly deserve it. But the girls have learned from the mistakes of their father, and know that a shred of evidence could get them caught. So when Fancy stumbles upon a mysterious and invisible doorway to another world, she opens a door to endless possibilities….
 Immediate Thoughts Upon Finishing: the first half was kind of slow, but the second half was amazing ♥ I would have liked more explanation as to why the town was the way it was. Highly recommended if you can get past that.
My Thoughts (Offical Review): As some of you may know, I'm a huge fan of horror movies, but unfortunately I can never find books in that genre that  really capture my interest.  And well, I wanted a gruesome and creepy novel and that's exactly what I got. I admit that I was secretly hoping for such a creepy novel that I would have to put the book down because of it, but I wasn't really expecting that because I have a high "tolerance" for this type of stuff. And yes, for a lot of people, Slice of Cherry will be that gruesome; And it almost was for me.
 Kit and Fancy are the daughters of the Bonesaw Killer. Madda, their mother, is working twelve hour shifts and is hardly ever home. They are rejected by the town members, so instead of hanging out around town, they stay at home where they have the freedom to do whatever they want. This is where they find that they have quite a lot of their father in them, and their desire to kill. At first its just dissecting small animals, like a school science experiment. But their fascination with blood turns into one of violence and killing; and they need to find someway, or somewhere, to hide the evidence.
On goodreads, Slice of Cherry is labeled as the sequel to Bleeding Violet, it isn't really,  but they both  take place in Portero, which is why it is labeled that. Portero is a fictional town full of monsters and other strange things. I didn't figure this out for a while though, because it isn't explained very well in the book. Dia's writing was great, and although it was in third person, I felt like I really knew the girls; and loved how badass they were.
I don't think words can express how happy I am to have found this book. Its gruesome, its scary, its creepy, its twisted, and I loved it. Slice of Cherry isn't for everyone, but if your looking for a crazy book, go out and buy it right now!

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  1. This book sounds so good. And it seems like it has a really good story line as well. Great review as usual :)

  2. I love this blog! It's so cute! :D That book sounds really good. Might have to check it out some time! :D

  3. Fantastic review! I need to get my hands on a copy. Great blog! The layout is chic and the reviews are captivating. I have given you One Lovely Blog Award (which you already have) because you most definitely deserve it. Keep up the fabulous work!

  4. I really need to go pick this one up PRONTO!

    ps. i'm new to the blogging world and would love if you'd stop by my blog and take a look. and i'm your newest follower!

    happy reading!


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