June 1, 2010

Sisters Red - Jackson Pierce

Young Adult
Pages: 336
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release Date: June 7, 2010

Scarlett March lives to hunt the Fenris-- the werewolves that took her eye when she was defending her sister Rosie from a brutal attack. Armed with a razor-sharp hatchet and blood-red cloak, Scarlett is an expert at luring and slaying the wolves. She's determined to protect other young girls from a grisly death, and her raging heart will not rest until every single wolf is dead. Rosie March once felt her bond with her sister was unbreakable. Owing Scarlett her life, Rosie hunts fiercely alongside her. Now Rosie dreams of a life beyond the wolves and finds herself drawn to Silas, a young woodsman who is deadly with an ax-- but loving him means betraying her sister and has the potential to destroy all they've worked for.

This was a gripping, dark, fully enjoyable read. Pierce turns a common fairy tale into pure bloody awesomeness with her wonderful writing and alternating points of view. It's not a re-telling though, instead it is fully original and surprising story based in the popular folktale Little Red Riding Hood. Explores dark desires, passions and dedications while yet having the right amount of romance. Involves family, friendship and friendship becoming family.

The characters were strikingly clever. Scarlett was a very strong character, and even though she's frustrating and unbearable at times, you can't help but love her and understand Rosie. The ending was somewhat predictable, at some point you can definitely see it coming, but I enjoyed it nonetheless. The cover is genius! Seriously one of the most eye-catching non-pictured covers ever. If you enjoy urban fantasy you will love this one!


  1. Wonderful review, I agree with everything you said - and that cover, LOVE! :)

  2. I want to read this one so much. Nice review.

  3. I completely agree with your 5 star rating. I loves this book! Great review :)

  4. Great review! I loved this one!

  5. I already have this one my TBR list but I enjoyed your review =)

  6. Great review - LOVED this one as well! I cannot wait for Sweetly to come out :)


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