Narrator: Dan Bittner, Emma Galvin
Series: The Wolves of Mercy Falls #4
Published by Scholastic Audio on July 1st 2014
Genres: Young Adult, Love & Romance, Fantasy & Magic
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Sinner follows Cole St. Clair, a pivotal character from the number-one New York Times best-selling Shiver Trilogy. Everybody thinks they know Cole's story. Stardom. Addiction. Downfall. Disappearance. But only a few people know Cole's darkest secret - his ability to shift into a wolf. One of these people is Isabel. At one point, they may have even loved each other. But that feels like a lifetime ago. Now Cole is back. Back in the spotlight. Back in the danger zone. Back in Isabel's life. Can this sinner be saved?
My Thoughts on this Book
FIRST IMPRESSION:: I really am sorry to tell you all that I didn’t like this audiobook at all. It was like pulling teeth to just finish it. I purchased the first three books in the series in 2012 due to all the book blogger hype. That was my first time buying a hype book and I honestly can kick myself for buying all three of the audiobooks at the same time. So when this one came out I just had to finish the series to get it off my “Incomplete Series” list. There are just too many books on the list and now this isn’t one of them.
THE STORY:: This book is focused on a “Kurt Coban” like rockstar Cole St. Clair and Isabel. I kinda remember Isabel from the series I read way back in 2012 but Cole was a complete blur. I had zero recongnistion of him. This book did not help either. Sinner is all about Cole St. Clair, a huge rock star who is now in LA. I love reading books that take place in my home state and city. Cole drives down the same 405 freeway I take every day and it was like I cold really see it happen. I loved that but that is where my love stops. The book is a series in the Wolves of Mercy Falls and there are werewolves in every single book except this one. Say what?? I can’t say NONE. There was one sighting of a werewolf but that was it. Besides that, no no no! Angry rockstar fresh out of rehab who has no care in the world. A young girl who is not happy, excited or interested in anything at all. Uhmmm… what is the appeal of liking these characters? As I said in my Shiver Goodreads review, As a non-teen, I’d keep saying to myself..”Really? If you were older you wouldn’t think that?” I read YA and this one is just too far beyond my mentality.
FINAL THOUGHTS:: I bet you are wondering why the hell I even finished listening to the audiobook. Well, I have an issue, a problem really! Once I start a bad, not so interesting book I have to finish it to the end, just to see if it will redeem itself and to see what the hell everyone loved about it. This was one of those times. Everyone just seemed to love it and I needed to see why. Other than that I just wasted reading time. Sorry! The characters didn’t have any positive attributes, the plot was slow and not interesting, and most of all what happend to the werewolves? I am not usually a one star giver but…
RECOMMENDED FOR:: Young teenage girls that have rockstar crushes.