Review: With All My Soul by Rachel Vincent

With All My Soul by Rachel Vincent (UK cover)

Title: With All My Soul (Soul Screamers #7)
Author: Rachel Vincent
Genre: Urban Fantasy, Young Adult
Publisher: Mira Ink (5th April 2013)
Blurb:

KAYLEE CAVANAUGH’S TAKING HER FINAL STAND!

After spending the last year undead, Kaylee has had enough of the paranormal creatures who have plagued her ever since she came into her banshee powers. Now she’s ready to take her school back from the evil hellions, once and forever.

To protect her friends, Kaylee needs to find a way to turn the living incarnations of Avarice, Envy and Vanity against one another.

Yet when one more person close to her is taken, Kaylee realises she can’t save everyone she loves without making some powerful sacrifices . . .

Rating: **** (4 stars)
Review:

Rachel Vincent brings her brilliant Soul Screamers series to a close in With All My Soul. Kaylee realises that something needs to be done about Avari; the hellion is too fixated on her, and is more than prepared to go through her friends and family to get to her. In With All My Soul Vincent shows Kaylee’s struggle to find a solution to her problem with Avari and his obsession.

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Review: Before I Wake by Rachel Vincent

If I Die by Rachel Vincent, UK edition cover.

Title: Before I Wake (Soul Screamers #6)
Author: Rachel Vincent
Genre: Urban Fantasy, Young Adult
Publisher: MiraInk (6th July 2012)
Blurb:

EVEN DEATH CAN’T GET YOU OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL.

Covering up her own murder was one thing, but faking her life is much harder than ex-teen banshee Kaylee expected. Now she’s fighting to stay visible to the human world and struggling to find time alone with her new reaper boyfriend Tod.

To stay in the mortal realm, Kaylee must reclaim stolen souls and, when her first assignment brings her face-to-face with an old foe, she knows the game has changed. Her immortal status won’t keep her safe. And this time Kaylee isn’t just gambling with her own life . . .

Rating: ***** (5 stars)
Review:

I really enjoyed the fifth book, If I Die, in this series so I was really looking forward to reading Before I Wake. I was NOT disappointed. Vincent took all the things I enjoyed in If I Die and multiplied it in Before I Wake. Like the rest of the series this book is narrated by Kaylee and continues her story.

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Review: If I Die by Rachel Vincent

Soul Screamers #5 Cover

If I Die by Rachel Vincent, UK edition cover.

Title: If I Die (Soul Screamers #5)
Author: Rachel Vincent
Genre: Urban Fantasy, Young Adult
Publisher: MiraInk (3rd February 2012)
Blurb:

KAYLEE CAN SEE DEATH COMING. NOW SHE MUST FACE HER OWN.

As a teen banshee, Kaylee’s blood-curdling screams are a death knell for others. Yet she never expected to see her own name at the top of a reaper’s list.

Scheduled to die within days, Kaylee knows her magic can’t change her fate. Worse, on top of worrying about her own demise, she needs to save mortal best friend Emma from the clutches of a deadly Netherworld creature.

As Kaylee’s time on earth slips away, troubled banshee boyfriend Nash and his reaper brother Tod refuse to give up on Kaylee. They’re ready to unearth murky family secrets to give her a last chance at life, as their fight to save Kaylee becomes a battle for her love.

Rating: ***** (5 stars)
Review:

I have enjoyed reading the first four books in Rachel Vincent’s Soul Screamer series, so of course I had to get this – the fifth – book. If I Die continues teen banshee Kaylee’s story as she discovers that she is on a reaper’s list.

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Review: My Soul to Steal by Rachel Vincent

Soul Screamers #4

My Soul to Steal by Rachel Vincent

Title: My Soul to Steal (Soul Screamers #4)
Author: Rachel Vincent
Genre: Urban Fantasy, Young Adult
Publisher: MiraInk (21st October 2011)
Blurb:

SOMETIMES DREAMS
DO COME TRUE . . .
AND THAT’S THE LAST
THINK KAYLEE NEEDS

Working things out with Nash – her maybe boyfriend – is hard for Kaylee. She’s already coping with being a teenage banshee. Worse, Nash’s gorgeous ex-girlfriend just transferred to their school.

Sabine’s no ordinary girl. She’s a mara, a real-life walking nightmare. Draining people’s energy through their darkest dreams sustains Sabine . . . and makes her Kaylee’s top suspect in a cluster of sup-creepy deaths.

To win back Nash, Kaylee’s determined to unearth the truth. But Sabine knows the deathly secrets of Kaylee’s subconscious – and she’s not afraid to use them to get whatever and whoever she wants . . .

Rating: **** (4 stars)
Review:

My Soul to Steal is the fourth book in Rachel Vincent’s brilliant Soul Screamers series. It continues the story of Kaylee and her friends as they struggle against the forces of the Netherworld.

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Review: My Soul to Keep by Rachel Vincent

Soul Screamers #3

My Soul to Keep by Rachel Vincent

Title: My Soul to Keep (Soul Screamers #3)
Author:  Rachel Vincent
Genre:  Urban Fantasy, Young Adult
Publisher:  MiraInk(15th April 2011)
Blurb:

KAYLEE HAS ONE ADDICTION: HER BOYFRIEND NASH

Like Kaylee, Nash is a banshee. So he understands her like no one else. Nothing – supernatural or otherwise – can come between them. That is, until something does.

Demon’s breath – a potent paranormal drug with the power to kill. Somehow the super-addictive substance has made its way to the human world. Kaylee and Nash need to cut off the source and protect their human friends – one of who is already hooked.

Bu Kaylee’s plans are soon derailed when she discovers another secret demon’s breath addict in their midst. Nash.

Now she’s ready to kick some serious Netherworld but – but is it too late to save the boy who’s stolen her heart?


Rating: ****
(4 stars)
Review:

My Soul to Keep is the third book in Rachel Vincent’s fantastic Soul Screamers series. My Soul to Keep starts just as Kaylee completes the grounding she earned as a result of her actions in My Soul to Save (you can find my review here), and attends her first post-grounding party. Things go a little awry.

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Review: My Soul to Save by Rachel Vincent

Soul Screamers 2

My Soul to Save by Rachel Vincent, UK edition cover.

Title: My Soul to Save (Soul Screamers #2)
Author: Rachel Vincent
Genre: Urban Fantasy, Young Adult
Publisher:  MiraInk (18th February 2011)
Blurb:

When Kaylee Cavanaugh screams, someone dies.

So when teen pop sensation Eden croaks onstage and Kaylee doesn’t wail, she knows something is dead wrong. Kaylee can’t cry for someone who has no soul.

Soon Kaylee finds that Eden’s not the only starry-eyed girl who traded her life for a flickering moment of fame – a deal that has dark consequences no mortal could understand.

Banshee Kaylee swears to help those lost souls. But school football star Nash – Kaylee’s newly acquired, not to mention super-hot, boyfriend – refuses to let her in harm’s way. Still Kaylee knows it’s her duty to save the innocent from the Netherworld – even if it means putting her own soul – and love life – at risk . . .

Rating: **** (4 stars)

Review:

My Soul to Save is the second book in the Soul Screamers series by Rachel Vincent. The book starts several weeks after the events of My Soul to Take.

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Review: My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent

Soul Screamers #1

My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent, UK edition

Title: My Soul to Take (Soul Screamers #1)
Author: Rachel Vincent
Genre: Urban Fantasy, Young Adult
Publisher:  MiraInk (1st January 2011)
Blurb:

Something is wrong with Kaylee Cavanaugh . . .

She can sense when someone near her is about to die. And when it happens, a force beyond her control compels her to scream bloody murder. Literally.

Kaylee just wants to enjoy having caught the attention of the hottest boy in school. But a normal date is hard to come by when Nash seems to know more about the dark forces behind Kaylee’s power than she does.

And when classmates start dropping dead for no apparent reason and only Kaylee knows who’ll be next, she realises that finding a boyfriend is the least of her worries!

Rating: **** (4 stars)

Review:

My Soul to Take is the first book in Rachel Vincent’s YA series Soul Screamers.

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