Hey there, Weirdos! I recently bought a new iPod and can finally read iBooks again, and have wasted no time.
I don't like to buy eBooks, mostly because if a book is that important to me, I'd rather just buy it as a hard copy, so that's going to be the main "foundation" for this new series of reviews. All iBooks I review are ones that are free on the iBook app, but, of course, prices change, so don't yell at me if they suddenly up the price.
But then again, there's usually a reason they're free.
Ignite is the first book in the Midnight Fire series by Kaitlyn Davis. The main character, Kira, realizes that she has a special power, and a dark family history. She is able to harness the power of the sun...to kill vampires.
Okay, I'm going to be blunt here: I did not like this book. Partially because vampire stories make me want to puke, and partially because it was very poorly written. But who am I to say anything against middle-aged women who have nothing better to do than write stories about sexy vampires with abs of steel?
I'm human apparently. Sue me.
She was also way too honest, even when the author kept insisting that she was keeping secrets. Maybe so, but it doesn't make us care any, because Kira was just too blunt for her to ever have a chance as a convincing character worthy of rooting for.
The pacing of the book was completely screwy, and jumped from one thing to another so quickly that I was scrambling to pick up the pieces from Chapter 3 whilst trying to read Chapter 10. In addition, the writing itself was poor. English classes were wasted on this author.
As for secondary characters, I'll be brief. The evil sidekicks, John and Jerome, are barely even characters. I don't think they spoke more then three sentences combined.
Diana was very 2D and was possibly the worst antagonist I've ever read. 'Nuff said.
Tristan? The "hot" vampire sweetheart? I swear I'll kick something if I hear any more about what a truly kind person he is and how he would never hurt anyone.
Luke was just there to be there for the darn heck of it. He did absolutely nothing. Same with the other non-vampire related friends of Kira's. And I did NOT care for the female BFF, who I apparently disliked so much that I completely forgot her name.
Basically the only mildly interesting part of this iBook was the Catwoman costume. That's it.
Conclusion: I'm giving Ignite by Kaitlyn Davis 2 stars out of 5. Sorry, dear, but your book is free for a reason, and I won't be buying the next two in the series.
That's all! Stay weird!