Review: My Soul to Steal by Rachel Vincent (Soul Screamers #4)

May 11, 2012 Challenges, Review 1 ★★★★

Review: My Soul to Steal by Rachel Vincent (Soul Screamers #4)Release Date: January 4, 2011
Title: My Soul to Steal
Series: Soul Screamers #4
Author: Rachel Vincent
Pages: 343
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Source: Owned
Available: Barnes and Noble
From the Publisher: Trying to work things out with Nash-her maybe boyfriend-is hard enough for Kaylee Cavanaugh. She can't just pretend nothing happened. But "complicated" doesn't even begin to describe their relationship when his ex-girlfriend transfers to their school, determined to take Nash back.

See, Sabine isn't just an ordinary girl. She's a mara, the living personification of a nightmare. She can read people's fears-and craft them into nightmares while her victims sleep. Feeding from human fear is how she survives.

And Sabine isn't above scaring Kaylee and the entire school to death to get whatever-and whoever-she wants.
4 Stars

I didn’t think a book in this series could be more infuriating than the last one. I was wrong.

Nash has begun to redeem himself. But I was so obsessed with hating Sabine that I almost didn’t see it. That girl is a real piece of work. And yet, I understand her. I admire her for the strength and determination she has when it comes to getting what she wants. I don’t have nearly the balls she does. But I hated her for how she treated Kaylee. There is no other word to describe her than bitch.

Tod is getting close to crossing a line. It’s becoming more and more evident that he has feelings for Kaylee (like I haven’t seen that coming since the first book). And telling Kaylee to let Nash go was so self-serving that I’m not sure what I think about it. On the one hand, he made some very logical points (as did Sabine) about why Kaylee and Nash shouldn’t be together.

But dammit- LOVE IS NOT LOGICAL.

Trying to use your head and think about love is just about one of the worst things you can do.

And sure- I do think Tod and Kaylee could make a good couple; I just don’t want them to because, despite his mistakes, I adore Nash. Plus, I’m not sure Kaylee would ever be able to see Tod that way.

The most annoying thing about the book, however, is that I have a suspicion that I’m going to end up liking Sabine in future books.

And I am not okay with that.

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