7 June 2015

Book Review: Remembrance (Transcend Time, #1) by Michelle Madow

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Format: Kindle 
Publishers: Dreamscape Publishing
Published: 27th July 2011
Pages: 314
Genre: YA, Historical/Paranormal Romance, 
Main Characters: Lizzie, Drew
Date Read: 13th May - 16th May 2015
Rating Given:
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Lizzie Davenport has been reincarnated from 1815, England ... but she doesn't realize it until she meets her soul mate from the past and he triggers her memories to gradually return.
When Drew Carmichael transfers into Lizzie's high school, she feels a connection to him, like she knows him. But he wants nothing to do with her. Reaching Drew is more difficult because she has a boyfriend, Jeremy, who has become full of himself after being elected co-captain of the varsity soccer team, and her flirtatious best friend Chelsea starts dating Drew soon after his arrival. So why can't she get him out of her mind?
Lizzie knows she should let go of her fascination with Drew, but fighting fate isn’t easy, and she’s determined to unravel the mysteries of the past.

I've had this sitting on my kindle for a little while now so I'm glad I was finally able to read it although it wasn't as good as what I was expecting but it was enjoyable enough.

I love this cover it was one of the reasons why I wanted to read the book (although for a change it wasn't the main reason why I wanted to read it). I love the cover even more after reading the book as it looks like it could be a part of a scene in the book which I always love when covers do that as it helps me to visualise the actual story.

When I first started this book I was excited to start it as when I knew it was based on the Taylor Swift song Love Story I knew I wanted to read it but when I started it I didn't feel enthralled like what I thought I would have. This was a insta-love book but I felt like I didn't mind that as I understood where it came from which I loved the thought of a past life romance. I felt like there wasn't enough happening in this book as it was just the will they won't they all the way through the book which did get tiring at times. For most of the book it was just an ok read but once I got closer to the end it really drew me in and I couldn't wait to see what happened next.

There was times when I liked most of the characters but everyone of them annoyed me at times whilst some of the characters I didn't like one bit. Lizzie started of like as a likable character, she was actually my favourite character in this book as she seemed like a nice person, however there was times when she really annoyed me. For most of the book I didn't really warm to Drew as he just didn't seem nice and I didn't see the attraction especially the way he treated Lizzie. It wasn't until the end when I started to like him as I understood why he was the way he was. Chelsea and Jeremy were my least favourite characters especially Chelsea as there was a glimmer of a dark side to her.

Overall this was an ok read that I started to really like towards the end and now I am looking forward to see where the story goes next.