Thursday, March 7, 2013

BLOG TOUR: The Devil's Triangle by Toni De Palma [REVIEW + GIVEAWAY]

Today we're taking part of THE DEVIL'S TRIANGLE blog Tour hosted by Toni De Palma! For the FULL TOUR Schedule click the banner above.

PUB DATE: February 15th 2013
Publisher: Crescent Moon Press
Pages: 216
Series: The Devil's Triangle #1
Source: from blog tour host
When 17 year old Cooper dies in an attempt to burn down his school, he finds himself in the afterlife. Lucy, the Devil's sister who has crossed party lines, decides to give Cooper another shot at heaven. The deal? Cooper returns to Earth and has to find a girl named Grace. The rest is up to him.
While Cooper figures out his mission, he's thrown into the life he's always wanted. Great parents, a spot on the Varsity football team and a real future are all within reach. But what he really wants is Grace, a feisty girl with an abusive boyfriend who can pound Cooper into pulp if he doesn't watch out.
While Lucy plays demonic-puppeteer, clues to an unknown past between Cooper and Grace start to unravel. Cooper discovers that what's keeping him and Grace apart is far more sinister than anything this bad boy could have ever imagined.

My Review:
Going into this book i was cautious because I really didn't know what to expect or what this "triangle" would entail. I was also curious to see who this Cooper fellow was because come on WHO BURNS DOWN THERE SCHOOL & get's a second shot at life?! O.O
This book starts with Cooper in heaven getting judged about where he is going to go. What caught my attention from the start was how Toni made Cooper and all the characters in the book SO, not approachable, but likable! Cooper is such an interesting character because he has such a "devil may care" kind of attitude. And HE IS HILARIOUS! Not in a ha, ha kinda way but in a witty-snarky way. I love it when a character is funny and charming yet has an edge because they become someone I want to get to know, so i keep reading :)
"Good Thing She wasn't Grace. When Ayslan opened her mouth, she was like a geyser. Big words exploded out of her. The only thing cuddling up with her at night was the dictionary."
In the story Cooper has to find this girl Grace and keep on the straight and narrow. BUT he's never been one to keep to the rules. It's interesting because this book get's you thinking: "what if there was another ME living a different life..." O_O right? But that's the tricky part...I didn't know what was real and what was not, technically, real but more a fantasy come true.
"I reminded myself that life was what you made of it, whether it was your first, second or fifth time going around."
I loved it when Cooper got wise and serious because life can thrown you lemons, you have to know how to make money selling the lemonade :) The begging was a "get comfortable" with the setting's start but not slow. Pretty good paced and always had little things that makes you laugh. Yes there were intense parts and "emotions" or as Cooper say's "those butterflies" aw :3 yes Cooper can be sweet. Like when he talks about his faux-brother and parents.
Overall, this was a great & entertaining read! It made me laugh, think, feel, and LOVE every second I was reading it! What really hooked me was the story and the unique and charming characters :D
5/5 GREAT STARS!
Devilishly GREAT! It blew me away at times, kept me engaged, and laughing! :D

About the Author:

TONI DE PALMA: Who am I? Well, let's start with who I am NOT. I am Not tall. I am Not a genius. And though a lot of people have assumed I was, I was never, ever a cheerleader in high school. Actually, I was a klutz, a nerd and kind of quiet when I was in high school. I am still a klutz, a much better listener than I am a talker (though my husband would probably disagree with that) and still a nerd (and very proud of that thank you!)
I grew up in Brooklyn, New York and when I was a kid I loved to wander the streets with my best friend John. We'd disappear for the whole day, returning conveniently when it was time for dinner. During the summer, I'd dance in the spray of the johnny pump (the fire hydrant). Some summers I'd spend in Ischia, the Italian island where my dad was from.
I have always loved to travel and wander. My most valued possession is my passport. I love to write stories that take me and my readers places and of course I love traveling places to do the research for my books (can you say write offs!). I write YA both contemporary and paranormal romance but I like to read everything and discover new and unusual books.
Find and Follow her on: Facebook / Twitter / Goodreads / Website / Blog
GIVEAWAY TIME!!
There is no giveaway for the tour BUT there is a giveaway for the book on goodreads. So to WIN a copy of the Devil's Triangle just click the picture below! GIVEAWAY ENDS MARCH 12th! :D
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Thanks for stopping by and what do YOU think? Comment & ENTER!

2 comments:

  1. Hi Lisseth!

    Thanks for sharing my book with your readers :)

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  2. Thanks for the great post and congrats to Toni on the new release! Sounds fantastic!

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