Author: Michelle Rowen

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Countdown by Michelle Rowen

Countdown by Michelle Rowen

October 6, 2014 Reviews 2 ★★

At first glance Countdown looks and sounds too similar to The Hunger Games. But I was pleasantly surprised that the two are can be easily separated (the dystopian and kill-people-for-an-audience elements aside).

The premise is quite interesting: two strangers are forced to team up and beat six tasks against a count-down for the pleasure of a few morally bankrupt citizens of their city. But I don't think it was executed with the finesse that I would have liked to see. The characters are quite bland and very obviously destined to fall on love, the appeal of the Countdown game to...

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Wicked Kiss by Michelle Rowen

Wicked Kiss by Michelle Rowen

November 14, 2013 Reviews 0

I am impressed at how seamlessly Rowen tells this story, especially considering that it has been so long since I read Dark Kiss. I didn’t really remember any characters except for Samantha, Bishop and Kraven, and I only recalled the barest details of the plot. The author skillfully re-oriented me…

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Dark Kiss by Michelle Rowen

Dark Kiss by Michelle Rowen

June 3, 2012 Reviews 0

Dark Kiss is a hard book to review because, while I enjoyed it, I feel it is missing something. The plot is interesting but unengaging and the main characters were hard to for me to get into. There was nothing that had me rooting for Samantha and Bishop and nothing…

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