Review: Dying to Remember (The Station #2) by Trish Marie Dawson

Title: Dying to Remember (The Station #2)

Author: Trish Marie Dawson

Publication Date:  December 12th, 2012

Format: Ebook (Kindle)

Genres & Themes: Young-adult, fantasy, suicide, afterlife, death

Blurb:

The next installment in The Station Series by Amazon Bestselling Author, Trish Marie Dawson, takes readers on another lively journey through the after-life adventures of eighteen year old Piper Willow.

Piper has new challenges to overcome, new names to learn and is faced with a new Station occupation. Did she make the right choice – choosing to stay at the Station and become a Volunteer? Does she really want answers to the questions that never leave her mind? How did the Station come to be? What lies beyond? Who is Andurush and what, exactly, does he want with Piper?

She must ask herself once again if she has what it takes…but this time it isn’t about saving lives, it is about discovering what lies beyond death.

Would you want to know?

Rating: 

4 out of 5 stars

Read on Feb 23, 2016

Review:

Read my review of the first book here!

As soon as I finished the first book, I wanted to get my hands on the second book. When I received the second book, I couldn’t wait for even a second to start it.

This book continues where the first book ends and so we get to know many things and many mysteries and “big things” unfurls in the second book.

I liked the second book and enjoyed it alot but I didn’t love it as much as I did the first one. The second book was also amazing but I guess my expectations were higher though I’m not disappointed because this book contains many different and new mysteries about The Station and what is beyond it which I’m really curious to know. Don’t worry, I’m not going to spoil anything at all.

I love Piper more in this book. She’s not annoying or whiny like some typical YA heroines but she’s hopeful, curious and a bit stubborn but not in an annoying way.

I love her friendship with Kerry-Anne and how these two including Mallory care about each other. I loved the parts when all three of them would just sit together at the fountain and talk and talk like normal best friends. Except that they’re dead. I hope to read more of their friendship in the third book.

I also admired the connection between Sloan and Piper and their love for each other. Although I wasn’t into their relationship too much, I was curious to know about their connection.

Did I mention that I also the connection between Niles and Piper? I don’t think I did. I love that he was like a fatherly figure for Piper. It’s like she has her own family in The Station and that is so sweet. I love Niles. He’s such a sweet and kind person. ❤

I admire the author’s writing and how she carefully choose the words that made the readers more hooked on the novel. The story was gripping and some shocking revelations left me stunned. The world that she has created is full of mysteries and secrets that makes a reader curious. Her writing style is commendable and how she expressed every single detail and emotion of Piper is applaudable.

There were some mistakes in the format I had and that actually made it harder for to comprehend some moments and scenes in the book but they could be negligible. Apart from this, everything was really good and I highly recommend the series.

I’m looking forward to reading the third and last book (I guess) in the series.

About the Author: 

Trish was born and mostly raised in San Diego, California, where she lives now with her family and pets. She began writing short stories and poetry in high school after an obsession with Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’. After over fifteen years of crazy dreams and an overactive imagination, she began her first book, ‘I Hope You Find Me’, in December of 2011. It was then that her first Fantasy series was born.

When she is not writing, researching or editing and formatting, she’s homeschooling her children, reading during her free time, and enjoying the Southern California sun. She’s an animal lover, and regularly saves mice, lizards, and birds from her three rescue dogs, Zoey, Bear, and Kaylee. They all share the house with River, the rescue cat, who is a part dog and part old man. You can find out more about Trish and TMDBooks by checking out her website today (www.writertrishmariedawson.com).

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