Spark (Elemental #2)- Brigid Kemmerer
Rating- 5/ 5 Stars
Gabriel Merrick plays with fire. Literally. Sometimes he can even control it. And sometimes he can't. Gabriel has always had his brothers to rely on, especially his twin, Nick. But when an arsonist starts wreaking havoc on their town, all the signs point to Gabriel. Only he's not doing it. And no one seems to believe him. Except a shy sophomore named Layne, a brainiac who dresses in turtlenecks and jeans and keeps him totally off balance. Because Layne has a few secrets of her own...
(Description from Goodreads)
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Brigid Kemmerer has done it again with another breath-taking, un-putdown-able novel.
If you haven’t started this series… what are you waiting for? I mean seriously, four hot brothers, each controlling an element but being so powerful that others fear them. The series has plenty of action (both the Elemental Guide and other Elementals are trying to kill them), and romance to get the heart pumping.
Spark is told through Gabriel’s (the “hot- head” brother, the one more likely to throw punches first and ask questions later) eyes, so I always suspected it would be different from Storm. What I didn’t expect was Gabriel’s angst. There were a few scenes where I felt my heart break for Gabriel, and I found myself drawn to this “troubled” brother. In Storm, we got a taste of Gabriel’s relationship with his brothers, but in Spark we really understand just how much their parents deaths affected Gabriel and his relationship with his brothers.
I want to go on record to say I really LOVE Michael. We are given a good indication on just how hard things were for the eldest brother as he tried to keep his family together.
Just like comparing Gabriel to his brothers, everything about this book was even more intense than Storm (and let me tell you, I LOVED Storm). I could not put this book down. Spark is just amazing. Everything about this book, from the romance (*fans self* HOT HOT HOT) to Gabriel’s relationship with his brothers, had me craving for more. I don’t want this series to end, but at the same time I can’t wait for the next books in the series.
5 out of 5. A brilliant read!
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