Heat Stroke by Rachel Caine
Narrator: Dina Pearlman
Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
Date Read: July 2013
Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy
Accused of murder, Weather Warden Joanne Baldwin was chased across the country—and killed—by a team charged with hunting down rogue Wardens.
Five days later, Joanne had a lovely funeral and was posthumously cleared of all charges. Her human life was over, but she had been reborn in Djinnhood. Now, until she masters her enhanced powers, Joanne must try to avoid being "claimed" by a human. But when a hazard that only a Djinn could sense infiltrates Earth's atmosphere, Joanne must somehow convince someone to do something about it—or the forecast will be deadly. So who said being all-powerful was going to be easy?
Publisher: Audible Frontiers, Roc
Series: Weather Warden #2
Also by this author: Glass Houses, Ill Wind, Working Stiff, Undone, CarniePunk br> br>
Also in this series: Ill Wind
Read from July 07 to 11, 2013
Read/Listened for Fun (Kindle/Audible)
Overall Rating: 4.75
Story Rating: 4.50
Character Rating: 5.00
Audio Rating: 4.00 (Not part of the overall rating)
First Thought when Finished: Totally would have been a 5 except for that dratted cliffhanger and the fact that I don’t have book 3 (totally not the author’s fault on that one LOL)
Story Thoughts: OMG y’all! The Weather Wardens have totally rocked my world and I am INVESTED in how all of this is going to work out. In Heat Stroke things got twistier and can I say it THINGS HAPPEN (stealing that from Kelly). I wasn’t a fan of the cliffhanger at the end but then again it is only because I don’t have book 3 yet. Looking forward to getting to it soon.
Character Thoughts: The characters rock this world! They are what makes the weather warden series shine. I am so invested in their lives and twist my hands when they are in life threatening situations. I love being that invested but it causes me stress 🙂
Narrated By Dina Pearlman / Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
I am becoming a bigger fan of Dina Pearlman. I really have enjoyed her narration of this series! I need to go look up some of her other work.
Final Thoughts: I need book 3—darn my book budget!
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