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A Youth Review: Destined For Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

Destined for Doon

The Synopsis:

In this sequel to Doon, Kenna Reid realizes she made a horrible mistake-choosing to follow her dreams of Broadway instead of staying in the enchanted land of Doon. Worse, she’s received proof she and Duncan are meant to be, along with torturous visions of the prince she left behind. So when Duncan shows up and informs Kenna that Doon needs her, she doesn’t need to think twice. But even if Kenna can save the enchanted kingdom, her happily ever after may still be in peril.

My Review:

UPS: After reading Doon (book 1), I couldn’t wait to read Destined for Doon and hope that Kenna made the right decision and live happily ever after. I was pleased with this sequel, however not quite as much as I was with the first book. The description was amazing, and the actions made by the characters was completely believable. As always, I loved how Carey and Lorie wrote and verbally pronounced the princes’ Scottish accents, it gave the book it’s own little personality πŸ™‚

DOWNS: However, there was a whole lot more kissing and sexual comments in this book than the first because the book focused mainly on MaKenna (of whom is my least favorite character). Kenna just kind of speaks her mind, because the book is written in first person, so whatever she is thinking (about guys especially) gets put into the book. In addition to the sexual content, there is also some pretty descriptive action concerning the “zombie circle” that definitely needs to be taken into consideration when buying for younger audiences.

OVERALL: So, my overall judgement of the book is that though it was good, book 1 was better and Destined for Doon really was almost a let down because of all of the “downs”. Whereas I gave Doon 4 out of 5 stars, I only give Destined for Doon 3 out of 5 stars. Thank you all for reading πŸ™‚

“I received this book from the publisher for the purpose of this review. All comments and opinions are my own.”

Author(s) Bio/ Website

Carey Corp

I am the author of several young adult books, including the DOON series from BLINK/HarperCollins, inspired by Lerner & Loewe’s Brigadoon, and co-written w/Lorie Langdon.

*Please note this is an unmonitored account. I do love to connect with readers on Twitter and Facebook. Visit the Dooniverse for links: www.DoonSeries.com*”

Lorie Langdon

Lorie Langdon is co-author of DOON, a YA reimagining of the musical Brigadoon, available now from Blink/Harper Collins!
www.doonseries.com
A few years ago, she left her thriving corporate career to satisfy the voices in her head. Now as a full-time author and stay-at-home mom, she spends her summers editing poolside while dodging automatic water-gun fire, and the rest of the year tucked into her cozy office, Havanese puppy by her side, working to translate her effusive imagination into the written word.

Links For Purchase:

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