Wolfe by Skyla Dawn Cameron

Publisher: Mundania Press

Buy Link: http://www.mundania.com

 I was immediately put off by the author’s dedication where she states that she would not have finished this book because she hates it. It made me dread going on because if the author hates her own work then where does that leave the reader?

 The first couple of chapters were a bit droll and it felt as if the author was not taking the story seriously. As a result, I struggled to take the book seriously and did not become invested until the end of the third chapter. Even though I became interested in the story of the young she-wolf and her pack, the story was quite predictable. Once she was identified and removed from her pack, the mysterious way her friends behaved, the “camp” for others like herself, and the lie that caused it all were unsurprising.

 The author, Skyla Dawn Cameron, is a talented writer; however, I felt that I could not take the book as sincerely as perhaps she had intended because of her dedication. I was predisposed to think this was not going to be her best effort. Perhaps she meant it tongue in cheek but it left me, as a new reader, disinterested before I began and struggling to get involved in her characters. Perhaps a little more emoting on the characters behalf and a more heaviness of character would have drawn me in. I would give the author another try because I believe she is capable of a better story.

 I was also distracted by the numerous typos throughout the story. Perhaps the editor as well did not take the piece very serious.