Published: February 2010
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Copy: From Library
Janie thought she knew what her future held. And she thought she’d made her peace with it. But she can’t handle dragging Cabel down with her.
She knows he will stay with her, despite what she sees in his dreams. He’s amazing. And she’s a train wreck. Janie sees only one way to give him the life he deserves: She has to disappear. And it’s going to kill them both.
Then a stranger enters her life — and everything unravels. The future Janie once faced now has an ominous twist, and her choices are more dire than she’d ever thought possible. She alone must decide between the lesser of two evils. And time is running out. . . .
So I finally got around to finishing Lisa McMann's Wake trilogy. Gone is the final book after Wake and Fade. How do I feel about it? To be honest, I'm not really sure. Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed it, but I have to say that I don't feel wowed.
Janie is struggling with the bad news she got from Miss Stubin and has basically gone into a bit of a depression. Not surprising really, is it? I would like to be able to give you examples of why I didn't feel particularly sympathetic this time around, but I can't pin it down to any specific thing, I just didn't feel it. At the beginning of the book she gets mad at Cabe for going through Henry's stuff, then she goes out by herself and does exactly that. She knows Cabe is there for her, but continually pushes him away. Perhaps I don't understand her reasoning because I've never had to make those kind of choices, I don't know?
I apologise, I know I'm not really making sense here. Janie and Cabel are a great couple. In fact, Cabel may be one of the nicest guys to read about right now, but I just felt as if something was missing for me. Some spark. As a whole I enjoyed the trilogy, but this one ended for me with a whimper, not a bang.