Wolf Moon: A Grazi Kelly Novel

Rated 4.46/5 based on 28 reviews
My name is Grazi Kelly. There are things I know are true and things that I never would have guessed. First, demons and witches exist and they are evil. Second, the world is up for grabs and the witches are getting their minions ready. Third, I'm a werewolf and it's my job to stop them.
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About C. D. Gorri

I’m C.D. Gorri, Paranormal Fiction Author and Creator of the Grazi Kelly Universe. I’ve always been an avid reader, and I have a profound love for books and literature. When I’m not writing or taking care of my family I can usually be found with a book or tablet in my hand. I live in my home state of New Jersey with my husband, our children, and our dogs, Dash and Chewie.

I’m a busy mom of three and finding time for leisurely reading was never easy, so I write stories that are fast-paced, yet detailed with satisfying conclusions. If I thought making time to read was difficult, I was in for a huge surprise when I started writing, but now that I started, I can’t picture myself doing anything else! I love writing powerful women and strong heroes who face relatable problems in supernatural settings! I plan on increasing the GK Universe with each and every story I publish. You can follow me on social media to keep up to date on all my new releases and events!

Want to know how it all began? Enter the Grazi Kelly Universe with Wolf Moon: A Grazi Kelly Novel #1 or download Casting Magic today for #free! I have series for for young adult and young at heart audiences who enjoy paranormal fiction, and I also have paranormal romance books available now! If you like sassy heroines and sexy heroes then you might want to try my PNR books! Thanks for dropping by and happy reading!

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Review by: shelby68 on April 20, 2017 :
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Loved how everything flows together to make you feel like you are going along with the characters themselves and their situations around every turn of the pages. Looking forward to reading more of this Series.
(reviewed 2 years after purchase)

Review by: Rainne on April 13, 2017 :
I enjoyed this fast-paced and gripping story. The detailed descriptions drew me into Grazi's world and didn't let go.
There were plenty of twists and turns to keep me guessing, and turning the pages.

The author did an amazing job of describing both the physical and emotional changes that Grazi goes through as she comes to terms with her new life as a werewolf, as well as dealing with the everyday problems of being a teenager. Grazi is written in such a way that she is easy to like and to root for.
The supporting characters were also well-fleshed out, and believable.

I found myself on a par with Grazi, at times, as I wanted answers to the same questions as she was asking. Some of which were still unanswered at the end of the book.

Not a problem though as I moved straight on to book 2, Hunter Moon.
(reviewed 2 years after purchase)

Review by: Lonnie Hebert on Feb. 19, 2016 :
I received a copy of WolfMoon in return for my honest review.
This story was just really really great. Young Grazi Kelly felt like the outcasted youth. Teased by the popular kids and the cheerleader squad, unnoticed by the boys, just wanting to go through those awkward teenage years unnoticed. Then the change starts. No, not puberty, that would be easy. Werewolf changes! I'm anxious to read more from this author and follow Grazi on her journey!!!
(reviewed 11 days after purchase)

Review by: Amanda Gillespie on Sep. 11, 2015 :
I received a digital copy of this book in return for an honest review. Thank you C.D. Gorri!

“High school sophomore Grazi Kelly leads an ordinary life in the suburbs of New Jersey helping her grandmother with chores and attending Catholic school. Things are pretty good except for her bullying cousin and the rest of the obnoxious cheer team. Then things take a frightening turn when the night of the full moon arrives and the bodies start piling up. Grazi learns that she is different in ways she never expected. She finds herself torn between Sebastian, the school soccer star and Ronan, a foreign exchange student who shares her secret. She must uncover the identity behind the mysterious attacker, but is she ready for the entire truth?” (Book Blurb,C.D Gorri)

Overall, this is a great book with a fresh outlook on what could have been a possible overused theme and I am definitely looking forward to the next in the series.

I am amazed that this book was so good. It fits well in the YA category and is definitely a good book for the intended 10-18 age range audience. I was afraid it would would mimic so many other werewolf stories, but it didn’t.

I liked the idea of a religious battle, especially Catholic, as I've never seen it done in such a way as this. I thought the characters were well developed and the build up of the love interest characters set the mood for anticipation. The "mean girls" high school drama part felt a little unnecessary after getting into the main plot of the novel, but understandable as it is a novel for the 10-18 year old range. I would have liked Grazi to have been a little older because fifteen is a little young, in my opinion, for what looks to be the build up of a possible “bond mate” character.

l liked that the author described the changes Gratzi goes through physically as well as emotionally as she develops her understanding and acceptance as her role in the bigger picture of a leader of a battle between good and evil. I also like that she isn’t automatically supposed to be in charge of a pack but gets the chance to be comfortable in her new skin.

There were several grammatical errors that can be distracting but I believe they are manageable to most as I tend to be overly critical. (I believe it is the editor in me). I would have given 5 stars if it weren't for these. As it stands I would have given 4 1/2 stars if it was available.

Very good job, C.D. Gorri!
(reviewed 19 days after purchase)

Review by: Matt Abraham on Aug. 26, 2015 :
Amber, our young and kind protagonist, is having a pretty rough time of it. In The Silver Butterfly we meet her after the man she’s crazy about, Derek, has left her and is happy with another woman. Though most other things in her life are ok she still pines for her lost love in an aching way that the reader can feel. Then one night, when she takes a trip away from her home to put some distance and get some clarity for her problems, she encounters car trouble, an errant silver butterfly, and the mysterious Radley who is more than what he seems…

The Silver Butterfly is definitely a ‘girly’ story, but it’s one with heart and worth the read, and I say that as a man in his late thirties who’s currently wearing a Green Lantern t-shirt. The story’s easy to follow, Amber’s character is developed, and her motivations are clear. She’s also honest, and in my opinion reminded me of what it was like to be much younger with the tumultuous emotional swings of youth. I also liked the writing. Ms. Mawery does an outstanding job of capturing the tone (switching from sad to happy to ominous) of her story without ever going purple or killing the pace. I’d recommend it for younger kids, or older adults like me who are still kids at heart. It’s a fast read and the milieu pulls you in. The Silver Butterfly is well worth the read.
(reviewed 49 days after purchase)

Review by: Matt Abraham on Aug. 25, 2015 :
Unlike other YA novels I’ve read Wolf Moon does a very good job of making use of a teenage protagonist in Grazi without making her immature or simply two dimensional. She has clear goals, actual emotions, and is a likable, yet imperfect character making her imminently believable and easy to root for. Furthermore, the relationships between the rest of the, whether friendly or hostile (like that which exists between her extended family and high school ‘clones’) help drive the story forward with a quick pace.

Full disclosure, I’m not much of a fan of werewolf stories, though I read this one on suggestion of a friend from my reading group, and though I had my reservations I was really pleasantly surprised. The plot was clear but with enough surprises to keep me interested, the werewolf angle (No spoilers) is actually approached in a new and refreshing way, and there was an even mix of lighthearted teen angst with serious drama to give the story a balanced, clear tone.

One complaint I do have is the cliffhanger ending. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I like a self contained story with a clear resolution, however I found the way it was articulated (along with Ms. Grazi and company), so charming I’m willing to forgive this and ready to dig into the next installment.
(reviewed 48 days after purchase)

Review by: storiesbyandrea on Aug. 18, 2015 :
10 Points Review of Wolf Moon by C.D. Gorri

Target Audience: “Tweens” YA (the protagonist is a 15 year old sophomore)

1. The book opens with beautiful and eloquent descriptive
2. The relationship between Grazi and Nonna (grandmother) is
set up in such a lovely, unique, and culturally informative way
that I can’t help but adore the both of them.
3. I love the characters’ names!
4. The reader is treated to how a wolf sees the world (not just
how a human in a wolf’s body sees it).
5. One of my favorite quotes: “Up to the stars.” *sniffle*
6. The 1st person POV is relaxed and very teen-oriented.
7. I seriously cannot decide: Sebby? Ronan? Sebby? Ronan?
Either one makes me happy!
8. A little too much time spent on descriptions of gardens, pop
quizzes, organic food choices, and classes rather than Grazi’s
feelings about discovering her heritage.
9. Typical snobby cheerleader group causing trouble.
10. Concerns about technicalities (punctuation, grammar,
sentence structure, and/or pacing).
Overall, I think this novel would make paranormal-loving tweens very happy. It’s an easy, enjoyable, and exciting read for its target age group. http://10pointsreviews.blogspot.com/
(reviewed 4 days after purchase)

Review by: Soph2402 on July 25, 2015 :
WOW! Im so amazed right now I was hooked just from the first chapter, such a good story great character's, good storyline and just so amazing! Cant wait to read more about Grazi! Got to say this has become one of my favourite Paranormal books ive read! If your a paranormal fan then im sure you'll love this just as i did!

I was gifted this for an honest review.
(reviewed 2 days after purchase)

Review by: Emy on May 19, 2015 :
This is a well written story with very likable characters and the usual dramas surrounding teen life. The tale revolves around a teenager being brought up not knowing her unusual heritage and the consequences as she begins to find out. An excellent start to the series.

I was gifted this book for an honest review
(reviewed 6 days after purchase)

Review by: G.K. DeRosa on May 06, 2015 :
I really enjoyed reading Wolf Moon, Grazi Kelly is a great protagonist and very relatable. I especially enjoyed it since I come from an Italian family myself. All of the snippets of Italian language and culture were spot on! I also attended Catholic school my whole life so again I particularly related to Grazi. It brought back fun memories of my young days with the nuns! I am a big fan of this genre and an aspiring writer as well and I'd recommend this book to anyone who likes cute young adult fantasy/romance. It's a little bit slow at the start, but it picks up and leaves you wanting to read more. I can't wait to see what happens with Grazi and Ronan. I am really looking forward to reading the next installment!
(reviewed 7 days after purchase)

Review by: chrissy van der laan on May 02, 2015 :
Grazi Kelly is a young girl living with her grandmother and uncle and his spoilt family after the death of her parents when she was three. shes just found out shes are werewolf.
this book is a good quick read if your not sure what to read next but i do feel it lacks depth slightly more description wouldn't go astray.
(reviewed 5 days after purchase)

Review by: Kelsie O on May 02, 2015 :
I've read many werewolf stories before and I can honestly say that this was a whole new look into the supernatural world. I think one of the best things about it was the way it incorporated many supernatural creatures and not just werewolves, although it's a werewolf book.
It's about this quiet religious girl named Grazi. Grazi lives a normal life, she goes to catholic school, lives with her grandmother and other family because her parents died, and has a crush on the soccer superstar at school. Then things start to change, she finds out she is a werewolf and meets her family in her fathers side. They train her because they believe she is the person from the prophecy. She eventually gets used to it (kind of) and her crush even asks her out. Then Ronan comes along. He is a werewolf sent to come and train with Grazi. Their wolfs connect to each other and they start to develop feelings for each other. She uses her faith in her religion and the family that she has made to get through fighting wendigo's, vampires, and witches. All leading up to the big battle that is to come.

This book was very exciting and had my heart racing. Although at the beginning it started kind of slow. Grazi is definitely someone who is strong and can fight her own battles. This book had the perfect mix of romance and action in it to make you flip the page!
(reviewed 5 days after purchase)

Review by: Kelly St Clare on April 02, 2015 :
I am a true fan of Christine Gorri's. Her books are a pleasure to read. This is the first title in a series based around a werewolf on an organic diet. Yes - you read that write.
What I really liked about this novel is the character got used to their new powers and skills over a long (believable) period of time. The author combined this with the typical woes of a teenage girl. There was a strong female protagonist, a nice little love triangle - which didn't demean the female (Yuss!). And some hilarious twists on the typical werewolf we all love - I'll leave you find these out yourself.
Well written, pace pretty near perfect, and most importantly, a book you can't put down!
I've already read Hunter Moon, the second in the Grazi Kelly series and eagerly await the third.

Recommended for YA paranormal fantasy lovers
(reviewed 8 days after purchase)

Review by: greygryphn on March 26, 2015 :
WOW!!!! this book is terrific I am so glad I could read it.This was one of those books you pick up and can't put it down till you are done with it. I look forward to reading more of these books. I honestly highly recommend this book to everyone you will love it.
(reviewed 3 days after purchase)

Review by: lucinda berland on March 19, 2015 :
What a refreshing paranormal book! I love werewolf stories but they are usually rather "steamy" if you know what I mean and while I have no problem with the usual story line I have to admit this one was so good that it was just a complete joy to read. I like the Catholic school theme along with the mean cousin and her pack of mean girls. I am anxiously waiting for the second part of this series and am seriously looking forward to more from this author!
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Marie Johnston on March 18, 2015 :
An enjoyable YA novel, Grazi’s story catches the reader with subtle mystery lining her days before her life changes forever. We learn about her inner strength and intelligence, loyalty to her grandmother, and sorrow at the loss of her parents. As she weathers the physical discomfort of her impending change, she acquires the attention of two handsome young men, much to the disgust of her catty cousin.

Hints of a love triangle play up the insecurity of Grazi about her feelings for both boys in her life. As the story moves along, I found myself on Team Ronan, and super curious about the real role he’s to play in her life.

Once Grazi finds out about her destiny and family’s secret, we learn about the hidden world of good versus evil. I found the first half of Wolf Moon interesting and entertaining and once the story delved into the upcoming battle that Grazi’s has a pivotal role in, I couldn’t wait to find out more. C.D. Gorri crafts her stories with snippets of humor that had me chuckling and weaves mystery into her plotlines that keeps the reader guessing and hoping for more. I’m looking forward to reading Hunter Moon to see how Grazi grows and matures into the warrior she’s destined to be.
(reviewed 3 days after purchase)

Review by: Rose Gluck on March 17, 2015 :
From the first page, I was sold. C.D Gorri's writing is so natural and compelling. I read the book in less than two days and loved every minute of it!

The author does a beautiful job crafting a deep and fun read. The story is well developed from the early foreshadowing and hints that something about Grazi's life is magical and different. Early on her family secret is palatable and unnerving (in a good way). This story is laced with humor (how does a teenage girl / werewolf navigate the teenage world of beauty and friendships?) One of my favorite aspects of this story is the werewolf lore through out the story.

I highly recommend this book!!! I can't wait to read the next one!
(reviewed 3 days after purchase)

Review by: Gates Watson on March 16, 2015 :
Wolf Moon

Grazi Kelly is an average 15 year old girl dealing with average teenage problems. Raised by her Nonna and trying to get through Catholic school without too much grief from the popular girls in class or having the cutest boy ask her to the Harvest dance, Grazi finds out she is anything but average.

This is a terrific coming of age story – werewolf style! Our young heroine has to learn how to fight, change into her other form and still look great in a formal. With help along the way from her friends (Angela and Ronan) Grazi learns the true story behind the deaths of her parents, meets her paternal uncle and grandfather and learns she may be the answer to an age old prophesy.

A great read for any age.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Emma Jaye on March 12, 2015 :
A decent YA ‘chosen one’ tale, this time involving werewolves with witches as the enemy. Geeky orphan girl, being bullied by her incredibly good-looking cousin is stunned to find out the college hotty likes her instead. With the help of a long lost uncle and a even hotter teenage Irish friend of the family, our heroine starts to discover how to be a werewolf whilst dealing with being a teenager and mysterious deaths on the school grounds. The plot isn’t particularly unusual, although modern quirks such as online gaming and praying in ‘text talk’ make this tale bang up to date.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Maren Meriel McCaffrey on Feb. 26, 2015 :
Oh my gosh...I'm so sorry for the delay. Crisis with son and storm tearing up my internet! Here is my review that I will post for you:

C.D. Gorri- Wolf Moon, A Grazi Kelly Novel, Book One

A MUST READ for teens AND adults alike!

I have to say straight out that I don't often read YA books. But I was honoured to read this one. Grazi Kelly is a teen/young woman after my own heart. There were so many times in this book that I felt I had stepped right into her mind and heart and was watching her story happen from inside of her.
As far as I'm concerned that is a rare and beautiful talent for a writer to have. Teens are complex and I believe one of the hardest age groups for an author to successfully build so that their readers can resonate with them. C.D. Gorri is an absolute MASTER at this art. I cannot say enough.
The conflict she builds both internally and externally with her main character Grazi meshes into a ride of epic proportions as Grazi finds herself immersed into a life and world she not only didn't know existed, but had no interest in being a part of once she discovered it. She develops emotionally and maturity wise at a believeable pace and I found myself cheering her on through everything and wanting to do great bodily injury to some of the characters that were making things hard on her! (No I didn't throw the book at a wall but it was a near thing!) That, by the way is one of my highest compliments.

C.D. Gorri is an absolute must to add to your teen or adult library and I would follow this up and coming author religiously to see where she is taking us next! I can hardly wait to step on the next bus for Grazi's new journey. Well done C.D. Well done indeed!

Maren Meriel McCaffrey
Author of Chasing Shadows
Book one in the Sisters of Shadows and Moonlight Series
(reviewed 17 days after purchase)

Review by: Bianca Dean on Feb. 09, 2015 :
I was given this book in exchange for an honest review.

First off, I loved it. I was happily surprised to see that the author was able to give an original story line about teenage wolfs. That's hard to do because of the amount of paranormal YA science fiction out there. C.D. Gorri had me hooked from the beginning.

Being a NJ native, it was also fun to read about werewolfs running though the state.

Some of the scene transitions fell a little short for me, and I wish that the love triangle aspect of the story could have been been done a little differently. This isn't a fault of the author, just my own little idiosyncrasy. Also, I feel like the author set up a lot of things to be covered in future books - so, I'd be happy to read book 2 and find out how things work out for Grazi and her family.

Overall, I would totally recommend this book!

4/5 stars.
(reviewed 9 days after purchase)

Review by: Cucexxjr on Jan. 25, 2015 :
I was given this book for free in exchange for an honest review from the Lovers of Paranormal group on Goodreads.

First of all this book totally rocks! I was able to really connect with Maria and I had always wished I could into a wolf. Especially in High School. I live in NJ and this was just awesome reading a book about a teenage werewolf in NJ. I love wolves and even have a red wolf as my spirit guide. I didn't think too much of Sebastian, he's totally wrong for her. Ronan on the other hand is perfect. I also really like the twist thrown in there about the Catholic Church, I mean how cool is that!?.
Thank you for letting me read your book, I can't wait to read the next one and I hope there will be 3 or 4 books to this:)
(reviewed 12 days after purchase)

Review by: Joannes Rhino on Dec. 04, 2014 :
Wolf moon is quite a unique book I've read in the past 3 months. For sure, it's nothing like any other wolf stories I've read/watched. And the result, it hooked me from page 5. It was an easy read. And the ending, I honestly didn't see it coming. Perfect ending. That's what I call entertainment!
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: E.A Walsh on Nov. 21, 2014 :
I got this book for free from the Author for a honest review

3.5 Stars

I very much enjoyed this novel. Though I did find, for me, the beginning was slow. I didn't actually start enjoying the book till about, 75% in. What kept me reading throughout where the little hints and foreshadowing.

I also didn't like the lack of description. There were some scenes that fell short. For example, there is a diner scene, and this talk about a game that was portrayed to be important to the story line. It ended fast (the food didn't even show up) and then we're suddenly back in Grazi's room, with no transition between the two. I was left confused about the whole scenario, because it actually leads you astray from the main plot, it has no purpose.

At times the story did feel hollow and under developed. Even the writing at times make me feel like I was reading a very rough draft of a students assignment.


As I said, the story does start to pick up, and it gets really good, even the writing.

Everything started to get interesting when Ronan showed up. I didn't feel any emotions until he entered the picture. It was Grazi was a robot up until that point. Everything was dull, grey, and just lifeless. Ronan brought colour, and light making Grazi became human, making her heart became human. Because she's pretty stoney.

I'm very glad I got a chance to read this book, I never would haver read this my own, and though there are some structural problems, and dullness, it almost works. As Grazi because more aware or herself and her wolf, the writing gets better, and the feelings get painted with colour and brightness.

I am now hook on this story. I have to know what happens, I have to know how it ends for Grazi and her family.

I will be reading the second book. No doubt about that.

Take a chance on this, you will be presently surprised on how it latches onto your heart/mind and makes you constantly think about what's going to happen next.

Thank you to the Author for letting me read this diamond in the rough. >.<

"Remember, every word, every sentence, has a hidden meanings when it come to a book." - By Unknown

(reviewed 30 days after purchase)

Review by: Lauren Tydings on Nov. 19, 2014 : (no rating)
This novel is about a teen named Grazi who lives with her grandmother. Both her parents are dead and she can remember almost nothing about them. She has a recurring nightmare about her mother that wakes her up most nights. Grazi soon discovers that she isn't a normal teen and there is something in her lineage that makes her greater than anyone could have thought possible.
The beginning of the novel had me intrigued and a little tense waiting for what I knew was coming. It's pretty obvious from the very beginning that Grazi is a werewolf of some kind just because of the title. I had an instant dislike of her cousin that made me feel Grazi's fierce emotions. I also felt immensely satisfied when she got asked to the harvest dance by Sebby, not her cousin.
Overall, I found the plot intriguing and well developed, but there were a lot of punctuation mistakes that made some of the sentences hard to understand the meaning. I really enjoyed reading this book and I plan on reading the next one when I have some free time. Good Job, Gorri!
(reviewed 23 days after purchase)

Review by: FlorenceDupuis on Nov. 17, 2014 :
*I received a free copy of this book from the author to do an honest review*

There is a lot of different aspects from this book that I would like to approach.

First off, the storyline.

On that, I'd definetly give good points to the author, for succeeding on making a werewolf book original. That's not an easy thing to do, with all the books out there about that particular subject. However, the way C.D Gorri approached the mythical creature was definetly original and interresting, without falling into the completly absurd like, say, by making a vampire shine in the sun. She did not stray to far from the actual "definition" of werewolves, but she did bring new aspects and made the whole thing original and different. I won't go into details as I don't want to ruin it for you.

On a more negative aspect, there is a love triangle in this book, which most of us, young adults reader, are tired of seeing, as it has been done and done again. It is not that the love triangle here is not interresting or well done, it simply is that it's getting old. But if you are not tired of those love triangles and are looking for Peeta/Katniss/Gale stories, then this sure will make you happy.

Now, the characters.

The characters are too cliché. This is really the only way to put it. While of course, the characters could be interresting, it feels like all their traits have been exagerated and intensified to much so we could learn to know them even in a small novel.

In example, the character of her aunt. While it would have been interresting to have this character that despises the main character and makes her life harder, this is to exagerated. It is best to keep some realism, and that character had none, has no one would be that directly awful. A more subtle way to approach her despicable character would have been best.

It also feels like the author tries to force pity on us for the main character, between being an orphan, having a terrible aunt and two terrible cousins (cenderella, much?) and being bullied at school by none else that her terrible cousin Julianna.

The setting of the story is actually quite interresting, for it is one that has not been explored much. Grazi Kelly grew up in a small Catholic town, with her Catholic family. She goes to a religious school, and church is very important, even though the time is ours. It is not exagerated enough to be unreal, but since it is not frequent, it makes a great twist in what we are now used to read, which makes the story more original.

Now unto the writing. This is actually the thing that lost the author and this book some major points, sadly. While I truthfully appreciated the story here, there was way too many mistakes to make the novel enjoyable to read. However, this is very sad as I feel the novel should not be neglected for this reason, as it is actually a very good story, and to be honest, a part of me wants to read the sequel. A giant part of me. While I don't want to go and read another novel full of mistakes, let alone pay for one, I must say that C.D. Gorri knew how to captivate me enough with her story that I probably won't have a choice than to go and read her second instalment in the series, Hunter's Moon.

That being said, here are the major problems in the writing of the book:

1) A lot of words in Italian and Latin are used. This is actually a big problem, as it is very annoying to receive words all the time, at random, that you have no idea what they mean, and honestly, Italian and Latin are simply not the most known languages. Particularly with Italian, it's just words here and there, and it feels like the author is just trying to remember the reader that Grazi is Italian on her mother's side. However, the reader, not being an idiot, probably understood that by now.

2) The verb time. In her book, C.D Gorri passes from past to present and present to past in her verb time without any explanation as of why, nor any good reason to do it. The verb time is not employed the way it should actually be.

3) Comas. Another problem here is that the famous comas are never where they are supposed to be, not because there is some where they are not supposed to be, but because where there should be a coma, there is most likely none to be found, which is quite annoying.

4) Missing words and letters. Another aspect is that it feels like this book as never been corrected or read by the author. Maybe that is the case, but it shouldn't be. Living with a writer myself, I know my sister spent ten years correcting her novel, and reading it again and again, to then re-write it again and again. It's a lot of hard work, but it just has to be done. Therefore, as this was probably not done, a lot of small words are missing here and there, making sentence that don't make sense. Sometimes, it's letters that are missing, mostly at the beggining of words, which transforms the actual word into another one that do not have it's place there.

5) SMS vocabulary. That, to me, might very well be the whorst, simply because it would have been easy and obvious not to use any. On internet, via chat rooms or sms, it's okay to use abbreviations and chat language. When I am on my computer, I expect to have to use the Internet Slang Dictionary.

When I am reading a novel, not so much. Personally, I think it's not okay to use those in a book, except of course if they are used to represent an sms exchange or an email or something like that. Here, we get at any unexpected time "words" like LOL, WTH, Idk, OMG, u, ttyl, tlc. It's a novel, not an sms, complete words should be used, in my humble opinion.

And so, the final score is... 2/5 stars.

To finish, I really would like to insist on the fact that with more work and revision, this novel would have scored a very higher score, has the story was quite interresting.
(reviewed 22 days after purchase)

Review by: Robin Smith on Nov. 16, 2014 :
I received a copy of this story from the author in exchange for an honest review.

This is a young adult story of a young girl coming to grips with being a werewolf along with the normal hormones of a girl going through the teenage years and oh yeah she's part of a prophecy stating that she will be special and lead the hounds of God into battle to save the lives of everyone. That is a lot to put on the shoulders of a fifteen year old girl.

She gets her first kiss and her emotions are all over the place between Sebastian the school heartthrob and Ronan the young werewolf who comes from Scotland to help train her in the ways of the werewolf and for the epic battle she is to lead them in.

I look forward to Hunter's Moon to find out what happens next in Grazi Kelly's journey.
(reviewed 3 days after purchase)

Review by: Diane Lynch on Oct. 21, 2014 : (no rating)
Wolf Moon: A Grazi Kelly Novel by C.D. Gorri
4 ½ of 5 Stars

For Grazi Kelly, being a sophomore in high school is hard enough; now add finding out you are a werewolf whose job it is to stop evil demons and witches.

I really liked Grazi Kelly. Having gone to Catholic school, I found it easy to relate to her. She handles difficult situations well. I felt bad for the way her cousin and aunt treat her. They are both simply evil. At least, her grandmother was around for some support.

I enjoyed all the mystery surrounding her uncle and Ronan. They are both interesting characters that help her understand who she is meant to be.

The novel was well-written and easy to read. It was one of those books you don’t want to put down.

Wolf Moon is an amazing novel. The story is clever and invigorating. The plot was surprising and carefully thought out. I look forward to the next book in the series.

Complimentary copy provided by author in exchange for an honest review.
(reviewed 6 months after purchase)

Review by: virgen caraballo on Oct. 02, 2014 :
I totally enjoyed the book and the story of the teenager werewolf was just wonderful. I really loved to read this book from start to finish. I would recommend this book to others to read because I think it is a great book.
(reviewed 4 days after purchase)

Review by: Fizza Younis on April 16, 2014 :
I liked this book a lot. Its a story about a werewolf who is in the dark about herself and when the time came for her to shift she had to deal with a lot of things. Her uncle came to visit out of the blue, she had no prior knowledge of her father's family. Things seemed quite complicated and she was confused about whom to trust or not to trust. And then there were the killings. police ruled it as animal attacks but was that all? Or was there more to the story?
She had a normal teenage life. Mean girls tormenting her and a cute guy she was crushing on. Life wasn't easy as it was but then things got even worse. She was to lead an army of werewolves to fight demons and she was so not ready for that....
This book intrigued me from the very beginning. I loved reading about Grazi and her life. All the supporting characters were well written as well. As book one its clearly a "build up" to the main plot so the story leaves a lot of unanswered questions. But there was no frustrating cliff hanger so people like me can enjoy it (I just don't like cliff hanger).
I will recommend this book to any paranormal fiction's fan. Its worth a read!!
(reviewed 4 days after purchase)

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