“ Reviewed by Jaglvr for TeensReadToo.com
With ENTICE we come to the third novel in Carrie Jones' NEED series. Zara is determined to find her boyfriend, Nick. In CAPTIVATE, Nick was taken away by a warrior to Valhalla. With the help of Astley and her friends, Zara begins her quest to find a way to Valhalla.
Zara is really stuck between two decisions. She finds herself drawn to Astley throughout ENTICE, but yet she is single-mindedly determined to bring Nick back. Zara is unsure how Nick will react when she gets him back, because since his "death," she has been Pixie kissed and been turned into not just a Pixie, but Astley's Pixie queen. It doesn't get more complicated than that.
Though Zara wants to solely focus on finding the path to Valhalla, Bedford is besieged by evil Pixies and Zara and her friends must defeat them to protect the town. It's all so complicated for a high school girl who just wants to be normal again after her step-father's death.
There were some plot twists in ENTICE that I totally didn't anticipate. I won't give anything away, but her father makes an unexpected appearance and there's an interesting character named BiForst. The story moves quickly and will satisfy fans of the series.
ENTICE reminded me a bit of P.C & Kristin Cast's BURNED. The story mostly revolves around Zara's journey. There are background stories going on, but overall, the content is the quest. I thought this was to be a trilogy, but after checking out the author's website I found that the 4th book in the series is due out in 2012. So I for one will be eagerly waiting for more of Zara's (and Nick's and Astley's) story! ”