Book Review: Wrecked by Shana Vanterpool

Title: Wrecked
Series: Charming Knights #1
(Stand-alone series)
Author: Shana Vanterpool
  Genre: Upper YA
Published Date: August 2, 2018


Welcome to Charming High.
Sorry, we’re fresh out of charm …
I am a star.
I’m not famous, before you make that mistake.
Although, I guess I kind of am. Or I will be anyway. My future was planned long before I was born.
The definition of a star is a fixed luminous point in the night sky that is an incandescent body like the sun.
I am a star. I am fixed. I am luminous only when no one is looking. I was stuck to repeat the same night every single day.
Until I met Wreck. And he showed me how alive I could feel within my cage.
I am a knight.
I’m not a knight in shining armor, before you start thinking I’ll save you.
I am a knight in raging darkness.
Until I met Hallie. And she showed me how to break free of my battle-torn armor.
Wrecked is the first book in the Charming Knights series by Shana Vanterpool. An exhilarating upper YA contemporary romance series set deep in the lives of Charming High’s most beloved football team. Where the limits of good and evil are pushed, desires and dreams are twisted, and readers are immersed into the lives of people who have it all. Except their freedom…
I really liked this book. I am so excited its going to be a series! I loved Cage and Hallie. I really enjoy when the characters come from similar backgrounds. I feel like it connects them on an even deeper level. They were both forced into a life of wealth and lies. I loved all the secrets and lies and all the twists the author was able to just completely turn my world as a reader upside down. I love when I can´t tell what is going to happen. Sometimes books are predictable but not this one. This is my first book by this author. I absolutely loved her writing style. It was so many genres in one. It made this book a standout for me. I felt like I was emotionally involved in this story. For me that is a 100% five-star rating when that happens. I enjoyed the epilogue and I liked that we saw both points of view in that also. Sometimes in a book series you don´t always get one so it was nice.


Romance author, coffee drinker, and bad boy aficionado. Every second not spent breathing is an opportunity to write and read. I live in Northern California with my family and actress dog, Halle Bella. (Just Bella when she decides to cut the crap.) Escaping with a good book is something I live for and I write so others can do the same. 

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