Sapphire Blue by Kerstin Gier

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The second installment in the Precious Stones trilogy finds Gwen attempting to juggle her new life as a time traveler, her impossible crush on Gideon, and her ability to talk to the dead — all while keeping up with school work. This new chapter of the series has some hilarious new characters, and, of course, new twists in the time-travel saga. Most importantly, Gwen must begin to realize who around her she can really trust, and whether or not the Circle of Twelve should really be closed.

I have to admit I was a bit disappointed in the second book. I really loved Ruby Red and had high hopes for this one, but it just wasn’t as good. Mostly it was just Gwen wearing pretty dresses and following Gideon around. I did, however, enjoy Xermius’ presence and Leslie is always fun. I’m not giving up on the series, but this one was only so-so. And, of course, I want all of the dresses.

Rating: 3.5

*VOYA Perfect Ten, 2012

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