Review: Slayer by Kiersten White

I was lucky enough to receive an arc and was so excited to read! Although I was never a Buffy watcher really, I wanted to read cause who doesn’t love this genre! Unforts it wasn’t really for me……

Into every generation a Slayer is born…

Nina and her twin sister, Artemis, are far from normal. It’s hard to be when you grow up at the Watcher’s Academy, which is a bit different from your average boarding school. Here teens are trained as guides for Slayers—girls gifted with supernatural strength to fight the forces of darkness. But while Nina’s mother is a prominent member of the Watcher’s Council, Nina has never embraced the violent Watcher lifestyle. Instead she follows her instincts to heal, carving out a place for herself as the school medic.

Until the day Nina’s life changes forever.

Thanks to Buffy, the famous (and infamous) Slayer that Nina’s father died protecting, Nina is not only the newest Chosen One—she’s the last Slayer, ever. Period.

As Nina hones her skills with her Watcher-in-training, Leo, there’s plenty to keep her occupied: a monster fighting ring, a demon who eats happiness, a shadowy figure that keeps popping up in Nina’s dreams…

But it’s not until bodies start turning up that Nina’s new powers will truly be tested—because someone she loves might be next.

One thing is clear: Being Chosen is easy. Making choices is hard.

So I admit that I didn’t watch too many Buffy’s and when I did I was only there for Spike!!!!! But this book intrigued me so I needed to read and it’s my first book by this author……

Nina (Athena), the last Slayer as it turns out, has always been overshadowed by her sister Artemis…..

‘Artemis is the strong twin. The powerful twin. The chosen twin. And I am . . . the one who got left behind.’

But not for long!

There was quirky humour, family drama, action and mystery but whilst I enjoyed this, I didn’t love it. The whinging from Nina made my teeth hurt where I was clenching my jaw so much! I wanted to shout ‘just stop it!’

But I can see a lot of people loving it. Maybe as I wasn’t a true Buffy fan that it went over my head?

Have you read?

What did you think?

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