Shadows by Ilsa J Bick

Review done by Hantie Hartzenberg

Shadows (Ashes Trilogy, #2) by Ilsa J. Bick | Goodreads

Ashes by Ilsa J Bick – Review – BluJeans Books


The Apocalypse does not end. The Changed will grow in numbers. The Spared may not survive. Even before the EMPs brought down the world, Alex was on the run from the demons of her past and the monster living in her head. After the world was gone, she believed Rule could be a sanctuary for her and those she’d come to love. But she was wrong.

Now Alex is in the fight of her life against the adults, who would use her, the survivors, who don’t trust her, and the Changed, who would eat her alive. Welcome to Shadows , the second book in the haunting apocalyptic Ashes Trilogy : where no one is safe and humans may be the worst of the monsters.


What I thought about the book:

I listened to this book on Audible. Again, I read through the comments first and again I disagree very strongly. I know this is the second book of the trilogy and it is supposed to be a cliffhanger. The story made me think of the middle child. You are supposed to pay more attention to them, because stats show that middle children are the dangerous ones. So I paid special attention not to miss any detail given in this book. Sometimes the tension gets too much, so you just hang on to dear life for Ally’s sake or be on the lookout like Tom. I absolutely love this series. Whoever said Ilsa J Bick can’t write, I dare you to try it yourself. The narrator in this story is absolutely fantastic. She mimics the sounds to perfection. Now I thought to myself, if she can mimic the sounds so perfectly, how much more in detail must the author write for it to translate this good. I know sometimes the narrator can make or break a book especially with Audiobooks. I think Ilsa Bick found the perfect narrator for her stories. They are a wonderful team. 

If you missed the review of Ashes, here is a link to that post. Go and have a look and then get the books. It is really worth it.

Ashes by Ilsa J Bick – Review