Review: Lunatic Revenge by Sharon Sala

Name of book: Lunatic Revenge (Lunatic Life Series #3)
Author: Sharon Sala
Publication: October 5th 2012 by Bell Bridge Books
Genre: YA Paranormal
Source: Provided by kind publisher...

Do Tara and Flynn stand a ghost of a chance?

The bad guys are after a hidden fortune that belongs to Flynn O’Mara’s dying father—they think Tara can use her psychic powers to find it for them. She’ll need plenty of help from her spirit friends if she and Flynn are going to get out of this trouble alive. 

“Look out!” Tara screamed, as the sports car spun toward them. 
The car hit them twice—first on the driver’s side fender, then as Flynn’s car started to spin, again on the back bumper.
“Hold on!” Flynn yelled, as their car flipped once, then went airborne, over the guard rail, and into Boomer Lake.
Tara came to as the car was sinking nose first into the water and quickly unbuckled her seat belt. If they were going to survive, they would have to get themselves out.
“Flynn! Unbuckle your seatbelt. I’m going to roll down the windows so we can swim out.”
Then she saw Flynn, unconscious and slumped over the steering wheel. Frantically, she unbuckled his belt and tried to pull him toward her, but the steering wheel was too tight against his chest. 
“I can’t breathe,” he groaned. “Help me, Tara, help me.”
Tara began screaming at Flynn, begging him to move as the water rushed up to their chests—then their necks. She was holding Flynn’s face out of the water, pushing him as far up as she could until their heads were touching the roof of the car. She couldn’t believe this was happening. It was just like her dream. They were going to die. Where was her backup when she needed them? 
“Millicent! Henry! Uncle Pat! Someone! Anyone! Help! Help!”
Seconds later, the water was over their heads.

-- My Rating --

-- My Thoughts --

     I have had this book for a while, but I had to read the first two in the series, so it took me sometime to get to it, and I am SO glad I did!
Minor spoilers if you have not read My Lunatic Life and Lunatic Detective (see my reviews of first and second)
     Tara Luna is done being a psychic for a lifetime. She has fought off crazy stalker, found a missing girl, and found a dead body. But it seems like the universe is definitely not on her side. Flynn is slipping further away, and Tara can't help but have a bad feeling about it. What's more? Everyone wants a piece of her. Tara is tired, famished, and ready to give up.
     What is Flynn hiding? What will jump on Tara's road this time? Will she be able to keep her life intact? Find out more when you read this absolutely heart-wrenching, realistic account (kinda!) of how hard a teenage life can be in Lunatic Revenge.
     I absolutely love this series. I liked the first book, really liked the second, and I LOVE the third one. Sharon Sala's writing keeps improving and improving until, I am pretty sure, it will be perfect at the fourth book. I have grown used to Tara's powers, and they are really useful to her, at times. But still, I love Tara's bravery and her will, I wish she was my friend to comfort. Flynn, oh Flynn, is such a sweet, sensitive guy. I adore him. Sharon Sala's characters are superb. And her pacing is flawless.
     It's pretty strange. When you hate a book, you can write a 2000-word essay about its bad side. But when you love when, you are left speechless "wierd facial expression". I just want to tell you that this series is definitely worth your time!


  1. I always have way more difficulty explaining why I loved a book than I do when I don't like one. Great review, this series is new to me but it sounds like it has a great main character and a swoonworthy love interest! You've definitley piqued my interest!

    1. Well, yeah!
      Thanks for stopping by, Jenni!

  2. I don't think I've ever heard of this series before, which is pretty odd, but I am defintiely interested after reading your review. IT seems to be consistently good.
    Thank you for sharing!

  3. I havent even heard of this series at all!! But it seems like a great book! I love reading about psychics!!
    Awesome review!
    -Theresa Jones

  4. Great review Soma! I'll have to check this series out since you recommend it so much :)
    -Kimberly @ Turning the Pages

    1. well, it is a greats series! Thanks for stopping by, Kimberly1

  5. I like to come here because I always discover some new books. I like reading indie authors but there are so many great books published so I don't have the time. I like the sound of this one and I'll most definitely check it out :) Great review :)

    1. Thanks for stopping by, Tanja! It's an honor that you like it here.

  6. I have not heard of this series, but it sounds like one I'd love. I like good strong characters and it seems like there are some here. Will check it out! Thanks for the review!!

    1. You\re welcome
      Thanks for stopping by, Ali!

  7. I'd never heard of this series before, but it sounds pretty great. I love the quote you included. Thanks for the great review.

  8. This is a series I hadn't heard of before! I am so glad you enjoyed it so much! I love the idea of psychics. Great review! :)

    ~Sara @ Forever 17 Books


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