Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins is the second book in the Hex Hall series. I listened to the audiobook narrated by Cris Dukehart and she does a fantastic job once again. I really enjoy books read by narrators that add a lot of emotion to their voices as it makes it seem like a movie in my head and Cris Dukehart does that so it’s a really good listen.
Demonglass ends right where Hex Hall ends and finds Sophie heading to spend the summer with her demon father who is the head of the Council. Keep in kind that Sophie has never spent time with her father so she isn’t too thrilled with the prospect but if she can bring along her best friend Jenna then she’s willing to give it a shot. Upon arrival the first people she meets are two demons who make her uncomfortable. What is this she thinks – a home for demons? She hopes not. To top it off she finds she is betrothed and has been since she was thirteen. Good heavens what next!
Things are going sling smoothly enough if having a ghost follow you across country and then meeting up with a boy you fell for but that tried to kill you sounds good. Still Sophie can’t help but feel the pull towards Archer and when he saves her life she just can’t believe that he doesn’t care for her as well. Things are busy with learning new things from her father and trying to hide her extra curricular activities from the Council. And then of course there is the ever increasing realization of her powers. Will it all end up blowing up in her face? Will she and all the people she holds dear be safe? Who knows…
I really enjoyed this instalment of the series. Sophie is a very likeable character and her wit and sarcasm amuse me greatly. If you have the chance to listen to the audio version I highly recommend it as it really is well done. Tune in tomorrow for my review of the final book Spellbound.
Source: Library copy.