Graveminder is a Gothic mystery novel by Melissa Marr. The novel was released on May 17, by William Morrow and Company and follows a young . Graveminder [Melissa Marr] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rebekkah Barrow never forgot the tender attention her grandmother. Rebekkah Barrow never forgot the tender attention her grandmother, Maylene, bestowed upon the dead of Claysville. While growing up, Rebekkah watched as .
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The set-up was dragged out and the ending of the story felt too compacted and too packaged. The “Big Bad” is ridiculous. The premise of the book makes it exciting and when I picked this up, I felt that. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Graevminder this dark place the deceased will return if their graves are not properly minded.
I can also see why some people would rip it to mdlissa and hate it. So, I was looking forward to reading her first foray into adult lit to see what she could cook up on the adult side of the fence.
Yet again, we have one of those “great concept but poor execution” kind of books I should probably create a shelf for those, they are ‘piling up’, so to speak. I was under the impression that bj was an adult paranormal romance. In fact, I don’t think Melissa Marr intended for it to become the first in a series either, but it is! Creepiness factor was that Daisha actually ate and graveminde her victims blood.
Share your thoughts with other customers. Seriously, I can’t stand the chick. I felt I couldn’t leave without sharing my opinion. Marr could have at least broken up some of the doldrums with some steamy hip action. Another bump in this contract is that when somebody from the town dies the Graveminder must “mind” their graves for three months to make sure that the recently deceased stay put. Seriously there’s zombies out there!
It was interesting, but I was afraid Rebekkah was going to get tricked into staying there. Imagine living in a town where everything stays quiet. Here it is, the one sentence I found worth highlighting: Byron and Beka ask a lot of questions, but get no answers from anyone as more bloody bodies accumulate, and a mysterious, hungry teenage girl roams the town.
As for Rebekkah — I hated her.
Somehow, I was busy with school and life to actually have the time to pick up a book and read it. But the execution is terrible.
As the beginning for a series, I can see the layout, but I would have liked to read a more complex, more integrated story.
Graveminder (Graveminder, #1) by Melissa Marr
If you were graveminddr read this book aloud, do so in the voice of an automaton. In this creepy but romantic horror story, Byron Montgomery and Rebekkah Barrow both left Claysville for a few years, but both felt a compulsion to return.
Melissa Marr grew up believing in faeries, ghosts, melissz various other creatures. For instance, if a couple want to have a baby they must put in an order sorta speak.
Graveminder – Wikipedia
The mystery behind the town; the entire reason vraveminder the existence behind the characters of the Undertaker and the Graveminder were poorly explained, also. I can not say how much I loved this book. Initially it seemed understandable, if frustrating, for her to resist her attraction to him out of guilt over her sister. Marr fans will want to check it out as well as anyone who enjoys small town mysteries with a supernatural twist.
Rebekkah and Byron spent most of the book whining about how melisa loved each other but couldn’t be together.
There were other, less frustrating ways for, just as an example, Rebekkah just spell her name right, please? Katy Technically, no it’s not a standalone. I was so annoyed by her at that point that I wanted to shake her, and I was so bored by how whiny and pointlessly obstinate she was that I didn’t even care what happened to her.
Her first adult novel is a much darker, stranger story — a lushly-written American Gothic set in a small town where death is very different from what it is elsewhere.