I loved it, and here's why:
1. She writes in a similar choppy sentence style that I do (maybe we're kindred spirits). Here's an example from the book:
Her mouth is open.
She snores lightly.
The bottle tips from her hand.
I'm a fan of choppiness as long as it's done well. And it is.
2. The premise of the book is unique and intriguing. Here's the blurb from Amazon:
For seventeen-year-old Janie, getting sucked into other people's dreams is getting old.
Especially the falling dreams, the naked-but-nobody-notices dreams, and the sex-crazed dreams. Janie's seen enough fantasy booty to last her a lifetime.
She can't tell anybody about what she does -- they'd never believe her, or worse, they'd think she's a freak.
So Janie lives on the fringe, cursed with an ability she doesn't want and can't control.
Then she falls into a gruesome nightmare, one that chills her to the bone.
For the first time, Janie is more than a witness to someone else's twisted psyche. She is a participant....
3. She does suspense and romance well. I judge my love of a book by how much I think about it when I'm away from it, and how much I look forward to getting back to it. This one did both for me!
If I had to complain about one thing it would be that I wish she explored the mother-daughter relationship more. But maybe that happens in the second book.
I look forward to reading the next two in the series, FADE and GONE!