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November Snow has seen her own burial a thousand times. It is the only thing she knows about her future. In a war amongst vampires and fairies, a small advantage can mean the difference between victory and defeat. And a psychic who can peer across the globe, unspool the past, and probe the future is more than a small advantage. Everyone wants to use her for his own ends: tNovember Snow has seen her own burial a thousand times. It is the only thing she knows about her future. In a war amongst vampires and fairies, a small advantage can mean the difference between victory and defeat. And a psychic who can peer across the globe, unspool the past, and probe the future is more than a small advantage. Everyone wants to use her for his own ends: the ancient king, the black sheep, the dutiful son, the lost boy. But November Snow wants things, too, before death comes for her. She wants purpose. She wants friendship. She wants love. She wants happiness. She wants respect. And she will not settle for less. Pulled into the midst of a royal family feud centuries in the making, she must forge her own path through violence, betrayal, first loves, and mortal peril as she struggles to come to terms with her gift and her destiny, even as she knows this for certain: She dies at the end. This book contains magic and supernatural creatures aplenty, a smattering of heretical Christianity, and a cast of characters that is diverse in both race and sexual orientation. It also contains scenes of violence and some sexual content and may be triggering to victims of child abuse, human trafficking, or sexual assault....

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She Dies at the End Reviews

  • Stephanie Collins
    2019-04-17 14:05

    You could argue that a title could not better prepare you for the end of a book. So imagine my surprise when I was still left with chills and tears despite the clear and distinct warning! Unfortunately I was also left with utter and complete disappointment...that I have to WAIT for the next book in the series! I couldn't even drown my woes by jumping into another book, because I couldn't bring myself to "leave" these characters yet; they're THAT good! I can't find anything about this book to constructively criticize - all I can do is gush. It was easily one of the most memorable books I've read this year, if not THE most memorable.I particularly appreciate the "human-ness" of our main character - her worries, her insecurities, her weaknesses...while she simultaneously demonstrates throughout the story her incredible strengths - physical, emotional and strength of character. The magical combination makes her easy to love, admire, root for, and aspire to. Even her name is awesome, for crying out loud! November Snow? How cool is that!?Aside from great characters, there were many aspects of the story that leave me in deep thought long after I've finished the book, themes of prejudice vs. forgiveness and destiny vs. self-determination, to name a few. I'm a HUGE fan of A.M. Manay now, and anxiously await book two...and for the movie deal she very much deserves with this work!

  • Shaheen Darr
    2019-04-13 10:05

    How would you feel if you saw yourself dying and then being buried in front of your eyes? Being a psychic, November Snow has seen this chilling scenario many times in her young life. She then meets creatures that take her into their midst and she discovers that having special powers can sometimes be a bane rather than a gift. I just loved the ending.Find out more in this hard to put down novel by A.M.Manay. It grips you from the first line and you are hooked until the book is finished. It deals with the fascinating subject of premonition and second sight and a whole lot more. A.M.Manay takes you into a magical world and does it so convincingly that you begin to believe in it. It reminded me of Alice in a sort of twilight wonderland.I loved the name of the protagonist, November Snow. Despite her vulnerability and sensitivity, her strength was always visible in every scenario she had to contend with. Overall, a very enjoyable book with a unique concept!

  • Jolie Mason
    2019-04-04 11:47

    You just don't know. It's late at night. I have work tomorrow and I finished this book. Couldn't stop it. It just happened. You come to this one for the vampires, you stay for the humanity. It's like nothing you've read. Like me, you will find yourself lost in November Snow's life. She is who we all want to be, strive to be. While this novel has sexy, romantic elements, it's not a simple romance. It's a teaching moment as well. The action is big, and the events are complex. It actually made it to my must read list. Everything does not make that list.

  • Kerry
    2019-04-17 11:57

    November Snow is a seer; she has seen her own burial many, many times. She is working in a carnival, living with her neglectful, addicted mother, when she is visited by the very people she has seen in her visions. This is when she learns that vampires, fairies, and werewolves are real, and that she has become a pawn in a dangerous war.I have seen books with psychics, vampires, fairies, and werewolves before. In many cases, the plots are predictable and often dull. I am pleased to report that this is not the case with "She Dies at the End." November was a compelling, nuanced character and pleasantly mature for her age. I feel that the author did an excellent job creating a character that the reader would want to know more about and hope that the visions were wrong. The other characters, including Zinnia, Pine, and Ilyn, were fascinating, and I already wish that there were prequels or other books with them as the main characters. The villain in the story was deliciously evil and definitely easily detestable, as well.I don't want to describe too much for fear of ruining the story for other readers, but I will say that I read the book in a single day and stayed up late that night to finish it. It's definitely worth reading and savoring, so I plan to re-read it again and again, and to find details I missed the first time around. I recommend you download the book and stay up late to read it. One of the best things I've read lately.While I do know the author personally, this has not influenced my review in any way.

  • Patient Lee
    2019-04-04 17:10

    I have to preface my review with this: I don't usually choose read vampire stories. I was reluctant to read this one, but agreed based on a friend's recommendation. Now for my review.On page one, I thought, "Wow. This is slick writing." Very tight. No extra words. No unnecessary adverbs or weasel words. Just good, clean writing. By the end of the first chapter, I was in love with November, the main character. By the middle of the second chapter, I couldn't put the book down. I finished the book two days ago, and I still think of the characters as if they will show up in front of me, just to give me an update. To me, that is the mark of an excellent book. I crave book two.This book gave me a rare "aha" moment. I thought I didn't care for fantasy/sci fi. As I read this book, I thought of the way I connected with Stephen King's Salem's Lot, and I finally understood. I LOVE a good fantasy novel, as long as it is well written. This one is superb. The characters in this novel are magnetic. From the first pages, I felt as though they were people I knew and wanted to spend time with. To me, characters make the book. I LOVED these characters. I miss them already. I need that sequel. A.M. Manay is talented, and I can't wait to read another of her works.

  • Sandra Kerns
    2019-03-23 14:04

    Buy this book now!November Snow may already know 'She Dies at the End,' she is one tough cookie who never stops trying to help others. I am one of those people who usually passes on the vampire books. Am I glad I didn't pass on this one. WOW! A.M. Manay is an amazing storyteller who knows how to lead you down a path and then make a hairpin turn that makes you really pay attention. The characters are well developed. You fall in love with some and a few chapters later you want to smack them up the side of the head. But then, doesn't that make them real? Heck yeah!There is also an unusual faith element in the story that I think is one of the things that really pulled me in. When you're almost to the end of the book, you realize just how amazing it is that November Snow as any kind of faith in anything. She is a rare, strong but soft, determined but fair, amazing young person. You will love her in all of her moods and attitudes.I will definitely be picking up the next book Ms. Manay puts out.

  • Siddharth Manay
    2019-04-16 18:15

    Loved it; frequently found myself starting up past "lights out" to read just a few more pages. There's complexity here. The author has built a world with some intricacy and a diverse set of well imagined characters with their own histories. Moreover, they are smart and in control of themselves -- you know all those characters in other books who make really obviously dumb decisions, whether falling in love with the wrong person or doing something that just makes you cringe to advance the plot? You won't find them here; Manay's heroine stands up for herself, knows what she's worth, and uses her brains. Even in this fantasy setting, there are no miraculous illogical victories; Manay's world demands teamwork and sacrifice, and her characters rise to the challenge.

  • D.L. Finn
    2019-04-19 11:13

    Ms. Manay wrote an amazing paranormal adventure. November Snow has the ability to see the future and works in a traveling carnival with her mother. Here enters vampires and fairies, and she is thrust into a world she has already seen. I loved the well-rounded characters, beautiful descriptions and depth of the story. I found myself enmeshed in a world, that I did not want to leave. I read late into the night, and finished the book during a power outage-- on a dark and stormy evening. When the author described the landscape, I slowed down and read it, instead of skipping by it to get to the “good” parts. It helped that I was born and raised where the story took place, but Ms. Manay had a way of making what I had seen daily, seem new to me. I have found an author I will be reading all her books! I am very excited to see what happens to November Snow next. I highly recommend this if you are a fan of vampires, werewolves, fairies, psychics, or just love a great fantasy story.

  • Michael King
    2019-03-29 13:51

    A real page turner. Fresh, interesting plot. Good character development. Downloaded the second book while I was writing this review. I haven’t read any paranormal fiction in a long time. I’m more familiar with the genre from TV shows, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Lost Girl, for example. But the problem in any genre is the same, the story has to follow the conventions and yet somehow be different enough to be original. With paranormal, the relationships among the races of beings as well as the relationships among the individuals, the history and mythology that create the current reality, if you will, are particularly important. Manay deftly handles her material and keeps things moving. The only complaint I have is that the emotional development of the protagonist stalled at times for me. But it didn’t slow down my reading at all. Lots of fun.

  • Sabrina Devonshire
    2019-03-22 12:52

    November is a seer. A teenager now, she's had visions for years of her own death. She performs in a travelling circus, barely getting by since her careless mother is an addict. When strange people show up and tell her she must come with them, she feels guilty about leaving her mother, but at the same time is eager to get on to the dark destiny that seems to be in store for her. She is now living in a world of vampires, fairies and werewolves and isn't quite sure where she fits in. Manay's book is well written, exciting and entertaining, with well-developed characters that I felt invested in enough to keep reading. A great read. I just downloaded the second one last night!

  • Fionna Guillaume
    2019-04-05 10:52

    This book can best be described as fascinating.From the very first page, the setting jumps out in real and vivid imagery. Into which the diverse cast of characters comes to life organically, starting as believable elements of their environment and quickly gaining depth and form as A.M. Manay reveals their complexity over the course of the story. There are so many successful elements here: masterful foreshadowing, maintaining of tension and suspense, dialogue, character building, even romance. More than that, though, it's just a great story.I was one of the many people who was put off the vampire-and-werewolf theme after plodding through yawn-worthy quasi-literature spawned by the Twilight fad. But this book has restored my interest, and piqued my curiosity. The world portrayed in "She Dies At The End" is detailed and well thought out. Backgrounds of the various supernatural creatures are grounded in history and the convoluted relationships of generations, which gives each character depth and culture beyond the individual. It is a delight to discover their world through the eyes of November, the protagonist, as she slowly becomes part of it. Also, I have to give Manay credit for making vampires sexy again. All I can say about that is I look forward to seeing how relationships develop in the next books of the series...This was an exciting and thought-provoking read. Well-written, superbly paced, and full of interesting characters. A great piece of writing and a great story. I'm looking forward to the next November Snow book! Heartily recommended.

  • Mae Clair
    2019-03-21 15:55

    Fabulous story of a young human psychic who becomes ensnared in a war among vampires. This is a fairly lengthy book but I finished it in three days. It would have been two, if work hadn’t intervened. From the start I was mesmerized by the world the author created—one in which humans, faeries, vampires and werewolves co-exist. Even more so, I loved the hierarchy the author built related to the vampires and their warring factions. The intrigue is spectacular, much like the manipulations of historical courts and kingdoms.The central character, November Snow, is strong without being overdone. She’s tough, but she’s also got weaknesses and the author isn’t afraid to let them come through now and then. Ms. Manay has built a world that easily rivals those of Twilight and the Shadowhunter series with characters who command the pages. I admit to a special fondness for Ilyn, the king, but there are many others who resonated with me as well. My only quibble is that there were multiple occasions when the author slipped from third person or deep POV into omniscient-narrator and I found that effect jarring, removing me briefly from the story. The reason I mention it is because this book is spectacular, and I would hate to see that be a drawback for the author in future novels. Normally, I would deduct a star for that, but I found this book so intoxicating, the writing otherwise superb, the plot and characters carefully constructed, that I can give it no less than five stars. If you read only one vampire book this year, make it this one. You won’t be disappointed!

  • Rita Szollos
    2019-04-04 11:13

    The novel takes place northern California - I loved that I recognized many of the place names! Ms. Manay effortlessly manages a very complex world of vampires, werewolves, and fairies, with snippets of history throughout, weaving their backgrounds together. The main character is sweet but confident, not trapping herself in the pitfalls of young love. The vampires she meets don't like humans, but she quickly learns that they are very human in their customs and beliefs and that their world mimics ours in terms of the competitions for power and efforts at peace. I'm curious to hear how the saga will play out in the next installment.

  • N.R.
    2019-04-07 13:54

    Vampires, werewolves, and fairies ... Oh MY!This novel is rich with characterization and different types of mystical creatures. November Snow is a girl that is strong, sassy, and also vulnerable. Be catapulted with her into a fantastic world steeped in intrigue and action. It's sure to keep the reader snared in its spell.

  • Nanette Day
    2019-04-05 12:11

    The novel is tightly written, the characters are so interesting, and the story is addictive. Make sure you have plenty of time to read once you open this book because you won’t want to stop reading until you get to the very end. I’m excited to read more from Ms. Manay.

  • L. Benitez
    2019-03-27 12:16

    Wow! I really enjoyed this book. It was a unique fantasy novel with a great cast of characters, especially November Snow, the leading lady. I read this book within two days, I couldn't put it down!

  • Billy Buttons
    2019-04-01 10:17

    This book was entered and was a FINALIST in The Wishing Shelf Book Awards. This is what our readers thought:Title: She Dies at the EndAuthor: A. M. ManayStar Rating: 4.5 StarsNumber of Readers: 27StatsEditing: 9/10Writing Style: 9/10Content: 10/10Cover: 8/10Of the 27 readers:26 would read another book by this author.19 thought the cover was good or excellent.20 thought the author worked well with speech to develop the characters.15 thought the setting was vital to the success of the story.26 thought the ending was powerful and well-plotted.2 felt the first half needed cutting slightly to improve pacing.Readers’ Comments‘This author works very well with description of character, setting and with speech to offer the reader a fascinating story, well plotted and packed full of wonderful characters. I enjoyed it very much.’ Male reader, aged 42‘This book is all about pacing. It’s got it in truck-loads.’ Female reader, aged 27‘There is nothing better than a fantasy where the author is capable of creating a fantasy world you can fall into. Well, I fell – pretty hard. Excellent. I’d highly recommend it to any fantasy lover.’ Female reader, aged 54‘November Snow is a memorable character. She’s strong, but not always, susceptible to love, but not endlessly (see Twilight for endlessly boring I’m in love with a vampire) and, best of all, her powers are fascinating. The author has a light pen, able to describe the world in depth but also keep up the pacing. I look forward to reading the rest of his author’s books.’ Male reader, aged 24‘One of the best things about being a reader for The Wishing Shelf Book Awards is that I get introduced to brilliant new authors. This author is one of them.’ Female reader, aged 61‘Magically magnificent! A FINALIST and highly recommended.’ The Wishing Shelf Book Awards

  • Ian Martyn
    2019-04-17 16:52

    Vampires and fairies exist in our world, we just don’t know they’re there. They’re powerful and successful business men. Yes they’re also violent and ruthless , with each other as much as us humans. The main character, November, is human who sees visons of possible futures when she comes into contact with these people. When a vampire lord finds her she is a disturbed and vulnerable young making a living as a fairground fortune. Other vampires are also after her and will stop at nothing to acquire her. This is a well thought out and well written story of the supernatural that exists amongst us. There is always a tension that keeps the reader engrossed. November finds hidden strength as she adapts to her new life, never sure who is good or bad. A great read for vampire lovers and those new to the genre

  • Sarahmarie
    2019-04-17 15:08

    I just started reading this trilogy and now CAN’T WAIT to pick up the other two books. It was so good. I’m a lover of all things fantasy and paranormal but it is so hard to find new authors that I really like. Which is why I can’t stop thinking about this book. November (the main character) has had a heart-wrenching life where she is forced to re-live her own death in her dreams. She’s waiting for the fateful moment when all her loneliness will end when, WHAM, she’s is pulled into a dark and seedy underworld by the very person she has seen burying her in her dreams. And then the real fun starts. This book was filled with vampires, fae, werewolves, supernatural powers and everything else I love inside a fantasy novel, along with the depth of an epic battle brewing and about to boil over. November finds herself treading a knife’s edge inside this dark world of betrayal while still desperately searching for the life she wishes to live… before she dies. If you’re a fantasy-crazed-reader like me, you’ll love this series.

  • Frank David
    2019-04-19 12:50

    A good book about a girl from the wrong side of the tracks. November Snow had a rough life and when her mother sold her to the gang of vampires it gave November the escape she was waiting for. This was a very good book and one for those who enjoy fantasy, vampires, and supernatural beings.

  • S.J. Hermann
    2019-04-05 16:15

    YA vampire books are a dime a dozen, and after finishing, She Dies at the End, I can easily say that this book stands out against the rest. What A.M. Manay has done is taken the genre and given it a new, refreshing take.Ever since a young age, November Snow has had special abilities that, at one point in her life, led her to a stay in a padded room. That ability is to see the deaths of people she comes in contact with, even her own. One day while working at a carnival, some unusual characters drop in. Led by a vampire William, he, along with another vampire and a fairy, convince her to come with them. Intrigued by visions of her death, that includes them watching over her burial, November agrees.After William pays Novembers mother to basically forget about her, she takes a bite to the neck and heads off with his group. From here, the story takes off, and to avoid spoilers, let me just say that this book has made my top five indie books of 2016. Not once did I find myself bored. It is extremely well written, fascinating characters, and a plot that stands above other YA vampire novels. Hats off to A.M. Manay for a fantastic novel.5 visions of death out of 5

  • Kim Cox
    2019-03-31 14:55

    The Best Book I’ve Read This YearSomeone mentioned there was one word for this book and that’s FANTASTIC. I whole-heartedly agree. I loved it and can’t wait to read the rest in the series which I’ve already purchased.She Dies at the End has everything you’ll love, vampires, fairies, werewolves, suspense, real-to-life characters with flaws but who are brave, romance, and it’s well-written with well-drawn characters.I highly recommend She Dies at the End and give it 5+ stars. Follow A. M. Manay at I know I am.

  • Michele
    2019-04-15 18:05

    November Snow has had visions her entire life. Some reflect the past. Some predict the future. Some can be changed...others cannot. The vision of her death is one of them. November knows, with absolute certainty, that she will never live to grow old and that her violent death will be mourned by a small group of strangers.This explains why, when one of these strangers steps into her carnival booth to have his fortune read, she doesn't run. November finds she is almost relieved that the wait is over."She Dies at the End" follows November's journey as she gets to know the strangers from her vision and, for the first time, understands that her curse could be a blessing if used to protect others. Yes, there are vampires, fairies and werewolves...but November's "human" journey takes the stage. The story is well written. The protagonist is relatable and likable. I noticed the usual smattering of typos seen in eBooks, but they didn't detract from my enjoyment of the story and I plan to read the next one.

  • Unofficial Book Club
    2019-03-26 11:11

    Admittedly, I am a creature of habit. I am a girl who sticks with what she knows, likes what she likes and isn’t always the most open about expanding her horizons. I find that this has also spilled over into my reading preferences as well. The majority of the books that I read are romance. Occasionally a mystery novel gets thrown into the mix. I rarely read paranormal stories. In fact, the only books that I’ve read in the past that were paranormal were the Twilight series and that was close to five years ago. I recently stepped out of my literary comfort zone, though, and took a chance on A.M. Manay’s debut novel, She Dies at the End, and I have to say I ended up being pleasantly surprised for having taken that jump.A paranormal New Adult book, She Dies at the End is the story of November Snow, a human psychic who becomes embroiled in a longstanding war among vampires and fairies after her talents are discovered while working for a traveling carnival. More or less forced into servitude, she is coveted by leaders on both sides of the fight and she must discern how best to use her gift in fighting for the just side of the cause. The novel’s plot was sharply constructed, well-paced and completely drew me in. The storyline was complex; yet, it was laid out in such a way that I never felt confused, done in part by A.M.’s use of November’s psychic abilities to fill in the backstory via flashbacks.I enjoyed the fact that A.M. had a lot of diversity in terms of ethnicity, race and sexual orientation among her large cast of characters, which is often hard to come by. In November, she has created a strong and independent heroine who, though she must rely on others for protection, is not afraid to assert her opinions and stand up for herself. A.M. has a talent for unique and evocative description and I found it very easy to visualize the action in the book as I was reading. There were a few instances where the phrasing was very formal and felt a little out of place, but that didn’t detract from the overall story for me.An impressive debut, I would definitely recommend She Dies at the End to anyone who has been hesitant to venture into the paranormal genre, as well as existing paranormal enthusiasts. It was one of those reads where I would dive in planning to read for only a short bit and then end up surprised at how much time had passed when I finally came up for air. I am eagerly looking forward to the next installment in the series (currently in the works) as I can’t wait to see what A.M. has planned next for November and her supernatural friends.Reader was given an ARC for review.

  • Ian Saul
    2019-04-02 13:53

    This book is about twice as long as anything I've read in months, yet I still found it an extremely quick read. It's a page-turner that repeatedly kept me up later than I wanted, intending to read "just one more chapter," only to find I had to read the next, and the next, and the next. Author A.M. Manay understands how to put together compelling and original situations that seize the reader tight, balancing mysteries and revelations with a keen precision that maintains a constant sense of wonder and discovery.Our heroine, November Snow, is a young psychic whose gifts have twisted her already-bleak life into an existence of desperate isolation and nightmare. For eighteen years, she has seen her own death in dreams -- and the lives and deaths of almost everyone around her. Plagued by extrasensory flashes she can't control, she lives as reclusively as possible, to insulate herself from constant visions. But her talent is also her only means of support, and she must put herself through torment every day giving readings from her tent in a traveling carnival.All of this changes whipcrack fast one evening when the people she has seen burying her a thousand times finally appear at the entrance to her tent. At once, she knows her death is even nearer than she expected -- and yet she also feels a tremendous liberation: she no longer has to wait in dread for the moment that begins her end.And she is no longer the only figure with supernatural abilities in her life, for the arrival of the strangers plunges her into a hidden world of faeries, vampires, and werewolves she had never before imagined. Forces beyond her understanding want to capture her, to bind and use her power. And the certainty of dying young no longer reins as the greatest thing she has to fear.What's most remarkable about the book is November's ability to continuously surprise us and those around her. A life of pain and darkness and terror has equipped her uniquely to accept the sudden alteration of reality, and has lent her a strength of character and a stubborn, determined core of hope that helps her again and again to bear the unbearable and shake off things that would paralyze most ordinary people."She Dies at the End" glows with the vulnerable brightness of its protagonist and sparkles with a cast of vivid, complex characters. It spins a web of ancient enmities and epic clandestine war, builds a shadow world beneath our own, and makes us root for its heroine on every page and through every danger.I've got the second book queued up on my tablet already.

  • Pandora Spocks
    2019-04-02 12:00

    OMG, I loved She Dies at the End, the first book of the November Snow trilogy!A few disclaimers before I go any further:1) I do not normally enjoy paranormal/fantasy books, so a book about vampires, werewolves, fairies, etc. is not usually my thing.2) Like a dolt, I actually read the second book, She Lights Up the Dark, first. To say the least, I was a little lost, but I enjoyed it nevertheless.3) I just devoured an ARC of the third November Snow book, She Marches Through Fire.So having read the second and third installments first, I toddled on back to the beginning of the story, and was immediately enthralled (and not by mystical means, either). She Dies at the End introduces November Snow, a young woman from a rough background whose psychic powers have not gone unnoticed by the otherworldly creatures who live among us in author A.M. Manay’s smart, stylish supernatural world.When a group of these creatures purchases her from her drug-addled mother, November finally finds a place where she feels some semblance of belonging. But there are other groups who crave November’s power. This story has the perfect mix of thrills, romance, terror, friendship, suspense, and understanding. Now that I’ve read the beginning, I’m going back to read them all again. Don’t miss this great beginning to an epic supernatural saga! 5 BIG STARS!

  • Eeva Lancaster
    2019-03-23 16:16

    There I was feeling lonely that I've finished reading Anne Rice's Prince Lestat... who knows when the next one will come... and here comes this book with an unassuming cover... She Dies at the End. So, she's psychic. OK... I started reading and whoa! I fell in love and couldn't put the book down. So Happy!I've read many vampire books but nothing ever came close to the The Vampire Chronicles, which I absolutely love. Except this book. The characters, the writing, the world, the dialogue -- nothing is forced or exaggerated and you'll get swept into the life of November Snow whether you like it or not. It's the best fantasy/supernatural book I've read from an Indie Writer. Tight... Sharp... Good choice of words. I forgot that I'm an Editor, and that made it all the more enjoyable.November Snow is a psychic and she has always felt isolated by her powers. The carnival which is her home was far from ideal. She has visions of how she's going to die, and of people and places she knows nothing about. Until one night, 3 beings visited her... and it was like coming home.Vampires, Fairies, Werewolves - all the characters are well developed and addictive. You'll fall in love with them, and miss them when you reach the end of the story. I can't wait for book 2. The author is an amazing writer. Fantasy lovers, a must read.Check out She Sees in her Sleep. These are short stories that will give you more insight into the characters of The November Snow Series. She Sees in Her Sleep: Three November Snow Shorts

  • Staci Troilo
    2019-04-13 11:54

    Manay has penned a paranormal novel with all the usual suspects...vampires, werewolves, seers, elves. I readied myself for the same old/same old and tucked in for the typical PNR to spend a weekend evening with. And, given the title, I expected nothing less. You can imagine my surprise when there were a few reveals at the end that were indeed revelatory. Not only is the plot exciting and fresh, the characters are compelling, three-dimensional creatures you want to meet in real life, and barring the ability to do that, dig immediately into the next novel to see what happens to them. The premise of this story is truly compelling. Teenager November (Em) leads a sad life in a squalid carnival as a legitimate soothsayer. She's always cold, her visions are powerful and can take a lot out of her, leaving her sugar-starved afterward (a craving that often goes unfulfilled where she lives). She processes her visions and dreams by sketching, and she has binders and binders of art. The one vision that has not yet come to pass? Her death. And the novel begins when she meets the people in that vision. What a captivating opening. What a hook. And what a great way to lead the reader through November's past--which is fascinating! This is one book that starts strong and only gets better. You don't want to miss it.

  • Brooklynn Rivers
    2019-04-07 11:56

    There is something different about November Snow—something mysterious and magical. The teenager doesn’t quite fit in with her peers or anyone else in the world, for that matter. Of course, dealing with a drug addicted mother and traveling with a carnival have ruined her chances of leading a “normal” life. Things change when she is visited by a team of “unearthly” characters who know her secret. She is a Seer, a psychic. Little does November know that she is about to embark on a dark journey filled with vampires, werewolves and faeries.A.M. Manay weaves an interesting tale of suspense, love and betrayal in “She Dies at the End”. I particularly enjoyed the character, November Snow, and watching her character develop throughout the story. When you first meet the awkward teen, she sees herself as an outcast in society; however, her vulnerability transforms into a strong character with a “tell-it-like-it-is” personality. The storyline is fast-paced and engages the reader immediately. It was a real page turner! I recommend “She Dies at the End” for anyone who wants to enter a world filled with psychics, vampires, werewolves and faeries! 5 Stars!!! (Copy supplied for review).

  • Joy Lo-Bamijoko
    2019-03-28 13:48

    I loved this story, even though, I am not a fan of vampire stories. This one was different, in that it led into the lives of the vampires gradually, and with respect for the sensibility of a non vampire loving reader. Blood was not thrown at me from the very the beginning, and it was very far into the story when I started seeing some blood spill.Now to November… what a pretty name. She was a character I will like to meet again. A very sweet and loyal character who used, and only wanted to use her gift for good. William, and Ilyn, her two admirer vampires showed more human feelings than I know of vampires. They loved, and their love was everlasting. No wonder Ilyn, the vampire king, found himself in a quagmire. I was a bit confused about how the author referred to Willow as a he, at various times, and then as a she at other times. I also didn’t like it when good stories are marred with errors; repeated sentences, repeated words, and cuts that could not only have shortened the story, but sharpened it. This story had its fair share of these errors, but in the whole, It was a good story.