This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite
My Brother’s Keeper is the first book in the series In The Care Of Wolves, a young adult thriller novel penned by author S. S. Bazinet. Catapulting the werewolf transformation genre into the modern age, we meet sixteen-year-old Theodore many years after his abduction by the mysterious WKA organization. When his real family finally gets him back, Theo is full of dangerous powers that he himself doesn’t fully understand. The WKA is in hot pursuit to recover the boy as a weapon for themselves, but family is far more important to Theo, if only he can stop himself harming them all.
Psychological, atmospheric, mysterious and fun, this is a true thriller read for teens and upwards that takes an old horror genre and gives it an inventive new spin. Far from the realms of fantasy, the plot is lightly dusted with science fiction to give plenty of backstory, but keep the action and adventure elements at the forefront. Theodore is a well-developed central lead whom readers can empathize with, cursed with powers he didn’t ask for and learning how to harness them for his own gain and safety. The narrative element of handling the main character who is slightly out of control was masterfully done by author S. S. Bazinet, whose flair for sentence structuring paces out the most thrilling moments in a highly readable and engaging way. Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed My Brother’s Keeper and found to be a thrilling start to a brave new series.