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Reviewed by Kayti Nika Raet for Readers' Favorite
In Death Callers, the first in a new young adult paranormal romance series by Raven Hudgins, Aislin Gray can't wait for her eighteenth birthday to arrive. She is a banshee and part of a long line of wailing women. Once she turns eighteen, she will be granted her first Death Call and receive a vision of someone's death. Unfortunately, her excitement turns to dread when her first call is of the boy who only just recently came back into her life, her first love, Kaelin O'Neil. Aislin is determined not to let that happen and she will do anything to keep Kaelin alive and in her life, even if it means going against everything she has been taught.
Death Callers by Raven Hudgins is a fast paced young adult read. In a genre overrun with vampires and werewolves, I was excited to find that Death Callers would explore the world of the banshee, injecting a refreshing twist into the genre. While the writing wasn't as strong as I would have liked, with many moments that leaned more toward the telling side of things, Hudgins crafted Aislin's plight in such a way that will have readers rapidly flipping pages to discover what happens next. Aislin herself is a capable character and her romance with Kaelin is sweet, which makes the reader all the more hopeful that she will be able to save his life. All in all, Death Callers by Raven Hudgins is a good read for anyone looking to add something unique to their paranormal collection.