Mini Review: The Trials by Stacey Kade

Posted by Jessi (Geo) on July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mini Review: The Trials by Stacey KadeThe Trials by Stacey Kade
Series: Project Paper Doll #3
Published by Disney Hyperion (4.21.2015)
Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult
Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Source: From Publisher

3.5 Stars

After being on the run, Ariane Tucker finds herself back where she started—under the cruel control of Dr. Jacobs, head of the research facility that created her. Now she must participate in the upcoming trials; a deadly competition pitting her against other alien hybrids, each representing a rival corporation. 

But Ariane is no one’s weapon. She is prepared to die if it means taking down those involved in Project Paper Doll. They destroyed all that she holds dear, including Zane Bradshaw, the one person she trusted and cared for the most—the person she was forced to leave behind, bleeding and alone. 

As her plan takes shape Ariane will need to depend on, now more than ever, the other side of her heritage—the cold, calculated instincts born from her alien DNA. With Zane gone she has nothing left to lose.

My thoughts

A special thank you to Hyperion for providing a copy for review!

While I still didn’t enjoy this one as much as the first book, it was better than the 2nd! It was a good ending to a very interesting trilogy.

I figured Zane was going to end up like Ariane in this book! It still kinda sucked though, that St. John used him as a weapon. I can imagine what it was like for Ariane when he walked into the room for the first time. I’m glad they ended up working things out, though, because I do like Zane and Ariane together!

I liked how everything played out in the end. There were no loose ends, nothing left to wonder about. View Spoiler »

There’s not much else I can say about this book. While I enjoyed this book as I was reading it, it’s not something that will stick with me, unfortunately. I’m afraid I’ve already started to forget the details. I am still eager to read Kade’s future work, though!

Overall Assessment

Plot: 4/5 
Premise: 4.5/5 
Writing style: 4/5 
Originality: 4/5 
Characters: 3/5 
Pace: 4/5 
Feels: 2/5 
Cover: 3/5 
Overall rating: 3.5/5

Previous books

the rules the hunt

Overall series rating:

3 half heartbeats

Jessi (Geo)

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