Anya’s Ghost is the story of Anya. The teenaged daughter of a single mother, Anya’s family moved to the US from Russia just before she started school. Anya attends a private high school (the third worst in the state, according to her) where she tries her best to blend in with her all-American classmates.
I have been watching the reboot of Charmed and it’s put me in the mood for some kick-ass ladies with supernatural abilities. So, when I saw Ever Strange on Amazon, I decided it was worth starting a new series to satisfy my craving - even though I did zero research on the book in advance, other than reading the blurb on Amazon. And let me tell you, this book delivers supernatural-ability-wielding kick-ass women in spades.
Overall, First Grave on the Right was a fun read if you want some light laughs and don’t want to think very hard.
I haven’t read a lot of Amy Tan, but I remember reading Joy Luck Club in school, and I’ve always had a slight interest in reading more of her books. I read the blurb on the inside, and thought, “This looks really interesting..."