High Voltage

High Voltage

There is no action without consequence…Dani O’Malley was nine years old when the delusional, sadistic Rowena transformed her into a ruthless killer. Years later, she’s tough, hardened, yet achingly vulnerable and fiercely compassionate, living alone by her own exacting code. Despite the scars on her body, driven by deeper ones carved into her soul, no one is more committed...

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Title:High Voltage
Author:Karen Marie Moning
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Edition Language:English

High Voltage Reviews

  • Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)

    As one of my most anticipated books this year, I had some really high expectations for HIGH VOLTAGE. This is the tenth book in the Fever series and it marks the beginning of a new journey for Dani. She walks alone in this book after Ryodan, Mac and Barrons have left. Without any of her friends, she feels lost and alone.

    I’ll admit, I wasn’t a huge fan of Dani when she was first introduced into the series but already she has made so much progress with her character. If you’ve never read a KMM bo

    As one of my most anticipated books this year, I had some really high expectations for HIGH VOLTAGE. This is the tenth book in the Fever series and it marks the beginning of a new journey for Dani. She walks alone in this book after Ryodan, Mac and Barrons have left. Without any of her friends, she feels lost and alone.

    I’ll admit, I wasn’t a huge fan of Dani when she was first introduced into the series but already she has made so much progress with her character. If you’ve never read a KMM book before, you’re seriously missing out. Her heroines alone are worth the read. Strong and independent, they are perfect role models for any women. Despite being set in a dystopian world filled with magic and fae, the obstacles that these characters go through are very much humanlike and relatable. Dani’s biggest obstacle here is grief and I found that KMM did such a good job of conveying the emotions and dealing with it.

    Ryodan and Dani’s relationship is just beginning and every time a fight occurs between them, I have to smile. For some reason, it comforts me and makes me happy because it means that things are all right in the world despite things falling apart around them.

    I cried while reading this novel. KMM’s words always manage to do that to me. The emotions that her characters feel come across as very real and I’d be surprised if you weren’t affected by them. I’m glad Dani is back and we get to see the whole through her eyes again. Because as bleak as it can be, she remains to be the light that brings in hope.

    I absolutely cannot wait to see where KMM takes this series next. KMM has made me her bitch and you won’t ever see my complaining about it.

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    SO GOOD. Ugly cry because of good feels. I love Dani so much. I think peopl

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    SO GOOD. Ugly cry because of good feels. I love Dani so much. I think people who are into mysticism and spirituality, reincarnation, basically new age "woo-woo" stuff will like this book more. I'm ALL ABOUT the idea of being in the stars and creating planets and "threads" connecting you to other significant people in your life.

    This book is very feely and emotional and introspective and philosophical. We spend a lot of time in Dani's head. Being in her head is much better for me. Dani is a "deep thinker" and I have often spent hours wondering about what comes next, what else is out there.

    This book just worked for me on so many levels and it was a huge bonus that it was so, for lack of a less cheesy word,

    . There is just SO much emotion that KMM poured out into this book and into Dani and her story.

    I think this is the most romantically-worded book in the Fever series. If you don't ship Dani and Ryodan, you will not like the romance. It is epic. I thought it was, anyways. I think they are - finally - ready and perfect for each other.

    I kind of liked the old gods coming back thing. I much prefer this version than

    . Blasphemy, I know. It just feels like the start of something new and fresh to me. I am so in for whatever happens next.

    I felt very MEH about the last few books, but was over the moon about this one. It's a little long, but I adored it. I'm such a huge Dani fangirl now. I love who she has become. She truly is the superhero she wanted to be and got the love she always deserved.

    SPOILERS through end of book:

    Okay, so this is a mid-pre-review based on the first 50%... I'm loving it! I actually think I like being in adult Dani's head more than Mac's. So far... fingers crossed... this is my favorite since

    . KMM is such a great writer.

    From KMM's Facebook: "A novel set in the Fever World, a few years after the Song of Making was sung by the High Queen of the Fae, featuring Dani O'Malley and Ryodan."

    I know there are some Ryodan haters out there, but I don't care. Excited!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Fangirling.["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>

  • Beth

    As a stand-alone read, I loved it. I loved Moning's imagination, the way she twists us up into the characters emotionally and for the characters as they are now... But...as a continuation of Dani and Ryodan, we come to already know...I'm conflicted. The vacillation from the base characters was difficult to justify but in the end I managed. I got caught up in the telling and enjoyed the heck out of it anyways!

  • meltem

    07.03.2018

    I actually loved this book. And Ryodan... I mean can he be real and come to my doorstep please lol

    I agree everyone about Mac and Barrons having 8 books about them. It is not fair at all, since the last 3 of them made me hate B&M. Also, I would love to see more of this sexual tension between Ryo and Dani tbh. I'm a sucker for UST and since we all know how KMM is master at writing UST, it is a little dissapointing that we did only get that just a tiny bit.

    And one thing I really love

    07.03.2018

    I actually loved this book. And Ryodan... I mean can he be real and come to my doorstep please lol

    I agree everyone about Mac and Barrons having 8 books about them. It is not fair at all, since the last 3 of them made me hate B&M. Also, I would love to see more of this sexual tension between Ryo and Dani tbh. I'm a sucker for UST and since we all know how KMM is master at writing UST, it is a little dissapointing that we did only get that just a tiny bit.

    And one thing I really love about Ryo, he owned his relationship and feelings in a way Barrons never did. He always wanted best for Dani, he never insulted her, while Barrons always talkes about how stupid Mac is (which she is btw, she is getting my nerves too)

    And the best part of the book is, there was no Mac lol. I really can't stand her bimbo attitude anymore, so I'm really glad that her whiny ass wasn't around.

    Shazam's secret got me surprised, I never expected something like that and found it a little forced actually. But it didn't bothered me much.

    Overall, I loved the book but I was expecting more for Dani actually. Her new becoming didn't get me excited at all but at least she have a choice to leave it all behind any time she wants *shrughs*

    And I remember KMM's contract. She signed for the book #11 too. So we will definitely get another book, lets just hope Mac stays wherever she is now till the end of that book *fingers crossed*

    I wish KMM didn't finish Dani's arch with HiVo, and finish it with Fever #11 instead. I need at least a hundred more Dani books.

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    06.03.2018

    Damn it Karen! Here, take it. Take all the stars!

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    04.02.2017

    And we have a name!!

    from Moning Maniacs:

    Dani book... title High Voltage

    ETA Ooh I forgot to say that she also told us that this book does not pick up where Fever song left off. It will be at a different time.

  • Rachel

    This book was a dream, just perfect in my opinion. I am a huge Dani superfan, have been since Iced and I couldn't be happier with how her story is going. I enjoyed reading High Voltage so so much, it will quickly become the book I read the most over and over. So many amazing quotes, and moments in High Voltage. Dani's strength is something I have always admired and I can't wait to see what comes next!

    Rise!

  • Nicole

    Splendid. Breathtaking. My heart is so full. This very well may be my favorite of Moning’s stories. Dani’s story is epic, though I expected nothing less.

  • Sara Kate

    Ahhhhhhmazing!!!! I loved it! So incredibly good. The audio was fantastic like always. I have really grown to love Danni these past few books. She was really grown and come into her own person. I really loved where she took this story with Dani. Ryodan.... oh how I love Ryodan. Him and Barrons are right up there together. I love the alpha male beasts she has created in this Fever World. Definitely one of my favorite series ever. This was definitely not a disappointment!

  • Fresiako

    Ok so it's official

    Before I start my review I gotta write a disclaimer so y'all know where I am coming from that I am like an OG hardcore Dani fangirl from way back! I ain't just some loser hater who is shitting on this book needlessly. Dani is literally my fave heroine of all time! I will always love Dani, that brilliant girl imprinted on my heart way back in iced.

    I have got hardcore emotional investment in Dani's story yo so this review is about to be like 10 pages! Ryodan and Dani were l

    Ok so it's official

    Before I start my review I gotta write a disclaimer so y'all know where I am coming from that I am like an OG hardcore Dani fangirl from way back! I ain't just some loser hater who is shitting on this book needlessly. Dani is literally my fave heroine of all time! I will always love Dani, that brilliant girl imprinted on my heart way back in iced.

    I have got hardcore emotional investment in Dani's story yo so this review is about to be like 10 pages! Ryodan and Dani were literally my OTP, my fave couple of all time! I loved these two characters with all my heart and soul! Like soooo much, and I went in expecting, as well as wanting to love High Voltage SOOOOOO BAD. Disappointed doesn't even begin to cover what I am feeling right now! I honestly feel LOST.

    This is real-time footage of me after reading this book:

    It hurts my soul to have to give this book a mediocre rating but it is what it is, I'd be lying if I said it was an amazing book. This book is more like 2 stars but cause of my impartial hardcore dani investment I gave it 3 stars cause i literally can't stand giving her book a negative rating lol.

    Ok now that that's out of the way here comes the actual review:

    Reading this book was like watching a car crash happen before my eyes.

    I thought the power of my positive thoughts would eventually make the book good but alas that did not happen. The book literally read like weird fanfiction. KMM's usually elegant and graceful writing style and fantastic characterization were completely missing from this book.

    For one the book felt filled to the brim with tacky pop culture references and songs, like quick someone take away kmm's Spotify she's gone wild lmao. I personally don't mind her chapter title song playlist thing since it usually, in my opinion, enhances her books but this book I felt like she went way to over the top with how much pop culture homegurl was tryna fit into the pages.

    There was also a lot of telling but no showing in this book. It was filled to the brim with lengthy monologues about how amazing, sexy and brilliant every single character was with no real proof. At one point during the book, I started wondering whether Kmm had actually even written this book or whether she got kidnapped by an alien or some shit. How can the same person who wrote Iced have written this book?

    Everything and I MEAN EVERYTHING in this book felt off! Like someone had literally stolen the souls of the characters and was forcing them to perform a spiritless play with their bodies as puppets or something.

    Soooo Dani's pov started out ok, i enjoyed reading about her being the protector of Dublin her ventures protecting children and her collecting 'birds,' all reinforced how much I love how good a person Dani is. She truly deserves the title of superhero more than anyone else in this series.

    But I swear halfway thru kmm forgot which pov she was supposed to be writing in or something cause instead of Dani her POV started sounding like Mac! I literally feel like entire quotes from mac's pov were copy and pasted into Dani's pov. It was soooo weird did kmm forget how to write Dani or something so she just scapegoated back to what she knows how to write?

    Dani who used to show her personality and character most through her badass actions suddenly became this weird rambly version of MacBook who spent most of her time doing her laundry and talking about furniture?

    One of my biggest criticisms other than her pov sounding nearly identical to MacBook's pov at times is that Dani was supposed to have an EPIC storyline but the plot of this book was so nonexistent we literally got a 1-page villain lmao. There was no real tension! I wanted my girl to have more than this rudimentary cardboard cutout storyline to herself.

    My fav Dani scenes might have been the bit about her mother. Those chapters seemed to me the only chapters that were totally in character. I will admit this part made me cry. The scene regarding Dancer and his

    Sadly the most neutered character in this entire book was my baby Ryodan.

    I feel like I was witnessing some kind of weird character assassination. I know that characters change and go thru character arcs so obviously Ryodan is not going to be the same man he was in iced. But like he literally doesn't even slightly resemble his past self.

    He is like a sad angsty teenage lover boi shadow of his former self lol. He literally jams out to miley cyrus's wrecking ball on the low

    and beyond that he spends the book in a constant state of lover boi angst.

    Where is the cool, cunning and calculating man that used to show his complex personality through his badass actions? #notmyryo #saveryodan2018

    Look I knew going in that kmm said this book would be along the lines of a romance and I am someone who personally likes romance so I was still excited but it wasn't even a good romance! I am the ultimate ryodani shipper but I gotta say the romance was really meh. It was doing nothing for me.

    Like where was the spark? the god damn magic? the electric current that used to permeate between ryodani in the other books? The dynamic, sassy, funny and intense bond these two shared felt missing. That scene in Feverborn where Ryodan licks Dani's back singlehandedly delivered more sexual tension than all the sex scenes combined in this book. When I first read through that scene in Feverborn I got fangirl chills down my pervy spine, none of the ryodani scenes in High Voltage even came close to the same romantic payoff!

    I think the reason why the romance fell flat for me was cause none of the characters even seemed real so none of the romance, as a result, felt real to me. I can't believe that the same woman who wrote Mac and Barrons amazing slow burn in the first 5 books wrote the disjointed romantic arc of this book.

    How did they jump from maybe we both lowkey want to fuck to I LOVE U 4EVA MY SWEET PRINCE so quick lmao? I was so shook! Where was the relationship development? One minute they just wanted to fuck next minute they r in love? da fuq?

    I honestly feel like dani's relationship with dancer was less juvenile than what happened in HV between her and ryodan. Every time ryodan called dani babe a part of my soul died it was so cringy omg. Also what the fuck was up with his weird new nickname for her? Him calling Dani 'Stardust' was supposed to be seen as romantic but just felt straight up cheesy and randomly tacked on to me. Like I dunno if Ryodan's had many long-term partners or what but omg he was more like a weird teenage lover boi than the actual weird teenage loverboi of the series (i love u dancer no offense lmao)

    The ending was the only part I really liked of the book. Seeing Dani have her happy ending did warm my heart if nothing else. :')

    I literally started thinking I was the problem not the book like maybe its just my problem that my expectations were too litty and not the books for being kinda shitty. My girl really deserved better than this! Like i'm glad Dani ended up with a happy ending but like my happiness for my baby getting a good HEA was really ruined by the lackluster execution of the entire book.

    I'm hoping that next book kmm can take some of this criticism on board. Maybe the next book she'll stroke back the flames in my ryodani loins, who knows? Anyway hopefully, upon re-reading this book a second time I'll like it better! And before any of kmm's fangirls come for me just know that i'm one of you. I just gotta be honest about my feelings yo!

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  • ☆★Tinja★✮ A Court of Pizza and Laziness

    Hiii helloo apparently people are going crazy over this book. I say it here; even tho I didn't like this book, doesn't mean you will not either. I'm honestly glad for my friends who loved this but people who didn't are being attacked about it xD holy fucking shit so I repeat; this is only my personal opinion and I'm not some sort of Troll ( I'm actually a goblin ) and I'm not trying to influence anybody, I wish you all happy reading!! Everybody ignore me, who gives a flying fuck about my opinion

    Hiii helloo apparently people are going crazy over this book. I say it here; even tho I didn't like this book, doesn't mean you will not either. I'm honestly glad for my friends who loved this but people who didn't are being attacked about it xD holy fucking shit so I repeat; this is only my personal opinion and I'm not some sort of Troll ( I'm actually a goblin ) and I'm not trying to influence anybody, I wish you all happy reading!! Everybody ignore me, who gives a flying fuck about my opinion XDD

    it's pointless to argue anyway, we all like different books for different reasons.

    This did not work for me at all.

    SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS

  • SHOOKITHA TEA

    So.. this is it. Dani's long awaited HEA. I'll preface my review by saying I am a huge fan of Dani, she's one of my all time favorite characters. I've been desperately waiting for Dani to take the main stage again since Burned. I was so disappointed about the direction change but I had faith K Mo would see it through. I have a lot of respect for her as an author and I have no desire to bash her. I wanted to absolutely love this book.

    That being said this book was bad. Shockingly bad. It read more

    So.. this is it. Dani's long awaited HEA. I'll preface my review by saying I am a huge fan of Dani, she's one of my all time favorite characters. I've been desperately waiting for Dani to take the main stage again since Burned. I was so disappointed about the direction change but I had faith K Mo would see it through. I have a lot of respect for her as an author and I have no desire to bash her. I wanted to absolutely love this book.

    That being said this book was bad. Shockingly bad. It read more like fanfiction than a work by THE Karen Marie Moning. The characterization is it's biggest downfall, with beloved characters becoming cartoonish over the top versions of themselves. The character that takes the absolute biggest hit as a result of this is Ryodan.

    Ryodan transforms from the cold calculating man who cares about his world deep down to some sort of perverted horndog eternally chasing after Dani with multiple declarations of his love. It's offensive. It was your cookie cutter angsty eternally tortured romance hero. That may work for some people but I'm not buying it!

    I could go into a bunch of examples of this but honestly I'm too sad and disappointed to even go back and look for them. Kat turns holier than thou, wise in an over the top way, Christian turns into a harmless angel with not a single ounce of bad in him, Lor an absolute dummy etc etc. Reading this book felt so utterly strange- like it wasn't real.

    I love Dani. I will always love her character. But as the story goes on her voice was lost in this one, often times sounding more like Mac than herself.

    The second biggest issue with this book is the plot. There is none lol. Dani sits around lonely and sad doing her laundry for half of the book and the other half.. she's dealing with changes. Not exactly riveting content lol. There is a villain in the book but it absolutely takes a backseat to a bunch of fuckery lmao. This book is 100% a romance and not even a good one. Like there's just no other way to say it..

    It hurts my heart a bit to even give this book 2 stars- I've become very attached to these characters I obviously don't want to dislike it. But it was so disappointing, the writing was just bad. There were a lot of cool ideas here and there but the execution was so terrible it killed any potential that might've been there.

    I'm in denial that K Mo even wrote this book, it doesn't feel like one of hers at all but instead something you could have found on ff.net. It would almost be funny if it wasn't so horribly sad

    ETA: I've noticed this hasn't really been commented on in anyone's review but I feel readers should know going into it. This book has TONS of rape/threats of rape/ sexual abuse. This author has a history of writing rape in a problematic way but this book really ups the ante. Rape in this series is handled so flippantly and irresponsibly with oodles of victim blaming/shaming and it hits a new low here.

    If you're going to address rape I feel like it's an author's responsibility to commit to showing the gravity and effects of such trauma otherwise it's just offensive and exploitative.

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    There's an official release date! March 6, 2018!!

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    Finally, Dani's going to get some time to shine!

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