Thursday, October 27, 2011

Silence - Review

Nora Grey can't remember the past five months of her life. After the initial shock of waking up in a cemetery and being told that she has been missing for weeks- with no one knowing where she was or who she was with- she tries to get her life back on track. Go to school, hang out with her friends, Vee, and dodge her mom's creepy new boyfriend.

But there is the voice in the back of her head, an idea that she can almost reach out and touch. Visions of angel wings and unearthly creatures that have nothing to do with the life she knows. And this unshakable feeling that a part of her is missing.

Then Nora crosses paths with a very sexy stranger, who she feels a mesmerizing connection to. He seems to hold all the answers... and her heart. Every minute she spends with him grows more and more intense until she realizes she could be falling in love. Again.

If I could describe this book in one word I would and guess what, I'm going to: amazing! I couldn't believe how much this book drew me in. When I read the summary and learned that Nora lost her memory I was really kind of nervous. I didn't think I would enjoy it that much, but then <i>he</i> came back into the picture and I was smiling like a schoolgirl. As I read the book I found myself laughing, smiling, wanting to scream, tear my hair, and really really punch someone whose name starts with a H. I ended up finishing the book and hardly being able to wait for the fourth installment in Fall 2012. If you have yet to read this series I can honestly say you should! It's great and you won't regret it!

Plot - Nora is back but things have gone from bad to worse: she's lost her memory and can't remember anything from the past 5 months. She wakes up in Coldwater Cemetery and has no knowledge of how she got there. After a lot of news that it's not the month she thinks it is and that she has been MIA for only three months. She doesn't understand any of it and is determined to get down to the bottom of it. The plot was very good I couldn't keep the book closed for more then a few minutes without picking it back up and beginning to read it again.

Writing - The writing was great! It drew me in and I couldn't kept my nose out of this book! It was that good. The writing is detail and you feel as if your there as a invisible bystander as the story progresses. The writing hasn't changed at all and I love that about it.

Characters - Nora and Patch are back and I found myself squealing like a fangirl when Patch showed back up. I couldn't get enough of the characters and I can't wait to read the next book in the Hush, Hush series!

Overall I give this book - no more and no less!

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Crescendo - Review

Nora Grey’s life is still far from perfect. Surviving an attempt on her life wasn’t pleasant, but at least she got a guardian angel out of it. A mysterious, magnetic, gorgeous guardian angel. But despite his role in her life, Patch has been acting anything but angelic. He’s more elusive than ever (if that’s possible) and what’s worse, he seems spending time with Nora’s archenemy, Marcie Millar.

Nora would have hardly noticed Scott Parnell, an old family friend who has moved back to town, if Patch hadn’t been acting so distant. Even with Scott’s totally infuriating attitude, Nora finds herself drawn to him- despite her lingering feelings that he is hiding something.

If that weren’t enough, Nora is haunted by images of her murdered father, and comes to question whether her Nephilim bloodline has anything to do with his death. Desperate to figure out what happened, she puts herself in increasingly dangerous situations to get the answer.

But maybe some things are better left buried, because the truth could destroy everything- and everyone- she trusts.

When I first read Hush, Hush I don’t think there was even talk of there being a next book, well not yet anyway- but boy am I glad that Becca Fitzpatrick wrote Crescendo. I was at the store looking for something new to read when Crescendo caught my eye. I stared at it in awe, I couldn’t believe that it was out. I snatched the book up immediately. I opened it and read the first few pages and was jumpy with excitement! I knew right then that I had to get it. So I did and I began to read it right when I got home. This book takes you into a world of fallen angels, love, betrayal, and revenge. If you haven’t read Hush, Hush or are thinking that Crescendo isn’t going to be worth your time and money, your wrong! It totally is worth your time, money, and so much more.

Plot - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ The plot beginnings where Hush, Hush left off. It’s a few months after the Hush, Hush and Nora is in a happy relationship with Patch, well as happy as she’s going to get anyway. After a whacky night at the beach things soon start to change, Patch starts to change. He isn’t around as much as Nora would like and she hears that he’s hanging out with Marcie Millar, Nora’s archenemy. She wants to get some answer from Patch, but he tells her to leave him alone basically and Nora is happy- well maybe not happy- to. Then Scott Parnell moves back to town, and things come up that surprise Nora, no pun indented! Nora starts to wonder if her Nephilim bloodline has something to do with her father’s death. She wants answer and she is determined to get them, no matter what the cost. I loved the plot of Hush, Hush and I loved the plot of Crescendo. What makes a great plot is where there actually is one. Your drawn into the story and in the role of Nora. You experiment what she does, what she feels and the mission she is on to discover all that has been on her mind since she discovered that she is part of the Nephilim bloodline.

Writing - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ The writing is similar to Hush, Hush and of course that is a good thing. What one of the things that made me fall in love with Hush, Hush was it’s writing (the other being the characters) and how the words are alive and you don’t find yourself confused after the first paragraph.

Characters - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ The characters are both original and unique. You can’t help but fall love with Nora, Patch, Vee, Rixon, and even Marcie Millar from time to time. You’ll find yourself falling deeper in love with each character as you learn more about them and traveling with them through a journey to discover all the secrets of the Nephilim world and all that is hidden in it’s shadows…

Overall I give this book ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ - more and no less!

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Bite Club - Review

After learning that vampires populate Morganville- and surviving a number of adventures with her new night-dwelling friends- college student Claire Danvers has come to realize that for the most part, the undead just want to live their lives.

But someone else wants them to get ready to rumble.

There's a new extreme sport being broadcast over the internet: bare-knuckle fights pitting captured vampires against one another- or worse, against humans. Tracking the out-of-town signal leads Claire- accompanied by a loyal group of friends and frenemies- to discover that what began as an online brawl will soon threaten everyone in Morganville.

And if they want to survive, they'll have to do a lot more than fight...

When I saw this book my mouth dropped. I couldn't believe that it was out already, after finishing Ghost Town a few months before I was prepared to wait a lot longer then I did for Bite Club to come out. But there it was looking unread and beautiful that I just had to buy it. I finished it and I couldn't believe what transpired throughout the book. There were times I was completely taken by surprised and times I wanted to scream and shout and just throw the book across the room, but it got better and I found myself smiling as I read the last page. And here I sit writing this review and anxious to get my hands on the next book in the Morganville Vampires series, Last Breath!

Plot - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ The plot didn't differ from the earlier books and I was so happy that it was as the books before it! You never want to see a book series that you've love from the beginning to change right at the end, never! And like I said before I'm super glad that Rachel Caine didn't change a thing!

Writing - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ The writing hasn't really changed at all and I'm glad that it hasn't. I like Rachel Caine's writing style, it's very addicting and you never, ever want to put the book(s) down!

Characters - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Claire is back along with Shane, Eve, and Michael for an all new and deadly, if your not careful, adventure! Things have grow back to normal, but now a new gym has been started up and Claire doesn't know if this is good, or bad. Is it good, or bad? Well you'll just have to read the book and decide that for yourself.

Claire Danvers - Claire is a 17 year old college student living in a town that is infested with vampires. Now all vampires aren't all bad, but Claire has been known to trust the wrong kind of vampires, hell even some humans can't be trusted in Morganville. It's all about survival in this town and you can't throw trust around like it's free money. Claire has learned this the hard way and she finds herself taking her time in figuring out who she can trust and who she has to keep an eye on because you never know you might end up beginning someone's meal!

Shane Collins - Shane has a hatred for vampires that would shock a lot of people. Things happened many years ago that he would love to forget, but can't. His family was torn apart by the thing he despises most in the world: vampires. A gym has opened up and its for learning to defend yourself against vampires, and Shane can't wait to join. After joining this gym and take secret 'special' classes Shane begins to act different, like he was before: distant and cold. Claire isn't to keen on letting Shane out of her sights after he begins to at strange and not like himself. Claire doesn't know whats up with Shane and his mood swings, but she sets out to find out just what is wrong with him and turn him back in the Shane that everyone loves!

Eve Rosser - Eve is gothic and she loves it! She doesn't take anyones crap, not even Shane's. Eve is ready for life to settle down so that she and her boyfriend, Michael Glass, can focus on their relationship, but as you well know there will be none of that in Morganville. Trouble starts up again and the whole Glass House gang sets out to find the trouble and end it, permanently. New and old enemies show up and Eve isn't sure that Morganville is going to last this time around!

Michael Glass - Undead rocker and all around american boy. He is a Morganville native, born and raised. So he knows when things go bump in the night and that's not on account with the bat like ears and sharpened eyes of a vampire. He, like Shane and Eve, have lived in Morganville for far to long to not know what's going on and who's doing what, even if it's something they shouldn't be doing. When trouble starts up yet again and Shane is acting weirder then usual, Michael knows that somethings about to go down and that it might be more then he, Claire, and even Eve and handle.

Myrnin - He is Claires undead boss and the mad scientist behind how things run in Morganville. He is brilliant, but also mad and Claire finds herself always fearing when she goes to work, because one day she might find him mad as ever and out of his mind and ready to bite into for a little snack.

Overall I give this book ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ - no more and no less! 

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Vampire Academy - Review

Lissa Dragomir is a Moroi princess: a mortal vampire with a rare gift for harnessing the earth's magic. She must be protected at all times from Strigoi; the fiercest vampires- the ones who never die. The powerful blend of human and vampire blood that flows through Rose Hathaway, Lissa's best friend, makes her a Dhampir. Rose is dedicated to a dangerous life of protecting Lissa from the Strigoi, who are hell-bent on making Lissa one of them. 

After two years of freedom, Rose and Lissa are caught and dragged back to St. Vladimir's Academy, a school for vampire royalty and their guardians-to-be, hidden in the deep forests of Montana. But inside the iron gates, life is even more fraught with danger...and the Strigoi are always close by.

Rose and Lissa must navigate their dangerous world, confront the temptations of forbidden love, and never once let their guard down, lest the evil undead make Lissa one of them forever...

If I had to sum this book up into one word it would have to be amazing! I can't believe how much I enjoyed this book! I couldn't put it down I was so wrapped up into the complex world of Vampire Academy. Richelle Mead did a fantasic job and I can't wait to get my hands on the next book in the Vampire Academy series, Forstbite.

Rose and Lissa have been on the run for two years. Dodging anything and everything that the St. Vladimir Academy sent there way. But one night that all changed. They were caught and dragged back to the one place Rose never thought they'd see again. As she put under house arrest and is told that she will not be allowed to see Lissa, Rose does everything in her power to come up with a plan to escape so what happen 2 years before didn't happen again. But as Rose and Lissa fall back into swing of thing, they decided that it would be best to stay and ride out the rest of their high school year and graduate. But as nasty and cruel things are done to Rose and the people that she cares most about, she starts to think that running away looks more and more appealing.

Plot - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ The plot was very well thought out and done. I haven't seen such a unique plot in a really long time, sad but true. I found myself sucked into Rose's world of mortal vampires who, if killed while feeding, turned into the evil Strigoi, and she would do anything to keep Lissa away from temptation and in the likelihood, her becoming one of them.
Writing - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ In my opinion the writing was very well written and I found myself reading and reading and finding it hard to stop. I want to read and read more and more until sadly the book ended.
Characters - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ The characters I loved! I couldn't get enough of Rose, Lissa, Dimitri, Mason, and all the others you get to read about.

Rose Hathaway - Rose is your average girl. She likes partying and drinking, but she gives that all up to protect and keep safe her best friend, Lissa from the Strigoi, vampires that never die. So when she and Lissa are dragged back to St. Vladimir's Academy she is ordered not to see or speak to Lissa. But she won't take this sitting down. She set out to show them all that she can become powerful enough to keep Lissa safe so that one day she'll become her  
officialguardian. So she begins training with Dimitri and soon finds herself drawn to him even though he is 7 years her senior.

Vasilisa 'Lissa' Dragomir - Lissa has always been shy and never into standing out and partying like Rose. After losing her parents and older brother, and nearly losing Rose as well, Lissa has become unstable. But after meeting Christian she finds herself becoming whole again and feeling alive for the first time in so many years.

Dimitri Belikov - Dimitri is a very strong and powerful guardian, so much that he has been called a number of names one of them naming him a god. After Lissa and Rose's return to the academy, he is named Lissa new guardian. He then is giving the assignment of training Rose so that when she is strong enough she can become Lissa guardian.

Christian Ozera - Christian is one that is set on the old ways of the Moroi: fighting back against the Strigoi by the use of magic even though it has been banned for hundreds and hundreds of years. He is taken with Lissa and goes out of his way to make sure that she is safe and that no harm with come to her: even if its from herself.

Mason - Mason is one of Rose's old friends from before she and Lissa made a break for it. He helps Rose with a number of things and only because she's his friend and he is hopelessly in love with her.

Overall I give this book ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ - no more and no less!

Linger - Review

The longing.
 Once Grace and Sam have found each other, they know they must fight to stay together. For am, this means a reckoning with his werewolf past. For Grace, it means facing a future that is less and less certain. 

The loss. 
Into their world comes a new wolf named Cole, whose past is full of hurt and danger. He is wrestling with his own demons, embracing the life of a wolf while denying the ties of begin human. 

The linger. 
For Grace, Sam, and Cole, life is a constant struggle between two forces- wolf and human- with love baring its two sides as well. It's harrowing and euphoric, freeing and entrapping, enticing and alarming. As their world falls apart, love is what lingers. But will it be enough? 

If I could sum this book up into one word that would be spectacular! I loved this book so much that I found myself saddened that it had to end. This book leaves you wanting more and more and wanting to get your hands on the next book in this amazing trilogy, forever. 

The book continues a few months after shiver ended. Spring is on it's way, but its taking its sweet time on getting there. Sam is still finding it hard to believe that he's turned human for good and Grace is discovering that something is changing within her and she doesn't know what. 

Plot - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ I thought the plot was amazing! It starts off where shiver ended and I was so happy that it did! 
Writing - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ The writing was awesome as always! 
Characters - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ I've got to say I missed Grace and Sam a whole lot and I was so excited picking up linger and reading were Shiver left off and to see what was happening with all the characters and wolves of Mercy Falls. 

Grace Brisbane - Grace is back and is ready to start her new life with Sam and look forward to her future with him. I enjoyed her character very much. She hasn't changed much, if at all, from shiver and I loved that. Grace is feeling something dark falling over her and waiting to be released. 

Sam Roth - Sam is extremely happy that he is not turning into a wolf and you can tell that by the way he is now living his life. He's ready to live his life and marry Grace, but when has anything been easy. Now with this strange unknown sickness falling upon Grace and their love is thrown through obstacle through obstacle. He will do anything to make things right so that he and Grace can continue living their lives the way they want. 

Cole St. Clair - Cole is a troubled and damaged soul. He want's nothing more then to leave his human life behind him and become a wolf forever. Cole is someone that wants to leave his life behind him and start a new one as a wolf, but it's not what he expects. Things become complicated and the thing he thought he wanted turns out to be totally the opposite. 

Isabel Culpeper - Isabel is her selfish self who says many true things in a very cruel way, but it's the truth none the less. She meets Cole and finds herself strangely attracted to him. Isabel wants to forget all that's happening around her, but she knows that's not possible so she lives with it all. The death of her brother, her parents fighting, and the wolves that were the cause of her brothers death even though she blames herself for it. She finds herself beginning the voice of reason and trying to bring everyone down to earth and trying to figure out whats going no with Grace and how to fix it.

Overall I give this book ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ - no more and no less!

Thirst No. 1 - Review

I picked this book up because the cover was pretty cool and I read the back and saw that she was a five thousand year old vampire and...enough said! Well after a few pages I was getting a little bored because all Alisa was telling us was how powerful she was, how she could make any guy want her, how beautiful she was and how when she fought she could come out without a scratch... And I've got to say there were a few times I would roll my eyes. After awhile the bragging was getting old and I found myself having a hard time focus on the story and just closing it and not finishing it, but I made myself finish it.

The Last Vampire was slow and boring at times and I was finding myself having a hard time trying to finish it. With all Alisa bragging about how hot she was and how no one could beat her the book, at times, was making me tired (more like bored) and I would close it and not pick it back up for days.

Black Blood was a little better, but not by much. When I got to it I was expecting a lot more from it and really it was pretty much like The Last Vampire. Slow at times and you felt as if the story just dragged on and on and you would give anything for it to end... Well I finally finished it and I was so relieved that I did.

Red Dice was probably my favorite in the whole Thirst No. 1 book! It was more fast paced, well to me anyway, and...I don't know it was just a lot more faster then the first two books. It just seem like there was a plot while the last two books didn't have one. Alisa is still her self-absorbed self, but I think she's gotten a little bit better about caring about other people then herself. When I finished Red Dice I'm here debating if I should get the second book, or not...

Would I recommend this book to anyone...? I'm not sure it really, really depends on the person doing the reading.

City of Ashes - Review

Clary Fray just wishes that her life could go back to the way it was before all of this crazy stuff happened to her. But what's normal when you're a demon-slaying Shadowhunter, your mother is in a magically induced sleep, and you can suddenly see Downworlders like werewolves, vampires, and faeries? Clary would love to spend more time with her best friend, Simon. But the Shadowhunters won't let her go- especially her handsome, infuriating newfound brother, Jace. And Clary's only chance to help her mother is to track down rogue Shadowhunter Valentine, who is probably insane, certainly evil- and also her father! When the  second of the Mortal Instruments is stolen, the terrifying Inquisitor suspects Jace. Could Jace really be willing to betray everything he believes to help their father?

I really liked this book, as you can tell by how many stars I rated it, and it deserved that rating. Now there was one HUGE draw back of this entire series (mind you I haven't read City Of Glass yet so don't hold me to anything) the books are very long! Some of the times I would be like "Really? Do we need to know about this and that?" Sometimes I would have to put the book down and take a few deep breaths to ready myself for another chapter because the chapter turned out to be very long and very detailed, which as I said in my last review of City Of Bones: these books are very detailed, and some of the stuff I could careless to know about...

Plot - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ I would have given it five stars, but the length of the book held me back from doing so... Okay the plot was great, better then the last book, City Of Bones. I liked everything about the plot so I give it a solid four stars!
Writing - ☆ ☆ ☆ The writing hasn't really changed all that much, but in a way it has from the last book, still a little to much detailed for my blood, but it was good and I understood a great deal of it, no grabbing the dictionary for me! I give the writing three stars!
Characters - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Oh my god the characters were so much betterthis time around! I almost cried when Jace actually started to show that he had a heart, who knew! I give the characters five stars!

Clarissa (Clary) Fray - Okay I totally loved Clary in this book! She showed that she had more spunk and really could kick some ass if she set her mind to it! The way she tells Jace, and others that try and order her around, that she isn't some little kid that can be bossed around just made me like her even more!

Jace Wayland - I really enjoyed Jace in this book, he was sexy and a little arrogant, but not enough to make me hate him. He showed he had a heart more in this book then in the last, which I really liked about this book!

Inquisitor - God how I hated this old hag! I can't tell you how much I wanted to leap into the pages and just ring her neck! She was so freaking hardhead and was dead set against listening to either of Clary, or Jace when it came to them telling her what their father was planning...! I just- oh god how I wanted to ring her old wrinkled neck!

Alec Lightwood - I don't know just something about Alec makes me happy and makes me want to laugh. His whole situation about begin  (view spoiler) and how it was some how a taboo, or whatever for the Clave just made him all sexy, as well as a little awkward, and mysterious...!

Isabelle Lightwood - I liked her in this book, she wasn't such a bitch in the City Of Ashes. I mean she did have her bitchy moments, don't get me wrong, but she showed a sort of good/nice side of her that you rarely, or if ever, saw in City Of Bones.

Magnus Bane - Okay I totally loved Magnus in this book and the City Of Bones! I don't know why but I think he such an interesting character! God I know I'm going to regret saying this but to me he is actually sex, in way- hell I don't know in what he is sexy, just that he is! He has to be one of my favorite characters in the book(s) I hope he is in the next because I would really miss him if he wasn't...!

Max Lightwood - When he came into the picture I caught myself grinning from ear to ear. He was so innocent (and stubborn like his siblings) but at the same time very mature for his age.

Maryse Lightwood - The one thing that really irritated me about her was how easily she turned her back on Jace, who she considers her son! Her  son! I'm sorry but where I came from you don't just throw your son, or daughter whatever the case may be, onto the street. She didn't even try and listen to Jace's side of the story, she just tuned him out and acted like she did nothing wrong.

Robert Lightwood - You really don't see him that much in the book, his wife, Maryse, is in the book more then him...

Luke Garroway - As in my review of City Of Bones I really enjoyed Luke. He seems to be a great father figure to Clary and just your average good guy, who happens to be a werewolf...

Simon Lewis - I totally loved Simon in this one, hell I think Clary is a lucky girl to have a best friend,  (view spoiler) like Simon! I would love to have a friend like Simon!

Maia Roberts - Is a werewolf in Luke's pack, or whatever. You can see that she has a thing for Simon...

Valentine Morgenstern - I freakin hated this guy! He is a nasty piece of scum, who cares for no one but himself, and I hope Clary and Jace kill him either in City Of Glass, or the next book after that, City Of Fallen Angels!

Overall give this book ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ - nothing more and nothing less!

City of Bones - Review

When Clary Fray heads out to a Club, with her best friend Simon, in New York City. She hardly expected to witness a murder. Much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange markings. This is Clary's first metting with the Shadowhunters, warriors that kill off demons-and keep the odd werewolves and vampires in line. It's also her first meeting with gorgeous, golden-haired Jace. Within twenty-four hours Clary is pulled into Jace's world with a vengeance, when her mother disappears and Clary herself is attacked by a demon. But why would demons be interested in an ordinary human like Clary? And how did she suddenly get the Sight? The Shadowhunters would like to know...

Okay so basically it's about a girl named Clary who mother is disappears and Clary has no way to know where, or why she's gone. Then she is attacked by a demon and is saved by non other then Jace. She is taken to the Institute to find out just how she has the Sight and why and where her mother disappeared to...
I read City of Bones awhile back and I decided to write a review and tell you guys what I thought about the book.
Plot ☆ ☆ ☆ - I thought the plot was decent and at times I would get excited about what was going to happen next in the book, then I would be a little disappointed that these things happen and these other things didn't happen...I got frustrated.
Writing ☆ ☆ - I thought the writing was a little thrown together at times and sometimes it was just...way to detailed. I mean I don't really want to know that the ceiling was white and covered in bumpy looking popcorn. Mind you that was just an example and no way in the book- at least I don't think it was.
Characters ☆ ☆ ☆ - I thought the characters were good, a little annoying at times, but good. Let's begin my little character review with...

Clary - She was not the heroine I would have pegged her to be. She was whiny and she was just plain...whiny! She could never stick up for herself and save her own butt when it was in trouble. Clary would always have to wait it out and wait for someone to come and save her...

Jace - God could he have been anymore arrogant and obnoxious? I thought that he was way to...well into himself is the easiest way to put it really. He could fight and he saves Clary's butt like, I don't know how many times, but that doesn't mean I have to like him.

Isabelle - Did anyone else think she was a bitch at first? I did and I didn't like her most of the book, I thought she was way to snotty and thought she was such a bad-ass that it made me want to puck...! But then as the book got a long I found myself liking her, only when she didn't think that she was the hottest girl in the world and that Clary was just some stupid human.

Alec - I don't know I didn't like him. He was a jackass, enough said.

Simon - I liked Simon. I thought that he was a pretty cool character. He was nerdy and geeky, but cool at the same time.

Hodge - He gave me the creeps, I didn't like him at all...

Luke - I thought he was a cool character. Great guy to have on your side and at your back when in a fight.

Overall I would have to give this book ☆ ☆ ☆ - no more and no less.

Hush Hush - Review

Romance was not in Nora Grey's plans. She had never been attracted to any boy that went to her school, even with her best friend, Vee, pushing them at her. That is until Patch showed up. With his easy smile and deep dark eyes, that look deep down inside of her, Patch draws Nora to him against her better judgement. But after some terrifying events, Nora's life is turned upside down and she doesn't know who she can trust. And Patch seems to be everywhere she is and seems to know more about her then any of her closest friends. She doesn't know if she should fall into his arms, or run and hide. When she seeks out some answers she finds out things that she wish she hadn't...for she is in the middle of an ancient battle between the immortal and those who have fallen- and, when it comes to choosing sides, the wrong choice could cost Nora her life.

What did I think of Hush Hush...again. Well I can say that I loved every second of it! I'm so glad that I reread it, and read it in less then two days to boot! Okay now on with my review...

Plot - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ As you can see from the five stars I gave it. I totally loved the plot, and how it leaves you wanting more and more!
Writing - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ I give the writing five stars because I loved and it was original, well to me anyway. I loved also that it wasn't chalked full of cliche, that's what really won me over...!
Characters - ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ What can be said about the characters, only that I totally loved them! I loved them all from Nora, Patch (especially Patch XD), Vee- even Marcie, Nora's acrh-enemy! I know Marcie's not in the book that much, but she was the classic arch-enemy and every books got to have one!

Nora Grey - I liked that she was strong, but weak at the same time. I mean if you were face-to-face with a fallen angel who kill you with the snap of his fingers, wouldn't you be a little weak and afraid? Now she had her flaws, I mean who doesn't? The biggest of her flaws is that she doesn't listen to her instincts and puts herself in needless danger when she could have easily avoided it. Now you might be thinking "What is she talking about?" and then other's are probablyl be thinking "What needless danger?"  
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Patch - What can be said about Patch... Can you say, bad boy to the core? I loved him and that he was so arrogant and full of himself, but he didn't rub it in peoples faces- okay maybe he did that a little to Nora- okay maybe he did that  
a lot to her, but she was an easy target so, yeah. You can tell right away that he's up to no good. He wants something from Nora, but just what does he want from a plain ordinary girl...? (view spoiler)

Vee Sky - She was the typical best friend, always trying to fix Nora up with a guy, but Nora never really asked her to. It was both sweet and considerate, and annoying all at the same time!  
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Dorothea - She was a your typical strong and fiery older woman. At times I thought that if she got into it with anyone she would come out the victor.

Blythe Grey - You can wrap Blythe Grey into two words...overprotective parent. And that's to be expected when a year before her husband was  
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Marcie Millar - I know I know she wasn't in the book that much, but she was still a good character so I had to mention her. She's your classic arch-enemy and I say this in all seriousness every books got to have one!

Ms. D. Greene - I can't say much without giving to much away, but I'll just say two words and that will be the end of it...cold and withdrawn.  
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Elliot Saunders - I both liked him and disliked him. I thought he was sweet and your all bred american boy, but some how I found him sort of he had something to hid.  
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Jules - Can you say uber creepy? I didn't like him at all and I think that what Becca F. was aiming for- mind you that is only my opinion.  
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Overall I would have to give this book ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ - no more and no less!