Blog Tour Review + Giveaway: The Nightmare Affair

Sixteen-year-old Dusty Everhart breaks into houses late at night, but not because she’s a criminal. No, she’s a Nightmare.

Literally.

Being the only Nightmare at Arkwell Academy, a boarding school for magickind, and living in the shadow of her mother’s infamy, is hard enough. But when Dusty sneaks into Eli Booker’s house, things get a whole lot more complicated. He’s hot, which means sitting on his chest and invading his dreams couldn’t get much more embarrassing. But it does. Eli is dreaming of a murder.

Then Eli’s dream comes true.

Now Dusty has to follow the clues—both within Eli’s dreams and out of them—to stop the killer before more people turn up dead. And before the killer learns what she’s up to and marks her as the next target.

REVIEW:
I enjoyed the book. The protagonist, Dusty, is a nightmare. Literally. Yes, that was enough to get my attention. Nightmares feed on dreams of others and one night while feeding on Eli’s dream (the really good looking boy from her previous school) she sees a murder. Things turn really weird when the dream turns out to be real. The killer has to be stopped and Dusty and Eli are the only people who can do anything to help. 

I really liked Dusty with her witty comebacks and sarcastic remarks. She is immensely likeable. Dusty is trying to move past her mother shadows. Her mother is known in the magic-kind community as a trouble-maker. Dusty doesn’t want to be her mother who left her when she was a child and only came back when Dusty started developing nightmarish(it sounds weird) tendencies. I loved their relationship and want it to be explored more in the next book. 

Aside from the nightmare concept, the book is not very original. A magical boarding school, murder, there are far too many similarities with Harry Potter and the Philosopher Stone. Especially the ending. The plot had potential but somewhere it just got lost among other things. 

I still think the author has done a great job with using imagination. I was impressed with the world building. It managed to make me wish that I was in the book. There are also some really interesting characters and concepts. The whole “things becoming animated” (due to constant exposure to magic) idea was brilliant. I would love if my laptop developed a personality. Though the way I treat it sometimes I think it will probably hate me and will shut down at random times just to irritate me. But it will be fun! 

I liked the romance. Eli and Dusty are adorable together and they made me happy. Though they are not really a couple for the most part of the book. The love triangle was unnecessary and I never really liked Paul. His character needed development. I think the book was entertaining and fun. I enjoyed it for the most part and would love to read the sequel. 


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Blog Tour Review: Recalled by Cambria Hebert

Tour Hosted by Xpresso Book Tour

Love or Death? A simple question really. The choice seems obvious. But. What if you never knew love, what if your life was spent just trying to survive? What if you knew your fate before you were fully grown?
And then you died.
And you were given another chance. A better chance.
This new life depended upon one thing: your job. And so you agreed. You thought it would be simple. You thought it would be cut and dry.
It never is.
And now you are left holding the fate of someone else in the palm of your hand and you have to make the ultimate choice.
Love or Death?

REVIEW
I haven’t read any story about Death Escorts or Grim reaper before. The synopsis is really intriguing and made me pick up the book right away.

Dexter and Piper meet in a dark street. He saves her that night from an accident and dies in the process. He meets a dealer who gives him a choice between hell or a life of service to death. He chooses to be a “death escort” but the irony is that if wants this life he has to kill and his first target is Piper.

I could understand why Dex chose to be a death Escort. It was better than going to hell and he had a tough life. He lived on the street and fought to survive everyday. What I didn’t understand is why he had to go to hell. I mean he killed his mom’s abusive boyfriend and that to me is not something he should be punished for. It was self defense, right?  

I liked Dex. He was too hard on himself. I think he was a much better person that he gave himself credit for. He died to save a complete stranger What else can you ask of a guy?
Life and death both gave him crappy choices and I don’t blame him for anything. 

I didn’t understand Piper. She is like-able but I just couldn’t connect with her. If I saw a vision of my best friend dying I would probably want to stay by her side and would certainly not be going on a vacation with some guy, that I have just met. It made no sense to me.  The romance was not believable. It seemed forced and was done only because it was necessary for the plot.

I like the idea behind the novel. It’s a fun, fast read.  It’s entertaining and manages to keep you hooked. Nothing more, nothing less.

Blog Tour Review: Stitch by Samantha Durante

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Her heart races, her muscles coil, and every impulse in Alessa’s body screams at her to run… but yet she’s powerless to move.Still struggling to find her footing after the sudden death of her parents, the last thing college freshman Alessa has the strength to deal with is the inexplicable visceral pull drawing her to a handsome ghostly presence. In between grappling with exams and sorority soirees – and disturbing recurring dreams of being captive in a futuristic prison hell – Alessa is determined to unravel the mystery of the apparition who leaves her breathless. But the terrifying secret she uncovers will find her groping desperately through her nightmares for answers.Because what Alessa hasn’t figured out yet is that she’s not really a student, the object of her obsession is no ghost, and her sneaking suspicions that something sinister is lurking behind the walls of her university’s idyllic campus are only just scratching the surface…The opening installment in a twist-laden trilogy, Stitch spans the genres of paranormal romance and dystopian sci-fi to explore the challenges of a society in transition, where morality, vision, and pragmatism collide leaving the average citizen to suffer the results.

REVIEW:

I get so happy when a book manages to surprise me and forces me to keep reading it till the end. This is that kind of book that it will immerse you into its world and will have you turning pages quickly.


This is me while reading the book, 

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I was following Alyssa’s journey to understand why she was the only one seeing a ghost in her room and suddenly BAM! There is a twist and the whole story suddenly changes and goes from paranormal to dystopian.  I like when authors give me the unexpected. I know that I’m being vague but I don’t want to spoil the book for you. Read it fast so we can discuss it. It will blow your mind, take my word. 
Samantha is a great story-teller. She gives you what is required and keeps you guessing. This book is extremely entertaining. It has some sci-fi aspect to it too which I found really intriguing. I’m not much into it so that’s saying a lot. The beginning is a little slow but after the revelation everything just becomes so clear. It’s like a fog is lifted and I had this “Oh” moment where I understood certain things that didn’t make sense to me before. I like how the author tied up all the loose ends.

I think the concept is really original and interesting. The romance is sweet but I would have liked more scenes of Alessa and Issac together. More conversations, perhaps. But the plot is the main hero of the book. I liked what I saw of Jo and Janie was just amazing. There were moments when I didn’t understand Alessa’s reaction to certain things but she has been through a lot so I’m trying not be too hard on her. 

I’m excited about the next book. It will be hard task for the author to live up to this one and surprise me again. If you want to read something new and different. Give this book a try. 🙂
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Few Are Angels: Book Review + Interview!

 
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After a fatal hit and run accident, Ella Monroe fears that she’s lost more than her beloved parents. Horrifying visions of a past life and a disturbing voice in her head have psychiatric professionals convinced that she’s lost her sanity as well. But when Kale–a dark and handsome stranger with a mysterious past–reveals the true meaning of her visions and the tremendous power she wields through them, Ella must come to terms with the devastating truths of her own past, while eluding an ancient Dark Prince who seeks to control not only her future, but all of mankind’s, by means of abilities that Ella is only beginning to understand.
 Review:

I liked it. The plot is interesting and almost all the characters are likeable. Each chapter in the book begins with a quote and that’s something really cool. The story is original and the writing is good. Though editing could be better. The beginning had me hooked and the ending left me so many questions. I want the next book.

The prologue and epilogue are really interesting. The middle part of the story is a little dragged but it never gets boring. The romance between Ella and Kale was a little rushed. I am not a fan of insta love but I guess in this case it makes sense because they have a history together, literally!

Ella, the MC is a well developed character. She just lost her parents and is trying to cope up with the loss. I could feel her pain and sadness. Some things just shake life so hard that it gets really difficult to go back to normal.
So, my favorite character would be Alex. He is Ella’s best friend and is also kinda in love with her. He is really cute and if the next book has a love triangle I would be on his side. No offense Kale, you’re hot and mysterious. I am sure you will find many loyal followers! 😀
Jace is from the Council of Immortals and is trying to protect Ella. He doesn’t like Kale much. I am hoping to see more of him in the next book.
Seriously, this book is filled with swoon worthy guys. 😉
Mia was a little annoying at times. But she grows on me and I guess I like her, but she should stay away from Alex or else….. *mwahaha* (that’s my evil laughter, if you didn’t know)
Laurent is the bad guy. He is creepy and scary and is called “The Dark Prince” (Yes, I know!)
The chapters from his POV were interesting.
So all in all this is good book and I suggest this to anyone who loves fantasy.

I have the author Inger Iversen, for a quick interview. Read on!.

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself?

I live in Virginia Beach about ten minutes away from the beach. I live with my tree huggin’ boyfriend and chubby cat, Max.
What do you do when you are not writing?
When I’m not writing I’m usually reading.  Lately, I haven’t had time to read, but I normally spend a lot of time in Barnes and Noble or browsing the Kindle store on Amazon. I also work full-time at a chainsaw factory. When I tell people that they are always amazed, but I have to say that it’s pretty easy work. I make the small plastic parts that come together to make the whole unit.
How did you come up with the idea of “Few Are Angels”?
It came to me in a dream. I ignored it for a while because I was in the middle of writing Dream Walker, but once Few Are Angels started invading my daydreams I put it on paper.
Do you have a favorite scene or character from this book?
I love all of the characters, but I do have a major soft spot for Alex. He reminds me of my younger brother. I have a few things planned for him in second and final book of the series.
What is your work schedule like when you’re writing?
I work 12 hours a day, but it’s a rotating shift so I only work 15 days a month. I also work overnight and I keep the same hours on my off days. Most nights I stay up until four in the morning and depending on how motivated I am, I can write just about all night.
Do you ever suffer from writer’s block? If so, what do you do about it?
Yes, I have suffered from writers block and it was horrible. I was at the halfway point with Few Are Angels and I put it down for a few months. I didn’t know where to go next and my brain was no help at all.  Few Are Angels took a year to finish and it was partly because of writers block, but I stepping away from it for a bit was a good thing. When I came back to it my head was clear and I was able to get over the hurdle.
 
Is there any particular author or book that influenced you in any way either growing up or as an adult? 

My favorite book from high school is Of Mice and Men, but there are more recent books that I love like the Pace series by Shelena Shorts and Kissed by an Angel series by Elizabeth Chandler.
What can we expect from the upcoming books in the “Few Are Angels” series?
In the next book I introduce a few new characters from the Council of Immortals and also from Kale’s past. In Awakened, Ella learns the truth about her parent’s deaths while Alex realizes what he has to do save Ella and Kale struggles with La Luxure, his Blood Lust. 

Besides this series, what other projects are you working on?

I have a lot of ideas, but I can only write but so fast. I have a series that I started before Few Are Angels called, Dream Walker and I plan to polish it up and publish it sometime next year. I also have a new project that I am working on a called Ena’s Wolf, here is the synopsis:

The students of Hovsgrove High aren’t letting the recent deaths of two students ruin their summer and why should they? It’s not like the deaths are related or caused by an evil presence prowling in the night, right? Summer vacation before senior year was supposed to be one of the best times in Ena’s life. Summer parties, cook-outs, hanging out at Mackie’s—a pool hall in Hovsgove, with her cousin Vi and best friend T.W. was all ruined in a matter of minutes. The last day of school proves to be the worst day of Ena’s life when she witnesses a student chased into the woods and killed by an obscenely large dog. After the “incident” the only thing that Ena gets to see for the first three weeks of her summer is the inside of her bedroom. When no body is found and Ena can’t explain why she made up a story about a dog attack/murder, she ends up grounded and an outcast with the kids in school. Her only hope to salvage the rest of her summer vacation after her three week prison sentence is over is her cousin Vi and best friend T.W. The energetic, smart mouthed New Yorker Vi not only convinces Ena to sneak out to one of the best parties of the summer, but also convinces her to investigate the murdered student herself. Neither girl nor T.W.  knows what is in store for them and as they start asking questions they find out that there are missing teens that the residents don’t know about. How could the HPD have missed this key information that a sixteen year and her friends uncover in a matter of days? Are the police really doing all they can to find the missing kids or is there something dangerously making its way throughout Hovsgrove and stealing teens in the night, without the fear of justice?

Do you have any advice to give to aspiring writers?
                            Keep writing and always be yourself.
Is there anything that you would like to say to your readers and fans?

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Review: The Golden Lily

Author 
Tough, brainy alchemist Sydney Sage and doe-eyed Moroi princess Jill Dragomir are in hiding at a human boarding school in the sunny, glamorous world of Palm Springs, California. The students–children of the wealthy and powerful–carry on with their lives in blissful ignorance, while Sydney, Jill, Eddie, and Adrian must do everything in their power to keep their secret safe. But with forbidden romances, unexpected spirit bonds, and the threat of Strigoi moving ever closer, hiding the truth is harder than anyone thought.
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Review:
                               

OMG! The ENDING…….. 
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The next book comes out in 2013. 
What if the world ends Mead? What if I can’t read the book?? My life will lose all its purpose. How can you do that?

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Okay, enough with my drama!
I loved this book. I was so disappointed with Bloodlines that I had almost given up on the series. Thank God I didn’t. Because this is exactly what I wanted (okay…..not really exactly, but still, it’s awesome)

Adrian, oh Adrian!
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Come out of the book , please!
He is so hot, witty, charming, sarcastic but behind all that he is a great person. He is protective, caring, loyal and wonderful. He will do anything for the people he loves and it’s really sad that the those around him do not understand his worth. 

Sydney has grown as a character and I really liked her. She is smart, brave, kind, loyal and most importantly Adrian likes her. 
I also think that it’s about time Adrian moved on. He deserves happiness and Sage is good for him. I absolutely adored the scenes when they were together. 
This book compensates for bloodlines in the romance department. There is enough to have you swooning. The chemistry is so hot and sizzling that it threatens to set the air on fire.
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“He reached out and pulled me to him, one hand on my waist and the other behind my neck. He tipped my head up and lowered his lips to mine. I closed my eyes and melted as my whole body was consumed in that kiss. I was nothing. I was everything. Chills, ran over my skin, and fire burned inside me. His body pressed closer to mine, and I wrapped my arms around his neck. His lips were warmer and softer than anything I could have ever imagined, yet fierce and powerful at the same time. Mine responded hungrily, and I tightened my hold on him. His fingers slid down the back of my neck, tracing its shape, and every place they touched was electric.”
Jill is less annoying. Maybe, because she is not around much. ( I like that, let’s just keep it this way) 
Eddie is awesome and Angeline was fun. Almost, all the characters were likeable. They make a great team.  

Now, there is less action in the book compared to VA but I am not complaining. 
Sage is still a little slow is figuring things out and putting the pieces together. But this book is not as predictable as Bloodlines.
The writing is good and dialogues are amazing, as always. 

“I’d mentioned this odd wardrobe choice to Adrian a couple of weeks ago:
“Isn’t Dimitri hot?”
Adrian’s response hadn’t been entirely unexpected:
“Well, yeah, according to most women, at least.”

Really, Sage? A date?”
I sighed. “Yes, Adrian. A date.”
“A real date. Not, like, doing homework together,” he added.
“I mean like where you go out to a movie or something. And a
movie that’s not part of a school assignment. Or about something boring.”
“A real date.”

“Adrian ordered a martini, earning disapproving looks from his father and me.
“It’s barely noon,” said Nathan.
“I know,” said Adrian. “I’m surprised I held out that long too.” 


I will be re-reading this book till the next one comes out. 2013, really?

Blackbrooke Blog Tour: Review and Author Spotlight + Giveaway!

Welcome To My Stop on The Blackbrooke Blog tour hosted by Book Me!
There is also an awesome giveaway at the end. Don’t forget to enter.


The residents of Blackbrooke share their town with the Creatures, or Crits as they are known. Grotesque, roaming the streets at night looking for food, their presence means humans have to live by the Rules, keeping them indoors and forbidding them of basic desires.
The most important Rule? Don’t be a ‘walk out’!
Straight-A student, Liberty Connor, hates the Crits and the endless Rules she and her tight knit group of friends have to live by. Planning her new life on the Outside with her boyfriend, Gabriel, Liberty whiles away her days waiting to turn 18, so they can leave and be free. That is, until the world she thinks she knows begins to unravel. Her friends start to walk out. So she’s told. However, something’s not right. Things don’t add up. Liberty faces a race against time to discover what’s going on with the Creatures of Blackbrooke.
Is it them she has to fear, or something much closer to home?


REVIEW:
Firstly, isn’t the cover just awesome? 
I loved this book! I don’t really read horror, but after this I want to read more of this genre. It’s fast, exciting and will keep you hooked.

Though, to be honest, it’s not all horror. There is a little of everything in the book, mystery, romance, fantasy you name it. 
Blackbrooke is a place which is haunted by monsters called Crits and people have to follow certain rules to keep themselves safe. The crits are described so well that I could almost imagine them. And, believe me it’s not pleasant. They are creepy and disgusting and really scared me. And I am sure that I will be having nightmares. *shivers*

The book is unpredictable. I had a lot of theories about what’s going to happen next but I was wrong every single time. The twists and turns had me sitting on the edge of my seat. Every chapter in the book ends on a note that you can’t help but turn the page and read on. It’s really difficult to put the book down. There were moments when I was actually shouting “NOOoo! This can’t happen!”
CHARACTERS:
Liberty is the female protagonist. She is smart, brave and kick-ass. I really liked her. She reminded me of Katniss from Hunger Games.  She is loyal and self-less. 
Gabriel, her boyfriend, is cute and the scene where they make plans for their future is so romantic.
Cassius, is swoon-worthy. He was best friends with liberty when they were both young but with years they drifted apart. He is not your regular hero but he is everything that a guy need to be and more. 
I didn’t like Noah at first. I though he was shallow and rude but he turned out to be great. 
Gemma was fun and vivacious. She and Noah were perfect for each other.
Denzil is my favorite of them all. He is funny and interesting. 
“Bloody hell.” I pulled out the glass cleaner from the cupboard at my feet along with a cloth. “Denzil, are you high?” He grinned stupidly, “Might be.”
I liked all of them. They are all different and well developed characters. The writing is fast paced and plot is really interesting. I would suggest that you go ahead and buy this book, you won’t regret it! 
                                                       
~Author Spotlight~
Emma Silver
Emma was born and raised in Manchester but now resides in Liverpool.
Blackbrooke is her debut young adult horror novel after spending many years honing her skills drafting short stories and devouring horror through the ages from R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps collection through to Stephen King.
Emma is also the author of a semi-biographical account of her dad’s years in a rock band in the 1970s, Driving Exile.
Outside of her day job in public relations, Emma has worked for a Manchester entertainment magazine, reviewing theatre shows gigs and movies. She gets most of her ideas and is inspired by music and also the fighting spirit of young people who aren’t afraid to challenge the norm and stand up for what they believe in. This fleeting ‘moment’ in life is what she tries to capture in her writing.
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1. Who is your favourite author? And why?
Would have to be R L Stine due to keeping me interested in books through my childhood and early teens. Goosebumps books were my life before I graduated onto Point Horror.
I still own some of his books and read them from time to time and I love them. There’s just something so fun about the ‘scare’. You can tell he takes great twisted pleasure in scaring kids and there’s something delightfully weird about that.
2. If you could have dinner with any one of your characters who would it be? And what on earth would you say?
Oh wow. I feel like I should say Cassius because he’s so interesting and has been through a lot growing up, however….I think a dinner with Denzil would be the most fun! He’s just the right amount of zany to float my boat and I can’t imagine there ever being a lull in the conversation. He was crazy in his teens and twenties and I’d love to hear about that and all of the weird and wonderful people he’s encountered being boss of souvenir shop, Tales from the Crits.
3. What is your favourite part of the writing process?
It’s definitely the ‘creative’ part where you lose track of time and write through the night until the sun comes up. It’s magical. There’s something wonderful about reading the finished article as well. Editing is a bitch, I won’t lie!
4. If you could choose just one book to leave for future generations, what would it be?
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. It has it all – fun, mystery, even horror. Every time I read it, I find something new and interpret it differently.
5. Name your favourite bookish couple.
Aside from my own? I’m kidding! Randomly enough, I really like Alice and Jasper from Twilight. Not sure why, I just got a good feeling from them when I read the books. And like the rest of the YA book community, I really hope Patch and Nora get the happy ending they deserve in the Hush Hush finale out this year. Fingers crossed
6. If you could be any character from a book, who would you be?
Oh I’m really not sure. On one level it would be Katniss Everdeen because she’s so gutsy and handy with a bow and arrow. However, wouldn’t it be fabulous to be evil and get away with it? It would be great to be Jane from the Volturi in Twilight. She’s wicked!

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Book Review: Sweet Evil

Tenderhearted Southern girl Anna Whitt was born with the sixth sense to see and feel emotions of other people. She’s aware of a struggle within herself, an inexplicable pull toward danger, but Anna, the ultimate good girl, has always had the advantage of her angel side to balance the darkness within. It isn’t until she turns sixteen and meets the alluring Kaidan Rowe that she discovers her terrifying heritage and her willpower is put to the test. He’s the boy your daddy warned you about. If only someone had warned Anna.


The market is full of YA fantasy novels with the same kind of plot, characters and the angle of forbidden love. So, what makes this book special?
IMO this is a better version of those novels. The author has added the things we love subtracted all the annoying stuff and *tada*. 
I really like this book.The plot, the characters, Kaidan, everything is great. The book starts slow but picks up and then there is no looking back. There is so much happening in the book all the time. Absolutely no dull moments. 

Kaidan
I don’t think I will ever get a boyfriend. Kaidan you ruined me for all the other guys. *sigh*
Kai, like Thai, only yummier.
I loved Kaidan. There is nothing about him that I would like to change. He is hot, sexy and mysterious. He made me shiver, gave me goosebumps, swept me off my feet. 

*swoons*

“He was smoking hot. As in H-O-T-T, hott. I’d never understood until that moment why girls insisted on adding an extra t. This guy was extra-t-worthy.”

He is the son of the Duke(Devil) of Lust and he is supposed to do his dirty “work” without any questions. I hated his father. *evilness personified*
Kaidan is really swoon-worthy, his chemistry with Anna is amazing. 

Anna
It’s been a long time since I liked the female protag in a novel of this genre. Mainly, because most of them are dumb, one-dimensional and dull.
I like this one. Anna is innocent and sweet. She is brave and selfless. But not boring, though she is quite predictable. 

I really like the plot. The angels/demons stuff made sense to me. I could understand where the story was going. Even when I read fantasy I want it to be something that I could believe in. I like to see logic in all the chaos. That is why, I love HP. 
The writing is good and the character development is excellent. The secondary characters are interesting. 
The ending disappointed me a little bit. Waiting for the sequel!
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Book Review: Bloodlines

Author: Richelle Mead
When alchemist Sydney is ordered into hiding to protect the life of Moroi princess Jill Dragomir, the last place she expects to be sent is a human private school in Palm Springs, California. But at their new school, the drama is only just beginning.

Review:

I read this book only for Adrian.
He is still cocky and charming as ever. I couldn’t help but smile whenever he entered a scene.

“Takes a lot of tries before you hit perfection.” He paused to reconsider that. “Well, except for my parents. They got it on the first try.” – Adrian

“You look confused,” said Adrian.
I shook my head and sighed. “I think I’m just overthinking things.”
He nodded solemnly. “That’s why I try to never do it.”

I hated how he was treated in LS and I was hoping that finally he would get his happy ending. (He deserves it)
But this is not his love story. There is hardly any romance. And honestly, in the first half there is hardly any Adrian. 🙁
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Sydney is um……. not Rose.
She is just so dull. Rose was witty, sarcastic and kick-ass. Sydney, on the other hand is uninteresting, filled with self-doubt and boring.
I don’t want to compare them especially after what Rose did to Adrian. But Rose was far more fun. I just couldn’t connect with Sydney.

Just to be clear, I don’t hate her. She has potential. Her character grows through the book and in the last few pages she stands up to Abe.
So I ask only one thing;
Mead, please.. please.. make Sydney a little more interesting and fun. Don’t ruin this.Like you ruined Dimitri. And, it will be all ok. 

Jill is selfish, whiny and really annoying. I fail to understand why everyone was so in love with her. I didn’t care about her. I really wish she was less in the story.

The book is so predictable. Nothing surprised me!
The bad guys I knew who they were really soon enough and I can’t believe that it took Sydney so long to figure it out.

The book is good enough.
It’s just that I loved the VA series and had really high expectations from this,and it’s not as good. I am a little disappointed.
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Though, Mead still writes awesome dialogues;

“Thanks for looking out for her, Sage. You’re okay. For a human.”I almost laughed. “Thanks.”“You can say it too, you know.”I walked over to Latte and paused. “Say what?”“That I’m okay…for a vampire,” he explained.I shook my head, still smiling. “You’ll have a hard time getting any Alchemist to admit that. But I can say you’re okay for an irreverent party boy with occasional moments of brilliance.””Brilliant? You think I’m brilliant?” He threw his hands skyward. “You hear that, world? Sage says I’m brilliant.” 

Team Adrian or Team Dimitri?

Book Review: Being Jamie Baker

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An accident that should end in tragedy instead gives seventeen-year-old Jamie Baker a slew of uncontrollable superhuman abilities. To keep her secret safe Jamie socially exiles herself, earning the title of Rocklin High’s resident ice queen. But during a supercharged encounter with star quarterback Ryan Miller she literally kisses anonymity goodbye. Now the annoyingly irresistible Ryan will stop at nothing to melt the heart of the ice queen and find out what makes her so special. Unfortunately, Ryan is not the only person on to her secret. Will Jamie learn to contain her unstable powers before being discovered by the media or turned into a government lab rat? More importantly, can she throw Ryan Miller off her trail before falling in love with him


Review:
I love Ryan. He is the best thing about this book.
He is a great character. I wasn’t swooning over him but there is a definite spark. He makes me smile. 

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Jamie isn’t bad either. I kind of understand why, she has to be icy and cold and why she hates her power. But, having super speed and Super hearing is kind of cool. She is just too whiny! 

Though, Ryan makes it all okay. He’s just so positive and amazing. Yes, he is a little full of himself but that just makes him realistic. But, he does pout a lot…I guess on him it works.

Jamie and Ryan are adorable together. I love their conversations. And, the twist in the end, well… that was surprising. 

The book needs editing. Jamie took a lot of time to say yes to Ryan and the book got a little repetitive in the process.  Also, the whole thing about how Jamie got her superpowers was kind of silly.  The book doesn’t have a great story but it is fun and entertaining. 


The official trailer of the book:
The trailer is adorable! <3
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Book Review: Don’t Call Me ANGEL

2.5 stars

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*The book was sent to me via email from Shut Up & Read*.
After crawling her way out of Hell, Six is ready to cast aside her angel wings and all the responsibilities that come with them. But Earth is not as peaceful as she imagined it. Demons, dark angels, and other hell-beasties escaped before her, and they’re not as content as she is to live a quiet life on Earth.

A fellow angel who escaped Hell with her commits a series of soul-murders, destroying human souls so they can’t go to the afterlife. Although Six has conflicting feelings about humans, she goes after the other angel to keep their escape a secret from the one she fears most.



What I liked
This book has comic book type B&W drawings which is a new idea and I loved it. More books should have it.(Anybody listening?)

I liked the story, it was quite interesting. The book has a solid beginning. It had potential to be really good. 

What I disliked
The book is more like a really long prologue. Nothing much happens in this. I feel kind of cheated. 
Even after reading the book I know nothing about the characters or the story. I know that it is going to have a sequel and the author probably wanted to keep things for the next book but it would have been better if we were told more, so as to understand the characters more.
I have so many unanswered questions. 

The characters are not properly developed. I didn’t care for them much. I could not understand their POV. 
The story is very short, has some really creepy and weird scenes dealing with demons and monsters. The writing style is descriptive. There is not much of romance in the book.

I feel kind of bad for giving it only 2.5 stars. It’s not really bad but it’s not great either.