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YA Review: Witch Finder by Ruth Warburton

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Title: Witch Finder (Witch Finder #1)
Author: Ruth Warburton
Published: January 2nd 2014 by Hodder Children’s Books
Type: Fantasy, Paranormal
Ebook, Netgalley

add-to-goodreads-button3Summery: London. 1880. In the slums of Spitalfields apprentice blacksmith Luke is facing initiation into the Malleus Maleficorum, the fearsome brotherhood dedicated to hunting and killing witches.

Luke’s final test is to pick a name at random from the Book of Witches, a name he must track down and kill within a month, or face death himself. Luke knows that tonight will change his life forever. But when he picks out sixteen-year-old Rosa Greenwood, Luke has no idea that his task will be harder than he could ever imagine.

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I am gonna be honest here and say i did grabbed this copy because of the cover..mostly because of the background more then anything. But when i did read the summery i was more interested in it. I knew by the sounds of it, it was gonna be pretty crazy and well i do have to say it sure did get crazy at times. Now it wasn’t what i was expecting but i did like the concept of the story and loved the writing. I did feel like there was something missing in the story.

The story does have a unique feel to it, and has a lot of historic history in the mix that did make the story pretty cool. Witch Finder is a love story but i mean what story doesn’t have a hint to a little romance but the book really doesn’t follow up to it until it later on in the story. It did feel realistic..well as much realistic you can get with fantasy.

Out of all he characters in the book that was mention a lot, was Luke. He always had this hatred for witches and has pretty much was set on ravage of the death of his parents that was killed by a witch. Luke joins this cult brotherhood of witch hunters, but the only way to fully join was to kill his first witch, by randomly picking a name out of a book of witches. And of course he picks Rosa. You really got to feel and understand the character reading. But with Rosa.. i just couldn’t understand who she was as a person. She would try to-do the right thing but she still just came out like a brat. Maybe its just me, i don’t know. Not that i really hated the character.. i did feel like she was a important part of the story.

There was a character in the book that i just grew of hatred, not because he was written bad in the book or anything like that. But it was more like Ruth made a perfect piece of a crap Villain. there is a certain scene where i just complate lost it. Did NOT like him at all.

The book is based in the 1800’s of London so to me that’s always a plus, because i love reading about that time period. I have always have a interest in it. and the older i have got the more interested in it. Like i said there is a lot of historic reference in the book, that anyone who is a fan of that will enjoy about Witch Finder. The story is some what a short read, which i would have loved it to be a little longer cause i did feel like a lot of parts in the book was rushed. But the book was really easy to follow along with and simple read.

I did like Witch finder but i didn’t LOVE it as much as i would have liked. Like i said earlier in this post i did feel like something was missing, but i can’t really say what really. I think maybe it had something to with the fact it didn’t have that much action. it did feel like i was just running around the story until a plot was thrown down. Witch Finder just felt like a calm read and maybe TOO calm. It just needed more, it would get dull at times. But i still totally recommend it! cause i did like a LOT of the book but not all of it.

star4

YA Book Review: Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi

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Title: Unravel Me (Shatter Me #2)
Author: Tahereh Mafi
Published:  February 5th 2013 by HarperCollins
Type: Science Fiction, Dystopia, Paranormal
Hardcover

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Juliette has escaped to Omega Point. It is a place for people like her—people with gifts—and it is also the headquarters of the rebel resistance.

She’s finally free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never be free from her lethal touch.

Or from Warner, who wants Juliette more than she ever thought possible.

In this exhilarating sequel to Shatter Me, Juliette has to make life-changing decisions between what she wants and what she thinks is right. Decisions that might involve choosing between her heart—and Adam’s life.

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I just want to start this off with how freaking INTENSE Unravel Me us. I swear i had a few heart attacks reading this book. I wasn’t emotionally prepared. I knew it was gonna be crazy, because of Shatter Me but i just was not prepared on how crazier it could get. How the book is written almost feels like poetry. The writing is just beautiful and the story was just a 100% more intense then Shatter Me.

I did have a hard time reading the book not because it was bad but the raw emotions that is in this book. I swear i shed a few tears over this story, like i said i wasn’t emotionally and mentally prepared for this book. I was just so torn with the story, like i would have to put the book down just too think and breath and not cry.

Juliette and Adam is just heart breaking the struggle they go threw and watching Juliette figure out who she is and not be so afraid. Adam wants to protect Juliette and be there for her but being together is hard because one, her touch kills and two, Adam isn’t as immune as they thought. So it’s always this battle between them. Have that adding Warner in the mix. First let me say how freaking misunderstood he is? like after reading Unravel Me, i have grown to love him. You learn a little bit more of who his and watch his true self show a little bit. His character breaks my heart the most. Most of the tears i had shed threw this book was because of him. you see him struggle against bad and good. I look forward to read more about him and Juliette in the next book. Even tho he has done bad things and is some what of a villian but i mean afte you read this book you just understand him more.

This series has took so many plot twist i wonder what could happen next. The ending was a cliff hangar like how can you end it like that! i needed more.  I have turned into a train wreak reading this story. There is like ZERO dull moments. It has suspense and mystery and can get intense less then a second. You have this crazy love-triangle sorta thing going on but usually me and Love-triangles don’t mix but in this case it is done right.

If they ever make this into a movie, all i have to say is they better not ruin it cause i will grow a freaking army on all them. Because this series is awesome but very complex and i can see them just ruining the movie. I will rage, i swear it.

With how the book end and how crazy i have become reading the series so far…does makes me really freaking nervous to read the next book. I don’t know if i can prepare my emotions. I just want to sit here a just spoil it just so you can understand how crazy it was but…i’m not that mean.

Everything about this series is amazing so far. The writing is perfection, and the characters. The overall emotions that surrounds this series. the story was just plain freaking epic.

My Rating:

star5

YA Book Review: The Elementals: Fire by Day Parker + Giveaway

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Title: The Elementals: Fire
Author: Day Parker
Published:  October 19th 2013 by Infinity Publishing
Type: Fantasy, Paranormal
Source: From The Author
Paperback

add-to-goodreads-button3Summery: Sera was just a normal girl, or so she thought- that is, until her parents were killed in a freak car accident, thrusting her into a mysterious world of wealthy relations she never knew existed. A world, that, until now, had been kept hidden from her. As her sixteenth birthday approaches, dark secrets converge, and Sera’s reality is further shaken when she falls for the alluring, yet forbidden Adam Crandall. This earthy stranger ignites something dangerous deep within her that she doesn’t understand. Is he the key to unlocking the mystery that surrounds her, or will he only lead to more questions? To make matters worse, someone wants her out of the picture. Could it be her arch rival, Bree, who is somehow connected to Adam and wants him all to herself? Or is something else responsible for her near-fatal mishaps?

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 *The Author sent me a paperback copy for a review. My Review is based on my HONEST opinion.

When the author Day Parker asked me to review her book, i read the review and thought this book was gonna be interesting. And in a way it was interesting but some parts in the book would lose me. I want to first start with some positive of these book. I really loved the whole concept of the book. And really liked how Day Parker took a twist with the concept of Elements Earth, Air, Fire, Water. The book could get super intense at times.

Now the story did feel like a soap opera a lot. There is a lot of Love drama going on it the book. It has this whole forbidden love, Love-Triangle in the mix and all i could think about was that i was reading a Soap opera. The book was definitely missing some more Suspense and Action. I did find my self getting confused on what the real plot of the story was and what was going on. Like there would be all these cool parts in the book but it was just hidden behind the drama. I had a hard time connecting to the characters in the book, they didn’t stand out to me. Specially the main character. She will say one thing and do the next and i just couldn’t understand who she was as a character.

The story wasn’t all bad like i had a love/hate relationship reading this book it just needed more and then i would have been all over this book. I really feel like my follow readers will like this book. Since lately they all been about these types of books. The story has a really get concept that i did enjoy. It is a easy and simple read that readers will find relaxing.

I do recommend the book and for readers to take the chance to read this book. Just because did end up loving the book doesn’t mean it’s bad( I have read worse ). I wasn’t feeling the book all that much but that just me. I do see a great story hidden and i do look forward to read the next book and i hope it gets better and we get to see more in this serious then Romance. I do have mix feelings for this book and have hope for it to get better the more the series goes on. So i am gonna keep my fingers crossed.

My Rating:

star3

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YA Book Review: Cress by Merissa Meyer

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Title: Cress (Lunar Chronicles #3)
Author: Merissa Meyer
Published:  February 4th 2014 by Feiwel & Friends
Type: Science Fiction, Dystopian, Paranormal
Hardcover

add-to-goodreads-button3Summery: Rapunzel’s tower is a satellite. She can’t let down her hair—or her guard. 

Their best hope lies with Cress, who has been trapped on a satellite since childhood with only her netscreens as company. All that screen time has made Cress an excellent hacker—unfortunately, she’s just received orders from Levana to track down Cinder and her handsome accomplice.

When a daring rescue goes awry, the group is separated. Cress finally has her freedom, but it comes at a high price. Meanwhile, Queen Levana will let nothing stop her marriage to Emperor Kai. Cress, Scarlet, and Cinder may not have signed up to save the world, but they may be the only ones who can.

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Cress is by far the best in the series, I really just fell completely in love with Cress. Honestly loved everything about her. I just finished Cress and i have all these emotions boiling up and i just have to say that Cress was amazing and everything i was hoping for and more. I wish Winter was already out so i can have more of these amazing series. I have no clue how i am gonna wait for it to come out.

Cress was definitely more of a crazy wild ride with plot twist left and right. I was glued to every word in this book, i couldn’t take my eyes away from the pages. From where Scarlet left off i really didn’t know what would happen next and with cress you really got more of the story and i just loved how each book it just gets more crazy and crazy.

Cinder in Cress to me becomes more of these bad ass, each book she grows more into her character and really get to understand her. I worship Cinder and idolize her. If there is gonna be a movies and whoever plays Cinder has some serious shoes to fill. He and Kai are amazing, i hated him in Cinder because of how he treated her but in each book i do grow to love him. I defiantly feel a lot different towards him and i can’t wait to see what him and Cinder and the whole gang will do next in Winter.

Thorne is tho i have to say is MY favorite character in the series. He makes me laugh a lot in the series and how protective he was with Cress is just freaking cute, you know who cares more for Cress then he realizes and i know in winter will get to see them grown more towards each other. Thorne never really felt like he was a good person and you know he is hiding behind all the humor and Cress brings out the good in throne.

I don;t think i really have the heart to even talk about Wolf and Scarlet the feels is just too much to deal with and i am gonna add that to the list why i need to read winter like a.s.a.p. They are one of my Ships i have and i don;t want anything to happen to my babies..okay? okay…

Cress is PACKED with more action and suspense the whole plot of the story gets deeper in deeper in each book. I love Marissa Meyer and her concepts and her writing she is perfect. If she wrote another series i would for sure buy and read it. I am happy that i got the chance to read this amazing series and look forward for more. Everyone who hasn’t read this series yet, really should. It is worth it and amazing read.

Cress has everything that makes a great story, Yes the story is somewhat a love story but you get so much more then that, you get a HUGE epic story-line following the life’s of these characters in these amazing world of science fiction. I really love Fairy tale story’s with twist and this series has that. Like i said i can’t wait to read winter the 4th book in the series.

My Rating:

star5

Book Review: Descendant by Lesley Livingston

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Title: Descendant ( Starling #2 )
Author:  Lesley Livingston
Published:  August 27th 2013 by HarperTeen
Type: Fantasy
Hardcover

add-to-goodreads-button3Summery: The last thing Mason Starling remembers is the train crossing a bridge. An explosion . . . a blinding light . . . then darkness. Now she is alone, stranded in Asgard—the realm of Norse legend—and the only way for her to get home is to find the Spear of Odin, a powerful relic left behind by vanished gods.

The Fennrys Wolf knows all about Asgard. He was once trapped there. And he’ll do whatever it takes to find the girl who’s stolen his heart and bring her back—even if it means a treacherous descent into the Underworld. But time is running out, and Fenn knows something Mason doesn’t: If she takes up the Spear, she’ll set in motion a terrible prophecy. And she won’t just return to her world . . . she’ll destroy it.

In this pulse-pounding sequel to Starling, Lesley Livingston delivers another electrifying blend of nonstop action and undeniable romance that will leave readers breathless.

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I don’t know about you but i can’t get enough of Lesley intake of Norse Mythology. I have become obsess here lately and i like to think it’s because of Lesley. There is so much in it and it’s awesome. In the first book you didn’t really get to know much, you didn’t get into that worlds of Norse Gods and worlds. until this book and it makes the story just get better and better each chapter. Like i said i am obsess.

This book starts off right where the last one left off on. Mason is trapped in the underworld with no memory of what really happened and she is not really sure where she is at. While Fenn is still in the mortal world. Fenn and his friends come together to get Mason out of the underworld before she touches the spear and destroy the world.

The story has so much suspense and packed with adventures. Many Plot Twists, like you think you know what gonna happen and then NOPE. You get glimpses of Norse gods. Lesley intake on there worlds was just amazing, i loved the details she put into it. I have grown to love Finn’s character more then the first ( loved him also in Starling ). His character just grows more, he struggles with his past but him wanting to whats right becomes so much more powerful. You get to see that in this book. I honestly Loved his chapters more while reading Descendant then Mason. Not that i don’t like her i do and a lot, But Fenn is just so sassy and funny. There would be a serious scene and he just makes it funny in a way.

Fenn and Mason is for sure Ship worthy. They are cute together and the whole time i am just like ” SAY YOU LOVE HER< SAY IT!!!! ” threw most of the book. Now the book is more then a romance story of the two. You get to see all these other characters story and get to grow so attached to each ones story, and the overall plot to the story is just omg. I can’t think of any other way to do it. It’s perfect and just that right touch of tears. The ending to the book was sad but sweet and i was just in complate tears over it.

Overall: I love the mystery of the story and the characters in the book. I loved Lesley point of view of Norse Mythology. Her story made reading it really fun and interesting and of course sad.  I loved everything in the book. Absolute flawless in my eyes. I totally recommend this series. If you haven’t read it…then well do me a favor and do so. Totally worth it.

star5

Book Review: Never Fade by Alexandra Bracken

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Title: Never Fade ( The Darkest Minds #2 )
Author:  Alexandra Bracken
Published:  October 15th 2013 by Disney-Hyperion
Type: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Paranormal
Hardcover

add-to-goodreads-button3Summery: Ruby never asked for the abilities that almost cost her her life. Now she must call upon them on a daily basis, leading dangerous missions to bring down a corrupt government and breaking into the minds of her enemies. Other kids in the Children’s League call Ruby “Leader”, but she knows what she really is: a monster.

When Ruby is entrusted with an explosive secret, she must embark on her most dangerous mission yet: leaving the Children’s League behind. Crucial information about the disease that killed most of America’s children—and turned Ruby and the others who lived into feared and hated outcasts—has survived every attempt to destroy it. But the truth is only saved in one place: a flashdrive in the hands of Liam Stewart, the boy Ruby once believed was her future—and who now wouldn’t recognize her.

As Ruby sets out across a desperate, lawless country to find Liam—and answers about the catastrophe that has ripped both her life and America apart—she is torn between old friends and the promise she made to serve the League. Ruby will do anything to protect the people she loves. But what if winning the war means losing herself?

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Ever since i read The Darkest Minds i have been obsess! I been wanting to read Never Fade for while now, but just never got around to it. But i FINALLY bought the bought and read the same day. If you have read The Darkest Minds then you know how crazy the ending was, freaking HUGE plot twist. That ending made me complate insane for days of rocking back and forth in tears. Well Never Fade continues a little after the wild ending. Ruby is part of the Children’s League now and the first chapter was already packed with suspense.

If you haven’t read the Darkest minds then you really should go out and buy both the first and second book because BOTH are really good. The Author makes you just fall in love with the characters and gets you so attached like they are real. Like the character could be like evil like crazy i still loved that character.

I honestly felt like Never Fade was better. Ruby’s character has gown so much since the first book and to me she is a Bad Ass in The Darkest minds we watch her be this quiet girl who couldn’t control her powers and had a hard time opening up to people. In Never Fade she she has more control of hers powers and isn’t afraid anymore. She will do anything to protect the people she cares about.

Threw most of the book i was a total hot mess, like the book would go straight to my feels and all could do was asdfghjk! the book has a lot of raw emotion, specially with characters in the book. you got to fall in love with a new character named Jude and sorta of became like a little brother too ruby.

I don’t want to got into to much details but Liam in this book and with ruby will bring you too tears and take the life out of you.  and i have a serious soft spot for Connor. Yes he is supposed to be like this huge villain but my gosh he makes evil look good. Some villain are just awesome, okay? The way the book ends was kinda bitter sweet, yeah it was super sad but what ruby did was pretty bad ass and the last line in the book was just freaking awesome.

Overall the book had everything i could ask for and more. It is a pager tuner full of suspense and action that will have anyone going crazy for more. Ruby is on my top 10 list of favorite kick ass chicks in books hands down. Readers will not be disappointed in never fade.

star5

YA Book Review: The Shadow Garden by Allen Houston

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Title: The Shadow Garden ( Nightfall Gardens #2 )
Author:  Allen Houston
Published:  October 30th 2013 by Flycatcher Books
Type: Fiction, Fantasy, Paranormal
Source: From the Author for a honest review
Paperback

add-to-goodreads-button3Summery: Precocious Lily Blackwood carries a responsibility far greater than other people. As the last female Blackwood, she must keep the evils in Pandora’s Box from destroying the world.

With the help of her younger brother Silas, the dusk riders and her best friend Cassandra, she must protect Nightfall Gardens and ensure that the fairy-tale monsters, old gods and deathly shades stay separated from humanity.

But now, the creatures bound to the Gardens are gaining strength and threatening to break loose. Bemisch, a malevolent witch, has escaped into the mist land to join forces with Eldritch, a powerful nature god. The mysterious Smiling Ladies hold the key to a dark secret from the Blackwood family’s past, and something once again roams the halls of the manor, trying to kill Lily.

Worse yet, her fourteenth birthday is approaching and with it a dangerous rite of passage. Lily must enter the Shadow Garden, home of all that is nightmarish, and come face to face with her most terrifying threat yet.

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The Shadow Garden has to be my favorite! it was just packed with more action and adventures and you  got more on both Characters of the story and more. I loved the creepy and scary creatures more then the first book. My lights are always on when reading the book…specially when i was home alone..I loved ever minute reading this and was shocked how great the book series ended up being then what i thought. Also i wanted to point how creepy the cover is but perfect all the same. It fits the overall all story of the Shadow gardens.

The beginning starts off with a good start but also heart pounding. you get thrown right from where it leaves off from the last book. Silas and the rest of the group set off in the Shadow Gardens dealing with wolfs and witches. They head off to a village his mother once lived. But was no easy task let me tell you, and geting there wasn’t any better.

And then you get his sister lily in the next chapter. Now i enjoyed her soooo much more then i did in the first book. I had more of connection in this book. and i love her story. lily has grown into something much bigger then the start. I love how she has grown to care for the people in the gardens who did no wrong or has no say. Tho she still has issues with trusting people she should not trust. She grows a bond with Cassandra and they become more then friends but like sisters. She seeks out to find out about the curse and tries to stop it. She becomes more wise then her age while staying in the castle.

I official LOVE Silas and Cassandra. them together make me smile and laugh and cry. Cassandra falls for him even when she tried so hard not to because of her curse. Even when they are separated there feelings grow. when she touches a human they die. Silas has no clue about  it and watching her wanting to tell him made my heart break. they will be my ship of all ships…( i gotta stay off Tumblr )

I have grown more attached to lot of the characters in the book even the big meany ones but have grown to love them, and of course you get to meet  new characters in the book that i just adored. But not all were good and the scary factor in this book rises then the first book and i wasn’t disappointed at all. The last book i felt like there was something missing and that was the scary and creepy, things that bump in the night. It did have those things but it just wasn’t as scary as i would like, but oh the second book..reach that level i was wanting and i was HIGHLY pleased.

The overall plot and the story with just a little mix of romance was perfect for my taste. I couldn’t find a flaw in this book and it is better then the first book and to me that is rare. I love how the story gets better and better threw out the whole book and the mystery that surrounds it.

Overall i recommend this series. once you get to the 2nd book you will just FALL in love with the story. I’m really happy the Author asked me to read his books. I do not regret at all.

star5

YA Mini Review: Fates by Lanie Bross

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Title: Fates (Fates #1)
Author:  Lanie Bross
Expected publication: February 11th 2014 by Delacorte Press
Type: Fiction, Fantasy, Paranormal
Source: NetGalley
Ebook

add-to-goodreads-button3Summery: Lanie Bross’s debut FATES is perfect for fans of Jennifer Armentrout, Julie Kagawa, Rachel Vincent, and Sarah J. Maas, and for girls who love all things pretty, romantic and inspirational.

One moment. One foolish desire. One mistake. And Corinthe lost everything.

She fell from her tranquil life in Pyralis Terra and found herself exiled to the human world. Her punishment? To make sure people’s fates unfold according to plan. Now, years later, Corinthe has one last assignment: kill Lucas Kaller. His death will be her ticket home.

But for the first time, Corinthe feels a tingle of doubt. It begins as a lump in her throat, then grows toward her heart, and suddenly she feels like she is falling all over again–this time for a boy she knows she can never have. Because it is written: one of them must live, and one of them must die. In a universe where every moment, every second, every fate has already been decided, where does love fit in?

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The story had my attention right from the start. It had an intense opening that starts off with death and strong emotions. It had me already griping the pages.

The story starts off about Corinthe. Corinthe is a fate who has been Exile to Humana ( Earth ). Her Job is to make sure everyone’s fates happens; Like Love, Death and other things that have to-do with fate. She meets a boy name Luc, who she was told she had to kill him and take it life cause it was fate. All she ever wanted was to go back home. But of course the more you read the more you learn that Corinthe was lied to.

Corinthe starts to feel emotions like a human and other things  like bleeding and tears. You get both sides of the story with Luc and Corinthe. Luc is a human who will do anything to save his sister. He also Teaches Corinthe about Love and Choosing your own fate.

You can really connect with the characters and really feel them in the witting. Fates was better then i thought it was going to be . It had Adventures and a glimpse of other worlds. The book was pact with Twist and turns that had me wanting to pull my hair. And Scenes that had me in tears. The Author knew just how to have your full attention when reading about their life’s and the struggle they had.

Now the book wasn’t and favorite but i did really enjoy the book. I couldn’t find a flaw in it just wasn’t a story that i end up being obsessed with but of a really cool interesting read. I do recommend people to read this book for sure. And Corinthes and Luc will have reads wanting more.

Warning: you will have tears specially at the end, so keep tissues close.

star4

YA Book Review: Nightfall Gardens by Allen Houston

17909373Title: Nightfall Gardens (Nightfall Gardens #1)
Author:  Allen Houston
Published:  May 10th 2013 by Flycatcher Books 
Type: Fiction, Fantasy, Paranormal
Source: From the Author for a honest review
Paperback

add-to-goodreads-button3Summery: Vain Lily Blackwood and her shy brother Silas wonder if their family will ever settle in one place long enough to lead a normal life. When a mysterious stranger in a wolf-hide cloak arrives claiming to be their uncle, they discover their parents have been hiding a secret that turns their world upside down.

The two are kidnapped and transported to Nightfall Gardens, the family’s ancestral home, a place shrouded in fog and ancient mystery, where they meet their dying grandmother and learn of an age-old curse placed on Blackwood females.

Lily must take over as protector of the house and three haunted gardens that hold mythical beasts, fairy-tale nightmares and far worse. If she doesn’t, the evil trapped there will be unleashed and bring on a new dark age.

While she deals with malevolent ghosts, murderous dolls and killer insects inside the house, Silas is put to work in the gardens, a hothouse of terror, where one wrong step means death.

Along the way, they search to unlock the riddle of the curse and to stop the creatures in the gardens before time runs out and the world is destroyed.

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My first thought on this book was the fact how creepy the cover looks. I do like how it wasn’t all done up in Photoshop and you got a nice old fashion sketch on the cover that gives off the spooky factor of the book. Books now days all done with a lot of editing and Photoshop with too much going on, so i really liked that about this book.

At the beginning the book does kinda start out a little slow, but on the plus side it wasn’t boring slow, more like i can deal with slow if that makes any since at all. The book does eventually speeds up more and get the idea of the whole plot. The book is about 2 siblings; Lily and Silas. One chapter will be the Sister and then the next would be about the brother. Lily is forced to live in the Nightfall gardens home because of a cruse made long ago. Her brother follows and tries to save but instead becomes a Guard in the nightfall gardens while Lily is stuck inside the home.

You do get see read about some interesting creatures and the spooky and some really cool characters. But i was a little disappointed, maybe cause i was expecting more Scary and spooky in the book. I wanted to be scared. The book does have the spooky and creepy but it wasn’t as much as i was expecting. But the book was a interesting read. There is this whole different and unique feel to it. It had a really interesting concept that i did like and i loved how the book was written. I also loved the fact it was about 2 siblings. It was east to read each chapter. They have different personalty that was easy to pick up on from the beginning, so you can always tell who you are reading about.

I did feel like Silas stole the spot-line in the book. You got more of what was going on in Nightfall Gardens, with Silas. With Lily it did get boring at times. She is always in the house threw most of the book all you see is her adventure in rooms trying discover the mystery of the homes and the cruse. I do like Silas more just because of him seeing the Nightfall gardens and seeing what lies in there you get more of the creepy creatures when you read about him. Tho the rooms changing does creep me out a bit.

The book really doesn’t get really exciting until the end really, you get more of the taste of the plot and the book jumps to more of the scary factor that i really liked about the book but of course it ends with the plot still hanging in the air for you to read more in the next book just to find out what happens to them.

Overall i am gonna give this book a 3.5. I did like the book but i did love it. I am hoping the second book gives us more and i am excited to read next. not a bad book i can see people liking this story.

star3.5

YA Book Review: Angelbound by Christina Bauer

18459932Title: Angelbound ( Angelbound #1 )
Author: Christina Bauer
Expected publication: December 17th 2013 by Ink Monster LLC
Type: Paranormal, Fantasy
Source: NetGalley
Ebook

add-to-goodreads-button3Summery: Eighteen year old Myla Lewis is a girl who loves two things: kicking ass and kicking ass. She’s not your every day quasi-demon, half-demon and half-human, girl. For the past five years, Myla has lived for the days she gets to fight in Purgatory’s arena. When souls want a trial by combat for their right to enter heaven or hell, they go up against her, and she hasn’t lost a battle yet.

But as she starts her senior year at Purgatory High, the arena fights aren’t enough to keep her spirits up anymore. When the demons start to act weird, even for demons, and the King of the Demons, Armageddon, shows up at Myla’s school, she knows that things are changing and it’s not looking good for the quasi-demons. Myla starts to question everything, and doesn’t like the answers she finds. What happened seventeen years ago that turned the quasi-demons into slave labor? Why was her mom always so sad? And why won’t anyone tell her who her father is? Things heat up when Myla meets Lincoln, the High Prince of the Thrax, a super sexy half-human and half-angel demon hunter. But what’s a quasi-demon girl to do when she falls for a demon hunter? It’s a good thing that Myla’s not afraid of breaking a few rules. With a love worth fighting for, Myla’s going to shake up Purgatory.

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In the Bargaining of the story, Myla had my attention. She is sassy, and a bad ass wrapped in a bomb Shell. She lives to fight in the arena and has never lost a fight. Even tho i liked Myla’s character. I did find the beginning to drag on threw the story. I really wanted the story to get to the main plot of the story. Once the story gets up to speed, i really started to like the story a lot more. Trust me the story does get better.

Myla is a half-demon living in Purgatory, she fights Souls. If the soul win he/she is sent to hevan…and if they lose well they are sent to hell. Myla always wins the fight so you can guess where the souls end up. She also liked to kick demon butt. She is miss know it all when it comes to Demons and Fighting Skills.

I did like how the Love interest in the book wasn’t like love-in-first-sight. Myla first, dislikes him and then they slowly like each other. They pull a funny prank in the book that did have me on a giggle-fit.

Lincoln at first comes off like he dislikes the quasi’s but always kinda had his eye on Myla. He is also a Prince of a bunch of Demon Hunters that usually live on earth.

Of course the story does have it’s action but it wasn’t really that much detailed. The action in the book is usually cut short and it would have me really wanting more of the action. I would also loved more Zeke and Cezzy. I really felt like their story wasn’t told enough. I am hoping in the next book i will get more of them.

I did like the story. Specially towards the end ( when everything comes together and starts actually being a really good story ), but i didn’t really love the story as much as i would have liked. The book does have it’s little flaws but besides that it’s a good book. I can see some of my followers to really enjoy the story.

star3

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