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12/31/2011

Divergent by Veronica Roth

Hellowz everyone


First of all: happy 2012! <3
now here's a review for y'all ;)


book: Divergent
written by: Veronica Roth
genre: young adult, dystopian, fantasy
pages:  487
own / library / borrowed
release date:  May 3th 2011
series?:  yes, Divergent #1
publisher: Katherine Tegen Books


note: I feel very stupid for not having read this book before. I loved this book, and it's one of the best I've read this whole year. (and it's the last day of the year, so it means a lot when I say it's one of the best of the year) I do totally get why this is the book of the year on goodreads. This is my last review of the year, and I think that it's a good closer of the year, or however you say that :)


the book:
It is the future. Beatrice is just a normal girl, 16 years old. She looks younger, but doesn't know that because she can not watch into mirrors. That's because she belongs to the faction Abnegation. People in Abnegation are selfless. On her sixteenth birthday Beatrice has to choose which faction she wants to belong to. Amity, for the people that blame agression. Erudite, for the people that blame ignorance. Candor, for those who blame duplicity. Abnegation, for those who blame selfishness. Or Dauntless, for those who blame cowardice. One day before the choosing cermony, she has an aptitude test, which gives unusual results. Beatrice (later 'Tris') 's  life will not be the same after hearing the results. Which faction is she going to choose. With her choice she surprises everyone, including herself. Then she has to do the initiation tests. But they are harder than they seemed, will she make it to the Faction. During her initiation period friendship and romance play a big role in Tris's life.  But she has to keep her secret, no matter what price.


the book:
OMG I loved this book. Since it's the last day of the year, and the last 4 hours of the year and the last review of the year I will not review the book the usual way... (Okay, I'm just too lazy at the moment but I have to finish this review because it was AWESOME!)
Immediately when you start reading this book, you are sucked into Tris's life. Her life is very interesting, and first you want to be like her. Then you find out that she has a secret, and her life changes because of it. But she stays this awesome character, a strong female, even when everyone picks on her because she is from Abnegation and she looks younger than the rest. She kept on surprising me until the end of the book. 
Then there are the other characters, and some of them were evil, some were not what they seemed. Some were both. All of them were interesting. I want to know more about everyone! But I am most interested in Four. (Yes, his name says enough, it's very interesting, right?! Because you can choose your own name and stuff...) 
the book was beautifully written, not annoying at all, and I loved it, so much! I started reading this book in the middle of the night, and I couldn't put it down, so I read until 3AM. Then I had to stop but the next morning I finished it. In the end I saw it were 478 pages, and I felt like it were only 200. I want more. NOW!!!
The story was very interesting. I want to live in a world like that. It somehow reminded me of the history of the Italian city Siena, and it's history. That city was divided into factions (12 or something) and everyone belonged to a faction. You were born in a faction, and there were old friendships between the factions. Also there were the enemies, that would never be friends... This book with the factions reminded me a lot of that.
Then you have the love in this book, which was awesome. I cannot tell you much about it without spoiling, but I love love loved the romance in this book. 
This book also somehow reminded me of the Hunger Games. If you've read the Hunger Games and loved that series you will love that book!
This book was super interesting and I cannot wait till may for the sequal, Insurgent. 


more:
I feel like answering a question I asked myself when I started reading. 
To which faction do I want to belong?
I do want to belong to Dauntless. The people in this faction seem fearless (almost fearless) and I want to be like them. Only, I know I will never be like them. I think I belong to the Erudite. Intelligence means a lot to me. I would not fit into Candor because I lie to easily, and I do not belong to the Abnegation because I could never be as selfless as them. I do also not belong to Amity, they are never fighting, even when I think they should fight, they won't. They seem weak to me. 


the ending:
I did have it all figured out before finishing the book. I figured out who Four really was. I figured out what would happen. But I did not care that I had it all figured out. It did not make this book less interesting. And there were still things that kept on surprising me :)


rating:
this book gets 5 stars (adôh) and I will call this one of my favourites of 2011, what a great honour ;)


xo Mar


and again, Happy new year! My brains hurt because of the lots of booms of the firework O.o 


(hey, this review did not turn out shorter but longer than usual. YAY :D the book was worth it!!)

12/30/2011

End of the year survey - 2011


Everyone! I do participate in the end of the year survey, hosted by The Perpetual Page-Turner
I have not been blogging for a long time, but still I can answer questions about the whole year ;) I will answer them all honest and I hope you like my answer / agree :) or not xD

1. Best Book You Read In 2011? 

I hate to answer questions like this. I just cannot make up my mind... but I will choose a few...
The hunger games series / Clockwork Prince / Beautiful chaos

2. Most Disappointing Book/Book You Wish You Loved More Than You Did?

I was really looking forward to reading the Hush, Hush series. People recommended them to me a lot, so I tought I'd love them. But it turned out that I couldn't stand the main character, Nora. I still read the whole series, tough...

3. Most surprising (in a good way!) book of 2011?

Passion by Lauren Kate really surprised me. I did not like Fallen, I hated Torment, but I turned out to like Passion. Maybe that's because of the fact that Luce was dying all the time... :)

4. Book you recommended to people most in 2011?

This one's easy. The hunger games. Where I live, in the Netherlands, the hunger games are not well-known at all. I really want everyone in the world to read the Hunger Games! 

5. Best series you discovered in 2011?

Do I have to choose? Because I cannot! I started reading a lot of English books in 2011, before that I was not able to read English as quick as I wanted. So in 2011 I read a lot of series I loved, because I basically discovered in 2010/2011 which books I really like. Some of my favourites are The infernal devices and the Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare, The Hunger games by Suzanne Collins, the Wolves of the Mercy Falls by Maggie Stiefvater and the Gone Series by Michael Grant

6. Favorite new authors you discovered in 2011?

Cassandra Clare, Suzanne Collins, L.A. Weatherly, Maggie Stiefvater, Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

7. Best book that was out of your comfort zone or was a new genre for you?

Before 2011 I had never read a real Paranormal Romance novel yet. So reading this genre was out of my comfort zone. This genre also became my favourite new addiction. I had never read before this kind of books because in the Neherlands this genre is not famous, and books from this genre are not translated to Dutch...

8. Most thrilling, unputdownable book in 2011?

 I loved Clockwork Prince, the Hunger Games and the Caster Chronicles series. It was impossible to put down either of them... (sorry, cheating again)

9. Book you most anticipated in 2011?

The Hunger Games. I wanted to read this series so badly, but I just couldn't get hold of it 


10. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2011?




11. Most memorable character in 2011? 

Tessa Gray from Clockwork Prince. She is my inspiration. I want to be her. I try to be her. 


12. Most beautifully written book read in 2011?

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

13. Book that had the greatest impact on you in 2011? 

Beautiful Chaos had gread impact on me. It made me cry, think, love and cry more... 


14. Book you can't believe you waited UNTIL 2011 to finally read? 

 The Hunger Games. I hate myself for waiting to read this book. I hate hate hate hate myself for doing that still...

15. Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2011? 

From Clockwork Prince:
“We live and breathe words. .... It was books that made me feel that perhaps I was not completely alone. They could be honest with me, and I with them. Reading your words, what you wrote, how you were lonely sometimes and afraid, but always brave; the way you saw the world, its colors and textures and sounds, I felt--I felt the way you thought, hoped, felt, dreamt. I felt I was dreaming and thinking and feeling with you. I dreamed what you dreamed, wanted what you wanted--and then I realized that truly I just wanted you.”  
16. Book That You Read In 2011 That Would Be Most Likely To Reread In 2012? 

Clockwork Prince (sorry, I keep on repeating that book's name... I really LOVE the book)

17. Book That Had A Scene In It That Had You Reeling And Dying To Talk To Somebody About It? (a WTF moment, an epic revelation, a steamy kiss, etc. etc.) Be careful of spoilers! 

Forever - Maggie Stiefvater (THE END) 
Twilight - Stephenie Meyer (you ruined my childhood)
Beautiful Chaos - Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl (END)
and so many more...

 Book Blogging/Reading Life in 2011 (optional)

1. New favorite book blog you discovered in 2011? 

I discovered blogging in 2011 O.o so my favourite... So hard to choose... A cupcake and A latte... <3 

2. Favorite review that you wrote in 2010? 

Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare. It was so hard to express my love for this book in words, but I hope I made it clear with this review that the book is amazing. This review feels as my first real review to me 

3. Best discussion you had on your blog? 

I have not had discussions on my blog :$

4. Most thought-provoking review or discussion you read on somebody else's blog? 


I have read so much... I cannot choose. But hate-reviews of Twilight always make me laugh... :)

5. Best event that you participated in (author signings, festivals, virtual events, memes, etc.)?

I did not participate in a lot of things. I tried to, but... *sigh*
 
6. Best moment of book blogging in 2011?

 For me it was the first follower. It was so awesome that someone clicked the follow button, that someone had read a post. Also the 50-follower mark that was reached yesterday means a lot to me. It made me actually jump around my room! :) 

7. Most Popular Post This Year On Your Blog (whether it be by comments or views)?
My Clockwork prince review and my Clockwork Prince release post

8. Post You Wished Got A Little More Love?

I love to review, so to me it does not matter how many views a message get. But of course it's great to see that other people read what I write and agree with me or say why they do not agree.

9. Best bookish discover (book related sites, book stores, etc.)?

Goodreads and Blogger. First in September I got my goodreads, and I finally found out that there are other people that are just like me. I found some great friends and awesome books there. A whole new world opened to me. The there was blogger. I started blogging, and I love it. This is the result :) 


10.  Did you complete any reading challenges or goals that you had set for yourself at the beginning of this year?

I did not set actual goals for myself... But challenges I do mostly fail... I failed the NetGalley month challenge. I do usually fail monthly challenges. I failed NaNoWriMo
Oops....

Looking Ahead... 


1. One Book You Didn't Get To In 2011 But Will Be Your Number 1 Priority in 2012?

Before I fall by Lauren Oliver


2. Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2012?

Clockwork Princess, DO YOU EVEN HAVE TO ASK? 


3. One Thing You Hope To Accomplish Or Do In Your Reading/Blogging In 2012?

blogging:
I do want to keep on blogging... Which will be a challenge to me, I think :$ Also I want more followers... But that is not my priority.
reading:
I do want to read about 200 books, maybe more. I want to read my Galleys, insteads of forgetting them all the time. I want to win montly challenges, instead of failing them. I want ... ... ...  (a lot)

Have you also filled in the survey? Comment below :) 

I'd love to read your answers!!

12/29/2011

Specials by Scott Westerfeld

Specials (Uglies, #3)


Yo peeps, it's review time :D *puts on awesome face*




book: Specials
written by: Scott Westerfeld
genre: young adult, dystopian
pages:  my version - 372
own / library / borrowed
release date: may 9th 2006
series?:  Uglies #3
publisher:  Simon and Shuster


note: 
I did review the other parts of the series: Uglies and Pretties
click here for my review of Uglies , #1
click here for my review of Pretties, #2


the book:
the story continues. Tally is a Special now. She belongs to a special clique, the Cutters. They are special Specials, a special unique unit of people that were Crims. Tally, Shay and Fausto all belong to this groop of Specials. Tally is still in love with Zane, and he has survived his brain damage. Only, after seeing him again she cannot love him anymore, he is too different. Is her brain messed up again? She has her new Special powers, but she has to watch out and gain control over them, or she will destroy the world. While she and Shay trick Special Circumstances, they start a world-changing series of events, which should have never happened. While everyone Tally loves is in danger, she has to find herself again, but will she be able to do so...?


my opinion on:

  • the story in general: to me the story had gotten all of the same old. The same storyline kept on returning. First book she was ugly, then she met Shay and became Pretty. Then she was Pretty, but somehow Shay turned Special and Tally was forced by Shay (again) to become Special. Now Tally is Special, and the story is somehow the same, only she acts a little bit different because she is a different kind of 'thing'
  • the characters: Damn, The last 2 pages made me want to meet Tally, hug her. Made me want to be her best friend. She seemed so strong, all the way through the book. In the beginning of the book I kind of liked Shay (well, not like but not dislike, you know..) but later I started to hate her. Like, real hate. Then there are Zane and David and I cannot say much about them without spoiling, but the author really surprised me...!
  • the way it was written:  Very OK! easy to read, a quick read, almost perfect. Not this annoying american speaking language (no offense) all the time...  c:
  • the developing of the main character: Tally has gained even more of my respect during this book. She's had to make terrible sacrifices, had to suffer lots of pain and had to heal a broken heart, but she conquered the pain and survived, and came out stronger. She is a true warrior of her own battle! 
  • the end: This made me speechless. I still am speechless after reading this. I hate cliffhangers, and this was a cliffhanger, but also an ending of a trilogy. You can imagine this as the end of a series, and it kind of is because Extras (#4) has another main character...
some other things I wanted to say:
Dear Scott Westerfield, this series you've written rocked my socks. I do not want to leave it behind. I want to be best friends with Tally. I want to live in the world you created, as horrible as it may be. I want to have my own hoverboard instead of a bicycle and I want to have a bungeejacket. I want to thank you for writing this awesome series, and there are many other people who want to do that, I'm sure!

total:
this book gets 4.8 stars, not 5 because it was a little bit repeating, but the rest of it was just perfect to me 

xo Mar who-is-still-crying-over-... *character*

12/28/2011

2 years of Twilight - what happened?!

Hellowz peepz! I just found out that exactely 2 years ago I opened twilight for the first time! To me twilight means a lot. I do not like twilight, but it has influenced my life in many ways. Below I will post some short reviews and after that I will explain how twilight has changed me.

reviews: 
Twilight (twilight #1) - Stephenie Meyer

the book:
Well, I guess we all know the story. Bella moves to her dad, who lives in Forks. There she meets Edward and his vampire family. She falls in love with him and he falls in love with her. Edward says they cannot be together. Then Bella gets hunted by James, and she almost gets killed. THE END (yeah, really, Stephenie Meyer wrote a whole 400-something pages book about that...)


my review: 
I gave twilight 3 stars, with some reasons. 
- why not 5?!
1) I do hate Bella! There is no book character that annoys me more than she does. She is the most unfeministic character ever. She falls for Edward, because the way he looks. She does not care that he only loves her because of the way she smells. Just... she is stupid! Worst role model ever!!
2) The pace of the story: It takes Bella and Edward too long to declare love to each other, like a way too long!! and when they finally have, they cannot be together. The ending seemed pretty interesting, with Bella almost getting killed. But no, more of the "Edward I love you, let me be a vampire and we can be together forever" "No Bella I won't let you be a vampire, it's too dangerous" thing. I do like romance in books, but please, keep it a kind of realistic...?
3) all the random shitty things that happen in the book. Seriously, A fucking baseball game?! OMG why does this have to be so stupid? And there are way more of this random things that sucked...


so that's why it was not worth five stars. But I cannot give it one, I want to but I just can't. That's because I did love twilght. I walked into the library 2 years ago, took the book and read it in one session. I loved it. I was 12. Twilight changed my life. But more about it later...


the movie: 
 you don't want to know how many times I have seen the movie... I have never liked it but I can say everything they are going to say in the movies, before they open their mouths. I can even say the first 5 or so minutes without looking at the movie. superfail... I loved (LOVED) the movies (past tense!!) because it made me think I was older, because only older girls (older than 12) watched movies like twilight in the Netherlands....

and after that; let's more on to book 2
New moon by Stephenie Meyer (twilight #2)

the book:
basically this one comes to: Bella and Edward are happy. But Edward doesn't want to be happy for some reason and moves away from Bella, becuase he's to dangerous. Bella cries for three months or sth and becomes friends with Jacob, who turns out to be a werewolf. (things get crazy, she's a magnet for crazy things...) Then she jumps of a cliff (not suicide, for fun) and Edward thinks she's dead so he wants to die and moves to the Volturi, some old vampire kings in Italy. They have to kill him but Bella saves his ass and they are happy back together again -.-

review:
and it gets worse... 2 stars cuz I had to give it at least 2...

More of Bella, she annoys me more. Edward is crazy stupid, creepy. He almost comitted suicide for someone he cannot be with but still 'loves' for no known reason. Whatever. Then you have Jacob, and he seems normal, even awesome, until you find out he is a werewolf, and he changes everything. But I definitely am team Jacob...

movie:
as much as I hate the story, so much did I love this movie. Because Taylor Lautner is super hot *drools* But besides that the movie sucks. Not interesting at all.


and book 3:
Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
the book:
Bella and Edward are back together, but once again Bella's life is under threath. This time Victoria wants to kill her, because Edward killed James, her lover. Vampires and Werewolves have to work together to kill her and her army of vampire fledglings. In the end she is killed. None of the good ones dies, Jacob gets hurt because of own selfishness. Edward proposes to Bella. She says yes, but wants to have sex first. END

review: 
 This book was not as bad as the first 2, so 3 stars
Bella did annoy me still, but there was this awesome fight (not awesome, but at least there was a fight) and I liked Victoria... Also, I was hoping all the time Bella would die in the fight, and become a vampire or just die. Then in the end they are getting married, and that is the worst, most horrible ending ever. EW...

movie:
liked this movie best of all movies. Because there was this fight, and Taylor Lautner was hotter than in New Moon... Not much to say about the rest of the movie actually...

finally, the ending, book 4:
Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
the book:
Bella and Edward still love each other. They marry and coincidentally Bella gets pregnant. The baby almost kills her. Bella becomes a vampire. The baby half vampire is called Renesmee. Jacob gets imprented on Renesmee. The Volturi gets angry because they think it's a vampire and not half vampire. There is a battle. The Cullens win. Happily Everafter

review:
this one is the one I both hate and love the most. I read this book and hated the first part from Bella's POV.  It did SUCK!! Bella was worse than ever, a wannabe mother from a child that almost killed her. Then she finally gets her wish, becoming a vampire. YAY good for her... Then you have part 2 from Jacobs POV, the best part of the book because it has almost no Bella in it <3 Still the actual story is crap. The third part is about the preparations for the battle. It's awesome to meet some more vampire things and all their powes are pretty interesting. This part was actually not that bad at all... :D and the ending was bad. Like, really bad. I can remember it...

"And we walked into our own perfect piece of forever"
THE END

seriously, those the end words made me smile, no more twilight, never. But I'd forgotten one thing:

the movie:
Ew, the movie was in one word disgusting! I posted my review of the movie Breakind Dawn part 1 on my blog, so if you want to read more of the review read it... 
They made this 2 parts. Yikes, I want to see the movies to have this whole twilight thing finished off, but it takes me too long --'

how on earth can this series of crap influence my life?
This is a question I have asked myself a hundred times. But I will never find the answer... I guess...

what did twilight change about me?
good changes:
- I started reading more fantasy books. Then I started reading more books about vampires and then I started reading more English books. Then I started reading paranormal romance and now I have found my one ultimate addiction: YA fantasy books

Bad changes:
- I became a different person. Twilight made me a worse person. I started to swear a lot after reading Twilight. I started to read other books. I changed from nice to everyone into nice to friends only. I stayed up late every night, I watched movies children aged 12 should never watch (Paranormal activity and stuff.... still scares the hell outta me :$) I did not listen to people anymore

But, twilight made me see who I was, or made me see how to make me the one person I wanted to be. So that's why I think twilight did change me in a kind of good way, but people surrounding me think it mainly changed me in a bad way. 

So my twilight period is a kind of black period in history for me, but also it is a great part of my life. So I will not say thank you to Stephenie Meyer, bus I will not kill Ms. Meyer for her horrible books ;)

are there books that changed your life? how? I want to hear your stories too!

xo Mar

12/26/2011

Pretties by Scott Westerfeld

Pretties (Uglies, #2)            Pretties by Scott Westerfeld

Book: Pretties
Written by:  Scott Westerfeld
Genre:  young-adult, dystopian
Pages:  my version – 370
Release date:  November 1st 2005
Own / library / borrowed
Series?:  Uglies #2
            Publisher:  Simon and Shuster

             Note:  
            I did enjoy part 1 – click here toread my review of Uglies! I did most certainly not regret reading #2

            The book:
           Tally has finally become pretty. She and Shay are the #1 Crims in town! Then Tally meets Zane, and he makes her feel bubbly. He makes her remember things she had forgotten with her new pretty brain. Then someone from the Smoke shows up on a party, and he gives Tally a clue to a cure for the brain lesion. Both she and Zane take the cure, aware of the risks. They decide to go to the Smoke again, this time hopefully forever…

My opinion:
·         on the book: the story is worse than the story of Uglies. I still liked it, but it just was not a book I loved.
·         on the characters: I still like Tally, even the pretty version of her, tough I think the other version of Tally is a way better. I also love Zane. I am not the team-choosing type of girl, but if I had to decide which team I was on I would choose team Zane, even though I did like David in Uglies.
·         on the way the book was written:  this is what I call a perfect improvement. The comment of me disliking the way book #1 was written does most certainly not count for book #2!
·         On the ending:  pretty surprising, but not a total cliffhanger. It still made me want to read the next book, but…
·         Total: While the quality of the content heightens, the  quality of the story and the characters lowers. I did still like the story, but not as much as I liked part one of the series. Still, I will read the next part, which is already lying next to me, so I can start reading instantly after finishing reviewing if I want to. But I guess I will not…

Rating:
3/5 stars – not good, but not very bad either

the last little blue envelope by Maureen Johnson

The last little blue envelope by Maureen Johnson
 
Book:  the last little blue envelope
Written by: Maureen Johnson
Genres:  chicklit, travelling, young adult
Pages:  (my version) 255
Release date:  april 26th 2011
Own / library / borrowed
Series?:  yup, little blue envelopes #2
Publisher:  HarperTeen

Note:  I read this book in Dutch, not English. So I hope the names were translated the same. Loved that it was partly in Amsterdam, thanks from all Dutch fans to Maureen, we love you. Make sure you follow Maureen Johnson on twitter, her tweets are hilarious! @maureenjohnson

The book:  (spoilers if you have not read the first part…)
After going home without reading the last letter, Ginny starts applying to universities. There is only one thing she still has to do, answer the famous question every university asks: write about a life-changing thing that happened to you. When she decides to start this she sees she has got a new email. In that email, which was sent to her by an unknown stranger, stands that he has found her last letter. Ginny decides to go back to England to get the letters. Here she meets the one with her letter, Oliver, who decided that he wanted half the money the last painting of her dead aunt brought. Ginny had to agree. Also, she found out that her kind-of-boyfriend had found a new girlfriend. Together with him, his girlfriend and Oliver Ginny travels around Europe, looking for the last pieces of the painting.

My opinion on:
·        ~ the characters:  I love Ginny, she is so much like the writer, Maureen Johnson. She is crazy, funny and adventurous, I wished I were her! Then you also have Ellis, the new girlfriend. She is this super-talkative friend you must love. Also you have Keith and Oliver. Keith is a jerk in this book, and Oliver seemed one too, but as it turns out he was OK.
·       ~  the setting of the book: yay! Amsterdam! (sorry, but as you know I’m Dutch and I love to read what other people think of my country in books) There were a few prejudices about The Netherlands in this book. First of all; Drugs. Peepz, I know you also think about it this way, Dutch people are always stoned. Well, I have to say: not true. Then there was a part about windows that are always without windows. That part is true, only I have never thought about it the way she said it. My house also has no curtains for the biggest part, and where it has curtains they are only closed at night. Funny J
·       ~  the way the book was written: Funny, easy to read, full of humor, awesomeness.
·       ~  the cover:  since I’ve read the Dutch version, I will show you that cover next to the English cover, cover battle time <3

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which cover do you like best? I prefer the dutch one actually... :)

total:
4 stars go to Maureen Johnson’s the last little blue envelope <3 

12/24/2011

Halflings by Heather Burch

First of all: Merry Christmas everyone!!
Secondly, Thanks for following and visiting my page. Love you guys!


Halflings by Heather Burch (ARC)


Book: Halflings
Written by:  Heather Burch
Genre:  young-adult, fantasy, angels
Pages:  288
Release date:  januari 10th, 2012
Own / library / borrowed / netgalley
Series?: Halflings #1
Publisher:  Zondervan Publishers

Note:  thank you NetGalley and Zondervan publishers for giving me the great opportunity to read this book! This is my first ARC review, so I hope I did not mess it up...

The book:  Nicole (Nikki) Youngblood is jus t an ordinairy girl, until she is chased by 4 hellhounds. These dogs will change her life. From the moment the dogs attacked her she is guarded by 3 boys, Mace, Raven and Vine. There is something strange about them, they seem like they do not belong on this planet. Also, there is something wrong with their eyes, how can they be this dark? Nikki finds out they are Halflings, the offspring of fallen angels and humans. Also, she finds out that they may never fall in love with a human. But is that going to be a problem?

My opinion on:
·         The characters: The characters are pretty good. I liked the main female character, Nikki.  She is a very strong character. Also, you have her best friend. But I do most certainly not like her, she is brainwashed by the others, and wants to fit in too bad. Also, you have to boys, and I do totally love them! You have Mace, the nice one who will never do any harm to you, and Raven, the sexy badass boy. You will most likely love them both, or at least I did
·         The cover:  the cover designers did an awesome job here, only the cover would make me decide to but this book!
·         The way the book was written:  It was OK, it was quick in the beginning, You are immediately thrown into the story and first you do not know what is happening. But later it slows down, and you will start to understand it, and it gets all fine
·         the end:  great! I cannot wait to read the next part, actually. Very surprising end!

Total:
This book is definitely a great debut novel! I did like the book most because of the male characters, and how they kept on surprising me.

More?:
I would recommend this book to teens who love paranormal romance and fantasy. Read it and you will not disappointed!

My rating:
4.3/5 stars