Tiger's Destiny (The Tiger Saga, #4)
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Tiger's Destiny (The Tiger Saga #4)

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With three of the goddess Durga's quests behind them, only one prophecy now stands in the way of Kelsey, Ren, and Kishan breaking the tiger's curse. But the trio's greatest challenge awaits them: A life-endangering pursuit in search of Durga's final gift, the Rope of Fire, on the Adaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal.
It's a race against time--and the evil sorcerer Lokesh--in
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Paperback, 447 pages
Published September 13th 2012 by Hodder & Stoughton (first published July 1st 2012)
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Colleen Houck
Jun 28, 2012 Colleen Houck added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
I wrote it sooo there ya go.
oceana
This review contains unmarked spoilers.

If you didn't know before, I used to be very in love with this series before I started getting into other young adult novels. I still enjoy the two first books in the Tiger's Curse series, but after that I started to hate them.

*purses lips*

Let's face it: everyone knew who Kelsey would end up with. If you actually thought that Colleen would try something different, you're wrong, and deep down you knew it. You could hope all you want, but authors rarely take...more
Enna
UPDATE Nov. 23, 2012





ALKDGJILDSKAJLAKDIS I DON'T KNOW HOW I CAN LIVE ANYMORE!!!! MY EMOTIONS, THE FEELINGS, THE OMG WHAT DID I JUST READ???? COLLEEN HOUCK YOU HAVE UTTERLY RUINED MY LIFE WITH THE MOST AMAZING, HEART-ACHING, EMOTIONAL ROLLER COASTER, AND BEAUTIFUL BOOK EVER.

BUT WHY IS THERE A FIFTH BOOK?!?!?! THIS BOOK HAD A GREAT ENDING!!!



UPDATE Nov. 22, 2012

YOU DON'T KNOW HOW LONG I'VE BEEN WAITING TO READ THIS BOOK. MY COPY FINALLY ARRIVED FROM THE LIBRARY AND I MUST SAY, ALOT CAN HAPPEN...more
jeaninakay
EVEN THOUGH I HAVEN'T READ THIS BOOK I KNOW I WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED IN MRS. HOUCK:) Why couldn't they publish all the books at the same time, THERE IS AN IDEA. Am I right, please someone say yes. Teheheheeeeeeee.
Katie Stout
Similar Books: None that I can think of - this series is something very different than what else is out there in the market.

Real Rating: 3 1/2 stars

This is a hard review for me to write, y'all. I LOVED the first two books in this series. They were like nothing else I'd read, and I couldn't get enough. I loved that Colleen Houck was writing about something you don't see much in YA - Eastern mythology - but even the wicked mythology couldn't save this one for me, unfortunately.

First, let's talk ab...more
Kat (Le Pauvre Cœur)
That can't be right, it says it only has 250 pages?!?! That's insane! Tiger's Voyage had over 500, this one has HALF of that! :O

UPDATE: No. Fucking Way. They bumped up the release date to September. September.

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UPDATE: Okay, now it says 400. Still pretty short compared to Tiger's Voyage but I'll take it.

ANOTHER UPDATE: Cover reveal! Okay, well, not really. But it's gonna be green! It tells us that much.

ONE MORE LAST UPDATE, I SWEAR: Cover reveal!!!!!! Oh my god, oh my god, oh my god, oh my god...more
Lucy
Sorry for all the profanity and spoilers you will read from now on!

That being said...

I am sitting here wondering why the fuck did Colleen Houck do something like this to me and to all the fans of this series.
Tiger Saga was one of my favourite series. Ever. And now the calamity that is this book happened and I know things will never be the same.

I tell you, never in my life have I cursed so much as while I was reading Tiger's Destiny!--'
And why did I curse so much? Because of several things, my...more
Mizuki
Rating: Actually it should be a negative-20 stars, but Goodread wouldn't allow this rating so I made do with one star. It's easily one of the worst books I've ever read in my life.

Warning: F-words flying from all directions, don't like don't read.

To: Dear Colleen Houck
From: Mizuki

Hello, Colleen Houck.

I'd decided to skip those 'dear this' and 'dear that' because to be frank, I have no respect toward you as an 'author' and I don't really think you deserve to be called one. Still for the sake of bo...more
Katherine
RATING: 2.5 Out Of 5

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Tiger's Destiny has the same flaws that Tiger's Voyage did. Reading Destiny just made me feel like I was reading Voyage all over again and that really does suck. When this series started with Curse, I was in love, the first novel was AMAZING!! I loved loved loved it and the second novel Quest was just as good, but from there everything went downhill.

There is only so long that readers can read the same thing continuously, there is only so long before the same love triangle ge...more
RegencyEmma

Summary

With three of the goddess Durga's quests behind them, only one prophecy now stands in the way of Kelsey, Ren, and Kishan breaking the tiger's curse. But the trio's greatest challenge awaits them: A life-endangering pursuit in search of Durga's final gift, the Rope of Fire, on the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal. It's a race against time--and the evil sorcerer Lokesh

Wow!! ...Just wow! This book is amazing, Colleen has done it again, just blown me away with the sheer ...awesome-ness -...more
Whitney
The new release date for this book is total bullshit . 'Nuff said.
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Review to come! :D
Xnightdx
AHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!! I WANT IT NOW!!!!!!!!!!!! =P

~05/02/12~
I've been dying for this book, please hurry Ms.Colleen Houck.
I <3 ALL of the books, too bad I can't buy them (I'm broke), but I'll try to get them for my birthday (on Sunday).
I can't live without these books.
Please write faster!!!!!!
>.<

~06/18/2012~
OMG THE COVER! YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!
;D
Jessica
I've seriously enjoyed this series. It's been a nice change from Greek mythology and vampire novels :) Yes, it's another teenage angst drama but the incorporation of Indian mythology sets it apart.
Sally
omg i cant wait to read it! but im more excited about tigers voyage!!!! only 96 more days to go!(yes i have been counting!)
MonsterReader
Warning: There will be spoilers, angry ranting, and profanity in this review. If you are not comfortable with any of these, and loved the book down to every single word, I highly suggest you don't read my review.

I can't even begin to describe how much I hated this book. It hurts me to say this because I loved the first two book, but this book was just a complete disaster from start to finish. I actually threw the book several times, and screamed at Kelsey- who was the problem ninety-nine percen...more
(Rhiannon)  Doctor Whovian Potter
AMAZING!!!!

Thank you so very much Colleen Houck for not ruining this book. You rock!!!!
Booknut
Ok.

*takes a deep breath and squares shoulders*. I can do this.

I'm going to start off by reminding myself - and all of you - of a few key important facts:

1. This books isn't factual
2. Hence magic tigers-turned-man don't exist
3. Hence Ren and Kishan don't exist
4. Hence my life is meaningless fine and I will move on. And survive.
5. My reasoning above is absolute poppycock and I AM SO EMOTIONAL DISTRAUGHT RIGHT NOW!! Uh, well...I can't think of another point.

So, anyways, this is my way of saying tha...more
Erica (daydreamer)
Well, this is the first time that I’m not gushing about my love for one of Colleen’s books. It feels so wrong to not love Tiger’s Destiny. But for certain reasons, I couldn’t. This is really weird for me to say this, because I’m one of the biggest fans of this series. The first three books I loved wholeheartedly, I couldn’t get enough of them. They left me breathless and excited. And I was so flipping excited for Tiger’s Destiny. But, to tell you the truth, I was actually worried that I wouldn’t...more
Jess
For the love of enchiladas, hold on to your false teeth, this book is one hell of a ride! Titled as my most anticipated read for 2012, Tiger's Destiny is out of this world! Literally.

Oh my watermelons, I don't know what to say. All these thoughts are just swirling around in my head, preventing me from doing anything but sitting here looking dumb...er than usual. I'll try my best to avoid spoilers, but any connections or inferences you make with a super human brain is not my fault. Seeing as my e...more
Darian Reese
Cant wait to read the fourth chapter in the most AMAZING saga I have ever read!! :)
Andierheart
Jul 11, 2011 Andierheart marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
IM ALREADY SOOO EXCITED :):):) ( INSERT GIRLISH SQUEAL OF HAPPINESS HERE)!!:)
Bibi
Jan 22, 2012 Bibi marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
If Lokesh impregnates Kelsey, i'm gonna be one pissed little
bilauta.
Shruti
Um, okay. Oh. My. God.

WHAT THE HELL WAS THAT?

I mean seriously. Was it just me, or did everyone feel like banging their heads against the wall at the STUPIDITY and PURE DUMBNESS of the lead character?

Kelsey Hayes killed me in this book. Her weakness and brainlessness just tortured me to death.

To be honest, this book actually had POTENTIAL if it didn't have such a whiny, stupid heroine. And the worst part is that said heroine was the NARRATOR.

I couldn't stand Kelsey in this book. The way she float...more
Idunsses
Amazing, fantastic, awesome, mind-blowing, gob-smacking, epic - these words are not good enough to describe this book and this series!!

I've been ripped apart, stitched together, torn down and dragged back up. I am an emotional wreck, sitting here trying to comprehend what I just experienced.

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Where do I go from now?!


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Btw, Tiger's Dream must be some sort of epilogue, right? The story was pretty much concluded. But, hey, I take what I can get, and I'm sooo looking f...more
Jenna Does Books
Just finished this book completely tonight. No words. Just so much LOVE for this series. BEST. BEST... Beautiful. Thank you, Colleen.

5 star review coming Sept. 4!
Holli
To even begin to describe my utter amazement at what has transpired in this series, has me mentally tongue tied. Colleen Houck, is a mastermind story weaver. She has a gift to not only captivate your mind, but to fully capture your heart. Never have I encountered an author with an absolute aptitude to invoke so many raw emotions. Her writing is brilliant and her series is destined to be a classic!

(5+++++++)--- Five star's just isn't adequate enough to rate a series of this caliber! I will re-re...more
Mitch
I feel like I’ve read this book already, only last time it was called Tiger’s Voyage. Whether it’s the quest into another fantastical realm, the villain who only pops up at the beginning and the end, or the triangle that’s already been stretched out for way too long, it seems to me like the Tiger’s Curse series has fallen into a certain formula - and it’s getting stale. And with Tiger’s Dream on the way early next year, I’m not even sure if the ending, which seems pretty final to me, will stick....more
Deborah
I am sooooooooooooooooooooooo soooooooooooooooooooooooo sooooooooooooooooooo excited for this book to come out. September can't come soon enough!I cant wait!!!!!!
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Let’s just put it this way, if all the other books in the Tiger series are farts (and they are) would smell so bad it would probably be consider a weapon of mass destruction or at the very least get whatever building it was let in condemned.It’s that bad.

I don’t even know why it exists to be honest.

I guess to resolve the stupid love triangle. But with the resolu...more
Julia March
Kelsey, Kishan, and Ren are now on their final quest to break the Tiger’s Curse. They must find Durga’s Rope of Fire. Lokesh has kidnapped Kelsey and we left the guy’s in Tiger’s Voyage racing off to save her. She of course is rescued and all of them escape because they must break the Tiger’s Curse. After reuniting with Kadam and Nilima they are able to begin the journey of finding the Rope of Fire but this time they will need to make even greater sacrifices than they’ve ever had to before. This...more
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New York Times Bestselling Author Colleen Houck is a lifelong reader whose literary interests include action, adventure, science fiction, and romance. Formerly a student at the University of Arizona, she worked as a nationally certified American Sign Language interpreter for seventeen years before switching careers to become an author. Colleen lives in Salem, Oregon, with her husband and a huge as...more
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Don't do that again, he growled in my mind.
Smiling, I thought. You have to admit it was cool.
Cool? You are a devastatingly beautiful angel of death. If death came for me and it looked like you, I'd go willingly.
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