Wicked Lovely (Wicked Lovely #1)
Rule #3: Don't stare at invisible faeries.
Aislinn has always seen faeries. Powerful and dangerous, they walk hidden in mortal world. Aislinn fears their cruelty—especially if they learn of her Sight—and wishes she were as blind to their presence as other teens.
Rule #2: Don't speak to invisible faeries.
Now faeries are stalking her. One of them, Keenan, who is equa...more
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I give up.
I just can't take it. When your back starts to hurt because you're trying to drag your eyes across the heavy pages of a non-event insipid book like this one, it's time to call it quits. Like, forever.
I don't know how many times, while I was reading this, that I ended up staring into space and only realizing that I was after ten or so minutes had passed and the book fell out of my hand. I was so uninterested in this story that I began to daydream about exponentials and I started to not ...more
Most of my dissatisfaction with this book stems from the fact that what passes for a plot with Wicked Lovely would have been used as a sub-plot in any other. It can be summarised like this:
KEENAN: [gives Aislinn a choice between two options]
SETH: [waits for Aislinn]
KEENAN: [waits for Aislinn]
DONIA: [waits for Aislinn]
BEIRA: [issues occasional Ursula-like threats]
AISLINN: [makes choice]
So the entire book revolves around Aislinn, which ...more
Ok, first of all -- the most gorgeous cover ever. Provocative, beautiful, and... well, well done Harper Collins. Here's the th ...more
The reason I didn't like this book is because it was one of the first YA titles I ever read, and I was really put off by the content. That's my prerogative. I know that probably sounds like a revolutionary concept, but whatever.
If you are curious about ...more
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Oh yeah! So it takes a little bit to capture my attention and to keep it. Usually an abnormal amount of sex, violence or suspense will ...more
Faeries come in many shapes and sizes and Aislinn has seen them all. She's seen them in the glamours they we ...more
The beginning was a wonderful solid four stars...and then the ending came. *SPOILERS*
Wicked Lovely is the story about a 17 year-old girl who's had the Sight her entire life. Aislinn lives in fear every day of attracting the attention of any faerie, only to have it all come crashing down when the Summer King, Keenan, claims her ...more
Aislinn is a mortal, she has the Sight ...more
I really enjoyed to read something different from all the books that are out there. Wicked lovely is a nice, refreshing and original story. Ash is a great heroine, with one of the best personalities I've seen and Seth is ...more
Once again a book so popular and trendy and such a favorite of many of my friends, disappointed me. But first th ...more
This book had me from the very moment I started reading. I just knew it would be something out of the ordinary.
17-year old Aislinn (how to pronounce that name?), or "Ash", is not like other girls. She can see fairies. And not good fairies, fairies that fight and do all kinds of bad stuff. She's learned how to control herself, how to not seem scared and to not start running as they approach; that only triggers them. The fairies doesn't know about her unusual talent... And she i ...more
I described this book to someone as "like mediocre fanfiction," and now I'm trying to pin down exactly what that means. First, of course, it means the book is quite self-indulgent when it comes to everyone being Special and having special names and special facial piercings and specia ...more
On one hand, I'm really happy I waited to read this book, because the third (and final? Edit: No, there's a book 4, at least...) book just came out, so no waiting for me! On the other hand... WHAT WAS I WAITING FOR????? This book was AWESOME!!
I don't know that I was avoiding it becaus ...more
RATING : 4 SETH STARS!!
This was my first major foray into the world of Faeries. I have read Lament and Ballad by Maggie Stiefvater. This series of books is like mind blowing on the Faerie courts and laws . Wicked Lovely the first book I think is the easiest to read . They are wonderful books but perservere as the laws are detailed sometimes..but once you get the hang of it you are good to go. Each book cover represents the female character. #1 book is Aislinn, #2 Leslie..and so ...more
It's about this chick named Aislinn (kooky name, huh?) who can see fairies (actually, the book spells it "faery" - I guess Marr couldn't decide between fairy and faerie and so went middle of t ...more
On one hand the plot was fabstastic, the book as a whole was full of romance, suspense, excitement... The whole nine yards! WL totally had the makings of something great!
Aislinn (the heroine) irritated the ever living *bleeeeeping bleep* out of me! ...more
Cover: It’s suits.
Thumbs Up 5
Overall: Felt my interest throughout.
Plot: A well throughout story about the Fae.
Page Turner: Yes.
Series Cont.? Yes.
Book Boyfriend: Seth
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A solid story all around from beginning to end. The plot was engaging with just enough wonder to make you antsy but not piss you off. The ending was satisfying without the normal cliffhanger that turns your stomach into knots. But enough to make y ...more
Don't worry though...the "Edward" comes with all the normal creepy stalker-like qualities and heavy "other worldly" baggage :)
One of th ...more
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4 stars= Don't even ask to borrow it. You should prob buy it though.
3= If you borrow it, you better not lose it, mangle it, or keep it too long.
2 or 1 star= I don't use these. If it's not a 3 star or ...more