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Tempted (House of Night #6)
So…you’d think after banishing an immortal being and a fallen High Priestess, saving Stark’s life, biting Heath, getting a headache from Erik, and almost dying, Zoey Redbird would catch a break. Sadly, a break is not in the House of Night school forecast for the High Priestess in training and her gang. Juggling three guys is anything but a stress reliever, especially when
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If your answer is YES then you've probably been reading this series. XD
Seriously though, Temp ...more
I was thinking that since the last book wasn't very impre ...more
So after I gave birth to my son, lazing around the house, cus “come on” my newborn slept around the clock. So I thought “heck I am gonna give this series a try”. Well I am not going to front, I was in love with the first five books of this series, blame it on the hormones or trying to re-live some form of my youth, I was addicted and gobbled up all the books in less than a week.
The sixth book happened and I am now questioning my sanity, I will ...more
So I've made my disdain for Zoey quite clear. So why do I keep reading this? Simple - the plot is actually really good. I really enjoy the Kalona and Neferet story arc, and I REALLY liked that we finally got some chapters from other character's perspectives.
The beginning of this book was hard for me to get through, though. I'm sorry, but the Zoey-going-out-of-her-way-not-to-cuss thing is ge ...more
It’s been 3 years since I read and like Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight (the book, not the movie). People always wonder why I liked that book. Well, aside from the fact that it was one of my first reads when I joined GR, it turned me into who I am now: a voracious reader. I guess it had something to do with its simple, readable language and the buzz it created. I became popular in the office by being the first one to read it and my books, all the 4 of them ...more
Logically Zoey will get with Stark, because he's the only one who hasnt gotten or caused a broken heart yet. Also, because he's gorgeous, whereas Heath is obsessive and Erik is possessive. It's the best way.
There are so many things I hate about these books. I hate Zoey, for starters. She is a terrible MC. I mean, you have books like Twilight getting all that crap about the MC being a bad influence, but come on …Zoey does next to nothing except walk around and let boys drool over her. I don't even understand why so many guys are obsessed with her, when she's such an annoying idiot! Sure she has all the magic power thingies, but even that's not all ...more
Despite that, the series is beginning to unfold in a most interesting way as the stakes get higher. Apocalyptic prophecies and ancient vampire councils make for satisfying twists and turns. And the occasional switch to third-person gives fresh new perspectives and a welcome break from our beloved Zo.
Stevie Rae's story specifical ...more
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Im sooooo upset about this book! is the worst so far! I just dont get it? WTF happen to the authors???? when they become such a crappy writers??? I mean the last book was boring, but this one was unbearable ! NOTHING happen in 250 pages ! and suddenly in the last 15 pages they kill Heath! and then is over...just like that..!
And is pretty obvius that the writter decided to make the book more "kid and teen like" because suddenly Zoey is a ...more
Damien and Jack -- they aren't a real gay couple. The Cast's have twisted them so outside of real people that it makes me cringe whenever I read them. Instead of being a real couple, they've become a cute puppy sideshow. It seems like they're constantly patting themselves on the back for having a gay couple without having to add t ...more
Ok. So this is the 6th in the House of Night series and while I've been recommending these as light tweener-early teen reading I can't anymore. It's like the authors know they have a series going. If they just spend the first part of the book rehashing how the last one ended, fill the middle with useless and frankly inane teen hand wringing, they can end with one plot advancement that will make their readers pick up the next in the series.
I felt like I was reading a Dan Brow ...more
1. The book is not only written by Zoey's Perspective and we also got perspectives from Stevie Rae, Rephaim, Aphrodite, Heath and Stark. My most favorite among this perspectives is Rephaim's perspective simply because it's coming from an enemy's point of view and it is interesting that I've learned that Raven Mockers are not that really bad and they just want to please and obey their father Kalona.
2. The Stevie Rae and Rephaim relationship which reminds me of ...more
Dear PC & Kristin Cast,
Congratulations! You have successfully managed to learn the word "reconnoitering" and use it properly in a sentence. That is quite an accomplishment, if of course you are capable of also learning how to use other words. I can lend you my dictionary if you want! It is chop full of all kinds of words so you don't have to use "reconnoitering" as the only extension of your vocabulary! Seriously, after seeing that word at le ...more
This particular book is a filler, dragged on to produce more sensational books within the series. Last book left us in chaos and in the depths of Zoey's Bermuda love triangle. The story is lacking closure and leaving me saying WTF after 300 pages of more teen soap with a splatter of teen slang.
Drama with a capital D! — 1. We see Aphrodite's soft emotional side. 2. Good riddance Erik. 3. Stevie Rae with all her hidden secrets, but still a ...more
Okay, so I don't usually expect all that much from the HoN series. As a general rule, I find the writing pretty terrible, the characters kinda one-dimensional, and some of the plot ideas seemingly written by somebody high on E. So why do I keep reading? Well, I like the universe and - prior to this book - I used to like some of the characters. Now I'm down to the universe.
Tempted was just all over the place. We hear from 4 POVs, an unfortunate first for the series. The Casts ...more
Alas, Zoey has become one of the most irritating characters in YA, and this series seems to be stuck in a rut. The narration has now split between characters, Stevie Rae taking on a much bigger role. (And I have ...more
Note: the following scenario is fiction and is used to illustrate my absolute hatred for the House of Night series. Note, I am not actually a teacher and have not actually substituted for PC Cast. I am merely using the classroom setting to illustrate my disdain for this piece of shit.
Somewhere in Oklahoma
MJ: Good morning class. You're teacher Mrs. Cast isn't available so I'll be teaching you guys today. It says you were talking about Tempted?
Brown Noser: Yes, Tempte ...more
Alas, half way through the book, things went down hill. It slipped back into its stereotypical ways (apparently, because J ...more
Poor Erik. He is struggling to deal with all the men that Zoey is freaking in love with and he is made out to be the @sshat?! Zoey is constantly ch ...more
|Heath's Death||31||100||Dec 29, 2014 07:06AM|
|Zoey Redbird - Bad person or Not||78||240||Oct 03, 2014 11:26PM|
|How long is P. C. Cast planning to milk the House of Night series??||57||339||Jan 02, 2014 06:39AM|
|Addicted to YA: Tempted||2||150||Dec 29, 2013 11:43AM|
|Your favourite character?||14||39||Jun 22, 2013 02:03AM|
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"Dr. Seuss reference. I like it," Stark said, giving me a check-me-out-I've-always-read-books hottie grin.
Aphrodite frowned at him.
"I said focus, not flirt.”