Once in a Full Moon (Full Moon #1)
Celeste Parker is used to hearing scary stories about werewolves--Legend's Run is famous for them. She's used to everything in the small town until Brandon Maddox moves to Legend's Run and Celeste finds herself immediately drawn to the handsome new student. But when, after an unnerving visit with a psyc...more
I love Ellen Schreiber. This is no big secret. She changed my life with her Vampire Kisses series and made me the girl I am today. When I heard that she was starting a new series about werewolves, I was in. It wouldn't matter whether or not the book was actually good. It was Ellen, after all! She has the Special Author Pass! She can do things other authors could never get away with! I got the book, started reading, and gave up on page 160.
Here are the many...more
Things I didn't like:
-It's good to foreshadow, but... it got annoying, I just wanted to be like "I know it's going to happen, how many time are you going to remind me?"
-I don't think that Celeste and Brandon got to KNOW each other very well...
-Nash. He had his good moments, but my goodness this boy is a annoying.
-best friends...that might leave you because you're talking to someone they don't like??
Things I liked:
-The attraction between Celeste and Brand...more
*Warning: possible spoilers ahead.*
For those of you who faithfully read my book reviews, you know that I generally give positive reviews. I love to read, and I can generally find something that I like in just about any book. Unfortunately, once in a full moon is not one of those books, so this review will be very short.
1. The plot is boring. Boy meets girl. Boy gets bitten by wolf. Girl falls in love with boy and vows to help him find a cure. Blah, been there, read that. With the...more
It's just that simple, but I'll elaborate because I realize that doesn't actually say much. In the spirit of full disclosure, I wasn't expecting a lot out of this book. I'm not sure why I felt that way, but I was pleasantly surprised by how solid it was in every way. The characters, the world, the plot... it all fit together like an intricate little puzzle. It kept me interested at every turn without trying to be overly complicated.
I should probably be nice.
I’ll try to be nice...
So Once in A full Moon is probably not the best werewolf YA book I have ever read. In fact, there were so many lines that made me cringe due mainly to the fact that the heroine is a self described “love struck girl.” Consider:
Line one, “I held the cell phone in my hand. I imagined where it had been. In his coat pocket? Maybe at home by his bed. At some point he had held it in his hand, as I was now. “ … cringe
Line two, “Brown w...more
But otherwise, this book was mundane. I found that C...more
Is my mom ever going to get home so we can go to Taco Bell?
I'm like a savage animal. I need my Taco Bell. I'm starving. But not for this book. No, no. Never for this book. If I was starving to read this book... well, I'd be a Twilight fan. Because that's what this is; the werewolf version of Twilight. If you look at my rating for Twilight, you'll see that(in my eyes, at least) this is a very, very bad thing.
This book i beileve was pretty good, I did some cruising around on the internet and looked at other peoples reviews and for the most part a lot of people did not like this book? I disagree i beileve it was a nice read. The characters in this book are great, while reading this book I felt like i actually knew each one of them on a personal level( i know weird). One thing I found annoying is that Celeste so called "friends" in...more
I would say, other than the chapter dedicated to the relationships between Ivy, Celeste and Abbey, not much is explained as to why the characters still are close when they have nothing in common. Also, the Eastern sides prejudic...more
I have to say I wasn't disappointed and her take on werewolves is different from other books which is a nice change.
Celeste is a popular girl in school with her football star boyfriend Nash, but she's come to realise that she's doesn't really love him and she's only with him because it's what's expected of her and whom her best friend...more
Celeste's friends kinda irritated me. They are a bit shallow and it seemed to me that they didn't really care about Celeste...more
I didn't mind this book but it wasn't great either. As it stands, there just isn't any real depth or development to the story. There is a lot of repetion which caused me to lose interest and gloss over certain parts of the book. The plot is predictable and I didn't care for most of the character personalities.
I don't understand how anyone can choose who they will or will not associate with based on what their friends will think- that has always bothered me and Ce...more
The thing between Cleste and Brando , I really think that there is some missing events in there . And I really hated the way that Cleste kept her relationship with Brando as a secret ....more
What the hell was the plot of the story? A boy running around naked with a goatee, ripped abs and a sprinkling of hair? A girl avoiding her friends just cause she likes someone from the wrong side of town? WHAT?!
Celeste was an awful heroine. Disappointing. She couldn't stand up to her own tastes and just blurt it out to her buddies that she liked Brandon....all the way to the end of the book. Nada. Zilch.
It's utterly creepomondo that her friends were this clique-y c...more
Celeste Parker has it all. She's a pretty girl who's dating the most popular boy at her high school, a handsome jock whose favorite hobby is playing scary pranks. She also has two wealthy best girlfriends who, like Celeste, live in the prosperous East Side of her town. She and her friends have nothing to do with the lowly Westsiders. They are social untouchables at school because their side of town still has the flavor of the rural community Celeste's...more
Before moving to Legend’s Run, Brandon was part of the “in crowd” - one of the boys all the girls wanted to date. But when he moved to Legend’s Run, no one knew his history. Now he lives with his grandparents on the wrong side of the tra...more
Once in a Full Moon is a new novel by Ellen Schreiber, a writer, artist and former actress also known for her collection Vampire Kisses. Unlike her previous works dealing with vampires, this time, Ellen serves us with a werewolf in disguise.
The plot of Once in a Full Moon is rather simple; Celeste Parker is an ordinary girl in a relationship with Nash, a star jock who treats her well and sometimes neglects her. Celeste’s two best friends are popular...more
Holy... friggin... crap. That's what this was. Complete, utter crap. Who wrote this again? A chick who already has a best-selling series under her belt? Then what the hell was she thinking writing this!?
I wanted to hurl this at the wall about halfway through. It was that bad. The main character, I forgot what her name was, but she was the definition of a card-board cut-out character. She is nice, hangs with the popular crowd, and volunteers at the nursing home. Whoop-dee-doo, you are so original...more
Brandon is new to Legend's Run, he is gorgeous and captivating and from the moment Celeste first saw him she couldn't...more
When I returned from London, I relocated to Chicago where I lived for five years. There, I graduated from the Second City Training Center and performed improv, Shakes...more