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Ruby Red (The Ruby Red Trilogy #1)
Gwyneth Shepherd's sophisticated, beautiful cousin Charlotte has been prepared her entire life for traveling through time. But unexpectedly, it is Gwyneth, who in the middle of class takes a sudden spin to a different era!
Gwyneth must now unearth the mystery of why her mother would lie about her birth date to ward off suspicion about her ability, brush up on her history
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Okay! So it's the 27th now, and I'm ready to write my review. The first thing that should be apparent is that I loved this book. I gave it 5/5 stars, and it kept me up into the ridiculous hours of the night on both of the days that I read it. I recommend it to all!
Now, let's break it up.
Firstly, plot. One of the main reasons I loved this book was because it was constantly exciting. The plot kept up at a grea ...more
Gwyneth is a member of the family of time-travelers. Every other generation or so her family produces a girl who starts uncontrollably t ...more
All right synopsis first: Gwen is a sixteen-year-old girl who lives in London (the book was written in German originally so I'm not sure why that setting was chosen). Normal enough, but she comes from a family who can time-travel. Thankfully the gene bypassed her and was given t ...more
Sí,me gustó, me gustó, me gustó y muuuuucho.
En Ruby Red nos encontramos con una historia sobre viajeros del tiempo. Se centra en la vida de Gwendolyn, una adolescente de 16 años que al parecer nunca imaginó que ella podía ser la portadora del "especial gen familiar". Este gen especial es poder viajar al pasado. Cuando ocurre el llamado salto (que sería cambiar de una época a otra) puede estar 10 segundos, 30 minutos o 3 horas en el mismo lugar en el que se encontraba antes de saltar pero en otra ...more
Gwendolyn es una adolescente -y mi enorme agradecimiento a la autora por haberla descrito como tal (luego hallamos unas que pecan de tontas, que bueno...)-, que le encanta ver películas, es ...more
When I found out about this book I knew I had to buy it. Simply because the cover is so very pretty! Plus, it is written by Kerstin Gier. You can't go wrong with that.
To be honest, I expected some kind of vampire novel regarding the cover. I am kinda glad that I was wrong. Although I wasn't very convinced that I would like the time travel part. But Kerstin Gier proved me wrong. The time travel is kinda logical, exciting and mysterious. Gwen is a very nice heroine and Gideon is ...more
It s funny, it s making you angry, its making you puzzling.
The lovestory (all of them) are clean and making your heartbeat going faster within 2 phrases.
A lot of you guys were complaining about how childish Gwen acted sometimes. That she is like a 12 year old instead of 16.
I have an opinion about that. You may not like it and I m sorry if that is so.
Becoz of my work, I see a lot of 16 year old girls and I can remember when I used to be 16 ;)
I was childish sometimes, a ...more
At first I thought it was okay, but as the story goes, it gets boring. Too many wasted scenes. Too many wasted pages. The main character, Gwen, just keeps on wasting time. She didn't want to tell anyone that she feels she's the time travelling person and not her cousin. Twice she had the chance to tell someone. She didn' ...more
I haven't read a book that's been translated before... that I can think of anyway, but I didn't notice anything in particular that would have made me think that. It was written really well and translated very well! This novel is part of a trilogy and I must ...more
This book is SO. GOOD. Buy it--don't even wait to read this review. Just run to the nearest store or library and start reading.
First of all, Gwyneth is one of the most likable heroines ever. Yes, truly. Ever. She's hilarious, brave, cleve ...more
Before I delve into this review I first want to point something out - I should NEVER have picked up this book. Why you may ask? Well, because this does not even remotely sound like a book I would enjoy. The blurb alone would be evidence enough of that, two particular sentences stand out the most:
"can spend her time hanging out with her best friend, Lesley, watching movies and talking about boys."
Oh and it gets worse...
"He's obnoxious, a know-it-all, and possibly the best-looking guy she's seen i ...more
It's also very short - only 200 pages - so it really just felt like a setup. I was frustrated at the end, realizing I'd just read an introduction and would have to read the next book to get anywhere with it. But I decided to continue on since this one was so short ...more
Tengo que ser sincera, realmente no esperé que me gustará tanto, no sé, tenía mis dudas con eso de los viajeros del tiempo, aparte que la portada y el nombre no me llamaban mucho... ¡me callaron la boca! Me enganché un montón con la historia, y bueno, amé por completo a Gwen y a Gideon (éste hombre debe de ser un Herondale) por no hablar de los demás personajes como Leslie y James... (no cuentan Charlotte y la tía Glenda -.-')
Ya quiero leer Zafiro, sin duda necesito saber más sobre Paul y Lucy ...more
Ruby Red is quite different than most time traveling books that I have read recently. Gwyneth, our main character, comes from family with a special gene that allows a person to travel. Of course, with great privilege comes great responsibility. A responsibility that Gwyneth just isn't ready to handle, which only adds to her likability. I bonded pretty quickly to Gwyneth. While her prestigio ...more
"Gwyneth." I reply. Surely it wasn't that difficult to remember? I didn't go calling him Gilbert or anything.
Gwen lives a seemingly normal life in modern day London. That is- she has a family gifted (or cursed) with a time traveling gene and a best friend who helps her uncover her family's secrets as well as partake in one sided conversations with her ghost and gargoyle friends.
Her entire family is convinced that her cousin is the next, and last one to be born with ...more
A fakt jsem ráda, že jsi si tu knížku pořídila. Konečně zas úplně jiný šálek čaje. Chvílemi mi to připomínalo Dávnou kletbu, ale ve skutečnosti byla knížka mnohem lepší. Gwen mě očarovala, sice jsem se do těch věcí okolo kontinua a těch blbých básniček trochu zamotala, ale jinak mě ta knížka fakt překvapila. Románek mezi Gwen a ...more
Ruby Red has been on my to-read list for simply ages, and, in an effort to force myself to make time, I requested the final book in the trilogy for review, even though I know that’s always a highly stressful thing to do. Anyway, Debby was super helpful by forcing me to read it immediately. I am so glad that I ended up really liking this one, since I have two more to read. Ruby Red is a really fast-paced, light, humorous read and I was flipping pages like a mad woman to find out what wou ...more
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