The Eternal Ones (Eternal Ones #1)
Haven Moore can't control her visions of a past with a boy called Ethan and a life in New York that ended in fiery tragedy. In our present, she designs beautiful dresses for her classmates with her best friend Beau. Dressmaking keeps her sane, since she lives with her widowed and heartbroken mother in her tyrannical grandmother's house in Snope City, a tiny town in Tenness...more
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I know it gets said a lot, but Haven might be one of the stupidest and most frustrating young adult heroines I've ever encountered. The entire second half of the book consisted of:
1. Haven spends time with Ethan, thinking about how very pretty he is, ...more
i kinda hated it. and i'm trying to decide how negative i want to be with this commentary, because if i give into my urges, it will be a non-stop rant. and i will straight up admit that part of this comes because i love the kiki strike books so very, very much and as such i have certain expectations of miller. which did not even come close to being met with this one. meaning that if this were written by someone else, it would probably garner maybe one star more. bu ...more
The issue with stories like these is that because of this supposed eternal connection of souls, there is no ...more
For as long as Haven can remember she has loved a boy called Ethan. When she was just a child Haven would often speak about having to find Ethan Evans in New York City, and she would refer to herself as Constance Whitman. Haven scared her parents by having ‘fainting spells’ and waking with clear memories of another life in New York City and the love of a man named Ethan.
In her small Tennessee bible-belt town of Snope City Haven qu ...more
There were two things that really ate at me. The writing and the characters.
One of the first things that struc ...more
This book tested my patience in so many levels. I was constantly swinging between loving it and hating it, and it was not until the end that I realised it was all so very worth it. To say it's an engaging book is an understatement. The Eternal Ones will invoke readers to feel, think and try to guess all sorts of things.
Haven Moore is a protagonist I have not settled my mind about. She is like a swinging pendulum, constantly undecided and going back and forth ...more
Which lasted about 61 pages. I. just. can't. go. on....
First off, I'm not a big fan of the 3rd person POV--especially with YA; and unless the author is a very talented writer, the 3rd person perspective ends up making it sound like a narration from a screenplay.
Miller is case-in-point. There were about 5 pages covering 2 short chapters where there w ...more
Haven Moore creció teniendo esas visiones de una vida pasada, a lo largo de los años, su vida se ha complicado por ese "don" que posee de recordar lo que vivió en otros tiempos. Su amor del pasado, Ethan, ha reaparecido y ella tiene que encontrarlo, tiene que descubrir lo que Constance desea que Heven sepa en esta vida, así que sin nada que la detenga en su pequeña ciudad, se embarca en un viaje lleno de sinsabores, de eventos frustrados, situaciones extrañas y muchas malas influencias. ¿Có ...more
The writing was painfully amateurish. The dialogue was annoying and unrealistic, filled with several exclamation marks for emphasis! The main character was colorless and lifeless. The side characters were caricatures and seemed really...stupid. I don't mean that as an insult, I literally mean they ...more
Seriously, I can't really even describe why I dislike this book so much. The premise could have been really awesome, I find past lives and reincarnation really interesting. It was so so so poorly written and the plot pretty much never went anywhere. Everytime there was a "twist" (I'm not stupid, I can see whats coming!) I had to roll my eyes. The main character goes back and forth and back and forth and back and forth so many damn times that I wanted to ...more
¿Saben cuántas veces intenté leer este libro? como más de 10. Lo juro. Siempre que abría el libro me parecía súper aburrido. Cuando lo busqué y cuando al fin lo encontré (en la FIL 2014) me pareció interesante pero no sé por qué no estaba preparada jaja pero ya me parecía que llevaba bastante tiempo en mi librero pues esta vez sí me decidí a leerlo y fue un poco decepcionante. El principio es muy flojo, después se vuelve interesante pero no lo suficiente y el final es pésimo. Y aun ...more
Quick & Dirty: This was a good read filled with epic romance, a good mystery, and fun characters. It was a little slow at first, but it picked up nicely towards the middle.
Opening Sentence: Haven was back.
Haven Moore lives in a small town called Snope City, Tennessee. She has lived there her whole life, but she has always felt that she lived another life. She has had visions ever since she was a little girl of a woman named Constance. Constanc ...more
It’s not that I can’t get behind the reincarnation thing. I can. In fact, it’s one of my favorite boo ...more
At first I thought it was terrible. And the beginning is - shallow, superficial, and uninviting. I thought the dialogue was horrendous in the first few chapters; Miller was trying too hard to drum up new and unique characters but just made them sound like trailer park trash instead of teenagers, and made the dialogue awkward and rough. I also found the setting of "Snope City, Tennessee", though kudos to Miller for doing something different, a bad ...more
I will state up front that this book will not be for everyone. It reminded me most of Nina Malkin’s SWOON, with its gorgeous writing, mystical mysteries, and a romance so all-consuming it makes you feel like you’re swimming underwater with no chance to come up for air. There is a certain level of suspension of disbeli ...more
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