What's there to say, other than that I'm totally in love with this series! I was kinda hoping to finally give 5 stars to one of these books but I feltWhat's there to say, other than that I'm totally in love with this series! I was kinda hoping to finally give 5 stars to one of these books but I felt it wasn't quite there for me. I thought the mystery was a little boring but it was far less convoluted than the last book. And Hero! I'm such a Hero fangirl, she's just made of awesomness. I was hoping for a little more Hero/Sebastian but I know the buildup to their relationship is really the best part; all I have to say is I cannot wait for the next book!...more
Alona is a senior in high school, she's pretty, popular, and always seems to get what she wants. You could say her life is almost perfect... until sheAlona is a senior in high school, she's pretty, popular, and always seems to get what she wants. You could say her life is almost perfect... until she dies. Now her friends are talking bad about her, her boyfriend has moved on to her best friend, and for some reason she keeps disappearing, worst of all the only person who seems to be able to see or hear her is Will Killian.
Will is the lowest of the low when it comes to popularity, not that he cares, he has bigger things to worry about like the ghosts he can see, hear, and feel. Alona wants Will's help but doesn't want to wait her turn so she claims Will for herself and inadvertently becomes his spirit guide.
Light, fun, and humorous are the words that pop into my head when I think about this book. Is it the most profound literary experience ever? No, but it wasn't trying to be and I absolutely loved it for what it was.
This is probably the worst in the series, the last third of it was really confusing and should've ended long before it finally did; the problem was soThis is probably the worst in the series, the last third of it was really confusing and should've ended long before it finally did; the problem was solved, the bad guys were dead, and everything was explained in boring detail, twice, but things just kept happening for no apparent reason. So why did I give this 3 stars? Because it started out pretty good, I like the series, and I love the characters. This was a disappointing ending to Paul Carpenter's story but worth reading if you like the series....more
Can you love a zombie? If you had asked me that before reading Warm Bodies I would've said, "Eww, that's gross!" But R is just so freakin' lovable.
R iCan you love a zombie? If you had asked me that before reading Warm Bodies I would've said, "Eww, that's gross!" But R is just so freakin' lovable.
R is a zombie, he doesn't remember his name or anything else about himself, he likes music and is very eloquent... for a zombie. He doesn't like causing pain but can't help his hunger for human flesh and brains. He lives in the airport with lots of other zombies, some of whom are far more decomposed than him. He sometimes goes out in raiding parties to eat and bring back food for the others, and it's during one of these raids that R finds Perry and eats his brain. R gets flashes of Perry's life including his girlfriend Julie. Feeling like he needs to protect her, he takes her home with him, along with some scraps of Perry's brain.
While keeping Julie safe with him, she and R slowly grow closer. After it becomes too dangerous at the airport they begin the treck back to the stadium (where all the living people live). During their time together R continues to get flashes of Perry's past (long after the last of Perry's brain has been consumed) even speaking to him in his mind. The more time R spends with Julie the more alive he starts to feel and soon they find out their relationship has consequences niether of them could have predicted.
This book was very enjoyable, I know YA paranormal romances are a big deal but I never thought there could be one involving a zombie, so this was a very nice surprise. I should say that even though this is a YA book the characters are a little older than I thought they'd be, Julie is 19 and while R doesn't exactly know his age Julie says he seems to be somewhere in his twenties. The character of Julie is also really great, she's fiesty and strong but also kind and forgiving. If you like paranormal romances but want to try something a little different than I suggest you give Warm Bodies a try, it's definitely worth it....more
Though I could be a little bias because I just really love Hero. She's definitely my favorite heroine of any book. If you'reI really liked this book!
Though I could be a little bias because I just really love Hero. She's definitely my favorite heroine of any book. If you're looking to read something with a strong and capable girl who's not annoying, then I recommend this series just for her.
I'm really enjoying how the personal lives of the characters are unfolding (if you're a Hero/Sebastian fan you'll be happy), along with all the long running mysteries (the necklace, Jarvis' secrets, certain characters parentage), and I was also quite happy with Gibson's part because he seemed a little more involved in this book.
When it came to the actual murder mystery, it got a little confusing at one point but it was still enjoyable. The pacing was fine and I was never bored but the reveal of whodunnit seemed kind of anti-climatic. ...more
I was actually surprised by how much I liked this. The characters were all really great and there were a lot of funny moments. I definitely recommendI was actually surprised by how much I liked this. The characters were all really great and there were a lot of funny moments. I definitely recommend this for a fun read....more
Maybe 3.5 stars, this wasn't exactly what I wanted but it wasn't awful either.
After a girl is killed by wolves, Tom Culpeper (Isabel's father for thoMaybe 3.5 stars, this wasn't exactly what I wanted but it wasn't awful either.
After a girl is killed by wolves, Tom Culpeper (Isabel's father for those who might not remember) is given permission to hunt down the wolves of Mercy Falls, this time it's a little more professional with snipers and a helicopter. The problem with that, as most of you know, is some of those wolves are actually people, and one of those people is Grace.
While Grace deals with constantly changing into a wolf, Sam thinks about relocating the wolves and how to deal with all the problems that creates, Cole tries to find a cure (hopefully without killing himself in the process), and Isabel... well, Isabel is as snarky and sarcastic as always and is trying her hardest to stay away from Cole.
This wasn't bad, but I didn't enjoy it as much as Shiver or Linger and I'm not really sure how I feel about the ending yet (so far it's not looking too good, I may change my rating to 3 stars in the future). ...more