Kaylee is girl with a supernatural ability to sense when someone is going to die. With her mother dead and her father far away she tries to come in terms with what she has. Panic Attacks.
Kaylee is not crazy. She might think that she is but she isn’t. Of course everyone around her thinks she is. Her cousin isn’t really sympathetic and either her aunt. Forced to live with her dad’s brother she has to learn to live by “those” panic attacks. Because that’s what doctors are telling her. When she finds her shelf on the verge of screaming her lungs out it’s because she is having a panic attack.
Nash doesn’t think that that’s the case so he sets forward to explaining Kaylee what she really is. She is a bean sidhe and has the ability to tell when a person is going to die. Kaylee is confused and thinks that maybe Nash is crazy until students at her school stsrt dropping dead for no reason. It was fun to read a YA that wasn’t similar to many other books out there and Kaylee was easy to like. Nash was one sexy guy and Tod even though he is a riper I couldn’t myself but feeling bad for him and even liking him. I hope I see more of him in the next books.
I gave two stars to the book mainly because I didn’t see the development between Nash and Kaylee’s relationship. I like it when you can see their growth and struggle and then be a couple. In this book they jump right into being a couple. It wasn’t bad but I just prefer my stories otherwise. Other than that the story was fast paced with some slow parts in the middle but throughout enjoyable. I will be definitely read the second book and hope I like it more because the storyline is very promising. (less)
What can I say about Iron King?? WOW- I am SO glad I picked up this book!!! LOVED IT! I think I had this book sitting on my shelf for almost a year now...moreWhat can I say about Iron King?? WOW- I am SO glad I picked up this book!!! LOVED IT! I think I had this book sitting on my shelf for almost a year now, not really wanting to read it. I'm not really into the fairy-books much but boy, am I glad I read it.
The story is about Meghan Chase a girl seemingly very normal at first glance, but going through the story Meghan ends up discovering her connection to the fey world. Her little brother Ethan, got kidnapped and taken into the fey world and Meghan is ready to do anything to get him back. When I was reading the parts with Ethan my heart sank at the thought of that cute little kid alone with vicious faeries. I had to glance at the last page(which I don't do anymore... too many spoilers) just to see if Ethan got back safely, or else I would be too preoccupied with his state rather than focusing on the story.
The story was fast paced, things happened... a lot! I believe Meghan got herself almost killed, a bunch of times throughout the book, which gave you nice action scenes and you got to see Ash in a few of them!! By the way...I'm team ASH..(fanning herself) But you also got to see a lot of the fey, bad ones & good ones, and different kind of creatures that live in the Nevernever(fey world).
Meghan doesn't only have to worry about her brother but herself too, since she got to Nevernever pretty much everyone wants her. She has to stay alive and focus on finding Ethan without getting distracted from Ash...
Oh, Ash... I always liked seemingly cold characters that warm up to the potential love interest but Ash is pure ice...which I love!! He is the son of Mab, Queen of the Unseelie court and freeking produces ice from his hands!!!! I don't know why but when I see a character with a power that has to do with ice I instantly love them! (like Gray from Fairytail) Even though in reality I hate cold and ice lol. In this book we get a glimpse of his character and a little of his back-story and I can't wait to see more of him in the next book The Iron Daughter.
Overall I loved it and can't wait for the rest of the books, and mostly to see more of Ash.... Definitely pick it up if you are interested in paranormal books with a forbidden love story... my favourite!!! (less)
This is the story of a 12 year old boy, who discovers that he is a demigod. Half human, half god. Being the son of Poseidon gives him great power but...moreThis is the story of a 12 year old boy, who discovers that he is a demigod. Half human, half god. Being the son of Poseidon gives him great power but many troubles.
He just found out his true identity and already the monsters are after him. He is being accused of stealing Zeus' master lighting bolt and he has to find it before the gods start war.
This story is all about Greek Mythology. The writer describes the myths very truly not changing anything. I liked that because as I am Greek I hate it when they twist the myths but this writer did them justice. Of course the fact that the gods are in America and not Greece was nicely explained and if you know the history of Europe you will understand from where he got his inspiration about it. So as far the myths go it was almost good. There were some parts like for example Athena. How can she have children when she is a virgin goddess?
I also liked the use of Ancient Greek, although I would like them to be actually printed in Ancient Greek than using English letters to represent them. I don't want to sound picky but I have read books that has foreign words in them and they always used that language to represent them (at the end of the page you would find the translation).
The writing was also good. It was a nice representation of a 12 old boy talking, telling us what happened.
The only reason I didn't gave it 5 stars was because I know the myths already so I didn't have that amazement I have when I am introduced into a new world.(less)
When I first saw this book was on a trip to Chapters and I fell in love with the cover so when I read the description it made me wonder if it was similar to Twilight. It sounded like it so I bought it since I love so much Twilight.
I read this book in a day, it was a really quick read and I.... I don't want to say hated it but my feelings were close to that feeling. The plot was similar to so many other YA books out there but again that's the unwritten rule for YA books. Their plots are similar so I am not complaining about that since I knew what I was getting into.
The characters were flat and unrealistic. The names were something I couldn't get past. I mean Heaven? Really? There are so many beautiful names out there and the author wanted Heaven? Oh, well she has the right to name her characters whatever she likes. I didn't like Ever at all. She was spoiled and you would expect that the death of her family would change her, make her more approachable but it didn't. Damen.... well I didn't feel that character. He is portrayed as the perfect guy with no flaws, physically and emotionally which makes him boring and dry. Nothing to make you like him.
The writing wasn't good either. I might have liked the book better if the writing was better. It has happened before but he writing gave me the impression that she was in a hurry to get this book out there so cach the "YA" fire that was going on form the Twilight books. Her book was sloppy and quick. She didn't gave it the attention it deserved because the story line is very good but that can be shown only by good writing and this book din't have it.
Overall I didn't like it and I wish I hadn't bought the book. The book will probably end up as a giveaway to you guys. (less)