This isn't necessarily a bad book, just not what I want right now. I'll see if I like this more another day, and hopefully it'll move along faster and...moreThis isn't necessarily a bad book, just not what I want right now. I'll see if I like this more another day, and hopefully it'll move along faster and be somewhat enjoyable. (less)
Dante Walker has it all. So what if he's from hell and he's come to collect your soul? You won't be abl...more
He'll show you how good it feels to be bad.
Dante Walker has it all. So what if he's from hell and he's come to collect your soul? You won't be able to resist this bad boy with a hidden heart.
If nothing else, I think readers will definitely find Dante's voice hilarious. He'll have you laughing every few pages whether you like it or not with his sarcastic lines, and even just his thoughts. But don't mistake him for the good guy because he's everything but.
I adored Dante, because honestly, what's not to love? A hot anti-hero who doesn't lack confidence and charm, but also has a caring side too that is slowly revealed in time. There were many layers to not only Dante, but Charlie also. And I've come to the conclusion that the two are absolutely perfect together. I loved Dante and Charlie as individuals, but I also really liked them together. Because I will forever be in love with awesome and hot romances and boys that only exist in fiction. (Story of my life.)
She'll be the light in your darkness.
Charlie Cooper is far from perfect. She's not flawless and absolutely beautiful - she's real, and I think that's what made me like her so much. I found Charlie to be really sweet. She has her vulnerabilities, like Dante, but she's also strong in her own way.
The chemistry Charlie and Dante had was done in a way that I was extremely happy with. The attraction was gradual, especially for Dante, but I think that's what made it that much more satisfying in the end. There was no insta-love at first sight, and Dante's first thoughts were not of falling madly in love with a girl he just met. He spend time with Charlie, and when he began to get to know her, that was when attraction started and made the fangirl inside me a little way too excited.
So there was a cast beyond our main characters and I loved them too! Scott has a talent with her words to draw the readers in and not let go until the last page. The "soul collector" aspect was interesting and fun to learn about, and I'd love to see more of Dante it!
So I tried to limit any excessive, potentially scary makes-you-want-to-turn-off-your-computer gushing, but if there's only one thing I can say that you take away from this review, let it be that I really do feel that there is something in The Collector for everyone. Whether you are looking for comedy and a book to make you laugh the whole through, a romance that'll have you keep turning those pages to watch it develop, or a bit, or you know, a lot of action, you can't go wrong with Dante. Literally. You can't go wrong with Dante. At all. Trust me. And while you may not have been outright evil in your ending, my dearest The Collector, I am certain you planned it all out so that I'd be sitting here waiting in agony for yet another sequel.
Oh why do hot fictional boys awesome books continue to do this to me? (less)
'Cause in the end, shojo manga can only be shojo manga. And shojo manga is suppose to be cute fluffy fun with a hot main character and a somewhat lika...more'Cause in the end, shojo manga can only be shojo manga. And shojo manga is suppose to be cute fluffy fun with a hot main character and a somewhat likable yet annoying female character. (Unless, you know, we're talking about someone like Hikari from Special A. She's like Superman in disguise of a woman.)(less)