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Night World II: Las elegidas (Night World #5)

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El amor nunca ha sido tan peligroso.
Armada con una estaca de madera, en forma de arma samurai, artes marciales y la fuerza de voluntad necesaria para resistir al control mental de los vampiros, Rashel lucha por vengar la muerte de su madre. Lo que menos espera ella es que va a conocer a Quinn, su alma gemela, y que éste forma parte del mundo que ella ha jurado destruir. V
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Paperback, Colección Destino, 206 pages
Published February 1st 2011 by Planeta Publishing (first published February 1st 1997)
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Evelina
Jul 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
To 'Τhe chosen' είναι μαζί με το 'Daughters of darkness' το αγαπημένο μου βιβλίο της σειράς μέχρι στιγμής.

Η Rashel,είναι κυνηγός βρικολάκων,γενναία,αφοσιωμένη και επίμονη ενώ ο Quinn είναι ένας από τους πιο ανηλεείς βρικόλακες του Night World και ίσως ο αγαπημένος μου!

Αυτό που μου αρέσει στην L.J. Smith είναι ότι οι κακοί χαρακτήρες παραμένουν κακοί. Υπάρχει η περίπτωση να αλλάξουν με τον καιρό,όχι όμως για κάποιον ρηχό λόγο όπως παρουσιάζεται στα εφηβικά βιβλία συνήθως, αλλά επειδή υπάρχει ήδη
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Aileen Zhang
Jul 14, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
First off, the character. I felt that most of the character were very real and believable. There was quite a bit of character development, especially compared to L.J.Smith's other Night World books and considering its size. I loved how Rashel actually tried to do something about her bad situation. I also loved Daphne. She was a real breath of fresh air in this series of hunters and fighters. She's not a fighter. She's not a hunter. She's just a regular teenage girl. And the relationship that blo ...more
Leeanna
Dec 03, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: i-own
Night World #5: The Chosen, by L. J. Smith

When she's 5 years old, Rashel sees her mother and her friend killed by a vampire. The vampire tries to get her as well, but even at 5 she's strong enough to resist his mind control. Fast forward twelve years and Rashel is a vampire hunter, existing on the fringes of the Day and the Night worlds, keeping humans safe.

Rashel is a very strong character, comfortable in her body and determined because of her past. She's a great fighter and has a sense of hon
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Daniellesof2014
Rashel is a vampire hunter. She started training ever since her mother and brother died when she was 5, and so she had been killing vampires at the age of 12 and getting a reputation making her be known as the cat, because she would leave a mark on the vampire she killed that looked like a cat had scratched it. She was one of the most feared vampire hunters in the night world. Well since she is the most feared vampire hunter there was also the most feared vampire and his name was Quinn and he ki ...more
Drew Salas
Nov 13, 2016 rated it liked it
Debo admitir que ya me había rendido con esta escritora.

Había leído sus anteriores trabajos y los odie.

Pero entonces conseguí este libro y lo pensé muchas veces antes de leerlo y debo decir que no me arrepiento.

El mundo que creo la escritora me encanto, todo oscuro y misterioso. Te hace pensar que estar criaturas sobrenaturales pueden vivir cerca y no te darías cuenta, me pareció fantástico. La protagonista me pareció muy bien estructurada y profundizada. Me encanto que era todo una BAD ASS caz
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Claire Frances
I liked this book but I wouldn't say I was crazy about it. I liked the first few chapters best and I liked the outcome. But I was a tad annoyed by Nyala's character, but then I suppose every book has one character you don't quite gel with. On the other hand I really liked the character of Daphne, I could relate to her and she was just nice. The kinda girl you could imagine being friends with. I have to say its not as good as Secret Vampire or Dark Angel. But its OK. A quick read. I was sometimes ...more
Summer
Mar 18, 2010 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
One star may be considered a bit harsh... but it's really because the book had so much PROMISE. I absorbed the first half of this book, excited for how it was going to unfold, how it was going to be less predictable than the other books in the series. I felt... well, I suppose I felt that the book had a sense of maturity that the others lacked due to the YA audience focus.

*Sigh* But the ending just had me so terribly disappointed by shattering my expectations that I just couldn't give it two sta
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Kendall [Kenny]
This is the second time reading the book, but I needed a way to have it on my reading challenge, since the first time I read it was sometime last year.
Kushnuma
Sep 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Chosen is book 5 in the Night World series.

This book is one of my most favourite books of all time. I absolutely love the relationship between Rashel and Quinn.
Amy
Feb 26, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Roser
General review, spoiler-free:

The Night World is the world with every dark creature you can imagine. Every "fictional" creature you know came from somewhere: The Night World.

Now, something weird, even for the Night World, is happening. Soulmates are appearing again. Two beings so connected, they are just meant to be. Every story of this series meant to culminate with the end of the world as we know focuses on different characters and how all these end up meeting.

Amazing narrative. Interesting c
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Ady Hq
Jul 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Amo éstos libros, por más que lo vuelva a leer me siguen atrapando.
Éste libro me sorprendió la primera vez que lo leí ya que esperaba un nivel de romance que abarcaria gran trama de las historia y Bom! salen escenas de acción y eso me encantó.
Y me encanta el mundo, casi, el único detalle que no llega a gustarme del todo es todo el poder que tienen los vampiros, pero bueno...
Alan D.D.
3,5
Fast, entertaning, fresh and interesting, but very short for me.
Rápido, entretenido, fresco e interesante, aunque muy corto para mi gusto.
Kate
Re-read! I have reread this one, I think, three times and I still love it! The best part is that I have forgotten bits and pieces so it feels all new to me!
Madeeha Sookheea
One of the best book in the Night World series.
Brina
Dec 22, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Night World" geht in die nächste Runde! Nachdem ich den ersten Band "Engel der Verdammnis" bereits recht gelungen fand, musste ich natürlich auch die Nachfolger lesen. Da die Reihe nicht unbedingt von einer Reihenfolge abhängig ist, habe ich mich direkt dem dritten Band gewidmet. Der zweite Band "Prinz des Schattenreichs" wird aber selbstverständlich auch gelesen und rezensiert.

Die "Night World"-Reihe kann in beliebiger Reihenfolge gelesen werden, da jedes Buch in sich abgeschlossen ist. Zwar k
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Sarah
Jun 11, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Als die Freundin von Maggies Bruder eines Abends auftaucht und behauptet dieser sei beim klettern abgerutscht und verunglückt sollte eigentlich ihre Welt zusammenbrechen. Aber sie kann Syvia nicht glauben und folgt ihr um die Wahrheit zu erfahren. Was sie schlussendlich dabei selber in Gefahr gerät hätte sie natürlich nicht vermutet und trotzdem stellt dieser Abend ihre komplette Welt auf den Kopf und sie gerät in die Fänge von Sklavenhändlern, die sie, zusammen mit anderen Gefangenen, in das du ...more
H
Jul 08, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Rashel the vampire hunter

The Chosen did not excite me. Perhaps it was because it revolved around a vampire hunter and it was not the type of book I was looking for. After telling us the background information of the protagonist, the story seemed to start later on. I kept zoning out when I was being told of Rashel’s vampire hunting adventures. I thought it was interesting that there was a secret club that teens went to who were really into death and darkness, and I also liked Quinn the vampire.
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Tania (Real-Listen-Feel)
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Bon, bon, bon. Déjà le cinquième tome de la série. Vous trouvez pas que ça va vite. Moi oui... Enfin bref! Je dois dire que même si je n'aime pas vraiment le style d'écriture de L. J. Smith, j'aime bien cette petite série. Chaque tome se lit facilement en une journée, lorsqu'on n'a rien d'autre à faire. C'est un bon petit divertissement, ou dans mon cas, un bon entre deux. J'ai lu ce tome de la série Night World en attendant ma commande de l
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Bibliotropic
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Domika
Rashel je nebezpečnou a hledanou lovkyní upírů. Stejně jako většina lidí lovící upíry i ona touží po pomstě. Upír zabil její matku a i kamaráda Timmyho. Rashel pracuje sama na vlastní pěst a nemá ráda, když se jí někdo plete pod nohy. Své oběti probodne dřevěných kolíkem, nebo speciální dřevěnou dýkou, na kterou je opravdu hrdá. Poté mrtvého upíra označí kočičími drápky, proto má Rashel přezdívku Kočička.
Všichni upíři se Kočičky bojí a na její hlavu je dokonce vypsána odměna. Lovci upírů Rashel
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Desiree M ~*~*~ LiveReadCollect
3.5 stars.

Not quite a 4 stars but I bumped it up because I enjoyed it more than the previous 2 installments.

Rashel is a vampire hunter and has been for many years after her mother's death by a vampire. I wish LJS had (view spoiler)
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Sumando Libros
Dec 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
¡Hola a todos!!

Aquí tengo la reseña del segundo libro de Night World y como si fuera poco no me canso de mencionar que Crónicas vampíricas (la primera parte) no fue muy de mi gusto por lo cual en un inicio no le tenía mucha fe a la continuación de esa saga bajo la visión de Damon... pero que agradablemente me lleve una tapadura de boca jajaj al igual que con esta saga de historias cortas.

Night World como dije anteriormente se compone de historias cortas emplazadas en nuestro tradicional mundo, d
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HannahCassie (PSIloveThatBook)
MORE? MORE! @ P.S. I love that book!

EXPECTATIONS: Off we go continuing the famous Night World series.

THE WORLD: We are back to vampires in this book. Actually, vampires and vampire hunters to be more precise.

CHARACTERS: So this time it is Rashel that we follow. Hmm I wonder if there will be a male main lead, that would be really cool. Anyways Rashel is a vampire hunter. When she was little her little brother and mother were killed by a vampire. She was left to live with her uncle and aunty bu
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Sabine
Jan 25, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Na also lange liest man ja nicht an diesen Büchern - aber gut, wie ich schon beim ersten Band geschrieben habe, sind diese Bücher nicht unbedingt für eine Ü30 Zielgruppe geschrieben. Trotzdem hab ich mich auch von Band 2 gut unterhalten gefühlt, auch wenn ich mir mittlerweile gar nicht mehr sicher bin, wie denn nun wirklich die Reihenfolge sein soll. Anscheinend wurden neun Bücher von Lisa Smith im Orginal veröffentlich aber cbt hat nur drei Bände auf Deutsch herausgebracht und dann wohl auch no ...more
Denise
May 05, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Usagi77777772003 Chi
My favorite Night World book...fell in love with Rashel and Quinn. Something about the story and their tumultuous "enemies falling in love" relationship absolutely captivated me. Parts of the book tugged hard at my heartsprings and are so memorable even to this day. Rashel's my favorite Night World female character and Quinn's my favorite male (he even wins over Ash). Two of the most gut-wrenching scenes:




**spoiler alert**










Right when she was about to kill him, he looked at her and told her she sh
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Pat
Oct 11, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2011, reviews
On Rashel’s fifth birthday, she saw her mother die. She saw Timmy, her friend, got sucked by a bloodsucker. Since then, Rashel became a Vampire Hunter. After 12 years, Rashel became the Cat. Rashel the Cat, all the Night People are afraid of her. And there’s Quinn, all the Night People are afraid of him too, and he hates human. But when they touched, Rashel and Quinn, sparks just flew. And Quinn knows they’re destined for each other, they are soulmates. As they struggle with their lives and fig ...more
Brina
Jan 23, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Inhalt:
Rashel Jordan ist jung, atemberaubend schön - und eine eiskalte Vampirjägerin. Erbarmungslos verfolgt sie nur ein Ziel: Endlich jenen Blutsauger zur Strecke zu bringen, der einst ihre Mutter tötete. Doch dann verliebt sie sich in Quinn - einen Vampir mit einem dunklen Geheimnis...

Zum Buch:
Der fünfte Teil der Night World Reihe ist auch in sich abgeschlossen, wie die anderen Bücher der Reihe auch. Es macht immer wieder aufs neue Spass, sich in den leicht zu lesenden Geschichten zu verlieren
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Lhara
Ahhhh, I remember the Nightworld series. This was the series I was obsessed with about ten years ago. This was my 'Twilight' (except better written and with stronger characters.) The thing about these books is that they're not perfect and, almost two decades after they were written, some of the concepts seem dated and cheesy. For example the 'soulmate' theory - that every person has their 'chosen one' and that they are immediately and irrevocably connected with one another. I used to find it dea ...more
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L.J. SMITH, Lisa Jane Smith, is the New York Times #1 Bestselling author of The Vampire Diaries, The Secret Circle, The Forbidden Game, Dark Visions, Wildworld and Night World series. She has written over two dozen books for children and young adults, and has enjoyed writing every one of them. She lives in th
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