My Review on Death and Night (The Star Touched Queen #0.5) by Roshani Chokshi

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I enjoyed this novella much much more than I enjoyed the main novel. Like, I can’t believe this 100 pages novella was more entertaining than the lush novel promised to.
Let me tell you, this novella had zero conflicts, other than a curse Amar aka Death suffered from. Other than that, it was a sweet sweet funny love story and gave me lots of moments to LOL over.

Now, the reasons why I loved this novella more:

The Romance

That’s the primary reason. It was the primary reason I didn’t like the novel but this is the main reason I loved this novella. Unlike the main novel, this book didn’t have an almost insta-love story. The focus of this book was love and that’s all. And that’s okay. The slow burn romance between Amar (aka Death) and Maya (aka Night) was really endearing. Unlike a lot of other fantasy couples, they met but weren’t swooning and drooling over each other, rather their attempt to one-up the other with words was lovely. And the way Amar courted Maya was truly lovely. That is how every couple in fiction meet and fall in love: via normal first meet and then courting. 

The Supporting Characters

Yup, there were three extremely cool supporting characters. Two we’ve met in the main novel, one we unfortunately didn’t. 

The first one will be Gupta, Amar’s best friend, confidante and only court member. In the main novel, he was this timid, nervous, meek character who just did as Amar ordered him and only shone as a character in the last tiny bit of the climax. All the potentials he had as a character you can find here. He isn’t actually a meek, timid, nervous geek like the main novel portrayed him to be. Rather he’s this awkward, funny, hilarious, sarcastic best friend Amar had who’d challenge his every stubbornness, mock him whenever Amar was brooding, and support and guide him whenever Amar was lost. I loved how much as a character Gupta possessed and realize he could’ve saved the main novel if he was given the chance to shine like he did in this novella.

Second supporting character was Nritti, the villain from the main novel. Here she was the supporting, lovely, caring best friend, who advises Maya whenever she needed, mocked her and bantered with her like any best friend should. This may be another reason why the main novel failed, since Nritti too possessed great potentials to uplift the tone and spirit of the main novel. 

Third and most hilarious of the bunch is Uloopi, a snake queen who’s good friends with Maya and Nritti. She reminded me of Kamala, the hilarious pishacha horse from the first book. Uloopi was entirely nonexistent in the main novel, which is another minus point since she could’ve been such a plus point as a character. Her sarcastic yet realistic opinions and point of view was truly mesmerizing.

So there you have it, my gushing review of Death and Night, a companion novella of the Star Touched Queen series. If you’re a fan of the book, you really should read this novella cause it’s way better than the novella in my opinion.

Next up may be the sequel, A Crown of Wishes.

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My Review on The Star Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

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To say that I have mixed feeling about this book will be an understatement. I didn’t have high hopes for this book, simply because I read its Goodreads reviews and most were 3 stars like mine.
This book had all the potentials to capture and captivate readers like me, who love fantasy wrapped in deep, touching romance and written in lush, poetic, gorgeous words. In fact, those will be the plus points for this book and the fact that I loved and adored Maya. Everything else fell flat.

The reasons behind its three stars:

•It got a star for the concept:

This will be the first book I’ve read written in Indian fantasy setting seeping into Indian mythology. Plus its core mythology was of Hades and Persephone. The familiar Hindu mythology of Savitri and Yamraj twisted on its head, plus the mythology of Cupid and Psyche was also here. So overall, the concept of this book was mindblowingly genius. 

•It got a star for fabulous prose:

Like seriously, Roshani Chokshi knows how to write lush, gorgeous prose. Her metaphors were poetic and starry. All beautiful and magnificent. At many points it felt like I wasn’t reading a novel, rather a long poem with lush prose.

•It got a star for the character Maya:

I love this girl. Like Nyx from Cruel Beauty, she was treated like trash from day one of her life. Yet unlike Nyx, she wasn’t bitter,  angry, whining and vengeful. Rather she was sweet, considerate, kind and friendly. She even gave her husband a chance to prove himself, not punch him in the face or smash plates on his face like Nyx did. Maya also had humor, and all her humors blossomed whenever Kamala, the pishacha horse was near.

•It lost a star for the muddling back story:

I got lost in the back story for some time, and had to reread it. It had an interesting yet mind boggling back story like Cruel Beauty. I think that’s the problem with standalone epic fantasy books. They fail to sparse the details in too limited space.

•It lost a star from the forced romance:

No, there wasn’t any abuse like Nyx and Ignifex had in Cruel Beauty. Rather Amar was very kind and friendly compared to even Tamlin from ACOTAR. But the romance just wasn’t there! There were so many beautiful, touching, heartbreaking romantic lines by Amar. But I just couldn’t wrap my brain around the two of them together. The kissing scenes felt wooden and too brief to emote anything in me. Another couple who were based on Hades and Persephone were Liesl and her Goblin King from Wintersong, but whereas that couple sparked with chemistry and romance, I felt, unfortunately, nothing for Amar and Maya.

Bonus reason why I didn’t like this book much:

•I hated the portrayal of Nritti, the villain of the book. Her cause was more heartbreaking and touching than Amar and Maya’s love story. I felt like a great big injustice was done to Nritti and that isn’t something you should feel for the villain.

Anyway, that’s my verdict. I still feel sad over not liking the book as I thought I would. Fingers crossed, the next in line, A Crown of Wishes, which tells the story of Gauri, Maya’s little sister, will be better.

My Review on Fracture Me (Shatter Me #2.5) by Tahereh Mafi

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I’m really sick now, what with fever and body ache all over, so while staying bedridden, I dug up this book and read the 110 pages long novella. I had high expectations for this book, given that Adam was one of my favorite characters. Yet this book felt like completely unnecessary for this series, given that got doesn’t give much insight into the plot and setting like Destroy Me did. 

Here are the reason why this book disappointed me:

The Character Adam:

He was really sweet and caring toward Juliette, going the length to physically torture himself to be with her. But after reading this book, I’m disappointed in him.

He’s really patronising when it comes to Juliette. Several lines in this books indicate that he’d rather keep her locked up in Omega Point than let her learn how to use her power and protect herself by herself. I  liked Kenji more than Adam.

I understand his protectiveness toward James given that James is young and doesn’t have any power to protect himself. But Juliette does and Adam’s patronizing behavior reminded me of Tamlin from ACOTAR, Edward Cullen and Christian Grey.

This novella wasn’t needed at all:

Sure it gave us the insight that Omega Point is destroyed and the rest of the group is taking shelter in Adam’s old house. But this novella takes away the element of surprise by telling us Adam and the gang are alive and safe for now. Imagine how cool it’d have been if the readers were kept in the dark until the book Ignite Me. 

Anyway, as soon as my fever is gone, I’ll start on Ignite Me, and fingers crossed it’ll be as good as its novel predecessors.

My Review of Unravel Me (Shatter Me #2) by Tahereh Mafi

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This book destroyed my heart 😭😭😭😭

So many emotions I felt while reading it. Heartbreak, anxiety, despair, agony, exhilaration, laughter, rolling my eyes and what not. This book is a freaking roller coaster of emotions and I’m in love.

Things I loved:

Juliette!

This girl is killing me! Her emotions are so intense and she feels so passionately everything including even joy…

Her joy from being with Adam

Her agony over learning how touch is lethal to even him

Her heartbreak over breaking up with him

Her attraction and compassion towards Warner

Her growing friendship with Kenj

Her hatred for Warner’s ruthless father

Her despair over not being able to harness her power

Gah! Too much! Luckily her voice and emotions are too raw and touching to not feel for her.

Adam!

My heart breaks for him so many times into so many pieces 😭😭😭

The poor boy is so tortured, and goes through so much physical torture just to be with Juliette, it breaks my heart thinking of him 💔💔💔

Warner:

This dude truly is living breathing walking paradox. One moment he’s tender and loving toward Juliette and then the next, he’s moody, brooding and mercurial more than Edward Cullen and Christian Grey. He’s too much. Though he shows a lot of raw, human side to him, I still can’t accept him and forgive him for tormenting Juliette and Adam in Shatter Me.

Kenji!

My crush! Seriously if he was real, I’d stalk him only to get a date with him 😍😍😍

He’s so freaking cute! Gah! He has so much tragedy in his life yet he doesn’t mope around like Juliette, torture himself physically like Adam or tortures both himself and others like Warner. Rather he keeps his pain aside to help alleviate other’s pain. I love him, I love him, I love him ❤❤❤

The Romance:

Though I hate love triangle, the one between Juliette-Warner-Adam aren’t as bad as Katniss-Peeta-Gale. It has real intensity and reason to exist. 

Juliette loves Adam

Adam loves her too

But they can’t be together because her touch kills him literally

Warner is obsessed with Juliette

But slowly his obsession dims down to passionate love

Then he begins to thaw

And now Juliette is a mess

So it’s complicated but relatable. And I’m happy that they all are multi dimensional characters.

So it’s mostly the characters and their emotions that run the mill of this book. Overall  there wasn’t as much plot as it was in the first book. But I’m happy about this book. It shows the raw human sides of the characters, and it’s very relatable and touching.

Will be diving into the novella tomorrow, 😉

My Review on Destroy Me (Shatter Me #1.5) by Tahereh Mafi

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First of all, this is a novella, consisting of less than 200 pages. So it was a quick read.
Second, it’s from only Warner’s point of view, picking up immediately after Juliette shot him on his shoulder. 

But this book is important before you read the next book, Unravel Me, since it gives so much insight to not just Warner’s life but the plot and setting of the story. It not only justifies a lot of problematic actions by Warner but also gives us insight about Juliette as well, as Warner spends 2/3rd of this book poring over her battered notebook where she recorded so many things from her 264 days in the asylum.

I couldn’t give it more than four stars, due to the fact that it was too much focused on Juliette’s diary and Warner’s obsession towards her. I’d have liked more interaction between Warner and his ruthless father, Supreme Commander Anderson. Yes, this guy must be the big baddie in this series.

Anyway, the little interaction between Warner and his ruthless father was enough to get us the picture. His dad is a tyrant. A dictator who tortured his own son from age 7. 

This book also gave me insight into Warner’s human qualities. His obsession over keeping clean all the time and his vulnerability to his dad’s ruthlessness and his “love” for Juliette.

Ugh, he keeps having erotic dreams about her, it’s crazy. 

But overall, this book is a necessary read before Unravel Me, and I’m glad I read it before Unravel Me.

My Review on Shatter Me (Shatter Me #1) by Tahereh Mafi

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I’ve heard a lot about this book and this series. But took a long time to pick it up. I regret not picking it up sooner because this book is brilliant! I loved it so much I devoured it in less than 13 hours! That’s a record for me.

This book is so good. I’m a fan now. Here is my dissecting review:

The beginning:

The first 10-15% of the book was rattling and not very engaging. I didn’t like the part where Juliette was spending time in the Asylum even though Adam was there. She was going miserable and almost insane with her continuous obsession over the outside world. I felt pity for her, being 17, locked up in a cell for 264 days. It’s not easy.

But then the scenario changed once Juliette met Warner.

The Characters:

Juliette Ferrars:

I loved her character, though not in the first 15% when she was locked up in the asylum. After she was brought to Warner, she began to grow onto me and showed an endearing, loving side of herself. She has a dangerous, killing power but she hates using it, unlike Warner.

Adam:

He’s a cinnamon bun, that’s what he is. I was angry when I learnt he was Juliette’s cellmate just to spy on her, but later his reason and his undying love for Juliette made me love him. He’s such an adorable love interest. Unlike a lot of love interest in YA, he showed no abusive problematic behavior. That’s why I love him so much 💖💖

Warner:

I hate this psycho obsessed with Juliette. I hope he burns in hell. He’s so obsessed with her, ew! He reminds me of Tamlin from ACOTAR. Hope he redeems himself in the sequel.

Kenji and James:

Two more cinnamon buns. Kenji is so mischievous, always teasing and taunting and pulling Adam and Juliette’s legs. He’s the much wanted comic relief in this grim dystopian YA.

By the way, I always pictured these actors as my Juliette, Adam and Warner.

Emily Browning as Juliette Ferrars

Daniel Brühl as Adam Kent (even though he’s wayyyyyy too old to play 17yo Adam)

Jamie Campbell Bower as Warner (though he’s too younger than Brühl)

The prose:

So lyric and poetic. I’m amazed at Ms. Mafi’s ability to weave prose so beautifully. 👏👏👏

And the beautiful emotional yet steamy way she describes each kissing scenes is never voyeuristic rather melts your heart, even when Warner the psycho kisses Juliette.

Overall, I’ll definitely try to finish this series. Right after this I’m gonna read Destroy Me (Shatter Me #1.5) which is from psycho Warner’s viewpoint, just to keep the events chronological.

If you ask, I’ll definitely recommend this series for a romanic dystopian YA.

My Review on Finale (Hush Hush #4) by Becca Fitzpatrick

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(Disclaimer: This review heavily contains spoilers from the whole series. Please refrain from reading it if you haven’t read the series yet, thank you)

Oh! My! God!!!!

What have I just read?!?!?!

I wanna scream.

Becca Fitzpatrick truly knew how to finish off this epic series. Gah! I’m so sad and excited for this finale. So bloody good!!

Now that I’ve calmed down, let’s take a peek at all the pretty epic things of this epic Finale.

Nora!!!

Damn, this girl grew on me. I found her puny and petite in the first book, like Bella, but from the second book onward she grew on me. Unlike Bella, she wasn’t moody, whiny, angsty and pale. She was fun! And so much stronger than Bella, physically and mentally. She went through so much over the series, losing Scott *sniff sniff*, almost losing Patch, the love of her life to death and mean clingy girlfriends and what not. She was close to death several times and came out always unscathed. I like her a lot. To think such a fragile character would later turn out to be so strong and independent was saying something. But mostly I like that she stood up to Patch every time he became possessive and patronizing. She held onto her own and would retaliate like she should.

Patch!!

I love him and at some points, hate him. In the first and last books, he showed some red flag behavior. In the first book he was all stalker-ish though Becca Fitzpatrick tried to justify it by having him as an assassin to murder Nora. But in the second and especially in the third book, he grew on me like Nora did. But now in the forth book, he tore me between liking him and disliking him.

So here are the reasons why I’m torn:

1. He put tracking device in Nora’s jean jacket without her permission and used it to stalk her long before he resolved to tell her.

2. He kept making decisions for  her and continued to brush aside her own choices.

3. He dabbled with his psycho ex girlfriend and kept it up though he continued showing jealousy over Nora’s platonic friendship with Scott and Dante. Talk about hypocrisy.

All these are red flags in a relationship. If anyone experiences such things in real life, please heed to my advice and get out of fge relationship. This is abusive.

But Patch had good side too that tipped the scale toward liking him more.

1. He have up his wings to get Nora out of captivity 

2. He gave up getting a human body just to keep Nora safe.

3. Basically everything he did was for Nora.

And every freaking time this dude made declaration of his love for Nora, my heart melted. And every time he did that, the song “Angel with a Shotgun” by The Cab would come to my mind.

Get out your guns, battle’s begun.
Are you a saint or a sinner?
If love’s a fight then I shall die
With my heart on a trigger.

They say before you start a war,
You better know what you’re fighting for.
Well, baby, you are all that I adore.
If love is what you need, a soldier I will be.

I’m an angel with a shotgun,
Fighting ’til the war’s won,
I don’t care if heaven won’t take me back.
I’ll throw away my faith, babe, just to keep you safe.
Don’t you know you’re everything I have?
And I wanna live, not just survive tonight.

I think this song must’ve been written with Patch and Nora in my mind, lol.

P.S. please don’t think I’m supporting Patch’s obsessive possessive behavior and encouraging it. He’s a fictional character and therefore there wasn’t anything wrong with the outcome of their relationship but in real life it ain’t so. So please, don’t take my liking Patch the wrong way. He’s a very problematic character whose problematic behavior was romanticized. In real life, please don’t condone such behavior.

The Romance!

Aaaaahhhhh!!!!

They’re my new OTP!

And I love this gif so much it’s crazy 😍😍😍

Every time they kissed or even flirted, my heart was on fire 😍😍😍
And isn’t the way Patch calls Nora as “Angel” adorable?

So heartwarming!

And I’m so glad Detective Basso, also an archangel, gifted Patch his sense of touch back. Now Patch and Nora can get busy under the sheets *wink wink*

And the blood oath they took?

 Ugh! This is so cute!

Vee!!!

I missed her in the last book and even here as well. Other than here and there, she was mostly gone. Why, Ms. Fitzpatrick, why? She’d have so good at helping Nora and Patch. And the way every book tear apart her heart, poor girl. First Jules, then Dixon and finally when a decent guy like Scott came by, he had to die 😭😭😭😭

Scott!!!

Poor baby! He was so good to Nora. I hated his character in Crescendo but began to low him in Silence and Finale. Why did he have to die, 😭😭😭

He was so good to Nora, keeping her safe but not the possessive way Patch did. He kept her smiling with his teases. He risked his life several times to protect and help Nora.

And he got death for it?????

I hate you for this, Ms Fitzpatrick, 😭😭😭

The Villains:

Ugh, all men and equally creepy. First there was Jules who hardly came on page. Then was Rixon who was really adorable but then turned psycho creep. Then was Hank Millar who was just, uggggghhhhh!

Finally I began to like Dante but he too had to turn evil.

I also really wanted a female villain. Marcie didn’t make the cut. And I’m glad she dies and has only 5 people attend her funeral. The number of people at your funeral always shows how you were in your life.

The epic climax!!

The climax of Finale surpassed all its predecessor. Like seriously, bringing back Rixon and then having Nora defeat Dante by mind tricking? Super gripping and genius!!

Overall, I’m gonna be forever a fan of this awesome series. It’s so good. Maybe in near future, I’ll reread it again and fangirl over it 😝😝

P.S. again I’m reminding you guys, this book has a problematic representation of unhealthy relationship by romanticizing obsessive possessive controlling abusive behavior. Please don’t take my  gushing the wrong way. I admired all the touching things Patch did for Nora but I cannot condone and overlook his problematic behavior. Neither should you or anyone when such things happen in real life. My gushing over this series  has nothing to do with condoning abusive relationship. I hope you’ll understand my viewpoint.

My Review on Silence (Hush Hush #3) by Becca Fitzpatrick

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(Disclaimer: Contains mild spoilers)

Can I fall in love with this series any further?

Yes, yes, I can.

When I first read the series, I thought “Oh, boy! Another Twilight doppelganger.” But the second book ripped me off that notion, proving me wrong how this series is further from Twilight series. This is way better than Twilight in my opinion.

So, here is my summary feedback:

This book isn’t as gripping as its predecessor, Crescendo, though I loved the character development in this book. Nora isn’t the naïveté anymore. She’s taking matters into her own hand, and being a teenager, she is trying her best to do the right thing and make the right decision. I hate when trolls on GR accuse her of being stupid. How intelligent and sage were you when you were 16-17 and were met with circumstances like she did?

Anyway, now for the sprawling review:

Things I loved!

Nora:

She’s far better than Bella in my opinion. While Bella was still clumsy and dependent on Edward in Eclipse, here Nora isn’t much. Sure at first, she physically relies on Patch to save her (the damsel in distress), but given she’s a mortal with threats everywhere, she was supposed to be vulnerable. But emotionally she isn’t. She keeps on trying to regain her memories back and though she stumbles several times, she keeps on trying. I like her transformation and would gladly defend her from the trolls for her sake.

Patch:

I never had a crush on him like I did with Augustus Waters, but I love his character. As the series deepens, his love and dedication for Nora deepen too. His sweet and touching declaration of love and affection for her are so heartrending. I thought given Nora’s amnesia, he’ll be absent for around 70% of the book. Becca Fitzpatrick proved me wrong by keeping him absent only 25% of the book, thus making me a happy fan.

Hank as the evil Nephelim:

I hated him so much! In the last book, Marcie got on my nerve but this time, she’s more tolerable. Hank keeps getting on my nerve and I hated him using and abusing Nora’s mom for his evil intention. The prologue tore my heart apart when he made Patch give up his wings!! *sobs*

Other Characters:

Frankly this book was mostly about Nora, Patch and Hank. Scott Parnell entered but didn’t get much spotlight other than a few big scenes. Though I loved his character much more than in the previous book.

I missed Vee!!! Ashsnsgjddhgsd!!!

I missed her so much! After the last book, I wanted her to be a real human being and my best friend instead of Nora’s. I genuinely hope she’ll be present throughout the final book.

I hated Nora’s stupid mom. So putty in Hank’s hands, ugh!

The romance!

Burned and seared my chest!!! It’s so good to see Patch and Nora back together, making out and teasing each other and making me an emotional puddle by their declaration of love. I wanted them together so much! Ugh! The final book better give me a sex scene between them, though most preferably as a hint that they consummated their relationship 😍

•Lastly, this book made me a bigger fan of the series. Though it had lesser stakes and gripping consequences than the previous book, the romance between Patch and Nora made it up to me.

Will be reading the next book tomorrow (if not tonight, 😉)

My Review on A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

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Characters and monsters. That’s the key plot of ACOWAR. In ACOTAR, it was Spring & Romance. In ACOMAF, it was feminism and freedom. In this book, it’s monsters and characters. Also plenty plenty plenty of romance among characters, not just Feyre and Rhysand.
But here are the plus points of this book:

Amazing back story:

Sarah J. Maas filled in plenty of loopholes in this book, all satisfactory, though also leaving behind a few loose strings to be answered in the next books. Though I can’t mention the loopholes filled in this book without giving away spoilers, rest assured, SJM will give you a sigh of relief by the end of the book.

And we get to visit new places here, y’all, not just Spring Court and Velaris.

Brilliant Characters:

Though Feyre and Rhysand are my topmost OTP (one true pair) in this series, I totally found more OTPs in Cassian & Nesta, Amren & Varian. Though there was connection between Azriel and Elain, that’s all I got. Connection that may or may not go anywhere.

But but but…the biggest plus here was redemption. Redemption of Tamlin and Jurian. These characters shook me. They got under my skins often, but the way they helped the good guys in the end was so touching. I hated Tamlin after the last book, even here. But he started earning my good grace and began to resemble what he used to be in the first book.

Monsters!!!

There were plenty of monsters, old and new here. We had Suriel, Naga and Attor. Here there are more monsters like Bryaxis, The Weaver and The Bone Carver. Loved these monsters. And let’s not forget puny petite Amren, 😉

Brilliant Plot Weaving:

Usually by the end of a series, writers give us saccharine sweet happy ending. Not here. SJM showed us how complicated things become after all wars, small or big. How tangled politics and court intrigue are. 

And she’s the master of foreshadowing. Really! Like JK Rowling, SJM foreshadows so brilliantly. Subtle when we find and skip them, only to have them slap us in the climax and it’s so fun!

Romance!!!

Feyre and Rhysand are my topmost OTP. The last book had their sexual tension filled slow burn romance. Here they’re the sweet, blissfully happily married couple who makes me go “Awww!!” Their back and forth banter isn’t gone, only much sweeter. You’ll enjoy their telepathic dialogue exchange too 😏.

I loved loved loved the slow burn burn burn romance between Cassian and Nesta. Their romance is more slow burn, smoldering than Feysand. Nesta continues to insult and ignore Cassian and he continues to tease her back. But the way they care for each other….😭😭😭 So cute!!

Amren and Varian’s romance couldn’t get much screen space due to their reunion happening only just before the climax. But trust me, you’ll love them as well.

As for Mor, Azriel, Elain and Lucien, I can’t say much without spoilers but expect perhaps a love triangle among them in future.

So there you have it, my review of ACOWAR. I devoured this book until 4:30 in the morning and only after turning up the last chapter did I stop myself. Amazing! SJM is a genius.

P.S. I admired how SJM tried to bring in diversity in this book with the characters, after her previous books were called out for having too many heterosexual relationships between white characters. It seems like she’s trying to satisfy her fans as well. Really caring of her, 😊

My Review on Crescendo (Hush Hush #2) by Becca Fitzpatrick

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(Disclaimer: This review has lots of spoilers. Please refrain from reading it if you haven’t read the book.)

Aaaaahhhh!!! I’m so a fan of this series now because Wow! Wow! Wow! Wow!!! This sequel surpassed the first book million miles, adding so many plot twists and surprises!!!

I could not find anything bad about this book, except how it tore me apart when Nora and Patch broke up!

My heart was crushed and I was crushed! I desperately wanted them together again but no! Until the very end, they were broken up and heartbroken immensely. 💔💔💔

Now, the great things about this book:

The intense breakup between Nora and Patch:

Seriously, I thought we had intense breakup with Edward and Bella, and Allie and Noah from The Notebook but nah uh!

From misunderstandings to heated friction, Nora and Patch were driven apart! Becca Fitzpatrick knows how to play cruelly with our hearts strings!

The intense sexual tension between Nora and Patch:

Even though they were broken up, they just couldn’t stop running back to each other. Like aaaahhh! I was going “Get Back Together Right Now!”

Nora is nothing like Bella:

Yup. Nora had it worse than Bella. While Bella sulked and become a living zombie after Edward left her, Nora at least tried to change her life. While Bella only dealt with breakup and a friction with her werewolf best friend, Nora had her ex boyfriend hanging out with her arch nemesis/bully who was the ultimate B-I-T-C-H, learnt  her mom was cheating on her dad and she wasn’t her dad’s daughter, got near death experiences traumatizing her, her breakup with Patch, and thinking for a long time, that Patch killed her dad (not the actual biological one). She had it worse but still she found her ways to be happy and hang out with her best friend.

Nora’s Best friend, Vee Sky:

I love this girl so much! Her constant jokes and attempt to cheer her friend was so amazing! You’ll totally LOL at her jokes.

The stakes are higher and higher in this book:

Like Nora even at one point dismisses Patch from being her guardian angel. Whoa!!! That’s like obliterating the mating bond between Feyre and Rhysand.

That cliffhanger ending!!!

It was so cliffhanging! 😵😵😵

So there you go. I’d have gushed more over this book cause it’s that good! 😍😍😍

I’d definitely pick up the next book, Silence, for sure!