Thursday, February 28, 2013

Random Acts of Kindness: February Wrap-up


Random Acts of Kindness is hosted by Book Soulmates
R.A.K. is not about receiving FREE books! It's about giving as well as receiving. It's about passing on the joy of reading and books with others.




I didn't receive any RAKs this month but I did send one to Mariska from Me and My Books

I send her Industrial Magic by the amazing Kelley Armstrong

Industrial Magic (Women of the Otherworld, #4)

Hope she enjoys this book! ^^





Best of the Bunch ~ February 2013


Best of the Bunch is a monthly meme hosted by Always Lost in Stories on the last day of every month. The aim of this meme is to share the best book that we have read in that month and give it our Best of the Bunch award.




February reads:



Awakened (Few Are Angels #2) by Inger Iversen ~ 5 stars ~ My Review
De Cocon by Guy Didelez ~ 5 Stars 
Christabel (Soul Seekers #1) by Suzanne Sullivan ~ 5 Stars ~ My Review
Heels & Heroes by Tiffany Allee ~ 5 Stars ~ My Review
Nu niet. Nog niet by Siske Goeminne ~ 2 Stars
Winnen by Gerda van Erkel ~ 3 Stars
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~ 3 Stars
Solar, Defeated (Oracle of Delphi #2.5) by Diantha Jones ~ 5 Stars ~ My Review
The Indigo Spell (Bloodlines #3) by Richelle Mead ~ 5 Stars ~ My Review
Unravel Me (Shatter Me #2) by Tahereh Mafi ~ 5 Stars ~ My Review


And the Best of the Bunch winner of February 2013 is...


~Unravel Me (Shatter Me #2) by Tahereh Mafi
Hardcover, 461 pages
Published February 5th 2013 by HarperCollins
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Juliette has escaped to Omega Point. It is a place for people like her—people with gifts—and it is also the headquarters of the rebel resistance.

She's finally free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never be free from her lethal touch.

Or from Warner, who wants Juliette more than she ever thought possible.

In this exhilarating sequel to Shatter Me, Juliette has to make life-changing decisions between what she wants and what she thinks is right. Decisions that might involve choosing between her heart—and Adam's life.


Unravel Me was without a doubt the best book I've read this month. On my review you can see me gushing about it. But The Indigo Spell, Solar Defeated and Awakened were also very good! 



What's Next?: Blood Vine ~ A Sealed Fate ~ Terra

What's Next? is a bookish meme hosted every thursday by IceyBooks, where our readers (you guys!) can help decide what to read next.




Which should I read first? ^_^
YOU decide!




~Blood Vine by Amber Belldene
Paperback, 290 pages
Published January 8th 2013 by Omnific Publishing
In Blood Vine, bites are an inconvenient bliss, exiled vampires are wasting away, and the fate of their kind depends on the perfect PR campaign.

When public relations pro Zoey Porter arrives at an enchanting California winery, she discovers her sexy new client is the almost one-night stand she can’t forget. After her husband’s suicide, Zoey has vowed never to risk her heart again. But can she walk away from the intriguing winemaker a second time?

Driven from Croatia by his ancient foes, vampire Andre Maras has finally made a blood-like wine to cure his fellow refugees. Now he needs Zoey’s PR expertise to reach them. After his wife’s death, Andre has a vow of his own—never to risk another painful blood bond. And one taste of the tempting Zoey would bind him to her eternally.

His secrets stall her PR plans. Her jealousy is stoked by the blissed-out beauties leaving his bedroom. At every turn, he utterly fails to resist her. When she discovers he is a vampire, will she be lost to the golden-eyed Hunters, or lose herself to the emptiness in her heart, before she can help him save his kind?


~A Sealed Fate by Lisa Gordon
Paperback, 216 pages
Published January 30th 2009 by Janus Book Publishers
Upbeat and contemporary in style, this riveting narrative features an eclectic mix of characters awash with local color. To escape the pain of failed relationships and careers, both Valda and Larissa take themselves to the exotic locale of Dubai, seeking not only success but a general purpose in life. Valda does indeed find fulfillment--and, to her astonishment, love--but all is threatened when she is introduced to a billionaire Sheikh. Her clandestine relationship with the Sheikh propels her into a murky web of deceit, and she turns to her friend for help. As an astrologer, Larissa predicts that Valda and the Sheikh's destinies were decided from the moment of their first meeting, but she keeps the dire outcome foretold in the charts a secret. Together, the two women soon find themselves gambling in a game of cosmic Russian roulette where the stakes are their lives and their adversary is fate itself. Bravely merging genres and sensitively embracing personal relationships, this spiritual and gritty thriller illustrates the complex theme of choice versus chance.


~Terra (Terrestrials #1) by Gretchen Powell
Paperback, 286 pages
Published December 12th 2012 by Hopewell Media 
A broken and desolate Earth. A young girl struggling to survive. A lost boy with a powerful secret.

A discovery that will change everything.

In the distant wake of a plague that has decimated the Earth's population, humanity is split in two: The rich and powerful live in skycities that float overhead, while those who remain on the ground have gathered in settlements strewn across a dying planet. Eighteen-year-old Terra Rhodon is a terrestrial--a denizen of the barren groundworld--who makes her living as a scav. Long abandoned by her father, her caregivers gone, Terra supports herself and her younger brother, Mica, by scouring the earth for discarded scraps and metals to recycle for profit. One day, while on a routine scavenging run, she discovers something that shocks her home settlement of Genesis X-16. When the value of her discovery is revealed, Terra's world is turned upside down.

Terra suddenly finds herself asking questions no one will answer. Her search for the truth leads her to Adam--a beguiling skydweller unlike any she has ever met. But Adam has secrets and a quest of his own, and with him by her side, the world Terra thought she knew begins to unravel. Soon her discoveries unearth a terrifying conspiracy that has the potential to shatter everything--a revelation that will test the bonds of loyalty, family, and love.

The first book in debut author Gretchen Powell's anticipated Terrestrials series, Terra catapults you through a story filled with blood-pumping action, intrigue, and surprising twists that will both wrench and warm your heart. As the hidden truths of this world unfold, new dangers that loom on the horizon are sure to leave you waiting breathlessly for the sequel.


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Cover Reveal: Out of Play by Jolene Perry and Nyrae Dawn


Another cover reveal!
This time for Out of Play by Jolene Perry and Nyrae Dawn!

And here's the cover...



Rock star drummer Bishop Riley doesn't have a problem. 
Celebrities—especially ones suffering from anxiety—deserve to party, 
right? Wrong. After taking a few too many pills, Bishop wakes up in the 
hospital facing an intervention. If he wants to stay in the band, he’ll 
have to detox while under house arrest in Seldon, Alaska.
Hockey player Penny Jones can't imagine a life outside of Seldon. 
Though she has tons of scholarship offers, the last thing she wants is 
to leave. Who'll take care of her absent-minded gramps? Not her mother, 
who can’t even be bothered with the new tenants next door.

Penny’s too hung up on another guy to deal with Bishop’s crappy 
attitude, and Bishop’s too busy
sneaking pills to care. Until he starts hanging out with Gramps. If 
Bishop wants a chance with the fiery girl next door, he’ll have to admit 
he has a problem and kick it. Too bad addiction is hard to kick…and 
Bishop’s about to run out of time.


Paperback, 320 pages
Expected publication: August 6th 2013 by Entangled: Teen





Review: Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi

Title: Unravel Me
Author: Tahereh Mafi
Series: Shatter Me #2
Publication: February 5th 2013 by HarperCollins
Genre: Young Adult ~ Dystopian
Format: Hardback, 461 pages
Cover Rating: 4/5
Overal Rating: 5/5 


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Juliette has escaped to Omega Point. It is a place for people like her—people with gifts—and it is also the headquarters of the rebel resistance.

She's finally free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never be free from her lethal touch.

Or from Warner, who wants Juliette more than she ever thought possible.

In this exhilarating sequel to Shatter Me, Juliette has to make life-changing decisions between what she wants and what she thinks is right. Decisions that might involve choosing between her heart—and Adam's life.


~My thoughts:

Holy crap. 

So. I loved Shatter Me. Like a lot of people I loved the originality of the story and the writing. There was a lot of buzz around this book and I was one of those people who really loved it. I remember I read it really fast too. So of course no doubt that I would be reading the next book.

And now, finally, Unravel Me came out and when it arrived I couldn't really believe I finally could touch and actually read it. I really had no expectations. Well, I mean, of course I'd hoped it would be as good as the previous book but mostly sequals aren't as good as the first book, right? So I didn't want to get my hopes up. But... I was completely and utterly blown away by this book. Like, tornado style blown away. It was SO SO SO SO SO good. More than that, really. It's now my favorite book I've read so far in 2013. So I'm really happy to say that I loved Unravel Me even more than Shatter Me so that's saying a lot! Not only that, she also has written some of my all-time favorite characters... :D

Man, oh man, Juliette, she's such an interesting character to follow. Though she has to stop breaking my poor Warner's heart! When Shatter Me ended it seemed like she'd found her place at Omega Point but Unravel Me starts with Juliette having kind of crawled back in her shell of self-pity and doubt and angst. But slowly and surely she makes her way back out and turnes into one kick-ass lady, discovering the through extend of her powers. 
Her relationship with Adam is continuing in Omega Point but when Adam discovers his power and what it contains and reveals, Juliette has made a heart-wreching decision that made me, although I'm not the biggest Adam fan, sad. 
I felt really bad for Adam in this book. What the poor guy has had to go through and what he discovers. I can tell you right now there's some unexpected twist in here that'll kill you were you stand. It sure gave me some heart attacks!
And then we have Warner. My beautiful broken Warner. My love for him has grown. Is that even possible? After Destroy Me I thought I really knew the extend of Warner's feelings but boy, was I wrong. Warner feels so deeply, you don't even know the half how deeply. Also we finally learn his name! I was so happy when I found out! And dude, all I can say is: Chaper 62! ^^
I'm usually not the biggest fan of love triangles by Tahereh does an awfully good job at them. But Juliette should just go for Warner, is my opinion. lol. They just have it all together. The chemistry. God! But moving on now...
In Shatter Me we already met Kenji. Kenji, oh, Kenji. I fell in love with him in this book. He doesn't top Warner but you just can't help but love Kenji. Beneath all the jokes and stuff I know there's some pain inside. There has to be with what he went through as a kid. So I hope we find out a little more about him in the next book. And also, I love the almost father/son relationship he has with Castle. Makes me smile.

This book was simply perfection. The only thing that bothered me was how Juliette in the beginning was pitying herself a lot and she did nothing else than making out with Adam. But she quickly recovered from that. 
I just need the next book so badly. I want to know what's going to happen to them all next. If the next book will be half as good as Unravel Me, I'll be one happy girl.

Unravel Me has it all. Heartpounding action, intense romance, drama and the most unexpected twists I've seen in YA fiction so far. Tahereh Mafi's way with words, her writing, is so magnificent. It was almost impossible to stop reading. The unique writing style was chaotic and rambled but in an astonishingly beautiful way. Bravo, Ms. Mafi, bravo!





 ~Favorite Quotes:
“I turn to face him. "Listen, I'm grateful you're going to help me train now-really, I am. Thank you for that. But you can't go around proclaiming your fake love for me-especially not in front of Adam-and you have to let me cross this room before the breakfast hour is over, okay? I hardly ever get to see him." Kenji nods very slowly, looks a little solemn. You're right. I'm sorry. I get it."
"Thank you."
"Adam is jealous of our love."
"Just go get your food!" I push him, hard, fighting back an exasperated laugh.”
“The man is moody as hell.”

“I am not moody—”

“Yeah, bro.” Kenji puts his utensils down. “You are moody. It’s always ‘Shut up, Kenji.’ ‘Go to sleep, Kenji.’ ‘No one wants to see you naked, Kenji.’ When I know for a fact that there are thousands of people who would love to see me naked—”
“He's dangerous, electric, impossible to contain. His body is rippling with an energy so extraordinary that even when he's calmed down it's almost palpable. It has a presence.”
“He's looking so deeply into my eyes that I'm surprised I haven't buckled under the intensity and I realize then, right in this moment I realize that everything about him is intense. Nothing about him is manageable or easy to compartmentalize. He's too much. Everything about him is too much. His emotions, his actions, his anger, his agression. His love.”
“I want to be the friend you fall hopelessly in love with. The one you take into your arms and into your bed and into the private world you keep trapped in your head. I want to be that kind of friend. The one who will memorize the things you say as well as the shape of your lips when you say them. I want to know every curve, every freckle, every shiver of your body.
I want to know where to touch you, I want to know how to touch you. I want to know convince you to design a smile just for me. Yes, I do want to be your friend. I want to be your best friend in the entire world.”


~About the author:
Tahereh Mafi is a girl. She was born in a small city somewhere in Connecticut and currently resides in Orange County, California, where the weather is just a little too perfect for her taste. When unable to find a book, she can be find reading candy wrapper, coupons, and old receipts. Shatter Me and Unravel Me are the first two novels in a trilogy about Juliette. You can visit Tahereh online at www.taherehbooks.com.



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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Cover Reveal: Wait For You by J. Lynn


Cover reveal for Wait For You by J. Lynn (also known as Jennifer L. Armentrout!)



What do early readers have to say about WAIT FOR YOU?

J. Lynn creates a wonderful cast of characters that will make you laugh, swoon, and cry. Cam stole my heart.” – Cora Carmack, NYTimes and USA TODAY Bestselling Author of LOSING IT

“For the love of all that is Cameron without a shirt on! Wait for You will have you laughing out loud, fanning yourself and anxiously waiting to know what will happen next.” – Molly McAdams, NYTimes and USA TODAY Bestselling Author of FROM ASHES and TAKING CHANCES

I don't think I have ever read a NA Contemporary novel with as much depth as this one. It really moved me and by the end I was just speechless over how inspirational and uplifting it was as well as being sexy and cute and funny and emotional.” - K Books

Wait For You is uniquely different from anything else J. Lynn's written but it might possibly be her best work yet.” – Jenuine Cupcakes

For all of you in love with Aiden and Daemon, PREPARE YOURSELVES! Your heart will have to expand a little more for Cam.” Total Bookaholic

For the love of all things CAM, this book deserves more than 5 stars.” – Mundie Moms

I cannot even begin to explain how much I adored this perfectly crafted contemporary.” – Shortie Says

Excited? Ready to see the cover for WAIT FOR YOU? 



Some things are worth waiting for…
Traveling thousands of miles from home to enter college is the only way nineteen-year-old Avery Morgansten can escape what happened at the Halloween party five years ago—an event that forever changed her life. All she needs to do is make it to her classes on time, make sure the bracelet on her left wrist stays in place, not draw any attention to herself, and maybe—please God—make a few friends, because surely that would be a nice change of pace. The one thing she didn’t need and never planned on was capturing the attention of the one guy who could shatter the precarious future she’s building for herself.
Some things are worth experiencing…
Cameron Hamilton is six feet and three inches of swoon-worthy hotness, complete with a pair of striking blue eyes and a remarkable ability to make her want things she believed were irrevocably stolen from her. She knows she needs to stay away from him, but Cam is freaking everywhere, with his charm, his witty banter, and that damn dimple that’s just so… so lickable. Getting involved with him is dangerous, but when ignoring the simmering tension that sparks whenever they are around each other becomes impossible, he brings out a side of her she never knew existed.
Some things should never be kept quiet…
But when Avery starts receiving threatening emails and phone calls forcing her to face a past she wants silenced, she’s has no other choice but to acknowledge that someone is refusing to allow her to let go of that night when everything changed. When the devastating truth comes out, will she resurface this time with one less scar? And can Cam be there to help her or will he be dragged down with her?

And some things are worth fighting for…




WAIT FOR YOU is available now!




J. Lynn, also known as Jennifer L. Armentrout, is the USA TODAY Bestselling author of the adult romance Gamble Brothers’ series, the young adult Lux Series and award winning Covenant Series. She pretty much writes everything—contemporary, paranormal, and fantasy. All of her books have one thing in common no matter the name or genre: kissing… and stuff. When she’s not busy writing, which is never, she’s usually hanging out with dog Loki, watching reruns of The Walking Dead, or procrastinating on the Internet. You can find out more about Jennifer by visiting the following websites:

Twitter | Facebook | Website






I LOVE this cover! And I'm gonna buy this book right now. It sounds amazing. I just gotta have it!

What do you think?















Waiting On Wednesday: Nameless by Lili St. Crow




Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.




~Nameless (Tales of Beauty and Madness #1) by Lily St. Crow
Hardcover, 328 pages
Expected publication: April 4th 2013 by Razorbill
When Camille was six years old, she was discovered alone in the snow by Enrico Vultusino, godfather of the Seven—the powerful Families that rule magic-ridden New Haven. Papa Vultusino adopted the mute, scarred child, naming her after his dead wife and raising her in luxury on Haven Hill alongside his own son, Nico.

Now Cami is turning sixteen. She’s no longer mute, though she keeps her faded scars hidden under her school uniform, and though she opens up only to her two best friends, Ruby and Ellie, and to Nico, who has become more than a brother to her. But even though Cami is a pampered Vultusino heiress, she knows that she is not really Family. Unlike them, she is a mortal with a past that lies buried in trauma. And it’s not until she meets the mysterious Tor, who reveals scars of his own, that Cami begins to uncover the secrets of her birth…to find out where she comes from and why her past is threatening her now.

New York Times bestselling author Lili St. Crow thrilled legions of fans with her dark paranormal series Strange Angels. Now she has crafted an evocative update of Snow White, set in a vividly imagined world and populated by unforgettable new characters.





I haven't read anything YA by this author yet but I do love her adult books. So I'm really excited to get my hands on this one. :D




Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Teaser Tuesdays: Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi


Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB @ Should Be Reading.


I'm reading Unravel Me and I must say I'm really enjoying it so far. It's already been such a emotional rollercoaster right and I'm only in the middle of it. 


My teaser:
I remember the way he looked at me when I first jumped out of the window to escape and I remember the horror on his face when I pointed his own gun at his heart and then I wonder at my preoccupation with this person who is nothing like me and still so similar.
-Page 106



~Unravel Me (Shatter Me #2) by Tahereh Mafi
Hardcover, 461 pages
Published February 5th 2013 by HarperCollins
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Juliette has escaped to Omega Point. It is a place for people like her—people with gifts—and it is also the headquarters of the rebel resistance.

She's finally free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never be free from her lethal touch.

Or from Warner, who wants Juliette more than she ever thought possible.

In this exhilarating sequel to Shatter Me, Juliette has to make life-changing decisions between what she wants and what she thinks is right. Decisions that might involve choosing between her heart—and Adam's life.





Anyone can participate in Teaser Tuesdays. Just do the following:
• Grab your current read
• Open to a random page
• Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
• BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!

• Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!



Monday, February 25, 2013

Review: The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead

Title: The Indigo Spell
Author: Richelle Mead
Series: Bloodlines #3
Publication: Published February 12th 2013 by Razorbill
Genre: Young Adult ~ Paranormal
Format: Paperback, 401 pages
Cover Rating: 5/5
Overal Rating: 5/5 


Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets - and human lives.

In the aftermath of a forbidden moment that rocked Sydney to her core, she struggles to draw the line between her Alchemist teachings and what her heart is urging her to do. Then she finally tracks down the elusive, enigmatic Marcus Finch – a former Alchemist who the organisation denies exists, and who lives in shadows, on the run. With Marcus's help, Sydney realises that the group she's been loyal to her whole life has been hiding the truth from her. Is it possible that her golden lily tattoo might have more power over her than she thinks?

As she struggles to come to terms with what that might mean, Sydney is compelled to use her growing magical powers to track down an evil magic user who is targeting powerful young witches. Using magic goes against everything she always thought she believed, but she realises that her only hope is to embrace her special blood – or else she might be next.

Forging her own way is harder than Sydney ever dreamed. Maybe by turning off her brain – and following her heart – she'll be able to finally figure out where she belongs.

The hotly anticipated third installment in the New York Times bestselling Bloodlines series.


~My thoughts:

Don't read if you want to avoid spoilers!


Bloodlines has grown to be one of my favorite YA book series, if not the favorite. And of course you all know I'm more than crazy about Adrian Ivashkov.  

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So reading this books has become something I'm looking forward to everytime. I must say I like these better than Vampire Academy! *waits for VA fans to strike me down* I just get so much joy from reading these Bloodlines books. Especially when Adrian comes in. *swoon swoon swoon* ;D I loved it so much. So many amazing moments. Ahhh, Richelle Mead, you did it again! 

The Indigo Spell started a few weeks after where The Golden Lily ends. We all know where that was. I loved how you could definitely see a change in Sydney, especially when she kept analyzing what happened with Adrian. So obvious, Syd! Anyway I loved when Adrian showed up in the plane next to her, all calm and collected, saying that he'd keep on loving her no matter what. Like she didn't have a say in it. Classic Adrian. Sydney in this book, was different from the one we say in the previous book. I can't believe how far she came, considering how she was when we first met her in Blood Promise. She might have her doubts a little bit about using magic but in the end it seems like her doubts have gone away. Especially with meeting Marcus and everying.  

My favorite aspect of this book was... all the Sydrian stuff! I mean, seriously this book was pretty much all of that. And I loved it. I've been waiting forever for this! Adrian and Sydney are perfect together. They complete each other perfectly. I did get a little annoyed whenever they kissed Sydney would back away again but she made up for it in the end in my eyes. 

So. Markus. Not sure what to say about him. I do not like this dude. I don't know what it is about him but I'm not feeling it. So we'll see if he shows up in the next book if I still have that disliking feeling about him. I'm not sure what everyone else thinks about him but I'd be glad to hear your opinions about him. :) The only negative things I can say about The Indigo Spell is how I kind of missed the gang. Jill, Eddie, Angeline. Trey. They weren't in it as much, although they had their own little dramas to deal with. I totally had that Angeline/Trey thing seen coming. And I must say I love love love them as a couple. So I hope they work it out. I must say I'm starting to like Jill more. Well except when she ruined Adrian and Sydney's hot moment! Damn her!

I was surprised by the stuff happening with Veronica. What happened there in the end surprised me but I loved that scene. Another swoon moment for Adrian when he carried Sydney out. *sigh* I did wish all of it would've been slightly more unpredictable but it was okay in the end. More than okay. :D And boy do I love Hopper! :D ♥ So adorable! Overall I LOVED The Indigo Spell. I couldn't get enough of it. I was SO in my Adrian bubble and didn't want to get out. Sydney was absolutely kick ass and I'm looking forward to the next book The Fiery Heart because it has Sydney AND Adrian's POV!
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Everyone who hasn't read Bloodlines yet and I know there's a lot of you out there. Get your business together and start it right away. You'll get an overdose of Adrian, which is a very good thing! 

Now on to waiting for The Fiery Heart. *sad sigh* :P


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~Favorite Quotes:

“I'm done with the pouting," he said. "Done with being moody—well, I mean, I'm always a little moody. That's what Adrian Ivashkov's all about. But I'm done with the excessive stuff. That didn't get me anywhere with Rose. It won't get me anywhere with you."
"Nothing will get you anywhere with me," I exclaimed.
"I don't know about that." He put on an introspective look that was both unexpected and intruiging. "You're not as much of a lost cause as she was. I mean, with her, I had to overcome her deep, epic love with a Russian warlord. You and I just have to overcome hundreds of years' worth of deeply ingrained prejudice and taboo between our two races. Easy.”
“I don't care if you say we can't be together. I don't care if you think I'm the most evil, unnatural creature walking on earth. You can think whatever you want, go whatever you want. I'm going to just go on loving you, even if it's hopeless.”
“He didn't see me looking at him, but I could tell the ceremony was having the same effect on him.
He was enraptured.
It was a rare and sweet look for him, reminding me of the tortured artist that lived beneath the sarcasm. I liked that about Adrian—not the tortured part, but the way he could feel so deeply and then transform those emotions into art.
He anxiously touched his hair. "I think my hair gel's frozen.”
“His fingertips slid down from my face, lightly stroking the line of my neck, down toward my shoulder. Everywhere he touched, a trail of goose bumps appeared. How did he keep doing this to me? Marcus—who made every girl in the world swoon—had zero effect on me. But one whisper of a touch from Adrian completely undid me.”


~About the author:
Richelle MeadScorpio Richelle Mead is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of urban fantasy books for both adults and teens. Originally from Michigan, Richelle now lives in Seattle, Washington where she works on her three series full-time: Georgina Kincaid, Dark Swan, and Vampire Academy.

A life-long reader, Richelle has always loved mythology and folklore. When she can actually tear herself away from books (either reading or writing them), she enjoys bad reality TV, traveling, trying interesting cocktails, and shopping for dresses. She's a self-professed coffee addict and has a passion for all things wacky and humorous.


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Highly recommended story to check out!