Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

For Nora Grey, romance was not part of the plan. She's never been particularly attracted to the boys at her school, no matter how much her best friend, Vee, pushes them at her...until Patch comes along. With his easy smile and eyes that seem to see inside her, Nora is drawn to him against her better judgment, but after a series of terrifying encounters, Nora's not sure whom to trust. Patch seems to be everywhere she is, and to know more about her than her closest friends. She can't decide whether she should fall into his arms or run and hide. And when she tries to seek some answers, she finds herself near a truth that is far more unsettling than anything Patch makes her feel. For Nora is right in the middle of an ancient battle between the immortal and those that have fallen - and when it comes to choosing sides, the wrong choice will cost her life (Summary taken from goodreads)

When I started this book, I wasn’t sure how I was going to feel about it. I had friends that thought it was absolutely amazing, but then my best friend, well she hated it. Actually, she despises it with a passion. So, what did I think? Well, I actually really enjoyed it! I borrowed the book from a friend and she told me, “Oh, it’s really slow in the beginning, but it gets better as it goes on.” Personally, I thought it started off really strong and stayed that way throughout the book. I couldn’t find a dull moment in this one whatsoever.
            The characters were what made it interesting. Personally, I love Patch. He was a total jerk, I’ll admit to that, but for some reason, I couldn’t help but love him as a character. Sure, he teased Nora and pushed her buttons, but it seemed more playful than anything. He was also one of those dark characters with a hidden past, but it was definitely intriguing. I actually liked Nora too. Most times if I like the male main character, I usually dislike the female one. However, Nora seemed really level-headed. She didn’t complain constantly about Patch (though she did get annoyed with him) and she wasn’t a total ditz. I also really liked Nora’s friend Vee. She was hilarious! She definitely enhanced the story in many ways.
            The writing style was phenomenal! I though Fitzpatrick did a great job. It wasn’t choppy or over descriptive. The storyline itself was interesting as well. Again, I wasn’t really sure about this book. I mean fallen angels? It just seemed a bit cliché because it feels like most books nowadays are about fallen angels who fall in love with a human. Though, when I read Hush, Hush the fallen angel thing didn’t really bother me. To be honest, I hardly noticed it. So, thumbs up for the story line :) I also really like the cover! I’m not a huge fan of his hair (weird, I know), but I really, really like the wings. They look so cool!
            Overall, I am so glad my friend let me borrow Hush, Hush. I would recommend it to those who enjoy a mix of action and romance (which it certainly had the perfect balance of!) I’m also looking forward to reading the sequel, which I still have to get my hands on! Anyway, I would check this one out! If you’ve read it or not, let me know what you think! :)

1 comment:

  1. I'm glad you liked it that much !! I really enjoyed Crescendo but apparently there are not many people who liked it ... =(
    Happy reading ;)


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