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Hush Hush

By accident this book landed in my hands, and I’m unspeakably happy it did. This is a fast paced, sometimes thrilling, absolutely capturing book, which I read in less than two days. I just couldn’t put it down once I started. The interaction and beginning relationship between Nora Grey and fallen angel Patch is told in an enticing and teasing way that makes one cheer for both of them. One of my abso-favorite scenes takes place in BIO when Patch reads Nora’s unspoken words to the entire class…and he’s dead on with what he interpretes.

But this romance is everything but sweet. With Patch’s ever so cryptic behavior, you’ll never be able to tell which side he’s currently on. There are times in the book, when you think you finally figured out who’s the good guy and who’s the bad, but already several pages later, you’ll question your decision once again. Fitzpatrick worked amazing plottunrs and twist into the story that won’t let to you go to sleep until you turned the last page.

Brilliantly done. One of the best books I ever read.

CRESCENDO

The second on the Hush Hush saga was a difficult read for me. I love Becca’s way of telling the story, but I found myself thinking “really?” more often than not. All in all, it’s a brilliant book again, but lacking some plausibility at times, like when a cop drops a 16-year old at home, with no one there, then leaves her to herself and this after she almost got shot by a psycopath… Apart from things like that (which unfortunately keep threading through the book) it’s another great experience of reading.

SILENCE

An absolute page-turner once again. If you’ve read the first two books in the series, you mustn’t miss this one.

FINALE

Finally I could finish this book. It’s sad to say that now I’m totally cured from my book-boy-crush, Patch, because the story, the characters and the writing itself didn’t capture me any longer. As highly as I thought of book one in the Hush Hush Saga, as disappointed I’m in the ending.

Nora Grey has been made leader of the Nephilim army, and a blood oath to her dead father, the Black Hand, ties her to a terrible fate. Lead the Nephilim to war and free them from the subjugation (sorry, I can’t think of a better word at this moment) by fallen angels, or die herself. Not a great future to face. But she gets help in this misery. Enter Dante. He’s a hot guy, like her he’s Nephil, and he trains her to be fit for battle.

Unfortunately, Patch comes a little short in this book, which is why I didn’t like it from the start. There was nothing left of a romance. Also Vee, her best friend, drops to the shadows. Too sad. This book was missing some great personalities. On the other side, Marcy Millar once more turns out to be a real pain in the neck, even more so than in all the other books. What really shocked me, though, is how Becca Fitzpatrick turned her adorable character Nora from book one into a shallow girl with zero personality. All the spice, all the wit, all the loveliness has gone. Nora allows Marcy to dictate her every step and doesn’t object to any crap Marcy or even her mother give her. More than once I wondered if I should just stop reading this book, but I just wanted to know how it all would end. I was glad when I turned the last page. The ending wasn’t the best, to be honest, some plot issues and inconsistencies, but after all, I made it through.