Disclaimer: I get all my books from the library.
Today's book is Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzgerald.
I kind of cringe inside doing this review, because I've already seen other people's reviews. People love this book, but I did not. I didn't hate it, but it frustrated me. Let's get down to the nitty-gritty.
Patch is a fallen angel with a self-promoting agenda. He's sinister, cocky, arrogant, dangerous and sadistic. In spite of this, Nora Grey, our weak-minded MC, is attracted to him.
Hold on. What? She's attracted to him?
That's right. Because he's got a nice body and black eyes.
I couldn't get over this. There was nothing likeable about Patch. What an awful message. If a guy is terrible, but cute, go ahead and explore the relationship?
And there was a very Twilight-ish moment when Nora hops on the internet and googles fallen angels, then realizes what Patch is. Only Patch wasn't endearing, protective, romantic, or anything like our favorite vampire counterpart (Edward, in case you're wondering) that might redeem him in my eyes. He's mysterious and creepy up until the very end. The VERY END.
In the last chapter, he suddenly acts like a nice guy that you might want to have as a boyfriend. Whoa. Personality change.
The book held my attention, but it also annoyed me. There were also two other creeps who followed Nora around, beating people up and getting in her mind. It was one of those books that I kept reading because I thought, "Everyone likes this. It has to get good somewhere."
Uh, no. Sorry, all you fans out there.
I give this book an D.
A = Buy this book NOW
B = Buy this when you can
C = Check it out from the library
D = Don't bother reading it
F = Burn it
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