Publish date: March 1st 2011
Publisher: Random House Australia
Pages no: 316
Edition language: English
Series: Night Creatures (#1)
Well shit. This sounded dark, unique, and interesting. For the most part it was, kinda. I just had a very hard time getting into it. I liked the world and am disappointed I thought this was just okay. Just not for me I suppose.
Into a world of wild secrets and deadly pleasures comes a girl whose innocence may be her greatest strength. In Ixion music and party are our only beliefs. Darkness is our comfort. We have few rules but they are absolute . . . Retra doesn’t want to go to Ixion, the island of ever-night, ever-youth...
Here’s the thing, you can take an overused trope and put it in an edgy outfit, maybe surround it with a unique setting and add in some Dafuq Am I Reading, but guess what? It’s still a goddamn trope. And this book has a lot of them. There’s the TSTL Mary Sue MC, the bestie who is much cooler and mor...
Partying. Pirates. Hallucinogens. Things that go bump in the night. Lace and leather. Nudity, and sass galore. Not to mention, the mention of baby bats (my little goth heart fluttered in excitement, even if there were some terrible gothy cliches there). I may have received this book at a very chea...
Ein kleiner Hinweis, bevor ich mit der Rezension beginne: ich habe das Buch auf englisch gelesen, der ein oder andere Begriff könnte daher in der deutschen Übersetzung von dem hier benutzten abweichen. Das muss ich direkt loswerden: Ich liebe, liebe, LIEBE dieses Buch! Ich habe es in den frühen Morg...