When Triss wakes up after an accident, she knows something is very wrong. She is insatiably hungry, her sister seems scared of her, and her parents whisper behind closed doors. She looks through her diary to try to remember, but the pages have been ripped out. Soon Triss discovers that what... show more
When Triss wakes up after an accident, she knows something is very wrong. She is insatiably hungry, her sister seems scared of her, and her parents whisper behind closed doors. She looks through her diary to try to remember, but the pages have been ripped out. Soon Triss discovers that what happened to her is more strange and terrible than she could ever have imagined, and
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
This book has been on my "To Be Read" shelf pretty much since I first joined BookLikes. When I saw it at Barnes and Noble I was interested in the concept and thought it could be a fun, even spooky read. I think it was even under a shelf marked, "Spooky Reads for Teens" or something like that. It was...
Although this book opens with what is becoming a common trope in YA fiction -- a main character wakes up with gaps in her memory living in a world that seems somewhat off-kilter -- by a third of the way in it has distinguished itself from the crowd. Taking place right after World War I, it is a surr...
While Cuckoo Song is certainly well written and provocative story, I ended up being bored throughout most of it. It took me longer to read than most books and I almost didn't finish it several times. Though, looking at the average 4.0 star rating on Goodreads, it would seem as if I'm of the minority...
I'm bored. So bored. Things were getting slightly more interesting, and then it fell flat again. Triss isn't likable. She's spoiled and petulant. Penn isn't likable either, because she's so selfish. Plus there is so much going on, so much trying to fight for attention, that nothing makes sense. It...
“The Shrike was feeding the stolen vine back through her torn side, and she could feel it moving amid her vitals like a dry snake.” This book was so unmistakably good: I cannot possibly tell you how I feel about what I have just experienced. The author’s rich language transported me into a different...
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