INK EXCHANGE

ENTER A WORLD OF FAERIE ROMANCE.

Images cluttered the page but one tattoo set her nerves on edge: inky-black eyes surrounded by wings like shadows coalescing.

Ink Exchange is a book had to describe. it has all the makings of an amazing book. It is fast paced, it has the daring male role, and its believable to a certain degree. Leslie is a girl that has been abused most of her life, especially after her mother was gone. she goes through the same stages that some one who had lived through the trauma of abuse would. we follow her as she struggles with trying to keep her horror of a life at home far away from the one she had carefully constructed at school. Having to work to pay for the rents, Leslie does not have much to indulge herself in but what she really wants is a tattoo. She knows nothing of the world of the faeries but when she is attracted to a tattoo of eyes and wings. all she knows is that she has to have it. she is convinced that it is a symbol of freedom, safety, braveness. changes she desperately wants and needs in  her life. Little did she know that when the first drop of the ink touched her virgin skin, HER LIFE WOULD BE CHANGED FOREVER.

I liked the whole plot of story but at sometimes, it started to drag and i found myself skipping pages to try and get to a place with more action. Also sometimes, the story didn’t make sense, i was reading a sentence, then it cuts of halfway to describe something completely random that lasts like half the page and then it continues. i love people who describe things correctly but there is a thing called over description and unfortunately Melissa did a bit. Also Near the end, it seemed like she was rushing it, like she wanted to finish it fast. i hate it when authors do that. i get all excited to see whats going to happen and hen it cuts of short and your like ‘What?’. it was anticlimactic and it sort of drew a bit of frustration from me, otherwise, the book was a great read that i enjoyed to read in my spare time. unfortunately i was not submerged in i as i had the first book ‘Wicked Lovely’. It was a bit of disappointment after the first book in the series but yet again, which books aren’t, apart from Hunger games ‘Catching Fire’.   I would probably suggest this books to those who want to read a book on a journey or so, but out of five i would only rate it 3.5.ink-exchange-melissa-marr

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Throne of Glass- Review

MEET CELAENA SARDOTHIEN. BEAUTIFUL.DEADLY.DESTINED FOR GREATNESS.

in the dark filthy salt mines of Endovier, an eighteen year old girl is serving a life sentence.
She is a trained assassin, the best of her kind. but she made a fatal mistake. She got caught.

I recently read the book ‘Throne Of Glass’. it blew me away. i had initially picked it up as i though it would be something nice to read on the bus to and back from school. simply to pass the time. what i didn’t expect was to be drawn in from the first sentence. The story is about an 18 year old assassin who broke the one rule of being an assassin. She got caught. We follow Calaena as she struggles to deal with her inner turmoil at serving the king who destroyed  everything dear to her and her freedom. Sarah j. Maas did an amazing job in describing her character. Celaena is portrayed as this fierce heartless killer at the start of the book but we slowly learn that she is this kindhearted, deeply scared both physically and mentally. we never truly learn of her past in this book but we get little glimpses of the horror she endured while she was still young.

After being caught Celaena Sardothien, Adarlans most notorious assassin, is thrown in the salt mines of Endovier where she is kept a prisoner for 11 months. When offered the chance at freedom she jumps at the chance but at what cost. She watches as rebels are slaughtered and killed under the kings orders simply for doing what everyone else should be doing instead of staying under the rule of evil king. Could she really serve, kill under the same king who destroyed her very innocence. When The crown prince, Dorian makes her his champion, she has to fight for the chance at her freedom. She must compete through several rounds in a to-the-death tournament- which meant fighting the most gifted thieves and assassins in the land. She knows she would win, she never doubts her abilities until people start dropping dead. She finds out the disturbing secret about why the champions are dropping dead and how it connects to her. guided by a dead queen and the help of a foreign princess, Celaena fights to stop the darkness consuming the castle.But at what cost. in fighting and winning she would be signing her soul to the only man who made her feel small in a world where danger lies for four years. will she come out of it, intact?

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