Friday, September 17, 2010
Book 44-Wicked Lovely Melissa Marr
Wicked Lovely was a suggestion from my BF Dawn who absolutely loved the book. Me, I enjoyed the book, but I am not a faery fanatic so it took quite a while to give me the push to continue to read.
Wicked Lovely introduces you to Aislinn who sees faeries. Not the pretty kind you see in artwork but dark, and sometimes nasty faeries. She lives with the rules provided by her Grams (who also sees faerys) #3 Don't stare at invisible faeries #2 Don't speak to invisible faeries and #1 Don't ever attract their attention. Aislinn follows these rules to the letter, until Keenan shows up.
Keenan is the future Summer King, who is looking for his Queen. Keenan has been searching for centuries for the one girl who will break the Winter Queen, Beira's curse over faerykind and humanity. Beira is also Keenan's mother....who is fighting against Keenan to keep her "throne".
When Keenan finds Aislinn, he is determined to make her his Queen, and take his rightful place as Summer King, but Aislinn is fighting him at every turn. Aislinn fears the faeries, and refuses to have anything to do with them.
Now, I need to reiterate that I am not a faery lover, nor do I enjoy stories of unicorns, and happy fluffy bunnies...I am more of a vampire, zombie and all out gore girl...but honestly I enjoyed this book once it got over Aislinn pissing and moaning about how every faery seemed to be around her and her friend Seth (who I must admit, I grew to love quite a bit).
When Aislinn finally gets a backbone and is able to stand up to the faerys things seem to pick up and run much smoother. Now is when you can actually start to enjoy the book and have that desire to not put it down, because you WANT to know what happens.
All in all, it was a good story, and I most likely will read the second book, (like I said it does eventually grab you). Honestly I do want to know what happens in the story!
The book I am reading now is Linger, the second in the Shiver series.