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Thursday, April 8, 2010

Marked (House of Night Series, Book 1)

By P.C Cast & Kristen Cast

Reviewed by Wendy

To tell you precisely what this book is about, all I have to say is one word, vampires. Yes this story is about vampires, but unlike Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight saga, this vampire story is different. It has thrills, twists, and love, all you need for a great read.

This story begins in a world where vampires are no secret, in a world where you are “marked” with a sapphire crescent moon on your forehead to show that you belong to the family of Nyx, the goddess of the night. When you are marked, it is mandatory that you go live at the House of Night, seems like a regular boarding school for rich kids but in fact it’s a place to go and survive the Change.

Zoey Redbird is a unique character, unlike Bella from Twilight who thinks about Edward 24/7 and her whole life revolves around him, Zoey is spunky and modern. When I say “modern,” I’m talking about a real girl who thinks of other things instead of guy, not to mention she isn’t a total klutz. Zoey is a rejected teenager at home and the luckiest girl at school because her boyfriend is the football team’s quarterback. However, as soon as she is marked her life is turned upside down, into a fast-paced adventure to find out who she is and what she is destined for. Seeking answers along with love, she meets her best friends who will help her fight evil.

You know how sometimes you have to reread a line about two or three times before you completely understand it, well that is a sign of boredom. However while reading this book you’ll find that you’ll only need to read it once, and before you know it you’ll be done with it.

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1 comment:

  1. I read this book and I really liked it.I also recommend this book to anyone.Its a really good book.