But after a series of terrifying encounters, Nora's not sure whom to trust. Patch seems to be everywhere she is and seems to know more about her than her closest friends. She can't decide whether she should fall into his arms or run and hide. And when she tries to seek some answers, she finds herself near a truth that is way more unsettling than anything Patch makes her feel.
For she is right in the middle of an ancient battle between the immortal and those who have fallen -- and, when it comes to choosing sides, the wrong choice will cost Nora her life.
Shhh! Listen to more in the Hush, Hush saga.
©2009 Becca Ajoy Fitzpatrick; (P)2009 Simon & Schuster
I have a love/hate relationship with this book for one big reason: Why does Patch have to be such a jerk!? I mean, yeah I get that he has his reasons, but still. I’m growing tired of seeing YA characters falling for assholes. I also hate the fact even with him being such a jerk, I still fell for him just like Nora. I don’t know what it is that makes him so damn attractive. Really, it was quite frustrating! Can you say STALKER? I think the police would have been called by chapter 4 if I was Nora.
My initial reaction to Hush, Hush, was that it was going to be just like Twilight. Initial bio scene anyone? I was pleasantly surprised to find that the plot was quite original. It really picked up toward the end leaving me wanting more! I was super intrigued by Patch and his past. He’s such a mysterious character. At first I hated the dynamic between Nora and Patch, but Fitzpatrick’s writing quickly changed that. She wrote some super sexy and cute moments between the two. In the end, I fell for the sexy jerk of a fallen angel.
I’ll be honest that there were one or two parts I found VERY predictable. Other than that, this was a great listen and I will definitely be continuing the series! On another note: Caitlin Greer is a great narrator.
I sadly realized this book was a little young for me. The book is similiar to Fallen, which I have listened to as well. The reader is easy to listen to and keeps you in the book. Very good book.
Ok, so Fitzpatrick borrowed alot from Stephenie Meyer. But, that didn't stop me from loving it. Both 'Twilight' and 'Hush, Hush' follow the 'Pride and Prejudice' story-line with a paranormal twist. And, what can I say, I'm a sucker from the proud and misunderstood.
I actually could not stop listening to 'Hush, Hush'. I started it yesterday, and saved a little for this morning. I might have even liked this novel more than Twilight.
It's easier for me to relate with the self-reliant Nora Grey than the self-sacrificing, selfless Bella Swan (for better or for worse).
Also, Patch is more appealing than the 'old-fashioned' Edward Cullen (don't get me wrong Edward Cullen IS appealing). Patch helps less, is more dangerous and definitely more sexy. But then, what girl can resist a bad, bad boy.
I expect that someday I will try another book in the series. However, this book did not leave me desperately wanting more.
The ending was rather predictable, especially if you've read "Twilight."
I think she forced the male voices a little too much. I know it's hard for a female to do male voices, but she seemed to try too hard.
It did not inspire me to do anything except move on to something else.
I was curious about this book because of a little bit of hype that seems to follow it. I've seen my students (young adult, middle school) reading it and wanted to know more. In the past, this reaction has served me well. That's how I got hooked on reading "Harry Potter," and "Twilight". However, I did not have anywhere close to a similar reaction with "Hush, Hush."
Tell us about yourself!I have been reading constantly threw audio books sense a verry small age and have never lost the love of them.
Yes! This book takes the supernatural and gives it a make over. if you are tired of the same old than try this. Angels, sexy guys and thrills what more is there to ask for?
No other compares. i have read many books and while i am not saying this is the best written i am saying that is unique. it gives a new face to the angel side of things that has been getting so big the last couple of years. some did not review this kindly but i like it and can not wait to read the next one.
it was believable. she made voices easy to recognize and she brought the story to life. i love audio books!
the action and romance seens are vivid and come to life off the pages. my heart was racing and i might av even squeed once. lol!
give this a try it is a good on the edge of your seat read. is she the best author no but she is amazing at capturing a new angle and if you read a lot you can appreciate how rarely that comes along. just read it!
This author captivates you from page one. Great book for teen reads.
Patch...his mystery that surrounds him is intriging
The flow was nice
Great characters and awesome plot.
I like her voice and feel that is how Nora would sound.
When she found that Patch was a fallen angel and had wanted to kill her.
I am a "Life is Awesome! Strive to be Worthy of it." student of life kind of guy. Feeding on Chaos and Empowering the Good. Group Hug!
I read this book before, but not the two following this one. It had been a good while back. My mom and and daughter read this series and liked it. I wasn't going to re-read it but it was nice to listen to it.
Can't really think of anything to compare it too.
She was easy to listen too. I didn't mind the inaccuracies to any of her accents. Some of her voices sounded the same with a couple characters, however I felt she did a great job.
It would not have been Hush Hush. I don't even get that title. I would call it
I liked this book. The narrator voices were annoying at times and some dialogue was a bit cheesy. Overall entertaining though. I plan on reading her next book
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