I am about to enter the final climactic chapter of Melissa Marr's Wicked Lovely, and so am in a bit of a rush to put this post together and publish it tonight (please don't let there be a cliffhanger!). I expect to finish the book before I drift off to sleep tonight. That is the plan anyway. We'll see if my eyes cooperate.
Wicked Lovely is this month's TBR List poll winner, so many of you may already know what it is about. Just in case:
Rule #3: Don't stare at invisible faeries. Aislinn has always seen faeries. Powerful and dangerous, they walk hidden in the mortal world. Aislinn fears their cruelty - especially if they learn of her Sight - and wishes she were as blind to their presence as other teens.
Rule #2: Don't speak to invisible faeries. Now faeries are stalking her. One of them, Keenan, who is equal parts terrifying and alluring, is trying to talk to her, asking questions Aislinn is afraid to answer.
Rule #1: Don't ever attract their attention. But it's too late. Keenan is the Summer King, who has sought his queen for nine centuries. Without her, summer itself will perish. He is determined that Aislinn will become the Summer Queen at any cost — regardless of her plans or desires.
Suddenly none of the rules that have kept Aislinn safe are working anymore, and everything is on the line: her freedom; her best friend, Seth; her life; everything.
Faery intrigue, mortal love, and the clash of ancient rules and modern expectations swirl together in Melissa Marr's stunning twenty-first-century faery tale. [Goodreads Summary]
A weekly meme where readers share the first sentence of the book they are reading and say what they think. Hosted by the wonderful Gillion Dumas of Rose City Reader.
The Summer King knelt before her. "Is this what you freely choose, to risk winter's chill?"
My thoughts: This is the opening of the prologue, starting with a scene in the past that will set the stage for what is to come. With that opening question, I wanted to know too--what would the answer be?
A weekly meme in which readers share a random sentence or two from page 56 or 56% of the book they are reading. Hosted by the wonderful Freda of Freda's Voice.
She clenched her hands so tightly that icicles formed on the tips of her fingernails. Now comes the hard part. [56%]
My thoughts: I am well past this point now, and while this is just a couple sentences from the scene--and not even the part that really reveals anything--it is one of the more telling scenes in the novel. I like the image this particular tidbit forms in my mind though, and couldn't resist sharing.
What do you think? Does this sound like something you would be interested in reading?
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