Thursday, September 27, 2012

4 New Review: Entice + Give@way

Title: Entice
Author: Jessica Shirvington
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Published: September 4, 2012
paperback arc, 446
ISBN: 978-1-4022-6843-4
Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal
Source: Publisher



Goodreads Summary:

Violet Eden is Grigori - part angel, part human. Her destiny is to protect humans from the vengence of exiled angels.
Knowing who to trust is key but, when Grigori reinforcements arrive, it becomes clear everyone is hiding something. Even Lincoln. The only thing Violet does know: Phoenix's hold over her is more dangerous than ever.
The race to find the one thing that could tilt the balance of power brings them all to the sacred mountains of Jordan, where Violet's power will be pushed to the extreme. And the ultimate betrayal exposed.

*Spoiler Alert--Entice is the second book in the series and this review will contain spoilers for the first book, Embrace*
My thoughts:
Entice is the second book in the Violent Eden Chapters by Jessica Shirvington. This is a series you definitely need to read from the beginning.  Entice picks up right where Embrace left off. Violet has embraced and now she has to figure out what exactly that means. She already knows she's not like the other Grigori. She's also in love with her Grigori partner, Lincoln. There are rules and consequences that make their relationship impossible. Violet is also reeling from her relationship with Phoenix, who also has a dangerous hold over her. To make matters worse Magda, a Grigori member, is making the moves on Lincoln.
Entice is a great sequel to Embrace. There is non-stop action and adventure. Entice takes the Grigori group to Jordan where mysteries start to unfold. There are a few new characters introduced that really add to the already great cast of characters. I love that Onyx is back. He's such a great evil character. I also am a huge fan of Violet's best friend, Steph. Her character grows a lot as well. She's no longer hiding her smarts.
Violet undergoes many trials and tribulations throughout Entice. Her character has changed from the first book. The only complaint I have about this book is that Violet's dad is not around. He loves her in his way, but gives her no guidance what so ever. Violet embraced and became a Grigori, and he has no idea. He's so wrapped up in his own pain that he doesn't see her. I know that her dad not being around is a plot device to get him out of the way so that Violet can go traipsing around the world, but it seems like this is common in young adult books. Other than that, it's a great story and one that I would recommend.
My rating:


Giveaway
Thanks to Sourcebooks Fire I have a copy of Embrace and Entice to giveaway to a lucky reader. This giveaway is open to US addresses only. You must be at least 13 years old to enter. 
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4 comments:

  1. Thanks for the giveaway. I read your review and had to come over and enter.

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    1. Thanks Sherry! Good luck on the giveaway.

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  2. Enjoyed the review! I've been meaning to pick up EMBRACE but alas, haven't had the chance. From the sound of it book 2 is just as good so definitely count me in! Thanks for the chance...happy reading!

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    1. Thanks :) I picked up Embrace about a month ago in the kindle store for like $1.99. Definitely worth the price.I was glad that I had read it before I dived into Entice or else I would have been lost. It's a good series.

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