Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Finished this book today

Daphne Van Helsing has been raised, educated, and given extensive training in the family business—vampire hunting. Some might think staking and decapitating vamps for cash is the ultimate job but not for this 16-year-old. All she wants is to settle down, attend high school, have friends, meet guys, and go to prom. Instead she is forced to travel from job to job in a beat-up van, living in cheap motels, eating fast food, and spending all her time with her parents. Now the Van Helsings and their arch rivals, the Harkers, are sent to Maine. Not only is Bristol overrun with vamps that are stronger and more difficult to kill but a terrifying evil is also preying on children and wreaking havoc on the inhabitants of the town. It is up to Daphne; her new BFF, Kiki Crusher; and handsome, crush-worthy Tyler Harker to discover the dark forces' source of power and destroy it. Marrone delivers an action-packed thriller that is full of suspense, intrigue, drama, and romance. Daphne's witty first-person narrative makes this story come alive. As her character grows, readers will identify with her personal struggles as she is torn between family obligations and her own needs and desires.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Secret Life of Sparrow Delaney

Well I finished this book finally. Been a tad busy with the family and sleeping. How I got this book was that I was browsing on Barnes and Nobles website one day in the discounted area and found it. The synopsis looked good and the cover caught my eye! I’m always a sucker for awesome covers first and then I read what the book is about then decide whether or not I want to read it! I liked how the book concentrated on Sparrow who has sisters and deals with the fact that her family is a bit different and that herself is unique too. Nice fun read..I’d give the book 4 out of 5 stars. Check it out today if this book fits your criteria in reading!


How do you ignore a ghost?

Sparrow Delaney absolutely, positively does not want to be a medium like her six older sisters, her mother, and her grandmother. She does not want to see, hear, smell, or talk to ghosts. If she sticks to her rules and doesn’t let anyone know that she can do all those things—everywhere, all the time—Sparrow just might pass as a normal tenth grader at her new high school. She makes a new best friend and meets an irritatingly appealing guy in her history class. But when another boy catches her eye, all Sparrow’s dreams of being ordinary go up in smoke. Becausethis boy is a dead one—a persistent, charming, infuriating ghost, who won’t let her be until she agrees to help him Move On.