Every Last Breath (Dark Elements #3) by Jennifer L. Armentrout- Book Talk/Review

I finally read Every Last breath!

Gold star for me!

Oh my god, if my brother doesn’t stop doing a Miranda Sings voice outside my bedroom door, i will lose it.

“Can you stop!!!!!????”

Thank you. Much appreciated.

As per usual, this will be a mixed review of spoilers and not. But there will be a clear spoiler labeled section just for those who have read the book.

Happy reading if you have not read it, and continue if you have (or haven’t, either way)


 Synopsis:

Here, i would kindly direct you to my White Hot Kiss, which is the first book, book review, where a synopsis is given for the first one. You can click here for that.

But…in this third book, Layla has to choose between Roth and Zane. She also has to defeat the Lilin, who took her best friend’s (Sam) soul.

My Thoughts: (No spoilers)

I enjoyed this book a lot. It was paced nicely, and i was surprised at how recent the events were. For instance, One Direction and the fact that a member left is mentioned, and this only happened a few months ago. Layla and her relationships with Roth and Zayne were great, and it’s pretty obvious who she was going to choose, and i liked how quickly she chose it, no dragging it on for half the book, (ahem Twilight).

My Thoughts: (Spoilers)

Yes! Roth and Layla were endgame for sure from the moment we met Roth, and i’m glad it worked out okay. Is there something brewing between Stacy and Zayne!? No way, and what’s up with Nicolai and Danika? I feel like we needed more of an epilogue, tying up some other loose ends.

Some things i wrote down because i was annoyed or amused: (Spoilers)

“Don’t hate”, he (Caymen) said grinning, “procreate.”

There was a photo of One Direction in Roth’s office, signed, and it’s even signed by “the one who left” (AKA Zayne)

Those hot triplets according to Bambi, (The three kittens)

Ohmygosh, can we discuss that the familiars can morph into humans!? And that Layla got her own familiar, and that Bambi was taken by witches!!!!??? We need closure for that! Clearly Roth won’t let them keep Bambi after the end of the Lilin, right!?

The fact that Bambi hinted that Zayne was touching her boobs. I can’t.

The whole, the Lilin can’t die because it’s linked to Layla, i was seriously like, what is this? City of Lost Souls or something!?

And why must the main character always have to sacrifice themselves!?

Layla said, yeppers at the end of the book, and i was like, what? And then she said yeppers, peppers, and i lost it there. Why Layla, why?

Verdict:

Satisfying ending, could have added a tiny extra epilogue though. 4.5 out of 5 stars.


Hi there, thanks for reading! Remember to share your thoughts below, and i’ll see you guys soon!

-Calliope (5)

August 2015 Wrap-Up

August Wrap Up

I read soooo many books this month! And most of them were online, on overdrive. I think i was trying to make up for the fact that i won’t be reading as much when school starts. 😉

So first up, i read Hush Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick. It has been sitting on my shelf for a while. (I got it from a library book sale) And so when i was bored one day i finally gave it a read. I thought it was ok, nothing too special, and pretty much predictable. 3.5 stars.

I also read a few books for school: Chasing Lincolns’s Killer be James Swanson, Night by Elie Wiesel, and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.

  

Then of course, i read my Sophie Kinsella books. Remember Me, which i have a review of here. And then Wedding Night, I’ve Got Your Number, and Can You Keep a Secret, all for which i have a review here.

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I also read Towering by Alex Flinn, book review here.

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Then of course, i read Unbroken, review to come, and then White Hot Kiss by Jennifer L. Armentrout, book review here, and then its sequel, Stone Cold Touch, book review here.

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Then i finally read some David Levithan this past week! I read Boy Meets Boy and Every Day.

 

And lastly, i read two Adult Romance novels by Emma Chase: Tangled, and Overruled.


So, that’s it! What books did you read in August? Do we have any in common? Suggestions for what to read next? Leave a comment below! 🙂

Thanks for reading!

-Calliope (5)

Stone Cold Touch by Jennifer L. Armentrout- Book Review

Ok, acceptable color, i like the blue, but this is the one i had:

What is this!? Is this supposed to be Roth or Zayne? (I checked, it’s supposed to be Zayne) Yeah, so just another weird, non attractive creepy male on yet another cover. Where are these covers from? Maybe cause i read it online…You know how there’s this online library, live-brary, that links you to overdrive or something like that, yeah, that’s what i use to e-read.

Ok, wait, it’s the same guy on both covers. Hmph, well, his side profile is much more attractive then, that’s all i have to say.

Anyways, let’s get into the review!

Summary:

Well, this the equal to White Hot Kiss by Jennifer L. Armentrout. If you want a synopsis about that one, or want to read my review, please click here.

Ok, so in this book, we start out with Roth in the pits of hell because he saved Zane and went himself, yada yada yada. The goodreads description has a whole paragraph devoted to how Layla’s powers are evolving and stuff, which is a big chunk of the book i guess. Oh! And her Warden clan are growing feisty and keeping lots of secrets from her…

My Thoughts:

I was kind of dreading that we’d have to go on this mission to rescue Roth and that’s what this book would be about. (Cough cough, Lux) But that’s not what happened! Yay! I’m still team Roth after this book, and i’m confident that he would be endgame.

I saw a lot more Twilight comparisons, especially from New Moon, like when Roth comes with his motorcycle, i was like, Jacob Black!

My Thoughts- Spoilers:

I did not see Sam coming. I probably should have. Also, whyyyyyyyyyyy would Roth leave Layla alone in that demon bar thing!? “I told you to stay put.” Really? Really? Ugh! Also, when Zayne walks in to her room when she’s only in her bra, and just stares at her. Awkward much?

Verdict:

I liked this book! I did, solid 4 out of 5 stars. Jennifer L. Armentrout is a brilliant writer, and she makes the typical love triangle work somehow.


Leave your thoughts below! Do you agree with me, or disagree? What team are you on?!

Thanks for reading!

-Calliope (5)

WWW Wednesday- August 26, 2015

Hello! Sorry i didn’t post my usual Top Ten Tuesday yesterday. I just started swimming in the mornings with my high school varsity team, and i wasn’t feeling up to it yesterday, so i just posted a pre-typed book review.

So anyway, this is a meme formerly hosted by MizB @ Should be Reading and was revived by Taking on a World of Words

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You basically have to answer three questions:

The 3 W’s are

1. What are you currently reading?

2. What did you recently finish reading?

3. What do you think you’ll read next?


Currently Reading:

Ok, to be completely honest, i’m currently reading a romance novel that is far mature than i am, and if my mom ever knew what i was reading, she’d be pissed. It’s one of those guilty pleasure reads that you have to really be in a mood for. I don’t know why i’m embarrassed or feeling guilty for reading it. *sighs*

Recently Finished Reading:

I just finished reading White Hot Kiss by Jennifer L. Armentrout, and i have a book review on it. I also just finished the sequel, Stone Cold Touch, book review to be coming soon. I also read Unbroken recently, book review to come as well.

  

What am i going to read next?

Most likely: Every Last Breath, the third and last book. I’m also hoping to finally read Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella, but the library still has it out on Overdrive. Frustration. I’ve heard great things about Finding Audrey, and i’m excited to finally read it!


So that’s it for my first WWW Wednesday. If you have any questions as to what these book are about, shoot me a comment, also, let me know your W’s! Did we have any in common? 🙂

Thanks for reading!

-Calliope