Jessica s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side (Audiobook) by Beth Fantaskey
Problem is, you can't help comparing Lindt chocolate to fake Hershey chocolate - likewise, you'll end up comparing this book with its highly successful predecessor. She wants to date another boy and tries to resist her attraction to Lucius. Losing both parents in a tragic car accident was not easy to deal with for a seventeen-year-old.
Lucius is an intense, righteous and darkly handsome Romanian more Mr Darcy than Edward who has come to America to convince Jessica that they should marry and reunite their warring vampiric families. But the magic that helped bring her into the world left her with a dark secret. Enter the dark, magical world of the House of Night, a world very much like our own, except here vampyres have always existed.
- Katherine Kellgren is one of my favorite narrators and I loved the narrator for Lucius.
- And Fantaskey doesn't take herself or her characters so seriously as to not allow humor to pop into even the darkest scenes.
- In spite of what women's lib teaches you, chivalry does not imply that women are powerless.
- This is the one part that I felt the novel failed at.
- Speaking of Lucius, he's the only really interesting character here.
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They were cute together but I liked Lucius a lot more when Jessica wasn't around. Sounds like a good idea, right? The author committed character assassination to the max with her love interest on the second half of the book. And it is not necessarily a bad thing, but the feeling of deja vu was quickly replaced with awe. However, she took way too long to come to this realization.
It had everything worthy of a Twilight successor. When Lucius rebels from his family, his character changes drastically, more so goes through a metamorphosis. This could have been done in a much more natural way, 5 tips for because something just doesn't ring true about her parents not telling her about her vampyric past simply because she has a rational mind.
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- Lucius and Jessica were a cute couple.
- It makes for an interesting plot and witty remarks on his part.
- Addionally, the story was kind of inconsistent, as if it didn't know what it wanted to be.
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Once again, it was such a disappointment. Definitely sounds like the ideal book-boy, right? Lapses may happen but I'll try.
The characters were fresh and not so stereotypical of this kind of story. Good story with lots of angst and romance. Lissianna has been spending her centuries pining for Mr. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he's probably right.
He is very much a jackass, but he is also very witty, uptight and everything you'd expect a privileged royal vampire to be. Mikhail Dubrinsky is the prince of the Carpathians, the powerful leader of a wise and secret ancient race that thrives in the night. Jessica and Lucius's voices ring clear and true. It was as if the author cut off her plans for the story and just decided to take it on a whole new road.
On the contrary, chivalry is an admission of women's superiority. An acknowledgment of your power over us. But exiling her to shivery Maine to live with her grandmother? But here it was just in bad taste, guy false advertisement.
Jessica s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey
Another theme that we deal with in this story is that of love and redemption. One thing is clear Lucius Vladescu clearly is hellaciously hot and thinks he is a vampire. It won't take too much out of your time and even tho you won't really love it, you won't hate it either. She is smart, carrying, confused, loving and kind. There were things about this book that were really likable.
Our heroine is in for a surprise. And it's true, she hasn't exactly been herself since her stepfather died. Overall, it was okay and I will probably dive into the next book if I find it.
Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side is an imaginative, immersive when will the world realize this is a word? Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side. Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side was a pretty good book.
The narration was fabulous and I'm actually glad I listened to the book instead of reading it. She's a surprisingly bland character who never seems to laugh. Great story I completely enjoyed it and couldn't put it down, flows effortlessly. Which has nothing to do with the author's ability to produce a decent ending. From the moment they meet, ann arbor singles dating Raven and Mikhail are helpless to resist the desire that sparks between them.
All that aside he needs to bring Jessica home prefers to call her Antanasia but his princess is proving difficult and teenage American life is very odd. But I did enjoy that while the narrative was from Jessica's perspective, we got to see a different side of Lucius through his letters back home to his uncle reporting on his progress. Jessica discovers one day that she is not a normal teenager but is, in fact, a vampire Princess bound by contract to marry a repugnant, spoiled, aristocratic prince, dating black woman Lucius Vladescu.
Her personal growth was to discover through dressing well, that she is a powerful, attractive woman. Anyway, our heroine Jessica Packwood aka Antanasia Dragomir was pretty likable. Mindy, Jessica's so-called best friend, is left out of all knowledge of what's going on, even though Jessica herself tells us how trustworthy Mindy is. If you're a vampire fan, don't miss this one.
Jessica s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side
Brianna never felt normal. The ending actually left me smiling and surprisingly wanting more although I refuse to read any more series, even a continuation of this one, maybe. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. Neither of these issues distracted me from enjoying this audiobook at all. Not quite sure what he saw in her, either.