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Monday, December 5, 2011

Silence by Becca Fitzpatrick

Hush,Hush #3
Author: Becca Fitzpatrick
Source: Gifted
Genre: Young Adult
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers (October 4, 2011)
ISBN-13: 978-1442426641


The noise between Patch and Nora is gone. They've overcome the secrets riddled in Patch's dark past...bridged two irreconcilable worlds...faced heart-wrenching tests of betrayal, loyalty and trust...and all for a love that will transcend the boundary between heaven and earth. Armed with nothing but their absolute faith in one another, Patch and Nora enter a desperate fight to stop a villain who holds the power to shatter everything they've worked for—and their love—forever.


I waited not so patiently for author Becca Fitzpatrick to finally release this book in the series.  She left the readers with such a cliffhanger in the second novel that it was torture having to wait for this one.  I think authors love to torture the readers by making us wait!

I will start off by saying that Hush, Hush was my absolute favorite in this series.  This one titled Silence, was just that.  It left me silent for a few days and afraid to post my review.  While I gobbled up every scene there was with Patch in it, there weren't many to enjoy.  Patch was very much in the background for this book.  Nora has fallen from such a strong heroine in the first book to such a whiny and at times obsessive character that I want to just stop reading the series.  It has been such a downfall for this character.

The ending was left open for another book in the series, but it didn't end as well as the others had.  It wasn't a 'wow' ending but it does leave you curious for what is to come with Nora and Patch.  I just couldn't get into this one as much as I did the first two.  This series seems to be falling apart and crumbling.  I want to see Nora get her kick butt personality back and Patch be the Patch I loved in the first book!

If you are already a huge fan of the series, then this book might appeal to you as a continuation of the story, but probably won't satisfy your hunger of Patch and Nora of before.


If the library doesn't have it, don't worry about reading it!



Blogger Jennie said...

I could only get through a little more than 100 pages of this book before I gave. I was so disappointed, especially with the lack of plot and Patch!

December 5, 2011 at 2:14 PM  
Blogger Rebecca said...

Aww, I'm sorry you didn't like it too much. I know the whole series have gotten quite mixed things, but this one seemed to be an improvement! I'm still on the second one and am scared to continue. o: I know I'll have to sometime, but I'm definitely postponing it. Great review though! :)

December 6, 2011 at 7:08 AM  

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