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Lissylaine Reads

I've loved books and reading ever since I can remember and my great-grandmother read "Miss Suzy" to me over and over again. My tastes change over time, but tend toward paranormal romance, thrillers and mysteries, science fiction, some fantasy and urban fantasy, YA, and dystopia to name a few.

Currently reading

Queen of Shadows
Sarah J. Maas
Seams Unlikely: The Inspiring True Life Story of Nancy Zieman
Marjorie L Russell, Nancy Zieman
Progress: 50 %
Lover Reborn: A Novel of the Black Dagger Brotherhood
J.R. Ward
Progress: 21 %

Fast-paced again, but ultimately disappointing

The Rising - Kelley Armstrong

I managed to plow my way through the entire trilogy in a few days, and was enjoying it until about halfway through The Rising, where it just fell apart for me.


It started when 

the author decided to introduce a love triangle where there previously had not been one. Seriously, what is wrong with a girl (Maya) having a guy as her best friend through the previous two books AND having a boyfriend too? I saw the path Ms. Armstrong was introducing, and just wanted to scream NO! Of course, she took it to its ultimate conclusion - Maya ends up with the best friend (Daniel) as her new boyfriend, having been "dumped" by the boyfriend (Rafe) who decides to step back and give her the room to decide between them.


I just thought the whole thing was preposterous, and it ruined what otherwise was a decent YA supernatural trilogy. 

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I'm just really glad I had borrowed it from the public library instead of buying a copy.