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Embrace By Jessica Shirvington Embrace It starts with a whisper It s time for you to know who you are Stange dreams leave her with very real injuries and there s a dark tattoo weaving its way up her arms The guy she thought she could fall

  • Title: Embrace
  • Author: Jessica Shirvington
  • ISBN: 9780734411846
  • Page: 160
  • Format: Paperback
  • Embrace By Jessica Shirvington It starts with a whisper.It s time for you to know who you are Stange dreams leave her with very real injuries and there s a dark tattoo weaving its way up her arms The guy she thought she could fall in love with just told her he s only half human oh, and same goes for her And she keeps hearing a distant fluttering of wings Violet Eden is having a very bad 17th biIt starts with a whisper.It s time for you to know who you are Stange dreams leave her with very real injuries and there s a dark tattoo weaving its way up her arms The guy she thought she could fall in love with just told her he s only half human oh, and same goes for her And she keeps hearing a distant fluttering of wings Violet Eden is having a very bad 17th bithday But if angels seek vengeance and humans are warriors, you could do a lot worse than betting on Violet Eden.
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    1. Alexandra :D on said:

      Okay, I m gonna go full on out with this book Don t mean to hurt anyone s feelings butis book was a waste of my time I was doing this the whole time.Violet Eden, the main character, was a whiney, selfish, lust driven, and not to mentionstupid girl I face palmed myself so many times while reading She does the stupidest things in this book, and she is so selfish it drives me mad Okay, you don t have a life any Your new life is killing exiled angels and keeping humanity safe with their free will, w [...]

    2. Caitlin on said:

      This book is just as perfect as I remember.Me whenever Lincoln s name is mentioned Me VioletMe PhoenixPre review Reading for the second time Hahaha yeah nah I picked this series up in 2011 I was 14 years old I am now almost 20 years old Basically, I spent a solid 4 or so years of my life of just reading these books Yes you ve read that right I could read all 5 books in this series within 1 2 weeks and I repeatedly read the entire series over and over and over again for about 4 years The best I v [...]

    3. Ava Oceana on said:

      I have never been infuriated with a book.Vlog coming soon, dedicated to Kelly Jane since she wanted me to rant D Insta love, insta lust, insta sex, terrible, selfish, creepy characters, dull plot that made no sense I m not going to bother wring a review for this.

    4. Joy (joyous reads) on said:

      After reading Embrace by Jessica Shirvington, there are two things that I ve or less decided to stay the hell away from First, ANGEL novels with the exception of Angelfall series by Susan Ee and Daughter of Smoke and Bone series Laini Taylor Second, LOVE TRIANGLES Jesus Murphy Jones, woman You ve read the synopsis You know there were two guys mentioned that the MC is caught in the middle of and yet, you ve went ahead and spent a hefty sum of money bringing these books from Australia What the he [...]

    5. Amber Robertson on said:

      DNF 9%Embrace was a book I desperately wanted to like Not for me For the sake of one of my new friends Caitlin I know if I had read this book six years ago it would have been my favourite, much like how I loved Halo but would despise it now Caitlin told me that I was nitpicking, but in all honestly I couldn t help it My body kept folding in on itself to cringe at the writing style and the protagonist thoughts So, I didn t even get to the actual storyline of the book We also aren t given much inf [...]

    6. Giselle on said:

      This is one of those books that as soon as I read the synopsis, I was instantly attracted to it Mysterious tattoos, dream injuries, good vs evil battles it definitely caught my attention Sadly, I didn t fall love with it, but it s still a fun book full of plot twists that kept my attention throughout Violet is our main character, she s just learning that there s a whole world out there she didn t know existed, and she s right in the middle of it all She is one of those characters that is easy to [...]

    7. TheBookSmugglers on said:

      Originally reviewed on The Book Smugglers Violet Eden yep, that s her name, because it s a story about ANGELS, get it EDEN hates her birthday, because it s also the grim reminder of the day that her mother died in childbirth It s no surprise, then, that Violet is not looking forward to her seventeenth birthday party, even though she ll be with the people she cares most about in the world her workaholic and emotionally distant father, perky best friend Stephanie, and her crush mentor Lincoln The [...]

    8. Em on said:

      Kicks Halo s arseloved it I ve been rather disappointed in most of the Angel books that have come my way recently too slow, too insipid seriously, I couldn t even read Halo without snorts of derision and finally gave up for the sake of my colleagues sanity and too whiny EMBRACE was none of these it s smart, intriguing, fast paced and thoroughly enjoyable Violet is a character that is easy to root for she is believable and strong and is essentially besides the obvious a teenager coming to terms w [...]

    9. Nic on said:

      Rating 2.5 starsOkay, somebody stop me if I go to read an angel book again in the near future They all seem to be letting me down lately And I really wanted to love this one since she is a debut Australian author, but I didn t.So here is my special spoiler review THE GOOD The beautiful prose I slowly opened my eyes The sun speared its first bright rays of golden orange into the sky and I leapt from the cliff with the sorrowful knowledge that no matter what the outcome, at very least, part of me [...]

    10. Brittany (Nice Girls Read Books) on said:

      WOW I was absolutely blown away at how much I enjoyed this debut novel I was getting tired of reading Angel stories, but this one was so blissfully different I highly recommend it First of all I have to say I can t believe this is Jessica Shirvington s first story It was simply amazing and so well written The story was perfectly mapped out and planned, it unfolded at a great pace and almost everything was explained in a timely fashion Instead of a huge slew of questions with no answers, everythi [...]

    11. Mimi Valentine on said:

      Giveaway, guest post, and interview with Jessica Shirvington on my blog today Contest ends on April 27th, 2012 Good luck, everyone I honestly had to stop re reading Embrace just to start this review It s the kind of book that catches your attention from page one and keeps it long even after the last page is turned Make sure that you have lots of time when you start this because you won t be able to put it down Embrace is about angels, but it s in no way just another angel book There are Grigori, [...]

    12. Lisa on said:

      SIGH I m going to keep this short and sweet Well, maybe not sweet I do not think I have ever disliked a heroine as much as I abhorred Violet Eden I just could not deal with her na vet , her silliness, her inability to make proper decisions trust me, the list can go on and on.I was so disappointed in Violet and the whole love story triangle mess that it essentially ruined the book for me Putting the whole love issue aside, I did love the angel lor and the story was actually quite good and well th [...]

    13. Nasty Lady MJ on said:

      To see full review click here.I think I need to lower my standards I really do This wasn t a horrible book Was it meh, definitely So meh in fact I didn t finish it But it s not like it s the worst thing I ever read which actually has me feeling sort of, well, weird And what s weirder is the press that this piece ofokay, I ll calm down now and review the book.Ugh.Whenever I read books like this I can only think hamster wheel Because I ve read this story thousand of times before I m just going to [...]

    14. Melissa on said:

      OMG OMG OMG This book blew me away and all other angel books out of my mind, well maybe not my Hush, Hush but close This author wrote an amazing book, it was mind blowing.This book pulls you in from the beginning, makes you addicted and wanting It was kind of like a drug but in a good way I tried to go to bed but all I could think about was this book and it only happened with two other series The characters in this book are real and kickass Violet is just plain amazing, she is someone to look u [...]

    15. Jessica (Goldenfurpro) on said:

      Okay, I liked the idea of the bookThe whole concept is completely original and interestingThe problem isIt didn t focus on the angelsIt focused on Violet s love lifeHere s the thing.I did not like VioletShe was annoyingselfishwhinymade bad choicesand all she thinks about is boysAnd then there s the love triangleI DO NOT UNDERSTAND THIS How is it possible for a girl like Violet to get ONE guy to like her But TWO guys like her Wait no, let me rephrase thatTWO guys LOVE her I just do not understand [...]

    16. Melanie on said:

      EDIT Can people just ignore this review THIS IS ALLLLL EMPTY SPACE Man, I was such a terrible reviewer back then I have definitely seen my improvement.WARNING SpoilersLook I had great expectations when I stared to read this book And with about 75 pages left in the book, I was extremely willing to give this 2 stars The characters were great, well described and definable, the plot was interesting, loved its complexity and twists However here was a list of things that I totally detested with just 7 [...]

    17. Lindsay on said:

      Really I can t believe this got so many good reviews, because I couldn t find a single redeeming quality in it Ugh Terrible protagonist, flat characters, and boring storyline wait, a storyline where I guess a pretty cover isn t everything Full Review There have been some great entries into the YA fantasy world lately with angel lore, and after reading many positive reviews for this one, I thought I d give it a shot It also didn t hurt that the cover is so gorgeous Within the first 50 pages, I wa [...]

    18. ☆ ĄňŊǡƂėƮĦ ☆ ŞŧŎŋė on said:

      4.5 5Embrace was a very good start to this series, one that I will definitely continue to read There was so much romance, action, suspense, danger, myths, and plot twists that I couldn t stop reading I am very glad that I read it after it was on my to read list for a while.Violet Eden is a strong female lead that, most of the time, I enjoyed reading and learning about Other times, she was frustrating but everyone is so it was relate able She did make mistakes and was stubborn but it made her ch [...]

    19. Jillian Heise on said:

      Review originally posted on Heise Reads RecommendsYou know that kind of booke one when you start reading that book, you re immediately swept into the fantasy world created The one where you re connecting with the characters laughing and cringing and reacting with them The one where you stay up too late reading, no matter what you have going on the next day, because you can t wait to find out where the story is going The one where you find yourself frantically turning the pages, but then realizin [...]

    20. Shreya on said:

      The plot was unique gives a whole new meaning to evil vs good angels , the characters were kick ass, and I thoroughly enjoyed this book and was deeply engrossed in it noticing how I spent only 4 5 hours finishing it D I RECOMMEND

    21. Karen Brooks on said:

      Having been generally disappointed with the spate of angels books out there Fallen being an example though well written, it was described by one reviewer as moving at glacial speed and I think that was accurate , this book was recommended to me by someone whose judgement I trust.I was not disappointed.In Embrace, Shirvington has laid the foundation for a terrific series that commences with the 17th birthday of the heroine, Violet Eden and an unusual gift her mother has left for her Her mother di [...]

    22. Colleen Houck on said:

      The angel lore in this book is extremely well thought out It will be interesting to see who Violet s angel parent is Love the cover too

    23. Emily Blake on said:

      An ARC was provided by Sourcebooks Fire in exchange for an honest review I will always compare angel books to Hush, Hush That s just a fact And while this book isn t as kick ass as Hush, Hush, it s still special in it s own way.I really liked the different angel spin Shirvington put on this story I think it was a good idea, a good story line, and amazing writing There were just a few things that weren t very good Shirvington mentioned towards the end of the book that Violet was terrified of her [...]

    24. Yazzy on said:

      This book was very very disappointing Im surprised I even finished it in all honesty Violet is a slutty bitch There I said it Ok she s meant to be madly in love with Lincoin for the first bit of the book, and than she find out he s been keeping a secret that he had no choice but to keep, because she and him are both half angels destined to be eterneral partners in hunting and killing angels And what does she do when she finds out the truth about her mothers past Understands Lincoin and joins him [...]

    25. Mckenzie on said:

      Alright, let s just get right into it I really, really did not like this book Honestly, the love triangle was agonizing to go through Violet Eden, oh my gosh, I wanted to smack her in the head SO many times because she can be stupid I really liked Lincoln and his super cute nickname Phoenix was a freaking asshole and I hated him in every possible way, enough said I liked griffin, ALOT That s pretty much it.

    26. shady on said:

      With YA angel fic, it s so easy to spot the gems among the piles and piles of crap This book, however, blended right into the pile It wasn t even the memorable kind of bad The whole time I was reading I just kept sighing like, Really This shit again because once again, there s not a lot of originality there, and the vapid insta love made it all the insufferable DNF Chose not to waste any of my time.

    27. Robert Sylwery on said:

      Deities of all nations, help me not to break my Kindle and stomp on it Save my nerves One of my absolutely least favorite characters I was so unlucky to meet I officially hate Violet Eden the whiny, SELFISH, stupid, lackluster, weak, love struck brat of a main character of this book She loves her best friend, Lincoln He is training her for the dangers that will come, loves and protects her whenever it is needed, is as hurt by keeping secrets for her safety as she is after finding out Then, when [...]

    28. Em on said:

      This book was something that I consider to be a new spin on the angel fallen angel sub genre these days I will admit that it took me a while to finish this book, but it was an interesting plot and storyline with interesting characters Here are some things I liked and disliked about this book to justify why I gave it 3.5 stars on.Pros Angels gotta love them but also just focusing on angels and not religion Refreshing to keep it not so controversial The boysoh yes Phoenix is mysterious, dark and b [...]

    29. JeanBookNerd on said:

      Embrace surely promises to be one exciting series Jessica Shirvington s debut book is loaded with romance, adventure, and angels with an interesting story that will keep readers on the edge I was completely mesmerized the moment I read the first page and it was virtually impossible to put down.From the beginning, we are introduced to a very strong and cunning character, Violet She sets out on a journey to learn about herself and her mother, specifically her mysterious past After learning about [...]

    30. Pixie/PageTurners(Amber) C. on said:

      Embrace is all the good stuff mixed into one outstanding YA paranormal romance It s a fast paced, action packed otherworldly page turner with a kick butt female protagonist and a heartbreaking love triangle We were hooked from the start.Embrace follows Violet along her journey of finding out about herself and her mother s mysterious past Violet s journey comes to a harsh fork in the road when she discovers she only has two choices, embrace her destiny or turn her back on it But her choice is com [...]

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