Under My Skin

Under My Skin Everyone Wants To Either Be A Member Of The Guild Or Work For Them Little Does The Populace Know That The Guild Hides Sinister SecretsFor Tate Sullivan, Life In Her Small, Coastal Town Is Far From Glamorous The Affluent Lives Of The Guild Members And Their Servants Isn T Something She Has Ever Wanted But All Sixteen Year Olds Must Take A Simple Test, And Tate S Result Thrusts Her Into The Guild S World, One Where They Hide Horrible Plans For Those They Select Tate Must Fight The Relentless General Dagon For Control Of Her Mind, Body, And Soul To Keep The One Precious Thing She Has Always Taken For Granted Herself.Her Only Ally Is The Same Handsome Boy She Is Pitted Against In General Dagon S Deadly Game Quinn Desires Nothing Than To End The Life Of General Dagon Who Has Taken Over Tate S Mind While Romance Blooms Between Tate And Quinn, General Dagon Plots To Eventually Take Over Tate S Body, And Love Might End Before It Even Begins. Rather impressive Dystopias tend to feel hit or miss for me, so I wasn t sure if the story would live up to its cover But it does When you start reading this, it s like there s an atomic bomb that s been unleashed because you will not be able to not pay attention to everything happening It s crazy obsessive I just couldn t stop reading.Except, it s not what I liked most about this story What was so well done was the ambience that was both moderately dark and mysterious with a touch of susp Rather impressive Dystopias tend to feel hit or miss for me, so I wasn t sure if the story would live up to its cover But it does When you start reading this, it s like there s an atomic bomb that s been unleashed because you will not be able to not pay attention to everything happening It s crazy obsessive I just couldn t stop reading.Except, it s not what I liked most about this story What was so well done was the ambience that was both moderately dark and mysterious with a touch of suspense and giving a feeling of reality to the story Tate is one marvellous heroine She s exceptional, by the way she thinks, her assurance and how greatly she wants to survive and make a change Help people However, I was never one hundred percent sure why she veritably passed the test, which, of what I recall, lasted something close to one minute What did she do What was with the touch Those are questions
This book just was not for me I couldn t get on the kool aid train Under Tate s skin and in her mind was a very boring place for me The inner dialogue just never clicked into place So many questions that I had just didn t get answered fast enough I HAS no patience I want all the answers This book didn t need any stinking romance Why throw in romance to every young adult book Why are the resistance dumb as a bag of rocks Why
I really enjoyed this book and it is available today4.5 Get Out of My Head StarsIf you are like me you have started some of dystopias excitedly thinking that they will be about a post apocalyptic future filled with a great story and world building only to find out that it is a love triangle thinly veiled in an underdeveloped world OR it is basically a romance filled with insta love and inner dialogue about the ever changing color and dilation level of the love interests eyes OR it is about som I really enjoyed this book and it is available today4.5 Get Out of My Head StarsIf you are like me you have started some of dystopias excitedly thinking that they will be about a post apocalyptic future filled with a great story and world building only to find out that it is a love triangle thinly veiled in an underdeveloped world OR it is basical
2.5 starsI wanted to love this one, but I just couldn t get into it.The gist of the story is that in this dystopian world a group of people referred to as the Guild basically run everything.Water Bearers are people who are chosen as their servants through a draft like screening process If you get chosen, your family gets taken care of, and you supposedly live a relatively luxurious life Conspiracy Conspiracy Yes, yesof course there is.Without spoiling too much, whether or not you like thi 2.5 starsI wanted to love this one, but I just couldn t get into it.The gist of the story is that in this dystopian world a group of people referred to as the Guild basically run everything.Water Bearers are people who are chosen as their servants through a draft like screening process If you get chosen, your family gets taken care of, and you supposedly live a relatively luxurious life Conspiracy Conspiracy Yes, yesof course there is.Without spoiling too much, whether or not you like this story is going to come down to whether or not you like Tate, and her inner monologue.I didn t I found her dull, uninteresting, and somewhat annoying.There s a romance between her and the General s Blade Dude, but there was seemingly no reason behind their feelings toward each other Or at least none that I could see.They are both in a situation that they
12 9 14 Now Available This review can also be found at Carole s Random Life I received an advance reader edition of this book from the author via Net Galley for the purpose of providing an honest review.4.5 Stars I picked this book up and was immediately hooked It is a very good thing that I did not have any plans on the day I started this book because this was the kind of book that is almost impossible to put down This book first came to my attention on Goodreads where I noticed it was get 12 9 14 Now Available This review can also be found at Carole s Random Life I received an advance reader edition of this book from the author via Net Galley for the purpose of providing an honest review.4.5 Stars I picked this book up and was immediately hooked It is a very good thing that I did not have any plans on the day I started this book because this was the kind of book that is almost impossible to put down This book fir
Close, but no cigar In the sea of young adult dystopian books out there, I think this one really stands out The concept is truly fabulous and wholly original I ve not read anything like it in this genre Though it isn t hard to suss out what is going to happen after the first few chapters, and the blurb gives it all away, I think it isexciting if the details of the plot are left to a surprise For the first 30% of the book, I was fully engaged Honestly, it is creepy as hell, and I was Close, but no cigar In the sea of young adult dystopian books out there, I think this one really stands out The concept is truly fabulous and wholly original I ve not read anything like it in this genre Though it isn t hard to suss out what is going to happen after the first few chapters, and the blurb gives it all away, I think it isexciting if the details of the plot are left to a surprise For the first 30% of the book, I was fully engaged Honestly, it is creepy as hell, and I was good freaked out I was preparing for this to be a 4 or 5 star read then things started going a little wonky First of all, I m just going to throw this out there Not all books are made to be a romance I HATED the romantic aspect of this story What a contrived, circumstantial paring Tate and Quinn were Just strange I would have much rather this book have no romance at all, or have the romance come in book 2 The covert kissing and holding hands when these two have nothing in common and don t talk at all was just
But sometimes, it s the most unexpected plans that lead to the most fascinating places Well, you can say that again.It s taken me a few days to review this, and I wish I could say it s because I ve been so darn busy, but the truth is I was am torn on how I feel about this It s not the best written book out there, and the MC isn t a kick ass heroine that will bust kneecaps the way a normal girl would eat chocolate ravenously , but the actual plot is amazing and uniqueFewer and fewer areBut sometimes, it s the most unexpected plans that lead to the most fascinating places Well, you can s
Actual Rating 3.5 5 stars And I m rounding it up because of this book s ORIGINALITY.WOW This one was freaking amazing I wasn t really into this at the first 25% of the book but afterwardsjust. OMG The blurb made this book sounds mostly about a romance but NO The plot is fantastic. Holy craaap My heart is beating so fast I real
4 5 Stars Thank you to NetGalley for the opportunity to read and review this book.Bid on me My swallow got stuck in my throat I fought to take in a breath as my chest constricted What are you saying Congratulations are in order, Tate You ve passed the test The skinny The day of the test is upon her Tate, a 16 year old girl, will either pass or fail If she fails this test, she will return to her family and live out her life, if she passes, she will be taken from her family to begin her 4 5 Stars Thank you to NetGalley for the opportunity to read and review this book.Bid on me My swallow got stuck in my throat I fought to take in a breath as my chest constricted What are you saying Congratulations are in order, Tate You ve passed the test The skinny The day of the test is upon her Tate, a 16 year old girl, will either pass or fail If she fails this test, she will return to her family and live out her life, if she passes, she will be taken from her family to begin her service as a water bearer No one knows exactly what a water bearer is, but Tate knows that it involves some sort of service What no one realizes, is that being a water bearer will require service, but in the most horrific way imaginable.The review I didn t thi
Well, well How can I do justice to that original and alluring book First I think I can say without a doubt that the writing is compelling, as it was such a page turner for me even with the sleepy way I acted the whole week Last event falling asleep on my couch and waking up in the middle of the night, believing m