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Category Archives: House of Night
Revealed Chapter 4
The last chapter got me thinking a bit about the vampire high school and their rules. How come they have the boys and the girls separated as they do? In our world, you could argue that the reason you see … Continue reading
Posted in House of Night, Recap, Spork Tagged Bad Romance, Talk talk talk, Vampire Dating Game 1 Comment
Revealed Chapter 3
We start off with Aphro bitching about not being able to go home to the tunnels and for thinking of the tunnels as home. She begins fumbling in her purse looking for her Xanax. Darius grabs for her purse and … Continue reading
Posted in House of Night, Recap, Spork Tagged Talk talk talk, Tension Thwarted, The Story Is Repeating Itself 1 Comment
Revealed Chapter 2
One of the things that’s driven me nuts through the series, and will continue to do so for the remainder, is the perspective change. Not the regular hopping back and forth, that’s something I can tolerate when it’s done right. … Continue reading
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Of course there are the usual acknowledgments where PCK “hearts” her publisher. Are you an eleven year old harpy, pretending to be human? Because that goddamned affectation of yours is as obnoxious as calling it “brown pop”. That’s the kind … Continue reading
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Life & Death Chapter 22
How did James/Joss find Rene’s house? Let’s stop and dial back a few where Lauren was hanging out with the Cullens. Meyer never comes out and says it but it’s implied that Laurent/Lauren went right back to JJ and filled … Continue reading
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Hidden Chapters 25 & Final Thoughts
Chapter 25 Still with Zoey, she’s yelling at Kalona to grab Aurox before he falls to his death. Kalona does exacrtly that, catching him before he hits the pavement. No one saves Neferet though because she’s evil. Mostly Zoey wants … Continue reading
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Hidden Chapters 23 & 24
Chapter 23 So it’s clearly been awhile since I’ve managed to get this going. I’m going to blame this guy here. Does a cute puppy wearing a hat help with the delays? If not, look back up at it for … Continue reading
Posted in House of Night, Recap, Spork Tagged Boss Fight!, End!, Going Nowhere Fast 2 Comments
Hidden Chapters 21 & 22
Chapter 21 We join Zoey pissing away her morning, worrying. She’s worrying about Grandma and worrying about Aurox. There’s a reason the useless character who frets until their hair falls out are the focus of a story. And it’s not … Continue reading
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Hidden Chapters 19 & 20
Chapter 19 With this series, I’m often left mulling over a dilemma. Are they worse from a technical sense or are they more offensive from a general story perspective? Are they bad because they espouse equality while enforcing racism and … Continue reading
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Hidden Chapters 17 & 18
Chapter 17 We kick off from Shaylin who’s being told to follow Aphro. We’re then told Aphro did “her twitchy walk” towards the dorms. I like when authors suddenly drop new traits on the audience at once and pretend they’ve … Continue reading
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