Friday, March 30, 2012

Review: Nightshade:The Poison Diaries 2 - Maryrose Wood

Reading level: Ages 13 and up
Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: Balzer + Bray (October 25, 2011)

 A dark, gothic tale of romance… and murder. The latest book in the grippingly dark series, The Poison Diaries. Our heroine, Jessamine, has lost her faith in the men she loved, and her innocence as well. She turns to the dark side and plots to kill her father, using his own poisons, before becoming an assassin, a poisoner for hire. Can she recover from her heartache and reunite with her true love, Weed? Find out in this thrilling story where poisons, darkness and horror are a part of everyday life, and love is the only cure.

My Thoughts...

When we find Jessamine in this book she is not the same girl we left in the last book. She has lost her faith in men, and had her innocence taken away. Jessamine gets her revenge against her father and urns to the dark side. She becomes and  assassin for hire and loses herself to he lure of the poisons. Weed spends his time desperately trying to find Jessamine, but all the plants tell him is hey can't find her. 

This novel turns into an intense race to see if Weed can save Jessamine before she destroys herself, and if Jessamine can forgive Weed for the things she thinks he has done. 

I loved this, it was much darker than the first book and Jessamine was pretty rocking even though she was kind of evilish. Weed was still Weed and I really loved him. I can't wait for more in this series cause I can't wait to see where this goes next. I know this wasn't the most detailed review but it is hard to talk in too much detail without giving away one of the things that makes this book so awesome. I'm giving this one 4 stars and I highly suggest you guys read this book!

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