Book: Hush, Hush
Author: Becca Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
From Goodreads: For Nora Grey, romance was not part of the plan. She's never been particularly attracted to the boys at her school, no matter how much her best friend, Vee, pushes them at her...until Patch comes along. With his easy smile and eyes that seem to see inside her, Nora is drawn to him against her better judgment, but after a series of terrifying encounters, Nora's not sure whom to trust. Patch seems to be everywhere she is, and to know more about her than her closest friends. She can't decide whether she should fall into his arms or run and hide. And when she tries to seek some answers, she finds herself near a truth that is far more unsettling than anything Patch makes her feel. For Nora is right in the middle of an ancient battle between the immortal and those that have fallen - and when it comes to choosing sides, the wrong choice will cost her life.
So I've heard a ton of good things about this book and with it's sequel Crescendo hitting stands last month I wanted to make sure I read Hush, Hush first. This book was good and kept my attention but I think the hype may have set my hopes too high. There were times that I found the characters confusing and annoying, especially Nora's best friend Vee. I did like Nora and Patch and how their relationship developed, even against the odds. Patch was definitely that confident, gorgeous guy that every girl takes a second look at. He seemed dark and brooding and at the same time you just didn't want to believe that he could possibly be the bad guy. The plot took some unexpected turns that made me want to keep reading but at the end I wasn't really satisfied.