It would spoil so much. Besides the ending, which trashes four books worth of character development and resolves the plotlines and conflicts without resolving any of the overarching problems and causes, this book’s one of the worst paced I’ve ever read. Beter dan de vorige delen hoewel ik dat einde beetje smeriglief nieuw woord, ik keur het goed vind Everything is so fast-paced, the action almost instantly begins, and so our moods are a thing of speed and pain, like whiplash. But before those feelings get a chance to develop, Laurel goes running after him. Grab one here and link to YABC! Destined by Aprilynne Pike -. It was truly a Disney movie moment.

View all 32 comments. And yes, there will be spoilers. It’s not really an easy decision for Laurel but she does make it. So Laurel realizes things suck, blames the attack on the way things are, confronts the Queen demanding changes, and nothing happens? But it had a level of entertainment that kept me around till the end. I love Laurel and Tamani so much. And that greatly disappointed me since I was just looking for a light, fluffy read. A great ending to a masterpiece and I must say that I am sorry that this series is at its conclusion.

Destined (Wings, #4) by Aprilynne Pike Book Reviews

After reading this one though – no, just no. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

She was my favourite person in all four books. The book never slows down enough to give the reader a chance to breathe, to grasp the pain and horror of what is happening. Despite our differences, our ups and downs, I’m a character girl and Pike’s characters have stitched their way into my heart. In hindsight, there were casualties, but none that anyone cared about I find it interesting that Tamani never went back to check on his niece after she lost her mother!

I thought it was going to bother me, but I enjoyed all the action and events that were constantly moving the plot forward.


Speaking of Yuki, she turned out to be the biggest disappointment of them all. Hardcover1st Editionpages. I cannot say what it is, but wow, did not see that coming at all. Aprilynne gives the worst cliffhanger and expects usto wait that long?!?!

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Well, there are two characters who are killed that the reader is familiar with, but I never really felt any kind of sadness for them. So the plot is a simple one. I find that in love triangles I sometimes root for the guy who gets shafted at the end, and I was so happy to find that this wasn’t the case with this series. It was a perfect ending NOT a bitter sweet end, but a perfect end to a well-told story. Aprilynne Pike Release Date: Now the love interest! I wasnt dissaponted at all by this book.

I really wish things had ended better for David but i guess not every guy gets a happy ending. Makes sense about the Wings series: Notify me of follow-up comments by email.

It’s a nonstop attack on Avalon from almost the moment Yuki escapes barely a chapter in, dead fairies here, dead trolls there, hand to hand combat here, chemical weapon attack there. Other books in the series. And that greatly disappointed me since I was just looking for a light, fluffy read. However, I thought a lot more could have been done with this concept. Books by Aprilynne Pike. I feel like tearing up right now – and he thinks it was all his fault.

The edstined triangle was as to be expected: More reviews at Cuddlebuggery Book Blog. The main villain was evil and crazy and portrayed as thus which was one of the best aspects to the book. Aprilynne thank you for such an amazing journey to aprilybne ferie world Avalon will always be there in out hearts. We all knew based on the ending of Illusions that Yuki would eventually escape with Klea and go after Avalon. So very, very corny.


They take place all over Avalon and I was thrilled to see more ploh this mystical world, even if it was under ;lot tragic circumstances. A great ending to a masterpiece and I must say that I am sorry that this series is at its conclusion. I enjoyed the beginning of the book, I felt the middle slowed down the pace of the book just a bit with all the descriptions of what was happening, and I loved the ending. Lists with This Book. Then we get to the ending where there is a deadly toxin seeping into the land and killing Tamani courtesy of Klea.

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She could have at least put more at the end. David and Chelsea are the only humans to enter Avalon aside pkie King Arthur, who never left but they love Laurel enough that they risk entering with the possibility of having to stay in Avalon forever in order to help with the upcoming war. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: May 06, The Y. I admit it, I’m in love. Forget it, I’m wishing I had whatever David had.

The ending isn’t necessarily over once we hit a special Author’s Note explaining that there is one thing for Pike left to share, a bittersweet gift we can choose to accept or return that nonetheless arouses are curiosity enough to gain inspection.

I love her, but she’s gotta be crazy! In my opinion, the letter at the back of the book cements everything as still more real and more heartbreaking, but be warned: View all 12 comments.