An ancient prophecy divides two sisters-
Who will prevail?
Twin sisters Lia and Alice Milthorpe have just become orphans. They have also become enemies. As they discover their roles in a prophecy that has turned generations of sisters against each other, the girls find themselves entangled in a mystery that involves a tattoo-like mark, their parents’ deaths, a boy, a book, and a lifetime of secrets.
Lia and Alice don’t know whom they can trust.
They just know they can’t trust each other.
Thoughts: I've heard many great things about this book and I liked it too, sort of. For some reason the story seemed too short and lacking some explanations. I know that it's a trilogy or something and that more will be explained later on, but I really wanted to know more. I really thought the characters were great and I liked them.
So was it just me, or is anyone else confused on the whole Gate and Guardian thing? I was pretty lost on what the heck the story meant and such, but then, I hope it all gets clarified later.
Favorite Line: "I recall his somber eyes during that last, private conversation. His eyes and his words, far too wise for a boy of ten: only time will tell, Lia. In the end, I suppose it will."
Thoughts: I tried reading this one before and I really couldn't get into it much. So I decided to give it a try in audio and it really caught my attention more when I was listening to it. I thought the whole plot was intriguing and I was interested in the story, but I had a problem with the characters and didn't like them too much. I wasn't too happy with the ending either, but this one is also a trilogy(?) and I need to read the next few books to find out what happens next.
Favorite Line: "...and I'm an oddity of one. My strangeness too complicated to explain or share."
These books were provided by the local library.