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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Review: Guardian At The Gate

Title: Guardian At The Gate
Series: Prophecy of the Sisters # 2
Genre: Young Adult- Historical/Fantasy
Author: Michelle Zink
Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers
Release Date: August 1, 2010
Book: Bought
"The ultimate battle between sisters is nearing, and its outcome could have catastrophic consequences. As sixteen year-old Lia Milthorpe searches for a way to end the prophecy, her twin sister Alice hones the skills she'll need to defeat Lia. Alice will stop at nothing to reclaim her sister's role in the prophecy, and that's not the only thing she wants: There's also Lia's boyfriend James.

Lia and Alice always knew the Prophecy would turn those closest to them against them. But they didn't know what betrayal could lead them to do. In the end, only one sister will be left standing."

I found myself in amazement after reading this book. I had flew through it so quickly, that I hadn't even realized it! Now, that is some awesome writing! One thing I enjoyed about this book is getting to see everything from Lia's point of view. In this book, you don't really see things from Alice's side. Though the reader is still caught up with what Alice is doing from Lia. This book picked up right where is left off and threw you into one amazing story!

The plot line of this book is great! I loved watching Lia travel, and make some major life changing ideas. She learns more from a other she meets along the way. I like how strong Lia turned out to be. In the beginning, Lia is weak and how no understanding of what is really happening. In this book her ignorance is gone and she is someone new.

The love interest in this story caught me by surprise. (Lately books have been doing that to me)  I was sure that Lia, still admired James, but the new guy does catch my eye. He is completely opposite of James and for me, definitely catches my heart.

I am on to the third and final book and can't wait to see how it ends. This book has loads of actions, love, and more traveling with secrets revealing itself left and right! If you have not started this series you should. It has amazing writing that makes you flow through the book really fast! Plus, there's a new hottie. I like him! LOL!

I give it 4 BITES!

Happy Reading!


  1. I still need to read the first book. Oh but I'm curious about the romance in this one. Hm... usually YA has to be read in order... ;)

  2. I love this series and Michelle's writing. Great review, Savy :)


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