The Educator's PLN

The personal learning network for educators

Book Review, Dark Light (The Dark Light Series #1)

4 hearts

 I've been reading more contemporary romances rather than paranormal, lately, but this one mixes both.  The first half of the book was a bit slow for me and my rating started to decrease, but I got hooked in the second half and read it straight through to the ending.

 

Gabriella turns 20 in this book and she thinks of herself as a mediocre community college student.  She doesn't think that anything in her life has ever been exciting.  All of this changes on her birthday.  Gabriella has a mocha complexion, so she has always known that she was adopted by her parents, but she knows nothing of her heritage.  The night of her birthday, she is given a journal written by her birth mother, who was friends with her parents.  She finds out that she is the product of Light and Dark.  Her mother was a Light (good) enchantress (witch) and her father was a Dark (evil) warlock or shadow.  They died because of her creation and she was given to Donna and Chris so that she would be protected.  Both forces want her, as she is unique.  Her life had a spell put on it so that she would be mediocre and not stand out and draw attention to herself.  She is to ascend on her 21st birthday and has to make a decision as to who she will be.

 

Of course, as a girl who is already dealing with feelings of doubt about her life, this just adds to it.  She wants a distraction and finds just that in the über attractive billionaire, Dorian.  Now, a bunch of red flags go up and if you were given a journal about your life wouldn't you read it in its entirety?? Oh, Gabrielle I wanted to shake her and rolled my eyes a lot because she is so naive and just plain doesn't want to see what is around her.  I know she is trying to escape, but her naiveté caused a  lot of readers to be frustrated.  I read that she grows up a lot in book 2, so I'm looking forward to that.  I think that this book laid down a good base for the second book which is out now.  I believe that this is a trilogy.

 Read more on:

Literature Study Guides

Discover in-depth literary analysis via study guides, infographics, and essays for all your favorite books.

Views: 15

Comment

You need to be a member of The Educator's PLN to add comments!

Join The Educator's PLN

About

Thomas Whitby created this Ning Network.

Latest Activity

Christine Hinkley posted an event

OLC Collaborate - Alaska at University of Alaska - Anchorage

August 21, 2017 to August 22, 2017
Join us for this two-day professional development opportunity! OLC is coming to Anchorage to meet with online learning professionals, educators and administrators to engage in collaborative conversations around innovation and digital courseware. The event's program includes keynote speakers to offer insightful views of the changing university through short, focused presentations. Our first day features an eLearning Roadshow theme, with engaging presentations on digital learning, while day 2…See More
yesterday
Terri Webb joined Ben Paulson's group
Thumbnail

Science Teachers

Connect with other science teachers from around the globe and share innovative ideas or thoughts on science education
Saturday
Eileen Lennon posted a blog post

So I accidentally blew up on Twitter last week.

National Teacher Day was May 9th, and I wanted to recognize that in a small way. I had a graphic that I created for a previous Twitter Chat, so I opened it back up, changed the top, and posted it with two small sentences and hash tagged it with #NationalTeachersDay. I tagged my usual tribe in the graphic so they would re-tweet it for me; they’re awesome like that. After that, I went about my day.…See More
May 17
Kimberly is now a member of The Educator's PLN
May 17
Dr. Karen Jackson liked Thomas Whitby's video
May 17
Profile IconDr. Karen Jackson, Anna Molnar, Nicole Schop and 1 more joined The Educator's PLN
May 15
Stephani Shaw updated their profile
May 15
Mark William posted a blog post

Upgrade Your Professional Career With Online University Degree Courses

Here’s what you can see if you give a closer look around you: People are getting chances to work in IT sectors without having any background education in technical domain. Working professionals are taking opportunities to complete full-time MBA courses without having to quit their jobs and investing much of their time and money. Single mothers are taking decisions to continue their studies they had to put an end to fulfill family responsibilities. Near-retirement adults are coming up with…See More
May 12

Awards And Nominations

© 2017   Created by Thomas Whitby.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service