Friday, October 29, 2010

Crescendo - Becca Fitzpatrick

Crescendo (Hush, Hush)
Crescendo (Hush, Hush)
By Becca Fitzpatrick

Crescendo is the sequel to Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick. I reviewed Hush, Hush previously and I did not enjoy it. I am happy to say that Crescendo was so much better. Remember all those things I said about Hush, Hush that annoyed me? Almost none of it existed. Fitzpatrick’s writing was so much better, her descriptions weren’t overdone but instead painted an intriguing picture. Best of all, Patch had already been introduced so I didn’t have as many issues with his personality.

Nora’s friend, Vee, also had a bigger role in Crescendo and I loved her personality and the humor she brought to the story. The story was a bit predictable but I was still anxiously reading to see how everything was going to play out.

I can say that I will be reading the next book in the series – which will definitely exist because Crescendo had a very open ending. I actually really enjoyed the ending because many of the questions raised throughout the book were answered so I wasn’t left wondering about them as I wait for the next book to come out.

All in all, I was pleasantly surprised with Crescendo. So, if you read Hush, Hush and didn’t love the book but you were still interested, you will not be disappointed.

**Source: ARC from the publisher for review.

1 comment:

nat @book, line, and sinker said...

nice to see that the author redeemed the story, writing, and characters in the follow-up. i'm on the hunt for some good YA for my students and this series is on my list. thanks! :)