Mørk Lykke #1 Mørk Lykke
Title: Wicked Lovely
Series: Wicked Lovely #1
Author: Melissa Marr
Published in English: 2007
Dansk titel: Mørk Lykke
Dansk Udgivelsesår: 2010
Finished Reading: November 2018
Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal, Romance & Fantasy
This is my personal review without spoilers of the actual plot.
Rule #3: Don’t stare at invisible faeries.
Aislinn has always seen faeries. Powerful and dangerous, they walk hidden in the mortal world. Aislinn fears their cruelty – especially if they learn of her Sight – and wishes she were as blind to their presence as other teens.
Rule #2: Don’t speak to invisible faeries.
Now faeries are stalking her. One of them, Keenan, who is equal parts terrifying and alluring, is trying to talk to her, asking questions Aislinn is afraid to answer.
Rule #1: Don’t ever attract their attention.
But it’s too late. Keenan is the Summer King, who has sought his queen for nine centuries. Without her, summer itself will perish. He is determined that Aislinn will become the Summer Queen at any cost — regardless of her plans or desires.
Suddenly none of the rules that have kept Aislinn safe are working anymore, and everything is on the line: her freedom; her best friend, Seth; her life; everything.
Faery intrigue, mortal love, and the clash of ancient rules and modern expectations swirl together in Melissa Marr’s stunning twenty-first-century faery tale.
This could have been a good book hadn’t the main character, Aislinn been so weak a character. The entirety of the book revolves around her and seeing as she’s so boring and so void of any sort of personality it made the book seem longer then it was. At the end of the book, we see a slight character development however, that’s only because the other characters in the book makes her change, and she didn’t go there herself.
Like most, YA series we got a love conflict, and it’s no different in this book. I hate the love triangle dramas this being no different I just got bored trying to decide whom I liked the best.
This book is so focused upon Aislinn and every action the other characters make, revolves around what’s best for Aislinn and they all lose themselves whilst constantly trying to make her feel good.
What had me interested in the first place was the premise of the book, the invisible world of faeries that are evil, cruel and spiteful but unfortunately, the execution of the plot, the flat description of the world and the supporting characters was disappointing at best. I had issues with how it was written as well. The book had potential but it didn’t live up to my expectations.