Title: Sweet Evil
Author: Wendy Higgins
Series: Book One in the Sweet Trilogy
Published By: Harper Teen (May 1, 2012)
Genre: YA Paranormal/Fantasy
My Rating: 4 Stars!
Embrace the Forbidden
What if there were teens whose lives literally depended on being bad influences?
This is the reality for sons and daughters of fallen angels.
Tenderhearted Southern girl Anna Whitt was born with the sixth sense to see and feel emotions of other people. She's aware of a struggle within herself, an inexplicable pull toward danger, but it isn't until she turns sixteen and meets the alluring Kaidan Rowe that she discovers her terrifying heritage and her willpower is put to the test. He's the boy your daddy warned you about. If only someone had warned Anna.
Forced to face her destiny, will Anna embrace her halo or her horns?
I have been waiting a very long time to meet Kaidan Rowe, a very long time. I wanted to wait to start this trilogy until I knew all the books were out because honestly, I didn't want to wait if I fell in love with it and how could I not fall in love with it when there is a hotty (did you catch the two “t's”?) bad boy involved?
I started this one just knowing I was going to love it and maybe I shouldn't have because...well, I didn’t love it. At least not to start with. I think I had built up Kaidan a little too much in my head and that, well, that just sucks. It didn't help the books cause at all that I had read Kaidan's extra scenes (all in his point of view) before starting this and I absolutely loved them and so I was a little disappointed when I started this and saw that it was all in Anna's point of view.
Don't get me wrong, I really like Anna, she is sweet and innocent and pretty wonderful but I wanted to see inside the pretty boy's head once in a while, I liked (really liked) the extra scenes darn it!
Oh who am I kidding though? I loved this anyway. And yes, a huge amount of that love is because of the bad boy. Yes Kaidan won my heart with his bad boy sweetness. How could I resist him even if this wasn't in his point of view? I couldn't, I am weak.
Anyone that knows me knows books about angels and demons just aren't (usually) my thing. I want to like them, heck I want to love them but I just don't, with few exceptions.
This is one of those exceptions. The writing was beautiful, the characters are amazing and the plot was action packed, tension filled and kept me eagerly turning the pages.
I am dying to dive right into book two, I can't wait.
*All thoughts and opinions are my own and were not influenced by an outside source. I was not compensated for this review.*