Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio; Unabridged edition (October 13, 2009)
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Reader: Caitlin Greer
Romance was not part of Nora Grey's plan. She's never been particularly attracted to the boys at her school, no matter how hard her best friend, Vee, pushes them at her. Not until Patch comes along. With his easy smile and eyes that seem to see inside her, Patch draws Nora to him against her better judgment.Well for starters, the reader Caitlin Greer was great! She had distinct voices for each character and read the book smoothly. I normally listen to Harry Potter, so when Andye gave me this audiobook, I was hesitant to say the least. I have only listen to a couple of other audio books and they weren't that great. I just always listen to Harry Potter by Jim Dale , because it is so good.
But after a series of terrifying encounters, Nora's not sure whom to trust. Patch seems to be everywhere she is and seems to know more about her than her closest friends. She can't decide whether she should fall into his arms or run and hide. And when she tries to seek some answers, she finds herself near a truth that is way more unsettling than anything Patch makes her feel.
For she is right in the middle of an ancient battle between the immortal and those who have fallen -- and, when it comes to choosing sides, the wrong choice will cost Nora her life.
Hush, Hush was exciting and intriguing enough to not turn it off. I had not read the book yet, so everything was a surprise. I will say that the story on a whole was just okay, it was written well though. I liked the characters, but Norah's best friend Vee was completely ridiculous. She was so shallow and immature, it really got on my nerves. Norah was okay, but very wishy-washy. She liked Patch, she wanted Patch... She didn't like Patch, she was scared of Patch. This scenario carried on throughout the entire book. And Patch... he was moody, weird, mysterious, sometimes rude, and would try and make advances toward Norah, any chance he could get. I really just felt like all the behaviors of the characters never changed, they didn't grow. Vee was always an idiot, Norah always skeptical and Patch always a creep. In the end... I listened, I enjoyed, and I can now add another audiobook completed, to my very small list!