Jun 8, 2012

Firelight

Firelight
By Sophie Jordan

Book: Firelight #1
Publisher: HarperTeen
Pub Date: Sept 27 2010
Genre: Dragons, Romance, Young Adult
Format: Hardcover
Source: Borrowed
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Marked as special at an early age, Jacinda knows her every move is watched. But she longs for freedom to make her own choices. When she breaks the most sacred tenet among her kind, she nearly pays with her life. Until a beautiful stranger saves her. A stranger who was sent to hunt those like her. For Jacinda is a draki—a descendant of dragons whose greatest defense is her secret ability to shift into human form.
Forced to flee into the mortal world with her family, Jacinda struggles to adapt to her new surroundings. The only bright light is Will. Gorgeous, elusive Will who stirs her inner draki to life. Although she is irresistibly drawn to him, Jacinda knows Will's dark secret: He and his family are hunters. She should avoid him at all costs. But her inner draki is slowly slipping away—if it dies she will be left as a human forever. She'll do anything to prevent that. Even if it means getting closer to her most dangerous enemy.
Mythical powers and breathtaking romance ignite in this story of a girl who defies all expectations and whose love crosses an ancient divide.

My Review: Jacinda is a Draki. The only fire breather to be born in over 500 years! That makes her the most coveted in her pride. After playing around and almost getting caught, serious consequences comes her way. In order to save her from that, her mother takes her away. Jacinda thinks she has lost it all, when in fact she just gained the one thing she wanted most. Jacinda starts a new school but not without problems, being in this dessert heat is slowing killing her draki. The thought of losing her draki kills her and the only way to fix it is to escape this heat, but Jacinda can't do it alone.  Just as she plans to runaway Jacinda runs into trouble. Can she make it back to her pride without trouble? Or does she really want to go back?
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