Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Grade 8 Up—Nicole, a high school senior, falls : Raven eBook: Allison van Diepen: Kindle Store. Have you read a version of Raven with a cliffhanger ending? A version where you don’t know what happens to Zin at the end? If so, you’ve read a pirated. Raven: Allison Van Diepen. Wish I could give the darn thing 2 and 1/2 stars. Plot – Nic is a HS girl and part of a break dancing troupe. She works at a bar on.

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She falls in love with a boy name Zeik who he love to do dance battle. Ok so this was a tough thing to rate.

Raven by Allison van Diepen

I liked how fast paced it was, considering that most good storylines like to take allkson boring time, but the writing could still have been better. This one is rated 3 for a different reason. I really liked this book from the very first line to the very last line. I thought that was very poorly done.

It’s in the way he moves, the way he talks and the way he can be everything without saying anything at all. Zin gets tuberculosis again and is taken to the hospital where he recovers, Mig gets blood poisoning but gets better.

For more detailed content, go to Raven on ParentalBookReviews. And the end was fairly satisfying. So she finds out that everyone from work is also immortal. When she kisses Zin and “Sees” the hole in her soul, to me that’s what I needed to know about a hundred pages ago.

May 28, Kathy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Email required Address never made public. He later tells her that here’s immortal called the Jiang Shi, a magician healed him from a sickness. Nichole Is a teen that feels her only way of expression is through Breaking.

The who Jiang Shi story just sort of fizzled out. The star-crossedness isn’t the primary focus of the relationship between Nicole aka Raven and Zin. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Then there was the break dancing lingo. She’s a teenager, a high school girl and they’re just going to I got dressed for school. It was constantly an intriguing flow that wrapped around Zin and Nicole. Will she be able to save Zinadin, and be able to love him? New York State United States.

It had a few things going for it – it was a really quick read. One day after work she is attacked by a bum and Zin comes and saves her.

Although I did appreciate the mythology presented, since I don’t know many teen books that use mythology from other parts allkson the world. While I admit that Zin is a potentially interesting character I had been looking forward to reading this book for a while.

Nov 25, Laura rated it really liked it. Nicole’s friendship with him is the only thing that saves her from the vqn of school and alliison turmoil of her family life. She has dreams about ravens so one day she goes and gets a tattoo of raven in her back. Raven Trade Paperback It sounded like a mother trying to speak like a thug. Could have done without the applejacks huh? And when a dark force connected to Zin begins to threaten her, what will she choose?

Raven by Allison Van Diepen

And not in a superficial lust way. Mar 03, Kristen rated it it was ok Shelves: His moves are amazing and just watching him gives her chills. And the immortals are Jiang Shi. Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today!

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Kim says she’s a Heng Te, that diwpen had to kill him to make sure that he didn’t create anymore immortals. Except we were told about 5 times that Nic loved him the moment she saw him and he was dancing at the time. The book seemed to be building toward an ending that never came, and that which finally did appear seemed out of the blue. As for the mythology — it was almost as if the writer heard of these types of people but did no research. Just goes to show me that I shouldn’ If anyone else found Twilight horribly, intellectually insulting, you will like this book.

The book was less then pages, big type and big line spacing. The only definitive ending is the only one Nicole cared about and that was getting with Zin so really Nic has a “ghost” which I thought had potential until we are told that it’s not really a ghost just that’s how she thinks of her drug addict brother who moved out but still sucks mom and dad dry.

Maintenant, venons-en donc au surnaturel, il est temps: Open Preview See a Problem? As I mentioned above, the writing tended to be a bit sparse so I wasn’t always sure of the depth of their feelings for each other. It had a great idea and a great myth behind it but unfortunately the author chose to deal with a High School Students infatuation with an immortal boy instead of the interesting myths intertwined in this story.

There was no clear summation on who the bad guy was because in the end they became friends with the enemy or something?