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Sapphire Blue (Ruby Red) (original 2010; edition 2012)

by Kerstin Gier, Anthea Bell (Translator)

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Title:Sapphire Blue (Ruby Red)
Authors:Kerstin Gier
Other authors:Anthea Bell (Translator)
Info:Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (2012), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 368 pages
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I didn't like this book as much as I liked Ruby Red. I thought the first book was funnier and the characters more likeable. And bu characters, I mean Gideon. I almost hate him in this book. I'll understand him more in the next one, as least I hope. But for now, I don't like him very much.

In the main plot, there haven't been any answers to the questions we were left with, on the contrary there are more questions and mysteries.

I really really hope the third book meets my expectations. ( )
  Inessova | Mar 28, 2015 |
Addictive. Can't stop . . . ( )
  Lucifey | Jan 10, 2015 |
I registered a book at BookCrossing.com!
http://www.BookCrossing.com/journal/12887402 ( )
  JosieRivers | Dec 28, 2014 |
Very well planned and written; a fast-paced and enjoyable read!

As soon as I'd finished it, I went over to my shelf, picked up the third book and started it as quickly as possible! (I mean, who needs lunch anyway?)

I absolutely love Xemerius!! He's hilarious!

I do have a small complaint... Gideon is so annoying! I'd be a lot happier if he had a few flaws, maybe if he didn't supposedly look perfect all the time!!! Quite apart from the fact that being arrogant is not in the least bit attractive! And as for his 'deceleration of love?'? Please! That's not love I think Gwen could do a lot better.

I definitely recommend this trilogy!

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  Gorthalon | Dec 7, 2014 |
This book was pretty great. I can't give it five stars though. I found it a bit more slow moving than Ruby Red. I loathe Gideon, love Xemerius, and want to thump Gwenyth. I hope either Gideon grows up in the third book or Gwenyth gets over him. He's been jerking her around and I dislike it. It feels like the typical love story with time travel whereas before in Ruby Red it was more about the mystery of time travel. ( )
  rabidmunkee | Nov 7, 2014 |
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London, 14 May 1602  The streets of Southwark were dark and deserted.
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Sixteen-year-old Gwen, the newest and final member of the secret time-traveling Circle of Twelve, searches through history for the other time-travelers, aided by friend Lesley, James the ghost, Xemerius the gargoyle demon, and Gideon, the Diamond, whose fate seems bound with hers.… (more)

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