Book Reviews of Elphame's Choice (Partholon, Bk 2)

Elphame's Choice (Partholon, Bk 2)
Elphame's Choice - Partholon, Bk 2
Author: P. C. Cast
ISBN-13: 9780373802135
ISBN-10: 0373802137
Publication Date: 12/1/2004
Pages: 400
Rating:
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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4 stars, based on 43 ratings
Publisher: Luna
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed Elphame's Choice (Partholon, Bk 2) on + 37 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
P. C. writes the most amazing stories. I really like her goddess summoning series, and her YA series but the Parthalon series is by far my best!!! There are a total of 5 books and one ebook set in this series. I know she is working on the 6th one but is having a hard time finding a publisher for it. If you are going to read this series I recomend starting off with Divine by Mistake, then Divine by choice, Divine by blood, Elphame's Choice, Brighid's quest and then finally the ebook. I did not even know that the ebook existed until I e-mailed her. If you want the address for where her ebook is located pm me and I will send it to you.
reviewed Elphame's Choice (Partholon, Bk 2) on
Helpful Score: 2
Summary: I was marked from birth as belonging to the Goddess Epona--but that didn't make my life easy. Because of my "blessings," I was set apart, worshipped, unable to make real connections with others. Then came the Feeling, and with it a glimpse of my destiny. It led me to the MacCallen castle of legend, deserted since the terrible Fomorian war. I followed the wordless call to breathe new life into a place long dead, but I didn't realize there were dark remnants of the war lingering in the nearby forest--victims and survivors who remained hidden. Others marked as different, powerful. Feared.

My choice was now twofold. I could keep to the happiness and safety of my newfound home, or I could choose a path that led to something more terrible, more dangerous, more thrilling than anything I'd ever expected. And in that future I might never be alone again. . .


There is sooo much I want to say about this book I don't even know where to begin. First off, I LOVED the Parthenon series and P.C. Cast is quickly becoming my favorite author of all time. I loved her Goddess Summoning series as well, anyway...This book fits in perfectly with the Parthenon series, it is actually set a hundred and some years after Rhiannon. The characters in this book are so vivid and so devoted to their faith it almost makes me jealous, and wish that I could also have that kind of faith in something, anything really. P.C. Cast makes you feel like you are in the book and you are actually there with the people and apart of everything. While reading (even up to 25 hours without sleep) it was like I was watching a movie and you know one of the characters is about to do something stupid and you are yelling at the TV "DON'T GO IN THERE" but they don't listen to you, of course. While reading this book I squealed, I laughed, I cried (yes, I actually did), I yelled, and I absolutely fell head over heels in love with Lochlan. Wow, what a character...I love him, and adore him absolutely. I know I can get an older copy of Brighid's Quest but...I want to wait so my whole series will match the re-release from Mira. I can't get enough, I have to go read the Parthenon series again, just because I don't want to let this world go just quite yet. The one thing that is even remotely not 100% positive was: I am unsure if this fits in the YA series genre...there is some sex in it, which is fine, but it still read like an adult novel to me, but who knows, book was amazing though.



EXTRA: P.C. and Kristen Cast are on their Tempted U.S. tour...I am going to see them on the 4th of Nov in Baltimore. I will take pictures. Can't wait!


For more information or for purchasing visit P.C. Cast's webpage

Also posted: http://www.bibliophilicbookblog.com/2009/10/book-review-elphames-choice-by-pc-cast.html
reviewed Elphame's Choice (Partholon, Bk 2) on
Helpful Score: 1
This was a really great story. It's an odd couple love story with some action, excitement, and humor. The main character really comes into her own throughout the story. It would make a great series if they continued to follow the main character. I got the impression the story could go on. The author does continue with the same concept but the next book has a different main character.
reviewed Elphame's Choice (Partholon, Bk 2) on + 227 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
liked this story much better than her goddess books.
reviewed Elphame's Choice (Partholon, Bk 2) on + 133 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
An imaginative and enjoyable romance.
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Helpful Score: 1
I think this is her best book yet. I read it in 2 days!
reviewed Elphame's Choice (Partholon, Bk 2) on + 12 more book reviews
very good read
reviewed Elphame's Choice (Partholon, Bk 2) on + 1756 more book reviews
I think my reading tastes have changed with age, as I only read this book because I felt obligated since I had it on-hand. After half-way through, I started skimming for the plot and skipping the "couple's drama".
reviewed Elphame's Choice (Partholon, Bk 2) on + 1756 more book reviews
I think my reading tastes have changed with age, as I only read this book because I felt obligated since I had it on-hand. After half-way through, I started skimming for the plot and skipping the "couple's drama".
reviewed Elphame's Choice (Partholon, Bk 2) on + 1756 more book reviews
I think my reading tastes have changed with age, as I only read this book because I felt obligated since I had it on-hand. After half-way through, I started skimming for the plot and skipping the "couple's drama".
reviewed Elphame's Choice (Partholon, Bk 2) on + 13 more book reviews
I was marked from birth as belonging to the Goddess Epona-but that didn't make my life easy. Because of my "blessings," I was set apart, worshiped, unable to make real connections with others. Then came the feeling, and with it a glimpse of my destiny. It led me to the MacCallan castle of legend, deserted since the terrible Fomorian war. I followed the wordless call to breathe new life into a place long dead, but I didn't realize there were dark remnants of the war lingering in the nearby forest-victims and survivors who remained hidden. Others marked as different, powerful. Feared. My choice was now twofold. I could keep to the happiness and safety of my newfound home, or I could choose a path that led to something more terrible, more dangerous, more thrilling than anything I'd every expected. And in the future I might never be alone again....