I have two weeks. You’ll shoot me at the end no matter what I do.
That’s what you do to enemy agents. It’s what we do to enemy agents. But I look at all the dark and twisted roads ahead and cooperation is the easy way out. Possibly the only way out for a girl caught red-handed doing dirty work like mine — and I will do anything, anything, to avoid SS-Hauptsturmführer von Linden interrogating me again.
He has said that I can have as much paper as I need. All I have to do is cough up everything I can remember about the British War Effort. And I’m going to. But the story of how I came to be here starts with my friend Maddie. She is the pilot who flew me into France — an Allied Invasion of Two.
We are a sensational team
AVG Goodreads Rating: 4.3 (can change at any moment)
The summary doesn’t do it justice. There are much deeper things involved in this book than just a girl writing a confession to the enemy.
This book is a real heart breaker. Code Name Verity pricked at a part in my soul I never knew I had. Throughout the book you get a good look at Maddie’s and Queenie’s friendship and all of the hardships they went through together.
But I’ll be honest here.
The parts where Verity was talking about Maddie’s past
whichwasalot extremely bored me. I couldn’t care less about how Maddie learned to fly a plane and her life story.
It took me forever to read this book due to that and I wasn’t sure if I should’ve continued or not.
I am so glad I did though.
Code Name Verity taught me something that no book had ever done: the power and depths of a real friendship. This book is definitely a book that will stick to me forever.
And maybe the boring parts in the book were to prepare me for something:
the last few 80 pages of the book and the ending.
omg it was so amazing it was KILLER GOOD. i swear a shark was going to pop out of the book and snap my head off right there was totally unexpected and so heart wrenching. Just as soon as you think it’s over, it’s not. There are so many twists and turns and each one impacts you in a painful way
Queenie: I love her. She’s so funny and spunky and sarcastic and I just
I love her.
She didn’t deserve to go through all of those hardships and I just want to cradle her in my arms and just hold her even though she’s 3 years older than me.
She’s a character with real depth. I will never forget her.
Maddie: It seems really mean, but her parts were so boring that in the beginning, I hated her. I know that seems extremely unfair, but it’s true. However, when the book switched to her POV my heart just went out for her. Her emotions felt so real too me and I just
They are a sensational team
Quotes I liked:
“KISS ME, HARDY! Kiss me, QUICK!”
^ I cried so hard when I read this part. It’s not even romance related.
“It’s like being in love, discovering your best friend.”
“It’s awful, telling it like this, isn’t it? As though we didn’t know the ending. As though it could have another ending. It’s like watching Romeo drink poison. Every time you see it you get fooled into thinking his girlfriend might wake up and stop him. Every single time you see it you want to shout, You stupid ass, just wait a minute and she’ll open her eyes! Oi, you, you twat, open your eyes, wake up! Don’t die this time! But they always do.”
“I AM A COWARD.”
^ you are not queenie
you are not
If you like crying, by all means read it.
EVERYTHING. CHANGES. NOW.
Imagine you wake up and the world around you-life as you know it-has changed in an instant. That’s what has happened to Whit Allgood and his sister, Whisty. They went to sleep as normal teenagers, and woke up as wanted criminals. Accused of holding incredible powers they’d never dreamed possible. And now, just how different they are-special, even-if just beginning to be revealed in a strange new world.
AVG GOODREADS RATING: 3.50 out of 5 (can change at any moment)
So I literally just finished the book 6 minutes ago, and since it’s still so fresh in my mind, I decided to write a little review for you guys.
I’ll be honest here.
I have a lot of bad things to say.
Before I get to them though, I’ll talk about the good things.
The main characters’ names.
I love the names.
I’m a sucker for unique names and these are no exception.
I MEAN THEIR NAMES ARE WHIT AND WHISTY.
It was fast-paced and wasn’t slow at all. I dont know about you guys, but I absolutely hate slow-paced books. They make me want to rip my hair out and scream.
Unfortunately, those were the only two things I liked about the book..
It’s time to move onto the things I didn’t like
First off, the writing.
It’s so childish and simple. I don’t know if he was trying to talk like a teenager or if his writing is just that simple. It honestly seemed like I could describe and write better sentences than that, and I suck at writing.
The words that came out of Whit’s and Wisty’s mouth were unnatural too. They weren’t really things normal teenagers would say.
The character development was also really weird. There was close to zero character development and the characters that did develop in some way just suddenly changed.
I also felt like Wisty got most of the spotlight. She was the one doing all these big things with these cool powers while Whit just practically stayed in the background the entire time cheering for her like a cheerleader.
I’m not even sure who the antagonist is. I’d say it’s The One Who is The One, but he doesn’t really seem to be evil to me. He randomly pops up out of no where to talk to them then magically disappears again. What kind of villain does that?
Enough of my ranting though; lets get on with character discussions.
Wisty: A spotlight hogger, in my opinion. Why does she get all of the cool moves? She’s also that sarcastic, spunky, feisty, and badass type of girl that I usually love, but for some reason I just don’t like her.
Whit: He’s described as “the hunks of all hunks”, but i don’t buy it. He’s really responsible though. I enjoyed his POV more than Wisty’s. I kept waiting for his POV LOL.
didn’t tab the book so no quotes this time!
Rate: 7 out of 10
Unfortunately, I won’t be reading the next installment, unless someone convinces me otherwise.