A fictional social networking Web site called TAP. Johnny Silver, Taj's boyfriend and "the kind of star that spoke for a generation," literally vanishes from the stage, and he is not alone.
Nick's sister goes missing, and soon, so does his best friend. Through Taj's and Nick's alternating perspectives, readers not only watch the mismatched pair fall for each other, they learn TAP's secrets, from the "otherworldly" punch served at the site's sponsored parties, to the strange ritual that happens in the parties' secret rooms.
It was also a movement, a phenomenon, and a drug," says Taj. Amidst the glittering L. Taj and her rocker boyfriend, Johnny,. Taj and her rocker boyfriend, Johnny, are TAP elite, so when Taj meets preppie outsider Nick at a party, she doesn't give him a second thought. But then Johnny goes missing, along with Nick's sister. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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Angels on Sunset Boulevard 1. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Angels on Sunset Boulevard , please sign up. Be the first to ask a question about Angels on Sunset Boulevard. Lists with This Book. No one can explain what TAP really is, since it is all around them and they are so dependent on it.
The company that owns it holds the most exclusive parties, grants everyone's material wishes, provides all the gossip and promotes the biggest rock star that everyone loves, Johnny Silver. But then strange things begin to happen. Kids all over Sunset Boulevard are beginning to disappear, including Johnny Silver. No one knows why this is happening, and others are too busy with TAP to worry about what is going on.
Before they know it, Taj and Nick find themselves together, trying to solve the mystery of what is happening and even developing a strong relationship with each other. Unfortunately, it may be too late for them to actually do anything about it. Each character brings a certain atmosphere that captivates the audience into wanting more. The reader becomes so involved in the story that they will soon become disappointed when the book has to end.
Angels on Sunset Boulevard. Publication Date: March Pay to get in, Pray to get out. Johnny Silver is the world's soon-to-be biggest rock star, but on the. Angels on Sunset Boulevard (Angels on Sunset Boulevard, #1) and Angels Lie ( Angels on Sunset THE ANGELS PRACTICE, OR TAP, is the kind of cult.
Now the only thing left to do is wait for the next novel, which may be a long wait well, for me that is. Jul 27, Jennifer Morrill rated it it was ok. Let's see, I first opened this book and began reading it in hmm October, I think. It is now Mid-January and I forced myself to finish is. I hate to give up on a book, but I almost wish I would have.
The concept behind the book is good and original. It is more like a cult, just for teens and young people. Like I said, I thought it was very original, I just wish it played out better. The author, Melissa de la Cruz has written some very well-liked books, including, but not limited to her Blue Bloods series about vampires. The writing in itself was good, descriptive, and easy-to-read. Somewhere after the first couple of chapters it just got painfully boring for me to read.
There is a bit of mystery involving a missing rock star and some random missing kids, but I just didn't care. The characters who went missing weren't major and I had no connection with them. The most disappointing thing for me was the ending. It just fell flat. It seemed rushed and frantic and then just ended.
I felt there were so many loose ends that were just left. I would have liked some things played out a bit more and explained. We found some things out about Taj, the main female character, but it was all so rushed. I would have liked to know more about what she was thinking and why certain things happened.
Let's see what happens on a next book. Some swearing, including "f--k. But Taj just might know more than she's letting on But when I was a teen if I can remember back that far-- I don't think I liked it either I have heard good things about Ms.
I don't want to reveal too much, so I will leave it at that. Overall, good concept but poorly executed. I have not turned off of this author completely though. I have heard good things about many of her other books. Although, some people who reviewed this book loved it. This just wasn't for me. Apr 22, Kelera Tuitubou rated it really liked it. The genre of Angels on Sunset Boulevard is fiction. Taj the main female character of the story is a fun loving, pretty, poor skater, who never in a million years ever thought of talking to a guy like Nick.
Who is a good looking, rich, all-American athlete that gets all the good in life and never has to really work for something he wants. Along the way they find all the dark sides and after affects of all the TAP events that at one point where a kind of cult was being started. The authors writing style is very easy going and descriptive. I can get a clear understanding of what is going on, because of how well she uses her words. I recommend this book to anyone who likes to read a good story filled with mysteries and leaves you on the edge waiting for more.
First off is it just me or does that look like Shannon Doherty on the cover? Anyway, I really enjoyed this book and boy will the ending shock you and have you hooked for the next book. Another book to wait for! I picked this book up because 1 I really enjoyed the Blue Blood books and am anxiously waiting for The Van Alen Legacy and 2 it totally sounded like s First off is it just me or does that look like Shannon Doherty on the cover?
I picked this book up because 1 I really enjoyed the Blue Blood books and am anxiously waiting for The Van Alen Legacy and 2 it totally sounded like something that could take place these days with Facebook, MySpace, etc. I know there is some of this already but I was curious to see where this book was going to take that idea.
I really liked both Taj and Nick and thought that they had great chemistry together.
You get a glimpse into both their lives and realize that while you can have a lot of money it sometimes does not make up for the lack of a loving home life. I cannot say much more about the story without revealing the twist so let me just say this book will definitely leave you wanting more.
I am actually a little surprise I have not heard more talk about this book. Oct 19, Pinkdiamond rated it did not like it. It was very weird and confusing but then after you think about it it's reflection on real life and how the media and marketing and just life in general works. How somebody starts something gets noticed and everybody else just follows like how nicks description about red bull. So behind the whole story I get the concept and everything but I just don't like it I don't like but in a way I kind of wants to know how it ends.
Even as I was reading the book I knew that this was going to be one of those It was very weird and confusing but then after you think about it it's reflection on real life and how the media and marketing and just life in general works. Even as I was reading the book I knew that this was going to be one of those books that you get to the ending to see what happens and you just end up frustrated and confused and I was like WTH? Still if you really think about it and put some things aside you end up realizing that it does reflect on real life and it might be wrong and some might hate it it's true.
Not that that's how all peoples life's works everyone is different and it all comes back to you and how wan to live your life and stay true to who you are and what you believe. Still I don't like the book I get it I just don't like it and I don't know maybe in the future I'll change my mind or maybe I'll even forget I read this book and May I'll change my opinion or not I don't know. But in the mean time I don't like it: So a year or something later Aug 09, Lexi Laskey rated it it was ok.
I felt like the language took away from the story. But when I was a teen if I can remember back that far-- I don't think I liked it either In fact a mother's worst nightmare so not really a favourite of mine Jul 28, Sarah added it Shelves: Meh, this book wasn't very good. I think that the reader is supposed to feel like the situation is mysterious and intriguing - really it just feels confusing and boring. Because nothing is truly explained, you are left with plotholes and inconsistent character development.
This is more disappointing because other books by this author have been awesome, but I would urge even big AuPairs or Blue Bloods fans to give this one a pass. Aug 10, fullofFaith rated it liked it.
I read this book in one day, it was a very easy read, but very confusing at the same time. TAP started out innocently enough, as a website that dishes the dirt on the kids of Sunset Boulevard and beyond. But it has become something more. Membership is a privilege with responsibilities and consequences. At Sutton's parties, anything goes, especially in the legendary backroom rituals nicknamed The Angels Practice. Rumors abound of a special drink handed out at the parties that tap into otherworldly sensations. One night Taj meets Nick, a Westside preppie who doesn't buy into the TAP mayhem, especially since his kid sister never came home from attending one of its blow-out bashes.
Slowly the two of them are drawn to TAP and to each other. But Taj just might know more than she's letting on Are you ready for the darker side of Tinsel-town's brightest lights? Your Cart items Cart total. What could be better than taking a nanny job that's guaranteed to be a VIP pass to celebrity parties and cute guys? Free eBook available to NEW subscribers only.
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