- Title: Timeless
- Author: Alexandra Monir
- ISBN: null
- Page: 387
- Format: Kindle Edition
When tragedy strikes Michele Windsor s world, she is forced to uproot her life and move across the country to New York City, to live with the wealthy, aristocratic grandparents she s never met In their old Fifth Avenue mansion filled with a century s worth of family secrets, Michele discovers a diary that hurtles her back in time to the year 1910 There, in the midst of tWhen tragedy strikes Michele Windsor s world, she is forced to uproot her life and move across the country to New York City, to live with the wealthy, aristocratic grandparents she s never met In their old Fifth Avenue mansion filled with a century s worth of family secrets, Michele discovers a diary that hurtles her back in time to the year 1910 There, in the midst of the glamorous Gilded Age, Michele meets the young man with striking blue eyes who has haunted her dreams all her life a man she always wished was real, but never imagined could actually exist And she finds herself falling for him, into an otherworldly, time crossed romance.Michele is soon leading a double life, struggling to balance her contemporary high school world with her escapes into the past But when she stumbles upon a terrible discovery, she is propelled on a race through history to save the boy she loves a quest that will determine the fate of both of their lives.
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There is nothing to this book except a staggering amount of teenaged infatuation. And it truly is infatuation, not love.It is infatuation when you fall in love with someone's blue eyes after dreaming of him.It is infatuation when your heart breaks when thinking of him when you've only met him once.It is infatuation when you feel like you can't live your life without him after meeting him twice.It is infatuation when you ignore your own future for his past.It is infatuation when you ignore a perf [...]
First impression: I've heard about loving a book from the very first page, but I've never felt this way before. Not until now Later Edit:If that was not clear enough then YES, I loved this book. This was 'love at first page' and now my heart is broken because I want so badly to know what happens next. I'm holding my breath for the sequel and it's gonna take a lot of waiting until the next one comes out.Back to the book:The story starts with a dream, a beautiful dream that defines the whole story [...]
I am surprised how many great reviews this book has. I've decided to read it because the plotline seemed thrilling and I am sucker for a romance, but I am also a picky reader and I demand some quality from the author. I've seen all the great reviews exclaiming how spectacular the book is. And I have to say that for me, reading it was literally painful. I feel that this book had such a potential, the story was beautifully layered but all that was very badly delivered. If you click on "more", ther [...]
Alexandra has a gift for description. I love all of the research and history found in this book. "Bee-stung pout" is an excellent phrase that made me giggle. I also think we have similar tastes in men since her romantic hero looks a lot like Ren. It's double the fun reading a book you like when you've met the author. I really like time travel stories and thought it was really cool how Michele got her name. Also the fact that the author is multi-talented and writes her own music and lyrics is ama [...]
Alright, let me tell you something, this book was simply amazing, and here are my reasons why:For one, it literally left me with something I like to call a complete brain rape. What's a brain rape, you ask? It's a book that, at night, left me so totally shocked that I literally lay awake for an extra hour after finishing going what the hell just happened? This book was so intertwined with every single bit of information that Monir ever introduced to us (like her name! Come on don't tell me that' [...]
Holy Cow did I adore this book! I've been sick the whole weekend and my husband was kind enough to let me spend Sunday in bed (Okay I lie, I put my foot down and told him I was not getting out of bed!) but anywho, I read this book in one sitting. I read A LOT, but even I have never finished a book in one sitting. Almost makes being sick worth it. Almost. I loved the history, the friendship, the innocent but passionate romance ( although a little more steamy details would have been nice =) Withou [...]
3.5 starsFor as long as she can remember, Michele's had the same recurring dream about a young, blue-eyed man. The dream always leaves her wondering and wanting to know more about him, but that's all she can do. Because he's not real, only a dream. But after a tragedy forces Michele to live with her grandparents all the way in New York City, and with the help of a key left behind by a family member, Michele is transported back in time and discovers that the mysterious man may not be a dream afte [...]
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Embarrassingly, I think what made me actually decide to buy this book was the cover, and I was possibly more convinced to buy the book because I wasn't thinking decisively.I thought the whole concept of time-traveling and falling in love with some guy from like 200 years or whatever was interesting, but honestly, I felt like I was reading a book by a 12 year old. It was girly, and the characters were boring and didn't have enough personality. I can't remember this very well, so I can't give as m [...]
3.5 StarsFor some reason I struggled a little with this book. I liked the beginning, it kind of dragged for me in the middle, but then somewhere, somehow, I feel in love with this book by the end.Timeless is an elegant, exquisitely written book with such a brilliant concept. Alexandra Monir does such a fascinating job of transporting her readers and entwining the story through time. It's a slow moving piece, but I think it was written to be read that way, to collect the right atmosphere for the [...]
It was beyond surprise for me to find a lot of people liking this book. And it rather made me shocked that this book got published. For the ones reading this review, I am sorry for the harsh comment. If you like this book and didn't agree with me, it's fine. I appreciate your thoughts and opinions.Summary; Michele Windsor lives a beautiful life, with loving mother and perfect friends, until tragedy came; her mother died. She is then dragged to New York to live with her long lost grandparents in [...]
Oh my gosh that was a truly magical story! So beautiful and romantic - I loved this book! Michele is 16 and granddaughter of the super rich Windsor family in New York. When she has to move in with them she finds a key and suddenly her journey though Time begins.Michele is living her family history through visiting her female ancestors when they are around the same age as she is. Only they can see Michele and she discovers so much about her family that she finally begins to warm up for them. And [...]
After an unsuspecting tragedy, Michele has to move to New York to live with her grandparents. Here, Michele finds the diary of her great-great-aunt, and with a key that her father gave her, she is transported, via the diary, through time, to 1910 where she meets her aunt, and then Philip, the boy she’s dreamt about for years. She travels back to this time several times, falling quickly in love with Philip, and they believe that they are destined to be together. As the story progresses, Michele [...]
Ugh, I don't honestly understand what all the hype about this one is about. Even if I try to imagine myself as a teenager reading this, I still think I would have been let down.First, I'll say that I can forgive a lot of bad writing if the story is fantastic/exciting/creative (don't hate me for saying so, Potter fans, but JK Rowling had this effect on me - her world was just so COMPLETE, even if I had to slog through endless pages that should have ended up on the cutting room floor, so to speak) [...]
5 stars❤I have always been attracted to things that are related to time traveling, and therefore didnt hesitate to read this bookI felt like this book was written in a very simple, yet attractive way❤I fell in love with Phillip !!❤I absolutely loved it❤It's a great book❤
(I'm going to see how many obnoxiously annoying nicknames I can make out of 'Michele' in the duration of this review.) I have no idea what to think.While I can't say that I really enjoyed reading this book, I can't really find any faults with it, either. The writing was good, not very repetitive. The cover is gorgeous (though that's not how I imagined Michele at all). And the plot, besides the fact that a large portion of it came right out of Dead Beautiful was fairly unique.However.I am annoyed [...]
4,5 Sterne.Meine Güte, ich hätte nie so eine emotionale Geschichte erwartet und bin wirklich sehr angetan. Ich muss unbedingt wissen wie es weitergeht bzw ob es im zweiten Band mit den beiden Charakteren weitergeht. Hier steht nicht die Zeitreise an sich im Vordergrund sondern die Liebe + ganz viel Herzschmerz.Ich empfehle, lasst euch einfach in die Geschichte fallen und lest euch vorher nicht zu viel durch.
Amazing! I am still absolutely reeling from this book. I need to next book, NOW!
Oh Man, I loved this! I had such a good time. un-put-downable "What if the person you're meant to be with lives in another time?"OH YEAH, Timetravel ladies and gentlemen!is one of my all time favorites, so I fell for this one like a moth to a flame!Is it just me or does the girl on the cover look like Jason Stackhouse from Trueblood, ex-girlfriendSo this is basically about Michele, whom mother has just recently died and left custody of her daughter to her estranged parents, whom just happen to b [...]
As long as it has a happy ending I'm all for it. This looks like one of the impossible "star-crossed" romances. Such difficult situations do bring up strong feelings but I'm not one of those people who enjoy pointless angst. That doesn't mean the story has to be all flowers and sunshine but an ending with a nice solid solution that leaves the heroine with a hopeful outlook on her life would be appreciated. I would love to read this book then.
hmmm how do I start. this book was ok. I liked the whole time travel aspect of the book but that's about it. First I would like to say that the history and description of old New York was well done without being boring and the songs mentioned throughout the story I did look up and enjoyed. That being said the author lacked tact and finesse in her writing. For a good portion of the book the dialogue between the characters was kind of awkward as Monir tried to explain what was going on for the rea [...]
I have found that it takes a really amazing writer to to justice to the "time travel"genre, there is just a certain finesse needed to do it right. Which is why when done well it is one of my favourite genres but when it isn't, it really falls flat. This book just came across as juvenile. I realise it is for a young adult audience but somehow I feel the adult was lost along the way. The characters are severely under developed and unrealistic. The fact that not one of them seems anything but mildl [...]
I'm going to give this book a compliment that I'm discovering is really no compliment at all: It had potential. So what do I mean by that? Well, that the book had potential but the author was too lazy to see to it. It reminded me of the pretty purple lighter in my car that's full of butane and sparks when I click it but for some reason never creates a flame. But hey, it was cheaply made in China, what do I really expect? Like my lighter and its pretty purple exterior, this novel wasn't without a [...]
Oh. My. God. This book was absolutely flipping FANTASTIC. You don't really see alot of time travel-y novels in the YA universe. I just loved everything about this book.The main characters. I love it when you have characters that are artistic in some way, specificly musical. I love love love it when song lyrics are incorperated into novels. And did you know that the author actually wrote and recorded the songs from the book?! An you can actually buy them on iTunes!The atmosphere. The main charate [...]
There was absoulutely no depth here. It's written like a sixteen-year-old wanted to show off her poetry and her surface knowledge of American history - so she put those elements together and tried to build a story around it. The characters are undeveloped, the dialogue is mindless.
Michele Windsor es una adolescente común y corriente que vive en San Francisco con su madre; su vida trascurre en la escuela, planeando su próximo paso en la universidad y pasando los ratos libres con sus amigas y su aventurera madre. Todo cambia cuando su madre muere en un accidente automovilístico que envía a Michele a New York, a la mansión Windsor con sus abuelos maternos a los cuales ella no conoce. Ese no es el único cambio que experimente Michele: casa nueva, gente nueva, escuela nu [...]
What would you do if you have fallen in love with a man who only existed in your dreams? What if you found out that he was real but existed in a different time? What would you do to be with that person? What would you give to be with that person forever?Michele Winsor had a recurring dream. She had been having the same dream about a handsome blue-eyed man in a mirror and a skeleton key. She feels that she knows the person in the mirror but she couldn’t tell who it was, where they met or how sh [...]
3.75 StarsI bought this to save for later because it intrigued me but once I started perusing through it I found I couldn't put it down. Michele, having just lost her mother in a tragic accident goes to live with her old world wealthy grandparents who she has never met and finds she can time travel with the help of an old key that transports her to the year 1910. There she meets and falls in love with Philip Walker, a young man who has haunted her dreams her whole life. There are many facets to [...]
This and other reviews can be found on The Psychotic NerdActual Rating: 2.5 StarsMY THOUGHTSI am inbetween about my feelings on this book. On one hand, I am very disappointed. On the other, I actually sort of liked this book.Starting this book, I was worried. This book immediately starting following what I can YA Book Syndrome. Two side effects of YA Book Syndrome is that our main character (usually a girl) faces a tragedy and/or moves to a new school (usually a private or boarding school). This [...]
More reviews My ReviewsLet’s see. What do I say about a book so amazing. I can’t put this book into words it was just so incredible. Imagine being able to time travel. *sigh*Michele has been having dreams about this boy that has the most beautiful sapphire eyes. She is attracted to him, but never saw him in her entire life. In the same dreams she has been having since she was a little kid.This book was filled with so many twists and mystery, I couldn’t keep my eyes from flying over every w [...]
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