Paranormal YA is my weakness. Today’s mini-review books are full of angels, witches, and less-easily-explained creatures.
Luce arrives at the Sword & Cross reform school after being blamed for a mysterious fire. There she feels an instant attraction to Daniel, who appears not to feel the same way toward her. The shadows that have surrounded her her whole life grow stronger and a deeper mystery begins to unfold.
While I’ve read about a myriad of other paranormal creatures, Fallen is my first angel book. I was intrigued from the beginning and found myself NEEDING to know what was going to happen. Plus I love a good star-crossed soul mates story. It is a little slow at times, so the audiobook (read by the fabulous Justine Eyre) might be the way to go.
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When Lena moves to Gatlin, Ethan is instantly drawn to her. When he learns her secret and meets her strange family, he is pulled into the dark family secret along with her.
Beautiful Creatures was not the book for me. I was looking forward to a male POV for a change and I thought it would be impossible to not like a good Southern Gothic story but the whole thing just didn’t work. I was bored and confused and will not be continuing this series. But others love it so perhaps it was just me.
Evie finally got the normal life she wanted. Or thought she wanted. Now she’s contemplating going back to work for the IPCA and finds herself caught up with in a strange new friendship.
While Supernaturally suffers from some of the normal middle-book-in-a-trilogy problems, it continues to be an entertaining and unique contribution to the paranormal YA world. I am anxiously awaiting the last book in this series.