Tag: angels

Jan 04
Audiobook Review: Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor

Audiobook Review: Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor

Reviews 1 ★★★★★

My review of the paperback edition of this book begins: "This book will break your feelings. Shatter them, then stomp on the resulting little pieces. And you’ll love every moment of it." And this is still true of the audiobook version. There were times where I listened with tears in my eyes. Everything about this book is beautiful, exquisite, and agonising, and the audiobook version is even more so because Khristine Hvam is such a skilled narrator. Having only read Dreams of Gods and Monsters once before, there were quite a few things I'd forgotten or misremembered from the book....

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Jul 30
Fearless by Marianne Curley

Fearless by Marianne Curley

Reviews 0 ★★★★

Fearless, the last instalment in the Avena series, concludes Ebony and Nathaneal’s story admirably, and I enjoyed every moment of it immensely. I’ve loved this series since I read Hidden, and am sad to let these characters and their world go.

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Jun 17
Burn by Paula Weston

Burn by Paula Weston

Reviews 1 ★★★★★

What a glorious way to end off one of the best angel-themed paranormal series I’ve ever read! Burn is everything I expected from the final instalment of The Rephaim, a brilliantly plotted novel where action, romance, and intrigue come together to create magic.

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Jul 01
Shimmer by Paula Weston

Shimmer by Paula Weston

Reviews 0 ★★★★★

I have absolutely loved reading Shimmer, and can’t praise The Rephaim series highly enough. This book won’t disappoint fans of the vivid world that Weston has created with an Australian backdrop!

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Apr 01
Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor

Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor

Reviews 4 ★★★★★

Laini Taylor’s gorgeous story-telling will sweep readers away from the first page, and then excite, horrify, generally agonise them until the last page is turned. Her writing is indescribably mesmerising, somehow managing to capture hearts and imaginations and allow us to immerse ourselves fully into the world she has created.

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Mar 14
Broken by Marianne Curley

Broken by Marianne Curley

Reviews 0 ★★★★

I have a rocky relationship with sequels, as you may know. Middle book syndrome is a real thing, and it plagues too many books these days for me not to look at sequels with trepidation. But Broken, the sequel to Hidden, is everything a sequel should be, and if you…

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Nov 26
Haze by Paula Weston

Haze by Paula Weston

Reviews 2

Paula Weston brings the amazing to the table once again, with the brilliant and exhilarating Haze.  This is one of the best sequels I’ve ever read: the story doesn’t feel like its been dragged out while we wait for an explosive finale, but stands on its own as a complex, well-told…

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Nov 14
Wicked Kiss by Michelle Rowen

Wicked Kiss by Michelle Rowen

Reviews 0

I am impressed at how seamlessly Rowen tells this story, especially considering that it has been so long since I read Dark Kiss. I didn’t really remember any characters except for Samantha, Bishop and Kraven, and I only recalled the barest details of the plot. The author skillfully re-oriented me…

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Apr 11
Hidden by Marianne Curley

Hidden by Marianne Curley

Reviews 0 ★★★★½

I think the blurb of this book really doesn’t sell it – I put off reading it until I read Mandee’s review, and when I found out she enjoyed it, I decided to give it a chance. I’m so glad I did, and also sad that I left it so…

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Apr 09
Forsaken by Thomas E. Sniegoski

Forsaken by Thomas E. Sniegoski

Reviews 0

Date published: 1st December 2012 Publisher: Simon Pulse (Simon & Schuster AU) Format: Paperback, 398 pages Series: The Fallen, Book 4 ISBN 13: 9781442446991 ISBN 10: 1442446994 Categories: YA Fantasy Goodreads / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the publisher Half angel and half human, Aaron holds the weight of the world in his hands…

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