Radiant (Unearthly #2.5) by Cynthia Hand ❥ Short Book Review

Radiant (Unearthly, #2.5)Radiant by Cynthia Hand
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Since I loved Unearthly and Hallowed so much, I decided to go ahead and purchase this ebook on amazon (which was the cheapest at around 2$).

This novella is focused mainly on Angela and her secret boyfriend in Italy. Clara is there as well, obviously, but it barely mentions her and really focuses on Angela’s and Phen’s story.
It was cute, I got to give it that, and no surprise- Cynthia’s writing was beautiful, but since I’m not a huge fan of Angela, I didn’t enjoy it as much as I would have liked. Still a nice and quick read that will hold me off until Boundless comes out in paperback, though.

Overall, You’ll like this novella if you’re a fan of Unearthly, but it’s not a must-read in my opinion.

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Unearthly by Cynthia Hand ❥ Book Review

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Series: Unearthly (#1)
Release Date: January 4, 2011
Format: UK Paperback- 435 pages
Source: bookdepository.com
Sequels: Hallowed (#2), Radiant (#2.5), Boundless (#3)
More Info: Goodreads, Author’s Website

 

 

 

Before I started reading this book, I didn’t know what to expect- I haven’t read a whole lot of books about fallen angels (or Nephilim) before this one and I was completely new to this genre. As soon as I started reading Unearthly, thought- I fell in love.

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Book Haul ❥ In My Mailbox #9

Hey everyone!

In My Mailbox (or IMM) is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi from The Story Siren every sunday where bloggers get to share the books they got that week! For more information on IMM click here.

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Clara Gardner has recently learned that she’s part angel. Having angel blood run through her veins not only makes her smarter, stronger, and faster than humans (a word, she realizes, that no longer applies to her), but it means she has a purpose, something she was put on this earth to do. Figuring out what that is, though, isn’t easy.
Her visions of a raging forest fire and an alluring stranger lead her to a new school in a new town. When she meets Christian, who turns out to be the boy of her dreams (literally), everything seems to fall into place and out of place at the same time. Because there’s another guy, Tucker, who appeals to Clara’s less angelic side.
As Clara tries to find her way in a world she no longer understands, she encounters unseen dangers and choices she never thought she’d have to make between honesty and deceit, love and duty, good and evil. When the fire from her vision finally ignites, will Clara be ready to face her destiny?
Unearthly is a moving tale of love and fate, and the struggle between following the rules and following your heart.

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Diagnosed with Stage IV thyroid cancer at 13, Hazel was prepared to die until, at 14, a medical miracle shrunk the tumours in her lungs… for now.
Two years post-miracle, sixteen-year-old Hazel is post-everything else, too; post-high school, post-friends and post-normalcy. And even though she could live for a long time (whatever that means), Hazel lives tethered to an oxygen tank, the tumours tenuously kept at bay with a constant chemical assault.
Enter Augustus Waters. A match made at cancer kid support group, Augustus is gorgeous, in remission, and shockingly to her, interested in Hazel. Being with Augustus is both an unexpected destination and a long-needed journey, pushing Hazel to re-examine how sickness and health, life and death, will define her and the legacy that everyone leaves behind.

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For seventeen-year-old Janie, getting sucked into other people’s dreams is getting old. Especially the falling dreams, the naked-but-nobody-notices dreams, and the sex-crazed dreams. Janie’s seen enough fantasy booty to last her a lifetime.
She can’t tell anybody about what she does they’d never believe her, or worse, they’d think she’s a freak. So Janie lives on the fringe, cursed with an ability she doesn’t want and can’t control.
Then she falls into a gruesome nightmare, one that chills her to the bone. For the first time, Janie is more than a witness to someone else’s twisted psyche. She is a participant.

Books I’ve reviewed this week:
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Happy Reading!!
Yael 🙂