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Mini Book Review: Fallen by Lauren Kate

What if the person you were meant to be with could never be yours?
17-year-old Lucinda falls in love with a gorgeous, intelligent boy, Daniel, at her new school, the grim, foreboding Sword & Cross . . . only to find out that Daniel is a fallen angel, and that they have spent lifetimes finding and losing one another as good & evil forces plot to keep them apart.
Get ready to fall . . .

Series: Fallen #1

Source: bookshop
Format: Hardcover
Genre: YA paranormal romance
Rating: 4 Stars
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release Date: December 8th 2009

My Thoughts...

Reading this book the second time around I liked it even more so than the first. Luce has always known she’s different but not until she starts at Sword & Cross does she discover who she truly is. I feel like the author did a fantastic job with the plot, pacing and answering those mysterious questions while still leaving some of that mystery of Luce’s past for the next book Torment.

While at Sword & Cross Luce meets some interesting characters who quickly become her friends. I really liked Penn, Gabbe and Arriane. Roland is Daniel’s friend and I loved his weirdness.

This book does revolve around a love triangle between Luce, Cam and Danielle.

Lauren Kate does a great job weaving plenty of twist and turns, beautifully done. I’ll be starting Torment soon! Check out the movie trailer below…


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