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Me reading my 2015 First Book of The Year - Angelfall by Susan Ee

Me reading my 2015 First Book of The Year – Angelfall by Susan Ee

I chose this book because rumors say that we are living in the End of Days . Ha! Seriously though it was on my Christmas Wishlist and I received it from my Secret Santa this year. Admittedly I have never read a book about Angels that I really like yet and Angelfall is one of the best books of the year, so I had to see for myself if it is as great as some are saying. My favorite reading genre is paranormal fantasy but this is dystopian and young adult so I am a little skeptical about it. After reading 10 chapters of the book, my first complaint is that the sentences are a little choppy but the story flows from chapter to chapter .

Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, Book 1)
It’s been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When warrior angels fly away with a helpless little girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back.

Anything, including making a deal with an enemy angel.

Raffe is a warrior who lies broken and wingless on the street. After eons of fighting his own battles, he finds himself being rescued from a desperate situation by a half-starved teenage girl.

Traveling through a dark and twisted Northern California, they have only each other to rely on for survival. Together, they journey toward the angels’ stronghold in San Francisco where she’ll risk everything to rescue her sister and he’ll put himself at the mercy of his greatest enemies for the chance to be made whole again.

About Susan Ee
Her Website

Susan Ee is the author of the bestselling books in the Penryn and End of Days trilogy, Angelfall and World After. Her books have been translated into over 20 languages and her short films have played at major festivals. She used to be a lawyer but loves being a writer because it allows her imagination to bust out and go feral.

10 thoughts on “2015 First Book Of The Year

  1. What a gorgeous cover…and great photo of you reading it. Thanks for sharing what sounds like a unique and exciting book…enjoy! And thanks for visiting my blog.

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  2. Looks like a great read! Enjoy the book! I have updated the post to include your pic… not sure how I missed it… so many emails I guess. 🙂 Happy New Year!!!

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  3. thebookdate says:

    Hope when you have finished this book you can say it was a worthwhile read. Happy New Year and many great books to follow.

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  4. readerbuzz says:

    It looks like it will be an interesting read. Last night we watched a movie about angels, Wings of Desire. It’s the original German movie that was later made into City of Angels for the US. I liked City of Angels a little better, I think.

    Enjoy your read! And Happy New Year!

    Here’s my First Book of the Year!

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  5. Kepanie says:

    That’s cover eye candy there. I like how my apocalyptic hometown will be part of the plot. Hau’oli Makahiki Hou to you.

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  6. ENJOY your first reading day of 2015.

    Happy New Year!!

    Elizabeth
    Silver’s Reviews
    My First Book Of The Year

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  7. Mary says:

    I love the cover – hope what’s inside is just as good!

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  8. Enjoy your read! The cover is gorgeous! I love getting a book with a good cover in print. Happy New Year!

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  9. Hope you are deep into your book and loving it. She is a new to me author. Happy New Year.

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  10. Happy New Year and enjoy reading your 1st book of 2015!!

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