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Thursday, August 5, 2010

Book Review & Audio book Giveaway! : FALLEN by Lauren Kate

Giveaway of FALLEN has been extended till, August 15th @ Midnight PST
You still have time to win!
As all of you know, I will read just about any genre and I do not discriminate. In fact, I think the only book category that I haven’t read much in is the Young Adult. So it was purely by chance that I came across FALLEN by Lauren Kate. While at Comic-Con I was given the audio book from Random House and decided to give it a try. I can honestly say that I haven’t read a sex-free book in quite some time, but this book had so much more that I hardly even noticed.


How do you explain the unexplainable? How does a 17 year old girl explain the dark shadows that lurk around her? For 12 years Lucinda Price, Luce for short, has seen them. The inky pools of darkness lurk, shift and appear when bad things seem to happen, that is what had gotten her sent to Sword & Cross reform school. The unexplainable accident that killed her “friend” Trevor and marked her as a freak, or at least it made her the girl that freaky things happened around. Sword & Cross was her last chance, the court had sentenced her to this place…hopefully the shadows would stay away.

I had a hard time believing this novel was YA, mainly because it was written so that no matter your age you’d love this book. Lauren took great care to make sure you were involved in this story, putting the magic in the details. I apologize for being vague, but I don’t want to give anything away. The title FALLEN leads you to conclude this is a book about an angel, oh this is a perfect case of “there’s more to a book than its cover”. You will find passion, history, regret, love, betrayal, mystery, myth and pure magic on the pages within the book FALLEN. Dive into a story of undying love, epic battles between good and evil and life for a special 17 yr old girl, it’s worth every turn of the page.

Would you like to win the Audio book?
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Good luck!
Winner will be chosen on Monday, August 9th.
Contest ends Sunday, August 8th @ Midnight PST.

8 comments:

Candace said...

Great review! I loved this book too. You don't have to enter me since I already read it, but I know it was the cover that made me want to read it so bad~!

Autumn said...

The reason why I'd like to win this is because I'm on a book buying ban right now. I've had this on hold at the library FOREVER and I don't think I'm going to get it anytime soon. Everytime I go to the library I see it on the hold shelf taunting me that. It's sitting there waiting for someone else! Argh!!

I'm a follower :)

autumn.crochet @ gmail. com

Marie said...

Great review!

I've heard a lot of mixed reviews about this, which makes me even more curious!

HighlandHussy said...

beautiful cover

debbie said...

Your description made me very curious about the book. I am sometimes hestitant to read YA because, I just can't get involved in them. But the way you described it, I think I would really enjoy it. I would love to add it to my collection. I am both a gfc follower and a email subscriber.
debbie
twoofakind12@yahoo.com

jellybelly82158 said...

Your review has me really interested.
The reason why I'd like to win is because I am on disability and my hubby is unemployed so I can't afford to buy books. My local library doesn't have this one in.

Carolsue said...

Both my daughter and I enjoy this type of book! I'd love to read it, then share it with her (or vice versa)
digicat {AT} sbcglobal {DOT} net

Drew said...

I should win this cause I really, really, really, really want to read it and I would rather win it than buy it! My interest was piqued because this is the genre of book I love!
Pudyqat2 {at} aol.com

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