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I only wish I could give this book a higher rating. Five stars doesn't seem nearly generous enough. Angel is the story of a group of beings who visit our Earth to feed off humans and bring death and disease in their wake, while convincing their victims that they're actually divine, loving beings. The scary thing is it's almost believable. Set against them our Alex, an AK (angel killer) and Willow, a half human half angel whom Alex has swarn to protect. This is the most origional fantasy I've read since Mortal Instruments. I thought no one could equal Jace, the hero of Mortal Instruments, but I think Alex might actually give him a run for his money. The interaction between the two main protagonists is brilliant and the unfolding romance is beautifully done. This book took me a little while to get into but once I did, I couldn't put it down. The book is billed as a young adult novel, but adults will love it too. This is the author's debut novel and all I can say is if she can do this good a job with her first book, then I can't wait for her second.
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This book is only getting a one star rating as its not possible to give no stars, or minus stars. Where to start, this is without a doubt the worst book I have ever had the misfortune to come across. The story was dreadfully poor, it had no substance and felt very childish. At least twenty percent of this book had to be made up of, "I love you, and I love you, too." It was said so many times it was ridiculous. The two main characters came across as if they were about 11 or 12. The multiple points of view were awful and to be honest the style of writing grated on me from the start. I am gutted that I purchased all three books in the series before listening to the first one. I definitely will not be listening to the last two. You couldn't pay me enough. I only made it through this one because I've never not read a book through to the end.