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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Review: Unearthly

Title: Unearthly
Series: Unearthly # 1
Genre: Young Adult- Paranormal/Supernatural
Author: Cynthia Hand
Publisher: Harper Teen
Release Date: January 2011
Book: Joni at Paragraphs Books/ ARC through Netgalley

"Clara has known she was part-angel ever since she turned fourteen two years ago. But now she is finally getting visions of what her Purpose-a rite of passage for every part-angel-is to be, and it happens to involve a gorgeous guy. Of course, there is the raging forest fire surrounding them, too. When Clara's Purpose leads her family to Wyoming, Clara finds the boy of her visions, Christian, but complicating her mission are her growing feelings for another guy, Tucker. As the day in her visions draws closer, Clara discovers that her Purpose may play into a larger struggle between angels and Black Wings-fallen angels who spread sadness and misery wherever they go. But when the fire erupts and both Christian and Tucker are in danger, who will she choose to save?"

This book is complete and total awesomeness! I loved reading it and was hooked immediately.

Clara knows what she is. She has had her first vision and is excited to fulfill her destiny. Finding her way to her purpose, Clara discovers it is not as easy as it seems. Clara is faced with a new town, people and is suddenly struggling to fit in. When an unlikely person takes notice on her, something breaks. Clara is faced with a descion on who to save. With her heart hanging, she must save only one. Who will she choose?

Clara is an extraordinary character. With her back round on angels, she is contempt and ready to face the world. After moving, she faces many struggles that teenagers face when you move to a new town, new place. I was glad that their were a few who were nice to her.

The romance in the book was staggering. I felt her heart falling for the guy. The guys was sweet and caring. Everything you would hope to have. When Clara made her choice, I was heartbroken. I felt for her and hope it would all end well for her.

The ending was shocking. It left me surprise and hanging. I loved how it ended. It was perfect to what the book was all leading up too. I just want to read the second book already, so I can figure out what happen.

If you love a great angels story, with research and romance, then read this book. I can guarantee you that it will be on heck of an reading experience!

I give it 5 BITES!

Happy Reading!


  1. I'm so excited to read this one! I just requested it from NetGalley so *fingers crossed*. I love the sound of Clara, and the romance, and the pretty much everything about the book I'm dying to read:) Thanks for the review Savy!

  2. I like angels and romance ...sounds like my kind of book! Nice review...thanks for the heads up. =]

  3. Sounds like something I'd really enjoy. Thanks for the review! :)

  4. I'm so happy to see so many glowing reviews for this one. Now I really can't wait to read it! I hope I get my hands on it soon!

  5. This sounds so good. It's been patiently waiting for me on my TBR stack but I think I may just have to scoot it up. ;)

  6. I got this one from Netgalley the other day and I can't wait to start it! Great review :)

  7. Im usually on the fence when it comes to angels, but this sounds great!

    awesome review Savy!

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  8. I loved this book! I thought it was a little slow at first, but it was all worth it once everything get into motion. I am happy you liked it too! Love your review!


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