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Saturday, December 31, 2011

Review: On A Dark Wing

Title: On A Dark Wing
Series: No
Genre: Young Adult- Paranormal/Fantasy
Author: Jordan Dane
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release Date: December 27, 2011
Book: Netgalley

"The choices I had made led to the moment when fate took over. I would learn a lesson I wasn’t prepared for.
And Death would be my willing teacher."

Five years ago Abbey Chandler cheated Death. She survived a horrific car accident, but her lucky break came at the expense of her mother’s life and changed everything. After she crossed paths with Death—by taking the hand of an ethereal boy made of clouds and sky—she would never be normal again.

Now she’s the target of Death’s Ravens and an innocent boy’s life is on the line. When Nate Holden—Abbey’s secret crush—starts to climb Alaska’s Denali, the Angel of Death is with him because of her.

Abbey finds out the hard way that Death never forgets."

 After reading In The Arms of Stone Angel I fell in love with Ms. Dane's writing. Not only did she tell a great story, but gave me a wonderful reading adventure. Death. It's something everyone will come to pass sooner or later. I really like how the plot of the story gave a different aspect to death. Most of the time in books he is always gloomy and well...death. On A Dark Wing, Ms. Dane unfolds of  a story of Death never told. One that surpasses anything beyond normal.

What I liked most about this story is the great plot line. I loved it when a new story, out of the box creation is told. Death is not some other thing but a person with feelings. I admit that anything to do with the afterlife always fascinates me. I like how well the story unfolded before the readers eyes capturing the reader from the very beginning. There are several plot twist that kept me on the tip of my toes. I adore the chance at pursuing the character of Death and getting to know his story.

There is not really a love interest but more of an obsession. This is something totally different and new to me. I loved reading and watching the characters grow with more knowledge of what exactly brought them together. I love that Ms. Dane created a great back round history to both characters, making the story much more fulfilling.

 If you want a great dark story with something more than just death, read this book. Ms. Dane present the reader with a story that is beautifully written. The ending of the story was beautifully weaved, leaving the reader satisfied. With a great dramatic plot, On A Dark Wing is an fantastic read!

I give it 4 BITES!

Happy Reading!


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  2. Oh my god wasn't she totally obsessed borderline stalker!? Eeek. I jsut read this one last week and we have the same opinions on it. I did like the plot itself as well! Great review Savannah!

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  3. Awesome review, Savannah! Thanks so much for joining the tour =)

  4. Loved your review, Savannah! Thanks for showing my dark angel some love. Happy new year!

    Jordan Dane

  5. I really enjoyed your review. The obsession is a new take that I haven't seen in YA much, but I have a feeling that some girls can relate to that.

  6. I liked this one, I will have to agree that the love is more of an obsession than anything Giselle said, almost stalkerish lol but a good read nonetheless.


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