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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Review: Halflings

Title: Halflings
Series: Halfings # 1
Genre: Young Adult-Paranormal
Author: Heather Burch
Publisher: Zondervan Publishing
Release  Date: February 1, 2012
Book: ARC sent by publisher

"After being inexplicably targeted by an evil intent on harming her at any cost, seventeen-year-old Nikki finds herself under the watchful guardianship of three mysterious young men who call themselves halflings. Sworn to defend her, misfits Mace, Raven, and Vine battle to keep Nikki safe while hiding their deepest secret—and the wings that come with.

A growing attraction between Nikki and two of her protectors presents a whole other danger. While she risks a broken heart, Mace and Raven could lose everything, including their souls. As the mysteries behind the boys’ powers, as well as her role in a scientist’s dark plan, unfold, Nikki is faced with choices that will affect the future of an entire race of heavenly beings, as well as the precarious equilibrium of the earthly world."

 So, as I began this book I knew what I was looking for, though the book is predictable, there were a few incidents that caught me off guard.

First off, the plot is good. I like how easy it flowed. Nothing is confusing but pretty paid out how it is. You know what to expect and how to handle it. Now, I don't usually compare books to other books, but this book definitely felt like Twilight. It had the misfits, a strong family, and a girl discovering who she is. This book pretty much is a feel good book. I loved reading about each character. All the characters had a unique pull to them. My heart really went out to Raven. He took my breathe away so many times. (I always fall for the bad boy! LOL)

Now, Ms. Burch pulled one over me with the love interest! I was so surprised to see it change directions so quickly. I mean I really thought how I knew for sure who she fall for and BAM! New boy. It was good change. Nothing I expected but so good at the same time.

Halflings has charming characters that make a beautiful story. With lots of action, fighting and scenes to make you melt, Halflings charming tale.

Book Trailer:

I give it 4 BITES!

Happy Reading!


  1. I heart Raven too...and Phoenix in Embrace, it's always the bad boys we fall for. I liked Halflings but didn't lurve it ya know. Great review =)

    1. I always do. Raven had me at his first glare! LOL!

  2. Hm... the new boy was a good change? Okay, that made me curious. I think I need to give this one a try. I don't mind predictability as long as it all works. Thanks for the review!

  3. Thanks for the great review! I love all my orphan angels. But Raven...well, he's special. So glad you think Halflings has bite!

  4. Thanks for the great review! I love all my orphan angels. But Raven...well, he's special. So glad you think Halflings has bite!

  5. Nice!! I'm reading this later this month (or so-ish) on my angel-mania tour of my own making. Nice review!


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