Thursday, February 9, 2012

Wings of the Wicked by Courtney Allison Moulton Review

Wings of the Wicked Courtney Allison Moulton ReviewWings of the Wicked
By Courtney Allison Moulton

Jan. 31, 2012
Katherine Tegen Books, 528 pages
Source: Publisher

Life as the Preliator is harder than Ellie ever imagined.

Balancing real life with the responsibility of being Heaven's warrior is a challenge for Ellie. Her relationship with Will has become all business, though they both long for each other. And now that the secret of who she really is has come out, so have Hell's strongest reapers. Grown bold and more vicious, the demonic threaten her in the light of day and stalk her in the night.

She's been warned.

Cadan, a demonic reaper, comes to her with information about Bastian's new plan to destroy Ellie's soul and use an ancient relic to wake all the souls of the damned and unleash them upon humanity. As she fights to stay ahead of Bastian's schemes, the revelations about those closest to her awaken a dark power within Ellie that threatens to destroy everything—including herself.

She'll be betrayed.

Treachery comes even from those whom she loves, and Ellie is broken by the deaths of those who stood beside her in this Heavenly war. Still, she must find a way to save the world, herself, and her love for Will. If she fails, there will be Hell to pay.


— Amazon.com description

Maybe when I read the first book in this series (Angelfire) I wasn't in the right mood? Because I don't remember loving it. I liked it, but I don't remember freaking out over it. Was I on paranormal overload?

Well, WHO CARES, doesn't matter now, because when I read this sequel, it was EXACTLY what I was in the mood for and I was FREAKING OUT.

I think it's that I go for forbidden romances. OH, THE TORTURE! Will loves Ellie and has forever. Like, literally, FOREVER. Well, 500 years. And she loves him but they cannot be together and aghhhh the tension my heart I cannot handle it all.

I completely enjoyed it. Okay, let's be critical for a moment: I totally skipped ahead during some of the fight scenes. Yeah, bad reader. I just like to get to the kissing parts, what can I say? But, look, if you haven't read a paranormal series in a while and you are in the mood for a torturous romance (as I was), this will hit the spot!

Anna Reads young adult book blog

3 comments:

  1. WHY haven't I read this yet? Do you remember me whining about how badly I wanted it? Maybe I'm intimidated by its girth (ME GUSTA) but for whatever reason, I've put it off. I'm a stupid, stupid girl. Especially if you liked it, even after your lukewarm feelings for Angelfire! AND I LOVE the fight scenes so it's winning all over the place!

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  2. I skim fight scenes too! Blah blah, who wins already?

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