Monday, January 10, 2011

Review: Torment by Lauren Kate

Lauren Kate
Hardcover 464 pages
September 28, 2010
Delacorte Book

"Sometimes beautiful things come into our lives out of nowhere. We can't always understand them, but we have to trust in them. I know you want to question everything, but sometimes it pays to just have a little faith." 

Hell on earth. That's what it's like for Luce to be apart from her fallen angel boyfriend, Daniel. It took them an eternity to find one another, but now he has told her he must go away. Just long enough to hunt down the Outcasts - immortals who want to kill Luce. Daniel hides Luce at Shoreline, a school on the rocky California coast with unusually gifted students -Nephilim, the offspring of fallen angels and humans. 

At Shoreline, Luce learns what the Shadows are, and how she can use them as windows to her previous lives. Yet the more Luce learns, the more she suspects that Daniel hasn't told her everything. He's hiding something - something dangerous. What if Daniel's version of the past isn't actually true? What if Luce is really meant to be with someone else? The second novel in the addictive FALLEN series . . . where love never dies.

* If you haven't read Fallen... STOP READING!

OK so book two in the Fallen series was great. Here we open up to Luce just after she was taken from Swards and Crosses school and brought into hiding. Now Daniel has to go off and fight yet another fallen angel battle while keeping Luce safe. So he brings her to a new School called Shoreline and drops her off with very little info as to whats going on. Luce then has to fend for her self and try to figure out whats going on and why she is there. All the while being hunted. 

My thoughts.. I really liked the second installment in the series. It was action packed and had me turning the page until the very end. I really enjoyed the fact that Luce was exploring her past lives. She wanted to figure out why she is still alive and who she and Daniel really are. 

Torment has a few new characters that I really enjoyed, Miles is a new guy that Luce meets at Shoreline who instantly befriends her. He is cute, funny and extremely sweet. Shelby, who at first seems to hate Luce, finally comes around and is very outspoken and a bit sassy. Both Miles and Shelby help Luce discover her past and hopefully find out some answers. 

Torment was funny and very well written. I loved the characters and the fast pace story line. All in all I give Torment 4+ Hoots. If you haven't read this series, I advise that you do! Its a great read and I can't wait for Passion, the next in the series to come out!


Aleetha said...

I have seen this book in some blogs.
But haven't got a chance yet to read it.
I wonder how angel can blend with human.

I love the cover.

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