Angels in Teen Fiction
Feeling drained by vampire fiction? Lucky for you the new trend in paranormal fiction centers on angelic creatures. Series such as Hush, Hush and Fallen started this new craze and now angels are transcending into more romanticized beings. In these novels you may find love that takes flight and a tarnished halo or two.
Three heavenly siblings are sent to a small town on a benevolent mission. On their mission they must attempt to hide their incandescent glow, mystical powers and their wings all while evading human attachments. One of the siblings, Bethany Church is a young angel and is easily tempted by the allure of high school, melon lip gloss and ice cream. Her heavenly siblings are concerned because they recognize how much Bethany identifies with mortals. Older brother Gabriel is especially anxious because he realizes early on that they are not the only supernatural power in Venus Cove. To complicate things even more, Bethany falls in love with the attractive school captain, Xavier. How will the heavenly siblings be able to dissuade the wickedness in Venus Cove? Will love conquer all for Bethany and Xavier? Check out Halo to answer these questions and more!
Clara uncovers that she is a Quartarius. She begins having visions of a license plate, forest fire and a captivating stranger which lead her and her family to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. On her first day of school she meets Christian, who is the stranger in her dreams. Everything seems perfect until she meets Tucker, a guy who fascinates her in a less angelic way. Besides her love life being a little complex, Clara must find her heavenly purpose in a world that she no longer recognizes. Unearthly is an alluring novel that will make you appreciate supernatural romance in a whole new way.
Michael and Ellie share a vital secret. They both realize that they have unearthly powers, but have no idea how they became this way. Together they decide to find out the truth, but have no idea what solemn consequences are in store for them. An ancient conflict jeopardizes everything they love, but will Ellie and Michael continue their journey together or a part? Fallen Angel is an intriguing paranormal story that blends together vampire and angel mythology in a remarkable way that will keep you involved and wanting more.
What if you were told that angels should be feared rather than adored? In this first part of an exhilarating series, Weatherly shows the reader that angels are not always as they seem. Willow has a clairvoyant gift and has no idea where it came from. She had no indication that these new-found powers link to dark and perilous forces, and that she is considered malevolent by humans. Alex seems to know more about Willow than she does, and is meant to destroy her. Falling in love was not a part of the arrangement, which makes Alex question the disparity between good and evil. Angel Burn is a thrilling narrative that is incredibly addictive and will have readers eagerly awaiting the next installment.
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Angel Burn by L.A. Weatherly. 2011. (Advance Copy)
Fallen Angel by Heather Terrell. 2011.
Halo by Alexandra Adornetto. 2010.
Unearthly by Cynthia Hand. 2011.