Sunday, January 1, 2012

Starcrossed - Josephine Angelini

Helen Hamilton has always tried to hide how different she is—no easy feat on an island as small as Nantucket, and only getting harder as she finds herself haunted by hallucinations and vivid nightmares.
It's not until she crosses paths with Lucas Delos at school that Helen's true heritage is finally revealed. Yet even as Lucas helps her awaken to her startling powers, they can never be together—not unless they can break free from the tragic destiny the Three Fates have in store.

This tantalizing story with it’s unforgettable characters is a great YA read with a Greek mythology theme. Anticipating what you think will take place in the action packed pages will only leave you more surprised as the plot plays out with it’s twists and turns. Full of drama and spinning action, two starcrossed lovers change the course of their future the day their eye’s first lock upon one another. Family betrayal, compounded by secrets and power struggles plague Helen as she comes to understand through Lucas what she is in the eyes of the Greek gods. The passion,... pulling and pushing these two teenagers reveal  a strong emotion despite the known fact that fate rules among all realms. This captivating debut novel, promises a great adventure to look forward to with a trilogy planned for this thrilling story.
My Rating - 4

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