Angel Burn

Angel Burn

Angel Trilogy, Book 1

eBook - 2011
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Willow knows she's different from other girls, and not just because she loves tinkering with cars. Willow has a gift. She can look into the future and know people's dreams and hopes, their sorrows and regrets, just by touching them. She has no idea where this power comes from. But the assassin, Alex, does. Gorgeous, mysterious Alex knows more about Willow than Willow herself does. He knows that her powers link to dark and dangerous forces, and that he's one of the few humans left who can fight them. When Alex finds himself falling in love with his sworn enemy, he discovers that nothing is as it seems, least of all good and evil. In the first book in an action-packed romantic trilogy, L. A. Weatherly sends readers on a thrill ride of a road trip—and depicts the human race at the brink of a future as catastrophic as it is deceptively beautiful.
Publisher: Somerville : Candlewick, 2011
ISBN: 9780763657864

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white_wolf_80
Jun 04, 2017

Pretty good book. The character development (or rather, lack of it) was the only off-putting thing about this story. I thoroughly enjoyed every part of this story except for Willow's personality; in the beginning of the story Willow is introduced as strong, female character. By the end of this story Willow is very much a push-over and lets Alex dictate every action she takes. Other than that it was a fantastic book, and a good piece of literature.

Monikan21 Aug 21, 2014

Book 1 of Angel Trilogy, followed by Angel Fire and then Angel Fever. Story of Willow, half human and half angel who is saved by Alex, an angel assassin, from other angels who use humans as food. This was a nice story. I enjoyed the love that sprung up between Alex and Willow, but I will be sad to hear that there will be a love-triangle in the next book. I don't like love triangles. I think Alex and Willow are perfect for each other. I also don't think Willow is too dependent on Alex, - she is only 16 and thrown into a strange, new life of fighting and running - How would you react?

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SoccerGirl16
Jul 10, 2014

My favorite book!

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planet321
Mar 27, 2014

is this the first book and what is the whole series of the books?

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Kirb
Feb 25, 2014

A different take on angels but a good story.

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df205
Jan 07, 2014

i am a feminist, so i enjoy books of any genre that feature strong women. at the start of this book, willow is an outcast at her local high school. however, she has a talent for fixing up just about any car, and that also makes her "stand out" from the high school crowd. willow also has a secret: she is part angel. then along comes alex, slightly older than her, who lists his profession as an "angel hunter." through a series of events, both have to go on the run. and this is where things get sticky. we start out with a strong girl with smarts. she is not afraid to be on her own, and in fact doesn't mind some time by herself. when alex arrives on the scene, however, all of this .... sadly .... starts to change .... and not for the better! all of a sudden, this capable girl is depending on alex to make the decisions, even for the basic things, like food, clothing, etc. she also is a virgin, and alex is not, so she depends on him to provide her with various romantic experiences. this is a totally ludicrous change in the plot. most girls in the u.s. today are smart, educated, single much longer, have good careers, and do not let some male tell them how high to jump. i am very disappointed in the author's changing willow's core personality in order to have alex always tell her what to do .... bleah!

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kiko34
Aug 27, 2013

Lee Weatherly is such a great author

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billybee11
Aug 17, 2013

I can't wait toread the next one. i'm so glad Willow and Alex are together. i just adored the book. it had a nice twist on the angel theme with them feeding off humans wich I really enjoyed.

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AngelFire101
Aug 02, 2013

This book was recommended to me from a friend and I was hooked Alex is a hottie and this book deserves a read

snazneen Apr 09, 2013

perfect.

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