Illuminate “Smart, well-crafted and sophisticated; without a doubt, this belongs on the top of the stack of the current crop of angel books. More, please!” —Kirkus. Illuminate by Aimee Agresti. Critics’ Opinion: Readers’ rating: Not Yet Rated. Published in USA Mar pages. Genre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Alternate History. Haven Terra is a brainy, shy high school outcast. But everything begins to change when she turns sixteen. Along with her best friend Dante and their quiet and.

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Hidden layers he does not have. Plus there are these frustratingly cryptic messages that Haven gets full of meaningless platitudes and insipid lines about trusting herself and being prepared for anything. Plus, I keep on trying to find out stuff about the 3rd book and I’m finding nothing!

I’ll start by saying DAMN! Add in some chilling and dark ritual scenes and a literally explosive conclusion, this book is pretty good.

I thought angels didn’t do spells and all that. Lance and Haven are drifting further away from each other than they ever expected and with the demons amee campaigning for their souls, now is not the time to be divided. Gerade als es nach New Orleans geht und neue Mitstreiter auftauchen, wird es aufregend und spannend.


It kept me out of the dark but still managed to surprise. The switch almost came overnight and was slightly frustrating. Illuminate is a story that involves a bunch of people note here: This debut novel is set to wow a lot of readers.

Because, when you have to choose between medieval nu Let’s be honest, here: Haven being a “soul-illuminator’ added another twist besides being an angel and I am quite excited to find out more about it. He is a homosexual and was stereotyped in the sense that he knows everything about fashion, tends to be very loud, feminine, and exaggereted with his speech, he’s colorful in both the way he dresses and acts, and at some point in the novel he pulls the “you can’t understand what I’m going through because I’m gay” card and suddenly turns evil.

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A coming of age book character is a gay best friend to the main character. He’s a good guy and his heart is in the right place, but his evil, jealous boss is ruining him as a person–making him a selfish, undesirable, nearly-controlling date. Haven Terra yes, the name has import was abandoned as a child – found bruised, bleeding and alone at the side of the road when she was five, with no memory of her past.

There illuminare some not altogether unprecedented surprises that took place and both thrilled and haunted me. Jul 14, Vivian rated it really liked it Shelves: While Aurelia first comes off as a savvy business mogul, she quickly begins to show her impulsive, evil, true colors. With two of her fellow student, she has been chosen to leave school to work in a prestigious hotel, but none of them are quite ready for what awaits them there.

As Haven begins falling for Lucian, she discovers that these beautiful people are not quite what they seem.

Aug 22, Audrey rated it it was amazing. I literally had no words when I finished this book. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve known guys like that–gay or straight for that matter, but Agresti doesn’t given him any hidden depths or flaws. Me and this book just aren’t meant agersti be. In the early days of Lucian’s perusal of Haven, there’s a kiss. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.

Infatuate (Gilded Wings, #2) by Aimee Agresti

Refresh and try again. Overall, I really enjoyed this story. Feb 03, Olya Kline rated it it was amazing Shelves: I agfesti am, because I absolutely have to know what happens next. Until pagewhen she’s suddenly kissed by someone else and announces “it was you Lucian was the alluring crush and Aurelia the boss was pretty evil. Illuminate is extremely long for a debut novel, and there were definitely some scenes that seemed superfluous that could have been edited out.


Since it’s her debut effort, a healthy length and part one of a series I’m leaning towards forgiving her this once and seeing what happens in part two. I could not wait for what would happen next. The story takes place in The Lexington Hotel which, in reality, was torn down in the eighties. Horrible ending to not have a sequel. The first thing Haven notices when meeting Aurelia is that she looks nearly Haven’s age–not old enough agresfi run a huge hotel based off of Capone’s reign in Chicago.

Like fallen angels are bad- that’s a given. Haven is very “good”; she’s a tad too all-powerful, ilulminate tad too intelligent. It just makes the demons all the more quietly dangerous, and I thought that was a pretty great choice on her part. Agrestk, I give this book a 4 stars rating.

Illuminate (Gilded Wings, book 1) by Aimee Agresti

Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. While not quite as startlingly awesome as book one, “Infatuate” is still an excellently bold book with lots of stuff that’s going to make you never want to say YOLO ever again. At the end all was forgiven, and I am worried that they will stay together in this series. Lance was also extremely intelligent and considered to be the “architect” of their little project.

As a soul illuminator, Haven makes sure to take pictures of all the people in her house, and anyone else deemed suspicious, so she, Dante and Lance can identify any evil characters around them. Ainee first I actually wasn’t so sure as to how it was going to work out, but Illuminte was pleasantly and ageesti surprised. Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. It’s awkward for both of us, kinda like a bad first date this is implying that I have much more dating experience than I do.