Torment by Lauren Kate | Book Review

Posted October 20, 2010 by Zeee in Reviews | 0 Comments

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Torment by Lauren Kate | Book Review
Title: Torment
Written by Lauren Kate
Series: Fallen #2
Published by Delacorte Press
Publication Date: September 28th 2010
Genres: Paranormal Romance, Young Adult
Pages: 452
Format: eBook
Source: Purchased
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Rating: One StarOne Star
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How many lives do you need to live before you find someone worth dying for?

In the aftermath of what happened at Sword & Cross, Luce has been hidden away by her cursed angelic boyfriend, Daniel, in a new school filled with Nephilim, the offspring of fallen angels and humans. Daniel promises she will be safe here, protected from those who would kill her. At the school Luce discovers what the Shadows that have followed her all her life mean – and how to manipulate them to see into her other lives. Yet the more Luce learns about herself, the more she realizes that the past is her only key to unlocking her future . . . and that Daniel hasn't told her everything. What if his version of the past isn't actually the way things happened . . . what if Luce was really meant to be with someone else?

The second novel in the addictive FALLEN series...where love never dies.

MY THOUGHTS

I was a little bit disappointed about this sequel. Again, this book left me hanging and there was still a lot of issues that were left unanswered.  To be honest, I am still a little bit puzzled about the development of Daniel and Luce’s love story. True, they are destined to be together and have been falling in love in their past lives, but it was hard to believe how they fell in love in THIS life.
It also seemed that Luce was not that interested with Daniel since it was apparent that she was flirting with another Nephilim. It was just so confusing. Instead of developing Luce and Daniel’s love and relationship, we got Luce sulking and holding on to Daniel who doesn’t show himself.
Another thing that bothered me was how the book ended. It just left me hanging. I know there is another sequel and Miss Kate might have done this on purpose so the readers would anticipate the next book, but I thought this was not appropriate. At least some answers should have been provided to the readers.
Overall, it was a good read. A little bit better than the previous one, however, it still left more to be desired.   Recommended to those who love Twilight.

 

Rating Report
Plot
One StarOne Star
Characters
One StarHalf a Star
Romance
One StarHalf a Star
Rereadability
One StarOne Star
Cover
One StarOne StarOne StarOne Star
Overall: 2



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