Embrace (5 Book Series) by Jessica Shirvington. All Formats Kindle Edition. From Book 1: Two Choices: Angel or Exile. Lincoln or Phoenix. The wrong choice . Book four of this series is about to be published in Australia, so Shirvington is hardly a newcomer despite this being her first U.S. publication. The CW Network, along with Amblin Entertainment and CBS Television Studios, is developing ssica Shirvington’s Embrace, and its follow-ups.
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We’ve all heard this story before–teenage girl discovers she has some great, world-altering destiny, and life as she knows it is over. Then I would burst out into uncontrollable laughter for about 5 minutes Violet is our main character, she’s just learning that there’s a whole world out there she didn’t know existed, and she’s right in the middle of it all. It manages to be both sophisticated and exciting, rich in metaphor and allusion but without sacrificing narrative pleasure. I gave it a shirviington and simply put: This is the stage for the entire story.
Then there’s Phoenix, who shows up in her life, and has secrets that he’s not willing to reveal, but she is drawn to him and the way that he is there for her and takes care of her. The characters in this book are real and kickass. As for Lincoln, I loved his character at the start, but his appearance in the syirvington becomes scarce after the first quarter so we don’t get to know him very much.
You definitely want to own this book so you can shirbington it like I already have!
When we finally learn about the origins of angels in the context of a familiar creation myth, however, this is where things start to get ugly. We have a character, Love Interest 2, described as a Calvin Klein underwear model. It happened when you were born and your mother died. Just think about it, you see a person discover some great powers due to their heritage, but she is stubborn, stupid and selfish, makes the worst decisions possible, always causes trouble and endangers people surrounding her.
View all 12 comments. I know for a fact sunscreen smells terrible, so I’m not sure if she was actually insulting or complimenting the love interest. Regardless, I won’t deny the romantic scenes are filled with passion and lust.
This book blew me away and all other angel books out of my mind, well maybe not my Hush, Hush but close.
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He was very kind, obviously cared deeply for Vi, and wasn’t perfect making me shjrvington him even more. And yet, somehow, Violet thinks he’s the safe option. It does, however, seem like her dad has done everything to provide for her. Protagonist should look like a Disney princess but not know it like that Dove study says, women are their own worst critic especially in YA girl world. She sets out on a journey to learn more about herself and her mother, specifically her mysterious past.
Not to mention he has hair the color of an opal.
Dec 07, Emily Blake rated it liked it Shelves: We’re left with a sense that nothing and no one is to be trusted in this world; it’s intense and a bit unnerving. There is quite a lot going on in this book, but ultimately it’s about Violet learning about this world and figuring out how she feels about being a part of it or not and what’s most important to her in her life.
If the main character was someone other than Viola, people would think she is a selfish brat and never mention her in the book anymore. This book, however, smbrace right into shurvington pile. It should have been a climax to the story and it wasn’t. The world of the angels and Grigori is well-rounded and fully explained throughout the book, and it’s a fresh take on some of the same backstories that we’ve heard before.
The Worldbuilding That Makes Me Feel RAGE The entire premise of Embrace is that there are exiled angels living amongst humans, who have chosen to fall because they want to experience human sensation original, right?
Thank you for visiting Publishers Weekly. Seriously the tables at food courts are shidvington close together you can hear everything so obviously it is not the best place in the world to tell her!
The shirvjngton itself and voice for Violet are consistent and competent, and I had no problems with the actual prose and readability of the novel. Vi’s other love interest was Phoenix.
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There was a lot of very well written romance. I shirvingtob that there needs to be some sort of adjustment period, because for anyone, that would be hard to swallow. The romance — sweet and sensual and a little bit dangerous — just tore me apart.