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Synopsis. A story of love, destiny and feuding families with extraordinary powers, descended from the heroes of ancient Greece, Dreamless is the second book. Starcrossed is a young adult fantasy romance novel by American author Josephine Angelini. The novel was followed by the sequels Dreamless and Goddess, and received praise from critics and fantasy authors amidst its release. Dreamless by Josephine Angelini – review. ‘From the weak, vulnerable, clueless character, she turns into a heroine, realising her true power.

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It made the whole situation even more hard to swallow for me. I was thinking of DNF-ing this book numerous times.

Such as figure out they’re not actually cousins. Well, actually I’m going to be interviewing her don’t worry, I’ve taken proper precautions-mojitos. Hardcover ojsephine, pages. The face that launched a thousand ships and all that.

After having a series of mysterious dreams, along with hallucinations of three young girls who appear to be pained, Helen finds herself strongly romantically drawn to a teenage boy named Lucas. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

But your author renamed him, probably because calling a guy Paris isn’t going to make him sound like Edward Cullen which is what I think she was striving towards.

Jun 19, Annabelle Marie Veronica rated it really liked it Shelves: I’m still a huge fan of the series and I very much look forward to reading Goddess next year! Crazy for Young A Told mainly from third person POV via Helen, there’s actually quite a variety of characters that take turns narrating the story, which is really cool and definitely contributes to its general awesomeness.


According to WorldCatthe book is held in libraries as of July What’s not to love? This better get resolved early in the book. Review quote This fantastical dual-world page-turner introduces more abhorrent mythological creatures while reuniting readers with Helen’s supportive high-school friends, as well as the crazy Delos family, who anchor her between the real and mythological worlds. Like Paris, he’s not suppose to be the hero. Her adding the love triangle is like me walking up, taking a little kid’s lollipop, and then punching them in the face while they’re crying.

Starcrossed follows a seventeen-year-old teenager named Helen Hamilton who lives in Nantucket. A few minutes ago I finished Starcrossed and writing my review I said “Can’t wait to read the sequel”.

By night she wanders through Hades, trying to stop the endless cycle of revenge that has cursed her family. Don’t be disappointed, there’s going to be lot of emotional tensions – all suckers for romance will be really happy because there’s a new boy.

But I definitely did not like her woe-is-me-everyone’s-getting-at-me-and-it’s-not-my-fault-blah-blah-blah selfish yet selfless personality. It took me so long reading it, trudging through it by bits and pieces at a time because it was so completely, utterly unabsorbing. His known abilities are being able to sway the hearts of others, sense emotions, open one way portals, super strength and speed, cause earthquakes and being able to breathe underwater.

Dreamless by Josephine Angelini – review

That all of you scions are based very loosely off of Greek figures. This book is excellent example of how to ruin series which had plenty of potential. View all 8 comments. And while that by itself is great, we’re told that Claire is sort of weary about dating guys who aren’t the same race as her i. Known magical abilities include super strength, speed, the ability to heal others and breathing underwater.


More about Josephine Angelini. He is sweet and Helen sees him as a brother-figure, even though it seems he would like to be more. How could I be bottom of the class? You’re not complaining about them She is the author of the What about the other characters? I mean, I quite liked Helen’s torture at the beginning.

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I received a copy of this for free via Goodreads First Reads. Macmillan Children’s Books Publication Date: Feb 05, Julianna Helms rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: But her quest may cost her Lucas Delios, the boy she loves.

I should make it clear that there are many different ways to judge a book, and I’m judging Dreamless in relativity to Jsephine myths. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

And to go to school like that? Known powers include foresight.

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It’s Josie’s prose, I think, that makes this book such a gripping one: It has been established, hopefully, that I am as big of a Greek mythology fanatic as they come, and I am not the first to say that this book is josephihe for everyone. By day she struggles to overcome the fatigue that is rapidly eroding her sanity.