Saturday, November 23, 2013

Angelbound by Christina Bauer

Series: Angelbound #1
Expected to be Published on: December 17th 2013

Goodreads Summary: Eighteen year old Myla Lewis is a girl who loves two things: kicking ass and kicking ass. She’s not your every day quasi-demon, half-demon and half-human, girl. For the past five years, Myla has lived for the days she gets to fight in Purgatory’s arena. When souls want a trial by combat for their right to enter heaven or hell, they go up against her, and she hasn’t lost a battle yet.

But as she starts her senior year at Purgatory High, the arena fights aren’t enough to keep her spirits up anymore. When the demons start to act weird, even for demons, and the King of the Demons, Armageddon, shows up at Myla’s school, she knows that things are changing and it’s not looking good for the quasi-demons. Myla starts to question everything, and doesn’t like the answers she finds. What happened seventeen years ago that turned the quasi-demons into slave labor? Why was her mom always so sad? And why won’t anyone tell her who her father is? Things heat up when Myla meets Lincoln, the High Prince of the Thrax, a super sexy half-human and half-angel demon hunter. But what’s a quasi-demon girl to do when she falls for a demon hunter? It’s a good thing that Myla’s not afraid of breaking a few rules. With a love worth fighting for, Myla’s going to shake up Purgatory.

My Rating : 5/5 stars

My Review : Christian Bauer created a fantastic new world, filled with beautiful and dark creatures. With amazing kick-ass characters, Angelbound is a perfect Ya novel.

Myla Lewis is a kick-ass / doesn't take shit from anyone type of girl. But who would dare fight her anyways? Myla is a quasi-demon, half demon, half human. She looks just like you and me, with an addition to an awesome tail that's meant for killing. Myla spends her time ditching school and fighting souls in the Purgatory arena. 
But then things start to get crazy! The demons and angels are acting weird, and her land is filled with incoming Thrax, half angel, half human demon hunters. It looks like everyone is preparing for battle, but who's side will Myla chose? Either way, Purgatory will never be the same.

This book is so wonderful. It's filled with action, mystery, and a forbidden romance. Who doesn't love that? 
I absolutely loved Myla as a character, shes beautiful, witty, smart, and she has a license to kill. I absolutely loved reading about her fighting, the author definitely did a good job with making me feel like I was in the book.

The world that she created is also pretty amazing. Angels and Demons are pretty common in books nowadays, same with the half angel half human species. But I've never read a book where the half demon half human species were actually considered good, it was so awesome seeing their demon emotions come out during specific parts of the book. And the whole idea of Ghouls was pretty brilliant as well. I'm impressed.

Definitely recommending this book to all the fans of other Demon/Angel books, and all the fans of kick-ass girl characters. You will definitely love this.

I'd like to thank Netgalley and Ink Monster publishing for giving me this amazing opportunity to read this book. And a huge thanks to Christian Bauer for writing this beautiful masterpiece. And thanks to everyone who reads this. You're all awesome!

Happy Reading!

Angelbound (Angelbound, #1)


  1. I was just scrolling through the Ink Monster website and then I saw you! here! Congratulations!! hahah, great review btw! (Just dropping by to share the good news)

    1. OMG THANK YOU!! I wouldn't have noticed if you didn't tell me! And congratulations to you too, you've been mentioned on the site as well. :) Thanks again <3

    2. You're very welcome :-) it's good to know when we're featured somewhere, so I thought you need to know about it (I've just noticed about me being there yesterday too) thanks btw!

    3. No problem! I'm glad we get to do this together :) I'm so proud of both of us haha


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