Thursday, July 28, 2011

Review: Heavenly

So, I've been waiting for a chance to read this book for like, some time now, and it finally came.
Heavenly is the first book in the Heavenly trilogy by Jennifer Laurens.

Goodreads blurb: I met someone who changed everything. Matthias. My autistic sister's guardian angel. Honest. Inspiring. Funny. Hot. And immortal. That was the problem. What could I do? I did what any other girl would do-I fell in love with him. 

Zoe's sister darts in front of cars. Her brother's a pothead. Her parents are so overwhelmed; they don't see Zoe lost in her broken life. Zoe escapes the only way she knows how: partying. Matthias, a guardian sent from Heaven, watches over Zoe's autistic sister. After Zoe is convinced he's legit, angel and lost girl come together in a love that changes destiny. But Heaven on Earth can't last forever

Personal opinion: My, oh my. You'd think this theme is already worn out and too popular, but Jennifer's writing surpassed every expectation. She makes chaacters loveable, realistic and far from perfect. Zoe, the main character, was so easy to relate to sometimes. I mean, even if you don't have family like hers, problem like hers, you can still feel and understand how she takes it all in. I absolutely loved the descriptions. Whether it's the nature around, or emotions, Jennifer nails it all. I want to share two passages with you to see how amazing this woman writes.
The first one: "I was angry. I'm sorry.I shouldn't have. It was wrong. I'm sorry.
 Silence. Thick. Hot. Sticky.
 Look at me.
 I can't."

Second one: "The car whirled round, round, round, the screeching so loud it was as if the heavens screamed through the rain.

You're still not convinced to read this? Hmm, how about this? Matthias. Do I need to say any more? 
The end, I must say, I did not expect. It wasn't such a cliffhanger as it was an ending that leaves you to crave for more. Luckily, the sequels Penitence and Absolution, are already out, promising us more trouble, more intensity and more great momets.

Overall,  5 stars, and it will just keep getting better.

You can find Jennifer on twitter:!/jenniferlaurens
Visit her blog: - Little extra info about this- Jennifer is currently having a blog tour for Overprotected, another novel of hers, and it runs till July 31st, so be sure to check it out. They have prizes ;)
Visit the official site for Heavenly trilogy:

The second picture is the hardcover edition which will be available through Jennifer's site only. If you want it, contact her :)

Read on :)


  1. I'm still waiting for my copy to arrive. Please cross your fingers for me that it will arrive today or tomorrow, so I can take it on vacation with me. :D Because your review made me want to read it even more. ;-)


  2. Oh, I most definately will. You know, if the rain didn't ruin my vacation, I would go without my copy too. But I got it, and so will you! :)

  3. Thanks for reading and reviewing!! x x

  4. You're welcome! xx I'll be re-reading this many more times :)

  5. Lovely review - I haven't heard of this one before so thanks for the recommendation :)

  6. Thanks :) I don't think you'll be disappointed :) When you do read it, let me know :)


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