A transcendent novel about a demon girl’s search for love, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Replacement Everything burns in Pandemonium, . After taking on the fae in ‘s The Replacement, Brenna Yovanoff turns her considerably skilled pen to the subject of angels and demons in. The Space Between By Brenna Yovanoff – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.
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It is making a promise that Yovanoff has no problem keeping. Sure, he’s done some bad things.
The Space Between
I think Brenna’s straightforward writing in this novel made my reading experience much more pleasant. If the general GoodReads population is to be believed, most of these new books are not worth the time. At this point, the story transforms into one that you’ve likely encountered numerous times before. Yavanoff’s writing quickly ensnared me. Ultimately, this book had a big concept and tons of style.
Why being the daughter of Lucifer and Lilith of course! To find her brother Obie, the only one she cares about, she must leave the only home she knows to venture into a place she’s only heard before, earth. Daphne’s struggling to understand Earthly ways was a nice touch, but her naivety and the humor that occasionally arose from it were both things that, again, I’ve encountered many times before.
But the professor can get very philosophical at times, which is absolutely awesome.
The Space Between by Brenna Yovanoff – FictionDB
Daphne was such a distance person when Truman was such an emotional character. They were depressing, broken people who were trying spaxe figure out what the whole point of living was, while having to deal with finding Daphne’s brother who has mysteriously gone missing and trying to hide thw the angel trying to kill Daphne, among other things. Read it Forward Read it first. She wasn’t evil – maybe a little confused about her identity but definitely far from evil.
Hell’s chrome and steel cityscape was being described. I loved the spare elegance of her prose. Take one emo kid named Truman Think of Samwithout the guitar and wearwolfism, and add times more angst on top of it!
I usually don’t like to pit books against each other; it doesn’t seem fair or particularly useful.
You’ll never know if you don’t give your life a chance. I also appreciated the story’s focus on the sibling bond between Daphne and Obie. Life for her is an endless expanse of time, until her brother Obie is kidnapped – and Daphne realizes she may be yoavnoff responsible.
Booklist A dreamy, atmospheric take on Judeo-Christian mythology that prioritizes character. The tears melt and sizzle where they fall.
Cover and Book Design Beautiful! And I don’t use that title in order to be funny. Fortunately, Brenna doesn’t slack when it comes to these things either. The half angel kids tend to wind up with drug problems or in prison. Words on Bathroom Walls. So even though he was fallen he still knew love.
While the story does begin with her as the token odd one out, the one slightly softer than the restbut not the softest with Petra in mind, what had me hooked was her world and how it’s split up with people doing “everyday things.
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Like looking down the barrel of a gun. It’s just not a great one. I was expecting the same writing style – puzzling in a lot of ways but beautiful nonetheless. Daphne has one brother and many sisters, and of them all, she is the only one to have never been to earth, until now.
Then some things happen, some scary and bloody, some sweet, some depressing. There was nothing appealing about the characters or the story in the few chapters I read and I refuse to force myself to read any more of this when I have a pile of other books calling to me. Yovanoff obviously spends lots of time in these worlds! Anything depressing is up my alley. My favorite characters flip flopped throughout the entire book resting finally on two in the final chapters and forever changing my opinions of other previously beloved characters.
I’m still on sspace fence about where to categorize him but knowing the reasons for doing what he did, I could sympathize to a point. Maybe then I’d beg for less descriptions of “cold walls, the fabric of his sweater, rough surface, dirt on the pavement” and such. Here’s a link to a song that reminds me of this book. As she delves deeper into her yovahoff powers, she must navigate the jealousies and alliances of the violent archangels who stand in her way. She seeks out Truman, the last person to see her brother alive for a clue to where he might.
For all of the characters, human and non alike, I loved the struggle, the almost-humanness, the sadness and the overall message of love, even from those who have no hope of it, or want it more than anything.
Nancy Springer and Serena Blasco. Even with these problems, I can appreciate that Yovanoff is a good writer, and it showed in many places. And if that didn’t do it, look at that lush, gorgeous coverlike a Baroque tapestry or Hieronymus Bosch painting. Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller. Yovanoff has a way with words to not only create hte most amazing places and characters, betwwen to make you believe without a doubt that these people and places are real.
She lives in Denver, Colorado. Supernatural and Daughter of Smoke and Bone are my two exceptions. No Saints in Kansas. It dragged on too much and even though the novel was more character based then plot driven, I yyovanoff still intrigued enough to keep reading.