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Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1)

Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, #1) - Susan Ee

Um. Whoa.

This came as a recommendation and I must admit I was a little apprehensive once I read the summary - I've got a bit of a problem having angels in my book. Unless, of course we're talking about Pratchett and Gaiman writing them, but I digress.

The review that convinced me to pick it up? This one. This bit in particular:

One of my favourite things about Angelfall was the fact that romance took a back seat to more important things, like saving one’s sibling and safely navigating post-apocalyptic society. This made everything feel more realistic. If one’s world had ended, one would probably be in shock for quite some time, and not prioritising romantic prospects.

That erased my doubts for a bit, enough for me to get my hands on a copy, and I'm so glad I did. This book is probably the highlight of my current YA Fantasy gobbleathon - it just got everything right. Can't wait for the next one. (WHY do I keep picking up unfinished trilogies?!)