Fire Falling (Air Awakens #2) by Elise Kova
Published November 19th 2015 by Silver Wing Press
Genre: YA, Fiction, Fantasy
My Rating: 4.5/5 Stars
4.5 stars… very well deserved. I adore this series.
This book was a conglomerate of frustration, agony, torture, and FEELS! Bahah… I know, I know. I’m a glutton for punishment… but I love these kinds of books.
BTW this was a buddy read with Emma – Thank you for being my emotional support because heaven knows I needed it!!! Check out Emma’s amazing review!!
Though this story reminds me so much of other already existing book series, the characterization is vastly different. I keep expecting Vhalla to act like a typical struggling heroine, and jump to certain conclusions or react out of certain emotions- but she pleasantly surprises me every time. I find her quite unpredictable.. and I love that. She’s becoming more and more badass. I feel for her so much!
Oh and Aldrik, lets not forget about you! What a tangled mess you are! I just finished the third book and I still barely have a grasp on you…
Then we have Daniel– oh Daniel. Please stay just as you are!! Don’t change!! Vhalla needs you. She will always need you.
I’m loving this series – though I do have one tiny complaint. I think I mentioned it before in the book #1 review. The writing style still confuses me some. It is limited third person- but the author keeps saying “the western man” or “the northern woman” and such when she’s talking about main characters… and I have to sit there and think “ok.. who was eastern? Who is she talking about?” But—don’t let that deter you. The story is still worth reading if you love a strong heroine and a magical ride through a new and unpredictable universe!
Overall, the story is rich and the characters are beautifully complex.