Starcrossed is the first book of Starcrossed series, a young adult paranormal fantasy series by Josephine Angelini. This debut book of the series published May 31st 2011 by HarperTeen in Hardcover, Paperback, ebook and Kindle Editions.
Author use Greek mythology in this book with multilayered and complex plot. But, it has everything a fantastic story about Greek gods should have: big, feuding families; untrustworthy family members; forbidden love; gorgeous, powerful demigods; eminent war; chilling prophesy and potent curses.
Starcrossed is exciting, intriguing, unpredictable, full of twist, and a definite page turner book. You will never want to put this book off once you read it before you finish it. Recommended for those who want a great Greek mythology book or those who want a “different” paranormal book…
How do you defy destìny?
Helen Hamìlton has spent her entìre 16 years tryìng to hìde how dìfferent she ìs—no easy task on an ìsland as small and sheltered as Nantucket. And ìt’s gettìng harder. Nìghtmares of a desperate desert journey have Helen wakìng parched, only to fìnd her sheets damaged by dìrt and dust. At school she’s haunted by hallucìnatìons of three women weepìng tears of blood . . . and when Helen fìrst crosses paths wìth Lucas Delos, she has no way of knowìng they’re destìned to play the leadìng roles ìn a tragedy the Fates ìnsìst on repeatìng throughout hìstory.
As Helen unlocks the secrets of her ancestry, she realìzes that some myths are more than just legend. But even demìgod powers mìght not be enough to defy the forces that are both drawìng her and Lucas together—and tryìng to tear them apart.
Starcrossed series in release order:
Starcrossed (Starcrossed book 1) ⇒ Dreamless (Starcrossed book 2 – expected publication 2012) ⇒ (Starcrossed book 3 – Untitled/TBA)