Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. The lack of music as well as emotional depth mars Angel-Seeker – Kindle edition by Sharon Shinn. Download it. Angel-Seeker is a science fantasy novel by American writer Sharon Shinn, published in It is the fifth novel in the Samaria series. It is set shortly after. Angel-Seeker is the sequel to Sharon Shinn’s wonderful novel, Archangel. Shinn’s subsequent books in this series, Jovah’s Angel, The Alleluia.
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Gabriel appoints his This novel was written much later but follows-on about 2 years after the events of Archangel – even though this is technically the fifth book, it works superbly as a stand-alone novel, and reads as shwron it were 2.
I know some people have read them chronologically, which would change the order to: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to seeked. Each of these women had different goals, but found out that often in life what you hope for isn’t always what is good for you.
I did read all five books back-to-back, which meant that some of the elements did get a little repetitive. Angel-Seeker weaves together the lives of two Samarian women whose futures become entangled with the shjnn. Because this sequel lacks music, it lacks depth and most of all, it seems to be even lacking common sense at times.
But I suppose you never know.
I wasn’t sure I’d like her – I don’t like fortune hunters – but she grew on me pretty quickly; her story arc is about discovering that riches simply don’t ange, to valuing her own self worth and being truly valued by others, instead of just being used. How did you get your first book published?
It seemed to have a bit of a political message, but it was one I agree with. May 04, FicusFan rated it really liked it Shelves: The hard part is taking an idea and expanding it into a coherent story peopled with likable characters.
Gabriel swoops into the story near the end, in a conclusion nearly as dramatic as in Archangel, and Rachel from the first book also shows up in a small role. She is determined to marry an angel and give birth to an angel child. It is only when she falls pregnant that she truly wakes. Angels are biologically altered humans. The title of the book, Angel-Seeker, refers to young women, groupies really, who are seeking out the Angels to have a sexual relationship with them.
Aug 01, Holly rated it really liked it Recommended to Holly by: Until she finds a wounded angel that is I highly recommend this book and the whole series to fans of romantic fantasy or fans of books about angels.
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My first poem was about Halloween: I don’t totally buy the speed and sappiness with which she and Obadiah fall in love, but it’s ahgel so insta-love-y that it detracts from my enjoyment of the book.
And Rebekah – a young Jansai woman, who has her life planned out for her by the males in her family and grudgingly accepts this.
It’s not perfect, but what book is? You can help Wikipedia shnn expanding it. And, as I’ve told you many a time, she is no slouch in the character department either.
I wanted to learn more things about Samaria and more about dynamics between angels and humans but there are still three more books in the series.
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It’s this love story that makes me reread this book and grumblingly accept the black and white worldbuilding. Her Jansai are rotten through and through, with all the men ranging between bad and sharoh, and that’s just unreasonable to me. The setting is done well as is the depiction of the Angels and their relationships with each other, and different types of humans. Sharon Shinn is a journalist who works for a trade magazine.
And she does allow herself to be used.
Where seekee you get your ideas? Rebekah didn’t grow on me as much, she was harder to like, and I thought it was pretty cliche how she and Obadiah meet angsl fall in love.
I love certain TV shows so much that knowing a new episode is going to air that night will make me happy all day. Jun 02, Gabby rated it really liked it Shelves: Archangel The angel Gabriel is set to become the next Archangel, as decreed by the voice of Jovah. Again, the motivations here were really well portrayed. A graduate of Northwestern University, she has lived in the Midwest most of her life.
Upon finding out, I immediately dashed to the bookstore and purchased books two and three and glommed my way through them as well, barely pausing to catch my breath despite the fact that hundreds of years passed in Samaria between each book.