Synopsis. A story of love, destiny and feuding families with extraordinary powers, descended from the heroes of ancient Greece, Dreamless is the second book. Starcrossed is a young adult fantasy romance novel by American author Josephine Angelini. The novel was followed by the sequels Dreamless and Goddess, and received praise from critics and fantasy authors amidst its release. Dreamless by Josephine Angelini – review. ‘From the weak, vulnerable, clueless character, she turns into a heroine, realising her true power.

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I still have no clue why none of the characters are smart enough to figure it out. Amidst these revelations, Helen and Lucas seek a way to pursue their blossoming romance without endangering those around them.

Review quote This fantastical dual-world page-turner introduces more abhorrent mythological creatures while reuniting readers with Josephlne supportive high-school friends, as well as the crazy Angelihi family, who anchor her between the real and mythological worlds.

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Starcrossed (novel) – Wikipedia

The fact that the plot just didn’t hold my interest was a big part of the issue. I’m just making a generalization, I just don’t understand the concept of Angelini’s dreamlexs building. Not another love anelini View all 6 comments. Helen falls to the floor withering and claiming that she’s melting. Everything I liked in first book was not present in this instalment. If you don’t want to read my entire rant about why Dreamless was even more insipid than its shitty predecessor, I’ll briefly summarize why I hated it: What’s not to love?

I really ended up liking Orion in the second half of the book, too, despite my angelink to Helen falling for him. This better get resolved early in the book. That is the entire book. Helen and Lucas are taking a break, since something happened in Starcrossed and led to them breaking apart, but Helen can’t keep her mind off of him.

Dreamless by Josephine Angelini

I truly, truly hate them. I just couldn’t stop reading it; it was as if I myself was stuck within the lines smothered between words, trying to claw my way out of Helen and Lucas’s mesmerizing world yet failing to do so without much care at all. Emo teen who can go in the underworld without being dead or a dignity every night dying because she can’t dream rolls eyes on this oneemo teenage boy we’re suppose to find hot who beats up things because he can’t bang his cousin, some scions from different houses hating each other some not, magic rivers with special river juice, ant men who aren’t a part of the Marvel universe, furies who no longer try to kill you even before you give them river juice, people being more afraid of people with invisibility powers than girls who can shoot lightening out of their hands, having people go to school after they crash their bike into sewage water and touch a dead animal that could’ve been rabid In the first novel he is oblivious to his daughters abilities.


I love his strength and his gentleness and the deep love he feels for his family. It bothered me that all of the other characters just expected them to get over it, and just expected Helen to put herself through the nightly torture.

The plot is just bogged down with unnecessary teenage angst and the overall lengthiness just muddles up the plot so much that I don’t even know what’s going on.

No, quite frankly I’m not. I mean, I quite liked Helen’s torture at the beginning. Oh, you can help it. Want to Read saving….

Cartoons are for babies. Josephine Angelini is a Massachusetts native and a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a major in theater and a focus on the classics. My Lucas, Helen and Orion: I was thinking of DNF-ing this book numerous times. I felt like it took quite a while to get into the actual story itself. But, yes, I’m still going to read the book. Then again, if she doesn’t want him, I’ll take him.

Tasked with descending to the underworld and killing the Furies, Helen must endure hellish torture whenever she goes to sleep – she wanders around the various levels of hell with no idea how to complete her task, and she’s beginning to suffer from extreme exhaustion. You’ll be holding the air in your lungs and turning pages faster than you can believe. Dreamless 14 Jul 14, Well, besides for the fact that the Terminator had more personality.


Languages Deutsch Italiano Edit links. As an unforgettable love triangle emerges Second book syndrome, thy name is Dreamless. She was thought to have killed Ajax, but it was later revealed that Ajax’s killer was in fact Tantalus.

Fantasy Romance Young Adult Fiction. Don’t be disappointed, there’s going to be lot of emotional tensions – all suckers for romance will be really happy because there’s a new boy.

Dreamless by Josephine Angelini – review

As the ancient Greek world collides with the mortal one, Helen’s sheltered life on Nantucket descends into chaos. Do you know what I could do with that angleini of advance.

Josepine Angelini is growing up as the author and I think I have a new girl crush latest one was on Tara Kelly. Retrieved from ” https: I think that even if you didn’t enjoyed that much in the first book, you are going to devour hosephine one.

Didn’t see that coming. Hector is the main reason the family moved, as he came close to killing a cousin he disagreed with. They make women look like whores and they’re just so But your author renamed him, probably because calling a guy Paris isn’t going to make him sound like Edward Cullen which is what I think she was striving towards.

But I definitely did not like her woe-is-me-everyone’s-getting-at-me-and-it’s-not-my-fault-blah-blah-blah selfish yet selfless personality. A big no-no for me!