Dreamless by Josephine Angelini

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StarHearts, as fans of Josephine Angelini call themselves, will stay up all night reading Dreamless, the second book in the bestselling Starcrossed series. The saga mixes mythology, romance, action, and intrigue in a completely original way.
Dreamless continues the story of Helen Hamilton, a shy girl living on Nantucket Island whose desire for an ordinary life was thwarted when she discovered she is a Scion, a descendant of a Greek god and a mortal. Each Scion has a power, and Helen’s is the ability to travel to Hades.
Helen is determined to use her talent to stop a war amongst the gods and change her destiny, which is to live a life patterned after that of the tragic Helen of Troy. But her quest may cost her Lucas Delios, the boy she loves.


About Josephine Angelini

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A graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts, author Josephine Angelini studied theater with a focus in the classics. A native of Massachusetts, Angelini now resides in Los Angeles, CA, with her screenwriter husband and three shelter cats. You can visit her online at www.josephineangelini.com or on Facebook.
Published May 29, 2012 by HarperTeen. 512 pages
Genres: Romance, Young Adult, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Demigods and erstwhile lovers Helen and Lucas can never be together, because they're secretly first cousins.

Mar 15 2012 | Read Full Review of Dreamless

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As she’s the heroine of a paranormal romance, it doesn’t end there—even among the Scions, she’s superspecial: she can fly, she can shoot lightning bolts, she’s impervious to weapons while wearing Aphrodite’s magical cestus, and she has the Face.

May 24 2012 | Read Full Review of Dreamless


The second book dives right in where the first book ends.

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Kat is back in a classroom, fingers crossed that day 1 is good.

Nov 30 2012 | Read Full Review of Dreamless

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Exhaustion from sleepless nights and days and aching loneliness quickly leaves Helen emotionally unstable, but mysterious funny, strong and smart Orion (Helen’s saving grace), helps her navigate the Underworld is a necessity.

Aug 29 2012 | Read Full Review of Dreamless

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The eagerly awaited sequel to the internationally bestselling Starcrossed, Dreamless delivers with a huge emotional impact that will leave readers satisfied—and longing for more.(Goodreads) Fans of Starcrossed will not be disappointed with the latest installment to the series.

May 29 2012 | Read Full Review of Dreamless

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Orion, Orion, Orion, Orion I was this close to making this entire post a love letter to my new favorite character.

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