Arcadia Awakens

Arcadia Awakens

Book - 2012
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When seventeen-year-old Rosa Alcantara travels from her native Brooklyn to her ancestral home in Sicily, she falls head over heels for Alessandro Carnevare, whose family is the sworn enemy of hers, and must confront both of their families' criminal--and paranormal--pasts.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2012.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed. --
ISBN: 9780062006066
0062006061
Branch Call Number: YA FIC Meyer
Characteristics: 451 p.
Additional Contributors: Bell, Anthea

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setayesh2001 Jul 31, 2014

This is a really good book. I really enjoyed it. This book has the perfect balance between romance and action. I think a lot of people will like it.

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Pantxike
May 03, 2012

my new favorite book of the year! Amazing! I love the character Rosa which I understood, love the setting (Italy) finally shape shifters that are not wolves!
I also love the fact that the main character's sister is a a lesbian and hate the fact the the girlfriend dies. i know that somehow the villains are always loved, but not in this case. These villains, I hate so much, that I want to punch them in their faces!
That's how strong the book is and the characters are so believable!
The cover is also so spectacular

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graceling3
Mar 15, 2012

very queer/ different. not sure how to feel about this book actually. I must admit, Meyer's style is definitely unique. Rosa has character-- and attitude. This main protagonist isn't your ordinary girly person; she has encountered the darker sides of life, being associated with a family that harbors dark secrets, and experienced loss herself. Of course, she isn't perfect; she has her weaknesses, which makes her inner strength and resilience stand out the more. This book is refreshing; recommended if you want to take a break from the usual. Does not have predictable plotlines. Enjoy!

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Pantxike
May 03, 2012

Pantxike thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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Pantxike
May 03, 2012

from miles across the Atlantic Ocean, the silence woke her/

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