A Gilded Wings Novel, Book One
By Aimee Agresti
(Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780547626147, 528pp.)
Publication Date: March 6, 2012
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
When ambitious and brainy Haven lands an internship and moves to the city to chase her dreams, mysterious things start to happen, and a group of gorgeous and shockingly young-looking coworkers seem to be at the root of it. When she uncovers their evil agenda, she must figure out how to halt their malicious plan and save prom night!
Aimee Agresti is an entertainment journalist and author. As a staff writer for Us Weekly magazine, she interviewed many celebrities and penned the magazine’s coffee table book Inside Hollywood. In addition to Us, her work has appeared in People, the Washington Post, Mademoiselle, and the New York Observer. Illuminate is her first novel for teens. She lives in Washington, D.C. Visit her website at www.aimeeagresti.com.
* "It may be a debut, but from the first paragraph readers will feel they are in the hands of a confident, professional writer. . . . Agresti builds suspicion deftly and slowly, keeping readers turning pages as her story grows. . . . Smart, well-crafted and sophisticated; without a doubt, this belongs on the top of the stack of the current crop of angel books. More, please!"--Kirkus Reviews, starred review "Part The Picture of Dorian Gray, part The Devil Wears Prada, this original and engrossing story will keep surprising readers right up to the thrilling climax."--Josephine Angelini, author of Starcrossed"Haven is a character who will definitely surprise you—in the best way possible. Mysterious and deliciously creepy, Agresti's debut will keep you turning pages until the explosive climax."--Cara Lynn Shultz, author of Spellbound "Agresti's story accelerates to an exciting climax, and the blossoming romance is sweet and satisfying."--Publishers Weekly "Move over Twilight!"--US Weekly "Equal parts romantic and mysterious, and will keep you itching for the next installment!"—Seventeen.com "Such an enchanting book and we can’t wait to read more in the Gilded Wings series. While the cover reels you in (How could it not? It’s so pretty!), the words inside keep you reading. There’s angels, mystery, beauty . . . which all rolled up into one, makes it magical."—Just Jared Jr.