For Noa and Callum, being together is dangerous, even deadly. From the start, sixteen-year-old Noa senses that the mysterious transfer student to her Monterey boarding school is different. Callum unnerves and intrigues her, and even as she struggles through family tragedy, she’s irresistibly drawn to him. Soon they are bound by his deepest secret: Callum is Fae, banished from another world after a loss hauntingly similar to her own.
But in Noa’s world, Callum needs a special human energy, Light, to survive; his body steals it through touch—or a kiss. And Callum’s not the only Fae on the hunt. When Callum is taken, Noa must decide: Will she sacrifice everything to save him? Even if it means learning their love may not be what she thought?
What first drew me to this book was the stunning book cover. Second it was the premise of the story. It has been a little while since I have read a Fae story. I would like to read more of these types of books. Sadly, this book did not live up to my expectations of it. I will not be checking out the next book in this trilogy.
Noa and Callum were alright. Callum did have an upper edge on Noa, only because he is Fae and has some cool abilities as a Fae. Yet, even with these special abilities Callum was just a normal guy. The quick connection that Noa and Callum shared was cool but I did want to see some more build up. Also, why did Noa not question Callum's abilities more in the beginning. I find it a little hard to believe that she would just take Callum for what he is so calmly.
The first part of the book with Noa's voice was fine. Once she met Callum it got a little more interesting. Yet I was struggling to stay focused with the story. However I stuck with it thinking it would pick up and with Callum's voice as part two. For me this book stayed steady with lackluster entertainment.
If you want to check this book out yourself. You can at Netgalley until October 15