When Copper Suns Fall by KaSonndra Leigh
by KaSonndra Leigh
Published December 6th 2011 by TriGate Press
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In fifteen-year-old Chela Prizeon’s city, alchemy is forbidden and angels hide among the mortal. With a deadly virus ravaging the globe, Chela’s nightmarish memories compels her to experience a past riddled with gloom, and now her brother is infected.
Chela’s only hope is the Caduceans, slayers sworn to protect the last seven Light Keepers and the ancient memories they share. A group led by the sometimes elusive, sometimes infuriating boy who intrigues Chela. But can she trust this boy with the mysterious past, someone who can influence her memories?
With the Caduceans aid, Chela races to defeat her rivals, to unearth dark family secrets, desperate to find a cure…only to discover the glutovirus is far more than a simple disease.
In this haunting debut, KaSonndra Leigh offers an escape into an intriguing new world filled with celestial creatures, fascinating villainy, high-stake choices, and a secret romance, When Copper Suns Fall, is a fresh and original urban fantasy—with a dystopian twist—that will take readers on an unforgettable adventure.
This is a really difficult review for me to write. I really enjoyed the characters and was able to connect with them. But, the story was so fast that at times I felt a little bit lost and had to really pay close attention to everything that was going on in the story to understand what had happened next.
The book is a dystopian that starts off in the year 2067, which is 55 years after the Tidal Wars. Chela is visiting her brother in what seems to be a hospital. He had an accident and everyone claims that he fell, but Chela believes he was pushed. Her brother is basically comatose and when she sees his hand move, she gets into an altercation with the physician.
The book sucked me in from the first chapter and the incoming of Faris just made me that more interested. Faris is Chela’s protector and he and Chela form a special bond to the point that they can talk to each other in their minds.
Chela was a kick butt kind of chic and tried to always do the right thing to protect those that she cared about. The others kept a lot of secrets from her, but she just kept on trudging and trying to figure it all out. Her friends were awesome too and I really felt for Jalen. He put himself out there for her.
Even though, I tended to get a tad confused, the story held my attention all the way through to the end! The ending was kind of heart breaking and I am looking forward to the second book. The story line and the uniqueness have piqued my interest and I am a sucker for a good love triangle.