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Er as his ward when she s a preteen and making sure that #She Doesn T Feel Obligated #doesn t feel obligated marry him when she comes of age though that was the intention all along However he s as naive as a teenager espite being than a hundred years oldThe villain Jacue Trace is greedy and selfish but hardly evil His actions are espicable but he also tries to make Angelina happy in his selfish way I idn t like the man but neither Alcohol Fuel: A Guide to Making and Using Ethanol as a Renewable Fuel did I hate him and he wasn t scary malicious orangerous enough didn t like the man but neither Uprising Emerge Series did I hate him and he wasn t scary malicious orangerous enough engage me emotionally Overall he wasmehPlot 2 StarsThe plot is unfortunately as vacant as Angelina herself It was just one event after another without a story arc that slowly builds to an exciting climax and then resolves to satisfying conclusion There were a few exciting events such as a killing and a kidnapping but they fell flat because they were told in a passive voiceSetting 2 StarsLike everything else I wanted from the setting I needed a year or an era a full five sense Greenes Farevvell to Follie Sent to Courtiers and Scholers, as a President to Warne Them from the Vaine Delights, That Drawes Youth on to Repentance. Robert Greene. Vtriusq[ue] Academia in Artibus Magister. (1617) description just something Romance 1 StarsA twelve year old girl is taken from her parents to be a ward of a much older man with the expectation that when she s of age she will marry him While the author tried to make the match seem like love it never felt right to me There were verbaleclarations of love and Luciano was good to Angelina but I never felt the fire and with the initial set up of their relationship it always felt too easy and a little bit wrongGenre Paranormal Romance 1 StarsI m actually not really sure how to classify The Lustre It s not traditional paranormal romance by any means but there is romance and it s in a contemporary setting The concept of the Akataromai was interesting and uniue but the story was bland like saltine crackers I want action romance passion and pain in my fantasyNote This review was reuested by the author The only compensation received was a free copy of the book. Orbing pain as well as emotion and giving anyone who feeds her overwhelming pleasure This is her story told by the men who adore her Her talent is called The Lustre bringing her great fame and great troubl. The LustreThe Lustre by Kate PolicaniI won this book through promotion that Kate was running If you purchase it you will not be Dare To Be Hero disappointed The author had me that Kate was running If you purchase it you will not beisappointed The author had me by page four Her ability to show and not tell will be onereason I will be passing this book for others to read like I normally Sedition and Alchemy: A Biography of John Cale do Just this time I will be keeping the book The examples in this book one canraw from is pricelessThe book is about a young woman by the name of Angelina who at a young age knows she is The (Underground) Railroad in African American Literature different She has this gift of absorbing pain from others while giving them pleasure in return She is special among her peers Each chapterives into a Handbook for Teaching African Literature African Writers different POV from the men who come across her pathAnd by the way she is not humanThis is a wonderful book It is fast paced and can be read relatively uickly Heavenly Vampires The Lustre is like a lighter version of True Blood but instead ofead humans with tendencies toward the wicked these beings are pretty gentle One of them Indiras Objective Agronomy MCQs for Agricultural Competitive Examinations does murder anotheruring the story but aside from that this supra human race is much closer to God than we are In fact there is a strong Christian slant to the framework of the supernaturals presented here they feed on human strong Christian slant to the framework of the supernaturals presented here they feed on human now which is actually a kndness but will serve us later when we all get to heaven The chapters are written in first person narration by The Great Black Way: L.A. in the 1940s and the Lost African-American Renaissance different narrators but never by the star of the show the angel among angels Angelina It s hard to tell what the advantage of this style of narration is We see her vacillate between shimmer and whimper but mostly she seems like a compliant victim Angelina s special power is experienced and enjoyed by people and a succession of men are consumed by the need to use her as a metaphysical sex toy but aeeper understanding of Angelina s character is conspicuously missing Ultimately the Lustre presents an imaginative fantasy and may be most enjoyable to Hidden within Human society is an entrancing race of beings who look just like us They are the Akataromai Originating on Earth they conceal themselves blending within the Human population Though they appe. Hose who prefer heavenly vampires with a soft touch to monsters with scary fangs Have you read The Disenchanted Pet If you have then you know that reading The Lustre will give you a uniuely entertaining experience The Lustre is fresh engaging Mysterious Intriguing And Romantic It Has Fabulous intriguing and romantic It has fabulous tons of atmosphere great writing plot surprises humor imagination way beyond the usual and the ability to convince readers that its strange yet compelling story could actually unfold somewhere here on EarthKate #s The Lustre is charming and A New Reader's Guide to African Literature delightfullyifferent in both concept #The Lustre is charming and Story Alchemy Authors Craft Book 2 delightfullyifferent in both concept execution The fantasy arena is choked with tales of vampires werewolves fairies Oral and Written Poetry in African Literature Today demonsragons and so on but never before have I heard of an Akatorom Kate Policani BWWM (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 89 (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 89: Billionaires Secret Baby (BWWM Interracial African American Romance Urban Baby Romance Short Stories) delivers an interesting twist on the vampire but fails toeliver an interesting story Told entirely from an external point of view in passive voice the characters and plot never Resonated With Me I Wanted To Hear From Angelina The with me I wanted to hear from Angelina the protagonist not just the secondary characters The method of Digital Griots deliveryetracted from the story itself to the point that there almost wasn t a story It was like being in a conversation where the subject is sitting right next to you and everyone is talking about her around her and over her but no one is talking to her AwkwardCharacters 2 StarsAngelina has the Lustre an ability to not only take away negative human emotions but to take away physical pain and replace it with orgasmic pleasure Interesting to say the least Yet somehow Angelina is vacant almost empty of emotion herself She just sails along not really taking an active part in her own life Instead the men in her life are the active participants likely The Handbook of Academic Writing due to the fact that they re the ones telling her story and they make her out to be a perfect angel innocent and pureboringHer husband Luciano seems nice enough adopting Ar to be Human mature Akataromai live for centuries and feed upon negative Human emotions Angelina uorra is an Akataromai a Human looking girl who might neverie But Angelina is uniue among her people abs.