ALEXANDRA ADORNETTO's first book, Halo, became a New York Times-bestseller a week after it was published and has been translated in over a dozen languages around the world. Its sequel, Hades, published in August 2011, was also a New York Times-bestseller. Born in Australia, Ally is now attending college at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS.
"For fans of the series." -- "School Library Journal" For fans of the series. "School Library Journal"" "For fans of the series." --School Library Journal For fans of the series. School Library Journal" Praise for "Halo" A New York Times Bestseller "Teenage author Adornetto's U.S. debut shows an impressive command of language. . . . The fantasy is sweet and enjoyable." --"Publishers Weekly ""This is the IT book of the year in my opinion." --"Moonlight Book Reviews" blog "I can now say I have a character crush on Xavier. . . . Teen romance fans will lap this one up like melted chocolate." --"YA Addict" blog "I thought "Halo" was very well-written and was very impressed to learn that the author is only seventeen years old!" --"The Book Vault" blog "I absolutely loved this book. Absolutely. Loved. It." --"The Ninja Librarian" blog ""Halo" is an excellent book that makes you think about angels and their role on Earth." --"Chick Loves Lit" blog "Often, I found myself closing my eyes, picturing the exact moment, feeling as though I could reach out to Bethany or grab Xavier in a sweet embrace. . . . A daringly palpable story that's rich with beautiful and raw details, "Halo" is addictive, passionate and coarse with vibrancy." --Book-crazy.com "These angels are the optimistic, hope-filled cousins of the tormented fallen angels in other paranormal romances. . . . Xavier is gorgeous, honorable and so protective of Bethany that you'll be crushing on him after the first chapter." --"Justine" magazine "The 17-year-old author's angel mythology is solid. . . . There never seem to be enough lengthy tomes to satisfy the legions of paranormal-romance fans, and this first title of a planned trilogy fits the bill." --"Booklist"