As a pure-blood Winglet, Oriana isn't supposed to look at a half-blood much less speak to one. Half-bloods are the lowest of all races at Odon's University, because they are half Winglet and half Finlet. But when a half-blood, Dorian, locks eyes with her in the hallway, Oriana can't help but be intrigued by his daring nature. After sneaking out to the garden in the middle of the night to talk to him, Oriana knows she can't let her feelings go. She fears not following Odon's rules, but the more she sees Dorian the more she wants to break them all.
When Oriana's idea of perfection crumbles she seeks a way out of the imprisoning University that threatens not only her happiness, but her very life. Dorian promises he has a plan to take her far away, but Oriana doubts they can escape Odon's all-seeing eye. Oriana isn't sure what she fears more, being stuck in the University or finding out what lies beyond its walls. Excerpt from Celeste’s Website.
I thought the mythology behind Oriana’s Eyes was quite interesting and I enjoyed reading this novel. Oriana’s Eyes focuses on many difference issues that this world deals with such as racism. The story mainly focuses on two difference races the Winglets and Finlets. At first the man differences between them are there looks (light vs dark). I was absolutely shocked to find out the MAJOR difference between the two of them was more than looks. I really didn’t see that twist coming. I liked the characters that we were introduced midway through the novel. They were relatable, realistic and loveable. Some parts of the story had me on the edge of my seat patiently waiting to find out what was going to happen next. There were also parts that made me cry and laugh.
If you like reading about different mythologies I suggest you pick up Oriana’s Eyes.
I would like to specially thank Celeste for sending me a copy to review. I hope you have a very Merry Christmas Celeste!
4 out of 5
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