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Guardians: The Girl (The Guardians Series, Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

Lola StVil
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Book Description

******OVER 500 FIVE STAR REVIEW******

"They told us to walk away from our love, but we couldn't, and now the world is burning..."

Guardians Series In Order:

Book 1: The Girl
Book 2: The Fallout
Book 3: The Turn
Book 4: The Triplex
Book 5: The Quo
Book 5 (Part 2) : The Lyris
Book 6 : The Shoma
Book 6 (Part 2): The Nycren

Also:
Guardians: Short Stories From Book 1
Guardians: Short Stories From Book 5


Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Lola StVil is a Haitian born writer and actress. She lives in Hollywood and welcomes online interaction with readers.

Product Details

  • File Size: 1171 KB
  • Print Length: 313 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006VRXR42
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #452 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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311 of 339 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars A Real Review of "The Girl" July 27, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I purchased this book for my kindle and thought I was getting a great read. At first glance the quick summary offers the reader a glimpse into Lola's world of Angels and how they are supposed to help save the world with the help of their "clue", Emerson Baxter. (Emmy for short) When I first started reading I did not enjoy or like the way the author wrote but that was purely personal preference so I did NOT hold that against her and kept reading. As I continued reading Lola's theory's and ideas behind her Angels and her "Guardians", I enjoyed it immensely, however as I continued I realized her main character is the girl in school that you almost feel sorry for and then realize she is a back stabbing bit%$. She's a 15 year old girl who spent half the book complaining and crying and you just wanted to tell her yourself to grow the F@#% up. In addition to that she immediately fell in love with the main Angel Marcus, (still nothing crazy here) but Marcus completely ignored her and did not come across as feeling the same way until you read his version of the story (which was about 40% of the way through the book) and he just immediately falls in love with her at first glance, just like that. Eventually he tells her he loves her but he can't be with her because he already has a girlfriend, I get the emotions the Author was trying to get across but trust me it does NOT work, you end up feeling sorry for the girlfriend (who starts to get portrayed as a "bad" person/Angel) and you get mad at Emmy for being that girl who steals away boyfriends. Not only that but the book is about how Emmy is supposed to save the world and throughout most of the book it's her crying, UM HELLO BIGGER PICTURE HERE!!! Read more ›
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116 of 126 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Luckily I got this for free December 29, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
When I downloaded this book to my Kindle I was expecting a girl who was unsure but would step up and be ready to save the world. What I got was a girl who cried for more than half the book and it was mostly because she was in love with someone else's boyfriend. At the beginning I was slightly irritated with Emmy more due to the fact that she was like "I'm a loser and I'll be this way for all my life and poor pitiful me." That is the impression I received from her so I really wanted her to be the kind of character to shake it off and be a badass chick. That happened maybe three times when she would stand up for something other than her nonexistent relationship with Marcus. This was from her POV the first 40% of the book or so.
I will definitely admit to enjoying her version and explanation of Heaven and Hell. It was unique and intriguing along with all the rules that went along with it. However this and the Save the World mission seemed unimportant because Emmy was constantly focused on Marcus. Love at first sight and obsession followed soon after. This is when I started to like her character even less than I did to begin with. They are all supposed to find this map and the thing that everyone is focused on is her and Marcus. He has a girlfriend who is a warrior-esque Guardian and that seems to just not filter into her brain for reasons unknown. Not only that but Marcus is a character that is unlikable at the very beginning and through to the end. We get to see from his POV and he's just as stupid as she is.
I love you ever since I first saw you, but I made a promise to be with my girlfriend. So I still love you but I can't be with you; although I will gaze at you from afar and act like a jealous boyfriend. The author also makes Ameana seem like the "angel" of the group.
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62 of 75 people found the following review helpful
Format:Kindle Edition
So I've been having an Angel detox for 3 months. I've read so many in the last year that I couldn't stomach much more God vs. Satan, Fallen Angels, White Angels, Good versus Evil Etc. I started one more, a traditionally published popular one at that, and I couldn't take it. Same old, same old. I had to put it away and start another paranormal genre.

So when I started Guardians I had middling expectations. However, what I read, even in the first few pages was the biggest shocking wow I've experienced in a long while. Guardians is an amazing read!

The story is complete in the following ways. There are great fun characters. There's a hormonally emotional teen girl at the centre. The gimmicks of snaps, ports, samson string, holders, and runners are well planned. The lore and dictionary of angel terms is so different and new to anything I've ever read. The dialogue is quick-witted and unique and the romance isn't anything I expected at all. This is a book that has been thoroughly planned, right down to the tiny intricate details and my hat goes off to Lola for it, she's written something exceptional.

At the end of Part 1, I absolutely felt my heart go out to Emmy. She's 15 and so obsessively in love. We all remember what that was like, right? I remember being completely nuts about a guy and I cycled for 2 miles to go past his house every night just to see if he was in! Hmm! Anyway!

Emmy can never have what she wants. And there's the twist. She doesn't get it entirely and her life becomes unbearable. The pure emotions that pour out of this girl are heart breaking and nothing can change what has happened. In addition, she's not only responsible for saving the world but a possible conduit to ending it also. Pressure!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Awesome but frustrating!!
Amazing but frustrating. Star-crossed love has always bugged the crap outta me!! But I loved the story. Minor typos no biggie. Darn you Sage!!
Published 2 days ago by Brianne Hawks
5.0 out of 5 stars The girl
Book is well written. I like that the angels all have different abilities . This book is a great triolgy. Love the tension between characters.
Published 3 days ago by Erika Liebengood
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
really good book could not stop reading
Published 4 days ago by mm1dm
5.0 out of 5 stars Great
This book was good from start to finish. Every page kept making me turn and turn its great with a good story line. And not hard to believe.
Published 5 days ago by jamey hamby
5.0 out of 5 stars Liked Lola StVils writing and story line
Didn't want this book to end. Liked Lola StVils writing and story line. Will be reading more of her books.
Published 7 days ago by Suzie Sossamon
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing
I loved it!
Published 10 days ago by cecilia arriaga
5.0 out of 5 stars Chiose
Wow this book has every emotion in it. You feel like you want to tell Emma to get over it then you want to slap some then u laugh after u cry . Read more
Published 12 days ago by Unknown
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
It would probably be OK if u can get through the spelling errors.
Published 12 days ago by Jennifer Hipes
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic book best I ever read!!!!
Best book in the world..I normally don't do this kinda thing but I have to for this book!! When I wanted to escape and read I would read this book over and over and over I couldn't... Read more
Published 14 days ago by secretgirl101
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
This book was terrible
Published 15 days ago by Girly girl
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Lola StVil is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author living in California. She enjoys spending time with her family and staying in touch with her readers.


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