This edition of Riot Recommendation is sponsored by Angelfall by Susan Ee.
It’s been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When warrior angels fly away with a helpless little girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back.
Anything, including making a deal with an enemy angel.
Raffe is a warrior who lies broken and wingless on the street. After eons of fighting his own battles, he finds himself being rescued from a desperate situation by a half-starved teenage girl.
Traveling through a dark and twisted Northern California, they have only each other to rely on for survival. Together, they journey toward the angels’ stronghold in San Francisco where she’ll risk everything to rescue her sister and he’ll put himself at the mercy of his greatest enemies for the chance to be made whole again.
Last week, we asked for your favorite stories about light vs. dark, good vs. evil, two powerful forces fighting it out. Here’s a round-up of the suggestions from Facebook, Twitter, and the comments.
The Book of the Dun Cow by Walter Wangerin
The Dark is Rising Series by Susan Cooper
The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan
Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
The Belgariad by David Eddings
Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
The Strain trilogy by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan
The Mercury series by Robert Kroese
The Harry Dresden novels by Jim Butcher
early Anita Blake
The Dark Tower series by Stephen King
The Stand by Stephen King
Knights of Dark Renown by David Gemmell
Spirit Fighter by Jerel Law
This Present Darkness by Frank Peretti
Zothique by Clark Ashton Smith
The Listener by Taylor Caldwell
Kushiel’s Avatar by Jacquelyn Carey
Anne Rice’s vampire novels
What would you add?
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