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Ariel is a seventeen-year-old girl whose life takes a completely different turn on the day she comes late to school. There's a new, very handsome, dark-haired boy, Devin, in her class, but to Ariel's surprise everyone seems to know him, and her best friend claims he's been going with them to school for years, except Ariel is sure she has never seen him before. Convinced he ...more
ebook, 242 pages
Published January 5th 2012 by Smashwords
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MeMe Belikova First lady Ivashkov
I REALLY enjoyed this book! I loved how Alycia jumped right into the plot of the story, I was sucked into this world she created from the first page in. The writing style is different but yet simple which I really loved because she gets straight to the point and the action. The characters are well developed and didn't need more description then what was already given.

The Plot:
When Ariel comes late to school she notices that they have a handsome new student in class named Devin. When Ariel starts
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Gray Hellsing
Nov 04, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone
"When I decided to read Human, I was determined to read it chapter by chapter, due to the lack of free time. However, soon after I started reading it, I realized it was impossible to read a single chapter and stop. I just had to read it all at once, and I absolutely enjoyed it. Alycia's writing style is simple, yet interesting, which is only one of her many assets. There is no annoying gibberish between the scenes, no unnecessary descriptions. The action runs smoothly from the beginning right to ...more
Sarah
Jun 04, 2012 rated it really liked it
It doesn't matter if a story/concept/premises is interesting or a book has good characters, if a writer is unable to communicate/connect with a reader then I just can't enjoy a book at its fullest. Well this book was very well written, sure there were minor editing errors but nothing too obvious. Of course it wasn't the best, but from a standard point, an unknown author and I'm guessing self-published, I thought it was very good and I was surprised by the quality of it all. I also like the messa ...more
Jannat Bhat
Sep 01, 2012 rated it liked it
Human was quick, fun and a cute read. The author comes straight to the main plot of the story.The writing style is different but yet simple which I really loved. I liked the twist that the author put on Heaven, Hell, and Earth. It's really creative and original and I think that everyone will respect that not everything is what it seems. Ariel's character was funny, strong and brave and she did everything she needed to do for the people she loved. Although her thoughts were soo humourous that the ...more
Angel Hatfield
Jan 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Ariel is an average seventeen year old girl or so she believes. One day she s late to school and notices a new student named Devin. When Ariel asks questions about Devin everyone tells her Devin has been in the school since her freshman year even Ariel’s best friend Italia. Ariel had even written a composition and Devin helped. Then Ariel starts having visions of people with wings and strange colored eyes. Ariel starts thinking Devin may be a demon sent to take an angel to Hell. As the visions b ...more
Madeline
May 28, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-2012
I had the luck to get this book downloaded for my Kindle while it was free on Amazon.com. I trully enjoyed it; I did have some issues with the way some sentences were phrased, but aside from that, I really liked the story. I've read books with angels in them and demons, but not one where the main character was the result of a love between an Angel and a Demon; she's half and half. When Ariel finds out that that Demons want to take her sister (who is FULL Angel) to Hell, she'll do anything to pro ...more
Radiant
Jun 10, 2012 rated it really liked it
Ariel is a seventeen-year-old girl whose life takes a completely different turn on the day she comes late to school. There's a new, very handsome, dark-haired boy, Devin, in her class, but to Ariel's surprise everyone seems to know him, and her best friend claims he's been going with them to school for years, except Ariel is sure she has never seen him before. Convinced her friends are messing with her, Ariel pretends nothing weird is going on. She even considers the possibility of having a brai ...more
Mad about
May 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: demons
There's no tedious preamble with this story, it jumps straight to the point with 17 year old Ariel turning up to High School thinking she must be in the Twilight zone when everyone remembers spending the last 3 years studying with a stunningly gorgeous boy Devin but her.
Are they playing a prank or is there more to it?
Very few editing errors and had a natural dialogue flow which was comfortable to follow.
Great twists and turns in the tale with easily distinguished characters being good or evil, b
...more
Sarah
Jun 01, 2012 rated it liked it
This was an enjoyable story that was hurt by editing issues. There were additional words, improper tenses, and odd phrasing throughout the book. The story on its own merits was not bad, it was just hard to enjoy when I would have to reread a sentence because it didn't make sense.
Vama Jethwa
May 06, 2013 rated it liked it
If you are really into the demon angel thing then this book is pretty awesome...
Chrys
May 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book. It jumps you right into the story without any hesitation. I liked that the romance was actually built over time and not rushed into.
Tracey
Jan 30, 2012 rated it it was ok
Rating 2.5 stars
Tracey Farley
It was okay. Glad it was a freebie on Nook.
Yvette
Jul 24, 2014 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars
Ivette
Jun 04, 2012 rated it really liked it
First of all does the cover look like a barbie.. or is that just me??
Anyways, i really enjoyed this book, i got it for Free, and i'm just glad i got it!
Sonia
May 30, 2013 rated it it was ok
I wanted to like this, but it just didn't work for me. It just wasn't "real" enough for me; too many unbelievables.
Kimi
Feb 25, 2016 marked it as no-thanks-sir-demon
If I found out a hot guy was going to try to kidnap my sister and drag her to Hell, no way would I think about how "human" and "handsome" he looks.
Karen Banks
Jun 03, 2012 rated it really liked it
Very enjoyable original story. I liked the characters, especially Devin. Good, strong female protagonist. I had some issues with mistakes in grammar, but not enough to make it totally frustrating.
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“Oh, so there were angels and demons, but no vampires? No mysterious, super-hot bloodsuckers who would love you forever? Now that was totally unfair.” 8 likes
“What is Hell like?" I blurted out before I could stop myself. Damn my curiosity.
"You've never been there?" He eyed me suspiciously. Yeah, I went to Hell every summer for vacation.”
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