Book Review: Hanna Who Fell From the Sky

I won this book on a giveaway from Marzie’s Reads (https://www.facebook.com/marzies.reads/). She is a very well read, nice person all around!

Book Title: Hanna Who Fell From the Sky

Author: Christopher Meades

Rating: 4/5 stars!

Book Provider: Marzie’s Reads

My Review:

Hanna Who Fell From the Sky is a beautiful, lyrical book that will likely make me go out and read other books that this author publishes in the future. Hanna has a snappy wit, a strong backbone, and is overall a wonderful character. Her storyline reminded strongly of “It Ain’t Me Babe” by Tillie Cole, only without the bikers, and dark pasts. She was spared all that, though apparently it was a close call in some scenes.

This book features strong religious themes, child abuse, and a mean drunk alcoholic father if you have triggers.

The characters in this were a mix bag of tricks-Hanna was easily my favorite, but I liked all her brothers and sisters as well, I hated Jessamina, Jotham, and a few of the others. I disagreed strongly with the church she attended. The entire thing is something that I wish wasn’t true, but sadly happens in the world regardless.

Overall, I really enjoyed this. I flew through this book in about three days, trying to make the book linger but quickly finishing it at the same time so that I can write up a review. I really recommend this book, it’s beautifully written and well worth the read.

Four out of five stars!

Author: passmethatbook

I am a book blogger, where I talk about my favorite reads, new books I've found, or anything related to reading. I am currently accepting ARCs in the genres: Science Fiction, YA, Fantasy, Romance, Historical, and Mystery. I am open for anything, though religious based books are generally not something that I would read, unless a friend/someone I know asks me to. Feel free to email me for questions!

2 thoughts on “Book Review: Hanna Who Fell From the Sky”

  1. I’m glad that you enjoyed it. He’s a writer with a lot of promise and I look forward to reading more of his work in the future.

    It’s sad that you didn’t like Jessamina. I felt bad for her that she was so trapped. That was what made her so bitter and angry. I think that in her own, bitter way, she tried to make it clear to Hanna that she needed to escape her fate, even if she didn’t do anything to really help her to do so.

    What did you think about the aspects of magical realism? I didn’t feel it served the overall plot.

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    1. I agree-I will probably snatch up any future works of the authors as well, he’s an excellent writer.

      I didn’t like Jessamina. While I sympathized with her character and situation, I just didn’t like her. I can’t explain why, it’s just the way I felt when reading her character.

      I agree about the magical realism. While it was pretty to read, it didn’t really help with the plot. It’s a bit of a conundrum for me, because I love books with magical realism and while this was nice and all, it might’ve been better without.

      Thanks again for the book. It’s sitting on my top shelf with my other arcs. Eventually I will do a re-read, and see how I feel about it a second time around.

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