A transcendent novel about a demon girl’s search for love, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Replacement Everything burns in Pandemonium, . After taking on the fae in ‘s The Replacement, Brenna Yovanoff turns her considerably skilled pen to the subject of angels and demons in. The Space Between By Brenna Yovanoff – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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She knew she wasn’t meant to raise a child, and she took him wpace to show Adam a son whose smile was so like his own.

From the very first page I was drawn into this world. There is an icy realness to her writing, and a heartbreaking truth, always. Love them, love stories revolving around them. Her many stepsisters, the Lilim, are wicked seductresses who walk the Earth taking knowledge and experience from their all-too-willing victims, but Daphne is nothing like them. Hell and its fiery brimstone was vacated within a few chapters.

It’s simply a btween of ideas and themes that we’ve all seen time and time again. And if that didn’t do it, look at that lush, gorgeous coveruovanoff a Baroque tapestry or Hieronymus Bosch painting. She thaws out a bit, lets slip her demonic reserve and shows some passion. Disappointing but unique take on demon mythos In Brenna Yovanoff’s sophomore novel, Tje Space BetweenDaphne has spent an apathetic life within the metal city of Pandemonium.

View all 5 comments. What I find most interesting about Yovanoff’s writing style is the contrast between the two perspectives that she employs to tell the story. Then to watch Daphne as she grew into more than the emotionless beenna girl. You’ll never know if you don’t give your life a chance.

The meeting of a supernatural entity and a “simple” mortal I use quotes because view spoiler [Truman is actually part angel, though he lives and behaves in the same way that humans do hide spoiler ]both of whom begin to develop feelings for the other.


Determined to find him, Daphne travels from her home spacw Pandemonium t Everything is made of steel, even the flowers. A cloud of flies, perpetual tears, and scars that beocme part of ones persona, it’s all those thngs that kept me reading, slightly scared, but alwasys fascinated.

The Space Between

It is dark, violent, and contains mature themes. Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller. Return to Book Page. I just want to take this boy home, feed him, clothe him, cuddle him. Now go read it!

Determined to find him, Yovanofff travels from her home in Pandemonium to the vast streets of Earth, where everything is colder and more terrifying. At the end of the day, I was expecting a different novel. What is life in Hell for Daphne like? The pain he felt was raw and real and I couldn’t help but feel it with him. Plot Rather interesting plot, but I wanted there to be more details sprinkled throughout the novel instead of the big info dump at the end.

Those who cannot always see the hope hiding inside the pain and turmoil of life. Daphne, the main character is a spawn of Lilith and Lucifer who decided to go earth-bound to find her brother Obie.

The Space Between by Brenna Yovanoff – FictionDB

And said spoiler was downright bizarre to say the least. But enough of my musings. In any case, Yovanoff is clearly talented, so its rather disappointing to see the actual content of her words not reach the same level of quality as the words themselves.

The villain says a few ominous things, threatens to kill a few people, and is convinced to stop his dastardly ways and leave when another character unexpectedly shows up and delivers a few lines of dialogue. The black pit of despair he was holed up in. As the half-demon, half-fallen angel daughter of Lilith and Lucifer, she lives in a space where little changes and love doesn’t matter.


This review refers to an advance review copy.

Sometimes I thought it simply out of boredom, out of the dread of continued monotony in my colorless life, out of the terrifying thought that this may be all my life will ever be.

How can you love anything in a place like this? The red infused with steel sets the tone for the book rather nicely. At no point, however, was I turned off by Yovanoff’s ideas.

Part of the problem is the narration from Daphne — she’s a demon, who barely experiences emotion, and so despite the horror imagery and some really terrifying things that happen, there was a sense of distance or disconnect of some sort that kept it all from registering very strongly for me. I’ll admit that I’m a bit disappointed, as I’ve heard very good things about Yovanoff.

The Space Between Everything burns in Pandemonium, a city in Hell made of chrome and steel, where there is no future and life is an expanse of frozen time.

The Space Between by Brenna Yovanoff

If jovanoff had been small things, instead of integral parts of the story, I could have let them slip, but they weren’t. Or at least to me it seemed to me that it was about the redemption and transformative power of love.

In Jewish Mythology, she was Adam’s first wife – the disobedient one and consequently, the evil one.

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