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Disenchanted by Brianna Sugalski | backlog ARC book review

Hi everyone!

Today I’m back with a short review of disenchanted by Brianna Sugalski.

Please expect spoilers.

“A cursed princess, a crestfallen killer and a witch who can save them all”

I honestly loved this book. It’s not one for those who abhor fantasy as this is clearly a fantasy book.

Book cover of Disenchanted

I loved the characters in this, especially the main characters. I usually dislike the main protagonist but I actually like this one as she seemed determined but also somewhat lost within herself which I found interesting.

I actually really loved the main love interest too. He was sarcastic and funny but also strong and tough. He was also in touch with his own emotions in that he could reflect on his past and recognise his own mistakes. Asides from all that he’s also witty and somewhat terrifying and rational at the same time.

However, I felt like some of the side characters were quite 1 dimensional as in they were either predictable or sort of ‘what you see is what you get’. So a bad guy is exactly that: the bad guy and there’s no sort of explanation (that I could find) for it, it’s sort of assumed that he or she was a horrible person since birth and they’ve never had a nice bone in their body at any point in time.

I loved the way this was written, with some humour that I didn’t see coming. I thought perhaps considering this book begins with a murder and includes plenty of bloodshed throughout the book, that this would be a serious grim fantasy book.

There are some quotes or scenes from the book that I’d love to share* as they either inspired me or made me fall off my chair with laughter, however please do cross reference this with the final copy of the book as the copy I own is an advanced readers copy.

*if the author doesn’t mind


‘“Others will always believe they know what’s best for you, but we spend life trying to please others. Sometimes, you have to choose to do right by yourself.”’


‘“But I do hope you decide to turn your pain into power.”’


“That’s all I get, then? After all these years, no ‘hey, you look great’?”

“I was hoping to skip the dungeon small talk, but yes, you do, Adelaide. You look rather lovely for your age, in fact.”

Adelaide bristled at the compliment. “And, aren’t you going to ask me how?”

Garin sighed. “I’d love to know your skincare routine. It’s obviously the most pressing matter at hand.”


“Now, now, Gerald,” the faerie on the throne murmured.

Although he addressed Garin, he stared at Lilac, whose face climbed with colour. She was suddenly aware of the crusted blood on her throat.

The faerie paused, then frowned. “It is Gerald, isn’t it?”

“It’s Garin.”

“Ah, yes. Garin. My apologies,” he said unimportantly, ignoring the mutinous expression on the vampire’s face.


And this one that I could swear is a reference to Draco Malfoy:

“The truth is, princess,” he began as they walked, raising his voice over her protests. “I left the coven years ago. I was—”

“You—”

“—shunned, if you will, because—”

“—my father will hear about this—”


Thank you for reading this mini review. It honestly doesn’t do the book justice though so please do go check it out. It should be available on Amazon.

Overall, I loved this book and would definitely read part two if it ever

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Nimona by Noelle Stevenson (book review) *slight spoilers*

Hey everyone! I hope you’re all well~

It’s a bit of a short review today. Today I’m going to be reviewing Nimona by Noelle Stevenson. It will be sort of spoilery as it speaks about one of the end outcomes so if you don’t want spoilers, check out some of my non spoiler reviews for other books here, here, here or here.

Let’s get onto the review!


Nimona is a short graphic novel about a shapeshifter called Nimona. She wants to be a villain and soon becomes the sidekick of evil villain Lord Ballister Blackheart. Their mission is simple: prove to the kingdom that Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin (yes, that’s his name o_o) and the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics aren’t the good guys that everyone believes them to be. But as the mischief and small battles pile up, Lord Blackheart realised that Nimona’s powers are as mysterious as her past. And her unpredictability may be more dangerous than he’d like to admit…

This book gave me so many feels. I literally read this in one sitting. It GRIPPED me.

First of all, Nimona is a mood. And she’s brutal at times but it was such a powerful moment when she reconnected with herself. She was also humorous though; a stark contrast to the gloomy and serious environment of the whole novel.

I loved the integration of science with magic and old period setting with new tech. It was shocking at first but I soon grew to like it.

Why can’t more novels do that type of mish-mash?

I will admit, this novel a little confusing at times. But that may have just been my struggle to interpret some of the images or dialogue in a situation. Like it would be following one way and suddenly turn a corner that I didn’t expect. Like walking down the yellow brick road to Oz but ending up in Hogwarts.

The ending was sweet but I sort of wished that Nimona had stayed with the villain and had a happier ending.

Also…

…I’m a shark.

Which is a reference you’ll only get if you read the book so go check it out now! XD


P.S. this book should be available on Amazon or Waterstones but don’t forget to support your local bookstore by buying it there, if available.

Thanks for reading!

Until next time,

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My ultimate comfort reads

Hi everyone! Welcome back to my blog, I hope you’re all having a lovely day~

So the reason I made this list is because life seems to get more difficult as the years go by and now I find myself reaching more for my comfort reads than the arcs I’m supposed to be reading or those unread books that have been sitting on my shelves for months (sometimes, you just need a familiar book to whisk you away to wonderland!).

I’m sure many of you can relate so I’ve made this list in the hope that you find a new comfort read. Let me know your comfort reads in the comments! I’d love to add more books to this list.

But first, for those who are unfamiliar with comfort reads…

What is a Comfort Read?

A comfort read is pretty much what it sounds like…a book that brings you great comfort. It’s usually a book that you’ve read so many times that the pages are curling and yellowing yet you still cry with the main character as she loses the love of her life that you know for a fact comes back after two chapters. Anywho…

Here’s my list of comfort reads. Enjoy!


The Host by Stephanie Meyer

“Here. Take my jellyfish”

The Host is one of my favourite books. It involves a mixture of sci-fi and romance, a brilliant combination. But one thing I love about this book is that it takes us into the mind of an alien and I love how it’s synchronised with the human so we can distinctly see and compare the differences in their logic and emotions.


Inherit The Stars by Tessa Elwood

Another one of my favourite books, Inherit the stars is a combination of politics, sci-fi, family and romance and I love it. It’s about a girl from a planet who ends up in an arranged marriage with the prince of another planet after she took her sister’s place at the wedding, to the surprise of everyone else.

And basically there’s famines and the threat of war and other life threatening thrill that leaves you immersed in the world.

One peeve on mine when it comes to this book, though, is that one of the characters is in a coma and consistently spoken of but doesn’t wake up. However, I still go back and re-read this book because the politics and Eagle are just *chefs kiss*.


Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

This is another one of my favourite books! I first read this as a tween and I remember absolutely loving it but not many of my friends knew what it was so I was alone in my obsession. It holds a dear place in my heart because it just feels so unique, like a completely different magic system to the norm and the characters in this book are usually book characters in another book within this book, if that makes sense. And I love the movie.


As Old as Time by Liz Braswell

This was the book that got me out a four year reading slump. I was an older teenager when I read this and although I disliked how it jumped through time, I liked how it explored the relationships between the characters and weaved them all together at the end. After this, I was a massive beauty and the beast fan.


Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

I absolutely love this series (well the first and last book anyway). I keep coming back to it because I really like the world in this one. Maven is obviously my favourite character.


City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Interestingly I wasn’t so into this one at first. I loved the humour from Simon (my favourite) but I had watched the movie first so I kept on picking out all the inconsistencies. However this is a book that I just keep coming back to in order to get lost in a world of shadowhunters.


Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling

This was the second Harry Potter book I ever read but the first one I owned. My journey with Harry Potter started out when my Year 4 teacher read us the philosphers stone. I instantly loved Harry Potter. I asked my mother to buy me this book and I treasured it dearly. It was one of my favorite books and I remember reading it over the whole summer. This was a book I could get lost in at my own pace, not the rushed one I used in school in order to convince everyone that I was a speedy reader. My old copy was lost to the world but thankfully my sister recently bought me a copy for my birthday last year or perhaps the year before so now I love to thumb the pages and revisit my favourite chapters.


Midnight for Charlie Bone by Jenny Nimmo

Now this book is special to me. It feels like a warm hug and therefore it’s reserved only for times when I feel the urge for escapism creep in (E.g. too many essays? = Charlie Bone).

Basically, I loved this book as a kid. I read it so many times that I almost knew every word. It’s a great comfort to my inner child and so I find this book soothing.


Twilight by Stephanie Meyer

“It was an accident!”

Ah Twilight.

The book everyone either really hates or really loves. I used to LOVE this series as a teen – the books and the movies – so for me, I like to reread it as a sort of time machine to go back to the past. I’m not quite so fond of the story now as I’m able to pick out toxic traits in the characters now, especially within their dialogue but twilight will always have a place in my heart.

Also, I was Team Jacob (sorry Edward fans).


Divergent by Veronica Roth

I’ve read this book countless times.

It’s made me cry countless times.

All my favourite characters in this book are complete uhh villains.

I sort of really dislike Tris but I still love this book. No joke, I have a temporary tattoo of the bird tattoo that Tris has and I’ve been saving it for a time when I can walk around dressed as Tris (probably never-).

I loved Dystopian books during the pandemic and when I rediscovered this book, I saw the characters in a similar light but I could understand their stories more. I could appreciate their role within the main storyline.

And gosh I love Peter and Eric, they’re completely terrible people. It’s truly fascinating.


So that’s it for today, thank you so much for reading.

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The Liebster Award

I was nominated by another blog (sorry I can’t remember >~< my notification disappeared since I took so long). So thank you and here are my answers!

RULES:

  • Acknowledge the blog that gave it to you and display the award
  • Answer 11 questions that the blogger gives you
  • Give 11 random facts about yourself
  • Nominate 11 blogs and notify them of their nomination
  • Give these blogs 11 questions to answer
  1. One thing that can make you happy what ever the situation may be?

My family (and my books).

  1. Your favorite person?

I want to say…myself? Or my imaginary tortoise, Turquoise.

  1. Your celebrity crush?

Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

I don’t know.

This has changed at many points in my life. Currently I don’t like any celebrities, I only like fictional villains sooooo (ok HEAR ME OUT…they always start off as the good guy and that’s when I like them and then they always somehow turn out to be a serial killer. It’s honestly not my fault, it’s the authors fault. For making such attractive bad guys who parade around in mere sheeps clothing).

  1. Your most embarrassing memory as a child (if you could recall)?

That time when my underwear fell out of my swimming kit. I don’t want to talk about it – it was traumatising! 😭😂😳

  1. Cakes or Cookies?

A tough one but I’d choose cookies because cake can be really filling or overly sweet and I rarely get bad cookies.

  1. If you could have any superpower, it would be…?

A bit controversial but it would be to show others my pain so they can feel what I feel. I’m just rubbish at describing my pain to my doctors (“is it sharp like a knife or like a dull throbbing ache?”, “Oh uh I uh…um…both???”) so that would make it so much easier.

  1. One thing you can’t live without?

My heart. It literally pumps blood around my body and stuff so…

  1. If you win a lottery, what would be the first thing to buy?

A mansion. One that will fit my whole family plus my collection of nail polish (that thing growing), my collection of Funko pops (it’s getting there) and my own library (very important).

  1. One thing you are afraid of?

Fear. It often stops me from doing a lot of things in life and then I miss out so I get hit hard with the FOMO.

  1. Your nickname (if any)?

Hima! My full name is something else but some people can’t pronounce it so I stick with Hima (although I don’t like it that much but it’s hard to make a nickname from my name other than RiRi which is kinda Rihannas nickname so I don’t wanna steal anyones nickname).

You can only really pronounce Hima in three ways: Heema (correct), Him-ah (incorrect) or Hyma (incorrect but sounds cooler – unless you’re thinking of Hi Ma! Then no it’s not cooler).

  1. Your three most used emojis?

😑😆😩

11 random facts about me:

  1. I have a degree in psychology
  2. I’m a singer
  3. I want to be an actress
  4. My favourite colour this year is green
  5. I love Riverdale
  6. I want to become a nail artist at some point in my life
  7. I want to open a bookshop with a bakery inside it
  8. I am learning to play the ukulele although my dream instrument is a violin (which I also own but can’t play…yet!)
  9. Maven from Red Queen is totally my book husband (I like the sadistic crazy ones if you couldn’t tell)
  10. I’m writing a fantasy book
  11. And lastly, my favourite animals are Manatees

Thank you for reading this post and thank you again to that person for nominating me. I nominate anyone else who wants to do this tag/award.

Questions:

  1. What is the toughest challenge you’ve faced this year?
  2. Whats your favourite sound?
  3. Would you rather be stuck in a book with your favourite character or have your favourite character be stuck in your world?
  4. Whats your favourite reading snack? (Snack to eat while, before or after reading)
  5. Whats one thing thats made you smile recently?
  6. Whats your favourite book? (Or top 3)
  7. Your favourite book character?
  8. Whats your favourite emoji?
  9. Whats your dream job?
  10. What is your favourite reading tool?
  11. Your favourite book quote?

Thanks for reading! I hope you have fun answering the questions. Don’t forget to tag me in your post so I can see your answers! Or feel free to comment them below ^-^

Until next time,

LeafPages

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Life update

Hi everyone! It’s been a long time.

* This is going to be a very informal post where I basically rant about my life. So please feel free to skip past this post if you’re not interested*

I had planned a few posts a few months ago but never got to finish them. It’s been a busy year, busier than the past two years. It’s been hard to keep up with everything.

I’ve graduated university and made the decision to continue my studies. It’s a shorter course so deadlines and exams are compact which means I may have even less time to post but if I can make it a goal to post once a month, I hope that will be ok. I really wish I could blog full time as I know this blog would prosper and help unknown authors be known but alas my education calls me.

I’m still writing my own books, although as you can imagine they are coming along at a snails pace.

I’m currently reading two books from Maya Snow’s Sisters of the Sword series. It’s been nice to go back to a comfort series. It’s the first time I’ve picked up a book since the beginning of the year. I’ll try to post a review on the whole series if I get time but I’ve been binge reading them so it may be a quick one.

I’d like to start anew on this blog simply because of my busy and ever changing lifestyle. I’ll have to stop volunteering to read books and interview authors as I simply won’t have time. But to those that I’ve already agreed, I’ll come back to them from time to time. I’ll still leave the option for requesting a review on my page but I’ll put in a warning that I can’t accept everyone’s request.

I understand this doesn’t make me seem like a great blogger but I hope everyone understands.

Adios, I’ll see you all on my next post.

LeafPages x

Ginormous Book Haul 2022

Hi everyone! So I’ve requested some books from Netgalley and also received some in giveaways and reviewing platforms so I thought I’d do a post to show you all. The ones that are from kindle were free! So take a look, you might find some great reads!

Netgalley

Kindle


Thanks for reading!

Until next time,

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The last 10 books tag

I saw this on Letters to the Lost and thought I’d give it a go!

Last Book I Bought:

Well this would’ve been a while ago now but I believe the last book I bought was Daughter of the pirate king by Tricia levenseller. I wasn’t a big fan at first but it’s alright as I get further into it.

Last Book I Re-Read:

The last book I re-read was, I believe, The Last Witch by M.J Lawrie. I get sucked into that book all the time.

Before that, I re-read Inherit the stars by Tessa Elwood. I love that book so much that I re-read it often.

Another one I re-read a lot is The Host by Stephanie Meyer. I absolutely love that book, it’s my favourite. I really wish there was a sequel but I wouldn’t want anything less than the quality of The Host. 😅

Last Book I Gave Up On:

Ah. Well, there’s quite a few. I won’t name any because I was given them to review but I felt I couldn’t get into the stories.

Last Book I Said I Read But Didn’t:

Uhm. I don’t think I’ve ever done this. Maybe with the Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare but to be fair, I did skim read it.

Last Book I Wrote in the Margins Of:

NEVERRRRRRR.

I’m not counting A Christmas Carol or An Inspector Calls because that was for school.

Last Book I Lost:

I’ve never lost a book. Most of the time I’ve given them away and forgotten (I remember later on) but I’ve never lost a book.

Last Book That I Had Signed:

I’ve never been to a book signing to get a book signed but I’ve recieved signed review copies of books from some indie authors.

Dusting Down Alcudia and The Jacobites Share by D. A Nelson were sent to me signed. Cyprus Kiss and Map of the dead by Murray Bailey were also sent to me signed. Also, Finding Balance by Amanda April Walsh was sent to me signed. Thank you so much to those authors.

I’ve also recieved signed bookplates from Tara Grayce (which came with a Farrendell sticker) and Helen Hoang (which came with a happy new year card that had art prints from her books). I almost cried when I recieved these!

Last Book I Had to Replace:

The last book I had to replace was my copy of Inkheart that sort of fell apart. Although I’ve also replaced my copy of Order of the phoenix too!

Last Book I Argued Over:

Uh probably…Zodiac academy? I really disliked one of the MCs and everything about him irritated me. I was rooting for his friend though (Caleb anyone?)

Last Book You Couldn’t Find:

Ive since put my books into storage so I’m always looking for books I’ve put away now. Along for the ride by Sarah Dessen is one of such books.

Thank you for reading this post. Stay awesome!

Until next time,

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My first Kindle: a 5 day review

Hi everyone! So I have wanted a kindle for the LONGEST TIME and now that I’ve been giving away most of my books, I’ve decided to take the leap and buy a Kindle. I remember having kindles in my school library but never got the chance to use them because they were always booked.

(Haha, booked)

The kindle I have today is the Kindle Paperwhite 7th Generation (a.k.a. The Kindle Paperwhite 3 – the line of kindles is so confusing). I bought it secondhand from eBay and in this post I will be reviewing it and telling you my thoughts on it. At the end, I will decide whether to keep it or not.

So for ebooks right now, I actually use the Kindle App on my phone and I’ve found this pretty easy to use (except for when it comes to buying books on iPhone -.-). I will be comparing the kindle e-reader to the app because I will go back to using the kindle app if things don’t work out with this e-reader.

Obviously there will be pros and cons of both – the kindle is black and white so it won’t have the colour themes that the app has such as green, beige or black paper background. Some models of kindle has the black night mode but this particular model does not.

Before we start, some things to note about this kindle:

  • I bought this secondhand and so there is a crack in the screen (which wasn’t stated in the listing -.-). It’s a small crack but light leaks through so we’re going to see whether it bothers me enough that I return it
  • As I said before, it is black and white e-ink so there is no colour
  • This paperwhite 3 is a 2015 model so it’s quite old but Amazon didn’t release the next generation until 2018. As tempting as it was to get a Paperwhite 4, I wasn’t so sure if I would like the flush screen so I went with this model instead.

At the end of this test, I will be comparing the pros and cons of both the kindle and the kindle app, as well as physical books.

Let’s get to it!

Kindle type: Paperwhite (3)

Generation: 7th generation

Year: 2015

Storage: 4GB

Screen size: 6 inches

Resolution: 300 ppi

Features:

  • Touchscreen
  • built in adjustable light
  • Bookerly font
  • Lightweight
  • Long lasting battery (weeks!!)
  • Very little glare

Day One – Initial Thoughts

So the first thing I noticed about this ebook reader is that it’s a little wider than my phone (obviously) which should mean it’s a little easier to read the words. This particular series of kindle, the Paperwhite has 300 PPI – pixels per inch which means that the words are very clear.

When I turned the light down, the kindle looks scarily a lot like paper. Although, you don’t get that satisfying page turning feel. The crack in the screen is not visible when the light is on it’s lower settings however it’s quite visible when the light is on.

Without frontlight
With frontlight

The front light is very bright. I’d imagined that it wouldn’t be a good idea to be in a dark room with the brightness all the way up as it might damage your eyesight. So please do not do this!

It’s a bit laggy but I expected that as it has a slower processor than a phone, so that the charge lasts longer. It doesn’t bother me too much except for when I’m downloading a book from the kindle cloud – that can take a few minutes.

I’m hoping the e-ink can help reduce strain on my eyes as I use a lot of computers everyday as a student which can leave me with headaches and eye pain. And of course, the effects of blue light. It’s not always possible for me to read physical books at night and ebooks on my phone can sometimes strain my eyes.

Day 2 – I’m in love

I’ve not used it so much today but I’ve explored the layout of it. I’ve not properly read a book on it, just skimmed a few pages but I can say right now that I LOVE IT! It’s everything I’ve dreamed of and I’m so glad I got this one instead of the Paperwhite 4.

I’ve discovered that this particular one is with ads – which I’m so happy about because it means I can discover new books (I’m not so Amazon savvy so finding new books can be a pain).

You can upload PDFs to this as well which means I can read articles or ARCS that only have PDF format available here. Although, I’d recommend this for mainly reading books instead of big things like textbooks.

Day 3 – Reading 📖 on my new kindle

So I’ve begun reading on the kindle. The book I’m reading is The Princess Will Save You by Sarah Henning.

I really love the size of this kindle. The words are big enough that I can see them (which is adjustable) and the actual screen is wide enough for me to read. I find that with the kindle app, my actually phone is too tall or too small and obviously physical books are non adjustable in both book and font size.

Obviously there is still something so satisfying about a physical book but I’m starting to love the adjustable fonts and sizes on the kindle and kindle app.

I’ve discovered that the lag during the download of books from my cloud is mainly due to my own rubbish Wi-Fi connection. So no worries here, people. As soon as I got a stronger signal, it downloaded way quicker.

The crack on the screen didn’t bother me so much while I was reading as it’s only visible at a slight angle and only when the light was on. However with a dim light it was barely visible and I’m just grateful to have even this device. It’s looking like I may keep this device.

The crack sho

Day 4 – The Annoying Update

So today, I woke up to my kindle having a different interface. It seemed to have auto updated overnight which I find especially annoying as I had just got used to the old interface.

Now there is a big ugly arrow at the top…staring at you on both the home and the library…

Instead of the cute block display for brightness adjustment, we now have an ugly slider which I DETEST.

Especially because it’s so similar to a phone and I want to escape my phone when I read.

Behold the laggy and unfavourable adjustment slider

There’s also been changes to the settings menu but I can’t pinpoint what since I didn’t actually take pictures of it.

Anyway, I’ve not actually tried to connect my goodreads or explore the kindle store yet so I may do that tomorrow.

Day 5 – Shopping and Final Verdict

I found shopping for kindle books to be a little slow, mainly because I’m used to the fast speed of a phone. However I found the little interface really cute!

💚

So I’m just going to list some pros and cons of the kindle, kindle app and physical books that I personally found on this experience.

Kindle

Pros

  • Adjustable light
  • Lightweight
  • Good size screen
  • Linked to goodreads
  • Good battery
  • Good screen size
  • Adjustable fonts and font size (and margins etc)
  • Access to the internet

Cons

  • Screen easily damaged
  • If you get one with ads, you may find the lack of a personalised screensaver annoying
  • Laggier than a phone (understandably – has a low processor)
  • The ugly slider thing (ok so it’s a con just for me)
  • Have to have a good Wi-Fi connection
  • No colour so no pretty covers and no adjustable themed paper
  • No satisfying page turn
  • Is not a physical book

Kindle app

Pros

  • Fast
  • Adjustable font, themes and font size etc
  • COLOURRRR
  • Brilliant resolution
  • Obviously have access to your phones other capabilities (goodreads, social media, camera, internet, wordpress etc.)

Cons

  • If you crack your phone screen, that greatly affects the reading experience
  • Drains battery
  • Blue light
  • Is not a physical book

Physical books

Pros

  • SATISFYINGGG
  • Book smells
  • The fumble of the bookmark
  • Book in your hands
  • Looks pretty

Cons

  • Is not adjustable in any way
  • Can hurt to hold for a long time
  • Not an ebook reader
  • No link to goodreads
  • Losing bookmark

So the final verdict: Was this kindle worth it? Definitely. Will I be keeping it? Yup. Would I recommend it? Yes, if you find that you already read ebooks – if you’re strongly against ebooks then perhaps just give it a try?

Thanks for reading!

Until next time,

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Nightfall by L.H Cosway | book review

Nightfall is a paranormal fantasy book about a human called Tegan and one day she’s at work in a grocery store when a stranger helps her fend off an armed robber. However it all gets strange when he looks at the robber with glowing eyes and convinces him to leave without a fight. He then tells Tegan to forget she ever saw anything. 

But of course, she remembers. Then she sees the same stranger in the VIP section of the new club and her whole world turns upside down…

🍀🍀🍀

I loved this book. The premise of the story was what drew me in and I had no regrets reading this. It was thrilling and I love how it didn’t just focus on the main love interest but expanded to a whole world of supernatural creatures.

I liked the character of Tegan. She’s hilarious and somewhat realistic. She doesn’t let anyone tell her what to think or how to feel and I personally love that. That’s a big thing from me because I usually find some characters are unrealistically invincible or they’re frustratingly weak but Tegan didn’t sway to any extreme. 

I loved the character of Rita, she’s so headstrong and sarcastic but underneath that initial impression, she’s actually incredibly smart and talented. I absolutely loved that because characters that seem mean are usually only one sided, as in there’s no other aspect to their characters but I loved that Rita had something other than mean. She stands up for herself and also doesn’t let anyone tell her who she is. She had a strong sense of herself.

I loved the whole world and it’s supernatural aspect, I really enjoyed this book and I’d definitely read the next book if I could.

Thanks for reading, my lovelies. I hope you check out this book. It DOES end on a cliffhanger though so be prepared to have the next book to hand.

Until next time,

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