In GRETA AND THE GLASS KINGDOM, Chloe Jacobs has created a fun and unique world, filled with lots of interesting characters. The main character, Greta, starts off with lots of problems to overcome, and they all seem to get worse quickly. Yet despite that the book starts out very slow, taking far too long to get the ball rolling.
Publisher: Entangled Publishing
This is one of those times I have to step back from a book that had me chair-dancing in glee and not rate it based on the end-of-book squeeage I felt, but to search for a little objectivity in my review. Reaction alone, this would be a five plus. Plus a few more.
A fun, zany romance, HIS SECRET SUPERHEROINE gives the familiar “big secret” romance trope a superhero twist. With an underlying message about tolerance and risk, the surface of this story zips along with funny dialog and don’t-need-super-sight-to-see-it-coming conflicts.
One of my favorite types of romance are the ones between old friends or partners who become lovers. SO I MARRIED A WEREWOLF plays with this trope excellently though I was frustrated at Faith and Carter and kept shouting at them to just tell each other how they feel. These two oozed chemistry from every pore from their banter to their personalities which made me flip the
CRIMSON HEARTS marks the first time I’ve read a book in a series without having read the ones that came before – but kilts and magic? Then adding in the bonus of a historical bent? Come on. It’s a complete home-run, book wise. For me, anyway.
THE DEMON CREED was a brilliant ending to the Demon Outlaw trilogy. I absolutely loved the rich world building in this series. The fact that this world is our future Earth is hard to grasp as it just feels so alien until a character mentions a Speedway or airplanes that used to fly in the sky.
I’ll fully admit to being in a sucker-for-a-kilt stage in my reading tastes, which is why I decided to read this one just on the cover alone. Apart from issues with occasional sketchy choices with accent-writing for their Scottish burr, I was mostly satisfied on that front.
I think I’ve mentioned my love of all things angel at least once, so I won’t reiterate, but I will say that ANGEL KIN was a lovely addition to that bookshelf. The Nephilim ride again in this battle for good versus evil in an urban Detroit rife with supernatural creatures.
I don’t know if it’s a throwback to being raised Catholic, but I just can’t seem to get enough of angel-themed books. TRUSTING AN ANGEL did absolutely nothing to disavow me of that love.
DON’T BLACKMAIL THE VAMPIRE was exactly what I would’ve expected as a sequel to DON’T BITE THE BRIDESMAID: cute, sweet romance with a dash of intrigue thrown in. It was a perfect story for me to enjoy on one of those rainy April afternoons when I was cooped up inside.