Alex’s Destiny (Defender’s Blood #1) by A.K. Michaels

Alex's Destiny (Defender's Blood, #1)Alex’s Destiny by A.K. Michaels

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I received this book in exchange for an honest review (LoP or Lovers of Paranormal)

Rate: 4.5 stars

I wouldn’t be surprised if this will become a bestseller. The author sure knows how to incorporate her characters in an intricate plot that involves almost all creatures of paranormal. This is like a mashup of Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey, which makes it more interesting for adult fans of Paranormal. The sensual and exotic parts are definitely the thing that’s missing with the Twilight series. The book has so many characters and at first I almost got lost in knowing who’s who but as I read on, I begin to accept the fact that everyone has his/her own part to play and they are essential to make the story as good as it is. Personally, it would have been great if Alex has her own powers (not just special blood, which is kinda bland).

The reason I’ve given this 4.5 stars is that there are some annoying parts that I can’t help but notice. One of this is when the portal is closed, the story begins to progress rapidly, and I mean RAPIDLY. I can’t help but feel it was written that way just to finish the book. Another is there are some unnecessary scenes, which I think the book will progress nicely with or without it. (Ex. Scene with the pilot)

Overall, the plot is definitely something and it really makes up for the bad. I would definitely watch out for the rest of this series and I would highly recommend this to adult paranormal fans.

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The Belgrave Daughter (The Belgrave Legacy #1) by Zara Hoffman

The Belgrave Daughter (The Belgrave Legacy, #1)The Belgrave Daughter by Zara Hoffman

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

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I’ve read so many books on paranormal genre, but what makes this book different is that it treads on a different path. It is a refreshing read, especially if you’re into prophecies, witches and everything in the supernatural world. I love some of the characters like Alec and Ivy, but not Fawn (sorry). I don’t like that she turns into a whining teenager despite her being a college student.

There are also some instances that shows it is indeed a debut novel, like inconsistencies and repeated scenarios, which is not even needed. It only makes the book a long read despite the short plot. The scene wherein Fawn hated Caleb for what he did takes on several pages and it actually pushes me to boredom.

The plot is definitely something and despite the few unfavorable points, I would still love to know what will happen to Fawn and Caleb’s love story.

I would recommend this to paranormal lovers like me who wants a refreshing a fun read.

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The Witch Who Cried Wolf by Sarah Mäkelä

The Witch Who Cried Wolf (Cry Wolf, #1)The Witch Who Cried Wolf by Sarah Mäkelä

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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This is definitely a good read, especially if you want a short story with an interesting plot. The characters are well-developed and everyone has given its fair share of the limelight. I also love the twist and turns in the story line, because it keeps me on edge as I turn every page. And because of this, I was able to finish this in one sitting. There are just few loopholes in the story line, but I hope answers can be found in the next book.

I’ll be very delighted to read more books written by this author and I hope to read more about Mia & Ethan’s love story. I just wished the next novel to be longer than this one. 🙂

This is highly recommended to paranormal fans who wants a good but short read.

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The Garnet Dagger (Legends of Oblivion # 1) by Andrea R. Cooper

The Garnet Dagger (Legends of Oblivion, #1)The Garnet Dagger by Andrea R. Cooper

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I received this book in exchange for an honest review (LoP or Lovers of Paranormal)

I am a fan of anything supernatural, but this is the first time I’ve read a book about elves. The synopsis made me decide that this book is worth the try and I’m right. The story line is very interesting as it treads from the usual, I mean is there any other book wherein an Elvin is infected by a vampire? Well, this book definitely has the originality I usually find missing in most supernatural books. The only fault I found is the limited details provided about the history of witches, elvin, and vampires, and how their existence intertwined with each other.

Overall, this is a great book and I highly recommend this to every paranormal fan of all ages.

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Out of My Grave by Stephanie O’Hanlon

Out of My GraveOut of My Grave by Stephanie O’Hanlon

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

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First off, I really liked how the author decided to make a difference when it comes to this books’ genre. It is a cross between historical romance and paranormal, which I find uncommon and more interesting to read. Every garment, event and manor are exquisitely described making your imagination foresee the actual scenario throughout the story. There are some instances that I feel there is too much description of unnecessary things, to the point where we lose focus on the story and the characters themselves. I actually scan through some of the descriptions just to get back to the story.
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I would recommend this to supernatural/paranormal fans, who want something different from common vampire story lines.

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Plague of Angels (The Descended#1) by John Patrick Kennedy

Plague of Angels (The Descended, #1)Plague of Angels by John Patrick Kennedy

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

First off, I will take the liberty to forewarn you that this book is definitely not for the weak-hearted and who has frail and wavering Christian faith.

This is certainly one of the books that could cause sensationalism because of the unbelievable depiction of every war and battles in human history, as well as the incredible story line about the Son of God as one of the bad guys. The author did a very good job in creating an intricate story, which could keep you hanging on the edge of your seats and makes your mind run wild in anticipation for what will happen in every page. The characters are artistically sculpted to fit into their persona, making it realistic and yet astonishing. There may be too much sex and carnage, but personally, I think it is essential to describe the havoc and cruelty caused by Dark Angels. Another thing that amazes me is how detailed the story is written, despite its difficult context.

This may be beyond the usual supernatural/paranormal thriller we are used to, which makes it even more interesting to read. I, personally couldn’t wait for the next book in this series. I would recommend this to everyone who wants more than the usual, as long as they’re strong enough to take on the sex and gore. (And terrifying dreams!)

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Doubt by Anne-Rae Vasquez

Doubt (Among Us, #1)Doubt by Anne-Rae Vasquez

Rate: 4.5 stars
This is the first book of the Among Us Trilogy series by Anne-Rae Vasquez. It revolves around the lives of unique individuals that are banded together to discover the truth behind their missing loved ones; little do they know they will discover much more than what they anticipated. Harry Doubt created an online game known as Truth Seeker, as a way to gather these people, particularly those with exceptional abilities and skills. Their quest for truth will lead them in the midst of “the end of the world” and it is up to them how they are going to stop it or if they have what it takes to impede these catastrophic events.

What I like with this book is the fast-paced action and suspense in every page, which keeps me on edge and glued to my seat at the same time. Being a supernatural / paranormal fan, I loved how detailed the author depicts every scene, making it so realistic and plausible, to the point wherein we question ourselves about the reality of the world we’re living in. The story was complex enough to keep you guessing without being exaggerated. The only reason I didn’t give it a 5-star is that some of the characters are not transitioned into the story properly, making it difficult to remember who’s who and their relevance in the story, which I hope to be cleared out in the next part of the series. Overall, this is definitely a good read and I honestly can’t wait for the next book in this trilogy.

I highly recommend this to everyone who loves science fiction and dystopian genre with an added supernatural twist.

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