Nora Roberts has a very distinct writing style. It's descriptive to the point where you can see, smell, and taste everything she writes. I'm always captivated by the world she creates. By the professions her characters have and the life they live. The Awakening is no different. This novel is a journey to find one's self doused [...]
Now that I'm thinking about this novella (which I read while waiting for my day to end at work) it surprisingly has almost all of the characteristics of Cinderella. The fairy godmother? Check! Mice? Check! A prince? Check! There are a few differences though Cinderella or Odel in this case is extremely wealthy. Michelle our prince is actually pretty poor with a money-hungry mother and two sisters. There is no overbearing and cruel stepmother only a dead tyrant father. The mice well they don't exactly turn into horses. Okay so maybe this isn't exactly like Cinderella but the foundation is there. I swear!
Normally I like my romance with a side of mystery and other worldly danger and maybe I was just craving some good old fashion drama. It also could have been the fact that the main characters name is Mae and I kept reading it as Mare (that's my nickname). I'm not even going to touch on where my escapism takes me.
This post has been a long time coming. As you know I struggled getting into this story but once. I was in I was hooked. Cemetery Boys has dug its way into my soul. Aiden Thomas is a phenomenal author. Aiden has woven culture, gender identity, and other current social justice issues together to create a timeless paranormal story.
The Glass family is young, interracial, and interspecies. The mom Morgan is badass but also soft, caring, and totally a momma bear. I think it's important to point that out because too many times women are portrayed as either badass and emotionless or soft and weak. I liked that Morgan had every trait and was confident in her relationship with her husband.
While reading other reviews for this graphic novel I've become enlighten. There is an actual genre for these kind of graphic novels. Homoerotic! I was just tickled pink to come across this term and honestly that set my mood while I was reading this. I feel like I should add a disclaimer here. Letting the younger audience as well as any parents look to get graphic novels for their kids that this graphic novel is not suitable for children.
Title: Immortal Angel Series: Argeneau Author: Lynsay Sands Genre: Slow burn, paranormal romance, thriller The Argeneau series holds a special place in my heart so I'm not shocked that I thoroughly enjoyed this latest installment. Admittedly there were a few things that bugged me but no novel is perfect and everyone's opinion differs. Before I [...]