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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Great read!

This book was fantastic and very addicting. I couldn't put it down. I wouldn't reccommend this for children or young teens because there are a few sex scenes that made me uncomfortable, but the plot was well developed and overall it was an enjoyable read.

posted by Mandy93 on February 1, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Be Ware - This is One of 6 in a Series

I read the reviews before buying this, and would agree all 722 pages held my attention. What I did not know when I started reading it was that it is 1 of 6 in a series (didn't really want to be that committed to a book). So, I was surprised on page 722 when it read "The...
I read the reviews before buying this, and would agree all 722 pages held my attention. What I did not know when I started reading it was that it is 1 of 6 in a series (didn't really want to be that committed to a book). So, I was surprised on page 722 when it read "The End" with few answers to some question, and was a little frustrated. In general, the story is captivating. The characters are fairly developed. The reviews that I read said it was graphic and bloody. I didn't think so at all. The book's graphic sexually and sensually. In fact, almost from the beginning -- I was a bit taken back b/c the characters weren't really developed and it was hard from me to make the leap in the two main characters "loving" each other when it definitely was lust driven. And Keilor (the lead male) was hard to like because he treated Jasmine unspeakably (I think) and objectified her body and tried to dominate her or over-power her through lust-- that ain't love! I was never really clear on what the underlying story was -- besides the eventual love interest. Normally in books like these there are family feuds with some depth behind them, history, and just "something" of substance and this didn't really have it. I wish the ending was more full circle so that I felt like it was concluded. I looked up the other series books and it doesn't look like the 2 main characters are in the other 5 or 6 -- which surprised me b/c of the way Book 1 ended.

posted by Romance2 on April 10, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2011

    eh...it was alright

    this book was ok...the entire time i was reading it i couldn't decide if i liked it or not. there were way too many & unnecessary sex scenes, some of which seemed to border on almost rape. if you took those scenes out you could probably take out about 200 pages. the book would actually be very good if you took out those scenes because you could focus on the actual story. it also ended quite abruptly.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2011

    This cover picture made it look more interesting

    I did read this book all the way through but honestly, times it was good and other times i had to force myself to keep reading.... the characters didnt hold character and their transformation was weird... it should be re-written and doctored up a lot

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 1, 2011

    Meh.

    It wasn't the greatest. Some parts had me intrigued, but the other parts felt slapped together and made no sense. The love story had no depth as did many of the events in the book. For a world that felt like it should have been more fantasy than it was -- there was too much modernity included in it.

    The ending was horribly abrupt. It was only the icing on my cake of dislike. If I knew what was in store I would have never picked it up.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 22, 2011

    Weird Plot Changes

    It was an ok book, but there were a lot of stuff that got me confused. First, I really didn't know what was going on with the guy's ex-girlfriend kidnapping Jasmine. Seemingly important battles were only two sentences long. And in the beginning Jasmine had Lemming, her border collie. The poor thing was mentioned two or three times in the beginning of the book and then was never heard from again. Instead, she was replaced by a small giraffe... Again it was an ok book, but i won't be continuing the series

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 6, 2011

    Just ok

    I told myself I would finish this book just because I started it. I only got to pg 577 of this book. The beginning was ok, but after halfway through, there was too much going on. The author seemed to get lost. The sex scenes didn't seem necessary and at times, the main character allowed herself to be controlled by sex. Almost like she was a sex slave. How do you fall in love with someone who rips your clothes off and plays with your privates without allowing you release just because you talk back? It wasn't sexy.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 28, 2012

    Good story, terrible delivery

    I couldn't stand the inconsistoncies. It was like reading trash. The fact that they would spend about two pages on a sexual encounter but when she was captured for two months they skim over it in half a page. The inconsistancy is met in the characters development. I've read these reviews that they seem well developed, but that's not the case at all. One minute they'd be adamant about defending the law of their people, and within the same page they would dismiss it and change personality. I enjoyed the storyline, but agree it should've been two books to flesh out the kinks.

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