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Forbidden Forest

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

19 out of 20 people found this review helpful.

Really Good!

Stats: 450-ish nook pages. Paranormal fantasy romance. Some typos, but not enough to overly distract. Story takes place in modern day earth, but mostly in a fae-type realm. Elves, ogers, vamps, shifters, and werewolves... Two people fall in love trying to overcome so...
Stats: 450-ish nook pages. Paranormal fantasy romance. Some typos, but not enough to overly distract. Story takes place in modern day earth, but mostly in a fae-type realm. Elves, ogers, vamps, shifters, and werewolves... Two people fall in love trying to overcome social stigmas, evil plots, and deeply ingrained bigotry in order to stay together. Hope I don't have to wait too long for the sequel.

posted by 7176450 on July 22, 2013

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27 out of 29 people found this review helpful.

3.5 stars - After I got into the story, I enjoyed it!  Did I en

3.5 stars - After I got into the story, I enjoyed it! 

Did I enjoy this book: I ended up enjoying this book after I got past the first 75 pages or so. Then, I had to see how it ended. I read every free chance I had until I reached the end. 

I found the beginning kind ...
3.5 stars - After I got into the story, I enjoyed it! 

Did I enjoy this book: I ended up enjoying this book after I got past the first 75 pages or so. Then, I had to see how it ended. I read every free chance I had until I reached the end. 

I found the beginning kind of slow. It is difficult for me to explain why I found the beginning hard to get through. I was glad to learn about the different classes, races, and cultures of the characters. We have shapeshifters, vampires, werewolves, elves, and halflings. The world building was amazing as well. Very descriptive. I could see everything in my mind's eye. But it was just slow to read. I wanted it to move a bit faster. 

Also, the transitions between points of view was sometimes difficult to keep up with. The points of view shifted between Forest, Syrus, the king, Kitch, Phillippe, and a few tohers. I wanted the transitions to be a bit smoother and clearer. I caught on but it was rough sometimes. 

The two main characters were very well written. Forest is a halfling who is looked down upon but who is also an excellent fighter. She is hard and tough yet broken and sad. She has amazing strength...she went along with escorting the vampire prince despite her absolute hatred of vampires. She did what she had to do. Forest is a complex character that was developed wonderfully. Syrus, the vampire prince, was arrogant but humbled. The fact that he was blinded helped him become less arrogant. Syrus, too, was a complex character but endearing. 

These two characters together had wonderful chemistry. The way they interacted with each other had me laughing at times, sighing at times, getting frustrated at times. I just thoroughly enjoying their story. This is the point where I really got into the book and wanted to see how it ended. I was invested in Forest and Syrus.

Speaking of the ending...UGH! What a cliffhanger!!!! I will definitely be reading the next book in this series. I have to know what happens next!

Would I recommend it: I would recommend this book. 

Will I read it again: I will not but I will read book 2, Forest Fire.

posted by Chrissy_W on December 11, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 31, 2013

    Not impressed

    Might be ok for young teens, I found it to be written immaturely

    2 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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