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Review: Pride ( Shifters #3 ) by Rachel Vincent

Published 09/03/2011 by supernaturalreadingaddict

Title:               Pride
Author:          Rachel Vincent
Pages:             425
Catagory:      Fantasy, Shifters

The story:

I’m on trial for my life. Falsely accused of infecting my human ex-boyfriend—and killing him to cover up the crime. Infecting a human is one of three capital offenses recognized by the Pride—along with murder and disclosure of our existence to a human.
I’m two for three. A goner.
Now we’ve discovered a rogue stray terrorizing the mountainside, hunting a wild teenage tabbycat. It’s up to us to find and stop him before a human discovers us. With my lover Marc’s help, I think I can protect the vulnerable girl from both the ambitious rogue and the scheming of the territorial council.
If I survive my own trial…

The view of a book addict:


I really loved this book, I just couldn’t wait to hear what the Council had in store for Faythe. The last book left us with a cliffhanger so I had to read this book to know what was going to happen to Faythe and her family.
I was suprised by the other main storyline that unfolded in this book. A new chapter in the life of the werecats and how are they going to deal with this? It made the book even more exciting to read.

The verdict of a book addict:


For me this book was a real page turner, I couldn’t wait to find out what would happen next. Another amazing book in a series I really love!

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Review: Rogue (shifters#2) by Rachel Vincent

Published 05/03/2011 by supernaturalreadingaddict

Title:               Rogue ( shifters #2 )
Author:          Rachel Vincent
Pages:             394
Catagory:      Fantasy, shifter

The story:


Okay, so cats don t always land on their feet. 

I know that better than most. Since rejoining the Pride, I ve made big decisions and even bigger mistakes: the kind paid for with innocent lives. As the first and only female enforcer, I have plenty to prove to my father, the Pride, and myself. And with murdered toms turning up in our territory, I m working harder than ever, though I always find the energy for a little after-hours recreation with Marc, my partner both on- and off-duty.

But not all of my mistakes are behind me. We re beginning to suspect that the dead are connected to a rash of missing human women and that they can all be laid at my feet–two or four, take your pick. And one horrible indiscretion may yet cost me more than I can bear..

The view of a book addict:


Normally I find it hard to start reading the next book in a series right away. On one hand I want to know what happens next but on the other hand I just need a break from the characters. But since it’s shifters month I dived into the second book right away. And I have to say this time I didn’t need this break, I really wanted to know what would happen next with Faythe and her family.
You just get sucked right back into the story and the storyline unfolds itself in the first few chapters. That makes it easy to get into the book because you just want to know what’s happening and how Faythe and her family are going to deal with the problems tbey face.

The verdict of a book addict:


This is an amazing second book, I loved the first book and I found it hard to believe the second book could be better but it is! I can’t wait to start reading book three in this wonderful series!

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Review: Stray ( Shifters #1 ) by Rachel Vincent

Published 04/03/2011 by supernaturalreadingaddict

Title:               Stray ( Shifters #1 )
Author:          Rachel Vincent
Pages:             618
Catagory:      Fantasy, shifters


The story:

I look like an all-American grad student. But I am a werecat, a shape-shifter, and I live in two worlds.
Despite reservations from my family and my Pride, I escaped the pressure to continue my species and carved out a normal life for myself. Until the night a Stray attacked.
I’d been warned about Strays—werecats without a Pride—constantly on the lookout for someone like me: attractive, female and fertile. I fought him off, but then learned two of my fellow tabbies had disappeared.
This brush with danger was all my Pride needed to summon me back…for my own protection. Yeah, right. But I’m no meek kitty. I’ll take on whatever—and whoever—I have to in order to find my friends. Watch out, Strays—’cause I got claws, and I’m not afraid to use them….


( taken from Goodreads )
The view of a book addict:

The first book of a series I think I’m going to love! The main character Faythe doesn’t let anyone tell her what she should do with her life and I like that kind of heroine in a book. Although I had a little trouble getting into the book at first because of all the diffrent characters and their role in Faythe’s life, once into the story I didn’t want to stop reading.
I loved the storyline and I caught myself thinking: “just one more chapter” every time I reached the end of a chapter.

The verdict of a book addict:

So this was the first book in the shifters series and I just can’t wait to start reading the next book. If you like the Night huntress series and Anita blake ( at least the first Anita Blake novels ) you’re going to love this series.

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Wonderful series Wednesday #6

Published 02/03/2011 by supernaturalreadingaddict


Series title: Shifters Series
Author: Rachel Vincent
How many books are there: 6
Catagory: Shifters, urban fantasy



What is the series about:

Taken from the official Rachel Vincent website:
Rachel’s Shifters series follows Faythe Sanders, the world’s only female werecat enforcer, as she fights to define her own role in her family and to claim a place in her Pride. The revolution is coming, and Faythe will be leading the charge. Are you ready to meet the new Alpha?
Which books have I read already?

I’m reading the first book at the moment, and I love it so far!

Are there more books coming?

No the sixth book is the last book in the series

The March shifters challenge reviews

Published 01/03/2011 by supernaturalreadingaddict

Post your March Rachel Vincent’s shifters challenge reviews here!

Have you rad a book from this series and made a review of it? Then you can leave your link to your review in this post.

What do you need to do?

  • Go to the Mr. linky
  • Name your blog name and the title of the book you reviewed
  • Post a Direct link to your review.
It’s as simple as that! 

The March Rachel Vincent’s shifters challenge starts today!!

Published 01/03/2011 by supernaturalreadingaddict

The challenge starts today!!!!  

It is offical the first of march today, so that means the challenge has officialy started!!!
But it’s not to lat to sitll enter this wonderful challenge!
You can sitll enter and be a part of this special month and enter the special give away we are having this month.
Read more about this challenge below!

The challenge

The very fisrst monthly challenge is hosted by My Book Addiction & The Life of a BookAholic

What will this challenge be all about?

Form the 1st of March to the 31st of March we will read and review as many books of this series as possible in one month. We both have not read any books in this series, so we will both begin with reading the first book in this series.

The fun facts about the challenge

Funfact#1: An interview

There will be an exclusive and large interview with Rachel Vincent posted on the blogs of your hostesses.

Funfacht #2: The Give-away

We will host a give away for the people who enter this challenge. At the end of the month March we will geve away a Kindle book from Rachel Vincent’s other series: The souls screamers series.
This giveaway is open internationaly, but only for people who participate in the challenge. Sign up for the challenge today! We will post a sperate post in March where you can sing up for the give away.

Can I ( still ) join this challenge? 

Yes of course you can!!!!!
It doen not matter if you have already read some of the books, you can just read the ones you dit not read yet. And for the people who read all the books already, of course you can join as well, you can choose to rite reviews or just re-read the books if you like.
Everybody is welcome!

What do you need to do to join this challenge?

1. Follow your hostesses: My Book Addiction & The Life of a BookAholic
2. Make a blog post aobut your entry to this challenge, and use the banner of the challenge in your post.
3. Post the banner in your sidebar.
4. Sigh up with mister Linky below
5. Start reading as many books as possible for the first of Marvch and write reviews of the books.


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Rachel Vincent shifters challenge update

Published 12/02/2011 by supernaturalreadingaddict

The updates 
In about a half a month The March Rachel Vincent’s Shifter Challenge will start.
But before we even start we already have some exiting news about this challenge.
Some news we know you will all like.

newsfact #1:  An interview

There will be an exclusive en large interview with Rachel Vincent posted on the blogs of your hostesses.

Newsfact #2: The Give-away

We will host a give away for people who enter this challenge.
At the end of the month march we will give away a Kindle book from Rachel Vincent’s other series.
‘The soulscreamers series’
This giveaway is open internationaly, but only for people who particepate in the challenge.
Sign up for the challenge today! We will post a seperate post in march where you can sign up for the give away!

 The Challenge
The very first monthly challenge hosted by:
My Book Addiction & The Life of a BookAholic

What will this challenge be all about?

From the 1th March to the 31th of March we will read and review as many books as many books of this series as possible in one month
We both have not read any books is this series, so we will both begin with reading the very first book in this series.

You can also join this Challenge

It does not matter if you have already read some of the books, you can just read the ones you did not read yet. And for people who read al the books already, ofcourse you can join aswell, you can choose to write reviews or just re-read them if you like.
Everybody is welcome!

On the first of March we will post a new blog were you can leave you links to the reviews you made.

What do you need to do to join this challenge?

1: Follow your hostesses: My Book Addiction & The Life of a BookAholic
2: Make a blog post about you entry to this challenge, and use the banner of the challenge in you post.
3: Post the banner in your sidebar.
4: Sign up with mister linky below.
5: Start reading as many books as possible from the first of march and write reviews of the books











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Wishlist monday #2

Published 31/01/2011 by supernaturalreadingaddict

So it’s monday again so time for another book on my wishlist

Booktitle: Nightshade
Author:    Andrea Cremer
Release date ( if known) : Already released
Catagory: werewolves
Goodreads summary:
Calla Tor has always known her destiny: After graduating from the Mountain School, she’ll be the mate of sexy alpha wolf Ren Laroche and fight with him, side by side, ruling their pack and guarding sacred sites for the Keepers. But when she violates her masters’ laws by saving a beautiful human boy out for a hike, Calla begins to question her fate, her existence, and the very essence of the world she has known. By following her heart, she might lose everything— including her own life. Is forbidden love worth the ultimate sacrifice?
Why do I want to read this book?
I found this book a little while ago an Amazon, I was looking for new books about shifters. I just really liked the summary on Amazon so I decided to put the book on my wishlist. And I’m just a sucker for the forbidden love thing, I’ve always been since I read Romeo and Juliet. So that part of the story really spoke to me, I haven’t bought this book yet but I will soon that’s for sure!

The March Rachel Vincent’s shifters challenge

Published 30/01/2011 by supernaturalreadingaddict

The very first monthly challenge hosted by:
MyBookAddiction & The life of a Bookaholic.

What will this challenge be all about?

From the 1st of march to the 31st of march we will read and review as many books als possible on the shifters series by Rachel Vincent.
We both haven’t read any books in the series so we’ll start with book one.

You can also join this challenge


What do you need to do to join this challenge?

1. Follow your hostesses: My book Addiction & The life of a Bookaholic
2. Make a blog post about your entry to this challenge and use the banner of the challenge in your post
3. Post the banner in your sidebar.
4. Sign up with mister linky below.
5. Start reading as many books as possible on the 1st of march and write reviews of the books
On the first of march we wil post a new blog were you can leave your links to the reviews you made.

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Review: Raised by wolves by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Published 06/01/2011 by supernaturalreadingaddict

Goodreads Summary:

Adopted by the Alpha of a werewolf pack after a rogue wolf brutally killed her parents right before her eyes, fifteen-year-old Bryn knows only pack life, and the rigid social hierarchy that controls it. That doesn’t mean that she’s averse to breaking a rule or two. 

But when her curiosity gets the better of her and she discovers Chase, a new teen locked in a cage in her guardian’s basement, and witnesses him turn into a wolf before her eyes, the horrific memories of her parents’ murders return. Bryn becomes obsessed with getting her questions answered, and Chase is the only one who can provide the information she needs. 

But in her drive to find the truth, will Bryn push too far beyond the constraints of the pack, forcing her to leave behind her friends, her family, and the identity that she’s shaped?

Review: this review contains spoilers

The book starts with Bryn in trouble an this just sets the tone for the rest of the book. We meet Bryn the girl that is raised by wolves but isn’t a wolf herself. The Alpha of the pack rescued her from a rabid wolf. But we don’t get much of the backstory.

The book tells us about Bryn in the present and at the present she is fifteen years old and goes to highschool just like any other teenager. At home she is in constant battle with the Alpha of the pack Callum. Callum gave Bryn to Ali, Ali takes care of Bryn like she is her own daughter and like Bryn, Cali isn’t a werewolf.
Cali is married to one and very pregnant, something Bryn fears because there aren’t many human women that survive the birth of a werewolf baby.

Bryn finds out that Callum has been keeping a secret, the rabid wolf that killed her parents isn’t dead and is recruiting more wolves. She finds this all out from Chase the boy Callum brought into the pack, he was attacked by the same rabid wolf and survived. But he changed into a wolf. Bryn turns against her pack and she is punished for it. Ali decides it is better to leave the pack and together with her twins and Bryn she moves to the borders of the pack ground.

In the mean time Bryn tries to find out about the rabid wolf trough her bond with Chase. With the help of her friend Lake she finds out that the rabid has been attacking more children and they decide to hunt him down. But to do so she needs Chase with her, and Chase brings with him Bryn’s friend Devon. Together with Chase, Bryn reforms the pack ties and now she can hear and communicate with Lake and Devon through their minds. This means that the bond they had with Callum;s pack is fading. As a new pack they make plans to kill the rabid wolf.

But their first attempt fails and they have to regroup and come up with another plan. But that plan goes wrong when Bryn is caputered by the rabid wolf and he wants to make her one of his pack. Bryn fights agains this and after she escapes the rabit wolf she and her own pack try to break the bond that the rabit has been holding over his other victims. It works and one after the other the kids turn against their maker. Leaving him dead and Bryn their new Alpha.

Verdict

I had a little trouble getting into this book at first, I liked it but it just didn’t grab me untl one sentence: Before  I loved cars, a bedroom that locked from inside and you. From the moment I read that sentence I was so hooked to the story I couldn’t put it down.

It’s really great to read about the werewolf structure and how they function as a pack. I loved Bryn as a character and I really hoped that she would find her place in the pack and still be herself. The other characters were strong and through the things Bryn told in the story you got to know them a little better. But the main focus stayed on Bryn. And I really liked that because to be honest I wanted to know her story and wanted to know everything about her, not about all the other people in the pack. So for me it was a good thing that the story focused mostly on Bryn’s story. And I can’t wait to read more about her in the next book!

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