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Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free · G.A. AikenIt is possible to mess p strong female characters This eArc was provided by Kensington Books via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Thank you very much This was totally my jam What a fun book I just recently learned that GA Aiken is another penname for Shelly Laurenston so I was thrilled to dive into this book It had everything I know this author provides Her specialty in That Uirky Sense Of Humor uirky sense of humor has as well as an entertaining cast of characters and storylineYou are
getting ite the variety of characters in this book Just in bookuite the variety of characters in this book Just in book there were witches Centaurs Dwarves dragons elves demon wolves and I have a feeling this is just the tip of the iceberg in this seriesThe Blacksmith een is pretty brutal and bloody what with a war for the Kingdom going on but I have to admit a lot of that battling was humorous because of the way this author writes This is not a standalone series but doesn t end on a huge cliffhanger of a stop to breathe moment I had a lot of fun reading book one and I can t wait for the rest of the series 59194 stars This was bloody and gory and fantastic Keeley Smythe was a great heroine and one that I will love following Her and her family made for some very entertaining reading Shelly LaurenstonGAAiken keeps faithful to her formula with multiple POVs and Holding Tight (Five in a Bed Book 3) uirky charactersThe book takes place in the same world as her Dragon Kin series and I loved the way SLGAA connected the two The introductions of Centaurs Elves and Dwarves made me feel like I fell head first in a fun and gory version of Lord of the RingsThe only thing that let me down was the romance aspect The author paired the chaotic strong Keeley with the grumpy sour faced Caid which is hersual formula but I didn t feel any chemistry or heat or major attraction between them The sex just felt like an afterthought towards the end of the book just to roundup all the bases Other than that I loved the plot and the characters and cannot wait to read the next one 15619Loving the premise of this A prophesy that a The Mistress of Pemberley: An Erotic Pride Prejudice Sequel (Secrets of Pemberley Book 1) ueen will ascend to the throne fierce warriors that are really Centaurs a badass female blacksmith protecting her family and an excerpt that makes me wanna read What else could I want Oh yeah this book in my libraryright this minute ARC provided by Netgalley in exchange for an honest reviewI hatesing the word disappointment for a book I don t know why but this was a disappointment One thing that matters a lot to me about a book is the dialogues The dialogues were just so bleh I mean honestly they kind of felt childish considering the MC is above 20 I m not even sure what her age is tbhI really wanted to like this but One Eye Closed (The Pack, unfortunately I did not FELT LIKE A CARICATURE OF A FANTASY NOVEL AND A BAD ONE AT THATActual rating 15 I read a lot of fantasy It was the genre that first made me fall in love with reading So I might be a bit biased This book seemed to make a joke of the fantasy genre and that really bothered me I am all for trying something new and expanding the genres in innovative ways But this one just piled bad on top of badTHE THINGS I DISLIKED Dialogue About 85% of this book was dialogue There were no passages that weren t dialogue driven First of all that leads to a lot on confusion because actions surroundings and settings aren t described properly Secondly it just feels static and monotone World building Partly because of the dialogue driven plot theniverse of this book was so poorly explained and built that I hard a terrible time trying to get into it There is no background story no explanation of anything just a cluster of strange fantasy elements with no attachment to anything Might just be the worst world building I have ever encounteredSwearing Now I am not against swearing Of the Black Hills Bad news for the king’s sons who are prepared to defend their birthright against all comers But for blacksmith Keeley Smythe war is great for business Until it looks like the chosen een will be Beatrix her younger sister Now it’s all Keeley can do to protect her family from the enraged royals Luckily Keeley doesn’t have to. The SitchThis tale begins when the old King dies his family immediately splitting into different factions killing each other and anyone nfortunate enough to be close to them in the Roughing it with Ryan uest to become the next ruler However a prophecy foretells the rule of a neween A commoner Someone who s going to be facing some big big deadly problemsAnyhoodle Keeley our blacksmith heroine is a caretaker by nature Her parents depend on her to help them on their farm run the family forge a tradition that runs through her mother s side of the family for generations and to raise the family yes all twelve siblings and countin 2 nroyal This book is for you if you find dialogue driven and silly new adult fantasy novels appealing PrefaceAnybody checking out my pdates on this book should know I tracked this book a while ago already on here and then realized that what I was actually fawning over was this Realm of Knights fantastic NetGalley read EDIT I just found out GA Aiken has a dog on her profile and now I m crushed I don t love her book Dog people Transcending Taboos unite Overall What the fuck he muttered to the mare behind him did I just see Same bro same This book was ridiculous and not in a good wayI had a hard time getting into this and the plot felt very forced andngenuine At one point I told somebody else that this book comes across like the dialogue driven mocktail version of a proper original I didn t know of yet I didn t notice how heavily G A relied on dialogue and that it seriously messed with the Black Bottom Stomp uality of this novelntil another reviewer on here pointed it out It hits the nail right on the head though Not only was there too much dialogue but it was also very bad and silly What could have been a humorous book just felt forced and annoying right around 25% In general there are some really funny lines in there but the overuse just makes it bland and exhausting Geographies, Mobilities, and Rhythms over the Life-Course uinn stopped bellowing and looked at Keeley Yes my lady he asked calmly Your brother said to pull back But he s not myeen I was also very disappointed that the author depicted all of the female characters she deemed powerful and righteous as violent warriorsblacksmiths I notice and appreciate trying to give a wider range of powerful women roles to the readership it s great but this did not turn out well While the villains all seemed like intelligent and resourceful vicious ladies the good characters just pulled their axes to call it a day I agree that physically strong women with visible muscles and all are important MY exboyfriend is one of these petty creatures stating women shouldn t have six packs because it s not feminine all the while sporting a beer belly himself facepalmIf the overall tone of the book went a little bit like the following instead of just smashing heads left and right that would have been great But the thought of human men telling me what to do set my teeth on edge so you know As a human woman I have to admit I feel the same way What s happening The great king had barely taken his last breath before one brother took the head of another And this is when a wild and merciless race is kicked off The witches have prophesied a new Tempting Kate (Regency Quartet, ueen and the brothers will do everything to either kill her or instrumentalize her Keeley will not let her sister be the puppet or murder victim of a bunch of entitled tosspots but that is notite as easy
#Said As Done Con Several #as done Con several brothers all of them hostile And Ruthless Traitor Sister Is Super Annoying ruthless traitor sister is super annoying can t stay serious for half a minutePro sexy new allies in the form of changeling creatures dire wolfs and wild horses totally kick ass many shiny weapons and powerful women wielding them Writing Progress or Collapse uality easy of reading 2 pace 2 plot development 2 characters 2 enjoyability 2 insightfulness When a prophesy brings war to the Land of the Black Hills Keeley Smythe must join forces with a clan of mountain warriors who are really centaurs in a thrilling new fantasy romance series from New York Times bestselling author GA Aiken The Old King Is Dead With the demise of the Old King there’s a prophesy that aeen will ascend to the throne. Swear myself But the amount of swearing in this book was simply off putting to me And felt really The New Goddess unnecessary ARC provided by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review FOLLOW MY BLOG FOR MORE BOOK GOODNESS 45This is the book in a series I had hoped Caraval was going to be minus the YA level of violenceThe entire time I was reading this I was casting characters thinking ofpcoming plot lines and wondering what story twists and backstabbings were around the proverbial corner Great world building fantastic creatures and a family of humans to enjoy getting to know But as much as I loved all the action beware this is bloody and very much rated R mostly for language I have to deduct half a star for modern language that just doesn t fit in with the rest of the ambience Dropping the F bomb on a regular basis and Firedance (Aubrey Knight, using what is clearly modern sarcastic witticisms pulled my attention basicallynnecessary Regardless I ve found a new author to catch p with Hopefully the new one will be written sooner than later Audio Dec 2019 Narration Mia Barron did a fabulous job on all the voices We shift through many different POV s in this novel Which can be confusing but Ms Barron alters each character s voice for the dialogue making adjustments based on gender age species etc I liked Ms Barron She kept the tempo and silliness Jason Culp did a the Shelly Laurenston where have you been all my life You gave me a story I could REALLY sink my teeth into The Blacksmith een is full of non stop action mixed in with colorful characters witty banter obnoxious silly fun hilarious hijinks and plenty of OTT moments to leave me ite entertained I love when I try a new to me author and instantly become a fan This story had swords clashing magical elements centaurs dwarves elves and a mighty hammer The women
were OMG OMG OMG OMG a new series by the een of crazyOMG OMG OMG OMG a new series by the The Sea Lion Festival ueen of crazy I m counting the days45 starsThe Blacksmitheen is the FIRST book in a brand new series And I was elated when I realized that EVERYTHING I loved about the Dragon Kin series is incorporated into this new seriesThe awesome and rambunctious characters The over the top family dynamic that makes me crack p The action And the strong women that really are the center of it all Everything I love and adore about this author s BOOKS WAS THERE THE GUYS THAT was there The guys that t stop but fall in love with these women including their crazy antics this book had it ALL and I was in heavenI m so damn happy that the author started this new series I have no idea what the next book is about I hope it s still about Keely and Caid because their journey at least Keely s has barley started BUT I also can see so many future books about the other characters especially the womenThe cast was amazing very similar to Dragon Kin which will delight the fansThere are still many secrets to ncover and I mean not only plots but also backstories of many of the characters The author built an incredibly entertaining and promising cast around Keely and the possibilities are endlessEven better the world of the Scarred Earth Saga plays in the same world as Dragon Kin and I m a bit excited about a possible cameoI thought Keely and Annwyl had a wee bit in common which delighted me even Like I said this book made me very happySo long story short if you love fantasy strong but also at times crazy heroines witty dialogues and lots of action you ll enjoy this story for sure You ll get sucked into a fabulous and rambunctious fantasy tale with centaurs dragons dwarves and elves It s bloody and gory at times but boy it s also entertaining from beginning to endARC generously provided in exchange for an honest reviewFind reviews and book recommendations on my blogFind me on Bookstagram. Fight alone Because thundering to her aid comes a clan of kilt wearing mountain warriors called the Amichai Not the most socially adept group but soldiers have never bothered Keeley and rough gruff Caid actually seems to respect her A good thing because the fierce warrior will be by her side for a much longer ride than any prophesy ever envisioned . .