Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Review: Turn of the Wolves by L. P. Dover

Turn of the Wolves 
(Royal Shifters, #1) 
by L. P. Dover 
New Adult 
Asked to Review
Average Goodreads Rating: 4.05 
Published on: August 24, 2015

Before I get into my review, here's the synopsis from Goodreads:
One girl. Two wolves. Promised to one. Destined for the other. 

To escape the cruel, overbearing, Kade, the Yukon Pack alpha she’s been promised to, Bailey Whitehill flees her home in search of a new life, one of freedom where she can make her own choices. However, Kade will stop at nothing to make her his and begins the hunt. 

As Bailey starts her new life, everything she’s known to be true, is not. Time is of the essence and choices have to be made or consequences suffered. Not only does Bailey fear Kade, but another danger lurks deep in the recesses of the forest. Unbeknownst to her, that danger is what she’s been searching for all along. At the turn of the moon, her fate hangs in the balance . . . and it’s up to her to make the right choice.


My Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars. 

Disclaimers: I received a copy of this novel from the publisher in exchange for my honest opinion. I was not obligated to write a good review nor did I receive any compensation for writing this review.

Why did I decide to turn the pages? I honestly don't remember. I think I just really wanted to read some more new adult books. 

My Overall Thoughts/Impressions: So I actually thought this book was going to be a complete bust. I was suspicious because I've read a lot of crappy paranormal romance novels. It also looked like it was going to be a book about a love triangle. 

So yeah this book...definitely not a love triangle, but it did have a lot of things that I really don't like in paranormal books. There were several aspects that reminded me of Twilight.

However, I surprisingly really enjoyed this one. It was a fun, intense read that caught my attention from the get-go. I loved the characters and the writing. It's also one of the better ones that I've read in the genre in a long time. It definitely comes recommended. 

If you are looking for a fun read, this ones is a great one to start with. 

The Characters: I loved the characters too. They were intriguing to follow. They could have been more complex, but they still were pretty compelling. 

Major Strengths: The characters and the plot line were two major strengths. 

Major Weaknesses: It followed themes and ideas from a lot of other novels. 

So why 3.5 stars? It did stand out. Not quite enough to be 4 stars, but it did stand out. 

Warnings/Side-notes: I honestly can't remember all the details on this one, but I'm pretty sure I'd say 16+ for violence and minor sexual references. 

The Wrap-up: I'm interested in reading the sequel. Can't wait to see what happens next. 

Love,

Danica Page

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