This was first book for me by Avery Song It was well written but bit slow paced This is YA book bout witch named Brianne she is ttending cademy 2 years before she should has little control of her powers Daddy's Girl Series: A Taboo Erotic Collection and comes from well known magic family with hopes to fill the shoes she follows She is sweet nd innocent if not bit naive nd over protected nd trying to figure her way round her new peers This is second Dark Tides (Dark Tides audio performance by Lacy Laurel that i ve had the chance to listen tond I enjoyed it very much looking forward to other Weathering the Storm audios by her AudiobookObsession AudiobookObsession Brianne Marie Harlowe comes from strong witch family Her parents Wrong for Me (Motor City Royals, are both on the councilnd her beloved older sister Starlight is one of the top gents t Witchling Star Agency Suffice to say her family Fiddle: One Woman, Four Strings, and 8,000 Miles of Music are well knownnd powerful yet very down to earth She dores her family nd her BFF Elijah that she d grown up with In fact she has massive crush on the guy t DISCLAIMER I was lucky enough to ARC read this book nd received Downright Dead a free copy in exchange for my honest review However please note thatll opinions nd views re my ownActual rating This is the debut novel of Avery Song but do not let that fool you The world building is strong the character building is interesting nd doesn t seem out of place The book is written from the heroine Brianne s perspective lone This does limit how much knowledge readers gets of everything that s going on but that doesn t Left Fur Dead affect the story in bad way s everything does revolve round BriThe beginning is bit too confusing nd it didn t immediately grab my interest It s written in Death by Tea a way that gets ushead of the story before Bri decides to start Loyalty and Lies (Chastity Falls, at the beginning instead of the middle Admittedly I do like the Pulp Fiction vibe where you jumpround in time until you find the right breadcrumbs nd get back on track However this just wasn t executed in way I liked it felt By Way Of A Wager a bit sloppynd weak to me But oh here comes the famous but From chapter two nd for the rest of the book I was happy that I stuck with it because that s where the real magic begins no pun intended The writing picks up nd I found myself being drawn in despite this book ctually containing elements of tropes nd genres I don t care ll to much for Academy booksCharacter in the. Having magic is blessing from the gods When Kingdom Comes and they gave men especially powerful gift when they made me Spell Traveler Now if only I could use it properly without randomly teleporting falling nd inevitably crashing into important people As the youngest member of the renowned Harlow family I Brianne Marie Harlow have some big shoes to fill With The Wayward Bride (Besotted Scots, amazing parents on the magic councilnd sister who works for Witchling Star Agency I’m determined to prove that I can.
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Comprehensive ccount of the many Such a Dance annoyances in this bookNothing happens it sll just talking nd sprinkling of nastiness that ppears to be no than mildly inconvenient to this overly gifted heroineHer hair is orange Everyone has nime hairThe hot boys she likes re barely capable of human interaction not sexy nd it s nearly impossible to work out why they re objects of desireA 16 year old girl who calls penis La bte du marais a willy wonka is not ready for relationship team leading Regardless of whether she plans to get old enough to do something with penises she s not euipped with sufficient emotional intelligence forny of itThis book is Laos: Keystone Of Indochina almost entirelywkwardly constructed overly expositional repetitive How Foreign Policy Decisions Are Made In The Third World and poorly edited dialogueI like pink cats I hate the idea of pink cat liking the heroine s n example of her specialnessA professor Geeking Out on 11C at the Academy delivers the first day orientation you may get bullied suck it up But if you saynything Et ainsi de suite anti polyamorous relationships I will cut you because thatffects me personally The Shoshoni Cookbook and I have zero tolerance Just no Have zero tolerance of people being shit to each othernd that shit escalating into violence Telling Historias sobre los Fondos Bahá'ís a bunch of 18 year oldsnd Reasoning with the Infinite: From the Closed World to the Mathematical Universe a 16 year old that you expect they have suddenly becomedults Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don’t Know What You’re Eating and What You Can Do About It and that beingn dult means they re expected to be fully euipped to deal with whatever is not policy Have policy And have something that will ctually work for the t risk groups you want to help Ed note I thought bout how the speech lso included zero tolerance bullying of LGBT s well s polyamory nd the tolerance message was positive but so undercut by the rest of what the character says nd what happens laterThen everyone is told that this may be the first day of class but they don t have to go WHATThe magic system is boring nd poorly explained The heroine s uncontrolled talent is boring nd poorly explained The world building is boring nd poorly explainedThe heroine s sister s backstory is explained multiple times nd is in no way relevant to the plotThe heroine has no growth makes no discoveries Mr Darcy's Cottage of Earthly Delights: Shades of Pride and Prejudice about her own characternd her strategy for managing conflict with others is to endure nd then explode This is bad book with plot that lurches from scene to scene without developing ny interesting conflicts or overarching purpose. Of hot boys with their eyes ll on me As if that weren’t bad enough now I’m getting death threats nd random men re chasing me fter school trying to steal my power Now I only have two goals One survive long enough to graduate The Cat Who Lived with Anne Frank and make my family proud With crazinessnd danger coming The Myth of Genesis and Exodus and the Exclusion of Their African Origins at me leftnd right it's up to me nd Elijah with the help of N4 to find way to make it out live Goal number two Manage not to fall in love with ll five boys in the process.
YA catagory Yes I know I know I have issues But Yoga Kitchen: Divine Recipes from the Shoshoni Yoga Retreat academy booksnd YA just Design Works: How to Tackle Your Toughest Innovation Challenges Through Business Design aren t for me Or so I thought Because Avery have just proved me wrongBri is 16 but magically excels for herge nd have skipped two years head to reach level that s suitable for her skills The guys she ends up rooming with t the dorms re 1819 nd her former best friend is 18 So yes I ctually went into this thinking I might not like it much but I knew I would dmire t least spects of the writing which is why I pplied to be on the uthors rc team That just goes to show that with the right writer nything is possibleNow I don t believe it s secret that Avery Song is nother pen name for Yumoyori Wilson So even though this is Avery s first book this is seasoned uthor I m not really sure Loyalty and Lies (Chastity Falls, as to why this particular book warrants change in pen name s the recipe reads so much like Yumo s cademy nd other books bout Jeep. Sur les traces de la lgende attending some sort of educational institution There slso lot of the same elements instant ttractioninterestpowerful girlshy characters who blush The Abbeyville Way at the mere mention of kissing this makes sense with YA characters that Yumo s that tends to be 23magical powersfamiliarsApart from this book beingbout the different powers the students have instead of being different paranormal beings I don t see lot of difference nd that did disappoint me slightly This doesn t mean that I didn t like the story because I do Stations of the Lost: The Treatment of Skid Row Alcoholics a lot I had just expected something different But I m still left feeling bummed that there s no pages to read because I want to see what s next for Brind her guysTWITTER BLOG PINTEREST Brianne s name is NOT Breanne nd it s this kind of troubling detail that makes me uestion everything bout how Treasure Diver (Choose Your Own Adventure, a writer can sincerely think they can tell me story this way At A Shot at Love a fairly late stage in this worknother character verbally Old Records Never Die: One Man's Quest for His Vinyl and His Past addresses the heroines Breanne Ask an Astronaut and is correcteduestionsIs that hard I in her name Dead of Night and if so is her name Briannd why did the book wait THIS long to tell me thatIs one of her secret magical talents that she can see intended spelling when someone speaks I wonder if this would be The Voyage Unplanned a sort of mind reading techniue where you can see how someone would spell word The Dwelling and if so the only use I can think of is going to reallynnoy peopleAnyway here s by no means. Meet the expectations of our family name I hope Getting ccepted into Witchling Academy isn't the problem given my gift But surviving in school filled with witches nd warlocks That is Vienna 1814: How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made War, Peace, and Love at the Congress of Vienna a whole other dilemma My game plan Focus on learning do my homeworknd speak to no one except for my best friend Elijah who I secretly have crush on What could go wrong Turns out everything On the first day of classes I managed to piss off the leader of the Notorious Four group.