January 12, 2020

#BookReview: Shades of Human (Faerie-Tail Awakening, #1) by @authorjlmyers


Synopsis: ❤ A Little Mermaid Adaption ❤ 

A girl who sees monsters. A stalker who saves lives. Is this a dream come true, or are Calli’s nightmares coming to life? 
Aged out of foster care, two jobs to keep me afloat, and finally on my own…until Mr. Sexonlegs dives into my life. Literally. This guy may be the sexiest man alive, but his stalker tendencies and disappearing scales are freaking me out. 

I’m in danger. The Unseelie Queen is after me. Yeah right! 

Maybe I’m losing my mind. Maybe my crazy childhood memories are real. If I don’t run for my life, I need my head examined. Guess I better book that shrink, because I can’t get away, and now I’m not sure if I want to anymore… 

With worlds colliding and the threat of romance on the horizon, can Calli uncover what’s real before it’s too late to escape? Find out in Shades of Human. 

New adult paranormal romance. 
Warning - This book contains some language and sexual situations. 

USA Today Bestselling book from the Cursed Lands Limited Edition Box Set. 


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Rating: ★★★★★
My Review: This was such an amazing story!! I chose it totally because of the cover for this years reading challenge to get at least 8 book off my shelf. 4 print books and 4 ebooks.  So this one I started on the first and finished it three hours later and now I am totally sad because book two doesn't come out until Feb. this is one of those tittles that you finish it and you just want to read book two right then and there.  


I thought that this was a young adult title but as it turns out its a new adult title and that worked out even better!! I loved all the tension that built during the story and the romance.  The humor that Calli has was great and I loved all the inner banter that she did with herself.  I must have wrote down so many quotes.  Which are below.  

The story itself had a mystery to it that I loved.  It was nice not figuring something out before the story told you. And then even when I thought I knew what Calli was going to be I was wrong.  That was an amazing feat with me since I always seem to figure it all out.  

I just really don't know what to really say about this amazing story other than it was funny, sexy, and its one of those gems in the world of Indies.  



Go Into This One Knowing: Sexy, Funny, Twists and Turns, Cliffhanger 


“Sexonlegs”

“Now, this is why the women in horror movies always died. Stupidity.” 

“the first I’d ogled in my entire life…and was I seriously edging around to get a better view?” 

“Would he kiss me before the final deadly goodbye? Mind out of the gutter, Calli! I chided myself. And morbid much? I shook my head, clearing the cobwebs.” 

“toilet bowl when I took a quick bathroom break. You can laugh, but you’d do it too. What if his face appeared in the toilet water as I was about to sit down. Lace bra and panties were one thing, but fully bared from that angle…I cringed at the thought.” 

“I had to wonder…how many more monsters were out there? And what would they do to force me to play along?” 

“I felt alive and safe, and like someone had finally seen the real me with all my baggage and they weren’t running.” 

“There was enough bad juju going around, and now that I’d found him—or rather, he had hunted me down—I wasn’t ready to let him go.”




"Phenomenal storyline and twists that keep you on edge. It's full of secrets, drama, paranormal creatures, passion, murder, angst, grief, loss, & magical creatures." - Amazon reviewer 

"I like urban fantasy and this was up there with the best of them. Highly recommended." - Steve (Amazon reviewer)









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