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  1. says:

    You'd think with all the bestsellers they have they'd be able to get some decent covers for their books Don't get me wrong I love their writing but I'm embarrassed to hold these books in the street


  2. says:

    Reviewed by Rabid ReadsFor those of you who have been living under a rock don’t already know Ilona Andrews is my F A V O R I T EHas been since I first read Magic Bites five or six years ago After I binge read all the available Kate books I moved onto The Edge which I also loved and knowing that the Ilona love was not a fluke the internet stalking began in which I discovered the Curran POV Collection and Kinsmen sci fi short stories etcAnd the Andrews have never not once let me downBURN FOR ME the first installment of the HIDDEN LEGACY series takes place in a world where a few hundred years ago a serum was discovered that could awaken a myriad of different types of magic in humans Eventually the serum was destroyed but the damage had already been done and the newly awakened magical gifts were passed on genetically Fast forward to the present and the highly magical families guard their bloodlines the same way the real world Western European blue bloods doEnter Nevada Baylor who at 25 has had the responsibility of keeping the family PI business afloat since her father died of cancer six years agoThe family PI business whose mortgage was sold to one of the Big Deal magical families in order to pay the medical bills The family PI business the Big Deal magical family is offering up as a sacrificial lamb when our story beginsBaylor Investigative Agency looks great on paper you see and Montgomery International Investigations MII has been asked by another Big Deal magical family to bring in their prodigal son a Prime the highest level of magic user pyroFIREkinetic who just recently burnt up a bank which resulted in the death of a cop amongst other things MII being unable to refuse such a reuest without risking unpleasantness weighed the risks deemed an honest attempt too expensive and decided to make use of the clause in the mortgage agreement that allows them to contract out Nevada’s servicesIf she refuses she breaks the contract and the business is forfeit If she fails she breaks the contract and the business is forfeit If she dies MII gets to recoup their loses and the business is forfeitAnd this was the point where I shrieked my vicarious RAGE and scared the crap out of my cat Seriously He sat on the floor in front of the bed for the rest of the day Wouldn’t come near me Such was the level of emotion the book was able to pull out of me and that was in the first 8%That’s one of my favorite things about the Andrews—their ability to create instantly likable andor interesting characters Slews of them Nevada is a perfect example of this She’s snarky and fantastic so much so that you don’t mind or begrudge her her super special snowflake statusNevada’s family is the “slew” her grandmother especially is a hoot and then there’s Mad Rogan Mad Rogan a Prime with off the charts magical abilities Mad Rogan the wealthy and powerful head of House Rogan Mad Rogan pure sex walking around on two legs Mad Rogan the borderline sociopathYes you heard me SOCIOPATHI can only hope is revealed in future installments to make him a sympathetic character bc right now Mad Rogan is my only real issue with this bookOh there was also some slight disbelief with the Big Reveal at the very end but that was small potatoes Mad Rogan on the other hand he’s downright scary Like Ted Bundy scary And I can see Nevada being hot for him but eventually in love with him ? As it stands she should run screaming in the opposite directionLiterally Mad Rogan aside Burn for Me is positively delightful The world building is fresh and original The characters are hilarious and the sense of family will give you the warm fuzzies Those of you who stalk follow the Andrews like I do will particularly enjoy a scenario with Nevada’s high school aged sisters that very closely resembled something that happened with one of their daughters—the pen is mightier than the high school coach wink Overall an excellent start to a wonderful new series Nevada Baylor is now second to only Kate Daniels Highly recommendedAnd if you're interested you can find my interview with the Andrews about this book hereMy other reviews for this series White Hot Hidden Legacy #2 Wildfire Hidden Legacy #3


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    ➽ And the moral of this rerererererererererereread is I don't understand why everyone is so desperately looking for a covid 19 vaccine right now when they could just call The Butcher of Merida for help I mean I'm pretty sure Rogan would make the pesky virus go splat Peaches style in less time than it takes to say unleash the murderous crustaceans and stuff I have the best ideas I know👋 Until next time and stuff· Book 2 White Hot ★★★★★· Book 3 Wildfire ★★★★★· Book 35 Diamond Fire ★★★· Book 4 Sapphire Flames ★★★· Book 5 Emerald Blaze to be read· Book 6 Ruby Fever to be releasedMarch 13 2019➽ And the moral of this rererererererererereread is it is a truth universally acknowledged that the Scourge of Mexico this book is the ultimate cure for all book slumps everything👋 Until next time and stuffMay 2 2018💉 Some Clueless People Use Illegal Drugs to Get High But That's Just Because They're Um Clueless and Stuff and Have Never Read a Tactile IA Book Before Ha Buddy Rerererererererereread SCPUIDtGHBTJBTUCaSaHNRaTIABBHBR™ with the IA Addicts 💉➽ And the moral of this rerererererereread is can I beat the crap out of Adam Pierce? Please? Pretty please? I promise to be nice and behave and not skewer puny humans for at least a day and stuff PS I really don't understand why antidepressants are still being prescribed when this series is readily available Doctors are really weird if you ask meMay 28 2017➽ And the moral of this rerererererereread is Sorry what? I only just rerererererereread this a month ago you say? And your point is?PS I want to be Nevada Baylor when I grow up And not only because the Scourge of Mexico wants to go all tactile on me her and stuff Not that I mind the Scourge of Mexico wanting to go all tactile on me her and stuff But you know there's other you know cool stuff about being her that makes me want to you know be her and stuffApril 22 2017➽ And the moral of this rererererereread is Weeeeeeeeeee❣ Real Life Sucks Too Much We Gotta Get Ourselves Some Tactile Now Poof All Problems Gone Impromptu Buddy Rerererererererereread RLSTMWGGOSTNPAPGIBR™ with the IA Addicts ❣➽ And the moralsssss of this rerererererereread are① Mad Rogan② I want to be Nevada Baylor when I grow up Because Mad Rogan reasons③ Mad Rogan④ The cow didn't do it⑤ Mad Rogan No idea what DNA helicase is? Me neither Who the shrimp cares anyway? You get the idea right? Right So?⑥ Best IA banter and dialogues in the history of IA banter and dialogues⑦ Mad Rogan⑧ Best car wrecking extravaganza in the history of car wrecking extravaganzas⑨ Mad Rogan⑩ Exposure therapy is all about snake handling⑪ Mad Rogan⑫ TACTILE TACTILE TACTILE TACTILE Obviously» And the moral of the moralsssss of this crappy non review is I might be slightly obsessed with Mad Rogan Not sure The jury's still out on that oneBye now Until next time You're welcome And stuffview spoilerMad Rogan No I am not obsessed Absolutely not hide spoiler


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    Re read of the series in May and June 5th read and I still love practically everything about this book It is like coming home after a long trip away and just being so happy to be there again If you haven't started this series yet you are missing out in my honest and very humble yet biased opinion Rereading Againfor no reason what so ever whistles nonchalantlyBuddy Read with Alexa Athena Ya Carole oOSarahOo and SandraFantastic and fun buddy read with some great girls Totally worth the re read less than a month later Kindle highlight count 149 I might have a problemLOVED IT Loved it LOVED IT 4 45 Mad Rogan StarsSpoiler Free Review Top 5 Reasons I Love anything Ilona Andrews1 Fan Freaking Tastic build up of sexual tension2 Never disappoint in making entirely new worlds and new magic systems3 They know how to make interesting side characters that add to the story4 Blending humor with action and suspense5 I want to live in these worlds I want to hang out in Nevada’s warehouse home and play on Herald Or hang with Kate at the Keep go with Andrea to the shooting range and drink some of Doolittle’s Honeybadger tea I’d love to go on an adventure with George Jack and Sophie and I need to visit Dina’s Inn and play with her broom I read all of their books over and over and love them every time Simply put they are the best How many authors can switch up their worlds and make each one just as interesting if not interesting than the last? I can only name a few Burn For Me has everything that I have come to expect and need from an Ilona Andrews novel There is the strong Heroine who is tough and likable Nevada The charismatic male lead Mad Rogan who is handsome rich powerful unconventional and a handful possibly even a bit crazy the jury is still out on that one The bad guys are just as interesting as everything else They are never uite what you would expect and sometimes they can give the Hero a run for the money with their wit charm and burning sexualityIt all adds up to a great ride I loved my introduction into this new world It has new rules a very different backstory than any of IA’s prior books and a whole new cast of characters I’m sure I’m going to love all of them Nevada’s family seems ripe with possibilities and I really liked the detective agency she is running with a few of her older and younger family members They are a hoot and one of the strangest families I’ve read in a little whileThe premise of the world is that some people through scientific help generations ago developed abilities to control different elements or energies Something like X men ish type powers anything from talking to animals controlling fire telekinesis to working with metals or plants It was deemed incredible dangerous and so the serum used was banned and now generations have gone by where some families have coalesced their power through breeding over generations to become the strongest they could possibly be Mad Rogan is a byproduct and head of such a familyNevada’s family detective agency is owned by another powerful family and she has been commissioned to find one of its members before the police find him Shouldn’t be too hard except Adam is wanted for murder extremely powerful and has an unusual fascination with Nevada When Mad Rogan and Nevada’s paths meet in search of the same thing it doesn’t all go well “So instead of talking to me asking for my credentials or doing any of those things a normal person would do you decided to assault me and chain me in your basement?”He shrugged a slow deliberate movement “It seemed like the most expedient way to obtain the information And let’s be honest you weren’t exactly harmed I even took you home”“You dumped me on my doorstep According to my mother I looked half dead”“Your mother exaggerates A third dead at most” These two together really made the book for me I ship them so hard They are completely different and the way they rub against each other had me laughing and smiling just waiting for when something even hotter was going to happen This is a slow building romance that I’m going to enjoy to build up for no matter how many books it takesview spoiler “Fine” he said “You had no idea it could be this good Nobody in your past was ever that good and you know that nobody in your future will ever be this good You’ve had a taste and you want You want sex Dirty naked hot sex It’s floating through your head as we speak You think you can imagine what it would be like Trust me you have no idea I haven’t even started So run from it think it over pretend it didn’t happen it doesn’t matter I’ll allow it for now The you fight the irresistible it will become until one day I’ll motion with my hand and you’ll come running” hide spoiler


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    Let's talk about expectations shall we? A few years ago I went on a business trip to London I was good friends with the co workers I traveled with and already had a fantastic rapport going with our British counterparts because I served as the liaison between our two companies The trip was a roaring success; everyone not only got along but got along really well and because of this dynamic we accomplished everything we set out to early on in the week That left us with a lot of free time to tour the city And by tour the city I mean tour the pubsEach night after work we would pour forth from the office doors in search of the nearest or loudest watering hole One evening already half smashed thanks to the deceptively strong cider I'd been downing seriously what the hell is in that stuff? I ordered pie off the menu because apparently I fancied the idea of descending into a sugar induced coma The dessert arrived a few minutes later carrying with it the smell of golden pie crust and roasting meat In my inebriated state I brushed off the unexpected seared flesh scent thinking that it must have emanated from something else on the tray the bartender carried I stabbed at the pie and lifted a steaming spoonful to my mouth Maybe if I hadn't been absorbed in the conversation taking place at my table or if I hadn't been such a goddamn lightweight I would have noticed that something was off I would have realized that my spoon hadn't slid into the pie with the same ease I would expect from a fruit filled delicacy I would have caught sight of the chunks of carrots and peas that ascended to my lips I would have seen the massive chunk of meat hanging off my spoon Alas I didn't Did I mention I'm a vegetarian? No? Ah well now you might understand why after biting into the carcass of a dead animal when I expected a dead fruit I tore out of the room and vomited spectacularly onto the sidewalk narrowly missing a group of pedestrians It was all anyone talked about for the rest of the week And when we briefed our boss on the success of the trip after arriving back home one of my co workers who is sadistically uick on his feet snuck a picture of my humiliation into the slide show I'm sure you're wondering what the hell this story has to do with Burn for Me Well let me tell you I went into this expecting a paranormal romance I had recently finished reading a book that had made me think about a lot of things too many things and I wanted to turn my brain off for a few blissful hours I wanted something light and fluffy and sexy And really with a title as cheesy as Burn for Me who could blame me for thinking that this would deliver? Also have you seen this cover? It promises certain things Let me demonstrate what went through my mind when I first saw itImagine my surprise when instead of witty banter and half veiled propositions I was met with nearly a hundred pages of shoddy world building I spent the first thirty percent of this book regretting my decision to pick it up I spent the next twenty percent trying to stifle my hope lest I be disappointed I spent the last fifty percent enjoying the hell out of myself but also having some SERIOUS misgivings about all the woman on woman hatred and the shitbag of a male lead In short the second half of the book did not make up for the first just balanced my rating out a little This was not the fluff filled dessert that I had expected This was a goddamn meat pie Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest


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    I'm not one of those readers who swears a favorite author can do no wrong I feel I have to say this because it seems like every time I pick up an Ilona Andrews book I find myself fawning all over it like a teenage girl with her first crush BUT IT'S REAL LOVE I SWEARThis book rocked my socks off as much as any Kate Daniels book ever has And while the Andrews team has a uniue voice that is unmistakable this book is not Kate Part 2 The world building is fantastic and utterly different from the some of the tired UF PNR templates I find in so many books of these genres I loved the heroine I loved the hero I loved the unpredictable progression of the plot And I loved the foundation of a romance that promises to be spectacular I'm going to stop gushing for a moment and tell you a little about the storyIt takes place in world where the wealthy and powerful wield magic and create influential dynasties surrounding their skills One of the strongest members of one of the most powerful families has gone rogue and now small time PI Nevada Baylor is tasked to bring him in unharmed She doesn't want the job It's way out of her league but circumstances force her hand and before she knows it she is tackling a job too big for even the police to take onMad Rogan is a force just as powerful as Nevada's target Maybe even so Which is why she wants nothing to do with him But he has his own reasons to want to capture Adam Pierce and he knows Nevada may actually be savvy enough to do it He pushes his way into her investigation and into her life sparking a mutual attraction she can't control and he doesn't want to Their mission is dangerous exciting and completely captivating from beginning to endNevada is impossible not to like She's devoted to her family She loves them and she's kind of taken over the mantle as the person responsible for them all I love how Andrews paints these characters They feel so real They have uirks and color that make you feel like you know them; you can see why they mean so much to Nev I love how smart the heroine is How she tries to be practical instead of reckless How she is so vastly powerful but has absolutely no ideaRogan is totally badass He can level cities with a thought He is every bit the dragon of Nev's musings But he is also than that I feel like she can teach him so much about what it means to be human what it means to feel The sexual tension between these two is off the charts Her reactions to him are so hot and every time they touch I am glued to the pageSo I mentioned the great characters the phenomenal world building and the scorching sexual tension But I also have to give a shout out to the awesome pacing and funny funny one liners Right in the middle of a serious conversation or observation we're treated to inside jokes on tortured heroes and snake penis metaphors I laughed out loud than onceIt's smart It's engaging And I wouldn't change a thingDisclosure I beta read for this book But I already considered it an A read on the first pass And I swear if I didn't like it I would tell you ARC provided by author for review


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    WowI never had to leave two books incompletely read within a week before New record I guess? I was SURE having loved Magic Bites that this was going to be a kickass UF new series with a strong main character and a splendidly developed magic world But it was underwhelmingso so underwhelmingAnd THAT COVER Why did they reject this one? Please don't tell me that it wasn't sexy enough


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    532017There is a Mad Rogan POV scene on IA's site If I Could I Would Kidnap IA And Make Them Tell Me Stories Forever Stars There mightdefinitely be untagged SPOILERS In 1863 European scientists discovered the Osiris serum a concoction which brought out one’s magic talents These talents were many and varied Eventually the world realized the conseuences of awakening godlike powers in ordinary people The serum was locked away but it was too late The magic talents passed on from parents to their children and changed the course of human history forever Those who previously married for status money and power now married for magic because strong magic would give them everythingNow a century and a half later families with strong hereditary magic have evolved into dynasties It is a world where the magic you have the powerful the wealthier and the prominent you are Some magic talents are destructive Some are subtle But no magic user should be taken lightlyIn a world where Magic is the currency that talks and the Housesfamilies with strong magic genes rule the world Nevada Baylor is a very small fish in a huge pond She works as a PI and she loves it buts he also carries the responsibility for her family's wellfare on her shoulders since her father's death When MII the company who owns their mortgage sends Nevada in a suicide mission to deliver a Primethe most powerful magic users pyrokinitic who doesn't want to be delivered back to his family she has two options Deny the job and lose everything the bussiness the house the cars and all their savings fail the job and lose everything or succeed and earn a considerable amount of money At least her family will get the bussiness back if the worst happens Reassuring? Not reallySo Nevada has to manage to talk Adam a narcissistic psychopath who has taken a liking for her to return to his family and as if that wasn't enough Mad Rogan a Prime telekinetic with off the charts power is after Adam too and is willing to walk all over her to get there The chances of survival don't seem in her favorWhat can I say that will describe IA's brilliant minds? This is the first installment in a brand new series a brand new universe and I wasn't bored for a minute The world building and the story were so well done that I felt like I knew the rules from the beginning No struggling to understand no slow parts that magic is explained in length They let the story flow and gave you enough information to keep you from being confused but not enough to overwhelm youNevada is a brilliant heroine She has Kate Daniels' spirit and snark but she is responsible logical and not uite as uick to jump in dangerous situations Just like Kate though danger seems to be drawn to her whether she wants or not I liked how relatable Nevada was with her everyday problems of keeping her family bussiness afloat and her not always being the biggest badass around town She is also highly moral and surprisingly law abiding which is a nice change for an UF heroine The fact that she has a magic talent that must be hidden if she doesn't want to end up forced to do a job she won't like only adds to the storyAnd then comes Mad Rogan Mad Rogan is powerful arrogant completely lacking in empathy and thinks everyone is beneath him He is by all accounts a sociopath and makes no excuses He used to work for the military but has retired and at the moment he has zero purpose in his life until he is given a distraction in the faces of Adam Pierce and Nevada Baylor He could level a town with his power and probably wouldn't feel much regret later he kills with hard cold logic just like he does everything else in life In a world full of badasses he knows he is the most badass of them all “You have no regard for human life” I said “You saved the city but I don’t think you did it because you genuinely cared about all those people I think you did it because Adam Pierce got under your skin You hire desperate soldiers but you don’t do it to save them either You do it because they offer you unuestioning loyalty You rescued your cousin but you had been content to ignore the existence of that whole branch of your family You don’t feel that rules apply to you If you want it you buy it If you can’t buy it you take it You don’t seem to feel bad about things and you offer gratitude only when you need to overcome some hurdle I think you might be a psychopath“I can’t be with you no matter how crazy you make me because you have no empathy Rogan I’m not talking about magic I’m talking about the human ability to sympathize” Adding to the awesomeness of the book is the fact that despite Nevada's attraction to Rogan she doesn't jump in bed with him There is insta lust but they don't act on it so it doesn't count This is something that IA always do well they develop the relationship give it time and space to mature and by the time they get there you know why you can't deny that they belong together As frustrating as the unsatisfied sexual tension is the end result is definitely worth itAlso the bad guy of the story is suficiently cruel and demented but he isn't the one pulling the strings so we see the foundation for a bigger story arc I want the next book so badly We'll see how this develops but I have every faith I will ove itThe secondary characters IA know how to do secondary characters From the overprotective mother who never misses a shot to the crazy grandmother who loves a good eye candy and is always there for everyone to the teenage troublemakers in the family they are all special snowflakes hilarious and full of awesome “You're Mad Rogan Leon burst outYes Mad Rogan said his voice calmAnd you can break cities?YesAnd you have all this money and magic?YesWhere was Leon going with this?My cousin blinked And you look like that?Mad Rogan nodded YesLeon's dark eyes went wide He looked at Mad Rogan then glanced back at himself At fifteen Leon weighed barely a hundred pounds His arms and legs were like chopsticksThere is no justice in the world Leon announced “If you’re really hard up I can introduce you to my grandmother She’s a fan” Adam blinked “She doesn’t typically sleep with pretty young things but she would make an exception in your case You might even learn a trick or two” “Do you have a girlfriend?” Grandma Frida asked I put my hand over my face “No” Mad Rogan said “A boyfriend?” Grandma Frida asked “No” “What about ” “No” Mom and I said in unison “But you don’t even know what I wanted to ask” “No” we said again together “Party poopers” Grandma shrugged” Coming to a close to my description of why IA is awesome I'm looking forward to knowing exactly how powerful Nevada is and how her exposure will go down view spoilerIt is obvious she will turn out to be a Prime after Rogan's cryptical comment when she was ranting about all the Primes' problems “You know what your problem is? ‘You’ as in Primes in general?”“I think you’re about to tell me” Mad Rogan leaned forward with rapt attention“Your problem is that nobody ever tells you no You think you can do whatever you want enter wherever you want You play with people’s lives When cops show up you wave your hand and make them go away Because you are Primes and the rest of us are apparently nothing”“Mhm” he said “The irony of this is so rich it’s simply delicious”“I don’t see what’s so ironic about it”“I’d tell you but it would ruin the fun” Yeap I can see it coming already hide spoiler


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    45 stars HIDEOUS COVER ALERT I refuse to blame Andrews for this ridonkulous looking cheese fest but I wish that whoever is in charge of this sort of thing at Avon would get a clueThis looks like the sort of thing I've come to expect from crappy PNR not Urban Fantasy This cover doesn't say kick ass story between these pages it says Fabio ish romance inside Well guess what?They don't have sex in this bookThe folks who were hoping for a little bow chicka wow wow thanks to the cover will be disappointedAnd the people who don't want mindless PNR not that there's anything wrong with that are going to bypass this book altogetherEven I put off reading it and I'm a fan of Ilona Andrewsso I should know better That's the power of a BAD cover people Alrighty enough bitchingI picked up Burn For Me and gobbled it down in record timeI loved Nevada and her entire wacky family Especially GrandmaSurprisingly I loved Mad Rogan too I see some complaints about him but I thought he was awesome Sure it seems like he's sort of a sociopath but I have a feeling he's a bit complicated than that Or maybe notEither way I thought he was greatMagic thanks to a scientific breakthrough is now a hereditary uality that the powerful magic users in the world view as a commodity They marry for the power it brings their families and those Houses rule cities and corporations Or something like thatThe world building wasn't fully explored but I'm hoping that we'll get a better glimpse of how everything works in the next book There was definitely enough information to get to get started with thoughI'm feeling really lazy and I want to go eat some soup and pieSo instead of trying to review the plot I'll just say that if you're a fan of Ilona Andrews stuff you're going to like thisHighly Recommended to fans of Kate Daniels Mercy Thompson etc No points were deducted for the horrible cover


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    If the writing team of Ilona Andrews decided to write an instruction manual on how to use my dishwasher I would buy it stay up all night reading it chuckle out loud while my family sleeps obliviously and highlight all of my favorite parts until the pages were so yellow that it looked like my dogs took turns marking it as their own In other words I'm a fanThis book hit every one of the happy spots in the Big Book Map that is located in my brain It's like one of those old Nintendo Mario games with the world maps that have different levels Some books can deliver on a few levels and some books have game over written all over them from the start but very few can make it past all of the bosses and beat the game so much winCrazy analogy? I have boys video games are my life give me a breakWhy so much win?Level One The main character NevadaNevada is a 25 year old Truthseeker who is the head of her family business a private investigation firm What is a Truthseeker? Someone who can magically tell if someone is telling the truth or not and can pull the truth from someone even if they are not inclined to talk She hides the fact that she has this ability because she does not want to get stuck working for the government as a human lie detector for the rest of her life Her loyalty is to her family and her family is awesome and funny Ilona Andrews knows how to write amazing families They did so in the Edge series and they did so in this one The grandmother in this series is hilarious Nevada has a great magical talent but doesn't have Special Snowflake Syndrome She is funny and sarcastic but she is also very likable loving and compassionate She is tough but not unbelievably kickass just human She is attracted to these extremely attractive men but is too smart to get involved with them because they are a holes and psychopaths Her reactions are actually reasonable and well thought out I never felt like she was acting like an idiot and that's a big deal I think people are too stupid to live in half the books I read and I think that characters are making dumb decisions sometimes in the other half Nevada's only uestionable decision in my opinion was when she kissed Mad Rogan but at least she also realized it was a mistakeLevel Two The SettingThis was exciting for me because this book was set in Houston Texas I live in Houston best day everAlso the world building was awesome Blah blah blah But again Houston YayLevel Three The RomanceVery little Haha As I said before Nevada appreciated the good looks of the sociopaths men around her but was too smart to get involved He probably had to have protective detail when he left the building to fend off all the sculptors who wanted to immortalize him in marbleI'm a known fugitive who likes to set people on fire come away with me so we can have hot sex while the entire city is trying to shoot me in the head If I get bored I'll barbecue you for my amusementSure let me get my shoesLevel Four The SociopathsThe men in this book are sociopaths There is a bad guy sociopath Adam who has the magical ability to catch any noun on fire and there is the good guy sociopath Mad Rogan who can move anything with his mind including buildings off of their foundation Nevada is hired to find Adam and Mad Rogan kidnaps Nevada in order to find out what she knows because he is looking for a relative who is with Adam Nevada ends up in a very uneasy partnership with Rogan Uneasy because he kills with no remorse and hardly a thought He doesn't even get why this bothers her I would really like to know he said with genuine curiosity The next time I kill someone I'd like to do it in a way that doesn't freak you outHow about you don't kill anybody for a little bit?I can't make that promise Both Adam and Rogan are awesomely fun psychopaths They have no remorse and no understanding of normal human emotion regarding the sanctity of life Characters like that are always amusing If the clouds split open and an archangel descended unto the street in all of his heavenly glory and tried to make Rogan see reason he would fail miserably and have to pack up his flaming sword and go back to Heaven in shame Bonus Level The HumorThis book had me laughing out loud so many times The duct tape and paper towel bandage yes all men instinctively know how to make them from birth; the scene where she slams the door in his face then opens it takes the flowers then slams it in his face again; the I hate you You're okay interaction But my favorite laugh out loud moment came toward the end so I can't spoil it I think it was the most original funny scene I have ever read when Nevada stopped Rogan from beating someone up just so that she could beat the crap out of them I seriously cracked up at that This book seriously delivered


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A suspect in a volatile case Nevada isn't sure she has the chops Her uarry is a Prime the highest rank of magic user who can set anyone and anything on fireThen she's kidnapped by Connor Mad Rogan a darkly tempting billionaire with eually devastating powers Torn between wanting to run or surrender to the. Let's talk about expectations shall we A few years ago I went on a business trip to London I was good friends with the co workers I traveled with and already had a fantastic rapport going with our British counterparts because I served as the liaison between our two companies The trip was a roaring success; everyone not only got along but got along really well and because of this dynamic we accomplished everything we set out to early on in the week That left us with a lot of free time to tour the city And by tour the city I mean tour the pubsEach night after work we would pour forth from the office doors in search of the nearest or loudest watering hole One evening already half smashed thanks to the deceptively strong cider I'd been downing seriously what the hell is in that stuff I ordered pie off the menu because apparently I fancied the idea of descending into a sugar induced coma The dessert arrived a few minutes later carrying with it the smell of golden pie crust and roasting meat In my inebriated state I brushed off the unexpected seared flesh scent thinking that it must have emanated from something else on the tray the bartender carried I stabbed at the pie and lifted a steaming spoonful to my mouth Maybe if I hadn't been absorbed in the conversation taking place at my table or if I hadn't been such a goddamn lightweight I would have noticed that something was off I would have realized that my spoon hadn't slid into the pie with the same ease I would expect from a fruit filled delicacy I would have caught sight of the chunks of carrots and peas that ascended to my lips I would have seen the massive chunk of meat hanging off my spoon Alas I didn't Did I mention I'm a vegetarian No Ah well now you might understand why after biting into the carcass of a dead animal when I expected a dead fruit I tore out of the room and vomited spectacularly onto the sidewalk narrowly missing a group of pedestrians It was all anyone talked about for the rest of the week And when we briefed our boss on the success of the trip after arriving back home one of my co workers who is sadistically uick on his feet snuck a picture of my humiliation into the slide show I'm sure you're wondering what the hell this story has to do with Burn for Me Well let me tell you I went into this expecting a paranormal romance I had recently finished reading a book that had made me think about a lot of things too many things and I wanted to turn my brain off for a few blissful hours I wanted something light and fluffy and sexy And really with a title as cheesy as Burn for Me who could blame me for thinking that this would deliver Also have you seen this cover It promises certain things Let me demonstrate what went through my mind when I first saw itImagine my surprise when instead of witty banter and half veiled propositions I was met with nearly a hundred pages of shoddy world building I spent the first thirty percent of this book regretting my decision to pick it up I spent the next twenty percent trying to stifle my hope lest I be disappointed I spent the last fifty percent enjoying the hell out of myself but also having some SERIOUS misgivings about all the woman on woman hatred and the shitbag of a male lead In short the second half of the book did not make up for the first just balanced my rating out a little This was not the fluff filled dessert that I had expected This was a goddamn meat pie Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest Free Dirt years ago I went on a business trip to London I was good friends with the co workers I traveled with and already had a fantastic rapport going with our British counterparts because I served as the liaison between our two companies The trip was a roaring success; everyone not only got along but got along really well and because of this dynamic we accomplished everything we set out to early on in the week That left us with a lot of free time to tour the city And by tour the city I mean tour the pubsEach night after work we would pour forth from the office doors in search of the nearest or loudest watering hole One evening already half smashed thanks to the deceptively strong cider I'd been downing seriously what the hell is in that stuff I ordered pie off the menu because apparently I fancied the idea of descending into a sugar induced coma The dessert arrived a few minutes later carrying with it the smell of golden pie crust and roasting meat In my inebriated state I brushed off the unexpected seared flesh scent thinking that it must have emanated from something else on the tray the bartender carried I stabbed at the pie and lifted a steaming spoonful to my mouth Maybe if I hadn't been absorbed in the conversation taking place at my table or if I hadn't been such a goddamn lightweight I would have noticed that something was off I would have realized that my spoon hadn't slid into the pie with the same ease I would expect from a fruit filled delicacy I would have caught sight of the chunks of carrots and peas that ascended to my lips I would have seen the massive chunk of meat hanging off my spoon Alas I didn't Did I mention I'm a vegetarian No Ah well now Møllehave - et liv har fem akter you might understand why after biting into the carcass of a dead animal when I expected a dead fruit I tore out of the room and vomited spectacularly onto the sidewalk narrowly missing a group of pedestrians It was all anyone talked about for the rest of the week And when we briefed our boss on the success of the trip after arriving back home one of my co workers who is sadistically uick on his feet snuck a picture of my humiliation into the slide show I'm sure All Our Trials you're wondering what the hell this story has to do with Burn for Me Well let me tell A Color Sampler you I went into this expecting a paranormal romance I had recently finished reading a book that had made me think about a lot of things too many things and I wanted to turn my brain off for a few blissful hours I wanted something light and fluffy and sexy And really with a title as cheesy as Burn for Me who could blame me for thinking that this would deliver Also have The Stars Are Made of Tears you seen this cover It promises certain things Let me demonstrate what went through my mind when I first saw itImagine my surprise when instead of witty banter and half veiled propositions I was met with nearly a hundred pages of shoddy world building I spent the first thirty percent of this book regretting my decision to pick it up I spent the next twenty percent trying to stifle my hope lest I be disappointed I spent the last fifty percent enjoying the hell out of myself but also having some SERIOUS misgivings about all the woman on woman hatred and the shitbag of a male lead In short the second half of the book did not make up for the first just balanced my rating out a little This was not the fluff filled dessert that I had expected This was a goddamn meat pie Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest

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Ir overwhelming attraction Nevada must join forces with Rogan to stay aliveRogan's after the same target so he needs Nevada But she's getting under his skin making him care about someone other than himself for a change And as Rogan has learned love can be as perilous as death especially in the magic world. 45 stars HIDEOUS COVER ALERT I refuse to blame Andrews for this ridonkulous looking cheese fest but I wish that whoever is in charge of this sort of thing at Avon would get a clueThis looks like the sort of thing I've come to expect from crappy PNR not Urban Fantasy This cover doesn't say kick ass story between these pages it says Fabio ish romance inside Well guess whatThey don't have sex in this bookThe folks who were hoping for a little bow chicka wow wow thanks to the cover will be disappointedAnd the people who don't want mindless PNR not that there's anything wrong with that are going to bypass this book altogetherEven I put off reading it and I'm a fan of Ilona Andrewsso I should know better That's the power of a BAD cover people Alrighty enough bitchingI picked up Burn For Me and gobbled it down in record timeI loved Nevada and her entire wacky family Especially GrandmaSurprisingly I loved Mad Rogan too I see some complaints about him but I thought he was awesome Sure it seems like he's sort of a sociopath but I have a feeling he's a bit complicated than that Or maybe notEither way I thought he was greatMagic thanks to a scientific breakthrough is now a hereditary uality that the powerful magic users in the world view as a commodity They marry for the power it brings their families and those Houses rule cities and corporations Or something like thatThe world building wasn't fully explored but I'm hoping that we'll get a better glimpse of how everything works in the next book There was definitely enough information to get to get started with thoughI'm feeling really lazy and I want to go eat some soup and pieSo instead of trying to review the plot I'll just say that if you're a fan of Ilona Andrews stuff you're going to like thisHighly Recommended to fans of Kate Daniels Mercy Thompson etc No points were deducted for the horrible cover Sundri you're a fan of Ilona Andrews stuff Beastie Boys Book you're going to like thisHighly Recommended to fans of Kate Daniels Mercy Thompson etc No points were deducted for the horrible cover

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews launches a brand new Hidden Legacy series in which one woman must place her trust in a seductive dangerous man who sets off an even dangerous desireNevada Baylor is faced with the most challenging case of her detective career a suicide mission to bring in. Reviewed by Rabid ReadsFor those of you who have been living under a rock don’t already know Ilona Andrews is my F A V O R I T EHas been since I first read Magic Bites five or six years ago After I binge read all the available Kate books I moved onto The Edge which I also loved and knowing that the Ilona love was not a fluke the internet stalking began in which I discovered the Curran POV Collection and Kinsmen sci fi short stories etcAnd the Andrews have never not once let me downBURN FOR ME the first installment of the HIDDEN LEGACY series takes place in a world where a few hundred years ago a serum was discovered that could awaken a myriad of different types of magic in humans Eventually the serum was destroyed but the damage had already been done and the newly awakened magical gifts were passed on genetically Fast forward to the present and the highly magical families guard their bloodlines the same way the real world Western European blue bloods doEnter Nevada Baylor who at 25 has had the responsibility of keeping the family PI business afloat since her father died of cancer six years agoThe family PI business whose mortgage was sold to one of the Big Deal magical families in order to pay the medical bills The family PI business the Big Deal magical family is offering up as a sacrificial lamb when our story beginsBaylor Investigative Agency looks great on paper you see and Montgomery International Investigations MII has been asked by another Big Deal magical family to bring in their prodigal son a Prime the highest level of magic user pyroFIREkinetic who just recently burnt up a bank which resulted in the death of a cop amongst other things MII being unable to refuse such a reuest without risking unpleasantness weighed the risks deemed an honest attempt too expensive and decided to make use of the clause in the mortgage agreement that allows them to contract out Nevada’s servicesIf she refuses she breaks the contract and the business is forfeit If she fails she breaks the contract and the business is forfeit If she dies MII gets to recoup their loses and the business is forfeitAnd this was the point where I shrieked my vicarious RAGE and scared the crap out of my cat Seriously He sat on the floor in front of the bed for the rest of the day Wouldn’t come near me Such was the level of emotion the book was able to pull out of me and that was in the first 8%That’s one of my favorite things about the Andrews—their ability to create instantly likable andor interesting characters Slews of them Nevada is a perfect example of this She’s snarky and fantastic so much so that you don’t mind or begrudge her her super special snowflake statusNevada’s family is the “slew” her grandmother especially is a hoot and then there’s Mad Rogan Mad Rogan a Prime with off the charts magical abilities Mad Rogan the wealthy and powerful head of House Rogan Mad Rogan pure sex walking around on two legs Mad Rogan the borderline sociopathYes you heard me SOCIOPATHI can only hope is revealed in future installments to make him a sympathetic character bc right now Mad Rogan is my only real issue with this bookOh there was also some slight disbelief with the Big Reveal at the very end but that was small potatoes Mad Rogan on the other hand he’s downright scary Like Ted Bundy scary And I can see Nevada being hot for him but eventually in love with him As it stands she should run screaming in the opposite directionLiterally Mad Rogan aside Burn for Me is positively delightful The world building is fresh and original The characters are hilarious and the sense of family will give you the warm fuzzies Those of you who stalk follow the Andrews like I do will particularly enjoy a scenario with Nevada’s high school aged sisters that very closely resembled something that happened with one of their daughters—the pen is mightier than the high school coach wink Overall an excellent start to a wonderful new series Nevada Baylor is now second to only Kate Daniels Highly recommendedAnd if you're interested you can find my interview with the Andrews about this book hereMy other reviews for this series White Hot Hidden Legacy #2 Wildfire Hidden Legacy #3