My One and Only Blurb:
Micah has spent so many centuries hiding who he is that he’s forgotten how to be himself, and despite always being there for others, he finds it impossible to ask for help. As weeks of sleepless nights catch up with him, he faces the fact that he needs his unit brothers no more than ever.
Living in Storm Keep with mixed blood, Serenity fought for everything she has. When she disobeys the dictates of her Elders to help the sick in Noctem Falls she is unprepared for the kindness and support she receives from it’s citizens, including her own witchborne mate.
As both of them are forced to reveal their own long kept secrets to save a city, will they be able to overcome their own deep-seated fears to make their mating last.
Title: My One and Only
Author: Alanea Alder
Publication Date: April 24th, 2018
Shelves: Fiction; Romance; Paranormal;
Format: Kindle (206 pages)
First of all, let me tell you how this review is written: after reading all 10 books in a row because I couldn’t help myself to take a break and write the review, I re started reading them again, one by one so I can write this. Crazy? NO!! that is just my excuse to re-read this series as much as I can.
I was so angry after I finished the 10th book when I figured it out that I stopped right down the middle when things got more and more exciting and I really need the next one like half a year ago! From what I can tell, based on the structure that the author is releasing these books, many another 10 books on the way??? Well that makes one like me a very happy person.
I started reading the “Bewitched and Bewildered” series when I was in a hunt to read some very hilarious books, and in every single thread somebody mentioned Alanea Alder’s books. Just let me tell you that they made me laugh out loud, got banned from reading them at night because my husband would lose his sleep from my laughter! Or ship me to another room and be quiet!!!
During my time making this review I have noticed that there are 2 sides of fans for the series: 1 part of which I am also an active participant which absolutely loved the books and find it hilarious and the 2nd part which gives reviews with words like immature, ridiculous and couldn’t even finish the first book to find out more that happens during the series. Well, I don’t blame which side you are, everyone is entitled to an opinion!
From my point of view, the story is so clever written that I absolutely am in love with every little detail. It is one of my all-time favorite series and can’t wait to see what happens next!
If you are a reader who prefers only books with a reality check and hates the dose of silliness written all over, I don’t think this book is for you. Usually when I read books, I borrow all it has to offer, so for me, personally, I loved being part of that world, and actually did not mind that much the down parts that maybe someone would categorize these series as a DNF (insta-love for instance or too much “Doctor Who” references).
My One and Only is the story of Micah and Serenity, a hybrid from Storm Keep. Serenity’s witch abilities allow her to help manage the physical and emotional stresses on the victims. The story unfolds and we get more answers but more questions. More importantly: WHAT IS MERYN? Again, even if Meryn still comes first with every book out there, I don’t mind since I am more interested in the main event than the new couples adding up.
I personally felt that Micah was a bit of a manwhore, but easily overlook since there are so many characters so far and will be added in the future, and I enjoy the diversity of personalities and behavior among them. Micah is also here to find out some answers to a secret he is keeping.
Fair warning, this is the last book of the Noctem Falls Unit warriors, since the story will move to the land of Faye, Eiré Danu. I can say, I’m excited for the new pillar city and to be introduced to new characters, although I need to keep a list while reading.
Can’t wait for book 11 to come out since I suspect we’ll find a bit more answers to some burning questions. Sometimes I feel the books are moving too slowly, and except to having waited so long to read them, I don’t mind that when I do.
Don’t forget to check out Alanea Alder’s website
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