Loramendi's Story by Angela Carlie
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
This shifter story is really unique. Angela Carlie's shifters come from three different tribes who all live in a fairylike world. There are other differences but I'll let you discover them yourself. I really enjoyed Loramendi's Story.
We begin Loramendi's story, in a small nowhere town in Washington. The main character is Lora, a senior in high school. She has a boring life. She spends most of her time hanging out with her friends, hiking, watching surfers, and working. After a hike, as Lora and her friends are leaving, a massive bear, tries to get to their car. All around town, weird things are happening involving animals.
Lora works at a restaurant in town and when she is there one day, she officially meets Chance. Chance is a very cute windsurfer that she has seen around town. He makes her nervous and she leaves. She really can't stop thinking about him. They eventually start going out. He seems to care about her so much! The plot starts to twist and turn from there.
I couldn't help but feel bad for Lora. She has so much to deal with, as she finds out about the three tribes of shifters. She handles it well and accepts everything with ease. There really is so much more to the story, but I can't say it without giving spoilers!!!
I really liked that this shifter story really was unique. The romance between Lora and Chance was quite heartwarming. They seem to have an instantaneous connection and Chance is really charming.
I would recommend this book to anyone who likes shifter stories. The romance was of a sweet nature and would be fine for young adults.
I only have one complaint. The story was a little slow to start. However, the plot was moving right along before you had a chance to get bored! I could also complain that it ended, but all good things must come to an end eventually!
I am really excited to see what happens in the next book of the series: Spider Wars!