Sunday, May 24, 2015

Sons of Old Trilogy Tour by Annabell Cadiz! Lucifer Review!

Lucifer (Sons of Old Trilogy #1)

Synopsis: Have you ever wondered what could be hiding in the shadows?

Well, for eighteen-year-old Zahara Faraday, she doesn’t have to wonder. You see she comes from a lineage of Light Witches, those who have chosen to help protect and serve between the supernatural world and the human world. The only problem is Zahara, like her father Solomon, is as human as a human being can be whereas her mother, Mia, and her Aunt Catalina, were born as Light Witches. As a family they hunt down rogue supernaturals—creatures who harm humans or who have committed an act against their kingdom. 

Zahara’s hunting skills are usually kept dormant since her parents would prefer she live life as a normal human girl without knowledge of the supernatural world. She plans on doing just that—except when she finds a couple being attacked by fairies, she has no choice but to step in. Before she can return to pretending to be blissfully ignorant, Zahara encounters a problem she isn’t the least equip to handle: Bryan Hamilton, the good looking new co-worker she has to help train. In a heartbeat, her best friend, Becca King, has set her up on a double date with herself and her new crush, Rekesh Saint-Louis, who happens to be the most powerful leader of the biggest Imago Coven in South Florida –supernatural creatures with the ability to control water . . . and suck out human souls. 

Zahara has no time to focus on how she’s going to explain her double date with her best friend and the enemy they have a tentative truce with to her parents because soon one of the members of Mia and Catalina’s coven is found murdered with a strange tattoo of a snake with wings carved into his arm.

Zahara is then thrown into a whirlwind battle with an angel determined to have revenge against God, an Imago coven she doesn’t think they should trust, and slew of dream-eating fairies and powerful Nephilims, hybrid children of angels and humans, more than happy to rip her to shreds.

Normal just got a deadlier definition.

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Lucifer Review:
Genre: YA/NA urban fantasy/supernatural 

 In this book you will find  demons, Nephelims, Angels, witches, faeries .
It was a great read, very entertaining. Zahara and Becca are great female characters. I loved them because they are not the whiny type . They did not let anything or anyone bring them down . 

 Zahara comes from a line of witches , her mom and her aunt are witches  but Zahara  is just a human with not powers, just like her dad. But they always trained her to fight the supernatural.
Becca is Zahara's human friend who found herself involved in all this supernatural world and is also trained by Zahara's dad to fight the supernatural creatures.

This duo get themselves into a lot of trouble all the time, they always have to end up being rescued by Rekesh ( half merman half human) and Bryan, who becomes they love interest.
Zahara's parents are super protective. I love her dad . I want more of him in the next books please!

The Good: I think almost everything was good in this book! It got my attention since page one ! It is very funny , Zahara and Becca are hilarious together and they can kick  some supernatural ass , even humans , they are not afraid of anything,  especially Zahara if she feels that something is not right she just go and and finds out what's going on. There is a lot of action in this book, by my surprise the action scenes were very well written, I really enjoyed them  , and I say this because I am the kind of person that doesn't really like the action scenes.
The author  did not focus so much on the romance,  which it was great!
Towards the end of the book I did not know who to trust anymore  so do not get attached to any male character  , that's all I'm saying :)

The Bad: There was only two things that I did not like :

One was the descriptions of  the clothes that characters were wearing. I felt that this was unnecessary.
The other one was  the relationships of Zahara and Becca with Bryan and Rekesh.I felt that it was to quick the way they started dating, it would have been nicer if their relationship were developed a little more. Especially Rekesh and Becca. I just could not understand why he was interested on her  because he was over 100 years old and very serious and mature and she was just a very silly teenager girl . I just could not feel the connection between them. And I say this because I really think he cared about her  based on his whisper to Becca when she was unconscious.

Overall I think this book was great!  I would recommend it to anyone who liked The Mortal Instruments .  If you liked TMI books then you will totally enjoy Sons of Old Trilogy series!

Rating: 5 stars!

Michael (Sons of Old Trilogy #2)

Synopsis: Zahara Faraday looks like a normal eighteen-year-old and lives in a quiet neighborhood with her overprotective parents. She works at a bookstore and hangs out with her best friend Becca King on a daily basis. But underneath the normal lies a secret life filled with dangerous supernaturals. Zahara belongs to a world made of Light Witches, rogue Imagoes (supernatural creatures with super strength, speed, and silver skin when the moon is out), fallen angels, and Nephilim (hybrid children born half-human, half-angel). Where her father Solomon Faraday is human, her mother Mia and her Aunt Catalina are Light Witches. They help protect the human world by hunting down rogue supernaturals who commit heinous acts against humans. What they never expected was the possibility of having to hunt down the one rogue coven they had befriended and come to trust in their battle against Lucifer. Rekesh Saint-Louis is the leader of the most powerful Imago coven in Florida and now he’s the most suspected. Supernatural bodies are starting to pile up with an ancient ritual long forbade being used to murder them and the symbol, one large cross with four smaller crosses around it—which represents Rekesh’s coven— being left behind. Rekesh and the Elders of his coven set out to find who is behind the murders and clearing his name before a war between the covens begins. To make matters more difficult, Rekesh also has to deal with the return of someone he has been keeping a secret.
Meanwhile, Zahara and Becca are spending more time brushing up on their training, knowing an attack from Lucifer can come at any moment. Between patrolling neighborhoods and hanging at the boarding school created by Charles Stephens—a fallen angel who created the school to protect the children of rogue supernaturals—they are thrown into one battle after another. Zahara begins to develop a closer bond with Jason as they train and chase down clues to clear Rekesh’s name. What she doesn’t know is the very powerful secret Jason is keeping; a secret that will change the course of the fight with Lucifer.
But Rekesh’s coven being set up isn’t the only danger. A new powerful and lethal drug has emerged from the shadows of the supernatural world called Inferi. The drug has two deadly side effects: it leaves the supernatural hungering for blood—both human and supernatural—and grants them the elemental power they had once possessed.
Lucifer is on the move and he will stop at nothing to get his hands on Zahara and complete the first act of his plan.
A battle is about to begin.

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Nephilim (Sons of Old Trilogy #3)

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Synopsis: After the loss of Dustin, Zahara throws herself into taking care of the Howling Café—the café he left to her in his will and fights to keep a rhythm of normalcy with the others. It’s the best they can do since Lucifer has gone underground and any attempts to find him have rendered no leads.

Endymion, Prince of the Angel Kingdom, isn’t exactly helping though. Thanks to his brash and arrogant attitude, Zahara finds she would rather stab him with her dagger than hang out with him for any period of time. But she has no choice. Endymion is the only who can help her learn to control the magic threatening to take over her body thanks to his connection to the soul lying dormant inside of her. Nevaeh was once the most powerful Nephilim in the Supernatural Kingdoms and engaged to the Prince himself. She also happened to be Lucifer’s daughter who was killed in the first Supernatural War. Her soul is key to Lucifer creating war again—not just with the Supernatural Kingdoms but with Heaven itself. Endymion is determined to keep that from happening, even if that means destroying the soul of the only woman he’s ever loved so Zahara can live.

Complicating things even more—as if they could get any more complicated—is the revelation of an ancient Grimoire once held by Margaret. The Grimorie contains powerful spells passed down through the generations of coven members within the Light Witch community. But Margaret hid it away before she helped take Lucifer down the first time. The Grimoire not only holds the two dark spells Lucifer needs to complete the final phase of his plan and but a secret Lucifer never knew about.

Zahara and company are in a race to find the Grimoire before Lucifer can but Margaret didn’t exactly make it easy. Seven keys have to be found in order to discover the location where the Grimoire had been hidden. Making matters worse is a new coven that has suddenly appeared in town. A coven made of a variety of supernaturals, all under Lucifer’s command.

The clock is ticking.

Battles will be waged.

Life changing secrets will be revealed.

The stage for the epic battle is set and not everyone will make it out alive.

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About the Author: Annabell Cadiz
Born and raised in the sweltering suburbs of South Florida, Annabell Cadiz grew up fine-tuned to the cuisine of various Spanish cultures, learned to master the art of Puerto Rican cooking thanks to her parents, and learned to converse crazy thanks to her band of siblings. She is now working toward attaining a B.A. in Psychology at Trinity International University to better understand how to converse with the weirdoes and crazies of the world. (After all, she is one of them.) A self-proclaimed nerd and a book-a-holic (her room holds dozens of shelves with much evidence to prove that her claims are indeed true), she created TeamNerd Reviews along with her best friend, Bridget Strahin, to showcase their EXTREME love for all things book related.

She published her debut novel, Lucifer (Sons of Old Trilogy #1), in January 2013. The second novel, Michael (Sons of Old Trilogy #2) will be released on May 28, 2014. And the final installment in the Sons of Old Trilogy, Nephilim, will be out in Summer 2015.

May 11
Indy Book Fairy (Promo Post)

May 12
Mia in Narnia (Book Review: LUCIFER + Top Ten)

May 13
Dreams Come True Through Reading (Book Review: LUCIFER & MICHAEL)

May 14

May 15

May 18

May 21
Every Free Chance Books (Review of LUCIFER & MICHAEL)

May 22
Relaxed Reads (Promo Post)
We Live and Breathe Books (Book Review of LUCIFER)

May 24
Just Us Book Blog (Book Review: LUCIFER)

May 25
Read Write All the Time (Book Review: LUCIFER & MICHAEL + Guest Post)

May 27
Books and Sweet Epiphany (Book Review: LUCIFER & MICHAEL)
AlwaysJoArt (Guest Post)

May 28
Buried Under Books (Guest Post)

May 29
Welcome to Book City (Book Review: LUCIFER)

May 30

May 31
Paradise of Pages (Book Review: LUCIFER & MICHAEL + Guest Post)
Kariny’s Teen Boox Frenzy (Book Review: LUCIFER & MICHAEL)


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1 comment :

  1. Thank you so very much, Mariela, for featuring me and my little ole book on your blog! And *Eeeeep!!* I'm so glad that enjoyed reading LUCIFER as much as you did =) Even more, that you had so much fun with Becca and Zahara! I hope you end up enjoying reading MICHAEL even more ;) God Bless!