Author: Christin Lee
Series: Supremacy, book 1
Genre: Urban fantasy. Romance, [Young-Adult]
Heat Rating: Cool
Page Count and Format: 330 pages, Ebook
Expected Publication: June 3rd 2016
Source: I received an eARC of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.
Blurb (from Goodreads):
Kate Parker, is a 17 year old senior living in Texas. She’s on the swim team, has two incredible best friends, and a passion for saving animals. She falls hard when she meets a mysterious and fascinating guy named Lucas. He has a sexy accent and a killer smile. However, she sees unexplained pain and anger in his dark brown eyes. He claims he’s a foreign exchange student from Spain who is attending the local University—Kate knows there’s more to his story than that. She works hard to discover who he is—what he is.
I did like this story however there was something because of which I couldn’t enjoy it wholeheartedly.
Kate Parker is a 17 year old who has the ability to remember everything once she reads, sees or hears anything. She’s an animal lover and she rescues them whoever needs help. Everything in her life is pretty much normal until she meets Lucas. They are both drawn to each other but there’s something is that preventing Lucas from fully opening up to her. When she discovers the truth it changes her whole world but behind that lies another devastating truth. What will she do when she finally learns about that?
I enjoyed the plot. However, it was the execution that felt kind of flat for me. Kate loved her life, her friends, her brothers and her parents. She had the ability to remember everything her whole life and she enjoyed being smart. I didn’t like her parents much, I know parents are protective about their children and they constantly worry about them all the time, I know mine do that aaaall the time but her parents, especially her father was downright overprotective and rude and that irritated me so much! If he could, he would have locked her in her room her whole life. Shea and Stephen were her two best friends. Whereas I loved Shea, I really hated Lucas from the start even after he apologized for that particular incident.
Lucas and Kate forms an instant connection when they meet, though there was a case of insta-love, it didn’t bother me much. Kate knows there’s something different about Lucas and she discovers his real identity it without much difficulty. I would have loved if there was a bit of suspense about this fact. I liked Kate, she was fun and a good character but I didn’t connect much with Lucas. He had serious anger issues, I mean the way he was trained it was natural but I didn’t like the fact that he could loose control over her friends, even Kate. Kate took some really stupid decisions towards the end I felt there was too much info-dumping and the story kind of felt draggy throughout the book due to which I lost interest pretty fast.
Overall, Supremacy was an okay read. The plot was good but I couldn’t connect with the characters much. The ending didn’t have a cliffhanger but it was kind of abrupt. Nonetheless, the writing was smooth and easy to read.
So guys, what do you think about this book? Share your thoughts with me!