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Book Review: Fortune Fae Academy by J.R. Thorn

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Title: Fortune Fae Academy: Book One (Fortune Fae Academy #1)
Author: J.R. Thorn
Genre: Paranormal Romance, Omegaverse, Reverse Harem

My rating: 2 of 5 stars

I didn’t get it.
I tried.
But by the end of the book, I still wasn’t there.

Seifiek is an Alpha Fortune Fae, a Midnight Fae who denied himself the temptation of blood and evolved into a new species. But at that point, it all goes bonkers, gets complicated, and facts are fuzzy: there is the Web, Dust, Astral world, and me never knowing if we are in the Web or not.

A lot of world-building happens in this book, and it’s confusing despite a helpful glossary of terms. But not just the terminology tripped me up–I didn’t understand the heroine. She’s a brat; Gina isn’t likable. I didn’t understand her motivation. She was running away from the Alpha always, but why? I couldn’t figure it out. As a matter of fact, she’s underdeveloped compared to the male characters who are much more carefully constructed. Alex, Zeke, and Rowan are complex characters. Gina’s entire characterization is escape and sex. She’s boring.

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