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The Final Formula: An Urban Fantasy Novel (The Final Formula Series, Book 1) Kindle Edition
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Addie is an alchemist with a problem--she has total amnesia. Rescued from the ruin of the Alchemica, the premier Alchemy institute in the U.S., she remembers nothing about her past...except alchemy. And she's darn good at it. But why?
After preparing a memory potion, Addie hopes to remember everything that happened. Instead, she gets sketchy memories of the night the Alchemica burned...and of the Fire Elemental, one of the four leaders of the American magical community. A man who could turn her to ashes with a thought holds all the answers, or so she thinks.
From there, things take a number of twists and turns as Addie, her friend James (who has his own secret) and the elementals race to find out what happened that night before someone else does.
What I love most about this tale is Addie's world view. She's snarky, but vulnerable. Hard, but naive. She hopes everything will turn out for the best, but plans for the worst. She has heart, but knows how to outsmart an enemy. Addie's study in contrasts, and that makes for a compelling character. A big plus--her romance with Rowan is just plain hot. There's a dark side to all this as well, including a double-cross, a pack of zombies and something haunting in Addie's past. I'm dying to read the next installment.
I recommend this book for a fun read, and you may get hooked enough to get the rest of the series.
An interesting storyline and characters and the fact that it spurred me on enough to purchase book two give four stars to this novel.
We are introduced to Addie (an alchemist), Rowan (an element), James (a grim) and Xander (The Deacon, who is over Old Magic - necromancers). We follow Addie in her quest to gain her memories back, and others who want the Final Formula. It is riveting and a page turner, that takes you on a journey of self discovery for Addie. There are twists and turns, and a kicker or a revelation at the end.
If you want to read something different in the world of magic and mayhem, I would recommend this book. It is easy to follow and allows you to feel like you ate part of the story. For me it was hard to put down.
Not the case with this book. There were so many twists and turns that I was on the edge of my seat, eager to turn the pages to anxious to find out what was going on. I couldn’t even begin to suspect the ending, this reader was floored and I have to go on to the next book.
The writing was simply amazing and I instantly connected with the characters, especially when the protagonist saw the lab equipment because that’s how I feel about books.
It was set in modern times so, even though my mind kept wanting to put all this alchemy talk into a distant past, the use of cell phones and current cars kept bringing me back. That could have been tricky for a book about alchemy but, the author did it just right.
A little bit of a romance but, it’s not the main focus, which this reviewer thought was a great idea since there was so much that the author gave the readers about that world and all the information she gave us. I raved to a couple of my friends to try out this book, I was just enchanted by it.
Another thing that I loved about this book, I was constantly smiling or laughing at something that they were saying, the sarcasm and witty comebacks just keep coming. Usually, as the story goes on and the characters grow, everything gets serious and while this did happen, the author didn’t lose the sarcasm.
It still manages to be light-hearted and there is no chance of it getting boring.
I would recommend this to teenagers and up, considering they don’t mind a little cussing or a couple of innuendos. Pick this book up and you won’t want to put it down.
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