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Sweet Magik (Klaus Brothers #2)

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Oskar Klaus' job is killing him. Not even his favorite hobbies (extreme snowboarding and browsing old bookstores) are enough to snap him out of his funk. It's not easy living in the shadow of four successful older brothers and a father named Santa. Little does he know that a kiss on New Year's Eve is about to turn his life upside-down.

Kiana Grant's Manhattan life is a worl
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Paperback, 302 pages
Published November 4th 2011 by The Wild Rose Press (first published November 3rd 2011)
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Carol [Goodreads Addict]
Penny Watson:

Sweet Magik is book two in the Klaus Brothers series by Penny Watson. In this book we are going to get to know Oskar Johann Klaus, the youngest of the Klaus brothers and Kiana Grant, a librarian in Manhattan.

Oskar has struggled to find his place in his family of five brothers and of course there is always his famous dad, Santa Claus. His job is to keep the lively elves of Glasdorf, the village they all live in at the North Pole, in line and to make sure everyone is happy. On the outside Oskar l
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Felina
Dec 12, 2011 Felina rated it did not like it
Shelves: star-1, 2011
Okay. This book was terrible. I'll list my complaints in bullet points for easy viewing.

1. What is the deal with the cover? Forget for a moment that its entirely to embarrassing to be seen in public with this book, forcing me to purchase it in ebook format. But the main character doesn't look like the cover picture. Well sure they are both super hot but the character is covered in tattoo's. They didn't even try.

2. The man meat in this book is not only gorgeous but also a punk looking, tattoo cov
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Mrs. Missive
Dec 28, 2012 Mrs. Missive rated it really liked it
Shelves: smutty-winnings
Oh Penny. You were such a tease in this book!

After falling head over heals in love with your North Pole world in Sweet Inspiration, I was ready to jump back in. Little did I know you would give me a man like Oskar. We all have a thing for the bad boy image. The care-free tough as nails chick magnet. However, we always want him to be a sensitive well-read father as well. Somehow Penny made it happen. With a green Mohawk and matching eyes, along with a short beard scruff that played in well in th
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♡Karlyn P♡
Another great holiday romance set in the magical North Pole! :-)

((Loved the teaser for Sven's book too, can't wait.))
Christi Snow
Nov 04, 2011 Christi Snow rated it really liked it
My Review:
I ADORE a good holiday romance and no one does it better than Penny Watson with her Klaus Brothers series. This series is a five-book series about the five sons of Santa and their HEA's. This book is book #2 in the series. Book #1 was Sweet Inspiration, featured the oldest son Nicholas, and you can see my review of it HERE. Book #2 features the youngest of Santa's five sons, Oskar. Oskar is a tatted, green haired, wild child. As the youngest, he has struggled to find his place in the m
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Shannon
Aug 22, 2014 Shannon rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I BELIEVE, PENNY!

I believe in Glasdorf.

I believe in Santa, triathlete and CEO. And his pixie wife and mother of five larger-than-life men.

I believe in elfin magik.

But most of all, I believe in the character and world-building you have meticulously created in this series.

Part Grimm-inspired fairy tale, part traditional legend and 100% delicious sugared whimsy and holiday spice, Penny's Klaus Brothers series is a thoroughly modern twist on a story we all know and cherish.

"Dicke Luft!"

Trouble i
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Gaby
Nov 03, 2011 Gaby rated it it was amazing
Posted at Oh My Books!

Sweet Magik is the sequel to Sweet Inspiration by Penny Watson, which I absolutely loved....and Sweet Magik wasn't the exception!

This is the story of Oskar, the youngest Klaus son, and his moon Goddess, Kiana. Oskar looks like the typical young irresponsible guy, with his killer abs and his green hair. But inside, he's sweet, loves to read, and feels lonely. He's tired of dating supermodels, and not even snowboarding makes him happy anymore.

But then he met Kiana. She's a li
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Pam
This is book #2 of the Klaus Brothers series. Mr. and Mrs. Klaus has 5 hunky sons. This book is about hunky son #5...Oskar Klaus finding his true love. I loved, loved this book. Penny has an amazing imagination! It is also about a wonderful adventure at the North Pole/Glasdorf.

The story begins with Oskar accidently making a wrong decision and upsetting Ingo (an elf). Oskar doesn't realize he's upset Ingo because he thought the elf he recommended deserved the promotion for the unique design with
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Jen
Jan 17, 2015 Jen rated it really liked it
Original review posted at Not Now...I'm Reading!

4.5 stars

I really enjoyed Sweet Inspiration, the first book in this series, so when Juju from Tales of Whimsy asked if I wanted to participate in a book review and character interview for Sweet Magik I couldn’t say yes fast enough.

I’m just going to come right out and say it. I LOVED this story. It had a little bit of everything: action, adventure, mystery, romance and plenty of fan yourself moments. The fact that a tattooed, spiky haired, bad boy w
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MB (What she read)
Mar 06, 2014 MB (What she read) rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Do you really, Really, REALLY like Christmas?
Too many librarian stereotypes in this book making it obvious author doesn't have a clue.

P.S. Still wondering how she managed to get her MLS, being as she was a homeless child sleeping rough on the beach. Wish I could find one of those magical scholarships (if that's what it was)! Must be nice.
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Title: Sweet Magik (Klaus Brothers Series, #2)
Author: Penny Watson
Publisher: The Wild Rose Press
Publication Date: 11-04-2011
ISBN: 1-60154-921-0
Genre: Holiday, Paranormal
Length: 302 pages
Heat Level: Spicy
Reviewer: TJ
Date: December 22, 2011

I can honestly say that I have been holding my breath waiting for this story to come out. I absolutely loved the first Klaus brother book and could not wait to read more. Thank goodness my very high expectations were met with this adventure. Penny Watson has a c
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Minya
Sep 22, 2015 Minya rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Auch der zweite Band über die Klaus Brüder hat mir sehr gut gefallen. Im Gegensatz zum ersten Buch ist hier sehr viel mehr Spannung und Action angesagt.

Oskar Klaus, der jüngste Sohn des Weihnachtsmanns, lernt auf der Silvesterparty seines Bruders Kiana kennen. Obwohl sie wie eine graue Maus aussieht fühlt er sich zu ihr hingezogen und sieht mehr in ihr als die Fassade zeigt. Also macht er sich daran sie näher kennenzulernen. Erstmal scheint Kiana jedoch nicht von ihm beeindruckt zu sein.
Er ist z
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erinthedreamer
Nov 07, 2015 erinthedreamer rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not as much Christmas in this one. It takes place after New Years and while there are Christmas elements since Santa is still there and it's at the North Pole it's not as big a deal. There also wasn't much about finding the next Santa in this one.
Overall the stories main focus was on Oskar and Kiana (Great name) and their relationship with an evil elf thrown in for good measure.
I really liked the side romance between Iago and Lys (Not sure if I got those names right, sorry). I actually liked the
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Maggie Welsh
Aug 02, 2014 Maggie Welsh rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: holiday
The second book in the Klaus Brothers series focuses on Oskar Klaus, the snowboarding baby brother who is having a tough time things when he meets Kiana Grant at a New Year’s Eve party. When things start to go wrong in the North Pole, Oskar and Kiana have some intrigue to deal with while getting to know each other, and Kiana eventually meeting the Klaus clan.

I really enjoyed Oskar and Kiana’s story and I loved that in the second book there was a secondary plot involving the elves and the dynami
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Emily Maynard
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Kati
***original review posted at Romancing Rakes***

Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Clause. And Oskar, Nicholas, Gregor, Wolfie and Sven. Of course, we can't forget The Mrs. Klaus. And real honest to gosh ornery elves.

Reserved Moon Goddess, meet green haired, tattooed, snowboarder Bad Boy.

Oskar Klaus has finally had it with his job overseeing rambunctious elves. He's ready for a snowboarding vacation, catch some sweet powder on Mammoth. At least that's what he's thinking for his much needed vacation u
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Romancing the Book
Jan 12, 2012 Romancing the Book rated it really liked it
Reviewed By: Robin
Review Copy Provided By: Publisher

What a magical, mystical story of Santa and his sons. Ms. Watson has a hit on her hands. I loved this story and can’t wait for the rest.

This is the second in the Klaus Brothers series and usually books go from the oldest to the youngest but no so for Ms. Watson. She gives us the second story and it deals with Oskar the youngest of the Klaus brothers.

Oskar the youngest of Santa’s sons takes care of the Elves at the North Pole. He is in charge of
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Sally
Dec 16, 2011 Sally rated it really liked it
Shelves: christmas, read-2011
Sweet Magik is the story about the youngest Klaus brother, fun loving, snowboarder and Director of Elfin Resources, Oskar and New York librarian, Kiana Grant. As soon as they meet at a New Year's Eve party, Oskar is intrigued and desperate to find out why Kiana Grant is hiding behind glasses, baggy clothes, frumpy hairdo, librarian façade. Whereas Kiana wants to stay clear of the Bad Boy who keeps staring at her across the room and yet can't stop feeling a destined attraction to him.

After a mes
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Shawna
Dec 25, 2013 Shawna rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2013
Oskar Klaus is a Christmas surprise everyone should unwrap!

Oskar is the youngest of the 5 sons of Santa. He's in charge of Elfin Resources in Glasdorf. Although he may spend his free time snowboarding and rocks green hair, tats and a Dr. Suess (?) hat, there is more to Oskar Klaus. Much more.

Kiana is hiding. From her past. From her present. From her future. She disguises herself behind horrible ill fitting clothing and eyeglasses she doesn't need. Until one night at a party Oskar sees right thr
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Blodeuedd Finland
A sweet story set around New Year. If there only was snow outside then I'd totally be in the xmas zone ;) (edit: snow now, yay).

Oscar ...oh well he has green hair, tats, a Seuss hat and loves to snowboard. And super models drool after him.

Kiana hides herself behind ugly glasses and clothes. She does not want a bad boy who is after a super model, and she does have a hard time looking past his exterior. Cos in reality he is a really sweet guy!

Oscar is of course doing the chasing , and she will fa
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Heather in FL
Another fun installment with the Klaus clan. This time it was bad boy Oskar's turn to fall, and he picked someone completely outside the norm for him. He normally hung out with and attracted beautiful, willowy supermodel-types, but he'd been left feeling unfulfilled. At his brother's New Year's Eve party, he meets Kiana, who is trying so very hard to be in the background, a wallflower. But something about her draws Kiana. She had a bad experience with a "bad boy, so she tries so hard to resist h ...more
Peyton Reeser
Jan 19, 2013 Peyton Reeser rated it it was amazing
I didn't think it could get any better than Sweet Inspiration (The Klaus Brothers Series #1)but I was wrong.
Oskar's story and the charming Kiana as his love interest was witty, irreverent (but then all of the Klaus brothers seem to be wickedly down-to-earth!) and exhilarating. The backstory of the revenge filled elf with a bitter steak adds an unexpected depth to a standard romance story.
Was CRUSHED to realize I had to wait until Christmas 2013 to see how the Klaus Brother Series winds up. Shees
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Serena
Dec 11, 2011 Serena rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book! It was my first Christmas romance ever, so I have no basis of comparison on that front, but I thought it captured the holiday spirit delightfully. The hero and heroine are well-developed and believable, and the chemistry between them crackles. The author has a GREAT imagination for funny little details, and she constructed a charming and clever world for the hero--one of Santa's sons--at the North Pole. There were times where I could definitely picture this as a movie ...more
Gina
Nov 10, 2012 Gina rated it it was amazing
What a fun and imaginative story! Heartbroken and struggling to recover, Kiana Grant accepts an invitation to a New Years party and meets Oskar Klaus, youngest son of the Klaus Enterprises family. What very few people know is that Klaus Enterprises is actually the toy company of Santa Claus. As unlikely a couple as they seem, shy librarian Kiana and bad-boy snowboarder Oskar share a kiss at midnight that's pure magik. But is the kiss the beginning of a love meant to last a lifetime or the effect ...more
Luci O
Nov 24, 2014 Luci O rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5 stars

I lost interest a bit at the start, and ended up reading 3 books before I got back to it.
It was cute, and really picked up near the end, but not really all that fulfilling. very light and easy to read.
Ellen
Jan 17, 2012 Ellen rated it really liked it
Oskar, how do I love thee? Lol jokes aside, Oskar is a totally hot, tattoed bad boy; who lists snowboarding and reading as his interests. He also decides he's bored of supermodels before he mets Kiana.

There's a lot to love. Also the way he's devastated when Kiana leaves? Heart wrenching.

I was disappointed, there seemed to be foreshadowing for Oskar being picked as the next Santa, especially as so much mention of how much he loves spending time with kids and how good he is with them. Only it turn
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Dorothy
3.5

Did not like this one as much as the first in the series. The "bad" elf plot line seemed forced and there was nothing in book 1 to prepare you for the plot line.
Diane
Feb 09, 2014 Diane rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love the Klaus family! Such a good series. Oskar is one of my favorite brothers and was happy to read his story. I think Sven maybe next but I'm also looking forward to Wolfie's (he seems sweet & sensitive). Keep 'em coming.
Diane ~Firefly~
I'm really enjoying this series and hope another comes out this year. Oskar has some self-esteem problems from being the youngest of an over-achieving family. Kiana (love the name and the meaning behind it), has issues from her childhood and an ex and so has been avoiding men. They meet at a New Year's Eve party and hit it off, but she quickly discovers his secret (he is Santa's son) when she accidentally hitches a ride on the sleigh. I love Iago's and Gabi's stories as well, it was nice to see ...more
Cara Group
Cute, in a lifetime movie way, holiday story. Very fluffy! This book focuses on the youngest son, Oskar.
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Award-winning author Penny Watson writes feel-good fiction with a side of quirk. She loves to blend genres, push limits, and try new things. No matter what she writes, it always has a happy ending.

Penny was a botanist in her former life and began her publishing career with scientific journals. Now she lets her muse run wild, penning quirky love stories, North Pole adventures, and even childrens’
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