Dreamfever (Fever, #4)
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Dreamfever (Fever #4)

4.47 of 5 stars 4.47  ·  rating details  ·  51,846 ratings  ·  3,057 reviews
MacKayla Lane lies naked on the cold stone floor of a church, at the mercy of the erotic Fae master she once swore to kill. Far from home, unable to control her sexual hungers, MacKayla is now fully under the Lord Master’s spell.…In New York Times bestselling author Karen Marie Moning’s stunning new novel, the walls between human and Fae worlds have come crashing down. And...more
Hardcover, 386 pages
Published August 18th 2009 by Delacorte Press (first published January 1st 2009)
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Well, frak me, spank my petunia and call me Susie!! If your Jericho Barrons, that is. He could call me Susie, Fiona, Mac (Miss Lane if your nasty). Whatever the hell he wants to call me.

Gawd, if you thought Barrons was naughtee with double e's in the other books, I'm here to tell you that he is naughteeeeeee with infinite e's in this one!! Seriously, some of the other girls have already agreed with me that we need to find this man and spank him. So, who's w...more
Kat Kennedy
When I finished this book, I jumped up and down on the bed, tossed junk on the floor and screamed. I pulled at my hair and threw pillows mercilessly at the wall, annoyed that they didn't BREAK the wall and only landed with a less than satisfying thud before tumbling to the ground.

This was an excellent book, as all the others are, with deep and interesting characters, character growth, a brave new world to explore with excellent writing, as I've come to expect from Ms. Moning. Rich in language (t...more
Sep 17, 2012 Tatiana rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Tatiana by: Kat Kennedy
WTH? Who ends books like this? What was the point? As if I wouldn't read Shadowfever without this awful cliffhanger. Dreamfever's cliffhanger ending really touched my nerve. I was barely able to tolerate Faefever's mid-scene cut-off, mainly because I had the next installment readily available to me, but this time I have to wait for almost 6 months to see what happens! Pardon my language, but that's a fecked up thing to do to the readers!

Ok, I am going to calm down now.

Dreamfever starts where Fa...more
4.5 stars

WOW, great start to this one.



I always wanted to own a bookshop when I was younger. I was raised on books, no ipods, mac books, ipads, PCs, kindles for lil’ ol’ me. It was Enid Blyton all the way.

Doubt if many bookstores like this even exist anymore, the chains have taken over, the Chapters, the Waterstones, the Easons, the Barnes and Nobles.
“Our sex is fierce. We will both be bruised.

"I want it to always be like this," I tell him.

"Try holding onto that thought."

"I do not n


They may have stolen my past but I will never let them take my future.

Kat Stark

First book: Darkfever

Wow. I mean WOW. That was some powerful shit.

It is VIDEO REVIEW worthy. So, HERE YOU GO GUYS . <--it also is a little over 10 minutes long. HEADSUP!

WARNING: This sorta has spoilers. I mean lots of theories out there that are just my own, but still if I am right --which I believe so-- then they are MEGA spoilers.

If I am wrong then...poop. It's mostly my reactions to the book anyway so...

The people who read it would be like: OH I SEE WHAT YOU DID THERE.

The people who haven...more
Khanh (Kittens, Rainbows, and Sunshine)
In my experience, sensory discordance has almost always been limited to audio/visual. For example, seeing Orlando Bloom and Viggo Mortensen (Legolas and Aragorn, to the uninformed---I weep for you) standing next to Peter Jackson. Or maybe drifting off to sleep to the soothing sound of a solo violin, only to be blasted awake by the some angry riffs of Japanese hair metal that for some fucking reason I idiotically decided I want included in my "sleepytime" playlist a few days back.

I didn't know th...more

Other thoughts:
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I don't get it. Why does it always seem so essential that strong,independent heroines must be treated to a life-altering,almost always traumatic experience in order to come into full bloom? Is it not possible that strength of character is naturally-occuring,not forced out by necessity? Must it always come down to something? It is something I have encountered in one too many books lately.

That's what really bothered me in Dreamfever.I absolutely love the Fever series and had grown extremely fond o...more
Georgia ♥ Team Dex ♥
5 and then some millions Petunia-kicking and FECKing amazing Stars

We’re taking back the night!

I am Mac. And I‘m back...


Sisters.... after THAT ending I am starting the next and when my heart starts slowing down and I am sure that I won't die, I am promising you one HELL of a review deserving of this tremendously amazing book!

Jericho, MY LOVE, what the HELL??

For those who don't have Facebook and didn't see this . . .

Moning posted a deleted scene from Dreamfever on her Facebook page on 4/21/13. Here it is in full, but be warned, it is spoilery unless you've read all of Dreamfever:

Deleted Scene/DREAMFEVER

“You’re not the only fucking one that got branded!” Barrons slammed his fist into the wall behind my head. Bits of plaster dusted my shoulders.

Oh, really? I wasn’t the only one walking around with a mark on me I didn’t want? Our gazes locked and I je
♡Karlyn P♡
Whew! What a fecken rush!! Just finished it!
(NO SPOILERS, just my thoughts.)

Love the series and this book! Despite it being nearly midnight here, I don't think I'll be able to sleep for several hours as I need to clear my mind and decrease my heart rate. If you've already read this book, you know how hard that is going to be!

The paranormal elements of the series is really starting to intensify, with more creatures, magic, danger and worldly realms. I am completed sucked into this world.

The st...more
Litchick (is stuck in the 19th century)
You tried, you really did. You thought that it would be enough, prayed that it would be enough. But it wasn’t. The four horsemen have come, the world as you know it is over and you had a front row seat for its demise.

But don’t worry, it gets worse. Your will has been stripped from you, you’ve been violated on every conceivable level, your enemies have turned you into a mindless slave and you’re totally and completely alone.

…or so you think.

What would you do in this situation? With the fate of...more
Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)
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She expertly teases you to the point of sobbing, until you’re dying from anticipation. When you think you know what to expect, she completely turns you for a loop and you are left feeling exasperated. But even when you don’t think you can handle anymore, her writing gnaws at you until you give in to your next fix.

I’ve grown mad over this series and I wouldn’t have it any other way!!

DREAMFEVER was my favourite of the Fever series. Readin...more
Beth F.
So I actually threw this book across the room when I finished it. I was frustrated and upset and god dammit, I needed more except there wasn't any more to be had. Cliffhanger City. Again! AAARGH!!!

It's a good thing my husband is a sound sleeper, although it did startle both the cats (who've started sleeping with us again now that it's getting chilly at night). And after recovering from my childish burst of emotion, I had to heave my big, pregnant belly out of bed, waddle across the room, bend ov...more
WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAT? If I didn't have book #5 I would be FURIOUS. She can't leave us hanging like THAT!! Mean, mean woman!

Oh my god. This book ends on a Huge cliffhanger so beware! In this 4th instalment, all hell has broken loose and Mac has been through worse than hell. Or maybe not? I'm not sure. It didn't seem so bad, right? (haha). The novel starts strong and keeps going with tons of energy. But, not surprisingly, the questions are still piling up. We got a teasing glance in Barrons past, but...more
What the fuck...Jericho Barrons plays Rob Zombie's Pussy Liquor for a pri-ya Mac. How badass can this man get? Wheww, what can I say...? I mean, I approve.

And dear KMM, if this isn't revenge then I don't know what is. Annoyed and unimpressed as I was with the first book in this series, Darkfever - I even recall labeling that one urban fantasy Stephanie Plum novels: entertaining but hardly impressive - I TAKE IT ALL BACK.

There was a time - merely days ago since these books are all-nighters - whe...more
Amy (Foxy)
**4.5 Dream stars***

Dreamfever is broken into 3 parts. Mac is still on her journey for answers. Each time she gets close to finding answers something happens to keep her from getting those answers.

“Who are you?”
“I am no one.”

I am Mac and I am back!
Face what is out there and become stronger for them.

I was the hall and the hall was me.
I was all possibles and it was the most terrifying feeling I’ve ever felt.

Holy cliffhangers!

Darkfever (Fever, #1) by Karen Marie Moning Bloodfever (Fever, #2) by Karen Marie Moning Faefever (Fever, #3) by Karen Marie Moning Dreamfever (Fever, #4) by Karen Marie Moning Shadowfever (Fever, #5) by Karen Marie Moning Iced (Dani O'Malley, #1; Fever, #6) by Karen Marie Moning Burned (Dani O'Malley, #2; Fever, #7) by Karen Marie Moning Flayed (Dani O'Malley, #3; Fever, #8) by Karen Marie Moning Untitled (Fever, #9) by Karen Marie Moning Untitled (Fever, #10) by Karen Marie Moning
Book 1 - 5 MacKayla & Barron...more
Feb 27, 2012 Arlene rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommended to Arlene by: Buddy read - Crystal
Wow! That was an explosive installment! I have to say that I really loved every aspect of Dreamfever. There was so much happening, a ton of game changers, and a constant flow of action that I feel this book really redeemed this series for me in a big way.

It took me over a year to get over what happened to Mac in Faefever. It was hard for me to see a main character that I was really coming to adore violated in a such a horrible way. But in Dreamfever we see a whole new Mac and holy unseelie munc...more
Julie (jjmachshev)
Once again, I'm left in a quandry by Karen Marie Moning's latest "Dreamfever". It doesn't end on quite the same level of cliffhanger as "Faefever", but it was close enough to leave me wondering whether to scream in ecstasy or anguish. Ecstasy because this series is just so darn good...or anguish because now I'll have to wait (probably another year) for the final book of the series "Shadowfever".

This series is intense and DARK. The author has said (several times) that it came to her as a whole an...more
Rachel (Reads Ravenously)
4.75 Sidhe-Seer stars

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First off I gotta say how glad I am that this is a completed series and that I acquired all of the books at one time, because if I had read that cliffhanger and then had to wait I would have thrown a hissy fit.

Second, this book had me keeping a small notebook at hand to take notes. Me. This is something I never do, and that's how I confirmed what I already knew: that this series is something special.

This book started off very interestingly, I liked seeing things from Dani...more
Both beginning and ending of this book are... quite something.

I enjoyed the first part very much and I'll have to read the last part again, because so much happened and I don't want to spoil it for anybody, but at the end... Oh Mac (I'm using my disappointed voice here)

Mac keeps on evolving, changing, becoming what's she's meant to be, with Barrons breathing down her neck with every single step she takes (and that's exactly how I like it).

I kinda missed their bantering from the previous books,...more
~ Irene ♥s ~ Søren~Ben O'Callahan~Joe Callahan~Javier~Spin~Deacon~Isaac ~
I feel for those who read these books as they came out and had to wait for the next one in order to continue!

I said this in my [super short] review of book 3 but I'll say it again about the ending (book 3 and this one): "WTF???????" I know that "you know who" is alive, however, it raises some questions like (view spoiler). Or m...more
The first part of the book was written very differently from the other books in the series. I had not been sure at the end of book 3 if the author was going to be forced to use a deus ex machina scenario for the characters to recover from the horrific events that had taken place. I think the way that the author wrote part one of this book actually overcame that need, making a somewhat logical transition for the characters to evolve back to normalcy. At first, I didn’t like how the section of the...more
Crystal~BIG book addict~
4.5 Mind Boggling Stars!

I am keeping this review very vague because so much happens in this one I don't want to spoil anything if you haven't read the first three books.

Mac is still trying to figure out who her sister's killer was and doesn't feel like she is getting any closer. For every question she gets answered, 10 more pop up.

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The relationship has taken a turn between Mac and Barrons. They have a definitely love/hate relationship.

“Four: If you try to force yourself into my head, I will fo...more
Jul 23, 2014 Shawna rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Fans of dark urban fantasy
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4 stars – Urban Fantasy

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Jamie *Gypsy Smut-a-teer*

Ummm, just no words. I have finished this crazy crazy ride. I'm über pissed, sad.....

I'll probably need to revise this, I just finished and I'm rambling, but since I'm heading straight into the next I felt I should put some sort of....something down.

The majority of this book I have been severely pissed at Mac. I find Barrons to be her one true person to trust and she just won't give him anything. How many time does the "dude" have to save her life, bring her back from pri-ya, have her back befo...more
Jo ★  The Book Sloth★
This is going to be short because seriously I can't wait for the next!!

What an end...I don't have a problem with cliffhangers, I actually enjoy them, they make my curiosity spike, my blood boil BUT I seriously hope that if what I think happened, did indeed happen, KMM has a way to fix it!

As for the rest of the book...

The book was once again awesome, filled with action and suspense but it once more raised thousands of questions. I am seriously happy that the next is the last, not because I want i...more
1. The Happy Dance

I'm going to do the happy dance now. Why? Because I'm happy. Duh.

This book was effing dark. Hands down. Real, creepy, uber dark. Just when you think things can't get worse. They do. I'm surprised by how well Moning has crafted this story. It's always on the spinning, toppling, spiraling mode. Never on a stand still mode.

2. The Congratulatory Episode

I've read about two hundred and odd books till now. I've come across some fantastic characters. Some are plain awesome, some are...more

*SUPER Spoilers e parole in libertà ahead*

Well, that was... Intense.
I'm at a point where all the anguish, drama, and suffering in this series is really weighing on me.
It's been dark since the beginning, yes, but from the third book's ending on it really started breaking my heart piece after piece and fucking with my mind over and over again.

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A few months ago I claimed that I'd have never found another Fantasy series as good and addicting as Susan Ee's Angelfall, but I have to correct my statemen...more
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Karen Marie Moning (rhymes with 'awning') is a # 1 New York Times bestselling author of 15 novels, including the RITA award-winning Highlander novels and the internationally bestselling urban fantasy "Fever" series. Her books have been published in nearly 40 languages, and her events draw fans from all over the world.

Moning graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor's degree in Society and...more
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“You're leaving me, Rainbow Girl.” 767 likes
“He shakes me."Say my name."
"Damn it,would you just cooperate?"
"I do not know that word,'cooperate.'"
"Obviously,"he growls.
"I think you make up words."
"I do not make up words."
"Do not."
I laugh
"Woman you make me crazed,"he mutters.
We do this often.Get into childish arguments.He is stubborn,my beast.”
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