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Midnight Awakening by Lara Adrian
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Hands down my favorite book of the series so far.

From the moment we met Tegan in book one, I knew I was going to love him…eventually. I didn’t know when…and I wasn’t sure how…I just knew I would. There’s something about a bad boy. Especially a bad boy among bad boys.

When he had his first encounter with the lovely yet quiet and mourning Elise in book two, I found the possible pairing of them interesting. I wasn’t knocked over by it because quite honestly, I wasn’t completely won over by her. I like strong female leads. She didn’t come off as strong to me. I didn’t really see her as weak, but I didn’t really see her as fiery either.

Well, I was wrong. I couldn’t have been more wrong, actually.

Elise is fucking fierce.

F-I-E-R-C-E, honey.

We see just how strong she is from the get-go. And let me just say, as much as Tegan owned my ass, Elise may have owned me even more. As my good friend, Courtney, said: I want Elise to be my breedmate.

And yeah…I sure the hell do.

What I loved most about this story was that it was different. It wasn’t the vampire finding the human woman, falling in love and being scared to tell her what he is for fear that she’ll run. Elise knows what Tegan is. She has been a part of this world almost her entire life. Albeit in the safety of the Darkhavens.

This was about two people who have both loved and lost…and are scared to open themselves up to the possibility of finding that kid of love with someone else. But man…they totally find it. And they build-up to their realization is fucking gold for the reader. UST that is off the chart. And when it finally happens for them, you can feel the heat from the page.

And I love a dirty-talker. Tegan made me weak with his dirty talk.

Favorite dialogue of the book: “Yeah? You wanna drink from me while I make you come?”

DEAD.

*dies right now*

Loved this book.

Now, go…read.
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Reading Progress

07/06/2011 page 1
0.0% "Dear Teagan, looking forward falling in love with you. And also...looking forward to your cock." 3 comments
07/06/2011
5.0% "I am fascinated by the fact that Tegan didn't seem to have this visceral moment of attraction with Elise... Esp since Lucan and Dante were both that way. Maybe it's because both of them have been mated before." 1 comment
07/07/2011
18.0% "So, I am all kinds of loving this so far. Seriously. I love the fierce yet fragile Elise. And I love that Tegan is like her is so many ways."
07/07/2011
30.0% "Ummm... pool time with Tegan is fucking win. Especially when he wants to go deep with you. J/S"
07/08/2011
70.0% "Dear book I'm reading, I suck at riddles. Truly. I feel like a leprechaun is talking to me...and I always think the answer is "Rumpelstiltskin." And I'm almost never right." 1 comment
07/08/2011
80.0% "Annnnddd...what do you know? Tegan is so the man who's able to just use is fucking words. It's a beautiful thing. Like his cock."
07/08/2011
83.0% "Holy shit. No way I would have ever figured that out. I was confused just reading the explanation of it."
07/08/2011
91.0% "*bites nails*"
07/08/2011
100.0% "JFC. I love Tegan."

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