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Skin Deep

(Eternal Forces #1)

3.94  ·  Rating details ·  70 ratings  ·  20 reviews
Kiera is overweight. And she hates it.
But one night changes everything.

Her friends present an opportunity that seems impossible to believe. With a single spell, she can have the thin physique she’s always wanted.

But all magic comes with a price: no sex or she’ll revert back to her old body. Kiera accepts the cost. It’s not like she has men lined up at her door. Obeying th
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Published January 16th 2015 (first published January 1st 2014)
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Carol (StarAngel's Reviews) Allen
Book – Skin Deep (Eternal Forces #1)
Author – Megan D. Martin
Publication Date – April 3, 2014
Type – Stand Alone/Part of Series
Genre – Paranormal Romance
Rating – 4 1/2 out of 5 Stars

Complimentary Copy provided by Author in exchange for an honest review.

I think I am constantly saying that I will read ANYTHING from Ms. Martin because I love her work so much….but when she approached me to review this story…I was hesitant….for so many different reasons.  First, I have done the Paranormal Romance
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*I received a beta copy of this book from the author for review. Thanks!*

3.5 stars

It’s not every day that you stumble across a book in this genre that gives such a beautiful message. Honestly, this book made me feel confident about my not-so-perfect shape. Next to that we have a pretty original and cool story.

Keira hates the way she looks. When her friends give her an opportunity that seems to good to be true, she doesn’t hesitate. With a simple s
Twinsie Talk Angie J
Mar 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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I received this book from the author for an honest review.

Ok so i gotta make a few statements before i get my review rolling....
1. I wasnt really sure about this book but because I enjoyed everything from Megan AND I love Paranormal, I gave it a go.
2. I am a complete and totaly addict to this series and will basically do whatever to get more from the series!!

This book starts and you are DRAWN IN Complet
Rating and review coming soon.
May 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
When Keira is presented with an opportunity to change her weight, she's quick to take the plunge. The one condition of keeping her new figure is that she must not have sex. Easy peasy for a chick who hasn't done the horizontal tango in quite some time. Except on her first night out she manages to catch the eye of Cain who seems to know exactly how to heat her engine. (sorry couldn't help myself there)

In all seriousness, this is a great story. I've never read any of Megan's work prior to this and
Shona Booky Ramblings of a Neurotic Mom
So a while ago I hosted a cover reveal for Skin Deep and there was just something about the blurb that begged for my attention. This book literally begged me to read it. I had been talking with some other bloggers on Facebook who had also shared the cover reveal and the author mentioned that the book would be ready for Beta readers soon and I remember joking that I would love to volunteer. At the time I assumed she would already have a team ready and waiting so I was surprised when she said she' ...more
Sabrina Olteanu
Dec 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I received this book in exchange for my honest review. Thank you!

Skin Deep really thought me a valuable lesson about how to love yourself. In a way, it showed me how to change my opinion and to feel comfortable with my body. A real lesson, based on a story to say so. The author introduced us from the start to Kiera, our main character who hates her body and will give anything to have the perfect look. She goes into extreme hating herself, and she has a good reason too. Being bullied as a youn
Dec 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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Kiera has been put down because of her weight. From her boyfriend to others they all are mean to her. When she is granted the opportunity to be thin she jumps at the chance. After all all she has to do is without a relationship or sex. Being fat she sees know way she will ever break the spell. She does fine with it at first until she has to stay close to Cain after some murders. He is a were tiger and a soldier used to having women jump at the chance to be with him. He doesn't expect to find his ...more
Sep 17, 2013 rated it really liked it
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As I started the first chapter, I had my doubts. I was worried that the obvious moral would overpower the plot, and character development would fall by the wayside. Boy, was I wrong! There was so much more to this story than a lesson to learn!

The synopsis doesn’t give anything away. I had no idea the genre twist it would take and I’m on the fence whether or not to discuss it. I don’t want to spoil anything for anyone else, but at the same time, it’s a big part of the book and nearly impossible
Victoria Rainey
Dec 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
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Skin Deep is the first book in the Eternal Forces series by Megan D. Martin. Kiera hates being overweight until one night when a few of her friends get a gypsy to cast a spell on her. She gets the figure she has always wanted. The only problem is she can’t have sex or the spell will break. Kiera has had a rough life with her ex Roth. It seems her low self-esteem led her to him and his destructive behavior continued to reinforce this is all she deserves because of her weight.

Cain is an alpha mal
Haley ~ YA-Aholic
Dec 08, 2013 marked it as to-read-i-own
Just saw this on Book Sniffers Anonymous and it sounds amazing!! Can't wait for it to be released! (: ...more
Sep 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
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You don’t read a lot of books about overweight MC and that’s only one twist on Skin Deep.

Kiera longs to be slim and sexy, but nothing she does works, then her best friends Darla and Maryline find a solution. They found a gypsy that will turn Kiera skinny but she will revert back to her original shape if she has sex. Kiera jumps at the opportunity because she doesn’t have anyone lined up at her door. What she didn’t expect was Cain. There is an instant attractio
Sabina Bundgaard
Dec 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
Keira’s been through hell and back, and got the freaking t-shirt to prove she survived. Now she is scarred for life, in more ways than one, and hides herself away from everyone by wearing thick layers of clothes and staying in her apartment – unless she is working.
One night her friends (the only two she has); Maryline and Darla help Keira getting her biggest wish; a perfect, slim, and beautiful body. By using the magic of a gypsy, there’s only one, tiny hang-up. Keira can’t have sex – ever. If
Ruth B
Nov 11, 2013 rated it really liked it
Skin Deep is a book about a relatable subject, a woman wishing to have a different body. A story about learning to accept who we are and about loving ourselves so others can do it too.

Kiera has gone to hell and back. After moving away from a violent and abusive boyfriend, she is now alone surrounded with few friends and a boring life. Always dreaming about having the perfect body she has come to hate herself. Many of us have had or have issues with our bodies or a part of it. When a gypsy offers
K.C. Sprayberry
Dec 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Kiera ran from a violent relationship, even though she believed her abuser was dead. Her weight and verbal abuse by just about everyone she's encountered gives her very low self esteem. She really doesn't believe that any man will love her for herself, and she makes a deal with a Gypsy that has a condition that makes her life even harder.
Cain is a Weretiger, part of an enforcement squad in Maine. He's always heard of the feorh, but doesn't believe he has one. He lives with the specter of killing
Briana Pacheco
AHHHH that first chapter sucks you in and you don't want to stop reading after that! This is my first paranormal book by Ms. Martin and I can't wait for the other books in this series (Skin Deep is a standalone)!!

Kiera is overweight and hates her body. Her old boyfriend always made her feel ugly and since she didn't want to be alone, she accepted it and started to believe him. Something tragic happens and then 4 years pass. Kiera moved to a new state, has a job and still hates the way she looks
Aug 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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I received a copy of this book from the author in return for an honest review. Here goes!!

I absolutely adored this story! I couldn't put it down, and was a bit gutted when I had to stop reading as we had company!!! I also picked it straight up at 8am this morning the minute i opened my eyes as I was desperate to finish it!!

The characters in the story, Kiera and Cain, were brilliant. Really like able characters, and they have you rooting for them throughout. S
Jan 26, 2015 marked it as to-read
Kiera is overweight. And she hates it.
But one night changes everything.

Her friends present an opportunity that seems impossible to believe. With a single spell, she can have the thin physique she’s always wanted.

But all magic comes with a price: no sex or she’ll revert back to her old body. Kiera accepts the cost. It’s not like she has men lined up at her door. Obeying this one tiny rule isn’t difficult at all—until she meets Cain, a sexy stranger harboring his own supernatural secrets.

When a sl
J.N. Sheats
Jun 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Since I have bought this book I have lost count how many times I have read it. I love the characters, I love the world, and the best part is the message about body image. It is something every woman can get behind plus it has hot alphas, a mystery, and magic. I don't know how you could ask for more. :) ...more
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Megan D. Martin is a multi-published author, mother, student, editor, and history lover.
In her spare time Megan plays video games with her incredibly sweet son, buys fish for her many fish tanks, and has long talks with Gandaldore (the little writing wizard that sits on her desk.) She is well known for losing her keys and has more than one nerdy tattoo.
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