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(The Curse of Avalon #1)

3.92  ·  Rating details ·  747 ratings  ·  92 reviews
My name is Ava Dawson. Ever since I was young, I have had this strange “gift” of invisibility. I can’t explain it, nor can I always control it. It affects my work, my personal life, dating—all but my mother and best friend seem to be affected. No matter what I do, I seem to always be forgotten.

Until I meet these gorgeous guys during a girls’ night out, and there’s somethi
Kindle Edition, 386 pages
Published November 3rd 2017
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Sakina Carter
Mar 24, 2018 rated it liked it
A 3.5.

I didn't hate it and I didn't love it. It was okay. I liked Avie and her guts just fine but it was just something missing, I can't put my finger on what that is though.

Just interesting enough to keep me moving on to the next book.
Jenna Rai
Nov 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Sariah Skye totally blew me away with this book. I have read all of her books and Love them all, but this one totally took me by surprise. She is such a talented author. Invisible is a RH book and not something I would normally read. I absolutely loved it and can't wait for the next one. The range of emotions Sariah takes you one is out of this world. From confusion, wonder, and hope to edge of your seat, happy, sad..... There are just so many. I highly recommend you read this book. Even if it i ...more
Aug 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
4 Stars

Jul 04, 2018 marked it as to-read
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My name is Ava Dawson. Ever since I was young, I have had this strange “gift” of invisibility. I can’t explain it, nor can I always control it. It affects my work, my personal life, dating—all but my mother and best friend seem to be affected. No matter what I do, I seem to always be forgotten.

Until I meet these gorgeous guys during a girls’ night out, and there’s something strangely alluring about them. An ancient curse brings us together, while a group
Nov 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
All I can say is AWESOME! Being a British Lit major probably makes me totally biased about this book, but who cares? What an amazing incorporation of the Arthurian Legend. I love that we are able to jump right into a some at least kissing action and not have to wait until book 5 for a slow, slow burn. There are just so many wonderful things about this book that it is hard to know where to start-witches, Lancelot, Avalon, incubi, and tons of other amazing fantastical creatures. I can't wait until ...more
Jan 02, 2018 rated it liked it
Funny and crazy!

I did not see that one coming! Avie is funny and has a really smart mouth. The dialogue is full of banter and hot! 4 hot guys supes and an “woman” that is in danger! Of course the guys have to save her! Haha

David Hunt
Nov 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
There was time during the Dark Ages after the fall of Rome when a legend of light and magic arose! You may ask what this has to do with a girl from Minnesota who is most noteworthy for going unnoticed? Well dear reader you will just have to turn the pages and find out for your self! A sassy irreverent Heroine and four smarmy hunks combine to make for a humorous and entertaining read! The story is breath taking, action packed, and intense! Stuffed with hot kisses and steamy looks I am surprised m ...more

“I wish I could be invisible. Please, let me be invisible!” How many time in your life have you wished for the same thing? I'm guessing it never really works for you, has it? Well, it worked for Ava. She actually can turn invisible. Except, apparently, there's a downside to that (Figures, right?) - Ava gets completely overlooked by everyone. People simply do not notice her, or forget she even exists . Makes dating practically impossible, seeing as how the male population doesn't take notice of h
Mar 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Exciting new series...

LOVED this series... It's a great new reverse haren book that's NOT about weres or vampires.... Ava Dawson lives with her BFF Summer in one side of a duplex, and her wacky Bohemian mother in the other side. To say her life has been different is an understatement.... She's always had some form of anxiety, it since 7the grade it's as if nobody but Summer and her mother can see her. In class teachers overlook her even when looking in her direction, she's passed over for projec
Jennifer G
Jan 19, 2018 rated it liked it
Ava Dawson has never stood out. In fact, she's nearly invisible. Guys don't notice her, bosses never give her credit, people forget that she's even around, sometimes she truly seems to disappear. The only people she matters to are her mom and her best friend, Summer. Until she's out at a club with Summer and has a random encounter with a guy that definitely notices her. And he has friends. The encounter is brief and the guys disappear after but this is only the beginning. After witnessing a dist ...more
Nov 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shenanigans, indeed

This quirky story takes some interesting turns. Witches, warlocks, ancient tales thought to be fables, demons, fae, creepy collectors, and much much more all have a part in this book. The witty banter keeps this from being any old paranormal romance and makes it a very enjoyable read. And an even better beginning to, what promises to be, a really amazing series. There are a few oopsies and grammar errors but nothing so hideous as to wrench you from the story.

Avalon is invisib
Courtney Dunham
Jun 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Couldn't get enough of this book! I actually listened to the audiobook before reading the book again haha, and I couldn't wait to listen to more in my car or doing my chores around the house. I loved how snarky Avie was, but deep down she had so many bruises from past experiences with her "invisible"-ness. I could relate to her on some level (not the whole snark part, I definitely am not that badass/kickass!). I have felt ignored and like no one can hear me. I have felt what its like to be pushe ...more
So I had been thinking about trying this book for a while, and when it went on sale for $.99 I figured it was a perfect time to try it out.
Ava is a 25 year old with a problem, she is constantly ignored. Not just ignored like people don't pay attention to her sometimes, but people literally don't see her, don't even know she's there sometimes. Only her mom and her best friend Summer seem immune to her invisibility. Because of this, Ava has horrible luck with guys, they seem to either forget about
Cranky - The Book Curmudgeon
Apr 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
4.5 Cranky Stars

I loved this book! It knocked the crankiness right out of me lol. I've already started reading the next one but I stopped to write this review before I get them mixed up. This going going to be a short, no spoilers review because I need to get back to the next book.

I love the characters and we get to know each one individually. I love the relationship between Avalon and Summer, real BFFs. All the relationships feel real actually. One of the reasons I fell so deep into the world
Nov 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This was my first ever RH book and I wasn't sure what to expect. Here I was thinking this would be mostly hot and steamy interactions but it was so much more!

Avalon (aka Ava or Avie as she can be called by friends only) has a power she knows nothing about. She has the worst luck with men. She lives a mundane life. She has settled. Then her life is turned upside down. She is introduced to FOUR (yes 4) amazingly attractive and wildly different men. If only they were one guy since they all have som
Becky Baldridge
Dec 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
You can't go wrong with unusual magical gifts, mystery, and a bit of Arthurian lore, albeit a different take on said lore. This first book in the series does a good job of introducing The Curse of Avalon world and its great characters. While I liked Ava's snark and wit, it did take a while for her to grow on me as a heroine. She was just a bit too weak and self-deprecating for my tastes. I did like our male leads with their interesting back stories and determination to protect Ava at all cost. I ...more
Tiffany Hook
Aug 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book

Invisible is the first installment in the curse of Avalon series and if this is just the beginning than count me in for the whole thing! Skye has taken us on a journey of self discovery with Avie. She's completely relatable and so very likable, everything you want in an MC. Strange things happen to Ava, people ignore her, their eyes pass right over her - almost like she's invisible. Her mom and her best friend are the only ones that don't ignore her. She's coasting through life
Jul 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: rh, demons, whychoose
Hmmm....this book was different from what I expected. It's my first read from this author. I was captured by the synopsis.

It didn't disappoint but it wasn't necessarily my favorite?

What I liked: The story line. It's really good! I love all things magic. I love Arthur and Lancelot. I want to see where this story goes. I also like how the men are from different time periods and different backgrounds. It's refreshing.

What I didn't like: Sometimes the heroine really annoyed me. It was little momen
Nov 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
This was such a fun read! A completely different take on Arthurian Legend with some RH thrown in. I really loved the characters, interactions, and sexiness. It's a slow burn kind of read, no real action, but the lust is there, simmering. I especially enjoyed the interactions between each of the guys. They all have some trait that is uniquely theirs and pulls their personalities together. The inclusion of aspects like Ava's anxiety isn't seen much in books and really brings some realism to the st ...more
Jul 11, 2018 rated it liked it
2-3 stars

At first, I really enjoyed reading Invisible, then it turned out to be an okay read and the last 50 pages were kind of ridiculous (see spoilers).
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Tina J
Jun 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: rh
I liked this book. It had some funny moments but it did lose me slightly toward the end. The following is super picky but I'm trying to figure out why, at the sacrificial scene, I put the book down and did something else. I finished the book as an afterthought. Which is a damn shame, so here are my thoughts.

I'm thinking it could have been a bit shorter.

The MCs moments of amnesia over getting in touch with her best friend then the panic of trying to get in touch with her? Hmm. A tad annoying.

Heather Gilbert
Jan 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
Pretty cool

For a good part of this book, I was going to rate it a 3 or 3.5, then the last quarter smacked me in the face and upped the ante! I got vague echos of Arthurian legend in the beginning, but nothing solid aside her name and a few other tidbits, then suddenly you realize this IS all Arthurian legend (ok... so not Arthur, but still!) plus the twist came out of nowhere. I was NOT expecting that.

- gets better as the book builds.
- New takes on power and legend
-well edited
- really a
Mar 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Loved the book!

The story follows Ava, aka Avalon, as she makes her way through adulthood trying to get noticed by someone, anyone really. She feels invisible to people and has gone so far to shut herself in and work from home and barely socialize. Then some strange things start happening - she’s being followed for no reason and all of a sudden four guys, who can actually see her and she feels drawn to, show up. She finds that she is more like them than she thought, and those she thought she real
Aug 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
I will admit up front, this book took me a couple of chapters to get into - I almost gave up until I realised the author was on one of my reading groups' lists for this month. Because of that, I stuck it out a little bit longer, and I'm really glad I did!

The story follows Ava - Avalon - a young woman with the unfortunate habit of turning invisible when stressed and being remarkably unnoticeable. It's also a very fresh and unusual take on Arthurian legends. I'm not going to say much more for fear
Nov 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
5 STARS !!!!!!!!
I have not had the time to read books as much as before.. But, what an amazing read this book has been! I almost had to resort to reading the Kindle app on my mobile phone when a break presented itself!

The plot was something I have never read before and that in itself was refreshing. I have grown to like the RH genre, but I feel many books in that genre are too short, with poor character build.
In Invisible you can actually enjoy the book - before you are of to buy the next one ;
Margaux Espinosa
Jul 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed
Paranormal with a twist of history

This was amazing, first of all I loved the characters, secondly the premise was fresh and different, and thirdly the drama, action, adventure, conflict, emotion, and humour were all there and some beautifully! Ava was sweet and funny, confused, conflicted, down to earth, confident and yet still trying to find herself and figure things out. All of this made her easy to relate to and fun to read, I'm definitely invested in this adventurous and magical story. The u
Nov 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
This was a fun read about avie, girl with anxiety problems who everyone just ignores. She doesn't realize that she is somehow making herself invisible to them. Then one night out with her friend she meets three guys who notice her. I liked the incubus mythology and learning how each if her men were cursed. Also even though they were incubi they were trying not to "feed" on women. It was nice to throw in a king Arthur tie too. I hope that we get to see more growth in her relationships in the next ...more
Gabrielle Drumm
Mar 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book. Wow! Loved every second of it!! Ava is my long lost twin. From her panic attacks, horrific anxiety disorder and her uncompromising devotion to all things purple!! The only difference is, well she has four hunks that would do anything for her. This story is so refreshing! Her sarcasm is absolutely on point! The guys are big and definitely manly but they have this side to them that you just don't read about anymore. Also, HUGE plot twist I DID NOT see coming and I'm pretty good at sensi ...more
Mar 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book I read by this author, and I am now a huge fan. If you are a fan of reverse harem, you definitely cannot miss this story.
Avie is a fantastic main character. She is so realistic. I love a character with sass, and Avie definitely delivers.
The men she encounters are a good balance. They complement her well, and they are such rich characters in their own rights.
The addition of Arthurian lore was done really well. I enjoyed the twist on this mythos.
Overall, this book was really
Danielle Poole
Aug 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great story i loved it

I absolutely loved this book the storyline is great it has an awesome FMC and of course sexy guys that make you want to rip them out of the pages.....I love how she put her own twist on a story that's been around for so long and it kept you on your toes with it the whole time you never knew what was coming next so you never git board with it....I don't give out spoilers so if you enjoy a hot RH with a little spin on a long telling story then this is a great book to read I
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**Update** ALL "Curse" books will be on audio; Invisible and Inevitable are already available, Insatiable is in production and should be available by year's end, and Invincible will be available a couple of months after release. **

Sariah Skye physically resides with her family in southern Minnesota but mentally everyone is pretty sure she’s from Uranus. She’s a typical quirky Aquarian that swears

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