The Grim Assistant
Sam is a postal worker and avid surfer. After a freak accident that leaves Sam technically dead, Sam me ...more
So Sam the main MC was very likable, and even Lauren the other MC didnt bother me that much :) while the sex happened too fast, i still felt it was very HOT so that's another po ...more
What I enjoyed most about this ...more
I've been on a bit of a paranormal and sci-fi kick lately and perhaps that's why I enjoyed The Grim Assistant as much as I did. While I wasn't blown away, I found the main and secondary characters likable and relatable, even the grumpy Grim Reaper, Margot. It was the world that truly drew me in.
Hutchins paints a good picture of this new world with Grim Reapers, fantasy creatures who hide in plain sight, and of poor Sam's dilemma a ...more
But one thing I’ve learned that holds true is that if the author is having a good time spinning the tale, then the reader is going to have a bla ...more
MC Sam has a freak surfing accident and ends up dying on the beach. She's visited by Margo, who claims to be a Grim Reaper, and Margo claims to be able to bring Sam back to life if she'll agree to be Margo's temporary assistant. Sam accepts, because, well... dead versus temporary Grim Reaper is no contest, right?
Surprisingly, with that blurb, this book actually wasn't too he ...more
When I first read the summary I was so happy- this was the book I've been looking for. A gritty, thrilling novel with LQBTQ romance galore. I was met instead with a very cute urban fantasy that though did not meet my expectations provided me with something I did not know I needed...FLUFF. Throughout the book, I really believed Sam was real, she had depth and I was rooting for her and her bae the whole time! I thought the exchang...more
Sam is a surfer and postal carrier. Things go a bit haywire when a morning surf doesn't quite go to plan and she dies. What follows is an interesting journey as a Grim Assistant while navigating a new relationship with Lauren.
What I liked was that this book surprised me. It was very open, fast paced and didn't rely on angst to draw the reader ...more
I was very pleased with the main characters, Sam and Lauren. They for sure had chemistry! If you’re looking for a quality LGBTQ fantasy then this is it. There’s a great deal of world building that is very intriguing and a wide array of characters that are unique and fun.
The representation in this book is a b ...more
And. Uh. There's some pretty great sex in here too, so there's that. Lauren and Sam take a little while to put their hands on each other, but then they never stop, and it's awesome.