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College Life: Friends, Finals, and the Fae trying to kill you.

Leopold Otto University in mysterious Bewachterberg invites both humans and fae to attend. Beware though, the administration doesn’t guarantee your safety!

An American college student discovers his fellow fae students operate under a different code of honor. Only if he can decipher their tangled Laws of Civility
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Kindle Edition, 272 pages
Published November 19th 2019 by Rook and Castle
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Andie
Nov 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
An engaging, imaginative YA novel recommended for readers who like supernatural and fairy tale lore with humor in a contemporary setting.

The first book in the College Fae series, Never Date a Siren introduces a group of unique and relatable characters in the fully realized magical world of Bewachterberg where humans and fae interact.

The story features Brigit, the dryad princess and Logan, an American student. They come together to take on a challenge and discover who they are along the way.
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Giselle Jeffries Schneider
Oct 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A fun, magical story -- plus wonderful spinoff from Granny Starseed -- that will leave readers hooked from the start. Trust me, once you fall into this world of faes and gods and humans, you will be sad to see it end and be left wondering how the characters don't exist. I will definitely be waiting for the sequel. I must know what university life brings next for Brigit and Logan and their friends.
Linda Lou
Nov 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
We begin with Bridget’s freshman year. College... What would be taught in a college with a mixed student body of Human and Fae? More importantly, how would everyone get along? How does one maneuver through the ins and outs of the fae septs, bondmates, laws of civility and debts of honor amongst these humans who have absolutely no clue? Bridget, for whatever reason, is a stickler about all of this Fae stuff. She hugs trees, touches flowers and talks to plants and welcome mats. She also needs to ...more
K.A. Miltimore
Dec 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: indie-authors
As a fan of Nash's previous work, the Wicked Wolves of Windsor, I knew I was in good hands with this YA fantasy offering. Nash has a wonderful way of weaving old myths and fairytales into modern stories and Book One of this new series is no exception. She excels in world-building and creating a vibrant reality for her characters. I loved the small touches - characters that have flaws and quirks like all of us. Her main character, Brigit, is capable and confident - maybe even a bit too confident ...more
Julie Embleton
Dec 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The first in the College Fae series, Never Date a Siren is an engaging and clever read that stirs the imagination. Set in Leopold Otto Universtity in Brachtenberg, college student Logan meets the mysterious Brigit, not realising she’s a dryad princess fighting to release him from a siren who has Beguiled him. Brigit is a stickler for fae law and through her wit, determination and generous heart, navigates her way through the sticky situation of Logan’s problem.

With a cast of fascinating and
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Helen Whistberry
Nov 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy-sci-fi, ya
A charming and original YA fantasy novel set at a university where Fae and Humans attend class side by side. Brigit is a dryad with a rigid sense of honor that leaves her indebted to her roommate, Logan, a human who has fallen under the fatal spell of a siren. Brigit decides to figure out how to break the spell and is a more than capable heroine to take such a daunting task in hand. Strong, determined, independent, and savvy, Brigit is a fantastic role model. Logan is certainly in need of saving ...more
Angela
Jan 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
4 Stars

Never Date A Siren: A College Fae Magic Series #1 by Byrd Nash is a wonderful Young Adult fantasy and my first read from this talented storyteller. I love a good fantasy, so the title intrigued me as soon as I saw it. It is full of paranormal beings, college life, humour, a little drama, debts, bonds, challenges, honour, lessons, magic- and is a light-hearted and charming coming of age story.
By a twist of fate, Logan and Brigit become roommates. Brigit is a Fae (Dryad), and Logan a human
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Candy Wilder
Jan 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
"Never Date a Siren," the first book in the College Fae series, is a breezy read filled with equal parts humor, adventure, and peril. The latter especially applies to Logan Dannon, a human enrolled in Leopold Otto University in the small country of Bewatcherberg.

The student body of LOTTOS consists of a variety of fae beings as well as humans. When Logan dates and later breaks up with a siren named Sybil, he discovers she put a Beguiling spell on him, causing him to slowly waste away while pining
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joanne ellis
Jan 20, 2020 rated it really liked it
College Life; finals, and the Fae trying to kill you....

Never Date a Siren is the first book in the college Fae series, where we are introduced to unique characters in a magical world of Bewacherberg, where humans and Fae come together.
American college student, Logan Dannon, discovers his fellow fae students operate under a different code of honour to what he is accustomed to. The only way of hoping to survive the semester, is to is to decipher their tangled laws of civility.

Brigit, a fae
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Misty Ziegler
Jan 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
*****5 Stars*****
Never Date a Siren by Byrd Nash

Never Date a Siren is the first book in the sci-fi fantasy series about college fae by Byrd Nash. I enjoy YA books because they’re usually easy going and smooth reads. Unfortunately sometimes I do get a little confused and frustrated when trying to keep things straight in sci-fi fantasy stories because there are sometimes too many different types of creatures or characters to keep straight in my mind. The types of beings in this book were so
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Carrie
Dec 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019
This was a very unexpected and unique paranormal read. I'd say paranormal romance, but it's really more focused on some love gone bad and the magical elements involved. As the start to what could/should be a series, I'm hooked.

Brigit is out in the world, at a fae filled college, trying her hardest to just be "one of the students." Sadly, she has a very strong sense of moral right and wrong, and gets drawn into a bit of trouble that centers around Logan. Logan is a wee bit magical himself, but is
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Liz
Jan 12, 2020 rated it really liked it
I have never had the pleasure of reading anything penned by Bryd Nash prior to picking up this book, Never Date a Siren, so I had no idea what I was getting myself into other than what I learned from the eye catching cover. I am glad that I took a gamble and dove right in. I think we have a new series that I can’t wait to read as it unfolds.

Never Date a Siren is the first book in the College Fae series so a great place to start obviously. This book sets us up for the series and gives us a bunch
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Laura Furuta
Jan 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Never Date a Siren (College Fae Book 1)
By Byrd Nash
5 out of 5 stars

The story Never Date a Siren (College Fae Book 1) by Byrd Nash is a fantasy book that I loved reading. It tells the tale of Logan Dannon and Brigit. Logan is a college student who finds out the hard way about the mythical creatures that attend the same college as he does. He finds himself having to navigate the fae’s code of honor to survive. Brigit is a fae. She finds herself with Logan, a human roommate in which she has been
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Anna Hirsch
Jan 20, 2020 rated it really liked it
Never Date a Siren (College Fae Book 1) by Byrd Nash
4 Stars

This is the first book that I have read from this author. I really enjoyed it and will definitely look for more books written by her. I thought this book was quite interesting and original. The thing I loved best was the fact that the author used less “popular” supernatural beings. There were dryads, naiads, sirens, and a bard; not the usual vampires and werewolves.

The story takes place at Leopold Otto University in a country that
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Gail Guerrero
Jan 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
Never Date a Siren (College Fae Book 1) by Byrd Nash - Review by Gail Guerrero

Four Stars

I enjoy a story that centers around far and humans living together. Makes you want to believe in fairytales. The story centers around Logan and Brigit. Logan is a human with some secrets of his own. Brigit is a fae who ran away just looking for a place to lay her head. The author built a world were fae and humans live together. A world built on a balance system. I really liked getting to know Brigit. Her
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Ilona Nurmela
Nov 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Unique fair-minded fae story set in college

I loved this first book in the 4-book series and cannot wait for the sequel! When Brigit enrolls in a university in the human lands in a town that has been hidden for a hundred years, she soon finds herself homeless. When her new chosen roommate Logan turns out to be Beguiled by a heartless siren and saves Brigit from losing her mind, her sense of fairness and the Debt of Gratitude make her the siren’s arch-enemy. The author has created a unique world
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Rene
Dec 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A must read!!

Never Date A Siren is an exciting book by Byrd Nash that i can not reccomend enough! It is the first book in a series of four that has a magical world full of interesting characters the likes i have never seen! Brigit is a strong minded fae attending college at a university where she meets Logan. A human with a magical ability all his own. Together they create an extraordinary dynamic through freshman year and i can not wait to see how they develop through the series! Did i also
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Madison Degraffenreid
Jan 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020ir, 2020-rr
Never Date a Siren (College Fae Book 1) by Byrd Nash

5-Stars

Never Date a Siren (College Fae Book 1) by Byrd Nash was an exciting first addition to this series. Logan is placed under a Siren’s spell at the start of his freshman year of college. Brigit is also a freshman who is needing a new place to stay and happens to find that Logan has a spare room. The two become mixed up in a mess and she is set on freeing him from the Siren’s spell. This story was fascinating and mystical. I loved the
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Lisa
Jan 12, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ibbb-year-4
Sirens are trouble. They trick you to loving them, leave you and then syphon the energy out of you all the while keeping you in their thrall. Sad right? Logan had no idea what he was getting into when he met his girlfriend Sybil the Siren. She has moved on from him and now he is feeling less like himself and stuck...until his chance run in with Brigit, dryad Fae, and she owns him for saving her. Can she get Sybil to release him from her clutches? Sybil doesn’t want to release the human and holds ...more
Erin
Jan 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I give Never Date a Siren: A College Fae magic series #1 by Byrd Nash, 5 stars!

This book was absolutely amazing! This is my favorite genre, but it went above and beyond what I was expecting. It is fun, exciting and suspenseful all wrapped into one. The characters have huge personalities and I can't say I've read a book where the main character is a dryad. I like how the author incorporates creatures we do not normally see in supernatural books. Not only that, she quickly explains what they are
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Jennifer
Dec 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
Never Date a Siren is delightful and witty book by master of the modern fairy tale Byrd Nash.
The ancient world of the fae gets a modern University setting reminiscent of the clash of creatures in Harry Potter. A talking format is a true gem, as is the snarky Jib, a talking black cat. When a human falls prey to a selfish siren , it is up to a clever fae to break the spell. Nash is a master of revenge, having read the author's previous work, The Wicked Wolves of Windsor (read this book!) and
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Moriah Venable
Jan 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Never Date A Siren is the first novel in the College Fae Magic series by Byrd Nash. This is my first novel by this author.

Far and humans coexist at the Leopoldo Ottos University.

When Brigit gets kicked out of her apartment, she is looking for a new roommate. Only issue, the person also looking for a roommate is a human and she’s never lived with a human before. What could go wrong?

This was a great start to a series and I can’t wait to read this again while waiting for the next novel.

Filled with
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Jenni Bishop
Jan 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
Never Date a Siren: A College Fae magic series #1 by Byrd Nash is fantasy story that is engaging and unique and feeds your senses and delights your inner self as you easily imagine what Byrd has written. It is a YA story that is well written and the world building is vivid. The characters are fun and sassy and it is and adventure that makes this story an enjoyable easy read.

Logan is a college student who is at the end of his tether after his encounter with a siren. But when he meets the sassy,
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Rachel Moss
Jan 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
Never Date a Siren is a very apt title, as this book demonstrates throughout its entirety why you should never date a siren. I really enjoyed reading this book, it had a great plot and storyline. I feel like the events could have been a little more detailed and explained, while also on a clearer timeline. It makes more sense at the end, but in the beginning it was a little confusing, as the events seemed sporadically placed. I have no idea if there was a series or a set I was supposed to read ...more
Candida Hopper
Jan 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
Never Date a Siren: A College Fae magic series #1
by Byrd Nash

This story kept me captivated with wonderful characters and an original plot. We are introduced to different kinds of fae and things they can do. There are different dynamics going on in this book and it keeps this story intriguing and kept me reading. The more I read the more I found myself liking Brigit and her bondmates. I think there is more to Logan than meets the eye and I hope to learn more about all these characters in the
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Makaela Patterson
Jan 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Never Date a Siren (College Fae Book 1) by Byrd Nash - Review by Makaela Patterson

This is a classic coming of age story with a twist! It’s a world of fantasy and magic. Human or Fae ? You will soon learn what the Perilous Realm college life is all about. Can human and Fae co exist ? Can they build friendships or possibly fall in love? With the twists and turns you will have a lot of questions. Will they be answered by the end of the book? You will have to read and find out. Loyalty will be
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Erica Fish
Jan 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Never Date a Siren is the first book in the College Fae series by Byrd Nash. This is my first book by this author and it will not be my last. Nash has created a world of Fae that will make you feel like you are apart of that world. Her characters are complex and could very well be part of your world. In this story Bridget is a Fae and is very bull headed and Logan, who is human not sure what is going on due to his magical abilities that he did not know he had. I found myself so engrossed in the ...more
Kerry  carr
Jan 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book is a great story about the supernatural world and how they work together to get rid of negative people. Brigit is a college student and also fae. After a close call a guy called Logan stops her from drinking something thats been drugged. This action leads Brigit to be in his debt and the way she sees to pay him back is to remove the curse of his ex girlfriend off him.

Sibyl is a siren, who captured Logan's heart in more ways than one and since they split she is using her powers to
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Mirela
Jan 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Never Date a Siren (College Fae Book 1) by Byrd Nash was a wonderful fantastical read. I enjoyed the world that was built and the mesh between fae and human. I adored Brigit as the main female lead. She was such a “wow” character with a unique perspective. I loved Brigit as being out guide through understanding the fae world and their expectations, it was a great way to build the world and introduce the reader to the implications of what is happening. Logan was a good character read, I found it ...more
Bobbi Wagner
Jan 06, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is my first book by this author and I will be looking for more. This is a Young Adult paranormal story where fae and humans live side by side. It is a story that I was pulled in right from the first page. It is a well written with characters that are connectable and made me feel part of the story. Bridget is a head strong fae and than you have Logan who is human but has magical abilities he is just discovering. What will happen when they become roommates and Logan is in need of being saved ...more
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After gaining her B.A. degree in journalism Byrd worked as a reporter for a bunch of newspapers you never heard of in small towns you never heard of. Eventually she realized she could starve just as as easily writing her own stories as reporting on local vegetable festivals.

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