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Transcend

(Selfish Myths #4)

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An arrogant deity, a snarky archeress, and a rebellious attraction.

He's the rakish God of Envy. All vain smirks and conceit.

I'm the spitfire Goddess of Sorrow. All edgy vibes and sarcasm.

For a pair of outcast deities, were one hot magical mess. He's hardly amused by my prickly attitude. And I dont have time for his narcissistic crap.

Too bad were stuck with one another.

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Published March 26th 2020
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Candace Robinson
Jan 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I've loved this entire series! Natalia knows how to write the best couples! And if you thought the other books in this series were swoony, then holy smokes prepare yourself, because this one has amazing romance!

I really liked getting into Sorrow's head. She had a very interesting backstory, and yes sad, because she's Sorrow! And Envy was much more than his sexy looks. He had a lovely heart in there too!

Another thing I enjoyed was seeing all the other couples together. All eight of these people
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Kate
Mar 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020, favourites, lgbtq
"What does that feel like?"

It feels like the line between pleasure and pain is non-existent. It feels both like coming home and saying goodbye to a good friend. It feels like savouring words and swallowing them whole at the same time.

That's what this series feels like.

ARC received from author in exchange for an honest review

4.5 shining stars!

"What's your pleasure? What's your pain?"

Answer to both is...reading this book.

Natalia Jaster comes back with the last installment of Selfish Myths
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erin
Oct 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy
Natalia, you are a literary goddess! This is a more intriguing and epic title for Book 4 than anything I could have guessed!! SUPER EXCITED!!
Brin
This book took me longer to read than the other books in the Selfish Myth series (just a little under a week). However, this was not because I wasnt enjoying it quite the opposite I really didnt want it to end ever! I have made no secret of my love for this series it has become one of my all-time favourites. So reading Transcend, the final book, was a somewhat bittersweet experience. It felt very fitting to end this series with Sorrow and Envy, they are the most jaded of all the characters ...more
Rachel
Mar 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing

Note: I received this book from the author and I voluntarily give this review, it is my honest opinion.

The first book I ever read of Natalia was Touch, it's the first book in the Selfish Myths series and I was in complete and utter awe. Touch was the first time that I have ever come across writing that was so unique not only in the story but the actual writing itself. Natalia has a way with words that is part lyrical part storytelling and part something else that I can't even name. The words
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alexis
Mar 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, mature-ya
I received an ARC of this book through the author in exchange for an honest review!

Finally, the stars are out, and Natalia has concluded the story of the Selfish Myths with the lovely fourth and final book Transcend! Reading Sorrow and Envy's story in the middle of this hectic time was such a nice change of pace, and seeing as the two are more eclectic than their mythic counterparts, it was also unique reading about their dynamic and seeing it flourish into love. As always, Natalia's writing is
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Natalie
After reading Foolish Kingdoms and Selfish Myths, its clear that Natalia Jaster excels at ending a book series! Transcend tied up Selfish Myths with star dust and a magical bow on top. I think this was my favorite of the bunch. Envy and Sorrow had a bumpy ride to their HEA, but it was so worth it at the end. I loved learning the history of these characters, and seeing how that shaped them into who they were (on their own, and together). The unknown influence they both had on each other had me so ...more
Jenni
Mar 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Transcend is the perfect ending to this incredible series. I would definitely recommend the Selfish Myths books - which starts with Touch.

As with the earlier books in the series, Transcend focuses on a couple in this case it's Sorrow and Envy. Sorrow is a girl, or rather, goddess after my own heart. I love her so much, she is the perfect combination of snark and vulnerability. And the perfect match for Envy. Now I don't want to say too much about the plot for fear of spoiling Transcend of the
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Karla
Mar 26, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorites
I loved this series and each of the misfit couples. As always, it's bittersweet to finish a series as awesome as this one, especially with Natalia Jaster's amazing writing. I liked reading the culmination of the fight between fate and free will and how Envy and Sorrow fought against their own myth but were able to fall in love with each other to win the war for their side. Their banter was fun to read, and I enjoyed reading about their pasts and what they thought about each other as they grew ...more
Miriam
Mar 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
I requested an ARC of this book, and these opinions are my own.

This is the final book in the series, and while I am sad to see it end, I am happy I was able to take this journey with the characters. To me, Sorrow and Envy seem the most real, the closest to actual mortals than the others. Their fears are not without merit, and when they finally realize how they are linked - just like pleasure and pain - it's a glorious moment.

Seeing the rest of the characters and how they've grown throughout the
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Shruti
Mar 29, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: found-family
So I skipped the 2nd and 3rd books in this series for various reasons, but I'm so happy I read this one. Not only was I not confused, but the found family and themes of love in this were so ON BRAND for me. Plus, Envy and Sorrow and their pain/pleasure connection was beautiful and so well done and ugh, I loved this.
Marie Clarisse
My favorite couple out of the entire band of misfits! I LOVED LOVED LOVED ENVY AND SORROW, and the fact that they already have so much history together set them apart from all the other couples in all of Natalias books for me. ...more
Brittany Rios
Mar 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Beautifully written

The 2 least expected to fall love do so in a grand way! Sorrow and Envy were so fun to read. Their obstacles were awe inspiring.
Alena
Mar 15, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2020, fantasy
youre a planet. Youre uncharted territory, an unexplored land mass that would take years to reach..

This saga is great, and I will miss this characters, they are amazing and feel very real.
Envy and Sorrow journey is beautiful, is not only about their love but also about accepting yourself and understanding your emotions better, you need balance, happiness and sadness to make you whole.
Love the flashbacks, and return to their homeland, is a beautiful place to live.
Perfect ending for the saga.


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Shelina
Mar 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What a journey. This was a beautiful conclusion to the Selfish Myths series. Transcend came with all the best parts of Touch, Torn, and Tempt, with the gorgeous scenery and getting to intimately know the gods and goddesses, and with perhaps even a little more.

I loved the action, the bickering, the humour, the love, and the way it all came together.
Anjali Rai
Feb 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I love this series and would love to get myself into the book community more and its such a big part of my life! I would love to have the opportunity to receive an ARC, even through email, and leave a review and learn to get myself into the arc community! ...more
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Natalia Jaster is the fantasy romance author of the Foolish Kingdoms & Selfish Myths series.

She loves to dream up settings that are realistic yet magical. She loves when raw angst collides with lyrical beauty, and when sweetness escalates to hotness. And she definitely loves treading the line between YA and NA.

She's also a total fool for first-kiss scenes, fanfiction, libraries, and starry
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Selfish Myths (4 books)
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