Book Review ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป

The Legacy: Semester 1 (Slayer Academy) by Amelia Shaw 
Description……….

From nerdy bookworm to Fae Slayer in training.


My life is carefully planned, and blissfully free of surprises. I hate surprises.
Discovering I come from a long line of Fae Slayers and must give up my position at a prestigious college to attend a Slayer Academy?Worst. Surprise. Ever.Iโ€™m a nerd. A bookworm. I slay with words, not swords.Fighting to stay at the top of the class is nothing compared to fighting to survive.If the deadly weapons and mysteriously hot, but possibly evil guys donโ€™t kill me, then six months without cell reception might.
He haunts my dreams… His eyes pierce my soul.. but will my sword have to pierce his heart?
Megaraโ€™s battle to survive Slayer Academy has just begun. Weapons classes, unexpected passion, and forbidden love await in The Legacyโ€ฆ

The legacy is the first book in a New Adult, college-age paranormal academy series. Expect magic lessons, a bookworm heroine, a sexy scene or two,and a slow-burn forbidden love romance

***Author note – this series is three novella length urban fantasy books. Recommended 17+ due to language and love scenes. 

My Review….. 
Reading the back cover, I got the impression of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. I liked that show, so I flipped the kindle open and dived in….. 
Megara (or Meg to her friends) is not a kick ass warrior woman, Meg is a book worm, sheโ€™s not use to fighting and certainly not monsters. But we are getting ahead of ourselves. Letโ€™s go back ….. 
Meg is off to do a gap year before deciding whatโ€™s next in her life she very excited. But her whole world is about to change, and in her opinion, not for the better. 
Sheโ€™s unaware that both her parents are Fae slayers (and are pretty good at their job) and itโ€™s time for their daughter to leave this life and enrol in Slayer Academy, to say that Megara is shocked and displeased is an understatement…… sheโ€™s thinking itโ€™s a big joke, but as it sinks in, she realises her family are serious, they are going to shop her off to some school…. 
Arriving at the front of the academy Megara is in awe of the building, but sheโ€™s also a little apprehensive, it doesnโ€™t look too friendly, and the nerves Meg had been suppressing, come back big a bang (this is all some terrible dream). 
We meet other class mates (and that wasnโ€™t a great first meeting) they arenโ€™t impressed, the Callumโ€™s are great warriors and hunters of the Fae, and Meg, well sheโ€™s a big disappointment!!! 
We then read all the fun times (not) with weaponry (sheโ€™s no good with swords) and her hand to hand skills are a joke!!! But the other lessons, Meg is a keen student and makes the grades. 
And itโ€™s not teenage angst unless there is a love story…. and this one will be a forbidden one, why? Is Fiore Fae ?  And if so, thatโ€™s a big NO NO in the slayer world, they canโ€™t and shouldnโ€™t be together, but you try telling a teenager NO๐Ÿ˜‰and Fiore (thatโ€™s the hunks name) is definitely worth disobeying everyone for. There is just something about him (besides being hot) there is a connection Megara has never felt with anyone before. But there is also that element of danger that keeps Meg from falling too deep. 
We also have Brutus (a student at the school) there is definitely a spark between them, so we could have a love triangle๐Ÿ˜‰
Oh and did I mention a Legacy? (Well the title does give it away) itโ€™s her legacy, five generations of her family have attended and have slain the evil Fae. Is there more to her legacy (I have a feeling there is) 
So if you like heroines thatโ€™s arenโ€™t warriors, that are nerds first and foremost, then you definitely need to pick this book up. 
And book two….. if itโ€™s half as good as this one, then Iโ€™m in. 
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Published by jab1969

Hi Iโ€™m an avid reader. I also write reviews for the books I read. Come in and say hi. You can find me on GoodReads, Bookbub, and NetGalley ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป I also review on an awesome site The Reading Cafe (run by Barb and Sandy) So ........ More about me ๐Ÿคจ Iโ€™m almost 50 ๐Ÿคซ Iโ€™ve been married (for 27 years) I have a 30 year old son. I had a daughter, I lost her a week before her 21st birthday ๐Ÿ˜ฅ and itโ€™s been 5 years since sheโ€™s been gone (and not a day goes by that I donโ€™t miss her) I work as a salad ๐Ÿฅ— chef ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿณ in a restaurant, havenโ€™t been there long (before that I worked in Tesco) a large supermarket in the UK. I also like to make craft items (and if your really lucky) and Iโ€™ll try to post my efforts on here ๐Ÿ˜‰ My daughter loved butterflies (so part of my blog name is dedicated to her) Iโ€™ve taken on her love of butterflies (I have several tattoos) so Iโ€™m probably going to throw quiet a few butterflies on here ๐Ÿ˜‰ I LOVE PENGUINS ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ’•so Iโ€™m also going to be putting a few on here (my library holds a few) ๐Ÿ˜‰ <img src="https://d1vbo0kv48thhl.cloudfront.net/images/featured_book_reviewer_big.png"

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