Book Review: Infinity (Book 1 and 2) by Sedona Venez

Infinity++Sedona_Venez++Book_CoverSynopsis (Book 1)

The first moment I saw Boulder… his helmet-covered head snapped in my direction and stared.

My eyes greedily took in the hardness of his thighs encased in dark jeans, his kickass motorcycle boots, and leather jacket. I licked my bottom lip, stifling the crazy urge to leap out of the car and climb him like a tree while burying my nose into the crook of his neck like a possessed woman.

I needed to see his face, and as if answering my request, he pulled off his helmet impatiently, and literally, something clicked in my head as his warm apple-green eyes locked onto me and he muttered, “All mine.”

Well, that’s what I imagined he was saying as his lips moved silently. He could have been whispering, “Stalker girl,” but hey, I was willing to stalk him into submission.

**Mature Content Warning** 18+ for language, and adult situations.

Synopsis (Book 2)Infinity Unleashed by Sedona Venez - ebooksm

I wanted him. No. I needed him. Boulder.

My body hummed just at the mere mention of his name. It was madness, given that there so much I didn’t know about him. For that matter, there was so much that he didn’t know about me. The stakes were too high, especially when my true nature was being peeled away every day like an onion.

Could he accept me without judging?

It was hard to separate the celebrity life from the real deal. That’s where most men failed, accepting the real me and not the persona they believed me to be. Most men couldn’t, but then again, most men weren’t Boulder.

He made me feel treasured… wanted… and protected. And after years of hardening my heart, and sealing it behind a steel cage, I was ready to give myself to him freely, knowing that he planned to take everything I offered with both hands. Plundering me until all I thought of, and wanted… was him.

**Mature Content Warning** 18+ for language, and adult situations.

6535416About the Author:

Sedona Venez is the author of the New Adult Credence Curse series, and the New Adult Valkyries: Soaring Raven series. She is a NYC girl (go Brooklyn!) with a slight obsession with her iPad, Pinterest, and television shows Pawn Stars and Face Off. Her love of music, tattoos, rockers, alpha men and wolf-shifters inspires her edgy paranormal romance novels. She also writes Middle Grade/Young Adult under her real name, T.L. Clarke. You can find out more about Sedona and her novels by visitinghttp://www.sedonavenez.com

Find her on pinterest to get some great Breaking the Storm inspiration!!http://www.pinterest.com/tlcauthor

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My Review:

Okay, so this book had a great premise, two thumbs up to the idea. And the premise is what drew me to read it. The problem was the premise was drowned by frustrating character choices, pacing issues and a lack lustre plot. I have to point out here, that this is just MY opinion and I’m sure others reading this series will love it – hell, we don’t all like the same things and that’s what makes the world go round.

From a writer’s perspective, I really wish I’d been a beta reader for this book, as the issues we’re glaring and all it needed was a firm editing hand and definitive overall theme to turn the literary tide and make this a great NA read. The character choices were a little annoying, but in the author’s defence, people do make frustrating choices in real life too, in fact that is what can make a book feel ‘real’ when the other elements are very ‘unreal’. However, readers don’t read paranormal books for realism, so maybe toning it down could have made it all work better.

I loved the idea of the main character being a pop star and, overall, it was written well with some lovely prose, but the plot moved at very slow pace and some scenes just seemed to go on forever with no real reason for them being there. As a writer I’m a firm believer in examining every scene you write and ruthlessly cutting out anything that doesn’t move the plot forward or show a character arc.

The front covers of both books are lovely – the colour schemes are attractive and there’s a hint of the book there without giving too much away.

Overall I’d give Infinity 3 out 5 stars – although not my cup of tea, I’d still suggest having a read.

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