Publisher: Capraro Press
Date of Publication: March 29th 2016
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
Series: Guardians of the Worlds
The Descendant – Book 1
Where the book can be found: Amazon
Possessed villains. Intriguing guardians. Multiple worlds.
Ava Davenport is in the midst of her wedding preparations when her world is thrown upside down by a night visitor. He has a mind-blowing message and Ava can’t keep her mind off it and… off him.
˃˃˃ The Contact
When she can no longer tell the difference between dreams and reality, she visits a shrink and a shaman. But when neither of them truly understand her, Ava gets closer to her visitor who explains why she is the most sought-after person in all the worlds.
˃˃˃ The Descendant
Ava is not a regular human. She possesses abilities no other being in any world can imagine. She is the key to the evil Xemlix plan of enslaving Earth.
After being almost captured by the cruel villains, she is rescued by Meldrick Richglow, her night visitor, and she crosses the portal to the Lapo civilization, the land of milk and honey, where she is safe, but not for long.
The evil Xemlix are terrorizing Earth and can only be defeated with Ava’s supernatural abilities, which haven’t yet awakened.
˃˃˃ The Series
“The Descendant” is the first YA sci-fi/fantasy romance novel in the Guardians of the Worlds series. It features fast-paced action, side-splitting comedy and out-of-this-world romance!
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I enjoyed reading The Descendant, even if it did annoy me in some spots. All the people, including the aliens were gorgeous. Ava, Chloe, Victor, Barry, Meldrick, all good-looking. I was looking for someone who wasn’t model material in this book but didn’t find anyone. But hey, more eye candy for me to imagine.
I liked Ava’s character. She seemed a little needy and fell into Instalove easily. She was sweet, naive and I could see us being friends. She seems like she needed someone to protect her from the Barry’s in life, which is why I didn’t care for Chloe at first. She wasn’t there for her.
When she met Meldrick in a dream, she did what any sane person would have done and went to a shrink. When that didn’t work, she went to an alternative shrink. I was dying laughing during that scene. Whenever I see the phrase “beautiful soul” I will forever think of Glenn Wiley.
Speaking of Meldrick Richglow. He came off as stalkerish in the beginning. Coming into a girl’s dream is weird and it will make said girl run to a shrink.
Lord Slith is an evil alien who wants to take over Earth. To open the portal between his realm and Earth, he has to fuel it with fear. Which he has no problem getting from Earth. He is after Ava because he believes that she is the girl from the prophecy.
The ending of this story was good. I wasn’t expecting the twist that was put in there and wanted to cry. The author definitely left it open for the next book.
How many stars will I give The Descendant? 3/3.5
Why? While I liked the story, I felt that the story seemed a little forced in places and some storylines just disappeared (Xenia was a main one). The book did lag a little bit in the middle but gained steam gain.
Will I reread? Yes
Will I recommend to family and friends? Yes
Age Range? Teen on up
Why? No sex. Some violence.
**I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book**