I liked the bits of Russian culture the author used to add authenticity, especially how she called her grandma “babushka” – so cute! However, I felt like it was more about her OCD then the actual danger the invading pack posed. As interesting as it was to see life from that point of view, I ended up feeling insensitive because I just wanted her to GET OVER IT & fight the SOBs who threatened her family.
I did feel like she was stronger at the end and had grown some, not only with her OCD, but as a person which was nice to see. I really enjoyed the assortment of characters from her therapy group, especially the yummy wizard, Nick! They both make strides together in conquering their obsessions. I’d like to see where they end up if she can finally get over the ever-present-but-never-touching Thorn.
Towards the end it felt a little too stream of consciousness for me, but the story was interesting enough that I’ll probably read the next one.
Covetedby Shawntelle MadisonRelease Date: April 24, 2012Publisher: Ballantine