Title: The Spirit Tree (Tess Lamar #1)
Author: Kathryn M. Hearst
Published Date: July 12th 2016
***THIS BOOK WAS PROVIDED TO NERD GIRL IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***
Tessa, a southern girl with a crazy family and a brand new college degree, wants nothing more than for her life to start. When her uncle dies unexpectedly, she inherits more than his old truck. Lifetimes of family secrets unravel and nothing will ever be the same. After learning that she is not only a Fire Bird, but also half Nunnehi—the Cherokee equivalent to a fairy—Tessa is forced to fight for her life. Good thing she was raised by two tough southern ladies.
The Spirit Tree by Kathryn M. Hearst is a modern paranormal read. It also has old Native American tribal traditions woven into the story.
The beginning was shaky. It seemed that I should have known why certain events or why people were acting a certain way. There wasn’t much of a backstory to the main character. Only the bits that were shared. That being said, this was quite an enjoyable read! Once I got past the beginning, I was hooked. I couldn’t put it down. The story was unique to me and I really dug that.
The characters were pretty great. I had my favorites to both love and hate.
I loved Tessa! I saw so much of my personality in her. I rarely feel that way towards a character. Oh and Bryson….*swoon* LOVED him! He’s strong, traditional, protective, and sexy.
This story had some feels moments along with suspense and romance. This was a new to me author and I am now a fan. I’m hoping there’s another book because I need to read more about them! I give this 5 stars!
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