Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Water by Terra Harmony

Published: Sep. 27, 2011 
Words: 79143 (approximate)
Language: English

From Smashwords: All of the elemental powers are in the palm of her hand, and it won't be enough to save her. When Kaitlyn Alder is involuntarily introduced to a life of magic, she becomes part of an organization hell-bent on saving the Earth. Just as her new-found life holds promises of purpose, romance, and friendship, the organization divides and a rogue member holds Kaitlyn hostage. Now one of the most terrifying men the human race has to offer stands between her and Earth's survival. 

Adult-content rating:
This book contains content considered unsuitable for young readers 17 and under, and which may be offensive to some readers of all ages. 

My review: I read this book straight through. NO LIE. I could not put it down. Terra HOOKED me in and left me searching like a mad woman at the end trying to find more to read. I NEVER read blurbs from the next book. NEVER. I did on this one. Usually reading the blurb to the next book leaves me crazier than I already am at finishing the first book. TASK TOTALLY COMPLETE. Not only was I frantic to read more, reading the blurb to AIR made me even crazier for more. 

When I asked Terra to classify this book, she first stated "Contemporary Eco-Fantasy and the books might also fall under adventure, paranormal romance, or any other number of genres". DO NOT LET THE ECO-FANTASY scare you. I would never even have known what that meant. It now makes sense. And if all Eco Fantasy books are as good as this one, I have found a new genre to LOVE! MANY genre's are in this book and that is another aspect that I love about it. 

The book starts out slow. Not in a bad way though. Like wearing our most comfy pajama pants all day long. You just get comfortable in the book and then BAM...your  head blows off! Well, mine about did anyway for real! When a book can shock me and I don't see it coming, that my friends is GOOD WRITING! I decided to read this book because of two reasons:   1. the cover (GORGEOUS) and 2. The blurb. I was totally sold!

Our main female character Kaitlyn is a go getter. She stays on the move and seriously challenges herself. A mishap leads her into the biggest adventure of her life. (I can't say much more because I will give too much away). 

Micah is one of our lead male characters. Ok I love love love the name Micah. (biased much Mindy...) Micah is a strong lead male, sounds sexy as hell and has an incredible job! I was blown away by this absolutely ORIGINAL idea of a career. There are more leading males and females that you get to know through out the book. It is just a great story and I highly recommend reading it!! 

Air will be released sometime in February (date not definite yet/stay tuned to review of Air HERE on FR).
Fire is scheduled for release October 2012
Earth scheduled for release Spring 2013

How would you like to win your very own ebook of Water? How about an ebook copy of Water and Air? How about an ebook copy of Water and a $25 Amazon gift card??  Enter below!!!
4 ebooks of Water
1 ebook of Water/Air (Air will be sent when released in February 2012)
 $25 gift card and ebook of Water


I picked the 6 winners from Rafflecopter. This is how they

appeared. So here is what everyone won:
Heather Livery Witek Ebook copy of WATER
Na Ebook copy of WATER
Gracen Miller Ebook copy of WATER
Mandy Luy Ebook copy of WATER
Katrina Whittaker  Ebook copy of WATER & AIR
Shelby Rodewald $25 amazon gift card & Ebook copy of air!!
CONGRATS to all the winners!!! I will be sending you all an
email SOON (when i get off work)!!

**UPDATE: all emails have been sent! Congrats to all the winners!!! Thank you for following Forbidden Reviews!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Gracen Miller said...

I entered the contest--I think--in the rafflecopter above. That's a nifty little gadget. Where can I get mine????


Tawnya Peltonen said...

This book sounds sooo interesting! I cannot wait to read it. I think I read once that the Guardians of Ascension series by Caris Roane (Which I'm in love with. AWESOME series!) is technically "eco".

Vivien said...

I haven't read a book with Eco yet. I'm definitely intrigued and want to though!!

Unknown said...

Yes Gracen, you are entered! go to It is so easy and I love it!!!!!

Thank you everyone! I love this book!!!

Mandy said...

Excellent review! I do not believe I have read a book that was Eco or Eco fantasy! Sounds very intriguing!

Michele said...

I don't think I have read any Eco...sounds good...I actually think I have Water on my kindle...*off to look*
YES!! I have water...woot Woot...I'm still entering tho for the other one!!

Unknown said...

I haven't yet read any of the Eco books but they are interesting.

Mr. Book Wonder

Unknown said...

Great review Mindy ;) had now added this to my tbr pile ;) great giveaway and I love rafflecopter :) I havent read any Eco books yet either this will be interesting ;)


Terra Harmony said...

I just wanted to stop by to say hi to everyone and thanks for your interest in my series! A big THANK YOU to Mindy for such an awesome review. My favorite part has to be, "If all Eco Fantasy books are as good as this one, I have found a new genre to LOVE!"

Good luck in the giveaway everyone!

heather said...

I cannot wait to read this book! Mindy, you have convinced me to give eco a try