/ Arc Review / Fortune Fae Academy (Fortune Fae Academy #1) / J.R. Thorn / – Beckie Bookworm

ARC REVIEW

Release Date-June 5th 2020
Genre-Reverse Harem Omegaverse Romance
Kindle Edition-318 Pages

I never asked to be an Omega.

I’m a Fortune Fae—I see the future. But I didn’t see this coming.

My Alpha will stop at nothing to possess me and has dragged me all the way to Fortune Fae Academy to join the other wide-eyed Omegas-in-training. He believes I’ll survive–and I hope he’s right.

He also believes I’ll kneel at his feet.

He couldn’t be more wrong about that.

I don’t need three broody Betas and an asshat Alpha telling me what to do. When I graduate the Academy as an ascended Omega, I’m rejecting my mate-circle and getting the hell out of here.

Except there’s one slight problem. My Alpha has seen the future too… and he knows something I don’t.

Whatever he thinks is going to happen, his cruel smirk says I’m not going anywhere.

Fortune Fae Academy is Book 1 in a Reverse Harem Omegaverse Romance. Be warned there are obsessive males who will stop at nothing to claim their fated mate. As this is a series, book 1 ends on a cliffhanger.

MY REVIEW
Fortune Fae Academy by J.R. Thorn
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

First, the front cover of this book is absolutely stunning like real eye-catching love it, these books have such pretty faces. I have previously read a collaboration from this author which I enjoyed but this was actually my first solo read by her. So this was well written and imaginative. It’s set in the same world as elemental fae academy and midnight fae academy and is a universe created by two separate authors. So, unfortunately, I initially struggled to connect and because of this, the first half was slightly a slog for me. It definitely did pick up in the second half which I did prefer. I think the issue for me here was this was rather slow initially add in how confused I was at the world dynamics and many rules (there seemed to be a lot) and I was left slightly bemused and my brain working overtime. Once I got my head around it all I was able to settle in easier and it all flowed better for me. I also wasn’t a fan of all the running Gina did I was confused as to the why of it all, there just didn’t seem a point to her flight. Also, Seif and Axel had limited redeeming quality’s if any and I wasn’t a fan of the natural hierarchy within the mate circle in regards to Zeke and Rowan. That aside this was very well written and my above points are mostly plot dislikes so it’s more an individual preference than anything fundamentally wrong. I did especially like the dub-con slant this had and it wasn’t the darkness here that bothered me I actually loved that part of this a lot. Also, be aware this is dark reverse harem omegaverse with M/M as well as M/M/F and M/F/M I didn’t find it especially dark myself but it will all depend on your own barometer really. By the time this finished, I was on board and do want to know what is coming next. Seif did start to grow on me and we got brief glimpses of who he could be rather than how he’s behaved so far. There are obviously reasons for his current behaviour that completely disregard his alpha status. In regards to the betas themselves I disliked Axel immensely so he’s got some work ahead winning me over but Zeke and Rowan are such complete sweeties. Gina well I’m not really sure about her I do find her slightly annoying and overly difficult. I think this first book concentrated so much on her escaping her destiny we haven’t really got to delve that deep into her character and who she actually is beyond the superficial. I especially liked how the omegaverse aspects of this were unique and imaginative. Spun in a way that was so different and unusual. So yeh equal pro’s and con’s from me. It will be interesting to see how this progresses forward.

I voluntarily reviewed a copy of fortune fae academy book one.