Review: Succubus Revealed by Richelle Mead

29th Aug 2011 Jess @ Gone with the Words 2011, Reviews, Reviews by Jess

Review: Succubus Revealed by Richelle MeadSuccubus Revealed by Richelle Mead
Series: Georgina Kincaid #6
Published by Kensington on August 30th 2011
Genres: Adult, Romance, Urban Fantasy
Pages: 277
Format: ARC
Source: Publisher
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5 Stars
In Georgina Kincaid, succubus and she-demon, #1 New York Times bestselling author Richelle Mead has created one of her most enticing characters. But with a shot at love, and maybe even redemption, is the ultimate seductress finally going soft? Like hell she is. . .

Georgina Kincaid has had an eternity to figure out the opposite sex, but sometimes they still surprise her. Take Seth Mortensen. The man has risked his soul to become Georgina's boyfriend. Still, with Lucifer for a boss, Georgina can't just hang up her killer heels and settle down to domestic bliss. In fact, she's being forced to transfer operations. . .to Las Vegas.

The City of Sin is a dream gig for a succubus, but Georgina's allies are suspicious. Why are the powers-that-be so eager to get her away from Seattle and from Seth? Georgina is one of Hell's most valuable assets, but if there's any way out of the succubus business she plans to take it, no matter how much roadkill she leaves behind. She just hopes the casualties won't include the one man she's risking everything for. . .
  It’s here. The last book in one of my all-time favorite series has come…and gone. My love affair with it began last year, when I read the first four books in a span of a ten days. I couldn’t believe how these books affected me SO much! I was devastated after book three and the fourth one was just as heartbreaking. Waiting for the fifth book was agony, but once it arrived and I read it, hope for that happy ending was rekindled. If you’ve read them, that whole paragraph has made sense to you. If you haven’t, I’m sorry…and you should really move them up your TBR pile. I guarantee that they will shatter your expectations. This isn’t your typical Urban-Fantasy story. It’s deep! It’s about love and hope, and the way Richelle Mead tells it is bound to leave an impression on you. It did for me. I love this series more than Vampire Academy and the Dark Swan series! But anyway, lets get to it. Finally discovering the truth behind the mystery surrounding Georgina and Seth’s connection was the number one thing I was looking forward to in this book. The events in the other books in the series have all led up to it. And, oh, I loved seeing even the smallest ones come into play. I’m looking at you, [SPOILER! Highlight text to read.] Yasmine!

SO! Let the spoiler-fest begin! You have been warned.

Ever since I started reading about Georgina’s past personas and the men she loved in that particular time, I began to suspect they were Seth. I suspected it was her Kyriakos, the husband she cheated on and sold her soul for all those centuries ago, reborn over and over, always finding each other, never meant to be together. Well, my suspicions were certainly validated when they turned out to be right. I actually bounced off the bed and did a little dance while yelling, “Yes! Yes! I knew it! I freaking knew it!!” However, my giddiness was short lived. My heart broke for both Seth and Georgina when they discovered the truth about Seth. He had to relive all the hurt she caused him in all of his past lives, especially the first one, and she had to watch him suffer through it again. After the fourth or fifth book, I had also began to suspect it had been a deal he had made with Hell. The details of it, I could not have even began to guess. They made my heart ache for Seth. One thing I did not see coming was that Roman would turn out to be the hero in this story. I mean…what a sacrifice he made for Georgina! To be able to giver her happiness and freedom was so selfless, but I guess being able to stick it to Hell was for just for him. If Richelle Mead ever wanted to write a spin-off of this series, it should be about Roman. Although, we don’t really know how it ended for him. He may not be available for a spin-off, which leaves me very sad, but since there was no definitive answer to his fate, I’m keeping my hopes up that he’s alive and well somewhere. Another thing I will miss about this series besides Georgina and Seth? The gang. Hugh (who was also a hero in this book), Peter, Cody, Jerome (I loved his bitchy, no-nonsense attitude), and last but certainly not least, Carter. Where will I find another group of immortals that will make me laugh as you did, guys?! There’s no other like you. [SAD face] The Unholy Rollers will forever live in my heart. And speaking of Carter…that scene where he goes sees the Mortensens as Santa was one of the best moments in this series. I laughed while crying because I was so touched by him. It’s easy to forget he’s an angel, what with his grungy appearance and love for alcohol and cigarettes, but that moment really made him shine. I just loved it.

END OF SPOILERS! Promise. :)

The end of the book is perfect. I can assure you I’ll reread it many, many times with a huge smile on my face. I just couldn’t be happier with how it all ended. If you’re worried it will let you down, don’t be. I just don’t know any other way to put it, I loved it. signature1

About Richelle Mead

Richelle Mead

Scorpio Richelle Mead is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of urban fantasy books for both adults and teens. Originally from Michigan, Richelle now lives in Seattle, Washington where she works on her three series full-time. Before becoming a writer, she considered a few different career paths. She received a liberal arts degree from the University of Michigan, an MA in Comparative Religion from Western Michigan University, and a Master in Teaching (Middle & High School English) degree from the University of Washington. In the end, she decided writing was the way for her but believes all of her education prepared her for it.

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Waiting on Wednesday: Succubus Revealed

2nd Mar 2011 Jess @ Gone with the Words 2011, Features/Memes, Waiting on Wednesday

SRSuccubus Revealed (Georgina Kincaid #6) by Richelle Mead Publication Date: August 30th 2011 by Kensington Add it on Goodreads!
In Georgina Kincaid, succubus and she-demon, #1 New York Times bestselling author Richelle Mead has created one of her most enticing characters. But with a shot at love, and maybe even redemption, is the ultimate seductress finally going soft? Like hell she is… Georgina Kincaid has had an eternity to figure out the opposite sex, but sometimes they still surprise her. Take Seth Mortensen. The man has risked his soul to become Georgina’s boyfriend. Still, with Lucifer for a boss, Georgina can’t just hang up her killer heels and settle down to domestic bliss. In fact, she’s being forced to transfer operations…to Las Vegas. The City of Sin is a dream gig for a succubus, but Georgina’s allies are suspicious. Why are the powers-that-be so eager to get her away from Seattle—and from Seth? Georgina is one of Hell’s most valuable assets, but if there’s any way out of the succubus business she plans to take it—no matter how much roadkill she leaves behind. She just hopes the casualties won’t include the one man she’s risking everything for…
Oh, Georgina, I cannot wait to see what ridiculousness ensues in this final Succubus novel. I mean that in a good way!! This series has some of the most hilarious group of side characters! And Seth…Seth, oh Seth. I love you. Please marry me!!! This series is one of my most favorites…..EVER!!! If you have not read these books PLEASE pick them up!! This is the sixth and final book in the series.

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Music Monday: Succubus Heat + Running Up That Hill

21st Feb 2011 Jess @ Gone with the Words 2011, Features/Memes, Music Monday, Tunes for Books

MusicMonday01Music Monday is a feature where I post a video of a song that reminds me of something or someone I’ve read…anything that relates to it in my mind.

What songs remind you of certain books or character?? Create a post and leave the link or just tell me about them in the comments. I’d love to know!! 

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Succubus Heat (Georgina Kincaid #4) by Richelle Mead
Publication Date: May 26th 2009 by Kensington Publishing
I read this series last year, all four books that were out at the time, in one week. Suffice it to say I loved these characters so much, I loved Georgina and Seth so much, I was devastated when I finished Succubus Heat. Succubus Dreams and Succubus Heat left me so sad for this couple that I couldn’t read anything else for about a week! I just couldn’t stop thinking about them!! Richelle Mead knows how to break your heart…

In Succubus Heat, Seth, who is a novelist, has given Georgina, who is probably his biggest fan, an ARC of All Fools Night, the latest in Seth’s popular Cady & O’Neill book series. He opens all his books with a quote or a poem but this time he opened with lyrics from a song. The lyrics are "And if I only could, I’d make a deal with God, And I’d get him to swap our places." from Running Up That Hill(p. 100). Those lyrics express exactly what Seth would do for Georgina if he could! Seth and Georgina go into detail about the meaning behind them on page 267, but I don’t want to give away too much. You need to read this series NOW!

To me, this cover by Placebo of Kate Bush’s Running Up That Hill is SO much better than the original. It’s so haunting! I completely fell in love with it from the first listen. I’m posting both, the original and the cover. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. :)







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