Sunday, April 3, 2016
SHIFT (Mackenzie Grey #1) by Karina Espinosa
It's hard enough being an undergraduate student, an intern at Downtown Manhattan's police station, and a bouncer at a local bar. Add her now ex-boyfriend who recently dumped her for the school's resident bimbo—oh, and she's a werewolf.
Mackenzie Grey meets her match when she is kidnapped by the Brooklyn Pack and tossed between Sebastian and Jonah—the Alpha and the Beta. Being a lone-wolf in the city is dangerous, and now that the Pack has found her, so can every supernatural being in the Tri-State area. And not even her sarcastic, smart mouth can get her out of this.
When a string of kidnappings involves Mackenzie in supernatural politics, she questions her new acquaintances and finds unlikely allies. Can she escape Pack law and keep her freedom—or will she be condemned to an unwanted path?
If you are looking for a good werewolf story, stop right now. Shift will satisfy your cravings. This is definitely one of my fantasy favorites this year. I was hooked at the first chapter, and the story continued to keep getting better. It was funny, exciting, and just an amazing read.
Mackenzie was a lone wolf living in New York. She's bold, loud, and determined. She also has moments of being childish and annoying, but she calls herself out. The whole werewolf thing is new to her, so cut her some slack.
The Brooklyn pack discovered her by accident and kidnapped her. She didn't like the rules that the pack lived by. She'll never be like the female wolves and do household duties. Giving up her independence was not an option.
Most of the members in the pack didn't trust Mackenzie, but the pack's Alpha and Beta were both attracted to her. The love triangle will definitely pull at your heart. This wasn't erotic or anything, but it had some good heated PG-13 moments. I can't wait for book #2.