Mirror Lake Wolves Series by Jennifer Snyder

Follow Mina and Eli’s stories, the werewolves from Mirror Lake Trailer Park. Besides shapeshifters, there’re also witches and vampires featured in the series.

Series Title: Mirror Lake Wolves
Author: Jennifer Snyder
Genres: Fantasy > Paranormal > Shapeshifters – Werewolves
Read Format: Kindle Edition
Total Pages: 1,443
Reading Date: 06th July 2020 ~ 26th July 2020

Book Series In Order

  • 1 Moon Kissed
  • 2 Moon Hunted
  • 3 Moon Severed
  • 4 Moon Burned
  • 5 Moon Grieved
  • 6 Moon Revealed
  • 7 Moon Captured
  • 8 Moon Vowed

Moon Kissed

Life is different for those living in the Mirror Lake Trailer Park.

Mina Ryan has waited years for her werewolf gene to trigger. The clock is ticking, if she isn’t Moon Kissed soon, she runs the risk of becoming an outsider to her pack.

Bigger issues arise when Mina learns one of her pack members has gone missing. Even worse, she might know something about their disappearance. There’s only one person Mina can turn to for help. Too bad she has a hard time trusting herself when she’s around him…

With the full moon looming closer, the mystery of a missing pack member growing, and her attraction to the Alpha’s son blooming, it’s all Mina can do to keep her head and heart in check.

My thoughts…

Eighteen years old Mina Ryan wasn’t sure if she would ever awaken the werewolf gene inside of her. She was a late bloomer they told her, which she was cool with it but in the meantime also worrying if she would be the outsider just like one of the girl.

I guess while waiting for the confirmation, Mina wanted some normalcy. Hence, she dated Alec, an ordinary guy instead of Eli, the pack leader’s son who showed some interest in her. The story was slow-paced and short, but since it still has seven books to go, I didn’t mind it. I hope there would be some action in the next book, right now it was just warming up, building the world, and some characters’ introduction.

I’ve always been on team Vampires, and the information on the ritual transformation was interesting since I haven’t read about shapeshifter books for forever! I hope by the end of the story in this series, it would be enough to entice me in reading more of the same genre!


Moon Hunted

Someone is hunting the Mirror Lake Wolves…

The woods of Mina’s hometown are no longer safe. Glenn has been abducted and now so has another from the pack. Guilt eats at Mina because the one missing should have been her.

In fact, it was supposed to be.

Determined to find the young werewolf taken in her place, Mina and Eli go on a hunt. They hope to find Glenn along the way, but instead, discover the length they will go to ensure their own safety as well as the members of their pack.

My thoughts…

It was a short read, and the only exciting plot was the rescue mission. The scene, while they were inside the house for the rescue, had me holding my breath. Mina’s love interest bored me, and I wish she hurried up and let go of one of them as it’s inevitable.

I loved reading stories that are written in details as it helps connect to the character. However, I didn’t find it in the story. There’s some aspect left out without the action being completed, for instance, when Mina suddenly was able to buy her camping stuff without getting inside her house to get her 100 bucks in her drawer. I’m that observant 😁.

Anyway, surely in the next book we’ll finally see Mina’s decision about the boys? She better be!


Moon Severed

Sometimes admitting defeat is the only option…

Mina thought her questions would be answered once Violet woke. Instead, she learned Violet doesn’t know any more than she does about who’s behind the pack member disappearances. However, there is something wrong with Violet. Her werewolf healing should have kicked in days ago, but it hasn’t.

Continuing the search for answers is the only option Mina sees. Too bad the alpha has given Eli and Mina a chaperone who’s hell-bent on making sure their every move is one of caution.

While slow and steady might win the race, it hinders the discovery of a missing pack member and leaves the newly formed trio with only one option: Mina giving herself over to the vampire in charge as a prisoner.

My thoughts…

I’ve been thinking about what problem was more significant than the kidnapping of the member of the pack that had the Alpha’s attention away. Finally, we got a glimpse of it in this book. Also, Mina’s love life was eventually sorted out. But, I already saw it coming though, especially her choice, so it wasn’t a surprise.

Alec was such a cool guy, and I bet he has something up his sleeve. Anyway, I Can’t wait to find out more on what’s coming in the next book about the vampire matters and if they could save Glenn.


Moon Burned

Time is ticking. The fate of Mina’s pack rests heavily on her shoulders. The moment she must give herself over to Regina’s vampire goons looms closer and it’s all she can do to appear strong. Focusing on Dorian and Eli’s plan and the knowledge she’ll be taking Regina down soon is all that keeps her moving forward.

But when the plan is botched, and someone else is taken with Mina to the city, she isn’t sure she’s strong enough to save him and do all she set out to.

Death and destruction will touch the werewolves of Mirror Lake. Who will remain standing after the smoke clears?

My thoughts…

In my opinion, the story wasn’t bad; light reading with nothing heavy going on. The only moment when I felt the excitement was when they were in a mission – the same as the previous book where I had an internal shouting going on, begging Mina to run and stay safe 😁.

If it weren’t because I knew there’re more books to come in the series after this one, I’d say it’s an excellent finish to the series. The story was tied up nicely; mission accomplished. If you’re not into the book, you can stop here. As for me, I’ll continue since I’ve already had all the books ready to be read. Come on Jennifer give me something that would make my heart racing!


Moon Grieved

A new threat has come to town, one who doesn’t seem to be hunting just the werewolves this time around. Instead, it seems as though anyone in town is fair game.

Mina’s gut has been telling her the person responsible isn’t human, but will the others believe her intuition or will heartache fall on the pack before they see reason?

My thoughts…

At first, I thought it would be about Mina’s sister and Cooper or even Mina’s children. But the story picked up where it left on the previous book – Mina moved to live with Eli and continuing with the story being told in Mina’s POV.

Nevertheless, the author managed to write another exciting story; something sinister was coming to the Mirror Lake and the pack needed to catch the culprit before it’s too late.

In this book, someone had died, which I didn’t like, but I guess that’s what makes a story more compelling, and we get to see how well the characters handled the stresses.


Moon Revealed

Sometimes the enemy of your enemy becomes your friend…

With the help of a stranger her wolf doesn’t trust, Mina learns the Midnight Reaper’s identity. She also makes a deal with the newcomer, one Eli might not agree with.

But when the safety of the pack becomes a top priority and a secret about someone close is revealed, putting a friend in dire danger, priorities pivot.

My thoughts…

Short, but another great continuation to the series. I especially loved the part towards the end where Mina let Benji into their supernatural world. Together with the rest of the group, they try to stop the evil, prove that the supernatural team could work together. I didn’t expect the thing about Benji tho 😁.

I’m looking forward to the rest of the books in the series 👍.


Moon Captured

Roman is still on the loose. When another innocent human dies because of him, Mina becomes more determined than ever to take the vampire down. Especially once she finds herself marked by him.

Relying on the strength of her wolf and her quick wits might not be enough. Forming an alliance with all supernaturals of Mirror Lake may not either. It might take all of that plus a little magic to do the job.

My thoughts…

I have a question. How did Eli know which part of Mina’s body was bitten by Roman? Roman asked Mina to have it bandaged, but Mina didn’t specify where she got hurt though. She could have been bitten on the legs, arms, thighs etc 😁.

Anyway, besides some minor glitches in the story, it was still a fantastic read. Coming to the last book, I have no idea what it would be. Probably a short story about the marriage. Then what about the evil vampire? Will we get a conclusion to it?


Moon Vowed

The wedding of a lifetime. A threat from the past. And a holiday season everyone is sure to remember.

Eli should be focused on holiday plans with Mina, helping his family through their first Christmas without his father, and asking for Mina’s hand in marriage. Instead, he’s struggling to vanquish old ghosts that shouldn’t be hanging around the trailer park and protect his pack.

When he learns of the spirits’ agenda, Eli must do everything in his power to make sure the newest member of the pack stays safe…even if it means risking his own life.

My thoughts…

This novella was written from Eli’s point of view, which was different compared to all the previous books in the series. I liked what I read and to be able to understand what’s in our hero’s head; it didn’t disappoint me.

Werewolves, witches, vampires and now ghosts, woohoo. Jennifer blew my mind away. I loved the combination and admired her for her creativity to keep the story going.

While there’s no new book after this novella, for me, it didn’t sound like this was the end to the series because based on the previous book, there’s still some loose end about the evil vampire? Maybe the author had written it in a separate series if so, I’ll catch up later 😁.


Mystics Series by Kim Richardson

Follow Zoey, Tristan and Simon in their nerve-wracking missions battling the evils. Clean read, fast-paced books packed with actions and adventures.

Series Title: Mystics
Author: Kim Richardson
Genres: Fantasy
Read Format: Kindle Edition
Total Pages: 1,081
Reading Date: 26th June 2020 ~ 06th July 2020

Book Series In Order

  • 1 The Seventh Sense
  • 2 The Alpha Nation
  • 3 The Nexus

The Seventh Sense

Fourteen-year-old Zoey St. John is an ordinary kid with an extraordinary gift. She can see monsters.

But when she meets a secret society called The Agency, a group of people that share her unique ability to see the supernatural, Zoey is whisked off to a strange place, where monsters and humans coexist, where leprechaun gangs, giant fairies and vampire bowling balls are the least of her problems.

Soon a mystery unfolds and together with her friends, Zoey must retrieve a stolen device and prevent a catastrophic outbreak of monsters, and time is running out.

My thoughts…

Zoey had been living from one foster home to another until she stumbled into a group of people with unique sight just like her, a group where she belonged. Zoey was a fast learner, and I loved how she was a badass, unlike the typical story we read where the main character would face failure and humiliation before the success.

I also loved her two best friends Tristan and Simon. Simon was funny, and he always entertains me. As for Tristan, his protectiveness over Zoey would probably turn into something else, but for now, since Zoey was just a fourteen years old teenager, it might take some time for the romance to start.

The storyline was engaging, and my favourite part was when Zoey’s ventured outside the Hive in search of her mother. Her best friends wouldn’t let her go alone, and instead of danger, they got allies. I can’t wait to read the next book and immersed myself with the trio next adventure. Hopefully, she’ll get closer in finding her mother and also her hidden power.


The Alpha Nation

After a summer spent trying to prevent a catastrophic outbreak of illegal mystics, Zoey St. John starts her second year in the Operative program at the Agency.

But things don’t stay quiet for long. Zoey soon discovers the global infrastructure that allows humans and mystics to coexist is under threat: the mirror-port matter transfers and borders which protect the Hives have been poisoned by a mysterious black oil, and the only safe haven for the Sevenths is on the verge of being overrun by evil mystics and Alphas.

To save the Hives, Zoey and her friends—Tristan and Simon must infiltrated the Alpha City to find a cure for the black oil before the Hives are destroyed.

My thoughts…

Once again, the Hive accused Zoey of the chaos that happened with the Hive around the worlds. Thankfully, with help from her best friends, she got out of the cell and was determined to prove her innocent. As usual, her best friend didn’t let her go alone on the mission to find a cure to the problem.

The trio ventured into the Alpha nation territory, a dangerous zone where Zoey almost lost her best friends. While searching for the cure, she also received information on her mother’s whereabouts. One thing that baffled me was when they were in the midst of a dangerous situation, Zoey still managed to explain what had happened to her. It’s like the whole evil mystics paused! It was unbelievable.

Anyway, I enjoyed the plot of this book more than the first book, The Seventh Sense. I thought it was full of action and fast-paced. I loved the characters, especially Simon, and loved the ride and adventure they all took me on!


The Nexus

When Mrs. Dupont used Zoey to set the The Great Junction in motion: the event that occurs when two portals from different worlds align and make a permanent doorway, with it came disaster. The two worlds cannot withstand the pull of The Great Junction, and now the worlds are collapsing.

What’s worse, Zoey uncovers that her mother is kept prisoner in the Nexus. Together with her friends, Zoey must find a way to undo the damage, save her mother, and close the portals from both worlds before it’s too late. Because if she doesn’t, both worlds will end.

My thoughts…

The trio’s adventure continues in this final book with more action and facing with much more dangerous situation, venturing to the Nexus, a world where the mystics originated. Besides searching for Zoey’s mum, they also needed to close the portal that linked to earth, which would destroy both worlds.

Have to say I loved this whole series! Zoey and Tristan were cute, and Simon was funny! Simon’s character had me laughing out loud most the time, and even in a dire situation they faced, it helped lighten up the team’s mood.

The conclusion was as I predicted, but still a great one to wrap the whole series. Zoey and the team faced many obstacles, difficulties, and Zoey especially was wrongfully accused by many, but again, she came out to be their lifesaver in the end. A happy ending and clean-read as usual!