Otherkin (Otherkin #1) by Nina Berry

Otherkin (Otherkin, #1)

             Otherkin (Otherkin #1)

I thought I knew myself. Then I met Caleb.

Dez is a good girl who does as she’s told and tries not to be noticed.
Then she rescues a boy from a cage, and he tells her secrets about herself.
Now inside her burns a darkness that will transform her.

Everything is about to change -- and neither Caleb, nor the Otherkin, nor those who hunt them are prepared for what Dez will unleash.
320 pages
Expected publication: July 31st 2012 by K Teen 
 Otherkin is a thrilling, action adventure. Nina Berry takes fun to a whole new level with this group of terrific shape-shifting teenagers. Berry also gives us a teen heroine to be proud of in Dez, and has written a wonderful story that shows these teens will learn they have to stand together in order to fight against the bad guys.The Otherkin series has incredible Urban Fantasy world coupled with sarcastic teen humor, a dramatic storyline, and a sweet, first love romance.

Dez hasn't been the most outgoing girl since she’s had to wear a back brace 23 hours a day for the last two years of her life. Relationships have definitely been off her to-do-list, but that all changes when she suddenly gains a long furry tail and four paws. As if it's not hard enough for her trying to figure out what's going on, there are guys in white coats shooting tranquilizer darts at her and locking her up in a cage. And this is how she meets Caleb, the gorgeous guy that’s fixing to rock her world. But first she will have to rescue him. Caleb is a caller of shadows of the Othersphere, and he tells Dez she’s an Otherkin, which is a shifter. Caleb takes Dez to a school where Morfael, who's also a caller of shadows, will teach her about her tiger side. Dez meets four more teens that are also Otherkin shifters and she discovers that the five Otherkin tribes doesn't like each other. That the different tribes only protect their own kind. Dez wants to change this. Now that the tiger in her has been let loose, Dez is ready to fight the Tribunal who are trying to kill her and the Otherkin tribes. Dez is also finding out that love hurts when she finds out the guy she's fallen for has been lying to her.

Otherkin is fantastic story about a teenage girl who's discovering her true strength as a person and as a tiger shifter who will bring four teen shifters together to fight for each other and lead them into a battle against the Tribunal. I recommend Otherkin as a fun, action read.
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  1. I need a little fun and action in my reading this summer so I think I'll add this one to my list. Thanks for the review!

  2. Just the shape shifting part caught my attention and then you have to go all review awesomeness on me! I agree with Heather I need some action added to my TBR! So, I will definitely be adding this and plus the cover is amazing... and your review! Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts Debbie!

    1. Thanks Kayla! The cover is is amazing! I love the way the tiger eyes and hers are same beautiful green color :)

  3. This book has been on my "to-buy/TBR" list for awhile now. I'm so glad to see you really liked it. I'm a big fan of "shifter" books (both YA & adult), so I'm really looking forward to reading this one! Great review :-)

    1. Amber, This is a great book! I think you'll really enjoy it :)