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“I'll always come for you. I'll always find you.” -Shelly Crane, Significance
Okay, so I'm going to give you a little bit of a heads-up. If you don't like sugary sweet romances with The One in it, don't bother trying this book. You probably won't even make it through half of the book. But on the other hand for those who are all about the sugary sweet and soul mates with a little bit of mystical things thrown in then this is the book for you. Even if you only indulge in sugary sweet every once in a while, I recommend you give this book a read.
Now that that's out of the way let me explain a bit about the book. It's the first of the Significance series and tells the story of Maggie Masters, who's down on her luck. Her mother left, her father is pretty much absent and her boyfriend broke up with her at the beginning of her senior year. But something magical happens when she finds herself walking around town.She saves a boy's life. Little does she know that she will imprint with him as he is her soul mate. Maggie is soon thrown into the world of Aces, humans with a little extra ability that compliments their partners. But their are some people who are not happy with the new imprint and would do anything to destroy the bond....however far they must go to do so.
I found this book because it was free on kobo.com, and who doesn't love a free book? Not to mention it actually sounded like something I would like to read. I soon became obsessed with this series, loving the soul mate bond and the Aces. This really appealed to the inner romantic in me and I found myself swooning....like a lot. It's got strong characters, well described and for the most part human in every way. Maggie is struggling with the hand she's been dealt but she's not allowing herself to be dragged down. Then she struggles to learn about the world she's been thrust into it, while attempting to keep from being injured or kidnapped. But whatever's thrown at her, she doesn't allow herself to give up and she never stops fighting. Even when she's doubting the bond that has developed between herself and Caleb, the main male character.
However there was one flaw that I noticed. That is that Caleb seems a bit too perfect. He's not trying to rush Maggie into anything and rarely pressures her or gets angry with her. He's trying to be the perfect son, and leader, not to mention the perfect male that he can be. While that's great to see, he almost succeeds too well. Other than that it's a magnificent book and start to a series.
Shelly Crane has created an impressive series that for those romantics is very sweet but isn't necessarily all about the sweetness of first love and soul mates. She also incorporates danger, anger of both friends and family, as well as numerous bad guys. For those romantics who are looking for something sweet to read, this is the book for you. Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments below!