Rejected, by Jaymin Eve | Book Review

Hello and welcome back to Adele Is Reading.
Today I have my book review of:

Rejected by Jaymin Eve.

Rejected is the first book in the Shadow Beast Shifters series.

Trigger / Content Warnings: Bullying, Blood, Physical Abuse, Torture mentions, Alcoholic mother, Sex Scenes (possible; can’t remember).

Please note that there may be triggers that I may have missed while reading Rejected.

My father made a terrible mistake. One I’m left paying for.

As a wolf shifter growing up in a strong pack, I should be living my best life. But after my father tried to kill the alpha, I’m labeled an outcast, traitor, less than dirt.

When I can’t take pack life any longer, I run, but apparently they don’t like losing their punching bag. Torin, the alpha’s son, drags me back before my first shift… a shift that will reveal my true mate.

I never could have predicted who mine would be, but the moment my wolf looks upon him, I’m filled with hope for a brighter future.

After all, no one ever rejects their true mate, right?
Wrong. Very wrong.

When the wolves attack, my soul screams for vengeance, and somehow I touch the shadow world. Somehow I bring him to our lands.

The Shadow Beast. Our shifter god. The devil himself.

Turns out being rejected by my mate was only the beginning.

All in all Rejected was a great first book. I thoroughly enjoyed it—I totally underestimated the fact that the synopsis says that the main character is pretty much anti-hero, and that a good first portion of Rejected is 100% depressing as fuck.

Like I was actually unsure on whether or not I would hold out on finishing Rejected or not. Nevertheless, I did end up finishing the book.

I want the main character to have that happy ending. I just couldn’t tell if it was in the cards for her at all.

From what I remember of Rejected, the ending of this first book does have a cliffhanger. Good news though!! The rest of the series is out. Now I’m gonna hop off the internet to read the rest of the series, hahahaha.

In the end, I gave Rejected, 3 stars.

Have you read Rejected, or anything written by Jaymin Eve?

Thank you for stopping by!

See you soon, and happy reading!


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