Review: Not His Dragon (Not This #1) by Annie Nicholas

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Not This #1
Annie Nicholas
Paranormal Romance
July 25, 2016


Eoin Grant hasn’t encountered a female of his race in decades, and this crazy person’s scent declares her unmated. Fate set her in his path, and he won’t let this opportunity slip through his claws. No matter how wary she is of him. After all, how many chances does a dragon have at finding love? But fate can be a crueler mistress than his perfect mate. Of all things, she thinks she’s human.

Business is taking off for Angie Weldon. She put her freakishly sharp nails to good use when she opened her back-scratching spa in downtown New Porter City. The local shifter community pounced on her skills and she’s knee-deep in shed fur. By the end of the year, if lucky, she could afford to move out of her crappy apartment.

Dollar signs flash before Angie’s eyes when a dark, brooding stranger books her solid for a week but she notices the possessive fury in his glare. She’s been around enough shifters to know the look, and she won’t go down that road again. Angie is literally swept off her feet by the intense shifter and he wants more from her than she’s willing to give. She figures it’s best to avoid eye contact and back away slowly. Until he changes her life by insisting she’s a dragon.

(Full length novel. No cliffhangers. Here be dragons.)


Not His Dragon is book one in the Not This series by Annie Nicholas. 

It’s fun, cute, and silly. I enjoyed the town with it’s shifters. I liked that the shifters live opening amongst the humans. I liked how our hero and heroine first meet and I had fun with their romance.

Eoin is yummy. I do so love dragon shifters. I had fun with his relationship with Angie and how it grew. I also liked Angie, her business, and how she interacted with Eoin.

I did feel that their where things that could have been flushed out more. The world and character development was lacking a little. Their was a lot of bits and pieces of information randomly given out without enough to make much sense. As for Angie’s best friend, Beth, she felt more like a work acquaintance then a BFF. I also would have liked more on the wolves that are always hanging around Angie and her shop. 

We do meet a lot of appealing secondary characters and hopeful we will see more of them in other books in this series. 

I had fun reading Not His Dragon. It’s an easy quick read that took me on a fun adventure. 

Rated: 3.5 Stars

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I'm an outdoor sun loving reader living near San Fransisco. I’m a mother, wife, animal & book lover. I'm the owner, reviewer & mind behind Angel’s Guilty Pleasures. My favorite animals are horses & dogs. As for reading I love all things paranormal & urban fantasy & my favorite shifters are dragons.

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14 comments on “Review: Not His Dragon (Not This #1) by Annie Nicholas

  1. This sounds totally cute. I like the idea that humans and shifters live knowing about one another. Thanks for the review!

    • Glad you enjoyed the review. I liked that aspect too of humans and shifters knowing about each other. Thank’s for visiting.

  2. oh the cover is so cute!
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    • I agree the covers are cute for this series.

  3. Awesome review angela!! Sounds like a cute read!! On my tbr gr list! Shared on all my socials!💖😉

    • Always happy to help add to the TBR. Glad you enjoyed the review and thank you for sharing.

  4. That cover is ridiculously cute! This sounds like a fun one, I’m always up for dragons! great review.

    • The covers for the series are cute. Dragons are my favorite to read. I had fun! Thank’s for visiting.

  5. Dragon shifters are so much fun. Looks cute!
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    • Dragon shifters are my favorite. This one was cute. Thank’s for visiting.

  6. This does look cute and like something I might enjoy. *adds to TBR*
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    • Always happy to help add to the TBR ^_^!

  7. This sounds like some good fun. I will have to keep this in mind when I’m looking for something more lighthearted I think. I wonder if it is still a freebie. Will have to check!

    • It was quite, quick, and lighthearted. I like to through those books in-between heavy reads. It’s popped up free a few times, but right now I don’t think it is free.