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The Acropolis by R.K. Ryals

The Acropolis  - R.K. Ryals

I need to begin this review with some rather strong feelings regarding the cover.  This is not the cover for the book that I have.  Normally, I don't mind all that much that booklikes doesn't give you an option to switch covers.  But when I looked up this book to add to my reading list on here, and saw this was the only cover available, I tried to update it.  This is the first time it's really annoyed me that the reader can't select the actual cover image for their particular edition.  It's not that I consider myself a cover snob... Well... maybe a LITTLE.  But this actually happens to be a novel that I chose primarily based on the cover at the time of download.  Which was this one:

I love this cover.  Dark and brooding.  Clearly Paranormal.  I think it accurately portrays the novel inside.  The original cover?  Not so much.  I don't know that I would've picked up the novel based off the original cover without someone suggesting it to me personally.  I'm still kind of new to booklikes, so maybe I just haven't discovered the right way to change covers.  If this is the case, please feel free to give me step-by-step.


As far as the novel itself, I loved it!  The gargoyle spin isn't something you see a lot of, and I found it refreshing.  Conor, one of many gargoyles tasked with protecting humans and, at times, other creatures is assigned to Emma's protection.  Emma has no idea she's a half-demon and has a myriad of powers just waiting to be unleashed.  Cute characters, lovely fantasy world, and great writing.  Can't wait to follow the rest of the series.