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While trying to save her brother from a witch’s fire four years ago, Greta was thrown in herself, falling through a portal to Mylena, a dangerous world where humans are the enemy and every ogre, ghoul, and goblin has a dark side that comes out with the eclipse.
To survive, Greta has hidden her humanity and taken the job of bounty hunter—and she’s good at what she does. So good, she’s caught the attention of Mylena’s young goblin king, the darkly enticing Isaac, who invades her dreams and undermines her will to escape.
But Greta’s not the only one looking to get out of Mylena. An ancient evil knows she’s the key to opening the portal, and with the next eclipse mere days away, every bloodthirsty creature in the realm is after her—including Isaac. If Greta fails, she and the lost boys of Mylena will die. If she succeeds, no world will be safe from what follows her back…
“High adventure and hot romance. GRETA AND THE GOBLIN KING is a winner!”– Kelley Armstrong, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“Don’t miss this rollicking adventure through a fascinating world. You’ll gobble up GRETA AND THE GOBLIN KING and be left hungry for more!” – Deborah Cooke, bestselling author of The Dragonfire Novels and The Dragonfire Diaries
“Chloe Jacobs’s YA debut is unputdownable with a kick-butt heroine and a super sexy hero. The goblin king is a keeper!”– Michelle Rowen, national bestselling author
Greta saved her brother when she was 13 years old by pushing him out of a witches fire that was really a portal. While saving her brother Greta fell through the portal and entered Mylena. A land of goblins, faeries, horrible snowy weather, and also humans are hunted there. A sprite took her in an... ...more
Vampires, werewolves, shape shifters, dragons what else is really left for paranormal books to delve into? How about goblins? Those crafty shifty looking buggers from Harry Potter immediately came to mind, but in Greta and the Goblin King we are faced with a whole different kind of goblin, a gobl... ...more
Three and a half stars: A kick butt heroine fighting to survive in a cold, dark world.
Greta trudges through the snow. The icy wind bites her fingers, but she ignores the frosty cold, intent on tracking the ghoul that stole the goblin child. Greta is an accomplished bounty hunter. She is seventeen... ...more
So is it just me or does the cover chick look like Karen Gillan/ Amy Pond?
Actually holding the book, not so much. Close though.
You know when you start reading a book and instantly you know it's going to be a favorite?
This is one of those books for me. I was planning of 5 staring it but... ...more
Review coming soon, but I loved this book sooo much! If you haven't pre-ordered it, do so. The mood she captures is just breathtaking....not to mention my man Isaac :) ...more
I'm trying to calm myself down. Just a little bit. I want to scream on the top of my lungs, becouse I LOVE LOVE this book. It's that epic! It's literally so good I'm shaking becouse I finished reading this and knowing my luck I'd have to wait an entire year for sequel. And this thought make me an... ...more
My first thought when I was reading this book was: "This is.... a debut novel?!"
Because it was flipping fantastic.
You know how sometimes you read a book and you just love it so much and you want everyone to read it and fall in love with it? That's how I felt about Greta and the Goblin King.
A phenomenal debut! Brimming with fantasy, magic and a sizzling paranormal romance, Chloe left me wanting so much more of Greta and Issca's story. I wasn't hard for me to get swept me away with Greta and the Goblin King. This action packed debut is fabulous! I'm a huge fan of well written fantasy... ...more
I've been fortunate enough to get a special peek of this book. I'm not a big YA reader, but this one kept me turning the pages. Loved it! ...more
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The moment I saw sign-ups for the blog tour for Greta and the Goblin King; I simply knew that I had to be a part of this tour. This book sounded like something I would enjoy. It reminded me of the movie Labyrinth from the 80s with David Bowie and pu... ...more
What can I share with you about this place called Mylena? It is a world with extremely tough living conditions. It’s a land with many ruthless creatures roaming. If you didn’t know how to defend yourself and you had limited survival skills in the wilderness, you’re out of luck. Chances are you wo... ...more
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Greta has been in Mylena for about four years after saving her brother. She has spent that time in Mylena trying to find a way out and learning to survive. All her training came from her Pater Luke. He made her one of the deadliest... ...more
“You’re mine, Greta. I would bring you back from death itself if I had to.”
Oh Good freaking Lord, I don't even know what to write! This book was sooooooo good and I'm soooo glad that it stumbled on me. It was an un-put-downable, bunking-school, quit-doing-your-homework, forget-to-eat-sleep-talk k... ...more
Did anyone picture David Bowie in spandex at the words "Goblin King"?
Or was that just me?
Who would have thought that a goblin of all things could be the hero of any tale? Even if your childhood wasn't tainted by that movie Labyrinth and David Bowie with his spandex bulge and purple eye shadow, go... ...more
very different place and plot than I'm use too. I don't really go for goblinish stuff. If you are a total amateur to the world of goblins, this is a good introduction and easy to follow with all the "magic" and "descriptions" of the monsters.
I really enjoyed the love part of the story. Without r... ...more
I loved this story! So unique and exciting. The inhabitants of Mylena and scary, and beautiful... just like the frozen landscape. Greta is a tough girl and she must adapt or die in this new world that she has been pulled into. Love the Goblin King. ...more
Hansel and Gretel meets Alice in Wonderland meets Labyrinth in this dark, enthralling story about what happened to Gretel after she fell through the fire to save her brother. One of the most fascinating love interests I've ever read! ...more
Whoa that was awesome. Greta and Isaac I think i'm inlove. Can you be my new bffs?
Review to come. ^.^ ...more
A fantasy world parallel to ours filled with creatures of the wild forest, Goblins, Orges, Ghouls, Wood Sprites, and more, make this story an adventurous tale.
Fast-paced, action packed, with a strong female lead, makes this a winner for fantasy fans.
Greta, the human is thrusted into the world of... ...more
Greta has been trapped in Mylena for four years after saving her brother from a witch, she has been able to survive in this dangerous world thanks to Luke who has been kinda like a father figure to her and teaching her all he knows about being a bounty hunter. She barely remembers her parents or... ...more
~Copy of the book provided by the publisher for an honest review~
When I opened Greta and the Goblin King I can admit I had very high expectations. Unfortunately, I was very worried that the book was not going to live up to the description and beautiful cover. Well guess what, I was wrong. Dead w... ...more
Greta has been living in Mylena for four years now, ever since she fell through a portal from her dimension while trying to save her little brother. The world as she knew it is only a distant memory now. The world she lives in is one she though only existed in fairy tales and horror stories........ ...more
One of the greatest things about this book is Greta herself. With her we have a girl that learned to adapt to her surroundings when most of us, common humans, would have lost our minds and die in hands of the creatures in this world.
But not Greta, nop. She survived with the help of a sprite who t... ...more
Greta, at the age of 13, was thrown through a portal by a Lamia (witch) in the world of Mylena. Mylena is a world filled with goblins, ogres, ghouls, fairies and sprites and they all hate humans. They blame the humans for the evil that has cursed their lands.
To survive Greta, with the help of Luk... ...more
Greta and the Goblin King was an unexpectedly wonderful book to read. The plot was compelling and the writing wove such an enjoyable and surprising fantasy tale. I read this book in one day because I could not put it down!
When Greta was 13 she tried to save her brother by pushing him out of a wit... ...more