Magic in the Blood is a great continuation of the Allie Beckstrom series. I really enjoyed Allie's sarcastic sense of humor. Zayvion is one of the sweetest male lead's I've read in a long time. I REALLY get sick of the asshole hero after a while. I mean, alpha does not have to be synonymous with jerk. Serioulsy, authors (*sigh*) Monk shows how much Zayv cares for Allie through the little things, like when he leaves a rose on her breakfast table. Her descriptions of the emotion in his eyes, or the gestures of his hands. But other than the relationships, I really found the new found discovery of how the world works interesting. More specifically, how the magic works and what lies behind that magic. I was a little perturbed with Zayvion for not telling her the truth, even when she asks for it directly. I don't see a REAL reason for him to keep secrets from her. It seems unnecessary. I guess I'll find out in the next book whether he has an actual fucking reason for this. Overall, I couldn't tear my eyes away from this book (even though I'm bogged down in homework, dammit) despite the fact that it does have flaws.