(Originally reviewed on January 5, 2012)Expectations going in: Low. Very low. There's a mass market feel to urban fantasy that never appealed to my bougie ass.3% in: Okay, a little intrigued by this note:MS. THOMPSON, PLEASE KEEP YOUR FELINE OFF MY PROPERTY. IF I SEE IT AGAIN, I WILL EAT IT.4% in: Notice repeated use of the word desultory. Well, well, well. Looks like [a:Patricia Briggs|40563|Patricia Briggs|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/authors/1228867484p2/40563.jpg] can be bougie too.10% in: Thinking of potential Tangled gifs to use as a status update. Always a good sign.12% in: Marrok. First unfamiliar word with double letters, and the point in a fantasy novel where my eyes usually glaze over. But wait! The explanation is super simple and takes all of two paragraphs! What about the hundreds and hundreds of pages of world building that usually accompany those pesky double lettered words? And this is the moment I realize urban fantasy may just be the genre for me. 19% in: Half-Asian wolf!44% in: Gay wolf!! That's nearly as awesome as an agnostic angel! Either way, consider me moonstruck. 100% in: SOLD. I am in -- hook, line, and sinker -- for the entire series. Excuse my werepup-like excitement over my first urban fantasy series because I liked it! I really, really liked it and I was not expecting to at all. It also makes me excited for all the other UF series I've heard about, like [b:Darkfever|112750|Darkfever (Fever, #1)|Karen Marie Moning|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1320533920s/112750.jpg|108558].And Adam? How u.