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Apr
16

Vampires with a Twist: 4 Authors Who Keep Vampire Mythology Fresh

Vampires with a Twist: 4 Authors Who Keep Vampire Mythology Fresh Note: This article was originally posted on Heroes & Heartbreakers in 2013. Chelsea still says these books are fantastic, though! Vampire books have ensnared readers for years. Sometimes we think they’re sexy, other times we think they’re scary, but the creature of the night mythos follows a familiar trope. If you think you might be burned out on vampires, maybe it’s time to try a vampire book done in a...
Mar
20

Review: Imposter Syndrome by Mishell Baker (Arcadia Project #3)

Review: Imposter Syndrome by Mishell Baker (Arcadia Project #3) Imposter Syndrome (The Arcadia Project #3) Mishell Baker Published: March 13, 2018 (Saga Press) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review  Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Millie is back, and trying to keep her BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder) under control, while also in the midst of a war. When the Los Angeles...
Mar
15

Urban Fantasy Fan’s Guide to St. Patrick’s Day

Urban Fantasy Fan’s Guide to St. Patrick’s Day Do you ever wonder how your favorite supernaturals would celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Or think you’d like to jump into their world to join in the celebration? Us, too. We’d much rather hit up a vampire-filled bar than chug green beer with humans. Here are five of our favorite fictional bars to help you make the perfect party (reading) plans. 1. Howler’s from the Nocturne Falls series by Kristen Painter...
Mar
14

Review: The Myth Manifestation by Lisa Shearin (SPI Files #5)

Review: The Myth Manifestation by Lisa Shearin (SPI Files #5) The Myth Manifestation (SPI Files #5) Lisa Shearin Published: Jan. 16, 2018 (NLA Digital) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: library Reviewed by: Margaret Rating (out of 5): 3.5 stars Note: While review will be spoiler free, it does make reference to previous books in the series. Supernaturals from all over the world, and other worlds, have gathered at the Regor Regency Hotel in New York...
Mar
6

Release-Day Review: Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs (Alpha and Omega #5)

Release-Day Review: Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs (Alpha and Omega #5) Burn Bright (Alpha and Omega #5) Patricia Briggs Published: Mar. 6, 2018 (Ace) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Margaret Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Note: While review will be spoiler free, it does make reference to previous books. If you haven’t started this series yet, check out VBC’s review of book...
Mar
5

Early Review: Lake Silence by Anne Bishop (The Others #6)

Early Review: Lake Silence by Anne Bishop (The Others #6) Lake Silence (The Others #6) Anne Bishop Published: Mar. 6, 2018 (Ace) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Margaret Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Note: While review will be spoiler free, it does make reference to previous books. If you haven’t started this series yet, check out VBC’s review of book 1, Written...
Feb
8

Exclusive Excerpt from Watcher by Roh Morgon

Exclusive Excerpt from Watcher by Roh Morgon Roh Morgon’s The Chosen series brings a nice dose of paranormal romance to a solid urban fantasy framework. …and that’s the kind of thing we dig around here. The first book in the series, Watcher, was recently re-released with a fresh editing pass and a snazzy new cover. If you missed this series the first time around, it’s now “new and improved.” 😉 We have an exclusive...
Feb
7

Win It Wednesday: Conspiracy of Angels by Michelle Belanger

Win It Wednesday: Conspiracy of Angels by Michelle Belanger It’s Wednesday, which means we have an awesome book for one lucky VBC reader. This week we’re shifting back to urban fantasy with Michelle Belanger’s Conspiracy of Angels. It’s the first in her Shadowside series, so prepared to be hooked for a set of books. (Your TBR will thank you.) ABOUT CONSPIRACY OF ANGELS When Zachary Westland regains consciousness on the winter shores of Lake...
Feb
5

Review: The Gods of Love by Nicola Mostyn

Review: The Gods of Love by Nicola Mostyn The Gods of Love Nicola Mostyn Published: Feb. 1, 2018 (Piaktus) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon or Amazon UK Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Jo Rating (out of 5): 3.5 stars Frida is rocking life right now: She runs her own divorce law practice, has a beautiful flat with beautiful things in it, and is about to go for an interview for a...
Jan
16

Review: Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire (Wayward Children #3)

Review: Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire (Wayward Children #3) Beneath the Sugar Sky (Wayward Children #3) Seanan McGuire Published: Jan. 9, 2018 (Tor) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it will reference previous books. If you haven’t started this series yet, check out VBC’s review of book 1, Every Heart a Doorway. Beneath the Sugar Sky takes readers...

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