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Apr
28

Let’s Talk Outlander Season 2, Episode 3

Let’s Talk Outlander Season 2, Episode 3 When chatting with VBC readers on social media, I hear plenty of people singing the praises of Jamie Fraser as their ultimate book boyfriend. If you’ve read Outlander, you probably know why. I mean, I prefer a supernatural fella, but who isn’t utterly in love with the Scot who falls for a time-traveling heroine? The series has been adapted for television on Starz, and is now in the second...
Apr
20

Waiting on Wednesday: Allegiance of Honor by Nalini Singh

Waiting on Wednesday: Allegiance of Honor by Nalini Singh I spent last week in Las Vegas for the RT Booklover’s Convention. It was wonderful to be surrounded by hundreds and hundreds of people who love genre fiction the way the team at VBC does. Authors and readers talking about what’s next in romance and urban fantasy. It’s not often enough I sit at a bar and fall into a debate about tropes, but it sure happens at RT. I’ll do a full...
Apr
13

Giveaway & Exclusive Excerpt from Mindy Ruiz

Giveaway & Exclusive Excerpt from Mindy Ruiz Mindy Ruiz’s second book in the Game of Hearts series is out and we’re eager to see what happens next with Cassie in Lying, Cheating Heart (get it at Amazon). If you haven’t already read the first book in the series, Enchanted Heart is free for Kindle as of this post. Read on for details on Mindy’s new book, an exclusive excerpt from Lying, Cheating Heart, and an epic giveaway...
Apr
6

Excerpt from Carrie Ann Ryan’s An Immortal’s Song

Excerpt from Carrie Ann Ryan’s An Immortal’s Song We know many of you are hooked on Carrie Ann Ryan’s Dante’s Circle books. And what kind of reader friends would we be if we didn’t try to hook you up with a taste of the latest one? Carrie has been kind enough to share with us an excerpt from An Immortal’s Song (order your copy), which includes fae and mermen. MERMEN. We have to read it just to see how one makes that whole merman...
Apr
1

April 2016 New Releases: J.R. Ward, Jennifer Ashley, Maggie Stiefvater, Richelle Mead, Larissa Ione and more

April 2016 New Releases: J.R. Ward, Jennifer Ashley, Maggie Stiefvater, Richelle Mead, Larissa Ione and more In an effort to help you keep that to-read list updated, I’ve compiled the hot urban fantasy and paranormal romance releases for April 2016. All dates are U.S. and tentative. Also: Click the title of any book to visit the Amazon page for pre-order or purchase goodness. I’ve included genre classification with each book: UF is urban fantasy, PNR is paranormal romance, F is fantasy, SF is science fiction, YA...
Mar
30

Cover Reveal: Curse of the Land by Faith Hunter

Cover Reveal: Curse of the Land by Faith Hunter We know you’re crazy excited for the release of the new Jane Yellowrock book next week. And you should be, because we’re digging Shadow Rites (review coming soon). We already gave you a taste of it, so what more could we do? Oh, right, how about we talk about the new books from Faith Hunter set in the same world as Jane Yellowrock. The Soulwood novels will feel plenty familiar, and the first...
Mar
29

Alpha Showdown 2016 Nominations are Open!

Alpha Showdown 2016 Nominations are Open! This year is flying by, and that means it’s already time to start talking about the sixth annual Alpha Showdown. We’ve been doing this for years and years, and it just gets bigger, better, and more fun each time. What can we say? We like playing favorites. For those uninitiated—hi, new subscribers!—every may VBC hosts a little battle royale with your favorite alpha characters with tons of...
Mar
25

New Jane Yellowrock Excerpt and Giveaway

New Jane Yellowrock Excerpt and Giveaway Shadow Rites releases in less than two weeks (pre-order it now), and the team at VBC is very excited. We’re long-time fans of Faith Hunter and her Jane Yellowrock series, and this one is shaping up to be excellent. We’ll have a review closer to release, but if you can’t wait for a hint of what’s to come for Jane, Beast, and the crew, you’re in luck. We have a snippet from...
Mar
23

Lia Davis’s Sunstone’s Fire Excerpt and Giveaway

Lia Davis’s Sunstone’s Fire Excerpt and Giveaway Lia Davis is launching a new paranormal romance series on April 8, and we’ve snagged an exclusive taste. Sunstone’s Fire is the first in her new Cursed in Stone series (pre-order it). We’ve got a witch trying to avoid her fate (and fighting her magic side), a hero seeking solace, and a curse trying to drive them apart. Serious chemistry beats curses every day, though, and an HEA is in...
Mar
10

Giveaway: Kiss of Temptation by Sandra Hill

Giveaway: Kiss of Temptation by Sandra Hill You need more Viking vampires in your life. We all do, really. I’ve found you one better: a Viking vampire angel who has been celibate for centuries. Yeahhhhhhh. Romance goodness ensues. The book is Kiss of Temptation by Sandra Hill. It’s the third in her Deadly Angels series, but totally works as a standalone. And we have a copy for one lucky VBC reader. Use the Rafflecopter form at the end...

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