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Sep
23

Review: A Vault of Sins by Sarah Harian (Chaos Theory #2)

Review: A Vault of Sins by Sarah Harian (Chaos Theory #2) A Vault of Sins (Chaos Theory #2) Sarah Harian Published: Sept. 16, 2014 (Intermix) Purchase: Amazon Review source: copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Amanda Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Note: While this review is spoiler free, it does reference the previous book in the series. If you haven’t started yet, check out VBC’s review of book 1, The Wicked We...
Sep
22

Review: Hell Bent by Devon Monk (Broken Magic #1)

Review: Hell Bent by Devon Monk (Broken Magic #1) Hell Bent (Broken Magic #1) Devon Monk Published: Nov. 15, 2013 (Penguin) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Margaret Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Hell Bent takes place in the world of the Allie Beckstrom series after Magic for a Price. In order to prevent a magical apocalypse, Allie and her friends united light and dark, creating a kinder, gentler magic. Consequently...
Sep
18

Review: House Immortal by Devon Monk (House Immortal #1)

Review: House Immortal by Devon Monk (House Immortal #1) House Immortal (House Immortal #1) Devon Monk Published: Sept. 2, 2014 (Roc) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 4 stars In the year 2210, the world is run by various color-coded Houses that control the world’s resources (i.e. water, technology, minerals, etc.). Each House yearns for more power. Matilda Case has always known she was different....
Sep
17

Review: Midnight’s Master by Donna Grant (Dark Warriors #1)

Review: Midnight’s Master by Donna Grant (Dark Warriors #1) Midnight’s Master (Dark Warriors #1) Donna Grant Published: May 22, 2012 (St. Martin’s Paperbacks) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Jill Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Gwynn is on a mission to find her missing father. Instead, she stumbles upon a war that has lasted for centuries. Logan, and four of his fellow warriors, has been sent 400 years into the future...
Sep
16

Review: The Winter Long by Seanan McGuire (October Daye #8)

Review: The Winter Long by Seanan McGuire (October Daye #8) The Winter Long (October Daye #8) Seanan McGuire Published: Sept. 2, 2014 (DAW) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 5 stars You know when Seanan McGuire states in the acknowledgements, “Everything I have done with October’s world to this point has been for the sake of getting here, to the book that you now hold in your hands,” she means...
Sep
15

Review: The Witch with No Name by Kim Harrison (Hollows #13)

Review: The Witch with No Name by Kim Harrison (Hollows #13) The Witch with No Name (The Hollows #13) Kim Harrison Published: Sept. 9, 2014 (Harper Voyager) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Krista Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it does reference events from previous books in the series. If you haven’t started yet, check out VBC’s review of book 1, Dead Witch Walking. I...
Sep
12

Review: The Golden City by J. Kathleen Cheney (Golden City #1)

Review: The Golden City by J. Kathleen Cheney (Golden City #1) The Golden City (The Golden City #1) J. Kathleen Cheney Published: Nov. 5, 2013 (Roc Trade) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Oriana Paredea is a seria (think a siren or mermaid). She’s been in The Golden City for two years spying on the aristocracy for her people, trying to root out non-human sympathizers. Years ago the sea folk...
Sep
10

Review: Wanted: Wild Thing by Jessica Sims (Midnight Liaisons #4)

Review: Wanted: Wild Thing by Jessica Sims (Midnight Liaisons #4) Wanted: Wild Thing (Midnight Liaisons #4) Jessica Sims Published: Aug. 26, 2014 (Pocket Books) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Amanda Rating (out of 5): 3.5 stars Ryder’s spent most of her life hiding in plain sight. She passes for human, and for her, that’s a Very Good Thing, because she’s not. Human, that is. Ryder’s a changeling, and she’s coming up on...
Sep
9

Release-Day Review: Vampires of Manhattan by Melissa de la Cruz (New Blue Bloods Coven #1)

Release-Day Review: Vampires of Manhattan by Melissa de la Cruz (New Blue Bloods Coven #1) Vampires of Manhattan (New Blue Bloods Coven #1) Melissa de la Cruz Published: September 9, 2014 (Hyperion) Purchase at: Book Depository Review source: copy provided by author in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Candace Rating (out of 5): 3 stars This is my first time reading a novel by Melissa de la Cruz, and that put me at a definite disadvantage. The gothic cover piqued my interest and we’re...
Sep
8

Review: Shifting Shadows by Patricia Briggs (Mercy Thompson)

Review: Shifting Shadows by Patricia Briggs (Mercy Thompson) Shifting Shadows (Stories from the World of Mercy Thompson) Patricia Briggs Published: Sept 2, 2014 (Penguin) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Margaret Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Note: While review will be spoiler free, it does make reference to previous books in the series.If you haven’t started yet, check out VBC’s review of Moon Called. I’m always...

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