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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...
Jan
15

Review: City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty (Daevabad #1)

Review: City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty (Daevabad #1) City of Brass (The Daevabad Trilogy #1) S.A. Chakraborty Published: Nov. 14, 2017 (Harper Voyager) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased  Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 4 stars  Nahri is a con—she uses her fake “talents” to “heal” those who may be possessed by spirits, and then she charges fees, steals what she can, and disappears. She does have some talent—she knows when...
Jan
11

Review: Lions and Tigers and Boys by Tawny Stokes

Review: Lions and Tigers and Boys by Tawny Stokes Lions and Tigers and Boys Tawny Stokes Published: Jan. 8, 2018 (Entangled) Purchase: Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review  Reviewed by: Margaret Rating (out of 5): 3.5 stars Okay, so Ocean’s Eleven meets The Wizard of Oz . . . at the circus. Is your mind blown? That’s what I was thinking after the first chapter. But let me explain. Dani Gale promised her dying...
Jan
9

Release-Day Review: Blood Fury by J.R. Ward (BDB Legacy #3)

Release-Day Review: Blood Fury by J.R. Ward (BDB Legacy #3) Blood Fury (Black Dagger Legacy #3) J.R. Ward Published: Jan. 9, 2018 (Ballantine) Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Chelsea Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Note: This review will be spoiler-free, but does assume you have some familiarity with either the Black Dagger Brotherhood series or its spinoff Black Dagger...
Jan
8

Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (The Folk in the Air #1)

Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (The Folk in the Air #1) The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1) Holly Black Published: Jan. 2, 2018 (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers) 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 Jude is human, but lives in faerie. As such, she is fully neither one. Tormented by faeries, raised by the man who killed her...
Jan
5

Review: Heart on Fire by Amanda Bouchet (Kingmaker Chronicles #3)

Review: Heart on Fire by Amanda Bouchet (Kingmaker Chronicles #3) Heart on Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles #3) Amanda Bouchet Published: Jan. 2, 2018 (Sourcebooks Casablanca) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Jo 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...
Jan
4

Review: Running Wilde by Jenn Stark (Immortal Vegas #9)

Review: Running Wilde by Jenn Stark (Immortal Vegas #9) Running Wilde (Immortal Vegas #9) Jenn Stark Published: Dec. 27, 2017 (Elewyn Publishing) Purchase: Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 5 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, Getting Wilde. After having...
Jan
2

Release-Day Review: Everless by Sara Holland (Everless #1)

Release-Day Review: Everless by Sara Holland (Everless #1) Everless (Everless #1) Sara Holland Published: Jan. 2, 2018 (HarperTeen) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 4 stars In the kingdom of Sempera time is used as currency, bound to blood, and adhered to iron. When consumed it can extend life for those who imbibe. The Gerlings are a family of the...
Dec
18

Review: Ever the Brave by Erin Summerill (Clash of Kingdoms #2)

Review: Ever the Brave by Erin Summerill (Clash of Kingdoms #2) Ever the Brave (Clash of Kingdoms #2) Erin Summerill Published: Dec. 5, 2017 (HMH Books for Young Readers) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 3.5 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it will reference events from the first book. If you haven’t started this series yet, check out...
Dec
14

Vampire Book Club’s Best Books of 2017

Vampire Book Club’s Best Books of 2017 Crafting the year-end favorites list is always an arduous task. This year brought us brilliant books from new authors and long-time favorites. Lots of gritty worldbuilding, sexy vampires, and even understanding into how the world could be torn apart. We’ve tried several formats over the years. Sometimes a straight top 10 (this was easier when they were all Chelsea’s picks 😉 ) and sometimes a top five from...

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