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2

Review: Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey (Jessica #1)

Review: Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey (Jessica #1) Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side (Jessica #1) Beth Fantaskey Published: Feb. 1, 2009 (Harcourt) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Jill Rating (out of 5): 3.5 stars This book was so not what I was expecting. I have found in my old age that I have no patience for teenagers and their angst (even though I was the most angsty of them all). And Jessica’s...
Sep
30

Review: The Shadows of Stormclyffe Hall by Lauren Smith (Dark Seductions #1)

Review: The Shadows of Stormclyffe Hall by Lauren Smith (Dark Seductions #1) The Shadows of Stormclyffe Hall (Dark Seductions #1) Lauren Smith Published: Sept. 29, 2014 (Entangled) Purchase at: Amazon Review Source: Copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Bastian Carlisle is trying to put the curse that has hovered over his family’s past to rest once and for all. It all began with his ancestors Richard and Isabelle....
Sep
29

Early Review: Chained by Night by Larissa Ione (MoonBound Clan #2)

Early Review: Chained by Night by Larissa Ione (MoonBound Clan #2) Chained by Night (MoonBound Clan Vampires #2) Larissa Ione Published: Sept. 30, 2014 (Pocket) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: Copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Chelsea Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Larissa Ione brings the slow burn in Chained by Night, and I loved it. While her Demonica books often get dirty quickly, the MoonBound novels are...
Sep
25

Review: Dark Blood by Christine Feehan (Carpathians #26)

Review: Dark Blood by Christine Feehan (Carpathians #26) Dark Blood (Carpathians #26) Christine Feehan Published: Sept. 2, 2014 (Berkley Books) Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: Provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Candace Rating (out of 5): 3.5 stars Branislava is Dragonseeker. She spent hundreds of years encased in an ice prison alongside her sister Tatijana while dark mages did completely despicable things...
Sep
24

Review: Evernight by Kristen Callihan (Darkest London #5)

Review: Evernight by Kristen Callihan (Darkest London #5) Evernight (Darkest London #5) Kristen Callihan Published: Sept 2, 2014 (Forever) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: library Reviewed by: Margaret Rating (out of 5): 4.5 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 Firelight. Holly Evernight and Will Thorne met in the...
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...

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