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Apr
21

Release-Day Review: Ashes by Sophie H. Morgan (Divided Kingdom #1)

Release-Day Review: Ashes by Sophie H. Morgan (Divided Kingdom #1) Ashes (The Divided Kingdom #1) Sophie H. Morgan Published: April 21, 2015 (Samhain) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by Amanda Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Once a princess, now the leader of a street gang, Ana uses her phoenix fire and lethal fighting skills to bring some sense of justice to the Maze. But she’s not...
Apr
20

Early Review: Cold Burn of Magic by Jennifer Estep (Black Blade #1)

Early Review: Cold Burn of Magic by Jennifer Estep (Black Blade #1) Cold Burn of Magic (Black Blade #1) Jennifer Estep Published: Apr. 28, 2015 (Kensington) 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 Seventeen-year-old Lila Merriweather lives in “the most magical place in America.” No not Disneyland. Cloudburst Falls, West Virginia. The town...
Apr
16

Review: Vengeance of the Demon by Diana Rowland (Kara Gillian #7)

Review: Vengeance of the Demon by Diana Rowland (Kara Gillian #7) Vengeance of the Demon (Kara Gillian #7) Diana Rowland Published: Apr. 7, 2015 (DAW) 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 in the series. My favorite thing about the Kara Gillian series is usually the...
Apr
14

Review: The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury

Review: The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury The Sin Eater’s Daughter (The Sin Eater’s Daughter #1) Melinda Salisbury Published: Oct. 6, 2014 (Scholastic Press) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: purchased Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 3 stars Twylla has been blessed by the Gods, but with that blessing comes a high price. Her skin is infused with poison. While Twylla herself is immune to the poison, anyone who touches her will...
Apr
13

If You Like Night Huntress…Read Jane Jameson

If You Like Night Huntress…Read Jane Jameson A recent Molly Harper binge got me thinking again about the differences between urban fantasy and paranormal romance. Ultimately, I don’t think it really matters. Read what you like. Who cares what they call it? But I’m still a word nerd so I’m compelled to contemplate. Harper’s Jane Jameson series falls into that awkward space between UF and PNR (VBC’s review of Nice Girls Don’t Have Fangs)....
Apr
10

Review: A Secret to Die For by Sierra Dean (Secret McQueen #8)

Review: A Secret to Die For by Sierra Dean (Secret McQueen #8) A Secret to Die For (Secret McQueen #8) Sierra Dean Published Dec.16, 2014 (Samhain) Purchase at: Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Krista Rating (out of 5): 3 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it does reference events from previous books in the series. I have been with Secret since Something Secret This Way Comes back in 2011. What I found was an interesting character and an...
Apr
9

Review: Dark Heir by Faith Hunter (Jane Yellowrock #9)

Review: Dark Heir by Faith Hunter (Jane Yellowrock #9) Dark Heir (Jane Yellowrock #9) Faith Hunter Published: Apr. 7, 2015 (Roc) 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 in the series. If you haven’t started yet, check out VBC’s review of Skinwalker....
Apr
8

Review: Garden of Dreams and Desires by Kristen Painter (Crescent City #3)

Review: Garden of Dreams and Desires by Kristen Painter (Crescent City #3) Garden of Dreams and Desires (Crescent City #3) Kristen Painter Published: Apr. 7, 2015 (Orbit) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Margaret Rating (out of 5): 3 stars Note: While review will be spoiler free, it does make reference to previous books in the series. A few days have passed since the end of City of Eternal...
Apr
7

Review: The Shadows by J.R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood #13)

Review: The Shadows by J.R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood #13) The Shadows (Black Dagger Brotherhood #13) J.R. Ward Published: March 31, 2015 (NAL) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Krista Rating (out of 5): 3 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it will make reference to previous books in the series. If you haven’t started the series yet, check out VBC’s review of book 1, Dark Lover. At the beginning...
Apr
6

Early Review: Mate Bond by Jennifer Ashley (Shifters Unbound #7)

Early Review: Mate Bond by Jennifer Ashley (Shifters Unbound #7) Mate Bond (Shifters Unbound #7) Jennifer Ashley Published: April 7, 2015 (Berkley) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Krista Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars It’s rare for me to be talking about a book weeks after I have finished it, but Jennifer Ashley’s Mate Bond accomplished just that. It didn’t do it by simply being...

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