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Jun
11

Review: Sixth Grave on the Edge by Darynda Jones (Charley Davidson #6)

Review: Sixth Grave on the Edge by Darynda Jones (Charley Davidson #6) Sixth Grave on the Edge (Charley Davidson #6) Darynda Jones Published: May 20, 2014 (St. Martin’s Press) Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Jo Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it does make references to previous books in the series. If you haven’t started yet, check out VBC’s review of book 1, First Grave on...
May
29

Alpha Showdown 2014 Round 13: Reyes Farrow vs. Adam Hauptman

Alpha Showdown 2014 Round 13: Reyes Farrow vs. Adam Hauptman Update: This was the closest battle yet. Reyes’ fans rallied in the last two hours and he won with 55% of the vote. He advances to the Alpha Showdown finale! This Alpha Showdown doesn’t get any easier, does it? Darynda Jones’ Reyes has managed to dominate against the men of the Black Dagger Brotherhood. First defeating Zsadist, and then annihilating the King. His opponent has felled...
May
12

Alpha Showdown 2014 Round 1: Reyes vs. Zsadist

Alpha Showdown 2014 Round 1: Reyes vs. Zsadist Update: This round’s winner is Reyes Farrow! It was a close one. Final results: Reyes – 51%, Zsadist 49%. Both Reyes and Zsadist have made appearances in the Alpha Showdown before. Reyes almost took the top title last year. The slates have been wiped clean, though, and it’s time to begin the battle for the 2014 title. Both characters know a thing or two about Hell, but who will come out...
Nov
27

Vampire Book Club’s Best Books of 2013

Vampire Book Club’s Best Books of 2013 We’ve had big changes at VBC this year.  For starters, we now have multiple reviewers. In addition to me (Chelsea), you see regular posts here from Jo, Candace, Mary, Amanda, Amy, Krista and Amber. So, while last year we broke it out by reviewer for the best books, that would make for a very long list with a lot of repeated books. So, this year it’s curated. Yep, the VBC team put our...
Jul
12

VBC Beach Reads: Candace picks Jeaniene Frost, Darynda Jones, Kresley Cole and more

VBC Beach Reads: Candace picks Jeaniene Frost, Darynda Jones, Kresley Cole and more A Note from Chelsea / VBC: All the suggested poolside reading lists we see online point to cheeky contemporary novels or lighthearted romps. Well, at VBC we know there are plenty of books featuring paranormal elements, badass heroines and sexy heroes that are perfect for reading out under the sun. So, of course, we’ve decided to do our own Beach Reads picks. Each Friday for the next several weeks,...
Jul
9

Release-Day Review: Fifth Grave Past the Light by Darynda Jones (Charley Davidson #5)

Release-Day Review: Fifth Grave Past the Light by Darynda Jones (Charley Davidson #5) Fifth Grave Past the Light (Charley Davidson #5) Darynda Jones Published: July 9, 2013 (St. Martin’s Press) Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: Provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Jo Rating (out of 5): 5 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it may contain spoilers for previous books in the series. If you haven’t started it yet,...
Feb
19

Love letter to Reyes (Darynda Jones’ Charley Davidson series)

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Love letter to Reyes (Darynda Jones’ Charley Davidson series) If you read Jo’s review of Darynda Jones’ first Charley Davidson book First Grave on the Right, you know she loved it. The fun and snarky tone won her over, and she swooned hard for the hero Reyes. It only made sense to let her write him a Character Love Letter—one that wouldn’t step on Charley’s toes too much. Dear Reyes, I know we haven’t know each other very long (totally...
Dec
27

Review: First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones (Charley Davidson #1)

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Review: First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones (Charley Davidson #1) First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson #1) Darynda Jones Published: Feb. 1, 2011 (St. Martin’s Press) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Reviewed by: Jo Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars First Grave on the Right was one of those books that made me irritated with anyone who dared interrupt me whilst reading it. Darynda Jones’ writing style flows so naturally that no page felt like a chore...

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