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Sep
30

October 2016 New Releases: Diana Rowland, Kelley Armstrong, Jay Kristoff, Michelle Sagara, Mira Grant & More

October 2016 New Releases: Diana Rowland, Kelley Armstrong, Jay Kristoff, Michelle Sagara, Mira Grant & More In an effort to help you keep that to-read list updated, I’ve compiled the hot urban fantasy and paranormal romance releases for October 2016. All dates are U.S. and tentative. Also: Click the title of any book to visit the Amazon page for pre-order or purchase goodness. I’ve included genre classification with each book: UF is urban fantasy, PNR is paranormal romance, F is fantasy, SF is science fiction,...
Sep
26

Review: The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin (Broken Earth #2)

Review: The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin (Broken Earth #2) The Obelisk Gate (Broken Earth #2) N.K. Jemisin Published: Aug. 18, 2016 (Orbit) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for and honest review Reviewed by: Jannelle Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Note: While review will be spoiler free, it does make reference to previous books. If you haven’t started this series yet, check out VBC’s review of...
Sep
22

Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo (The Grisha #1)

Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo (The Grisha #1) Shadow and Bone (The Grisha #1) Leigh Bardugo Published: June 5, 2012 (Henry Holt and Co.) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased  Reviewed by: Jannelle Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars After growing up in an orphanage in Ravka, Alina Starkov and her best friend Mal have become soldiers in service for their country. After The Grisha, the magical ruling government in Ravka, fail to find...
Sep
8

Review: Nevernight by Jay Kristoff (Nevernight #1)

Review: Nevernight by Jay Kristoff (Nevernight #1) Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle #1) Jay Kristoff Published: Aug. 9, 2016 (Thomas Dunne Books) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased  Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Imagine a place like Venice—only it has three suns and only has full darkness every two years. It also has magic and creatures from the worst nightmares. In that place lives a teenage girl who watched...
Sep
1

Sept. 2016 New Releases: Sarah J. Maas, Seanan McGuire, Kresley Cole, Ilona Andrews, Fran Wilde and more

Sept. 2016 New Releases: Sarah J. Maas, Seanan McGuire, Kresley Cole, Ilona Andrews, Fran Wilde and more In an effort to help you keep that to-read list updated, I’ve compiled the hot urban fantasy and paranormal romance releases for September 2016. All dates are U.S. and tentative. Also: Click the title of any book to visit the Amazon page for pre-order or purchase goodness. I’ve included genre classification with each book: UF is urban fantasy, PNR is paranormal romance, F is fantasy, SF is science...
Aug
25

Review: Breath of Earth by Beth Cato (Breath of Earth #1)

Review: Breath of Earth by Beth Cato (Breath of Earth #1) Breath of Earth (Breath of Earth #1) Beth Cato Published: Aug. 23, 2016 (Harper Voyager) 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 Ingrid Carmichael is a geomancer, able to channel energy from the Earth’s seismic activity. She might even be the most powerful geomancer in the world,...
Aug
24

Review: Wolfking by Sarah Rayne (Wolfking #1)

Review: Wolfking by Sarah Rayne (Wolfking #1) Wolfking (Wolfking #1) Sarah Rayne Published: April 29, 2016 (Endeavor Press/Venture Press) Purchase: Amazon Review Source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review  Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 2.5 stars Note: This is a digital re-release of the book, originally published in the early 1990s I love Irish legends and myths, and the idea of some time traveling and wolves to go...
Aug
19

Review: Book of Shadows by Cate Tiernan (Sweep #1)

Review: Book of Shadows by Cate Tiernan (Sweep #1) Book of Shadows (Sweep #1) Cate Tiernan Published: Jan. 29, 2001 (Penguin Putnam) Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Source: purchased Reviewer: Jannelle Rating: 4.5 stars Morgan Rowland has loving parents, a cute younger sister, a stereotypical gorgeous best friend at the top of the popular group, and a nerdy boy best friend who is on the opposite side of the popular spectrum. What seems to be a...
Aug
17

Review: Court of Fives by Kate Elliott (Court of Fives #1)

Review: Court of Fives by Kate Elliott (Court of Fives #1) Court of Fives (Court of Fives #1) Kate Elliott Published: Aug. 18, 2015 (Little Brown Books for Young Readers) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: purchased Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Growing up in a household that straddles the in-between of Commoner and Patron, Jessamy has dreamed of a different life. A life where she’s an Adversary in the royal game of Fives. She’s been...
Aug
9

Review: The Summon Stone by Ian Irvine (The Gate of Good and Evil #1)

Review: The Summon Stone by Ian Irvine (The Gate of Good and Evil #1) The Summon Stone (The Gate of Good and Evil, #1) Ian Irvine Published: May 17, 2016 (Orbit Books) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 2.5 stars The Merdrun: a race destined to bring death wherever they go. Their goal: to find a planet they can call their own, aided by blood and destruction. The...

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