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Oct
29

Release-Day Review: Archangel’s Legion by Nalini Singh (Guild Hunter #6)

Release-Day Review: Archangel’s Legion by Nalini Singh (Guild Hunter #6) Archangel’s Legion (Guild Hunter #6) Nalini Singh Published: October 29, 2013 (Jove) Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: Provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Amanda Rating (out of 5): 5 stars Note: While this review is spoiler free, it does assume you’ve read the other books in the series. Within the opening pages of Archangel’s Legion, I realized...
Oct
10

Who Are Your Most-Loved Paranormal and Urban Fantasy Characters?

Who Are Your Most-Loved Paranormal and Urban Fantasy Characters? Earlier this week Book Riot ran a post featuring the 20 most-loved literary characters. It was a fun post and I certainly saw a few of my favorites there, but as I went to go and share the link via VBC’s Facebook page I stopped myself. As lovely as the list was, it wasn’t too heavy on the fantasy end of things. Sure, Gandalf and the Harry Potter gang were there, but it leaned much more toward...
Sep
20

Review: Origin by Jennifer L. Armentrout (Lux #4)

Review: Origin by Jennifer L. Armentrout (Lux #4) Origin (Lux #4) Jennifer L. Armentrout Published: Aug. 27, 2013 (Entangled Teen) Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: Purchased Reviewed by: Jo Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it does reference events in previous books of the series. If you haven’t started this series check out VBC’s review of the first book, Obsidian. When we left...
Sep
19

Early Review: Bound by Night by Larissa Ione (MoonBound Clan #1)

Early Review: Bound by Night by Larissa Ione (MoonBound Clan #1) Bound by Night (MoonBound Clan #1) Larissa Ione Published: Sept. 24, 2013 (Pocket) Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: Provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Chelsea Rating (out of 5): 4 stars When I heard Larissa Ione was going to step all the way into the vampire world with a new series, my immediate reaction was: Yes, please. My second reaction was to stare...
Sep
18

Argeneau Fangirling: Loving Lucian and Leigh and Talking One Lucky Vampire

Argeneau Fangirling: Loving Lucian and Leigh and Talking One Lucky Vampire Note from VBC’s Chelsea: Today we have a special treat for fans of Lynsay Sands’ Argeneau series. First, VBC’s own Candace is talking about her ultimate favorite Argeneau couple Lucian and Leigh. After we reminisce about our favorite couple, we’ll talk about the new book One Lucky Vampire and have one awesome giveaway. With that out of the way, I’m turning it over to...
Sep
17

Release-Day Review: The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater (Raven Cycle #2)

Release-Day Review: The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater (Raven Cycle #2) The Dream Thieves (Raven Cycle #2) Maggie Stiefvater Published: Sept. 17, 2013 (Scholastic Press) Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: 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 the first book in the series The Raven Boys. The Dream Thieves picks up in the summer. The...
Sep
13

Review: Styxx by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Dark-Hunter #23)

Review: Styxx by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Dark-Hunter #23) Styxx (Dark-Hunter #23) Sherrilyn Kenyon Published: Sept. 3, 2013 (St. Martin’s Press) Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: Purchased Reviewed by: Candace Rating (out of 5): 5 stars This review begins with a personal story. There is one book in my collection that I have not re-read and that is Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Acheron. It is one of my top 20 favorite books of all time, but I cried...
Aug
20

Early Review: Heart of Venom by Jennifer Estep (Elemental Assassin #9)

Early Review: Heart of Venom by Jennifer Estep (Elemental Assassin #9) Heart of Venom (Elemental Assassin #9) Jennifer Estep Published: August 27, 2013 (Pocket Books) Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: Provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it will reference events from previous books in the series. If you haven’t started the Elemental Assassin...
Jun
4

Release-Day Review: Heart of Obsidian by Nalini Singh (Psy-Changeling #12)

Release-Day Review: Heart of Obsidian by Nalini Singh (Psy-Changeling #12) Heart of Obsidian (Psy-Changeling #12) Nalini Singh Published on: June 4, 2013 (Berkley Sensation) Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Book provided by publisher for honest review Reviewed by: Amanda Rating (out of 5): 5 stars C’mon. You know that as soon as I say who the hero and heroine is of Heart of Obsidian, you’ll be spoiled. So if you’re bound and determined not to know anything beforehand,...
May
3

VBC Roundtable Review: The Eternity Cure by Julie Kagawa (Blood of Eden #2)

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VBC Roundtable Review: The Eternity Cure by Julie Kagawa (Blood of Eden #2) As our first roundtable review was so much fun, we’re doing it again. Earlier this week, Julie Kagawa’s second Blood of Eden novel released and nearly everyone at VBC jumped on it. Some of us adored the novel, others had a harder time. Find out who loved it, who didn’t and add your thoughts in the comments at the end. The Eternity Cure (Blood of Eden #2) Julie Kagawa Published: April 30,...

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