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Aug
27

If You Like The Others… Read House of Comarré

If You Like The Others… Read House of Comarré Last year when Written in Red came out, it seemed to pop up everywhere for me. That’s when I knew I had to read this first book in a new series by Anne Bishop. What I found once I started reading was an interesting take on the supernatural, mainly shifters, that puts them in less of the human light and more in touch with their animal natures. Meg is a human, a cassandra sangue, a blood prophet on the run...
Jul
30

Release-Day Review: Last Blood by Kristen Painter (House of Comarré #5)

Release-Day Review: Last Blood by Kristen Painter (House of Comarré #5) Last Blood (House of Comarré #5) Kristen Painter Published: July 30, 2013 (Orbit) 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 previous books in the series. If you haven’t started the House of Comarré books yet, please start with...
Oct
26

My Favorite Vampire Movie with Kristen Painter

My Favorite Vampire Movie with Kristen Painter From Chelsea/VBC: This is the second in a series of spook-tacular posts leading up to Halloween. I’ve invited a few friends to fill us in on their favorite monsters. Today the too-clever-for-her-own-good (and talented) Kristen Painter convinces you to love her favorite vampire movie. Also, she gives away the first of her House of Comarré books, Blood Rights, and a copy of Near Dark. Pretty damn...
Jun
16

Auction: Signed books from Kristen Painter [Books Fighting Cancer]

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Auction: Signed books from Kristen Painter [Books Fighting Cancer] Kristen Painter’s House of Comarré novels are explosive with high levels of sexual tension. Just the kind of urban fantasy I like. Kristen has donated signed copies of the first three novels to help the Books Fighting Cancer event. Now is your chance to bring them home. Highest bidder will take home: Signed set of the first three House of Comarré novels by Kristen Painter Donated by: Kristen...
Jan
13

If You Like Chicagoland Vampires… read House of Comarré

If You Like Chicagoland Vampires… read House of Comarré Oh, readers, it is the epic return of If You Like…! I know we dropped this feature for a few months, but when you started asking again (and continually read the BDB/Demonica post), I decided I couldn’t resist any longer. Today’s recommendation is for those who love their urban fantasy with heavy doses of sexual tension. If you’ve fell in love with Chloe Neill’s Chicagoland...
Nov
23

Vampire Book Club’s Best Books of 2011

Vampire Book Club’s Best Books of 2011 It’s that time again. I spent far too much time attempting to whittle down the 100+ books reviewed on VBC this year to the absolute best. So, as those Amazon and B&N gift cards start rolling in, just use this list as your shopping guide. I personally promise the extreme awesomeness of all the novels listed below. Also, at the very end you’ll see the VBC Readers’ Choice winner (which...
Nov
18

Review: Flesh and Blood by Kristen Painter (House of Comarré #2)

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Top 3 couples who make us work for it This month’s group read — Kristen Painter’s Blood Rights – has characters with chemistry that pops off the page. Only they aren’t a couple. Chrysabelle and Mal’s interactions ripple with tension and unspoken desire. They like each other, but both think it’s a bad idea. The complexity of their fight against intimacy is made exponentially complicated by the fact...
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Oct. Group Read: Blood Rights by Kristen Painter

Oct. Group Read: Blood Rights by Kristen Painter I guess my fangirl love for the first book in Kristen Painter’s new House of Comarré series won you guys over. The October group read poll results are in and Painter’s Blood Rights won by a mile. This is great as Blood Rights gives us lots of material to chat about. If you need encouragement to join in this month’s group read, take a quick peek at my spoiler-free review of the...

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