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Apr
16

Vampires with a Twist: 4 Authors Who Keep Vampire Mythology Fresh

Vampires with a Twist: 4 Authors Who Keep Vampire Mythology Fresh Note: This article was originally posted on Heroes & Heartbreakers in 2013. Chelsea still says these books are fantastic, though! Vampire books have ensnared readers for years. Sometimes we think they’re sexy, other times we think they’re scary, but the creature of the night mythos follows a familiar trope. If you think you might be burned out on vampires, maybe it’s time to try a vampire book done in a...
Dec
12

Paranormal Romance 101: JR Ward, Larissa Ione, Nalini Singh, Sherrilyn Kenyon and Jeaniene Frost

Paranormal Romance 101: JR Ward, Larissa Ione, Nalini Singh, Sherrilyn Kenyon and Jeaniene Frost Have you stuck a toe in the paranormal romance waters and found yourself wanting to sink to its depths? It’s understandable. There’s a brilliant escapism with paranormal romance. The swooning is there, as you expect, but most everything is on a grander scale. The alpha males are turned up to eleven, thanks to their non-human status. The black moments involve fighting against one’s nature and/or being...
Nov
28

Release-Day Review: The Brightest Embers by Jeaniene Frost (Broken Destiny #3)

Release-Day Review: The Brightest Embers by Jeaniene Frost (Broken Destiny #3) The Brightest Embers (Broken Destiny #3) Jeaniene Frost Published: Nov. 28, 2017 (Harlequin) Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Chelsea Rating (out of 5): 5 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it will reference events in earlier books. If you haven’t started the Broken Destiny series, check...
Nov
14

Halfway to the Grave Re-Read Recap Thread!

Halfway to the Grave Re-Read Recap Thread! Re-reading Jeaniene Frost’s Halfway to the Grave was just what I needed this month. The first time Bones called Cat “Kitten” I was grinning, and the joy didn’t let up until the last page. The real question, readers, is have you continued the re-read and dived in to the next books? I know some of our reviewers have. Below you’ll find some of the VBC staff’s reactions to...
Nov
7

Halfway Check-In: How’s the Halfway to the Grave Re-Read Going?

Halfway Check-In: How’s the Halfway to the Grave Re-Read Going? The VBC team is re-reading Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost in celebration of the book’s 10-year anniversary. The full details are in last week’s post. (We can wait while you catch up.) Are you joining us on this (re-)read? We have one more week until we offer our full re-read thoughts, but we figured the halfway point was a good time to check in with everyone. (Plus, VBC’s HBIC...
Oct
31

Join VBC for a Re-Read of Halfway to the Grave

Join VBC for a Re-Read of Halfway to the Grave Way back when VBC used to host monthly group reads. (How many of you remember those days?) We’re revisiting our roots this week, because today—yes, Halloween—is the 10-year anniversary of the release of Jeaniene Frost’s Halfway to the Grave, and we want to relive falling in love with Cat and Bones all over again. The Night Huntress series has been listed on the recommendations pages here at...
Sep
20

Win It Wednesday: One Foot in the Grave by Jeaniene Frost

Win It Wednesday: One Foot in the Grave by Jeaniene Frost Do you ever meet another reader only to discover they haven’t read an essential book or series? It happens to me often, but this is because I’m a notorious book rec queen and want to make sure everyone gets to fall in love with every amazing series. (It’s an ambitious task, but I’m dedicated.) This weekend I met someone who had never heard of the Mercy Thompson series, and was...
Jun
27

Release-Day Review: The Sweetest Burn by Jeaniene Frost (Broken Destiny #2)

Release-Day Review: The Sweetest Burn by Jeaniene Frost (Broken Destiny #2) The Sweetest Burn (Broken Destiny #2) Jeaniene Frost Published: June 27, 2017 (HQN) Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Chelsea Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Note: This review assumes you have read book one, The Beautiful Ashes. If you haven’t read it, check out Chelsea’s review here.  The Sweetest Burn...
Jun
9

Alpha Showdown 2017 Round 14: Mercy Thompson vs. Vlad

Alpha Showdown 2017 Round 14: Mercy Thompson vs. Vlad Update: Wow! The Mercy Thompson fans came out in force for this one. With 72 percent of the vote, she is the winner and will advance to the finale! We’re almost there, guys. The Alpha Showdown 2017 is getting close. As in the alpha who wins this round goes on to the final match. Literally one fight away from a chance at the title. Big stakes. Maybe we shouldn’t say stakes, because one of our...
May
31

Alpha Showdown 2017 Round 8: Simon Wolfgard vs. Vlad

Alpha Showdown 2017 Round 8: Simon Wolfgard vs. Vlad Update: With 60 percent of the vote, Vlad has claimed the win! He will advance in the Alpha Showdown 2017. This is the last of the first-level battles in the Alpha Showdown 2017. We’re getting closer and closer to finding our champion. Today’s alphas bring two very different types of strength and power, but we love them both. We have Simon Wolfgard from Anne Bishop’s The Others series up...

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