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Oct
10

Top 3 couples who make us work for it

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...
Oct
4

Review: The Taker by Alma Katsu

Review: The Taker by Alma Katsu The Taker Alma Katsu Published: Sept. 6, 2011 (Gallery) Purchase at: Book Depository, B&N or Amazon Rating (out of 5 stars): 4.5 stars I never thought I’d compare a book to Interview with a Vampire, but that day has come. Alma Katsu’s The Taker is a tale of regret, unrequited love, darkness and that glimmer of hope that keeps us moving on. And while there is nary a vampire to be found,...
Sep
13

Review: Vanish by Sophie Jordan (Firelight #2)

Review: Vanish by Sophie Jordan (Firelight #2) Vanish (Firelight #2) Sophie Jordan Published: Sept. 6, 2011 (Harper Teen) Purchase at: Book Depository, B&N or Amazon Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Note: While there are no spoilers for Vanish, we’ll give away the ending of Firelight. If you haven’t read the first book, read my review of Firelight instead. In Firelight, Jacinda longed to return to her Draki home. She wanted to fly, she...
Sep
8

Review: One Grave at a Time by Jeaniene Frost (Night Huntress #6)

Review: One Grave at a Time by Jeaniene Frost (Night Huntress #6) One Grave at a Time (Night Huntress #6) Jeaniene Frost Published: Aug. 30, 2011 (Avon) Purchase at: Book Depository, B&N or Amazon Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Note: This review is spoiler-free, however, it makes reference to events in earlier Night Huntress books. If you’re new to the series, take a look at my review of Halfway to the Grave. Cat’s always interesting when dealing with the...
Aug
31

Review & Giveaway: Succubus Revealed by Richelle Mead (Georgina Kincaid #6)

Review & Giveaway: Succubus Revealed by Richelle Mead (Georgina Kincaid #6) Succubus Revealed (Georgina Kincaid #6) Richelle Mead Published: Aug. 30, 2011 (Kensington) Purchase at: Book Depository, B&N or Amazon Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Note: If you have not read earlier Georgina Kincaid novels, there may be spoilers below. There are no spoilers for Succubus Revealed, however. I didn’t think I was ready to say goodbye to Georgina Kincaid — or Seth, Carter,...
Aug
23

Review: Wild & Steamy anthology by Meljean Brook, Jill Myles and Carolyn Crane

Review: Wild & Steamy anthology by Meljean Brook, Jill Myles and Carolyn Crane Wild & Steamy Meljean Brook, Jill Myles & Carolyn Crane Published: Aug. 2, 2011 Purchase at: Amazon Rating (out of 5): 3.5 stars “Blushing Bounder” by Meljean Brook (3 stars) Meljean Brook’s story is set in her Iron Seas world, before the events of The Iron Duke. We get to learn how Constable Newton ended up in London and learn about his wife. He and the missus are Bounders...
Aug
19

Early Review: Body of Sin by Eve Silver (Otherkin #4)

Early Review: Body of Sin by Eve Silver (Otherkin #4) We’re giving away a copy of Body of Sin. Be sure to enter on or before Monday, Aug. 22. Head over to this post for all the details and to enter. Body of Sin (Otherkin #4) Eve Silver Published: Aug. 23, 2011 (HQN) Purchase at: Book Depository, B&N or Amazon Rating (out of 5): 5 stars Note: Because I love you guys — and I believe this novel can work as a stand-alone — there are no...
Aug
5

Review: Wolfsbane by Andrea Cremer (Nightshade #2)

Review: Wolfsbane by Andrea Cremer (Nightshade #2) Wolfsbane (Nightshade #2) Andrea Cremer Published: July 26, 2011 (Philomel) Purchase at: Book Depository, B&N or Amazon Rating (out of 5) 4.5 stars Note: There is no way to write this review without spoilers from the first book. If you haven’t read Nightshade, please read the VBC review of that book instead. Trust me. But I promise not to spoil Wolfsbane at all. Wolfsbane picks up quickly after...
Jul
25

Review: Touched by an Alien by Gini Koch

Review: Touched by an Alien by Gini Koch Touched by an Alien (Katherine “Kitty” Katt #1) Gini Koch Published: 2010 (DAW) Purchase at: Book Depository, B&N or Amazon Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars If you need a book to break you out of a reading rut, pick up Gini Koch’s Touched by an Alien. The paranormal fantasy is cheeky, action-packed and sexy. (I suppose that also makes it a perfect summer read, too.) Kitty, the heroine of...
Jul
22

Review: Succubus Shadows by Richelle Mead (Georgina Kincaid #5)

Review: Succubus Shadows by Richelle Mead (Georgina Kincaid #5) I realize many of my favorite books — and recommended series — may not have their first few books reviewed on VBC. I’d like to get everyone caught up. In the coming weeks, I’m going to try and get reviews up-to-date on series from two of my favorite authors: Richelle Mead for her Georgina Kincaid series and Jeaniene Frost for Night Huntress. Succubus Shadows (Georgina Kincaid #5) Richelle Mead Published:...

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