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Alpha Showdown 2012 Round 7: Eric Northman vs. Tohrment My gut says Round 7 of the Alpha Showdown 2012 is going to be another close call. Two vampires — always favorites here at VBC — and they both have huge followings. Things will get bloody. I’m okay with that. Today we see Eric Northman, the Viking vampire from Charlaine Harris’ ultra popular Sookie Stackhouse books, take on Tohrment, one of the beloved members of J.R. Ward’s...

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Book Bits: Dark Swan, Mortal Instruments, Jane True, True Blood, Contest Roundup and more I just might be caught up on email after the long weekend (and traveling the week prior). Miracles can happen. In today’s Book Bits we have teasers for Shadow Heir and City of Lost Souls, bookstore drama, a True Blood recap to make you laugh, cover art and info on a charity auction. Plus, some sweet contests in the roundup. (Related: We’ll be giving away copies of Melissa Marr’s...

Group Read: Dead to the World chat on June 30

Group Read: Dead to the World chat on June 30 We’re ready for tomorrow’s premiere of True Blood’s season 4. We’re also nervous because we so very much love Charlaine Harris’ Dead to the World, on which the season is loosely based. Regardless if you’re a fan of the TV show, too, we want to chat about the novel. This month’s group read gave us Sookie Stackhouse becoming more ingrained in the supernatural world,...

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