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Jul
30

Early Review & Giveaway: Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews (Kate Daniels #8)

Early Review & Giveaway: Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews (Kate Daniels #8) Magic Shifts (Kate Daniels #8) Ilona Andrews Published: Aug. 4, 2015 (Ace) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Krista Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it will make reference to previous books in the series. If you haven’t started yet, check out VBC’s review of book...
Jul
29

Review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Review: Uprooted by Naomi Novik Uprooted Naomi Novik Published: May 19, 2015 (Del Rey) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars “Our Dragon doesn’t eat the girls he takes, no matter what stories they tell outside our valley.” Every ten years the Dragon—really he’s a wizard, not a literal dragon—chooses a girl from the valley and in exchange he offers the people of the...
Jul
22

Early Review: Spider’s Trap by Jennifer Estep (Elemental Assassin #13)

Early Review: Spider’s Trap by Jennifer Estep (Elemental Assassin #13) Spider’s Trap (Elemental Assassin #13) Jennifer Estep Published: July 28, 2015 (Pocket Books) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy 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 the previous book. If you haven’t yet started the series, check out VBC’s review of...
Jul
14

Excerpt & Giveaway: Jennifer Estep’s Spider’s Trap

Excerpt & Giveaway: Jennifer Estep’s Spider’s Trap We are huge fangirls of Jennifer Estep’s Elemental Assassin series here at VBC. We can’t get enough of Gin Blanco—assassin, badass and lover of good barbecue. So, naturally, we’re pretty stoked about the release of Spider’s Trap, the thirteenth book in the series, at the end of the month. (Yes, you can expect a review.) We know you’re eager for more Gin & Co., too, so we...
Jul
3

Early Review: Flight From Death by Yasmine Galenorn (Fly by Night #1)

Early Review: Flight From Death by Yasmine Galenorn (Fly by Night #1) Flight From Death (Fly by Night #1) Yasmine Galenorn Published: July 7, 2015 (Berkley) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Shimmer is a blue (a.k.a. water) dragon. After being caught stealing from another dragon, Shimmer is stripped of much of her powers and banished Earthside for five...
Jul
1

July 2015 New Releases: Rachel Caine, Jennifer Estep, Yasmine Galenorn, Rinda Elliott, Jennifer L. Armentrout and more

July 2015 New Releases: Rachel Caine, Jennifer Estep, Yasmine Galenorn, Rinda Elliott, Jennifer L. Armentrout and more In an effort to help you keep that to-read list updated, I’ve compiled the hot urban fantasy and paranormal romance releases for July 2015. All dates are U.S. and tentative. Also: Click the title of any book to visit the Amazon page for pre-order or purchase goodness. I’ve included genre classification with each book: UF is urban fantasy, PNR is paranormal romance, F is fantasy, SF is science fiction, YA...
Jun
26

Review: Trailer Park Fae by Lilith Saintcrow (Gallow and Ragged #1)

Review: Trailer Park Fae by Lilith Saintcrow (Gallow and Ragged #1) Trailer Park Fae (Gallow and Ragged #1) Lilith Saintcrow Published: June 23, 2015 (Orbit) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Margaret Rating (out of 5): 4 stars A plague has broken out in Faery, ravaging the Unseelie Court and the free Fae. Only those with mortal blood appear to be immune. Fearing the sickness will...
Jun
24

Giveaway: All 5 Jessica McClain books by Amanda Carlson

Giveaway: All 5 Jessica McClain books by Amanda Carlson We’ve been on board with Amanda Carlson’s Jessica McClain series since the beginning. When Full Blooded released we were hooked on the unique werewolf series. Jessica was the only female werewolf. She is strong and feminine. She kicks ass. These are things the VBC team appreciates, especially in urban fantasy. The series has her dealing with rogue werewolves, witches and even a voodoo...
Jun
23

Review: Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs (Alpha & Omega #1)

Review: Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs (Alpha & Omega #1) Cry Wolf (Alpha & Omega #1) Patricia Briggs Published: July 29, 2008 (Ace) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Jannelle Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Note: While review will be spoiler free, it does make reference to previous books in the Mercy Thompson series. (Check out VBC’s review of book 1 of that series, Moon Called). When Cry Wolf begins we meet Anna,...
Jun
19

Review: Deadeye by William C. Dietz (Mutant Files #1)

Review: Deadeye by William C. Dietz (Mutant Files #1) Deadeye (Mutant Files #1) William C. Dietz Published: Jan. 27, 2015 (Ace) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Jill Rating (out of 5): 3.5 stars Cassandra Lee is a hardball detective on the LAPD. It’s not the LAPD that you’re thinking of, though. This LAPD is set in 2060, and their biggest concern is the mutants from the Republic of Texas getting through their boarders...

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