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Jun
2

Alpha Showdown 2016 Round 9: Kane Malloy vs. Mercy Thompson

Alpha Showdown 2016 Round 9: Kane Malloy vs. Mercy Thompson We’ve made it to the semi-finals in the sixth annual Alpha Showdown. We’ve had some intense battles, and some big surprises already. Want to know the current wins/losses? Take a look at the bracket! Kane Malloy came from behind to take out the No. 1 seated Jane Yellowrock in his first match. Mercy Thompson had to fell Merit to get here. Can Kane best another female alpha favorite? Will Mercy...
Jun
1

June 2016 New Releases: Nalini Singh, Lauren Dane, Darynda Jones, Kristen Callihan, Sherrilyn Kenyon and more

June 2016 New Releases: Nalini Singh, Lauren Dane, Darynda Jones, Kristen Callihan, Sherrilyn Kenyon 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 June 2016. 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
1

Alpha Showdown 2016 Round 8: Kate Daniels vs. Naasir

Alpha Showdown 2016 Round 8: Kate Daniels vs. Naasir The Alpha Showdown is underway, and already proving to be a good one. There’s stiff competition this year, just look at the bracket! This isn’t Kate Daniels’s first time in the Alpha Showdown, while Naasir is a newcomer. Both are mighty, but only one can emerge the victor. Who will advance in the Alpha Showdown, though? We’ve lined up excellent bloggers to fill you in on why each...
May
31

Mark Your Calendars: Borrowed Souls is coming Spring 2017

Mark Your Calendars: Borrowed Souls is coming Spring 2017 Typically I keep my writing separate from VBC, but there is some news that’s too exciting to leave just to Twitter. Dear VBC readers, I have news. My debut urban fantasy novel Borrowed Souls will be releasing next spring. This doesn’t change things at VBC, but I had to tell you. The details on the book deal, a HUGE (we’re talking 15 books including ARCs of Allegiance of Honor and Breath...
May
31

Alpha Showdown 2016 Round 7: Barrons vs Slade

Alpha Showdown 2016 Round 7: Barrons vs Slade The Alpha Showdown is underway, and already proving to be a good one. There’s stiff competition this year, just look at the bracket! The vampire Slade is going up against immortal/we don’t know/care what he is Barrons in Round 7 of the Alpha Showdown 2016. It’s destined to be a bloody match. Who will advance in the Alpha Showdown, though? We’ve lined up excellent bloggers to fill...
May
30

Alpha Showdown 2016 Round 6: Simon Wolfgard vs. Vlad

Alpha Showdown 2016 Round 6: Simon Wolfgard vs. Vlad The Alpha Showdown is underway, and already proving to be a good one. There’s stiff competition this year, just look at the bracket! Two newer favorites battle it out in Alpha Showdown Round 6 as Anne Bishop’s Simon Wolfgard takes on Jeaniene Frost’s Vlad. Who will advance in the Alpha Showdown, though? We’ve lined up excellent bloggers to fill you in on why each alpha deserves to...
May
26

Amanda Carlson Guest Post: Top 5 Female TV Alphas

Amanda Carlson Guest Post: Top 5 Female TV Alphas Note from VBC: Today we have author Amanda Carlson at the blog to talk about her favorite TV alpha females and fill us in on her new urban fantasy novel Struck (get your copy here).  Thanks for having me on the page today! So happy to be here. I’m a total geek and have always adored strong, female leads, even as a kid. Some of my faves are from books, others from movies. But when I was little, TV was my...
May
26

Alpha Showdown 2016 Round 4: Gin Blanco vs. Raphael

Alpha Showdown 2016 Round 4: Gin Blanco vs. Raphael The Alpha Showdown is underway, and already proving to be a good one. There’s stiff competition this year, just look at the bracket! It’s time for a break from the vampires and the shifters. It’s time to think about raw power. In round 4 we’re pitting elemental against archangel. Who will advance in the Alpha Showdown, though? We’ve lined up excellent bloggers to fill you in...
May
25

Review: Wicked and Wilde by Jenn Stark (Immortal Vegas #4)

Review: Wicked and Wilde by Jenn Stark (Immortal Vegas #4) Wicked and Wilde (Immortal Vegas #4) Jenn Stark Published: May 24, 2016 (Elewyn Publishing) Purchase: Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free it will reference previous books. If you haven’t started this series yet, check out VBC’s review of book 1, Getting Wilde. With the...
May
25

Alpha Showdown 2016 Round 3: Adam Hauptman vs. Ethan Sullivan

Alpha Showdown 2016 Round 3: Adam Hauptman vs. Ethan Sullivan The Alpha Showdown is underway, and already proving to be a good one. There’s stiff competition this year, just look at the bracket! Once again, it’s coming down to werewolf versus vampire. This time we get long-time favorites Ethan Sullivan, from Chloe Neill’s Chicagoland Vampires series, and Adam Hauptman, from Patricia Briggs’s Mercy Thompson series. There’s no question...

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