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Mar
22

Release-Day Review: Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye

Release-Day Review: Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye Jane Steele Lyndsay Faye Published: March 22, 2016 (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) Purchase at: 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 Lyndsay Faye deftly reimagines Bronte’s famous titular heroine Jane Eyre into a serial-killing woman out to help those who can’t help themselves. Yet Jane Steele stands out on...
Mar
17

Review: The Rook by Daniel O’Malley (Checquy Files #1)

Review: The Rook by Daniel O’Malley (Checquy Files #1) The Rook (Checquy Files #1) Daniel O’Malley Published: Jan. 11, 2012 (Little, Brown and Company) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: library Reviewed by: Amanda Rating (out of 5): 4 stars One evening, Myfanwy (that’s Miff-un-ee to you, and yes, she knows she’s pronouncing it wrong) finds herself in the middle of a park, drenched to the bone, with no memory of who she is. When she goes...
Mar
8

Roundtable Review: Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop (The Others #4)

Roundtable Review: Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop (The Others #4) Marked in Flesh (The Others #4) Anne Bishop Published: March 8, 2016 (Penguin/Roc) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copies provided by publisher in exchange for honest reviews Average rating (out of 5): 4 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free it will make reference to previous books. If you haven’t started this series yet (and you really should!), check out VBC’s...
Mar
7

Early Review: Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs (Mercy Thompson #9)

Early Review: Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs (Mercy Thompson #9) Fire Touched (Mercy Thompson #9) Patricia Briggs Published: Mar. 8, 2016 (Ace) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Margaret Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Note: While review will be spoiler free, it does make reference to previous books. If you haven’t started this series yet, check out VBC’s review of book...
Mar
4

Review: Midnight Marked by Chloe Neill (Chicagoland Vampires #12)

Review: Midnight Marked by Chloe Neill (Chicagoland Vampires #12) Midnight Marked (Chicagoland Vampires #12) Chloe Neill Published: March 1, 2016 (NAL) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Amanda Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it will make reference to previous books. If you haven’t seen started this series yet, check out VBC’s...
Mar
3

Review: The Incubus Job by Diana Pharaoh Francis (Mission: Magic #1)

Review: The Incubus Job by Diana Pharaoh Francis (Mission: Magic #1) The Incubus Job (Mission: Magic #1) Diana Pharaoh Francis Published: March 1, 2016 (Book View Cafe) Purchase at: Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 4 stars Mallory Jade used to be an exterminator. You have a problem with the supernatural? Mallory and her partner Lawrence “Law” Stanger were the people to call. That is, until...
Mar
2

Re-Read Review & Giveaway: Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs (Mercy Thompson #5)

Re-Read Review & Giveaway: Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs (Mercy Thompson #5) Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson #5) Patricia Briggs Published: Mar. 30, 2010 (Ace) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Margaret & Jannelle Rating (out of 5): 4.5 stars Note: Because this is a re-read review, it assumes you’re familiar with this and other books in the series. If you haven’t started the Mercy Thompson series, check out VBC’s review of book 1,...
Mar
1

Chloe Neill: Merit’s Top 5 Late Night Snack Picks (& Giveaway)

Chloe Neill: Merit’s Top 5 Late Night Snack Picks (& Giveaway) If you’ve read any of Chloe Neill’s Chicagoland Vampires books—starting with Some Girls Bite—you know Cadogan House’s Sentinel and series heroine loves a stellar snack. She could walk you around Chicago and spot all the hidden gems. As a matter of fact, we snagged a transcript of her and Mallory talking about Merit’s favorite late-night snacks. (Okay, so Chloe Neill sent it our...
Feb
29

March 2016 New Releases: Anne Bishop, Patricia Briggs, Chloe Neill, Melissa Marr, Christine Feehan & more

March 2016 New Releases: Anne Bishop, Patricia Briggs, Chloe Neill, Melissa Marr, Christine Feehan & 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 March 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...
Feb
24

Elemental Assassin Excerpt and Series Giveaway

Elemental Assassin Excerpt and Series Giveaway We’ve never been subtle about how much we like the Elemental Assassin series here at VBC. Jennifer Estep brings the awesome on the regular. If you read Amy’s early review, you know the latest novel in the series Bitter Bite is good. We like convincing you, though. So we sweet-talked Jennifer into sharing an excerpt of Bitter Bite with VBC. Here’s your exclusive peek: But this wasn’t a...

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