Oct 082013
 
Early Review: Dead Set by Richard Kadrey

In honor of Halloween this month, I will be featuring reviews of some new and upcoming spine-tingling reads.  From ghosts to zombies and everything in between, look for the Frightening Fall Reads banner when you are ready for something spooky this month!  First up is a dark urban fantasy from Richard Kadrey, author of the bestselling Sandman Slim series…   Dead Set by Richard Kadrey Genre: YA Urban Fantasy Publication Date: 29 October 2013 ARC Provided by Edelweiss and Harper Voyager Synopsis from Goodreads: After her father’s funeral, Zoe and her mother moved to the Big City to start over. But life’s not so easy, the money [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on October 8, 2013 at 8:57 am
Jul 062013
 
Early Group Review: Kill City Blues by Richard Kadrey

Kill City Blues by Richard Kadrey Book #5 in the Sandman Slim series Genre: Urban Fantasy Publication Date: July 30th 2013 ARC Provided by Edelweiss and Harper Voyager Synopsis from Goodreads: Bestselling author Richard Kadrey continues his acclaimed Sandman Slim series with this high-octane fifth adventure that takes Stark into a dark and dangerous mirrorworld of LA “The perfect escapist storyline . . . side-splittingly funny. . . . Gruesome slapstick mixed with down-and-dirty Hammett-esque mayhem and double-dealing. . . . If you’ve been hoping someone would bring the full-strength SoCal toxic waste to the urban fantasy game, then Sandman [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on July 6, 2013 at 7:00 am
Aug 272012
 
ARC Review: Devil Said Bang by Richard Kadrey

Devil Said Bang by Richard Kadrey Book 4 in Sandman Slim Series Release date: August 28, 2012 Book provided by Edelweiss and the publisher [box color=yellow]Synopsis from Goodreads: Getting out of hell is just the beginning What do you do after you’ve escaped Hell, gone back, uncovered the true nature of God, and then managed to become the new Lucifer? Well, if you’re James Stark, you have to figure out how to run Hell while also trying to get back out of it . . . again. Plus there’s the small matter of surviving. Because everyone in Heaven, Hell, and [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on August 27, 2012 at 7:00 am
Mar 062012
 
Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey

Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey Book 1 of Sandman Slim series Free download from Kobo (no longer available as a free download) [box color=gray]Synopsis from Goodreads: “James Stark’s great rep got him sent to hell. When his fame as a teenage magician attracted the attention of demons, they snatched him up and dispatched him to the inferno, where he spent the next 11 years as a sideshow freak entertaining Satan’s minions. Now released and hell-bent for revenge, Stark loses no time seeking out the dark magic cabal that nearly destroyed him; but he soon discovers that in the war between [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on March 6, 2012 at 8:21 am