Category «A Reviews»

Review: The Zillionaire Vampire Cowboy’s Secret Werewolf Babies

  So, Mandi over at Smexy Books was talking about this book on twitter last week. The title alone is giggle worthy, is it not? I looked it up on Amazon, because, with a title like that, I just couldn’t resist. I saw that it was a parody novel, written by nine naughty authors. Sydney …

ARC Review: Hot Zone by Catherine Mann

    Received via Netgalley, thanks to Sourcebooks for the ARC. Release Date: December 1, 2011 <—Hot Cover! [box] Master sergeant Hugh Franco lives only to save others, until he plucks beautiful attorney Amelia Bailey from the wreckage of an earthquake and finds himself embroiled in ways he never expected. On the run from kidnappers, …

Review: Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh

    Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh Psy-Changeling #1 Book purchased from Borders [box] Synopsis from Goodreads: THE HOT NEW NAME IN PARANORMAL ROMANCE. Nalini Singh dives into a world torn apart by a powerful race with phenomenal powers of the mind-and none of the heart. In a world that denies emotions, where the …

Review: Ashfall by Mike Mullin

      Ashfall by Mike Mullin Received from Netgalley [box] Synopsis from Goodreads: Yellowstone National Park is a super volcano. Most people don’t know it’s there. The caldera is so large that it can only be seen from a plane or satellite. It just could be overdue for an eruption, which would change the …

Arc Review: Lord of the Abyss by Nalini Singh

    Lord of the Abyss by Nalini Singh Received via Netgalley [box type=”warning”] Once upon a time…the Blood Sorcerer vanquished the kingdom of Elden. To save their children, the queen scattered them to safety and the king filled them with vengeance. Only a magical timepiece connects the four royal heirs…and time is running out.… …

Series Review: The Magnus Pack by Shelly Laurenston

  How to tell if Author Shelly Laurenston is for you… Are you: easily offended by swearing? Loud females? Alpha Males? Explicit sex scenes done tastefully :snickers:? If you answered yes, to any of those questions, then you might want to pass Shelly Laurenston by. If you find you laugh at crude humor, silly antics, …

Review: Serpent’s Kiss by Thea Harrison

  Serpent’s Kiss by Thea Harrison   [box type=”warning”] Synopsis from Goodreads: Recently, Vampire Queen Carling’s power has become erratic, forcing her followers to flee. Wyr sentinel Rune is drawn to the ailing Queen and decides to help find a cure for the serpent’s kiss-the vampyric disease that’s killing her. With their desire for each …

Review: Blood Rock by Anthony Francis

  Blood Rock by Anthony Francis  Received via NetGalley [box type=”bio”]…Synopsis from Goodreads: Dakota Frost is back, and the ink is about to hit the fan-again. Graffiti comes to life in the dark heart of Atlanta’s oldest cemetery, slaying one of the city’s best loved vampires before the eyes of his friend Dakota Frost. Deadly …

Review: The Restorer by Amanda Stevens

  Synopsis from Amazon.com:   [box] My name is Amelia Gray. I’m a cemetery restorer who sees ghosts. In order to protect myself from the parasitic nature of the dead, I’ve always held fast to the rules passed down from my father. But now a haunted police detective has entered my world and everything is …

Review: Blood Bound by Rachel Vincent

      [box color=grey] Synopsis from Goodreads: By blood, by word, by magic… Most can’t touch the power. But Liv Warren is special – a paranormal tracker who follows the scent of blood. Liv makes her own rules, and the most important one is trust no one. But when her friend’s daughter goes missing, Liv …

Guest Review: Looking for Lacey by Linda Francis Lee

  Sasse from Book That Thing asked if anyone on Twitter wanted to swap underdog reviews, and I said Hell yes!, nothing I like better than promoting authors whose books I love, but aren’t big name peeps {yet!} So, onwards to Looking For Lacey, a Contemporary Romance from Book That Thing. [box type=”bio”] Looking for …

Review: New York to Dallas by J.D Robb

      [box type=”bio”] The number-one New York Times-bestselling author J. D. Robb presents an intense and terrifying new case for New York homicide cop Eve Dallas, one that will take her all the way to the city that gave her her name-and plunge her into the nightmares of her childhood. When a monster …

Review: Goliath by Scott Westerfeld

    [box type=”info”] Goliath by Scott Westerfeld Illustrated by Keith Thompson Young Adult – Steampunk  Release date: September 20, 2011   Synopsis from Goodreads: Alek and Deryn are on the last leg of their round-the-world quest to end World War I, reclaim Alek’s throne as prince of Austria, and finally fall in love. The first …

Review: Deadly Descent by Kaylea Cross

Thank you to Kaylea Cross and Carina Press for my early Birthday Present! A copy of Deadly Descent! Kaylea Cross writes characters so well. Deadly Descent is no different in that regard. This romantic suspense novel is more romance and character based than suspense based. It’s not a bad thing at all, I was really …

Review: Under Fire by Rita Henuber

  ARC Provided by Netgalley and Carina Press. Release Date: August 22, 2011 [box type=”info”] Coast Guard helicopter pilot Olivia Carver is on a very personal mission. Her twin brother, an undercover officer, was murdered by a drug cartel and she won’t stop until she finds the man responsible for his death. In the course …

Review: Aftertime by Sophie Littlefield

  4.5 stars Grade: A Goodreads Blurb about Aftertime   A little disclaimer here – I am not a fan of zombie books. I do not actively seek them out. I’m squeamish. I tend to shy away from undead creatures that are afflicted with rotting body parts. (Why is it that their teeth seem to …

Review: Ghost Story by Jim Butcher

Jim Butcher, Harry Dresden

      Ghost Story by Jim Butcher Harry Dresden number 13 I Purchased this novel [box] When last seen, wizard detective Harry Dresden was in a most unenviable position: he was dead. This predicament, not to mention the loss of his magic, doesn’t however deter our hero from overcoming his enemies in the Windy …

Review: Imperium by Nicholas Olivo

  …4.5/5 Grade A Author Requested Review and Provided Novel Release Date: June 29th, 2011 [box type=”info”] Vincent Corinthos leads a triple life. As a secret agent, he handles paranormal threats; as a god, he protects his followers from evil forces; as a stock clerk, he keeps the back room of an antique store tidy. …

Review: Hard Evidence by Pamela Clare

      Hard Evidence by Pamela Clare I-Team Novel #2 Quick, Quick Review: Again, well written, fast paced, interesting and dangerous. Tortured, Alpha Male Hero, Strong, Compassionate Female Lead. I liked both Julian and Tessa. Both have scarred pasts, secrets and have trouble connecting with others. Pamela Clare has a gift for writing likeable …