Fresh Meat: July 3 New Releases

Posted July 3, 2012 by Carmel in / 3 Comments

I’ll definitely be buying Blood Before Sunrise, Alliance Forged and Grave Memory this week. Maybe a few others as well!

Dark Companion
Dark Companion
by Marta Acosta
Young Adult
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Orphaned at the age of six, Jane Williams has grown up in a series of foster homes, learning to survive in the shadows of life. Through hard work and determination, she manages to win a scholarship to the exclusive Birch Grove Academy. There, for the first time, Jane finds herself accepted by a group of friends. Things seem too good to be true. They are.

Tiger Lily
by Jodi Lynn Anderson
Young Adult
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Fifteen-year-old Tiger Lily receives special protections from the spiritual forces of Neverland, but then she meets her tribe’s most dangerous enemy–Peter Pan–and falls in love with him.
Tiger Lily

In a Witch's Wardrobe
In a Witch’s Wardrobe
by Juliet Blackwell
Para Chick Lit
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While attending the local Art Deco ball, vintage clothing store owner Lily Ivory, who practices magic on the side, comes across a sinister sleeping spell that is linked to a string of poisonings in the Bay Area witchcraft community.

Cloaked in Malice (A Vintage Magic Mystery #5)
by Annette Blair
Para Chick Lit
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There’s nothing Maddie loves more than fabulous vintage clothes, but the visions she gets while touching them are starting to wear her down. Even so, when a beautifully dressed girl comes to Vintage Magic in search of her past, Maddie isn’t about to turn her away, especially since she bears a striking resemblance to her good friend Dolly Sweet. When Maddie touches Paisley Skye’s exquisitely craft…
Cloaked in Malice

Blood Before Sunrise
Blood Before Sunrise (Shaede Assassin #2)
by Amanda Bonilla
Urban Fantasy
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When her desperate search for her Shaede guardian’s daughter places her at odds with her lover, Darian, with her mission growing increasingly dangerous as each moment passes, is caught between the man she loves like a brother and the man she cannot live without.

Team Human
by Justine Larbalestier & Sarah Rees Brennan
Young Adult
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Residing in New Whitby, Maine, a town founded by vampires trying to escape persecution, Mel finds her negative attitudes challenged when her best friend falls in love with one, another friend’s father runs off with one, and she herself is attracted to someone who tries to pass himself off as one.
Team Human

The Darkest Day
The Darkest Day (Immortal Heat #1)
by Britt Bury
Paranormal Romance
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Izel Campbell was raised to believe she is an immortal Fionn with the magical skills of persuasion. But when she travels to Scotland to visit her ancestral home, Izel discovers that she is actually the world’s last living human. Forced to run for her life, Izel crosses paths with Kelvin Kerr, the Campbells’ greatest foe-and the most magnificent warrior she has ever seen.

A Hunger So Wild (Renegade Angels #2)
by Sylvia Day
Paranormal Romance
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In a seductive underworld where lycans, angels and vampires vie for supremacy, Elijah Reynolds, the most dominant of the lycans, is forced into forming alliance with Vashti, the second most powerful vampire in the world, and soon their hatred for each other turns into explosive passion.
A Hunger So Wild

The Asylum Interviews
The Asylum Interviews: Bronx (The Asylum Tales 0.5)
by Jocelynn Drake
Paranormal Romance
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The first of two prequel stories to Jocelynn Drake’s Angel’s Ink. It’s not easy being a tattoo artist and a wizard, especially when you’re in hiding. Or when a botched ink job has amplified an incubus’s existing sex appeal into one that could wreck the whole town. And your only help is a troll.

Samurai Game (GhostWalkers #10)
by Christine Feehan
Paranormal Romance
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In a world so dark and seductive, expect nothing less than a triple-cross in the explosive all-new Ghostwalker novel by #1 “New York Times” bestselling author Christine Feehan… In an underground club, a high-ranking public official spends his secret nights indulging in fantasies as exciting as they are depraved…
Samurai Game

Night Seeker
Night Seeker (Indigo Court #3)
by Yasmine Galenorn
Urban Fantasy
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“Eons ago, vampires tried to turn the dark Fae to harness their magic, only to create a demonic enemy more powerful than they could have imagined. Now, the Vampiric Fae are on the move, hunting anyone in their path. As the war with the vampires ratchets up, Myst, Queen of the Indigo Court, enshrouds New Forest in her chilling grasp.”

Alliance Forged (The Light Blade #2)
by Kylie Griffin
Fantasy / Paranormal Romance
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“There is no mercy in the demon realm. No escape. In this place of desperation and conflict, anyone who is not purebred is virtually powerless. Until a blind priestess lays claim to a half-breed warrior, body and soul… “
Alliance Forged

Stalking the Others
Stalking the Others (H&W Investigations #4)
by Jess Haines
Urban Fantasy
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Once, she was one of the good guys – or as close as a New York PI can get. Then Shiarra Waynest was drawn into the world of the Others. Every faction has its own loyalties and agenda. And Shia’s recent betrayal by her ex-boyfriend means that she may be on the verge of becoming a rogue werewolf at the next full moon…

Fire Kissed (Shadow #4)
by Erin Kellison
Paranormal Romance
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Fire: It is Kaye Brand’s power to wield. But outcast from her kind, she’s been selling herself to the highest bidder – money for her survival in exchange for a magic glimpse into the flames of the future.
Fire Kissed

God Save the Queen
God Save the Queen
by Kate Locke
Steampunk
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Queen Victoria rules with an immortal fist. The undead matriarch of a Britain where the Aristocracy is made up of werewolves and vampires, where goblins live underground and mothers know better than to let their children out after dark…

Liquid Lies (The Elementals #1)
by Hanna Martine
Paranormal Romance
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Magic is corporate America’s best-kept secret, and Gwen Carroway is the best at selling it… With her ability to pick up any language in an instant, Gwen Carroway is taking her family business global. As dutiful future leader of water elementals, she’ll do anything to protect her people’s secrets and bloodlines–including enter an arranged marriage. Inside, however, she yearns for the forbidden….
Liquid Lies

Tin Swift
Tin Swift (Age of Steam #2)
by Devon Monk
Steampunk
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In steam age America, men, monsters, machines and magic battle to claim the same scrap of earth and sky. In this chaos, one man fights to hold on to his humanity–and his honor. . . Life on the frontier is full of deceit and danger, but bounty hunter Cedar Hunt is a man whose word is his bond. Cursed with becoming a beast every full moon, Cedar once believed his destiny was to be alone. But now, …

Tainted Night, Tainted Blood (Kat Redding #2)
by E.S. Moore
Urban Fantasy
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Kat Redding is a vampire with a job to do – wiping out the vamps and werewolves who prey on Pureblood humans. Someone has to do it… as long as that someone is her. But suddenly Kat, also known as Lady Death, has competition, and it’s causing problems.
Tainted Night, Tainted Blood

Waking Storms
Waking Storms (Lost Voices #2)
by Sarah Porter
Young Adult
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In the captivating sequel to “Lost Voices,” a mermaid versus human war looms on the horizon, Luce just wants to live peacefully on her own. But when she meets Dorian, her sworn enemy, and falls in love, she is forced to go back and fulfill her rightful role as queen of the mermaids in the exciting second installment of this paranormal trilogy.

Grave Memory (Alex Craft #3)
by Kalayna Price
Urban Fantasy
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Solving murders by raising the dead, grave witch Alex Craft is hired to investigate a suicide in Nekros City and discovers a new kind of magic that can overcome the human will to survive.
Tainted Night, Tainted Blood

Dark Destiny
Dark Destiny (Dark Mirror #3)
by M.J. Putney
Young Adult
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Tory and her friends are celebrating the success of a second mission to aid World War II Britain when an urgent summons calls them back to their own time: Napoleon is on the brink of invading England. Can a handful of young mages stop an army?

Even White Trash Zombies Get the Blues (White Trash Zombie #2)
by Diana Rowland
Urban Fantasy / Zombies
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Angel Crawford is finally starting to get used to life as a brain-eating zombie, but her problems are far from over. Her felony record is coming back to haunt her, more zombie hunters are popping up, and she’s beginning to wonder if her hunky cop-boyfriend is involved with the zombie mafia. Yeah, that’s right–the zombie mafia. Throw in a secret lab and a lot of conspiracy, and Angel’s going to n…
Tainted Night, Tainted Blood

Happy shopping!

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3 responses to “Fresh Meat: July 3 New Releases

  1. OMG thank you so MUCH! I would have missed my In a Witch’s Wardrobe, one of my FAVORITE series I discovered last year. YA I should not have but I so GRABBED IT!

  2. I just bought Shaedes of Gray so I can start on that series. Thanks to you and Jen @ Red Hot Books. I am starting it tomorrow.