Para New Releases: December 17th

Posted December 17, 2013 by Carmel in Fresh Meat / 8 Comments

Paranormal Romance:

Reaver
Reaver (Lords of Deliverance #5)
by Larissa Ione
Paranormal Romance
[learn_more caption=”Book Description”]WARRIOR OF HEAVEN




Reaver is an angel with a past, a record, and a less-than-heavenly attitude. Powerful enough to fight alongside the fiercest battle angels-and crazy enough to risk his wings on a one-way mission to hell-he’s agreed to go where no angel has ever gone before…to steal the most seductive and dangerous prize of Satan himself.




ANGEL OF HELL




Harvester is one of the Fallen, a once-heroic angel who sacrificed her wings to work as an undercover agent in hell. But now her cover has been blown, and she’s been doomed to an eternity of agonizing torture. Even if Reaver can snatch her away from Satan’s lair, even if they can fight their way out of the underworld’s darkest depths, there is one thing Harvester can never escape-her newfound thirst for an angel’s blood…[/learn_more]


Shadowdance (Darkest London #4)
by Kristen Callihan
Paranormal / Historical Romance
[learn_more caption=”Book Description”]Once a heart is lost in shadow…




Life has been anything but kind to Mary Chase. But the Society for the Suppression of Supernaturals has given her purpose. Now she’s been tasked with catching a vicious murderer dubbed the Bishop of Charing Cross. But someone is already on the case—and the last thing he relishes is a partner.




Only someone who lives in darkness can find it.




Jack Talent has been alone with his demons for many years. He never expected to have the willful Mary Chase assist him on the Bishop case. Their age-old rivalry reaches new heights—even as their desire for one another reaches a fever pitch. Though he aches to bring her close, Jack’s dark secrets are a chasm between them. With dangerous enemies closing in, Jack must find the strength to face the past…or risk losing Mary forever.[/learn_more]


Dragon Awakened (The Hidden #1)
by Jaime Rush
Paranormal Romance
[learn_more caption=”Book Description”]They are the Hidden.


Not quite human. Far from normal.


And never, ever safe…




Playing With Fire




Ruby Salazaar wants answers…and revenge. Her uncle has just been murdered before her eyes and the name he utters with his final breath—Cyntag—leads Ruby into a world beyond her wildest imaginings. She soon learns that the dark, sexy Cyntag Valeron knows more about her than she does herself.




Burned By Love




Ruby changed Cyn’s life before she even knew who he was. Now she charges into his life, a beautiful woman full of fire and questions. Cyn knew this day would come, yet he couldn’t foresee the danger—and desires—Ruby would bring with her. He can teach her how to harness her newly awakened powers. But there is one force neither of them can control…[/learn_more]



Urban Fantasy:

Brazen (Otherworld Stories #13.1)
by Kelley Armstrong – Illustrated by Angilram
Urban Fantasy
[learn_more caption=”Book Description”]Nick Sorrentino knows everyone in the supernatural world considers him the Pack’s playboy, the pretty but not very useful werewolf whose only reputation involves his amorous exploits.




Usually, Nick couldn’t care less what anyone outside the Pack thinks of him. But when it affects his hunt for Malcolm Danvers, a psychotic bogeyman from the Pack’s past, it matters.




Necessity forces Nick to team up with mercenary half-demon Vanessa Callas to run Malcolm to ground in Detroit. Together, they discover Malcolm is more deadly than ever. And he wants to play.




It’s time for Nick to prove he’s not just a lover.




He’s a fighter.[/learn_more]



Young Adult:

The Last Stand of the New York Institute
(The Bane Chronicles #9)
by Cassandra Clare & Maureen Johnson
Young Adult
[learn_more caption=”Book Description”]Magnus meets Valentine in battle as the Circle attacks the Downworlders of New York City. One of the ten adventures in the Bane Chronicles.




In the time of the Uprising, Valentine’s Circle goes after Downworlders in New York…and the Shadowhunters of the Institute must decide whether to join him, or fight with Magnus and his kind. This is the first time Magnus sees Jocelyn, Luke, and Stephen—but not the last. It is not long before Jocelyn seeks him out…




This standalone e-only short story illuminates the life of the enigmatic Magnus Bane, whose alluring personality populates the pages of the #1 New York Times bestselling series The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices. This story in The Bane Chronicles, The Last Stand of the New York Institute, is written by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, and Maureen Johnson.[/learn_more]


Becoming Alpha (Alpha Girl #1)
by Aileen Erin
Young Adult
[learn_more caption=”Book Description”]One stupid party. One stupid boy. One stupid kiss. And my life was virtually over.




Tessa McCaide has a unique talent for getting into trouble. Then again, it isn’t easy for a girl with visions to ignore what she sees. Luckily Tessa and her family are leaving California and moving halfway across the country, giving her the perfect opportunity to leave her reputation as “Freaky Tessa” behind.




But Tessa doesn’t realize that kissing the wrong guy in her new Texas town could land her in far more trouble than she ever imagined. Like being forced to attend St. Ailbe’s Academy, a secret boarding school for werewolves.




Even if the wrong guy did accidentally turn her into one of “them” and doom her to attending the weirdest high school ever, Tessa can’t help her growing attraction to the mysterious Dastien Laurent.




When vampires attack St. Alibe’s and her visions pinpoint an enemy in their midst, Tessa realizes that boy drama and her newfound canine tendencies might just be the least of her problems.[/learn_more]


Dangerous Dream
(Dangerous Creatures 0.5)
by Kami Garcia
Young Adult
[learn_more caption=”Book Description”]The #1 New York Times bestselling Beautiful Creatures series continues in this brand-new digital-exclusive story.




Catch up with Ethan, Lena, and Link as they finally graduate from high school and get ready to leave the small Southern town of Gatlin. But when Dark Caster Ridley makes an appearance, the sometime bad girl can’t resist picking a fight with her sometime boyfriend, Link. Angry and rebellious as ever, Ridley ends up alone in New York City and becomes entangled in the dangerous underground Caster club scene, where the stakes are high and losers pay the ultimate price.




Where’s a Linkubus when you need him?[/learn_more]


Fracture Me (Shatter Me #2.5)
by Tahereh Mafi
Young Adult / Dystopian
[learn_more caption=”Book Description”]In this electrifying sixty-page companion novella to the New York Times bestselling Shatter Me series, discover the fate of the Omega Point rebels as they go up against The Reestablishment. Set during and soon after the final moments of Unravel Me, Fracture Me is told from Adam’s perspective.




As Omega Point prepares to launch an all-out assault on The Reestablishment soldiers stationed in Sector 45, Adam’s focus couldn’t be further from the upcoming battle. He’s reeling from his breakup with Juliette, scared for his best friend’s life, and as concerned as ever for his brother James’s safety. And just as Adam begins to wonder if this life is really for him, the alarms sound. It’s time for war.




On the battlefield, it seems like the odds are in their favor—but taking down Warner, Adam’s newly discovered half brother, won’t be that easy. The Reestablishment can’t tolerate a rebellion, and they’ll do anything to crush the resistance . . . including killing everyone Adam has ever cared about.




Fracture Me sets the stage for Ignite Me, the explosive finale in Tahereh Mafi’s epic dystopian series. It’s a novella not to be missed by fans who crave action-packed stories with tantalizing romance like Divergent by Veronica Roth, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, and Legend by Marie Lu.[/learn_more]



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8 responses to “Para New Releases: December 17th

  1. I’m in the middle of Shadowdance.

    I thought about reading Reaver since I’ve read the Demonica series but after seeing some reviews that state you should read the Horsemen series 1st I’m holding off til I read those.

    And I have Becoming Alpha on my TBR thanks to your review.