Author: Carmel

We Now Interrupt Your Regular Programming…

We Now Interrupt Your Regular Programming…

Hey all,          Rabid Reads has been online for 18 months now and I’ve come to a point where I need to take a break from blogging. I’m so sad! Unfortunately real-life commitments are getting in the way of my reading and reviewing schedule so I’ve decided to take a temporary break. It might be […]

— Posted April 30, 2012 by Carmel / 23 Comments
Sins of the Son Giveaway Winner

Sins of the Son Giveaway Winner

Congrats to… Chrisbails! You’ve won a copy of Sins of the Son By Linda Poitevin Thanks for participating! 🙂 About the Blogger I review Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance books with a focus all things werewolf. Based out of Ottawa, Canada Google+ / Twitter / FB

— Posted April 29, 2012 by Carmel / 0 Comments
Mini-Challenge #1: Women of the Otherworld

Mini-Challenge #1: Women of the Otherworld

I’m participating in Moonlight Gleam’s Women of the Otherworld Challenge and in order to tie up an April loose end I need to post a pic of my Kelley Armstrong books. I’ve owned all of her books except Spell Bound and Thirteen at one time but because it was a mismash collection of covers I […]

— Posted April 28, 2012 by Carmel / 4 Comments
Review: Stolen by Kelley Armstrong

Review: Stolen by Kelley Armstrong

Title: Stolen Series: Women of the Otherworld #2 Author: Kelley Armstrong Publisher: Vintage Canada Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages Published: August 25, 2009 ISBN #: 9780452296664 / 0452296668 Genre: Urban Fantasy My Copy: bought In the tradition of Laurell K. Hamilton, a deliciously wicked sequel to Bitten, from Canada’s new queen of suspense. Even though […]

— Posted April 28, 2012 by Carmel / 20 Comments
Review: A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

Review: A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

Title: A Game of ThronesSeries: A Song of Ice and Fire #1Author: George R. R. MartinPublisher: BantamFormat: Paperback, 835 pagesPublished: August 31, 1997ISBN #: 9780553573404 / 0553573403Genre: FantasyMy Copy: borrowedRating:Buy: In A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin has created a genuine masterpiece, bringing together the best the genre has to offer. Mystery, intrigue, romance, […]

— Posted April 27, 2012 by Carmel / 8 Comments
Guest Post: The Top 5 Things A Romance Must Have by Arianna Skye

Guest Post: The Top 5 Things A Romance Must Have by Arianna Skye

The top 5 things a romance must have(besides romance, because that’s a given). 5. Interesting and believable characters. Characters with complicated and complex pasts really pique my interest. I am a total sucker for the tortured hero too! It’s great seeing the man break out of their shell and face their fears. It’s also important […]

— Posted April 26, 2012 by Carmel / 5 Comments
Question: Is There Something Wrong With You?

Question: Is There Something Wrong With You?

by Yummy Men and Kick Ass Chicks Is there something wrong with you if you don’t like a book that’s receiving rave reviews and seems to be on every other book bloggers’ must read list? Book buzz is a tricky thing; sometimes a book is over-hyped because the author has a killer marketing campaign and […]

— Posted April 25, 2012 by Carmel / 26 Comments