Category: Genre

Review: Kindling the Moon by Jenn Bennett

Review: Kindling the Moon by Jenn Bennett

Title: Kindling the Moon Series: Arcadia Bell #1 Author: Jenn Bennett Publisher: Pocket Published: June 28, 2011 My Copy: won from Romancing the Darkside Meet Arcadia Bell: bartender, renegade magician, fugitive from the law… Being the spawn of two infamous occultists (and alleged murderers) isn’t easy, but freewheeling magician Arcadia “Cady” Bell knows how to […]

— Posted November 29, 2011 by Carmel / 6 Comments
Review: Dark Lover by J.R. Ward

Review: Dark Lover by J.R. Ward

Title: Dark Lover Series: Black Dagger Brotherhood #1 Author: J.R. Ward Publisher: Signet Eclipse Published: September 9, 2005 My Copy: bought In the shadows of the night in Caldwell, New York, there’s a deadly turf war going on between vampires and their slayers. There exists a secret band of brothers like no other-six vampire warriors, […]

— Posted November 15, 2011 by Carmel / 13 Comments
Review: Drink Deep by Chloe Neill

Review: Drink Deep by Chloe Neill

Title: Drink Deep Series: Chicagoland Vampires #5 Author: Chloe Neill Publisher: NAL Trade Published: November 1, 2011 My Copy: ARC from Penguin Group Canada Clouds are brewing over Cadogan House, and recently turned vampire Merit can’t tell if this is the darkness before the dawn or the calm before the storm. With the city itself […]

— Posted November 4, 2011 by Carmel / 12 Comments
Review: Hard Bitten by Chloe Neill

Review: Hard Bitten by Chloe Neill

Title: Hard Bitten Series: Chicagoland Vampires #4 Author: Chloe Neill Publisher: NAL Trade Published: May 3rd, 2011 My Copy: Won from Moonlight Gleam Times are hard for newly minted vampire Merit. Ever since shapeshifters announced their presence to the world, humans have been rallying against supernaturals–and they’re camping outside of Cadogan House with protest signs […]

— Posted October 25, 2011 by Carmel / 7 Comments
Review: Shadow Kin by M.J. Scott

Review: Shadow Kin by M.J. Scott

Title: Shadow Kin Series: The Half-Light City #1 Author: M.J. Scott Publisher: Roc Published: September 6th, 2011 My Copy: Bought On one side, the Night World, rules by the Blood Lords and the Beast Kind. On the other, the elusive Fae and the humans, protected by their steadfast mages. Born a wraith, Lily is a […]

— Posted October 22, 2011 by Carmel / 2 Comments
Review: Blood Bound by Rachel Vincent

Review: Blood Bound by Rachel Vincent

Title: Blood Bound Series: Unbound #1 Author: Rachel Vincent Publisher: Mira Published: August 23rd, 2011 My Copy: bought 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 […]

— Posted October 18, 2011 by Carmel / 6 Comments
Review: Darkness Unbound by Keri Arthur

Review: Darkness Unbound by Keri Arthur

Title: Darkness Unbound Series: Dark Angels #1 Author: Keri Arthur Publisher: Dell Published: September 27, 2011 My Copy: borrowed Risa Jones is as extraordinary as her heritage. Born from a lab-enhanced clone mother and an Aedh father, she can not only talk to the souls of the dying and the dead, but she can see […]

— Posted September 27, 2011 by Carmel / 7 Comments
Review: One Grave at a Time by Jeaniene Frost

Review: One Grave at a Time by Jeaniene Frost

Jeanine Frost reverts back to the roots of the Night Huntress series in this 6th book. The action is never-ending and the bad guy is particularly loathsome. I couldn’t help but have a smile on my face when Cat is finally able to unleash a can of whop ass on this spook. One Grave at […]

— Posted September 6, 2011 by Carmel / 3 Comments
Review: The Secret Guide to Dating Monsters by Sierra Dean

Review: The Secret Guide to Dating Monsters by Sierra Dean

Title: The Secret Guide to Dating Monsters Series: Secret McQueen #0.5 Author: Sierra Dean Publisher: Samhain Publishing Published: July 19th, 2011 My Copy: from author Are blind dates supposed to be this bloody? A Secret McQueen Story They say it’s impossible to find a man in New York City. Secret McQueen needs to find two […]

— Posted August 27, 2011 by Carmel / 7 Comments
Review: Forever by Maggie Stiefvater

Review: Forever by Maggie Stiefvater

For me, The Wolves of Mercy Falls series started off as a so-so read. Linger was definitely better than Shiver, but Forever…? WOW! This book manages to be uplifting, heartbreaking and magical all at the same time. I’ve been on the fence about this series for the past two books but this third and final […]

— Posted August 20, 2011 by Carmel / 3 Comments