Category: Reviews

Review: Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs

Review: Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs

Mercy is really growing on me as a heroine. I like how “real” she is and how Briggs takes readers through every part of Thompson’s daily life. The fact that she’s a coyote instead of the standard werewolf or vampire also adds to the appeal and to her uniqueness as a protagonist. Blood Bound is […]

— Posted April 3, 2012 by Carmel / 16 Comments
Review: Caged by Amber Lynn Natusch

Review: Caged by Amber Lynn Natusch

This book starts off slowly but by the end it absolutely howls with excellence! Caged is very much plot driven and when paired with Ruby’s outstanding voice this story quickly becomes next to impossible to put down. Natusch’s descriptions are spellbinding without putting even the smallest damper on the endless action. This novel is hilariously […]

— Posted March 31, 2012 by Carmel / 8 Comments
Review: A Bloody Good Secret by Sierra Dean

Review: A Bloody Good Secret by Sierra Dean

Title: A Bloody Good Secret Series: Secret McQueen #2 Author: Sierra Dean Publisher: Samhain Publishing Format: eBook, 284 pages. Published: September 20, 2011. ISBN #: 9781609287115 / 1609287118 Genre: Urban Fantasy My Copy: bought After cheating death twice in one night, confessing her true nature to her werewolf soul mates and being asked to kill […]

— Posted March 27, 2012 by Carmel / 5 Comments
Audio Review: Bitten by Kelley Armstrong

Audio Review: Bitten by Kelley Armstrong

Title: Bitten Series: Women of the Otherworld #1 Author: Kelley Armstrong Narrator: Aasne Vigesaa Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: MP3, 12hrs 59mins. Published: June 27, 2008. ISBN #: 9781593350604 / 1593350600 Genre: Urban Fantasy My Copy: bought Elena Michaels is the world’s only female werewolf. And she’s tired of it. Tired of a life spent hiding […]

— Posted March 17, 2012 by Carmel / 31 Comments
Review: Lover Awakened by J.R. Ward

Review: Lover Awakened by J.R. Ward

Title: Lover Awakened Series: Black Dagger Brotherhood #3 Author: J.R. Ward Publisher: Signet Format: Mass market, 434 pages. Published: September 5, 2006. ISBN #: 9780451219367 / 0451219368 Genre: Paranormal Romance My Copy: bought from The Book Depository A former blood slave, the vampire Zsadist still bears the scars from a past filled with suffering and […]

— Posted March 16, 2012 by Carmel / 9 Comments
Review: Something Secret This Way Comes by Sierra Dean

Review: Something Secret This Way Comes by Sierra Dean

Title: Something Secret This Way Comes Series: Secret McQueen #1 Author: Sierra Dean Publisher: Samhain Publishing Format: eCopy, 278 pages. Published: May 10, 2011 My Copy: from author Some secrets are dangerous. This Secret is deadly. For Secret McQueen, her life feels like the punch line for a terrible joke. Abandoned at birth by her […]

— Posted March 6, 2012 by Carmel / 16 Comments
Audio Review: Darkness Dawns by Dianne Duvall

Audio Review: Darkness Dawns by Dianne Duvall

Title: Darkness Dawns Series: Immortal Guardians #1 Author: Dianne Duvall Narrator: Kirsten Potter Publisher: Tantor Media Inc Format: MP3, 10hrs 39mins. Published: July 25, 2011 My Copy: bought Once, Sarah Bingham’s biggest challenge was making her students pay attention in class. Now, after rescuing a wounded stranger, she’s landed in the middle of a battle […]

— Posted February 28, 2012 by Carmel / 4 Comments