Winner: Stoned Kissed by Keri Stevens

WINNER! Jeanette Congrats! I have e-mailed the winner and they have 48 hours to respond. Thank you to everyone who participated. Stay tuned, I’ll be launching a new giveaway later today that you won’t want to miss! A big thank you to Keri Stevens for the interview and giveaway! Best of luck with your new […]

— Posted January 8, 2011 by Carmel / 2 Comments

Review: Blood Law by Jeannie Holmes

Title: Blood Law (Alexandra Sabian #1)Author: Jeannie HolmesPublisher: DellRelease Date: 2010Pages: 371My Copy: Chapters IndigoFrom GoodReads: To stop a vampire killer, she’ll have to slay her own demons first. A provocative and savvy vampire, Alexandra Sabian moves to the sleepy hamlet of Jefferson, Mississippi—population 6,000, half vampires—to escape the demons lurking in her past. As […]

— Posted January 7, 2011 by Carmel / 5 Comments

Guest Post: Urban Fantasy Investigations

Today I have the pleasure of welcoming Stacy from Urban Fantasy Investigations to my blog. She was the first blogger to sign-up for my new guest post project. Hopefully there will be many more to come! If you’re interested in doing either a guest post, review or interview please fill out this form. RR: Hi […]

— Posted January 6, 2011 by Carmel / 5 Comments

Review: American Vampire by Jennifer Armintrout

Title: American VampireAuthor: Jennifer ArmintroutPublisher: MiraRelease Date: February 22, 2011Pages: 336My Copy: NetGalleyFrom GoodReads: HE’S THE GOOD KIND OF VAMPIRE. SORT OF. Buried in the Heartland is a town that no one enters or leaves. Graf McDonald somehow becomes its first visitor in more than five years…and he was only looking for a good party. […]

— Posted January 5, 2011 by Carmel / 12 Comments
Review: At Grave’s End by Jeaniene Frost

Review: At Grave’s End by Jeaniene Frost

At Grave’s End is different from it’s predecessors in the Night Huntress series. The story revolves around Bones and Cat’s emotional relationship rather than their physical one. Don’t fret, there’s still swoon worthy moments but, this book is so much more than that! Existing characters are given new life and Dracula (a.k.a. Vlad) is introduced. […]

— Posted January 4, 2011 by Carmel / 17 Comments

Cover Crazy: Nocturne (4)

Weekly meme hosted by The Book WormsThis week I’m crazy about… What I love: This cover is incredibly simple but I still love it. The sliver of a moon against the dark sky. It appeals to the wolf lover in me. Nocturne by Christine Johnson is set to release on May 10, 2011. I haven’t […]

— Posted January 3, 2011 by Carmel / 11 Comments

Review: Angelfire by Courtney Allison Moulton

Title: AngelfireAuthor: Courtney Allison MoultonPublisher: HarperCollinsRelease Date: February 15, 2011Pages: 464My Copy: NetGalleyFrom GoodReads: This debut, the first novel in a trilogy, is achingly romantic, terrifying, and filled with blistering action. When seventeen-year-old Ellie starts seeing reapers – monstrous creatures who devour humans and send their souls to Hell – she finds herself on the […]

— Posted January 1, 2011 by Carmel / 14 Comments

My Reading / Blogging Resolutions for 2011

1 I’m going to begin reading the Vampire Academy, Sookie Stackhouse, Darkest Powers and Fever series’. 2 Get less books from Amazon and more from places like NetGalley, authors and blog giveaways. 3 Have more posts with outside content from bloggers and authors (guest posts, interviews, etc). 4 To read more short stories and novellas […]

— Posted December 30, 2010 by Carmel / 20 Comments

Review: The Cries of Vampira by Sean H. Robertson

Title: The Cries of Vampira: (The Horror Of Gaad Grey, The Evil Alpha Werewolf #1)Author: Sean H. RobertsonPublisher: CreateSpaceRelease Date: November 2, 2010Pages: 82 (novella)My Copy: Author From Goodreads: Princess Kristin, Princess Kylie and Prince Kolbe Robertson are Triplet Teen Assassin Vampires. Their royal family, the Robertson Clan, occupied the throne of Scotland during the […]

— Posted December 30, 2010 by Carmel / 10 Comments

Review: Primal Hunger by Sydney Somers

Title: Primal Hunger (Pendragon Gargoyles #1)Author: Sydney SomersPublisher: Samhain PublishingRelease Date: 2009Pages: 108 (novella)My Copy: Author From Goodreads: When the sun goes down, passion is unleashed. Kennedy Beaumont loves her bartending job, even if her spirited nature sometimes gets her in trouble. Like threatening to hose down one of Pendragon’s co-owners. When it comes to […]

— Posted December 29, 2010 by Carmel / 4 Comments