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20 Feb '19

Blog Tour & Giveaway : Excerpt and Review of Circle of the Moon by Faith Hunter (Incl. $50 Gift Card Giveaway)

Blog Tour & Giveaway : Excerpt and Review of Circle of the Moon by Faith Hunter (Incl. $50 Gift Card Giveaway)

Circle of the Moon by Faith Hunter Published by Penguin on 2019-02-26 Genres: Fantasy, Paranormal, Urban Pages: 400 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Nook • Set in the same world as Faith Hunter’s New York Times bestselling Jane Yellowrock novels, the fourth Soulwood novel stars Nell Ingram, who channels her power from the earth. Nell can draw magic from the land around her, and lately she’s been using it to help the Psy-Law Enforcement Division, which solves paranormal crimes. Joining the team at PsyLED has allowed her to learn more about her powers and the world she always shunned–and to find true friends. Head agent Rick LaFleur shifts into a panther when the moon calls him, but this time, something has gone wrong. Rick calls Nell from a riverbank–he’s naked, with no memory of how he came to be there, and there’s a dead black cat, sacrificed in a witch circle and killed by black magic, lying next to him.  Then more animals turn up dead, and… Keep Reading »

21 Jun '18

Review – Ocean Light by Nalini Singh (5 Stars)

Review – Ocean Light by Nalini Singh (5 Stars)

Ocean Light by Nalini Singh Series: Psy-Changeling 17 Published by Penguin on 2018-06-12 Genres: Paranormal, Paranormal Romance, Shifters Pages: 416 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Nook • New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh dives beneath the surface of her Psy-Changeling world into a story of passionate devotion and selfless love… Security specialist Bowen Knight has come back from the dead. But there’s a ticking time bomb in his head: a chip implanted to block telepathic interference that could fail at any moment–taking his brain along with it. With no time to waste, he should be back on land helping the Human Alliance. Instead, he’s at the bottom of the ocean, consumed with an enigmatic changeling… Kaia Luna may have traded in science for being a chef, but she won’t hide the facts of Bo’s condition from him or herself. She’s suffered too much loss in her life to fall prey to the dangerous charm of a human who is a dead man walking. And she… Keep Reading »

07 Mar '18

Review : Archangels Venom by Nalini Singh (5 Stars)

Review : Archangels Venom by Nalini Singh (5 Stars)

Archangel’s Viper by Nalini Singh Series: Guild Hunter #10 Published by Penguin on 2017-09-26 Genres: Paranormal Pages: 368 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Enter New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh’s breathtakingly passionate Guild Hunter world with the story of a woman who isn’t a vampire or an angel…or human… Once a broken girl known as Sorrow, Holly Chang now prowls the shadowy gray underground of the city for the angels. But it’s not her winged allies who make her a wanted woman–it’s the unknown power coursing through her veins. Brutalized by an insane archangel, she was left with the bloodlust of a vampire, the ability to mesmerize her prey, and a poisonous bite. Now, someone has put a bounty on her head… Venom is one of the Seven, Archangel Raphael’s private guard, and he’s as infuriating as he is seductive. A centuries-old vampire, his fangs dispense a poison deadlier than Holly’s. But even if Venom can protect Holly from those hunting her, he might not… Keep Reading »

31 Jan '18

Review : Silver Silence – Nalini Singh (3.5 Stars)

Review : Silver Silence – Nalini Singh (3.5 Stars)

Silver Silence by Nalini Singh Series: Psy-Changeling Trinity #1 Published by Penguin on 2017-06-13 Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, General, Paranormal, Romance, Science Fiction Pages: 464 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh returns to her extraordinary Psy-Changeling world with a story of wild passion and darkest betrayal… Control. Precision. Family. These are the principles that drive Silver Mercant. At a time when the fledgling Trinity Accord seeks to unite a divided world, with Silver playing a crucial role as director of a worldwide emergency response network, wildness and chaos are the last things she needs in her life. But that’s exactly what Valentin Nikolaev, alpha of the StoneWater bears, brings with him. Valentin has never met a more fascinating woman. Though Silver is ruled by Silence—her mind clear of all emotion—Valentin senses a whisper of fire around her. That’s what keeps him climbing apartment buildings to be near her. But when a shadow assassin almost succeeds in poisoning Silver, the stakes become deadly… Keep Reading »

17 Jan '18

Review – Blood of the Earth by Faith Hunter (4 Stars)

Review – Blood of the Earth by Faith Hunter (4 Stars)

Blood of the Earth by Faith Hunter Series: Soulwood #1 Published by Penguin on 2016-08-02 Genres: UF, Urban Pages: 352 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • In this series set in the same world as the Jane Yellowrock novels, New York Times bestselling author Faith Hunter introduces Nell Ingram, who wields powers as old as the earth. When Nell Ingram met skinwalker Jane Yellowrock, she was almost alone in the world, exiled by both choice and fear from the cult she was raised in, defending herself with the magic she drew from her deep connection to the forest that surrounds her. Now, Jane has referred Nell to PsyLED, a Homeland Security agency policing paranormals, and agent Rick LaFleur has shown up at Nell’s doorstep. His appearance forces her out of her isolated life into an investigation that leads to the vampire Blood Master of Nashville. Nell has a team—and a mission. But to find the Master’s kidnapped vassal, Nell and the PsyLED team will be forced to go… Keep Reading »

22 Aug '17

Review – Skinwalker by Faith Hunter (4.5 Stars)

Review – Skinwalker by Faith Hunter (4.5 Stars)

Skinwalker by Faith Hunter Series: Jane Yellowrock #1 Published by Penguin on 2009-07-07 Genres: Fiction, Paranormal, Suspense, UF Pages: 336 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • First in a brand new series from the author of the Rogue Mage novels Jane Yellowrock is a supernatural skinwalker–one sharing her body with the soul of a mountain lion. When the rogue-vampire hunter is hired to hunt down a particularly nasty vamp, Jane is drawn into the steamy New Orleans vampire society where she learns the ins-and-outs of the “sane” vampire culture, more about her own Cherokee heritage, and we are drawn into a rousing, fast-paced thriller. FTC : I bought this as part of the Jul Challenge. I then bought and read the entire series. Hash-tags : #Urban-fantasy #strong-heroine #shapeshifters #vampires #smexy #reread #favourite #glommed-the-series Quick Scores : Plot : 5/5 Characters : 4.5/5 Romance : NA Smexy scenes : NA Nix Synopsis :  Jane Yellowrock is a kick-ass vampire hunter with a mysterious past (even to her!) and… Keep Reading »

24 Jun '15

Review Post : Suddenly One Summer by Julie James (3 Stars)

Review Post : Suddenly One Summer by Julie James (3 Stars)

Suddenly One Summer by Julie James Published by Penguin on 2015-06-02 Genres: Contemporary Pages: 304 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • From the New York Times bestselling author of It Happened One Wedding comes a novel about a man and a woman whose summer is about to get very, very hot… Divorce lawyer Victoria Slade has seen enough unhappy endings to swear off marriage forever. That doesn’t mean she’s opposed to casual dating—just not with her cocky new neighbor, who is as gorgeous and tempting as he is off-limits. But once she agrees to take on his sister’s case, she’s as determined to win as ever—even if that means teaming up with Ford…. Investigative journalist Ford Dixon is bent on finding the man who got his sister pregnant and left her high and dry. He’s willing to partner with Victoria, despite the fact that the beautiful brunette gets under his skin like no other woman. He might not be looking to settle down, but there’s no denying… Keep Reading »

13 Jun '15

Review Post : Shards of Hope by Nalini Singh (5 Stars)

Review Post : Shards of Hope by Nalini Singh (5 Stars)

Shards of Hope by Nalini Singh Series: Psy-Changling #14 Published by Penguin on 2015-06-02 Pages: 496 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • The “smoldering heat, epic romance, and awesome action” of Nalini Singh’s New York Times bestselling series continues as two Arrows find themselves caught in a chilling conspiracy that spans all three races… Awakening wounded in a darkened cell, their psychic abilities blocked, Aden and Zaira know they must escape. But when the lethal soldiers break free from their mysterious prison, they find themselves in a harsh, inhospitable landscape far from civilization. Their only hope for survival is to make it to the hidden home of a predatory changeling pack that doesn’t welcome outsiders. And they must survive. A shadowy enemy has put a target on the back of the Arrow squad, an enemy that cannot be permitted to succeed in its deadly campaign. Aden will cross any line to keep his people safe for this new future, where even an assassin might have hope of… Keep Reading »

21 Apr '15

(Kind of) Review Post : Too Far Gone by HelenKay Dimon

(Kind of) Review Post : Too Far Gone by HelenKay Dimon

Too Far Gone by HelenKay Dimon Series: Hanover Brothers #4 Published by Penguin on 2014-12-02 Genres: Contemporary Pages: 208 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • The Hanover brothers inherited quite a legacy from their con-artist father, including a secret they never imagined… FBI Agent Walker Reeves came to Sweetwater, Oregon looking to settle a vendetta. His career is in shambles after years spent tracking down the Hanover brothers. He hopes to tie them to the schemes of their father Charlie—the same man who ruined Walker’s life. Unfortunately, Walker’s desire for revenge blinds him to the one chance at happiness he’ll ever get… Even knowing that her friends would worry, art store-owner Mallory Able took a risk sleeping with Walker. She succumbed to his craving for control in the bedroom, but when reality got too tough for Walker, he bolted and left her in ruins. Now he’s returned. If Walker wants her back, he’s going to have to do some smooth talking both in and out the bedroom…. Keep Reading »

21 Jan '15

Review Post : The Importance of Being Alice by Katie MacAlister (DNF)

Review Post : The Importance of Being Alice by Katie MacAlister (DNF)

The Importance of Being Alice by Katie MacAlister Published by Penguin on 2015-01-06 Genres: Romantic Comedy Pages: 352 Format: eBook Goodreads DNF Amazon US • Amazon UK • First in a new series! From New York Times bestselling author Katie MacAlister comes a series about finding your own wonderland—through one roadblock at a time…. Nothing about Alice Wood’s life is normal right now. Her fiancé, Patrick, called off their wedding and relationship only days before their nonrefundable wedding trip. And though a luxurious European river cruise for one is just what she needs, it’s not what she gets…. Due to a horrible misunderstanding, Alice is now cramped in her “romantic” suite with one of Patrick’s friends. Instead of cruising along the Rhine, Main, and Danube rivers sipping champagne with the love of her life, she’s navigating the waters with a strange—yet mysteriously handsome—British aristocrat. An author, Elliot is just looking for some alone time to write. But his stodgy, serious self is about to be sidetracked by a woman who… Keep Reading »