Monthly Archives:: November 2009

Cover Art: Twice Dead by Kalayna Price

Cover Art: Twice Dead by Kalayna Price

November 30, 2009 Cover Art Coverage 1

Kalayna Price posted the cover for Twice Dead the follow up to Once Bitten.  And while I didn’t love Once Bitten, I’m kinda digging moody colors of this new cover.  What do you guys think? I’m thrilled to say that I have received permission to release the cover art for TWICE DEAD, book two in the Haven Series. I think my publisher did an amazing job with this cover, so I hope you like it just as much. TWICE DEAD will be released in late February, so look for more updates soon! -Kalayna

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Throwdown Thursday: Kelly vs Kelly

Throwdown Thursday: Kelly vs Kelly

November 26, 2009 News 4

Throwdown Thursday is a weekly thing );” >The Neverending Shelf] where we tackle books with similar characters, covers, themes, etc. to determine which one rocks more. And it is up to YOU to determine the winner! Last weeks Throwdown asked: Are you Team Edward or Team Jacob?  The debate is hardly over, but the winner by split decision was: Team Jacob There are a lot of good urban fantasy books coming out soon, but two that I’ve been especially looking forward to came out this past Tuesday: The Better Part of Darkness by Kelly Gay and Three Days to Dead… Read more »

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You like me! You really, really like me!

You like me! You really, really like me!

November 25, 2009 News 13

Okay so I’m not Sally Field, but I feel just as nice because three of my fellow bloggers have given me some awards!  They each have different rules associated with them and then I get to pass them on to some of my favorite blogs.      Thanks Tynga’s Reviews for the Honest Scrap Award How it works is you have to list ten things about yourself then pass it on to ten other blogs I’m turning 29 next month I can spend hours happily in a grocery store I once shot Ricky Schroder while playing paintball I live in… Read more »

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Review: Soul Catcher by Leigh Bridger

Review: Soul Catcher by Leigh Bridger

November 25, 2009 Review 2

Book Description: From the gothic eccentricity of Asheville, North Carolina, to the terrifying recesses of the Appalachian wilderness, from modern demonology to ancient Cherokee mythology, Soul Catcher follows the tormented journey of folk artist Livia Belane, who has been stalked through many lives by a sadistic and vengeful demon.  Livia and her loved ones, including her frontier-era soulmate and husband, Ian, a Soul Hunter, have never beaten the demon before.  Now, in this life, it’s found them again.   Review: If I hadn’t been sent this book for review, I would not have finished it and that was before reaching… Read more »

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More of Kelly Meding’s Evy Stone from “Three Days to Dead”

More of Kelly Meding’s Evy Stone from “Three Days to Dead”

November 23, 2009 Guests 0

If you missed Evy Stone’s (aka Kelly Meding’s paranormal bounty hunter from the upcoming Three Days to Dead) visit and her extremely entertaining Vampires 101 primer and Q&A;, be sure to check it out.  If, like me, you’re ready for more Evy, Kelly has taken pity on us and is offering up: Dead on Suvudu: The Dreg Files! Two original short stories both set in the same world as THREE DAYS TO DEAD. Story 1, The Hoarder, is set four years ago, when Evy was still a rookie Hunter. Story 2 (which will premiere Nov 25), Pride Before Fall, features… Read more »

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Sexy Dracula and his Girlfriend are back!

Sexy Dracula and his Girlfriend are back!

November 22, 2009 News 1

“…With werewolves this time!”  My favorite quote about the New Moon movie by a non-Twilight fan.  He’s probably less than thrilled by the impressive box office take New Moon made in it’s opening weekend (scroll down to see the two records it already broke). I, on the other hand, am thrilled.  You can weigh in your opinion and read my comparison of the movie & book HERE and check out the poster mash up below. “New Moon box office records break all those set before. New Moon broke the midnight showing box office record set by Harry Potter… New Moon… Read more »

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Genre Swap Saturday: The Host by Stephenie Meyer

Genre Swap Saturday: The Host by Stephenie Meyer

November 21, 2009 Something Different 7

  Genre Swap Saturday is a regular post (not necessarily every week) hosted by All Things Urban Fantasy, that will highlight books outside of our focused genre that I think will appeal to you.  Feel free to use this on your site, just link me please. Every Genre Swap Saturday book suggestion will include: Why you, an urban fantasy lover, might like this book: Why you, an urban fantasy lover, might not like this book:  The Host by Stephenie Meyer Book Description: Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. The earth has been invaded by a species that takes over the… Read more »

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Cover Art: Radiant Shadows by Melissa Marr

Cover Art: Radiant Shadows by Melissa Marr

November 21, 2009 Cover Art Coverage 1

Melissa Marr got permission to share the cover for her fourth Wicked Lovely book.  I’m kind of disappointed.  The three previous covers were among my favorites of the genre, but this one is fairly lackluster.  Can’t wait to read it though.  What do you think?  

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Twilight New Moon Movie & Book Compare and Contrast

Twilight New Moon Movie & Book Compare and Contrast

November 20, 2009 News 8

Yep.  I was one of those people who went to the midnight opening of The Twilight Saga: New Moon on last night (or technically this morning) and I even took my teenage sister and a carload of her friends (all clad in T-shirts and other Twilight paraphernalia plastered with Robert Pattinson’s face and one lone Jacob holdout) with me.  Yes, there was a lot of screaming.  I finished re-reading the book the night before(I wanted all the details as fresh as possible prior to seeing the movie. The basic story is the same in both the movie and the book:… Read more »

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Review: Strange Brew Anthology

Review: Strange Brew Anthology

November 20, 2009 Review 3

Book Description: Today’s hottest urban fantasy authors come together in this delicious brew that crackles and boils over with tales of powerful witches and dark magic! In Charlaine Harris’ ‘Bacon,’ a beautiful vampire joins forces with a witch from an ancient line to find out who killed her beloved husband. In ‘Seeing Eye’ by Patricia Briggs, a blind witch helps sexy werewolf Tom Franklin find his missing brother – and helps him in more ways than either of them ever suspected. And in Jim Butcher’s ‘Last Call,’ wizard Harry Dresden takes on the darkest of dark powers – the ones… Read more »

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