Yearly Archives:: 2010

Hot Off the Press: 56 new Urban Fantasy titles for January

Hot Off the Press: 56 new Urban Fantasy titles for January

December 31, 2010 Uncategorized 7

It’s the last Friday of the month which means it’s time to check out what we’re going to be reading next month in: HOT OFF THE PRESS! I’ve tweaked the format a little for this post and shortened the descriptions for each book.  The ‘…more’ link takes you to the Goodreads page for each book.   Let me know if you prefer the original format in the comments. Is your book coming out soon? Contact me to schedule your visit/review January – Adult Titles #36 Mass Market Paperback: 416 pages Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca Published: January 1, 2011 ISBN-10: 140224195X ISBN-13: 978-1402241956… Read more »

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Early Review: Shadowspell by Jenna Black

Early Review: Shadowspell by Jenna Black

December 30, 2010 Uncategorized 4 ★★★

*This title will be released on January 4, 2010* Title: Shadowspell Author: Jenna Black Series: Faeriewalker #2 Cover Art: N/A Genre: Paranormal YA Reading level: Young Adult Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Published: January 4, 2011 ISBN-10: 0312575947 ISBN-13: 978-0312575946 Review Copy Source: Author Reviewed by: Abigail Book Description On top of spending most of her time in a bunkerlike safe house and having her dates hijacked by a formidable Fae bodyguard, Faeriewalker Dana Hathaway is in for some more bad news: the Erlking and his pack of murderous minions known as the Wild Hunt have descended upon… Read more »

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Early Review: Unearthly by Cynthia Hand

Early Review: Unearthly by Cynthia Hand

December 29, 2010 Uncategorized 12 ★★★★

*This title will be released on January 4, 2011* Here’s the cover for the AU version—so much better! Title: Unearthly Author: Cynthia Hand Series: Unearthly #1 Cover Art: N/A Genre: Paranormal YA Reading level: Young Adult Hardcover: 448 pages Publisher: HarperTeen Release: January 4, 2011 ISBN-10: 0061996165 ISBN-13: 978-0061996160 Source: NetGalley Reviewed by: Abigail Book Description In the beginning, there’s a boy standing in the trees. . . Clara Gardner has recently learned that she’s part angel. Having angel blood run through her veins not only makes her smarter, stronger, and faster than humans (a word, she realizes, that no… Read more »

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Cover Art Coverage: 18 new titles & LAST DAY to vote in the UF Cover Art Awards

Cover Art Coverage: 18 new titles & LAST DAY to vote in the UF Cover Art Awards

December 29, 2010 Cover Art Coverage, Uncategorized 3

Voting ends tonight at midnight!   Click HERE to vote *Cover Art may not be final* Click author names to visit their webpages & click titles to pre-order from The Book Depository or Goodreads if it isn’t available for pre-order.  Shadowflame by Dianne Sylvan Series: Shadow World #2 Date/Publisher: July 26th 2011 by Ace Cover Artist: Gene Mollica Cover Source: Dark Faerie Tales Author Comments: I’m quite thrilled to officially show off the final version of the cover art for my second novel, Shadowflame.  The book will hit shelves July 26, 2011 (and trust me, you’ll be hearing plenty more about… Read more »

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Review: Glimmerglass by Jenna Black

Review: Glimmerglass by Jenna Black

December 28, 2010 Uncategorized 10 ★★★★

Title: Glimmerglass Author: Jenna Black Series: Faeriewalker #1 Cover Art: N/A Genre: Paranormal YA Reading level: Young Adult Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Published: May 25, 2010 ISBN-10: 0312575939 ISBN-13: 978-0312575939 Source: Bought Reviewed by: Abigail Book Description A runaway girl discovers she has the unique power to enter the Land of Faerie and bring back magic in this fabulous start to a hot new young adult series. Dana Hathaway doesn’t know it yet, but she’s in big trouble. When her mother, an alcoholic, shows up at her voice recital drunk, Dana decides she’s had enough of playing… Read more »

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Early Review: Taken By The Other by Jess Haines

Early Review: Taken By The Other by Jess Haines

December 27, 2010 Uncategorized 4 ★★★★

*This title will be released on January 4, 2010* Title: Taken By The Others Author: Jess Haines Series: H&W; Investigations Cover Art: N/A Genre: Urban Fantasy Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Zebra Published: January 4, 2011 ISBN-10: 1420111884 ISBN-13: 978-1420111880 Review Copy Source: Author Reviewed by: Abigail Book Description Jess haines draws readers deep into the mesmerizing world of the Others–werewolves, vampires, and mages who make their home among humans, and are turning Shiarra Waynest’s life upside down… Once, New York P.I. Shiarra Waynest’s most pressing problem was keeping her agency afloat. Now she’s dealing with two dangerous, seductive vampires who… Read more »

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Early Review: Hellforged by Nancy Holzner

Early Review: Hellforged by Nancy Holzner

December 26, 2010 Uncategorized 3 ★★★

*This title will be released on December 28, 2010* Title: Hellforged Author: Nancy Holzer Series: Deadtown #2 Cover Art: Don Sipley  Genre: Urban Fantasy Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Ace Date Published: December 28, 2010 ISBN-10: 0441019803 ISBN-13: 978-0441019809 Review Copy Source: Publisher  Reviewed by: Abigail Book Description A demon is stalking Vicky’s dreams-just as several of Deadtown’s zombies are viciously attacked and become really dead. And when Vicky realizes she is the only connection between the victims, she suspects that the demon is somehow working through her dreams to become Deadtown’s living nightmare.  Review I was a big fan of… Read more »

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2010 Uncategorized 9

I’ll try to get online later today and announce the ENTICE winner, otherwise it will be up tomorrow.   Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas!

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Review & Giveaway: Out For Blood by Alyxandra Harvey

Review & Giveaway: Out For Blood by Alyxandra Harvey

December 24, 2010 Uncategorized 45

Title: Out For Blood Author: Alyxandra Harvey Series: Drake Chronicles #3 Cover Art: N/A Genre: Paranormal YA Reading level: Young Adult Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Walker Books for Young Readers Date Published: December 21, 2011 ISBN-10: 0802721680 ISBN-13: 978-0802721686     Review Copy Source: Publisher Reviewed by: Abigail Book Description Hunter Wild is the youngest in a long line of elite vampire hunters, a legacy that is both a blessing and a curse at the secret Helios-Ra Academy, where she excels at just about everything. Thanks to her friendship with Kieran Black, Hunter receives a special invitation to attend the… Read more »

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Early Review: My Soul to Steal by Rachel Vincent

Early Review: My Soul to Steal by Rachel Vincent

December 23, 2010 Uncategorized 8 ★★★★

*This title will be released on January 1, 2011* Title: My Soul to Steal Author: Rachel Vincent Series: Soul Screamers #4 Cover Art: N/A Genre: Paranormal YA Reading level: Young Adult Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Harlequin Date Published: January 1, 2011 ISBN-10: 0373210272 ISBN-13: 978-0373210275 Review Copy Source: Publisher Reviewed by: Abigail Book Description YOU WANT MY SOUL AND MY BOYFRIEND? Trying to work things out with Nash—her maybe boyfriend—is hard enough for Kaylee Cavanaugh. She can’t just pretend nothing happened. But “complicated” doesn’t even begin to describe their relationship when his ex-girlfriend transfers to their school, determined to take… Read more »

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