Monthly Archives:: May 2010

Review: My Soul to Lose by Rachel Vincent

Review: My Soul to Lose by Rachel Vincent

May 31, 2010 Uncategorized 3

Book Description It was supposed to be a fun day, shopping at the mall with her best friend. Then the panic attack started and Kaylee Cavanaugh finds herself screaming, unable to stop. Her secret fears are exposed, and it’s the worst day of her life….Until she wakes up in the psychiatric unit. She tries to convince everyone she’s fine – despite the shadows she sees forming around another patient and the urge to scream that comes burbling up again and again. Everyone thinks she’s crazy. Everyone except Lydia, that is. Another patient with some special abilities…. A digital-only prequel to… Read more »

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Paranormal Summer Fest Event List

Paranormal Summer Fest Event List

May 31, 2010 Uncategorized 12

Paranormal Summer Fest–the event that was too big for one blogger alone to handle-starts on June 1st and runs through June 30th.  Every single day during the month of June, All Things Urban Fantasy & Tynga’s Reviews will be hosting different authors, titles and giveaways. Each day’s post/giveaway will be linked in the table below. Here are a few important things to remember for the event: Enter the giveaways on both sites each day: All the giveaways are separate for each site. For example on June 15th Tynga and I will each be giving away 3 copies of NIGHT MYST… Read more »

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5 bat! Review: Magic Bleeds by Ilona Andrews

5 bat! Review: Magic Bleeds by Ilona Andrews

May 30, 2010 Uncategorized 11 ★★★★★

  Book Description Atlanta would be a nice place to live, if it weren’t for the magic. When the magic is up, rogue mages cast their spells and monsters appear, while guns refuse to fire and cars fail to start. But then technology returns, and the magic recedes as unpredictably as it rose. Kate Daniels works for the Order of the Knights of Merciful Aid, officially as a liaison with the mercenary guild. Unofficially, she cleans up the paranormal problems no one else wants to handle—especially if they involve Atlanta’s shapeshifting community. When she’s called in to investigate a fight… Read more »

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Hot Off The Press: June Urban Fantasy Releases

Hot Off The Press: June Urban Fantasy Releases

May 28, 2010 Uncategorized 5

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!  Adult titles first, YA titles second (36 titles).  To clarify, for this post I’m using Urban Fantasy as an umbrella term to include books that combine paranormal elements with modern characters in contemporary settings (Urban Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Paranormal YA, Contemporary Fantasy etc.) All titles below link to Amazon.com Look for the PSF logo to see which titles/authors will be featured in June Is your book coming out soon? Contact me… Read more »

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Review: The Mage in Black by Jaye Wells

Review: The Mage in Black by Jaye Wells

May 27, 2010 Uncategorized 2 ★★★

Book Description Sabina Kane doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to family. After all, her own grandmother, leader of the vampire race, wants her dead. So when she arrives in New York to meet her mage relatives, the reunion puts the fun in dysfunctional. Not only is mage culture completely bizarre, but everyone seems to think she’s some kind of ‘Chosen’ who’ll unite the dark races. Sabina doesn’t care who chose her, she’s not into destiny. But the mages aren’t Sabina’s only problem. In New York’s Black Light District, she has run-ins with fighting demons, hostile werewolves… Read more »

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Early Review: Forgive My Fins by Tera Lynn Childs

Early Review: Forgive My Fins by Tera Lynn Childs

May 25, 2010 Uncategorized 7 ★★★

*FORGIVE MY FINS will be released on June 1, 2010*   Book Description Lily Sanderson has a secret, and it’s not that she has a huge crush on gorgeous swimming god Brody Bennett, who makes her heart beat flipper-fast. Unrequited love is hard enough when you’re a normal teenage girl, but when you’re half human, half mermaid, like Lily, there’s no such thing as a simple crush. Lily’s mermaid identity is a secret that can’t get out, since she’s not just any mermaid—she’s a Thalassinian princess. When Lily found out three years ago that her mother was actually a human,… Read more »

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New Release & Free download: Infinity by Sherrilyn Kenyon

New Release & Free download: Infinity by Sherrilyn Kenyon

May 25, 2010 Uncategorized 7

Infinity: Chronicles of Nick by Sherrilyn Kenyon Today is the launch of INFINITY, the first of Sherrilyn Kenyon’s vampirific young adult series ‘Chronicles of Nick’. **Note to Dark-Hunter fans The Chronicles of Nick *is* Nick’s real and true past. There is a huge surprise (several actually) in the book that I don’t want to spoil, but when you read the book, everything you think is an inconsistency will make perfect sense to you. More than that, you will understand exactly why Nick is the way he is and why he continues to hate Acheron the way he does. But you… Read more »

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Guest Blog & Mega Giveaway: Nancy Gideon “Masked By Moonlight”

Guest Blog & Mega Giveaway: Nancy Gideon “Masked By Moonlight”

May 24, 2010 Uncategorized 51

My guest today is Nancy Gideon, author of more than 50 books under various pseudonyms including her new paranormal Moonlight series.  Nancy is talking all about her main characters Max and Cee Cee in her debut which she describes as, “Romeo & Juliet meets Beauty and the Beast in the Big Easy.” Sounds good, right? And thanks to Nancy’s fabulous publisher, you can win one of ten signed copies of MASKED BY MOONLIGHT (see details below).   by Nancy Gideon I’m hugely excited about my edgy new dark paranormal series that debuts with MASKED BY MOONLIGHT on May 25, 2010… Read more »

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Mini Review: Foreplay (Succubus Diaries) by Jill Myles

Mini Review: Foreplay (Succubus Diaries) by Jill Myles

May 22, 2010 Uncategorized 6

Jill Myles Free Download Starts May 18, 2010 and ends June 18, 2010 Want some Foreplay? Delve into the prequel to the Succubus Diaries by Jill Myles!! Find out more Review: For a limited time, Simon & Schuster is offering a free download of FOREPLAY by Jill Miles, which is a prequel to her Succubus Diaries series. If like me, you don’t have an eReader, and your eyes rebel at the idea of reading books on your computer screen, fear not.  FOREPLAY is a super short story (only 17 pages) which I had no trouble reading. The story introduces us… Read more »

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Review: Voices of Dragons by Carrie Vaughn

Review: Voices of Dragons by Carrie Vaughn

May 21, 2010 Uncategorized 13 ★★★★

Book Description On one side of the border lies the modern world: the internet, homecoming dances, cell phones. On the other side dwell the ancient monsters who spark humanity’s deepest fears: dragons. Seventeen-year-old Kay Wyatt knows she’s breaking the law by rock climbing near the border, but she’d rather have an adventure than follow the rules. When the dragon Artegal unexpectedly saves her life, the rules are abruptly shattered, and a secret friendship grows between them. But suspicion and terror are the legacy of human and dragon inter­actions, and the fragile truce that has maintained peace between the species is… Read more »

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