It’s the last day of the month which means it’s time to check out what we’re going to be reading next month in: View all the previous Hot Off The Press posts here *Note from Abigail: My TBR Pile and I have declared a cease fire for Christmas. We merely nodded at each other and kept everything refreshingly civil. I anticipate record nastiness for January, however, since I just picked up the entire Sookie Stackhouse series as my ‘catch up for 2012 series’ and a few other titles…shhhh! Don’t tell :) —————————————– *Release dates are subject to change. Many of… Read more »
Monthly Archives:: December 2011
This book more than lives up to it’s kick butt cover art in terms of menace; fans of a darker, grittier brand of urban fantasy will love E. S. Moore’s TO WALK THE NIGHT. Kat Redding stalks through the underbelly of a changed but recognizable version of our world, striking fear in the hearts of the predators that prey upon ordinary humans. It was almost impossible not to imagine Kate Beckinsale’s leather-clad form as Kat, but unfortunately, no scruffy and handsome leading man appeared to fight by her side.
Welcome and happy book birthday to Lynn Weingarten whose latest book, THE SECRET SISTERHOOD OF HEARTBREAKERS hits shelves today from HarperTeen. If you missed my review, I called it “a fun and thought provoking read that was anything but predictable, and will leave you wondering if it’s ever okay to break a heart.” I’m dying to talk about the ending with somebody, so hit me up when you read it 🙂 And if you want one of the very cool swag pack containing some exclusive heartbreakers tattoos from the book, check out the giveaway below. ATUF: The mythology behind the… Read more »
Tis the season for reading! Of course we always think it’s the season for reading, but now is the perfect time to ask Santa (or treat yourself) for one of these seasonal supernatural stories. Whether you want a vampire under your tree or you’re hoping to find a werewolf under the mistletoe, we’ve got you covered. Did we miss a supernatural Christmas title? Leave it in the comments. Supernatural Christmas Reads [If you are viewing this post in a feedreader you’ll need to visit the website directly to see the titles] http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?rt=tf_ssw&ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fallthiurbfan-20%2F8003%2F325d93b8-bb56-49d8-b1fc-998f3ecb50ed&Operation=GetDisplayTemplate
What has consistently been so fun about The Drake Chronicles is the smart and clever dialogue combined with the shifting romances between the various members of the Drake family.
There are just a few weeks left of 2011, so of course the bloggers at All Things Urban Fantasy are already anxiously awaiting some of the biggest releases of 2012. Over the next three weeks, we’ll each be listing our Top 12 for 2012 titles as part of a new feature officially launching in 2012 called Paranormal Picks (more about that later). Abigail’s picks were posted on Dec 4th and Julia’s were on Dec 11th. These 12 titles (and a few honorable mentions that are scant on details but big on expectations) make up our most coveted releases, so it… Read more »
Welcome back Terry Spear! Terry is here celebrating the release of DREAMING OF THE WOLF (available now from Sourcebooks Casablanca), the eight book in her Heart of the Wolf paranormal romance series about alpha werewolves and the women who tame them. Terry is giveaway away a copy of DREAMING OF THE WOLF or your choice of her books too. See details below. Life without Fantasy by Terry Spear Have you ever wondered what life would be like without vampires and werewolves and the fae, oh my? No dragons or gargoyles or selkies in the sea. No mermaids or genies… Read more »
The Elder Races series is characterized by “interesting mythology, snappy dialogue, and smoking chemistry”, and is definitely among my all time favorite Paranormal Romances. The author behind the magic, Thea Harrison, has stopped by to answer some questions about her latest Elder Races novella, TRUE COLOR,S and give away an eARC to one lucky reader. TRUE COLORS is also available now from Samhain Publishing, so those who can’t stand waiting to win can enjoy the sweet, instant delivery of buying their own copy. In our interview today Thea talks a little bit about her writing career, offers insights into the… Read more »