Hot Off The Press: New UF Releases for April

Hot Off The Press: New UF Releases for April

March 27, 2010 Uncategorized 8

I was supposed to post this yesterday and just completely forgot. Better late than never, right? 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.  To clarify, 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, even a little Paranormal Steampunk etc.) All titles below link to Amazon.com Check out which of these authors… Read more »

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Review: Blue Diablo by Ann Aguirre

Review: Blue Diablo by Ann Aguirre

March 27, 2010 Uncategorized 10

Book Description Right now, I’m a redhead. I’ve been blonde and brunette as the situation requires, though an unscheduled color change usually means relocating in the middle of the night. So far, I’m doing well here. Nobody knows what I’m running from. And I’d like to keep it that way… Eighteen months ago, Corine Solomon crossed the border to Mexico City, fleeing her past, her lover, and her “gift”. Corine, a handler, can touch something and know its history—and sometimes, its future. Using her ability, she can find the missing—and that’s why people never stop trying to find her. People… Read more »

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Review: Must Love Hellhounds by Meljean Brook

Review: Must Love Hellhounds by Meljean Brook

March 26, 2010 Uncategorized 5

Book Description: From New York Times bestselling authors Charlaine Harris and Nalini Singh and national bestselling authors Ilona Andrews and Meljean Brook, tales of man’s worst friend… In these hound-eat-hound worlds, anything goes… and everything bites. Follow paranormal bodyguards Clovache and Batanya into Lucifer’s realm, where they encounter his fearsome four-legged pets, in Charlaine Harris’s The Britlingens Go to Hell. Seek out a traitor in the midst of a guild of non- lethal vampire trackers, one that intends to eradicate the entire species of bloodsuckers, in Nalini Singh’s Angels’ Judgment. Find out why the giant three-headed dog that guards the… Read more »

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Throwdown Thursday: Hell Fire vs. On The Edge

Throwdown Thursday: Hell Fire vs. On The Edge

March 25, 2010 Uncategorized 5

Throwdown Thursday is a weekly thing 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 week’s Throwdown asked: Are flowers the tattoos of the Paranormal YA genre? I didn’t exactly pit two things against each other very clearly with that one, but I did think it was a notable trend that deserved a post.  So instead of the normal results, I’m going to share my favorite comment from the post:  Danielle87 said… It is a tad patronizing that PR departments seem to… Read more »

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Patricia Briggs “Silver Borne” Tour dates for April

Patricia Briggs “Silver Borne” Tour dates for April

March 24, 2010 Uncategorized 8

“Mercy is not just another cookie-cutter tough-chick urban fantasy heroine; she’s got a lot of style and substance and an intriguing backstory. . . Highly recommended.” —Library Journal   #1 New York Times Bestseller Patricia Brigg’s will be on tour in April for her next hardcover SILVER BORNE (Ace; on-sale March 30, 2010). Briggs will be signing books and meeting with readers! Please see below for dates.     The phenomenal Patricia Briggs will be coming (hopefully) to a city near you next month for the release of the newest Mercy Thompson book, SILVER BORNE.  The Mercy Thompson series is,… Read more »

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5 bat Review: Ballad by Maggie Stiefvater

5 bat Review: Ballad by Maggie Stiefvater

March 23, 2010 Uncategorized 8

Disclosure: I received this book courtesy of Maggie Stiefvater Ballad (A Gathering of Faerie, book 2) Book Description: Remember us, so sing the dead, lest we remember you James Morgan has an almost unearthly gift for music. And it has attracted Nuala, a soul-snatching faerie muse who fosters and then feeds on the creative energies of exceptional humans until they die. James has plenty of reasons to fear the faeries, but as he and Nuala collaborate on an achingly beautiful musical composition, James finds his feelings towards Nuala deepening. But the rest of the fairies are not as harmless. As… Read more »

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Review: Blood of the Demon by Diana Rowland

Review: Blood of the Demon by Diana Rowland

March 22, 2010 Uncategorized 16

*Disclosure – I received this book courtesy of Diana Rowland Book Description BETWEEN HEAVEN AND HELL, MAN AND DEMON, SHE’S ABOUT TO FACE THE ONE THING SHE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO SURVIVE. Welcome to the world of Kara Gillian, a cop with a gift. Not only does she have the power of “othersight” to see what most people can’t even imagine, but she’s become the exclusive summoner of a demon lord. Or maybe it’s the other way around. The fact is, with two troublesome cases on her docket and a handsome FBI agent under her skin, Kara needs the… Read more »

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Cover Art: Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

Cover Art: Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

March 20, 2010 Uncategorized 3

This cover has been all over the place, but in case you missed it, the cover art for the BEAUTIFUL CREATURES sequel, BEAUTIFUL DARKNESS has been revealed. It is due out October 26, 2010. Cover by David Caplan. Font by Si Scott. I’m glad that Si Scott is getting credit for this cover as it really is all about the font. I haven’t gotten to read BEAUTIFUL CREATURES yet, but I’m looking forward to it.  Some secrets are life-altering… others are life-ENDING. Visit http://beautifulcreaturesthebook.com/ for more details

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Cover Art: Double Cross by Carolyn Crane

Cover Art: Double Cross by Carolyn Crane

March 20, 2010 Uncategorized 2

Carolyn Crane revealed the (not final) cover for the second book in her new The Disillusionists Trilogy, Double Cross which is due out September 28, 2010.  Mind Games (The Disillusionists Trilogy, book 1), is due out on March 23, 2010. You can check out my early review of Mind Games HERE. I like the continuity between the covers in this series, but the city background almost gives it a science fiction vibe, which is completely inaccurate. The model looks great though, and Mind Games was excellent.  I have high hopes for this one. SOME SECRETS COME BACK TO HAUNT. OTHERS… Read more »

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Cover Art: Firewalker by Allyson James

Cover Art: Firewalker by Allyson James

March 20, 2010 Uncategorized 4

Bitten by Paranormal Romance spotted the cover of the second Stormwalker book, Firewalker by Allyson James due out November 2, 2010.  The first book in this series called Stormwalker, is due out May 4, 2010.   This series is producing scorching hot covers so far.  I love the skull she’s standing on in this one. Firewalker (Stormwalker Book 2) Book 2 of the Stormwalker series by Allyson James Berkley November 2010 When Mick goes missing, it’s up to Janet to find him and figure out how to keep him safe. She’ll need a little help from her friends, old and new:… Read more »

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