Should you judge a book by its TV Show?

Should you judge a book by its TV Show?

September 15, 2009 News 2

           TV              vs               Books             True Blood TV series     vs   The Southern Vampire Series                                           by Charlaine Harris                   The Vampire Diaries TV series  vs    The Vampire Diaries                                             by L. J. Smith                           The Dresden Files TV series  vs   The Dresden Files Series by Jim Butcher               Blood Ties TV series        vs        The Blood Series by Tanya Huff My new poll question made me wonder, should we ever judge a book… Read more »

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Mini Review: Bad Blood (Crimson Moon #1) by L. A. Banks

Mini Review: Bad Blood (Crimson Moon #1) by L. A. Banks

September 15, 2009 Review 2

Bad Blood (Crimson Moon, Book 1) by L. A. Banks Book Blurb: Sasha Trudeau knows all about working beneath the shadows, back-alley deals, and things that go bump in the night. She also knows that the world is unaware of the existence of the paranormal—and that the government would like to keep it that way. As a highly trained Special Ops soldier, Sasha and her team are an elite group of individuals who are survivors of werewolf attacks, now trained to be loyal to only to each other and their government. But when she returns from a solo mission, she… Read more »

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Mini Review: Sunshine by Robin McKinley

September 14, 2009 Review 2

Sunshine by Robin McKinley Book Blurb: Rae, nicknamed Sunshine by her stepfather, is the baker at her family’s coffeehouse. She’s happy getting up at 4 am to make cinnamon rolls for the breakfast rush, and dealing with people and food all day. But one evening she needed somewhere she could be alone for a little while, and there hadn’t been any trouble out at the lake for years. She never thought of vampires. Until they found her.  They took her clothes and sneakers. They dressed her in a long red gown. And they shackled her to the wall of an… Read more »

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Cover Art: Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson book 5) by Patricia Briggs

Cover Art: Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson book 5) by Patricia Briggs

September 12, 2009 Cover Art Coverage 0

Patricia Briggs posted the cover for her new Mercy Thompson book, Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson, book 5) This will be the fifth Mercy Thompson novel. I may be premature putting it up, but a number of people write wanting to know if Bone Crossed was the last in the series. Happily, ACE has contracted for a total of seven Mercy novels, and it’s possible the series could go even longer. Coming March 30, 2010

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Mini Review: Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1) by Ilona Andrews

Mini Review: Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1) by Ilona Andrews

September 12, 2009 Review 1

Book Blurb: Atlanta would be a nice place to live, if it weren’t for magic… One moment magic dominates, and cars stall and guns fail. The next, technology takes over and the defensive spells no longer protect your house from monsters. Here skyscrapers topple under onslaught of magic; werebears and werehyenas prowl through the ruined streets; and the Masters of the Dead, necromancers driven by their thirst of knowledge and wealth, pilot blood-crazed vampires with their minds. In this world lives Kate Daniels. Kate likes her sword a little too much and has a hard time controlling her mouth. The… Read more »

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Editorials

September 2, 2009 News 0

Twilight New Moon Movie & Book Compare and Contrast How Much Do UF Covers Influence your Purchases? How Do You Get Your Urban Fantasy Books?  My Tips What is the Biggest Urban Fantasy that you haven’t read? Anita Blake: Love Her or Loath Her? Part 2 Anita Blake: Love her or Loath Her? Part 1 Should You Judge a Book by its TV Show?

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Interviews & Guest Blogs

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Would you like to be interviewed or guest blog on ATUF?  Contact Abigail Interviews & Guest blogs **Click the authors linked below to view their post** 2011 Guest Title Date Post Allison Pang A Brush of Darkness Jan 29th Interview Laurie London Bonded by Blood Jan 27th Interview Heather Terrell Fallen Angel Jan 25th Interview Regan Hastings Visions of Magic Jan 20th Guest Blog Nancy Holzner Hellforged Jan 3rd Guest Blog 2010 Guest Title Date Post Lucy Weston The Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer Dec 21st Guest Blog Jill Myles My Fair Succubi Dec 14th Guest Blog Terry… Read more »

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Memes

Memes

September 1, 2009 News 0

Bloggers:  Feel free to use my hosted memes on your blogs as long as you link to me and leave a comment first 🙂 Throwdown Thursday (hosted by The Neverending Shelf) Genre Swap Saturday (hosted by All Things Urban Fantasy) Win on Wednesday (hosted by All Things Urban Fantasy) Hot off the Press (hosted by All Things Urban Fantasy)

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Throwdown Thursday

Throwdown Thursday

September 1, 2009 News 0

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! Previous Throwdown Thursdays Throwdown Thursday: Once Bitten vs Once Bitten Throwdown Thursday: LKH vs Anita Blake Throwdown Thursday: Twilight New Moon Edition Throwdown Thursday: Buffy vs. frostbite’s Rose ThrowDown Thursday: Which half-vampire is head-NECK-and shoulders above the rest? Throwdown Thursday: Better as a Movie or Book? Throwdown Thursday: Who is more Formidable: Kate or Mel?

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