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 weeks Throwdown asked: Old Succubus Blues vs New Succubus Blues. The verdict by split decision was the new Succubus Blues. Last week, Kelly Armstrong announced via Twitter that her US publisher had changed the cover for her upcoming Waking the Witch (Women of the Otherworld, Book 11) due out August 3rd: Original Waking the Witch cover Revised Waking the Witch cover There was no reason given… Read more »
Okay, this isn’t a paranormal title, but the Hunger Games books are always high on my recommend list for book lovers of all kinds, so when HGHQ at Scholastic revealed the cover for the last book in the trilogy Mockingjay, I had to share: If you haven’t read the amazing Hunger Games, check out the main site for the trilogy HERE. And if you still aren’t sure why urban fantasy lovers should care, check out my post telling you exactly why HERE.
Book Description: Some Angels are Destined to Fall There’s something achingly familiar about Daniel Grigori. Mysterious and aloof, he captures Luce Price’s attention from the moment she sees him on her first day at the Sword & Cross boarding school in sultry Savannah, Georgia. He’s the one bright spot in a place where cell phones are forbidden, the other students are all screw-ups, and security cameras watch every move. Even though Daniel wants nothing to do with Luce–and goes out of his way to make that very clear–she can’t let it go. Drawn to him like a moth to a… Read more »
Marjorie M. Liu revealed the cover for the next Hunter Kiss novel, A Wild Light. Craig White is a master. His work on this series is always gorgeous, but this it the best one yet IMO. Yes, the new cover. I’m in love with it. Craig White is a remarkable artist. Here’s his website. -Marjorie M. Liu For too long Maxine Kiss has felt an inexplicable darkness inside her—a force she channels into hunting the demons bent on destroying the human race. But when she finds herself covered in blood and crouched beside her grandfather’s dead body with no memory… Read more »
You may have spotted this cover over the weekend for Brenna Yovanoff’s The Replacement. The cover was designed by Natalie Sousa, and photographed by Jonathan Barkat. I don’t much about it, but only seeing the cover: I WANT TO GO TO THERE. Throw in the description (see below) and the blurb from Maggie Stiefvater, I’m sold. Due out Sept 21st. Mackie Doyle seems like everyone else in the perfect little town of Gentry, but he is living with a fatal secret – he is a Replacement, left in the crib of a human baby sixteen years ago. Now the creatures… Read more »
Tez Says recently spotted the latest Greywalker cover. Labyrinth (Greywalker, book 5) by Kat Richardson. Due out Aug 3rd. Hopefully I’ll be able to catch up on this series by then. And by catch up I mean start 🙂 No summary yet.
Book Description: Four tales of urban fantasy and paranormal romance explore body art that is more than it seems—in a world of magic and mayhem that always leaves it mark . . . New York Times bestselling author Karen Chance’s “Skin Deep” tells the tale of a war mage in Las Vegas who stumbles across an ominous magical ward that appears as a dragon on her skin–and has a mind of its own… When New York Times bestselling author Marjorie M. Liu‘s demon slayer Maxine Kiss investigates a grisly murder at a high-class soirée, she finds herself involved in a… Read more »
Book Description Laurel was mesmerized, staring at the pale things with wide eyes. They were terrifyingly beautiful—too beautiful for words. Laurel turned to the mirror again, her eyes on the hovering petals that floated beside her head. They looked almost like wings. Laurel discovers she is a faerie, sent among humans to protect the gateway to Avalon. Thrust into the midst of a centuries-old battle between faeries and trolls, she’s torn between a human and a faerie love, as well as her loyalties to each world. In this extraordinary tale of magic and intrigue, romance and danger, everything you thought… Read more »
I’m a latecomer to Jeaniene Frost’s books having only recently started the Night Huntress series, but one bite–sorry book–was all it took for me to discover that this was a world I wanted more of (specifically Bones). And clearly I’m not alone in wanting more from the Night Huntress universe as Jeaniene is here today to talk about her upcoming Night Huntress spinoff books debuting with First Drop of Crimson on February 9th. Jeaniene Frost lives with her husband and their very spoiled dog in Florida. Although not a vampire herself, she confesses to having pale skin, wearing a lot… Read more »
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 weeks Throwdown asked: Characters vs. Covers? The verdict by split decision was Characters. Richelle Mead announced on her blog a few days ago that, starting in August 2010 with Succubus Blues, Georgina is getting a makeover. … I really love it. Believe it or not, that’s actually almost identical to how I picture Georgina in her "everyday" form. (Though this Georgina has a bit more of a… Read more »