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Early Review: Stolen Nights (Vampire Queen #2) by Rebecca Maizel

Early Review: Stolen Nights (Vampire Queen #2) by Rebecca Maizel

January 20, 2013 Review 0

STOLEN NIGHTS, the second book in the Vampire Queen series, was originally supposed to be published over a year ago. But there were delays. And more delays. INFINITE DAYS was a lovely, poignant story about “a vampire‚Äôs taste of humanity, her myriad of firsts as a human, the dangers from her past, and the love that brought her to life.” Imagine my surprise when STOLEN NIGHTS shucks all of that intimate beauty for a rather lackluster story about thwarting an power hungry vampire.

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Review: THE 13TH SIGN by Kristin O’Donnell Tubb

Review: THE 13TH SIGN by Kristin O’Donnell Tubb

January 8, 2013 Review 2

THE 13TH SIGN has a creative and fresh idea involving zodiac signs, but unfortunately it fell flat in its execution. I loved the idea of Zodiac signs being real creatures and that a shift in ones sign means a shift in your personality. Although, considering most horoscopes are pretty general in their traits and could be attributed to many people, the extreme and sudden shifts in personalities and actions were too extreme to believe for me.

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Early Review: Crimson Frost (Mythos Academy #4) by Jennifer Estep

Early Review: Crimson Frost (Mythos Academy #4) by Jennifer Estep

December 17, 2012 Review 5

The Mythos Academy series is one that capitalizes on the formula that made the Harry Potter books so successful. Take an orphan (a girl this time), reveal a magical heritage that is responsible for the death of her parent, ship her off to a magical boarding school, give her an inexplicably hostile teacher as well as a sage and cryptic headmaster, and make her integral to plot to return an evil power to the world… But try as it might, Mythos Academy is no Harry Potter.

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Early Review: Archangel of Mercy by Christina Ashcroft

Early Review: Archangel of Mercy by Christina Ashcroft

November 29, 2012 Review 8

Long running series like Nalini Singh’s Guild Hunters and Meljean Brook’s The Guardians prove that readers are still clamoring for hot paranormal romances featuring angels. Hoping to feed the demand, Christina Ashcroft introduces a new series featuring Archangels with scorching hot romance. In ARCHANGEL OF MERCY, the hero delivers on the scorching hot promise, but may be too alpha for some readers.

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Early Review: Wild About You by Kerrelyn Sparks

Early Review: Wild About You by Kerrelyn Sparks

November 24, 2012 Review 0

WILD ABOUT YOU is a fun and lighthearted romance that was focused more on the romance than the plot. I enjoyed the mystery surrounding the curse and the adorable romance between Elsa and Howard but I kept feeling like I was missing all of the really exciting action and plot that was happening elsewhere in the story.

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Early Review: Undeadly (The Reaper Diaries #1) by Michele Vail

Early Review: Undeadly (The Reaper Diaries #1) by Michele Vail

November 11, 2012 Review 3

I’m split right down the middle with UNDEADLY. I loved the Egyptian mythology based world that included reapers, zombies, and ghosts. The pacing was excellent especially the chapter endings which made it nearly impossibly to put the book down. And there were numerous surprise twists. What was less enjoyable was Molly.

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Review: Tall Dark and Divine by Jenna Bennett

Review: Tall Dark and Divine by Jenna Bennett

September 23, 2012 Review 1

TALL DARK AND DIVINE seemed like it would be a fun story about Greek gods living in the modern world with witty dialogue and some amusing romantic hijinks. Aside from the at times witty dialogue and quirky characters this story just fell flat for me.

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Early Review: Hanging by a Thread by Sophie Littlefield

Early Review: Hanging by a Thread by Sophie Littlefield

September 9, 2012 Review 5

I’m accustomed to powerful, grab-you-by-the-heart-and-never-let-go stories from Sophie Littlefield. The kind that resonate for weeks and weeks after reading. Both the Banished and especially the Aftertime series rank among some of my favorite books ever. So to say that I had high expectations for HANGING BY A THREAD

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