Posts Tagged: fantasy

Review: Suspicion by Alexandra Monir

Review: Suspicion by Alexandra Monir

December 20, 2014 Review 0 ★★★

SUSPICION by Alexandra Monir, is pitched as a modern version of the classic thriller Rebecca, and it definitely creates that vibe, along with a pretty solid mystery, and a dash of The Princess Diaries. Between that and the romance of reconnecting with a first love, this book didn’t need anything else – but it’s ‘urban fantasy,’ and so magic must appear. It’s rare for me to wish a story lacked a supernatural element, but with SUSPICION (a nonsensical title for the novel) enough is happening that the subplot about an ancestor with an unusually green thumb and the inheritance of “Elemental” powers just unbalances the plot.

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Cover Art Coverage: 12 New Titles!

Cover Art Coverage: 12 New Titles!

December 3, 2014 Cover Art Coverage 0

     If you’re a blogger interested in joining in on the commenting fun, fill out our Guest Commentator form here! Night of the Living Demon Slayer (Demon Slayer #7) by Angie Fox   Expected publication: May 2015 Source: Goodreads Covers in Series N/A No Author Comment Available. Kate Says Matches the previous covers, but these are a bit cheesy. Hard to get over that.  Kristina Says  Its in keeping with the the previous books in this series. The covers are fun and quirky. Also, I can’t not give a thumbs up to that adorable doggie! Blood Slave (Realm Walker #3)… Read more »

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Hot Off the Press: 29 New Paranormal and Speculative Titles Releasing in December

Hot Off the Press: 29 New Paranormal and Speculative Titles Releasing in December

December 1, 2014 Hot Off The Press 0

   It’s the last day of the month which means it’s time to check out what we’re reading next month in: Want to know what titles came out in previous months? View previous Hot Off The Press posts —————————————– *Release dates are subject to change.  Click ‘+ Description‘ to reveal the full description. Please visit our Titles Received For Review page to see which of these titles will be reviewed this month. 19 Adult Titles Releasing in December 8 YA Titles Releasing in December What are your must have titles for December? Tell us in the comments. Authors/Publishers: have a book coming out… Read more »

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Review: A Thousand Pieces of You (Firebird #1) by Claudia Gray

Review: A Thousand Pieces of You (Firebird #1) by Claudia Gray

November 14, 2014 Review 0 ★★★★

A THOUSAND PIECES OF YOU by Claudia Gray is a charming, romantic adventure across multiple universes, though as with many fantastical stories built on a vague, pseudo-scientific premise, the souffle falls if you poke at it. As long as you’re the type of reader who can ignore inconsistencies in the rules of made-up technologies, Marguerite’s dance between dimensions in pursuit of revenge, love, and loss should spark your imagination.

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Cover Art Coverage: 13 New Titles!

Cover Art Coverage: 13 New Titles!

October 29, 2014 Cover Art Coverage 1

   If you’re a blogger interested in joining in on the commenting fun, fill out our Guest Commentator form here! Magic Shifts (Kate Daniels #8) by Ilona Andrews Expected publication: August 4th 2015 by Ace Source: Goodreads Covers in Series In the latest Kate Daniels novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews, magic is coming and going in waves in post-Shift Atlanta—and each crest leaves danger in its wake… After breaking from life with the Pack, mercenary Kate Daniels and her mate—former Beast Lord Curran Lennart—are adjusting to a very different pace. While they’re thrilled to escape all… Read more »

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Early Review: Archangel’s Shadows (Guild Hunter #7) by Nalini Singh

Early Review: Archangel’s Shadows (Guild Hunter #7) by Nalini Singh

October 27, 2014 Review 1 ★★★★

I was thrilled to finally get a novel length story featuring Ash and Janvier and jumped at the chance to read and review it. I fell in love with these Ash and Janvier in ANGEL’S PAWN and have been waiting impatiently for more about these two. There is some POV with Raphael and Elena which is great to see and it serves to push the main plot along as well as gives us a

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Review: Snow Like Ashes (Snow Like Ashes #1) by Sara Raasch

Review: Snow Like Ashes (Snow Like Ashes #1) by Sara Raasch

October 14, 2014 Review 1 ★★★★

Though the world of SNOW LIKE ASHES by Sara Raasch is a bit uninspired in its construction, Raasch more than makes up for kingdoms named after seasons and capital cities named for misspelled calendar months with Meira and the other refugees of the Kingdom of Winter. An aspiring soldier, desperate to be important to her people and her lost homeland, sixteen-year-old Meira struggles with being kept off the battlefield and forced into a world of political machinations. She’s a pawn, she’s a symbol, she’s a hero – much like THE HUNGER GAMES Katniss, all Meira really knows is that she wants to survive. That, and she’s in love with her best friend, the once and future king.

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Review: Crown of Ice by Vicki L. Weavil

Review: Crown of Ice by Vicki L. Weavil

October 5, 2014 Review 0 ★★★★

CROWN OF ICE offers so much more than just the tale of The Snow Queen with a change of perspective. A solid YA adventure with teenagers who learn so much about themselves, and each other. Even the expected happily ever after offers believable surprises that underscore the maturity and independence they each have gained.

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