Posts Tagged: paranormal romance

Hot Off the Press: 31 Paranormal and Speculative Titles Releasing in July

Hot Off the Press: 31 Paranormal and Speculative Titles Releasing in July

July 11, 2016 Hot Off The Press 0

   It’s time to check out what we’re reading this 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. 27 Adult Titles Releasing in July 10 YA Titles Releasing in July What are your must have titles for July? Tell us in the comments. Authors/Publishers: have a book coming out soon? Request a Review or schedule a visit/giveaway Please leave a… Read more »

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Review: Billionaire in Wolf’s Clothing (Billionaire Wolf #1), by Terry Spears

Review: Billionaire in Wolf’s Clothing (Billionaire Wolf #1), by Terry Spears

July 8, 2016 Review 0 ★★

This book was almost entertaining, but between the blatant use of romance tropes and the saccharine quality of the plot with made my stomach turn, I was annoyed with it by the time I put it down. If this was the first paranormal romance book I’d ever read, I would have never picked up another.

Werewolves not necessary to this story, and it would have probably been an okay suspense romance without it – in fact, it probably would have been better for me. The key mythology issue was so badly introduced that I didn’t really understand any of the characters’ motivations for the first half of the book.

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Review: Trace of Magic (Diamond City Magic #1) by Diana Pharaoh Francis

Review: Trace of Magic (Diamond City Magic #1) by Diana Pharaoh Francis

July 7, 2016 Review 0 ★★★★

TRACE OF MAGIC has been on my list of books to read for quite awhile, and when it showed up on Audible a few months ago I finally picked it up and just recently got a chance to listen to it. TRACE OF MAGIC was much better than I expected it to be, and I wished I’d listened to it as soon as it came out on Audible.

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Release Day Review: Shadow Rider (Shadow #1) by Christine Feehan

Release Day Review: Shadow Rider (Shadow #1) by Christine Feehan

June 28, 2016 Review 0 ★★★

With it’s strong hero and sweet heroine, SHADOW RIDER checks off many of the boxes that I love in a romance, plus, it takes place in Chicago! Though not the focus, Feehan has created an interesting mythology, and given the reader side characters’ stories to look forward to as well!

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Review: Runaway Vampire (Argeneau #23), by Lynsay Sands

Review: Runaway Vampire (Argeneau #23), by Lynsay Sands

June 23, 2016 Review 1 ★★★★

Some of the best stories start with a bang, and RUNAWAY VAMPIRE starts with our main character getting run over by an RV, whilst naked, whilst running away from his captives who still have his twin brother. BANG! I thought the last few books in the Argenau series lacked action, but I was pleasantly surprised with this book, adoring the characters and storyline as well.

Dante Notte and his twin Tomasso have been featured in quite a few of the books before, acting as bodyguards, teaching new vampires how to feed, and punching a few bad guys in the face. I was pleased that their stories happened separately though, since it gives more room for the individual romances to develop.

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Review: Night Sins, by Lisa Renee Jones

Review: Night Sins, by Lisa Renee Jones

June 21, 2016 Review 0 ★★

There is a delicate balance that short stories need to strike, where readers need to know the characters enough to be invested in them, and need a decent conclusion to either the action or the romance (or both!) in order to work. That’s a lot to cram into a small format, and NIGHT SINS only manages to make you care about the characters. There were so many loose ends that I was frankly surprised by the last page turn.

I found Kayla a bit difficult to get to know, but by the end I liked her. As a Watcher, a concept which is kinda explained in the prologue, she is charged with protecting Las Vegas from the things that go bump in the night.

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Review: To Love A Wolf (SWAT: Special Wolf Alpha Team #4), by Paige Tyler

Review: To Love A Wolf (SWAT: Special Wolf Alpha Team #4), by Paige Tyler

June 13, 2016 Review 0 ★★★★

It’s no secret that I adore the SWAT (Special Wolf Alpha Team) series, having given 4 and 5 bats to the last two titles in the series. I’m pleased to say that TO LOVE A WOLF did not disappoint, keeping the werewolf/criminal action high, the romance hot and the mystery strong throughout the whole book. Cooper and Everly are super together and I finished their story in just one day.

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Review: Amber Fire, by Lisa Renee Jones

Review: Amber Fire, by Lisa Renee Jones

June 9, 2016 Review 0

AMBER FIRE, by Lisa Renee Jones, has left me with some really troubling questions, some of which I will try to answer for you.

Wouldn’t a tribe of were-Jaguars do better settling in a place where wild jaguars actually lived, so that seeing a pride of them wouldn’t be too weird?

Yeah that would be more subtle.

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