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A Dance in Blood Velvet - Blood Wine Sequence, #2

This is the second book in the Blood Wine Sequence and it shows in its complexities how deep some of these relationships develop as the reader delves into cult, occult, and history along the way. It takes a while to wind through all the bac...

4 Stars

Sparrow Hill Road

First, let me say that I am not a big fan of creepy horror stories so I was a little concerned about the premise for this novel yet intrigued by the description. I was drawn in by the lyrical descriptions of life on the road as a ghost and...

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  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Glamour

I would have to call this the paranormal decade of books. It seems like everyone is trying their hand at vampires, werewolves, demons and witches. With that said, a lot of what is coming out is just the same story over and over with differe...

4 Stars

A Shiver of Light - Merry Gentry

Having read all of the the Merry series and Anita series, it is safe to say I am a huge fan of Ms. Hamilton. I was super excited to receive the review copy of "A Shiver of Light". We all have been waiting a long time for this book. I must s...

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Premonitions

Karyn and her crew specialize in relieving folks of magical items for interested parties. It is the best way for them to make large sums of money. Each member of the crew has their own reasons for the work they do. Karyn needs the money for...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jamie Schultz
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Debut Title, * Supernatural, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ROC

DreamWorks' Dragons - Riders of Berk - Dragon Down

“DreamWorks Dragons, Riders of Berk: Dragon Down” by Simon Furman et al. is a very cute comic book featuring the characters from the animated movie, “How to Train Your Dragon”. It includes an introduction of the various characters and their...

4 Stars

The Last Three Words

When a father loses his wife he is left to deal with parenthood on his own. It isn't long before Maye, his oldest daughter catches on to his vices. Seeking solace in her school crush, Christian, life goes on. When Maye has a tragic accident...

3 Stars
  • Author: Ashley Heckman
  • Review by: OneLove
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * Young Adult, * Under 45k Words, * Supernatural
  • Publisher: Evernight Teen

White Heart of Justice - A Noon Onyx Novel, #3

What can I say, Ms. Archer has a gift of creating characters with depth, growth and confidence that will leave all urban fantasy lovers wanting more. White Heart of Justice finds our heroine Noon racing to find the White Heart of Justice, a...

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  • Author: Jill Archer
  • Review by: Missyb0103
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, New Adult & College
  • Publisher: ACE

Fiery Edge of Steel - A Noon Onyx Novel, #2

Fiery Edge of Steel is the second book in the Noon Onyx series. Book one, Dark Light of Day, set up Noon Onyx's story. In book one we were introduced to a character and a world that has some flaws. Both books keep readers intrigued, enterta...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jill Archer
  • Review by: Missyb0103
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, New Adult & College
  • Publisher: ACE

The War Inside - The Horizons Trilogy, #1

Initially I thought The War Inside was going to be a remake of The Hunger Games. The poverty and lawlessness of a dystopian future seemed to be a huge similarity between the two. However, the stories are actually quite different. I found Th...

4 Stars

Target - Vicky Peterwald, #1

This is another fun addition to a very entertaining science fiction series that continues to explore the interaction between feuding humans who discover they have a common enemy in an inimical alien race. The deliberate obtuseness displayed...

4 Stars

Midnight Crossroad - Midnight, Texas, #1

This quirky and somewhat dark paranormal mystery is one of those stealth reads that starts very slowly and gradually builds momentum to its surprising conclusion. There are allusions to a couple of this author’s other series (‘Harper Connol...

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  • Author: Charlaine Harris
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Eight

I chose this anthology because science fiction and fantasy were the genres that started my love of reading. Sci-Fi anthologies have been around for a long time and are kind of a tradition. There are only a few pre-1980 ones that I haven't r...

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  • Author: Jonathan Strahan
  • Review by: Emma
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * SF: Fantasy, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Solaris

Mind Games - ParaNormal Detective, #3

This exciting addition to a fun new adult fantasy series continues to reveal more about the complicated Cassie Scot who has to juggle her duties to the town as a deputy and the obligations inherent in being a member of a very powerful magic...

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Poison Promise - Elemental Assassin, #11

This addictive urban fantasy series continues to highlight what the very protective and skilled Gin does best, kick butt and never give up. There seems to be no end to the supply of nasty villains who make appearances in Gin’s life and, alt...

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Bloodshifted - Edie Spence, #5

Bloodshifted, fourth book in the Edie Spence paranormal series, is a nerve-wracking tale. This book opens where Deadshifted left off with Edie hip deep in vamp. Because of previous events, she is now a daytimer against her will. She has to...

4 Stars

The Mark of the Tala - The Twelve Kingdoms, #1

Ok folks this one's a doozy. The first 190 pages are set for the teen crowd. Then at page 191 it jumps head first into the romance it was marketed to be. And well it holds nothing back as it has sexual scenes that would rival any other roma...

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Aliens - The Official Movie Novelization

From the first time I saw the movie ALIEN I somehow couldn't get it out of my mind. I’ve always thought, what a great science fiction movie. Then we had the book and now we have sequels. It’s been a wonderful creative storyline. In Aliens t...

4 Stars

Elisha Magus - Dark Apostle, #2

I am really enjoying this series. after reading the first book I was eager to read this one. It did not disappoint. As usually, no matter what Elisha does there are always others who are there to make his life miserable and to try to either...

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The Legend of the Great Dragon - The Dragons Saga, #5

It is so hard to say goodbye to what has been a great series. I have to admit I have been more than a little reluctant to read this last book in the Dragon Saga series. Mikko is a great heroine, and the way that she balances everything that...

5 Stars

How the White Trash Zombie Got Her Groove Back - White Trash Zombie, #4

If you've read the previous three books in the White Trash Zombie series I think you will enjoy this. If you haven't read any of the other I really recommend you try it and start with book one. This is a super creative and very unique serie...

4 Stars
  • Author: Diana Rowland
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: DAW

Fringe - The Zodiac Paradox - Novel #1

Fringe: The Zodiac Paradox is based on the Original Television Series Fringe. This book goes back to before the time frame that television series is set in. It takes you back to when Bishop, Bell and Nina Sharp are all young. I loved the se...

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Dead Man's Hand Anthology

I have to admit that when it comes to my reading preferences, I am a bit of a girl. So, the western "shoot out at the O.K. Coral" themed read that I expected from this anthology was a bit out of my comfort zone...to say the least. What I di...

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  • Author: John Joseph Adams
  • Review by: WTFAreYouReading
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * SF: Fantasy, * Supernatural, * SF: Science Fiction, * SF: Steampunk, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Western
  • Publisher: Titan Books

Let the Old Dreams Die

'Let The Right One’ in is probably one of my favorite books of the last decade. So when I found out that the author was finally going to reveal the fate of Eli and Oskar I had to get my hands on Let the Old Dreams Die as soon as possible. U...

4 Stars

Alien - The Official Movie Novelization

In The Official Movie Novelization of Alien the characters match up rather perfect with their characters in the movie. They appear very real. This novelization appears to have been based on a very early transcript of the screenplay. A notic...

3 Stars

Dreamwalker - Dreamwalker, #1

Lots of teenagers have this fantasy: They are told one day that they are not really their parents’ offspring. They were adopted. They were switched at birth. They were found abandoned on a porch step. Some teens think this because they look...

4 Stars

Night's End - An Indigo Court Novel

The final book in the Indigo Court series is a fantastic and thrilling conclusion. Mist is rising once more and Cicely and her friends must discover a way to destroy the spidery queen before they – and their people – face total annihilation...

5 Stars

The Select and The Orphan - Seven Wonders Journals

The two novellas in the Seven Wonders Journals collection were both nice continuations of two stories that aren't fully explained or understood in the Seven Wonders world. So it was fun to go back in time and live through legends, and past...

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Blood and Iron - The Book of the Black Earth, #1

"Blood And Iron" by Jon Sprunk wasn't like anything I was expecting. Heck it wasn't even my typical genre but I really enjoyed the story. The collection of characters was fully unique and I found each and every one likable if not easily rel...

3 Stars

The Undead Pool - Rachael Morgan, #12

Kim Harrison is hands down one of the best paranormal writers ever! Her Rachael Morgan series is one that every urban fantasy/paranormal romance reader should try. The Undead Pool continues the adventures of Rachael and her posse. As always...

5 Stars

Fire Kin - A Novel of the Half-Light City, #4

If you’re looking for a good urban fantasy series, then look no further. In the fourth and final (as of now) installment of the Half-Light City series we find Ash and Bryony together again. I found the tension and interactions between these...

4 Stars

Devil's Frost - The Spellspinners of Melas, #3

It seems like this series isn't one that you can leave on the shelf and forget. It draws you in and once you're in, you are HOOKED. You can just sit down in your easy chair and pick up wherever you had left off reading. It's like Heidi's wo...

4 Stars
  • Author: Heidi R. Kling
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, * Supernatural, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Coliloquy, LLC

Half-Off Ragnarok - An Incryptid Novel, #3

For a spin off, Half-Off Ragnarok was a pretty good read. I am partial to Verity, so even though this is her brother, it was a harder read for me. But as always Ms. McGuire is an awesome writer and anything she writes I will love by the end...

4 Stars
  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • Review by: Missyb0103
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Galilee Rising - The Galilee Falls Trilogy, #2

I have to say that I was so happy to get back into this book and find out how Joanna was holding up after everything that happened in the first book. As we get back into the story we find Joanna still trying to pick up the pieces and get on...

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Games Creatures Play

This collection of short stories will grab your attention right from the first page and it will not let go until the very end. Being a big fan of Charlaine Harris it was her name that drew me to the book. As I read through each story I was...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Laura Lippman, Charlaine Harris, Seanan McGuire, Brandon Sanderson, William Kent Krueger
  • Review by: Gabrielle
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Supernatural, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

Dragon Princess - Swann Series

Dragon Princess is one of those books that makes me think...What did I just read? The cover caught my eye, which is why I wanted to read it. But, once I started reading it I thought it was just weird. The story starts out with the main char...

3 Stars

Copperhead - Ironskin, #2

Copperhead by Tina Connolly is enchanting, but lacks finesse in its pacing. I enjoyed that the sequel gave more of an explanation of the fey, and the real feelings of the people towards the fey, which was sort of glossed over in Ironskin. H...

3 Stars

Pendulum - The Neumarian Chronicles, #2

Welcome to the awesome world of steampunk. I normally do not read or enjoy steampunk, but Ms. Knight has changed my mind. Caught up in the action, scenery, characters, traitors, deception, zombies, and a love story on the side, Pendulum wil...

4 Stars
  • Author: Ciara Knight
  • Review by: Missyb0103
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * SF: Steampunk, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Ciara Knight

The Ring and the Crown - The Ring and the Crown, #1

Author Melissa De La Cruz has done it again. She’s introduced and enticed me into a wonderful new series. I have to say that I finished The Ring and the Crown in a day…OK only a few hours. PLOT: The plot was a wonderful blend of historical...

5 Stars

A Turn of Light - Night's Edge, #1

“A Turn of Light” by Julie Czerneda is a fabulous fantasy tale that is an unusual coming of age story that follows Jenn Nalynn as she approaches her pivotal nineteenth birthday. The very insulated population of the valley of Marrowdell has...

5 Stars

The Simon and Kirby Library: Horror

I’ve been reading comics since I was a little girl and anything dark and creepy is a special favorite. So I was very intrigued to see The Simon & Kirby Library: Horror collection featuring some of the earliest entries in the 1950s. Combinin...

5 Stars

Coldbrook

Coldbrook is chilling and nail biting. Not only are the pages filled with the horror of a zombie apocalypse but it also has a wonderful twist to the event that started it. I loved the scientific explanation with the multiple universes that...

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The Wrong Enemy

This wasn't my type of story, but I was still able to appreciate it and even enjoy certain aspects of it. Jane Lebak takes you on a journey of the tortured soul. She shows us how hard it is to live with the decisions we make even if we beli...

3 Stars

Murder of Crows - A Novel of the Others, #2

There are no words to describe this series, except as “One of the Best” series around. Anne Bishop knows how to write a story that will leave you not only wanting more, but begging for more. I love this series and it has become one of my to...

5 Stars

Reave the Just and Other Tales

This isn't a new book for me. I've read most these short stories at one time or another although there were a few that have never been published before. I'm a big fan of Stephen Donaldson. It's really great to have these stories in one plac...

4 Stars

Wayfarer - Tales of Beauty and Madness

Book two in the Tales of Beauty and Madness series encounters Ellie, who has the similar circumstances of Cinderella. Set in a world of great magic, charms and twisted monsters. Ellie is abused and worked to the bone by her entirely evil st...

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  • Author: Lili St. Crow
  • Review by: Cute Writer
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Razorbill

A Study in Ashes - Book Three in The Baskerville Affair

This intricately woven tale continues to enthrall with its depiction of a remarkable society where progress in mechanical and chemical sciences intersect with manipulations using magic and arcane elements. The delightful utilization of key...

5 Stars
  • Author: Emma Jane Holloway
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction, * SF: Steampunk
  • Publisher: Del Rey

Nu Logic - Rise of the Neos 2

What a great novel! Too often a second novel is not given the due diligence it deserves; however, in this case, this is not true. A wonderful amount of information is packed into the first couple of chapters to allow readers who were not ab...

4 Stars

The Golden City - A Novel of the Golden City, #1

The author grabbed my attention from the beginning of this book due to the dark, gritty background she created for her world. However, it has a major flaw that I could not overlook because it made the book so hard to follow that I was unabl...

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Labyrinth of Stars - A Hunter Kiss Novel, #5

This mesmerizing urban fantasy series continues to enthrall with its combination of intense action, horrific violence and searing loyalty and love. The twists that are the hallmark of these stories continue to be unveiled and the darkly hum...

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  • Author: Marjorie M. Liu
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

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