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Review: City of Ashes, Cassandra Clare

City of Ashes (Goodreads) Author:   Cassandra Clare Follow @cassieclare Rating: Clary Fray just wishes that her life would go back to normal. But what’s normal when you’re a demon-slaying Shadowhunter, your mother is in a magically induced coma, and you can suddenly see Downworlders like werewolves, vampires, and faeries? If Clary left the world of […]

Review: Shadow of Night, Deborah Harkness

Shadow of Night (Goodreads) Author:  Deborah Harkness (website) Follow @debharkness Rating: Historian Diana Bishop, descended from a line of powerful witches, and long-lived vampire Matthew Clairmont have broken the laws dividing creatures. When Diana discovered a significant alchemical manuscript in the Bodleian Library,she sparked a struggle in which she became bound to Matthew. Now the fragile […]

Review: The Eternity Cure, Julie Kagawa

Title: The Eternity Cure (Goodreads) Author:  Julie Kagawa (website) Follow @Jkagawa Rating: Allison Sekemoto has vowed to rescue her creator, Kanin, who is being held hostage and tortured by the psychotic vampire Sarren. The call of blood leads her back to the beginning—New Covington and the Fringe, and a vampire prince who wants her dead yet may […]

Review: The Immortal Rules, Julie Kagawa

Title: The Immortal Rules (Goodreads) Author:  Julie Kagawa (website)  Follow @Jkagawa Rating: Allison Sekemoto survives in the Fringe, the outermost circle of a walled-in city. By day, she and her crew scavenge for food. By night, any one of them could be eaten. Some days, all that drives Allie is her hatred of them—the vampires who keep humans as […]

Review: The Water Witch, Carol Goodman

Title: Water Witch (Goodreads) Author:  Carol Goodman (or her pseudonym, Juliet Dark) Rating: “You have only to call my name to bring me back”, he whispered, his breath hot in my ear. “You have only to love me to make me human”. Callie McFay is the guardian of the last gateway between the world of Faerie and […]

Review: Incubus, Carol Goodman

Title: Incubus (Goodreads) or The Demon Lover in the US Author:  Carol Goodman (or her pseudonym, Juliet Dark) Rating: Dr. Callie McFay travels to the small college town of Fairwick in New York State for a job interview. Despite it being her second choice she finds herself talked into accepting a job offer from the Folklore Department […]

Review: A Discovery of Witches, Deborah Harkness

Title: A Discovery of Witches (Goodreads) Author:  Deborah Harkness (@DebHarkness) Rating: Deep in the stacks of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so after a furtive glance and […]

Tour: The Day of First Sun, Sheryl Steines: Excerpt and Competition

Welcome to The Day of First Sun Whirlwind Tour! Please enjoy this excerpt from the urban fantasy novel, The Day of First Sun. Then read on to learn how you can win huge prizes as part of this blog tour, including $450 in Amazon gift cards, a Kindle Fire, and 5 autographed copies of the book. . Sturtagaard […]

Review: The Forever Girl, Rebecca Hamilton

Title: The Forever Girl (Goodreads) Author:   Rebecca Hamilton (@InkMuse) Rating:  Series: Forever Girl book 1 (of ?) Genre: YA Paranormal Romance Published: Immortal Ink Publishing, January 2012 Pages: 354 Paper copies: Amazon.com E-copies: Amazon.com • Amazon.co.uk Sophia lives in a small town where her Wiccan practices are disapproved of by the local church. Research into her family’s history leads […]

Review: City of Bones, Cassandra Clare

Title: City of Bones (Goodreads) Author:   Cassandra Clare Rating:  Series: The Mortal Instruments, Book 1 of 4 (5 & 6 planned) Genre: YA Paranormal/Urban Fantasy Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2008 Pages: 512 (paperback) Paper copies (paperback): Amazon.com • Amazon.co.uk • Book Depository E-copies: Amazon.com • Amazon.co.uk • Diesel Ebooks Clary Fray has just witnessed a […]
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