Dead Reckoning – Review

Dead Reckoning – Review

Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse #11) by Charlaine HarrisPublication date: 03 May 2011 by Penguin/Ace Roc ISBN 10/13: 0441020313 | 9780441020317 Category: Adult Urban FantasyKeywords: Urban fantasy, vampires, weres, fae, shapeshiftersFormat: Hardcover, eBook and audiobook From goodreads: With her knack for being in trouble’s way, Sookie witnesses the firebombing of Merlotte’s, the bar where she works. Since Sam Merlotte is now known to be two-natured, suspicion falls immediately on the anti-shifters in the area. Sookie suspects otherwise, but her attention is divided when she realizes that her lover Eric Northman and his “child” Pam are plotting to kill the vampire who… Read more »

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In My Mailbox (18)

In My Mailbox (18)

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren. It gives book bloggers the chance to share what they’ve bought/borrowed/received! A friend of my friend went to ALA last week and came home with a box of books she didn’t want/need. I got to borrow a bunch of ARCs from that box, which I am very excited about.  For Review A Tryst with Trouble by Alyssa Everette (Netgalley) – After Alethea read this and gave it a glowing review, I knew I had to read it. Thanks to NG for this one. Starters by Lissa Price (Netgalley)… Read more »

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Exclusively Yours – Review

Exclusively Yours – Review

Exclusively Yours (Kowalskis #1) by Shannon Stacey Publication date: 20 December 2011 by Harlequin ISBN 10/13:  0373776780 | 9780373776788Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository Category: Adult RomanceKeywords: Romance, familyFormat: Mass market paperback, eBook (e-ARC received from Netgalley) From goodreads: When Keri Daniels’ editor finds out she has previous carnal knowledge of reclusive bestselling author Joe Kowalski, she gives Keri a choice: get an interview or get a new job. Joe’s never forgotten the first girl to break his heart, so he’s intrigued to hear Keri’s back in town–and looking for him. Despite his intense need for privacy, he’ll grant Keri an interview if it means a… Read more »

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Immortal Rider – Review

Immortal Rider – Review

Immortal Rider (Lords of Deliverance #2) by Larissa Ione Publication date: 01 December 2011 by Grand Central Publishing ISBN 10/13: 0446574473 | 9780446574471Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | Book Depository Category: Adult Paranormal RomanceKeywords: Paranormal, romance, underworld, apocalypse, Four HorsemenFormat: Mass market paperback, eBook (e-ARC received from Netgalley) Thuy’s synopsis: Immortal Rider is the story of Limos, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Sister to the other three Horsemen, Limos (aka Famine) has a pretty carefree existence living on a tropical Hawaiian island when she’s not trying to stop her evil brother Pestilence from destroying the world and protecting her Seal… Read more »

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Uncovered (1): Even White Trash Zombies Get The Blues

Uncovered (1): Even White Trash Zombies Get The Blues

Uncovered is a new feature of sorts where I will share a book cover and give some thoughts on it. I don’t know if this will be a regular feature or just something I post when I find have something to share, but we’ll see how it goes.  Thoughts:  I am LOVING this cover! It’s no secret that I bought the first book in the series based solely on its cover (all the gorgeous pink!) and I really thought that the new cover would have a hard time competing. However, Dan Dos Santos does it again and delivers a fantastic… Read more »

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In My Mailbox (17)

In My Mailbox (17)

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren. It gives book bloggers the chance to share what they’ve bought/borrowed/received! Keeping it pretty low key this week. After last week’s book buying binge I am trying not to purchase too many books. I am also participating in Netgalley month and have been trying really hard to read my NG books. I think I am doing a pretty good job so far. Now let’s see what I got. Bought Glitches by Marissa Meyer – This is a short prequel to Cinder, which I just finished this week and… Read more »

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Shameless Blog Hop

Shameless Blog Hop

Hosted by Jen at Red Hot Books,  Brie at Romance Around the Corner &  Michelle at Michelle’s Book Blog Hoo-ah! This blog hop is for those blogs that are a little too sexy for our shirts. Make sure you click on the rest of the blog links for more chances to win books! (Sorry, Blogger is being lame and not showing the link list. You can get to it by clicking on the sexy abs up top, or just click here.) RNSL Nite Lite is giving away one book of your choice up to $15 in value from BookDepository.com. This contest is… Read more »

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A Tryst with Trouble  – Advance Review

A Tryst with Trouble – Advance Review

A Tryst with Trouble by Alyssa Everett   Publication date: 1 April 2012 by Dorchester Publishing ISBN 10/13: 1428516425 | 978-1428516427 Category: Adult Romantic Suspense/MysteryKeywords: Mystery, suspense, romance, RegencyFormat: Paperback (received as an eARC from Netgalley) Jacket copy: Dogged for years by painful gossip about his father’s homosexuality, the Marquess of Beningbrough—Ben, to his friends—has protected himself by becoming the ultimate man’s man. Passed over by suitor after suitor in favor of her pretty but vapid younger sister, clever, forthright Lady Barbara Jeffords has reached the disappointing conclusion most men are shallow, boorish clods.  When a philandering footman turns up dead, the… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d Recommend To Someone Who Doesn’t Read Comics

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d Recommend To Someone Who Doesn’t Read Comics

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme created by the folks over at The Broke and the Bookish. To sign up or find out more about it, visit the Top Ten Tuesday page. This week’s topic is Books I’d Recommend To Someone Who Doesn’t Read X. X can be any category you pick so I am choosing Comics/Graphic Novels. The terms comics and graphic novels have sort of become interchangeable over the years, even though technically I think they’re a bit different. Comics generally come out in serialized form (like once a month, once very two months, etc.) whereas graphic novels are created to… Read more »

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Short Story Review: Melt by Natalie Anderson

Short Story Review: Melt by Natalie Anderson

Melt by Natalie Anderson Publication date: 06 December 2011 by Entangled Publishing ASIN: B006O59TDO Category: Adult Contemporary RomanceKeywords: Romance, contemporary, realistic, AntarcticaFormat: eBook From goodreads: When two frozen hearts collide… Emma Reed closed her heart to love years ago after a lifetime spent getting kicked around foster homes and bad relationships. Now she’s on a mission to prove she deserves her recent award to paint a mural for a research base in Antarctica. Nothing and no one is going to get in her way. After months working in recovery zones around the world, Hunter Wilson planned to escape everything this… Read more »

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