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Out of the ShadowedLands - Morgan Crowe Trilogy, #3

Maggie Berkley does an impressive job of setting a scene and drawing a reader in. The way Berkley weaves words together to create an intense image is a one-of-a-kind ability. I am truly amazed at Berkley's descriptive abilities. That being...

4 Stars

The Blessed

Even though The Blessed by Tonya Hurley was not everything I wanted it to be/expected it to be, Tonya Hurley writes beautifully. Hurley does a great job of describing her characters and their surroundings. There was an eerie, creepy feeling...

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Breathe

I am a sucker for Dystopian novels, so anytime I get the chance to read one I am super excited! Before reading Breathe I had heard great things about it and I was even more excited (if that is even possible). I am pleased to share that Brea...

4 Stars

The Lost Prince - Call of the Forgotten - Book 1 / Iron Fey

I have read everything that Julie Kagawa has written, and loved all of it! I have to admit I was apprehensive to read The Lost Prince only because I enjoyed the way The Iron Fey series ended, and I felt almost like Kagawa should have left i...

4 Stars

Never Love a Lord - Foxe Sisters Trilogy #3

Heather Grothaus has surprised me with this entire trilogy. Never Love a Lord is the final book and I love that Grothaus shared Sybilla's story last. She is the most interesting of the three sisters, because she had the most to hide. The pl...

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Beauty and the Bounty Hunter - Once Upon a Time in West, #1

This book is my first experience with "Western" Historical Romance, and I have to say if there are more like this book then I need to read more Westerns! The wit, and dialogue between the characters is intriguing and moves the book along. T...

4 Stars

The Demoness of Waking Dreams - The Company of Angels, #2

I particularly enjoy when authors try to redeem unlikeable characters. Luciana Rossetti happened to be one of the "bad guys" in the first book of this series, so it was an interesting experience trying to find sympathy for her, or rejoicing...

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  • Author: Stephanie Chong
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: MIRA

One Good Earl Deserves a Lover - The Second Rule of Scoundrels / Fallen Angels, #2

There are very few books that can evoke a range of different feelings: sadness, happiness, laughter, love, fear, and excitement! One Good Earl Deserves a Lover by Sarah MacLean is simply a masterpiece! I experienced a full range of emotions...

5 Stars

Demon's Curse - Imnada Brotherhood, #1

The premise and the mythology involved in Demon's Curse by Alexa Egan is wonderfully refreshing and unique. It is unlike anything I've read before, and it was exciting to uncover this new world. Captain Mac Flannery is charming, and irresis...

3 Stars

In a Fix - Ciel Halligan, #1

Linda Grimes' In a Fix, has a truly unique premise, and a very exciting plot. Ciel Halligan has the ability to adopt other people's auras, essentially becoming another person on the outside, but still maintaining herself on the inside. Peop...

4 Stars

Death and the Girl Next Door - Darklight, #1

Darynda Jones' Death and the Girl Next Door is exciting and refreshing. Lorelei is an average 16 year old, but with one exception - sometimes she gets visions when she touches someone and they always come true. The interaction of Lorelei an...

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Venom - Secrets of the Eternal Rose, #1

Venom by Fiona Paul is filled with intrigue and mystery. The setting of Italy is magic in itself but combined with the eeriness of the Canals of Venice, and the masquerade balls the setting has a life of its own. Cass always follows the rul...

4 Stars
  • Author: Fiona Paul
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Philomel

The Unnaturalists

Tiffany Trent has created something in The Unnaturalists that is unlike anything I have ever read before. The setting is a combination of steampunk and dystopian London, called New London. Unnaturalists study everything unnatural from sphin...

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Wicked Nights With a Proper Lady - Dangerous Rogues, #1

Wicked Nights With a Proper Lady by Tiffany Clare has a different twist from most historical romances in that the hero and heroine share a past from when Genny was first being presented to society. I enjoyed the dialogue and the interaction...

4 Stars

A Lady Never Lies - Affairs By Moonlight Trilogy, #1

The premise for this book sounds great. It is usually what initially draws in a reader, and although sometimes there can be some differences from how the book is from the premise, the book is still good or even great. Unfortunately, I could...

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A Perfect Knight For Love

A Perfect Knight for Love is a wonderful historical romance. Jackie Ivie writes beautifully, and is gifted in creating a world and making it real. She is very reminiscent of Diana Gabaldon. I did not want to stop reading each word, because...

4 Stars

Tempest Unleashed

Tempest Unleashed is full of wonderfully interesting characters, with a vibrant setting, and considerable amounts of action mixed with perfectly romantic moments. It is nice to see Tempest try to grow into the decisions that she made from t...

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  • Author: Tracy Deebs
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury

Even White Trash Zombies Get the Blues

Even White Trash Zombies Get the Blues by Diana Rowland is witty, unique, and refreshing for the urban fantasy scene. Zombie books are a craze that Diana Rowland has contributed to in a way that is memorable. Angle is a tough chick that als...

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Bear Meets Girl

Shelly Laurenston knows how to make her characters sassy, charming, and witty! Anyone who is a fan of Laurenston will LOVE Bear Meets Girl, and anyone interested in paranormal romances will love it as well. Cella Malone is a tough woman and...

5 Stars

Bedding Lord Ned - The Duchess of Love

Sally MacKenzie wrote Bedding Lord Ned, the first book in The Duchess of Love series, as a great intro into the main characters and who will be the eventual lovers in the upcoming books. Bedding Lord Ned is a very sweet story about Eleanor...

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Never Seduce A Scoundrel

Never Seduce a Scoundrel by Heather Grothaus is an amazing read! It is the second book in the Foxe Sisters Trilogy, and has become one of my favorite historical romances. Grothaus does a great job of setting the scene and describing the cha...

5 Stars

Dreaming Awake

To begin this review it is important to know that even though I did not enjoy this novel that I am just one person. There will be others who read the book who will love it. It was hard for me to get through part of this novel, to be honest,...

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Summoning the Night - Arcadia Bell, #2

Jenn Bennett is practically a master of Urban Fantasy. Things have settled down between Lon and Arcadia and they have set up some sort of routine. But there have been a few cases of children being taken and Arcadia is commissioned by Mr. Da...

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The Girl in the Clockwork Collar - The Steampunk Chronicles, #2

Kady Cross does an amazing job of providing historical insight and steampunk attractions. The Girl in the Clockwork Collar picks up shortly after where The Girl in the Steel Corset ends. Instead of taking place in England, this sequel takes...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kady Cross
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Fantasy, * Science Fiction, Steampunk, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Inkyard Press

Masque of the Red Death

Bethany Griffin introduces a very unique take on Edgar Allen Poe's The Masque of the Red Death, and her take is awesome!! This slightly steampunk rendition, will not disappoint its readers and the twists and turns will keep them guessing. I...

4 Stars

Sacrificial Magic - Chess Putnam, #4

Sacrificial Magic begins a few weeks after City of Ghosts ends. Things between Terrible and Chess are good but Chess always feels like she's walking on ice around him, and has a strange case of word vomit when ever they are alone. Chess can...

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Sins of the Demon - Kara Gillian, Book 4

Diana Rowland really does know how to keep her readers wanting more. There are no words that really describe how awesome Sins of the Demon is. Kara is still trying to deal with having to summon Rhyzkahl and trying to figure out what Ryan is...

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Haunted Warrior

The one thing I have to start off with is the synopsis advertised for the book is slightly misleading. There are some things that are confusing in the synopsis that do not actually happen in the book the way it is described. I'm trying to b...

3 Stars

Dark Inside

Something crazy is happening to the world. Earthquakes and fires are destroying the world. California no longer exists, and people have turning into mindless, heartless, killing machines. The only way to survive is to hide and hope none of...

4 Stars

A Touch Morbid - A Touch Mortal, #2

A Touch Morbid features the same characters as A Touch Mortal with a few additions. It picks up right where A Touch Morbid leaves off so there isn't much left to wonder about what happens after everything on the roof. All Eden wants to do i...

4 Stars
  • Author: Leah Clifford
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: HarperTeen

The Miseducation of Cameron Post

First of all Emily M. Danforth's prose throughout this novel is noteworthy and amazingly refined! The language and complexity of the syntax and diction is not lessened for a younger audience. Everything about the book flows really well, the...

4 Stars
  • Author: Emily M. Danforth
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: HarperTeen

Bewitching - The Kendra Chronicles

Alex Flinn is a fantastically, original writer! Her witty take on fairy tales is absolutely breath-taking! I’ve never encountered Alex Flinn's books before, but now I want to devour all of them! Bewitching was a refreshing surprise! Kendra...

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  • Author: Alex Flinn
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * Fantasy, Supernatural
  • Publisher: HarperTeen

The Hunger Games Companion - The Unauthorized Guide to the Series

In The Hunger Games Companion: The Unauthorized Guide to the Series, Lois H. Gresh takes a very moving step towards connecting the series to broader issues in our society. She develops very well thought out points about the book and the way...

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Havoc - Deviants, #2

Havoc by Jeff Sampson is an exciting edition to the first novel Vesper. It is just as intense and intriguing but goes more in depth with the characters since we were already introduced to them. Emily is strong and courageous without being s...

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare is a fantastic classic for any reader. The supernatural element is delightful and intriguing. The characters are funny and relatable without being obnoxious. There is a reason why Shakespeare...

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  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: HarperTeen

After Obsession

After Obsession by Carrie Jones and Steven E. Wedel is fantastically creepy! Any fan of horror, supernatural suspense, and paranormal romance would love After Obsession. The characters are enjoyable and relatable without being clich‚d. The...

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How to Worship a Goddess - Forgotten Goddess Series, #2

How to Worship a Goddess is the second novel in Stephanie Julian's Forgotten Goddess series. It follows the story of Lucy the Etruscan Goddess of the Moon. She is beautiful and charismatic and has a huge problem, there's a demon after her....

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Sweet Venom

Sweet Venom follows Grace, Gretchen and Greer. They have no idea that the other two girls exist but they each are apart of something bigger than themselves and will need each other. Gretchen knows all about those things that go bump in the...

4 Stars
  • Author: Tera Lynn Childs
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: HarperTeen

Love and Leftovers

To say Love & Leftovers is fantastically amazing falls short of how great it really is. The prose that Sarah Tregay uses throughout the book is beautiful and breath-taking. So much emotion is involved and transfers to the reader that it is...

5 Stars

Lord of the Vampires - Royal House of Shadows, #1

Lord of the Vampires by Gena Showalter is the first in an amazing new series which includes authors: Jill Monroe, Jessica Andersen, and Nalini Singh. They each provide another piece to the ever expanding world that is first created in Lord...

4 Stars

The Prisoner of Cell 25 - Michael Vey, #1

The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans is a fabulous read for Middle Grade and Young Adults. Michael Vey has special powers that he can't share with anyone because no one would believe him. He has the ability to control electricity....

4 Stars

Darkness Rising - A Dark Angels Novel, #2

Darkness Rising by Keri Arthur is a great second installment to her Dark Angels series. Kari Arthur has created a highly imaginative world with memorable characters. Risa is a head-strong and genuine character. She cares about her mother an...

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Lord of the Wolfyn - Royal House of Shadows, #3

It is hard to form words that encompass the emotions that are on overload right now! Lord of the Wolfyn by Jessica Andersen is the third book in the Royal House of Shadows series. There is no denying that who ever came up with the idea to h...

5 Stars

Wayfinder

Wayfinder by C.E. Murphy continues right where Truthseeker ended, so those that were hanging on dearly after the cliffhanger don't have to worry. Wayfinder challenges Lara in a different way that Truthseeker and shows Lara to be a stronger...

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The Iron Knight - The Iron Fey Series, Book 4

Everyone who has been following the journey of Meghan Chase knows who Ash is. He is the Winter Prince, the bad-boy, the one she is totally in love with. So now what Meghan is the Queen of the Iron realm and it is deadly for Ash to be near h...

4 Stars

Hurricane - Hurricane, #1

Hurricane is the debut Young Adult novel by Jenna-Lynne Duncan. It takes place just a few days before Hurricane Katrina strikes New Orleans, Louisiana. All Adriana wants to do is start school and be able to spend some time with her too busy...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jenna-Lynne Duncan
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Divertir Publishing

Lord of Rage - Royal House of Shadows, #2

There is only one word that comes to mind after reading Lord of Rage by Jill Monroe and that is WOW! Jill Monroe has an amazing ability to bring a story to life. The pages were going by so quickly, time was at a standstill. Nothing else exi...

5 Stars

The Goblin King

Shona Husk put together an amazing story about loss, love, redemption and discovery. The Goblin King is different from any other Paranormal Romance on the market today. Husk brings to life a love of legends and the creatures that help facil...

5 Stars

The Traitor's Daughter - Veiled Isles Trilogy, #1

The Traitor's Daughter by Paula Brandon is epically fantastic! There is no denying that this is a great story that was dying to be told. The world that Brandon creates is intriguing and vivid. What happens when you grow up believing in some...

4 Stars

Heiress in Love - The Ministry of Marriage, #1 / Jane’s story

After being the product of the Ministry of Marriage one time, Lady Jane is ready to be free at last, although that means she would have to leave her deceased husband's estate to his rakish cousin. Yet, she does not want to be the product of...

4 Stars

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