Tag: magic

Review: Spark by Brigid Kemmerer

Posted May 20th, 2013 in book review / 14 comments

Spark Elemental Series, #2 by Brigid Kemmerer Publisher: Kensington (August 2012)Genre: Paranormal, Young AdultFormat: Paperback (345 pages)Source: Purchased (or I might have won this one)Purchase: Amazon | Amazon Kindle | Barnes & Noble | Book DepositoryRating: ★★★★☆ (4 stars) SummaryGabriel Merrick plays with fire. Literally. Sometimes he can even control it. And sometimes […]

Review & Giveaway: Touched by A.J. Aalto (Blog Tour)

Posted April 17th, 2013 in Blog Tour, book review, Giveaway / 24 comments

  Touched The Marnie Baranuik Files Series, #1 by A.J. Aalto Publisher: Booktrope (Sept. 2012)Genre: Paranormal, FantasyFormat: eBook (454 pages)Source: Blog Tour Purchase: Amazon Print | Amazon Kindle | Barnes & NobleRating: ★★★★★ (5 stars) SummaryThe media has a nickname for Marnie Baranuik, though she’d rather they didn’t; they call her the […]

ARC Review: Deadly Sting by Jennifer Estep

Posted March 19th, 2013 in book review / 10 comments

Deadly Sting Elemental Assassin Series, #8 by Jennifer Estep Publisher: Pocket Books (March 26, 2013)Genre: Urban FantasyFormat: eARC (400 pages)Source: From EdelweissPurchase: Amazon Print | Amazon Kindle | Barnes & Noble | Book DepositoryRating: ★★★★☆ (4 stars) SummaryRed is definitely my color. Good thing, because in my line of work, I end up […]

Review: The Burning Bush by Kenya Wright

Posted January 14th, 2013 in book review / 13 comments

The Burning BushHabitat Series, #2by Kenya WrightPublisher: Dragonfairy Press (Sept. 2012)Genre: Urban FantasyFormat: eBook (427 pages)Source: Review Request by AuthorPurchase: Amazon / Barnes & NobleRating: ★★½☆☆ (2.5 stars) SummaryAfter Dante Bottelli’s slaughter of Vamp-owned Mixbreeds, Lanore and Zulu execute a well-planned attack that hits Dante where it hurts the most—his pockets. […]

ARC Review: Splintered by A.G. Howard

Posted December 26th, 2012 in book review / 8 comments

Splinteredby A.G. HowardPublisher: Amulet Books (Jan 1, 2013)Genre: YA, FantasyFormat: eBook (384 pages)Source: NetgalleyPurchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Book DepositoryRating: ★★★★☆ (4 stars) SummaryThis stunning debut captures the grotesque madness of a mystical under-land, as well as a girl’s pangs of first love and independence. Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers […]

ARC Review: Crimson Frost by Jennifer Estep

Posted December 18th, 2012 in Uncategorized / 12 comments

Crimson FrostMythos Academy Series, #4by Jennifer EstepPublisher: Kensington (Dec 24, 2012)Genre: YA, Urban FantasyFormat: eARCSource: NetGalleyPurchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Book DepositoryRating: ★★★★☆ (4 stars) SummaryFor a moment, a face flashed before my eyes—the most hideous face I’d ever seen. No matter how hard I tried to forget […]

Review: Living with the Dead by Kelley Armstrong

Posted November 23rd, 2012 in book review / 8 comments

Living with the Dead(Women of the Otherworld #9)by Kelley ArmstrongPublisher: Spectra (Oct. 2008)Genre: Urban FantasyFormat: Paperback (372 pages)Source: PurchasedPurchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Book DepositoryRating: ★★☆☆☆ (2 stars) SummaryRobyn Peltier moved to Los Angeles after her young husband’s sudden death, trying to put some distance between herself and her memories. […]

Review: Gunmetal Magic by Ilona Andrews

Posted October 30th, 2012 in book review / 8 comments

Gunmetal MagicBook #1 of the Kate Daniels World Seriesby Ilona AndrewsPublisher: Ace (July 2012)Genre: Urban FantasyFormat: Paperback (326 pages)Source: Won in GiveawayPurchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Book DepositoryRating: ★★★★½ (4.5 stars) SummaryAfter being kicked out of the Order of the Knights of Merciful Aid, Andrea’s whole existence is in shambles. […]

Review: Personal Demon by Kelley Armstrong

Posted October 29th, 2012 in book review / 6 comments

Personal DemonBook #8 of the Women of the Otherworld Seriesby Kelley ArmstrongPublisher: Spectra (March 2008)Genre Urban FantasyFormat: Paperback (371 pages)Source: Personal BookshelfPurchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Book DepositoryRating: ★★★☆☆ (3 stars) SummaryTabloid reporter Hope Adams appears to live the life of an ordinary working girl. But in addition to possessing […]

Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Posted October 10th, 2012 in book review / 22 comments

Daughter of Smoke & BoneBook #1 of the Daughter of Smoke and Bone Seriesby Laini TaylorPublisher: Little, Brown & Company (Sept. 2011)Genre: YA, FantasyFormat: Paperback and ebook (417 pages)Source: Just won in a giveaway and got a digital copy from Books4Review. Purchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Book DepositoryRating: ★★★★½ (4.5 stars) SummaryAround […]