Review: The Search by Nora Roberts

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Publisher: Putnam Adult Where did you get this book: Bought it Release date: Available now Here’s the blurb: To most people, Fiona Bristow seems to have an idyllic life-a quaint house on an island off Seattle’s coast, a thriving dog-training school, and a challenging volunteer job performing canine search and rescues. Not to mention her […]

Headsup! Leanna Renee Hieber London Signing at Forbidden Planet

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Leanna Renee Hieber, the author of the Percy Parker books, will be having a signing at Forbidden Planet next week. Full details of the signing, and link to order a signed copy of the books: Forbidden Planet Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8JR on Thursday 5th August 6pm to  7pm For more details and/or […]

Review – Captive Spirit by Liz Fichera

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Publisher: Carina Press Publish Date: 5/26/10 How I got this book: Won through a contest Sonoran Desert. Dawn of the sixteenth century. Aiyana isn’t like the other girls of the White Ant Clan. Instead of keeping house, she longs to compete on the Ball Court with her best friend Honovi and the other boys. Instead […]

Review: The Price of Freedom by Jenny Schwartz

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. Publisher: Carina Press Where did you get this book: Purchased from publisher website Release date: Available now This review contains spoilers! Blurb taken from Carina Press website: Duty will bring them together—and tear them apart! As a guardian angel, Mischa must protect the one man who may be able to bring about lasting peace […]

Review: Veiled Desire by Alisha Rai

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Publisher: Samhain Publishing Where did you get this book: Bought Release Date: Out now Blurb taken from author’s official website: Leyla Karimi can’t keep her eyes off the hunky guy living in the house behind her. How could any woman resist ogling Dr. Mason Barrett, especially when he makes it so easy by parading around […]

Review: Assassin by Angela Addams

Publisher: Cobblestone Press Where did you get this book: Won from an author contest Release date: Available now This review contains spoilers! Blurb taken from Cobblestone website: As an Assassin trained by the human government to hunt vampires, Stella knows a thing or two about killing. She’s an expert huntress, follows orders and obeys her […]

Contemporary Romances, Where Art Thou?

I’ve been in a major funk lately regarding books that feature suspense, paranormal or supernatural aspects. I can’t seem to enjoy them at the moment – total.burn.out. So I’ve been reading romance with no suspense, no werewolves, vampires and other spooky beings. And let me say, it’s really tough finding good contemporary books. Historical Romances […]

Review – Love in the Afternoon by Lisa Kleypas

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Publisher: St. Martin’s Publish Date: 6/29/10 How I got this book: Borrowed from a friend through Barnes & Noble Lend Me! Program *Blurb from Goodreads* As a lover of animals and nature, Beatrix Hathaway has always been more comfortable outdoors than in the ballroom. Even though she participated in the London season in the past, […]

Review: Gone by Michael Grant

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. Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books (Harper Collins) . Where did you get this book: Library . Release date: Available now . This review contains spoilers! . Blurb taken from HarperTeen website: In the blink of an eye. Everyone disappears. GONE. Except for the young. Teens. Middle schoolers. Toddlers. But not one single adult. No teachers, […]

Review: Waking the Witch by Kelley Armstrong

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Publisher: Dutton (Penguin) Where did you get this book: Received as a free Advance Reader Copy Release date: July 27, 2010 This review contains spoilers! Blurb taken from authors’ official website: The orphaned daughter of a sorcerer and a half-demon, Savannah is a terrifyingly powerful young witch who has never been able to resist the […]

The Journey Part 4: Try, Try Again

When I left you, dear readers, I’d just completed the re-write on Pretty Souls. This time, I decided I’d be smarter about things. I found a beta reader through Devon Monk’s livejournal. She was a stranger, not a friend who would just tell me what I wanted to hear. We swapped manuscripts and tore into […]