Posts Categorized: adult

Review: Grave Witch (Alex Craft #1) by Kalayna Price

2010, adult, first in a series, Kalayna Price, paranormal romance, review, RoC 0 Comments

Grave Witch by Kalayna PricePublisher: RoCRelease date: October 5, 2010Source: PurchasedSeries: Alex Craft #1Rating: Four stars! I haven’t been reading books like this since I started blogging, mainly because they take me a little more time to finish than young adult books do. But I’ve decided I’m going to go back to reading these as well, because I’ve always enjoyed them, and Grave Witch was a breath of fresh air for me. I loved this book. I was reading vampire books right before the publishing industry exploded with them. Once the shelves were over saturated with vampire novels, I got… Read more »

Review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

2011, adult, Doubleday, Erin Morgenstern, review 8 Comments

The Night Circus by Erin MorgensternPublisher: DoubledayRelease date: September 13, 2011Source: PurchasedPublished format: Hardcover, 387 pagesPurchase: Book Depository Summary from Goodreads:The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night. But behind the scenes, a fierce competition is underway—a duel between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been trained since childhood expressly for this purpose by their mercurial instructors. Unbeknownst to… Read more »

Review: Storm Born Comic Book Issue #01 by Richelle Mead

2011, adult, first in a series, Graphic Novel, review, Richelle Mead, Sea Lion Books 0 Comments

Storm Born Comic #1 by Richelle MeadPublisher: Sea Lion BooksRelease date: May 25, 2011 (First volume Sept. 20, 2011)Source: Publisher for an honest reviewFormat: Comic, 32 pages Summary from Goodreads: Eugenie Markham never asked for any of this. Until now, she”s been content with her job as a freelance shaman, battling and banishing Otherworldly creatures. When a prophecy suddenly makes her the Otherworld”s most popular bachelorette, Eugenie finds herself fighting off unwanted supernatural suitors, as well as the evils that begin emerging from her past… Comic book adaptations of popular novels seems to be the rage these days. The Mercy… Read more »

Blog Tour Review: Glimmer by Vivi Anna

2011, adult, blog tour, first in a series, review, self published, Vivi Anna 1 Comment

Glimmer by Vivi Anna Publisher: Amazon Kindle Release date: 2011 Source: Bewitching Book Tours Rating: 4/5 stars – Really really liked it. Cover comments: I love the cover. The colors, and the girl with wings. Definitely gives it a fae vibe. Purchase: Amazon Summary from Good Reads:I posted the summary, along with the author’s bio yesterday. If you’d like to see them you can click here and it should open up in a new window.My thoughts on Glimmer:This was a fun fast paced story, with plenty of action and enough heat to make you blush. It grabbed me right at… Read more »

River Marked by Patricia Briggs

2011, Ace, adult, Patricia Briggs, review, sixth in a series 3 Comments

River Marked by Patricia BriggsPublisher: Ace (Penguin Imprint)Release Date: March 1, 2011Source: BoughtRating: 5/5 – Absolutely loved itCover Rating: 5/5 – Absolutely loved it Summary From Good Reads:   Car mechanic Mercy Thompson has always known there was something different about her, and not just the way she can make a VW engine sit up and beg. Mercy is a shapeshifter, a talent she inherited from her long-gone father. She’s never known any others of her kind. Until now.   An evil is stirring in the depths of the Columbia River-one that her father’s people may know something about. And… Read more »

Twilight’s Dawn by Anne Bishop

2011, adult, Anne Bishop, ninth in a series, review, RoC 1 Comment

Twilight’s Dawn by Anne BishopPublisher: RoC (Penguin)Release Date: March 1, 2011Source: BoughtRating: 5/5 – Absolutely loved it.Cover Rating: 3/5 – It’s good.Purchase: Amazon or Book Depository Summary from the author’s website:New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop’s “darkly fascinating”* Black Jewel novels have enthralled readers and critics alike with their mixture of fantasy, intrigue, and romance.  Now in Twilight’s Dawn, Bishop returns to the Blood realm with four all-new captivating novellas. Winsol Gifts Daemon, the Black Jeweled Warlord Prince of Dhemlan, is settling into his first year of married life with his Witch Queen Jaenelle. But as the thirteen-day celebration of Winsol draws… Read more »