Sep 15, 2014

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Question – Could You / Would You Buy Books Blindly?

Question – Could You / Would You Buy Books Blindly?

A while ago, someone shared this picture of a bookstore located somewhere on Facebook: Where I find this to be a fascinating idea, buying books blind without knowing who the author is or without seeing the cover, I’m not sure I could do it.  I personally select what books I want to buy according to blurb, friends’ reviews and (often) author.  In this store, you get...

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Sep 12, 2014

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Anne Reviews: The Witch with No Name by Kim Harrison (The Hollows #13)

Anne Reviews: The Witch with No Name by Kim Harrison (The Hollows #13)

Urban Fantasy September 9 2014 Hardcover 512 pages Harper Voyage Received from publisher via Edelweiss Yummy Man – Trent Kalamack Kick Ass Chick – Rachel Morgan From Goodreads - Rachel Morgan’s come a long way from the clutzy runner of Dead Witch Walking. She’s faced vampires and werewolves, banshees, witches, and soul-eating demons. She’s...

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Sep 11, 2014

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Review: Night’s Honor by Thea Harrison (Elder Races #7)

Review: Night’s Honor by Thea Harrison (Elder Races #7)

Paranormal Romance September 2 2014 Mass Market Paperback 282 pages Berkley Received from publisher Yummy Man – Xavier Del Torro Kick Ass Chick – Tess From Goodreads - On the run from her former employer, Tess knows that she’s vulnerable on her own amongst the Elder Races. That’s why she decides to audition to become the human attendant of a powerful Vampyre...

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Sep 10, 2014

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Mandy Baxter Talks About Verbal Sparring in One Night More (plus giveaway)

Mandy Baxter Talks About Verbal Sparring in One Night More (plus giveaway)

Yesterday, I reviewed One Night More, a new book by Mandy Baxter that really impressed me and left me wanting more.  Today, I welcome Mandy to the blog.  She’s sharing a really fun scene from the book.  I’m glad she chose this scene to share because it shows just how the dialogue between the main two characters works well and if you read my review, you know that the...

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Sep 9, 2014

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Review: One Night More by Mandy Baxter (US Marshals #1)

Review: One Night More by Mandy Baxter (US Marshals #1)

Contemporary Romance September 2 2014 Mass Market Paperback 352 pages Zebra Received from publisher Yummy Man – Galen Kelly Kick Ass Chick – Harper Allen Form Goodreads - Getting saved from disaster by a handsome stranger—Harper Allen has no problem with that. But when he leaves without a word or a clue to his real identity, the newbie reporter writes it off as...

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Sep 8, 2014

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Question – If There Was A Book About You, What Would The Title Be?

Question – If There Was A Book About You, What Would The Title Be?

Last Thursday, Carina Press posted this question on Facebook and I spotted it via Thea Harrison.  I loved is so much I just had to make it this week’s Question! If there was a book about you, what would the title be? Thea’s answer was “I’m Making It Up As I Go”.  I Love it! As for me…  Well, I found this more difficult than I thought it would...

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Sep 5, 2014

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Early Review: Red Blooded by Amanda Carlson (Jessica McClain #4)

Early Review: Red Blooded by Amanda Carlson (Jessica McClain #4)

Urban Fantasy September 9 2014 Paperback 320 pages Orbit Received from publisher Kick Ass Chick – Jessica McClain From Goodreads - After Jessica’s brother is kidnapped and taken to the Underworld, she will stop at nothing to get him back. But before her grueling training is finished, Jessica’s power mixes unexpectedly with the circle and she’s dropped...

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Sep 5, 2014

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Review: Wickedly Dangerous by Deborah Blake (Baba Yaga #1)

Review:  Wickedly Dangerous by Deborah Blake (Baba Yaga #1)

Paranormal Romance September 2 2014 Mass Market Paperback 320 pages Berkley Received from publisher Yummy Man – Liam McClellan Kick Ass Chick – Barbara Yager From Goodreads - Known as the wicked witch of Russian fairy tales, Baba Yaga is not one woman, but rather a title carried by a chosen few. They keep the balance of nature and guard the borders of our world,...

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Sep 4, 2014

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Anne Reviews: Ghost Layer by Robin D Owens (Ghost Seer #2)

Anne Reviews:  Ghost Layer by Robin D Owens (Ghost Seer #2)

Urban Fantasy September 2 2014 Mass Market Paperback 320 pages Berkley Received from publisher Yummy Man – Zack Slade Kick Ass Chick – Clare Cermak From Goodreads - Clare Cermak’s adjusting to a new man in her life—and a lot of ghosts. The passing of Clare’s aunt gave way to a sizeable inheritance of not only money, but also the ability to communicate with...

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Sep 3, 2014

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Silly Stuff – If Disney Movie Posters Were Honest…

Silly Stuff – If Disney Movie Posters Were Honest…

My friend Melanie shared this on Facebook a while back and I’ve been waiting for the chance to share it with you guys. Some are meh, some are funny and some made me smile. Here are my favorites from the bunch - Want to see the whole list? Click...

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Sep 2, 2014

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Anne Reviews: Her Last Whisper by Karen Robards (Dr. Charlotte Stone #3)

Anne Reviews: Her Last Whisper by Karen Robards (Dr. Charlotte Stone #3)

Urban Fantasy / Thriller August 26 2014 Hardcover Ballentine Books Received from publisher Yummy Man – Michael Garland Kick Ass Chick – Charlotte (Charlie) Stone From Goodreads - Madness and murder invaded Dr. Charlotte Stone’s life when she was just a girl—and made her a woman determined to save others from the horror she survived. An expert in the...

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Sep 1, 2014

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Question – First Books in a Series that Knocked Your Socks Off.

Question – First Books in a Series that Knocked Your Socks Off.

  Last Friday, I re-posted a review from one of my all-time favorite book-ones from a series, Generation V by ML Brennan.  I mention another book, Kindling the Moon by Jenn Bennett, which also blew me away. Before we continue with my answer to this week’s Question, let me clarify something.  To me, there is a difference between a book-one in a series that was good...

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Aug 29, 2014

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Review Revisited: Generation V by ML Brennan (American Vampire #1)

Review Revisited:  Generation V by ML Brennan (American Vampire #1)

Next week, I’ll be reviewing Wickedly Dangerous, the first book in a brand new series by Deborah Blake. This being a first book in a shiny new series made me think about some of the other first books in brand new series that I have read over the years – especially the ones that ended up on my all-time favorites list. Some first books don’t land on that list right...

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