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Clockwork Princess
Stolen Nights
The Stone Demon
The Essence
If I Should Die
Oath Bound
The Indigo Spell
The Eldritch Conspiracy
House Rules
With All My Soul
Chosen at Nightfall
Walking Disaster
Gates of Paradise
Deadly Sting
The Traitor Son
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Saturday, December 7, 2013

The Protectors

We’re creeping closer to Teresa Gabelman’s release of book four in her hot and amazing Protectors Series, with the release of the much anticipated Sid.
For lovers of this series, the witty and uber sexy Sid is a firm favorite. We can’t wait to follow his story and get up close and personal with him.
For now, enjoy the spicy front cover of Sid!

Sid (The Protectors #4)
Renowned for his playboy lifestyle and wisecrack remarks, Sid Sinclair knows he is the last pick for the lead investigator of human/half-breed trafficking. Never one to play by the rules, Sid takes his new position seriously, but not without driving the leader of the VC Council and fellow Warrior’s crazy.
A human with a special gift, Lana Fitzpatrick’s life is complicated. When Sid Sinclair charges into her life, her complicated life becomes torturous; his charm and wit draws her in like no other. Having dealt with alpha men most of her life, she is a match made in heaven for the VC Warrior who thinks he is God’s gift to women.

As the world of vampires and humans try to coexist, Sid and Lana’s lives intertwine. It doesn’t take long before the sparks between the two fly and for them to realize they have both finally met their match

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Chicagoland Vampire

In a city full of vampires, trouble never sleeps. At the tender age of 27, Merit became a sword-wielding vampire. Since then, she’s become the protector of her House, watched Chicago nearly burn to the ground, and seen her Master fall and rise. Now she’ll see her mettle—and her metal—tested like never before. It started with two . . . Two rogues vanishing without a trace. Someone is targeting Chicago’s vampires, and anyone could be next. With their house in peril, Merit and her Master, the centuries old Ethan Sullivan, must race to stop the disappearances. But as they untangle a web of secret alliances and ancient evils, they realize their foe is more familiar, and more powerful, than they could have ever imagined.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

The Circle (Vision Quest) By Eugene S Panis

Description of Book:

Christopher is a twelve-year-old boy who has always had a fascination with Native American Indian Culture. His obsession haunts him with visions and dreams of the past, A sudden freak accident takes him on a Vision Quest, an unbelievable journey back in time where he discovers he was once an Indian named Yuma, Christopher as Yuma learns about the Native American concept of The Circle, and how all living things are connected, Yuma is also becoming a man, torn between his responsibility as a tribe leader and his passion as a healer, His special gift of visions leads him into an encounter with strangers and forbidden love with a woman named Rose. But when he foresees an attack on his village and images of Rose falling to her death, Yuma must find the courage to save his people and the woman he loves.

My Review:

I first thought it was a book about a 12 yr old interested in Indian's which is really cute by after sitting down and really reading the book it came to me that this is a story of how life really is a circle and repeats itself over and over if we are not watching. The story of Yuma and Rose is such a wonderful and endering story and once I was deep into the book I could not put it down and wanted to know how it was going to end. I believe so much in fact that what we take from the earth we should give back and by taking to much we destroy the earth little by little and if we are not careful we are not going to have much to give back. It is a story of love, openness to the earth and what it tells us & friendship that can repeat itself over and over.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Broken by D.M. McDaniel

BrokenBroken by D.M. McDaniel

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

From Goodreads:
Solomon is broken. Well, that is what her ex-husband told her numerous times after discovering she could not conceive. After catching her husband in bed with another woman, she returns to her hometown, Rock Hill, SC, and starts her life over as a medical biller hell bent to remain in her safe little bubble, ruled by her Siamese cat, Izzy.

Everything is smooth sailing in her protective bubble. Solomon is content to cut off her man-dar switch and live a life without worrying about a man breaking her heart...until a mysterious new neighbor moves into the house that has been vacant since her elderly neighbor passed away four years ago. Then a new physician starting at her office has his sights on her.

Both men know the secret behind Solomon's broken life. Will she be able to handle the news?

My Review:

I really got into the book from the first chapter. Soloman is a woman who believes she is not worthy of the love she should have gotten from her previous marriage when infact she is stronger then she knows. When the two men Xavier and Drake come into her life Solomon has to trust in herself that she is worthy of love and being more then just a mere human when she is something more special then she gives herself credit for. I really love this storyline because it brings out all my favorite paranormal genre (shapeshifters,vampires & the fallen). Broken is a story of love, loss & strength and a story that once you start one the 1st page you will not want to put it down. Once I was deep into the story I didn't want it to end and was sad to see these characters leave. I am excited to see more from this wonderful author.


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Monday, January 9, 2012

Darkspell Blog Tour

DarkspellDarkspell by Elizabeth Mueller

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

From Goodreads:

Winter Sky believes she is everything ordinary . . . until she is kissed by Alex Stormhold.

As seer of Stormhold Coven, Alex is sworn to be Winter’s protector against the darkness that hunts her. Violently thrust into a magickal realm she always thought impossible, she stumbles upon a disturbing secret of her own.

Will love prove thicker than magick?

***My Review***


I really liked the Story I have been so wrapped up in BD1 and reading my Twilights to get read for the night I had not been paying much attention to my other Paranormal stories and Darkspell did that for me. I had orginally read the first couple of chapters from the author's website and she generously allowed me to read the book for review. First all one thing I really loved about this book is the drawings in between chapters that gave the book a different feel that the other paranormal books don't have. Two I did read this book as a E-Book however I will be getting it as a paperbook just because of the drawing and also because I want my niece to read it I know she will love it so much. The Story of Winter and Alex is a wonderful innocent story of new love and step's a Winter is willing to take to keep that love. This wasn't even about a physical attraction more of emotional love that is sweet and pure and what falling in love with some should be about. I see Winnie as a strong girl that has lost her father at a young age and is the big sister in the family and instead of teens that can't stand their lil brothers she does get fustrated with them but loves them whole hartedly. This was one of those stories where you want peace and quiet just so you can read it with the drawing and also the wonderful writing of Elizabeth Mueller I could see in mind what is going on in the story and the end story was very good I was pretty suprised by it myself and was "Ok I didn't see that coming!". I don't want to give away any spoilers just because this is a book that you have read for yourself and enjoy Winter and Alex story. I cannot wait to see more stories from this author.

Elizabeth Mueller

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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Book Reviews

I have books that I have read and have not posted to my blog so here goes please see some books that I have read and recommend to all my fellow book lovers

Beautiful Chaos (Caster Chronicles, #3)Beautiful Chaos by Kami Garcia

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

From Goodreads

Ethan Wate thought he was getting used to the strange, impossible events happening in Gatlin, his small Southern town. But now that Ethan and Lena have returned home, strange and impossible have taken on new meanings. Swarms of locusts, record-breaking heat, and devastating storms ravage Gatlin as Ethan and Lena struggle to understand the impact of Lena's Claiming. Even Lena's family of powerful Supernaturals is affected - and their abilities begin to dangerously misfire. As time passes, one question becomes clear: What - or who - will need to be sacrificed to save Gatlin?
For Ethan, the chaos is a frightening but welcome distraction. He's being haunted in his dreams again, but this time it isn't by Lena - and whatever is haunting him is following him out of his dreams and into his everyday life. Even worse, Ethan is gradually losing pieces of himself - forgetting names, phone numbers, even memories. He doesn't know why, and most days he's too afraid to ask.

Sometimes there isn't just one answer or one choice. Sometimes there's no going back. And this time there won't be a happy ending.

My review

I so loved this book!!! I have been waiting and waiting for this book to come out and finally got it and got to read it. Lena and Ethan love is so sweet and even thou it hurts him literlly to touch her Ethan does and when his town is changing and things are not the same the lubbers have destroyed the grass and everything green the heat is so bad nobody is feeling right. The Casters powers are outta wack Olivia is stuck in the tunnels because of what she has done. Marian is in trouble with the Order, Link is learning to be a Linkubus with the help of Macon back from the the dead. Amma has gone dark to where Ethan cannot reach her and Ethan just wants it back to normal when he doesn't even know what normal is anymore. Lena and Ethan have to pull all the people that are important to them to figure out how to save the town and themselfs. Beautiful Chaos is a funny and sad and very worth reading. Kami Garcia has done it again the ending will suprise you cause it suprised me.

Beautiful Chaos (Caster Chronicles, #3)

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Awaken Me (A Connected Novel)Awaken Me by Emily Gossett

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I got this book as a loan for my Kindle and when I started reading it I could not put it down.

From Goodreads:
After witnessing the horrific murder that was committed by her fiancé just days before their wedding, Aimee immediately flees from the life she knows. Lost in Greece, Aimee is inevitably and uncontrollably thrust into a supernatural world where she is terrified to learn what she really is. Crouching at every corner lies a new confusing memory that torments her from her previous life, while her feelings of love cease to die, but awaken more deeply for the mysteriously handsome stranger, who wants to rescue her. Battling the man, who she mistakenly still loves is a bigger conquest than imagined, but can she free her captured thoughts from the man who owns her? Facing the ultimate decision, to lose all humanity by becoming the weapon the Rogues desire most, or to destroy the creation of love. Can Aimee make the sacrifices needed to overcome deceit, love and her power that is irrepressibly blood thirsty?

My Review:

Amiee thought she knew everything about her life but while in greece about to get married Amiee see's her fiancee kill her best friend and after that Amiee realizes all is not what it seems and runs away. While Amiee hides from her fiancee and his family in Greece she meets up with Alec while we see Amiee hiding her attraction to him she is also learning that what she was told was not true. With the help of Alec & Iva, Amiee is able to hide from her fiancee and also learns about herself and her real parents and the secret community that Amiee was born into. While Amiee memories start coming back to her she also has to start dealing with her feeling for Alec and who she was before she was taken and who she is now. Amiee is a very headstrong person and discovers who her true self is and what she needs to do protect those who love her and the man she truly loves.

I recommend this book because it is fast past, funny and Amiee is a woman that has a true heart to fight for what she is!!

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Saving Bobby by Crystal Cattabriga

Saving BobbySaving Bobby by Crystal Cattabriga

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

When Bobby's world came crashing down on his thirteenth birthday he knew his life would never be the same again. After losing most of his family before ever becoming a teenager. Bobby was determined not to lose the only person who had truly loved him and was always there for him; his mom. Struggling with the fear of losing his mother to cancer Bobby takes it upon himself running away in search for a way to save her. Along Bobby's journey, he meets Annie, a 'runaway.' Together, they embark on a road where they both find a friendship that will last forever and the true meaning of God. Will Bobby save his mother in time and will Annie go back to the life she had? Experience this journey with Bobby and Annie and feel the power of true determination, and what God can do if you just let him into your heart....

I gave Saving Bobby and 4 outta of 5 stars because it is a story that I like and it was sweet and endering book.

Bobby is a 13 year old boy that doesnt have a lot of family and when his mother is sent the to the hospital all Bobby could think is why me? As a person that has lost her father and has lost many family and friends to cancer I knew what Bobby was feeling. Every where Bobby goes he is told by everyone that they will pray for his mom but for Bobby at this point he is questioning why his mom and not him. When one night at his Uncle Tony house Bobby gets it in his dead to find someone to save his mom since he thinks the doctors are not doing enough to save her. As Bobby sneaks out of Tony house one night and start his search to fine another hospital or doctor to help his mom he means Annie a girl he thinks might look familer to him but she is willing to help him find someone to help his mother. So with the help of Annie Bobby is on a mission to find someone and along the way Bobby meet people that help him to realize that he needs to put his faith in God and trust that God knows what he is doing. As a person that believes strongly in God I have always believe to put your problems in God and he will take care of it. It takes many people along the way to convince Bobby that he needs to do that. Reading Saving Bobby did make me cry & smile and the ending was sweet and I believe the true meaning of this story is when something bad happens that praying really does work and God is out there listening you just have to talk to him.

Crystal Cattabriga

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