Category Archives: 4 butterflies

Review: The Uninnocent: Stories by Bradford Morrow

Categories: 4 butterflies, Bradford Morrow, fiction, netgalley, RBR, review, short story collection
   The Uninnocent: StoriesBradford Morrow; Hardcover, 272 pages / Kindle EditionPublished December 15th 2011 by Pegasus BooksSource: egalley from NetGalleyBradford Morrow’s stories have garnered him awards such as the O. Henry and Pushcart Prizes and have given him a devoted following. Now gathered here for the first time is a collection of his finest, gothic tales.A young man whose childhood hobby of collecting sea shells and birds’ nests takes a sinister turn when he becomes obsessed with acquiring his brother’s girlfriend, in “The Read more [...]

Review: New Girl by Paige Harbison

Categories: 4 butterflies, contemporary, mystery, netgalley, Paige Harbison, RBR, retelling, review, some romance, ya
       New Girl (Harlequin Teen)Paige Harbison; Paperback, 304 pagesExpected publication: January 31st 2012 by HarlequinTeenThey call me 'New Girl'...Ever since I arrived at exclusive, prestigious Manderly Academy, that’s who I am. New girl. Unknown. But not unnoticed—because of her.Becca Normandy—that’s the name on everyone’s lips. The girl whose picture I see everywhere. The girl I can’t compare to. I mean, her going missing is the only reason a spot opened up for me at the academy. And everyone stares at me like it’s my fault.Except Read more [...]

Review: Divergent (Divergent #1) by Veronica Roth

Categories: 4 butterflies, bildungsroman, Divergent, dystopia, review, ROMR, some romance, Veronica Roth, ya
     DivergentVeronica Roth; Paperback, 487 pagesPublished May 3rd 2011 by HarperCollins Children's BooksSource: my own copyBeatrice "Tris" Prior has reached the fateful age of sixteen, the stage at which teenagers in Veronica Roth's dystopian Chicago must select which of five factions to join for life. Each faction represents a virtue: Candor, Abnegation, Dauntless, Amity, and Erudite. To the surprise of herself and her selfless Abnegation family, she chooses Dauntless, the path of courage. Her choice exposes her to the demanding, violent initiation Read more [...]

Review: Desperate Betrayal by Hildie McQueen

Categories: 4 butterflies, bewitching book tours, book tour, Hildie McQueen, paranormal, RBR, review, romance
    Desperate BetrayalHildie McQueen; Review copy;Published September 7th 2011 by Crescent Moon PressCynden Frasier (Cyn) is a member of a group of immortal warriors, the Protectors, assigned to protect humans in Atlanta, Georgia, the epicenter of a major uprising in demon activity. When Cyn is approached by a beautiful woman in a dirty alley, he is intrigued by the fact that she can see him for what he is, a terrifying demon slayer, and still dares to approach him.Emma Blake, a half-demon, has to convince Cyn to help rescue her sister from powerful Read more [...]

Review: Crave (The Clann #1) by Melissa Darnell

Categories: 4 butterflies, Melissa Darnell, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, review, romance, vampires, witches, ya
    Crave (Harlequin Teen)Melissa Darnell; Paperback, 416 pagesPublished October 25th 2011 by Harlequin Teen (first published October 18th 2011)Savannah Colbert has never known why she's so hated by the kids of the Clann. Nor can she deny her instinct to get close to Clann golden boy Tristan Coleman. Especially when she recovers from a strange illness and the attraction becomes nearly irresistible. It's as if he's a magnet, pulling her gaze, her thoughts, even her dreams. Her family has warned her to have nothing to do with him, or any members Read more [...]

Review: The Demon Lover (Fairwick Chronicles #1) by Juliet Dark (Carol Goodman)

Categories: 4 butterflies, adult romance, demons, fairies, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, review, vampires, witches
    The Demon Lover Juliet Dark (Carol Goodman); Paperback, 416 pagesExpected publication: December 27th 2011 by Random House Publishing GroupSince accepting a teaching position at remote Fairwick College in upstate New York, Callie McFay has experienced the same disturbingly erotic dream every night: A mist enters her bedroom, then takes the shape of a virile, seductive stranger who proceeds to ravish her in the most toe-curling, wholly satisfying ways possible. Perhaps these dreams are the result of writing her bestselling book, The Sex Lives Read more [...]