Category Archives: paranormal

Review: Half-Blood (Covenant #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Categories: 4 butterflies, Covenant series, Jennifer Armentrout, mythology, paranormal, RAWBLlinkup, review, ROMR, teen romance, urban fantasy, ya
Half-Bloodby Jennifer L. Armentrout;Editions: paperback, ebookPublished October 18th 2011 by Spencer Hill PressSource: own copyThe Hematoi descend from the unions of gods and mortals, and the children of two Hematoi-pure-bloods-have godlike powers. Children of Hematoi and mortals-well, not so much. Half-bloods only have two options: become trained Sentinels who hunt and kill daimons or become servants in the homes of the pures. Seventeen-year-old Alexandria would rather risk her life fighting than waste it scrubbing toilets, but she may end up slumming Read more [...]

Review: A Sliver of Shadow (Abby Sinclair #2) by Allison Pang

Categories: 4 butterflies, Abby Sinclair series, adult romance, Allison Pang, angels, bewitching book tours, book tour, demons, elves, paranormal, RBR, review
A Sliver of Shadowby Allison PangEditions: paperback, ebookPublished February 28th 2012 by PocketSource: review copyJust when her new life as a TouchStone — a mortal bound to help OtherFolk cross between Faery and human worlds — seems to be settling down, Abby Sinclair is left in charge when the Protectorate, Moira, leaves for the Faery Court. And when the Protectorate’s away…let’s just say things spiral out of control when a spell on Abby backfires and the Faery Queen declares the Doors between their worlds officially closed.The results Read more [...]

Review: A Light on the Veranda by Ciji Ware

Categories: 3 butterflies, Ciji Ware, contemporary, ghosts, historical, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, re-published, review, romance
A Light on the Verandaby Ciji WareEditions: paperback, ebookPublished March 1st 2012 by Sourcebooks Landmark (first published 2001)Source: netgalleyYears after leaving the South, Daphne Duvallon returns to Natchez, Mississippi, for her brother's wedding. But she has a rendezvous with destiny, meeting Simon Hopkins, a nature photographer with a dark side of his own. Daphne finally knows what she wants--until the shadows from another life threaten to destroy her only real chance at happiness.~ Goodreads BlurbThis was really cool to read! Different, Read more [...]

Review: A Brush of Darkness (Abby Sinclair #1) by Allison Pang

Categories: 5 butterflies, Abby Sinclair series, adult romance, Allison Pang, angels, demons, fairies, paranormal, RBR, review, urban fantasy
A Brush of Darknessby Allison Pang;Editions: paperback, ebookPublished January 25th 2011 by Pocket (first published January 21st 2011)Source: review copy (part of the tour for book #2)The man of her dreams might be the cause of her nightmares.Six months ago, Abby Sinclair was struggling to pick up the pieces of her shattered life. Now, she has an enchanted iPod, a miniature unicorn living in her underwear drawer, and a magical marketplace to manage. But despite her growing knowledge of the OtherWorld, Abby isn’t at all prepared for Brystion, the Read more [...]

Review: Spellbound ( #Spellbound #1 ) by Cara Lynn Shultz

Categories: 4 butterflies, Cara Lynn Shultz, paranormal, review, romance, ROMR, Spellbound series, urban fantasy, witches, ya
Spellboundby Cara Lynn Shultz;Editions: paperback, ebookPublished June 21st 2011 by Harlequin TeenSource: own copyWhat's a girl to do when meeting The One means she's cursed to die a horrible death?Life hasn't been easy on sixteen-year-old Emma Connor, so a new start in New York may be just the change she needs. But the posh Upper East Side prep school she has to attend? Not so much. Friendly faces are few and far between, except for one that she's irresistibly drawn to—Brendan Salinger, the guy with the rock-star good looks and the richest kid Read more [...]

Review: Jo-Bri and the Two Worlds by Rob Tobin

Categories: 2 butterflies, bewitching book tours, book tour, fantasy, paranormal, RBR, review, urban fantasy, wizards, ya
Jo-Bri and the Two Worldsby Rob Tobin;Editions: ebookPublished by BookBaby; 1 edition (November 26, 2011)Source: review copyA teen wizard from a sword-and-sorcery world is chased by an evil sorcerer into modern day Montana. There he learns about sex, love, rock and roll, and the stress of trying to save two worlds from total destruction during summer break."Jo-Bri" follows in the tradition of entertaining social statement SFF novels like "Stranger in a Strange Land" and "Left Hand of Darkness," but with the modern, fast-paced feel of urban fantasies Read more [...]