Category Archives: paranormal

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 [...]

Review: Dark Sins and Desert Sands by Stephanie Draven

Categories: 4 butterflies, adult romance, ex-military, Harlequin Nocturne, mythology, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, review, Stephanie Draven, terrorism, urban fantasy
Dark Sins and Desert Sandsby Stephanie Draven;Editions: paperback, ebookPublished October 18th 2011 by HarlequinSource: review copyEscaping a hellish Syrian prison, U.S. serviceman Ray Stavrakis emerged with uncanny mind-control powers and an eerie ability to morph into a mythical Minotaur. As a half man, half bull, Ray had legendary power, but only one woman could prove his innocence. The woman who'd driven him to the brink of insanity with her cool-eyed interrogation and her hot-blooded sensuality.But Vegas psychologist Layla Bahset had no memory Read more [...]

Review: Paranormalcy (Paranormalcy #1) by Kiersten White

Categories: 4 butterflies, Kiersten White, paranormal, Paranormalcy series, RAWBLlinkup, review, ROMR, some romance, ya
Paranormalcyby Kiersten White ;Editions: hardcover, paperback, ebookPublished August 31st 2010 by HarperTeenSource: own copyWeird as it is working for the International Paranormal Containment Agency, Evie’s always thought of herself as normal. Sure, her best friend is a mermaid, her ex-boyfriend is a faerie, she's falling for a shape-shifter, and she's the only person who can see through paranormals' glamours, but still. Normal.Only now paranormals are dying, and Evie's dreams are filled with haunting voices and mysterious prophecies. She soon Read more [...]

Review: The Goddess Test (Goddess Test #1) by Aimee Carter

Categories: 4 butterflies, Aimee Carter, Goddess Test series, mythology, paranormal, review, ROMR, some romance, ya
The Goddess Testby Aimee Carter;Editions: paperback 293 pages, ebookPublished April 19th 2011 by HarlequinSource: own copyIn a modern-day take on the myth of Persephone, 18-year-old Kate Winters is thrust into a mythical world, where she must pass seven impossible tests and outsmart a spiteful god in order to save the life of not just her mother but of her captor as well.~ Goodreads BlurbHur~hur, yes, I know, you've read this months ago. Everybody read this months ago, so it's obvious I'm reading it now, lol. Part of my personal charm, I find out Read more [...]

Review: Ink by Isabelle Rowan @dsp_mm_romance

Categories: 3 butterflies, Isabelle Rowan, lgbt, m/m, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, review, romance, vampires
Inkby Isabelle RowanEditions: paperback, ebookPublished December 12th 2011 by Dreamspinner Press (first published December 1st 2011)Source: NetGalleyRoman centurion Dominic drew his last human breath during the time of Hadrian. In the centuries since, he’s seen much of the world change around him, but the vampire finds himself held captive in Melbourne, Australia, by his fascination with young, passionate, fun-loving, and alive tattoo artist Michael Chapman. Unable to resist the lure of Michael’s beauty, Dominic finds himself entering the parlor Read more [...]