Category Archives: paranormal

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 [...]

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 [...]