Category Archives: paranormal

Review: Darker Still by Leanna Renee Hieber

Categories: 5 butterflies, curses, historical, Leanna Renee Hieber, Magic Most Foul series, paranormal, RAWBLlinkup, review, romance, ROMR, ya
Darker Still (Magic Most Foul #1)by Leanna Renee Hieber;Editions: ebook, paperback;Published November 8th 2011 by Sourcebooks Fire;Source: own copyI was obsessed.It was as if he called to me, demanding I reach out and touch the brushstrokes of color swirled onto the canvas. It was the most exquisite portrait I'd ever seen--everything about Lord Denbury was unbelievable...utterly breathtaking and eerily lifelike.There was a reason for that. Because despite what everyone said, Denbury never had committed suicide. He was alive. Trapped within his golden Read more [...]

Review: Grave Mercy by R.L. LaFevers

Categories: 4 butterflies, His Fair Assassin series, historical, netgalley, paranormal, R.L. LaFevers, RBR, review, some romance, ya
Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin #1)by R.L. LaFevers;Editions: ebook, hardcover, paperback;Published April 3rd 2012 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt;Source: netgalley;Why be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god of Death Himself has blessed her with dangerous gifts—and a violent destiny. If she chooses to stay at the convent, she will be trained as an assassin Read more [...]

Review: Illicit Magic by Camilla Chafer

Categories: 3 butterflies, adult, bewitching book tours, book tour, Camilla Chafer, demons, paranormal, RBR, review, some romance, Stella Mayweather series, witches
Illicit Magic (Stella Mayweather #1)by Camilla Chafer;Editions: ebookPublished May 1st 2011 by AudaciousSource: review copyMore than three hundred years after the most terrifying witch hunts the world has ever known, it's happening again.Young witch, Stella, has to put her faith in strangers just to stay alive but she might not be any safer in their midst than from the danger she is running from.There is more than one dark secret in her new family: Étoile’s sister is spoken of in fear and sadness; Marc is supposed to be a powerful witch but is Read more [...]

Review: Darkest Knight by Karen Duvall

Categories: 3 butterflies, adult romance, angels, gargoyles, Karen Duvall, Knight's Curse series, knights, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, review, urban fantasy
Darkest Knight (Knight's Curse #2)by Karen Duvall;Editions: ebook, paperbackPublished March 20th 2012 by LunaSource: netgalley"Betray your sisters or your lover. You choose."After the warrior she loves saved her from a murderous gargoyle, Chalice watched helplessly as Aydin turned into a gargoyle himself. Now, free from the curse that enslaved her, Chalice pledges to join her sister knights in The Order of the Hatchet—and do whatever it takes to regain Aydin's humanity…and his love. What she encounters within their hallowed sanctuary is pure Read more [...]

Review: Possess by Gretchen McNeil

Categories: 4 butterflies, demons, exorcism, paranormal, review, ROMR, teen romance, ya
Possessby Gretchen McNeil;Editions: ebook, hardcover, paperback (preorder)Published August 23rd 2011 by HarperCollins, Inc.Source: own copyFifteen-year-old Bridget Liu just wants to be left alone: by her overprotective mom, by the hunky son of the police officer who got her father killed, and by the eerie voices which she can suddenly and inexplicably hear. Turns out the voices are demons - the Biblical kind, not the Buffy kind - and Bridget possesses the rare ability to banish them.San Francisco's senior exorcist and his newly assigned partner Read more [...]

Review: Cinder (Lunar Chronicles #1) by Marissa Meyer

Categories: 3 butterflies, Lunar Chronicles series, Marissa Meyer, paranormal, RAWBLlinkup, retelling, review, ROMR, steampunk, teen romance, ya
Cinder (Lunar Chronicles #1)by Marissa Meyer;Editions: ebook, paperback, audiobook, hardcoverPublished January 3rd 2012 by Feiwel & FriendsSource: own copyHumans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth's fate hinges on one girl...Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She's a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's illness. But when her Read more [...]