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 [...]

Q&A with Rob Tobin

Categories: bewitching book tours, book tour, interview, Rob Tobin
About the Author Rob Tobin is an award-winning, produced screenwriter with his latest film shortlisted for a 2012 Best Picture Oscar, a published novelist, and former motion picture development executive. Rob was brought up and worked the gold mines in Timmins, Ontario, Canada, Shania Twain's hometown. He now lives in beautiful Huntington Beach, California with his lovely wife Leslie and goofy brown dog. Links: Website1. Tell us a bit about the world of Jo-Bri and the Two Worlds, what are we likely to come across on our reading journey there?“Jo-Bri 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 [...]

#RAWBL 3 ~ We’re reading But I Love Him by Amanda Grace

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Hey everyone! This is Beck and Livia's new weekend fun, #RAWBL aka Read-Along Weekends with Beck & Livia. That's right, read-along! Fun, right?The Time: Saturday, 3 March, starting 3 PM [GMT]The Place: TwitterThe Title: But I Love HimNext up: March 10 RAWBL read - Half-Blood by Jennifer Armentrout              March 17 RAWBL read - Cinder by Marissa Meyer              March 24 RAWBL read - Possess by Gretchen McNeilIf you wanna check out all the titles scheduled so far, look in the footer of my blog, on my Google Calendar, 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 [...]