Review: My Mother, the Lycanthrope (The Lykoi Chronicles) by W.W. Lengeman

Categories: 1 butterfly, fantasy, RBR, review, W.W.Lengeman, werewolves, ya
   My Mother, the Lycanthrope (The Lykoi Chronicles)W.W. Lengeman; Kindle EditionPublished June 24th 2011Everyone has problems, but Leigh Trinkett is starting to think she has more than her fair share. Leigh has vowed to make the soccer team, but she’s not sure if she’s got what it takes, even with intensive coaching from best friend and budding soccer star, Ashley.Then there’s Leigh’s family life – and all is not quiet on the home front. Brother Buddy is a would-be ninja who leaves no stone unturned in his quest to annoy Leigh. Crabby Read more [...]

Review: The Betrothal: Or How I Saved Alan Edwards from 40 Years of Hell by Richard Raley @RichardRaley

Categories: 5 butterflies, humor, RBR, review, Richard Raley, romance, ya
            The Betrothal: Or How I Saved Alan Edwards from 40 Years of HellRichard Raley; Kindle EditionPublished April 23rd 2011 by Richard RaleyPhineas Farraday is a college drop-out turned struggling genre writer. One night, he’s huddled over his keyboard when he receives a phone call from his best friend Alan Edwards. Alan has spent the last two years doing missionary work in Chile and only just got back to the States. He’s got some great news for Phin. Alan’s getting married…in a week…to a girl he’s never met. You’ll be Read more [...]

Review: Splatterism […] by Christian Winter, C. S. Hand @Manus_Scholiast

Categories: 5 butterflies, C. S. Hand, Christian Winter, fiction, novella, RBR, review
      Splatterism: The Tragic Recollections of A Minotaur Assailant (Pars Prima: Hellenistic Asskicking)Christian Winter, C. S. Hand; Kindle EditionPublished May 22nd 2011A failed suicide attempt unites the last living minotaur, Evander, with the eminent sorcerer and perfidious rake Scammander, who might have lost all of his magical knowledge or might have just stashed it elsewhere to make room for his biggest plot yet.Bonded by suffering and a special antipathy for humanity, the two set out to do what all villains dream of: destroying the world, Read more [...]

2012 Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge hosted by The Book Vixen

Categories: 2012, challenge, events
Details:Runs January 1, 2012 – December 31, 2012 (books read prior to 1/1/12 do not count towards the challenge). You can join at anytime. Sign up on The Book Vixen’s blog.The goal is to outdo yourself by reading more books in 2012 than you did in 2011. See the different levels below and pick the one that works best for you. Nothing is set in stone; you can change levels at any time during the challenge.Books can be any format (bound, eBook, audio).Re-reads and crossovers from other reading challenges are allowed.Grab the reading challenge Read more [...]

Review: Waiting to Forget by Sheila Kelly Welch

Categories: 5 butterflies, fiction, netgalley, RBR, review, ya, young
     Waiting to Forget Sheila Kelly Welch; Paperback, 172 pagesPublished October 1st 2011 by namelos (first published September 28th 2011)T.J. has always looked out for his little sister, Angela. When Momma used to go out and leave them home alone, he'd lock the door so they'd be safe, keep Angela entertained, and get out the cereal and milk for her. When Momma's boyfriend got angry at them, he'd try to protect Angela. Later, at their foster homes, T.J. was the only one who knew how to coax his little sister out of her bad moods. The only one Read more [...]

Review: Andraste by Marisa Mills

Categories: 3 butterflies, adventure, fairies, fantasy, RBR, review, ya
    AndrasteMarisa Mills; Paperback, 360 pagesPublished June 4th 2011 by Hydra Publications (first published May 20th 2011)Andraste, the daughter of an elfin prince and fairy queen is Fate's Beloved, blessed with an incredible prophecy naming her as the one who can vanquish the Abatu Empire. She has spent her life preparing for the day when she would leave her homeland and fulfill her destiny. That day has come, but there are a few things Andraste doesn't know. Her prophecy is a carefully-constructed lie, and beneath the beauty and civilization Read more [...]