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Sunday Snippets – His Cl..

Posted August 18, 2013 by Una in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippets – His Clockwork Canary

The Book His Clockwork Canary Author: Beth Ciotta Publisher: Signet Release Date: June 4, 2013 REVIEW HERE Snippet A newsboy appeared hawking the morning edition of the London Informer.  Unable to resist, Simon purchased a copy.  Just as he unfolded the wretched tabloid, someone snatched it out of his hands. The Clockwork Canary. “You don’t […]

Review: His Clockwork Canary b..

Posted June 21, 2013 by Una in 4 stars, Rating A, Romance, Steampunk Fiction
Review: His Clockwork Canary by Beth Ciotta

His Clockwork Canary Author: Beth Ciotta  Release Date: June 4, 2013 Publisher: Signet The Glorious Victorious    Darcys #2 ISBN: #978-0451239990 Genre: Steampunk (Paranormal Romance) Format(s): Paperback (352 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: History is repeating itself. For ambitious engineer Simon Darcy, winning Queen Victoria’s competition to recover lost inventions of historical significance […]

Review: Fall of Night by Rache..

Posted May 28, 2013 by Una in 4 stars, Paranormal YA, Rating A, YA Literature
Review: Fall of Night by Rachel Caine

Fall of Night Author: Rachel Caine  Release Date: May 7, 2013 Publisher: NAL The Morganville Vampires #14 ISBN: #978-0451414250 Genre: YA Paranormal Format(s): Hardcover (352 pgs) Book Source: Publisher About the book:       Claire never thought she’d leave Morganville, but when she gets accepted into the graduate program at MIT, she can’t pass up […]

Review: A Most Improper Rumor ..

Posted April 16, 2013 by Una in 4 stars, Historical Romance, Rating A
Review: A Most Improper Rumor by Emma Wildes

A Most Improper Rumor Author: Emma Wildes  Release Date: March 5, 2013 Publisher: Signet  Whispers of Scandal #2 ISBN: # 978-0451239587 Genre: Historical Romance Format(s): Paperback (314 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: What is society to do when the diamonds of the first water are caught in compromising situations, one after the […]

Review: Sweet Madness by Heath..

Posted April 5, 2013 by Una in 4 stars, Historical Romance, Rating A
Review: Sweet Madness by Heather Snow

Sweet Madness Author: Heather Snow  Release Date: April 2, 2013 Publisher: Signet A Veiled Seduction #3 ISBN: #978-0451239679 Genre: Historical Romance Format(s): Paperback (384 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: An Untamed Mind Ever since her husband’s sudden and tragic death, Lady Penelope Bridgeman has committed herself to studying the maladies of the […]

Review: Lady of Ashes by Chris..

Posted March 28, 2013 by Una in 4 stars, Historical Fiction, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Lady of Ashes by Christine Trent

Lady of Ashes Author: Christine Trent  Release Date: Feb. 26 2013 Publisher: Kensington Lady of Ashes #1 ISBN: #978-0758265913 Genre: Historical Mystery Format(s): Paperback (420 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:      In 1861 London, Violet Morgan is struggling to establish a good reputation for the undertaking business that her husband has […]

Before and After… A Year’s..

Posted January 1, 2013 by Una in Year in Review
Before and After… A Year’s Journey by Una

Twimom has suggested that if I wanted, I could share my weight-loss story with you.  At first, I thought it would be great, that maybe I could help inspire or encourage someone.  Then, after I was looking at the pictures of me through this journey, I was embarrassed and became afraid.  As I would have […]

Review: Touch of Steel by Kate..

Posted December 18, 2012 by Una in 4 stars, Rating A, Romance, Steampunk Fiction
Review: Touch of Steel by Kate Cross

Touch of Steel Author: Kate Cross  Release Date: Dec. 4, 2012 Publisher: Signet Clockwork Agents #2 ISBN: #978-0451238825 Genre: Steampunk Romance Format(s): Paperback (352 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: The Wardens of the Realm are a group with extraordinary abilities, dedicated to protecting England from any threat. But in this steam-powered world, […]

Review: Magic for a Price by D..

Posted December 11, 2012 by Una in 5 stars, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Magic for a Price by Devon Monk

Magic for a Price Author: Devon Monk  Release Date: Nov. 6, 2012 Publisher: ROC Allie Beckstrom #9 ISBN: #978-0451464866 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (368 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:       For most of her life, Allison Beckstrom has used magic and accepted the heavy price it exacts. But now […]

Review: Her Sky Cowboy by Beth..

Posted November 15, 2012 by Una in 3 stars, Rating B, Romance, Steampunk Fiction
Review: Her Sky Cowboy by Beth Ciotta

Her Sky Cowboy Author: Beth Ciotta  Release Date: Nov. 6, 2012 Publisher: Signet The Glorious Victorious Darcys #1 ISBN: #978-0451238474 Genre: Steampunk Format(s): Paperback (352 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: Amelia Darcy has no interest in marrying well. Her heart belongs to the sky and the dirigibles of brass and steel that swoop […]

Review: Bitter Blood by Rachel..

Posted November 13, 2012 by Una in 4.5 stars, Paranormal YA, Rating A, YA Literature
Review: Bitter Blood by Rachel Caine

Bitter Blood Author: Rachel Caine  Release Date: Nov. 6, 2012 Publisher: NAL The Morganville Vampires #13 ISBN: #978-0451238115 Genre: Young Adult, paranormal Format(s): Hardcover (404 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:       For years, the human and vampire residents of Morganville, Texas, have managed to co-exist in peace. But now that the threat […]

Review: Ruined by Moonlight by..

Posted October 5, 2012 by Una in 4.5 stars, Historical Romance, Rating A
Review: Ruined by Moonlight by Emma Wildes

Ruined by Moonlight Author: Emma Wildes  Release Date: Sept. 4, 2012 Publisher: Signet Whispers of Scandal #1 ISBN: #978-0451237798 Genre: Historical Romance Format(s): Paperback (310 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: What is society to do when the diamonds of the first water are caught in compromising situations, one after the other? Can […]