Category: Reviews

ARC Review: Black Dawn

Posted April 27, 2012 by Una in 4 stars, Paranormal YA, Rating A, Reviews, YA Literature
ARC Review: Black Dawn

Black Dawn Author: Rachel Caine  Release Date: May 1, 2012 Publisher: NAL Morganville Vampires  #12 ISBN: #978-0451236715 Genre: Young Adult (Paranormal) Format(s): Hardcover (384 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:       With its eclectic mix of vampire and human citizens, Morganville, Texas, has always been a risky place to call home.  But with […]

Review: Silent Witness

Posted April 26, 2012 by Jen in 4 stars, Mystery-Suspense Fiction, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Silent Witness

Silent Witness Author: Shirley Wells  Release Date: March 5, 2012 Publisher: Carina Press Dylan Scott Mystery #3 Genre: Mystery/Suspense Format(s): e-book, audio Book Source: Author About the book:       After his ex-wife bled to death in a bathtub covered in his fingerprints, the case against Aleksander Kaminski seemed open and shut. Though sentenced […]

Review: Under the Same Sky

Posted April 25, 2012 by Vampbard in 2.5 stars, Historical Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Under the Same Sky

Under the Same Sky Author: Genevieve Graham  Release Date: Jan. 3, 2012 Publisher: Berkley Trade ISBN: 978-0425245233 Genre: Historical Romance Format(s): Paperback (336 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:       The year is 1746. A young woman from South Carolina and a Scottish Highlander share an intimacy and devotion beyond their understanding. […]

Spoilers Beware!

Posted April 21, 2012 by Jen in Reviews
Spoilers Beware!

I normally like to run a spoiler-free blog here at THAT’S WHAT I’M TALKING ABOUT. We try to tell you what we think about a book without giving away key plot points. Recently I read a book that I enjoyed, but something happened near the end that bothered me. I want to talk about it, […]

Review: Shadow’s Fall

Posted April 12, 2012 by Gikany-Una in 3.5 stars, Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Shadow’s Fall

Shadow’s Fall Author: Dianne Sylvan  Release Date: March 27, 2012 Publisher: Ace Novel of the Shadow World #3 ISBN: #978-1937007386 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (325 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:      For three years, Miranda Grey-Solomon has kept her role as vampire Queen of the South separate from her Grammy-winning […]

Review: Want

Review: Want

Want Author: Ann Mayburn  Release Date: Jan. 16, 2012 Publisher: Decadent Publishing 1 Night Stand Series ISBN: #978-1613331966 Genre: Contemporary, Erotic Romance, M/M Format(s): e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:      Construction foreman Cody McPherson always considered himself as straight as they come. That is until he finds himself falling for the handsome […]

Review: A Hint of Frost

Posted April 11, 2012 by Vampbard in 3.5 stars, Paranormal Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: A Hint of Frost

A Hint of Frost Author: Hailey Edwards   Release Date: April 17, 2012 Publisher: Samhain Publishing Araneae Nation, Book #1 ISBN: (ASIN) B0065TF8Q6 Genre: Fantasy/Paranormal Romance Format(s): e-book Book Source: Author About the book:       When the head of the Araneidae clan is found poisoned in her nest, her eldest daughter, Lourdes, becomes their […]

Review: Protector’s Mate

Posted April 6, 2012 by Jen in 4 stars, Paranormal Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Protector’s Mate

Protector’s Mate Author: Katie Reus  Release Date: April 1, 2012 Publisher: Harlequin Nocturnal Cravings Genre: Paranormal Romance, Novella Format(s): e-book Book Source: Author About the book:       After two years in a war zone, werewolf Felicia Serna has finally returned to find another pack has taken over her territory…and the new second-in-command is […]

Review: Untouched

Review: Untouched

Untouched Author: Sara Humphreys   Release Date: April 3, 2012 Publisher: Sourcebooks Amoveo Legend #2 ISBN: #9781402258466 Genre: Paranormal Romance Format(s): Paperback (320 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:       From the outside, Kerry Smithson appears to have it all — beauty, brains, money, and fame. However, Kerry harbors a crippling secret. […]

Review: Lover Reborn

Posted March 30, 2012 by Vampbard in 5 stars, Paranormal Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Lover Reborn

Lover Reborn Author: J.R. Ward   Release Date: March 27, 2012 Publisher: NAL Hardcover Black Dagger Brotherhood #10 ISBN: 0451235843 Genre: Paranormal Romance Format(s): Hardcover (592 pgs), e-book Book Source: Purchased with my own funds About the book:      Ever since the death of his shellan, Tohrment has been unrecognizable from the vampire leader he […]

Review: Magic Without Mercy

Posted March 28, 2012 by Una in 4.5 stars, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Magic Without Mercy

Magic Without Mercy Author: Devon Monk  Release Date: April 3, 2012 Publisher: ROC Allie Beckstrom series #8 ISBN: #978-0451464484 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (358 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:       We knew as soon as we stepped out on those streets, we were walking blind into a war. All […]

Review: The Bigger They Are..

Posted March 27, 2012 by Jen in 3.5 stars, Paranormal Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: The Bigger They Are…

The Bigger They Are… Author: Stephanie Julian  Release Date: March 23, 2012 Publisher: Ellora’s Cave Lovers on the Fringe #2 ISBN: #978-1419939549 Genre: Paranormal Romance, Novella Format(s): e-book Book Source: Purchased with my own funds About the book:      Andy Lohani is in a serious funk. The Yeti shifter is looking for love, or […]

What Makes a Good Gateway Book..

Posted March 21, 2012 by Jen in Reviews
What Makes a Good Gateway Book?

In case you haven’t heard any of the recent online and on-the-air discussions surrounding Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James, this isn’t one of them! I will tell you, I have not read the book and honestly, I don’t intend to. This isn’t a commentary on Fifty Shades nor a discussion on whether or […]

Review: Head Rush

Posted March 15, 2012 by Jen in 5 stars, My Favorite Books, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Head Rush

Head Rush Author: Carolyn Crane  Release Date: Dec. 6, 2011 Publisher: Samhain The Disillusionists #3 ISBN: #978-1609286255 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): e-book Book Source: Author About the book:      JUSTINE JONES FACES HER ULTIMATE ENEMY: HERSELF In an attempt to put her unhappy past behind her, Justine Jones throws herself into nursing school and […]