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Santa 365 by Spencer Quinn

Santa 365 by Spencer Quinn

November 23, 2015 2015, book rating, C, Cloak & Dagger Mystery Reading Challenge, Goodreads, NetGalley, New Author Challenge, Reading Challenges, reviews 0

“Santa 365“ by Spencer Quinn Series: The Chet and Bernie Mystery Series Genre: Mystery Setting: Arizona Published by Atria Books, 2015 Format: e-Arc (Release Date: Nov 24, 2015) –I received a review copy of this book from the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. The opinions stated here are entirely my own. 47 pages Grade: C Synopsis: Santa doesn’t just deliver gifts—he takes them too!—in this delightful holiday e-short featuring New York Times bestselling sleuths Chet and Bernie. He sees you when you’re sleeping. He knows when you’re awake. This year, jolly old St. Nick knows Bernie has been sleeping on preparations for a special Christmas celebration with his son… Read more »

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Review: The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa

Review: The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa

June 26, 2014 2014, book rating, C, Reading Challenges, reviews 1

    The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa Series: Blood of Eden, Book 1 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy (dystopia) Published by Harlequin Teen, 2012 E-book, Purchased 485 pages Grade: C Synopsis: Allison Sekemoto survives in the Fringe, the outermost circle of a walled-in city. By day, she and her crew scavenge for food. By night, any one of them could be eaten. Some days, all that drives Allie is her hatred of them—the vampires who keep humans as blood cattle. Until the night Allie herself dies and becomes one of the monsters. Forced to flee her city, Allie must pass for human as she joins a ragged group of pilgrims… Read more »

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Review: The Inconvenient Duchess by Christine Merrill

Review: The Inconvenient Duchess by Christine Merrill

December 13, 2013 2013, book rating, C, reviews 2

Christine Merrill is an author I haven’t read before and so it’s part of my New Authors Challenge which is hosted by the Literary Escapism blog. Check out their blog and also the challenge. I’m really enjoying all the new authors I’m reading this year! » » » » » » The Inconvenient Duchess by Christine Merrill Series: The Radwells #1 Genre: Historical Romance Published by Harlequin Historical, 2006 E-book, Purchased 297 pages Grade: C Synopsis: Compromised and wedded on the same day, Lady Miranda was fast finding married life not to her taste. A decaying manor and a secretive husband were hardly the stuff of girlish dreams. Yet every time… Read more »

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Review: Sleight of Hand by Mark Henwick

Review: Sleight of Hand by Mark Henwick

May 10, 2013 2013, book rating, C, reviews 0

Another new author to me! I’m participating in the New Author Challenge 2013 hosted at the Literary Escapism blog. This blog has been hosting a New Author Challenge since 2009. Sleight of Hand by Mark Henwick Bite Back series, book 1 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by: Marque, 2012 E-book, Purchased 574 pages Grade: C Synopsis: “Vampires are the flickering illusions of Hollywood. They don’t exist. We do. We are the Athanate.” For Amber Farrell, post-military life as a PI has it’s ups and downs: She’s been hit by a truck. She’s being sued by a client. Denver’s newest drug lord just put out a contract on her. The sinister Athanate… Read more »

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Review: Under Wraps by Hannah Jayne

April 30, 2013 2013, book rating, C, reviews 0

Hannah Jayne is another new author for me! The New Authors Challenge 2013 is hosted by the Literary Escapism blog. Under Wraps by Hannah Jayne Underworld Detection Agency, book 1 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by:  Kensington, 2011 E-book, purchased 352 pages Grade: C Synopsis: As a human immune to magic, Sophie Lawson can help everyone from banshee to zombie transition into normal, everyday San Francisco life. With a handsome werewolf as her UDA boss and a fashionista vampire for a roommate, Sophie knows everything there is to know about the undead, the unseen, and the uncanny. Until a rash of gruesome murders has demons and mortals running for cover, and… Read more »

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