CHRISTMAS WITH THE VAMPIRE By Shay RobertsChristmas With A Vampire by Shay Roberts
Published by Snowfire Press on 12/18/15
Genres: Fantasy & Magic, Paranormal, Romance
Pages: 37
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Beatrix, a daring college student, can’t believe she gets to spend Christmas traveling alone in Europe! But her excitement fades when a terrifying natural disaster strikes, trapping her in a remote Gothic village at the mercy of…

Augustin, a gorgeous Czech vampire with sad eyes and a tragic past. The holidays have profound significance to Augustin. He seeks to share his secrets with Beatrix, whose parents never celebrated Christmas, and soon she gets caught up in an extraordinary yuletide adventure.

Augustin becomes consumed by Beatrix and demands more than just a confidante. Much more. So Beatrix must fight him with the only weapon she has…her heart. But will that be enough to survive the night in the arms of an immortal? If not, her first Christmas may be her last.

Short and Sweet

While traveling alone in Europe during her Christmas break, Beatrix, gets lost and ends up trapped in her rental car from an avalanche. A police officer shows up and gets her out and takes Beatrix to the nearest small town in the Czech Republic. After the storm lets up Beatrix decides to explore and that’s when she ends up meeting Augustin.


A Christmas novella that does a beautiful job expressing the loneliness some people feel during the holidays. I really liked that though Beatrix and Augustin spend a short amount of time together it was something that Augustin could enjoy, because he’s lonely most of the time. This is a novella so it was pretty short but I’d love to read more about these two!




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BRIGHT BLAZE OF MAGIC By Jennifer EstepBright Blaze of Magic by Jennifer Estep
Series: Black Blade #3
Published by Kensington Books on 4/26/16
Genres: Fantasy & Magic, Paranormal, Romance, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult
Pages: 368
Format: eARC
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Bad Things Always Come In Threes…

As a thief, I'm good at three things: hiding in the shadows, getting in and out unseen, and uncovering secrets. I put these skills to work for the Sinclair Family, one of the magical mobs that run the tourist town of Cloudburst Falls.

Everyone knows Victor Draconi wants to take over all the other Families--and kill every last Sinclair. What they don't know is that I'm on to him, and no way will I let the man who murdered my mom get away with hurting all the other people I care about. Especially when I've got places to break into, stuff to steal, and Devon Sinclair fighting right by my side…

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Its time for the final battle! Lila and the Sinclair’s know that Victor Draconi is going to strike, but when? Everyone is trying to figure out how to stop Victor especially because they know what he’s planned. Everyone has to band together even the other families to stop Victor and his plan to take over Cloudburst Falls.

What I liked

~The characters! I love them all so much especially all of their different personality’s.

~ There was non-stop action.

~There was always something happening, which kept me on the edge of my seat!

~The scenes were so detailed that I can picture them in my head.

~The Lochness! So misunderstood by people but just wants a friend! I’m glad Lila realized how sweet the lochness actually is.

~The romances! I love all of the romances so much, I shipped them so hard! Devon and Lila, and Deah and Felix!

What I didn’t like

~That it was the last book.


I loved this trilogy so much! I love all of Jennifer Estep’s books! This book was an amazing ending to a great series. I’m so sad to have to leave these characters behind but this is a series I can definitely read again! This book was thrilling and action packed adventure. With touches of romance, humor, and mystery. Would definitely recommend this series!!!

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UNSPOKEN By Sarah Rees Brennan

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UNSPOKEN By Sarah Rees BrennanUnspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan
Series: The Lynburn Legacy #1
Published by Random House on 9/10/13
Genres: Fantasy & Magic, Gothic, Mystery & Detective, Paranormal, Supernatural, Young Adult
Pages: 400
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Bound together. Worlds apart.

Kami Glass is in love with someone she's never met—a boy she's talked to in her head since she was born. This has made her an outsider in the sleepy English town of Sorry-in-the-Vale, but she has learned ways to turn that to her advantage. Her life seems to be in order, until disturbing events begin to occur. There has been screaming in the woods and the manor overlooking the town has lit up for the first time in 10 years. . . . The Lynburn family, who ruled the town a generation ago and who all left without warning, have returned. Now Kami can see that the town she has known and loved all her life is hiding a multitude of secrets—and a murderer. The key to it all just might be the boy in her head. The boy she thought was imaginary is real, and definitely and deliciously dangerous.

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Kami Glass lives in Sorry-in-the-Vale. Kami is your average high school journalist always trying to get the story. The only thing that’s not normal about Kami is the fact she has been communicating via her mind with a boy since she was a baby. Kami gets her big break when the Lynburns come back to town and she’s determined to learn their secrets.

What I liked

~Kami, she’s so determined and she’s your modern day Nancy Drew.

~Surprisingly this book was funny, which I wasn’t expecting it to be.

~The mystery kept me on my toes I actually didn’t know what secret the Lynburns were hiding.

~Jared and getting to see his point of view sometimes.

~The newspaper crew: Kami, Angela, Holly, Jared, and Ash.

What I didn’t like

~The only thing that bothered me was when the POV would switch between Kami and Jared I was confused about what was going on.


~“Kami said, “I want you to go in there and vamp that receptionist.”  “What?” Ash said blankly.  “You know,” Kami said. “Dazzle her with your charms. Rock her world. Go on.”


I’m definitely glad I read this book! I thought the characters were great and so was the mystery. I plan on reading Untold soon! By the way something I just found out, on Sarah Rees Brennan’s website there’s drawings of the characters. If you like mysteries, with a paranormal aspect in a goth setting check this book out!

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BEHOLD THE BONES By Natalie C. Parker

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BEHOLD THE BONES By Natalie C. ParkerBehold the Bones by Natalie C. Parker
Series: Beware the Wild #2
Published by HarperTeen on 2/23/16
Genres: Fantasy & Magic, Gothic, Mystery & Detective, Paranormal, Young Adult
Pages: 368
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Candace “Candy” Pickens has been obsessed with the swamp lore of her tiny Louisiana town for . . . forever. Name any ghostly swamp figure and Candy will recite the entire tale in a way that will curl your toes and send chills up your spine.

That doesn’t mean Candy’s a believer, however. Even though she and her friends entered the swamp at the start of summer and left it changed, Candy’s the only one who can’t see or feel the magical swamp Shine. She’s also the only one who can’t see the ghosts that have been showing up and spooking everyone in town ever since. So Candy concentrates on other things—real things. Like fighting with her mother and plotting her escape from her crazy town.

But ghosts aren’t the only newcomers in Sticks, Louisiana. The King family arrives like a hurricane: in a blur and unwanted—at least by Candy. Mr. King is intent on filming the rumored ghostly activity for his hit TV show, Local Haunts. And while Candy can’t ignore how attracted she is to eighteen-year-old Gage King and how much his sister, Nova, wants to be friends, she’s still suspicious of the King family.

As Candy tries to figure out why the Kings are really in town and why the swamp that had previously cast her aside now seems to be invading every crack in her logical, cynical mind, she stumbles across the one piece of swamp lore she didn’t know. It’s a tale that’s more truth than myth, and may have all the answers . . . and its roots are in Candy’s own family tree.

This book is exactly what I needed to get me out of my slump! Candace Is such a strong character I loved getting to see everything from her point of view. Getting to read about all of my favorite characters again like Sterling and Abigail. So many things happened in this book that had me on the edge of my seat. I was so happy to be reading another book about Sticks and the way Parker brings this world to life and weaves all of the creepiness is amazing!

What I Liked

~ Getting to be in Candy’s head

~ The mystery surrounding the ghost that are all of a sudden coming from the swamp and the King family

~ The friendship that Candy, Sterling, and Abigail have #FriendshipGoals

~ Finding out about Candy and her connection to the swamp

What I didn’t Like

~Nothing! Everything was amazing!

Favorite Quotes

~ Sterling trots along beside me muttering half sentences I don’t understand. “Cut that out before we get up there, Saucier,” I chide. “You sound cracked.”

~ ” Five minutes in town and you’re already running with the worst. I don’t know if I should compliment you or condemn you.”

Plus many more!


This was definitely one of my most anticipated books of 2016 and it doesn’t disappoint! I love the characters and the ending was great and something I wasn’t expecting. I just hope that there’s another book in the series and its about Abigail! This book is a definite must!!!

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WOLFHEART By Shay Roberts

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WOLFHEART By Shay RobertsWolfheart by Shay Roberts
Published by Snowfire Press on 1/15/16
Genres: Paranormal, Romance, Supernatural, Young Adult
Pages: 32
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Ash, a high school senior from a broken home, performs an act of kindness that forces her into hiding. Now she’s living in the woods, training dogs to guard livestock. She soon discovers that she’s not alone in the forest. A dark, malignant beast is preying on her beloved animals. As Ash edges toward despair, a mysterious stranger appears…

Magnus, a werewolf from the nearby town of Corby, claims he is hunting the beast, but he knows more that he’s saying. His connection to Ash, and his desire for her, take her by surprise.

Their forbidden attraction captures the attention of Corby’s dangerous Gray Wolves, a council of elders determined to keep humans and werewolves apart. If necessary, they won’t hesitate to eliminate Ash, if the beast doesn’t get her first.

To survive, Ash must balance the needs of her heart with the necessities of survival. If she fails, she’ll meet a gruesome end in a forest without pity.

Ash lives alone out in the woods and she thinks she’s alone until something keeps attacking her livestock. Now Ash has to find what’s attacking her livestock and find a way to survive all while keeping her heart in check when stranger Magnus comes along. I enjoyed reading this novella! It was nice to read especially because it takes place in the same world as the Heartblaze novel. Ash was an amazing and enjoyable heroine she was strong and independent and at the same time compassionate. Magnus was a great character to we don’t see much of him but he when we do get to meet him we just want more! Magnus was the fierce alpha wolf. I really liked this novella I’m just sad it was so short, I would love to see these two in another book!

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VAMPIRE SOUL (EMMA’S SAGA) by Shay RobertsVampire Soul by Shay Roberts
Series: Heartblaze #1
Published by Snowfire Press on 11/9/15
Genres: Paranormal, Supernatural, Young Adult
Pages: 282
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In your past life you were a legendary figure in a passionate relationship with a vampire. Now your enemies from that past have found you, determined to make you pay a terrible price for a life you lived more than 200 years ago!
EMMA RUE is an eager college freshman. For reasons she cannot understand, she attacks her professor in front of her stunned classmates. Desperate for answers, Emma goes to a psychiatrist who uses hypnotic regression to explore her troubled childhood. But when the regression goes too far, back into her past life, a remarkable revelation emerges that shatters Emma's world. Suddenly on the run from powerful forces, Emma seeks out a shadowy figure from her past life...

JULIAN ST. FLEUR, the 18th-century vampire who transformed Emma's soul. The beautiful and enigmatic Julian holds the key to Emma's past, but will he help her? Two hundred years of loneliness have twisted him into a wicked creature and his reunion with Emma is unlike anything she had ever imagined. As Julian draws Emma into his heinous world, her only salvation may be...

STEFAN HILDEBRAND, a werewolf with legendary combat skills who is posing as a fellow student. Stefan's feelings for Emma are real, but his powerful masters have ordered him to kill her! As the mystery of Emma's past unravels, Stefan must make a choice, sacrifice Emma or listen to his heart.

Who do you trust, Julian or Stefan? Or do you go your own way?
How will you survive in a paranormal world unlike anything you have ever imagined?
Hop onto this emotional roller coaster and brace yourself for a stunning climax!

When I first started this book I wasn’t sure if I liked it or if I’d be able to finish it. I was kind of confused especially with the four POVs but I figured it out quick. In the four POVs we meet Emma, Julian, Stefan, and Cynthia, we also get to see flashbacks of Cassandra which is Emma’s past life. This book had so many elements I liked I finished it in one sitting. Its like you’re on a ride with all of the characters. Emma was on a mission to find out about her past life and who she really is, Julian is a vampire who has been waiting for Emma, Stefan is a werewolf who has been ordered to kill Emma, and Cynthia is a ghost on a mission to get something back from Emma. Its all so crazy and fast paced and everyone is coming for Emma but the thing is she doesn’t remember everything from her past life as Cassandra, so why does she have so many enemies? I loved the risk Emma took to find out about her past life she was a brave and strong heroine. I also loved the other characters and getting to see their connection in this mystery was amazing. The ending blew me away! It ended in a cliff hanger and the first thought I had when I finished was “Wow! I need the sequel now!” I would recommend this book to my friends and anyone who likes paranormal books!

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by Jennifer Estep

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EXCLUSIVE AUDIO CLIP from DARK HEART OF MAGIC by Jennifer EstepDark Heart of Magic by Jennifer Estep
Series: Black Blade #2
Published by Kensington Books Genres: Fantasy & Magic, Paranormal, Young Adult
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As a thief, I stick to the shadows as much as possible. But when the head of the Sinclair Family picks me to compete in the Tournament of Blades, there’s no escaping the spotlight—or the danger. Even though he’s my competition, Devon Sinclair thinks I have the best shot of winning what’s supposed to be a friendly contest. But when the competitors start having mysterious “accidents”, it looks like someone will do anything to win—no matter who they hurt.As if I didn’t have enough to worry about, mobster Victor Draconi is plotting against Devon and the rest of my friends, and someone’s going around Cloudburst Falls murdering monsters. One thing’s for sure. Sometimes, humans can be more monstrous than anything else …

This book was so good! Dark Heart of Magic is one of my favorites this year! So much goes down in this book!  I felt like I wasn’t reading fast enough.  Guys things happen so fast in this book! The Tournament of Blades is going on and Lila has been chosen to be in it and someone is going around killing monsters. I can’t say how much I Loved this book!! I felt like I was there and I needed a sword as well.  Also, the mystery aspect didn’t hurt.  I love my mysteries. We also learn a lot about some of the characters that made my jaw drop, but it was all good. I’m happy with the way Devon & Lila’s romance has progressed (I ship it) and they are in an optimal spot going into the conclusion.  I loved this book and I think everyone should read it.  I’d read it again in a heartbeat!  So go buy it and read it, and if you haven’t read the first book in the series Cold Burn of Magic pick it up and marathon them both! I need the third book in my hands NOW!  I feel like there’s a hole in my heart haha. Dark Heart of Magic is definitely a must read! Ms. Estep, please keep the Black Blade series coming!

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FORGET ME NOT by Megan Tayte

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FORGET ME NOT by Megan TayteForget Me Not by Megan Tayte
Series: The Ceruleans #2
Published by Heaven Afire on 02/20/15
Genres: Fantasy & Magic, Paranormal, Romance
Pages: 338
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The Ceruleans: mere mortals infused with power over life and death. Five books; one question: If the might of the heavens were in your hands, would you be sinner or saint?

Death is stalking Scarlett Blake. As if the encroaching darkness in her head wasn’t enough, she’s become disturbingly accident prone. Falling off a cliff isn’t ideal when all you want is as much time as possible to live, to love.

Her fate is horrifying. Unbearable. And inescapable. No one can save Scarlett from The End that’s looming. Not Jude, the Cerulean who is intent on Claiming her. Not Luke, the boy who is intent on loving her.

The clock is ticking, louder with every heartbeat. Now Scarlett must decide how best to protect the people she loves. Will she trust in Jude and the life-after-death he promises? Will she stand against the Fallen, who have her sister captive? Will she carry the burden of her death alone – every headache, every hallucination, every wrenching, aching emotion?

And when the clock falls silent, when the darkness eclipses the light, will Scarlett fight for life? Or will she have no choice but to surrender?
Forget Me Not is the second book in the Ceruleans series and I liked it more than the first book, only because we get to learn more about the ceruleans and Sienna, Scarlett’s sister.  Its fast paced, more painful, and deals with death but also has mystery and a sweet romance.

I liked how Scarlett is unwavering to not let her imminent death stop her from enjoying her time left. I really like Luke a lot in this book, he really loves Scarlett and is willing to do anything for her but is not a pushover. I also like Cara as she adds humor to the book.


My favorite thing about this book was when Scarlett got to learn more about Sienna through her diary and learning more about Scarlett’s fate.This book has a bigger cliff-hanger than the last book. The Ceruleans is becoming one of my favorite series. I can’t wait to read the next two books in the series. I would definitely recommend this series! It’s on Kindle Unlimited and the first book is Death Wish so check it out!

MOONLANDS by Steven Savile

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MOONLANDS by Steven SavileMoonlands by Steven Savile
Published by BadPress on 3/6/15
Genres: Fantasy & Magic, Paranormal, Young Adult
Pages: 485
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Ashley Hawthorne thinks of herself as the Cuckoo Girl. No matter where she is it feels like she doesn’t quite belong.

Everything changes when her eccentric aunt, Elspeth Grimm, leaves her the key to a safety deposit box in a bank that was destroyed during the Blitz. That box contains the first part of her true inheritance: an umbrella, a battered old notebook, a pair of aviator’s goggles and a locket. Each of these gifts is a unique part of who she really is.

Elspeth is a Grimm, a descendent of the brothers who purged this world of monsters by trapping them within the Concord. She is the Oracle. A keeper of all the knowledge we have amassed about the creatures of the Fae and other worlds. And someone intent on destroying the Concord has murdered her!

When Ashley looks through the goggles that night she sees curious creatures on the roof of the house across the street watching her. To the naked eye they look like crows but they are not. It is the first glimpse of the other place—the place where she will finally belong.
The journal is crammed full of things, but there’s no actual writing in it. Ash decides she’s going to use the book as a journal, and begins the first entry: My name is Ashley Hawthorne. The ink fades so she writes it again. My name is Ashley Hawthorne. Again the ink fades. She tries again and again until the ink scratches out an entirely different first line: That is not who you are!
Moonlands is about Ashley Hawthorne who lives in London but feels like she doesn’t quite belong. She feels this even more after she attends the reading of her eccentric aunt’s will in which she is named as a beneficiary.  She is being given the key to a safety deposit box. As she sets out to discover the contents of the box other people are watching her and some aren’t human!
Blackwater Blaze is an alpha wolf sent with four members of his pack from the Moorlands on a deadly mission to kill Ashley. His approach from the moongate is met by unexpected opposition, his pack members are all killed and he is given a warning and a message. He starts to suspect treachery is afoot with him a tool in its execution. Should he complete his mission or fight for what he knows is right?


Many of the characters were interesting and if you enjoy urban fantasy, werewolves and magic then you will definitely enjoy picking up this book. It was fast-paced, interesting and it did keep me turning the page to find out more. Overall I think this book was pretty good. Which means you guys should check it out.

NIGHT SKY by Suzanne Brockmann and Melanie Brockmann

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NIGHT SKY by Suzanne Brockmann and Melanie BrockmannNight Sky by Melanie Brockmann, Suzanne Brockmann
Series: Night Sky #1
Published by Sourcebooks Fire on 10-7-2014
Genres: Paranormal, SciFi, Thrillers, Young Adult
Pages: 496
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They could be hunting you.
Hunted. Kidnapped. Bled. Someone is snatching girls and draining them for a secret that's in their blood. A hormone that makes them stronger, faster, smarter. A hormone that the makers of a new drug called Destiny will murder to get their hands on. These girls could be anyone. They could be anywhere.

They could be you.

When Skylar discovers she's a Greater-Than, a girl with terrifying power, her life will never be the same. The only way to stay alive is to join the fight against Destiny and become the ultimate weapon.

HOLY CRAP! In Night Sky the Brockmann Mother/Daughter team give readers a taste of excellent writing paired with genius storytelling! I am absolutely in L-O-V-E with Sky, Milo, Dana and Cal! I MUST know what happens next!!! I admit I’m obsessed with all things paranormal, scifi, urban fantasy and I get it all in Night Sky! There always comes a certain point in a book when you know you are falling in love with the characters, getting so attached you know eventually your heart will probably be smashed to smithereens and patched back together…eventually! I knew Night Sky was going to be one of my favorites within the first chapter, YES it’s that good!

First things first, the characters just plain rock! Skylar is the new girl living among Florida’s elite upper crust. She’s a little awkward and deep in the dark about her “greater-than” status. This means she has special abilities like telekinesis and can run superfast. However, she has no idea what is going on or how she is doing these things and more importantly she’s concerned she is going insane! Thankfully she has her new BFF Cal to keep her calm and laughing! Calvin “Cal” for short brings the humor to Night Sky! I adore Cal, his wheelchair and his ongoing game of “would you rather…” Then we have Motorcycle Girl, Dana, a greater-than with killer skills and awesome sarcastic wit. She is the perfect mentor for Sky. Milo is Dana’s brooding best friend. He is sweet, handsome and yes ladies he has a special connection to Sky that will almost certainly make you swoon! But you know how it goes the road is not smooth sailing for these two! Lastly, we have Skylar’s mom who is a bit annoying at times however I can’t help but like her and the adorable Sasha, who I want to give a big squeeze!

The main Arc of Night Sky revolves around Sasha. She is kidnapped in the middle of the night from her bedroom. Sky is heartbroken and determined to help find the little girl. This plot gives the reader a chance to learn so much about Sky and her friends and we get to go on a sensational journey with them. This fast-paced thriller keeps things moving through the climactic finish! NOW, I’m ready to devour my lovely ARC of the next book in the series WILD SKY! WooHoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Night Sky is an EPIC Read!! I give it SIX huge Wonderland Hearts!