Past Reviews

Rosemary and Rue by: Seanan McGuire
 Every once in awhile I come apon a book that just grabs me and hooks me in. That was the case with Rosemary and Rue. Wondering around the book store, I saw the title and picked it up to take a gander. I read the back and think this should be good. I buy it, bring it home and put it on the to be read pile. I finished reading it today. I liked it so much I wanted to write a review. I am no pro but this is what I think....

Rosemary and Rue is a great blend of fantasy, mystery, folk lure and faerie tales. A true urban fantasy.
October " Toby" Daye, a changling(half human half fae), a stunning woman with a can't back down attitude. Just trying to live her life until a major death in the fae world pulls Toby out of her mundane life, and back into a life that she wanted to forget. Calling apon people that she wished she did not have to. Doing everything to keep herself alive and get to the bottom of the murder.
THis book will keep you turning the pages until the end and when you think you have it figured out, you get to guess again.

This book gets my highest rating. I look forward to the next two in the series.


Tempted by: P.C. and Kristin Cast

Passion, dark secrets, suspicion, temptation, power and choices.
This is what we are in store for in the latest installment of the House of Night Series, Tempted.
After near brushes with death, banishing fallen evil and insane priestess, the fledglings try to begin piecing together the horrific aftermath left in Tulsa. Zoey struggles to deal with the soul connection that she has with Kanola and the pull it has on her. She also begins to question the trust that she has in Stevie Rae, knowing there is something that she is not telling. Choices, Zoey and fledging learn they are more important than they think.

I read this book in a day. It kept me turning the pages, and at the end well
PC and Kristen leave us wanting to know what happens next.


TANTALIZE by Cynthia Leitich Smith is a stimulating paranormal mystery mixed with romance.

Quincie, a teen who had to grow up fast after the death of her parents, left in the care of her uncle D. They run a restaurant that was previously owned by her parents. Only thing is the restaurant isn't doing well, so Quincie and her uncle decide to redo the restaurant into a kitschy Italian Vampire restaurant name Sanguino's. Unfortunately a few weeks before opening the lead chef and friend of the family, is murdered in the kitchen and it looks like it was done by an animal. The police are all over Quncie's best friend, a werewolf hybrid name Kieren, but he swears he wasn't involved. When a new chef turns up and Quincie is stuck juggling school, work, and the task of turning the new chef into a passable vampire.

While all this is happening the police are still struggling to figure out who murdered the original chef and are getting increased reports of disappearances.

Quincie must look at the changes going on around her and see what they really are before even more people she knows go missing.

There are a few loose ends at the end of the book that leave the reader begging for more, wondering if we will get a sequel.

Happy Reading


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