Category Archives: Paranormal

Awakening (The Watchers Trilogy #1), by Karice Bolton (2011)

Imagine you’re a pretty, twenty-year-old woman waitressing in a ski village bar & grill. One night, you meet three people to whom you are irresistibly drawn, especially one tall, handsome guy with arresting green eyes. Eventually, they tell you the … Continue reading

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Taken (The Watchers Trilogy 0.5), by Karice Bolton (2012)

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, as the song goes. Athen and Ana have their tree up, and their friends Arie and Cyril are coming over. There’s woodsmoke in the air, and the first snowfall is nigh. If … Continue reading

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The S-Word, by Chelsea Pitcher

(nb: I received a copy from the publisher via NetGalley) Bullying is a big topic these days, with special t-shirts and ribbons, awareness programs, and plenty of good-hearted people trying to prevent it. The sad fact is that bullying has … Continue reading

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Hungry Ghost (Tales of The Pack #2), by Allison Moon (2013)

Hungry Ghost by Allison Moon My rating: 5 of 5 stars “Plus, Lesbian werewolf sex is kinda weird,” she said with a laugh. “Too much fur. Long claws. It all just gets in the way.” (from “Hungry Ghost,” Chapter 4) … Continue reading

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Enchantment (Spellbound #3), by Nikki Jefford (2013)

Enchantment by Nikki Jefford My rating: 5 of 5 stars If someone put a love spell on you, and it caused you to fall for someone you’ve always considered an enemy, and then you found that you legitimately enjoyed their … Continue reading

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A Job From Hell (Ancient Legends #1), by Jayde Scott (2011)

A Job From Hell by Jayde Scott My rating: 4 of 5 stars College is expensive, and many of us have had to take some odd summer jobs to pay for it. A few summers, I ended up counting mosquitoes … Continue reading

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Notes from Ghost Town, by Kate Ellison (2013)

Notes from Ghost Town by Kate Ellison My rating: 5 of 5 stars Sixteen-year-old Olivia Tithe has had better epochs in her life. Her parents divorced, and she lost her ability to see colors and flunked out of art school. … Continue reading

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The Lost Soul, by Jessica Sorensen (2012)

The Lost Soul by Jessica Sorensen My rating: 4 of 5 stars What’s a girl to do? When last we see them, Gemma and her friends stop legion hordes of Death Walkers, led by her boyfriend’s evil father, and the … Continue reading

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Supernatural Freak, by Louisa Klein (2012)

Supernatural Freak by Louisa Klein My rating: 4 of 5 stars (note: I received an advance review copy from the publisher) As Gock would say, “Please Gods,” let “Supernatural Freak” be the start of a paranormal series. (Don’t worry–you’ll meet … Continue reading

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The Promise, by Jessica Sorensen (2012)

The Promise by Jessica Sorensen My rating: 5 of 5 stars There are two author tricks I hate when I read the final, climactic book in a series. Bless her, Jessica Sorensen avoids both of them in “The Promise,” her … Continue reading

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