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Amazon Gold box deal of the day: 10 contemporary romances for 1.99 each (Kindle)

Amazon Gold box deal of the day: 10 contemporary romances for 1.99 each (Kindle)

I normally don’t post deals on Sundays, but when I discovered this deal I decided to make an exception.   Amazon offers  Susan Mallery, Debbie Macomber and other bestselling romance authors for 1.99 each.  This deal is today only. And the best part? No pesky Whispernet fees for those of you who lives in Europe..

Urban Fantasy Challenge: Monster in my closet by RL Naquin

Urban Fantasy Challenge: Monster in my closet by RL Naquin

The Particulars: Urban Fantasy, Carina Press, available as e-book The Source: Net Galley The Grade: B The Blurb: I stopped believing in monsters long ago. But I knew I wasn’t imagining things when I found one in my kitchen baking muffins. I’d seen him before: lurking in my closet, scaring the crap out of my five-year-old self. Turns out that was a misunderstanding, and now Maurice needs a place to stay. How could I say no?After all, I’ve always been…

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Urban Fantasy Challenge: No Dominion by C.E Murphy

Urban Fantasy Challenge: No Dominion by C.E Murphy

The Particulars: Urban Fantasy, Kickstarter, not available for sale (yet). The Source: Kickstarter ARC The Grade: A+ The Blurb: Recently widowed after nearly fifty years of marriage, Gary Muldoon had given up on adventure. Then shaman Joanne Walker climbed into the back seat of his cab, and since then, Gary has trifled with gods, met mystics, slain zombies and ridden with the Wild Hunt.But now he must leave Joanne’s side to face a battle only he can win. Because as…

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Curiosity Friday: Urban Fantasy Problems Meme

Curiosity Friday: Urban Fantasy Problems Meme

I stumbled upon this one at Twitter, and it is hilarious.  And, even better, it is a giveaway.  What better way to start the weekend than with a laugh and a chance to win free books. Kudos to Vampire Book Club and Stellar Four for creating it.

Urban Fantasy Reading Challenge: Zoo City by Lauren Beukes

Urban Fantasy Reading Challenge: Zoo City by Lauren Beukes

The Particulars: Urban Fantasy, Angry Robot, available as print and e-book. The source:  purchased at Robot Trading Company  The Grade: DThe blurb: Zinzi has a Sloth on her back, a dirty 419 scam habit and a talent for finding lost things. But when a little old lady turns up dead and the cops confiscate her last paycheck, she’s forced to take on her least favourite kind of job – missing persons. Being hired by reclusive music producer Odi Huron to find…

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Urban Fantasy reading challenge: Witchling by Yasmine Galenorn

Urban Fantasy reading challenge: Witchling by Yasmine Galenorn

The Particulars: Urban Fantasy, Berkley, available in print and as e-book The Source: The bookshelf The Grade: B The Blurb: We’re the D’Artigo sisters: Half-human, half-Faerie, we’re savvy—and sexy—operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence Agency.  But our mixed-blood heritage short-circuits our talents at all the wrong times.  My sister Delilah shapeshifts into a tabby cat whenever she’s stressed.  Menolly’s a vampire who’s still trying to get the hang of being undead.  And me?  I’m Camille—a wicked-good witch.  Except my magic’s as…

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Book recommendation: Thieftaker by DB Jackson

Book recommendation: Thieftaker by DB Jackson

A warm evening in colonial North America’s leading city. Smoke drifts across the city, and with it the sound of voices raised in anger, of shattering glass and splintering wood. A mob is rioting in the streets, enraged by the newest outrage from Parliament: a Stamp Tax . Houses are destroyed, royal officials are burned in effigy. And on a deserted lane, a young girl is murdered. Ethan Kaille, a thieftaker of some notoriety, and a conjurer of some skill,…

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Urban Fantasy reading challenge:Unholy Ghosts by Stacia Kane:

Urban Fantasy reading challenge:Unholy Ghosts by Stacia Kane:

The Particulars: Urban Fantasy, Orbit, available in Print and as e-book The Source: Purchased at Bokus during a sale The Grade: D+ The Blurb: THE DEPARTED HAVE ARRIVED. The world is not the way it was. The dead have risen, and the living are under attack. The powerful Church of Real Truth, in charge since the government fell, has sworn to reimburse citizens being harassed by the deceased. Enter Chess Putnam, a fully tattooed witch and freewheeling ghost hunter. She’s…

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Urban Fantasy Reading Challenge: Motor City Fae by Cindy Spencer Pape

Urban Fantasy Reading Challenge: Motor City Fae by Cindy Spencer Pape

The Particulars: Urban Fantasy, Carina Press, available as e-bookThe Source: Purchased at Kobo ( I think.)The Grade: CThe blurb:Detroit artist Meagan Kelly has had a strong sixth sense all her life, but that doesn’t mean the gorgeous stranger’s crazy story—that she’s a half-elf, half human heiress—is true. But Meagan can’t deny the evidence of her own eyes—he’s Fae. A tall, blond, handsome, pointy-eared elf—and a man she just can’t get enough of. Ric Thornhill’s assignment just got a lot more…

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Urban Fantasy Reading Challenge: Heart of Stone by C.E Murphy

Urban Fantasy Reading Challenge: Heart of Stone by C.E Murphy

The Particulars:  Urban Fantasy, Luna, available in print and as e-bookThe Source: The BookshelfThe Grade: B- The Blurb:  Okay, so jogging through Central Park after midnight wasn’t a bright idea. But Margrit Knight never thought she’d encounter a dark new world filled with magical beings–not to mention a dying woman and a mysterious stranger with blood on his hands. Her logical, lawyer instincts told her it couldn’t all be real– but she could hardly deny what she’d seen and touched. …

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