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ARC Review: An Easy Death by Charlaine Harris

Title: An Easy Death Author: Charlaine Harris Genre: Dystopia, Magic, Wild West-ish Series: Gunnie Rose Received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.  Summary:  In a new trilogy that presents a chilling alternate history of the United States where everyone believes in magic—but no one is sure whether they can trust it. Gunnie Lizbeth…

ARC Review: Slayer by Kiersten White

Title: Slayer Author: Kiersten White Genre: Horror-ish/Urban Fantasy/YA Fiction Series: Slayer Connected to: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996-2003) Received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.  Summary:  Into every generation, a Slayer is born… Nina and her twin sister, Artemis, are far from normal. It’s hard to be when you…

Review: “Lost Souls” by Kelley Armstrong

Title: Lost Souls Author: Kelley Armstrong Genre: Ghost story Summary:  The disappearing hitchhiker is one of the hoariest urban legends, and no one knows that better than Gabriel Walsh, a lawyer who grew up on folklore and myth. When author of books on the supernatural Patrick brings Gabriel a case of a hitchhiking woman in white who vanished…

Review: “Omens” by Kelley Armstrong

Title: Omens Author: Kelley Armstrong Genre: Defies all genre but it’s fantasy, horror, suspense and mystery all rolled into one if you’re going to force me to label it. Summary:  Twenty-four-year-old Olivia Taylor Jones has the perfect life. The only daughter of a wealthy, prominent Chicago family, she has an Ivy League education, pursues volunteerism and philanthropy,…

Review: Paradise Girl by Phill Featherstone

Title: Paradise Girl Author: Phill Featherstone Genre: YA Dystopian Warnings: Lots of death, attempted assault Silver linings of warnings: Some of the best written suspenseful scenes I’ve read in a long while. Overall Rating:  A highly infectious and incurable virus spreads worldwide. Seventeen-year-old Kerryl Shaw and her family live on a remote farm and think they will be safe,…

Review: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

When I was eighteen or nineteen do you know what I was doing? Not crafting a masterpiece of literature while spending time with my soulmate. I believe I was actually freaking out over college applications coming in. Mary Shelley was fast working on something that would leave her a master of a genre, perhaps one…