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Re: New and Recommended

I know I raved about it in the What are you reading now thread, but I thought I'd jump on here as well and champion Amy Lane's Little Goddess series (Vulnerable , Wounded and Bound ). She's created an amazing world which I became completely engrossed in. They are wonderful books that made be both laugh and cry - and read obsessively. :smileywink: She's self published though (lord only knows why), so the books aren't without their editing flaws, but if you can look past those few mistakes, I think they're well worth it.
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Re: New and Recommended


SciFiCanuck wrote:

Ooooooh, I just got an email from Harper Collins and this new book sounds VERY good!!

 

Blood Blade (Skinners, Book 1) by Marcus Pelegrimas:


Teresa:

Hey, Marcus Pelegrimas is going to be HERE in March so be sure to come up with some good questions and/or comments for him!

Paul 

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Re: New and Recommended


paulgoatallen wrote:

SciFiCanuck wrote:

Ooooooh, I just got an email from Harper Collins and this new book sounds VERY good!!

 

Blood Blade (Skinners, Book 1) by Marcus Pelegrimas:


Teresa:

Hey, Marcus Pelegrimas is going to be HERE in March so be sure to come up with some good questions and/or comments for him!

Paul 


 

 

I went back and tried the book again I was able to get into it after the first couple of chapters.  I'm still not sure just how I would rate the book but it was interesting.

 

Toni

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Re: New and Recommended

Hello all,

 

I am new to the list, but not to the authors listed or the books :smileyhappy:  I saw the previous post of recommended authors and books, and saw two missing that I have recently found I enjoy and thought others might as well, they are:

 

Rachel Vincent - Stray, Rogue and Prey.  It is a series about werecats.

 

Carrie Vaugh - The "Kitty" books.  A story about a late night radio talk show host named Kitty, who is a werewolf.

 

Hope you find some enjoyment in these books.  They are entertaining, light reads.

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Re: New and Recommended

Currently reading a new release Blood and Ice, would classify more as a supernatural thriller.  I am halfway through the book and it is a page turner.  I can't seem to put it down, it is a excellent novel.  Here is a burb from the back of the book, Robert Masello is a true master at blending cutting-edge science, historical intrigue, and riveting thrills, and and Blood and Ice ia a riotous mix of history, cryogenics, vampirism, and a chilling adventure set in the antarctic.  Park in front of a warm fire and prepare to read this in one sitting.

 

Novel switchs from present day when Journalist Michael Wilde on a month assignment to the south pole goes on a dive in the polar sea and finds a young man and woman, bound with chains and sealed forever in a block of ice.  Beside them is a chest filled with a strange, and sinister, cargo, wine bottles, filled with blood.  The doomed couple is raised to the surface and Michael must unravel the mystery of this doomed couple.  As the ice around the murdered lovers begin to melt, Michael will have to gapple with a miracle or a nightmare, in the making.  For what is DEAD, may not be gone, and here at the end of the known world, there's nowhere to to hide and no place left for the living to run.    Totally awesome book.

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Re: New and Recommended


paulgoatallen wrote:

ReaderGal74 wrote:

I see that on the B&N website, NightKeepers is considered young adult, but then one of the reviews indicates that it might not be that label.  Can anyone let me know which is correct?

 

Thanks!


ReaderGal:

After checking out Jessica Andersen's website, I'm willing to bet $$$ that this is not a YA series. The link is below if you're interested...

Paul

 

 

 http://www.jessicaandersen.com/books/


 

Thank you Paul and Phyllis.  I now have both of her books on my list to get'em.  Thanks!!

 

Jess

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SciFiCanuck wrote:
I picked up Pleasure Unbound by Larissa Ione...it's the first in her Demonica series.  Sounds pretty intersting.  The next two come out respectively in March (Desire Unchained) and April (Passion Unleashed).  Might be a bit before I read it since there are sooooooo many new releases this month, but once I do, I'll post what I thought of it and if it's worth a read for anyone else.  :-)

 

I loved Pleasure Unbound.  It was a great new line of reading and a wonderful storyline!  I can't wait for the next two to come out!
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DarkHeart wrote:
I know I raved about it in the What are you reading now thread, but I thought I'd jump on here as well and champion Amy Lane's Little Goddess series (Vulnerable , Wounded and Bound ). She's created an amazing world which I became completely engrossed in. They are wonderful books that made be both laugh and cry - and read obsessively. :smileywink: She's self published though (lord only knows why), so the books aren't without their editing flaws, but if you can look past those few mistakes, I think they're well worth it.

 

Nicole,

 

I put her on my reading list because of your "rave" on the WAYRN thread.  I can't wait till my next book "allowance" comes up!

 

Jess

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ReaderGal74 wrote:

Nicole,

 

I put her on my reading list because of your "rave" on the WAYRN thread.  I can't wait till my next book "allowance" comes up!

 

Jess


Jess,

 

   I hope you like them as much as I did.  They're a bit more expensive (and there are a few editing mistakes) because they're self published, but I thought they were wonderful.  I was surprised when I searched the board an no one else had discussed them. 

~ Nicole
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Re: New and Recommended

This is a new book club that meets at the Barnes & Noble in Worcester, MA the third Saturday of every month. They have cool monthly giveaways! They have a new forum waiting for new poeople to post about their favorite authors. www.bookreadertimes.com

The book that they are reading for March is Moon Called by Patricia Briggs

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Re: New and Recommended

the host is good if you read twlight i would try it is by the same author
We are young
We have heart
Born in this world as it all falls apart
We are strong
We don't belong
Born in this world as it all falls apart
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I got a new book yesterday by an author I haven't seen before and it is Kari Sperring's book Living With Ghosts.

Living with Ghosts  I have just barely started it but it is catching my attention right from the start.

 

Toni

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Nelsmom wrote:
I got a new book yesterday by an author I haven't seen before and it is Kari Sperring's book Living With Ghosts.

Living with Ghosts  I have just barely started it but it is catching my attention right from the start.

 

Toni


I almost picked up this book last night at B&N.  Don't remember why I passed it over.  You will have to let us know how it turns out Toni.

 

Jess

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Weird because this book has been on my pile for months and, for whatever reason, I haven't read it yet. You'll have to let me know if it was good, Toni!

Paul 

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Paul,

 

With tryiing to read two books at one time I'm only half way throught Living With Ghosts but I have liked it very much.  The world is very intriguing and she has done a good job developing her characters.  I think that I am going to put the SciFi book down until I finish it.  I have a month to read the library books but when I got Bone Crossed everything got sidetracked till I finished it.

 

Toni

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ReaderGal74 wrote:

Nelsmom wrote:
I got a new book yesterday by an author I haven't seen before and it is Kari Sperring's book Living With Ghosts.

Living with Ghosts  I have just barely started it but it is catching my attention right from the start.

 

Toni


I almost picked up this book last night at B&N.  Don't remember why I passed it over.  You will have to let us know how it turns out Toni.

 

Jess


Yeah I started reading this last week. I put it down 50 pages in, slow starter I think. Akward name for the main character. I can sense greater depths but my copy of Harrison got here. So I'm putting it aside for later. Let us all know if it turns ripping or compelling later on, I'd appreciate it.

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Hey Everyone that is interested I finished Living With Ghosts this morning and liked the book.  TiggerBear the pacing of the story is kind of slow but I felt well worth the read.  For a first novel it was not one of the most outstanding that I have read but she has done a good job and shows a lot of potential for getting better as she gets more experience.  I did find some suprising twists and turns in the story that kept me interested.  The only thing that I can reccommend is to try it because I know it is not going to appile to everyone.

 

Toni

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Nelsmom wrote:

Hey Everyone that is interested I finished Living With Ghosts this morning and liked the book.  TiggerBear the pacing of the story is kind of slow but I felt well worth the read.  For a first novel it was not one of the most outstanding that I have read but she has done a good job and shows a lot of potential for getting better as she gets more experience.  I did find some suprising twists and turns in the story that kept me interested.  The only thing that I can reccommend is to try it because I know it is not going to appile to everyone.

 

Toni


So are you telling me the greater depths I sensed are just potential for the next book? Not that that's a totally bad thing....

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DarkHeart wrote:

ReaderGal74 wrote:

Nicole,

 

I put her on my reading list because of your "rave" on the WAYRN thread.  I can't wait till my next book "allowance" comes up!

 

Jess


Jess,

 

   I hope you like them as much as I did.  They're a bit more expensive (and there are a few editing mistakes) because they're self published, but I thought they were wonderful.  I was surprised when I searched the board an no one else had discussed them. 


 

Woah you're not kidding...they are like double in price!  Ouch.  I wouldn't mind reading them as well but I think I will wait for now.
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Nelsmom wrote:

 I have a month to read the library books but when I got Bone Crossed everything got sidetracked till I finished it.

 


Toni:

I loved Bone Crossed. It's my favorite Paranormal Fantasy release so far this year...

Paul 

"There never can be a man so lost as one who is lost in the vast and intricate corridors of his own lonely mind, where none may reach and none may save..." – Isaac Asimov, Pebble in the Sky