Showing posts from March, 2012

Discount Armageddon (Incryptid, #1) by Seanan McGuire

Discount Armageddon by Seanan McGuire
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I haven't picked up Seanan McGurie well known October Daye series, so I came into reading Discount Armageddon a total newbie to this author. And while I was a little leery at first due to the very off leading back blub that did nothing for the overall kickass-ness that is this book.

DA did have it's trouble at the beginning as your in need to swim the info dump to figure out who Verity Price is and her passion for dancing then trying live up to the family name of cryptozoologist and the red stamp of being part of a traitor family to the Covenant of St. George a craze group that wants to rid the earth of anything different then human.

The ending that is the info dump ends with the rest of the story starting to hit it stride with action that melts into more action and running story that has you flipping quickly to the next page.

The world of DA is vast with creatures of all kinds are introduced throug…

Oppression (Children of the Gods, #1) by Jessica Therrien

Oppression by Jessica Therrien
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The YA category has gone through the gauntlet of showcasing vampire to werewolves added to the mix now is aliens and Greek Mythology. Oppression stands above the rest in the Greek Myth take with it's rich story and writing with a new mix on the old myths.

From the start you quickly get into the head of Elyse our heroine whose just turned eighty but looks eighteen. She's lost those she's love from accident and age. In hiding and not knowing who to trust and even knowing "what or who" she truly is. That is turned on her head when she meets Will and he shows her a new hidden world where those who are gifted with different gifts like her, from the Greek Gods. Added to this is a prophecy one she must fulfilled in order to finally bring a long needed peace to the Descendant of the gods.

Therrien hits the mark as she created a strong foundation for the series. With a inner war between fractions of the Desc…

Dating the Undead by Gena Showalter, Jill Monroe

Dating the Undead by Gena Showalter
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Needing a little help with your wild man, werewolf boyfriend? Want to spice up your sex life with your yummy angel? Dating the Undead is perfect for the LG (living girl) with helpful tips, tricks and gift ideas for your sexy immoral man

Dating the Undead is a tongue in cheek, spoof on women magazines with a paranormal twist. Every page is dripping with great humor, from ads "Coffin Klein" to "Vladimir's Secret" to the articles that will bring a smile to the PNR fangirl with helpful "tips" with you immoral hottie such as the Vampires, Werewolves, Dragons, Demons and Zombies.
The articles are very much what you see or read in Cosmo and such from dressing, sex tips, breaking up and knowing when to put your foot down and breaking up with a Zombie isn't easy when he doesn't have that great of memory.

I enjoyed this book from start to finish, while it was pretty shallow and no…