Monthly Archives: February 2014

Bollywood and the Beast (Bollywood Confidential 03) by Suleikha Snyder

Originally posted on Love in the Margins. Synopsis: American-born ingénue Rakhee “Rocky” Varma knows a career in Bollywood is no fairy tale, but that truth hits home when her outspoken nature lands her in hot water with the media. Banished … Continue reading

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Paranormal romance review: Pack Challenge (Magnus Pack 01) by Shelly Laurenston

Synopsis (from Goodreads): What’s an Alpha Male to do when he meets the Alpha Female of his dreams? Step one, hide all sharp objects. All Zach Sheridan ever wanted was to become Alpha Male of his Pack and be left … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: The Cat’s Meow (Witch’s Brew 01) by Stacey Kennedy

Synopsis: When a magical presence is detected around a recent string of feline slayings, Libby, an enchantress, is determined to discover who is behind the odd deaths. But being a witch gifted by the Goddess won’t protect her from the … Continue reading

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Movie review: Chéri directed by Stephen Frears

Synopsis: France, the beginning of 20th century, just before the WWI. Lea de Lonval (Michelle Pfeiffer) is a beautiful but ageing Parisian courtesan, currently without court. She doesn’t complain. As she’s been very successful and quite business-savvy, she managed to … Continue reading

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Night Whispers (ShadowLands 01) by Alisha Rai

Synopsis: Analyst James Bennett has spent the years since humankind fell victim to the Illness living underground. Part of an elite group of survivors determined to save their race, his only interaction with the blood-drinking Shadows roaming the Earth is … Continue reading

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Review: The Naming of the Beasts (Felix Castor 05) by Mike Carey

Synopsis: Felix Castor, known as Fix, is a London lay exorcist, currently self-employed. If you think that ‘lay’ and ‘exorcist’ constitute an oxymoron, think again. Felix hasn’t been to church since he was 6; still he firmly believes in Heavens, … Continue reading

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Rameau’s review archive: Yesterday’s Sun by Amanda Brooke

Synopsis: A suspenseful tale of free will versus fate—an extraordinary story of love and family, and the risks we take to break free from the past Newlyweds Holly and Tom have just moved into their dream home, a charming English … Continue reading

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Review: The People’s Will (Danilov Quintet 04) by Jasper Kent

Synopsis: Michail Konstantinovich Lukin had to become a judge when he was just a child. His mother, Tamara Danilova, was playing the role of a prosecutor but the whole trial was pretty serious. Together they condemned to death a vampire … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of Gods (The Inheritance Trilogy 03) by N.K. Jemisin

Synopsis: The incredible conclusion to the Inheritance Trilogy, from one of fantasy’s most acclaimed stars. For two thousand years the Arameri family has ruled the world by enslaving the very gods that created mortalkind. Now the gods are free, and … Continue reading

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Review: Weak at the Knees by Jo Kessel

I won this novel in a contest posted on the Truth, Beauty, Freedom, and Books blog, written by my lovely Heidenkind – be sure to visit and explore, it’s so totally worth it! I would also like to thank the author, Jo … Continue reading

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