Archive | February, 2006

Minion by L.A. Banks (O.G. version)

27 Feb

Grade: B First thing’s first: I liked this book. The prose is clunky, the dialogue is awkward and expositional, and the pacing drags in the middle, but I felt compelled to read and finish it. The writing is vaguely amateurish at best, but I couldn’t put it down. Is it the story? No, because this […]

I Want This Dog!

26 Feb

A Smart Girl's Guide: Drama, Rumors & Secrets: Staying True to Yourself in Changing Times (Smart Girl's Guides) Nancy Holyoke (Author) (1) Release Date: February 28, 2015 Buy new: $12.99 $11.07 51 used & new from $7.07 by Amazon Auto Links

A Quick Bite by Lynsay Sands

22 Feb

Grade: D Woo-hoo, another contemporary vampire romance novel! Only this one features a vampire heroine who faints at the sight of blood! That’s hilarity, I tell ya. Pure comic brilliance. Oh, and I’m being sarcastic, by the way. I’m bitchy like that. Anyway, I’ve read the other books in this series, one was Single White […]

Bitten and Smitten by Michelle Rowen

21 Feb

Grade: C- You want to write a contemporary vampire romance with a “comedic twist”? Here’s the formula: Take a big city bimbo, turn her into a vampire, have her run around the city like a decapitated chicken, stick a broody Anne Rice creep into the mix, and voila! This book has all that and more, […]

Stroke of Midnight by Kenyon et al

16 Feb

Grade: C- I like reviewing anthologies. They’re quick, too short to get boring, and I don’t have to wade through pesky exposition to get to the meat of the story (sometimes). Besides, if the story sucks, you can just move on to the next one. It’s almost like… a box of chocolates. If you’re lucky, […]