Review: All Just Glass by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Back in my teen years I was absolutely in love with Amelia Atwater-Rhodes’ vampire novels, and I still am, so I was pretty geeked when I learned that she was coming out with All Just Glass, a sequel to Shattered Mirror, the story of a vampire hunter and the vampire she falls for. In spite…

Review: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Deborah Harkness, a professor of history at the University of Southern California, is the brilliant author behind “A Discovery of Witches,” an incredibly innovative and enchanting novel about a witch and a magical manuscript that changes her life forever. “A Discovery of Witches is the story of a lost alchemical manuscript—Ashmole 782—and its discovery. The…

Review: Makandal’s Legacy by C G S Millworth

It’s book review time Dear Readers! Today’s book is Makandal’s Legacy by C G S Millworth, a vampire novel which gives vampire fans something new, a dark story inspired by a Haitian legend. “Francois Makandal fought a battle for freedom from the world of slavery in which he lived. We learn that he asked the…

Giveaway and Review of Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead

That’s right darklings, you’ve got a double dose of awesome today – a review AND a book giveaway! Woot! “Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead,” a collection edited by Nancy Kilpatrick of 23 short stories and 1 poem, has been declared one of the 5 top Barnes and Noble Vampire releases of 2010, an…

Review: Persistence of Memory by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Amelia Atwater-Rhodes’ novel Persistence of Memory tells the tale of 16-year-old Erin Misrahe, who wants nothing more than to be a normal teenager. But that’s easier said than done for a girl that has spent the last eight years of her life in a psych ward. For years, she has always been overcome by her…

Review: Vampyre Kisses by Elizabeth J. Kolodziej

Book review time! Today’s book is Vampyre Kisses, the debut novel by Elizabeth J. Kolodziej. I’ll admit it, when I saw the book the first thought that crept into my head was “great, another cliché unoriginal vampire love story.” But boy was I wrong, so very very wrong. A few pages into reading I came…

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Review

So faithful readers, I just finished reading Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, the upcoming novel by Seth Grahame-Smith (the author of the famed Pride and Prejudice and Zombies). Before I get into all the fun-filled review details let me just say that this book is hands down the best I have read this year. You’re hooked…

Vampires: A Field Guide To The Creatures That Stalk The Night Review

“Vampire! The very word conjures up visions of ruined castles, of enigmatic, pale skinned nobleman shrouded in dark cloaks, of slumbering beauties being bloodily ravished by supernatural, nocturnal creatures. But just how accurate is that picture? Today , people’s perceptions of vampires have been shaped by programs, movies and books such as Buffy The Vampire…