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New Releases: April 2014 – Part Two

It’s a quiet week in booklandia, Peeps, but here are a few titles that hit the shelves today:


A.C. Arthur, Mine to Claim, Shadow Shifters Book 1, eBook, April 8, 2014

Darren Shan, Mission, Zom-B Book 7, Hardcover, April 8, 2014

Laini Taylor, Dreams of Gods & Monsters, Daughter of Smoke & Bone Book 3, Hardcover, April 8, 2014

R.E. Butler, The Alpha’s Heart, Wilde Creek Book 2, eBook, April 10, 2014


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New Releases: April 2014 – Part One

Last week was a bit hectic for me (okay, I was reading J.R. Ward’s The King, quickly followed by Gena Showater’s Burning Dawn. I’m not gonna lie, lol) and I missed posting the week’s releases so here are the books that came out last week:


Charlaine Harris et al., Games Creatures Play, Hardcover, April 1, 2014

Cynthia Garner, Vampire’s Hunger, Awakening, Paperback, April 1, 2014

Dana Marie Bell, Hecate’s Own, Heart’s Desire Book 2, Paperback, April 1, 2014

Heather Graham, The Awakening, Alliance Vampires, Paperback, April 1, 2014

Jennifer Ashley, Wild Wolf, Shifters Unbound Book 6, Paperback, April 1, 2014

Keri Arthur, Circle of Desire, Damask Circle Book 3, Paperback, April 1, 2014

Kimberly Frost, Magical Misfire, Southern Witch, eBook, April 1, 2014

J.R. Ward, The King, Black Dagger Brotherhood Book 12, Hardcover, April 1, 2014

Kait Ballenger, Immortal Hunter, Execution Underground Book 3, eBook, April 1, 2014

Kathryne Kennedy, Enchanting the Beast, Relics of Merlin, Paperback, April 1, 2014

Robin D. Owens, Ghost Seer, Paperback, April 1, 2014

Sherrilyn Kenyon, Illusion, Chronicles of Nick Book 5, Hardcover, April 1, 2014

Virna DePaul, Turned, Belladonna Agency, Paperback, April 1, 2014



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Posted April 7th, 2014.

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New Releases: March 2014 – Part Two

I know that it feels like it’s been awhile since I posted a New Release list, Peeps, but some months are like that. The middle of March was so quiet that I waited until now to combine the posts into one worth reading. Here are the titles that you may have missed this month:


Patricia Briggs, Night Broken, Mercy Thompson Book 8, Hardcover, March 11, 2014

Lynn Red, Bearing it All, Jamesburg Shifters Book 2, eBook, March 17, 2014

Jennifer Ashley, Feral Heat, Shifters Unbound, eBook, March 18, 2014

Dianne Sylvan, Shadowbound, Shadow World Book 6, Paperback, March 25, 2014

Heather Graham, Waking the Dead, Hardcover, March 25, 2014

Mimi Jean Pamfiloff, Vampires Need Not Apply, Accidentally Yours Book 4, Paperback, March 25, 2014

Nora Roberts, Shadow Spell, The Cousins O’Dwyer Book 2, Paperback, March 25, 2014

Paula Brackston, The Midnight Witch, Hardcover, March 25, 2014

Shelly Laurenston, Bite Me, Pride Book 9, Paperback, March 25, 2014



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Posted March 28th, 2014.

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Cover Reveal for Nalini Singh’s ARCHANGEL’S SHADOWS

The seventh book in Nalini Singh’s Guild Hunter series, Archangel’s Shadows, is set to be released in November 2014.
Nalini Singh, Archangel's Shadows, Guild Hunter


Return to New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh’s sensual and painfully beautiful Guild Hunter world in her new novel of sacrifice, loyalty, and the choices of love that can shatter the heart.

In the wake of a brutal war, the archangel Raphael and his hunter consort, Elena, are dealing with the treacherously shifting tides of archangelic politics and the people of a battered but not broken city. The last thing their city needs is more death, especially a death that bears the eerie signature of an insane enemy archangel who cannot—should not—be walking the streets.

This hunt must be undertaken with stealth and without alerting their people. It must be handled by those who can become shadows themselves…

Ash is a gifted tracker and a woman cursed with the ability to sense the secrets of anyone she touches. But there’s one man she knows all too well without a single instant of skin contact: Janvier, the dangerously sexy Cajun vampire who has fascinated and infuriated her for years. Now, as they track down a merciless killer, their cat-and-mouse game of flirtation and provocation has turned into a profound one of the heart. And this time, it is Ash’s secret, dark and terrible, that threatens to destroy them both.


If you haven’t yet read Angels’ Pawn, which is the first time Ash and Janvier make an appearance together, you can find an excerpt here.

Angels’ Pawn is available on its own as an ebook and as part of the Angels’ Flight anthology in ebook and paperback.

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2014 RITA Award Finalists for Best Paranormal Romance

The Romance Writers of America have announced the 2014 RITA award finalists. Congratulations to the following authors for being nominated for Best Paranormal Romance:




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Jim Butcher’s SKIN GAME Tour Dates

The 16th book in Jim Butcher’s popular Dresden Files series, Skin Game, is set to release on May 27th 2014 and Jim is hitting the promotion trail.  Tour stops are listed below:



Tuesday, May 27 at 7:30 PM
Mysterious Galaxy
2810 Artesia Blvd.
Redondo Beach, CA

Wednesday, May 28 at 7:00 PM
Mysterious Galaxy
7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA

Thursday, May 29 at 7:00 PM
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd.
Beaverton, OR

Friday, May 30 at 7:00 PM
University Bookstore
4326 University Way NE
Seattle, WA Continue Reading…

Posted March 24th, 2014.

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Diana Gabaldon’s US MOBY Tour Schedule

Last week I posted author Diana Gabaldon’s Canadian tour schedule for Written in My Own Heart’s Blood. (Did I mention that Herself is coming to my city? So excited!)

I’d be remiss if I neglected to post her U.S. tour schedule as well so here it is:


Diana Gabaldon, Written in my Own Heart's Blood, Outlander


Tuesday, June 10 — PHOENIX, AZ
6:00 pm -10:00 pm
Talk & Signing
Poisoned Pen
Venue: Arizona Biltmore, Gold Room
2400 East Missouri Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85016


Wednesday, June 11 — LOS ANGELES, CA
7:00 pm
Talk & Signing
Venue: All Saints Church
132 N Euclid Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101


Continue Reading…

Posted March 6th, 2014.

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Labyrinth of Stars Winner!

Thank you so much to everyone who participated in our Labyrinth of Stars quiz! I’ve really enjoyed promoting the world of Maxine Kiss and her ‘Boys’ over this past week and hope that my readers enjoyed it as much as I did. Hopefully I’ve been able to introduce a bunch of new readers to the work of Marjorie M. Liu as well.

Look for more tidbits about Labyrinth of Stars, the Hunter Kiss series, and Marjorie over the next little while. I’ll be posting a review of Labyrinth soon and I still hope to be able to get an interview or guest post from Marjorie after she returns to the States next month.

In the meantime, the winner of the “So You Think You Know Max” quiz is …


Diane Dimsey


Congratulations, Diane! You were the only person to score 100% on the quiz! I’ll be sending you an email shortly. You have the option of an unsigned copy of Labyrinth to be sent next week or an autographed copy to be sent in April once Marjorie has a chance to settle in and unpack after her travels.


Marjorie M. Liu, Labyrinth of Stars, Hunter Kiss


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Cover Reveal for Darynda Jones’ Seventh Grave and No Body

As I mentioned previously, we’re getting TWO Charley Davidson books from the awesome Darynda Jones this year. Sixth Grave on the Edge will be hitting bookstore shelves on May 20th and Seventh Grave and No Body is scheduled to be released on October 21st. (If only all of our favourite authors could produce two books in the same series in one year, I’d be in heaven! But I digress…)

The lucky gals over at Heroes and Heartbreakers had the pleasure of revealing the cover of Seventh Grave today and now I’m sharing it with you too.


Darynda Jones, Seventh Grave and No Body, Charley Davidson


I love the vibrant covers that artist Michael Storrings and St. Martin’s Press have come up with for this series. I’d recognize a Charley Davidson book even if the title was missing. Not many other authors are lucky enough to have such a distinctive look. Of course not many women are lucky enough to have such an awesome collection of skull themed accessories either!

Speaking of Charley’s skull accessories, how would you like to win the belt buckle featured on the cover of Seventh Grave? Head on over to to enter!


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Posted March 5th, 2014.

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New Releases: March 2014 – Part One

It looks as though March is going to follow in February’s footsteps as far as new paranormal releases are concerned. Both months start and end fairly strong, but the middle weeks are just that – weak. Oh well, at least we have a good selection to chose from this week to carry us though the slower parts of the month.

Happy Release Day to the following authors:


Anne Bishop, A Murder of Crows, The Others Book 2, Hardcover, March 4, 2014

Ashlyn Chase, Kissing With Fangs, Paperback, March 4, 2014

Bianca D’Arc, Keeper of the Flame, Dragon Knights, Paperback, March 4, 2014

J.D. Tyler, Cole’s Redemption, Alpha Pack Book 5, Paperback, March 4, 2014

Kimberly Frost, Halfway Hexed, Southern Witch, Paperback, March 4, 2014

Kira Brady, Hearts of Chaos, Deadglass, Paperback, March 4, 2014

Mary Behre, Spirited, Tidewater Trilogy Book 1, Paperback, March 4, 2014

Sarah McCarty, Reaper’s Vow, Shadow Reapers Book 2, Paperback, March 4, 2014

Seanan McGuire, Half-Off Ragnarok, InCryptid Book 3, Paperback, March 4, 2014

Shannon K. Butcher, Willing Sacrifice, Sentinel Wars Book 8, Paperback, March 4, 2014

Terry Spear, Silence of the Wolf, Heart of the Wolf, Paperback, March 4, 2014

Vicki Lewis Thompson, Werewolf in Las Vegas, Wild About You Book 6, Paperback, March 4, 2014


Anne Bishop, A Murder of Crows, The Others Shannon K. Butcher, Willing Sacrifice, Sentinel WarsSeanan McGuire, Half-Off Ragnarok, InCryptid Bianca D'Arc, Keeper of the Flame, Dragon KnightsSarah McCarty, Reaper's Vow, Shadow Reapers Terry Spear, Silence of the Wolf, Heart of the WolfJ.D. Tyler, Cole's Redemption, Alpha Pack

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Diana Gabaldon Canadian Tour Schedule!!!

*** Holy Crap, Peeps, Herself is coming to My city!!!! ***

*** No one ever comes to my city… I’m sooo Excited!!! ***


Please excuse the above Fangirl moment, Peeps, but this is HUGE news. Not only is Diana Gabaldon coming to Canada to promote Written in my Own Heart’s Blood, but she’s coming to Barrie, ON, and you can believe me when I say that absolutely zero NY Times best selling authors come here. I think I actually peed a little when I read this…


Diana Gabaldon, Written in my Own Heart's Blood, Outlander


Don’t live close to Barrie and wondering where else you might see Diana? Get in line at one of these locations:


Friday June 20
6:30pm TORONTO

Toronto Reference Library, Bram & Bluma Appel Salon
789 Yonge St., Toronto, ON
This is a free, ticketed event. To reserve your ticket or for more information please visit:

Saturday June 21
1:00pm LONDON

1037 Wellington Road, London, ON
This is a free event. For more information please visit or phone 519-685-1008

Sunday June 22
1:00pm BARRIE

76 Barrie View Drive, Barrie, ON
This is a free event. For more information please visit or phone 705-735-6735

Monday June 23
7:00pm OTTAWA


47 Rideau Street, Ottawa, ON
This is a free event. For more information please visit or phone 613-241-0073

Thursday June 26
6:00pm CALGARY

11588 Sarcee Trail NW, Calgary, AB
This is a free event, open to all Costco members. For more information please phone 403-516-3701

Friday June 27

Alix Goolden Performance Hall
900 Johnson St., Victoria BC
Tickets are $10. For more information please visit or phone 250-595-4232


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Kim Harrison’s UNDEAD POOL Tour Schedule

Kim Harrison released The Undead Pool yesterday, the 12th book in her Hollows series, and I can’t tell you how excited I am. I absolutely love, love, love this series! Luckily for her fans, Kim’s publisher, Harper Voyager, is sending her on a huge tour to celebrate the new release. Here is where you can find Kim near you:


Kim Harrison, The Undead Pool, Hollows


Tuesday, February 25, 2014ANN ARBOR, MI
7:00 PM–Launch Book Event & Signing
2513 Jackson Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48103


Wednesday, February 26, 2014CINCINNATI
7:00 PM–Book Event & Signing
2692 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45208


Thursday, February 27, 2014MINNEAPOLIS, MN
7:00 PM–Book Event & Signing
3225 W 69th St, Edina, MN 55435


Friday, February 28, 2014PITTSBURGH, PA
7:00 PM–Book Event & Signing
BARNES & NOBLE (Homestead PA)
100 W Bridge St, Homestead, PA 15120


Saturday, March 01, 2014UPSTATE NEW YORK
7:00 PM–Book Event & Signing
424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866


Monday, March 03, 2014NYC
7:00 PM–Book Event & Signing
BARNES & NOBLE (Upper West Side)
2289 Broadway, New York, NY 10024


Tuesday, March 04, 2014CONNECTICUT
7:30 PM–Book Event & Signing
21 Governor St., Ridgefield, CT 06877


Wednesday, March 05, 2014BOSTON
6:00 PM–Book Event & Signing
700 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116


Friday, March 07, 2014RALEIGH
7:30 PM–Book Event & Signing
3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh, NC 27607


Saturday, March 08, 2014SOUTH CAROLINA
2:00 PM–Book Event & Signing
164 Forum Dr., Columbia, SC 29229


Monday, March 10, 2014ATLANTA
6:30 PM–Book Event & Signing
105 E Main St., Woodstock, GA 30188


Tuesday, March 11, 2014NEW ORLEANS
6:00 PM–Book Event & Signing
2727 Prytania St., New Orleans, LA 70130


Monday, March 17, 2014MICHIGAN
6:00 PM–End of Tour party
2820 Towne Centre Blvd., Lansing, MI 48912


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Posted February 26th, 2014.

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