River Marked (Mercy Thompson, #6)
4.23
4.5/5.0

*warning* a huge torrent of gushing admiration about to commence...

I now understand people who are so blinded by their love of an author, they
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Jul 05, 2010
 
Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble (Jolie Wilkins, #1)
3.88
3.5/5.0

Ok, so this is not rocket science, folks, but it is fun!! And, sometimes that is just what one needs.

Mallory's writing is smooth, upbeat with a
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Jun 24, 2012
Jun 13, 2012
 
Stolen (Women of the Otherworld #2)
4.15
3.5/5.0

"Stolen" continues the story of Elena Michaels, a young woman turned werewolf, where the book, "Bitten" left off. The relationships between Ele
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Nov 07, 2010
 
Dark Secret (Dark, #15)
4.18
This one would have been stuck on three stars if not for the awesome climax, probably the best so far in this series!

In this installment, Feehan fina
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Nov 28, 2011
Nov 11, 2011
 
Visions of Heat (Psy-Changeling, #2)
4.13
I have figured out the genius in this book and the "psy-changeling" series thus far... Take strong, alpha males whose protective instincts make them d ...more
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Dec 28, 2010
 
The Undead Heart (Blood Thirst, #1)
3.97


First, I must say Ms. Jackson has an incredible gift for creating stories! She reminds me of those bards of yesteryear who could sit down and tell a
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Dec 12, 2010
 
Lover Eternal (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #2)
4.37
4.5/5/0

This book was a wonderful change of pace from most paranormal/vampire romances. The story lines in almost every one I have ever read deal with
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Jan 28, 2010
Jan 10, 2010
 
Magic Bleeds (Kate Daniels, #4)
4.48
I cannot believe I have actually turned into a full-fledged, giddy, squeely, girlfan over this series! I'm a serious, level headed book reviewer for h ...more
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Dec 12, 2010
 
Dark Prince (Dark, #1)
4.00
After reading this book, first in the Carpathian series, I understand why so many are complaining about the uber-alpha problem the men seem to have. A ...more
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Aug 04, 2010
 
Devil May Cry (Dark-Hunter, #7)
4.31
4.5/5.0

This is probably my favorite in this series since Kenyon strayed from the original Dark Hunters. Both Katra and Sin are characters one can abso
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Dec 01, 2011
 
Kept (Blood Lust, #1)
3.58
Eeh... Not terrible, just a rather generic storyline that's kind of boring. Part of that may be due to me not really getting into a shifter who turns ...more
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Jul 05, 2010
 
Better Off Dead (Lily Harper, #1)
3.66
3.5/5.0

This one is split right down the middle. I absolutely loved the whole premise, it is unique, creative and totally fun to read about. I loved Li
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May 08, 2013
 
Dark Desire (Carpathians, #2)
4.18
While this installment of the Carpathians is engaging, it didn't live up to the first. It is darker, Jacques (who is the charming younger brother in b ...more
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Aug 04, 2010
 
Dark Challenge (Dark, #5)
4.21
Great paranormal, romantic suspense. Julian's story is especially interesting because we are introduced to a whole new family of Carpathians. The seco ...more
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Sep 23, 2010
 
Hostage to Pleasure (Psy-Changeling, #5)
4.22
Can someone explain how a series as good as this with psychics, werewolves and sci-fi excitement carries porn worthy cheese covers like "Hostage to Pl ...more
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Dec 30, 2010
 
Lover Unbound (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #5)
4.33
How did this installment disappoint me, let me count the ways:
First- there were way too many sub-plots and not enough main character action. It seems
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Jan 10, 2010
 
Dark Side of the Moon (Dark-Hunter #7, Were-Hunter #3)
4.13
2.5/5.0

This is the first book in the "Dark Hunter" series that I honestly didn't think held up to Kenyon's exacting standards. It's perplexing, too. H
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Aug 28, 2011
 
Dark Destiny (Dark, #13)
4.26
This one will not go down as a favorite in this series for sure. Didn't care for the heroine. Destiny was abducted and horribly tortured as a child. S ...more
Aug 28, 2011
Aug 24, 2011
 
All I Want for Christmas is a Vampire (Love at Stake, #5)
4.23
Before considering the rating of any book, one must consider the book itself and what it sets out to do. This book, and the series "Love At Stake" as ...more
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Apr 08, 2010
 
Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1)
4.31
This being the first Cassandra Clare book for me, I had no idea what to expect. I was mildly surprised and very impressed! While there are some obviou ...more
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Dec 01, 2010
 
First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson, #1)
4.08
Humorous without being fluffy, just dark enough to make it interesting.

For a complete review, visit Affaire de Coeur magazine, hard copy or online at:
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Nov 12, 2010
 
Bitten (Women of the Otherworld #1)
4.07
4.5/5.0

With the avalanche of paranormal/werewolf offerings on the market today, "Bitten" actually succeeds in the almost impossible, finding a unique
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Nov 07, 2010
 
Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1)
4.06
Ms. Andrews succeeds in starting a new urban/fantasy series with excitement and promise! I am amazed at how intricate and involved her knowledge of th ...more
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Aug 25, 2010
 
Lover Awakened (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #3)
4.47
I absolutely love the way Ward writes the romance in her books. I am a sex-scene skipper and usually get disgusted because many authors rely on those ...more
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Jan 10, 2010
 
His Darkest Hunger (Jaguar Warriors, #1)
3.75
Very good read IF one is looking for a paranormal love story with LOTS of action and suspense. The paranormal elements blend in in a believable way (t ...more
Nov 28, 2010
Jul 21, 2010
 
The Heat (The Big Bad Wolf, #1)
3.80
I really like Walden's storytelling ability. Although her werewolves weren't nearly as believable as others I have read, she can tell a story that gr ...more
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Feb 07, 2011
 
City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3)
4.35
4.5/5.0

Wonderful, wonderful finish to a great YA trilogy! High suspense, lots of action, intrigue and we get all our questions answered - hooray! My o
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Feb 18, 2011
 
Dream of Shadows
3.65
I heard of Ms. Glass as an up-and-coming author who specializes in compelling inter-racial romances, so decided to try her out. I'm hoping I just pick ...more
Jun 10, 2010
Jun 05, 2010
 
Lover Revealed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #4)
4.31
4.5/5.0
For some reason Ward ratcheted up the profanity in this installment to the point that it became distracting and took away from the story. Other
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Jan 29, 2010
Jan 10, 2010
 
Archangel's Kiss (Guild Hunter, #2)
4.25
4.5

Still gory, still graphic, but still the most wonderful relationship yumminess in the paranormal genre!

Aside from the love story that is Elena and
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Nov 05, 2013
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