Review: Smoke and Iron by Rachel Caine

        Synopsis: To save the Great Library, the unforgettable characters from Ink and Bone, Paper and Fire, and Ash and Quill put themselves in danger in the next thrilling adventure in the New York Timesbestselling series. The opening moves of a deadly game have begun. Jess Brightwell has put himself in direct peril, with only his wits and... Continue Reading →

Review: Potions and Pastries

          Synopsis: In this New York Times bestselling mystery series, witch Katie Lightfoot bakes enchanted treats—and faces more than her fair share of toil and trouble.... It’s been exactly two years since Katie and her aunt and uncle opened the Honeybee Bakery, where they serve delicious—and bespelled—treats to the good people... Continue Reading →

Review: Cake Spell Disaster

Synopsis: Mistmoor Point has a new dirty word... poison!  Welcome to Mistmoor Point…  A small town on a small island where magic is standard practice and witches rule.  Felicity Redfern has a lot of jobs.  Baker, girlfriend, novice witch... and… worst of all, private investigator.  When the mayor's anniversary party goes wrong, disaster happened!  1.... Continue Reading →

Review: The Price of Valor 

Synopsis: In the latest Shadow Campaigns novel, Django Wexler continues his “epic fantasy of military might and magical conflict”* following The Shadow Throne and The Thousand Names, as the realm of Vordan faces imminent threats from without and within. In the wake of the King’s death, war has come to Vordan. The Deputies-General has precarious... Continue Reading →

Review: The Bear and the Nightingale 

Synopsis: At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts grow taller than houses. But Vasilisa doesn’t mind—she spends the winter nights huddled around the embers of a fire with her beloved siblings, listening to her nurse’s fairy tales. Above all, she loves the chilling story of Frost,... Continue Reading →

Review: The Fifth Petal 

Synopsis: Salem’s chief of police, John Rafferty, now married to gifted lace reader Towner Whitney, investigates a 25-year-old triple homicide dubbed “The Goddess Murders,” in which three young women, all descended from accused Salem witches, were slashed one Halloween night. Aided by Callie Cahill, the daughter of one of the victims who has returned to... Continue Reading →

Review: The Arts of Legerdemain as Taught by Ghosts

Synopsis: Set against a backdrop of magic tricks, ghost stories, and attempts to communicate with the dead, The Arts of Legerdemain as Taught by Ghosts tells the story of Steve Kozwa--a former stage magician who's recently released from prison. Steve is living in a dilapidated apartment, working a dead-end job at a donut shop, and... Continue Reading →

Review: Christmas Under a Cranberry Sky

  Synopsis: This year spend a wonderful Christmas on Juniper Island, where love can melt even the iciest of hearts… Piper Chesterfield lives a glamorous life travelling the world and reviewing the finest hotels. She calls nowhere home, she works alone and that’s how she likes it. For long ago Piper decided that to protect... Continue Reading →

Review: The Alienation of Courtney Hoffman

  Synopsis: Fifteen-year-old Courtney Hoffman is determined not to go insane like her crazy grandfather did—right before he tried to drown her when she was seven. But something is happening to her. She’s being visited in her bedroom at night by aliens who claim to have shared an alliance with her now-dead grandfather. And Courtney... Continue Reading →

Review: Scariton

  Synopsis: Josh is a nine-year-old boy with an adventurous streak. After a chance encounter with a wily leprechaun, Josh is transported to a strange land inhabited by giants, wizards, and creatures of the undead variety. He quickly realizes Scariton is unlike the suburbs in every way imaginable and learns the only way he can... Continue Reading →

Review: Carousel

  Synopsis: After living in the countryside for years, Princio returns to his homeland, the tiny yet the prosperous Kingdom of Lucca, upon the orders of his dying grandfather. Living alone in the annexed building next to the palace, Princio is discovered by the kingdom’s chief doll maker, Feletti, who purposely withholds his knowledge of... Continue Reading →

Review: Niveus

  Synopsis: Niveus is…perfectly peculiar. The silver-haired beauty with eyes the color of a dying rose is the only daughter of Ravan and Nicolette. She wanders the Wintergrave Realm like no other, unseen and unheard, sharing an extraordinary gift. The Wintergrave Dynasty’s strange daughter, she beloved by all and understood by none. Ravan’s realm seems... Continue Reading →

Review: The Kingdom of Oceana

  Synopsis: SURFER. SHARK TAMER. FIRE WALKER. EXPLORER. TEENAGER. HERO. Five Centuries Ago, On the Island Now Called Hawaii, There was a Kingdom Filled with Adventure, Beauty, and Magic. When 16-year-old Prince Ailani, and his brother, Nahoa, trespass on a forbidden burial ground and uncover an ancient tiki mask, they unleash a thousand-year-old curse that threatens... Continue Reading →

Review: Grimm House

  Synopsis: For fans of Coraline and A Series of Unfortunate Events "A very gripping and haunting tale."--Molly's Book Nook "If you're looking for a great story to read with the lights on this is the one for you."-- The Book Whisperers         "What is this place?" Hadley asked, looking around the dark paneled entryway. "This is our home,"... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Hath No Fury by Hal Rappaport

Hath No Fury is unlike any other novel within its genre. A captivating paranormal romance that intrigues readers all the way to the end. Powerful, realistic, and exciting, Hal Rappaport has created a masterpiece that will always be remembered. His characters are unique they live in a world with those who practice magic and don't... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Kingdoms and Empires by Daniel J. Darcey

Kingdoms & Empires is a fabulous and amazing series to read. Daniel J. Darcey has written a masterpiece unlike others in its genre. The stories in the volume tell of two kingdoms each ruled by a sister born from one of the original kingdoms. Each sister's kingdom, goes to battle against the other. But unlike most... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Santa’s Secret by Serenity Woods

Santa's Secret by Serenity Woods is a charming, sensual, and a heart melting novel. Eva  and her son are spending Christmas in Santa's Secret Village where they meet Rudy and his daughter Isabel. Eva and Rudi feel the attraction towards each other instantly and their kids enjoy spending time together. Isabel teaches Eva's four-year old... Continue Reading →

Hold on Tight written by me (finally completed)

Hold on Tight   ByDanielle Urban           ©2014 Universal Creativity Inc.Mountain Home, Arkansas            Prologue Hold on tight, he told me.I didn't think I'd make it out of there. The house came down. Just at the moment he grabbed me. BOOM!!!!The place where I was born collapsed.I couldn't shake off the feeling that this wouldn't be the last bad thing to happen... Continue Reading →

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