Waiting on Wednesday: Retribution by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Wednesday, July 27, 2011


Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine which spotlights eagerly anticipated upcoming releases!

I've been a fan of Sherrilyn Kenyon/Kinley MacGregor for...jeez...going on thirteen years now (I feel old). Even after all these years, I'm still always excited for her upcoming books and Retribution is no exception. The Dark Hunters are one of my favorite series of hers, and I'm ecstatic that Sundown is finally getting his book :)

Retribution Cover Title: Retribution
Series: Dark Hunters, Book 30
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Release Date: August 2, 2011
Sherrilyn Kenyon Reading Order can be found here on Wit and Sin.

Book Description (from Sherrilyn Kenyon's website):

Harm no human…

A hired gunslinger, William Jessup Brady lived his life with one foot in the grave. He believed that every life had a price. Until the day when he finally found a reason to live. In one single act of brutal betrayal, he lost everything, including his life. Brought back by a Greek goddess to be one of her Dark-Hunters, he gave his immortal soul for vengeance and swore he’d spend eternity protecting the humans he’d once considered prey.

Orphaned as a toddler, Abigail Yager was taken in by a family of vampires and raised on one belief- Dark-Hunters are the evil who prey on both their people and mankind, and they must all be destroyed. While protecting her adoptive race, she has spent her life eliminating the Dark-Hunters...

Waiting on Wednesday: Darker Still and Psychic Moon

Wednesday, July 20, 2011


Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine which spotlights eagerly anticipated upcoming releases!

Once again, I have two very different books I'm waiting on this week. Both are by authors I've never read before and both are paranormal. One, however, is a male/male romance and the other is a YA historical.

Darker Still Cover Title: Darker Still
Series: Magic Most Foul, Book 1
Author: Leanna Renee Hieber
Genre: YA Paranormal Historical
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Release Date: November 1, 2011

Book Description (from Amazon.com):

The Picture of Dorian Gray meets Pride and Prejudice, with a dash of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

New York City, 1882. Seventeen-year-old Natalie Stewart's latest obsession is a painting of the handsome British Lord Denbury. Something in his striking blue eyes calls to her. As his incredibly life-like gaze seems to follow her, Natalie gets the uneasy feeling that details of the painting keep changing...

Jonathan Denbury's soul is trapped in the gilded painting by dark magic while his possessed body commits unspeakable crimes in the city slums. He must lure Natalie into the painting, for only together can they reverse the curse and free his damaged soul.


Psychic Moon Cover Title: Psychic Moon
Author: M.D. Grimm
Genre: Male/Male Paranormal Romance
Publishers: Dreamspinner Press
Release Date: July 27, 2011

Book Description (from Dreamspinner Press):

Humane Officer Derek Wiliams has been toying with the idea of asking out Brian O’Donogue since the veterinarian started working at the Pet Rescue Center two years ago. So why hasn’t he made his move? It’s complicated… but it has something to do with the fact that Derek occasionally likes to run around on four legs instead of two.

Recovering from an abusive relationship and hiding supernatural abilities of his own, Brian takes a chance and agrees to go on a date with Derek. The ensuing relationship is better than either of them could have hoped—until a rogue wolf shifter attacks Brian while he’s walking his dogs. The abrupt attack forces Derek to confront his feelings, but the danger isn’t over. The rogue shifter is out there, and he’s hunting them.

Tuesday In Review

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

It’s update time :)

Below are the newest reviews I’ve written over on Joyfully Reviewed and Romance Junkies. The master list and categorical lists on the right-hand side are updated as well.

Reviews for upcoming releases:
- Cowboys Like Us (Sons of Chance, Book 6) by Vicki Lewis Thompson (available 7/19/11, Kindle edition available 8/1/11)
- Dangerous Magic by Samantha Hunter (available 7/22/11)
- One Night in London (The Truth About the Duke, Book 1) by Caroline Linden (available 8/30/11)
- The Seduction of Scandal (Scandals and Seductions, Book 5) by Cathy Maxwell (available 8/30/11)

All other new reviews:
- Undercover Lovers by Dee Carney, Chloe Cole, Cari Quinn, and Dee Tenorio
- Stranger (Blades of the Rose, Book 4) by Zoƫ Archer
- Baby, Drive South (Southern Roads Trilogy, Book 1) by Stephanie Bond
- Baby, Come Home (Southern Roads Trilogy, Book 2) by Stephanie Bond
- Lord Langley Is Back in Town (The Bachelor Chronicles: The Standon Widows, Book 3) by Elizabeth Boyle
- Handcuffs and Glory Holes (Rawlings Men, Book 2) by Kim Dare
- Handcuffs and Headlocks (Rawlings Men, Book 3) by Kim Dare
- Handcuffs and Spreader Bars (Rawlings Men, Book 4) by Kim Dare
- Strong Arms of the Law by Cerise DeLand
- Hail Mary by C.C. Galloway
- Slave to Fashion by Debra Glass
- Stolen Justice by DJ Gross
- Shadowglass (The Shadowfae Chronicles, Book 2) by Erica Hayes
- Notorious Pleasures (Maiden Lane Series, Book 2) by Elizabeth Hoyt
- Jared (Red, Hot & Blue, Book 4) by Cat Johnson

Waiting On Wednesday: As Time Goes By and Unlikely Protector

Wednesday, July 13, 2011


Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine which spotlights eagerly anticipated upcoming releases!

I have two very different romances I'm waiting on this week, both releasing this month and both by debut authors. As Time Goes By is a WWII romance and Unlikely Protector is a dystopian romance.

As Time Goes By Cover Title: As Time Goes By
Author: Anna Lee
Genre: Historical M/M Romance
Publisher: MLR Press
Release Date: July 2011

Book Description (from MLR Press):

In 1944, Matt Jackson, a wounded RAF pilot, ends up in the Royal Infirmary after his squadron is attacked. When he meets Doctor Trynt Andrews, both men's lives are changed with the instant connection they feel for one another. Alone and injured, Matt is invited into Trynt's home and they become inseparable, finding a love they thought they never would. As the year goes by, their commitment deepens despite having to keep their love a secret. When Matt is deployed and his plane goes down during battle will all be lost? Or will he make it home to Trynt?


Unlikely Protector Cover Title: Unlikely Protector
Author: Nicole Sheldon
Genre: Dystopian Romance
Publishers: Amazon and B&N
Release Date: July 15, 2011

Book Description (from Nicole Sheldon's blog):

What would you bring to the plate if the world ended? Moria is finding that her knowledge of wine and club clothing isn't much help in the end of times, but her ability to problem solve has landed her a job at the camp she and a few other survivors live in. But she can't seem to solve the problem of her ever constantly growing sexual tension for the man who saved her life and brought her there. When their safety is threatened and the camp has to move, will Moria find new safety and solve her biggest issue in the process?
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