Review: Halfway Bitten by Terry Maggert

Synopsis: The circus came to Halfway, and they brought the weird.

When clowns, vampires, and corpses start piling up in town, Carlie has to break away from her boyfriend, Wulfric, to bring her witchy skills to the table- or grill, as the case may be.
When the body of a young woman washes up in the lake, it unleashes a spiral of mystery that will bring Carlie, Gran, and Wulfric into a storm of magical warfare. Spells will fly. Curses will rain. Amidst it all, Carlie will make waffles, protect her town, and find out if a man from the distant past can join her in happy ever after.
With love and honor at stake, Carlie has no peer.

25622365Review: Joining Carlie on her adventures is one of the most fun things I have done with my time this year. Witches, mystery, intrigue, ghosts, and vampires (and not the sparkly type that turned me off of them for awhile). And waffles. I really want to visit Carlie and have waffles.

Carlie receives a terrifying message through the mail slot in her door. Knowing all she can do is wait for something bad to happen, she hangs onto all she holds dear as more pieces fall into place.

There were SO many things in this book. But Terry makes it work beautifully. I can definitely see why Halfway is such a tourist spot, even if mortals don’t usually know what lurks in the shadows.

An awesome cast of characters. Beautiful cover. Visit Halfway today!

Read my review of “Halfway Dead” (book one) here.

Buy “Halfway Bitten” on Amazon.

Frantic cover reveal by Casey L Bond

Title: Frantic

Author: Casey L Bond

Genre: YA Paranormal

Cover Designer: Cover Me Darling

Model: Jacey

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Expected Release Date: March 11th, 2016

Hosted by: Lady Amber’s

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Blurb:

Porschia Grant is in Frenzy. The hunger is constant. It’s all-consuming, as is the pain and sickness. Something went wrong when she turned. Perhaps it was the fact that an infected bit her moments before, or maybe it’s something else entirely.
One thing is certain, if Porschia can’t learn to  feed, she will die. If she can’t learn to control her extreme emotional swings, she will kill someone.  And that would destroy her.
How long can the night-walkers keep her  turning a secret from the Colony? Will Saul stand beside her now that she’s changed? And what will happen when she re-enters the forest?

 

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Award-winning author Casey L. Bond resides in Milton, West Virginia with her husband

and their two beautiful daughters. When she’s not busy being

a domestic goddess and chasing her baby girls, she loves to write young adult and new

adult fiction.

You can find more information about Bond’s books via the following links:

Website: www.authorcaseybond.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/authorcaseybond Twitter: https://twitter.com/authorcaseybond

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7212486.Casey_L_Bond

Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/caseyb007

Amazon: http://amzn.to/1PmE0pg

 

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Dissension by K.A. Salidas Review

I was recently added to a read and review list by Cheer of Band of Dystopian Authors and Fans. While I usually review books I read on both Goodreads and Amazon, I have yet to put my book reviews on my blog.

Well, today is the day! My first book as an “official” downloadreviewer is “Dissension by K.A. Salidas. I didn’t even read the description before I dove in, only knowing that it was a Dystopian related genre. After she set the Apocalyptic scene, K.A. introduces vampires to the story. My reaction was half “Ooo, vampires!” and “I hope it isn’t like Twilight…”.

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Selene is an awesome vampire, but so is Mira!

I have not read very many vampire books (yet), so I don’t really have a lot of good titles to go off of from my own personal experience. Do not fear! From the very first page where I was introduced to the main character, Mira, I was hooked. She is snarky, short (like me), and kicks major butt from the beginning. I kept picturing Selene from the Underworld (movie) series, except wearing Roman gladiator gear. And even though she is amazing in every single way, she was by no means perfect. Another thing I like about Mira is that she grew as a character. She didn’t remain the same when her reality bubble popped, but instead stood up to meet the challenge and changed how she felt. Some books I’ve read have lacked character development, but Dissension’s characters were likable and grew as the story progressed. One more trait about Dissension I found unique, was the combination of futuristic elements with ancient Roman traditions and events. It was like steampunk, but instead of using futuristic weaponry in Victorian times (and steam powered vehicles), Dissension was both the future and the ancient past. Love it.

Thank you, Katie for let me read and review your book! I definitely will be checking out the rest of the Chronicles of the Uprising series.

You can find K.A. Salidas on Facebook, Twitter, and her website. Buy Dissension on Amazon here.