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Audiobook Review: Voodoo Killings by Kristi Charish

Voodoo Killings is a fun and refreshing urban fantasy featuring ghosts and zombies. At the center of this story is Kincaid Strange, a voodoo practitioner struggling to make ends meet in Seattle. Now, what makes her story fun is a combination of her personality (and snark) and the people we encounter through her. First, there is the ghost she shares her...

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Stacking the Shelves – June 18, 2016

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly feature all about sharing your good luck in book acquisitions! So here’s what came my way since my last post! This is the mega-haul, super sized edition! (at least for me). It’s been about a month since I last posted, and I definitely have some books to show for it!! Received for Review    ...

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Friday Face Off: Fool versus Jester

  Welcome to The Friday Face-Off, a new weekly meme hosted at Books by Proxy. Every Friday two books will be lined up to be judged solely on their covers (that thing we are never supposed to do, but you know we all do it!) This weeks theme: Better a Witty Fool than a Foolish Wit (A cover which features a fool or...

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Review: Spells of Blood and Kin by Claire Humphrey

Spells of Blood and Kin presents a fresh and interesting twist on the paranormal. This is not as dark or gritty as a horror novel, but it is darker and more violent than I expected. It is also not a paranormal book that romanticizes the violent creatures of the world and for me, that honestly was a positive. I found it overall...

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Audiobook Review: Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Hex is an incredibly creepy tale, one that can I don’t think I’m likely to forget anytime soon. It is disturbing and unsettling, a ghost story that goes beyond just a mysterious aberration. A small town is haunted and trapped by a ghost. One might think, hey, just leave the town if she’s so bad, right? But nope. Not that...

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Review: Hope and Red by Jon Skovron

Hope and Red could be the fun read you are looking for, especially if you love stories about thieves and vengeance, and warrior women. The two main characters are in quite different settings, each with intriguing elements. The story follows these two characters whose lives are both shattered from what they knew when they were young. Their paths after their...