Showing posts from July, 2016

Review: Charnel House by Graham Masterton

A desperate and terrified old man appears at the office of John Hyatt at the San Francisco Department of Sanitation with a chilling complaint. His house, Seymour Willis insists, is breathing. Hyatt suspects a rat infestation but the truth is worse. Much worse. An ancient demon out of darkest Native American folklore lives within the walls and floorboards of Willis’s home—an all-powerful malevolent being determined to break free and wreak havoc on the City by the Bay.

Soon a tiny cadre of believers in the impossible—including Hyatt, Willis, and a Native American shaman—hold the fate of all humanity in their hands. The monster’s hunger for blood and flesh is insatiable and it is determined to escape its prison and become whole. And once it does, the entire world will be its feeding ground.

*Small Spoilers Below

Charnel House is a book that I went into knowing very little about. Sure, from the description I knew it would involve a haunting of some sort and that the force was indeed malevo…

Book Trailer Tuesday(123) The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan & The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee

Book Trailer Tuesday is a Weekly Blog Post hosted by me at Blood Sweat and Books. Each week I choose two Book Trailers to showcase. One Trailer will be for an upcoming book and the other will be one that has already been released. This week I focus my spotlight on The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan & The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee.

Available Now:The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother’s mysterious death, he’s lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers.

One day, he’s tracked down by a man he’s never met—a man his mother claimed was dangerous. The man tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god.

The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants and worse monsters are stirring for doomsday. To prevent Ragnarok, Magnus must search the Nine Worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thou…

Zurvival Saturday (126): 7 Days to Die

Hey ya'll, this week I wanted to share my latest gaming obsession 7 Days To Die. Holy moly this game is intense. I've only had the game a week (Xbox One) but it's quickly grown on me and become a favorite in the household to play. Now if you haven't heard of this game yet here is some background info:

7 Days to Die is an open world survival video game. The game was released June 28, 2016 by Telltale Publishing. If that name sounds familiar that's because they also produce The Walking Dead video games as well.

The games plot is fairy simple. World War 3 has happened, you the survivor must find shelter, food and water, as well as scavenging supplies to fend off the numerous zombies (hinted to be the consequence of nuclear fallout) that populate the area. In this instance that area is Navezgane, Arizona.

As of this posting, the game developers are still working on a more complicated plot beyond just the survival aspect to the story so if you're looking for an in …

Cover Reveal & Giveaway: Hear The Wolves by Victoria Scott

Today I am so excited to share the cover reveal for Victoria Scott's upcoming novel Hear The Wolves ! Not only does this book sound fantastic but fun fact, the cover designer drew every snowflake, every wolf, every letter, and every detail that went inside the book by hand. How cool is that?!

It's survival of the strongest in a contemporary, girl-versus-wild middle-grade debut from Fire & Flood author Victoria Scott!

Sloan is a hunter.

So she shouldn't be afraid of anything. But ever since her mom left the family and she lost hearing in one ear in a blizzard, it's been hard to talk to people, and near-impossible to go anywhere or do anything without her dad or big sister within eyesight -- it makes her too scared to be on her own.

When they leave her home alone for what should only be two nights, she's already panicked. Then the snow starts falling and doesn't stop. One of her neighbors is hurt in an accident. And the few people still left in Rusic need to…

Book Blitz & Giveaway: Mercy by Misty Provencher

Title: Mercy Author: Misty Provencher Genre: Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Fantasy
Hosted by: Lady Amber's PR
Blurb: My will to survive is the first thing to drown. I know, because I hold it under myself.
After facing severe tragedy in life, Madeline assumes her death will be easy. But the angels do not come to take her to Heaven. Instead, what retrieves her is something she never expected: a gargoyle.
Delivered to Truce, the King of the Gargoyles, Madeline now has choices she never wanted. She has the ability to take over the entire Gargoyle Kingdom, if she is willing to kill the king. However, looking to prevent takeover, Truce transforms Madeline, thereby granting her the ability to achieve the thing she wants most—death—if she can just find the human recipient for the Gargoyle Gift that she now has to give. It should be easy.
But lives, whether they are lived or not, are seldom simple, and Madeline’s past still stands in her way. Now, only a voyeur in the life of The Boy with the Golden…

Book Blitz & Except: The Arcadia Falls Chronicles by Jennifer Malone Wright

Title: The Arcadia Falls Chronicles Omnibus (books 1-6) Author: Jennifer Malone Wright Genre: YA Paranormal
Sale Price: $.99 (Reg. 4.99)
Dates of promo July 11th-16th Hosted by: Lady Amber’s PR

A war is brewing between the hunters and the vampires and Chloe is determined to strike against the vampires before they have a chance to attack. Unfortunately, her plan goes all wrong and results in a massive takeover by the undead.

This group of unlikely heroes have the power of elements, magic and strength on their side. They have even recruited one of the original vampires to help aid in their mission. But will it be enough? Will society ever go back to normal now that the world knows that vampires truly exist?

The Arcadia Falls Chronicles is the continuation of The Vampire Hunter’s Daughter. Following the format of The Vampire Hunter’s Daughter, The Arcadia Falls Chronicles is serialized into several novella-length stories.

Jennifer Malone Wright is best known for her short story series, Th…

Blog Tour Review: Antidote by Taylor Hondos

Life sucks, and then you rot. No one knows how Dermadecatis is contracted, but its existence has changed everything for 18-year-old Lena, in this riveting debut from Taylor Hondos. No contact with other people. Masks must be worn in public at all times. Four months ago men, women and children alike began to rot from the inside out, and the world as we know it changed forever. Life goes on, but now everything revolves around the need to survive and find a cure for Dermadecatis, the disease that Lena Alona’s father discovered. Unfortunately for Lena and everyone else who is desperate to survive, her father’s secrets died when he did.

*Small Spoilers Below
Antidote was a book that I was approached to review for part of the blog tour, technically. However, this is a book I probably would have read regardless. Flesh Eating disease, fight for survival, nobody is safe etc.. sounded just right up my alley. Unfortunately, it just didn't live quite up to expectations and here is why:

Flat C…

Cover Reveal: Haunted by the King of Death (Eternal Mates #2) by Felicity Heaton

It’s time for the cover reveal of the next Eternal Mates series book, Haunted by the King of Death. I’m sure everyone has been curious about the savage, merciless vampire Lord Van der Garde since he prowled onto the scene in the second book in the series, Claimed by a Demon King, and now it’s time to find out why this dangerous and deadly alpha male is just so damned distant and untrusting of females.

If you haven’t had a chance to step into this passionate and action-packed world of dark elves, fae, demons, vampires, shifters and hunters, then you can take the leap with the first book in the series, Kissed by a Dark Prince, which is only 99c / 99p right now. Find the links to your favourite retailers at:

Here’s more about the next book in the series, due for release on July 30th!

Haunted by the King of Death (Eternal Mates Romance Series Book 11) Felicity Heaton A ruthless vampire warrior, Grave Van d…

Book Trailer Tuesday (122) : Ultraxenopia & Type X by M.A. Phipps

Book Trailer Tuesday is a Weekly Blog Post hosted by me at Blood Sweat and Books. Each week I choose two Book Trailers to showcase. One Trailer will be for an upcoming book and the other will be one that has already been released. This week I focus my spotlight on Ultraxenopia & Type X by M.A. Phipps. *Please Note; These are the first two books in a series. 
Available Now:Ultraxenopia (Project W.A.R. #1) by M.A. Phipps
Don’t stand out. Blend in. Remain invisible. Those are the rules I lived by—the rules I thought would keep me alive. 
I was wrong.
Wynter Reeves is a law-abiding citizen of the State, a willing conformist whose daily life is haunted by terrorism and oppression. With the constant threat of death hanging over her like a shadow, she forces herself to live by a strict set of rules, all in the hope of ensuring she is never noticed. However, on her twenty-first birthday, as she prepares to take the placement exam that will determine her future within society, she begins t…