Review: Glimmerglass by Jenna Black

Posted July 7, 2010 by Sherri in Reviews, Young Adult / 3 Comments
Review: Glimmerglass by Jenna Black

Glimmerglass by Jenna Black Series: Faeriewalker #1 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Published by St. Martin’s Griffin on May 25, 2010 Format: Paperback Pages: 294 Source: Personal Copy Purchase Links: Amazon ✦ Barnes & Noble Book Links: Goodreads Overall Rating: Book Description:Book Description:   Dana Hathaway doesn’t know it yet, but she’s in big trouble. When her alcoholic mom shows up at her voice recital drunk, Dana decides she’s had it with being her mother’s keeper, so she packs her bags and heads to stay with her mysterious father in Avalon: the only place on Earth where the regular, everyday world and the magical world of Faerie intersect. But from the moment Dana sets foot in Avalon, everything goes wrong, for it turns out she isn’t just an ordinary teenage girl—she’s a Faeriewalker, a rare individual who can travel between both worlds, and who can bring magic into the human world and […]

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Waiting on Wednesday

Posted July 7, 2010 by Sherri in Features / 6 Comments
Waiting on Wednesday

Format: select “Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week’s pre-publication “can’t-wait-to-read” selection is:   Spy Glass by Maria V. Snyder Release Date:  September 1, 2010 Description:  An undercover mission leads to danger, adventure and an impossible choice. After siphoning her own blood magic in the showdown at Hubal, Opal Cowan has lost her powers. She can no longer create glass magic. More, she’s immune to the effects of magic. Opal is now an outsider looking in, spying through the glass on those with the powers she once had, powers that make a difference in the world. Until spying through the glass becomes her new power. Suddenly, the beautiful pieces she makes flash in the presence of magic. And then she discovers that someone has stolen some of her blood – and that finding […]

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It’s Monday, What are you Reading?

Posted July 5, 2010 by Sherri in Features / 6 Comments
It’s Monday, What are you Reading?

This awesome meme is hosted by Shelia at Book Journey.  It’s Monday! What Are You Reading, is where blogger’s gather to share what we have read this past week and what we plan to read this week. I was able to sneak in a bunch of reading with it being the holiday weekend.  I caught up on quite a bit with my swap and library reading.  I am working on the reviews this week and will post them when completed. Last Week’s Reading: Shadowglass by Erica Hayes – 3 stars A Fiend in Need by Maureen Child – 3.5 stars Walking on the Moon by Susan Sizemore – 3 stars Knit Two by Kate Jacobs (Audiobook) – 4 stars Davin’s Quest by Bianca D’Arc – 4 stars Currently Reading/Listening: Black Magic Sanction by Kim Harrison Jaci’s Experiment by Bianca D’Arc The Search by Iris Johansen (Audiobook) Upcoming Reads: Running Scared by […]

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Review: Flirt by Laurell K. Hamilton

Review: Flirt by Laurell K. Hamilton

Flirt by Laurell K. Hamilton Series: , Genres: Fantasy, Horror, Romance Published by Berkley Hardcover on February 2, 2010 Format: Hardcover Pages: 192 Source: Personal Copy Purchase Links: Amazon ✦ Barnes & Noble Book Links: Goodreads Overall Rating: Book Description:Book Description: When Anita Blake meets with prospective client Tony Bennington, who is desperate to have her reanimate his recently deceased wife, she is full of sympathy for his loss. Anita knows something about love, and she knows everything there is to know about loss. But what she also knows, though Tony Bennington seems unwilling to be convinced, is that the thing she can do as a necromancer isn’t the miracle he thinks he needs. The creature that Anita could coerce to step out of the late Mrs. Bennington’s grave would not be the lovely Mrs. Bennington. Not really. And not for long. Sherri’s Review: Why do I keep hoping that […]

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Review: Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris

Review: Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris

Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris Series: Sookie Stackhouse #10 Genres: Fantasy, Mystery, Paranormal Romance Published by Ace on May 4th, 2010 Format: Hardcover Pages: 320 Source: Personal Copy Purchase Links: Amazon ✦ Barnes & Noble Book Links: Goodreads Overall Rating: Book Description:Book Description: If you think your family relationships are complicated, think again: you haven’t seen anything like the ones in Bon Temps, Louisiana. Sookie Stackhouse is dealing with a whole host of family problems, ranging from her own kin (a non-human fairy and a telepathic second cousin) demanding a place in her life, to her lover Eric’s vampire sire, an ancient being who arrives with Eric’s ‘brother’ in tow at a most inopportune moment. And Sookie’s tracking down a distant relation of her ailing neighbour (and ex), Vampire Bill Compton. In addition to the multitude of family issues complicating her life, the werewolf pack of Shreveport has […]

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Review: Into the Darkness by Delilah Devlin

Posted May 30, 2010 by Sherri in Erotic Romance, Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Into the Darkness by Delilah Devlin

Into the Darkness by Delilah Devlin Series: Dark Realm #1 Genres: Erotic Romance, Paranormal Romance Published by Avon Red on March 27, 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 307 Source: Personal Copy Purchase Links: Amazon ✦ Barnes & Noble Book Links: Goodreads Overall Rating: Book Description:Book Description: After arriving in New Orleans—escaping from a tragic past—the virginal beauty falls victim to a series of strange, unearthly attacks. And for the first time in her life, she aches with sexual desire. Now Natalie is confused, frightened, out of control—desperately struggling to understand a world that is transforming around her. But soon she will be powerful and magnificent in ways she could never have imagined . . Detective Rene Broussard knows the hot young woman in despair is trouble. But something about Natalie intrigues and intoxicates the ruggedly handsome Cajun policeman who has come to her rescue in her time of greatest need. And […]

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Review: Charmed & Ready by Candace Havens

Posted May 29, 2010 by Sherri in Paranormal Romance, Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Charmed & Ready by Candace Havens

Charmed & Ready by Candace Havens Series: Bronwyn the Witch #2 Genres: Fantasy, Paranormal Romance Published by Berkley Hardcover on September 5th 2006 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Source: Personal Copy Purchase Links: Amazon ✦ Barnes & Noble Book Links: Goodreads Overall Rating: Book Description:Book Description: After spending most of her life single-practically an occupational hazard for a witch-Bronwyn’s finally found a sexy warlock to love. But it’s going to take more than a few love spells to keep him from getting jealous about her latest gig-protecting a rock star named Zane from the creepy Goth guys in cloaks who keep showing up at his concerts and zapping his mojo. Bronwyn would like nothing better than to blow them up in an inferno of Love That Red smoke, but they’re proving elusive. And in the meantime-what girl wouldn’t want to hang with the hottest man in music? Sherri’s Review: Charmed & […]

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Giveaway Policy

Posted June 1, 2007 by Sherri in Features / 0 Comments

Contests, Giveaways and Blog Hops hosted by Urban Girl Reader are subject to the following restrictions.   General Restrictions: Entrants must be 18 years or older to enter a giveaway on Urban Girl Reader. Void where prohibited by law. Contests are open to US Residents only unless otherwise noted. Giveaways will run for 14 days unless otherwise indicated.  Winner(s) will be chosen by Random.org via Rafflecopter.com Winner(s) will be announced on in the weekly UGR Winner’s Club and contacted via email if they win. Winner(s) must respond within 72 hours. Failure to do so will result in being disqualified and a new Winner(s) chosen. Giveaways will be sent to the winner directly from the provider/sponsor. Urban Girl Reader acts as an intermediary between giveaway providers/sponsors and is therefore not responsible for lost/damaged items. Replacement items are not guaranteed. UGR will contact the provider/sponsor when the giveaway ends with the address/contact […]

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