The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

February 26th, 2014 Kimberly Review 102 Comments

26th Feb
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer is the first novel in the Mara Dyer trilogy by Michelle Hodkin. The tale is a mystery and a romance with a paranormal twist. It has an unreliable narrator and was one heck of a crazy ride. Mini review: Twisted, dark, romantic, frustrating, and suspenseful. Hodkin delivered a pull your hair-out read that left me scratching my head and screaming for more.

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The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

February 10th, 2014 Kimberly Review 74 Comments

10th Feb
The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

I was immediately drawn to the synopsis for The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon. It shares a tale about a mother and daughter bond, loss, grief and wishes that should never be granted. A farm shrouded with a tragic history, a superstitious rural community, and a mother with secrets all added to this atmospheric tale. Mini review: A spine-tingling, hair raising thriller. McMahon held me captive and made me shiver.

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Bitter Spirits by Jenn Bennett

January 13th, 2014 Kimberly Review 80 Comments

13th Jan
Bitter Spirits by Jenn Bennett

Bitter Sweet is the first book in Jenn Bennett’s new Roaring Twenties series, and I enjoyed it from the setting to the characters. This paranormal romance had elements of ghosts, a necromancer and a hot romance with colorful characters. Mini review: suspenseful, heated, and complicated. The paranormal elements and 1920’s setting of San Francisco held me spellbound.

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Darkest Day by Emi Gayle

January 9th, 2014 Kimberly Review 58 Comments

9th Jan
Darkest Day by Emi Gayle

Darkest Day is the last book in the Nineteenth Year Trilogy. Emi Gayle moves us towards the moment when Mac Thorne a changeling must choose her permanent supernatural form and takes her place on the Council. I was worried about how I was going to get my HEA or if there would even be one. Ms. Gayle wrapped this trilogy up and left me with a smile. Mini review: twists, turns and trials, and a side of romance made this exciting ending.

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Delia’s Shadow by Jaime Lee Moyer

December 17th, 2013 Kimberly Review 78 Comments

17th Dec
Delia’s Shadow by Jaime Lee Moyer

I love crime novels, mysteries and serial killers! Mix in supernatural elements and I am drawn to these stories like moths to a flame. Delia’s Shadow is the first novel in the Delia Martin series by Jamie Lee Moyer. Set against the historic city of San Francisco, Moyer drew me in with her easy writing style, dark descriptions and engaging characters. Mini review: Dark and suspenseful. Old school detective work with a rich plot that kept me captivated as Moyer balanced darkness with light.

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Fatal Tide by Lis Wiehl

November 28th, 2013 Kimberly Review 29 Comments

28th Nov
Fatal Tide by Lis Wiehl

From the East Salem setting to the strange prophecies and the engaging characters, I have been enjoying the East Salem Trilogy by Lis Wiehl. I was more than a little excited to read Fatal Tide the conclusion and to see how it all turned out. Steeped in religion, evil, greed and mythological beasts this final chapter had me flippin the pages as we loomed towards the final battle. Mini review: fast-paced, edge of your seat action with a side of romance.

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