The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian

June 28th, 2012 Kimberly Review 11 Comments

28th Jun
The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian

“How do a million and a half people die with nobody knowing? — You kill them in the middle of nowhere.” –Chris Bohjalian, The Sandcastle Girls
The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian is one of the most beautiful and touching novels that I have ever had the pleasure to read. I just finished reading this and I sit her with puffy eyes and a heavy heart. This was both an epic family love story and a look …

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Dark Companion by Marta Acosta

June 27th, 2012 Kimberly Review 16 Comments

27th Jun
Dark Companion by Marta Acosta

Dark Companion by Marta Acosta caught my attention on Tor’s website and I knew I had to review it. I am pleased to tell you that this creepy, dark and unique novel delivered. It has mystery, romance, interesting characters and a plot filled with twists.

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Sweet Savage Blood by Carolina Courtland

June 25th, 2012 Kimberly Review 13 Comments

25th Jun
Sweet Savage Blood by Carolina Courtland

Sweet Savage Blood by Carolina Courtland is the first of three novels. This is an epic YA romance that spans nearly two hundred years. It is also the story of a vampire hunter, a witch and reincarnation. I quickly consumed this novel in a single evening and look forward to continuing this saga.

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The Ravenous Dead by Natasha Hoar

June 24th, 2012 Kimberly Review 9 Comments

24th Jun
The Ravenous Dead by Natasha Hoar

The Ravenous Dead is the second novella in the Lost Souls series by Natasha Hoar. This is a fantastic urban fantasy series featuring protagonist Rachel Miller. This tale finds Rachel dealing with a reaper. It delivered suspense, mystery, paranormal creatures and kick-ass action. I quickly consumed this and was left wanting more!

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Embers by Laura Bickle

June 21st, 2012 Kimberly Review 9 Comments

21st Jun
Embers by Laura Bickle

Embers, is the first novel in the urban fantasy series Anya Kalinczyk by Laura Bickle. The setting is Detroit and focuses on Anya Kalinczyk an arson investigator and physic medium known as a Lantern. She has the ability to see ghosts and crosses entities over who should not be here. This was an intense read as Anya with the help of her friends tries to stop an arsonist. I quickly consumed this novel and will be continuing the series.

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Cicada by Belle Whittington

June 20th, 2012 Kimberly Review 19 Comments

20th Jun
Cicada by Belle Whittington

Cicada is the first book, in a new series by debut author Belle Whittington. This paranormal YA takes us to a small farming community in eastern Texas. Here the author offers to share a story, if we promise to keep it a secret. Filled with likeable characters and extraterrestrial beings this novel is sure to capture your attention. I found this to be a fun, quick, and original tale surrounded in mystery.

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Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness

June 17th, 2012 Kimberly Review 89 Comments

17th Jun
Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness

Shadow of Night is the second book from the All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness. I could not wait to get back to Diana and Matthew’s story and unlock the secrets of Asmole 782. I am delighted to inform you that Shadow of Night delivered all that I hoped for and more. Harkness brings the past to life as we travel back in time and adds new depth to the characters that I adore. I literally consumed this and cannot wait for the final novel. If I had to sum up my opinion in three words they would be; captivating, beautiful and breathtaking.

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