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Review: New Mutants volume 2

Poor New Mutants. Professor X just “rescued” them from their homes to train them to control their mutant powers and their first field trip finds them lost in the Amazon, taken captive by a secret city modelling itself after Rome … Continue reading

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Review: My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent

Kaylee is a bean sidhe (read “banshee”), a herald of death, though she learns this on the edge of a mental breakdown over her mysterious panic attacks that come when she is close to someone who is about to die. … Continue reading

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Review: Zombie Youth: Book 2: Borrowed Time by H.E.Goodhue

Zombie Youth: Borrowed Time is a masterful example of the way a work can defy target audience and genre: a true crossover for fans of horror, armageddon, and coming of age (with zombies). By intertwining several survival factions, each with a … Continue reading

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Review: Any Witch Way by Annastaysia Savage

Sadie has spent the last three years of her life in foster care due to her mother’s death in a car wreck.  However, Sadie doesn’t believe her mom is dead….and has suffered the ridicule of her classmates over it.  Now, … Continue reading

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Review: Mercy by Rebecca Lim

Mercy is the first book in a new paranormal romance series, and the name of the narrator of the story. At first, one is uncertain who or what Mercy is, however, it may well be that Mercy is either an angel … Continue reading

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Review: Blood of My World by A.P. Fuchs

I’m not the biggest fan of paranormal romance, especially with the release of books such as The Vampire Diaries and the Twilight series (which I do not consider horror).  However I was intrigued by a YA novella trilogy by A.P. Fuchs who is perhaps best known … Continue reading

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Review: Vamplayers by Rusty Fischer

Lily is a vampire sister, a special kind of vampire who ferrets out Vamplayers–that is the egomaniac monsters who turn whole high schools and leave towns with piles of corpses. And she hates it, because why would she stay a … Continue reading

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Blast From the Past Review: Someone At the Door by Richie Tankersley Cusick

Trapped in an epic snowstorm in their home in rural somewhere while their parents are out of town, Meg and Hannah are set up for a rough few nights.  But then comes a knock at the door and two strange … Continue reading

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Review: Vampire Knight volume 1 by Matsuri Hino, and illustrated by Matsuri Hino

ISBN: 1421508222 Available: New     This manga is set in an elite boarding school that is home to the “dayclass” (humans) and the “nightclass” (vampires). Yuki and Zero, both survivors of vampire attacks, now protect the Dayclass from the Nightclass … Continue reading

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Review: Spike: Shadow Puppets

Buffy and Angel fans know they can depend on their series to be hilarious, yet innovative and poignant. One of the episodes proving this point is “Smile Time” where Angel is turned into a puppet by a nest of demonic … Continue reading

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