BLOG TOUR REVIEW: Beguiled by Rashelle Workman (@ginnylurcock)

Venus has become immortal, just as she always wanted. In the process she hurt Zaren, lost Michael, and destroyed her family.  At least that’s what she believed. Turns out Ramien, the god of her planets’ underworld, has her parents, and Michael. To save them, Venus makes a deal. She must complete three trials. They seem …

REVIEW by Ginny: The Faustian Host (Apocalypse Signs #1) by Dave Becker (@ginnylurcock)

Plymouth Rock is bleeding. Day has turned to night. Hundred-pound hailstones level buildings. The small town of Clement seems cursed, and the residents know who’s to blame: the new kid, Tony Marino. After losing his family and his home, 14-year-old Tony is forced to move from Florida to Massachusetts to attend Kalos Academy, an unconventional …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock : Catch by Annie Nicholas (@annienicholas)

Caught between two vampires, Connie is torn between Rurik, the one she loves and Tane, the one she’d love to stake.   Hunger burns in Connie Bences’ soul–she craves the blood of her vampire lover, Rurik, but it’s not satisfying her needs anymore. It’s driving her insane. Desperate to find help, Rurik brings her to …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock : Bait by Annie Nicholas (@annienicholas)

Live bait makes all the difference.   Sent on a mission to lure Budapest’s vampire Overlord into a trap, Connie Bence is instead caught red-handed by the dark Casanova.   Her employer has concrete proof of the dubious leader’s misdeeds but she is surprised when this ruthless killer, Rurik, offers her protection and rescues her …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock : Desert Blade by Ella Drake – Release Date 4/23/12

In the post-apocalyptic Midwest, now a ravaged dust bowl, former guardsman Derek Covington must find help for a sick boy. With nothing but memories of all he lost, Derek crosses the desert alone in search of the doctor who saved his own life ten years ago. Drifter gangs who loot and pillage don’t dare come …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock : Cant Buy Me Love by Maggie Marr (@MaggieMarr)

Everyone knows that Cole Jackson is lethal–in his charm and in his reputation as ruthless media mogul and one of the world’s great CEOs. A fact his former executive assistant Meg Parson has learned firsthand. He’s the one who banished her from his executive suite with no explanation. Determined to secure her long awaited promotion …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock : The Restorer by Amanda Stevens (@AmandaStevensTX)

  My name is Amelia Gray. I’m a cemetery restorer who sees ghosts. In order to protect myself from the parasitic nature of the dead, I’ve always held fast to the rules passed down from my father. But now a haunted police detective has entered my world and everything is changing, including the rules that …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock : Children of Sun and Moon by Matt Larkin

The Lunar King bargained his daughter away in marriage to end generations of war between the two dynasties of the Skyfall Isles. The King sends his niece Chandi along as handmaid to his daughter. Chandi has two tasks: watch over her cousin, and spy on the Solars. Still seething over the death of her lover …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock : The Department of Magic by Rod Kierkegaard Jr.

Magic is nothing like it seems in children’s books. It’s dark and bloody and sexual – and requires its own semi-mythical branch of the US Federal Government to safeguard citizens against everpresent supernatural threats.   Join Jasmine Farah and Rocco di Angelo – a pair of wet-behind-the-ears recruits of The Department of Magic – on a nightmare gallop through …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock : Prehistoric Clock by Robert Appleton (@robertappleton)

Airship officer Verity Champlain is well respected by her crew. But after a vital mission nearly goes wrong, she is having second thoughts about her career. Lord Garrett Embrey is on the run. The Leviacrum Council, the secretive scientific body that holds sway over the Empire, executed his father and uncle and now they want …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock: World Burns Through by Vicki Keire (@vickikeire)

Chloe Burke has nightmares of a world burned to ash and the strange boy who saves them both.  Underneath the dreams lurks a deeply buried reality; Chloe and a handful of others are survivors of a decade old apocalypse that burned their home world to the ground.  Now their ancient enemies hunt them again. To keep their adopted world …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock: Black Winged Tuesday by Alicia Ryan (@ryanalicia)

Unlucky in life, twice as unlucky in the after-life? When Tuesday dies and becomes a guardian angel, he’s sure his luck has turned. Little does he know he’ll have to face were-beavers, old sweethearts, archangels, and even Lucifer himself. Nevertheless, Tuesday’s death may turn out to be the best thing that ever happened to him. …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock: The Last Night by Nico Rosso (@Nico_Rosso)

After a chain of earthquakes ravaged the globe, long-dormant viruses were released into the air, turning many humans into creatures with an appetite for human ashes. Erica and a group of survivors are barricaded in a half-destroyed hotel, and every day brings them closer to being devoured by the seemingly unstoppable ashers. Even though Erica …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock: Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi (@v_rossibooks)

Since she’d been on the outside, she’d survived an Aether storm, she’d had a knife held to her throat, and she’d seen men murdered. This was worse. Exiled from her home, the enclosed city of Reverie, Aria knows her chances of surviving in the outer wasteland—known as The Death Shop—are slim. If the cannibals don’t …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurock: Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins (@LadyHawkins)

Three years ago, Sophie Mercer discovered that she was a witch. It’s gotten her into a few scrapes. Her non-gifted mother has been as supportive as possible, consulting Sophie’s estranged father�an elusive European warlock�only when necessary. But when Sophie attracts too much human attention for a prom-night spell gone horribly wrong, it’s her dad who …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock: Caged by Amber Lynn Natusch (@amberlnatusch)

“I stood in the middle of the room, unmoving – I barely breathed. My life had just become surreal, impossible, and one enormous lie. I needed to go, to run somewhere, anywhere to beat back the reality that was rapidly closing in around me. The image of him was burned into my retina, flashing over …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock: Legend by Marie Lu (@Marie_Lu)

What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic’s wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic’s highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock: In A Strange City by Laura Lippman

As a P.I., Tess Monaghan has done some unusual things. But nothing tops this latest request from a very strange man. On January 19th, Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday, he wants her to stake out the writer’s grave to catch the anonymous visitor who leaves three red roses and brandy in tribute each year. Though no …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock: To Seduce An Earl by Lori Brighton (@LoriBrighton)

On the outskirts of London in a meadow of lavender, sits a house of esteemed ill repute. But this is no house geared toward pleasing men. No, this house is for women who have come to seek their own delight. And for three young ladies it’s where they’ll find something completely unexpected…true love. Grace Brisbane …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock: The Sugar House by Laura Lippman

A client named Ruthie — who seems to know Tess’s father a little too well — asks the newspaperwoman-turned-p.i. to investigate a year-old “Jane Doe” murder and its grim aftermath. Ruthie’s low-life brother, Henry, confessed to killing a teenager runaway over a bottle of glue — and, a month into his prison term, he met …

REVIEW by @GinnyLurcock: Divergent By Veronica Roth (@VeronicaRoth)

In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the …