Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater is Best New Young Adult Wolf novel

WOW! I am happily stunned and moved by this one. This new book/series is highly understated in my opinion. I’ve had it on my GOODREADS shelf for a while but I don’t know when I might have read it if someone hadn’t actually put it in my hands. I knew I would enjoy it but I never expected to be glued to the audio book until completion.  Narrators David LeDoux & Jenna Lamia are perfect fits for Sam & Grace too!  This is a beautiful story of young love, community and friends with all the mystery, tragedy and discovery that its paranormal and seasonal elements bring.  The author’s charming writing style is the most comparable to Stephenie Meyer (Twilight Saga) I’ve seen so far and sure enough Warner Brothers recently bought MOVIE rights to this one.  (movie articles: bottom of this post)

Shiver, both story and characters, completely captivated me and I cannot wait for more from The Wolves of Mercy Falls! Maggie Stiefvater writes with such experiential flow that readers can taste, smell, feel, visualize, hear, and completely wallow in the amazing yet supposedly normal world that Grace and her friends live in. I had an immediate and complete connection with almost every character she introduced. I never felt overwhelmed or anxious for something to move along. Her pacing is perfect — for me anyway. I hope you will give this book a chance. That’s all it will need. I was drawn into the story from the first words and I never put it down til done.

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2010.03.08 new release: The Silver Kiss audiobook by Annette Curtis Klause

The Silver Kiss

Audiobook (03/08/2010)

In Annette Curtis Klause’s critically acclaimed debut novel – life’s tough for 16-year-old Zoe Sutcliff. Her mom is dying, her dad is growing distant, and her best friend is moving. Sorting out her thoughts one night, Zoe sees a man lurking about. Taken aback at first, she finds herself drawn to the handsome stranger who seems to sense what’s in her heart. As the two exchange life stories, he makes a startling revelation.

He’s a vampire bent on slaying a ruthless fiend – and he needs Zoe for more than just a blood-draining kiss.

©1990 Annette Curtis Klause;  (P)2010 Recorded Books, LLC

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Kiss of Death (excerpt) from The Morgaville Vampires by Rachel Caine

KISS OF DEATH

The Morganville Vampires, Book 8
estimated release: April/May 2010
by Rachel Caine

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The way the Glass House worked, on a practical level, was that there was a schedule for the stuff that had to be done. Cooking, cleaning, fixing things, laundry. Technically, they were all on every housemate’s list. In practice, though, what happened was this: the boys (Michael and Shane) bribed the girls (Eve and Claire) to do laundry, and the girls bribed the boys to fix things. 

The basement of the Glass House was big, dark and creepy, which wasn’t really such a surprise. Most basements were, and this was Morganville. Morganville went in for dark and creepy the way Las Vegas went in for neon. Apart from the one area Claire was in, with a battered washer and dryer, a table that had once been painted some kind of industrial green, and some shelves filled with unidentifiable junk, the rest of the basement was dim and quiet. 

She had the music cranked up so high that she failed to hear steps coming down the stairs. In fact, she had no clue she wasn’t completely alone until she felt a hand touch her shoulder, and hot breath against her neck.

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Fall 2009 New and Upcoming Vampire, Shapeshifter, Paranormal Romance Books

Anthology-UnboundAug 25: Blood Promise (Vampire Academy 4) by Richelle Mead
Unbound anthology by Kim Harrison, Melissa Marr, Jeaniene Frost
Pleasure (The Shadowdwellers) by Jacquelyn Frank
Darkest Whisper (Lords of the Underworld 5) by Gena Showalter
Nice Girls Don’t Date Dead Men (Jane Jameson 2) by Molly Harper

SEPTEMBER 2009

Sep 1: Tall, Dark & Fangsome (Immortality Bites 5) by Michelle Rowen
Anthology-MustLoveHellHoundsMust Love Hellhounds anthology by Ilona Andrews, Charlaine Harris
Witch Craft (Nocturne City, Book 4) by Caitlin Kittredge
Dark Slayer (Carpathian Novels) by Christine Feehan
Storm of Shadows (The Chosen Ones 2) by Christina Dodd
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games 2) by Suzanne Collins
Never Cry Werewolf by Heather Davis
Tear Collector by Patrick Jones
Sep 8: Dark Visions: The Strange Power; The Possessed; The Passion by L. J. Smith
Crashed (Skinned Trilogy 2) by Robin Wasserman
Sep 14: Once a Witch by Carolyn MacCullough
Anthology_MammothBookofVampireRomance2Sep 22: The Mammoth Book of Vampire Romance 2
Sep 29: Covet: A Novel of the Fallen Angels by J.R. Ward
Born of Night (League Novels 1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
The Renegade Hunter (Rogue Hunters 3) by Lynsay Sands
Frostbitten (Women of the Otherworld 10) by Kelley Armstrong
On the Edge (The Edge, Book 1) by Ilona Andrews
Big Bad Wolf (The Others) by Christine Warren