Monthly Archives: April 2013


Be Very Afraid: THE 5th WAVE by Rick Yancy

Be Very Afraid: THE 5th WAVE by Rick Yancy

17 April, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 16 Comments

THE 5TH WAVE (The 5th Wave #1) by Rick YancyYA Science Fiction/Apocalyptic480 pages, hardcoverAvailable May 7, 2013Publisher: Putnam JuvenileReview copy provided by publisher for honest reviewAfter the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After the 4th […]

Speed Date with Dante: THE COLLECTOR by Victoria Scott

Speed Date with Dante: THE COLLECTOR by Victoria Scott

11 April, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 23 Comments

THE COLLECTOR (Dante Walker #1) by Victoria ScottYA Paranormal352 pages, paperbackAvailable now (March 2013)Publisher: Entangled TeenReview copy purchasedHe makes good girls…bad. Dante Walker is flippin’ awesome, and he knows it. His good looks, killer charm, and stellar confidence have made him one of hell’s best—a soul collector. His job is […]

Waiting On…COLD STEEL by Kate Elliott

Waiting On…COLD STEEL by Kate Elliott

10 April, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 9 Comments

I just finished COLD MAGIC, the first in the Spiritwalker trilogy, and it was a stay-up-way-past-my-bedtime-to-finish-it kind of book. It’s got magic and dirigibles, war and mages, love and romance, which fits my checklist for an awesome book quite nicely. The worldbuilding was incredible (though it got repetitive in some […]

Top Off Tuesday: Tide Me Over Until True Blood

Top Off Tuesday: Tide Me Over Until True Blood

9 April, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 14 Comments

Grr–Blogger posted this all on its own!! Irritating. But just page down for less irritation… Started by Felicia, Christi and Amanda, Top Off Tuesday is where a bunch of us share hot-hot-hot book covers (some we’ve read, some we’ve just drooled on). Head over to Felicia’s blog to share your ToT link and see what everyone else […]

Quickie Reviews: A Smattering of Genres

Quickie Reviews: A Smattering of Genres

8 April, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 16 Comments

SHATTERED SOULS (Caitlynn O’Connell #1) by Delilah DevlinUrban Fantasy278 pages, paperbackAvailable now (January 2013)Publisher: MontlakeReview copy provided by publisher via Amazon Vine for honest reviewFrom the get-go, this story pulled me into its high octane world. PI Caitlynn has troubles which include too much alcohol and too many voices in […]

Speed Date with Jane: BLOOD TRADE by Faith Hunter

Speed Date with Jane: BLOOD TRADE by Faith Hunter

4 April, 2013 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 10 Comments

BLOOD TRADE (Jane Yellowrock #6) by Faith HunterUrban Fantasy368 pages, paperbackAvailable now (April 2013)Publisher: RocReview copy provided by publisher for honest review The Master of Natchez, Mississippi has a nasty problem on his hands. Rogue vampires—those who follow the Naturaleza and believe that humans should be nothing more than prey […]

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