#UtopYA2014 Let’s Pop the Top on the Serial Box

Are you familiar with serial novels? Serials are full-length stories delivered to the readers in an episodic format. As a reader I have really enjoyed taking the plunge into the new world of serials. With as much as I read, it’s nice to be able to slip in an episode here and there between review books. It’s just like watching a television show; it takes anywhere from thirty minutes to an hour to read (generally) and the reader is left {Read More}

Read Along: Destruction by Rhiannon Frater

Destruction by Rhiannon Frater Series: In Darkness We Must Abide #7 Genre: Horror, Paranormal Source: eARC received from the author in exchange for an honest review My Rating: Episode 7: Despite the terrors of her past, Vanora has managed live a normal life in Austin with her roommate Rhonda and her boyfriend Dan. When it all falls apart and Armando comes back into her life, she realizes that she can’t escape her destiny. Evil threatens her family, and Vanora must {Read More}

Read Along: Dire Warnings by Rhiannon Frater

Dire Warnings by Rhiannon Frater Series: In Darkness We Must Abide (Serial) Genre: Horror, Paranormal Source: I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review My Rating: Episode 6: Vanora is haunted by the night her faith in her love and her siblings was shattered. After taking refuge in Austin in hopes of creating a new life, Vanora is tormented by dreams and visions of a mysterious albino vampire. Serial Synopsis: In Darkness {Read More}

Read Along: In Darkness We Must Abide, Episode Five

The Vampires by Rhiannon Frater Series: In Darkness We Must Abide (Serial) Genre: Horror, Paranormal Source: I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review My Rating: All is not well in the Socoli world. Vanora is on the cusp of adulthood and preparing to move way to attend college. Used to their sibling being their anchor to the mortal world, Roman and Alisha are already feeling adrift in their dark world. Meanwhile, {Read More}

Freebie Review: NightmareZ: Asylum by Irma Geddon

NightmarZ: Asylum by Irma Geddon Series: Z Series #1 Genre: Adult Horror, Serial Novel Publication: February 26th 2013 My Rating: Gabrielle’s worst nightmares are becoming true and attacking her. Betrayed by her own father and committed to an asylum, she must find a way to escape, find a way to stay alive, and unravel the mysteries surrounding her curse while keeping the ones she loves away from harm. Quick Critique Pros: The opening chapter grabbed my attention, which kept me {Read More}

Read Along: In Darkness We Must Abide, Episode Four

The Gift by Rhiannon Frater Series: In Darkness We Must Abide (Serial) Genre: Horror, Paranormal With the arrival of the new vampires, Vanora’s life has once more been changed forever. The only mortal among the undead, she feels like an outsider in her own home. As her seventeenth birthday approaches, she struggles not only with her deepening feelings for Armando, but also her own burgeoning powers. In Darkness We Must Abide is the epic saga of one young woman caught {Read More}

Read Along: In Darkness We Must Abide, Episode Three

The Arrival of Armando DeLeon by Rhiannon Frater Series: In Darkness We Must Abide (Serial) Genre: Horror, Paranormal Buy Now on Amazon A mysterious new vampire appears in the life of the Socolis. Is he friend or foe? In Darkness We Must Abide is the epic saga of one young woman caught in the dangerous world of the creatures of the night. Already living in the shadows due to her albinism, Vanora is just a little girl when her older {Read More}

Read Along: In Darkness We Must Abide, Episode Two

Death in the Shadows by Rhiannon Frater Series: In Darkness We Must Abide (Serial) Buy Now on Amazon | Barnes & Noble Death has claimed a Socoli, but the family curse will not allow him to stay dead. Vanora and Alisha must battle the creature that stole their brother’s life while fearing the possible resurrection of Roman. In Darkness We Must Abide is the epic saga of one young woman caught in the dangerous world of the creatures of the {Read More}

Read Along: In Darkness We Must Abide, Episode One

Death Comes Home by Rhiannon Frater Series: In Darkness We Must Abide (Serial) Buy Now on Amazon | B&N In Darkness We Must Abide is the epic saga of one young woman caught in the dangerous world of the creatures of the night. Already living in the shadows due to her albinism, Vanora is just a little girl when her older brother inadvertently unleashes a terrible evil from the family crypt that changes their lives forever. As she grows up {Read More}