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True Blood: Episode 1 – Strange Love

10 September 2008 Jackie 0

I finally got a chance to watch the new HBO show True Blood based on Charlaine Harris’ Southern Vampire Mysteries novels. The show starts out with the obvious beginning just like in Dead Until Dark, where Sookie meets Bill for the first time in Merlotte’s. I have to say that […]

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Tiger Eye by M. Liu

3 September 2008 Jackie 3

I’ve been hearing a lot about Marjorie Liu and her Dirk & Steele series, so when I saw the first novel, Tiger Eye, at the used book store, I picked it up. I pride myself on being honest and I have to say, this story really didn’t do much for […]

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From Dead to Worse by C. Harris

22 June 2008 Jackie 0

From Dead to Worse, Charlaine Harris’ eighth installment in her Southern Vampire Mysteries series, has a completely different feel to it than her other novels. Nothing bad, but different. Instead of having to deal with a major conflict that takes up the entire book, Harris gives us a glimpse into […]

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Embrace the Night by K. Chance

1 April 2008 Jackie 2

I was caught with Touch the Dark and I am still enthralled with the Cassandra Palmer series by Karen Chance. Her third novel, Embrace the Night, focuses on Cassandra trying to find a way to break the geis that was placed on her by Mircea when she was a child, […]

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Touch the Dark by K. Chance

17 September 2007 Jackie 1

I have to say Touch the Dark by Karen Chance was a great find. It’s a vampire novel, but it doesn’t center around a vamp hunter or a necromancer, but a clairvoyant who grew up in the vampire world. Plus, unlike most of the vampire novels I’ve been reading, this […]