In the Parasol Protectorate books, one of my most favorite characters was the unconventional Genevieve Lefoux.
So when a short story was presented about the inventor I was totally on board.
I am a huge fan of Gail Carriger’s books and even though I don’t read a lot of short stories nor have I read any LBGTQ literature, I couldn’t help but want to read about the fascinating character that is Madam Lefoux.
Posted by The Lit Bitch on November 8, 2016
When I read the first book, The Witch of Painted Sorrows, I had no idea that it was going to end up being an actual ‘series’. It read so well as a stand alone book that I was surprised to see it would be becoming a series.
So when this one came across my desk, I was thrilled to review it and see how the ‘series’ was going to develop as there were some loose ends that weren’t exactly completely tied up in the first book.
This book was right up my alley, WWI France. I love books set in this time period not to mention a little hint of the super natural and some romance which made for a unique read all around!
The Romanov dynasty reaches its sudden, brutal end, a young jewelry maker discovers love, passion, and her own healing powers in this rich and romantic ghost story. Nestled within Paris’s historic Palais Royal is a jewelry store unlike any other.
Posted by The Lit Bitch on July 12, 2016
For the last couple of years I’ve been a big fan of the Immortal Descendants series! It’s been really fun watching the series evolve and mature over the years!
I love the main characters and the premise for the story so when Waging War came out I naturally agreed to review it!
In the previous books, Clocker Saira Elian, time travels through multiple different periods to save friends, family, of course stop the Mongers from gaining power. This book is no different….this time we find Saira time traveling to WWII to try and stop a brutal massacre.
Saira and her friend Ringo, travel back to WWII Bletchley Park to team up with vampire (and Saira’s love interest) to try and stop said massacre. Together they work to crack the Nazi code and expose a Monger traitor intent on changing the course of history.
They also meet up with some new characters, one being a female commando from the French resistance, to hunt down an elite unit of Monger soldiers – Hitler’s Werewolves – before the terror squad can strike a fatal blow at the heart of the Allied war effort.
Posted by The Lit Bitch on April 5, 2016
As many of you know, I am a huge fan of the All Soul’s books! I’ve read all of the books and was sad to see the series come to an end….as I am sure many of you are as well. However, I have good news!
On Tuesday, November 17th, Penguin is releasing a FREE, e-book only, richly illustrated real-time reading guide that brings to life the world created by Deborah Harkness in A Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night, retracing the events of these two bestselling novels with illuminating behind-the-scenes details and real-life events that figure into the books. It’s available for pre-order now.
The All Souls Trilogy began with A Discovery of Witches and continued with Shadow of Night. Now, as The Book of Life has brought Deborah Harkness’s #1 New York Times bestselling trilogy to its conclusion, re-immerse yourself in the enchanting fantasy world she has created and enrich your experience of the heart-stopping finale.
How can you pass this up? After all, it’s free! Be sure to grab your copy of THE ALL SOULS REAL TIME READING COMPANION now on Amazon!
Now in other All Souls news…..The Serpent’s Mirror, is coming in 2017 and set in the All Souls Universe. It is centered on Matthew Clairmont’s career as a vampiric double agent in the Tudor era, the novel explores historical riddles surrounding the ascent of Elizabeth I to the throne. A contemporary narrative involves the witch-historian Diana Bishop and the cast of the Harkness’s bestselling All Souls’ Trilogy (A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, and The Book of Life). THE SERPENT’S MIRROR is projected as the opening volume of a series of novels drawing from material in the centuries-old de Clermont archives, and a 2017 publication is planned.
Like many of you I am eagerly awaiting the new cover reveal and release of the book! I can’t get enough of the All Souls world! Now go out and get your free e-book!
Posted by The Lit Bitch on November 16, 2015
And the winner of the e-copy of TIGER’S PROMISE by Colleen Houck is…..
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The winner will be notified via email.
Thank you to everyone who entered and a huge thank you to the publisher for making this giveaway possible!
Posted by The Lit Bitch on November 12, 2015