• Review: The Curse of the Thrax Bloodsword Trilogy, #1

    I did not finish this story due to the fact that it has some major problems including the world the author created for this story. Sadly it was such a mess it made it difficult to follow the storyline. The characters’ names themselves were weird and that...

  • Review: Wanted: Dead or In Love

    Wanted: Dead or In Love was a great and fast read! I couldn't put it down. I jumped at the chance to read a teen paranormal version of Bonnie and Clyde. I am not a fanatic ha-ha, but I loved the movie that was out a few months ago. So when I saw this...

  • Review: Black Ice

    Black Ice is a mystery right at the start. It is fast paced and we'll just plain yummy. It kept me guessing until the murderer was revealed. It did have a few boring parts that you could probably skip over. But all in all it was worth the read and had...

  • Review: Eternal Shadow Falls: After Dark, #2

    These books are going to kill me one day! With their OMG cliffhanger’s one day you guys are going to find me dead! This is book two of the spin off series of Shadow Falls. These are all about our vamp Della and I have to say that I really hope C.C. Hunter...

  • Review: Dumah's Demons AngelFire Chronicles, #1.5

    Having read both books 1 and 2 of the Angelfire series by author Ami Blackwelder, I knew Dumah’s Demons would be a perfect complement to the series. I was not disappointed in the least. This novella tells the story of Dumah, Kian’s troubled sister, and...

  • Review: Frostbitten

    Frostbitten is a well written paranormal story of a young girl who has had it rough. Enter a good looking male lead who just so happens to have a small secret. Well maybe not so small. He's a werewolf. Ms. Beck has done a great job of creating an engaging...

  • Review: The Legend of the Blue Eyes The Blue Eyes Trilogy, #1

    I’m loving this new take on vampires! The main character is Arianna. Her whole life changed when she turned 16 and found out she is a Vampire aka Night Human. The author did a wonderful job of capturing my interest from the start. The imagery threw the...

  • Review: The Forgotten Pharaoh

    This book has lots of descriptions of the teen characters experiencing lust and sexual desires. These are the parts that I thought the book could have done without. There are ways to write about physical attractions without being so explicit. I found...

  • Review: Ready Player One

    Ready Player One by Ernest Cline is the perfect novel for those who are nostalgic for the 1980’s, even as readers are transported to the year 2044, where most of the world prefers to spend their days in a virtual reality searching for a hidden treasure...

  • Review: Scarlet Lunar Chronicles, #2

    Scarlet by Marissa Meyer is the second story in the amazing Lunar Chronicles, which repackages classic fairytales in futuristic settings. There are two parallel storylines that will entertain readers, the continuing saga of Cinder and Prince Kai and the...

  • Review: Clariel The Lost Abhorsen, #1

    Although I had to get the cliff notes version of what the first three books were about. This one was ok at best. I think that there should have been more magic right off the bat. This is the long awaited conclusion to the Abhorsen series and well it felt...

  • Review: The Warrior Dante Walker, #3

    The Warrior, the final novel in Victoria Scott’s Dante Walker trilogy, is a compelling and satisfying finale to the series. Scott maintained the emotional depth with this novel. I felt a mixture of emotions. Grief, shock, joy! This novel really drew some...

  • Review: Double Negative

    Double Negative is just amazing. Reading it felt like being on emotional roller-coaster. So this is a story about Hutchinson McQueen and a group of teens who end up in the special program with him. All main characters are underdogs and although 16 years...

  • Review: Freeing Carter

    Freeing Carter is my second book by Nyrae Dawn. I think she has become my favorite author. Both her characters and stories are realistic. She writes about really messy situations teens find themselves in. Somehow they manage to find a way out them. I...

  • Interview: Tamazon Interviews Becca Fitzpatrick

    Hi Becca! Thanks for joining me today and sharing Black Ice and your career with our readers. How did you feel when Hush, Hush took off? I didn't expect it. I tried to get published for 5 years. I submitted to agents and publishers and got back rejection...

  • Review: Paper Hearts

    Michelle works at a Gas-N-Go after school to take up her time. Bullied at school, ignored by her mom, she is prickly and lonely until she starts spending time with Nathaniel. He brings her out of her shell a little at a time and their relationship takes...

  • Interview: Jessie Interviews Marissa Meyer

    Hi Marissa, Thanks for joining us (Tammie King & Jessie Smith) today and answering some questions for us. First off, what's your latest book and what inspired it? My most recent release is CRESS, the third book of the Lunar Chronicles, which re-envisions...

  • Article: Night Sky by Mother Daughter Team Suzanne & Melanie Brockmann

    For Night Sky mother and daughter team up to bring you a science fiction young adult story. The Pluses and Minuses of Superpowers by Suzanne Brockmann and Melanie Brockmann Suz: Believe it or not, while Mel and I were writing Night Sky, we thought a lot...

  • Review: The Princess Spy

    Margaretha yearned for someone to love her for whom she was instead of her title. So she looked forward to her newest suitor, Lord Claybrook. He was to be that man, but when an injured man was brought to the castle her life took a drastic turn. She was...

  • Review: Watch Out, Hollywood! More Confessions of a So-called Middle Child

    Watch Out, Hollywood is a sequel to Confessions of a So-Called Middle Child, but it reads well as a standalone. The author made multiple mentions of events from book one, so it was easy to piece together the events that have led up to Watch Out, Hollywood....

  • Review: Isla and the Happily Ever After Loose Trilogy, #3

    Finally! This book has been long awaited and wished for! Stephanie Perkins really knows how to strike the heart strings with her characters. Isla has been in love with Josh since her freshman year. But she feels like she's never been noticed by him. Now...

  • Review: The Farewell Season

    Only a few months ago, Eric's father was killed by a drunk driver, and Eric feels the loss of his father keenly know that football season has started again. At each practice, he looks for and misses his father who once helped him train. To make matters...

  • Review: Girl on a Wire

    Girl on a Wire was a slow story with a blend of magic/paranormal. The story is told through the eyes of talented 16 year old Jules. Girl on a Wire takes us through the life of two circus families that have been rivals for years. I thought that this book...

  • Review: Pieces of Love

    Pieces of Love is a coming of age story with romantic elements. Readers will follow the life changing trip of sixteen year-old Alexis Hartman. When I started reading this story I was constantly waiting for something really bad to happen to Alexis because...

  • Article: Excerpt: EXCLUSIVE First Look at CHARMING by Krystal Wade - Letter From the Author

    A note to readers from author Krystal Wade... When Haley and Dad are alone, his behavior changes, as shown in this segment. There's no getting around how trapped she is. As a parent, I can't imagine ever making my child feel this way, ever burdening her...

  • Review: The Bird with the Broken Wing

    Ben is a soldier who cannot remember anything about his life. Rachel is his friend, a young girl that motivates him to talk about what is going on in his head during the group meetings that she runs. Jet is a teenager, fed up with her parents she decides...

  • Review: Thrive - Student Edition Digging Deep, Reaching Out

    “God didn’t put you and me here just so we can survive through hard times. He put us here to thrive, to dig deep and reach out,” explains Mark Hall, author and lead singer of Casting Crowns. Thrive is a very engaging read that will encourage you to be...

  • Review: Irish Melody Song of the Sea # 2

    Caitlin Ricci does it again, in the second book of The Song of the Sea series. This time we are brought into Ippy's world a little more, getting a deeper look into his psyche and what makes him so unique. We get to delve deeper into his autism and see...

  • Review: The Slanted Worlds Chronoptika, #2

    I have to say that after reading book one I picked up book two and finished it in less than a day. This book, book two in the Chronoptika series is an amazing sequel. I loved it even more than the first book. The Slanted Worlds is faster paced with all...

  • Interview: Tamazon Interviews James Frey

    Today we have the pleasure of presenting James Frey. James and Nils Johnson-Shelton have co-authored the book ENDGAME. The book is already being made into a movie and as a game. Hi James. Thanks for joining us. What’s it like knowing that your book is...

  • Article: Excerpt: Metatron: The Mystical Blade by Laurence A. St. John

    Sign-up for Contests & Special Event Notifications Join us for the release of Metatron: The Mystical Blast, YA Fantasy LETTER FROM THE AUTHOR The Inspiration Behind the Metatron Series Growing up I’ve always envisioned a person; a superhero...

  • Review: Dirty Wings

    Well I'm sad to say that this one didn't go over any better than book one for me. It was the same old pointless no plot story with a twisted friendship. This one says that it is a retelling of Persephone, but I couldn't find any similarities between the...

  • Review: Irish Magic Song of the Sea, #1

    Caitlin Ricci takes us into the paranormal world, through the eyes of young Hannah Glass. Hannah is a teenager living among the wolves, with her two Dads and best friend Ippy. She can see paranormal beings for what they truly are, unlike normal humans....

  • Article: The Bird with the Broken Wing by D. L. Richardson

    Sign-up for Contests & Special Event Notifications The Bird with the Broken Wing Rachael is a guardian angel who finds herself trapped in Purgatory with Ben Taylor, a young soldier she was assigned to watch over. She knows the terrible secret that's...

  • Review: Zomburbia Zombie Apocalypse Series, #1

    Perhaps because it's starting to feel like the zombie craze is on its way out...this feels like a last quick grasp onto the fad. Don't get me wrong, spinning the idea that zombies are kind of this background supporting character instead of the main attraction...

  • Review: Torch Song The Blackjack Trilogy, #1

    Rica has been hired by a local government official to find out whether a local casino owner is trying to build an army that will eventually overthrow the government. Shelley Singer does an excellent job of describing a bleak future of the US, where the...

  • Review: As Red as Blood The Snow White Trilogy, #1

    I decided to pick As Red as Blood up because I'm a diehard fan of retellings. And the story of Snow White is one of my favorites. But I have to say that As Red as Blood starts out as jumbled mess and doesn't get any better as the story unfolds. I'm not...

  • Review: My Not So Super Sweet Life

    Though part of a series, which I haven’t read, I quickly fell in love with the characters and became wrapped up in this fast paced story. From start to finish these teenagers enchanted me and their lives became important. Each chapter is written from...

  • Review: Storm Siren

    My Review: 5 Meat Eating Horses (you've got to read the book to understand that one!) I have to say that I really wonder why these books are published with certain publishers. This is another one that was published via HarperCollins Christian division...

  • Article: Fragile Destiny by Suzanne Lazear

    Sign-up for Contests & Special Event Notifications The Aether Chronicles continues in book 3. Fragile Destiny - The Aether Chronicles #3 Noli and her true love V fear the worst if the Staff of Eris—a potent Otherworld relic—falls...

  • Interview: Night Owl Reviews Interviews Misty Watts

    Current Release: Earthborn What's your book about? Secret societies have been hiding the existence of the Nephilim since biblical times. When three former college friends reunite to investigate a mass murder, they find there is much more than they thought...

  • Review: Born of Lies The Red Ridge Pack Prequel

    Born of Lies is an exciting paranormal read that will keep you reading page after page. It has suspense, romance, jealousy, love and of course the paranormal. Marcus is a strong Alpha in the making, but he has his hands tied by what he has been taught...

  • Review: Chaos Kardia Chronicles, #1

    Chaos is a very funny book. You feel the bain of high school and life as a semi-god all rolled into one chaotic bow. Maggie, I loved her from the start because she’s not a typical teenager suffering through high school. She makes it interesting and writes...

  • Review: Werewolf Defender

    I absolutely loved this book. The story line was well thought out and an absolute blast to read. In this apocalyptic novel we are becoming extinct. A virus has changed humans into zombies. One bite and in less than a minute a human becomes a zombie. Jerrica...

  • Review: Falling Angels AngelFire Chronicles, #2

    Falling Angels is the second book in the outstanding Angelfire series by Ami Blackwelder. As with the first book, I was immediately drawn in to the story, as it is extremely engaging and interesting. I did find it somewhat fast paced, but not confusing...

  • Review: My Fake Summer Boyfriend

    My Fake Summer Boyfriend is perfect summer read for every girl age 12 to 15. Although I am very far from this age group the story brought me back to my teenage years and while reading it I remembered all those long hot summers that I spent at my grandparents’...

  • Review: Holding On and Letting Go

    Holding On and Letting Go is a great debut novel; actually for me it is the debut surprise of the year. Told from dual POV’s this is a story about different kinds of relationships; ones between friends turned boyfriend girlfriend, ones between friends,...

  • Review: Claimed Hunter's Moon, #1

    Claimed is a well written book. The main character is accurately portrayed as a teenager. I remember how I was at that age and it’s rather accurate. I think that pre-teens will like this book, especially if they are into westerns or love animals. The...

  • Article: Excerpt: The Agben School by Jo Sparkes

    Sign-up for Contests & Special Event Notifications Join us today for an excerpt. The Agben School The Legend of the Gamesmen, #2 Agben had stood for a thousand years. A mysterious school housing more than students, it was the seat of the powerful...

  • Review: Vampires of Manhattan The New Blue Bloods Coven

    This is definitely a spin off for fans of the YA Blue Bloods series. This is great for those who are no longer teens. I do want to say that if you haven't read the Blue Bloods series that you will need to before diving into this one. If you don't there...

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Olivia's Escape by Cindy A. Matthews, Adrian J. Matthews

Seventeen-year-old Olivia Brown is abducted on her way home from a night out and wakes up to find herself imprisoned by a vampiric race in a dark city bathed in eternal night. Hernando, a handsome half-human slave, reveals what is intended for her - they want her blood for the upcoming festival. Together they escape, and find friends and allies in unexpected places.

Joining a resistance cell, they help plot a revolution and fall in love. Their group plans to take control of the Portal, a teleportation device that links Earth to the world of BloodDark. Getting into the City of Night is a challenge. A narrow window of opportunity opens - but what awaits them in the caverns located deep beneath the city?

Will Olivia and Hernando survive the battle? If she returns to Earth, will Olivia ever see Hernando again?

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Enter the world of Throne of Glass: Experience the vivid imagery of Sarah J. Maas's expansive world in her breathtaking New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass saga.