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Review- Blaze of Memory by Nalini Singh

Blaze of Memory- #7 Psy-Changling Series- By Nalini Singh
*Paranormal Romance
*Format this was read in was paperback (373 pages)
*Published- November 3rd 2009 by Berkley
*Average Rating (3.96)

***SYNOPSIS*** A woman without a past becomes the pawn of the man who controls her future...

Dev Santos discovers her unconscious and battered, with no memory of who she is. All she knows is that she's dangerous. Charged with protecting his people's most vulnerable secrets, Dev is duty-bound to eliminate all threats. It's a task he's never hesitated to complete...until he finds himself drawn to a woman who might prove to be the enemy's most insidious weapon yet.

Stripped of her memories by a shadowy oppressor and programmed to carry out cold-blooded murder, Katya Haas is fighting desperately for her sanity. Her only hope is Dev. But how can she expect to gain the trust of a man who could very well be her next target? For in this game, one must die..


  This was …

To all authors, who I have books of theirs to read

I'm sorry I haven't gotten to your books yet. I've been so busy trying to get myself caught up with school I haven't had much time for really anything else. I will get to them ASAP. Please bear with me during the final few weeks of my classes.

haha...happy studying to all of those in college. :)

REVIEW: Vicious Circle

Title: Viscious Circle
Author: Linda Robertson
Series: Persephone Alcmedi #1
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Format: Paperback 384 pages
Publication: June 11th 2009 by Pocket
Average Rating: 3.69

~SYNOPSIS~ Being a witch doesn't pay the bills, but Persephone Alcmedi gets by between reading Tarot cards, writing her syndicated newspaper column, and kenneling werewolves in the basement when the moon is full -- even if witches aren't supposed to mingle with wolves. She really reaches the end of her leash, though, when her grandmother gets kicked out of the nursing home and Seph finds herself in the doghouse about some things she's written. Then her werewolf friend Lorrie is murdered...and the high priestess of an important coven offers Seph big money to destroy the killer, a powerful vampire named Goliath Kline. Seph is a tough girl, but this time she bites off more than she can chew. She needs a little help from her friends -- werewolf friends. One of those friends, Johnny, the motorcyc…

REVIEW: Fate's Edge

Title: Fate's Edge
Author: Ilona Andrews
Series: The Edge #3
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Format: Ebook 384 pages
Publication: December 2011 by Penguin
Average Rating: 4.09

~SYNOPSIS~ Audrey Callahan left behind her life in the Edge, and she's determined to stay on the straight and narrow. But when her brother gets into hot water, the former thief takes on one last heist and finds herself matching wits with a jack of all trades...

Kaldar Mar-a gambler, lawyer, thief, and spy-expects his latest assignment tracking down a stolen item to be a piece of cake, until Audrey shows up. But when the item falls into the hands of a lethal criminal, Kaldar realizes that in order to finish the job, he's going to need Audrey's help..

~MY REVIEW~ My rating: 3 of 5 stars

While I adored the first two books, this one wasn't as good. However I did enjoy seeing more of the boys. That was worth the entire read. This one just wasn't as exciting as the first two, but it does…

REVIEW: Working for the Devil

Title: Working for the Devil
Author: Lilith Saintcrow
Series: Dante Valentine #1
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Got From:
Format: Paperback 403 pages
Publication: March 1st 2006 by Aspect
Average Rating: 3.83

SYNOPSIS: When the Devil needs a rogue demon killed, who does he call?

The Player: Necromance-for-hire Dante Valentine is choosy about her jobs. Hot tempered and with nerves of steel, she can raise the dead like nobody's business. But one rainy Monday morning, everything goes straight to hell.

The Score: The Devil hires Dante to eliminate a rogue demon: Vardimal Santino. In return, he will let her live. It's an offer she can't refuse.

The Catch: How do you kill something that can't die?

MY REVIEW: My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Dante Valentine is the best necromance there is, and she is called by the Devil himself to do a job for him. This job is to kill the guy who just happens to be a demon that killed one of her friends. She is paired up with a demon named Jaf. …

REVIEW: Gentlemen Prefer Succubi

Title: Gentlemen Prefer Succubi
Author: Jill Myles
Series: Succubus Diaries #1
Genre: Urban Fantasy
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Format: Paperback 329 pages
Publication: December 29th 2009 by Pocket Star
Average Rating: 3.85

Who Knew An Angel Could Get A Girl In So Much Devilish Trouble?

Jackie Brighton woke up in a Dumpster this morning, and her day has only gotten weirder. Her familiar B-cups have somehow become double Ds, her sex drive is insatiable, and apparently she had her first one-night stand ever...with a fallen angel. All she remembers is gorgeous Noah's oddly hypnotic blue eyes...and then a dark stranger whose bite transformed her into an immortal siren with a sexy itch. With help from Noah, Jackie begins to adapt to her new lifestyle; until she accidentally sends Noah into the deadly clutches of the vampire queen and lands herself in a fierce battle for an ancient halo with the queen's wickedly hot righthand man. Who just happens to be the vampire who originall…

Review: Branded by Fire by Nalini Singh

Title: Branded by Fire
Author: Nalini Singh
Series: Psy-Changeling #6
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Got From:
Format: Paperback 345 Pages
Publication: July 7th 2009 by Berkley (first published May 22nd 2009)
Sold at:, Barnes & Noble,
Average Rating: 4.30

The Psy/Changeling series is "PARANORMAL ROMANCE AT ITS BEST" When a brilliant changeling researcher is kidnapped, DarkRiver sentinel Mercy, a cat, and SnowDancer lieutenant Riley, a wolf, must work together to track the young man-before his shadowy captors decide he's no longer useful. Along the way, the two dominants may find that submitting to one another uncovers not just a deadly conspiracy, but a passion so raw that it'll leave them both branded by fire. (PUBLISHERS WEEKLY)

MY REVIEW: My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Mercy & Ryley, what an awesome couple. It's not very often you see two dominants end up like they did. I would say it was a great cat and mouse book, howe…


Happy one year Blogiversary to Book Lover's Cozy Cafe. It saddens me to say that I can't do any giveaways or contests because I don't have the means for it at this time.

But I do want to give a big thank you to all who follow my blog, and enjoy it.

So thank you, I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for you.

Review: Renegade Hunter by Lynsay Sands

Title: Renegade Hunter
Author: Lynsay Sands
Series: Argeneau #12 Rogue Hunter #3
Genre: Paranormal Romance
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Format: Paperback 357 Pages
Publication: Published 2009 by Avon
Average Rating: 4.28

SYNOPSIS: Nicholas Argeneau was once a successful hunter who went after rogue vampires who break the immortal law. Except no one has mentioned his name in the last fifty years, not since he turned into a rogue himself. But once a hunter, always a hunter. When Nicholas sees a bloodthirsty sucker terrifying a woman, it’s second nature for him to come to her rescue. He had no idea he would also want to kiss her senseless…

One minute Josephine Willan is taking in a breath of fresh air, and the next sharp fangs are heading straight for her neck! Luckily a gorgeous stranger saves her life . . . and gets locked up for his troubles. Can a man who kisses so lovingly and passionately really have committed the crime he’s accused of? Jo isn’t so sure…and she’s determined to prove that t…

Review: Immortal Hunter by Lynsay Sands

Title: Immortal Hunter
Author: Lynsay Sands
Series: Argeneau #11 Rogue Hunter #2
Genre: Paranormal Romance
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Format: Paperback 360 Pages
Publication: March 31st 2009 by Avon
Average Rating: 4.18

SYNOPSIS: Even vampires need a vacation. But Decker Argeneau's ends abruptly when he's asked to help hunt the group of rogue vampires targeting mortals -- one that might include a defector in his own family. Before he can worry about that, though, he's got to rescue the latest victim. It's all part of the job, including taking a bullet for a beautiful doctor.

Dr. Danielle McGill doesn't know if she can trust the man who just saved her life. There are too many questions, such as what is the secret organization he says he's part of, and why do his wounds hardly bleed? However, with her sister in the hands of some dangerous men, she doesn't have much choice but to trust him.

Except now Decker's talking about life mates and awakening a passion th…


Probably won't happen for a while yet, maybe not until I finish the semester at school in December, but I will be putting up a different rating style.  It will be the Star Rating, plus the Hotness Rating, which most of you know is how much sex or hot the sex in a book. So check back for the new additions coming up. Um before the year is over at least.

Review: To Tame a Highland Warrior by Karen Marie Moning

Title: To Tame a Highland Warrior
Author: Karen Marie Moning
Series: Highlanders #2
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Got From:
Format: Paperback 366 pages
Publication: December 1st 1999 by Dell
Average Rating: 4.13

SYNOPSIS: Only her love could gentle his savage soul—

He was born to a clan of warriors of supernatural strength, but Gavrael McIllioch abandoned his name and his Highland castle, determined to escape the dark fate of his ancestors. Hiding his identity from the relentless rival clan that hunted him, he called himself Grimm to protect the people he cared for, vowing never to acknowledge his love for ravishing Jillian St. Clair. Yet even from afar he watched over her, and when her father sent an urgent summons, "Come for Jillian," he raced to her side—into a competition to win her hand in marriage.

Why had he run from her so many years before? And why return now to see her offered as a prize in her father's manipulative game? Furious, Jillian vowed never to…

Review: Bayou Moon by Ilona Andrews

Title: Bayou Moon
Author: Ilona Andrews
Series: The Edge #2
Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Paranormal Romance
Got From: Amazon
Format: Kindle Book
Publication: September 28th 2010 by Ace
Average Rating: 4.10

SYNOPSIS: The Edge lies between worlds, on the border between the Broken, where people shop at Walmart and magic is a fairytale–and the Weird, where blueblood aristocrats rule, changelings roam, and the strength of your magic can change your destiny…

Cerise Mar and her unruly clan are cash poor but land rich, claiming a large swathe of the Mire, the Edge swamplands between the state of Louisiana and the Weird. When her parents vanish, her clan’s long-time rivals are suspect number one.

But all is not as it seems. Two nations of the Weird are waging a cold war fought by feint and espionage, and their conflict is about to spill over into the Edge—and Cerise’s life . William, a changeling soldier who left behind the politics of the Weird, has been forced back into service to track down a riva…

My Monthly Reads

Now this may change throughout the month, as and if Author asked reviews are requested. But currently my schedule is clear, and since being let go from the magazine I'm free to read what I want.

Just finishing up: 

Will be working on:

Review: On the Edge by Ilona Andrews

Title: On The Edge
Author: Ilona Andrews Series: The Edge #1 Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Paranormal Romance Got From: Amazon Format: Kindle Book Publication: September 29th 2009 by Ace (first published August 28th 2009) Average Rating: 4.04

SYNOPSIS: Rose Drayton lives on the Edge, between the world of the Broken (where people drive cars, shop at Wal-Mart, and magic is a fairy tale) and the Weird (where blueblood aristocrats rule, changelings roam, and the strength of your magic can change your destiny). Only Edgers like Rose can easily travel from one world to the next, but they never truly belong in either.

Rose thought if she practiced her magic, she could build a better life for herself. But things didn’t turn out how she planned, and now she works a minimum wage, off the books job in the Broken just to survive. Then Declan Camarine, a blueblood noble straight out of the deepest part of the Weird, comes into her life, determined to have her (and her power).

But when a terrible danger in…