Genre: Paranormal

Blog Tour: The Dirt on Ninth Grave

Posted January 7, 2016 in blogtour, review / 0 Comments

Blog Tour: The Dirt on Ninth Grave

Blog Tour: The Dirt on Ninth GraveThe Dirt on Ninth Grave by Darynda Jones
Published by St. Martin's Press on January 12th 2016
Genres: Adult, Fantasy, Romance, Paranormal
Format: eARC
Pages: 352
Source: NetGalley
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In a small village in New York lives Jane Doe, a girl with no memory of who she is or where she came from. So when she is working at a diner and slowly begins to realize she can see dead people, she's more than a little taken aback. Stranger still are the people entering her life. They seem to know things about her. Things they hide with lies and half-truths. Soon, she senses something far darker. A force that wants to cause her harm, she is sure of it. Her saving grace comes in the form of a new friend she feels she can confide in and the fry cook, a devastatingly handsome man whose smile is breathtaking and touch is scalding. He stays close, and she almost feels safe with him around.
But no one can outrun their past, and the more lies that swirl around her-even from her new and trusted friends-the more disoriented she becomes, until she is confronted by a man who claims to have been sent to kill her. Sent by the darkest force in the universe. A force that absolutely will not stop until she is dead. Thankfully, she has a Rottweiler. But that doesn't help in her quest to find her identity and recover what she's lost. That will take all her courage and a touch of the power she feels flowing like electricity through her veins. She almost feels sorry for him. The devil in blue jeans. The disarming fry cook who lies with every breath he takes. She will get to the bottom of what he knows if it kills her. Or him. Either way.

I received this book for free from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

I was pretty dubious about this book at the start, because I have to admit that I didn’t really like the introduction. The main character started off too arrogant for my taste, but after each turn of the page (or rather the Kindle), I warmed up to her. Her arrogance became one of her many charming traits. There were certain parts of the introduction that I was confused about, like whether her name was Jane Doe or Janey Doerr? And to be honest, even after the whole book, I still have no idea what her name was. But I guess it doesn’t matter, because it wasn’t her real name either way.

There were also tons of hot guys in this book, but my favorite will definitely be Reyes (hush, he’s MINE). I think that he made the perfect, sexy brooding character that we have all come to love. It was difficult to know what he was thinking, especially since the whole book was written from Janey’s point of view.

I also love that the author makes readers suspicious of everyone. LITERALLY EVERYONE. I was jumping from one conclusion to another, thinking that this other character knows who Janey is and stuffs. In the end, I was wrong, but it’s okay HAHAHA. There were also hilarious scenes in this book that will make you wanna cover your face and giggle, which I definitely did.

Plus, did I mention hot guys? Hot guys = HOT HOT HOT STEAMY SCENES

Oh, and one more reason as to why you should read this book because it involves creepy as hell ghosts. I made the mistake of reading this book at 11 at night, with the lights out, and I freaked out. I swear the author could write a ghost story, and I would still love it.

 

About Darynda Jones

NYTimes and USA Today Bestselling Author Darynda Jones has won numerous awards for her work, including a prestigious RITA, a Golden Heart, and a Daphne du Maurier. As a born storyteller, she grew up spinning tales of dashing damsels and heroes in distress for any unfortunate soul who happened by, annoying man and beast alike. She currently has two series with St. Martin’s Press, the Charley Davidson Series and the Darklight Trilogy. Darynda lives in the Land of Enchantment, also known as New Mexico, with her husband of more than 25 years and two beautiful sons, the Mighty, Mighty Jones Boys. She can be found at www.daryndajones.com.

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Review: Vampire University by V. J. Erickson

Review: Vampire University by V. J. Erickson
Posted December 30, 2015 in review / 0 Comments

I debated for a few minutes between giving this book 2 or 3 stars. I would have given it 2.5 stars had I actually use half stars but, in the end I decided to give this a 2-stars rating. Why? The whole book pretty much slides downhill page after page. I like vampires well enough, but what I liked better would be supernatural beings in SCHOOLS. So, when Vampire University was an Amazon freebie, I knew I had to pick it up. BUT. Disappointed much? This book was already a flop since the first page, but I decided to continue because […]

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Blog Tour: The Selection by Christine Castle and Jayne Faith | Giveaway (INTL)

Blog Tour: The Selection by Christine Castle and Jayne Faith | Giveaway (INTL)
Posted December 12, 2015 in blogtour, giveaway, review / 0 Comments

Why the Hunger Games gif, you ask? Because that’s what this book reminds me of. Well, a tiny part of it. BUT I definitely love this book. Imagine if a group of god-like people helped save your Earth, and in exchange, humans have to send up a couple of people every few years to battle it out. You could either die or live. And when you live, you get to become the prince’s concubine (if you’re a female) or his slave (if you’re a male). I guess, the only good thing about this whole competition is that male and female do […]

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Review: Girl of Nightmares (Anna #2) by Kendare Blake

Review: Girl of Nightmares (Anna #2) by Kendare Blake
Posted November 14, 2015 in review / 2 Comments

AAAAAH. Okay, my new favorite series. 5 out of freaking 5 because I love love love love this book~ “What?” she asks, but I don’t answer. Instead I kiss her, one time, and try to tell her in that single gesture everything that she’ll forget as soon as she turns away. I tell her I love her. I tell her I’ll miss her. And then I let her go.” I hate chu, Kendare Blake. HAHAH okay, just kidding. But really, this book made me realize that Cas is the ultimate ideal boyfriend of all time. I mean, how many guys would […]

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Review: Unspoken (Shadow Falls: After Dark #3) by C.C. Hunter

Review: Unspoken (Shadow Falls: After Dark #3) by C.C. Hunter
Posted October 28, 2015 in review / 0 Comments

GUYS, GUYS. This book, this conclusion to the whole trilogy HAS CHASE’S POINT OF VIEW. I mean, like OH MY GOD YES FINALLY. And damn, it made this book a thousand times better. The final book in Della’s story, Unspoken continues on from the previous book, in which her father was wrongly arrested for murder. I think out of ALL Shadow Falls books, I definitely LOVE this one the best. I couldn’t put it down, and when I completed it, I still wanted more. Because EVERYTHING in this book was pretty much perfect. Firstly, you guys definitely need this book. Like now. […]