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Review: May Day (Seekers #1) by Josie Jaffrey

Jack Valentine has been a Silver–a vampire–for a couple of decades now. She’s been working with the Seekers, a vampire enforcement team that monitors Silvers to ensure they don’t cross any lines that may lead to humans discovering what they are. A series of murders in London rear their ugly head in Oxford, finally, when […]

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Review: The Wayhaven Chronicles Book One by Mishka Jenkins

Introduction: Interactive Fiction Review So before I get started, I want to explain a little bit about what The Wayhaven Chronicles actually is. Instead of a traditional novel, this series is an interactive fiction one. Interactive fiction covers a range of games that also includes visual novels. A VN is usually presented in the form […]

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Mini Review: Killian’s Dead by Josie Jaffrey

I received a free copy of this short story as well as an ARC of May Day, the first book in Jaffrey’s Seekers series in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts are my own. What is Killian’s Dead about? Killian’s Dead is the short story prequel to Josie Jaffrey’s Seekers series. In this prequel, […]

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Discussion: Changing Vampire Lore for your Series

Intro: AKA what the hell am I talking about? Yes, yes, I know I talk about vampires probably way too often on this blog. But that’s never going to change, so…. Anyways today I want to discuss what happens when you fundamentally change the core idea of what vampires are in order to suit the […]

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Archive Series Review: The Southern Vampire Mysteries by Charlaine Harris

Set in a small Lousiana town, Sookie Stackhouse is a mind reader. She’s always been a little weird, but when she becomes fascinated with a vampire who comes into the restaurant she works at that takes her life to a whole new level. There are more than just the recently “out of the coffin” vampires […]

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Archived Review: Breaking Dawn (Twilight Saga #4) by Stephenie Meyer

So the deal is struck: Bella will gain the immortal life of a vampire, so long as she marries Edward Cullen as a human first. In love, and desperate to begin their vampiric life together, Bella agrees. She finds herself married, and enjoying the last few human moments she will have before convincing her husband […]

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Archive Review: New Moon (Twilight Saga #2) by Stephenie Meyer

Bella’s birthday is approaching and she plans to celebrate it with the Cullens, her newest friends. There is still lingering doubt and fear from their encounter with James and Victoria not too long ago, but Bella is determined to put this behind her and continue her relationship with Edward, and hopefully her eventual turning into […]

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Vampire Fiction: The Genre

Introduction I have been hooked on vampire fiction for a long time, book bees. Long enough that I’ve come to recognize certain aspects of it as standing literary traditions shaped by the beginnings of the vampire genre. And yes, I do 100% believe that vampire tales fall into their own genre. The genre has been […]

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Blogtober Day 3: Loving the Monster

This is my first post to participate in Bookending Autumn event! I’m so excited to participate, and thank you Sam and Clo for making this event! This prompt, Loving the Monster, is from Lauren. My all time monster favorite is, to nobody’s surprise, vampires! I love all things vampire and I definitely have tons of […]