I absolutely adored Kendare Blake’s series, Anna Dressed in Blood, so when I found out she was writing a new series based around the Greek gods, I knew I had to get my hands on Antigoddess, the first in the Goddess War series. The book alternates perspective between goddess Athena and her brother, Hermes, and the everyday life of teenager, Cassandra, and her boyfriend, Aidan. Both Athena and Hermes are dying slowly, as Athena’s body is slowly becoming filled with feathers whilst Hermes’ is diminishing and leaving him bony and…

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I’m very excited to welcome author Kendare Blake to the blog today. Kendare is the author of the young adult paranormal series, Anna, consisting of Anna Dressed in Blood (which was a 5 star read for me) and Girl of Nightmares (a very close second with 4.5 stars) both published by Tor Books. Welcome to Book Chick City, Kendare! What made you decide to be a writer? It’s all I’ve ever really been compelled to do. The only thing I could never walk away from. Of course it was a fairly big decision to…


The best books you should be reading right now! Each fortnight we will be recommending five of our favourite recent releases that we think you will love. Just click the book cover to be taken to our full review or Goodreads page. We hope you find some fabulous reads and maybe a few new authors too. Happy Reading! 1. 13 by Kelley Armstrong The supernatural world is on the cusp of war, and a deadly virus is about to be unleashed as we follow witch Savannah as she finally comes…

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GIRL OF NIGHTMARES (Anna #2) by Kendare Blake PUBLISHER: TOR Teen RELEASE DATE: 7th Aug 2012 FORMAT: Hardback, 332 pages GENRE: Horror, Young Adult It’s been months since the ghost of Anna Korlov opened a door to Hell in her basement and disappeared into it, but ghost-hunter Cas Lowood can’t move on. His friends remind him that Anna sacrificed herself so that Cas could live—not walk around half dead. He knows they’re right, but in Cas’s eyes, no living girl he meets can compare to the dead girl he fell in love with….

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Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake (Anna #1)  Tor Teen (Aug 2011) Hardcover, 316 pages YA Paranormal Romance Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake is a breath of fresh air into the current young adult fiction market, offering readers a unique romance story with a gripping sense of horror. It is unique to anything else I’ve ever read, and I actually felt compelled to read this book in one sitting, barely taking a break from the pages. The novel follows the story of Thesius Cassio Lowood, better known…


MONTHLY RECS ~ April 2012

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CAROLYN This month has been a great reading month, I’ve read lots of fab (mostly zombie) books. But these three are my recommendations of the month. To start off with, WHITE HORSE by Alex Adams [UK|US] turned out to be a surprisingly great dystopian (review coming soon), DRAGON BOUND by Thea Harrison [UK|US] was a fantastic paranormal romance (review coming soon), and PLAGUE TOWN by Dana Fredsti [UK|US] was a fast-paced zombie horror with a great leading heroine (review here). All receiving an 8/10 from me, and all three I would recommend you read!…




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