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Fair Game by Patricia Briggs

I fell in love with the characters even more than I already was.

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Thursday, August 2

One Grave at a Time by Jeaniene Frost

August 30th 2011, Avon Books
358 pages, E-book
Borrowed from the Library
Sixth in Night Huntress series
Adult Fiction

Having narrowly averted an (under)world war, Cat Crawfield wants nothing more than a little downtime with her vampire husband, Bones.

Unfortunately, her gift from New Orleans' voodoo queen just keeps on giving-leading to a personal favor that sends them into battle once again, this time against a villainous spirit.

Favorite Quote:
“That face. That body. And you know he’s packing. Look at the angle on that dangle.”

Cover Review:

I don’t know why I dislike these covers so much. I simply do. Although, I really like the color composition on this one.


When I finished This Side of the Grave I immediately downloaded the next from Overdrive. I read a couple of reviews on Goodreads that weren’t as favorable as usual for this series so I was a bit hesitant. I found that I actually liked the villain in this one better than I have for about 3 books. The only thing that disappointed me was there was no satisfying end.

Cat and Bones relationship, one of the main sources of the bad reviews I found, is just typical. After a time of being married there is an attachment type of love that is deeper and more comfortable, but way less “OMG! I must strip your clothes off now!” So I thought it was actually very realistic and comfortable.

I loved Tyler, the homosexual medium. He was over the top in such a fabulous way as to be a constant source of humor. That quote above is just one of the many times in which he made me blush. I can totally see him with Ian, so I kinda hope they will end up together.

I was annoyed at the subplots not being wrapped up either. The main storyline ended in an anti-climatic way and the subplots just never got any closure. I feel as though she is doing this in order to draw another book out of the series, but I’d rather it would end on a high note than to be dragged out to a point where it becomes boring.

Side note: There was no appearance of Vlad! This broke my heart slightly. I really need to get started on his series. I bet it’s fab!


Rie (@missiontoread)
I'm a wife, student, and a dog-lover who reads when I should be folding laundry (bane of my existance), I write (rarely as academic papers consume my life), and love getting wrapped up in fiction.


  1. I'm with you on the covers. They feel really ... I don't know, old?

    You're reminding me that I really need to reread this series and start Vlad's book, too!

  2. I really really can't wait to dive into this series for myself, and meet Cat and Bones! You make the books sound really appealing.

  3. You need to start it soon! So I can go fan-girl all over your review! @ me on twitter when you do and tell me if you love them!

  4. Yeah, maybe that's it. I can't really put my finger on why I dislike them so much I just know that I do.

    I am SO in with Vlad! I hope his book is fabulous or I'm gonna be all kinds of peeved!