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Crazy Ex-Ghoulfriend by Angela Roquet (and Giveaway!)

Ends November 9

Review coming next week! TOUR GIVEAWAY:  Angela is giving away the following prizes at the end of her tour: GRAND PRIZE:  $20.00 gift card to Amazon, an autographed paperback of CRAZY EX-GHOULFREIND, a Ghoul Friend hand sanitizer and bookmark 3 RUNNERS-UP: THREE runner sup will receive an eBook of CRAZY EX-GHOULFREIND a Rafflecopter giveaway CRAZY EX-GHOULFRIEND Release Date:  September 17, ... Read More »

New Advertising Opportunities!

UrbanFantasyLand.net is a worldwide community of urban fantasy readers that is growing to extend to thousands of readers each month– and not just urban fantasy lovers, but fans of speculative fiction with a dash of romance (or romance with a dash of speculative fiction) as well. Advertising on the Home page - New! For $1/month your advertisement will be featured in rotation with ... Read More »

Cover Reveal for Laura Kaye’s East of Ecstasy!

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About the Author: Laura is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over a dozen books in paranormal and contemporary romance. Growing up, Laura’s large extended family believed in the supernatural, and family lore involving angels, ghosts, and evil-eye curses cemented in Laura a life-long fascination with storytelling and all things paranormal. She lives in Maryland with her ... Read More »

Urban Fantasy Comedy: What is it? Who writes it? Why can’t we get enough of it?

One of the things I love about urban fantasy is that it crosses over into other genres. I can get my hard-boiled, noir crime fiction twisted up with unique fantasy and sexy romance all in one action-packed story. What more could a girl want? Well, sometimes I want a little comedy thrown in there. Urban fantasy also crosses over to ... Read More »

Cover Reveal for UNDERTOW by Amber Lynn Natusch

Today we are pleased to reveal the cover for Amber Lynn Natusch’s UNDERTOW. Isn’t it gorgeous? UNDERTOW Amber Lynn Natusch Contemporary Romance About the Book: How far does a girl have to run to escape a lifetime of pain and loss at the hands of Alaska’s notoriously unforgiving Bering Sea? Twenty-seven-year-old Aesa Fredriksen thought landlocked Columbus, Ohio would suffice, and ... Read More »

[Indie Sunday] DELUGE by Stephen Morris

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COME HELL OR HIGH WATER, Part 3: DELUGE Stephen Morris About the Book: Part 1 of this trilogy was the #1 historical fantasy Kindle download in mid-March! The thrilling conclusion of this epic fantasy is now available! 1356: A witch burns! Prague is cursed! 2002: The curse threatens to destroy Prague with an mammoth flood–can the professors find a way to defend ... Read More »

[Indie Sunday] RISING by Stephen Morris

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Welcome to “Indie Sunday”! Each week Urban Fantasy Land feature independent or small press published authors. COME HELL OR HIGH WATER, Part 2: RISING Stephen Morris About the Book: As an old crone is bound to a stake and consumed by flames, her vengeful words set in motion a series of dark events that unfold across the centuries. Academics who have ... Read More »

Changing the web address– again

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I’m probably totally neurotic for doing this, but I’m changing the website back to Urban Fantasy Land. Urban Fantasy is my first love, and still primarily what is reviewed here. The new address will be: www.urbanfantasyland.net Changes to be in place soon. Read More »

Finally! The Website is working again!

We’re up and running and better than ever! Watch for more (minor) changes in the coming days. Let me know in the comments what you think of the site. (I really aught to know better than to make these kinds of changes while Mercury is in retrograde! Lol!)     Read More »

Still having website problems

As you can see, the problem is not fixed. I’ve contacted my host provider and hope to have an answer today. I’m very sorry about the inconvenience! Read More »

December Bulletin

This bulletin is coming to you a few days late, and I’m sorry about that. Things have been a bit busy here with getting ready for Christmas and whatnot (our first family celebration is happening this weekend!). Also, I hit a reading slump. Don’t you hate it when that happens? Tell me in the comments what you do to get ... Read More »

Thanking Our November Advertisers

You may have noticed the advertisements this month in the side bar. Thank you to those viewers who clicked through and to those who bought the books. Advertising helps keep this place running like a werewolf under the full moon, making improvements and upgrades possible. Thank you to the authors for choosing to advertise here and thank you, dear readers, ... Read More »

Gift Certificate Winner!

Congratulations to Stephen, winner of the $20 Amazon gift certificate from the Rafflecopter giveway! Thank you to all for participating! Read More »

How I Found the new look for the website

When I started planning the changes to the website, I knew I would be changing to a new theme. iTheme2 was great, I really loved the image slider at the top, but I wanted to get away from the blog look. I started looking for a theme that had the image slider at the top, but also allowed for a ... Read More »

Sending a Big Thank You to the Sleepy Hollow Guest Authors

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I’d like to send out a BIG THANK YOU to all the authors who participated in October’s Sleepy Hollow celebration!!  I hope you enjoyed the posts. Here they are again in case you missed something: Guest – Brian Jay Jones – Choose Your Ending Guest – P.T. Michelle – A Sleepy Hollow Chase Scene Guest – Adrienne Clarke – The ... Read More »

[Guest Post] Choose Your Ending by Brian Jay Jones

Please welcome Washington Irving biographer, Brian Jay Jones. Brian is discussing the various endings to The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and I can’t think of a better way to end this month of Sleepy Hollow Celebration! CHOOSE YOUR ENDING Brian Jay Jones When Washington Irving’s short story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” appeared in bookstalls in London and the United ... Read More »

Social Media Updates — Done!

If you’ve lost contact with us, please check in again using the following links: Facebook: www.facebook.com/kaleidoscopereviews Twitter: www.twitter.com/kaleido_reviews Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/13179-kaleidoscope-reviews Thanks for your patience, everyone! I really do appreciate it! Read More »

Welcome to Kaleidoscope Reviews!

Welcome! (If you’re new to the site, start your tour here.) Urban Fantasy Land has been upgraded.  Welcome to Kaleidoscope Reviews. We still specialize in urban fantasy. Our scope got a little wider, that’s all. Reviews – You’ll find reviews here for many under-recognized subgenres of speculative fiction. In the top slider you’ll find all our latest reviews and there’s ... Read More »

The Sleepy Hollow Celebration Continues!

We’ve had lots of fun with Washington Irving’s tale this month, and there still more to come! Here’s a recap of the posts so far: Guest – Adrienne Clarke – The Enduring Power of Scary Stories Guest – Stephen Morris – Fantasy Brought to Life Guest – Sandra Sookoo – The Headless Horseman The Legend of Sleepy Hollow TV movie ... Read More »

[Guest Post] Sleepy Hollow: The Enduring Power of Scary Tales by Adrienne Clarke

The Enduring Power of Scary Tales by Adrienne Clarke I like scary stories, the darker and more mysterious the better. People are often surprised by my penchant for horror, perhaps because I don’t look the part. I’m too girly, too soft spoken, and I have almost no black clothes. My love of all things gothic might be a less visible ... Read More »

Reminder: Things You Can Win between now and October 31st!

Did you see Sandra Sookoo’s awesome giveaway? Go to Sandra’s Sleepy Hollow guest post to enter. Thanks, Sandra for this fabulous giveaway! One lucky commenter will receive book swag (postcards, bookmarks, etc.) plus a free download of one of my Halloween-themed books. You can choose from: Courtesans and Thieves, Hunter’s Moon Magic or Tail on the Moon. All blurbs can ... Read More »