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Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge: A Novel - Paul Krueger
Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge: A Novel
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College grad Bailey Chen has all of the usual new-adult demons: no cash, no job offers, and a rocky relationship with Zane, the only friend still around when she moves back home. But her demons become a lot more literal when Zane introduces Bailey to his cadre of monster-fighting bartenders. It... show more
College grad Bailey Chen has all of the usual new-adult demons: no cash, no job offers, and a rocky relationship with Zane, the only friend still around when she moves back home. But her demons become a lot more literal when Zane introduces Bailey to his cadre of monster-fighting bartenders. It turns out supernatural creatures are stalking the streets of Chicago, and they can be hunted only with the help of magically mixed cocktails: vodka grants super-strength, whiskey offers the power of telekinesis, and tequila lets its drinker fire blasts of elemental energy. But will these supernatural powers be enough for Bailey and a ragtag band of mixologists to halt a mysterious rash of gruesome deaths? Includes 13 cocktail recipes from an ancient book of cocktail lore.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781594747595 (1594747598)
ASIN: 1594747598
Publisher: Quirk Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Liz Loves Books.Com.
Liz Loves Books.Com. rated it
3.0 Demons and Booze....
Urban Fantasy with booze. Yep I can get behind that. This was a fun frolic of a novel with an interesting hook in the whole drink to get the ability to fight demons thing - and I especially enjoyed the background of alcohol and cocktail recipe inserts that tied into the plot.Overall a good read with...
Between The Bookends
Between The Bookends rated it
4.0 Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge: A Novel
Simply put, this book was FUN. A little bit Harry Potter and a little bit Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Except it isn't vampires they are slaying, and the Slayers are bartenders that make magic cocktails that give them superpowers to slay demons.I mean COME ON, who cannot love such a premise. The plot f...
Yvette - Bookworlder
Yvette - Bookworlder rated it
3.5 Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge by Paul Krueger
I had no interest in reading this book (horror just isn't my thing) until one of Quirk's publicists put an image of a page of "The Devil's Water Dictionary" up on Snapchat, and suddenly I couldn't resist. Pages of an old mixology book being integrated into (see how I avoided saying "mixed in" there?...
Yzabel
Yzabel rated it
3.0 Last Call at th Nightshade Lounge
[I received a copy of this book through NetGalley and Edelweiss, in exchange for an honest review.]An original enough idea (powers granted through cocktails), although in the end the story didn't stray much into uncharted territory as far as “typical urban fantasy” goes.Bailey, freshly graduated fro...
Tellulah Darling
Tellulah Darling rated it
4.0 Last Call super fun
I was drawn in by the cover (for some reason not shown on Booklikes at the moment) and hooked by the fun world and engaging characters. This was a super enjoyable romp with a fresh take on demon hunting and a sweetness in the relationship between Lane and Bailey. My only bump was all the passages ...
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