Kitty Takes a Holiday

Kitty Takes a Holiday After getting caught turning wolf on national television Kitty retreats to a mountain cabin to recover and write her memoirs But this is Kitty so trouble is never far behind and instead of Walden P

After getting caught turning wolf on national television, Kitty retreats to a mountain cabin to recover and write her memoirs But this is Kitty, so trouble is never far behind, and instead of Walden Pond, she gets Evil Dead When werewolf hunter Cormac shows up with an injured Ben O Farrell, Kitty s lawyer, slung over his shoulder, and a wolf like creature with glowing reAfter getting caught turning wolf on national television, Kitty retreats to a mountain cabin to recover and write her memoirs But this is Kitty, so trouble is never far behind, and instead of Walden Pond, she gets Evil Dead When werewolf hunter Cormac shows up with an injured Ben O Farrell, Kitty s lawyer, slung over his shoulder, and a wolf like creature with glowing red eyes starts sniffing around the cabin, Kitty wonders if any of them will get out of these woods alive

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Kitty Takes a Holiday

  1. Carrie Vaughn is best known for her New York Times bestselling series of novels about a werewolf named Kitty who hosts a talk radio show for the supernaturally disadvantaged The fourteenth installment, Kitty Saves the World, was released in 2015 Her forthcoming novels include a near Earth space opera, Martians Abroad, from Tor Books, and a post apocalyptic murder mystery, Bannerless, from John Joseph Adams Books She s written several other contemporary fantasy and young adult novels, as well as upwards of 80 short stories She s a contributor to the Wild Cards series of shared world superhero books edited by George R R Martin and a graduate of the Odyssey Fantasy Writing Workshop An Air Force brat, she survived her nomadic childhood and managed to put down roots in Boulder, Colorado Visit her at carrievaughn.

327 Reply to “Kitty Takes a Holiday”

  1. Definitely finally liking this series I can t help but be sad at some of the events that took place in this and sad that some relationships didn t happen but I am happy at the ones that did Looking forward to continuing the series.

  2. This review is probably going to sound really odd because I totally feel like I just read 2 books in 1 The first part of this book was all about Cormac bringing Ben hurt and in trouble to Kitty s cabin in which she is playing hide from the world as an aftermath from the events in book 2 This part of the books was great Kitty is being threatened with some form of blood magic and something seems to be stalking them in the woods surrounding her cabin Kitty was strong, Cormac emotional, and Ben mess [...]

  3. This series is unlike most of the genre it s about how Kitty grows internally, not about her powers, her worldly power, or her exploits The first book has her going from bottom beta to independent, getting even me to understand why she s happy as the literal bottom dog at first the second is about her changing concept of community, pack, and pack responsibility.This book is about her accepting responsibility Not responsibility for her actions she isn t owning up, she s accepting responsibility a [...]

  4. Oh how I loved Kitty, Ben and Cormac in this book It s my favourite so far, because it takes a different turn from the first 2 books Kitty s basically on a break from her radio show to recover from the developments of the past 2 books, starting her own radio show, being caught on TV, coming out as a werewolf Resulting in her being in a cabin in the middle of nowhere, tuning into her competition s radio show and somehow finding solstice in trying to sabotage it every week When Cormac and Ben turn [...]

  5. I find that the Kitty series by Carrie Vaughn is a nice little distraction While the series is not the best UF series out there, I do find that each book has been consistent for me Kitty s world includes werewolves, vampires, and other paranormal creatures I loved how the Native American skin walkers were incorporated into this book.It s difficult to review this book without giving away a major spoiler, but let s just say that Kitty spends her time in this book helping out her friends One of her [...]

  6. I brought the first three Kitty books hoping for a truly interesting read I ve never been the biggest of werewolf fans I like them, but I do not love them in the way I love other supernatural creatures yet I was hoping this series would turn me around It was such a promising idea It was such an interesting idea A radio host of a supernatural chat show who just so happens to be a werewolf colour me interested.Unfortunately, the story failed to pull me in the way I had hope it would The first book [...]

  7. Needing a break after the cataclysmic events of KITTY GOES TO WASHINGTON, Kitty has retreated to a wilderness cabin with a book contract, leaving her radio show in repeats while she listens to a show by a wannabe and grinding her teeth She doesn t know what she wants to do When someone local she thinks begins to place curse signs on her cabin, she learns that local law enforcement is not inclined to help, unless she asks them to help her pack Then Cormac arrives with a badly hurt Ben, and everyt [...]

  8. This book ruined the Kitty Norville series for me It gets off to an OK start Kitty has locked herself away in a cottage, basically in the middle of nowhere, to help heal and cope with what happened to her at the end of Kitty Goes to Washington Kitty comes off a bit weak and even immature at moments in this book Her calling in the other supernatural talk show under false names, to try and rile up or shake up the DJ I just couldn t believe this was the same character You are the girl who stood in [...]

  9. I m really starting to like this series Once I got past the boring title, I enjoyed the well written character development between Kitty and her three person quasi pack Vaughn has a quick, dialogue heavy writing style that I m appreciating and in authors and has the added bonus of making novels quick to read, even for notoriously slow me I polished this one off during a plane ride.Cormac is slowly becoming my new favorite novel hero, though I m kinda disappointed that he s not a werewolf The t [...]

  10. Originally posted to The Book Bundle if you like my review, please consider popping over there for a look Book 3 in the series, so beware spoilers for 1 2 My thoughts I m not really sure how I feel about this book I read it all in one sitting, starting at about 11pm with the intention of reading a couple of chapters, and stopping somewhere between 1 and 2 am Normally, reading a book this quickly would be a sign that I really enjoyed it, but there are a lot of things about it that annoy me.I read [...]

  11. With a book to write, Kitty takes some time off from her day job and all the people who want to kill her and moves into a small rental cabin in a rural town But things never go smoothly for her and she soon discovers someone is using blood magic to curse her Then Cormac arrives in the middle of the night with Ben who has been attacked and infected by a werewolf and what was supposed to be a holiday goes from bad to worse Kitty Takes a Holiday is good fun for lovers of werewolves, witches and sha [...]

  12. audio version Things change, Kitty s life changes in a blink of the eye She is alone with her wolf and herself, avoiding reality She rents a place outside of a small town where the residents don t seem too happy having the infamous werewolf about Dead, bloody warnings start showing up then things get worse Cormack the werewolf hunter drives down her road This visit changes everything for one of them.I really loved the twist and turns for the characters in this book Ms Vaughn gave them a fresh ne [...]

  13. Let me start off by saying, no summer lite and fluffy list would be complete without at least one book about my favorite talk Dj turned werewolf, Kitty Norville This is the 3rd book in the series and It was just ok for me These novels are best when they revolve around her radio talk show I just did not find this storyline as interesting this time.Still and all, I love this series and am going to try to squeeze in at least one book this summer.

  14. Reviewed by Rabid Reads.Every hard hitting Urban Fantasy heroine deserves some down time, but Norville hasn t exactly done enough to warrant an extended stay at a mountain cabin in my opinion, and she definitely hasn t reached memoirs status yet KITTY TAKES A HOLIDAY is only installment 3 after all Carrie Vaughn attempted to fast track this series, and the later chapters came close to accomplishing that however the fact remains that too much of this audiobook was about the protagonist throwing a [...]

  15. The Kitty series is great beach reading This isn t a bad thing, for each book so far has been quite enjoyable.Vaughn deserves credit for this book In the first two books, the radio show formed some of the best parts Here, Kitty has taken a break from her radio show It s risky to not fully use the gimmick that first sold the books, but Vaughn pulls it off well I loved the radio bits in the first two books, and surprisedly, I didn t miss it here because of how tight and quick the plot works The ra [...]

  16. This is how I picture Kitty looking like The chick from Blood and Chocolate Ironic right I think she d play a great Kitty.

  17. I feel like this series has potential, but the writer needs a little polishing The romance seems forced I got no chemistry The plot is slow But for some reason I m not ready to give up just yet I ve read worse Maybe I m in a charitable mood.

  18. Since Kitty really isn t used to being the center of attention, the nasty events of the previous book have really damaged her confidence She s snuck away to a remote location to try and escape her new found celebrity and not in a good way status Of course things couldn t be easy for her, proven when Cormac shows up with her a changed Ben, her lawyer in tow To make matters worse, someone keeps leaving blood spells around her cabin in apparent threat Not to mention the redeyed creature determined [...]

  19. Book 3 in Carrie Vaughn s Kitty Norville series is the best yet Kitty Takes a Holiday details Kitty s efforts to get away from it all after her kidnapping at the end of Kitty Goes to Washington She s decided to rent a cabin in the woods and write her memoirs Only it s not going so well She starts getting harassed People leaving dead animals on her porch and whatnot But things only get worse when werewolf hunter Cormac shows up with lawyer Ben, who has been bitten and has contracted lycanthropy C [...]

  20. 4 stars warning, I m letting something slip in this review that would be considered a spoiler This was a very good story and addition to the series I m still loving Kitty as the heroine After what happened to her in the previous book, Kitty decides to take some time off from the show and write a book She rented a cabin in a small town so she could focus on her work but instead she just found herself drifting and doubting her ability to get back what she had lost Ben had come to the area to meet [...]

  21. I don t know how I m feeling about this installment into the Kitty Norville series There was a lot of emotional melancholy felt through all the characters in the book and also a surprising end to a potential love interest while an unexpected love relationship seems to have taken shape for our heroine.Kitty decided she needed a break after the events over the past year and her unveiling on live TV after being kidnapped She retreats to a mountain cabin where she decides to write her memoir and con [...]

  22. This is my favourite book of the three so far The story was very different in feel to the first two with the new setting of Kitty s holiday house, the strong presence of both Ben and Cormac, and the very surprising plot developments that occurred Also I enjoyed the mystery element over the political plot of the last book All in all, a much satisfying read in terms of emotional connection and character development.Kitty has basically decided to hide herself away for a month or so to get over th [...]

  23. Read the first book in this series back in 2006, the second back in 2008 Not exactly marathon reading Winning the 8th book in the series through made me go back and start catching up on the series I m glad I am.I enjoyed this third book than the first two I know initially I was offput by the Anita Edward vibe between Kitty and Cormac, but that has lessened as the series progressed Although Cormac is still the non preternatural person on the outside Spoilers.Ben, Kitty s lawyer, turns out to be [...]

  24. I keep thinking I know would to expect from this series, but so far every book has been a game changer Not that I m complaining, it definitely keeps things interesting view spoiler I did not see the whole thing with Ben coming I always thought it would be Cormac Kitty To be honest, I was less than thrilled when Ben and Kitty got together at first Not because I don t like Ben, he s been one of my favorite characters from the start, but I just like Cormac a little bit That s just my luck though I [...]

  25. 3.5 stars is what I give this 3rd book in the series But on this review, I m going to have to keep it 3 stars just didn t have enough pizzazz for 4 stars I am intrigued with the series, I just feel that it needs either romance or adventure grit It s a little light in both areas IMO I like the new love triangle created by the unfortunate circumstance Ben has found himself in as a bitten werewolf the triangle participants are Ben, kitty the werewolf and Cormac, big, bad werewolf hunter As for th [...]

  26. Like the previous two Kitty books, this was just good enough to keep me or less interested in the characters and to want to read the next one eventually, no big hurry Not as inventive as some other urban fantasy paranormal romance books but neither is it a total dud and it doesn t focus too much on endless boring sex or how goshdarn purty all the boys are Like many others in this little subgenre the book felt very brief, like the author could have combined the plots of two of her novels into on [...]

  27. Once , the story here is self contained and does not rely on the first two to be enjoyed, but I would still recommened reading them in order because there are some things in this one that would be spoilers when going back to the others In fact, there isn t a lot I can discuss of the plot of this one without spoilers Let s just say that it was very engrossing and exciting to read, probably the best in the series so far.It was great to see Kitty in southern Colorado I actually know where Walsenbur [...]

  28. This series is getting much better Kitty ends up taking some time off to write her memoir and is finding inspiration hard to come by Cormack comes one night to drop off Ben who has been bit by a werewolf and they can already tell he is going to change Ben and Cormack made a teenage pledge to kill the other if they become infected Cormack wants to see if Kitty can help him get through it At the same time she s being harassed by some unknown person who is trying to scare her out of town The book e [...]

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