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Review: Dark Queen by Faith Hu..

Posted May 16, 2018 by B. in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Dark Queen by Faith Hunter

Dark Queen Author: Faith Hunter Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: As what was initially intended to be the final Jane Yellowrock title, Dark Queen had a lot of expectations to live up to. And I think it did so very well. This story moves incredibly fast, especially towards the end, making it […]

Review: Burn Bright by Patrici..

Posted March 6, 2018 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs

Burn Bright Author: Patricia Briggs Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: Burn Bright is another fascinating and thrilling installment in the Alpha and Omega series.  Gikany and Una were fascinated by the more in-depth look into some of the relationships in the Mercy Thompson World. This series is one of our […]

Review: Lake Silence by Anne B..

Posted February 28, 2018 by B. in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Lake Silence by Anne Bishop

Lake Silence Author: Anne Bishop Reviewer: B. Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: As a reader who mostly enjoyed the original five stories of The Others, I was both hopeful and concerned about the direction the author might take as the series continued. Having finished Lake Silence, I still feel somewhat conflicted, even though there […]

Sunday Snippet: Grave Ransom b..

Posted February 18, 2018 by Una in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Grave Ransom by Kalayna Price

 About the Book Grave Ransom    Author:  Kalayna Price Publisher:   ACE Released:  July 4, 2017 Series:   Alex Craft #5 Genre:  Urban Fantasy Author contact links:   Website Purchase links:  Amazon REVIEW Snippet: “Why am I not surprised to see you here?” an eerily familiar, and not completely welcomed, voice asked from off to my right. I spun, […]

Sunday Snippet: Blackwing by E..

Posted November 5, 2017 by Una in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Blackwing by Ed McDonald

 About the Book Blackwing    Author:  Ed McDonald Publisher:   ACE Released:  October 3, 2017 Series:   The Raven’s Mark #1 Genre:  Fantasy Author contact links:   Website Purchase links:  Amazon REVIEW Snippet: “What the f*** is going on?” Nenn asked. We’re in S*** City, that’s what,” I said.  “Where are the others?  Where’s Tnota?” “Got separated,” Nenn said.  […]

Review: Blackwing by Ed McDona..

Posted October 27, 2017 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Blackwing by Ed McDonald

Blackwing Author: Ed McDonald Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: Blackwing is an intriguing and engrossing new world.  Gikany and Una were captivated by this gritty and dark fantasy world, and are eager for the next novel in the Raven’s Mark series. In this bleak world people are trying to survive […]

Review: Grave Ransom by Kalayn..

Posted July 11, 2017 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Grave Ransom by Kalayna Price

Grave Ransom Author: Kalayna Price Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: Fans of the Alex Craft series rejoice – this book was definitely worth the wait!  Gikany and Una enjoyed this fifth novel in the adventures of grave witch, Alex Craft.  Grave Ransom was an intriguing and gripping urban fantasy detective […]

Review: Moonbreaker by Simon R..

Posted June 13, 2017 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Moonbreaker by Simon R. Green

Moonbreaker Author: Simon R. Green Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: After the last novel, Dr. DOA, we were concerned on where Moonbreaker would go.  Left with an unusual cliffhanger (for this series), Gikany and Una were nervous about what Eddie and Molly would face.  Never fear fans of the Secret […]

Review: Cold Reign by Faith Hu..

Posted May 2, 2017 by B. in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Cold Reign by Faith Hunter

Cold Reign Author: Faith Hunter Reviewer: B. Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: All of the familiar players are back in the eleventh story in the Jane Yellowrock series: Jane and Beast, the Youngers, Bruiser, Leo, Edmund, Derek, Grégoire, the Robere twins, Gee, Brute, Ricky, etc. Leo, of course, is so insufferably arrogant (yet necessary) […]

Review: Silence Fallen by Patr..

Posted March 7, 2017 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs

Silence Fallen Author: Patricia Briggs Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: As complete and utter Mercy Thompson fans, suffice to say we loved Silence Fallen.  However, it was a bit different, not only where the story goes, but in the telling. Adam and Mercy have come a long, long way.  They […]

Review: A Season of Spells Syl..

Posted December 23, 2016 by Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: A Season of Spells Sylvia Izzo Hunter

A Season of Spells Author: Sylvia Izzo Hunter Reviewer: Una Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: It turns out that A Season of Spells is the final book in the Noctis Magicae series.  I was surprised to discover it was a trilogy at the end.  This final book is a perfect end to this enchanting […]

Review: The Burning Isle by Wi..

Posted November 23, 2016 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Burning Isle by Will Panzo

The Burning Isle Author: Will Panzo Reviewers: Gikany and Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: Gikany and Una were fascinated by this debut novel.  The Burning Isle is a compelling mixture of dark fantasy, adventure, mystery, and suspense.  We were mesmerized by this richly complex novel. Unfortunately there is not much we can say […]

Q&A + Review: The Bloodsw..

Posted September 26, 2016 by Gikany-Una in giveaway, Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Q&A + Review: The Bloodsworn by Erin Lindsey

The Bloodsworn Author: Erin Lindsey Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A-  What We’re Talking About: Gikany and Una have waited somewhat impatiently for the final book in this Bloodbound trilogy.  We were not disappointed.  The Bloodsworn is our favorite book of the series. What makes this series so captivating is the characters.  All three main […]

Review: Ninth City Burning by ..

Posted September 21, 2016 by Gikany-Una in Rating C, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Ninth City Burning by J. Patrick Black

Ninth City Burning Author: J. Patrick Black Reviewers: Gikany and Una Rating: C  What We’re Talking About: Ninth City Burning is the debut novel of J. Patrick Black.  This science fiction story was fascinating and easily visualized, if only Gikany and Una enjoyed reading it. Truly, we loved the overall premise – a science fiction […]

Review: Magic Binds by Ilona A..

Posted September 19, 2016 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Magic Binds by Ilona Andrews

Magic Binds Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Nine books in and the Kate Daniels series continues to be one of the best and most original out there. Magic Binds ushers in some big changes for the series and its characters, while maintaining a level of familiarity that grounds […]

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