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Dec
11

Sunday Snippet #88

Sunday Snippet #88 Magic on the Line  Author: Devon Monk  ROC November 1, 2011 REVIEW HERE We drove to Get Mugged and parked around the back side of the buildings.  It was early enough that the morning coffee crowd was still in full swing and street parking was scarce.  That was okay with me.  I wanted a walk in the cool air, in the sunlight.  Even though the magic I could see everywhere was still pretty distracting. “What are you doing?” Zayvion asked me as we passed by another window with an Unbreakable Ward so strong I could almost feel the prickly heat snapping off it. “Walking?” “Really?”  He stopped and I...
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Nov
14

Review: Magic on the Line

Review: Magic on the Line Magic on the Line Author: Devon Monk  Release Date: Nov. 1, 2011 Publisher: Roc Allie Beckstrom Novel #7 ISBN: #978-0451464286 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (356 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:       Allison Beckstrom has willingly paid the price of pain to use magic and has obeyed the rules of the Authority, the clandestine organization that makes–and enforces–all magic policy. But when the Authority’s new boss, Bartholomew Wray, refuses to believe that the sudden rash of deaths in Portland could be caused by magic, Allie must choose whether to follow the Authority’s rules or to turn against the very people for whom she’s risked...
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Jul
3

Contest Winner – Dead Iron

Contest Winner – Dead Iron I would like to thank everyone for stopping by That’s What I’m Talking About for the review of Dead Iron by Devon Monk.  I especially want to thank ROC/Penguin Publishing for generously donated a copy (one winner) of Dead Iron to giveaway.  Every person that commented on the review was entered into the contest – one entry per person. The winner was selected using random.org. The Winner: Barbara E. CONGRATULATIONS!! I’m sending the winner a message; please email me at twimom227 (at) gmail (dot) com with your mailing address so ROC/Penguin can send you the book! You have until Thursday July 8, 2011 (end of day) to contact me....
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Jun
27

Review & Giveaway: Dead Iron

Review & Giveaway: Dead Iron Dead Iron Author: Devon Monk  Release Date: July 5, 2011 Publisher: ROC Trade Age of Steam Series #1 ISBN: #978-0451463968 Genre: Steampunk Format(s): Paperback (352 pgs), ebook I received a copy of this book from the PUBLISHER for the purposes of an honest review. From the author’s website: In steam age America, men, monsters, machines, and magic battle to claim the same scrap of earth and sky. In this chaos, one man must fight to hold on to what is left of his humanity… Although the devisers have civilized the east with their contraptions, civilization hasn’t tamed the frontier that bounty hunter Cedar Hunt rides. Cursed by lycanthropy and...
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Mar
27

Sunday Snippets #51

Sunday Snippets #51 Sneak Peek from Magic on the Hunt by Devon Monk   Roc Publishing April 5, 2011 **NOTE: this except comes from an uncorrected ARC copy of the book** “We headed out.  My phone rang.  Zay.  Again. Seriously, couldn’t the man catch a hint? I answered.  “Beckstrom.” “Where’s everyone off to?” I scanned the street.  Zay was standing on the corner across the street, Shamus behind him, leaning against the building, smoking. Oh, for Pete’s sake. “Nowhere.” “That so?  Looks like you’ve got a hunt on your hands.” “It was a meeting.” He started across the street.  The light hadn’t changed, but somehow traffic seemed to move in rhythm to his stride,...
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Mar
22

ARC Review: Magic on the Hunt

ARC Review: Magic on the Hunt Magic on the Hunt Author: Devon Monk  Release Date: April 5, 2011 Publisher: Roc Allie Beckstrom Series #6  ISBN: #978-0451463913 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (368 pgs), e-book I received a ARC copy of this book from the PUBLISHER for the purposes of an honest review. From the author’s website:       There aren’t many girls who can say they’ve gone into the realm of death and lived to tell the tale. But to restore her lover Zayvion’s soul, Allison Beckstrom had to pay a bitter price–and things are about to get worse….       It turns out the leader of the Authority, the council that decides...
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Nov
5

Review: Magic at the Gate

Review: Magic at the Gate Magic at the Gate Author:Devon Monk  Release Date: November 2, 2010 Publisher: ROC Fantasy Allie Beckstrom Series Book #5  ISBN: #978-0451463623 Genre: Urban Fantacy Format(s): paperback (368 pages), e-book I received a copy of this book from the publisher for the purposes of an honest review. From the author’s website:       Allie Beckstrom’s lover, Zayvion Jones, is a Guardian of the Gate, imbued with both light and dark magic and responsible for ensuring that those energies don’t mix. But Zayvion lies in a coma, his soul trapped in death’s realm. To rescue him, Allie must follow the specter of her deceitful late sorcerer father, Daniel Beckstrom, who...
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