Category: reviews

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted October 6, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Hexed by Kevin Hearne

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Iron Druid Chronicles Book: Hexed Author: Kevin Hearne Narrator: Luke Daniels Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Iron Druid Chronicles #2 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: purchased Hexed Having lived a somewhat quiet life hiding out in the East Valley/Tempe area of Arizona, Druid Atticus O’Sullivan has become […]

Review: Vick’s Vultures ..

Posted October 5, 2016 by Nima in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Vick’s Vultures by Scott Warren

Vick’s Vultures Author: Scott Warren Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: I had some high expectations for Vick’s Vultures after reading the blurb.  It seemed like the scope promised was just too big for 223 pages.  I’m happy to report that relative newcomer Scott Warren rose to the hype.  This is a really […]

Review: The Exposure by Tara S..

Posted October 4, 2016 by Vampbard in erotic romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: The Exposure by Tara Sue Me

The Exposure Author: Tara Sue Me Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Seriously. Pulling up a book file for Tara Sue Me’s Submissive series is always a lot of joy for me. Sometimes, I get all rant-y about how people don’t do BDSM correctly, and the Dom is all risky and the sub […]

Review: Blood Red Kiss by Kres..

Posted September 30, 2016 by Jen in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Blood Red Kiss by Kresley Cole, Larissa Ione, Gena Showalter

Blood Red Kiss Author: Kresley Cole, Larissa Ione, Gena Showalter Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: The first title in the Blood Red Kiss anthology is a re-release of the first Immortals After Dark (IAD) title, “The Warlord Wants Forever,” which was originally released in 2006, and I read and reviewed in […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted September 29, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Hounded by Kevin Hearne

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Iron Druid Chronicles Book: Hounded Author: Kevin Hearne Narrator: Luke Daniels Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Iron Druid Chronicles #1 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: contest win Hounded The Iron Druid Chronicles follow the life of a 2,000+ year old Druid named Atticus O’Sullivan (not his given […]

Review: School Ties by Tamsen ..

Posted September 28, 2016 by Vampbard in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: School Ties by Tamsen Parker

School Ties Author: Tamsen Parker Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: When I started reading School Ties by Tamsen Parker, I thought I was going to have to tap out about halfway through. Erin is a math teacher at a private boys’ school. She has the hots for one of her students, but […]

Review: The Goal by Elle Kenne..

Posted September 27, 2016 by Nima in contemporary romance, New Adult, Rating A, reviews
Review: The Goal by Elle Kennedy

The Goal Author: Elle Kennedy Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Everyone who has followed the Off-Campus series knows about the huge bomb dropped at the end of book three, The Score. With the biggest of all spoilers already out there, where did Kennedy have to go?  Everyone already hated Sabrina James; how […]

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 + Excerpt: The Trouble ..

Posted September 26, 2016 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review + Excerpt: The Trouble with Mistletoe by Jill Shalvis

The Trouble with Mistletoe Author: Jill Shalvis Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Willa Davis, lover of animals, runs a successful pet boutique. She had a rough childhood, in and out of foster care, but she’s turned her life around; seeing the positive in everyone and everything. She believes in second chances, […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted September 22, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Small Favor by Jim Butcher

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Dresden Files Series Book: Small Favor Author: Jim Butcher Narrator: James Marsters Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Dresden Files #10 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Mystery Source: library loan Small Favor Once again, Harry Dresden, Wizard and Protector of Chicago, finds himself under the service of the Fae Winter […]

Review: Gilt Hollow by Lorie L..

Posted September 21, 2016 by Nima in Rating A, reviews, YA Literature
Review: Gilt Hollow by Lorie Langdon

Gilt Hollow Author: Lorie Langdon Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Author Lorie Langdon steps away from the fun and fantasy of her Doon Series to a darker who-done-it mystery in Gilt Hollow.  Gilt Hollow is the name of a quirky little town in Ohio that embraces artistic, creative types, but still has […]

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 […]