Category: reviews

Review + Excerpt: Prisoner of ..

Posted June 6, 2018 by Gikany-Una in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review + Excerpt: Prisoner of the Crown Jeffe Kennedy

Prisoner of the Crown Author: Jeffe Kennedy Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: B- What We’re Talking About: Prisoner of the Crown is a spin-off trilogy that will tell the tale of Jenna, the lost Princess of Dasnaria.  Overall, this prologue is gripping but, this is not a fun romantic fantasy novel.  This is a dark […]

Review: Venom in the Veins by ..

Posted June 6, 2018 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Venom in the Veins by Jennifer Estep

Venom in the Veins Author: Jennifer Estep Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: A few weeks have passed since Gin’s confrontation with the Doll Maker, so of course, it’s time for things to go sideways in Ashland again. This time, someone is targeting her friend, and Finn’s boss, Stewart Mosley. And everything appears […]

Review: The Big Alpha in Town ..

Posted June 5, 2018 by Una in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: The Big Alpha in Town Anthology

The Big Alpha in Town Anthology Author: Eve Langlais, Milly Taiden, Kate Baxter  Reviewer: Una Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: The Big Alpha in Town is a lighthearted but passionate anthology with three distinct romantic journeys.  Overall, I liked the stories and though these were great introductions to these new-to-me authors.  Please see my […]

Review: Owl and the Tiger Thie..

Posted May 31, 2018 by Una in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Owl and the Tiger Thieves by Kristi Charish

Owl and the Tiger Thieves Author: Kristi Charish Reviewer: Una Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Owl and the Tiger Thieves is the exciting return of Owl after a devastating blow in the previous novel, Owl and the Electric Samurai.  Though left with another cliffhanger, the story continues to grow and intrigue. Owl has become […]

Review: The One You Can’..

Posted May 30, 2018 by Nima in contemporary romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: The One You Can’t Forget by Roni Loren

The One You Can’t Forget Author: Roni Loren Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: The One You Can’t Forget by Roni Loren is the second book in The Ones Who Got Away series following a few of the survivors of a Columbine-type school shooting at the imaginary Lone Acre High School.  The One […]

Review: Song of Blood & S..

Posted May 23, 2018 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Song of Blood & Stone by L. Penelope

Song of Blood & Stone Author: L. Penelope Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: In the days of old, a Lord and Lady arrived from a distant, dying world. Upon their arrival, they used their Earthsong magic to bring life to the withered land. The Lord and Lady and their nine children lived […]

Review: The Thief by J.R. Ward

Posted May 16, 2018 by Una in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: The Thief by J.R. Ward

The Thief Author: J.R.Ward Reviewer: Una Rating: B What I’m Talking About: The Thief is the sixteenth novel in the Black Dagger Brotherhood (BDB) series.  Though some overarching plot lines are resolved and/or made more convoluted, it was as gripping and intriguing as I’ve come to expect.   Suffice to say, The Thief resolves the […]

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: Awaken Me by Farrah Ro..

Posted May 14, 2018 by Jen in contemporary romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Awaken Me by Farrah Rochon

Awaken Me Author: Farrah Rochon Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: None of the Holmes’ siblings take Reid very seriously, and he’s done nothing to try and change their minds about him. But when he wakes next to yet another beautiful woman who’s name he can’t remember, he realizes it’s time for a life […]

Review: Hawkyn by Larissa Ione

Posted May 7, 2018 by Jen in paranormal romance, Rating C, reviews
Review: Hawkyn by Larissa Ione

Hawkyn Author: Larissa Ione Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Hawkyn is a special earth-bound angel known as a Memitim, and his job is to protect his Primori: humans, who for whatever reason, are destined to make an impact on all humankind. Hawkyn has lived centuries under the strict heavenly rules, waiting for […]

Review: Scissor Kisses by Devo..

Posted May 2, 2018 by Gikany-Una in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Scissor Kisses by Devon Monk

Scissor Kisses Author: Devon Monk Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Scissor Kisses is the third novella in the Ordinary Magic series.  This long awaited novella featuring Myra was only a taste of what Gikany and Una hopes is coming in the next novel.  Though it contains the wit we have […]

Review: Dragon Bites by Allyso..

Posted May 1, 2018 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Dragon Bites by Allyson James

Dragon Bites Author: Allyson James Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Starting within a few to several weeks after the conclusion of the previous title, Dragon Bites opens with Janet and Maya heading to Vegas for a girls weekend. Gabrielle crashes the party and insists she come along, and soon the threesome find […]