Category: Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction

Review: The King’s Drago..

Posted April 2, 2020 by B. in LGBTQ, Rating B, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: The King’s Dragon by W.M. Fawkes and Sam Burns

The King’s Dragon Authors: W.M. Fawkes and Sam Burns Reviewer: B. Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: I don’t get to read many fantasy stories, much less LGBTQ titles in the genre, so I was really excited about the potential surrounding The King’s Dragon. Both authors are new to me as well, which further piqued […]

Review: Crush the King by Jenn..

Posted March 26, 2020 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Crush the King by Jennifer Estep

Crush the King Author: Jennifer Estep Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Crush the King is the third and climatic story in the Crown of Shards trilogy. With that in mind, this review will have spoilers from the previous two books, and I don’t recommend starting the series with Crush the King. The […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted February 20, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Terminal Uprising by Jim C. Hines

Audiobook review: Terminal Uprising Picking up a few months after the conclusion of Terminal Alliance, Terminal Uprising brings listeners up to speed on unlikely heroine Marion “Mops” Adamopoulos and the crew of the EMCS Pufferfish. They are wanted by the Krakau Alliance for rebellion, but it’s really because they know the true cause of the virus […]

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Posted February 12, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Blight of Blackwings by Kevin Hearne

Audiobook review: A Blight of Blackwings A Blight of Blackwings is the second book in a wonderful fantasy series from one of my favorite authors, Kevin Hearne. The massive story is set in a world where certain members of the population are blessed with Kennings, the ability to manipulate one of the four elements, plants, or […]

Review: Moontangled by Stephan..

Review: Moontangled by Stephanie Burgis

Moontangled Author: Stephanie Burgis Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: With big wigs in attendance for a formal ball scheduled at the Thornfell College of Magic, Juliana is excited to finally see the love of her live, and secret fiancee, Caroline. It’s been three months since Juliana and Caroline were together. It was […]

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Posted February 3, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Heart of Blood and Ashes by Milla Vane

Audiobook review: A Heart of Blood and Ashes Author: Milla Vane Narrator: Nicole Poole Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Gathering of Dragons #1 Genre: Fantasy Romance Sources: Tantor Audio (audiobook); Berkley (print) A Heart of Blood and Ashes is a sweeping fantasy filled with passion, adventure, and romance. The story centers on the alliance and unlikely romance between Yvenne, rightful […]

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Posted January 30, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating C, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Will and the Wilds by Charlie N. Holmberg

Audiobook review: The Will and the Wilds Author: Charlie N. Holmberg Narrator: Angela Dawe Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Standalone Genre: Fantasy (New Adult) with romantic elements Source: Brilliance Audio Note: because I listened to the book in audiobook format, I had to guess on the spelling of some of the creatures and names. I apologize for incorrect spellings. The […]

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Posted December 5, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The A.I. Who Loved Me by Alyssa Cole

The A.I. Who Loved Me Author: Alyssa Cole Narrators: Regina Hall, Mindy Kaling, Feodor Chin, Therese Plummer, Dina Pearlman, Neil Hellegers, Adenrele Ojo, Kyla Garcia Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Standalone Genre: Sci-Fi Romance Source: Purchased The A.I. Who Loved Me is a wonderful audio-first (only?) new sci-fi romance from Alyssa Cole. The performance features an all-star cast, […]

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Posted November 20, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Sweep of the Blade by Ilona Andrews

Audiobook Review: Sweep of the Blade Author: Ilona Andrews Narrators: Natalie Naudus Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Innkeeper Chronicles #4 Genre: Science Fiction Romance Audiobook Source:  Purchased The Innkeeper Chronicles is one of my absolute favorite series, and I always love reading and listening to each of the stories in the series. This was my first time listening but […]

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Posted November 14, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Blacksmith Queen by: G. A. Aiken

Audiobook Review: The Blacksmith Queen Author: G.A. Aiken Narrators: Mia Barron & Jason Culp Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Scarred Earth #1 Genre: Fantasy Romance Audiobook Source:  Recorded Books In the beginning… the old king dies and his many sons fight for control of the kingdom. However, the witches send down a prophecy that a farmer’s daughter will become […]

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Posted October 24, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Aurora Blazing by Jessie Mihalik

Audiobook review: Aurora Blazing Author: Jessie Mihalik Narrator: Emily Woo Zeller Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Consortium Rebellion #2 Genre: Sci-Fi Romance Source: Purchased Picking up shortly after the conclusion of the first title in the Consortium Rebellion series, Aurora Blazing gives listeners Bianca von Hasenberg’s story. I already liked Bianca in the first book, but I became immediately intrigued […]

Listen Up! Whispers of Shadow ..

Posted October 23, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating C, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! Whispers of Shadow and Flame by L. Penelope

Audiobook review: Whispers Author: L. Penelope Narrator: Allyson Johnson Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Earthsinger Chronicles #2 Genre: Fantasy Source: Macmillan Audio Kyara has the “gift” of Nethersong. It is the opposite of Earthsong – it is death. She’s known as the Poison Flame. She is able to see the “death” in people and force it to accelerate, causing […]