Category: Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction

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Posted September 2, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Romance, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Unlit by Keri Arthur

Audiobook review: Unlit Author: Keri Arthur Narrator: Justine Eyre Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Kingdoms of Earth & Air #1 Genre: Sci-Fi Romance Unlit is the first book in Keri Arthur’s new Kingdoms of Earth & Air fantasy series. We are introduced to Neve, a stained, unlit solder on the Nightwatch. The Winterborne society is split between those […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Snowspelled by Stephanie Burgis

Audiobook review: Spellswept and Snowspelled Author: Stephanie Burgis Narrator: Emma Newman Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Harwood Spellbook #0.5 & #1 Genre: Fantasy Romance, Historical Source: author Note: The audiobook edition of Snowspelled includes the prequel novella, Spellswept. I include reviews for both, below. Spellswept: Spellswept is the prequel to the Harwood Spellbook series. It is shared […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Affair of the Mysterious Letter by Alexis Hall

The Affair of the Mysterious Letter Author: Alexis Hall Narrator: Nicholas Boulton Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Standalone Source: Penguin Random House Audio The Affair of the Mysterious Letter is a unique and clever retelling of the Sherlock Holmes tales, set in an adventure-filled, wild fantasy world. The story is shared from the first person memoirs of Captain John Wyndham […]

Review: Empire of Grass by Tad..

Posted July 29, 2019 by Nima in Rating A, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Empire of Grass by Tad Williams

Empire of Grass Author: Tad Williams Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Empire of Grass, book two in The Last King of Osten Ard series, begins right where book one, The Witchwood Crown, left off.  Multiple storylines have been put in motion and Empire of Grass takes all of those storylines and escalates […]

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Posted July 3, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Protect the Prince by Jennifer Estep

Protect the Prince Author: Jennifer Estep Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Protect the Prince is the second book in the Crown of Shards series, and as such, builds directly upon the events of the first title. The story picks up roughly three months after Evie killed the queen and took over as […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Dusk’s Revenge by A.W. Exley

Audiobook Review: Dusk’s Revenge Author: A.W. Exley Narrator: Mary Sarah Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Silent Wings #3 Genre: Historical Romance, Fantasy Audiobook Source: Tantor Audio Dusk’s Revenge is the third and final story in the Silent Wings trilogy by A.W. Exley. Although a standalone romance, and the author does a good job reminding listeners of the HUGE reveals from […]

Review: The Witchwood Crown by..

Posted May 21, 2019 by Nima in Rating A, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: The Witchwood Crown by Tad Williams

The Witchwood Crown Author: Tad Williams Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Tad Williams is a strong, well-established fantasy author.  In 1988 he published The Dragonbone Chair, the first volume of Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn.  He’s the guy George R. R. Martin, author of Game of Thrones, credits with inspiring “…me to write […]

Review: Dancing with the Viper..

Posted April 11, 2019 by Nima in Rating A, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: Dancing with the Viper by Amy Beatty

Dancing with the Viper Author: Amy Beatty Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Dancing with the Viper took me by surprise.  Honestly, from the ambiguous cover art and title, I was expecting something a little campy like Robyn Peterman’s books.  That was reinforced when the book starts with main character Hanna Bradley taking […]

Review: No Country for Old Gno..

Posted April 10, 2019 by Jen in Rating C, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction
Review: No Country for Old Gnomes by Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne

No Country for Old Gnomes Author: Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne Reviewer: Jen Rating: C What I’m Talking About: No Country for Old Gnomes is the second tale set in the fantastical kingdom of Pell, a land filled with mythical creatures, silly misfortune, and heroic deeds. This time around, gnomes are under attack by […]

Review: Wild Country by Anne B..

Review: Wild Country by Anne Bishop

Wild Country Author: Anne Bishop Reviewer: B. Rating: B What I’m Talking About: In a welcome, if somewhat startling, jump backwards from the first World of the Others story, Lake Silence, Anne Bishop returns her readers to Bennett, a town “cleansed” of humans by the Elders during the events of Marked in Flesh. Paralleling the timeline of Etched […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Wild Country by Anne Bishop

Audiobook review: Wild Country Author: Anne Bishop Narrator: Alexandra Harris Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The World of the Others #2; The Others #7 Source: Penguin Random House Audio Wild Country is the second title in The World of the Others spinoff series; however, unlike the first book in series, Wild Country pulls a lot from the original The Others series, […]