Category: sci-fi/fantasy

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Posted July 16, 2018 by Nima in Listen Up!, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Last Checkout by Peter Besson

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: The Last Checkout Author: Peter Besson Narrator: Connor Goff Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Standalone Genre: Science Fiction Audiobook Source: author I’m probably one of the few people who liked the 1998 movie What Dreams May Come. After reading the description of The Last Checkout, it […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Dawn’s Promise by A.W. Exley

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to…   Audiobook Review: Dawn’s Promise Author: A.W. Exley Narrator: Mary Sarah Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Silent Wings #1 Genre: Historical Romance, Fantasy Audiobook Source: Tantor Audio Dawn Uxbridge was born with a fragile heart and not expected to make it past her teen years. Now in her twenties, […]

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: 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: Lake Silence by Anne B..

Posted February 28, 2018 by B. in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Lake Silence by Anne Bishop

Lake Silence Author: Anne Bishop Reviewer: B. Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: As a reader who mostly enjoyed the original five stories of The Others, I was both hopeful and concerned about the direction the author might take as the series continued. Having finished Lake Silence, I still feel somewhat conflicted, even though there […]

Review: Amid the Winter Snow A..

Posted December 27, 2017 by Una in Rating A, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Amid the Winter Snow Anthology

Amid the Winter Snow Anthology Authors: Grace Draven, Thea Harrison, Jeffe Kennedy, Elizabeth Hunter Reviewer: Una Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Amid the Winter Snow is a deliciously enthralling anthology set in fantasy worlds near and far.  I loved all four offerings.  For ease of writing this review, I’ve given my thoughts in the […]

Review: Terminal Alliance by J..

Posted November 30, 2017 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Terminal Alliance by Jim C. Hines

Terminal Alliance Author: Jim C. Hines Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: Terminal Alliance is a new hilariously witty science-fiction novel by Jim C. Hines.  We loved it! Mr. Hines has blended his characteristic humor, world building, and character development in a science fiction world.  The human race is actually endangered.  […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted November 30, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Terminal Alliance by Jim C. Hines

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Terminal Alliance Author:  Jim C. Hines Narrator: Rebecca Mitchell Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse Series #1 Genre: Science Fiction Source: Tantor Audio When a mysterious contagion turns most of the crew of the EMC Ship Pufferfish into feral zombies and kills the […]

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Posted November 16, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Redshirts by John Scalzi

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas Author: John Scalzi Narrators: Wil Wheaton Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Standalone Genre: Science Fiction Source: purchased As a fan of the original Star Trek, all spin offs, and the movies, I was giddy with the very concept of Redshirts. Primarily […]

Review: Perfect Gravity by Viv..

Posted November 10, 2017 by Una in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Perfect Gravity by Vivien Jackson

Perfect Gravity Author: Vivien Jackson Reviewer: Una Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Perfect Gravity is the second book in the sci-fi romance series, Tether.  Overall, I liked this installment though it had a bumpy start. This book begins before the last book, Wanted and Wired, ended.  It was a little disorienting at first as […]

Review: Blackwing by Ed McDona..

Posted October 27, 2017 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Blackwing by Ed McDonald

Blackwing Author: Ed McDonald Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: Blackwing is an intriguing and engrossing new world.  Gikany and Una were captivated by this gritty and dark fantasy world, and are eager for the next novel in the Raven’s Mark series. In this bleak world people are trying to survive […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted October 26, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Plague of Giants by Kevin Hearne

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: A Plague of Giants Author: Kevin Hearne Narrators: Luke Daniels and Xe Sands Audio Speed: 1.25x & 1.5x Series: Seven Kennings #1 Genre: Fantasy Source: Random House Audio A Plague of Giants is the first book in a new fantasy series from one of my favorite […]

Review: To Fall Among Vultures..

Posted October 18, 2017 by Nima in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: To Fall Among Vultures by Scott Warren

To Fall Among Vultures Author: Scott Warren Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: To Fall Among Vultures is a solid addition to the Union Earth Privateers series.  I found the writing to be equally as good as the first book, Vick’s Vultures, with the same exception that I noted before, that of repetition. […]

Review: The Shift of the Tide ..

Posted September 6, 2017 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Shift of the Tide by Jeffe Kennedy

The Shift of the Tide Author: Jeffe Kennedy Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: Gikany and Una were anxiously awaiting Zynda’s story.  The Shift of the Tide is utterly compelling and may have replaced Andi’s (The Mark of the Tala) as our favorite book in this series. Zynda has always been […]

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