Category: sci-fi/fantasy

Review: Clean Sweep by Ilona A..

Posted December 19, 2013 by Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Clean Sweep by Ilona Andrews

Clean Sweep Author: Ilona Andrews  Reviewer: Una Rating: A What I’m Talking About: The writing team know as Ilona Andrews decided to give their fans (and blog followers) a treat: they released a serial story on their website.  The story started with a girl and her broom and went from there.  Well, the genius that […]

Review: There All Along by Lau..

Posted December 6, 2013 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: There All Along by Lauren Dane & Megan Hart

There All Along Author: Lauren Dane and Megan Hart Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: There All Along is a two-story anthology based on finding love that was “there all along.” Both stories are set in alternative/futuristic worlds; however the first tale, “Land’s End” by Lauren Dane, reads more like western frontier […]

Review: Space Jockey Anthology

Posted November 22, 2013 by Nima in Rating DNF, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Space Jockey Anthology

Space Jockey (Science Fiction Short Stories) Edited by Tara Maya  Reviewer: Nima Rating: DNF What I’m Talking About: The first science fiction book I remember reading was A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle.  It whet my imagination for stories that were outside of my day to day world.  I could not just escape into […]

Quickie Review: Strange Soul M..

Posted September 25, 2013 by Nima in 3.5 stars, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy
Quickie Review: Strange Soul Mates by C.L. Gordon

Strange Soul Mates Author: C.L. Gordon  Reviewer: Nima Rating: B+, 3.5 Stars What I’m Talking About: Strange Soul Mates has been out a year, but only recently came to my attention. The story begins with Steven, an unsympathetic character, who is getting drunker and angrier by the minute.  He suspects that his girlfriend Emily is […]

Review: Perdition by Ann Aguir..

Posted September 9, 2013 by Nima in 4.5 stars, Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Perdition by Ann Aguirre

Perdition Author: Ann Aquirre  Reviewer: Nima Rating: A, 4.5 stars What I’m Talking About: Author Ann Aguirre has based Perdition, the first book in her new series, The Dred Chronicles, in same alternative universe as her Sirantha Jax Series, but set several decades into the future.  Instead of the expanse of space that was the […]

Review: Heart Fortune by Robin..

Posted August 29, 2013 by Vampbard in 4 stars, Rating A, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Heart Fortune by Robin D. Owens

Heart Fortune Author: Robin D. Owens    Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A-, 4 Stars What I’m Talking About: Heart Fortune is the fourth Celta book I’ve read by Robin D. Owens.  Each book is a fabulous venture into a world I never realize I’ve missed until I’m immersed and involved, unwilling to rejoin present-day.  The Celta […]

Review: Harbinger by Philippa ..

Posted August 9, 2013 by Jen in 4.5 stars, Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Harbinger by Philippa Ballantine

Harbinger Author: Philippa Ballantine Reviewer: Twimom227 Rating: A, 4.5 Stars What I’m Talking About: Harbinger is the fourth and final installment of the marvelous Books of the Order series by Philippa Ballantine. Although one could probably get away reading it solo, I do not recommend it. Ms. Ballantine has created an immensely rich fantasy world […]

Review: The Thinking Woman’s..

Posted August 8, 2013 by Nima in 3 stars, Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic by Emily Croy Barker

The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic Author: Emily Croy Barker   Reviewer: Nima Rating: B What I’m Talking About: The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic…I liked it, but I had some issues.  It isn’t often that I come across a debut author in hardback anymore.  I have to give props to Barker for coming […]

Review: A Spy to Die For by Kr..

Posted July 18, 2013 by Nima in 3 stars, Rating B, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: A Spy to Die For by Kris DeLake

A Spy to Die For Author: Kris DeLake   Release Date: July 2, 2013 Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca Assassins Guild Series #2 ISBN: #978-1402262852 Genre: Sci-fi Romance Format(s): Paperback (320 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: Jack Hunter is a double agent. Skye Jones is a pirate…or is that just a cover? One thing is […]

Review: Enthralled Anthology

Review: Enthralled Anthology

Enthralled Author: Lora Leigh, Alyssa Day, Meljean Brook, Lucy Monroe Release Date: July 2, 2013 Publisher: Berkley Trade ISBN: #978-0425253311 Genre: Paranormal Romance, Steampunk, Fantasy, Anthology Format(s): Paperback (464 pgs), e-book Book Source: Received as a gift About the book: Lora Leigh – The Devil’s Due (Breeds #28) Leigh’s stubborn Breed meets her match, and […]

Review: Rising Darkness by The..

Review: Rising Darkness by Thea Harrison

Rising Darkness Author: Thea Harrison  Release Date: April 2, 2013 Publisher: Berkley Game of Shadows #1 ISBN: #978-0425248454 Genre: Urban Fantasy, Romance Format(s): Paperback (304 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher/ NetGalley About the book:       In the hospital ER where she works, Mary is used to chaos. But lately, every aspect of her […]

Review: Sharp by Alex Hughes

Review: Sharp by Alex Hughes

Sharp Author:  Alex Hughes Release Date: April 2, 2013 Publisher: Roc Mindspace Investigations #2 ISBN: 978-0451465047 Genre: Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy Format(s):  Paperback (339 pages), E-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: HISTORY HAS A WAY OF REPEATING ITSELF, EVEN FOR TELEPATHS.…        As a Level Eight telepath, I am the best police interrogator […]

Review: Assassin’s Gambi..

Posted April 12, 2013 by B. in 3 stars, Rating B, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Assassin’s Gambit by Amy Raby

Assassin’s Gambit Author: Amy Raby  Release Date: April 2, 2013 Publisher: Signet Hearts and Thrones #1 ISBN: #978-0451417824 Genre: Fantasy Romance Format(s): Paperback (400 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher/ NetGalley About the book: Vitala Salonius, champion of the warlike game of Caturanga, is as deadly as she is beautiful. She’s a trained assassin for the […]