Category: sci-fi/fantasy

Review: Enchanting the Lady by..

Review: Enchanting the Lady by Kathryne Kennedy

Enchanting the Lady Author: Kathryne Kennedy   Re-release Date: Aug. 1, 2012 (reissue) Publisher: Sourcebooks Relics of Merlin #1 ISBN: #978-1402269820 Genre: Historical Romance/Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (292 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: Their magic lives within each one of them… In a Victorian England with a rigid hierarchy of magic, lion shape-shifter Sir […]

Review & Giveaway: Shadow ..

Review & Giveaway: Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness

Shadow of Night Author: Deborah Harkness   Release Date: July 10, 2012 Publisher: Viking All Souls Trilogy #2 ISBN: 978-0670023486 Genre: Paranormal Fantasy Format(s): Hardcover (592 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:      Shadow of Night picks up right where A Discovery of Witches left off.  Diana Bishop and Matthew Clairmont, a witch […]

Review: My Lady Mage by Alexis..

Posted July 13, 2012 by Jen in 3.5 stars, Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: My Lady Mage by Alexis Morgan

My Lady Mage Author: Alexis Morgan  Release Date: July 3, 2012 Publisher: Signet Eclipse Warriors of the Mist #1 ISBN: #978-0451237446 Genre: Fantasy, Romance Format(s): Paperback (336 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher/NetGalley About the book: A cursed destiny. A band of warriors. And one troubled kingdom.      It is whispered in Agathia that the […]

Review: Hunter and Fox by Phil..

Posted June 29, 2012 by Jen in 3.5 stars, Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Hunter and Fox by Philippa Ballantine

Hunter and Fox Author: Philippa Ballantine  Release Date: June 26, 2012 Publisher: Pyr Shifted World #1 ISBN: #978-1616146238 Genre: Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (340 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:      In a world that is in constant shifting, where mountains can change to plains, and then to lakes, Talyn is the Hunter […]

Review: Hunting the Shadows by..

Review: Hunting the Shadows by Alexia Reed

Hunting the Shadows Author: Alexia Reed    Release Date: May 7, 2012 Publisher: Carina Press Shadow Ops #1 Genre: Paranormal Romance, Sci-Fi Format(s): E-book, Audible Audio Book Source: Author About the book: Amy has spent her entire life in isolation. Locked away in the Centre, a secret government facility where children with extraordinary abilities are […]

Review: Never Gonna Let You Go..

Posted May 31, 2012 by Jen in 3 stars, erotic romance, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Never Gonna Let You Go by Jessica Subject

Never Gonna Let You Go Author: Jessica Subject  Release Date: Jan 28, 2012 Publisher: Decadent The Underground #1 Genre: Sci-fi Romance, m/f & f/f, Novella Format(s): e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:       Caught in a tangle of lies, Calla Jacobs must sort through the truth to discover where she truly belongs. […]

Review: Blue Fall by BB Griffi..

Posted May 23, 2012 by Nima in 3.5 stars, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Blue Fall by BB Griffith

Blue Fall Author: B. B. Griffith Release Date: Sept. 1, 2011 Publisher: Griffith Publishing The Tournament #1 ISBN: #978-0982481748 Genre: Sci-fi/Thriller Format(s): Paperback (514 pgs.), e-book Book Source: Publisher/Author About the book: “There was a time…long ago, when whole nations, entire races of people, pinned their hopes and futures on individual warriors. Whole wars were […]

Nima’s Top Ten List of A..

Posted December 26, 2011 by Jen in sci-fi/fantasy, Year in Review
Nima’s Top Ten List of Authors You May Have Missed

When I escape my real life into the pages of a book, I like to really escape, like into another dimension.  As a female reader, however, even the most fascinating time traveler or brilliant spaceship captain better have a love interest to hold mine.  I have yet to figure out what the magic formula is […]

Review: The Storm That is Ster..

Posted November 2, 2011 by Jen in 3.5 stars, paranormal romance, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Storm That is Sterling

The Storm that is Sterling Author: Lisa Renee Jones  Release Date: Nov. 1, 2011 Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca Zodius Series # 2 ISBN: #978-1402251597 Genre: Paranormal Romance Format(s): Paperback (339 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book: Sterling Jeter, Renegade Super Soldier, is fearless, powerful, and wildly unpredictable. His life-threatening mission is to save the […]

Review: Aftermath

Posted September 15, 2011 by Jen in 4.5 stars, Rating A, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Aftermath

Aftermath Author: Ann Aguirre  Release Date: August 30, 2011 Publisher: ACE Sirantha Jax #5 ISBN: #978-0441020782 Genre: Science Fiction Format(s): Paperback (320 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:       DEAD HEROES GET MONUMENTS. LIVE ONES GET TRIALS. Sirantha Jax has the right genes—ones that enable her to “jump” faster-than-light ships through […]

Review: Basilisk

Posted September 13, 2011 by Jen in 4.5 stars, Rating A, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Basilisk

Basilisk Author: Rob Thurman  Release Date: August 2, 2011Publisher: RocChimera Novels #2ISBN: #978-0451464149Genre: Science FictionFormat(s): Paperback (339 pgs), e-bookBook Source: Publisher About the book: See no evil. Seek no evil… Survive no evil. Stefan Korsak and his genetically-altered brother have evaded the Institute for three years. When they learn the new location of the secret […]

Review: Spectyr

Posted July 11, 2011 by Jen in 4 stars, Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Spectyr

Spectyr Author: Philippa Ballantine  Release Date: June 28, 2011 Publisher: ACE Fantasy Book of the Order #2 ISBN: #978-0441020515 Genre: Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (320 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:      Though one of the most powerful Deacons, Sorcha Faris has a tarnished reputation to overcome. She and her partner, Deacon Merrick […]

Review: The Stepsister Scheme

Posted May 18, 2011 by Jen in 4.5 stars, Rating A, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Stepsister Scheme

The Stepsister Scheme Author: Jim C. Hines Release Date: January 6, 2009 Publisher: DAW Princess Novels Book #1 ISBN: #978-0756405328 Genre: Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (352 pages), e-book We bought this book because…well, Gikany bought this book because she liked the cover while shopping in the bookstore and she told Una to read it while handing […]

Review: Ender’s Game

Posted May 13, 2011 by Jen in 5 stars, Rating A, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Ender’s Game

Ender’s Game Author: Orson Scott Card  Release Date: January 1985 Publisher: Tor Science Fiction Book #1 Ender series ISBN: #978-0812550702 Genre: Science Fiction Format(s): Paperback, e-book, audiobook Gikany found it on her parents’ shelf when she was a teenager. She bought the ebook a few months ago…because it is nice to have handy on her […]