Category: sci-fi/fantasy

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 […]

Review: Snowspelled by Stephan..

Posted August 29, 2017 by Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Snowspelled by Stephanie Burgis

Snowspelled Author: Stephanie Burgis Reviewer: Una Rating: A  What I’m Talking About: Snowspelled is a delightful and intriguing short introduction to a fascinating world.  The Harwood Spellbook series has hooked me, and I eagerly await the next story. Though only a novella, I was thoroughly captivated by Cassandra and the world she lives in.  Angland […]

Review: The Happy Chip by Denn..

Posted August 16, 2017 by Nima in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Happy Chip by Dennis Meredith

The Happy Chip Author: Dennis Meredith Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: I really liked The Happy Chip by Dennis Meredith. The strength of this book is its premise.  You know how you search for something online and then every margin advertisement on every webpage that shows up is about that thing?  Online […]

Review: A Kiss Before Doomsday..

Posted July 25, 2017 by Nima in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: A Kiss Before Doomsday by Laurence MacNaughton

A Kiss Before Doomsday Author: Laurence MacNaughton Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: A Kiss Before Doomsday is the same fun, campy energy that we found in the first book, It Happened One Doomsday.  The world that MacNaughton built in the first book, takes off now that we know the rules.  He takes […]

Review: Wanted and Wired by Vi..

Posted April 25, 2017 by Una in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Wanted and Wired by Vivien Jackson

Wanted and Wired Author: Vivien Jackson Reviewer: Una Rating: B  What I’m Talking About: Wanted and Wired is the first in a new sci-fi romance series, Tether. Though it had a bit of a clunky slow start, I liked this new world and what seems to be a fascinating new series. The Tether world is […]

Review: The Lady and the Highl..

Posted April 5, 2017 by Una in historical romance, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Lady and the Highlander by Lecia Cornwall

The Lady and the Highlander Author: Lecia Cornwall Reviewer: Una Rating: A What I’m Talking About: The Lady and the Highlander is another great story in the Highland Fairy Tale series. This retelling of Snow White was inventive, creative and enthralling. I loved Laire and Iain’s story. It was unique and I enjoyed the obstacles […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted March 23, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Others Series Etched In Bone Author: Anne Bishop Narrator: Alexandra Harris Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Others #5 Source: Penguin Random House Audio Etched in Bone is the fifth and final book in the utterly amazing, wholly original The Others series by Anne Bishop. […]

Review: Etched in Bone by Anne..

Posted March 8, 2017 by B. in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop

Etched In Bone Author: Anne Bishop Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: After surviving the recent devastation that was brought down on the city of Lakeside by oldest and deadliest of the terra indigene, Meg Corbyn, along with the other residents of the Courtyard, has been busy adapting to the new version of […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Last Dragon Standing by G.A. Aiken

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Dragon Kin Series Book: Last Dragon Standing  Author: G.A. Aiken Narrator: Hollie Jackson Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Dragon Kin #4 Genre: Paranormal/Fantasy Romance Source: Tantor Audio Beginning two years after the conclusion of the previous book, we learn that the dragon-human twins of Queen Annwyl and her […]

Review: The Bear and the Night..

Posted January 18, 2017 by Nima in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

The Bear and the Nightingale Author: Katherine Arden Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: The Brothers Grimm appropriated many of their classic fairytales from tales handed down all over the world.  Stories told to entertain, scare children into good behavior, and make us believe in magic.  Just maybe, with a little help from […]

Review: The Edge of the Blade ..

Posted January 4, 2017 by Gikany-Una in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Edge of the Blade by Jeffe Kennedy

The Edge of the Blade Author: Jeffe Kennedy Reviewers: Gikany and Una Rating: B What We’re Talking About: Since meeting Jepp in The Twelve Kingdoms series, Gikany and Una have been eager to experience her happily ever after.  After The Pages of the Mind, we were intrigued to see how Jepp would handle going from […]

Review: One Fell Sweep by Ilon..

Posted January 3, 2017 by Jen in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: One Fell Sweep by Ilona Andrews

One Fell Sweep Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewers: Jen & Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: Opening three days after the conclusion of the previous book and just days before Christmas, an unauthorized Ku alien makes a ruckus in Dina’s neighborhood, bringing word to Dina that her sister is in grave trouble and needs help. And […]

Review: A Season of Spells Syl..

Posted December 23, 2016 by Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: A Season of Spells Sylvia Izzo Hunter

A Season of Spells Author: Sylvia Izzo Hunter Reviewer: Una Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: It turns out that A Season of Spells is the final book in the Noctis Magicae series.  I was surprised to discover it was a trilogy at the end.  This final book is a perfect end to this enchanting […]

Review: The Furies’ Bog ..

Posted December 19, 2016 by Nima in Rating C, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Furies’ Bog by Deborah Jackson

The Furies’ Bog Author: Deborah Jackson Reviewer: Nima Rating: C The description of Deborah Jackson’s The Furies’ Bog will draw in any regular sci-fi reader.  It promises a lot.  Jackson spreads her tale across multiple locations worldwide and even space, incorporating genetics, archeology, and secret agents. The Furies’ Bog was thought-provoking. It was well-written. Parts […]

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