Category: sci-fi/fantasy

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 […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

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 […]

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. […]