Category: sci-fi/fantasy

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 […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted December 15, 2016 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: What a Dragon Should Know by G.A. Aiken

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Dragon Kin Series Book: What a Dragon Should Know  Author: G.A. Aiken Narrator: Hollie Jackson Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Dragon Kin #3 Genre: Paranormal/Fantasy Romance Source: Tantor Audio What a Dragon Should Know expands upon the richly entertaining lore of mighty dragons and the humans that love them. […]

Review: Winter Halo by Keri Ar..

Posted December 12, 2016 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Winter Halo by Keri Arthur

Winter Halo Author: Keri Arthur Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Winter Halo, the second installment of Ms. Arthur’s Outcast series, picks up just after the action-packed conclusion of the first book. The series follows Tiger, a human-shifter-vampire hybrid known as a déchet, as she works to save a number of young children […]