Category: sci-fi/fantasy

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 […]

Review: The Memory Thief by Sa..

Posted December 7, 2016 by Una in Rating A, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy, steampunk
Review: The Memory Thief by Sarina Dorie

The Memory Thief Author: Sarina Dorie Reviewer: Una Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Memory Thief is a different type of steampunk series.  This Victorian era science-fiction novel is an interesting world.  Suffice to say, I enjoyed it and look forward to the next one. First, let me say that this was more mystery/adventure […]

Review: The Burning Isle by Wi..

Posted November 23, 2016 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Burning Isle by Will Panzo

The Burning Isle Author: Will Panzo Reviewers: Gikany and Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: Gikany and Una were fascinated by this debut novel.  The Burning Isle is a compelling mixture of dark fantasy, adventure, mystery, and suspense.  We were mesmerized by this richly complex novel. Unfortunately there is not much we can say […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted November 10, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: About a Dragon by G.A. Aiken

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Dragon Kin Series Book: About a Dragon Author: G.A. Aiken Narrator: Hollie Jackson Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Dragon Kin #2 Genre: Paranormal/Fantasy Romance Source: Tantor Audio Talaith lived the same dead-end life, day after day for sixteen years, with the town’s people afraid of her and a […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

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

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Dragon Kin Series Book: Dragon Actually Author: G.A. Aiken Narrator: Hollie Jackson Audio Speed: 1.5x & 2x Series: Dragon Kin #1 Genre: Paranormal/Fantasy Romance Source: Tantor Audio I have heard very good things about G.A. Aiken’s Dragon Kin series, so when I saw it was being release […]

Review: Fish out of Water by H..

Posted October 17, 2016 by Vampbard in Rating A, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Fish out of Water by Hailey Edwards

Fish Out of Water Author: Hailey Edwards Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: If you haven’t been following my reviews of Hailey Edwards’ Black Dog books, GO! GET ON THAT! Fish Out of Water is a plot resolution from the spinoff Gemini series, featuring Cam. It DEFINITELY needs to be read after Hell […]