Category: sci-fi/fantasy

Review: Captive Prince by C.S...

Posted April 28, 2015 by Jen in LGBTQ, Rating C, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Captive Prince by C.S. Pacat

Captive Prince Author: C.S. Pacat Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: When I saw that Berkley was rereleasing Captive Prince by C.S. Pacat, an award-winning LGBTQ title, I checked Goodreads and saw glowing reviews. So I picked up the title for review, thinking it was a m/m fantasy romance, but what I […]

Listen Up! Audiobook Review: T..

Posted April 16, 2015 by Jen in Rating A, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Listen Up! Audiobook Review: The Mark of the Tala by Jeffe Kennedy

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Mark of the Tala Author: Jeffe Kennedy Narrator: Cris Dukehart Audio Speed: 1x Series: The Twelve Kingdoms #1 Genre: Fantasy Romance Source: gift from author Andi never felt like she fit in. She is not as beautiful and kind as her younger sister Amelia, nor as […]

Review: The Beholder by Ivan A..

Posted April 7, 2015 by Una in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Beholder by Ivan Amberlake

The Beholder Author: Ivan Amberlake Reviewer: Una Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: The first in a new self-titled series, The Beholder is an interesting mix of action and drama set in an alternate world.  I found the mythology fascinating, though a bit confusing, and the plight of the hero gripping, though I felt an […]

Review + Giveaway: Infinity Be..

Posted March 11, 2015 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review + Giveaway: Infinity Bell by Devon Monk

Infinity Bell Author: Devon Monk Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: Infinity Bell is the second novel in the tension-filled urban fantasy House Immortal series.  Gikany and Una found it more gripping, intriguing and just better than the last. It is honestly very difficult to relate how enjoyable this novel was […]

Review: Rising Fire by Terri B..

Posted February 27, 2015 by Una in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Rising Fire by Terri Brisbin

Rising Fire Author: Terri Brisbin Reviewer: Una Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Rising Fire is the debut novel in a new fantasy romance series, Stone Circles.  Although it was slow to start, it blossomed into a promising first installment, and I look forward to the next one. The beginning of this novel was like […]

Review: Deadeye by William C. ..

Posted February 13, 2015 by Una in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Deadeye by William C. Dietz

Deadeye Author: William C. Dietz Reviewer: Una Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I love finding new and interesting mythologies.  Deadeye is the start of what could be a really awesome series.  This futuristic post-apocalyptic detective drama was gripping and intriguing. First off, the world is really interesting.  It’s our world after a terrorist has […]

Review: Echo 8 by Sharon Lynn ..

Posted February 12, 2015 by Nima in Rating A, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Echo 8 by Sharon Lynn Fisher

Echo 8 Author: Sharon Lynn Fisher Reviewer: Nima Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: I made the mistake of starting Echo 8 after ten o’clock at night.  I should know better because I’m familiar with Fisher’s previous books.  Echo 8 grabbed me from the first chapter and took me hostage.  Thankfully it’s not a super […]

Review: Dreamer’s Daught..

Posted January 13, 2015 by B. in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Dreamer’s Daughter by Lynn Kurland

Dreamer’s Daughter Author: Lynn Kurland Reviewer: B. Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Dreamer’s Daughter is the last novel in the third of three interconnected trilogies, and completes the epic quest of Aisling of Bruadair and Rùnach of Ceangail. But, of all the challenges they’ve faced so far, none may be so great as Aisling’s […]

Review: Billy and the Cloneasa..

Posted January 9, 2015 by Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Billy and the Cloneasaurus by Stephen Kozeniewski

Billy and the Cloneasaurus Author: Stephen Kozeniewski Reviewer: Una Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Billy and the Cloneasaurus is a fascinating satire set within a science fiction story.  The story is gripping, darkly humorous, and interesting, though there are parts that did not sit well with me. I enjoyed how the novel made me […]

Review: Beyond Galaxy’s ..

Posted December 19, 2014 by Jen in Rating A, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Beyond Galaxy’s Edge (+bonus review) by Anna Hackett

Beyond Galaxy’s Edge Author: Anna Hackett Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Captain Nissa Sander is a by-the-books Patrol Captain with Galactic Security Services. She appreciates order and abhors chaos; however, her convictions don’t prevent her strong attraction to rogue smuggler Justyn Phoenix. Justyn Phoenix lives at Galaxy’s Edge with his two […]

Review: Vacant by Alex Hughes

Posted December 12, 2014 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Vacant by Alex Hughes

Vacant Author: Alex Hughes Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: Note: There are spoilers of previous books in this review. The books in this series build on each other. Seriously read the previous books starting with Clean before you read this one. Read this review at your risk. Ms. Hughes has […]

Review: Overload Flux by Carol..

Posted December 5, 2014 by Nima in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Overload Flux by Carol Van Natta

Overload Flux Author: Carol Van Natta Reviewer: Nima Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Overload Flux is a sci/fi-romance which ambitiously sets the stage for Carol Van Natta’s new series, The Central Galactic Concordance.  Set in the distant future where earth’s population has colonized and thrived on many distant worlds, non-sci/fi readers will find it […]

Review: Night Shift Anthology

Review: Night Shift Anthology

Night Shift Author: Nalini Singh, Ilona Andrews, Lisa Shearin, Milla Vane Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Night Shift anthology is a wonderful collection of paranormal and fantasy novellas from some wonderful authors. “Secrets at Midnight” by Nalini Singh Psy/Changeling series #13.5 This enjoyable novella from the world of Psy-Changeling shares […]

Review: On a Rogue Planet by A..

Posted November 22, 2014 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: On a Rogue Planet by Anna Hackett

On a Rogue Planet Author: Anna Hackett Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: On a Rogue Planet is the third exciting adventure following the treasure-hunting Phoenix brothers and their cousins. The prior two stories shared how two of the three brothers found happiness and love while saving the galaxy. For the third […]