Category: Urban Fantasy

Review: Blood Heir by Ilona An..

Posted January 6, 2021 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Blood Heir by Ilona Andrews

Blood Heir Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Blood Heir is a whole new story set in a familiar and well-loved world. For those familiar with the Kate Daniels series, Blood Heir begins roughly eight years after the conclusion of Kate’s series. The story is shared from the point-of-view of […]

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Posted December 31, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating C, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Mercy Blade by Faith Hunter

Audiobook review: Mercy Blade by Faith Hunter Mercy Blade opens a month after the conclusion of Blood Cross. Jane and Rick are back at her mountain home, packing up her belongings so she can move to New Orleans to take on the job offered by the Vampire Council when the world finds out that Weres (shifters) […]

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Posted December 30, 2020 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Thrift Store Trolls by Shawntelle Madison

Thrift Store Trolls Author: Shawntelle Madison Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Thrift Store Trolls kicks off a new urban fantasy series, which is a spin-off from the Coveted series by Shawntelle Madison. It starts roughly six months after the conclusion of the third Coveted book, Compelled. The new series continues to share […]

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Posted December 3, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: She Wakes in Water by M.K. Gibson

Audiobook review: She Wakes in Water by Author She Wakes in Water is the fabulous sophomore title in Mr. Gibson’s Hammer of Witches urban fantasy series. I was blown away once again by the unique mythology, gritty action, smart storytelling, and interesting characters. The story picks up Aggy’s tale roughly fourteen months after the climactic events […]

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Posted December 2, 2020 by Jennifer in Listen Up!, Rating A, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Vow by Dannika Dark

Audiobook Review: The Vow by Dannika Dark The Vow is the first book in the Black Arrowhead series and a continuation/spin-off of the Seven series. Melody is the daughter of Jericho and Lizzy the couple from Five Weeks (Seven #3) and Lakota is the son of Ivy the heroine of Four Days (Seven #4) and the adopted […]

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Review: Smoke & Ashes by Alexis Hall

Smoke & Ashes Author: Alexis Hall Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Two years have gone by since the last time everything in Kate Kane’s life went to pieces, and things generally seem to be holding steady at the intersection of denial and persistent wallowing. Subsisting on an impressive intake of sex, booze, […]

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Posted November 25, 2020 by Jen in Paranormal Romance, Rating B, Reviews, Romance, Urban Fantasy
Review: Archangel’s Sun by Nalini Singh

Archangel’s Sun Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: In the post-Cascade world, the Archangels find themselves struggling to rebuild their respective territories, and with some of the Cadre recovering or Sleeping, their numbers are spread thin. Titus, Archangel of Africa, inherited northern Africa from Charisemnon and is engaged in efforts […]

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Posted November 5, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Blood Cross by Faith Hunter

Audiobook review: Blood Cross by Faith Hunter Beginning shortly after the conclusion of Skinwalker, Jane finds herself working for the Vampire Council of New Orleans (NOLA), trying to track down a rogue-making vampire. Her best friend, Molly, and her two children are staying with Jane, and she’s got the head of the NOLA vampires, Leo, after […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook DNF Revi..

Posted October 8, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating DNF, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook DNF Review: Battle Ground by Jim Butcher

Audiobook review: Battle Ground by Jim Butcher I wasn’t sure if I’d write this review. I listened to 50% of Battle Ground and then stopped. I sat with it for a couple weeks – thought maybe I’d try again when I was in a better frame-of-mind. But the more I stewed on what I listened to for […]

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Posted October 1, 2020 by Jennifer in Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Ink & Sigil by Kevin Hearne

Audiobook Review: Ink & Sigil by Kevin Hearne After becoming a big fan of the team of Kevin Hearne and Luke Daniels, through listening to the Iron Druid Chronicles, I was excited to get earbuds on Hearne’s new series Ink & Sigil which is also the title for the first book. Ink & Sigil is set within the same […]

Review: Ink & Sigil by Ke..

Posted August 31, 2020 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Ink & Sigil by Kevin Hearne

Ink & Sigil Author: Kevin Hearne Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: As a huge fan of Kevin Hearne’s writing, especially his Iron Druid Chronicles (IDC), I was very excited to get my hands on his new series which kicks off with Ink & Sigil. The story is set in his IDC world, […]

Review: Emerald Blaze by Ilona..

Posted August 21, 2020 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Romance, Urban Fantasy
Review: Emerald Blaze by Ilona Andrews

Emerald Blaze Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Emerald Blaze picks up with Catalina Baylor’s life six months after conclusion of previous book, Sapphire Flames. She’s been working cases for the detective agency, settling into her role as the Deputy Warden, keeping her House and family safe, and getting over […]

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Posted August 12, 2020 by Jennifer in Listen Up!, Rating B, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: American Demon by Kim Harrison

Audiobook Review: American Demon I had mixed feelings when I learned that Kim Harrison was coming back with a new story for the Hollows series. I was excited at first, then I was afraid that after wrapping up the series six years ago, what this installment would look like. Would it take place after the […]

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Posted August 10, 2020 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Romance, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Sapphire Flames by Ilona Andrews

Audiobook review: Sapphire Flames by Ilona Andrews Jumping forward three years from the conclusion of the previous books, Sapphire Flames opens with Catalina turning twenty-one and House Baylor less than a week away from the end of their grace period as a new House. Sapphire Flames is the first full-length title in the Hidden Legacy series […]

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Posted July 20, 2020 by Jennifer in Listen Up!, Rating A, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Heartless by Dannika Dark

Audiobook Review: Heartless by Dannika Dark Heartless brings us nine novels deep into Dannika Dark’s Crossbreed series and I’m still in love with the characters and their world. This time around the Keystone group is working a case where Mage females have gone missing. The clues point to them being taken and used in cage matches. […]