Category: urban fantasy

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Posted July 25, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The First Dangle and Other Stories by Kevin Hearne

The First Dangle and Other Stories Author: Kevin Hearne Narrator: Luke Daniels Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Iron Druid Chronicles world Source: Purchased The First Dangle and Other Stories is a collection of previously published shorts and a new novella, “The First Dangle.” All but one story are set in the Iron Druid Chronicles world, some taking place before […]

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Posted June 25, 2019 by Jennifer in JIAM, Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
#JIAM Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Moonstruck by Dannika Dark

Audiobook review: Moonstruck Author:  Dannika Dark Narrator: Nicole Poole Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Crossbreed Series #7 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Tantor Audio Moonstruck finds the majority of the Keystone group on a road trip transporting three human teens to safety. Why would they bother with humans? These teens are potentials, which are humans with a birthmark in the shape of […]

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Posted June 12, 2019 by Jen in JIAM, Listen Up!, Rating B, urban fantasy
#JIAM Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Beyond by Chloe Neill

Audiobook review: The Beyond Author: Chloe Neill Narrator: Amy Landon Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Devil’s Isle #4 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Tantor Audio The Beyond begins about seven months after the conclusion of the third book, The Hunt. The Veil remains open and the humans have a new understanding of magic, Paras, and the Beyond. Now that she doesn’t […]

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Posted May 9, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: She Dreams of Fire by M.K. Gibson

Audiobook review: She Dreams of Fire Author: M.K. Gibson Narrator: Xe Sands Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Hammer of Witches #1 Source: author WOW! Have you been looking for a new urban fantasy series? Let me direct your attention to She Dreams of Fire. Right from the explosive beginning, I was drawn into this dark underworld of witches and paranormals. The […]

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Posted May 2, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Storm Cursed by Patricia Briggs

Audiobook review: Storm Cursed Author: Patricia Briggs Narrator: Lorelei King Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Mercy Thompson #11; Mercy Thompson Universe #16 Source: Penguin Random House Audio Mercy is back my friends! Interweaving in time with Alpha and Omega, Mercy Thompson’s sister series, Storm Cursed takes place after the events of the previous two “Mercy Universe” books. Mercy and Adam are […]

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Posted March 18, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Death & Honey Anthology

Audiobook review: Death & Honey Anthology Authors: Kevin Hearne, Lila Bowen, Chuck Wendig Narrators: Luke Daniels, Robin Miles, Xe Sands Audio Speed: varies Series: see below Source: Purchased Death & Honey is an anthology of three unrelated novellas from some of the best urban fantasy/fantasy authors of our time… Each book has a loose connection to bees, honey, and death… […]

Review: Jacked Cat Jive by Rhy..

Posted March 12, 2019 by B. in LGBTQ, m/m romance, Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Jacked Cat Jive by Rhys Ford

Jacked Cat Jive Author: Rhys Ford Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Regardless of the number of books I’ve read in the interim, I was thrilled to hear that Rhys Ford was releasing another story in the Kai Gracen series. It’s been more than two years since its predecessor, Mad Lizard Mambo, and, […]

Review: Wild Country by Anne B..

Posted March 7, 2019 by B. in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Wild Country by Anne Bishop

Wild Country Author: Anne Bishop Reviewer: B. Rating: B What I’m Talking About: In a welcome, if somewhat startling, jump backwards from the first World of the Others story, Lake Silence, Anne Bishop returns her readers to Bennett, a town “cleansed” of humans by the Elders during the events of Marked in Flesh. Paralleling the timeline of Etched […]

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Posted March 5, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Wild Country by Anne Bishop

Audiobook review: Wild Country Author: Anne Bishop Narrator: Alexandra Harris Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The World of the Others #2; The Others #7 Source: Penguin Random House Audio Wild Country is the second title in The World of the Others spinoff series; however, unlike the first book in series, Wild Country pulls a lot from the original The Others series, […]

Review: Lost Souls by Chelsea ..

Posted February 25, 2019 by Jennifer in Rating C, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Lost Souls by Chelsea Mueller

Lost Souls Author: Chelsea Mueller Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Lost Souls is the third book in the Soul Charmer series by Chelsea Mueller and it starts a day or two after the events in Rogue Souls.  I’ve been a big fan of the Soul Charmer series so far, the world building is interesting, the […]

Review: Stray Moon by Kelly Me..

Posted February 18, 2019 by Jennifer in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Stray Moon by Kelly Meding

Stray Moon Author: Kelly Meding Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A What I’m Talking About: After loving the first book in the Strays series, Stray Magic, I jumped right into Stray Moon, I mean how could I not?! Stray Moon picks up within days of the events in Stray Magic. Shiloh and the gang are on a […]

Review: Stray Magic by Kelly M..

Posted February 6, 2019 by Jennifer in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Stray Magic by Kelly Meding

Stray Magic Author: Kelly Meding Reviewer: Jennifer Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: I’m a big fan of Kelly Meding’s writing and her as a person. I got to meet her at AAD a few years back and she was delightful.  She writes great urban fantasy stories with strong and likable heroines. I started my […]

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Posted January 31, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Diamond Fire by Ilona Andrews

Audiobook review: Diamond Fire Author: Ilona Andrews Narrator: Renée Raudman & Emily Rankin Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Hidden Legacy #3.5 Genre: Urban Fantasy, novella Source: purchased I always, always love doing a “re-read” of any Ilona Andrew book via the audiobook format, and Diamond Fire is no exception. This wonderful novella is a transitional story in the Hidden […]

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Posted January 24, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Phoenix Illusion by Lisa Shearin

Audiobook review: The Phoenix Illusion Author: Lisa Shearin Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: SPI Files #6 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Purchased Having read/listened to the SPI Files since the beginning, I’ve found myself frustrated with the past couple books, yet I wasn’t quite ready to say goodbye because I’ve always enjoyed the mythology and world that Ms. Shearin […]

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Posted January 21, 2019 by Jennifer in Listen Up!, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Nevermore by Dannika Dark

Audiobook review: Nevermore Author:  Dannika Dark Narrator: Nicole Poole Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Crossbreed Series #6 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Tantor Audio Nevermore is the sixth novel in the Crossbreed series by Dannika Dark and it was as exciting to listen to like all the other installments. Dark is not losing her steam with this world and characters anytime soon! […]