Category: Urban Fantasy

Review + Excerpt: Archangel..

Posted October 25, 2016 by Jen in Paranormal Romance, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review + Excerpt: Archangel’s Heart by Nalini Singh

Archangel’s Heart Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Opening two years forward from the conclusion of the previous book, it’s been a fairly quiet time since the Ancient Alexander awoke early and the world last saw Lijuan. The Cascade has paused, and everyone is waiting for things to get […]

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Posted October 6, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Hexed by Kevin Hearne

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Iron Druid Chronicles Book: Hexed Author: Kevin Hearne Narrator: Luke Daniels Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Iron Druid Chronicles #2 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: purchased Hexed Having lived a somewhat quiet life hiding out in the East Valley/Tempe area of Arizona, Druid Atticus O’Sullivan has become […]

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Posted September 29, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Hounded by Kevin Hearne

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Iron Druid Chronicles Book: Hounded Author: Kevin Hearne Narrator: Luke Daniels Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Iron Druid Chronicles #1 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: contest win Hounded The Iron Druid Chronicles follow the life of a 2,000+ year old Druid named Atticus O’Sullivan (not his given […]

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Posted September 22, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Small Favor by Jim Butcher

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Dresden Files Series Book: Small Favor Author: Jim Butcher Narrator: James Marsters Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Dresden Files #10 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Mystery Source: library loan Small Favor Once again, Harry Dresden, Wizard and Protector of Chicago, finds himself under the service of the Fae Winter […]

Review: Magic Binds by Ilona A..

Posted September 19, 2016 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Magic Binds by Ilona Andrews

Magic Binds Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Nine books in and the Kate Daniels series continues to be one of the best and most original out there. Magic Binds ushers in some big changes for the series and its characters, while maintaining a level of familiarity that grounds […]

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Posted September 15, 2016 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: White Night by Jim Butcher

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Dresden Files Series Book: White Night Author: Jim Butcher Narrator: James Marsters Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Dresden Files #9 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Mystery Source: library loan White Night Opening nearly a year after the previous book, Harry and fledgling apprentice Molly Carpenter are investigating a rash […]

Review: Devils and Details by ..

Posted September 14, 2016 by Gikany-Una in Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Devils and Details by Devon Monk

Devils and Details Author: Devon Monk Reviewers: Gikany and Una Rating: B What We’re Talking About: Devils and Details is the second book in the fascinating world of Ordinary, Oregon.  Though Una and Gikany are a bit split on our rating, suffice to say we both liked it and look forward to more. ****If you […]

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Posted September 8, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Paranormal Romance, Rating C, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Wickedly Dangerous by Deborah Blake

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Wickedly Dangerous Author: Deborah Blake Narrator: Romy Nordlinger Audio Speed: 1.25 – 1.5x Series: Baba Yaga #1 Genre: Paranormal/Urban Fantasy Romance Source: purchased Barbara Yager is one of the Baba Yaga, a human, nature-witch of sorts. She was summoned to Clearwater County by an elderly Russian […]

Review: Unraveled by Jennifer ..

Posted September 2, 2016 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Unraveled by Jennifer Estep

Unraveled Author: Jennifer Estep Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Picking up after the secret-revealing conclusion of the previous book, Bitter Bite, Gin is determined to discover more about the mysterious Hugh Tucker, the Circle, and the extent to which her mom was involved. When Finn receives notice that his recently departed […]

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Posted September 1, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Curse of the Tenth Grave by Darynda Jones

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Curse of the Tenth Grave Author: Darynda Jones Narrator: Lorelei King Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Charley Davidson #10 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: purchased After spending the previous book lost in Sleepyhollow with no memories, Charley is back at home and working as a private investigator. Meanwhile, she’s trying […]

Review: The Sight by Chloe Nei..

Posted August 17, 2016 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: The Sight by Chloe Neill

The Sight Author: Chloe Neill Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: In the second book of her Devil’s Isle series, Ms. Neill expands upon her exciting world filled with Paranormals, humans, and Sensitives (humans with magic abilities). The Sight picks up with heroine Claire Connolly and her group of friends continuing to […]

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Posted July 14, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Proven Guilty by Jim Butcher

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Dresden Files Series Book: Proven Guilty Author: Jim Butcher Narrator: James Marsters Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Dresden Files #8 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Mystery Source: purchased Proven Guilty After taking a break from the Dresden Files for a few months, listening to Proven Guilty was just what […]

Review: Unwanted by Jennifer E..

Posted July 11, 2016 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Unwanted by Jennifer Estep

Unwanted Author: Jennifer Estep Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Unwanted is a delightful novella shared from the POV of Gin Blanco’s foster brother, Finnegan Lane, as he deals with the fallout from the events of the previous full-length story, Bitter Bite. Finn is not in a good place emotionally, feeling responsible […]

Review: Death and Relaxation b..

Posted June 21, 2016 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Death and Relaxation by Devon Monk

Death and Relaxation Author: Devon Monk Reviewers: Gikany and Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: Death and Relaxation is a new urban fantasy series from Devon Monk.  It has down-to-earth characters, humor, mystery, and action with a splash of romance.  What’s not to like? This is a fascinating world with a mix of mythologies.  […]

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Posted June 16, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Reviews, Romance, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Steel’s Edge by Ilona Andrews

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Steel’s Edge Author: Ilona Andrews Narrator: Renée Raudman Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Edge #4 Genre: Urban Fantasy Romance Source: Purchased Steel’s Edge centers around Richard Mar (introduced in book two), brother of Kaldar. Richard has been around the block, and his life hasn’t been very […]