Category: urban fantasy

Review + Excerpt + Giveaway: B..

Posted February 17, 2016 by Jen in giveaway, Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review + Excerpt + Giveaway: Bitter Bite by Jennifer Estep

Bitter Bite Author: Jennifer Estep Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Note: this review contains spoilers from the end of the previous book, Spider’s Trap. Finding out that her foster brother, Finn’s mother is alive after believing she was dead his whole life, Gin debates on how to best share the news […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted February 11, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Summer Knight by Jim Butcher

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Dresden Files Series Author: Jim Butcher Narrator: James Marsters Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Dresden Files #4 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Mystery Source: purchased Summer Knight After taking some time off from the Dresden Files, I found myself happily re-engaged in the life of Harry Dresden, professional wizard […]

Review: Grave Visions by Kalay..

Posted February 9, 2016 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Grave Visions by Kalayna Price

Grave Visions Author: Kalayna Price Reviewers: Gikany and Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: After waiting with baited breath for the fourth Alex Craft novel, it is finally here.  Grave Visions was well worth waiting for!  Gikany and Una, although we struggled at times to remember the events of the previous three novels, found […]

Review: Anna and the Vampire P..

Posted February 4, 2016 by Gikany-Una in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Anna and the Vampire Prince by Jeanne C. Stein

Anna and the Vampire Prince Author: Jeanne C. Stein Reviewers: Gikany and Una Rating: B What We’re Talking About: For fans of the Anna Strong Chronicles, you will not want to miss the latest novella, Anna and the Vampire Prince.  Gikany and Una liked this glimpse of Anna in transition as she mourns her mother.  […]

Review: The Brimstone Deceptio..

Posted February 3, 2016 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: The Brimstone Deception by Lisa Shearin

The Brimstone Deception Author: Lisa Shearin Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Picking up immediately after the conclusion of the previous book, The Brimstone Deception opens with Mak on a date with Rake and Ian on date with Kylie. At the same restaurant. Were Ian is convinced that Mak is only with Rake […]

Review + Giveaway: Blood in He..

Posted January 29, 2016 by Jen in giveaway, Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review + Giveaway: Blood in Her Veins by Faith Hunter

Blood in Her Veins Author: Faith Hunter Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Although my initial experience with the Jane Yellowrock series was something of a challenge, it has since become one of my all-time favorites. As much as the series has grown, novel by novel, there has always been room for more: […]

Review: Dreamwalker by Allyson..

Posted January 27, 2016 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Dreamwalker by Allyson James

Dreamwalker Author: Allyson James Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: After waiting for over three years, I’m so excited to report that Janet and Mick are back! The fifth Stormwalker book opens with Janet and Mick on a date. Their fortune cookies contain dire messages that Janet must go help her half-sister […]

Review: Graveyard by William C..

Posted January 25, 2016 by Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Graveyard by William C. Dietz

Graveyard Author: William C. Dietz Reviewer: Una Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: I’m a little sad to say that Graveyard is the final book in the Mutant Files trilogy.  The plight of Detective Lee stopping the Bonebreaker (before he captures her) reaches its climax and resolution along with a few other elements along the way.  […]

Review: Redzone by William C. ..

Posted January 15, 2016 by Una in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Redzone by William C. Dietz

Redzone Author: William C. Dietz Reviewer: Una Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Redzone is the second novel in the futuristic detective series: The Mutant Files.  Detective Lee’s quest to capture the Bonebreaker is further complicated along with a bit of tough self-discovery and her knack for making new enemies. I liked this sequel more so […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted January 14, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Dirt on Ninth Grave by Darynda Jones

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Dirt on Ninth Grave Author: Darynda Jones Narrator: Lorelei King Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Charley Davidson #9 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Macmillan Audio/publisher It’s been a month since Janey (aka Charley) showed up in Sleepy Hollow, New York, without any memories of her past. Taken in by […]

Review: Magic Stars by Ilona A..

Posted December 22, 2015 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Magic Stars by Ilona Andrews

Magic Stars Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Magic Stars is a great little side novella for fans of the Kate Daniels series. Told mostly from the third person POV of Derek, the story shares Derek and Julie’s adventures as they work together on a deadly investigation. It is […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted December 10, 2015 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy, YA Literature
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Dark Heart of Magic by Jennifer Estep

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Black Blade Series Author: Jennifer Estep Narrator: Brittany Presley Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Black Blade #2 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Young Adult Source: author Dark Heart of Magic Dark Heart of Magic, the second book in the exciting Black Blade trilogy, opens with narrator Lila Merriweather and […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted December 3, 2015 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy, YA Literature
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Cold Burn of Magic by Jennifer Estep

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Black Blade Series Author: Jennifer Estep Narrator: Brittany Presley Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Black Blade #1 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Young Adult Source: purchased Cold Burn of Magic Cold Burn of Magic is the first book in the new young adult urban fantasy Black Blade trilogy by […]

Review: Stone Cold Fox by Hail..

Posted November 30, 2015 by Vampbard in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Stone Cold Fox by Hailey Edwards

Stone Cold Fox Author: Hailey Edwards Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: Shut. The. Front. Door. I didn’t think it was possible to love one of Hailey Edwards’ characters more than I did Thierry. First, I’m totally going to gush about the whole Black Dog world. While Mai’s book, Stone Cold Fox, isn’t […]

Review: Pirateship Down by Suz..

Posted November 30, 2015 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Pirateship Down by Suzanne Johnson

Pirateship Down Author: Suzanne Johnson Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Pirateship Down is the compilation of several previously released shorts, many that have only appeared on blogs and websites, and one new novella, all set in the marvelous Sentinels of New Orleans world. Each story features one or more of the […]