Category: urban fantasy

Review: Shadowed Blade by JC D..

Posted April 26, 2016 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Shadowed Blade by JC Daniels

Shadowed Blade Author: JC Daniels Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Note: This review contains spoilers from the previous book. Shadowed Blade continues a couple of story arcs from earlier titles in the series, and therefore should not be read as a standalone. Opening shortly after the jaw-dropping conclusion of Edged Blade, […]

Review: The Demonists by Thoma..

Posted April 20, 2016 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: The Demonists by Thomas E. Sniegoski

The Demonists Author: Thomas E. Sniegoski Reviewer: Una Rating: A-/B+ What I’m Talking About: I was intrigued by the premise of The Demonists and picked up this new-to-me author.  The writing and crafting of the overall story and world was mesmerizing, I easily fell into this world of ghosts and demons.  However, there are a few elements that […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted April 14, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Dead Beat by Jim Butcher

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Dresden Files Series Book: Dead Beat Author: Jim Butcher Narrator: James Marsters Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Dresden Files #7 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Mystery Source: purchased Dead Beat Time goes on and Harry Dresden continues to battle the dark forces that mean to harm the mortals of […]

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Posted April 7, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Blood Rites by Jim Butcher

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Dresden Files Series Book: Blood Rites Author: Jim Butcher Narrator: James Marsters Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Dresden Files #6 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Mystery Source: purchased Blood Rites Listening to Blood Rites, the sixth Dresden Files story, I found myself in a comfortable spot and enjoying Harry […]

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Posted March 31, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop

Welcome to my new weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop Author: Anne Bishop Narrator: Alexandra Harris Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Others #4 Source: loan Marked in Flesh is the fourth title in Anne Bishop’s amazingly interesting and utterly unique fantasy/urban fantasy series know as The Others. For newcomer’s to […]

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Posted March 17, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Mercy Thompson Series Title: Fire Touched Author: Patricia Briggs Narrator: Lorelei King Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Mercy Thompson #9 Genre: Urban Fantasy Audiobook Source: purchased With things between the Fae and the rest of the world straining to a dangerous point, Mercy and Adam find themselves defenders […]

Review: Fire Touched by Patric..

Posted March 9, 2016 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs

Fire Touched Author: Patricia Briggs Reviewers: Gikany and Una Rating: A+ What We’re Talking About: Ms. Briggs has amazed us again!  Gikany and Una have waited with baited breath for this latest installment in the Mercy Thompson series.  Fire Touched is another dynamic novel in this rich world. The strife between the Fae and the […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted March 3, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Brimstone Deception by Lisa Shearin

Welcome to my new weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Brimstone Deception Author: Lisa Shearin Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1x + 1.25x Series: SPI #3 Source: Audible/purchased I originally read and reviewed The Brimstone Deception earlier this year. At that time I wrote of the book: Although I did enjoy reading The Brimstone Deception, […]

Review: Marked in Flesh by Ann..

Posted February 29, 2016 by B. in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop

Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop Author: Anne Bishop Reviewer: B. Rating: A+ What I’m Talking About: Ever since they encountered The Others, humans have seen them as the monsters who lurked in the dark, and some understood that cooperation—alongside a healthy distance—was beneficial to everyone. Different groups of people, however, became angry in response […]

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Posted February 25, 2016 by Jen in Rating A, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Shifting Shadows by Patricia Briggs

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Mercy Thompson Universe Author: Patricia Briggs Narrator: Lorelei King + Alexander Cendese Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Mercy Thompson, Alpha & Omega Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: purchased Shifting Shadows Shifting Shadows is a multi-story anthology of tales from the world of Mercy Thompson and Alpha and Omega […]

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Posted February 18, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Death Masks 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 #5 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Mystery Source: purchased Death Masks Death Masks is my favorite Dresden Files book to date. Bringing together a good mystery, freaky supernatural beings, and all my favorite […]

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 […]

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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 […]