Category: urban fantasy

Review: Dr. DOA by Simon R. Gr..

Posted June 15, 2016 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Dr. DOA by Simon R. Green

Dr. DOA Author: Simon R. Green Reviewers: Gikany and Una Rating: A/A- What We’re Talking About: Gikany and Una love the Secret Histories series.  It is a fun, tongue-in-cheek, urban fantasy take on James Bond.  We love that no matter how grueling or arduous a mission is, Eddie always finds a way to overcome and […]

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Posted June 9, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, reviews, romance, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Fate’s Edge by Ilona Andrews

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Fate’s Edge Author: Ilona Andrews Narrator: Renée Raudman Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Edge #3 Genre: Urban Fantasy Romance Source: Purchased The third Edge story, Fate’s Edge, features Kaldar Mar, the swindling, grifting cousin of Cerise, the previous book’s heroine. The story is set two years after […]

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Posted June 2, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, reviews, romance, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Bayou Moon by Ilona Andrews

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Bayou Moon Author: Ilona Andrews Narrator: Renée Raudman Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Edge #2 Genre: Urban Fantasy Romance Source: Purchased Bayou Moon opens two years after the conclusion of the previous book, On the Edge, where we find William living a solitary life in the Edge. […]

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Posted May 26, 2016 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, reviews, romance, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: On the Edge by Ilona Andrews

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: On the Edge Author: Ilona Andrews Narrator: Renée Raudman Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Edge #1 Genre: Urban Fantasy Romance Source: Purchased On the Edge is the first story in Ilona Andrews’ unique urban fantasy romance series. The Edge is the place between the Broken (human, non-magical […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Bright Blaze 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: 1.5x Series: Black Blade #3 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Young Adult Source: purchased/audible Bright Blaze of Magic Bright Blaze of Magic is the third and final story in the wonderful young adult urban fantasy Black Blade trilogy. […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]