Category: Urban Fantasy

Review: Shattered Bonds by Fai..

Posted October 28, 2019 by B. in Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Shattered Bonds by Faith Hunter

Shattered Bonds Author: Faith Hunter Reviewer: B. Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: After acquiring a couple of new titles (and their accompanying responsibilities) in the previous story in the series, Dark Queen, Jane has retreated to the Appalachian mountains, abdicating her positions in the hope of not succumbing to the magical cancer that is […]

Review: Iron and Velvet by Ale..

Posted October 24, 2019 by Jen in LGBTQ, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Iron and Velvet by Alexis Hall

Iron & Velvet Author: Alexis Hall Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: “Here lies Kate Kane. Killed in a foreplay accident. Beloved daughter. Sorely missed.” It’s been years since I first encountered Iron & Velvet, and on this new reading, it quickly became clear that no amount of fond remembrance or wistful intent […]

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Posted October 23, 2019 by Jennifer in Listen Up!, Rating A, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Turn by Kim Harrison

Audiobook Review: The Turn Author: Kim Harrison Narrator: Marguerite Gavin Audio Speed: 1x Series: The Hollows #0.1 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Purchased Even though The Turn is a prequel for The Hollows series I would not advise you to start with it. You will be spoiled on so many surprises yet to come in the series. […]

Review: Sharpest Sting by Jenn..

Posted October 16, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Sharpest Sting by Jennifer Estep

Sharpest Sting Author: Jennifer Estep Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Note: this is the 18th book in an urban fantasy series; my review will contain spoilers from previous titles.  Picking up her adventures shortly after the conclusion of Winter’s Web, Gin needs to deal with the huge revelation that her uncle Mason […]

Review: Archangel’s War ..

Posted September 17, 2019 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Romance, Urban Fantasy
Review: Archangel’s War by Nalini Singh

Archangel’s War Author: Nalini Singh Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Archangel’s War is the culmination of the entire eleven Guild Hunter books that preceded this one. Lines have been drawn and war is looming. From the climatic battles to the appearance of practically every character ever mentioned in the series, so much […]

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Posted September 13, 2019 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Skinwalker by Faith Hunter

Audiobook Review: Skinwalker Author: Faith Hunter Narrator: Khristine Hvam Audio Speed: 1.25x & 1.5x Series: Jane Yellowrock #1 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Purchased Jane Yellowrock is a vampire hunter; a very good vampire hunter. She’s been hired by the vampire council of New Orleans to find and exterminate the rogue vampire plaguing the city. While the civilized vampires […]

Review: Sapphire Flames by Ilo..

Posted August 22, 2019 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Romance, Urban Fantasy
Review: Sapphire Flames by Ilona Andrews

Sapphire Flames Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Jumping forward three years from the conclusion of the previous books, Sapphire Flames opens with Catalina turning twenty-one and House Baylor less than a week away from the end of their grace period as a new house. Sapphire Flames is the first […]

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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 Gay Romance, LGBTQ, 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..

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 […]