Category: Urban Fantasy

Review: Dead Heat by Patricia ..

Posted February 25, 2015 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Dead Heat by Patricia Briggs

Dead Heat Author: Patricia Briggs Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: A+ What We’re Talking About: Dead Heat is the fourth book in the phenomenal Alpha and Omega series.  We were stunned by the tightness of this story and how seemly different elements were used to weave a gripping and pathos-rich story together. Three years have […]

Review: Deadeye by William C. ..

Posted February 13, 2015 by Una in Rating B, Reviews, Sci-Fi or Fantasy Fiction, Urban Fantasy
Review: Deadeye by William C. Dietz

Deadeye Author: William C. Dietz Reviewer: Una Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I love finding new and interesting mythologies.  Deadeye is the start of what could be a really awesome series.  This futuristic post-apocalyptic detective drama was gripping and intriguing. First off, the world is really interesting.  It’s our world after a terrorist has […]

Listen Up! Alpha & Omega ..

Posted February 12, 2015 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! Alpha & Omega Series, part 1

Welcome to my new weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook reviews: Alpha & Omega Series Books 0.5-1 After picking up and blazing through the Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs on audiobook, someone encouraged me to listen to the spinoff series, Alpha & Omega. I was more than a little frustrated with the Mercy series […]

Review: Edged Blade by J.C. Da..

Posted February 10, 2015 by Jen in Rating C, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Edged Blade by J.C. Daniels

Edged Blade Author: J.C. Daniels Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: C What I’m Talking About: Opening a few months after the conclusion of the previous title, Edged Blade continues with Kit’s recovery from her abduction and torture at the hands of an evil vampire (Blade Song). While the majority of Kit’s journey finding her way back […]

Review: Heir of the Dog by Hai..

Posted February 9, 2015 by Vampbard in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Heir of the Dog by Hailey Edwards

Heir of the Dog Author: Hailey Edwards Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: I don’t know what it is about these Black Dog books. I Eat. Them. Up. With engaging writing, an awesome heroine, and a hint of love story, I’m enthralled each time I open up one of them. I never know […]

Listen Up! Audiobook Review: M..

Posted January 29, 2015 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! Audiobook Review: Murder of Crows

Welcome to my new weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Getting used to a narrator Last week I shared by audiobook review of Written in Red, and I gave narrator Alexandra Harris a C+ for her performance. This week, I bring to you my review of the second book in The Others series, Murder […]

Review: Owl and the Japanese C..

Posted January 23, 2015 by Una in Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Owl and the Japanese Circus by Kristi Charish

Owl and the Japanese Circus Author: Kristi Charish Reviewer: Una Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: It is always exciting to start a new series and especially one by a new author.  I never know what to expect and that is part of the thrill and adventure of volunteering to read an ARC.  I had […]

Listen Up! Listening Speed + R..

Posted January 22, 2015 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! Listening Speed + Review of Written in Red

Welcome to my new weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Listening Speed When I first began my journey into and eventual love affair with audiobooks, I was a little put off by how slow that first book was for me. It felt like I was being read to, rather than feeling immersed in the story. […]

Review: Tales from the Nightsi..

Posted January 21, 2015 by Jen in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Tales from the Nightside by Simon R. Green

Tales from the Nightside Author: Simon R. Green Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: This was a real treat to read. Tales from the Nightside is a must read for any fans of the Nightside series. For those unfamiliar with the series, you may enjoy the book, but the stories within […]

Listen Up! The Grendel Affair ..

Posted January 15, 2015 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! The Grendel Affair by Lisa Shearin

Welcome to my new weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Grendel Affair Author: Lisa Shearin Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1x Series: SPI Files #1 Makenna Fraser is a newbie at SPI New York and the only seer in the U.S. Although she is human, she has the ability to see […]

Listen Up! The Re-Read + Burn ..

Posted January 8, 2015 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! The Re-Read + Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews

Welcome to the first post of my new weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… THE RE-READ: For many, to include myself, audiobooks are a learned pleasure. Figuring out how to listen attentively and appreciate the nuances of the narration can take a newbie some time. Listening to a book you’ve read previously […]

Review: A Cursed Bloodline by ..

Posted November 24, 2014 by Gikany-Una in Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: A Cursed Bloodline by Cecy Robson

A Cursed Bloodline Author: Cecy Robson Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: B What We’re Talking About: NOTE: This review contains spoilers from previous books in the series. The Weird Girls is a series in which each book builds upon the previous books, and therefore, you should start with first book, Sealed with a Curse or […]

Review: Night Shift Anthology

Review: Night Shift Anthology

Night Shift Author: Nalini Singh, Ilona Andrews, Lisa Shearin, Milla Vane Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Night Shift anthology is a wonderful collection of paranormal and fantasy novellas from some wonderful authors. “Secrets at Midnight” by Nalini Singh Psy/Changeling series #13.5 This enjoyable novella from the world of Psy-Changeling shares […]

Review: Tainted Blood by M.L. ..

Posted November 6, 2014 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Tainted Blood by M.L. Brennan

Tainted Blood Author: M. L. Brennan Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: M.L. Brennan has done it again.  This is another well written, gripping, and emotionally charged novel.  Tainted Blood continues the story of Fort, the unlikely hero and reluctant vampire, as he strengthens his role in his family and the […]