Category: Urban Fantasy

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 […]

Review: Dog with a Bone by Hai..

Posted November 4, 2014 by Vampbard in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Dog with a Bone by Hailey Edwards

Dog with a Bone Author: Hailey Edwards Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Hi. My name is VampBard, and I’m a Hailey Edwards addict. I think she has a way of writing fantasy sub-genres that just clicks with me. I was really excited to get the first title in her Black Dog series, […]

Review: Seventh Grave and No B..

Posted October 29, 2014 by Jen in Rating B, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Seventh Grave and No Body by Darynda Jones

Seventh Grave and No Body Author: Darynda Jones Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: For those that have yet to experience Charley Davidson: stop right here, do not read this review, and instead go to your favorite book retailer and purchase First Grave on the Right. Unfortunately, this review is not intended […]

Review + Giveaway: Burn for Me..

Posted October 24, 2014 by Jen in Blog Tour, Giveaway, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review + Giveaway: Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews

Burn for Me Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Burn for Me kicks off a brand new series from the husband-wife writing team of Ilona Andrews. Their modern-day world has an alternate history, one that saw the development of magical powers in humans. Not everyone has these powers, such as […]

Review: Incarnate by Anton Str..

Posted October 22, 2014 by Gikany-Una in Rating C, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Incarnate by Anton Strout

Incarnate Author: Anton Strout Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: C What We’re Talking About: Incarnate is the third and final book in the Spellmasons Chronicles. We enjoyed this book more than the previous one, however, we still had a couple issues with the novel. Although the world held much promise and the mythology of the […]

Review: Black Spring by Christ..

Posted October 20, 2014 by Jen in Giveaway, Rating C, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Black Spring by Christina Henry

Black Spring Author: Christina Henry Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Warning: Black Spring is the final (for now, according to the author) book in the Black Wings series. I do take this fact into account when assigning my rating of the book. In addition, this review does contain spoilers from the […]

Review + Giveaway: Broken Soul..

Posted September 30, 2014 by B. in Blog Tour, Giveaway, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review + Giveaway: Broken Soul by Faith Hunter

Broken Soul Author: Faith Hunter Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Continuing her employment with Leo Pellissier, Master of the City of New Orleans and most of the southeast, Jane Yellowrock has been through more, and lost more, than she ever imagined she would. Unfortunately, the challenges aren’t going to end anytime soon. […]

Review: Black Water by Faith H..

Posted September 22, 2014 by B. in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Black Water by Faith Hunter

Black Water Author: Faith Hunter Reviewer: B. Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Jane Yellowrock is back in this trio of short stories that go a long way toward easing the wait between full-length novels. Told from Jane’s perspective, they provide a more thorough look at some previously seen minor characters, introduce a few brand […]