Category: urban fantasy

Review: Lake Silence by Anne B..

Posted February 28, 2018 by B. in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy, urban fantasy
Review: Lake Silence by Anne Bishop

Lake Silence Author: Anne Bishop Reviewer: B. Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: As a reader who mostly enjoyed the original five stories of The Others, I was both hopeful and concerned about the direction the author might take as the series continued. Having finished Lake Silence, I still feel somewhat conflicted, even though there […]

Review: Paper Stars by Devon M..

Posted January 2, 2018 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Paper Stars by Devon Monk

Paper Stars Author: Devon Monk Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: We absolutely love the world of the Ordinary Magic series.  Gods, monsters, and legends all exist and vacation in Ordinary, Oregon. In this novella, we catch up with Delaney and her boyfriend Ryder. Although we have not been fans of […]

Review: Spartan Heart by Jenni..

Review: Spartan Heart by Jennifer Estep

Spartan Heart Author: Jennifer Estep Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: Gikany and Una loved the Mythos Academy series.  When it concluded, we kept our fingers crossed that Ms. Estep would return to the world.  Our wish came true!  The Mythos Academy spinoff series features Gwen’s (the hero from the original […]

Review: The Brightest Embers b..

Posted December 8, 2017 by Gikany-Una in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: The Brightest Embers by Jeaniene Frost

The Brightest Embers Author: Jeaniene Frost Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: B- What We’re Talking About: The Brightest Embers is the final novel in the Broken Destiny trilogy.  Although the overall ending was pleasantly surprising and gripping, the constant angst of Ivy and Adrian’s relationship grated. First, the world is fascinating.  Ivy, the last descendent […]

Review: Bayou Born by Hailey E..

Posted November 8, 2017 by Vampbard in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Bayou Born by Hailey Edwards

Bayou Born Author: Hailey Edwards Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Bayou Born is the first title in Ms. Edwards’ new Foundling series. This urban fantasy is the stuff dreams are made of, people. I…can’t even start to explain. Edwards does a beautiful job of unraveling the world she created and I really […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted November 2, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Trouble with Twelfth Grave by Darynda Jones

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Review: Charley Davidson Series Title: The Trouble with Twelfth Grave Author: Darynda Jones Narrator: Lorelei King Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Charley Davidson #12 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Macmillan Audio Note: this review contains spoilers from earlier books in the series, to include the surprising ending of the previous book. […]

Review: Rock Candy by Devon Mo..

Posted October 24, 2017 by Gikany-Una in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Rock Candy by Devon Monk

Rock Candy Author: Devon Monk Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: B+ What We’re Talking About: Rock Candy is a delightful novella that centers on Jean and her new beau, the baker Hogan.  Gikany and Una enjoyed this spooky seasonal read.  How could you not enjoy a romantic tromp complete with a curse, zombie gnomes, and […]

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Posted October 19, 2017 by Una in Listen Up!, mystery/suspense, Rating A, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Familiar Motives by Delia James

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Reviews: Witch’s Cat Mysteries Familiar Motives Author: Delia James Narrator: Elise Arsenault Audio Listening Speed: 1.5x Series: Witch’s Cat Mystery #3 Genre: Urban Fantasy / Cozy Mystery Source: Tantor Audio I continue to enjoy the Witch’s Cat Mystery series.  The combination of Ms. James’s words and […]

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Posted October 12, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating C, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Ghoul Vendetta by Lisa Shearin

Welcome to my new weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: The Ghoul Vendetta Author: Lisa Shearin Narrator: Johanna Parker Audio Speed: 1.25x + 1.5x Series: SPI Files #4 Source: Audible/purchased SPI agent Makenna Fraser points out that bad stuff always seems to happen around her, and she’s not kidding. The Ghoul Vendetta opens with Mak […]

Review: Sorrow’s Son by ..

Posted October 10, 2017 by Una in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Sorrow’s Son by Rene Sears

Sorrow’s Son Author: Rene Sears Reviewer: Una Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Sorrow’s Son picks up shortly after where Strangehold ended. Though it wasn’t what I was expecting, I did enjoy this next installment of the continuing collision of two different dimensions. When I initially picked up this series, I thought (mistakenly) that Morgan […]

Review: The Hunt by Chloe Neil..

Posted October 2, 2017 by Jen in Rating C, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: The Hunt by Chloe Neill

The Hunt Author: Chloe Neill Reviewer: Jen Rating: C What I’m Talking About: Picking up about five weeks after the intense conclusion of the previous book, The Hunt opens with our heroine, the Sensitive Claire, in hiding with Para Moses. Unfortunately, Liam, her boyfriend who was struck by magic in that battle, went into hiding […]

Review: How to Save an Undead ..

Posted September 11, 2017 by Vampbard in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: How to Save an Undead Life by Hailey Edwards

How to Save an Undead Life Author: Hailey Edwards Reviewer: VampBard Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Hailey Edwards has a new series out!!! **muppet flail happy dance** I’ve been chomping at the bit to get my grubby little hands on How to Save an Undead Life since Ms. Edwards announced the project and started […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Wildfire by Ilona Andrews

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Hidden Legacy Series Book: Wildfire Author: Ilona Andrews Narrator: Renée Raudman Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Hidden Legacy #3 Genre: Urban Fantasy Romance Source: purchased Wildfire Listening to Wildfire is my “re-read” of one of my favorite books of 2017. To recap: the book opens immediately […]

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Posted August 10, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, romance, urban fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: White Hot by Ilona Andrews

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Hidden Legacy Series Book: White Hot Author: Ilona Andrews Narrator: Renée Raudman Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Hidden Legacy #2 Genre: Urban Fantasy Romance Source: purchased White Hot Listening to the audiobook of White Hot is a “reread” for me. I reviewed the book in May […]

Review: The Sweetest Burn by J..

Posted August 9, 2017 by Gikany-Una in New Adult, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: The Sweetest Burn by Jeaniene Frost

The Sweetest Burn Author: Jeaniene Frost Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: B What We’re Talking About: The Sweetest Burn is the long awaited second novel in the Broken Destiny series. Gikany and Una liked this second novel, as Adrian seemed to improve while the plot thickened.  Though Ivy tended to be hot and cold, she […]

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