Category: Urban Fantasy

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Posted March 8, 2018 by Una in Listen Up!, Rating A, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Binding Magick by Debbie Cassidy

Welcome to our feature that focus on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Reviews: The Witch Blood Chronicles Binding Magick Author: Debbie Cassidy Narrator: Zehra Jane Naqvi Audio Listening Speed: 1.25x Series:The Witch Blood Chronicles #1 Genre: Urban Fantasy Source: Tantor Audio Binding Magick was something entirely new to me and I absolutely enjoyed it.  Ms. Cassidy wove […]

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Posted March 8, 2018 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs

Welcome to our feature that focus on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Dead Heat by Patricia Briggs Author: Patricia Briggs Narrator: Holter Graham Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Alpha and Omega #5; Mercy Thompson World #15 Source: Penguin Random House Audio With Bran away, Charles is charged with looking after his pack. Danger strikes close to home, endangering the Wildlings, […]

Review: Burn Bright by Patrici..

Posted March 6, 2018 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs

Burn Bright Author: Patricia Briggs Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: Burn Bright is another fascinating and thrilling installment in the Alpha and Omega series.  Gikany and Una were fascinated by the more in-depth look into some of the relationships in the Mercy Thompson World. This series is one of our […]

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Posted March 1, 2018 by Una in Listen Up!, Rating B, Urban Fantasy
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Tombyards & Butterflies by Orlando A. Sanchez

Welcome to our feature that focus on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook Reviews: Montague & Strong Case Files Tombyards & Butterflies Author:  Orlando A. Sanchez Narrator:  Kevin T. Collins Audio Listening Speed: 1.25x Series: Montague & Strong Case Files #1 Genre: Urban Fantasy/Detective Source: Tantor Audio Tombyards and Butterflies is a well-balanced mixture of humor and […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]