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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/fantasy, 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 […]

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 […]

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: The Bloodbound by Erin..

Posted October 1, 2014 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Bloodbound by Erin Lindsey

The Bloodbound Author: Erin Lindsey Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: The Bloodbound is the first novel in the new Bloodbound series. Author Erin Lindsay, aka E.L. Tettensor the author of Darkwalker, is one we both enjoy, so when we saw that Tettensor was branching out into fantasy, we requested the […]

Review: Havoc by Ann Aguirre

Posted September 17, 2014 by Nima in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Havoc by Ann Aguirre

Havoc Author: Ann Aguirre Reviewer: Nima Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Havoc is the second installment of the Dred Chronicles.  It continues to follow main characters Dresdemona  “Dred” Devos a.k.a. Queen Dread and her bio-engineered champion Jael.  I liked these two together in the first book, Perdition, and I like them together even more in […]

Review: The Midnight Queen by ..

Posted September 16, 2014 by Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Midnight Queen by Sylvia Izzo Hunter

The Midnight Queen Author: Sylvia Izzo Hunter Reviewer: Una Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Midnight Queen is like a roller coaster ride, the first climb seems long, but then once the world is established and the characters are in place, the rest is gripping and wonderful.  I think anyone who enjoys fantasy blended […]

Review: Magic Breaks by Ilona ..

Posted July 28, 2014 by Jen in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Magic Breaks by Ilona Andrews

Magic Breaks Author: Ilona Andrews Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A What I’m Talking About: NOTE: After seriously struggling on how much to include in my review of this book, I have decided to include a separate section at the end of the review with anything that may be considered a spoiler. After recently completing my […]

Review: White Heart of Justice..

Posted June 24, 2014 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: White Heart of Justice by Jill Archer

White Heart of Justice Author: Jill Archer Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: The Noon Onyx series just gets better and better.  The third book in the series, White Heart of Justice, takes Noon on a journey with a new set of trials as we learn more about this fascinating world […]

Review: Silver Mirrors by A.A...

Posted May 29, 2014 by Nima in Rating A, reviews, steampunk
Review: Silver Mirrors by A.A. Aguirre

Silver Mirrors Author: A.A. Aguirre Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Silver Mirrors is the second book in the Apparatus Infernum series by Ann Aquirre and her husband Andres, together known as A.A. Aquirre. It picks up where book one left off. I recommend reading this series in order. There is significant (steampunk) […]

Review: Shadowbound by Dianne ..

Posted March 21, 2014 by Gikany-Una in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Shadowbound by Dianne Sylvan

Shadowbound Author: Dianne Sylvan  Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: B+ What We’re Talking About: Shadowbound is the fifth book in The Shadow World series.  We found this release to be primarily transitional with one heck of a shock near the end that still has us reeling.  Gikany and Una will attempt to give our review […]

Review: Dawn’s Early Lig..

Posted March 20, 2014 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, steampunk
Review: Dawn’s Early Light by Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris

Dawn’s Early Light Author: Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B What I’m Talking About: The third full-length tale from the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences begins shortly after the conclusion of the second book, with Agents Wellington (Welly) Books and Eliza Braun en route to America. This is Books first official mission […]

Review: Night Broken by Patric..

Posted March 10, 2014 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Night Broken by Patricia Briggs

Night Broken Author: Patricia Briggs  Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: Gikany and Una are huge Patricia Briggs fans and we absolutely adore the Mercy Thompson series.  The latest release, Night Broken, was different from the previous offerings and yet just as wonderful! Although it is possible to read Night Broken […]

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