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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 […]

Author Guest Post & Givea..

Posted February 20, 2014 by Jen in Author Guest Post, giveaway
Author Guest Post & Giveaway: Lauren M. Roy

Today’s post comes from Lauren M. Roy, author of Night Owls. I discovered roleplaying games in college. My boyfriend’s group welcomed me in, let me borrow a pile of sourcebooks,  and invited me to roll up a character. I fell immediately in love with it – you got to play in in fantasy worlds, exploring your […]

Review: Night Owls by Lauren M..

Posted February 20, 2014 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Night Owls by Lauren M. Roy

Night Owls Author: Lauren M. Roy  Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: Night Owls is the debut novel of Ms. Lauren M. Roy.  Gikany and Una never know what to expect when we pick up a debut author.  We were sublimely surprised by this first novel in the Night Owls series […]

Review: Hellhound by Nancy Hol..

Posted November 5, 2013 by Jen in 4 stars, Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Hellhound by Nancy Holzner

Hellhound Author: Nancy Holzner Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+, 4 Stars What I’m Talking About: Ah… the long awaited follow up to Darklands has finally arrived. Hellhound opens a couple of weeks after the dramatic conclusion of Darklands, which brought us two major events. First – Vicky’s deceased father has returned from the dead, inhabiting […]

Review: Black Heart by Christi..

Posted October 28, 2013 by Jen in 4 stars, Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Black Heart by Christina Henry

Black Heart Author: Christina Henry Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: A-, 4 Stars What I’m Talking About: Note: due to the nature of this series where the storyline continues from book to book, there are spoilers from the previous books in this review. When we last saw our heroine Madeline (Maddy) Black, her life was in […]

Review: Stonecast by Anton Str..

Posted October 8, 2013 by Gikany-Una in 2.5 stars, Rating C, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Stonecast by Anton Strout

Stonecast Author: Anton Strout Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: C, 2.5 Stars What We’re Talking About: Note: This review contains minor spoilers. Stonecast is the sequel to Alchemystic in the Spellmasons Chronicles.  Sadly, we were disappointed in this much-anticipated continuation of the journey of Alex and her friends through this fascinating new world.  The elements […]

Sunday Snippet – Blood B..

Posted October 6, 2013 by Una in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet – Blood Bond

   About the Book Blood Bond Author:  Jeanne C. Stein Publisher:   ACE Released:  August 27, 2013  REVIEW HERE Snippet Next morning, Frey and I are the last to the breakfast table. I’m glad no one asks why.  It would be embarrassing.  Even an adult daughter doesn’t want to acknowledge that she’s late coming down because she and her […]

Review: Blood Bond by Jeanne C..

Posted September 24, 2013 by Gikany-Una in 3 stars, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Blood Bond by Jeanne C. Stein

Blood Bond Author: Jeanne C. Stein  Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: B, 3 Stars What We’re Talking About: Blood Bond is the latest installment in the Anna Strong Chronicles, and it seems to be a transitional novel to the next story arc.  Although it is an emotionally charged novel, we felt a bit distanced from […]

Review: Perdition by Ann Aguir..

Posted September 9, 2013 by Nima in 4.5 stars, Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Perdition by Ann Aguirre

Perdition Author: Ann Aquirre  Reviewer: Nima Rating: A, 4.5 stars What I’m Talking About: Author Ann Aguirre has based Perdition, the first book in her new series, The Dred Chronicles, in same alternative universe as her Sirantha Jax Series, but set several decades into the future.  Instead of the expanse of space that was the […]

Review: Harbinger by Philippa ..

Posted August 9, 2013 by Jen in 4.5 stars, Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Harbinger by Philippa Ballantine

Harbinger Author: Philippa Ballantine Reviewer: Twimom227 Rating: A, 4.5 Stars What I’m Talking About: Harbinger is the fourth and final installment of the marvelous Books of the Order series by Philippa Ballantine. Although one could probably get away reading it solo, I do not recommend it. Ms. Ballantine has created an immensely rich fantasy world […]

Review: Magic Rises by Ilona A..

Review: Magic Rises by Ilona Andrews

Magic Rises Author: Ilona Andrews  Release Date: July 30, 2013 Publisher: Ace Kate Daniels #6 ISBN: #978-1937007584 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (368 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher/ NetGalley Reviewer: Twimom227 About the Book: Mercenary Kate Daniels and her mate, Curran, the Beast Lord, are struggling to solve a heartbreaking crisis. Unable to control their […]