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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 […]

Urban Fantasy Summer Reading C..

Posted July 9, 2013 by Jen in giveaway
Urban Fantasy Summer Reading Celebration-Ilona Andrews

Welcome to the Urban Fantasy Summer Reading Celebration here at That’s What I’m Talking About!! original images by marin & papaija2008 at FreeDigitalPhotos.com banner designed by Jennifer from Books Make Me Happy The celebration runs from July 1 through July 12, 2013, with guest posts, author and series spotlights and lots and lots of GIVEAWAYS!! […]

Review: Bronze Gods by A.A. Ag..

Posted May 29, 2013 by Nima in 4 stars, Rating A, reviews, steampunk
Review: Bronze Gods by A.A. Aguirre

Bronze Gods Author: A.A. Aguirre   Release Date: April 30, 2013 Publisher: Ace Apparatus Infernum Novel #1 ISBN: #978-0425258194 Genre: Steampunk Format(s): Paperback (336 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:      Janus Mikani and Celeste Ritsuko work all hours in the Criminal Investigation Division, keeping citizens safe. He’s a charming rogue with an […]

Review: Of Shadow Born by Dian..

Posted April 26, 2013 by Gikany-Una in 3.5 stars, Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Of Shadow Born by Dianne Sylvan

Of Shadow Born Author: Dianne Sylvan  Release Date: March 26, 2013 Publisher: Ace Shadow World #4 ISBN: # 978-0425259801 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (336 pgs), e-book Book Source: Publisher About the book:      Spread throughout the dark corners of our world lies the Shadow World, a society of vampires who feed off the […]

Cover reveal Harbinger by Phil..

Posted March 22, 2013 by Jen in blog tour, Book Covers, Cover Love
Cover reveal Harbinger by Philippa Ballantine

Today I have the privilege of revealing to you the cover for Harbinger by Philippa (Pip) Ballantine. This is the fourth and final (*sobs*) story in her marvelous Books of the Order Series. Without further ado…. May I present to you Harbinger… The cover artist for Harbinger is Jason Chan. Once again, what perfect imagery for this […]

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