Tag: Disillusionists Trilogy

Year in Review – 2012

Posted December 28, 2012 by Jen in reviews, Year in Review
Year in Review – 2012

Here we are at the close of another year. This year my goal was to focus more on reading and less on the mechanics of blogging, and I’m happy to report it was a success! Emotionally and mental I was in a much better place, finding time to read and enjoying writing the reviews. I […]

What Makes a Good Gateway Book..

Posted March 21, 2012 by Jen in reviews
What Makes a Good Gateway Book?

In case you haven’t heard any of the recent online and on-the-air discussions surrounding Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James, this isn’t one of them! I will tell you, I have not read the book and honestly, I don’t intend to. This isn’t a commentary on Fifty Shades nor a discussion on whether or […]

Review: Head Rush

Posted March 15, 2012 by Jen in 5 stars, My Favorite Books, Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Head Rush

Head Rush Author: Carolyn Crane  Release Date: Dec. 6, 2011 Publisher: Samhain The Disillusionists #3 ISBN: #978-1609286255 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): e-book Book Source: Author About the book:      JUSTINE JONES FACES HER ULTIMATE ENEMY: HERSELF In an attempt to put her unhappy past behind her, Justine Jones throws herself into nursing school and […]

Contest Winner – Devil..

Posted March 9, 2012 by Jen in giveaway
Contest Winner – Devil’s Luck

I would like to thank everyone for stopping by That’s What I’m Talking About for my interview with urban fantasy author Carolyn Crane. I also want to thank Carolyn for stopping by and for graciously donating an e-copy of Devil’s Luck for the giveaway. Every person that commented on the post was entered into the […]

Review: Double Cross

Posted March 6, 2012 by Jen in 4.5 stars, Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Double Cross

Double Cross Author: Carolyn Crane  Release Date: Sept. 28, 2010 Publisher: Bantam/Spectra The Disillusionists #2 ISBN: #978-0553592627 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (336 pgs), e-book Book Source: Purchased with my own funds About the book:      SOME SECRETS COME BACK TO HAUNT. OTHERS COME TO KILL.      Serial killers with unheard of skills […]

AAD Author Spotlight: Carolyn ..

Posted March 6, 2012 by Jen in Authors After Dark, giveaway
AAD Author Spotlight: Carolyn Crane

Hello Readers! Today I bring you my newest favorite urban fantasy author, Carolyn Crane. Carolyn lives in Minneapolis with her husband and two daring cats. She works a day job as a freelance advertising writer, and has for years (Carolyn says “think low-rent Don Draper”). She’s also waited tables at a surprising number of Minneapolis […]

Quickie Review: Devil’s ..

Posted February 27, 2012 by Jen in 4.5 stars, Rating A, urban fantasy
Quickie Review: Devil’s Luck

Devil’s Luck Author: Carolyn Crane  Release Date: Feb. 28, 2012 Publisher: self-published The Disillusionists #3.5 Genre: Urban Fantasy, novella Format(s): e-book Book Source: Free read from Author   About the book:      No wager is too outrageous for Simon Fitzgerald, the most reckless of the Disillusionists. His dark secrets drive him to take increasingly […]

Review: Mind Games

Posted February 16, 2012 by Jen in 4.5 stars, Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Mind Games

Mind Games Author: Carolyn Crane  Release Date: Mar 23, 2010 Publisher: Bantam/Spectra The Disillusionists #1 ISBN: #978-0553592610 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (384 pgs), e-book Book Source: Author About the book:      Justine Jones is a hopeless hypochondriac whose life is crippled by fear…until one day when a handsome, tortured mastermind named Packard peers […]

Review: Wild and Steamy

Posted February 14, 2012 by Jen in 4 stars, paranormal romance, Rating A, steampunk, urban fantasy
Review: Wild and Steamy

Wild and Steamy Authors: Meljean Brook, Jill Myles, Carolyn Crane Release Date: Aug. 3, 2011 Publisher: self-published Genre: Steampunk, Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy, Anthology Format(s): e-book Book Source: Purchased with my own funds What I’m talking about: “The Blushing Bounder” by Meljean Brook (Iron Seas Story) Summary: While the search for a killer puts Constable […]