Tag: G-U Review

Review + Excerpt: Prisoner of ..

Posted June 6, 2018 by Gikany-Una in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review + Excerpt: Prisoner of the Crown Jeffe Kennedy

Prisoner of the Crown Author: Jeffe Kennedy Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: B- What We’re Talking About: Prisoner of the Crown is a spin-off trilogy that will tell the tale of Jenna, the lost Princess of Dasnaria.  Overall, this prologue is gripping but, this is not a fun romantic fantasy novel.  This is a dark […]

Review: Scissor Kisses by Devo..

Posted May 2, 2018 by Gikany-Una in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Scissor Kisses by Devon Monk

Scissor Kisses Author: Devon Monk Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Scissor Kisses is the third novella in the Ordinary Magic series.  This long awaited novella featuring Myra was only a taste of what Gikany and Una hopes is coming in the next novel.  Though it contains the wit we have […]

Review: Into the Thinnest of A..

Posted April 11, 2018 by Gikany-Una in mystery/suspense, paranormal, Rating B, reviews
Review: Into the Thinnest of Air by Simon R. Green

Into the Thinnest of Air Author: Simon R. Green Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: B  What We’re Talking About: After the revelation in the previous Ishmael Jones novel, we were surprised by Into the Thinnest of Air.  We weren’t expecting an intermission. Simon Green’s witty mystery/suspense series with a science-fiction twist has fascinated us for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Review: Wolf Hunger by Paige T..

Posted December 22, 2017 by Gikany-Una in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Wolf Hunger by Paige Tyler

Wolf Hunger Author: Paige Tyler Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: B What We’re Talking About: Wolf Hunger is the seventh title in the SWAT series.  In this novel, Max meets Lana and their story plays out differently from the previous couples in the series.  We liked the contrast. Max is the youngest member of the […]

Review: Spartan Heart by Jenni..

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: Terminal Alliance by J..

Posted November 30, 2017 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Terminal Alliance by Jim C. Hines

Terminal Alliance Author: Jim C. Hines Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: Terminal Alliance is a new hilariously witty science-fiction novel by Jim C. Hines.  We loved it! Mr. Hines has blended his characteristic humor, world building, and character development in a science fiction world.  The human race is actually endangered.  […]

Review: Blackwing by Ed McDona..

Posted October 27, 2017 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Blackwing by Ed McDonald

Blackwing Author: Ed McDonald Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: Blackwing is an intriguing and engrossing new world.  Gikany and Una were captivated by this gritty and dark fantasy world, and are eager for the next novel in the Raven’s Mark series. In this bleak world people are trying to survive […]

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 […]

Review: Grigori by Lauren Smit..

Posted October 17, 2017 by Gikany-Una in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Grigori by Lauren Smith

Grigori Author:  Lauren Smith Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: B What We’re Talking About: Grigori is the debut novel in the Brothers of Ash and Fire series.  Gikany and Una were interested in this new urban fantasy series focusing on dragon shifters.  We were pleasantly surprised that it is not just about dragons shifters and, […]

Review: Of Flame and Fate by C..

Posted September 29, 2017 by Gikany-Una in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Of Flame and Fate by Cecy Robson

Of Flame and Fate Author: Cecy Robson Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: B- What We’re Talking About: Of Flame and Fate is the second spin-off novel from the Weird Girls series focusing on Taran (nicknamed the Flame series).  Although the overall plot of this book was intriguing, there was just a little too much angst […]

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