Tag: Kate Daniels series

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!! […]

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 […]

Review: Gunmetal Magic by Ilon..

Review: Gunmetal Magic by Ilona Andrews

Gunmetal Magic Author: Ilona Andrews  Release Date: July 31, 2012 Publisher: ACE Kate Daniels #5.5 ISBN: #978-0425256138 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (448 pgs*), e-book *includes novella, Magic Gifts Book Source: Publisher About the book:      After being kicked out of the Order of the Knights of Merciful Aid, Andrea’s whole existence is in […]

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 […]

Sunday Snippet #95

Posted March 11, 2012 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet #95

Magic Gifts Author: Ilona Andrews Publisher: Ilona Andrews (please note it is an unedited advance reader copy – a gift from Ilona to her fans) 25 December 2011 REVIEW HERE Jim sighed and headed toward us at a brisk pace. Tall, with the skin the color of rich coffee, and dressed all in black, Jim […]

Quickie Review: Magic Gifts

Posted January 27, 2012 by Una in 4.5 stars, Rating A, Urban Fantasy
Quickie Review: Magic Gifts

Magic Gifts Author: Ilona Andrews  Release Date: Dec. 25, 2011 Publisher: n/a Kate Daniels #5.5 Genre: Urban Fantasy, novella Format(s): e-book Book Source: Author (A free ebook as a gift to her fans – only available for 2 weeks on her website) NOTE: this story will be included as an extra in the upcoming Gunmetal Magic. […]

Quickie Review: Magic Dreams

Posted July 22, 2011 by Una in 4.5 stars, Rating A, Urban Fantasy
Quickie Review: Magic Dreams

“Magic Dreams” from the Anthology HEXED Author: Ilona Andrews  Release Date: June 7, 2011 Publisher: Berkley Sensation Kate Daniels #4.5 ISBN: #978-0425241769 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): Paperback (336 pgs), e-book Book Source: Purchased with my own funds About the book:      Old legends and frightening nightmares came to life in Magic Dreams.  The shapeshifting […]

Series… love them or hat..

Posted June 13, 2011 by Jen in Reviews
Series… love them or hate them?

I’m a series girl. I’ve stated this before, probably several times, but I enjoy a good series – whether it be romance, sci-fi, fantasy, mystery…  There is something reassuring about seeing the same characters and settings book after book.  My love for series started young – when I read Trixie Belden, Little House on the […]

Review: Magic Slays

Posted May 25, 2011 by Jen in 5 stars, Rating A, Reviews, Urban Fantasy
Review: Magic Slays

Magic Slays Author: Ilona Andrews Release Date: May 31, 2011 Publisher: Ace Kate Daniels Book #5 ISBN: #978-0441020423 Genre: Urban Fantasy Format(s): paperback (320 pgs), e-book I received a copy of this book from the PUBLISHER for the purposes of an honest review. From the author’s website:      Plagued by a war between magic […]

Sunday Snippets #13

Posted June 20, 2010 by Jen in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippets #13

From Magic Bleeds by Ilona Andrews. Thirty minutes later we screeched to a halt before my apartment building. I jumped out into the snow, Slayer in hand. Saiman lunged into the driver’s seat. The wheels spun, spraying snowflakes. I jumped back. The car reversed, rolling over the spot where my feet were half a second […]