Tag: ROC

Review: Master of Plagues by E..

Review: Master of Plagues by E.L. Tettensor

Master of Plagues Author: E.L. Tettensor Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: Gikany and Una have been on pins and needles, anxiously awaiting Master of Plagues.  Ms. Tettensor did not disappoint!  Though this mystery was a bit different from the first, we still enjoyed the mythology, the world, and the twists […]

Review: Vacant by Alex Hughes

Posted December 12, 2014 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: Vacant by Alex Hughes

Vacant Author: Alex Hughes Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: Note: There are spoilers of previous books in this review. The books in this series build on each other. Seriously read the previous books starting with Clean before you read this one. Read this review at your risk. Ms. Hughes has […]

Review: Tainted Blood by M.L. ..

Posted November 6, 2014 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Tainted Blood by M.L. Brennan

Tainted Blood Author: M. L. Brennan Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: M.L. Brennan has done it again.  This is another well written, gripping, and emotionally charged novel.  Tainted Blood continues the story of Fort, the unlikely hero and reluctant vampire, as he strengthens his role in his family and the […]

Sunday Snippet + Giveaway: Ame..

Posted October 26, 2014 by Una in giveaway, Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet + Giveaway: American Vampire series by M.L. Brennan

Today we have a special treat for you in honor of the third book of the American Vampire series, Tainted Blood, releasing Tuesday, November  4, 2014.  Your special treat is a Double Feature Sunday Snippet with a giveaway!!  Not only are you getting a bonus snippet from the second novel, Iron Night (see our previous Sunday Snippet) but also a chance to […]

Review + Giveaway: Broken Soul..

Posted September 30, 2014 by B. in blog tour, giveaway, Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review + Giveaway: Broken Soul by Faith Hunter

Broken Soul Author: Faith Hunter Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Continuing her employment with Leo Pellissier, Master of the City of New Orleans and most of the southeast, Jane Yellowrock has been through more, and lost more, than she ever imagined she would. Unfortunately, the challenges aren’t going to end anytime soon. […]

Review: House Immortal by Devo..

Posted September 19, 2014 by Gikany-Una in Rating B, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: House Immortal by Devon Monk

House Immortal Author: Devon Monk Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: B+ What We’re Talking About: House Immortal is the first book in the new House Immortal series by Devon Monk.  As fans of her Allie Beckstrom and Broken Magic series, we eagerly awaited this new science fiction series.  Gikany and Una liked it and hope […]

Review: Revenant by Kat Richar..

Posted August 19, 2014 by Gikany-Una in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Revenant by Kat Richardson

Revenant Author: Kat Richardson Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: B- What We’re Talking About: Revenant is the final (for now) book in the Greywalker series.  Gikany and Una are a little sad to see this series end.  We’ve really enjoyed this series even though we jumped into it in the middle.  However, this final book […]

Review: Premonitions by Jamie ..

Posted July 15, 2014 by Gikany-Una in Rating C, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Premonitions by Jamie Schultz

Premonitions Author: Jamie Schultz   Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: C+ What We’re Talking About: Premonitions is an interesting novel that follows the bad guys as they try to survive the larger predators of the crime world.  It is slow to start and Gikany and Una found it to be a bit lacking, though the […]

Sunday Snippet: Iron Night by ..

Posted July 6, 2014 by Una in Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: Iron Night by M.L. Brennan

 About the Book Iron Night  Author:  M.L. Brennan Publisher:   ROC Released:  January 7, 2014 REVIEW HERE Snippet My day then got even worse as I walked back into the dining room and noticed the homicidally envious looks that my fellow waiters were shooting me.  That only ever meant one thing, and I gulped as I went […]

Review: Property of a Lady Fai..

Posted June 5, 2014 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Property of a Lady Faire by Simon R. Green

Property of a Lady Faire Author: Simon R. Green Reviewer: Gikany & Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: Witty as always, Simon R. Green’s Property of a Lady Faire was a fun romp.  The latest in the Secret Histories series, Gikany and Una enjoyed the twists and turns and, of course, the wonderful banter […]

Review: Marked by Alex Hughes

Review: Marked by Alex Hughes

Marked Author: Alex Hughes  Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: Marked is the third novel in the fascinating Mindspace Investigation series.  Gikany and Una continue to love both this gripping and interesting world, along with Adam West, the deeply flawed hero we cannot help but cheer for.  *Please note: this will […]

Review: Stone Cold by Devon Mo..

Posted March 28, 2014 by Gikany-Una in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Stone Cold by Devon Monk

Stone Cold Author: Devon Monk Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A- What We’re Talking About: Stone Cold is the final book in the Broken Magic series.  Gikany and Una are sad that Shamus and Terric’s story is over since we have enjoyed this world and these two unlikely heroes.  It doesn’t happen often, but Una […]

Review: Red Delicious by Kathl..

Posted March 3, 2014 by B. in Rating B, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Red Delicious by Kathleen Tierney

Red Delicious Author: Kathleen Tierney Reviewer: B. Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: In Red Delicious, Quinn (don’t call her Siobhan) is our tour guide once again through her memories of the events that shaped her up to an undefined present. This time, she finds herself in an even more complicated situation, involving battling succubi, […]

Review: Murder of Crows by Ann..

Posted February 26, 2014 by B. in Rating A, reviews, urban fantasy
Review: Murder of Crows by Anne Bishop

Murder of Crows Author: Anne Bishop  Reviewer: B. Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Meg Corbyn was a complete mystery to the Others when she first arrived at Lakeside Courtyard. Two months later, the resident terra indigene, or Earth Natives, have accepted that this aspect of their relationship with her isn’t likely to ever change. […]

Review: Darkwalker by E.L. Tet..

Review: Darkwalker by E.L. Tettensor

Darkwalker Author: E. L. Tettensor  Reviewer: Gikany and Una Rating: A What We’re Talking About: Darkwalker is the debut novel in the Nicholas Lenoir series.  It seems the series will chronicle Nicholas Lenoir, a detective in a dark, historical fantasy world.  We were wary at first, but we found ourselves rooting for this anti-hero and really […]