Genre: Urban Fantasy

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Audiobook Review – Discount Armageddon by Seanan McGuire

Audiobook Review – Discount Armageddon by Seanan McGuire

  Discount Armageddon is the first book in Seanan McGuire’s InCryptid series. With a lot of worldbuilding and characters lining the pages this book was a “down the middle” for me. I had been eyeballing this book for quite some time. Honestly, the cover itself invoked the same kind of mixed reaction that reading the book invoked. Kind of a mixture of WOW and SAY WHAT? Verity was a great strong female lead, but I felt the focus on her… Read more »

Audiobook Review: The Engineer Wizard by Glenn Michaels

Audiobook Review: The Engineer Wizard by Glenn Michaels

The Engineer Wizard by Glenn Michaels is the first book in The Genie and the Wizard series.  This is a DNF review. After a very strenuous attempt to listen and make it though, I got to about the 1/2 way mark before deciding I just needed to move on. It has been a very long time since I have posted a DNF review. Making it just short of the half-way mark before throwing the towel in is a big deal… Read more »

Book Review: Siren’s Call by Jayne Castle

Book Review: Siren’s Call by Jayne Castle

Siren’s Call is Jayne Castle‘s fourth book in her Rainshadow series. Set in a fascinating world, Siren’s Call pulled me in and didn’t let me go! Siren’s Call is actually the first book I have read by this author and I was more than pleasantly surprised. Set in a unique world where aliens are no longer present, but their mark remains sets an intriguing setting for this story. With fascinating imagery being alluring in its own right, it is not… Read more »

Book Review: No More Black Magic by A.L. Kessler

Book Review: No More Black Magic by A.L. Kessler

No More Black Magic is A.L. Kessler‘s first (published) step into the world of Urban Fantasy…and I like it! No, scratch that. I FUCKING LOVE IT.  Here Witchy Witchy?  Fuck yeah!   Kessler encompasses everything awesome about urban fantasy in this page turning new book. No More Black Magic is a great story all the way around .  A vivid world with authentic and intense characters.  Set in a great Urban Fantasy world with a profound female protagonist, there is really… Read more »

Audiobook Review: Half-Resurrection Blues by Daniel José Older

Audiobook Review: Half-Resurrection Blues by Daniel José Older

Half-Resurrection Blues by Daniel José Older is the first book in his Bone Street Rumba series.  This Urban Fantasy was full of grit and soul and an absolute pleasure to listen to! I snatched up this offer on a whim after looking at the other audiobook options.  An author I have never heard of, that is narrating his own book?  Intrigue won the internal debate, but I am going to admit that I was skeptical and a bit pre-judgmental that… Read more »

Audiobook Review: Burned by Karen Marie Moning

Audiobook Review: Burned by Karen Marie Moning

 I tried desperately NOT to put anything spoilerish in this review.  I am not perfect, but I did try. Burned by Karen Marie Moning is the seventh book in the Fevered series.  I have sung my love of this series for many many years and It is one of the few series I always think about rereading.  That being said, Burned just didn’t hold up to any expectations. I am not sure what just happened here.  I was left feeling disappointed, confused, and… Read more »