Posts Tagged: urban fantasy

Book Review ~ Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs

Book Review ~ Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs

  Silence Fallen is the 10th installment in Patricia Briggs’ Mercy Thompson series. This is a series I have followed since the beginning and waaayyyy before this site ever existed. It is a series that I will continue to read, but the last few books are just missing the pizzazz that the beginning of the series held. Silence Fallen starts off exciting and the author takes us abroad, swiftly changing the tone and adding in new characters. I thought this new expedition would bring back some of the excitement, but I feel that the lack of of a new over-arching plot… Read more »

Divider

Release Day Review of Dragon Spawn by Eileen Wilks

Release Day Review of Dragon Spawn by Eileen Wilks

Dragon Spawn by Eileen Wilks is the 13th book in her World of the Lupi series. This series is still going strong and the world building is truly astonishing. Dragon Spawn is roller coaster ride of a read. This series is one of my favorites and I always start to get nervous when one of my favorite series is pushing over 10 publications. I start worrying about things like (because these things HAVE HAPPENED MANY TIMES): Q: Will the author lose her way? A: SHE DIDN’T   Q: Is the story going to start failing to hold the high standards… Read more »

Divider

Interview and Spotlight for An Import of Intrigue by Marshal Ryan Marisca

Interview and Spotlight for An Import of Intrigue by Marshal Ryan Marisca

Welcome! Today I want to talk about a soon-to-be-released fantasy / urban fantasy / mystery book, An Import of Intrigue by Marshall Ryan Maresca. I read the first book earlier this year and it was extremely *cough* Intriguing! I loved the strong female lead and her extremely unique circumstances. I hope you enjoy the author interview and information on An Import of Intrigue! INTERVIEW WITH MARSHALL Welcome to Booked & Loaded, Marshall! Thank you for being available for an interrogation interview!  It has been a while since I have opportunity to interview an author and I feel a little rusty!… Read more »

Divider

Audiobook Review – Staked by Kevin Hearne

Audiobook Review – Staked by Kevin Hearne

Staked by Kevin Hearne is the eighth book in his Urban Fantasy series, the Iron Druid Chronicles. If you are a consumer of urban fantasy and have not picked up this series yet, SHAME ON YOU. Especially, if you are consuming audiobooks. Staked might be my favorite in this series and yet I cannot quite put my finger on why. Maybe it was the how the backstory has progressed and grown. Maybe it was simply the combination of humor and fantastic world building. Maybe it was the wide variety of characters that I have truly come to feel connected to…. Read more »

Divider

Book Review of Deathly Magic by A.L. Kessler

Book Review of Deathly Magic by A.L. Kessler

Deathly Magic by A.L. Kessler is the second book in her Here Witchy Witchy series. This urban fantasy was a joy to read and only left me jonesing for more. Deathly Magic is a quick paced Urban Fantasy. The character growth and back-story that is bursting forth with awesomeness, has left me with a yearning for MORE Abigail. I always expect these two things from any Urban Fantasy and I am so pleased that this series is accomplishing both. I am undecided about Abby’s new partner Nick. I still don’t like him but I think my feelings pretty much run parallel… Read more »

Divider

Book Review: Fire Touched (Mercy Thompson #9) by Patricia Briggs

Book Review: Fire Touched (Mercy Thompson #9) by Patricia Briggs

Fire Touched is the 9th book in Patricia Briggs’ Mercy Thompson Series. I have been a long time reader of this series and Mercy is a character that always seems to come alive. Fire Touched was much more action filled than many of the previous books in the Mercy Thompson series and moved at a quick and steady pace, but I just kept thinking WTF? Fire Touched just did not seem to keep true to who I always felt Mercy was and IS. Character growth in Urban Fantasy is something that this genre does phenomenally well and yet I just… Read more »

Divider