3.5 stars Category

Book Review: A Better World by Marcus Sakey

A Better World by Marcus Sakey Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller Series: Book 2 of The Brilliance Saga Publisher: Thomas & Mercer (June 17, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars I’ve actually not read the first book of the Brilliance Saga, but was reassured when told I could read A Better World without having to tackle Brilliance first. […]

Read More

Book Review: Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Thomas Sweterlitsch

Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Thomas Sweterlitsch Genre: Science Fiction Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Putnam (July 10, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Cyberpunk is another one of those science fiction subgenres that have been more miss than hit with me in the past, but that hasn’t stopped me from giving more of it a try, hoping […]

Read More

Book Review: Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed

Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed Genre: Fantasy Series: The Crescent Moon Kingdoms #1 Publisher: Daw (February 2012) Wendy’s Rating 3.5 of 5 stars What I enjoyed most about this tale wasn’t the action, or even the over all plot. I loved the characters—specifically the juxtaposition of the different personalities, beliefs and relationships […]

Read More

Book Review: Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson

Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson Genre: Urban Fantasy, Science-Fantasy Publisher: Hachette Book Group Date of Publication: March 15, 2001 Author Information: Website | Twitter Tiara’s Rating – 3.5 of 5 stars I know this book is classified as science fiction, but honestly, it felt more like urban fantasy to me. At best, it was […]

Read More

YA Weekend: Graceling by Kristin Cashore

Graceling by Kristin Cashore Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Series: Book 1 of Graceling Ream Publisher: Harcourt (October 1, 2008) Author Information: Website Mogsy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars The Graceling audiobook came highly recommended to me and I can see why … it gets the full cast treatment! If you’re confident that you can get […]

Read More

YA Weekend: Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor

Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Series: Book 3 of Daughter of Smoke & Bone Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (April 8, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars  It’s over! And make no mistake, whatever I may say here about Dreams […]

Read More

Book Review: Sunstone by Freya Robertson

Sunstone by Freya Robertson Genre: Epic Fantasy Series: The Elemental Wars #2 Publisher: Angry Robot Books Publication Date: March 2014 Wendy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars As always, Robertson’s world and character building is incredible. Anguis continues to enthrall me with its beauty and its many realms and unique people. The events that occurred in […]

Read More

Tour Review: Night Owls by Lauren M. Roy

Night Owls by Lauren M. Roy Genre: Urban Fantasy Series: Book 1 of Night Owls Publisher: Ace (February 25, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars   Score one to this book for having a protagonist who is a bookseller. And bonus points for her being a vampire too. The […]

Read More

Book Review: Banished by Liz de Jager

Banished by Liz de Jager Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal Series: Book 1 of The Blackhart Legacy Publisher: Tor UK (February 27, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars  At first glance, Banished may seem like another relatively routine venture into the paranormal young adult genre, but dig a little deeper […]

Read More

Book Review: Hang Wire by Adam Christopher

Hang Wire by Adam Christopher Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Series: Stand alone Publisher: Angry Robot (January 28, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Having wanted to read a book by this author for a while, I initially debated either tackling 7 Wonders or the Empire State series, but then […]

Read More