Urban Fantasy Category

Book Review: Warbound by Larry Correia

Warbound byLarry Correia Expected Date of Publication: August 6, 2013 Thank you to Netgalley and Baen for providing me with an e-ARC of Warbound in exchange for an honest review. This is the third book of bestselling author Larry Correia’s Grimnoir Chronicles series, and because I had such a blast with the two previous books, […]

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Review Bites: DNF

I make a point of finishing every book I pick up. There have been some that I haven’t made it through in the past, but since founding a book club and working on this site, I’ve felt compelled to make sure I get through every book, even if it sometimes means skimming pages of the […]

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Book Review: Mockingbird by Chuck Wendig

Mockingbird by Chuck Wendig I can’t get enough of Miriam Black. I just can’t. I thought the initial delight of discovering this twisted and refreshingly candid series would have worn off a bit by now, but it hasn’t. If anything, I think I’m finally starting to sense of who Miriam is and the direction in […]

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Book Review: The Monsters in Your Neighborhood by Jesse Petersen

The Monsters in Your Neighborhood byJesse Petersen Expected Date of Publication: July 29, 2013 If you ever find yourself with some time on a lazy afternoon, in the mood for a book that’s light, funny and just a little silly, I highly recommend the Monstrosity series by Jesse Petersen. They’re super quick reads and are […]

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Audiobook Review: Turn Coat by Jim Butcher

Turn Coat by Jim Butcher I seem to have developed a habit of reading the first book in a series then skipping a whole bunch to read from the series again. It worked well for me with Star Wars: A New Jedi Order and I can’t complain about my recent run with The Dresden Files. […]

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Werewolves on SPACE

Laura Vandervoort as Elena Michaesl Bitten was my first real introduction to urban fantasy and supernatural books. I fell in love with Kelley Armstrong‘s Women of the Otherworld series. Part of my love comes from national pride: both Armstrong and her main character Elena Michaels are Canadian and it’s always nice to find the familiar […]

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Book Review: Whispers Under Ground by Ben Aaronovitch

Whispers Under Ground by Ben Aaronovitch Wow, never have I snapped up and read all the currently available books in a series so quickly. With my enthusiasm waning for Harry Dresden in light of the new direction the Dresden Files series has taken in the last few books, someone else has recently dethroned him as […]

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Book Review: The Remortal by Ramsey Isler

The Remortal by Ramsey Isler Immortality is boring. This is one of the aspects of stories about immortality that I enjoy, but not many of the stories I’ve read deal with this. Or rather, they don’t focus on the desire of an immortal to move on. I was attracted to The Remortal specifically because this […]

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Book Review: Libriomancer by Jim C. Hines

Libriomancer by Jim C. Hines This was a book I had high hopes for, ever since finding out what it was about. At some point in our childhoods, I’m sure all of us bibliophiles have wished that the worlds in our favorite books were real, and wondered what it would be like to interact with […]

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Book Review: The Blue Blazes by Chuck Wendig

The Blue Blazes by Chuck Wendig Okay, my first thought after reading this book: Chuck Wendig is awesome! Then, my second thought: Why on earth haven’t I heard about or read anything from this author before now? So, my thanks to Angry Robot for rectifying this, by providing me with an e-ARC of The Blue Blazes […]

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