Tag Archives: paranormal romance

A Ghoulish Midlife. Why yes, it is ghoulish.

Attempted July 2021★  Read only if you are a middle-aged woman who lost the love of your life (but who also refers to your only son as the other love of your life) and want to imagine what it might be like … Continue reading

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On the Wings of War by Hailey Turner

Read May 2021 Recommended for fans action-packed UF ★  ★  ★  ★ My favorite installment in the series yet. It’s full of a variety of types of action with a little more emphasis on the human political sphere and less … Continue reading

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Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix Harrow

Read March 2021 Recommended for ★   1/2 I stalled. Why? Because it contains one trope I hate,¹ a character type I dislike,² and a plot choice I dislike³ with what is looking to be a fairly predictable story that’s lingering in the … Continue reading

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Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno Garcia

Read October 2020 Recommended for those who enjoy a serious angst vampy story        I think this is a pass for me. Domingo is a seventeen year-old who lives on the streets, getting by by being invisible and … Continue reading

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All Souls Near& Nigh by Hailey Turner

Read May 2020 Recommended for fans of PNR ★   ★   ★   1/2 As you might be able to tell from my categories, there’s a bit of kitchen sink about this. Shifters, gods, demons, mages, and vampires in New York … Continue reading

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A Ferry of Bones & Gold by Hailey Turner

Read May 2020 Recommended for fans of PNR ★   ★   1/2 Definitely a QB¹ read, but strangely addicting. I found the combination of ex-military, magic-wielding, NYC, and inclusion of the pantheon of gods downright irresistible. I finished this and went … Continue reading

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Pack of Lies by Hailey Edwards

Read April 2020 Recommended for Quarantine Brain™  ★     ★    ★   1 /2 Somewhere between the boundless enthusiasm of a fan and the keen eye of a critic lands Quarantine Brain.™ Pack of Lies is book two in Edwards’ … Continue reading

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Shadow of Doubt by Hailey Edwards

Read April 2020 Recommended for fans of   ★     ★    1/2    A   3 ★   on the Quarantine Brain reads. Or not; I mean, some of the typical PNR problems are all here: a fascination with describing hair, MCs … Continue reading

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How to Survive an Undead Honeymoon by Hailey Edwards

Read April 2020 Recommended for fans of Sookie Stackhouse  ★     ★    1/2 The series is wrapped up, but what, you are surely wondering, did Grier and Linus do on their honeymoon? Never fear, this novella answers the question … Continue reading

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How to Wake an Undead City by Hailey Edwards

Read April 2020 Recommended for fans of Kate Daniels  ★     ★    ★     The sixth book in the ‘Necromancy’ series, it plays a capstone role in the storyline. By the time it ended, I’d say it felt like … Continue reading

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