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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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How to Live an Undead Lie by Hailey Edwards

Read April 2020 Recommended for fans of Sookie Stackhouse  ★     ★    ★    ★ Another enjoyable entry in the Necromancy series. As an aside, the ‘necromancy’ seems to be similar to ‘magic,’ except the skill can also raise … Continue reading

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Beholder’s Eye by Julie E. Czerneda

Read May 2019 Recommended for fans of aliens, space operas ★   ★  ★   ★ I remember reading The Big Idea for Czerneda’s latest book on Scalzi’s blog (ok, it was 2018) and was intrigued by her idea of … Continue reading

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Black Arts by Faith Hunter

Read January 2019 Recommended for fans of vampires ★     ★    ★   2019: past-carol. either had a much better attention span or lower standards. Let’s be honest: probably a bit of both. So what happened is that I started … Continue reading

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Broken Soul by Faith Hunter

Read December 2018 Recommended for fans of Jane Yellowrock ★     ★    ★     The Post in Which I Muse on the Series. I dropped this series a few years back. Heavy on vampire politics and with a lead … Continue reading

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