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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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Mortal Sins by Eileen Wilks

Read May 2018 Recommended for fans of early Anita Blake, Kate Daniels ★    ★    ★   ★     Every now and then I read a review that mentions something along the lines of, “I’m not going to summarize this book because … Continue reading

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Mortal Danger by Eileen Wilks

Read  April 2018 Recommended for fans of urban fantasy ★    ★   ★   1/2 I’m going to shamelessly borrow a technique from my friend and buddy-reader, Mimi, and shorthand this as: ‘The one where Lily becomes two people, visits Dis with … Continue reading

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The Witches by Roald Dahl

Read  October 2017 Recommended for fans of Roald Dahl ★    ★    Things that are cool: a cigar-smoking grandma who encourages you to take safe action investigating solving problems witches with accents   Things that are creepy: Having to stay a … Continue reading

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Blood Trail by Tanya Huff

Read  October 2017 Recommended for fans of vampires, werewolves, female PIs ★    ★    ★    Huff takes on werewolves, 1992 style. Henry tempts Vicki with a case needing discretion–a possible murder of werewolves. Since they were shot in wolf form … Continue reading

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Small Magics by Ilona Andrews. Not so small.

Read September 2015 Recommended for fans of PNR, the Andrews  ★    ★   ★    1/2 This collection contains the stories “A Questionable Client,” “Retribution Clause,” “Of Swine and Roses,” “Grace of Small Magics” and “Magic Tests.” Committed fans of the … Continue reading

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Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews

Read August 2015 Recommended for fans of urban fantasy, kick-ass plots  ★    ★    ★    ★    ★    The Kate Daniels series was originally plotted to end at book seven, culminating with the classic father confrontation (“I am your father”). While … Continue reading

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Murder of Crows by Anne Bishop

Read June 2014 Recommended for fans of urban fantasy, shapeshifters ★    ★    ★      1/2 Don’t judge me. I just read book one in this series (Written in Red)–twice–and so what else was I to do but full speed to … Continue reading

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