Tag Archives: urban fantasy

Rolling in the Deep by Mira Grant

Read  December 2017 Recommended for fans of Mira Grant ★    ★    1/2 My success with Into the Drowning Deep led me to this novella and nominal prequel. Sadly, this feels more like the Seanan McGuire I am familiar with; the … Continue reading

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Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant

Read  December 2017 Recommended for fans of urban fantasy horror, ocean ★    ★    ★    ★   1/2 I knew Seanan McGuire/Mira Grant had it in her, somewhere. She takes the promise she had shown in Feed, her creature inventiveness from Discount … Continue reading

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Magic Binds by Ilona Andrews

Re-read  December 2017 Recommended for fans of urban fantasy ★    ★    ★   ★   1/2   About a year after my initial read, I think it’s time for a decent review. More relaxed reading time raised my rating; I actually think … Continue reading

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Pack of Lies by laura anne gilman

Read  December 2017 Recommended for fans of CSI, urban fantasy ★    ★    ★   I have to tell you, reviews I wrote in 2011 were pretty shitty. Bad enough that I only had the vaguest idea of the plot. So, I’ve … Continue reading

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Hard Magic by laura anne gilman

Read  December 2017 Recommended for fans of CSI, urban fantasy ★    ★    ★   End of the year cleaning, both my TBR list and my bookshelves. I’ve read it before and liked it, but couldn’t remember if it really deserved its … Continue reading

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So You Want to be a Wizard by Diane Duane

Read  November 2017 Recommended for people who want to think ★    ★    ★    1/2 Why yes, yes I do. Based on the title, I expected something rather light and possibly silly. What I got was something more substantial, an old … Continue reading

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Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

Read  November 2017 Recommended for fans of skewed myths ★    ★    ★    ★     Fairy tales, myths, folklore; these small, archetypal tales that have endured through generations of childhood. Seanan McGuire reinvented them once again for the current decade. … Continue reading

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Hidden Blade by Pippa DaCosta

Read  October 2017 Recommended for fans of action!UF!action! ★    ★   I’m a bit bummed, because my friends have such enthusiastic reviews and now I’m going to harsh all over their mellow. It could be the Kindle; I’m not known … 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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Blood Price by Tanya Huff

Read  October 2017 Recommended for fans of vampires, female PIs ★    ★    ★      I wish I had found this series when it was written, way back in 1991. One of the earliest entrants in the urban fantasy/paranormal romance … Continue reading

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