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Flame in the Dark - A Soulwood Novel, #3

In this third book of Faith Hunter’s Soulwood series, Nell Ingram is starting to find her footing in her PsyLED unit which handles paranormal cases. They get called out when a senator is attacked by a sniper during a party and then, suspici...

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  • Author: Faith Hunter
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

Branded by Fire - Blood & Magic Book 4

The note to reviewer says this stands alone. Reader, it does not, not really. It's the fourth book in the series, and I came in knowing very little, expecting certain things because of the blurb, and not quite getting what I signed up for....

3 Stars

Urban Enemies

"Urban Enemies" edited by Joseph Nassise is an anthology featuring Urban Fantasy authors writing from the perspective of villains. If you are new to Urban Fantasy or love to root for the bad guy, then this anthology is for you. Some familia...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Kelley Armstrong, Jim Butcher, Seanan McGuire, Kevin Hearne, Jonathan Maberry, Jeff Somers
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Gallery Books

Graveyard Shift

This was an exciting and fun start to a new urban fantasy series. I was immediately intrigued when I saw one of the main characters was a pharaoh and mummy. I love seeing unusual paranormal creatures in books and this is one I've never read...

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Owl and the Japanese Circus - Owl, #1

"Owl and the Japanese Circus" is the first book in the Adventures of Owl series. The book starts off with us meeting Alix aka Owl, an ex-archaeologist student turned international antiquities thief, who is getting chased by powerful vampire...

5 Stars

A Kiss before Doomsday - A Dru Jasper Novel, #2

Another stellar novel by Laurence McNaughton featuring Dru's and Greyson's adventures into Doomsday! Great action and plot devices keep this novel rolling along as Dru and Greyson try to prevent Doomsday from happening. Sometimes good chara...

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Blade Bound - Chicagoland Vampires, #13

“Blade Bound” is one of those exciting books where (based on past experience with this couple) things just can’t go as smoothly as one hopes. The excitement and happiness that permeates a milestone celebration such as a wedding, even though...

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  • Author: Chloe Neill
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Berkley

Nine Lives - Lifeline Book 1

"Nine Lives" is about Erin, a girl who sees things that shouldn’t be there—living shadows. She thinks she’s going crazy until she meets someone who also sees what she does, and she’s not sure if she should trust him or not. I was really exc...

3 Stars

Blood Kissed - A Lizzie Grace Series, #1

This was great start to this series. Lizzie is a witch with strong magical powers but she wants nothing to do with that side of herself. She comes from a powerful family and they have certain expectations from her that she does not want any...

4 Stars

Department Zero

To be totally honest, I am not sure how to review this book. It’s incredible. It’s a non-stop roller coaster of multi-dimensional chaos and mayhem, and more than a little humor. I have always been a fan of the amazing H.P. Lovecraft, and th...

5 Stars

The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase

“The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase” is the second installment in The Librarians series. When we meet up with the characters this time, they’re on the hunt for a powerful spell book. They must find this book before its full power is...

5 Stars

The End of Magic - An Echo Park Coven Novel, #3

It's all about family and the ties that bind... Book 3 of the Echo Park Coven series picks up right where book 2 left off. Lyse and several of her coven members are coming out of the subterranean hell in the middle of the desert. They need...

4 Stars
  • Author: Amber Benson
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

Violet Abyss - The Blushing Death #7

'"Violet Abyss" is the seventh in the A Blushing Death series. A heads up now for new to this series readers. This series needs to be read in order. It's an awesome series, so get book one now! In this seventh book we find Dahlia Sabin. She...

5 Stars

Cold Reign - Jane Yellowrock, #10

“Cold Reign” by Faith Hunter is an entertaining addition to the collection. The stories in this series are both mind-boggling and a thrill to read, with their fascinating blend of paranormal, fantasy, and mythic elements, not to mention the...

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  • Author: Faith Hunter
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

Snared - Elemental Assassin, #16

WOW. Snared is the explosive 16th book in author Jennifer Estep’s incredible Elemental Assassin series, and it starts with a bang. The novel is a non-stop race against time to save an innocent girl from a horrific fate. I loved learning mor...

5 Stars

Once Broken Faith - An October Daye Novel, #10

“Once Broken Faith” by Seanan McGuire is an exciting fantasy tale that keeps one on the edge of the seat while marveling at the complexities that seem perfectly logical within the framework of the book. I love the twist on certain staples,...

5 Stars
  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Magic For Nothing - InCryptid, #6

“Magic for Nothing” by Seanan McGuire is an urban fantasy that will stop and make you think about things you’ve seen that are on the edge of uncanny…and wonder. I enjoy the stories in this series and it was fun getting a closer look at Anti...

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  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Warlock in Training - Studies in Demonology Book 1

This was an entertaining beginning to a new urban fantasy series. Angus is a college student who comes from a magical family. His father is a well-connected warlock and expects Angus to follow in his footsteps. Angus has issues with them us...

4 Stars

The Turn - The Hollows Begins with Death

“The Turn” is the prequel to Kim Harrison’s bestselling Hollows series. It takes us to the very beginning of how everything began—from how humanity fell because of tomatoes to how other supernatural creatures like vampires and elves reacted...

5 Stars

Grave - Queen of the Dead, #3

“Grave” by Michelle Sagara finishes the trilogy in an enthralling and unsettling saga. The eerie concept of afterlife is creatively depicted even as the difficult topics of grief and mourning are explored through different characters. There...

5 Stars
  • Author: Michelle Sagara
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Secret Santa - Secret McQueen, book 2.5

Secret McQueen is a badass, private investigator, half-vampire with a werewolf boyfriend who deals mostly in supernatural cases. When an other worldly creature starts killing teens and stuffing their body parts into Christmas stockings, the...

4 Stars
  • Author: Sierra Dean
  • Review by: Josie
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Seasonal / Holiday, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Sierra Dean

Deep Dark Secret - Secret McQueen, Book 3

Werewolf-Vampire hybrid beauty Secret McQueen is in way over her head. Again. This is not a new situation for Secret, but her two worlds have suddenly come crashing in on her. Her billionaire werewolf boyfriend is looking to take their rela...

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The Holver Alley Crew - Streets of Maradaine, #1

"The Holver Alley Crew" is an Urban Fantasy about The Rynax brothers, who want to get on the straight and narrow and decide to open up a legitimate shop, but a great fire happens, ruining their hopes, dreams and future and they have to go b...

5 Stars

Silence Fallen - A Mercy Thompson Novel, #10

Mercy is great and I love reading about her adventures. There is always something going on with her and her pack of wolves. When she goes out to get more supplies to make chocolate chip cookies she gets severely beaten and then kidnapped. W...

4 Stars

Battle Hill Bolero - A Bone Street Rumba Novel, #3

This was an exciting and fast paced end to the Bone Street Rumba trilogy. There is so much going on I'm not even sure how to sum it up for a review. This is definitely not a book that should be read as a standalone. The gang's all back and...

4 Stars
  • Author: Daniel José Older
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: ROC

Hungry Ghosts - Eric Carter #3

Hungry Ghosts is the exciting, dark and sometimes bloody, third installment of the Eric Carter series. This book could be read as a standalone but shouldn't because it contains massive spoilers for books one and two. Eric is trying to aveng...

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  • Author: Stephen Blackmoore
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

The Operator - The Peri Reed Chronicles, #2

"The Operator" is the second book in Harrison's new series, The Peri Reed Chronicles. Peri just wants to live her life without Opti, and without anyone trying to use her for her drafting abilities. She still can't remember the last three ye...

5 Stars

The Ghoul Vendetta - A SPI Files Novel, #4

Jump into a world where things aren’t always as they seem and you might not be either. This paranormal story is full of adventure, intrigue and fun. Located in NYC is an organization run by a dragon. If you can imagine the mythical creature...

5 Stars
  • Author: Lisa Shearin
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

The Catcher's Trap

The Catcher’s Trap is about Andres, a lonely guy, who follows a stranger and his friends to a party where he’s kidnapped. He’s taken to a new dimension that looks and feels like hell itself. When I finally turned that last page, the first w...

5 Stars

Pocket Full of Tinder - A Noon Onyx Novel, #4

I have reviewed the first three books in the Noon Onyx series and have enjoyed everyone. “Pocket Full of Tinder” does not disappoint. It has all that I have come to expect from Ms. Archer. Get ready for some action, character building, frie...

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Chameleon Assassin - Chameleon Assassin Series Book 1

Once again, author BR Kingsolver has created a world that is rugged, violent, and vastly intriguing. As a fan of her Telepathic Clans series, I knew this would be a great read, and I was not wrong. Ms. Kingsolver tells a tale of a broken-do...

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Dragon Spawn - World of the Lupi Book 13

This was another great installment in this series. There are a few things going on in this story. Rule has been challenged to a fight to the death over the Leidolf mantle and Lily learns that Tom Weng is still alive and things are worse in...

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  • Author: Eileen Wilks
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Berkley

Flameout - A Souls of Fire Novel, #3

“Flameout” by Keri Arthur continues a unique saga about a world that contains phoenixes, vampires, and mad scientists. I am always fascinated to get immersed into this author’s version of phoenixes although I am frustrated about the relatio...

4 Stars
  • Author: Keri Arthur
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Signet

The Twenty-Sided Sorceress Volume 1 - The Twenty-Sided Sorceress, #1

This is the nerdster book of all time! Talk about being nerdy! If you love paranormal romance/action/adventure, this book is up your alley. The plot is complex, the action is fast-paced at times, many references to: comics, Star Wars, D&D,...

5 Stars

Every Mountain Made Low

For a first novel dealing with complex issues like Down Syndrome in a paranormal thriller is amazing! Alex writes from the perspective of the main character's point of view which provides insight to her world and how she perceives it illust...

5 Stars

The Family Plot

Chilling, spooky, and spine tingling! At one point in my life, horror and Gothic novels made up nearly half of my reading material. As horror novels began to rely more on blood, gore, and violence and put less emphasis on creating an ominou...

4 Stars

Otherworld Chills - An Otherworld Novel

“Otherworld Chllls” by Kelley Armstrong is an anthology of seven stories that tie together the various threads of the Otherworld universe, starting with “Brazen” that focuses on the search for the evil Malcolm Danvers. Hope the half demon s...

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  • Author: Kelley Armstrong
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Plume

Curse on the Land - A Soulwood Novel, #2

This was another great installment of the Soulwood series. Nell comes back from her PsyLED training and almost immediately she ends up working a case. Something is making Soulwood feel evil and there are events happening at the church compo...

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  • Author: Faith Hunter
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

The Last Adventure of Constance Verity

My first thought upon finishing this book was "that was fun!" The Last Adventure of Constance Verity was a wild ride through an otherworldly amusement park while on some serious drugs. At least that's what it felt like. A. Lee Martinez genr...

4 Stars

Shadowed Souls

This was a fabulous anthology filled with a variety of short, dark urban fiction stories. There are eleven stories total and there is a little something for everyone here. There are fae, genies, wizards, zombies and more. I don't read a lot...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Jim Butcher, Rob Thurman, Seanan McGuire, Kerrie Hughes, Kevin J. Anderson
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: ROC

Dracula vs. Hitler

Professor Van Helsing has settled down to a quiet life in Romania decades after his battle against Dracula. But when a darker evil known as the Nazis reach out to grab his country and threatens all he holds dear, the only tool he can reach...

5 Stars
  • Author: Patrick Sheane Duncan
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Inkshares

Hell of a Ride - Elsewhere, #1

I must confess to an error. I did not catch that this was part of a series, and found that jumping into the middle of a story already in progress didn't work too well. This book is put down as the first in a series, but from where it starts...

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To Kill a Kettle Witch - A Novel of the Mist-Torn Witches, #4

I really liked that “To Kill a Kettle Witch” involved two sisters that were two sides of a coin. They were both seers, one saw the past and the other saw the future. The book reminded me of the television series Charmed. The sister’s ancest...

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Hell's Gates - Caith Morningstar, #2

"Hell's Gates" gets 4.5 stars from me! Caith Morningstar is the strong main character of this story. Caith is someone that you can always depend on. Her life has hit an all-time low. A lot has happened to her, but she shows strength and per...

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Crimson Death - An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Novel, #25

Anita is off on another adventure and meeting new people as well. Ireland, I’ve always wanted to go there and I love that Hamilton does her research on new places she puts in her books. It gave me a glimpse of how I imagined it to be. Damia...

4 Stars

Magic Binds - Kate Daniels, #9

This was one of my most anticipated books of the year and I'm so happy to say that it did not disappoint at all. This book was fantastic. Kate and Curran are planning to get married but a vision from the Witch Oracle shows that their journe...

5 Stars
  • Author: Ilona Andrews
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ACE

Flight from Mayhem - Fly by Night, #2

I have always been a fan of Yasmine and she never disappoints. The Fly by Night series is a newer series from her but I’m loving it. “Flight from Mayhem” is book two. Let me just say right off the bat that Glenda is a real piece of work and...

4 Stars
  • Author: Yasmine Galenorn
  • Review by: Confusedagony
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Berkley

Ritual Crime Unit: Spirit Animals

Another great novelist with an outstanding mixture of action and description plot. The plot is a very methodical story with tons of action in a vampire who-dun-it fashion! Extremely suspenseful at times with descriptive, complex moments wit...

5 Stars
  • Author: E. E. Richardson
  • Review by: Kittybooboo13
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * Susp: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Abaddon

Heroine Complex

Heroine Complex is the first novel in a series by Sarah Kuhn about super heroes, with sometimes misguided gifts. Aveda Jupiter has taken the demon hordes by storm, as the sole protector of San Francisco. She is great at kicking butt, and sh...

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Midnight Marked - A Chicagoland Vampires Novel, #12

“Midnight Marked” by Chloe Neill blends paranormal elements with remarkable contemporary elements that bring one into the story and make one think that these are folks you could get to know and live near, then suddenly realize the danger th...

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  • Author: Chloe Neill
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: NAL

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