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Admiral - An Evagardian Novel, #1

“Admiral” by Sean Danker starts with a mystery that gets more and more intricate as the four beings who awaken together explore their surroundings. The mystery unfolds as they experience it, which gets progressively more frustrating and sus...

4 Stars
  • Author: Sean Danker
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction, Debut Title, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: ROC

The Burning Page - The Invisible Library Novel, #3

“The Burning Page” by Genevieve Cogman is a wonderful whirlwind ride through alternate worlds and risky situations linked by a reverence for the printed word. I love the way elements of history and fictitious characters are tweaked and meld...

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The Invisible Library - The Invisible Library Novel, #1

What bibliophile could resist a story that features Librarians as intrepid explorers and protectors of unique printed works of fiction? I love that there is a special Language that is used for all kinds of remarkable functions and that ther...

4 Stars
  • Author: Genevieve Cogman
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, Debut Title
  • Publisher: ROC

The Masked City - The Invisible Library Novel, #2

“The Masked City” by Genevieve Cogman is another foray into a fantastical set of worlds that represent the ongoing struggle between order and chaos. I am fascinated by the visual representations of the extremes, as reflected in the Fae vs....

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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

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

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

Prince of Outcasts - Change Series, #16

A more intense, and action-packed fun, novel would be hard pressed to find. This is a very gritty story with well-developed characters full of tense moments. Stirling does an outstanding job with the blow-by-blow moments and intense descrip...

4 Stars

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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Marked In Flesh - A Novel of the Others, #4

As always Anne Bishop has written a story that I could not put down. With book four in the “Others” series she has proven she can keep me hooked for the long haul. Meg and Simon are two characters that are just fun to read. Their chemistry...

5 Stars

From a Drood to a Kill - A Secret Histories Novel, #9

From a Drood to a Kill is another novel in the secret histories series by Simon R Green. The series is a continuation of the amazing adventures of Eddie Drood, part of a lineage of family that keeps humanity safe from the "dark, demonic, an...

4 Stars
  • Author: Simon R. Green
  • Review by: Gabrielle
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Vision In Silver - A Novel of the Others, #3

I love Anne Bishop’s work and The Others Series. I cannot get enough of this world. Bishop has become one of my favorite authors, so that no matter what is written, I will read it. In this story we have Meg and Simon. I just love, love thes...

5 Stars
  • Author: Anne Bishop
  • Review by: Missyb0103
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Series: Read in Order
  • Publisher: ROC

I, Robot - To Preserve - To Preserve

Isaac Asimov’s remarkable contribution to science as well as science fiction provides the backbone for thought-provoking stories such as this one. Dr. Reichert continues to expertly immerse the reader in a society that is entirely plausible...

4 Stars
  • Author: Mickey Zucker Reichert
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ROC

Midnight Taxi Tango - A Bone Street Rumba Novel, #2

Carlos is still coming to grips with his new half-life, working for the Council of the Dead to solve ghost problems. That’s fine except his focus is divided knowing that Sacha, his love is out there and he wants her back. His friend Kia, Ba...

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

Shadow Rites - A Jane Yellowrock Novel, #10

Jane is hip deep in preparation for the European Vamps’ visit. To complicate matters, the Witch Conclave is imminent and of major importance to the relations between the vamps and the witches. To finally be sitting down together to iron out...

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

The Demonists - Book 1

This was a really good start to a new urban fantasy series. John Fogg and his wife Theodora Knight are paranormal investigators with their own television show. Theodora is a psychic and John is an exorcist. One night a case goes horribly wr...

4 Stars
  • Author: Thomas E. Sniegoski
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Ash and Silver - A Sanctuary Novel, #2

Carol Berg excels at creating vivid fantasy worlds with tortured and fascinating characters and that is exquisitely demonstrated in her story “Ash and Silver”. The combination of the mystery behind Greenshank’s past that is gradually reveal...

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The Night Voice - A Novel of the Noble Dead, #11

This long-running paranormal series has introduced some memorable characters and this story did a good job of resolving some of the ongoing issues while providing a quest that allows some of the characters to finally grow into their destini...

4 Stars

Blood In Her Veins - Nineteen Stories From the World of Jane Yellowrock

In today’s world of e-books and anthologies, it is hard to keep up and keep track of a favorite author or character. Faith Hunter and her publisher have done something I wish more would do; collect the stories in chronological order and pub...

5 Stars
  • Author: Faith Hunter
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: ROC

Dreaming Death - A Palace of Dreams Novel, #1

Some stories grab you from the first page and never let you out from under the spell, starting with a single thread and adding others until there is a complex tapestry of characters and events. The deft unfolding of this story and the bread...

5 Stars

Grave Visions - An Alex Craft Novel, #4

I absolutely love Kalayna Price and her Alex Craft series. Ms. Price has a way of weaving a world so vivid and addicting that once you pick up the book, you are unable to put it down until the end. The Alex Craft series has everything that...

5 Stars

the Aeronaut's Windlass - The Cinder Spires, #1

This exciting and mesmerizing fantasy epic introduces a beautifully rendered world that combines steampunk, incredible battles, skin-crawling threats, and imagination-stretching scenarios in one delightful Saturday matinee adventure of a re...

5 Stars
  • Author: Jim Butcher
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ROC

Tower of Thorns - A Blackthorn & Grim Novel, #2

This mesmerizing variation of a popular fairy tale provides an exquisite combination of fantasy and mystery, and continues to explore two deeply scarred individuals who epitomize a struggle between positive and negative motivations. The art...

5 Stars

Joe Steele

It’s not very often I have the pleasure of reading a novel written as a noir story. And when that chance comes up, it makes the reading all the more enjoyable. That is what happened when I read the novel Joe Steele by Harry Turtledove. I ju...

5 Stars

Chapelwood - The Borden Dispatches, #2

A chilling blend of Lovecraftian horror and Gothic terror. Priest turns the real life presumed historical villain Lizzie Borden into a fictional hero who wields her ax to save the world from darkness and ancient evil. Chapelwood resumes app...

5 Stars

The House of Shattered Wings - A Dominion of the Fallen Novel, #1

I was so excited to read this book! The cover was just amazing! I dived in and it turns out that although this book had a great and interesting concept, the execution of that concept kind of fell flat for me. This book turned out to be a ta...

3 Stars

Dark Heir - A Jane Yellowrock Novel, #9

What an amazing read! Jane Yellowrock continues to evolve; figuring out her powers, her connection to Beast, her spirituality, not to mention her relationships. Quite often she is winging it, flying by the seat of her pants. The enemy she f...

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

Skin Game - Dresden Files, #15

One of the most entertaining aspects of this delightful urban fantasy series is the blending of extraordinary occurrences with easily recognizable commonplace events. For example, having one’s foot fall asleep because the dog’s head is rest...

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  • Author: Jim Butcher
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

The Shattered Court - A Novel of the Four Arts, #1

Ok so what can I say about The Shattered Court? I didn’t know I was going to love it so much! I love me a great story about witches. And well I've been trying to branch back out into the world of NA and Adult titles as I needed a short brea...

5 Stars

Master of Plagues - A Nicolas Lenoir Novel, #2

Plague has come to the city and it doesn’t appear to have come naturally. Horrible in its affects, it becomes clear that someone has deliberately spread this illness through the populace. Time is not on Inspector Lenoir and his partner Serg...

4 Stars
  • Author: E.L. Tettensor
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Supernatural, * SF: Fantasy, * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: ROC

Poison Fruit - Agent of Hel, #3

This fascinating paranormal series showcases an unusual combination of non-human entities including werewolves; vampires, a street-talking games-playing bogle, not to mention a hellhound with a fondness for bread, a frost giant and the godd...

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  • Author: Jacqueline Carey
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Infinity Bell - A House Immortal Novel, #2

Infinity Bell is the second book in the A House Immortal series, and it begins where the first book of this series ends. The story is better understood if the first book, House Immortal, is read prior to Infinity Bell. This story is totally...

5 Stars
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Half-Resurrection Blues - A Bone Street Rumba Novel, #1

Being half dead isn’t all bad. Carlos Delacruz is an inbetweener, half resurrected after his death, with no memory of it or his life before. Now, he works for the New York Council of the Dead doing their dirty work. Except for a few friends...

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  • Author: Daniel José Older
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Dreamer's Pool - A Blackthorn & Grim Novel, #1

This intricate and bewitching tale is a delicious introduction to a new series featuring two mysterious characters who are bound together by a challenging set of circumstances. The gradually unfolding histories of these characters paint a p...

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Things Fall Apart - Supervolcano Trilogy, #3

Colin Ferguson and his wife Kelly. Vanessa Ferguson. Rob Ferguson. Marshall Ferguson. Louise Ferguson ... and Bryce Miller. Survivors, all. How does life go on after the supervolcano eruption? It just does, one day at a time. You do what yo...

5 Stars

Another One Bites the Dust - Jensen Murphy, Ghost For Hire, #2

It took me a few minutes to stop humming the song conjured by this title and concentrate on this exciting paranormal story but I was quickly drawn into this world that is peopled by charismatic and mysterious beings. Not being familiar with...

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  • Author: Chris Marie Green
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Broken Soul - Jane Yellowrock, #8

I am a huge fan of Faith Hunter and her heroine, Jane Yellowrock. I especially got a huge smile on my face, seeing my quote on the cover of "Broken Soul". I know that at some point I will run out of superlative things to say about a Jane Ye...

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

Reckoning - A Fallen Siren Novel, #2

Readers are pulled into this riveting urban fantasy. While struggling with their relationship, FBI Agents Emma and Zack try to unravel the mystery behind a series of kidnappings. They become entangled with political tensions in the vampire...

4 Stars
  • Author: S.J. Harper
  • Review by: Evampire
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Science Fiction 101: Exploring the Craft of Science Fiction

Before I start this review, let me just say that I am not familiar with the work of Robert Silverberg. My husband has read his books and they’re on our shelf, but I don’t know his work. That said, I came to this book hoping to glean some go...

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Year of the Demon - A Novel of the Fated Blades, #2

The initial description of this book is not exactly what this story is really about. "The Year of the Demon" is the second book in the 'Fated Blades' series and it involves three different stories, from different time periods, interwoven in...

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  • Author: Steve Bein
  • Review by: Isis
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Maplecroft - The Borden Dispatches, #1

Maplecroft is written from various points of view, by way of letters and journals. Although, the story itself was very interesting, because of the way it was written, it was a challenge to follow. I thought the characters were realistic for...

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Iron Night - A Generation V Novel, #2

Fortitude Scott is a vampire who works as a waiter in a restaurant. He has a normal job like humans and he has problems just like normal humans. You see his boss does not really like him. I am sure nobody wants to work with a boss who hates...

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Red Delicious - A Siobhan Quinn Novel

Becoming entangled in underworld politics may be hazardous to Siobhan’s life in this thrilling urban fantasy. Quinn sets out to find the daughter of a prominent necromancer and ends up in the middle of two opposing forces. The fast paced pl...

3 Stars
  • Authors: Kathleen Tierney, Caitlin R. Kiernan
  • Review by: Evampire
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

House Immortal - A House Immortal Novel, #1

This is an exciting new series by a masterful storyteller, Devon Monk. While it may take you a while to get into the story as it progresses everything seems to fall into place. There are a lot of characters plus a world to explore, figure o...

4 Stars
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Witches in Red - A Novel of the Mist-Torn Witches, #2

Witches in Red is the second book in the Mist-Torn Witches series. I enjoyed this book so much. I didn't get a chance to read book one (The Mist-Torn Witches) in the series, but I do suggest other readers start with book one. We start with...

5 Stars
  • Author: Barb Hendee
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Property of a Lady Faire - A Secret Histories Novel, #8

Eddie Drood aka Shaman Bond, is one of the most exceptional of field agents of the famous Drood family. Within the first one or two chapters of the story he has already finished working two different supernatural cases. As he returns to his...

4 Stars
  • Author: Simon R. Green
  • Review by: Gabrielle
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Premonitions

Karyn and her crew specialize in relieving folks of magical items for interested parties. It is the best way for them to make large sums of money. Each member of the crew has their own reasons for the work they do. Karyn needs the money for...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jamie Schultz
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Debut Title, * Supernatural, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ROC

Fire Kin - A Novel of the Half-Light City, #4

If you’re looking for a good urban fantasy series, then look no further. In the fourth and final (as of now) installment of the Half-Light City series we find Ash and Bryony together again. I found the tension and interactions between these...

4 Stars

Murder of Crows - A Novel of the Others, #2

There are no words to describe this series, except as “One of the Best” series around. Anne Bishop knows how to write a story that will leave you not only wanting more, but begging for more. I love this series and it has become one of my to...

5 Stars

The Golden City - A Novel of the Golden City, #1

The author grabbed my attention from the beginning of this book due to the dark, gritty background she created for her world. However, it has a major flaw that I could not overlook because it made the book so hard to follow that I was unabl...

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