Review: Skills like you've never seen before In...
I love it when fantasy authors create new worlds and idea by appropriating totally benign words and concepts without resorting to making up whole new languages. In Blood Bound, Ms Vincent ensure I’ll never think of ‘Skilled’ in quite the same way again. Or blood. Or tattoos. Or vows. Ok, back to the book… For a YA writer, the author has created an incredibly dark adult...
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Sort-of-Review: Para Ops with Heavy Dose of...
I like a good romance with my urban fantasy but this crosses over into paranormal romance (by the way, what are the genre boundaries for PR vs UF? Anyone?). Not that that is a minus, but I seriously felt like this book was less strong in that department compared to the potentially amazing story I almost, almost got sucked into 100%. But 80% is pretty damn good too! Chosen by Blood is definitely...
He clearly wasn’t dissuaded, and stroked my jawline with his thumb. “You can...– seriously counting down to the next Merit book in November… (via booksthatbleed)
3-for-1 Review: The Amazingly Awesome Charlie...
I have only praise for Kelly Gay and her books. She is one of my top four authors (including Chloe Neill, Ilona Andrews and Karen Chance). I counted down to book three of this series in a way that bordered on desperate. I am so grateful that I have never even have had a twinge of ‘sigh. why am I reading this?’ with any of the books and fervently hope this continues in the books to...
Review: More Fantasy, Less Urban, and Brilliant!
Quarter Square by David Bridger is going to be a difficult book to review. Not because I’m ambivalent or want to temper my response, but because of the beautiful way this book is crafted. Anything I comment on specifically will only spoil the tale for the reader. It is seriously one of those books, the first twist comes in the first chapter and I really don’t want to give anything...