Posts Categorized: Fantasy

Review: Graveyard Shift by Jenn Burke

Review: Graveyard Shift by Jenn Burke

Graveyard Shift (Not Dead Yet #3) by Jenn Burke My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Romantic Suspsne Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MM Blurb: Shifting Into High Fear Ghost/god Wes Cooper and his not-life partner, vampire Hudson Rojas, have settled into cohabitation in an upscale part of Toronto. So what if their hoity-toity new neighbors haven’t exactly rolled out the welcome mat for the paranormal pair? Their PI business is booming, and when a suspect they’ve been tailing winds up in the morgue, it’s alongside a rash of other shifters in apparent drug-related fatalities. Now Wes and Hudson must… Read more »

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Review: Slaying Monsters for the Feeble by Annette Marie

Review: Slaying Monsters for the Feeble by Annette Marie

Slaying Monsters for the Feeble (The Guild Codex: Demonized #2) by Annette Marie My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: I’m bound to a demon. For my entire life, I avoided magic at all costs. Now, I’m responsible for a demon who wields magic more powerful than the toughest mage or sorcerer. Demons are evil. That’s what my textbooks say. That’s what I see. He’s ruthless, he’s temperamental, he’s cold. But he protects me without fail. I wonder if he’s hiding a heart behind his hostility. My demon is a monster. Whether… Read more »

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Review: Valiant Heart by Eliza Sinclair

Review: Valiant Heart by Eliza Sinclair

Valiant Heart (Tanahr Tales #1) by Eliza Sinclair My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Steampunk Fantasy Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: In the Commonwealth of Tanahr, every heart can find a home. Niamh Starsong may be a soldier to her core, but she is also a dreamer who believes in the magic of love. When she encounters Jeron Wright, a kind and gentle priest—at least that is what she assumes—Niamh is torn, struggling to hide from her feelings for a man so wholly out of her reach. Jeron, a talented mechmage and healer, seeks out Niamh’s solemn… Read more »

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Review: The Alchemist and an Amaretto by Annette Marie

Review: The Alchemist and an Amaretto by Annette Marie

The Alchemist and an Amaretto (The Guild Codex: Spellbound #5) by Annette Marie My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: As a guild bartender, I can handle pretty much anything—mages, sorcerers, witches, the occasional demon. But show me anything family-related and I’d rather run for the hills. It doesn’t even have to be my family. So I have no idea why I thought spending the holidays with Aaron’s mom and pop was a good idea. Meeting his famous parents is already terrifying enough, but I’ve got a bigger problem. Students of his… Read more »

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Review: Tithed to the Dread Lord by Athena Grayson

Review: Tithed to the Dread Lord by Athena Grayson

Tithed to the Dread Lord (Strange Magics #1) by Athena Grayson My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Fantasy Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: The Boneman will have his due… When Niamne is tricked into delivering the yearly Tithe to the Dread Lord, she never expects to be part of the sacrifice. The last necromancer is a creature of terrifying legend, but the reality is more compelling than frightening, and very much a man. Orphios finds better company with the dead than the living. One week of the year he takes the Tithe of goods and treasure and…other… Read more »

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Review: Summoned by M.A. Guglielmo

Review: Summoned by M.A. Guglielmo

Summoned (From Smokeless Fire #1) by M.A. Guglielmo My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Age Category: Adult Type of romance: multiple romances, one MM and one MF Blurb: The wrong jinn at the right time, Zahara’s a force to be reckless with Zahara, party girl of the paranormal, floats up out of a lamp in Daniel Goldstein‘s apartment ready to trick a sorcerer into giving up his soul. But Daniel, whose Moroccan grandmother has reached out from beyond the grave to command him to raise a jinn, wants to do good—by stopping a vengeful fallen angel. The nymphomaniacal, shopping-obsessed… Read more »

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Review: Taming Demons for Beginners by Annette Marie

Review: Taming Demons for Beginners by Annette Marie

Taming Demons for Beginners (The Guild Codex: Demonized #1) by Annette Marie My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Age Category: New Adult/ Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Rule one: Don’t look at the demon. When I arrived at my uncle’s house, I expected my relatives to be like me—outcast sorcerers who don’t practice magic. I was right about the sorcery, but wrong about everything else. Rule two: Don’t listen to the demon. My uncle chose a far deadlier power. He calls creatures of darkness into our world, binds them into service contracts, and sells them to the highest… Read more »

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