Category: Fantasy

Review: Winter Tales from Cozy Vales

Review: Winter Tales from Cozy Vales

Winter Tales from Cozy Vales (Cozy Vales Collection #1) by L.A. Scott, Rebecca Buchanan, Selina J. Eckert, Deanna Stuart, Angela Stuart, Cassandra Stirling, K M Jackways, G Clatworthy, Nathaniel Webb and Bonnie Axton My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Fantasy Age Category: Young Adult to Adult depending on the story Type of romance: not all stories have romance, the ones that do have m/f Blurb: A delightful collection of cozy fantasy stories set in the coziest of worlds! Grab your blanket and favorite hot beverage because this anthology of cozy fantasy stories has hours of holiday reading waiting for you! […]

Posted July 17, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Otherworldly Izakaya Nobu 2 by Natsuya Semikawa

Review: Otherworldly Izakaya Nobu 2 by Natsuya Semikawa

Otherworldly Izakaya Nobu 2 (Otherworldly Izakaya Nobu #2) by Natsuya Semikawa (author) and Virginia Nitouhei (artist) My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Fantasy/ Manga Age Category: Adult Blurb: Japanese-style pub “Nobu” is open for business in an odd, foreign world, and the ever-welcoming Shinobu and Chief are happy to serve up unusually tasty bar food to an array of strange customers. A little thief, an obnoxious messenger, and a pair of squabbling craftsmen are all ready to chow down! Kisu tempura, sashimi, omusoba, and shuto and more are on the menu… The delicious aromas of food and drink bring everyone together […]

Posted July 8, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Murder at the Motel by Beth Dolgner

Review: Murder at the Motel by Beth Dolgner

Murder at the Motel (Nightmare, Arizona #4) by Beth Dolgner narrated by Petrea Burchard My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: Fear, Flooding, and Family in Nightmare, Arizona Murder hits close to home for Olivia Kendrick when her annoying neighbor at Cowboy’s Corral Motor Lodge turns up dead. Did one of the other guests hold a grudge against Leonard Evers? Even while she’s eyeing a few shady suspects, Olivia can’t help but blame herself. Maybe she really is a conjuror, and maybe she accidentally killed her downstairs neighbor with magic. With […]

Posted July 5, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Mystery, Review / 6 Comments

Review: Strawberry Milkshake and What’s at Stake by Laura Greenwood

Review: Strawberry Milkshake and What’s at Stake by Laura Greenwood

Strawberry Milkshake And What’s At Stake (Cauldron Coffee Shop #10) by Laura Greenwood My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Cozy Urban Fantasy Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: Willow’s future is on the line, now she has to figure out how to make it a reality. A trip to Morocco puts Willow and Azíl front and centre at the discovery of the century, but for Willow, it isn’t enough, particularly with their life back home, and their future at the coffee shop under threat. With both of them determined to find a way that no one has to lose, […]

Posted July 3, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Cursed by Lindsay Buroker

Review: Cursed by Lindsay Buroker

Cursed (Legacy of Magic #8) by Lindsay Buroker narrated by Vivienne Leheny My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Age Category: Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: The final installment in the Legacy of Magic series! Matti Puletasi has defeated her enemies, rescued her parents, fallen in love with the elf of her dreams, and even started thinking of having children. Will her life finally return to normal (as normal as possible when one is mated to an elf and has a goblin for a roommate and a dragon for a neighbor)? All Matti has left to do is to […]

Posted June 26, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Review / 2 Comments

Review: Otherworldly Izakaya Nobu 1 by Natsuya Semikawa

Review: Otherworldly Izakaya Nobu 1 by Natsuya Semikawa

Otherworldly Izakaya Nobu 1 (Otherworldly Izakaya Nobu #1) by Natsuya Semikawa (author), Virginia Nitouhei (artist) and Kururi (Character Design) My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Fantasy/ Manga Age Category: Adult Blurb: A Japanese style pub called “Nobu” exists in a back alley of the fictional medieval European city of Eiteriach. Its customers? A pair of slacker soldiers, a spoiled heiress, an uptight tax collector, and more… When the citizens of this strange world sit down to enjoy some unfamiliar Japanese cuisine, their troubles simply melt away… The curtain rises on this otherworldly eatery and the gourmet fantasy about to unfold within! […]

Posted June 24, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Review / 0 Comments

Review: Otherworldly by F.T. Lukens

Review: Otherworldly by F.T. Lukens

Otherworldly by F.T. Lukens narrated by Em Grosland, Kevin R. Free and Natalie Naudus My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Fantasy Romance/ Cosy Fantasy Romance Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: nb/m Blurb: A skeptic and a supernatural being make a crossroads deal to achieve their own ends only to get more than they bargained for in this lively young adult romantic adventure from the New York Times bestselling author of Spell Bound and So This Is Ever After. Seventeen-year-old Ellery is a non-believer in a region where people swear the supernatural is real. Sure, they’ve been stuck in a […]

Posted June 21, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Review, Romance / 6 Comments