Posts Categorized: Fantasy

Review: A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying by Kelley Armstrong

Review: A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying by Kelley Armstrong

A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying (Royal Guide to Monster Slaying #1) by Kelley Armstrong My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Fantasy Age Category: Middle Grade Blurb: Twelve-year-old Rowan is next in line to be Queen; her twin brother, Rhydd, to be Royal Monster Hunter. Rowan would give anything to switch places, but the oldest child is always next in line, even if she is only older by two minutes. She resigns herself to admiring her monster-hunting aunt’s glorious sword and joining her queen mother for boring diplomatic teas. But tragedy shatters the longstanding rule, and Rowan finds herself hunting the… Read more »

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Review: Shifter’s Storm by Carol Van Natta

Review: Shifter’s Storm by Carol Van Natta

Shifter’s Storm (Ice Age Shifters #5) by Carol Van Natta My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: In a dying fairy fantasyland, can two shifters tell if the magic between them is real? While volunteering for hurricane cleanup, sheriff’s deputy and leopard shifter Chantal Hammond stumbles across two escapees from a fairy fantasyland. Unfortunately, when she tries to help, she ends up trapped. She quickly discovers she’s lost in a mini-world of trouble, and more captives need rescuing. Prehistoric sloth shifter Dauro de Mar and his friends have cruelly been imprisoned in… Read more »

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Review: Love, Lies and Hocus Pocus Identity by Lydia Sherrer

Review: Love, Lies and Hocus Pocus Identity by Lydia Sherrer

Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus: Identity(The Lily Singer Adventures #6) by Lydia Sherrer My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Identity is a choice. Who will you choose to be? Lily Singer is in trouble. Deep, deep trouble. Alone and without her magic, she doesn’t know where she is or how she got there. All she wants is to go home and be left in peace. But what part of her will she have to sacrifice to get there? Sebastian Blackwell is doomed. Spent, wrecked, devastated. Everything he ever had going for… Read more »

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Review: Druid Vices and a Vodka by Annette Marie

Review: Druid Vices and a Vodka by Annette Marie

Druid Vices and a Vodka (The Guild Codex: Spellbound #6) by Annette Marie My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Age Category: New Adult/ Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: I’ve said it before, but sometimes I’m a bad person. I cheated on my twelfth grade math final, I’ve run countless yellow lights, and I gossip about how hot my kickass best friends are. (Good thing my job as a guild bartender doesn’t require moral perfection.) But there’s bad, and then there’s bad. And I’m not sure which applies to a certain dark druid/wanted criminal/reluctant friend of mine. His transgressions… Read more »

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Review: Street Smart by Teyla Branton

Review: Street Smart by Teyla Branton

Street Smart (Imprints #6) by Teyla Branton My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Suspense Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: What secrets lurk behind the innocent smiles? When a lady biker vanishes two days before her planned wedding anniversary ride, Autumn Rain dons her leather jacket and goes undercover to investigate. Police are sure the husband is responsible, but Autumn’s ability to read emotions and experiences imprinted on certain objects gives her a different take. Meanwhile Autumn’s fiancé, homicide Detective Shannon Martin, is investigating a series of murders and also needs Autumn’s unusual talent. Soon Autumn is heading… Read more »

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Review: Stitches and Witches by Nancy Warren

Review: Stitches and Witches by Nancy Warren

Stitches and Witches (Vampire Knitting Club #2) by Nancy Warren Narrated by Sarah Zimmerman My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Dropping stitches and catching killers When an older gentleman keels over in his scones and tea at the Elderflower Tea Shop in Oxford—a victim of poison—Lucy Swift and her band of undead amateur detectives are on the case. Elderflower Tea Shop is next door to Cardinal Woolsey’s, the yarn shop Lucy runs and home to the late-night Vampire Knitting Club. The tea shop owners are a pair of octogenarian spinsters… Read more »

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Review: The Carnelian Fox by Kay MacLeod

Review: The Carnelian Fox by Kay MacLeod

The Carnelian Fox (Maiyamon #1) by Kay MacLeod My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Fantasy/ Gamelit Age Category: Young Adult/ New Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Monsters don’t exist. At least, they didn’t until we created them. Maiyamon was once merely a game. Now it’s a global reality. After dozens of hit monster collecting games raked in billions of credits per year, it was inevitable someone would create real ones. Unfortunately, it wasn’t so obvious how many people would dump them in the wild… Sam Wentworth grew up with nothing. She’s worked tirelessly just to get through college and earn… Read more »

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