Posts Categorized: Fantasy

Review: Empowered Agent by Dale Ivan Smith

Review: Empowered Agent by Dale Ivan Smith

My To-Be Read List is a meme hosted by Because Reading is Better Than Real Life where at the beginning of the month visitors can choose which book I’ll be reading this month. On the first saturday of a month the poll will be up, then on the second saturday of the month I’ll announce the book that won and on the last saturday of the month I’ll post my review of the book. Empowered: Agent (Empowered #1) by Dale Ivan Smith Rating: 3 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Superheroes Blurb: The world says those with superpowers are either heroes or… Read more »

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Review: The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase by Greg Cox

Review: The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase by Greg Cox

The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase (The Librarians #2) by Greg Cox Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Blurb: For millennia, the Librarians have secretly protected the world by keeping watch over dangerous magical relics. Cataloging and safeguarding everything from Excalibur to Pandora’s Box, they stand between humanity and those who would use the relics for evil. Stories can be powerful. In 1719, Elizabeth Goose of Boston Massachusetts published a collection of rhyming spells as a children’s book, creating a spellbook of terrifying power. The Librarian of that age managed to dispose of all copies of the book except… Read more »

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Review: Renegade by Dale Ivan Smith

Review: Renegade by Dale Ivan Smith

Renegade (Empowered #0.5) by Dale Ivan Smith Rating: 3 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Superhero Blurb: Out of billions of people, a handful possess superpowers. Sixteen-year old Mathilda Brandt just discovered hers: the ability to listen to and control plant life. For now, her being Empowered is a secret, but she will face a stark choice when the world learns about her new ability: either put on the blue jumpsuit and become a member of the Hero Council and follow any and all orders, or forswear ever using her power for any reason. Mat refuses both choices, and instead goes underground,… Read more »

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Review: Magic’s Not Real by J.L. Hendricks

Review: Magic’s Not Real by J.L. Hendricks

Magic’s Not Real: A Voodoo Dolls Story by J.L. Hendricks Rating: 3 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy Blurb: When magic IS real, what would you do to protect yourself? Jenna and her three adopted sisters, the Voodoo Dolls, run a tourist shop in New Orleans, Louisiana (NOLA). They are also The Voodoo Dolls, an indie rock band who don’t believe magic is real. That is until someone tries to kill Jenna using a death curse. Rico and his pack are there when it happens. They decide to protect Jenna and the Dolls, while going after the evil that tried to kill… Read more »

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Review: Lost Souls by Kelley Armstrong

Review: Lost Souls by Kelley Armstrong

Lost Souls (Cainsville #3.5) by Kelley Armstrong Rating: 4 stars Genre: Urban Fantasy/ Paranormal Mystery Blurb: The disappearing hitchhiker is one of the hoariest urban legends, and no one knows that better than Gabriel Walsh, a lawyer who grew up on folklore and myth. When author of books on the supernatural Patrick brings Gabriel a case of a hitchhiking woman in white who vanished on a country road after accepting a ride from a businessman, Gabriel knows the Cainsville elder is just trying to wheedle into his good graces. But Gabriel is a man in need of a mystery, one… Read more »

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Review: Lethal Tide by C.J. Matthew

Review: Lethal Tide by C.J. Matthew

Lethal Tide (Dolphin Shore Shifters #4) by C.J. Matthew Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Romantic Suspense Blurb: Dolphin shifter Conley Nash began his second three-year mission armed with a kick-ass agenda and an attitude to match. Since their team leader was killed, the men in SBW field ops have lost their nerve. Determined to restore the hard line, Conley can’t wait to show them how it’s done, facing down a greedy oil company in Long Beach. Until Conley meets his new partner…and finds his powers of persuasion need work. First-time shifter Betty Brett can’t believe she finally made it into… Read more »

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Review: Nuts About You by Kate Lowell

Review: Nuts About You by Kate Lowell

Nuts About You (Nutty Romances #1) by Kate Lowell Rating: 3 stars Genre: M/M Paranormal Romance Blurb: Nathan’s been crushing on one of his regular Bulk Mart customers for a while now. In squirrel form, he sits on Vince’s bird feeders, munching on seeds and enjoying the eye candy. Until the day Vince notices him raiding the feeder… Note: This title was originally published in Storm Moon Press’s Forgotten Menagerie. Small changes in wording and sentence structure have been made, but this text does not differ in any significant manner from the original. My Review: The moment I heard of… Read more »

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