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Dragon Bound (Elder Races, #1)
4.13
it was amazing
Dragon Bound was an awesome book. I loved just about everything about it. I'm not even going to pretend that my favorite element wasn't Dragos, 'cause ...more
Jun 15, 2011
Feb 05, 2011
 
Artemis Fowl (Artemis Fowl, #1)
3.82
it was amazing
Want to meet the guy who's smart enough to take over the world? Well he's twelve years old. And his name is Artemis Fowl. I have two words for this bo ...more
not set
Oct 24, 2008
 
Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1)
4.18
it was amazing
What a great addition to the urban fantasy genre. Mercy is a likeable and engaging protagonist. She doesn't come off as invincible and inhuman in her ...more
Jun 30, 2009
Nov 20, 2008
 
Darkfever (Fever, #1)
4.14
it was amazing
Darkfever took me on a very dark ride, but I enjoyed myself immensely. Ms. Moning delivers with her concept of the Fae, and with this story of the inc ...more
Nov 30, 2010
Dec 19, 2008
 
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
4.12
it was amazing
Rich, vivid, entrancing. City of Bones is all those things and more. As I read this book, I felt that sense of childhood joy that I remembered from re ...more
Sep 15, 2010
Dec 04, 2008
 
Daughter of the Forest  (Sevenwaters, #1)
4.28
it was amazing
I have always loved the fairy tale about the sister with numerous brothers who had a wicked stepmother who enchanted her brothers to turn them into bi ...more
Aug 04, 2011
Dec 22, 2008
 
The Hobbit
4.24
it was amazing
Bilbo Baggins is a Hobbit who doesn't take much after his Took side of the family. Adventure might be in his blood, but it's not really his thing. He' ...more
Sep 04, 2011
Mar 25, 2009
 
Blood Bound (Mercy Thompson, #2)
4.31
it was amazing
There is something so wonderful about Patricia Briggs's writing for this reader. She is able to create a world in which I am completely drawn in, but ...more
Jan 31, 2010
Nov 20, 2008
 
Bone Crossed (Mercy Thompson, #4)
4.34
it was amazing
Patricia Briggs continues to impress me with her oh-so expressive writing that conveys so much, so economically. I am truly in awe of her talent. Clea ...more
Apr 26, 2015
Nov 20, 2008
 
Storm's Heart (Elder Races, #2)
3.97
really liked it
Dragon Bound was an extremely hard act to follow, but I think Thea Harrison did a good job with her second book in the Elder Races series. I wondered ...more
May 24, 2012
May 02, 2011
 
Among Others
3.68
really liked it
Among Others is kind of like a love letter to bibliophiles, especially those who fell in love with books as a youngster, finding solace and comfort be ...more
Mar 11, 2013
May 03, 2012
 
Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1)
4.02
really liked it
Harry Dresden is a wizard for hire. His advert even says so. Enter a very interesting character in the urban fantasy genre. Having grown up in the Chi ...more
Jan 2007
Oct 31, 2008
 
Storm Born (Dark Swan #1)
3.90
really liked it
**spoiler alert** This is one book that I have mixed feelings about. There were some aspects I really liked...and some, not so much.

I'll go into the n
...more
Aug 17, 2010
Dec 29, 2008
 
Nightlife (Cal Leandros #1)
3.64
it was amazing
I loved this book. It was very different and kept my interest in a way that a great urban fantasy should. I really fell in love with Cal and his broth ...more
Jan 2007
Nov 03, 2008
 
Iron Kissed (Mercy Thompson, #3)
4.36
it was amazing
Iron Kissed has made me even more of a fan of Patricia Briggs. This story takes off shortly after Blood Bound. Mercy and her friends are still recover ...more
Mar 03, 2011
Nov 20, 2008
 
Daggerspell (Deverry, #1)
3.88
really liked it
Daggerspell is an epic fantasy novel built on the idea of reincarnation. If we have failed to fulfill our destiny in one life, we are compelled to ret ...more
Apr 20, 2012
Jan 27, 2012
 
The Hob's Bargain
3.96
it was amazing
This was a lovely book. Although short, it was a full meal, rich with humor, magic, the struggle between good and evil, and a nice little romance.

Aren
...more
Jul 28, 2010
Mar 22, 2009
 
Magician: Apprentice (The Riftwar Saga, #1)
4.17
it was amazing
Magician: Apprentice is an appealing introduction into an epic fantasy series that a newbie can enjoy. It offers a young hero who is just at the begin ...more
Apr 13, 2013
Feb 10, 2009
 
Hunting Ground (Alpha & Omega, #2)
4.26
it was amazing
I am glad I took my time reading this. I think there are so many levels to this novel that I could miss if I breezed through. I like how simple Briggs ...more
Jan 03, 2012
Feb 28, 2009
 
My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding
3.78
it was amazing
This was a great anthology. I enjoyed each story, and I breezed right through it.

My thoughts of each story:

Spellbound by LA Banks. This was a fun sto
...more
Jul 22, 2010
Oct 31, 2008
 
Moonshine (Cal Leandros #2)
4.01
it was amazing
After more than a year away from reading Nightlife, I thought my love for this series would be a fluke. I'd read the second book, and the thrill would ...more
Nov 15, 2009
Nov 03, 2008
 
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making (Fairyland, #1)
3.97
it was amazing
Reading Catherynne M. Valente is a unique experience. Her writing is full of magic and imagination. It doesn't always make 'sense', but it feels right ...more
Dec 09, 2011
Dec 03, 2011
 
Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, #1)
3.74
really liked it
Rosemary and Rue is well-written urban fantasy. This novel is full of the melancholy. Not what I would call fatalistic or depressing, but instead in t ...more
Jun 17, 2012
Aug 10, 2009
 
Deep Kiss of Winter (Includes: Immortals After Dark, #8; Alien Huntress, #3.5)
4.23
it was amazing
I'm rounding my rating up on this one, because I loved the Kresley Cole story enough on its own for five stars. The Gena Showalter story was a fairly ...more
Dec 14, 2010
Mar 13, 2009
 
Bloodfever (Fever, #2)
4.31
it was amazing
Granted, Bloodfever seems to have less forward momentum than Darkfever, but I still loved it. I like this voyage of self-discovery that Mac is on. She ...more
Feb 2012
Mar 31, 2009
 
Summer Knight (The Dresden Files, #4)
4.30
it was amazing
Summer Knight starts with Harry in a very dark place. He is reeling from the fact that his girlfriend has left him, and she's been changed into a near ...more
Jun 28, 2010
Oct 31, 2008
 
Kiss of the Highlander (Highlander, #4)
4.31
it was amazing
This was a delightful book. Heartwarming and hilarious in turns, it kept my interest. I really enjoy the fact that KMM's heroines tend to be very inte ...more
Apr 12, 2009
Nov 02, 2008
 
On the Prowl (Alpha & Omega, #0.5)
4.04
it was amazing
Alpha and Omega by Patricia Briggs
I've actually read Alpha and Omega twice now. It's such a wonderful story. Very short, but that's okay, because we h
...more
Apr 15, 2010
Nov 20, 2008
 
Blackbringer (Dreamdark, #1)
4.06
really liked it
Blackbringer is well done fantasy fiction with faeries. The storyline is intricate and inventive. I never thought I'd read a book that was able to com ...more
Oct 20, 2011
Dec 24, 2008
 
Bad-Ass Faeries (Bad-Ass Faeries, #1)
3.87
it was amazing
I finished this book in about 24 hours. It is a collection of stories about faeries, and not in the cute, innocent sense. These faeries may be warrior ...more
Mar 2008
Oct 24, 2008
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