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Retribution Falls (Tales of the Ketty Jay, #1)
4.01
Retribution Falls took me on a journey where I was continually required to reevaluate everything-- from the story itself, the world in which it takes ...more
Nov 13, 2011
Dec 30, 2010
 
Zero Sight (Zero Sight, #1)
4.08
I ended up loving this book. It showed promise from the first page, and that promise held through to the last. I know I'm going to devour this series, ...more
Oct 08, 2011
Sep 25, 2011
 
Surrender the Dark (The Dark, #1)
3.89
This is a weak four stars for me, because there were some things I think detracted away from the book, but also things I really like. This has to be a ...more
Mar 2012
Mar 14, 2011
 
The Summoning Fire
3.61
For a full review see the Bitten by Books website: http://bittenbybooks.com/
Jan 04, 2011
Dec 29, 2010
 
Ascension (Dark Breed, #1)
3.67
A little review mathematics in thirty words:

Intriguing ideas and use of Greek mythology
- Heroine who teeters on the edge of unlikability more than no
...more
Apr 10, 2012
Apr 28, 2011
 
Happily Ever After
3.77
Overall, I found this anthology disappointing. The ratio of stories I didn't like or was indifferent about was higher than the ones I liked or loved. ...more
Feb 10, 2012
Aug 04, 2011
 
Zero Sum (Zero Sight, #2)
4.22
This one felt a little less focused than Zero Sight, but I still loved it. Shier has come up with a winning series here, with a hero that takes me ful ...more
Jan 09, 2012
Jan 07, 2012
 
Tortall and Other Lands: A Collection of Tales
4.07
This is a book I would have loved as a girl growing up. I have this feeling I would have eagerly read every book by this author I could have gotten my ...more
Feb 25, 2012
Nov 12, 2011
 
Bitten
3.52
For a full review see the Bitten by Books website: http://bittenbybooks.com/
Jan 10, 2011
Dec 29, 2010
 
Imperfect Sword (The Lost Stars, #3)
4.12
This series is seriously suspenseful. I admit I am quite hooked. There were moments in this book where I thought it was all over, so kudos to you, Mr. ...more
Feb 24, 2015
Jun 08, 2014
 
Blue Remembered Earth (Poseidon's Children, #1)
3.85
Although this took a while to get going for me, Blue Remembered Earth was a very good book with some hard science. I didn't quite get all the physics, ...more
Jan 30, 2013
Jul 26, 2012
 
Crimes Against Magic (Hellequin Chronicles, #1)
3.99
This is a very good start to a male-lead urban fantasy series. The concepts were familiar, but the author gives them all his own distinct spin. McHugh ...more
Feb 27, 2014
Aug 08, 2012
 
Heaven's Fall (Heaven's Shadow #3)
3.32
This was a slow starter, but the end got pretty exciting. I think some parts were too technical but then crucial explanations weren't given.

So, I'm go
...more
Apr 23, 2015
Mar 17, 2015
 
Child of Fire (Twenty Palaces, #1)
3.71
Another series to be added to my reading list. Ray Lilly is a refreshing hero, and the storyline is pretty different for UF. It's dark, pretty dark, b ...more
Apr 03, 2011
Oct 03, 2009
 
Dead Surround (Julia Poe Vampire Chronicles, #2)
4.22
It's hard to get my thoughts together on this book right now. I liked it a lot, although I am not real happy with the way it ended.

Reviewed for Bitten
...more
Apr 27, 2012
Mar 09, 2012
 
Death Rejoices (The Marnie Baranuik Files #2)
4.28
This is a crazy series and this second book is even crazier than the first. The dialogue is so ridiculously inappropriate at times, and the characters ...more
Jul 28, 2014
Jul 22, 2014
 
Eternal Demon (Mark of the Vampire, #5)
4.27
This was my favorite so far in the series. The idea was interesting, and I liked the leads, Erion and Hellen, and I really felt their love for each ot ...more
Feb 05, 2014
Oct 11, 2012
 
London Falling (Shadow Police, #1)
3.78
It took me forever to get into this book. If it had not been a book I committed to review, I would have DNF'd it. Finally, I reached a breakthrough an ...more
Jan 07, 2014
Aug 13, 2013
 
Initiation (The Warrior, #1)
4.06
I had no expectations for this one, and I'm getting where I'm a bit burned out on YA. However, I ended up liking this a lot. I liked the simple narrat ...more
Jun 11, 2011
May 22, 2011
 
No Hero (Arthur Wallace, #1)
3.49
Pretty darn strange, but fun and fascinating dark urban fantasy with lots of elements that would appeal to Lovecraft fans, and to those who don't mind ...more
Dec 04, 2011
Jul 16, 2011
 
The Black Lung Captain (Tales of the Ketty Jay, #2)
4.27
More thrilling twists and turns and character conundrums for the reader to keep up with. Very enjoyable. I didn't always like what happened, but I def ...more
Nov 25, 2011
Dec 30, 2010
 
Dreadnaught (The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier, #1)
4.00
This book had way too much talking for a military sci-fi action novel. I think some showing could have done the same thing to advance the plot. The en ...more
Sep 19, 2012
May 13, 2012
 
Factotum (Monster Blood Tattoo, #3)
4.23
I loved this book. It was so rich and intricate, a whole new world. I adore Rossamund. I just wanted to hug him the whole book. I loved his relationsh ...more
Feb 21, 2012
Sep 30, 2011
 
Eternal Beast (Mark of the Vampire, #4)
4.22
I am torn about this one. I almost gave it four stars, but it seems a bit too much like the story arc of one of my favorite paranormal couples, and I ...more
Apr 12, 2014
Jun 28, 2012
 
On the Steel Breeze (Poseidon's Children #2)
4.02
Not the easiest read, with a lot of technological concepts to integrate. However, it was a fulfilling read. And a form of therapy for an artificial in ...more
Jan 15, 2015
Dec 06, 2014
 
Eternal Captive (Mark of the Vampire, #3)
4.25
This was a good book, but the butt play ruined it for me. I find it a huge turnoff and it's completely unsexy to me. I really wish books had a warning ...more
Nov 19, 2013
Mar 16, 2011
 
By These Ten Bones
3.74
The story was not as intricate as I would have liked, but the gothic atmosphere was appealing, and I liked Maddie and Carver/Paul's characters. I also ...more
Mar 09, 2012
Jan 16, 2009
 
Circle of Enemies (Twenty Palaces, #3)
4.10
Fast-paced, hard-hitting, and quite disturbing. Connolly pulls no punches with this latest in his very hard-edged magic noir series. I hope that someh ...more
Aug 29, 2012
Dec 21, 2010
 
Prison of Hope  (Hellequin Chronicles #4)
4.36
Okay, this was definitely a five star book. Steve McHugh definitely brought it with this fourth full-length book in the Hellequin series. Nate is defi ...more
Mar 20, 2015
Feb 02, 2014
 
The Pack (The Pack, #1)
3.18
Review in thirty words:

Are you a happily married man in his thirties suffering from a testosterone deficiency? Why not become a werewolf? It's great f
...more
Apr 16, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
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