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Fated (Alex Verus, #1)
really liked it
This is an edited version of the review from my blog. You can read the full (4.5 star, incidentally) review here.

You know when you have a favorite ser
Mar 14, 2012
Mar 05, 2012
Kitty Goes to War (Kitty Norville, #8)
it was amazing
When I read and reviewed Kitty's House of Horrors, I said that I'd need a break to recover from the sheer trauma of the book before starting the next ...more
Jun 26, 2013
Jul 06, 2010
Black Night (Black Wings, #2)
really liked it
In this second entry in the Black Wings series, our heroine Madeline Black gets sucked further into the weird and complex world of her Fallen relative ...more
May 21, 2013
Aug 04, 2011
Roadkill (Cal Leandros, #5)
really liked it
This is an edited version of the (4.5 star, incidentally) review at my blog. You can read the full review here.

This is Cal and Niko and all the crew i
Feb 21, 2012
Aug 24, 2009
Spider's Bite (Elemental Assassin, #1)
really liked it
I have a lot of urban fantasy series that I bought the first books of, just to see if I'd like them before I bought the rest...and of course, all thes ...more
not set
Jan 25, 2010
Chimera (The Korsak Brothers #1)
really liked it
I absolutely adore the Leandros brothers series from Rob Thurman, and I had no qualms following her into a new world, though, as ever, it took me ages ...more
not set
Jun 11, 2010
Black Lament (Black Wings, #4)
it was amazing
What I love about this series is that every entry is a game-changer in some way. Not cliffhanger so much as we-fell-off-the-cliff-now-we-have-to-pick- ...more
Jan 30, 2014
Dec 12, 2012
The Enchantment Emporium
really liked it
I have long-awaited a new story from the amazing Tanya Huff, then of course, had to wait for it to come out in paperback. Then, typical of me, it lang ...more
not set
Jun 11, 2010
Archangel's Legion (Guild Hunter, #6)
it was amazing
It's been two books since Elena and Raphael were the center of a story, and I have missed them. Not that Dmitri's and Jason's stories weren't amazing, ...more
Feb 24, 2014
Nov 25, 2013
Something from the Nightside (Nightside, #1)
really liked it
This is an edited version of the review from my blog. You can read the full review here.

Like Harry Dresden, John Taylor is a private eye. Except he's
Jan 09, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
At Last (Lucky Harbor, #5)
it was amazing
I stayed up far later into the night than was good for my health or well-being to finish this book. I simply Could Not Put It Down. It was singe-your- ...more
Jul 04, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
Taken (Alex Verus, #3)
it was amazing
In this third installment of Benedict Jacka's excellent series about diviner mage Alex Verus, readers are taken into the world of Light apprenticeship ...more
not set
Jun 12, 2012
Archangel's Enigma (Guild Hunter, #8)
it was amazing
This is one of those books that ruins you for other books. I'm now sitting looking at my TBR thinking that nothing in it can possibly measure up to th ...more
Sep 20, 2015
Sep 19, 2015
Magic Breaks (Kate Daniels, #7)
it was amazing
Usually, as a series goes on, it gets weaker. Whether in the resolution of long-dangling plot threads, characterization, or satisfying stories, this t ...more
May 24, 2015
Mar 03, 2015
Magic Rises (Kate Daniels, #6)
it was amazing
I think that this book may have ruined me for all other books. For at least a month. Magic Rises was such a roller-coaster ride that it'll take me at ...more
Aug 03, 2013
Jul 09, 2013
Half-Off Ragnarok (InCryptid, #3)
it was amazing
I love this series to pieces, and this entry was no different. Though, if I'm being super-picky, I could have used more Aeslin mice. *g* Still, could ...more
Jun 23, 2014
Jun 11, 2014
White Witch, Black Curse (The Hollows, #7)
really liked it
Rachel's travails are always such an emotional wringer. And this book, I knew, would be a biggun' for emotional baggage. See, in this book, Rachel's f ...more
Aug 16, 2010
Nov 23, 2009
Grave Memory (Alex Craft, #3)
it was amazing
I wish Kalayna Price wrote this series faster. I am addicted to Alex and her world, and every 1.5-2 years is too long to wait!

This book was no excepti
May 31, 2013
Mar 27, 2012
Changes (Dresden Files, #12)
it was amazing
Oh, man. How do you review a book like this, a book that is jam-packed with non-stop action, shocking moments, massive life changes (the book was titl ...more
Apr 13, 2011
Mar 21, 2011
Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress, #1)
it was amazing
OK, I don't know how she's done it, but Jeaniene Frost has singlehandedly managed to revive my interest in vampire paranormals. Sure, I have my regula ...more
Oct 27, 2009
Oct 20, 2009
Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse, #11)
liked it
At this point, Sookie books are quick fluff reads for me, and I don't read them with a critical eye. There were some interesting developments in her f ...more
Jul 06, 2012
Apr 03, 2012
The Second Summoning (Keeper Chronicles, #2)
it was amazing
(No idea why this wasn't on my shelf -- love it as much as the first book and re-read it often!)
Oct 25, 2015
Oct 25, 2015
Kitty's Big Trouble (Kitty Norville, #9)
really liked it
As with my other series, I'm way behind on the Kitty books. But again, that just means I have a buffer of books between me and waiting impatiently for ...more
May 29, 2014
Jul 19, 2011
Mortal Sins (World of the Lupi, #5)
it was amazing
Lily and Rule are in North Carolina for purely personal reasons -- to get Rule's son Toby from his maternal grandmother -- when they stumble across de ...more
Aug 21, 2009
Jan 29, 2009
Cursed (Alex Verus, #2)
it was amazing
This was an excellent follow-up to the Alex Verus debut Fated. I became more invested in Alex's world, and better yet, got to know Alex more as a char ...more
Jun 15, 2012
Mar 13, 2012
Kitty Raises Hell (Kitty Norville, #6)
it was amazing
Though I liked Kitty and the Dead Man's Hand, I felt it wasn't a complete book: there was a lot left hanging at the end, a lot of questions I wanted a ...more
Apr 27, 2009
Mar 10, 2009
Magic Burns (Kate Daniels, #2)
really liked it
not set
Dec 04, 2008
it was amazing
I've been meaning to read this book for years, and the BBC Radio 4 adaptation is what nudged me into pulling it out of my TBR. Though I missed out on ...more
Apr 09, 2013
Mar 19, 2013
Silver-Tongued Devil (Sabina Kane, #4)
it was amazing
The other day I was looking for a book to read, and instead of my usual routine of "grab half a dozen books and pick the one whose first page appeals ...more
Jan 06, 2014
Mar 05, 2012
Changeless (Parasol Protectorate, #2)
liked it
Changeless was just as delightful as Soulless, if not more so, because the worldbuilding has been established and Alexia is more independent, not depe ...more
Jul 25, 2011
Apr 27, 2010
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