Tag: urban fantasy

Ninth House Review: Revenge, the Occult and Secret Societies

Ninth House Review: Revenge, the Occult and Secret Societies

Please take note of the trigger warnings before delving into this book because the depictions are incredibly detailed and dark. Trigger warnings: child rape and sexual abuse, date rape, drug and substance use, overdose, self-harm, murder, blood, gore, PTSD and grief  Like most of the blogosphere, Ninth House is one of our most highly anticipated books […]

October 18, 2019 | 6 Comments
Blog Tour: 5 Things I Loved about Vigil & Corpselight

Blog Tour: 5 Things I Loved about Vigil & Corpselight

To celebrate the Australian release of Corpselight last week, I’m taking part in the Corpselight blog tour! Vigil is a dark urban fantasy set in the city of Brisbane, Australia. What could be better than seeing my home converted into this paranormal fare filled with creatures and crimes alike? 5 Things I Loved about Vigil & Corpselight 1. Dry, […]

Hexed by Michael Alen Nelson Review: My Kind of YA Urban Fantasy

Hexed by Michael Alen Nelson Review: My Kind of YA Urban Fantasy

I’m a big fan of the urban fantasy genre with it’s kick ass heroines, nonstop action and supernatural elements, and Hexed is a YA urban fantasy that did not disappoint! Hexed features a thief with a mission – to recover a missing girl kidnapped by supernatural forces. Not to be mistaken with the devil, Lucifer is a smart, resourceful […]

July 27, 2015 | 43 Comments
Murder of Crows by Anne Bishop Review: Family of Monsters & a Blood Prophet

Murder of Crows by Anne Bishop Review: Family of Monsters & a Blood Prophet

After the fantastically unique urban fantasy Written in Red, I am pleased to say that The Murder of Crows lived up to the first book and delves even deeper into a world where monsters co-exist with humans….but only barely. In Murder of Crows, The Others or the terra indigene are struggling to maintain control with the humans, as one […]

June 30, 2014 | 55 Comments
Up From the Grave by Jeaniene Frost Review: A Brilliant Ending for Cat and Bones

Up From the Grave by Jeaniene Frost Review: A Brilliant Ending for Cat and Bones

Up From the Grave filled me with emotions; the comfort and enjoyment of picking up a well-written familiar series, the anticipation and excitement of seeing where it was all going to go, the anxiety and nervousness of things being in an array at the start of the novel and the despair that this would be the last installment featuring Cat […]

May 28, 2014 | 37 Comments
Written in Red by Anne Bishop: Sink your Teeth into this Meaty Paranormal

Written in Red by Anne Bishop: Sink your Teeth into this Meaty Paranormal

Written in Red is not a paranormal book where the creature falls in love with a heroine. Instead, it convincingly portrays the creatures of the night as actual monsters who want to eat people, which was completely refreshing. Written in an immersive world where these creatures and humans live together under a strict agreement, I loved […]

April 23, 2014 | 56 Comments