Posts Tagged: Fae

Review: Dead Beat by Jim Butcher

Review: Dead Beat by Jim Butcher

March 12, 2014 2014, B, book rating, Reading Challenges, reviews 2

I’m participating in the Book Bingo Challenge. This book will go into one of my series squares. Dead Beat by Jim Butcher Series: The Dresden Files, Book 7 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by Roc, 2005 E-book, Library 435 pages Grade: B Synopsis: When a killer vampire threatens to destroy head of Special Investigations Karrin Murphy’s reputation unless Harry delivers the powerful Word of Kemmler to her, he has no choice. Now Harry is in a race against time to find the Word before Chicago experiences a Halloween night to wake the dead.   I mean, we’re all going to die. We know that on an intellectual level. We figure it… Read more »

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Review: Ashes of Honor by Seanan McGuire

Review: Ashes of Honor by Seanan McGuire

February 19, 2014 2014, A-, book rating, Reading Challenges, reviews, TBR Pile 2

This is the book I’m reading for the February TBR challenge hosted at The Misadventures of Super Librarian blog. The theme this month is Series Catch-Up–reading a book from a series you’re behind on. The October Daye series is one of my favorites, but during the last several years I didn’t keep up with the series. Since last summer I’ve been catching up and now after this book I’m just one book behind! I read a couple other series books this month, too–Blood Rites (Harry Dresden, book 6) by Jim Butcher (reviewed next week) and Whispers Under Ground (Peter Grant, book 3)by Ben Aaronovitch. I’m also participating in the TBR… Read more »

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Review: Late Eclipses & One Salt Sea by Seanan McGuire

Review: Late Eclipses & One Salt Sea by Seanan McGuire

January 23, 2014 2014, B+, book rating, reviews 4

Late Eclipses by Seanan McGuire Series: October Daye series, Book 4 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by DAW, 2011 E-book, Purchased 372 pages Grade: B+ Synopsis: October “Toby” Daye is half-human, half-fae-the only changeling who’s earned knighthood. But when someone begins targeting her nearest and dearest, it becomes clear that Toby is being set up to take the fall for everything that’s happening.   One Salt Sea by Seanan McGuire Series: October Daye series, Book 5 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by DAW, 2011 E-book, Purchased 354 pages Grade: B+ Synopsis: October “Toby” Daye is settling into her new role as Countess of Goldengreen. She’s actually dating again, and she’s taken on… Read more »

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Review: Bloodfever & Faefever by Karen Marie Moning

January 18, 2014 2014, B+, book rating, reviews 1

Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning Series: Fever series, Book 2 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by Delacorte Press, 2007 E-book, Purchased 303 pages Grade: B+ Synopsis: In her fight to stay alive, MacKayla must find the Sinsar Dubh—a million-year-old book of the blackest magic imaginable, which holds the key to power over the worlds of both the Fae and Man. Pursued by assassins, surrounded by mysterious figures she knows she can’t trust, Mac finds herself torn between two deadly and powerful men: V’lane, the immortal Fae Prince, and Jericho Barrons, a man as irresistible as he is dangerous. For centuries the shadowy realm of the Fae has coexisted with that of… Read more »

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Review: An Artificial Night by Seanan McGuire

Review: An Artificial Night by Seanan McGuire

September 13, 2013 2013, B+, book rating, reviews 0

An Artificial Night by Seanan McGuire Series: October Daye series, book 3 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by Daw, 2010 E-book, Purchased 368 pages Grade: B+ Synopsis: October “Toby” Daye is a changeling-half human and half fae-and the only one who has earned knighthood. Now she must take on a nightmarish new challenge. Someone is stealing the children of the fae as well as mortal children, and all signs point to Blind Michael. Toby has no choice but to track the villain down-even when there are only three magical roads by which to reach Blind Michael’s realm, home of the Wild Hunt-and no road may be taken more than once. If… Read more »

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Review: Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning

May 8, 2013 2013, B+, book rating, reviews 0

Karen Marie Moning is another new author to me. So this book is listed at the Literary Escapism blog’s New Author Challenge 2013. Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning Fever series, book 1 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by: Delacorte Press, 2006 E-book, purchased 382 pages Grade: B+ Synopsis: MacKayla Lane’s life is good. She has great friends, a decent job, and a car that breaks down only every other week or so. In other words, she’s your perfectly ordinary twenty-first-century woman. Or so she thinks… until something extraordinary happens. When her sister is murdered, leaving a single clue to her death–a cryptic message on Mac’s cell phone–Mac journeys to Ireland in… Read more »

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