Posts Tagged: urban fantasy

January books on my list

January books on my list

January 4, 2016 2016, books on my list . . . 4

  Each month I write about the books I’ve noticed and think might be good. Sometimes they’re from favorite authors and sometimes new author strikes my fancy. I don’t buy all the books (not during the month they’re released at least)–since I already have way too many books to read. I’m trying to limit the new books I buy each month to the ones I’m going to read soon. But the list I make each month helps me not forget books. The Goodreads links help me keep track of these books. And I hope people reading my post may find some new books, too! I also hope they will point… Read more »

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2016 most anticipated new-to-me authors and their books

2016 most anticipated new-to-me authors and their books

December 29, 2015 2015, 2016, Top Ten Tuesday 11

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme I take part in when I can think up answers! It’s a great meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish blog. Every week they suggest a new book-related topic. It’s not only fun to think about my list, but to read what other people come up with! This week I’m talking about the books I’m most anticipating in the first half of 2016. I’ve decided to just list the new-to-me authors and their books since I have so many new authors and their books I want to read! Born in a Burial Gown by Mike Craven Mystery (police procedural) A police procedural… Read more »

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Fav books of 2015

Fav books of 2015

December 15, 2015 2015, Top Ten Tuesday 6

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme I take part in when I can think up answers! It’s a great meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish blog. Every week they suggest a new book-related topic. It’s not only fun to think about my list, but to read what other people come up with! This week I’m talking about my favorite books of 2015. It was difficult to choose just 10 so i have a number of  honorable mention books, too! Here they are and in no particular order (and all the links are to my reviews of the books): Science Fiction Ready Player One by Ernest Cline I… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: Dec 9

Waiting on Wednesday: Dec 9

December 9, 2015 2015, Waiting on Wednesday 4

I’m participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to coming out in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information.       City of Light by Keri Arthur Series:Outcast #1 Publication Date: January 5, 2016 Genre: Urban Fantasy Synopsis (from Goodreads): When the bombs that stopped the species war tore holes in the veil between this world and the next, they allowed entry to the Others—demons, wraiths, and death spirits who turned the shadows into their hunting grounds. Now, a hundred years later, humans and shifters alike live in artificially… Read more »

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November books on my list

November books on my list

November 5, 2015 2015, books on my list . . . 8

Each month I write about the books I’ve noticed and think might be good. Sometimes they’re from favorite authors and sometimes new author strikes my fancy. I don’t buy all the books (not during the month they’re released at least)–since I already have way too many books to read. I’m trying to limit the new books I buy each month to the ones I’m going to read soon. But the list I make each month helps me not forget books. The Goodreads links help me keep track of these books. And I hope people reading my post may find some new books, too! I also hope they will point me… Read more »

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Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews

Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews

October 29, 2015 2015, B+, book rating, Goodreads, Reading Challenges, reviews 0

Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews Series: Kate Daniels #8 Genre: Urban Fantasy Setting: post-Shift Atlanta, Georgia Published by Ace, 2015 Library book 342 pages Grade: B+ Synopsis: After breaking from life with the Pack, mercenary Kate Daniels and her mate—former Beast Lord Curran Lennart—are adjusting to a very different pace. While they’re thrilled to escape all the infighting, Curran misses the constant challenges of leading the shapeshifters. So when the Pack offers him its stake in the Mercenary Guild, Curran seizes the opportunity—too bad the Guild wants nothing to do with him and Kate. Luckily, as a veteran merc, Kate can take over any of the Guild’s unfinished jobs in order… Read more »

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October books on my list . . .

October books on my list . . .

October 1, 2015 2015, books on my list . . . 8

  October books on my list . . . each month I write about the books I’ve noticed and think might be good. Sometimes they’re from favorite authors and sometimes a new author strikes my fancy. I don’t buy all the books (not during the month they’re released at least)–since I already have way too many books to read. I’m trying to limit the new books I buy each month to the ones I’m going to read soon. But the list I make each month helps me not forget books. The Goodreads links help me keep track of these books. And I hope people reading my post may find some… Read more »

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Fall 2015 TBR books

Fall 2015 TBR books

September 22, 2015 2015, Top Ten Tuesday 12

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme I take part in when I can think up answers! It’s a great meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish blog. Every week they suggest a new book-related topic. It’s not only fun to think about my list, but to read what other people come up with! This week we talk about the Fall books we want to read. I haven’t kept my list to 10 books. . . I just couldn’t lol. So I have added books on my actual TBR list, books for Fall challenges, anticipated books for Fall and NetGalley books. Nearly 20 books! My TBR list books to… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: 09-09-15

Waiting on Wednesday: 09-09-15

September 9, 2015 2015, Waiting on Wednesday 8

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to coming out in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information.       The Hanging Tree by Ben Aaronovitch Series: Peter Grant #6 Publication Date: April 5, 2016 Genre: Urban Fantasy Synopsis (from Goodreads): Another gripping and hilarious adventure through the secret streets of London. A tour of what remains and an insight into what once was with a liberal sprinkling of folklore, myth and violent crime. Each of Ben Aaronovitch’s previous Peter Grant novels have been Sunday Times Top Ten HB bestsellers… Read more »

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Dark Ascension by M. L. Brennan

Dark Ascension by M. L. Brennan

August 28, 2015 2015, A-, book rating, COYER Scavenger Hunt, Goodreads, Reading Challenges, reviews 6

Dark Ascension by M.L. Brennan Series: Generation V #4 Genre: Urban Fantasy Setting: New England–mainly Rhode Island Published by Roc, 2015 E-book, purchased 308 pages Grade: A- Synopsis: After a lifetime of avoiding his family, Fort has discovered that working for them isn’t half bad—even if his mother, Madeline, is a terrifying, murderous vampire. His new found career has given him a purpose and a paycheck and has even helped him get his partner, foxy kitsune Suzume, to agree to be his girlfriend. All in all, things are looking up. Only, just as Fort is getting comfortable managing a supernatural empire that stretches from New Jersey to Ontario, Madeline’s health starts… Read more »

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