Posts Tagged: werewolves

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs

October 11, 2017 2017, Can't Wait Wednesday 13

I used to take part in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. I’ve decided to begin participating again, but with Can’t-Wait Wednesday hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings since the Breaking the Spine blog is no longer active. Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that aren’t released yet. I love finding out about books which will publish in future months and I like to share my excitement about the books. I also like to find out about new books on other people’s blogs and hope they’ll sometimes find something to look forward to on my blog…. Read more »

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Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs

Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs

March 8, 2016 2016, A-, book rating, Goodreads, NetGalley, Netgalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge, New Release Challenge, Reading Challenges, reviews, Science Fiction/Fantasy Bingo Reading Challenge 6

Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs Series: Mercy Thompson #9 Genre: Urban Fantasy Setting: Tri-cities area of Washington State Published by Ace, 2016 Format: e-Arc (Release Date: March 8) –I received a review copy of this book from the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. The opinions stated here are entirely my own. 352 pages Grade: A- Synopsis: Tensions between the fae and humans are coming to a head. And when coyote shapeshifter Mercy and her Alpha werewolf mate, Adam, are called upon to stop a rampaging troll, they find themselves with something that could be used to make the fae back down and forestall out-and-out war: a human child stolen… Read more »

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Review: Night Broken by Patricia Briggs

Review: Night Broken by Patricia Briggs

May 16, 2014 2014, B+, book rating, Reading Challenges, reviews 2

Night Broken by Patricia Briggs Series: Mercy Thompson, Book 8 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by Ace, 2014 E-book, Purchased 341 pages Grade: B+ Synopsis: An unexpected phone call heralds a new challenge for Mercy. Her mate Adam’s ex-wife is in trouble, on the run from her new boyfriend. Adam isn’t the kind of man to turn away a person in need—and Mercy knows it. But with Christy holed up in Adam’s house, Mercy can’t shake the feeling that something about the situation isn’t right. Soon, her suspicions are confirmed when she learns that Christy has the farthest thing from good intentions. She wants Adam back and she’s willing to do… Read more »

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Review: Clean Sweep by Ilona Andrews

Review: Clean Sweep by Ilona Andrews

May 5, 2014 2014, A-, book rating, Reading Challenges, reviews 4

  Clean Sweep by Ilona Andrews Series: Innkeeper Chronicles, Book 1 Genre: urban fantasy Published by Ilona Andrews, 2013 E-book, Purchased 200 pages Grade: A- Synopsis: On the outside, Dina Demille is the epitome of normal. She runs a quaint Victorian Bed and Breakfast in a small Texas town, owns a Shih Tzu named Beast, and is a perfect neighbor, whose biggest problem should be what to serve her guests for breakfast. But Dina is…different: Her broom is a deadly weapon; her Inn is magic and thinks for itself. Meant to be a lodging for otherworldly visitors, the only permanent guest is a retired Galactic aristocrat who can’t leave the… Read more »

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Review: Hexed by Kevin Hearne

Review: Hexed by Kevin Hearne

January 21, 2014 2014, B-, book rating, reviews 5

Hexed by Kevin Hearne Series: The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book 2 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by Del Rey, 2011 E-book, Purchased 320 pages Grade: B- Synopsis: Atticus O’Sullivan, last of the Druids, doesn’t care much for witches. Still, he’s about to make nice with the local coven by signing a mutually beneficial nonaggression treaty when suddenly the witch population in modern-day Tempe, Arizona, quadruples overnight. And the new girls are not just bad, they’re badasses with a dark history on the German side of World War II. With a fallen angel feasting on local high school students, a horde of Bacchants blowing in from Vegas with their special brand of… Read more »

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Review: Fool Moon by Jim Butcher

October 11, 2013 2013, B+, book rating, reviews 0

I read this book during Fraterfest Read-a-Thon hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer. This was a fun read-a-thon and I managed to read two books during the five days of the read-a-thon! Fool Moon was a good choice because it takes place in October and is about werewolves! Fool Moon by Jim Butcher Series: The Dresden File series, #2 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by Roc, 2001 e-book, Library 421 pages Grade: B+ Synopsis: Harry Dresden–Wizard Lost Items Found. Paranormal Investigations. Consulting. Advice. Reasonable Rates. No Love Potions, Endless Purses, or Other Entertainment. Business has been slow. Okay, business has been dead. And not even of the undead variety. You would think… Read more »

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Review: Fair Game and Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs

Review: Fair Game and Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs

July 18, 2013 2013, A, book rating, reviews 0

I read both of these books in March and they are by the same author so I’m going to review them together. Fair Game by Patricia Briggs Series: Alpha & Omega, Book 3 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by: Ace, 2012 E-book, purchased 304 pages Grade: A Synopsis: It is said that opposites attract. And in the case of werewolves Anna Latham and Charles Cornick, they mate. The son—and enforcer—of the leader of the North American werewolves, Charles is a dominant Alpha. While Anna, an Omega, has the rare ability to calm others of her kind. When the FBI requests the pack’s help on a local serial-killer case, Charles and Anna… Read more »

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Review: Summer Knight by Jim Butcher

Review: Summer Knight by Jim Butcher

July 10, 2013 2013, B+, book rating, reviews 0

This is the first book I’ve read by Shelley Adina–sorry…this book is by Jim Butcher(!) and it’s listed with the Literary Escapism blog for the 2013 New Author Challenge. Summer Knight by Jim Butcher Series: Dresden Files, book 4 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by: Roc E-book, from library 388 pages Grade: B+ Synopsis: Ever since his girlfriend left town to deal with her newly acquired taste for blood, Harry Dresden has been down and out in Chicago. He can’t pay his rent. He’s alienating his friends. He can’t even recall the last time he took a shower. The only professional wizard in the phone book has become a desperate man…. Read more »

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