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Fated (Alex Verus #1) by Benedict Jacka

Fated (Alex Verus #1) by Benedict Jacka Publisher: Ace/Feb. 2012 Urban Fantasy Alex Verus series Kind thanks to Ace for providing a review copy 3.5/5 Alex Verus is part of a world hidden in plain sight, running a magic shop in London. And while Alex’s own powers aren’t as showy as some mages, he does… Read more »

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Knight’s Curse (Knight’s Curse #1) by Karen Duvall

Knight’s Curse (Knight’s Curse #1) by Karen Duvall Publisher: LUNA/August 2011 Urban Fantasy Knight’s Curse Series 3.5/5 A skilled knife fighter since the age of nine, Chalice knows what it’s like to live life on the edge—precariously balanced between the dark and the light. But the time has come to choose. The evil sorcerer who kidnapped… Read more »

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Friday Giveaway: Hexed (Iron Druid #2) by Kevin Hearne (audiobook)

It’s Friday, and to me, that’s a great reason for a giveaway! Well,there are all kinds of reasons for one, but if you’re like me, Friday is a happy making day ’cause the weekend’s ahead! So, without further ado, if you love audiobooks, this one’s for you. I’ve got a shiny new copy of Hexed,… Read more »

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Review: Spellcast by Barbara Ashford

Spellcast by Barbara Ashford (DAW, May 2011)-32 year old Maggie Graham is having a very, very bad day. First she loses her job, then she watches as the bathroom ceiling in her tiny New York apartment falls down. Determined to get away, she takes her meager savings and heads for the country lure of rural… Read more »

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Review: Night Mares in the Hamptons (Willow Tate #2) by Celia Jerome

Night Mares in the Hamptons (Willow Tate #2) by Celia Jerome Publisher: DAW (Penguin/May 2011) Source: Purchased Urban Fantasy 4/5  Purchase: Amazon| Barnes and Noble Synopsis Graphic novelist Willow Tate is a Visualizer, able to draw images of beings from the realm of Faerie, bringing them from their world to ours in the process. After a… Read more »

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Review: Shotgun Sorceress (Spellbent #2) by Lucy A. Snyder

Shotgun Sorceress (Spellbent #2) by Lucy A. Snyder Publisher: DelRey (Random House/Oct. 2010) Source: Purchased Spellbent Series Urban Fantasy 5/5 Hats Synopsis BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE For Jessie Shimmer, everything changed when she went to hell and back to save her lover, Cooper Marron. After tangling with supernatural forces and killing an untouchable spirit lord, Jessie… Read more »

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Review: Trolls in the Hamptons (Willow Tate #1) by Celia Jerome

Trolls in the Hamptons (Willow Tate #1) by Celia Jerome Publisher: DAW (Penguin/Nov. 2010) Source: Purchased Willow Tate Series Urban Fantasy 4/5 Hats Synopsis Willow Tate is a graphic novelist who earns enough money at her craft to keep her rent-controlled Manhattan apartment and still put food in the fridge. But when she decides to write… Read more »

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Review: Spellbent (Spellbent #1) by Lucy A. Snyder

Spellbent (Spellbent #1) by Lucy A. Snyder Publisher: DelRey (RandomHouse Sept.2009) Source: Purchased Urban Fantasy *Spellbent Series 5/5  Synopsis In the heart of Ohio, Jessie Shimmer is caught up in hot, magic-drenched passion with her roguish lover, Cooper Marron, who is teaching her how to tap her supernatural powers. When they try to break a drought… Read more »

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Review: Visions of Skyfire (Awakening #2) by Regan Hastings

Visions of Skyfire (Awakening #2) by Regan Hastings Publisher: Signet Eclipse (Penguin/Sept 2011) Source: From publisher for review Paranormal romance Awakening series 3.5/5 Hats Synopsis Teresa Santiago has awakened her abilities to summon lightning but is unable to control her power-or her attraction to Rune, her Eternal protector and destined partner. Now, Teresa and Rune must… Read more »