Category: Urban Fantasy

Review: To Tame A Wild Heart by Gwen Mitchell

Posted August 21, 2017 by Minx
Review: To Tame A Wild Heart by Gwen Mitchell

Grab your copy today on Amazon for FREE! For a limited time only! ***Check out the Blog Tour Schedule and follow along with the tour.***   Review: To Tame a Wild Heart is a series starter for the Zyne Legacy romances. This story is set in a world that has magic, witches, wraiths, and the non-magical folk. Ignorant to life beyond the ordinary Audrey Taylor was a street hustler who did […]


The Thirteenth Gate by Kat Ross with Giveaway

Posted August 5, 2017 by Minx
The Thirteenth Gate by Kat Ross with Giveaway

***Check out the Blog Tour Schedule and follow along with the tour.*** Review: There are two story lines that are happening simultaneously in The Thirteenth Gate but there is also a point where they intersect. The investigation of partners Lady Vivienne Cumberland and Alec Lawrence take place in London. They are after a man that Lady Vivienne suspected as being Jack the Ripper but lacked enough proof to bring him […]


The Dark Net by Benjamin Percy

Posted August 1, 2017 by Minx
The Dark Net by Benjamin Percy

The Dark Net is about the “what if’s” regarding the internet. What if the internet could be utilized for truly evil purposes and possession? What if there was a demonic select that had a location on Earth, specifically Portland, that they used for their ritualistic reasons? What if they were tired of the status quo and hatched a plan for worldwide domination? If you ever considered any of those questions, […]


The Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F.C. Yee

Posted July 25, 2017 by Minx
The Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F.C. Yee

What a pleasurable read! The Epic Crush of Genie Lo is a book that would appeal to all readers. This story has it all, epic battles, good versus evil, romance, Chinese mythology, I could keep going on and on! This story was better than I ever expected, I just couldn’t get enough and I hope against hope that it will turn into a series!! Genie Lo is not your average […]


The Last True Hero by Bec McMaster

Posted July 16, 2017 by Minx
The Last True Hero by Bec McMaster

The Last True Hero is the second installment in the Burned Lands series. This series is set in a post-apocalyptic world of drought-stricken wastelands in the year 2147. A meteor had previously crashed in this world and it had caused several catastrophic events that affected the environment, inhabitants, and the terrain. Once a complete continent before the meteor struck and caused the Great Divide. Now there the Wall had been […]


Wildfire by Ilona Andrews

Posted July 11, 2017 by Minx
Wildfire by Ilona Andrews

The Hidden Legacy series from Authors Ilona Andrews is set in a world very much like our own except in this world there is an Aristocracy governed by House families. Hundreds of years ago a serum had been invented that brought forth latent magic that existed in certain humans but the serum was eventually destroyed. After the magic was awakened though it became part of the genetic code for those […]


Spellbinder by Thea Harrison

Posted July 10, 2017 by Minx
Spellbinder by Thea Harrison

Thea Harrison has written one of my favorite series, The Elder Races, of which two books are my all-time favorites. The Elder Races is a PNR (ParaNormal Romance) series that is set in a world with Fae (light and dark), Nightkind, Demonkind, and Wyr that are known to humans and live their lives out in the open alongside humankind. The Moonshadow series is a part of the Elder Races world […]


Mini-Review: One Fell Sweep by Ilona Andrews

Posted July 9, 2017 by Minx
Mini-Review: One Fell Sweep by Ilona Andrews

What an AMAZING book!! Worth reading, worth reading many, many times. I have enjoyed this series installment the most so far. It was full of action and sci-fi goodness and I loved it. It was so great to have all the characters in this story as well as additional characters that we had heard of before but never met. I thoroughly enjoyed reading about Dina’s sister and her niece. Seeing […]


White Hot by Ilona Andrews

Posted July 8, 2017 by Minx
White Hot by Ilona Andrews

The world in which this series, Hidden Legacy, is set is very much like our own. Except that in this world there are humans that come from families that have magical skills and abilities. Hundreds of years ago a serum had been invented that brought forth latent magic that existed in certain humans but the serum was eventually destroyed. After the magic was awakened though it became part of the […]


Review: Grave Ransom by Kalayna Price with Excerpt

Posted June 28, 2017 by Minx
Review: Grave Ransom by Kalayna Price with Excerpt

Review: Alex Craft and her partner Rianna run the Tongues for the Dead detective agency and Grave Ransom starts out with Alex taking on the agency’s first missing persons case. Alex and Rianna have a pretty good business going and balance each other out nicely. Rianna is the spell caster and raises shades mostly, while Alex takes on cases that don’t involve using her grave witch, able to see/feel/speak to […]


No Rest for the Wicked by Krystal Jane Ruin

Posted May 2, 2017 by Minx
No Rest for the Wicked by Krystal Jane Ruin

No Rest for the Wicked starts out teasing your imagination about a graphic event that destroyed Tatum’s family leaving her the sole survivor. The event is briefly described with snatches of flashbacks but the whole story was not given. As you read on pieces are given to the overall story that unfurl themselves at the right moment to captivate your imagination. With each piece that is added to the puzzle […]


Cold Reign by Faith Hunter

Posted April 25, 2017 by Minx
Cold Reign by Faith Hunter

It was while reading the Soulwood series that I was introduced to world of Jane Yellowrock. I know now that I was obviously living under a boulder! I knew from reading the Soulwood installments that I wanted to know about this world but I had no idea that I was going to be blown away. This story was everything I wanted and more! Cold Reign is the eleventh book in […]


Bound by Benedict Jacka

Posted March 29, 2017 by Minx
Bound by Benedict Jacka

Wow! I love that the Alex Verus series is always filled with action and dire situations. Bound starts right where the previous book, Burned, left off and I do so enjoy the title that has been chosen for this book. Alex is absolutely bound by circumstances in this book and there is no wiggle room for the choices he must make. Having already lost everything, there is very little that Alex […]


Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs

Posted February 28, 2017 by Minx
Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs

To say that I am a fan of the Mercy Thompson series is really an understatement. I have read every book and that actually makes me potentially a great critic. Where other series can start to get stale or predictable this series has remained strong! Silence Fallen steered away from the formula and gave us new features to look forward to in future installments. Fan-tast-ic! Mercy is back and this time […]


Hungry Ghosts by Stephen Blackmoore

Posted February 1, 2017 by Minx
Hungry Ghosts by Stephen Blackmoore

I really dug that this book took place in Mexico and that there were many Aztec gods and goddesses that are either a part of the story or referenced. Really fascinating! I am no expert in the Aztec culture or history but I felt that everything was represented in a realistic fashion. Mr. Blackmoore did a wonderful job in researching and it shows in his characters and urban development. I […]


Dragon Spawn by Eileen Wilks

Posted December 2, 2016 by Minx
Dragon Spawn by Eileen Wilks

Action-packed supernatural story with lively writing and fantastic world building! There is a plethora of supernatural creatures in this novel my favorite being dragons. The written descriptions of the dragons are just beautiful. I also like the inclusion of gnomes and brownies in the story. I enjoy it when there are supernatural characters that are outside the norm. There is also a portion of the story that takes place in […]


Curse on the Land by Faith Hunter, Review and Excerpt – Blog Tour 2016

Posted October 21, 2016 by Minx
Curse on the Land by Faith Hunter, Review and Excerpt – Blog Tour 2016

Masterful storytelling that is rich and saturated with detail! Nell Ingram is back and I am loving the growth of this character! After graduating from the training center for the Psychometry Law Enforcement Division of Homeland Security (PsyLED), also known as spook school, Nell has joined PsyLED Unit Eighteen as an agent, albeit a probationary one, until she has reached one year of service. Back are JoJo, Occam, Rick, Paka, […]


Shadowed Souls Edited by Jim Butcher and Kerrie L. Hughes

Posted October 17, 2016 by Minx
Shadowed Souls Edited by Jim Butcher and Kerrie L. Hughes

Writing a review on a collection of short stories is something of a challenge. I am a huge Jim Butcher fan and to be able to read a short story from The Dresden Files featuring Molly was definitely a draw for me. Luckily there were ten other stories that were full of action and magical elements to keep me entertained throughout the rest of the book. The story that had […]


A City Dreaming by Daniel Polansky

Posted September 28, 2016 by Minx
A City Dreaming by Daniel Polansky

This book felt like a series of short stories with M being the main character and the world he inhabits is unlike anything I have ever read before. It seems to be commentary about M’s life, friends, and the city where he lives. It was very challenging to find the overall plot. If anything I felt that nothing made sense. There is no explanation of the world you find yourself […]


Magic Binds by Ilona Andrews

Posted September 19, 2016 by Minx
Magic Binds by Ilona Andrews

Ultimate urban fantasy series!! With every new installment the writing and the characters just improve, how is that even possible after nine books?? This book was very different than the rest though. Kate as we know her has changed fundamentally throughout this story and there has been shifts in the key powers that be. There are plenty of surprises and a few places where your heart will just crush upon […]