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[Review] Thrall by Avon Gale and Roan Parrish

NOTE: This review is being posted with the promise that if/when I eventually return to this book and un-DNF it, I’ll write a full review that reflects that. BUY ON AMAZON I wanted to love Thrall, Avon Gale and Roan Parrish’s … Continue reading

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[Review] Shadow’s Bane (Dorina Basarab #4) by Karen Chance

Shadow’s Bane isn’t just great because Dory gets to punch poozers, but it also rocks because we’re seeing her get even further fleshed out as a character as she tries to balance her needs and her fears. Continue reading

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Urban Fantasy 101: A Few of My Favorite Fang-Havers

I know I’m about to get my critical little claws all over vampires in the urban fantasy genre once more with my upcoming piece on vampire supremacy in the genre, but before I do, I want to shout out some … Continue reading

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Urban Fantasy 101: Vamping Out

Vampires, in a Nutshell If you’re familiar with my Urban Fantasy 101 series, you probably know that I’ve written about the way the genre thinks and writes about vampires on the regular. I’ve shot down the idea that there’s some … Continue reading

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[Book Review] Archangel’s Viper (Guild Hunter Series #10)

Title: Archangel’s Viper (Guild Hunter Series #10) Author: Nalini Singh (Twitter) Rating: Highly Recommended Genre/Category: Urban Fantasy, Angels and Demons, Vampires, Diverse Romance Release Date: September 26, 2017 Publisher: Berkley Purchase Links: AMAZON | AMAZON (PRINT) | BARNES & NOBLE … Continue reading

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[Book Review] Ride The Storm (Cassandra Palmer #8)

Title: Ride the Storm (Cassandra Palmer #8) Author: Karen Chance Rating: Your Cup of Tea Maybe? Genre/Category: Urban Fantasy, Vampires, Witches, Time Travel, Psychics Release Date: August 1, 2017 Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group Note: I received a free copy of this novel from the publisher … Continue reading

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Small Stitch Reviews: Wildfire  and Lover’s Knot

Two short reviews of urban fantasy books I’ve read recently!

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The Great Big Anita Blake Reread – Guilty Pleasures

Content Warnings: This review of Guilty Pleasures talks about the following content that readers may find disturbing, upsetting, or triggering: racism, internalized misogyny, victim blaming with regard to childhood abuse and sexual trauma, sex worker shaming, connecting sex work with … Continue reading

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Urban Fantasy 101: Single White Vampire

This month in Urban Fantasy 101, we talk about the single white vampire myth and how urban fantasy authors (erroneously) equate vampires with whiteness. Why are so many vampires in Urban Fantasy fiction French (and white)? I have issues with … Continue reading

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Snippet – Saw Palmetto Sacrifice Chapter 1

With all the Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romance I read, I think it makes sense for me to tackle the genre and try to put my own spin on it. Saw Palmetto Sacrifice is what happens when I look at what I … Continue reading

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