Book Review: The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher

Title: The Dresden Files Series Author: Jim Butcher Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Mystery, Fiction, Paranormal, Magic Publisher: Penguin ROC Goodreads Summary: Harry Dresden is the best at what he does. Well, technically, he’s the only at what he does. So when the Chicago P.D. has a case that transcends mortal creativity or capability, they come to him for…

Book Review: City of Blades by Robert Jackson Bennett

Title: City of Blades (The Divine Cities #2) Author: Robert Jackson Bennett Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction Publisher: Broadway Books Published: January 26, 2016 Page Amount: 484 pages Goodreads Summary: The city of Voortyashtan was once the domain of the goddess of death, war, and destruction, but now it’s little more than a ruin….

Book Review: City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett

Title: City of Stairs (The Divine Cities #1) Author: Robert Jackson Bennett Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction Publisher: Broadway Books Published: September 9, 2014 Page Amount: 452 pages Goodreads Summary: Years ago, the city of Bulikov wielded the powers of the Gods to conquer the world. But after its divine protectors were mysteriously…

What’s on my TBR?

In lieu of my book review this week, I’m going to tell you a bit about the books I’ve downloaded onto my Kindle for prime reading activity. In case you’re wondering… I’ve read no books this past weeks. Lather on the shame (actually don’t – I’ve just been insanely busy). Below are all the books…

Book Review: The Secret History of Moscow by Ekaterina Sedia

Title: The Secret History of Moscow Author: Ekaterina Sedia Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Fiction, Russia, Magical Realism, Mystery Publisher: Prime Books Published: December 3, 2007 Page Amount: 303 pages Goodreads Summary: Every city contains secret places. Moscow in the tumultuous 1990s is no different, its citizens seeking safety in a world below the streets — a dark, cavernous…

Book Review: London Falling by Paul Cornell

Title: London Falling (Shadow Police #1) Author: Paul Cornell Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Mystery, Horror, Fiction, Crime, Paranormal Publisher: Tor Fantasy Published: February 25, 2014 Page Amount: 432 pages Goodreads Summary:The dark is rising …Detective Inspector James Quill is about to complete the drugs bust of his career. Then his prize suspect Rob Toshack is murdered in custody. Furious,…

The Hanged Man by P.N. Elrod

Title: The Hanged Man (Her Majesty’s Psychic Service #1) Author: P.N. Elrod Genre: Science Fiction, Steampunk, Fantasy, Mystery, Historical Fiction, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy, Historical, Alternate History Publisher: Tor Books Published: May 19, 2015 Page Amount: 336 pages Goodreads Summary: On a freezing Christmas Eve in 1879, a forensic psychic reader is summoned from her Baker Street lodgings to…

Book Review: Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older

Title: Shadowshaper Author: Daniel José Older Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Urban Fantasy, Fiction, Paranormal, Teen Publisher: Arthur A Levine Books Published: June 30, 2015 Page Amount: 304 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Sierra Santiago was looking forward to a fun summer of making art, hanging out with her friends, and skating around Brooklyn. But then a weird zombie guy crashes the…

Book Review: The Everything Box by Richard Kadrey

Title: The Everything Box Author: Richard Kadrey Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Humor, Science Fiction, Paranormal Publisher: Harper Voyager Published: April 19, 2016 Page Amount: 368 pages Blurb From Goodreads: The angel reaches into his pocket for the instrument of humanity’s doom. Must be in the other pocket. Then he frantically begins to pat himself down. Dejected, he realizes he…

Book Review: The Regional Office Is Under Attack by Manuel Gonzales

Title: The Regional Office Is Under Attack Author: Manuel Gonzales Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller, Humor, Urban Fantasy, Mystery Publisher: Riverhead Books Published: April 12, 2016 Page Amount: 400 pages Blurb From Goodreads: In a world beset by amassing forces of darkness, one organization—the Regional Office—and its coterie of super-powered female assassins protects the globe from annihilation.At its helm,…

Book Review: Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch

Title: Rivers of London (Rivers of London #1) Author: Ben Aaronovitch Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Mystery, Fiction, Paranormal Publisher: Gollancz Published: January 10, 2011 Page Amount: 392 pages Blurb From Goodreads: My name is Peter Grant. Until January I was just another probationary constable in that mighty army for justice known to all right-thinking people as the Metropolitan…

Three Books of the Week

In case it hasn’t sunk in yet, I’ve been an absolute menace lately when it comes to getting my reading in. It’s probably the weather, or sudden abundance of friends – but as I pointed out last week – I have not been *ahem* up to my normal reading standards. I have been trying to…