Genre: Urban Fantasy

Review: Hard Bitten by Chloe Neill

Review: Hard Bitten by Chloe Neill

Posted May 8, 2011 by Jennifer in Book Review | 1 Comment

Often in series there is a safe and sometimes predictability to the characters and story once you are few books into the series. But even though Hard Bitten is the fourth installment of the Chicagoland Vampire series, it is by no means predictable. Hard Bitten picks up where Twice Bitten leaves off. The Cadogan House is trying to put their house back together, physically and mentally. And of course Merit and Ethan are still dealing with their complex relationship. Ethan is trying to get Merit to forgive him and trust him with her heart after he broke it. Ethan is doing what most people either can’t or won’t do, and that is change. Merit is too afraid to think that his changes are true and […]


Audio Review: Magic Bleeds by Ilona Andrews

Audio Review: Magic Bleeds by Ilona Andrews

Posted April 27, 2011 by Jennifer in Book Review | 3 Comments

  Overall this series is something of a post-apocalyptic universe where technology and magic struggle for control over the world. The plots are complex, exhilarating and even though this is urban fantasy there is still a healthy dose of romance. This book has the most romance so far, but this is not your standard romance where you know that all will be well in the end. Kate is such a great heroine. She is strong-minded and tough, smart ass chick that is totally likeable. And in this 4th installment of the series, we do not just see the tough sword swinging Kate but we also get to see her softer side. If you are up to date on the series then you will remember the […]


Review: Eternal Seduction by Jennifer Turner

Review: Eternal Seduction by Jennifer Turner

Posted April 21, 2011 by Jennifer in Book Review | 1 Comment

I first read Eternal Seduction in 2009 after I saw a few posts about it in one of my Shelfari groups. I loved it so much that I looked up the author to find out if she had any more books out and found that she was writing a second book in the series, Eternal Hearts. After a lot of work on Ms. Turner’s part to get EH published it is finally being released June 1, 2011. So I decided to do a re-read of ES to refresh my memory on the characters and the developing plot since the main character of EH is introduced in Eternal Seduction. This is not your usual paranormal romance where the human heroine tries to save the brooding thousands-year-old […]


Review: Once Bitten, Twice Shy by Jennifer Rardin

Review: Once Bitten, Twice Shy by Jennifer Rardin

Posted April 3, 2011 by Jennifer in Book Review | 2 Comments

Jaz is a tough heroine with a smart mouth. Got to love those kick-ass chicks with attitude. She is a totally believable character with her family problems with her stubborn dad, little sister, and twin brother. And since this book is about a tough heroine that works for the C.I.A. that is partnered with a Vamp you know there will be action in the book. There was a good mix of humor with action and I liked the side characters and hope they continue to show up in future books. The relationship that Jaz and Vayl have starts out as a great working partnership and then by the end of the book it turns into something more. But there is not much romance in this […]


Review: River Marked by Patricia Briggs

Review: River Marked by Patricia Briggs

Posted March 27, 2011 by Jennifer in Book Review | 2 Comments

River Marked has different feel to it than the previous Mercy Thompson books. In this installment you get to see more of the relationship between Mercy and Adam as well as get a peek into Mercy’s heritage. The book starts off a few weeks after Silver Borne ended. Mercy is living with Adam in his house. We haven’t seen Stefan since the devastating events of Bone Crossed. So while Adam is out-of-town on business Mercy decides to check in on Stefan and bring him as her date Warren and Kyle’s for their weekly bad movie date. Mercy is shocked at the condition that Stefan and is household is in. With the help of Warren and another one of the pack’s wolves, Ben, they work on […]