Category: Reviews


THE SHADOW REVOLUTION (CROWN & KEY #1) by Clay Griffith & Susan Griffith – Review

THE SHADOW REVOLUTION (CROWN & KEY #1) by Clay Griffith & Susan Griffith – Review
Posted 18 May, 2015 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 16 Comments

The Shadow Revolution (Crown & Key #1) by Clay Griffith & Susan Griffith Genre: Adult steampunk fantasy Publisher: Del Rey Release date: June 2 2015 Source: eARC from publisher via NetGalley Pages: 320 The nitty-gritty: A big, boisterous and bloody adventure tale with non-stop action and monsters, and just a touch of romance. From the […]

THE GRACEKEEPERS by Kirsty Logan – Review

THE GRACEKEEPERS by Kirsty Logan – Review
Posted 11 May, 2015 by Tammy in 5 stars, Reviews / 13 Comments

The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan Genre: Adult fantasy Publisher: Crown Books Release date: May 19 2015 Source: eARC from publisher via Edelweiss Pages: 320 The nitty-gritty: A gorgeous and surreal world filled with broken but hopeful characters, beautifully written. Back in her bunk, tucked in beside the musty warmth of her bear, North fell asleep […]

UNSEEMLY SCIENCE by Rod Duncan – Review

UNSEEMLY SCIENCE by Rod Duncan – Review
Posted 8 May, 2015 by Tammy in 3 stars, Reviews / 4 Comments

Unseemly Science (The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire #2) by Rod Duncan Genre: Adult steampunk Publisher: Angry Robot Release date: May 5 2015 Source: eARC from publisher via NetGalley Pages: 368 The nitty-gritty: Happily, more of the wonderful character of Elizabeth Barnabus, but ultimately, a plot that sputtered along slowly until it picked up at […]

HEXED: THE SISTERS OF WITCHDOWN by Michael Alan Nelson – Review

HEXED: THE SISTERS OF WITCHDOWN by Michael Alan Nelson – Review
Posted 4 May, 2015 by Tammy in 4 1/2 stars, Reviews / 17 Comments

Hexed: The Sisters of Witchdown by Michael Alan Nelson Genre: Young adult urban fantasy Publisher: Pyr Books Release date: May 5 2015 Source: Finished paperback from publisher Pages: 290 The nitty-gritty: An unexpectedly awesome combination of urban fantasy, Buffy-like hijinks and cinematic action scenes, with a dollop of teen angst and emotion thrown in for good […]

THE GIRL AT MIDNIGHT by Melissa Grey – Review

THE GIRL AT MIDNIGHT by Melissa Grey – Review
Posted 30 April, 2015 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 14 Comments

The Girl at Midnight (The Girl at Midnight #1) by Melissa Grey Genre: Young adult fantasy Publisher: Delacorte Press Release date: April 28 2015 Source: eARC from publisher via NetGalley Pages: 368 The nitty-gritty: A magical and action-packed fantasy with characters that I loved and plenty of romance for those who want it. Lots of […]

WHEN WE WERE ANIMALS by Joshua Gaylord – Review

WHEN WE WERE ANIMALS by Joshua Gaylord – Review
Posted 28 April, 2015 by Tammy in 4 1/2 stars, Reviews / 20 Comments

When We Were Animals by Joshua Gaylord Genre: Adult speculative fiction Publisher: Mulholland Books Release date: April 21 2015 Source: eARC from publisher via NetGalley Pages: 336 The nitty-gritty: An allegorical story about one teen’s journey toward adulthood, and all the unusual challenges she and her friends must overcome. And it makes me wonder if […]

ROLLING IN THE DEEP by Mira Grant – Review

ROLLING IN THE DEEP by Mira Grant – Review
Posted 27 April, 2015 by Tammy in 5 stars, Reviews / 23 Comments

Rolling in the Deep by Mira Grant Dust jacket illustration by Julie Dillon Genre: Adult horror novella Publisher: Subterranean Press Release date: April 7 2015 Source: Purchased from Amazon Pages: 123 The nitty-gritty: A short but highly entertaining—not to mention terrifying—tale about the dangers of the deep. I’m so happy I bought myself a copy […]

A Different Kind of SF: EVENSONG by John Love – Review

A Different Kind of SF: EVENSONG by John Love – Review
Posted 17 April, 2015 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 9 Comments

Evensong by John Love Genre: Adult science fiction Publisher: Night Shade Books Release date: January 2015 Source: eARC from publisher Pages: 352   The nitty-gritty: An unexpectedly unique story with some very unusual relationships, and an emotional ending that completely took me by surprise. He’d read somewhere that birds weren’t singing when daylight dimmed, they […]