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Jun 30
Book Review – A Study in Death (Lady Darby Mystery #4)

Book Review – A Study in Death (Lady Darby Mystery #4)

A Study in Death by Anna Lee Huber Series: Lady Darby Mystery #4 Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 2015 Genres: Mystery & Detective, Women Sleuths Format: Audiobook Pages: 336 Audiobook Length: 10 hours 50 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Heather Wilds Rating: Description: Scotland, 1831. After a tumultuous courtship complicated by three deadly inquiries, Lady Kiera Darby is thrilled to have found both an investigative partner and a fiancé in Sebastian Gage. But with her well-meaning – and very pregnant – sister planning on making their wedding the event of the season, Kiera could use a respite from the impending madness. Commissioned to… Read more »

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Apr 24
Moon Called Review

Moon Called Review

Moon Called by Patricia Briggs Series: Mercy Thompson #1 Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 2006 Genres: Fantasy, Fiction, Urban Fantasy Format: Audiobook Pages: 288 Audiobook Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins Audiobook Narrator: Lorelei King Rating: Description: Mercy Thompson’s life is not exactly normal. Her next-door neighbor is a werewolf. Her former boss is a gremlin. And she’s fixing a VW bus for a vampire. But then, Mercy isn’t exactly normal herself.  Julie’s Review: I finally read this. Finally. Finally borrowed the (amazing) audiobook from the library because Moon Called has been on my TBR and ShelfLove shelf forevah! I actually… Read more »

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Nov 30
Magic Bites Review

Magic Bites Review

Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews Series: Kate Daniels #1 Publisher: Penguin Date Published: December 31st 2012 Genres: Fantasy, Fantasy & Magic, Private Investigators, Women Sleuths Format: Audiobook Pages: 384 Audiobook Narrator: Renee Raudman Rating: Description: Atlanta would be a nice place to live, if it weren’t for magic… One moment magic dominates, and cars stall and guns fail. The next, technology takes over and the defensive spells no longer protect your house from monsters. Here skyscrapers topple under onslaught of magic; werebears and werehyenas prowl through the ruined streets; and the Masters of the Dead, necromancers driven by their thirst… Read more »

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Oct 07
Secrets, Lies, and the French Quarter – Out of the Easy Review.

Secrets, Lies, and the French Quarter – Out of the Easy Review.

Out of The Easy by Ruta Sepetys Publisher: Penguin Date Published: February 12th 2013 Genres: 20th Century, Historical, Historical Fiction, Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Social Issues, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 368 Audiobook Length: 9 hours 51 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Lauren Fortgang Rating: Description: “A haunting peek at the life of a teenage girl in 1950s New Orleans.”–Entertainment Weekly   It’s 1950, and as the French Quarter of New Orleans simmers with secrets, seventeen-year-old Josie Moraine is silently stirring a pot of her own. Known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute, Josie wants more out of life than… Read more »

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Sep 07
Rosemary and Rue Review

Rosemary and Rue Review

Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire Series: October Daye, Book 1 Publisher: Penguin Date Published: September 1st 2009 Genres: Faery, Fantasy Format: Audiobook Pages: 368 Audiobook Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins Audiobook Narrator: Mary Robinette Kowal Rating: Description: October “Toby” Daye, a changeling who is half human and half fae, has been an outsider from birth. After getting burned by both sides of her heritage, Toby has denied the Faerie world, retreating to a “normal” life. Unfortunately for her, the Faerie world has other ideas… The murder of Countess Evening Winterrose pulls Toby back into the fae world. Unable… Read more »

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Jul 06
The Ruby Circle Review

The Ruby Circle Review

The Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead Series: Bloodlines #6 Publisher: Penguin Date Published: February 10th 2015 Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 368 Audiobook Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins Audiobook Narrator: Alden Ford, Emily Shaffer Rating: Description: The epic conclusion to Richelle Mead’s New York Times bestselling Bloodlines series is finally here…Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets—and human lives.After their secret romance is exposed, Sydney and Adrian find themselves facing the wrath of both the Alchemists and… Read more »

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May 18
The Fiery Heart Review

The Fiery Heart Review

The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead Series: Bloodlines #4 Publisher: Penguin Date Published: November 19th 2013 Genres: Fantasy & Magic, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 438 Audiobook Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins Audiobook Narrator: Alden Ford, Emily Shaffer Rating: Description: Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets—and human lives.In The Indigo Spell, Sydney was torn between the Alchemist way of life and what her heart and gut were telling her to do. And in one breathtaking moment… Read more »

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Apr 06
Skinwalker Review

Skinwalker Review

Skinwalker by Faith Hunter Series: Jane Yellowrock #1) Publisher: Penguin Date Published: July 7th 2009 Genres: Fantasy Format: Audiobook Pages: 336 Audiobook Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins Audiobook Narrator: Khristine Hvam Rating: Description: Jane Yellowrock is the last of her kind-a skinwalker of Cherokee descent who can turn into any creature she desires and hunts vampires for a living. But now she’s been hired by Katherine Fontaneau, one of the oldest vampires in New Orleans and the madam of Katie’s Ladies, to hunt a powerful rogue vampire who’s killing other vamps…  Julie’s Review: I read the crossover novel Easy Pickings a… Read more »

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Mar 16
The Indigo Spell Review

The Indigo Spell Review

Bloodlines: The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead Series: Bloodlines #3 Publisher: Penguin Date Published: February 12th 2013 Genres: Love & Romance, Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 432 Audiobook Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins Rating: Description: Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets–and human lives.” In the aftermath of a forbidden moment that rocked Sydney to her core, she finds herself struggling to draw the line between her Alchemist teachings and what her heart is urging her to… Read more »

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Sep 06
If I Stay Book vs. Movie Review

If I Stay Book vs. Movie Review

If I Stay by Gayle Forman Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 2009 Genres: Young Adult Format: Audiobook Pages: 199 Audiobook Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins Audiobook Narrator: Kirsten Potter Rating: Description: In a single moment, everything changes. Seventeen year-old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall riding along the snow-wet Oregon road with her family. Then, in a blink, she finds herself watching as her own damaged body is taken from the wreck… A sophisticated, layered, and heartachingly beautiful story about the power of family and friends, the choices we all make—and the ultimate choice Mia… Read more »

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