Silver Shark (Kinsmen Series) by Ilona Andrews

A Review of Silver Shark by Ilona Andrews

Blast through the pages of Silver Shark, a sci-fi romance novella by Ilona Andrews. Super short. Super fast. Super sexy. Claire Shannon is a Class A Psycher, which basically means she’s been trained since the age of 14 to kill people with her mind. She’s powerful. For her, killing takes but a thought: “She seared … Continue reading

Kushiel’s Avatar – favorite book in my favorite series

E.M. Mills Rose Garden

So it’s been established that I LOVE the Kushiel’s Legacy series by Jacqueline Carey. But which of the currently eight books is my favorite? Kushiel’s Avatar, the third book in the first trilogy, is dark, gritty, sexually charged…it’s a masterpiece of death and life and love. Phedre must travel to the darkest, most accursed land in her … Continue reading

Bayou Moon by Ilona Andrews

The latest novel in Ilona Andrews‘ the Edge series is swamped with action, romance, and plot twists galore. But the characters and setting just don’t measure up to the first book in the series. William the Wolf is on a mission. He’s been instructed by the Mirror (Adrianglia’s secret service) to hunt down and destroy … Continue reading

My Pathetic Reflection

I wrote this poem a year ago for a Spanish class. The premise was that we were looking at ourselves in the mirror, holding a conversation with our own reflections. What did we see? Did we like it? It doesn’t have the same rhythm in the English version, but the feelings seem so much starker. … Continue reading

Phil Gigante and his Harem

The only reason Bonnie Fox even picked up the series is because her good friend, Phil Gigante, encouraged her to do so. Gigante narrates all of Karen Marie Moning’s audio books, and found the Fever series very interesting. So Fox picks up the audio edition of the books and falls in love. She’s not a … Continue reading

Could Skarsgård be any hotter? My review of Straw Dogs

So, I saw a special screening of Rod Lurie‘s Straw Dogs re-make. I liked it. The plot was a bit slow, but the characters were complex (not to mention beautiful), the cinematography was great, and the ending wowed me. I haven’t seen the original, but apparently it didn’t stray too far plotwise. The characters, however, … Continue reading

Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, Book 1) by Kelley Armstrong

Bitten, an urban fantasy novel by Kelley Armstrong, has all the trappings of a good book: a love triangle, copious action scenes, and a woman trapped between two worlds. All of this, however, can’t save the book from Elena, the spineless and selfish protagonist. Elena is a werewolf, changed against her will by her fiance, … Continue reading

Naamah’s Curse by Jacqueline Carey

Jacqueline Carey‘s sends us on yet another fantastic journey with her latest book in the stunning Kushiel’s Legacy series. The beautiful descriptions, relatable characters, and her use of religion and mythology in magical ways will enchant all fantasy lovers. Follow Moirin mac Fainche of the Maghuin Dhonn as she travels from the heart of Ch’in … Continue reading

Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey: the first book in the stunning Kushiel’s Legacy series

Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey overflows with complex characters, a twisting plot, love, hate, joy and tragedy. It is an excellent book that will only leave readers wanting more. The narrator: Phèdre nó Delaunay, a trained spy, courtesan worthy of kings, a god-touched mortal and anguisette (one who feels intense pleasure in the place of … Continue reading

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