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Josh Reviews: Night Veil by Yasmine Galenorn

Josh Reviews: Night Veil by Yasmine Galenorn

Night Veil makes me want to round up a group of friends and go plague a forest.   One of us can pretend to shoot fire out of her hands while the other waves a fancy fan that summons whirlwinds.    The spiders, although regular size, will appear to us to be the size of […]

— Posted January 29, 2014 by Joshua Burns / 3 Comments
Josh Reviews: Ascension by Sable Grace

Josh Reviews: Ascension by Sable Grace

Ascension blends the recent interest in Greek mythological young adult and urban fantasy books with that of your more bread and butter werewolf and vampire supernatural fare. The world, however, has as always gone to…   Well I won’t say it here but let’s just say I spent the first hundred eighty pages of this […]

— Posted January 22, 2014 by Joshua Burns / 1 Comment
Josh Reviews: Sea Witch by Virginia Kantra

Josh Reviews: Sea Witch by Virginia Kantra

Sea Witch made me reconsider my position concerning the stomp/romp ratio.   The characterizations of our two lovers, selkie and detective, felt simplistic, as if they had been molded simply to go together.    On the other hand, the element of resistance sticks out like a sore thumb. Practically everything from the font size to […]

— Posted January 18, 2014 by Joshua Burns / 1 Comment
Josh Reviews: Wicked Circle by Linda Robertson

Josh Reviews: Wicked Circle by Linda Robertson

Wicked Circle liquidates majority, if not all, of the strong central characterization that had been slowly gaining interest in the previous books in favor of splitting the shares and dividing them amidst as many new and old characters as possible. This can create some somewhat interesting scenes, which I can hardly go into detail about. […]

— Posted January 15, 2014 by Joshua Burns / 3 Comments
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