Publisher: DAW

Review: An Artificial Night by Seanan McGuire (@jessicadhaluska, @seananmcguire, @dawbooks)

Review: An Artificial Night by Seanan McGuire (@jessicadhaluska, @seananmcguire, @dawbooks)

For whatever reason, the third installment is almost always a game changer in an urban fantasy series. Iron Kissed is almost universally acknowledged as being when Mercy Thompson “gets good,” Faefever is when Mac finally starts being more kick-ass heroine than TSTL, and Magic Strikes is my favorite UF installment ever. “How many miles to […]

— Posted September 9, 2016 by Jessica / 3 Comments
Review: The Transference Engine by Julia Verne St. John

Review: The Transference Engine by Julia Verne St. John

THE TRANSFERENCE ENGINE did a lot of things right with its Steampunk inspired machinery, and its eccentric heroine with a big heart. The necromancy aspect was a definite hook for me, and Julia Verne St. John’s writing style fit the alternate 1830s London time period. The area in which this book didn’t perform was unfortunately […]

— Posted July 7, 2016 by Carmel / 3 Comments
DNF Review: The Courier by Gerald Brandt

DNF Review: The Courier by Gerald Brandt

DNF at 15% The world of THE COURIER is a future dystopian version of a combined San Francisco and Los Angeles (I think), where space is presumably at a premium, b/c people are building up instead of out. Our MC (Kris) is a courier—she delivers packages on a motorcycle while wearing kick-ass, high tech riding […]

— Posted April 8, 2016 by Jessica / 10 Comments
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