Tag: Three Stars

Josh Reviews: Midnight Blue-Light Special by Seanan McGuire

Josh Reviews: Midnight Blue-Light Special by Seanan McGuire

Midnight Blue-Light Special takes its monster (cryptid) cast seriously.   They kind of get the royal treatment what with a colorful field guide attached to the end of the book and illustrations on McGuire’s website.   How cute are those Aeslin mice? As this picture should well confirm, the beasties of this series have real […]

— Posted October 12, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 0 Comments
Josh Reviews: Dead Letter Day by Eileen Rendahl

Josh Reviews: Dead Letter Day by Eileen Rendahl

Dead Letter Day will give you a case of the warm and fuzzies.   First of all, its plot centers predominantly around the werewolves in Melina’s life. Secondly, it comes on the heels of the touchy-feely climax in book two in which Melina recognized just how much her mother, witch, vampire, roommate, and boyfriend mattered […]

— Posted September 21, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 0 Comments
Josh Reviews: Kitty Goes to War by Carrie Vaughn

Josh Reviews: Kitty Goes to War by Carrie Vaughn

Kitty Goes to War contains two major plots that just so happen to intersect…or should I say two major plots, one of which conveniently takes a backseat when the other warms up and vice versa?   This alternation does not get old and honestly may be a viable narrative technique more should consider incorporating. On […]

— Posted September 14, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 0 Comments
Josh Reviews: Sins of the Demon by Diana Rowland

Josh Reviews: Sins of the Demon by Diana Rowland

Sins of the Demon perhaps has to atone only for the teeming mass of questions left unanswered as the last chapter calls it a wrap.   Certainly the major plot – if it deserves such an honor – a spate of murder cases which owe Kara Gillian their creation, gets resolved.   A terrific subplot […]

— Posted September 11, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 0 Comments
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