Category Archives: Series

Moon Called & Blood Bound

71811Title: Moon Called & Blood Bound
Author: Patricia Briggs
Series: Mercy Thompson, book 1 & 2
Genre: Urban fantasy

Opening sentence:

“I didn’t realize he was a werewolf at first.”

I read these books because they kept coming up on recommendations to me on Goodreads, Amazon and Audible as well as on the top of urban fantasy lists on Goodreads. So I thought ok I better see what all the fuss is about. So I listened to the first two books and I was pretty happy with what I heard.  Continue reading Moon Called & Blood Bound

Sandry’s Book & Circle of Magic

Sandry's BookTitle:  Sandry’s Book (or The Magic in the Weaving)
Author: Tamora PierceSeries: Circle of Magic, book 1
Published:  1997 by Scholastic Press
Read: 2000
Format: Paperback, Danish
Genre: Fantasy, young adult

Earlier this week when I was putting together a list of epic fantasy books that I recommend, I had to write a little about the first book in the Circle of Magic series by Tamora Pierce. And I found that I almost couldn’t stop writing, so I decided that I would write a longer piece on the book. Mind you it has been a year or two since I read the series. But I have re-read it multiple times over the years. It is one of my favourite fantasy series. Why, you ask?

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Milkweed Triptych

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Series: Milkweed Triptych
Published: 2010 – 2013 by Tor Books
Read: 2010 – 2013
Format: Paper book
Genre: Superhero fiction, military fiction, alternative history,

When I read my Books and stories I enjoyed in 2013 post, I realised that I never wrote any kind of review of the wonderful series, which clearly has to be some kind of mistake. I just wish I had some notes from when I was reading them.

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The Kitty Norville series

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Series: Kitty Norville
Published: 2005 – 2009 by Grand Central Publishing
Read: December 6. – 9. 2013
Format: ebook
Genre: Urban fantasy, werewolves

Right now this is the urban fantasy series I am recommending people if I know they like urban fantasy. So far I read the first 4 books in this series in four days. Yes I think this a good series.

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Sorcery & Cecelia or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot

SorceryCecelia_mech.inddTitle: Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot
Series: Cecelia and Kate
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Published: 1988 by Ace
Young Adult
Pages: 326 pages
Status: First reading, August 09 to 12, 2012
Genre: Historical fantasy, gaslight fantasy, alternative history, regency era, letter novel

Ops this somehow got published before I finished writing it, so now here it is again with the actuarial review there and not just a placeholder
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Glamourist Histories

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Series: Glamourist Histories
Published: 2010 to 2013 by Tor Books
Status: First reading, November 11 – 13
Genre: Gaslight fantasy, regency era, historical fantasy, alternate history, fantasy of manners

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