Tag Archives: Diana Rowland

Fury of the Demon

15833153Title:  Fury of the Demon
Author: Diana Rowland
Series: Kara Gillian, book 6
Published:  2014 by DAW
Read: January 18 to 29, 2014
Format: ebook
Genre: Urban fantasy
Trigger warning: Mention of rape and graphic torture

I have enjoyed the series so far. I have enjoyed enough to read the first five books over the course of two months and seeking out a second series by Diana Rowland. However this book disappointed me.

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Books and stories I enjoyed in 2013

BOOK_by_FotunaI was inspired by Gail Carriger to do a post about what I enjoyed in 2013. This will be a mix of short stories, books and comics I enjoyed last year. Since I didn’t start this blog til September last year, I will draw on my goodreads reviews as well as the posts here.

As I said in an earlier post I read 87 books last year and GoodReads says I read 151 things all together, so I had plenty to choose from. I have decided that if I only read the newest book in the series this year, I might still recommend the series because I love long series. The reads are in no particular order.

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Reading: Glitter & Mayhem

Published: August 21st 2013 by Apex Publications
Format: Short Story Anthology
Read:  September 9th – November 28th 2013
Status: First reading
Genre: Urban fantasy, fantasy, science fiction, horror, mythology, fairy tale
Website: Glitter & Mayhem

I got this on kindle for $4.99 which I think is an amazing price for over twenty stories. Some of them by my favourite authors. There are stories by  Tansy Rayner Roberts, Seanan McGuire and Diana Rowland. I could not, not get this.

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25 Urban Fantasy Books that I recommend

25urbanfantasyEarlier in the week I listened to Galactic Suburbia episode 30 & read Tansy Rayner Roberts’ post “25 Urban Fantasies! (or: The Angry Trousers Treatise)“. This inspired me to make my own list. I didn’t quite agree with Tansy on what urban fantasy list so I made my own post discussing it. My list has a lot of Angry Trousers, but there are also a lot of books that break that trope on the list or don’t even come near it. I like angry trousers protagonists but I also like all kinds of other protagonists. Most of my list is fairly new books with only a few books written before 1990 on there, because I mostly read things available in ebook format. And I didn’t read before 1990, so unless someone recommend something older to me, I have not read it.

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My Life as a White Trash Zombie

9640626Title: My Life as a White Trash Zombie
Author: Serie: White Trash Zombie
Published: First 2011 by DAW, 2012 by Audible Frontiers
Format: Audiobook, 8 hrs and 44 mins
Narrator: Allison McLemore
Read:  September 10 to 11, 2013
Status: First reading
Genre: Horror, humor, urban fantasy

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