Posts Tagged ‘Gwen’
Gwen’s review of Iced (Dani O’Malley, Book 1) by Karen Marie Moning Urban Fantasy published by Delacorte Press 30 Oct 12 Yes. It’s me. I have returned to review this book for Sybil and the other ducks at TGTBTU. Let me open this review by telling you that I’m a huge KMM fan. She’s an [...]
Gwen’s review of Kiss of Snow (Psy-Changeling Series, Book 10) by Nalini Singh Paranormal Romance hardcover published by Berkley 31 May 11 It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Nalini Singh. I love to read her books. The complexity of the worlds Singh creates transports me there every time I read them. Sure, [...]
Gwen’s review of Shadowfever (Fever Series, Book 5) by Karen Marie Moning Urban fantasy hardcover released by Delacorte Press 18 Jan 2011 Well, well, well. Here we are. Finally at the end of this innovative and addictive series. I started reading it because I love Moning’s historical/time-traveling romances. I thought I’d see how one of [...]
Gwen’s review of Blood Challenge (World of the Lupi, Book 7) by Eileen Wilks Urban fantasy published by Berkley 4 Jan 11 I’ve been an Eileen Wilks fan for several years now. I’ve enjoyed everything of hers I’ve read and have eagerly anticipated her next novels. Her writing is always taut, interesting, and full of [...]
Gwen’s review of Archangel’s Consort (Guild Hunters, Book 3) by Nalini Singh Urban Fantasy released by Berkley 25 Jan 11 Let me just start by saying that Nalini Singh is a goddess. I adore her writing and am always entertained by her books. Her heroes are hot, tender, and yummy. Her heroines women I can [...]
Once Upon a Time I was one of those kids who was always reading books until the wee hours, under the covers, with a flashlight. I always thought my mom didn’t know how much I sneaked my reading, but have since learned she knew alllll about it and just didn’t mind – she was just [...]
Gwen’s review of Black Magic Sanction (Rachel Morgan and The Hollows, Book 8 ) by Kim Harrison Urban fantasy hardcover released by Eos 23 Feb 10, mass market paperback release 28 Dec 10 The Hollows series is a guilty pleasure for me. Rachel Morgan’s life is such a hot mess, it never fails to make [...]
Gwen’s review of Blood Magic (World of the Lupi, Book 6) by Eileen Wilks Urban fantasy released by Berkley 2 Feb 10 This series just keeps getting better and better. Wilks’s storytelling is also getting better, and it started out excellent.
Gwen’s review of Ecstasy in Darkness (Alien Huntress, Book 5) by Gena Showalter Sci-fi Romance released by Pocket Star 26 Oct 10 For the first chapter or two (or three) of this book, I was convinced I would hate the hero. The heroine I loved – great dynamic between her and her BFF, and I [...]
Gwen’s review of Indulgence in Death by J.D. Robb Futuristic thriller hardcover released by Putnam Adult 2 Nov 10 By now, more than 20 books into the series, fans are pretty familiar with the characters. So it’s time to explore new territory in this modern New York City and its favorite cop. Well, no. Actually [...]
Involuntary idleness leaves one with a LOT of time to think. You know what they say: “In works of labour, or of skill, I would be busy too; For Satan finds some mischief still For idle hands to do.” Isaac Watts (1674-1748) Here’s what’s been on my mind lately…
Gwen’s review of Bayou Moon (The Edge, Book 2) by Ilona Andrews Fantasy romance released by Ace 28 Sep 10 Ever wonder where the term “redneck” comes from? In Texas, it has a very different meaning than in other parts of the country. No matter where you live, though, being called a redneck is not [...]
Gwen’s review of One Touch of Scandal by Liz Carlyle Historical romance released by Avon 28 Sep 10 Sybil and I were trying to figure out if this book was historical or paranormal. We landed on “historical with important paranormal elements.” How’s that for decision making? Solidly in the middle. In spite of our collective [...]
You ever have a really good time one day, then wake up the next morning and feel like a truck hit you? Yeah?
Gwen’s review of The Iron Duke (A Novel of the Iron Seas) by Meljean Brook Steampunk romance released by Berkley Trade 5 Oct 10 Well, hello there. Miss me? That’s correct. I haven’t fallen off the face of the planet, and, contrary to popular rumor (Sybil), neither have I been committed to the local booby-hatchery. [...]