“a lovely installment, if a brief one, filled with amusing events, and a slowly mounting sense of dread . . .”
“Ladee Hubbard has written a celebration of family, as well as of the individual.”
“in dire need of a copy edit and therefore difficult to read.”
"reads like a writer having fun, which is always good to experience."
Bob Howard of Her Majesty’s Secret Occult Services, aka the Laundry section of the Special Operations Executive, is having a bad day—and it’s only going to get worse.
A Shining in the Shadows is the second installment of The Gabriel Davenport Series by Beverley Lee.
“Drayden has knocked it out of the park with this novel. . . . an excellent piece of fiction that is levels above any of the summer reads coming out.”
“an engrossing description of evil and the devastating results of its corruption . . .”
"You're not safe out on your own right now," Bronko tells her. "None of us are."
School is out and Xanther can finally spend more time with the little one, her white cat.
Fantasy author and artist Brom has continued his trend of rewriting myths and legends with the recently released Lost Gods.
“This novel is sharp, sexy, and funny, with a heart that doesn’t quit.”
“A necromancer, a witch, a vampire, and a devil walk into Hell . . . ”
A necromancer, a witch, a vampire, and a devil walk into Hell . . .
Vampyres is a remarkably in-depth and academically dense account of the entire history of the suave upper-class vampiric count that Dracula represents.
“No one knows when a ghost will appear or what it will do when it does.”
“the mix of romance, mystery, history, and the supernatural will appeal to readers looking for an easy read, a splash of nostalgia, and a moment of escape.”
"In the second volume of Danielewski's ambitious series, strangeness abounds, characters connect, and hidden identities are revealed."
“will easily be remembered as one of the most unique and unforgettable werewolf tales ever written.”
“Ward is a master of her craft.”
In under 200 pages, McGuire builds a quiet and interesting world that manages to fuse children’s portal fantasy stories with gothic splendor and darkness.
Good Girls is the second book in a trilogy that began with Motherless Child.
Trying too hard with Celtic mythology and a modern setting in KingFisher, McKillip fails to reach her full award-winning potential (she has won the World Fantasy Award previously), in this
“danger . . . can also lurk in less inhabited places, as well as in one’s own heart and mind.”
“For fans and readers of magical urban fantasy, this novella is perfect.”
This isn't the only book in recent years to blend science fiction and fantasy, but it's one of the few that gets it right.