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Review: “Throne of the Crescent Moon,” Saladin Ahmed

Pros: Unusual tale Cons: Some pacing issues Rating: 4 out of 5 Throne of the Crescent Moon is book one of Saladin Ahmed’s Crescent Moon Kingdoms series. It’s also Ahmed’s first novel, and I don’t often see such well-executed first

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Review: “Gunmetal Magic,” Ilona Andrews

Pros: Both the novel and the novella are delicious! I love getting to see more of Andrea. Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Ilona Andrews’s Gunmetal Magic is set in the same world as Andrews’s Kate Daniels novels. Only

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Review: “The Burning Land,” Victoria Strauss

Pros: Fascinating world-building; interesting relationships; inventive religious plots Cons: Some predictable (and depressing) events and people Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Review ebook provided free by publisher via NetGalley.   The Burning Land is book one of the “Way of

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Review: “Night Season,” Eileen Wilks

Pros: Cynna and Cullen’s relationship Cons: This volume reminds me more of other urban fantasy worlds Rating: 4 out of 5 Eileen Wilks’s Night Season (The World of the Lupi, Book 4) didn’t catch me up quite as much as

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Review: “Cast in Flame,” Michelle Sagara

Pros: Wonderful climactic battle; fascinating new characters Cons: Sometimes confused as to who is saying what; Severn is still under-utilized Rating: 4 out of 5 Kaylin Neya, a private in the law-enforcing Hawks, is marked with mysterious runes on her

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Review: “Unbound,” Jim C. Hines

Pros: Love libriomancy as a concept. Wonderful characters and relationships. Touching look at depression. Cons: … Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Unbound is book three of the Magic Ex Libris series by Jim C. Hines. This is totally different from

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Review: “Cast in Sorrow,” Michelle Sagara

Pros: Fantastic world-building; definitely different Cons: Plenty of confusion Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Kaylin Neya, a private in the law-enforcing Hawks, is marked with mysterious runes on her skin that give her strange abilities. These–and her stubbornness, curiosity, and

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Review, Novella: “Cast in Moonlight,” Michelle Sagara

Pros: Finally! A look at where and how Kaylin started with the Hawks Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Cast in Moonlight (The Chronicles of Elantra) is a novella set several years before the events of the rest of

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Review: “The Silvered,” Tanya Huff

Pros: Riveting tale of war, conquest, magic, and technology Cons: … Rating: 4.5 out of 5 The Empire is spreading, conquering its neighbors; the emperor seems to have a particular interest in overthrowing Aydori. In Aydori the Hunt Pack (werewolves)

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Review: “Cast in Peril,” Michelle Sagara

Pros: Adds another layer of depth to the Barrani Cons: Small things… Rating: 4.5 out of 5 It has been a busy few weeks for Private Kaylin Neya. In between angling for a promotion, sharing her room with the last

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