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Series Reviews/Genre Pages Updates:

Urban Fantasy:

Hellcat by Sharon Hannaford. Average Rating: 84 points (4 ¼ stars). Gabrielle Bradford is a hunter, part of an organization that hunts bad little demons, vampires, werewolves and other supernaturals, but she is also dhampir. Then one night she meets the terribly sexy master vampire, Julius. Demons and ghouls, vampires and witches, werewolves and their packs are all problems these two run into over the course of the series.

Science Fiction:

Wayfarers by Becky Chambers. Average Rating: 90 points (4 ¾ stars). Wayfarers is a series of three stories, following three groups of people connected by distant through time and space. Their lives are their own, they just have to live them. Space is a big, lonely place, and they just have to find their place in this big universe.

Epic Fantasy:

The Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb. Average Rating: 95 points (5 STARS). FitzChivalry Farseer is a royal bastard. Abandoned by his mother’s family into the care of his father’s, Prince Chivalry Farseer, who abdicated as soon as Fitz came on the scene. At the request of his grandfather, King Shrewd, Fitz became an assassin. An assassin who not only has the use of the family Skill, but also the Wit, meaning he can talk and bond to animals. And then the war with the Red Ship Raiders start, and all of the Six Duchies is in danger of becoming Forged.

Discussions:

keikii’s Reviews:

Advanced Review The Girl Who Could Move Sh*t with Her Mind by Jackson Ford

Mini Review: Awesome, quick urban scifi fantasy. I enjoyed the hell out of it. Once it starts it just goes and goes.

Advanced Review: Tyger Burning by T.C. McCarthy

Mini Review: I couldn’t get past the racism and had to dnf 75% of the way through the book. The just wasn’t enough story to offset the bad.

New Release: Wolf Rain by Nalini Singh

Mini Review: I loved this, best release for the series so far. I want to read it again, already.

Series: The Divine Cities by Robert Jackson Bennett: City of Stairs

Mini Review: This first book in the trilogy made me love it. Absolutely the best series on this list this month. Unbelievable characters and worldbuilding and plot and I loved it.

Series: Mercy Thompson by Patricia Briggs: Moon CalledBlood Bound, Iron Kissed

Mini Review: One of my favourite series of all time. I love the characters and the world and the plots to the individual books.

Series: Old Man’s War by John Scalzi: Old Man’s War, The Ghost Brigades, The Last Colony, Zoe’s Tale, The Human Division, The End of All Things

Mini Review: This was a decent enough read, but it didn’t become a favourite by any means. Interesting scifi, couldn’t stand some of the characters. Overall okay read.

Series: Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon by Yasmine Galenorn: Witchling, Changeling

Mini Review: Read this at your own risk. The author is more concerned with having her characters have sex whenever they want than building the relationship or paying attention to plot.

Standalone: Middlegame by Seanan McGuire

Mini Review: Oh. My. God. Seanan McGuire leveled up with this one. I’m in awe of this story. I want to read more like it.

Standalone: Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Mini Review: This was adorable and I loved it. I loved the fairy tale, I loved the characters. I absolutely adored that romance. This was awesome.