Review: City of Ashes, Cassandra Clare

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Review: City of Ashes, Cassandra Clare

City of Ashes (Goodreads) Author:   Cassandra Clare Follow @cassieclare Rating: Clary Fray just wishes that her life would go back to normal. But what’s normal when you’re a demon-slaying Shadowhunter, your mother is in a magically induced coma, and you can suddenly see Downworlders like werewolves, vampires, and faeries? If Clary left the world of […]

Review: Happy Hour in Hell, Tad Williams

Happy Hour in Hell (Goodreads) Author:  Tad Williams (website) Follow @tadwilliams Rating: I’ve been told to go to Hell more times than I can count. But this time I’m actually going. My name’s Bobby Dollar, sometimes known as Doloriel, and of course, Hell isn’t a great place for someone like me – I’m an angel. They don’t […]

Review: Shadows, Paula Weston

This review is part of the Discover Aussie Fantasy feature, running during July on The Oaken Bookcase. You can find details of the feature and enter the giveaway on the Aussie Fantasy page! Shadows (Goodreads) Author:  Paula Weston (website) Follow @PaulaWeston Rating: It’s almost a year since Gaby Winters was in the car crash that killed […]

Review: Long Lost Song, Stephen C Ormsby

This review is part of the Discover Aussie Fantasy feature, running during July on The Oaken Bookcase. You can find details of the feature and enter the giveaway on the Aussie Fantasy page! Long Lost Song (Goodreads) Author:  Stephen C Ormsby (website) Follow @IdeasCaptured Rating: A virus is decimating America today and Michael Decker is the culprit. […]

Review: In The End, Alexandra Rowland

In The End (Goodreads) Author:  Alexandra Rowland (website) Follow @_alexrowland Rating: The Fallen Angel Lucien never expected the world to end. Inconveniently enough, it did. He and Lalael, an angel of the Higher Realm, are abandoned to make their way in what’s left of the world. It has changed, however. Uncountable humans have died or vanished, and […]

Review: The Seers, MD Kaczkowski

Title: The Seers: New World Order (Goodreads) Author:  M.D. Kaczkowski (website) Rating: The Seers introduces a world where good battles evil for the world’s soul. The fate of humanity rests in the hands of the Seers, a handful of humans with the rare ability to see the unseen, who call their Angels into action to do battle with […]

Review: The Dirty Streets of Heaven, Tad Williams

Title: The Dirty Streets of Heaven (Goodreads) Author:  Tad Williams (website)  Follow @tadwilliams Rating: Bobby Dollar is an angel—a real one. He knows a lot about sin, and not just in his professional capacity as an advocate for souls caught between Heaven and Hell. Bobby’s wrestling with a few deadly sins of his own—pride, anger, even lust. But […]

Review: The Water Witch, Carol Goodman

Title: Water Witch (Goodreads) Author:  Carol Goodman (or her pseudonym, Juliet Dark) Rating: “You have only to call my name to bring me back”, he whispered, his breath hot in my ear. “You have only to love me to make me human”. Callie McFay is the guardian of the last gateway between the world of Faerie and […]

Review: Incubus, Carol Goodman

Title: Incubus (Goodreads) or The Demon Lover in the US Author:  Carol Goodman (or her pseudonym, Juliet Dark) Rating: Dr. Callie McFay travels to the small college town of Fairwick in New York State for a job interview. Despite it being her second choice she finds herself talked into accepting a job offer from the Folklore Department […]

Review: Jack Templar: Monster Hunter, Jeff Gunhus

Welcome to The Oaken Bookcase’s stop on the Jack Templar Monster Hunter tour! Following my review, there are links to a whole lot of other articles about this book.  Warning: Only proceed if you are absolutely sure you want to find out about Monster Hunters. Reading this book will almost certainly cause a load of […]
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