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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: The Bone Season, Samantha Shannon

The Bone Season (Goodreads) Author:  Samantha Shannon (website) Follow @say_shannon Rating: It is the year 2059. Several major world cities are under the control of a security force called Scion. Paige Mahoney works in the criminal underworld of Scion London, part of a secret cell known as the Seven Seals. The work she does is unusual: scouting […]

Review: Banish, Nicola Marsh

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! Banish (Goodreads) Author:  Nicola Marsh (website) Follow @NicolaMarsh Rating: Alyssa has one week to destroy her enemy, save her spirit… and save her […]

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: 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 Golem and the Jinni, Helene Wecker

The Golem and the Jinni (Goodreads) Author:  Helene Wecker (website) Follow @helenewecker Rating: Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life to by a disgraced rabbi who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic. When her master-the husband who commissioned her-dies at sea on the voyage from Poland, she is unmoored and adrift as the […]

Review: The Eternity Cure, Julie Kagawa

Title: The Eternity Cure (Goodreads) Author:  Julie Kagawa (website) Follow @Jkagawa Rating: Allison Sekemoto has vowed to rescue her creator, Kanin, who is being held hostage and tortured by the psychotic vampire Sarren. The call of blood leads her back to the beginning—New Covington and the Fringe, and a vampire prince who wants her dead yet may […]

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 Immortal Rules, Julie Kagawa

Title: The Immortal Rules (Goodreads) Author:  Julie Kagawa (website)  Follow @Jkagawa Rating: Allison Sekemoto survives in the Fringe, the outermost circle of a walled-in city. By day, she and her crew scavenge for food. By night, any one of them could be eaten. Some days, all that drives Allie is her hatred of them—the vampires who keep humans as […]
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