Category Archives: urban fantasy

The Surface Breaks by Louise O’Neill

Before reading the book, I had to wonder if there would be many low reviews due to it not following the ‘Disney’ version of love and happiness. But after reading several, I saw that many reviewers came to a lot … Continue reading

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City of Broken Magic by Mirah Bolender

I had a hard time with this book: the premise sounded interesting and there are a lot of interesting concepts, but the writing was highly problematic. Even considering that my source is an advance reader copy without full editing, I … Continue reading

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Ghostbusters: Who Yah Gonna Call

I am really enjoying these Ghostbusters comics. Rarely have I seen anyone really capture the essence of the characters so well – the witty dialogue, the personality quirks, and the cartoon’s brightly animated color schemes. But the downside is that … Continue reading

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The Once and Future Queen by Adam P. Knave, D.J. Kirkbride

Perhaps because I am of the generation who was blown away by Camelot 3000, I didn’t enjoy The Once and Future Queen as much as I wanted. This is by no means a terrible series and a lot of the … Continue reading

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Queen’s Quality 2 by Kyousuke Motomi

Volume 2 proves why it was a good idea to take the originaly QQ Sweeper in a different direction, renaming it Queen’s Quality and changing the premise. Where before it was two kids battling demons who dirty people’s minds, now … Continue reading

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War Cry by Brian McClellan

Trying to do a McClellan book in 95 pages is always going to be a hard sell – his writing is all about depth and character growth – neither of which can be done in a novella format. So I … Continue reading

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Lady Mechanika 4 by Joe Benítez, M M Chen

I have read all the Lady Mechanika graphic novels and by this fourth volume, still consider them a guilty pleasure. The art is breathtaking and each page background is so beautifully embellished that it almost makes up for a good … Continue reading

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