Grumpy Book Grrrl

a writer and reader

The story seems to be ever increasingly rooted in Faerie. Grave magic did play a role in this although it was a small one. I miss it that Alex no longer seems to be straddling two worlds, but it may be a temporary break from that. Rather momentous things happened. Alex’s life will no longer …

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Release day: April 9, 2019. Publisher: 47North. Rating: ★★★★★ Craig Schaefer once again proves he is genius-level in the paranormal noir genre. This is my 15th? book and it may be my favorite yet. The writing, the plotting, the characterization, the pacing, the world-building … just gets better and better. Have you read Craig Schaefer …

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Rating: ★★★★ Annie is still on the run from the covenant. In case they find her, she can’t contact her family. She and her friends end up in a tiny town in Maine. Trouble finds her even in such a small place. She meets a strange local boy with interesting theories. The crossroads call in …

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The Everything Box (Another Coop Heist #1) – ★★★★ Coop is a good guy, but unlucky. Well, actually, he was sold out, and ended up in jail. Prison coffee was like someone had shouted the word coffee into a bag of potting soil and strained the boiled sludge through a dirty T-shirt. Then, after he …

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We all have them. The book all your friends raved about for weeks. The one that everyone seemed to love and everywhere you turned, there was another four or five star review. Did you read the same book? What were all these people thinking? How could they possibly have liked it that much? So, this …

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It’s finally here. Book ten of Kate Daniels, the amazing urban fantasy series set in a future Atlanta, Georgia, where magic and technology “shifts” battle and shape the landscape of the earth and its survivors. Shapeshifters, witches, gods, ancient creatures, and new ones walk the planet, along with humans. Ilona Andrews is top of their …

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OMG!!! I loved it! Best book in the series since The Winter Long. To be honest I wasn’t sure what to think going into this. The blurb didn’t excite me. Gillian being kidnapped again and Tybalt taking off didn’t sound appealing. The plot tied things together and brought issues to light in such a good way despite the …

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