Browsing All posts tagged under »out of this world«

magic bleeds by ilona andrews

July 4, 2010


The enemies are the monsters humans once worshipped now reasserting control. That Kate is probably one of these monsters adds the killer edge to an already sharply plotted series.

the strangely beautiful tale of miss percy parker by leanna renee hieber

June 26, 2010


The story takes off from the Persephone myth, then twists it.

ghost ocean by s m peters

May 17, 2010


As far as many of my reader friends are concerned Neil Gaiman is god. But when I read Ghost Ocean I wondered why I would need him when I have S M Peters. On there are only eight reviews and two. Sweet. I belong to a cult.

hallowed circle by linda robertson

May 4, 2010


If Johnny doesn't become more interesting, Menessos will be king. Then Johnny will just have to wait for Menessos's Mordred.

the magicians and mrs quent by galen beckett

March 6, 2010


What if Jane Eyre gets married to Wuthering Heights, then has a genteel affair with Pride and Prejudice, as Charles Dickens eludes highwaymen with the power of illusion?

prospero’s children by jan siegel

December 28, 2009


Book review: Prospero's Children by Jan Siegel

TRESE unreported murders by budjette tan and kajo baldisimo

October 18, 2009


Alexandra Trese won’t make it in Alaska, if she needs to wear a trench coat in sweltering Manila. But, hey, I can relate… style before comfort. In Trese, Manila is a black-and-white world, sheltering all sorts of things that go bump in the night. If there’s something strange in the neighborhood, who are you going […]

TRESE murder on balete drive by budjette tan and kajo baldisimo

October 17, 2009


Armanaz, Armazan… He’s still a tikbalang living in a penthouse suite. Where life and light should be are only shadows and grey lines. The map of Trese’s Metro Manila contains no details. All I know is that I am in there somewhere, living my ordinary life, and they are there as well, loving and hating, […]

the hunger games by suzanne collins

October 4, 2009


book review: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

the highlander’s touch by karen marie moning

October 3, 2009


book review: The Highlander's Touch by Karen Marie Moning