Audio Book Reviews, Fantasy - General

Darker Side of Magic – Audio Book Review

Shades of Magic Book 1 by V.E. Schwab
Published on:  February 24, 2015

I liked a lot of what is in this book, but then there were some parts or conversations that frustrated me so much that at times I almost jerked the headset off my head as I reached to stop the audio book. Right now, I have no idea if it was the character that was driving me crazy or the way that character was portrayed in the audio book.

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Steampunk/Fantasy

Michael McGillicuddy and the Most Amazing Race – Book Review

By Trevor A. Dutcher
Published on: June 15, 2019

If you’ve ever seen the Wacky Races by Hanna-Barbera, then you might have a little idea of what one leg of the race Michael McGillicuddy experiences is like.  This steampunk book has a little of everything:  heroes, heroines, villains, back-stabbers, fun gadgets, puzzles, and more.

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Thriller

False Horizon – Book Review

Seth Walker # 2 by Joseph Reid
Published on:  June 18, 2019

This thriller is full of action sequences and characters that kept my interest through-out the entire book.  Plus, I learned a lot about drones that I didn’t know before.

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Sci Fi Short Stories/Novella

Gerald’s Mistake: An Accidental Cat-astrophe – Short Story Review

An Accidental Cat-astrophe Book 1 by T.M. Edwards
Published on: June 19, 2019

Poor Gerald wasn’t getting fed on time.  His owner, Frank, was just too absorbed in his work and was late – again.  And after all…Gerald did warn Frank not to be late again so this whole thing is really not his fault. 

Ever wonder what your cat is thinking when you forget to feed it?  Or what they might do should the end of the world come?  This short story gives you the chance to find out.

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Steampunk/Fantasy

Storm & Fury: A Storm & Fury Adventures Collection

by Gail Z. Martin and Larry N. Martin
Published on: February 23, 2018

Storm & Fury is a collection of short stories and novellas that really show how much fun the Steampunk genre can be.  If you have been wanting to dip your feet into this genre these short stories may be a good way to start.

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Thriller

[ARC Review] Child’s Play

D.I. Kim Stone #11 by Angela Marsons
Publsihed on:  July 11, 2019

Are all the books in the D.I. Kim Stone series this good?  Child’s Play is my first Angela Marsons book to read and review and true to the words on the cover – I couldn’t put it down.

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