Tag Archives: urban fantasy

Review: Three Parts Dead (Craft Sequence #1), by Max Gladstone

The city of Alt Coulumb runs off of the power of its resident deity, Kos the Everburning. Kos has sheltered his people through the God Wars, even when his lover left to fight, to die, and to leave the city … Continue reading

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Review: The Glass God (Magicals Anonymous #2), by Kate Griffin

Shaman and community support officer to the supernaturally inclined Sharon Li has her hands full enough running London’s first magical support group, Magicals Anonymous, when the Midnight Mayor unhelpfully disappears and leaves her in charge of figuring out why. The … Continue reading

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Review: Stray Souls (Magicals Anonymous #1), by Kate Griffin

Stray Souls is the first in the Magicals Anonymous series, which follows on from the Matthew Swift series. It contains spoilers for the Matthew Swift books, and so will this review. If you’ve yet to read any of Kate Griffin’s … Continue reading

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Review: The Minority Council (Matthew Swift #4), by Kate Griffin

Matthew Swift, Midnight Mayor, has a tendency to begin his adventures by being dropped in the shit without a paddle; for once, the shit is something he kind of brings into his life of his own accord. After a one-night … Continue reading

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Review: The Neon Court (Matthew Swift #3), by Kate Griffin

Someone has summoned the Midnight Mayor. Matthew Swift, reluctant holder of the title, finds himself coming to in a burning building, called upon to rescue the sometime-ally with a habit of occasionally calling for his head. But when they escape, … Continue reading

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Review: The Midnight Mayor (Matthew Swift #2), by Kate Griffin

When you are half comprised of an entity that began existence as the remnants of voices left in the telephone wires and the emotions they carried, it’s difficult to resist answering the phone. When you are also half comprised of … Continue reading

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Review: A Madness of Angels (Matthew Swift #1), by Kate Griffin

Matthew Swift, London sorcerer, died two years ago. Now Matthew Swift walks the streets of London again — but this Matthew has different-coloured eyes, and electric angels in his blood. Something has been eradicating sorcerers in his absence, something with … Continue reading

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Review: Owl and the Japanese Circus (Adventures of Owl #1), by Kristi Charish

Alix, (un)popularly known as Owl, used to be an archaeology student. After getting kicked out of her PhD programme, she turned antiquities thief. It would have been a lucrative gig, had it not brought her into contact with the wrong … Continue reading

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Review: Half-Resurrection Blues (Bone Street Rumba #1), by Daniel José Older

Carlos Delacruz is an inbetweener, a man half-alive with no memory of the time before his death, in the employ of New York’s Council of the Dead. When the Council send him after another inbetweener, Carlos learns that he is … Continue reading

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