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Blood Price by Tanya Huff

One of my podcasts, the now-defunct Dragon Page Cover to Cover, interviewed the author, which got me interested in Huff’s books. The library only had Smoke and Shadows, which I enjoyed, so I picked this book up when I had a gift card to spend.

Published: 1991

Genre: urban fantasy

Length: 272 pages

Setting: Toronto, present day Continue reading

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The Devil You Know by Mike Carey

Back when this book came out, one of my podcasts interviewed the author and talked up this book. It sounded interested so I picked it up when I found it on the shelf at the library.

Published: 2006

Genre: urban fantasy

Length: 406 pages

Setting: London, England, present day Continue reading

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Changes by Jim Butcher

This is the 12th book in the Dresden Files series that I’m determined to finish this year. I’m already up to four of his books this year, which is three more than I read last year, I think.

Published: 2010

Genre: urban fantasy

Length: 546 pages

Setting: mostly Chicago and Chichen Itza, about a year after Turn Coat. I read somewhere that Butcher considers the time elapsed between book publishing dates to be the time elapsed in Dresden’s life as well. Continue reading

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The Harlequin by Laurell K. Hamilton

This is the fifteenth book in the Anita Blake series. Regardless of what some of her critics say about her characters never growing and the sex just getting in the way, I have a hard time putting one of her books down.

Published: 2002

Genre: urban fantasy

Length: 422 pages

Setting: a week after the events of Danse Macabre, St. Louis Continue reading

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Sleipnir by Linda Evans

When I first got a Kindle, my husband loaded it with a bunch of ebooks published by Baen books, and this was one of them. I needed a random book from my Kindle to read while we were on another bike trip. I picked it solely based on the title.

Published: 1994

Genre: military urban fantasy

Length: 336 pages

Setting: a cave in Scandinavia in the 1990s and the Middle East sometime before that Continue reading

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The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan

This is the second book in the Trials of Apollo series. I didn’t think the first book was quite as good as Riordan’s other series, but I still enjoyed it enough to read this book. It helps when it’s in the house for the kids to read.

Published: 2017

Genre: middle grade urban fantasy

Length: 401 pages of text, 414 pages with glossary

Setting: mostly Indianapolis, soon after the events of The Hidden Oracle Continue reading

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Blue Moon by Laurell K. Hamilton

This is the eighth book in the Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter series I read in a previous year (previous decade at this point!).

Published: 1998

Genre: urban fantasy/romance

Length: 418 pages

Setting: mostly Tennessee, shortly after the events of Burnt Offerings Continue reading

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