Tag Archives: Ilona Andrews

TTT: Top Ten Characters You Wish Would Get Their OWN Book

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic from The Broke and the Bookish is, “Top Ten Characters You Wish Would Get Their OWN Book (minor or just maybe a semi main character you wish a book was from their POV)”. I … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Authors I Own The Most Books From

From The Broke and the Bookish, a new Top Ten Tuesday topic. Looks like series authors have a serious advantage, for this list. Also long-standing authors. I’m only counting full-length novels. 1. Kelley Armstrong Books Owned: 19 Genre: Urban fantasy, YA urban … Continue reading

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A Few Alpha Male Characters That Are Actually Well Done

To go along with my previous post “Top Ten Non-Alpha Male Heroes“, this post will highlight a few examples of the archetype which don’t suck. In fact, they’re even good. Perhaps not surprisingly, this list is way shorter than my previous … Continue reading

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Top Ten Non-Alpha Male Heroes

It had to happen eventually. I love urban fantasy, I really do. But there are some archetypes that keep resurfacing again and again. Not in every work, and they aren’t always done badly. But in the great majority of the … Continue reading

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Media Roundup: Endings, and also some Medieval Combat

This week’s post is going to be a little bit more of a roundup, rather than focused on one thing. Innkeeper Chronicles (web serial), Once Upon a Time (TV), and The History Channel: Great Battles Medieval (game) are the topics. … Continue reading

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The Edge series (Steel’s Edge)

Somewhere in the midst of my grad school stuff, I actually found time to read the new Ilona Andrews book (Steel’s Edge, if you couldn’t tell). So it’s a little late, but I’ve finally gotten there. And I certainly feel … Continue reading

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“Top Ten Favorite Kick-Ass Heroines”

The Broke and the Bookish‘s Top Ten Tuesday for today. I’m going to stick with my tendency to do choose 8 literary examples and a few from other media. So, in no particular order: 1. Loup Garron (Santa Olivia, post-apocalyptic dystopia) … Continue reading

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