Adult Urban Fantasy

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by newcastlefan, May 20, 2013.

  1. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

    Reputations:
    44,519
    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    71,408
    Likes Received:
    29,530
    If you're looking for an adult (i.e. Buffy and Kristen have no place in this story) urban fantasy novel (trilogy, so far):

    [video=youtube_share;q2pC0qdYcwI]http://youtu.be/q2pC0qdYcwI[/video]
     
    Last edited: May 21, 2013
  2. Swayze

    Swayze Guest

    Reputations:
    0
    Pity post for a weird shut-in
     
  3. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

    Reputations:
    44,519
    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    71,408
    Likes Received:
    29,530
    nobody cares if you move your lips when you read.
     
  4. Reggae Mistress

    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

    Reputations:
    18,102
    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2012
    Messages:
    22,301
    Likes Received:
    7,473
    I just finished reading all three books. Loved them and they were super cheap on my Kindle!
     
  5. redshirt

    redshirt Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    8,776
    Joined:
    May 28, 2012
    Messages:
    6,429
    Likes Received:
    6,487
    Hmm. Will try. Neil Gaiman is still my go-to author for non-angsty teen fantasy books in an urban setting.
     
  6. LonghornJ

    LonghornJ VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    78,923
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    40,632
    Likes Received:
    36,984
    ooh urban erotica... sounds delish!!
     
  7. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    24,560
    Likes Received:
    17
    libarys cheepa
     
  8. redshirt

    redshirt Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    8,776
    Joined:
    May 28, 2012
    Messages:
    6,429
    Likes Received:
    6,487
    Most of the time, but the trilogy appears to be on sale. 4 dolla for the whole trilogy. Time+gas against the liberry in this instance.
     
  9. Tuesday

    Tuesday VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    10,611
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    27,098
    Likes Received:
    15,106
    I like Froggy.
     
  10. Reggae Mistress

    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

    Reputations:
    18,102
    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2012
    Messages:
    22,301
    Likes Received:
    7,473
    I live in the boonies. Our local library is really sad :nocheer:
     
  11. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

    Reputations:
    33,060
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2010
    Messages:
    33,306
    Likes Received:
    25,150
    Froggy > Steve7987
     
  12. Donkeyboy2190

    Donkeyboy2190 Never earned a dimes

    Reputations:
    31,213
    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2010
    Messages:
    17,714
    Likes Received:
    27,586
    How does it match up against The Dresden Files?
     
  13. boxers

    boxers Guest

    Reputations:
    0
    .
     
    Last edited by a moderator: May 21, 2013
  14. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

    Reputations:
    44,519
    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    71,408
    Likes Received:
    29,530
    try and find these in a library; they generally sell for "free"; 99 cents; and maybe $2.99 for all three. Laube is a relatively new author and hit it with some good ideas, and an interesting character in Miller.
     
  15. newcastlefan

    newcastlefan גֵּרְשֹׁם VIP

    Reputations:
    44,519
    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2011
    Messages:
    71,408
    Likes Received:
    29,530
    it has similarities in the kind of fantasy, although Butcher is currently the grand master of this type of fiction. If you like Harry Dresden, you should try Kevin Hearne's Iron Druid series; it's is being called the successor to The Dresden Files.
     
  16. Chaos

    Chaos Active Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2011
    Messages:
    23,205
    Likes Received:
    17
    Wise choice.
     
  17. Johnnykstaint

    Johnnykstaint A real one way mother f-er Gold

    Reputations:
    27,366
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2010
    Messages:
    48,786
    Likes Received:
    26,905
    Adult Urban Fantasy = The French Quarter :dontknow:
     
  18. Donkeyboy2190

    Donkeyboy2190 Never earned a dimes

    Reputations:
    31,213
    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2010
    Messages:
    17,714
    Likes Received:
    27,586
    Will do. Dresden's awesome.