Rosie’s Book Review Team #RBRT Losing It by Elizabeth Armstrong #UrbanFantasy #Bookreview

Interesting review, Barb. Thorough as always

Rosie Amber

Today’s team review comes from Barb, she blogs at http://barbtaub.com

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Barb chose to read and review Losing It by Elizabeth Armstrong

Is it urban fantasy or horror?

I love urban fantasy. I write urban fantasy. Horror? Not so much. As I read Elizabeth Armstrong’s debut novel Losing It, I was trying to figure out which genre it belongs in. Especially for some of the darker urban fantasy tales, the line can be a fine one indeed. I started by thinking about a few of my favorite characters from the darker side of urban fantasy – Jim Butcher’s Harry Dresden, Patricia Briggs’ Mercy Thompson, Laurel K. Hamilton’s Anita Blake, maybe even Ilona Andrews’ Kate Daniels.

In her essay for The Creative Penn, author Emma Newman says “Urban fantasy has been defined by the places in which the fantasy (magic and or strange creatures, usually) is set – i.e. the…

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