Kitty’s Mix Tape by Carrie Vaughn Book Review

Title: Kitty’s Mix Tape

Series: Kitty Norville #16

Author: Carrie Vaughn

ISBN: 1616963255

Pages: 288

Genre & Tags: Urban Fantasy, Short Stories, Vampires, Werewolves, Magic

Release Date: 16th October 2020


Synopsis: The final installment of the bestselling Kitty Norville series showcases the paranormal escapades of Carrie Vaughn’s fan-favorite werewolf talk-show host. This engaging short fiction collection – with its own soundtrack for each tale – is sure to delight both existing Kitty fans and anyone who enjoys urban fantasy at its grittiest and best.

“The only urban fantasy world where I want to read every book of the series.” -The Denver Post

“Enough excitement, astonishment, pathos, and victory to satisfy any reader.” -Charlaine Harris, author of the Sookie Stackhouse series

Kitty Norville still can’t stay away from trouble of the supernatural kind.

Everyone’s favorite werewolf DJ is here to mix it up just one last time. Here you will find, or even newly discover, the irrepressible Kitty Norville with friends and enemies alike: Rick the vampire; Jessi Hardin, paranormal detective; Kitty’s husband Ben; Cormac, the bounty hunter; and the villainous Dux Bellorum. These irresistible tales are full of unpredictable twists and turns: lupines experimenting with astronomy, a cheating boxer with preternatural strength, vampires arriving from the Philippines.

As a special treat, author Carrie Vaughn (Bannerless) has provided her own selections for a mix-tape: story notes and songs dedicated to each tale.

So whatever you do, don’t miss Kitty before she is gone. . . .

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SHE WAS A BUNDLE on the bottom of the skiff, tossed in with her skirt and petticoat tangled around her legs, hands bound behind her with a thin chain that also wrapped around her neck.

Carrie Vaughn, The Island of Beasts, Kitty’s Mix Tape

My Rating: ★★★★☆

My Review:

I love how this short story collection has tie in songs for each story. It adds another layer to the story especially with the author’s notes included.

The collection is the final installment in the Kitty Norville series though each story doesn’t follow Kitty, some are even historical but they are all supernatural, set in this universe and mostly feature characters from the series.

It’s kind of a look around the world at what else was going on since the main series is told from Kitty’s perspective the view is limited to what she experiences. With this collection we get to see a little more and discover things she doesn’t know as well as some new experiences for her since Kitty Saves the World.

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Synopsis and book cover from Goodreads. Photos from my Instagram @elainehowlin_

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