Review: Small Favor (The Dresden Files, #10) by Jim Butcher

Small Favor Book Cover Small Favor
The Dresden Files, #10
Jim Butcher
Urban Fantasy
April 1st 2008


THE New York Times Bestseller

Harry Dresden's life finally seems to be calming down -- until a shadow from the past returns. Mab, monarch of the Sidhe Winter Court, calls in an old favor from Harry -- one small favor that will trap him between a nightmarish foe and an equally deadly ally, and that will strain his skills -- and loyalties -- to their very limits.


WOW. Small Favor was another epic read in the Dresden Filesseries. Harry is in deep again.

After White Night, Harry has had some time to spend with his brother, friends, and his young apprentice, but now all that’s changing.

We have intrigue, betrayal, action-packed moments, and some surprises along the way.

Their’s a game a foot and lots of secrets. Molly, Thomas, Murphy, the Knights of the Cross, and Kincaid join Harry on this adventure. We also get the Billy Goat Gruff, Dark Magic, Summer trying to kill Harry, and Mab calling in an old favor.

Now, Harry only really has one option when it comes to Mab and it’s not the best, but it’s the lesser of the evils. I really loved having the gang together again. I liked that his friend have his back, even if it’s in question, they still stick by him. Bob, the talking skull always adds humor and I love seeing him. Harry finally learns something about “Fidelacchiu,” one for the swords of God, that he is holding on too and hasn’t given to anyone yet. We also see The Fallen and The Archive.

WOW! Just WOW! So much happens in Small Favor and it’s gripping. Butcher brings out the changes that are happening with Harry and around him. There where also some very emotional intense scenes and pivotal plot twists.

Small Favor was another stellar read in this series. I have no idea what’s next for Harry and the gang, but I’m looking forward to continue the adventure.

Rated: 4.5 Stars

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I was born and raised in Northern Indiana. I’m an outdoor sun loving reader living near San Fransisco. I’m a mother, wife, dog owner, animal, and book lover. I’m the owner, reviewer, and mind behind Angel’s Guilty Pleasures. My favorite animals are horses & dogs. As for reading I love all things paranormal & urban fantasy. My favorite shifters are dragons!

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Anne - Books of My Heart

I love this series. I think it only gets better and better which can be hard to do. But I need him to write more now that I’m caught up. lol

Sophia Rose

This is a series that I know I’ll love and have been holding it back like a dessert I want to savor. Glad you love it this many books in.

Kathy Valentine
Kathy Valentine

Excellent review Angela!! Shared on my socials!💖💋


I just love this series so much – Glad you are enjoying! Nice review.

Tammy V.
Tammy V.

This is such a great series. Have your read Backup yet? It is about Thomas.


One day I’ll really have to read bok 2