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

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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'm an outdoor sun loving reader living near San Fransisco. I’m a mother, wife, animal & book lover. I'm the owner, reviewer & 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.

12 comments on “Review: Small Favor (The Dresden Files, #10) by Jim Butcher

  1. 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
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    • I agree the series has gotten better in each book, something new and exciting to explore or something more to learn about Harry and the gang. It’s been a great series to read. Not caught up yet, but working on it. Maybe by the end of the year ^_^.

  2. 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.
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    • It’s a great series. I’m enjoying it. Thank’s for stopping in.

  3. Excellent review Angela!! Shared on my socials!??

    • Glad you enjoyed and thank you for sharing!

  4. I just love this series so much – Glad you are enjoying! Nice review.
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    • Me too…. Thank’s for stopping in, Jen!

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

    • No I haven’t read Backup yet. I haven’t read many of the novellas or short stories yet in this world. I’m work on it! I agree this is a great series. I’m really enjoying. Thank’s for visiting!

  6. One day I’ll really have to read bok 2
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    • One day!!! ^_^ I’m working a few series. Trying to read a book a month so, I can get caught up. This one has been wonderful. Thank’s for visiting!