Book Review: Creatures of Will & Temper by Molly Tanzer

Evadne is not happy when she gets sent to London to chaperone her 17-year-old sister, Dorina, especially since she and Dorina don't get along. When Dorina starts spending a lot of time with the improper Lady Henry, she's even more unhappy. But then she joins the Westminster Fencing Academy where she feels a sense of belonging and meets George, a handsome fencing instructor who not only seems to...
 

Graphic Novel Review: Hotblood! A Centaur in the Old West by Toril Orlesky

Steel industry business owner Asa is less than pleased to find the secretary sent to him is a centaur, but James is determined to do this job. James soons finds that Asa may not be all bad and finds that he even likes being around him, and he finds himself caught up in a mess in the Wild West thanks to one of Asa's crazy...
 

Book Review: Love Song for a Vampire (Dale Bruyer Book 2) by J.L. Aarne

Dale's retired from monster hunting, but it turns out running a bar doesn't have quite the same level of excitement, so, when he gets an email about vampires in New Orleans, he decides to go check it out with Coyote. But what he thought was a simple case of vampires selling their blood turns out to be much more complicated and dangerous, and Dale soon finds himself choosing sides and helping a...
 

Book Review: Shadow Rise (Shadow Fall Book 2) by Audrey Grey

The plans have gone awry, the Trials are no longer, and Maia has been captured by the Emperor. She quickly finds a way to escape and is surprised to discover the Rebels have a fortress and an army. But she knows they're going to lose if they march into battle with the Emperor, and the asteroid Pandora is still rushing toward them. Maia will have to find a way to gather some people and sneak into...
 

Mini Reviews: Graphic Novels – Taproot, Ninety-Nine Righteous Men, The Little Red Wolf

In Taproot, a ghost must decide if his existence is worth giving up to save the human he loves. In Ninety-Nine Righteous Men, two priests try to help a friend who's been possessed while dealing with their own complicated history. In The Little Red Wolf, a little wolf strays from the path and finds out first hand why he was warned to stay away from the humans. Enjoy my mini reviews for these three...
 

Book Review: I Heart Robot by Suzanne van Rooyen

When Tyri is accepted into the Baldur Junior Philharmonic Orchestra as a violinist, she's excited, despite her mother's admonitions, because music is what she loves most. When Quinn is accepted, he's excited too, but for different reasons---he wants to use violin to show humans that androids aren't that different from them and deserve rights too. As problems between robots and humans worsen, and...
 

Book Review: Welcome to Crash by Lina Langley

Damien is excited to start his new job at a prestigious art studio, but he soon finds that something weird is going on there, like the lack of employees and the fact that a famous artist who died ten years ago is suddenly very much alive. But even more concerning is how his epilepsy is worsening, as well as his feelings for his new boss, John, feelings that could affect his current relationship...
 

Book Review: Black City Saint (Black City Saint Book 1) by Richard A. Knaak

Ever since slaying the Dragon, Saint George, now known as Nick Medea, has been tasked with the duty of protecting the Gate to Feirie, along with the Dragon that now shares his body. Nick thought they handled the worst of their problems 50 years ago when they burned Oberon in the Great Fire to stop him from combining the mortal and Feirie worlds, but when strange things start happening, Nick...
 

Book Review: The Pirate of Fathoms Deep (Tales of the High Court Book 2) by Megan Derr

A year and a half ago, Lesto was punched in the imperial pavilion by Shemal, a pirate criminal; but unable to deny the chemistry between them, they snuck away to an empty room later that day where they did far more inappropriate things before Shemal immediately ran off, and neither has been able to forget the other since. When Lesto gets kidnapped and dropped on Shemal's doorstep, both men are...
 

Book Review: The Storm Lords by Ravon Silvius

Rowen lost his parents and his voice in a heat spell a year ago, leaving him unable to defend himself to his fellow villagers who think he stole his parents' water. One day, in desperation, they sacrifice him and leave to die in the sun, but he gets rescued by Kristoff, a Storm Lord, who tells Rowen that he too has the magic to create storms and dispell heat. Rowen gladly goes with Kristoff, but...