Graphic Novel Review: Chester 5000 XYV Vol. 2 by Jess Fink

Before he created Chester 5000, Robert worked at a foundry with George, and the two of them became fast friends while working together on new inventions. But between work stress, dangerous inventions, sexuality questions, overbearing orphanage mothers, and greedy bosses, what will happen to George and Isabelle's new marriage and Robert and Priscilla's struggling one? (This volume covers events...
 

Book Review: Obscura Burning by Suzanne van Rooyen

Kyle can't remember what happened the night of the fire, but, ever since then, he's been stuck alternating between two realities---one in which his boyfriend, Danny, is alive but paraplegic and their friend, Shira, is dead, the other in which Shira is alive but Danny is dead and Kyle is horribly scarred from the burns. But shifting between realities is killing Kyle, both literally and...
 

Short Story Review: Three (Triad Blood Prequel) by ‘Nathan Burgoine

Luc, a vampire, and Anders, an incubus, are both alone without a coterie or pack to keep them safe. When they both go for the same prey on one of the few nights they're able to hunt without being harassed by others of their own kind, they decide to work together, and they end up finding a chance at freedom neither of them realized they could...
 

Book Review: Withered + Sere (Immemorial Year Book 1) by TJ Klune

The world is still in ruins 100 years after a catastrophic event. Cavalo, unable to handle his own demons, is going insane and spends most of his time in an abandoned prison with his dog and a robot as his best friends. But one day he crosses to the other side of the forest where a cannibalistic group of people known as the Dead Rabbits lives and ends up taking one of them, a mute psychopath,...
 

Book Review: The Heartless City (The Gold and Gaslight Chronicles Book 1) by Andrea Berthot

It's 1903 and the city of London has been quarantined for 13 years due to the Hyde drug, originally created by Dr. Jekyll, an experiment that went horribly wrong and created a city of heart-eating monsters. Elliot, a 17-year-old who accidentally made himself an empath when he tried to escape his troubles with a serum he created, is struggling to cope with his new abilities and his life in general...
 

Book Review: Beckoning Blood (Bonds of Blood Book 1) by Daniel de Lorne

Thierry's secret relationship with Etienne is the only good in his miserable life spent working at an abattoir with an abusive father and a twin brother, Olivier, who often brings him nothing but problems and whom he can't escape from, even in his own mind. But Olivier wants Thierry all to himself, and, when given the opportunity, condemns them both to immortality as vampires. No matter how many...
 

Book Review: Chase the Dark (Steel & Stone Book 1) by Annette Marie

When an attack renders Piper's uncle injured and her father missing, Piper is left to take the fall for a powerful, magical weapon that has been stolen. With Prefects out to lock her up and daemons out to kill her and steal the stone for themselves, Piper sets out to solve the mystery and clear her name with the help of Ash and Lyre, two dangerous, and dangerously attractive, daemons, the only...
 

Book Review: Sidhe (The Incubus Saga Book 3) by Amanda Meuwissen

Nathan's back from the Veil, but he's so broken and changed that he's not even sure he knows how to live anymore, let alone be what everyone expects him to be. But when the Veil continues to weaken further, Malak won't leave Nathan alone despite the deal that was made to free him, and Nathan finds out his role in everything, Sasha's love and Jim's support won't be enough if Nathan can't find...