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...
 

Book Review: Seti’s Heart by Kiernan Kelly

Logan is miserable working in the bowels of the museum as an assistant to the cranky curator, Perry, so, when he gets a chance one day, he opens the door he's never supposed to touch and accidentally awakens a cursed 5000-year-old mummy named Seti. But if Logan and Seti ever want a chance to explore the feelings blossoming between them, they'll have to avoid getting caught by Perry, his...
 

Book Review: The Nero Protocol by Victoria Zagar

Elias has been homeless for a while, still affected by the death of his boyfriend ten years ago and preferring the freedom to be himself over having a home but being forced to be someone he's not. But one day he fixes a broken synth that he finds in a dumpster, and it leads to bigger consequences than either could imagine, and both will have to decide what they're willing to sacrifice for what...
 

Book Review: Alonso Munich is Now Dead by S. Gates

Alonso wakes one night in a hotel room to find out that he's a vampire and that he has no memory of the past five years. When Tyler, the boy who's helping him get back on his feet, gets taken, Alonso will have to rely on the help of his new friends, especially Marcella, the kind necromancer, to figure out what's going on with the supernaturals in Atlanta and what Alonso has to do with...
 

Book Review: Gone by the Board by August Li

Nathan is staying with a friend in a coastal town in South Carolina after his recent divorce, but he's still struggling with his ex-husband's betrayal and his worsening social anxiety. Meanwhile, Brume, a creature of the sea most humans don't even know exists, is feeling lost and lonely. When Brume saves Nathan from drowning one night, the two become drawn to each other and find their feelings...
 

Book Review: Sugar Scars by Travis Norwood

Sugar has survived the virus that wiped out most of the world only to realize her immunity won't matter when all the insulin injections expire---without insulin, her blood sugar will get too high, she'll slip into a diabetic coma, and she won't ever wake up again. With help from the community that has formed in Tallahassee, Sugar sets out to make her own insulin, no matter what it...
 

Book Review: Pandora by Marguerite Labbe

Riff and Zed are both living out their life sentences on a prison ship. When Riff and his crew find a mysterious passenger in a hiber unit on their latest salvage mission and bring him onto their ship, chaos erupts and leads to mass violence and murder. Captain Vidal is determined not to let anyone leave, so, with few survivors left, Riff, Zed, and a few others team up against him to survive,...
 

Book Review: Bleed Through by Adriana Arrington

Liam thinks his schizophrenia is mostly under control and that he's close to finally being independent, but then he starts seeing strange paranormal visions, like one of a murder that may or may not have really happened. Convinced his meds are causing the new visions, he stops taking them, but as his symptoms get worse and he gets more wrapped up in the murder, Liam struggles to figure out what's...
 

Mini Reviews: Graphic Novels – Sex Criminals Vol. 1, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Day Men Vol. 1

In Sex Criminals Vol. 1, a woman who stops time when she orgasms finally meets a man who can do the same. In The Rocky Horror Picture Show, a naive couple finds themselves in a creepy mansion when they try to get out of the rain. In Day Men Vol. 1, David, the man who protects a family of vampires during the day, finds himself in the middle of the start of a war between two vampire families. Enjoy...
 

Book Review: All Darling Children by Katrina Monroe

Madge has been raised by her Grandma Wendy since she was a child, always told that her mother died in an accident, but Madge is certain her mother is alive and is determined to find her. When a boy named Peter Pan shows up one night offering to bring Madge to her mother, she goes with him to Neverland where she discovers more about her family than she ever imagined and comes to realize the havoc...