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: The Land of Night (Scarlet & the White Wolf Book 3) by Kirby Crow

Scarlet and Liall have finally made it to Liall's homeland, but they are far from safe---if anything they're in even more danger because of the Rshani hatred for Hilurin, the political intrigue of the royal court, and the current power struggle for the crown, and Liall knows there are some who wouldn't hesitate to hurt Scarlet in order to get to him. As if that weren't enough, a rift starts...
 

Book Review: A Destiny of Dragons (Tales from Verania Book 2) by TJ Klune

Sam finally has his cornerstone, he's surrounded by friends and family, he's even bonding with Prince Justin (kinda), and life is great---until his grandmother shows up and tells him he's part of a prophecy and has a destiny involving the five dragons of Verania and an evil man of shadows. Sam doesn't want to part of a destiny, but he'll do whatever it takes to keep his loved ones safe... if he...
 

Book Review: The Lightning-Struck Heart (Tales from Verania Book 1) by TJ Klune

Sam is the apprentice to the King's Wizard, and he's hopelessly in love with Knight Commander Ryan Foxheart even though Ryan is dating the prince. But when Prince Justin is taken by a dragon, Sam, Ryan, Gary (Sam's hornless gay unicorn best friend), and Tiggy (his half-giant other best friend) are all sent to get him back. Sam thought he could protect his heart and move on, but, the more time he...
 

Book Review: Triad Soul (Triad Blood Book 2) by ‘Nathan Burgoine

When someone starts murdering werewolves and demons, removing strips of their skin, and doing other strange things to the bodies with magic, the triad---Curtis (wizard), Luc (vampire), and Anders (incubus)---are called in to help. They'll have to figure out who to trust and work together if they want to stop the murderer before they can kill anymore and before any of the species loses their...
 

Book Review: Shadow Fray (Shadow Fray Book 1) by Bradley Lloyd

Justin joined the Shadow Fray, a system of illegal fighting matches, in order to make enough money to keep his siblings safe, but it's quickly becoming clear that the game is getting more dangerous and Justin is in over his head. Hale is at the top of the rankings, but even he can see things are getting more dangerous; after fighting Justin, he feels strangely drawn to him and can't but feel they...
 

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: Real Vampires Take No Prisoners (Real Vampires Don’t Sparkle Book 3) by Amy Fecteau

Matheus thought getting Quin back would fix everything, but now he has even more problems. Between Apollonia's attempts to take down Matheus's group, Carsten going completely crazy in his quest to eradicate all vampires, Fletcher's concern that her unborn baby is in danger, Alistair's heartbreak, Quin's amnesia, and all the pressure of being a leader and feeling responsible for everyone, Matheus...
 

Book Review: Real Vampires Do It in the Dark (Real Vampires Don’t Sparkle Book 2) by Amy Fecteau (Repost)

When Matheus and Quin get into an argument and Quin leaves, Matheus finds himself alone, homeless, and broke in the middle of a dangerous feud among the remaining vampire leaders. Despite their distaste for each other, Matheus and Alistair come together to figure out what to do about Apollonia's reign and how to find and get back Quin. *This is a repost, but I've reread the book and changed...
 

Mini Reviews: Science Fiction – The Human Wilderness, Scardust, Foamers

In The Human Wilderness, a man living post-apocalypse braves the danger outside his settlement as he attempts to save girls who have been going missing from all over the area. In Scardust, Raleigh just wants to complete his goal of scattering his brother's ashes on Mars, but when a strange man falls from the sky with no memory of who he is and the two start unintentionally swapping memories,...