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: The High King’s Golden Tongue (Tales of the High Court Book 1) by Megan Derr

Prince Allen has trained his whole life for something like this---learning as much about the languages, politics, and in-and-outs of royal court as possible---and now he's been chosen to be the High King's Consort... which is why he's crushed when High King Sarrica humiliates him and dismisses him from court mere minutes after meeting him. Sarrica never planned on taking another consort after...
 

Mini Reviews: Fantasy – Pyresnakes, Scarecrow, Charm City

In Pyresnakes, a man disappears into another realm, and his boyfriend and grandmother have to venture in after him to bring him back. In Scarecrow, Meg's latest crime catches up with her, and she makes a deal in order to obtain her freedom, but it only leads to more trouble. In Charm City, demonologist/exorcist Simon meets an intriguing woman who also exorcises demons but using an entirely...
 

Book Review: Chaos Station (Chaos Station Book 1) by Jenn Burke & Kelly Jensen

The war is over, but retired soldier Zander is still struggling. When he hires a ship to help him rescue an old friend of his who's in trouble, the last thing he expects is to find his old best friend and lover, Felix---who was declared killed in action many years ago---alive and well and part of the crew. Although feelings still remain, there's a distance between them now, and the two men will...
 

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...