Book Review: Scrudge & Barley, Inc. by John Inman

E.B. Scrudge, or Ebbie to very few, runs his insurance company with an iron fist and treats everyone cruelly and selfishly, including the one person who sees the good in him and is in love with him, his assistant, Willie. But on Christmas Eve, he gets visited by three unconventional spirits who show him his past, his present, and his future, finally making him see the kind of person he really is...
 

Book Review: Letting Lier and Finding Pax (The Solar Sailors Saga Book 1) by Harper Moon

Lier was exiled many years ago for refusing to take the crown and has since been working in a bordello on another planet. One day a man who bears a striking resemblance to Lier's old lover, Pax, shows up, except this man is abusive, cruel, and on a mission to retrieve Lier for the Emporer. But when Lier finds out this man actually is Pax, he refuses to leave him again, even it means ruining his...
 

Book Review: The Man in the Long Black Coat (Dale Bruyer Book 1) by J.L. Aarne

Dale has spent the past year drinking himself into a stupor and avoiding people, unable to move on from James's death, but, when he wakes one day to find that James appears to have crawled right out of his grave, Dale takes that as his cue to sober up. Between the neighbor who insists he look into some recent murders and the angel, werewolf, and god now staying in his house, Dale's self-imposed...
 

Book Review: Bonfire (Hours of the Night Book 1.5) by Irene Preston & Liv Rancourt

It's Christmas time and Thaddeus and Sara are back in the bayou, but if they're going to spend their first holiday together, they're going to have to compromise on their very different Christmas traditions. Amidst all the holiday decorating and planning though, magical lights that recently appeared in the swamp have been leading people astray, and the townsfolk think Thaddeus is the one to blame....
 

Book Review: The Moonlight Market by Aidee Ladnier

When Cory's sister runs off to the Moonlight Market with only a note to tell him she's leaving, Cory is worried and immediately sets out to find her, but the Market is a big place, and he feels lost and alone. When he runs into Sanderson, his recent one (or two) time fling as well as a performer at the Market, he clings to him for help. But Sanderson wants more than just sex, and he thinks...
 

Book Review: Murmuration by TJ Klune

It's 1954, and Mike has a good life in the small town of Amorea---he never has to worry about crime, he runs his own bookstore, he plays poker with his friends in the evenings, and he's very nearly got his own fella, if only he'd gather up the courage to take the next step forward and ask him out already (something the entire town is rooting for). But then strange things start happening to Mike,...
 

Book Review: Life as a Teenage Vampire by Amanda Meuwissen

Emery gets involuntarily turned into a vampire one day just before his maker is murdered, and suddenly he's got a quirky vampire mentor appearing in his bedroom, a group of hunters trying to kill him, and an appetite for blood, which his best friend, Connor, is willingly offering---all on top of his already hectic life of high school and theatre. But then Emery encounters an even bigger problem:...
 

Book Review: Sire (Beautiful Monsters Book 2) by Jex Lane

It's been a year since the last book, a year that Matthew has spent trying to discover his past and who his parents and sire were, all to no avail. But then he runs into a strange teenage oracle, who offers to help him in exchange for protection, and a beautiful man who has abilities that exceed even Matthew's but keeps calling Matthew "my prince" and is unable to explain why because of a curse....
 

Book Review: Vespers (Hours of the Night Book 1) by Irene Preston & Liv Rancourt

Thaddeus, a Catholic vampire, kills demons for the White Monks, and in exchange they provide for him and, Thaddeus hopes, will help save his soul. He normally has female "assistants" to provide him with the blood he needs, but a mistake was made when Sara (short for Sarasija) was hired, and, after so many years of being alone, Sara awakens things in Thaddeus. Thaddeus will have to decide between...
 

Book Review: A Triad in Three Acts: The Complete Forester Trilogy (Tales of the Forest Books 1-3) by Blaine D. Arden

Kelnaht, a truth seeker, is the elf called upon to solve the case whenever anything goes wrong within the tribe. In one, he must find the killer of an old friend. In another, he must track down a missing stripling and find the kidnapper before they can bring harm to anyone else. In the last, he must figure out what is causing all the children of the tribe to get sick with a deadly illness and...