Book Review: Warlock in Training (Studies in Demonology Book 1) by TJ Nichols

Angus doesn't even want to be a warlock but was pushed into it by his father. His attempt to fail his demon summoning class goes horribly awry when not only does he summon a demon, he summons one who is a powerful mage and gets pulled through the void to Demonside. But when Angus's demon tells him the humans are taking too much magic and destroying both their worlds, Angus wants to help, even if...
 

Book Review: Rogue Magic by Kit Brisby

Byron, the PR rep for Cole Industries (an anti-magic company that makes magic-suppressing bands and that's about to break new ground by using magic as a clean energy source), has always believed the outlaw of magic was necessary and that his uncle's company was doing good things---until one day an unregistered mage saves his life only to labeled a terrorist. As Byron delves deeper into his moral...
 

Book Review: Mad God Walking (Walking Sideways Book 1) by Connor Drexler

Damon grew up in the Sideways realm in a torturous place called the Night Hotel, but five years ago he escaped to the human realm and has since been trying to find his humanity with the help of Thom, a technomancer, and Sarah, a wizard. Damon is constantly battling the darkness inside of himself, but now he's also fighting against a group of wizards trying to destroy him, and he fears using his...
 

Book Review: A City Dreaming by Daniel Polansky

M can do magic, though he prefers not to call it that. Mostly, he just enjoys the positive effects and good luck it brings him so that he can travel the world, drink beer, get high, meet pretty women, play chess, and get into various different sorts of trouble. And now that M is back in New York, it doesn't take long for trouble, and everyone he knows---friend and foe---to find...
 

Book Review: The Unquiet Dead by Chris Dubecki

Tyler didn't ask to be a necromancer, and he doesn't want to get involved when he finds a mysterious mausoleum holding a spectre that's trying to break free, but when he ends up caught up in the supernatural chaos, he's not going to sit back and let anyone else he loves get hurt. Now, with the help of his friends and new mentors, he'll have to learn to hone his abilities and find a way to stop...
 

Book Review: Girl in the Shadows (Girl on a Wire Book 2) by Gwenda Bond

Moira's father refuses to let her do magic, so when she gets a chance to secretly pursue her dream with the Cirque American, she takes it. But when the real magic Moira didn't even know she had suddenly shows up, it puts both her and the charming knife thrower who's captured her heart in...
 

Book Review: My Zombie Boyfriend (The Undead Canadian Book 1) by T. Strange

When Edward, a necromancer, finds a beautiful dead guy on his way home one night, he decides to reanimate him as a zombie and name him Kit. But Kit isn't like any zombie he's ever seen---he can talk and think for himself, though he can't remember his past---and Edward soon finds himself having feelings the zombie who has now taken up residence in his...
 

Book Review: Winterspell by Claire Legrand

With Clara's mother murdered and her father a mayor-turned-gang-lord who has spent the past few years succumbing to his grief, Clara has become increasingly close to her unusual, story-telling godfather and harbored a crush on the beautiful statue in his shop. But on Christmas Eve, her life gets turned upside-down when Godfather's stories start becoming reality, his statue becomes a live person,...
 

Book Review: The Master Magician (The Paper Magician Book 3) by Charlie N. Holmberg

It's been two years since Ceony defeated Grath, and, during that time, Ceony's been practicing other forms of magic in secret, enjoying her relationship with Emery, and preparing for her magician's exam. But then Saraj, the Excisioner Emery put behind bars, escapes, and Ceony has to use her newfound magic abilities to keep herself and her loved ones...
 

Book Review: The Glass Magician (The Paper Magician Book 2) by Charlie N. Holmberg

Three months after the attack on Emery, another magician comes after Ceony and her loved ones, looking for revenge and the answer to how Ceony defeated Lira. Ceony must put all her knowledge of magic to the test, including some new secrets, and not let herself get distracted by her growing feelings for Emery in order to keep everyone she cares about...