Graphic Novel Review: Saga Vol. 7 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Hazel has been reunited with her parents, but the ship is getting crowded now that it's got all three of them, Robot IV, and Petrichor living in it. When they run out of fuel on their way back to IV's current home, they stop on the war-torn planet of Phang. Hazel learns of friendship and loss, Marko continues to struggle with his anti-weapon policy, IV struggles with guilt as he starts to realize...
 

Book Review: When Planets Fall (Stars Fall Circle Book 1) by Abby J. Reed

The planet of Scarlotti is divided by three groups, but tensions between them are high and a war is closer than ever. When Breaker gets captured by Herons and forced into fixing a starship, he agrees in order to keep his people safe and tries to keep his deal secret in order to avoid giving his chief a reason to incite war, but rescuing Malani wasn't part of his plan and her mysterious wings...
 

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...
 

Bookish Musings: Disabilities Being Magically Cured in Books

We already have so little diversity in books, and we have even less diversity of the disability kind. Then, on top of that, the portrayal of disability is often riddled with problems---a big one being disabilities---whether physical or mental---being magically cured or turning out to be something paranormal. I feel like some people may not fully understand why this is so harmful though, so I...
 

Book Review: Obscura Burning by Suzanne van Rooyen

Kyle can't remember what happened the night of the fire, but, ever since then, he's been stuck alternating between two realities---one in which his boyfriend, Danny, is alive but paraplegic and their friend, Shira, is dead, the other in which Shira is alive but Danny is dead and Kyle is horribly scarred from the burns. But shifting between realities is killing Kyle, both literally and...
 

Book Review: Shadows of Humanity (The Immortal Coil Book 2) by J. Armand

Dorian is back in New York after two years of training, but something strange is going on yet again---a mysterious being is killing all the vampires in the city. Then Dorian runs into William, a member of a brotherhood that hunts supernaturals, and William befriends Dorian, believing him to be the one who did all the vampire killing. Dorian goes with him to England thinking he might be able to...
 

Book Review: Shade Chaser (City of Crows Book 2) by Clara Coulson

It's been a couple months since the incident in the first book, things have slowed down a bit, and Cal is trying to get to know his new team members and learn how to cope with the unsettling deja vu he acquired from his trip to the Eververse. But then a werewolf, a wizard, and a former mayor are murdered, causing the different supernatural factions to start blaming each other, and it's up to the...
 

Book Review: Something Wicked by Carol Oates

Henry has spent most of his time as a vampire in self-imposed isolation, but when a cult becomes determined to awaken the first vampire and a women who seems to be in the middle of it all comes crashing into Henry's life, something compels him to protect her... all while fighting his dark desire to drain her. Henry, his long-time friend Dougal, and Ari will have to figure out what the cult is...
 

Book Review: The Ghost Chronicles by Marlo Berliner

Michael is only 18 when he dies in a tragic car accident and, much to his dismay, ends up stuck on earth as a ghost. Eventually ventures away from his grieving family and finds a mentor in a ghost named Tom and love with a ghost named Sarah. But between struggling to let go of his past, being hunted by demons, nearly "joining" souls with Sarah every time they kiss (a forbidden and possibly...