Book Review: The Paranaturalist by Ki Brightly

Joe, the reality TV star of "The Paranaturalist," lost his paranormal abilities as a child, but after nearly drowning in a river one night, his abilities come back, leaving him scared, confused, and completely unaware of how to actually use his powers or keep himself and others safe. Owen always thought Joe's show was a joke, but after pulling him out of the river, he realizes Joe is actually the...
 

Book Review: Dark Blood (Dark Blood Saga Book 1) by Caleb James

Miles has been warned his whole life by his grandmother never to use his healing gift, and when he ends up using it to heal a terminally ill cancer patient, he finally understands why. Miles and his best friend/crush both end up in a tangled situation when they discover the horrifying truth about Gerald Stangl, an esteemed doctor, and his son---they want Miles's gift, and they're willing to do...
 

Book Review: Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet by Charlie N. Holmberg

Maire doesn't remember anything about her life or who she was prior to a few years ago when she was found on the side of the road, but she knows that she has the magical gift to infuse emotions and abilities into the treats she bakes. When marauders raid her town one day and kidnap her, she gets sold to a strange man who somehow knows of her talent and wants to use it to make money. But amidst...
 

Book Review: Deadgirl: Ghostlight (The Deadgirl Saga Book 2) by B.C. Johnson

Lucy has spent her summer trying to move on from the events of the first book and trying to figure out how to live as a phantom without hurting anyone. But between a gang of serial killers, a wraith, friendship troubles, dating, and becoming a veritable superhero team with a fellow supernatural, Lucy realizes her newfound phantom problems are far from...
 

Book Review: Deadgirl (The Deadgirl Saga Book 1) by B.C. Johnson

Lucy gets murdered on her very first date only to wake up the next morning alive and gunshot-free, but upon landing in some other realm every time she goes to sleep and realizing she no longer needs human things like food, she quickly figures out that whatever happened to her has made her no longer human. But when she starts being hunted down by a different kind of supernatural creature and...
 

Book Review: Eerie by C.M. McCoy

When Hailey's older sister gets abducted and she too ends up in danger, Hailey gets sent off to Bear Towne University, a ParaScience school in The Middle of Nowhere, Alaska, the one place she might be safe because it turns out Asher, the creature from her dreams, is not only real but also the only one who can protect her. Unfortunately, he also sometimes wants to kill her---literally. But between...
 

Book Review: Nightstruck by Jenna Black

When Becket unknowingly opens a door between worlds and lets dark magic loose upon Philadelphia, strange and terrifying things start happening every night as soon as the sun goes down---like inanimate objects changing, coming to life, and killing people. Then the night magic starts calling to certain people and luring them in, making them just as dangerous as the objects, if not more. As problems...
 

Graphic Novel Review: Saga Vol. 2 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Just when Alana and Marko thought they were going to get a small break on their new ship, Marko's parents show up and blast their babysitter away, and Marko and his mother venture to a nearby planetoid to get her back while Alana gets to know her father-in-law. Meanwhile, The Will ends up with a new partner in his quest to save Slave Girl and hunt down the star-crossed...
 

Graphic Novel Review: Saga Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Alana and Marko, two soldiers from opposing sides of the galactic war who fell in love and ran off together, bring a new life into the world when Alana gives birth to their child, but they soon realize it's not easy caring for a baby when you're on the run and everyone is out to kill you. Meanwhile, The Will, one of the assassins sent to kill them, deals with some personal problems of his...
 

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Paranormal Creatures I Like to Read About

I love urban fantasy and paranormal romance, so I absolutely couldn't resist my chance to talk about my favorite genres. And one of the things I love most is seeing the different way paranormal creatures are portrayed by different authors. I usually prefer the "good" kinds, the ones who are the protagonist or the love interest or the best friend and are technically monsters but still have a good...