The Weekly Update: 12/10/17

It's December! Not sure why I felt the need to announce that, but I did. I haven't really had the best two weeks since my last update post though. I went to an appointment with an acupuncturist/herbalist who said she could help me with just herbs/diet, no acu. You may have seen my tweet about how that went. $75 for her to tell me to exercise, get out of the house more often, and get more fresh...
 

Mini Reviews: M/M Christmas Novellas – Mending Noel, The Heart of Frost, Vixen’s Valor

In Mending Noel, two elves in the North Pole who don't get along discover their feelings for each other. In The Heart of Frost, the Rein Dear captain fears something that has happened will cause his lover, Jack Frost's, heart to freeze over. In Vixen's Valor, an elf who's never really believed in love realizes he might be falling for someone. Enjoy my mini reviews for these three M/M Christmas...
 

Bookish Musings: I Want More Books about… Disability & Medical Needs in Post-Apoc Worlds

I put the ellipses in the title because I'm going to make this a new kinda sporadic feature. Meaning I plan to do at least a few other posts about things I want more books about. I think it'll be fun :-) Anyway... In all my posts and conversations with everyone about disability in books, I have realized there is a subgenre that seriously needs to exist: people with disabilities and special...
 

Book Review: 27 Hours (The Nightside Saga Book 1) by Tristina Wright

There's 27 hours until dayside when gargoyles attack HUB2, Rumor's home on the moon, and slaughter everyone there. Rumor escapes to the nearest colony, Epsilon, to warn them that they're likely to be next and ends up stumbling into a conspiracy and having his world turned upside down, alongside Dahlia, Nyx, and Braeden. Now it's up to them and the forest rebels to stop a war and save the...
 

Book Review: Welcome to Crash by Lina Langley

Damien is excited to start his new job at a prestigious art studio, but he soon finds that something weird is going on there, like the lack of employees and the fact that a famous artist who died ten years ago is suddenly very much alive. But even more concerning is how his epilepsy is worsening, as well as his feelings for his new boss, John, feelings that could affect his current relationship...
 

Book Review: The Pirate of Fathoms Deep (Tales of the High Court Book 2) by Megan Derr

A year and a half ago, Lesto was punched in the imperial pavilion by Shemal, a pirate criminal; but unable to deny the chemistry between them, they snuck away to an empty room later that day where they did far more inappropriate things before Shemal immediately ran off, and neither has been able to forget the other since. When Lesto gets kidnapped and dropped on Shemal's doorstep, both men are...
 

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...
 

Bookish Tag Post: OMG This Song Book Tag

I sometimes share songs in my weekly updates, but other than that, I don't talk about music much. Which is a little odd considering I even have a page with book playlists I've created, and I love listening to music while I read and blog. I guess maybe I'm not the biggest music lover there ever was, but I do still love it! So this seemed like a fun tag :-) I found it over at Lindsey Reads, and...
 

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...