Book Review: House of Ravens (House of Royals Book 5) by Keary Taylor

Alivia is back home in Silent Bend having somewhat recovered from her time in Cyrus's control, but the trouble she faces isn't over yet because an army of Bitten vampires is still amassing and planning to take her down, not to mention she's discovered a shocking new secret about her very own father. Alivia and her House---her family---will have to stand together if they're going to find the...
 

Book Review: The Scarlet Tide (Duncan Andrews Thrillers Book 3) by Stephen Osborne

When a client comes to Duncan because his boyfriend has turned into a vampire, Duncan figures it'll be an easy case... until he discovers there's not just one vampire but an entire rock band of them. Killing one vampire is no problem, but killing three in one night just might be more than Duncan can handle, especially when his feelings for both Robbie (his dead ghost boyfriend) and Nick (his...
 

Bookish Musings: Free vs. Paid – Are All Free Books Really Worse Than Paid Books? (Guest Post)

Everyone get excited because today I have my first guest post! We all know that myth that if something is more expensive, that means it's better. And while that might be true of some things, is it true of books? Cassie is a blogger at Culture Coverage, and today she'll be discussing free books as well giving suggestions for where you can find some potential great ones. Take it away,...
 

Book Review: Unhinged (Underworld Book 1) by Chani Lynn Feener

Spencer's boyfriend, Micah, died months ago and came back as a ghost only she can see and who only exists when she's home. Still mourning the loss of their future together and unable to move on, Spencer tricks a ferryman into giving her a ride to the Underworld where she makes a deal with Hades (AKA Hadrian). She just has to spend six months with him, and then she gets Micah back as a living,...
 

Cover Characteristics: Black, White, & Red Book Covers

What's black and white and re(a)d all over? These book covers! *cricket sounds* Now that that's out of the way... I know I've used a lot of this week's covers before, but that's because they're awesome. So in your face. I know that didn't make any sense, but my brain is too hopped up on all the gorgeous redness of these covers right now for something as mundane as sense! No but really, I think we...
 

The Weekly Update: 9/11/16

First of all, if any of you knew/knows anyone who passed or was injured or even survived through 9/11, my thoughts are with you today. And now, because I never know how to segue out of something like that without sounding insensitive but also without dwelling on sadness for too long, I'm just going to go to the next topic which is that it's official: computers hate me. You all know how my...
 

Book Review: Wriggle & Sparkle by Megan Derr

Lynn is a kraken shifter who's great at his job working for the Federal Bureau of Paranormal Security and Investigation, but his attitude and inability to play well with others has always had him going from partner to partner to partner. But then he gets paired up with Anderson, a unicorn shifter who may come in a pretty package but can give snark just as well as he can take it. Neither one has...
 

Bookish Musings: Have You Ever Enjoyed a Textbook?

Despite no longer being in school myself, the recent start of a new school year has inspired me. Textbooks are generally such dreaded things it seems, and sometimes for good reason. Especially when it's a required class that you have no interest in. It also seems that many people, especially in high school, never even bothered reading the textbooks at all. But I did. I was that person. I have...
 

Book Review: Untaken by J.E. Anckorn

When the aliens invade earth, 14-year-old Gracie and 15-year-old Brandon both end up alone and make a snap decision to join together in order to survive. Brandon has a plan to go to his uncle's cabin in Maine, but along the way they find Jake, a little boy with a secret that complicates everything. Gracie and Brandon will have to learn to get along and figure out who to trust if they want to keep...
 

Blogging Tips: Keeping Track of Review Copies with a Spreadsheet

I will be the first to admit that, in many ways, I am a completely unorganized person. However, when it comes to blogging, I'm like an organization fiend. About a few months after I started this book blog, I discovered the beauty that is spreadsheets, and they have helped me IMMENSELY. So today I'm going to share with you all how I keep track of the review copies I receive, and I'm including a...