Mini Reviews: Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – Banshee Blues, Treasures … Black Magic, Shadows … Ancient Magic

In Banshee Blues, a banshee PI gets hired for a missing persons case but quickly finds herself and her allies are in danger. In Treasures, Demons, and Other Black Magic, Jade, Candy, and Kett set out to track down Sienna to try and stop her once and for all. In Shadows, Treasures, and Other Ancient Magic, Jade is given a dangerous mission from the Treasure Keeper and sets out with Candy and a new...
 

Book Review: Kingdoms of the Cursed (The High and Faraway Book 2) by Greg Keyes

When Errol gets dragged back to the Kingdoms, Veronica and Aster follow, Aster still set on figuring out a way to save her father as well. But things are worse than ever in the Kingdoms, the evil thing that was formerly Aster's teacher has far more power, the friends all get separated, and they still have to figure out how to break the curse on the...
 

Book Review: A Ferry of Bones & Gold (Soulbound Book 1) by Hailey Turner

Patrick, a 29-year-old veteran now working for a government agency that deals with supernatural emergencies, gets called to New York for a case in which people are being murdered by demons, and unfortunately the gods he owes a debt to are also involved. What he's not expecting is for the Fates to push a sexy werewolf into his life, and the two of them will have to work together while Patrick...
 

Book Recs: 5 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books Set in the Old West

Fun Fact: When I was a little kid, there were two things I wanted to be---a mermaid, and a cowgirl. I don't even know why I wanted to be a cowgirl, but I would run around the house pretending I was riding a horse and lassoing things. That was the entire extent of my knowledge on cowgirls---horseback riding and lassos. To be fair, I did kick ass at those arcade shooting gallery games (I once got a...
 

Book Review: Soul of the Sword (Shadow of the Fox Book 2) by Julie Kagawa

After the events of the first book, half-kitsune Yumeko and her friends/allies (a ronin, a noble, a shrine maiden, and a priest) know it's more important than ever to continue on with their quest to bring Yumeko's piece of the dragon scroll to where it will be safe. But Yumeko refuses to give up on fixing what happened, even though it might lead them all to...
 

Author Chat: Love is a Many Splendored Thing (Guest Post by Tracy Townsend)

I've read the first two books in Tracy Townsend's Thieves of Fate series, and my favorite thing about them is the relationships between the characters, so I'm super excited to have a guest post from the author today about that exact thing! I love finding books that have strong bonds between characters, so I found her thoughts really interesting, and hopefully you will too. To celebrate the...