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...
 

Book Review: The Grand Dark by Richard Kadrey

Largo is stuck in a dead-end job as a bike courier with a crappy apartment and a drug addiction. Things start looking up thanks to a promotion and connections that could help him achieve his dreams, but things also start getting stranger and more worrisome as a war nears, a plague spreads, and people start disappearing and coming back different. Largo will have to decide what side he's on and...
 

[Audio]Book Review: Strays by A.J. Thomas

Jory has always had the ability to heal people by taking their sickness or injury into his own body, but he doesn't know he's half incubus. When he's forced to heal someone's lung cancer, it leaves him nearly dead, and he flees to another town. But the man's cancer comes back, and he hires Mal, a hellhound, to track him down, only Mal starts to fall for Jory as he pieces together the truth of the...