Book Review: Unhooked by Lisa Maxwell

Gwen has spent her whole life being shuffled around the world because of her mother's fears about monsters hunting them, but when Gwen finally gets tired of it one night and doesn't heed her mother's warnings, she and her best friend get kidnapped by terrifying creatures and taken to a land very different from their own. All Gwen wants is to get back home, but first she'll first have to figure...
 

Graphic Novel [+ Audiobook] Review: Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

When shapeshifter Nimona shows up at the lab of the land's villain, Ballister Blackheart, asking to be his sidekick, the two form a unique friendship. But upon finding out the Institution is actually up to something that could harm the kingdom, they set out to prove it everyone, which leads to a lot more danger and trouble than Blackheart thought it...
 

Book Review: Creatures: The Legacy of Frankenstein by Various Authors

This anthology has five stories, each inspired in their way by Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. In one, a man uses Victor's notes to figure out how to make his own creation. In the next, a couple combines taxidermy and science to resurrect a beautiful woman. In another, a man recalls his young life and his run-in with a monster. In yet another, a detective takes on a case involving stolen body parts....
 

Mini Reviews: LGBT+ Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – Stake Sauce, Kelpie Blue, Caroline’s Heart

In Stake Sauce, a vampire hunter struggling with grief meets a cute punk vampire. In Kelpie Blue, a boy and a kelpie grow closer and work together to overcome everyday struggles and fae-related ones. In Caroline's heart, a cowboy and a witch meet and help each other. Enjoy my mini reviews for these three LGBT+ paranormal/urban fantasy...
 

Book Review: When Planets Fall (Stars Fall Circle Book 1) by Abby J. Reed

The planet of Scarlotti is divided by three groups, but tensions between them are high and a war is closer than ever. When Breaker gets captured by Herons and forced into fixing a starship, he agrees in order to keep his people safe and tries to keep his deal secret in order to avoid giving his chief a reason to incite war, but rescuing Malani wasn't part of his plan and her mysterious wings...
 

Book Review: Peter Darling by Austin Chant

Growing up as a girl named Wendy, Peter never felt like himself, so he ran away to Neverland where he could be a boy but returned home when he missed his family, even though they never accepted who he was. Ten years later, he's back in Neverland, ready to lead his Lost Boys and fight some pirates, only to discover that things have changed, Neverland isn't quite what he thought, and he just may be...
 

Book Review: Damned If I Don’t (The Harker Trilogy Book 2) by Erin Hayes

After what happened in the last book, Edie feels even more helpless than ever, despite being the most powerful vampire hunter in the world, and neither her nor Jude are sure what they should do next in order to find a new replacement for the Progenitor. When they coerce Jude's acquaintance Dean into bringing them to the person he's been getting information from, they finally find out Jude's past...