Book Review: Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton

Every seven years, the people of Strange Grace send a willing sacrifice into the forest in exchange for health, crops, and a comfortable life, but it's only been three years, and the Slaughter Moon has risen. Rhun has always known he'd be next, but Arthur wants to be the one to go, and Mairwen is inexplicably drawn to the forest, and each will have their part to play in uncovering the secrets...
 

Book Review: Teeth by Hannah Moskowitz

When Rudy's family moves to a strange island in order to heal his brother's cystic fibrosis with magical fish, he befriends a fishboy named Teeth who's even lonelier than he is. But the closer he gets to Teeth, and the more truth he finds out, the more complicated his life...
 

Book Review: The Root (Wrath & Athenaeum Book 1) by Na’amen Gobert Tilahun

When Erik's berserker powers awaken, he discovers a whole supernatural side to the world that he never knew existed and, under the training of Matthias, joins other "Blooded" in their fight against monstrous beings from another realm whose attacks and kidnappings are getting more frequent. Meanwhile in another realm, Lil works hard to figure out how to stop the living darkness that's spreading in...
 

Mini Reviews: Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – Spinning Silk, Twice Bitten, Undeath & Taxes

In Spinning Silk, a Japanese silk weaver tells her life story. In Twice Bitten, a man and his vampire ex get hunted down by an anti-vampire group while rekindling their relationship. In Undeath & Taxes, vampire account Fred and his friends have more paranormal misadventures. Enjoy my mini reviews for these three paranormal/urban fantasy...
 

Book Review: The Raging Ones (The Raging Ones Book 1) by Krista & Becca Ritchie

Franny, Court, and Mykal live in a world where everyone knows their deathday, with no exceptions... or so they think, until they all outlive theirs. Court and Mykal have already been together for two years, their emotions and senses linked, and when Franny dodges her deathday, she becomes linked too. All three decide to work together to get chosen to go on a mission in space in order to escape...
 

Book Review: Detox in Letters (Crowns & Ash Book 2) by Cheryl Low

Life in the Realm has continued on as mostly normal for Vaun, even though he no longer lives in the drug-induced ignorance he once did. But now rebellion is brewing, and Vaun fears for the safety of the rebellion leader, his defiant sister, and all the subjects in the Realm. When the Queen makes a demand of him, he'll have to decide how much is worth sacrificing for the right...
 

Book Review: Kings Rising (Captive Prince Trilogy Book 3) by C. S. Pacat

Damen has some of his Akielon soldiers backing him as their king now that they've found him alive, but his identity has been discovered by the Veretians as well, and Damen will have to face Laurent, the prince who has sworn to kill him but who Damen was come to feel something for during their time together. The Regent is readying for war though and attempting to take over Akielos as well as Vere,...
 

Book Review: Space Unicorn Blues by T.J. Berry

Gary, a half-unicorn, is finally free after years of imprisonment and just wants to take back his ship and his life. But Jenny, the woman who once captured and tortured him, needs Gary and his ship in order to make a drop-off and rescue her wife. When Jenny helps Gary escape a bar brawl, these unlikely allies will have to work together to make the delivery on...
 

Book Review: The Last Sun (The Tarot Sequence Book 1) by K. D. Edwards

Rune lives in New Atlantis and is the sole survivor of the Sun Throne. He and his bodyguard/best friend, Brand, do mercenary-style jobs for Lord Tower. When they get tasked with finding a missing scion from another court, they end up discovering a monster of myth and a bigger problem than anyone first...
 

Book Review: Wanting the Wolfman by Louise Collins

Years ago, Joel had his leg amputated after a traumatic incident in the woods, but his memories are hazy, and what he was told happened has never felt right to him. When a memory resurfaces one night, he heads back into the woods to find the wolf---and the man---he knows are there, and finally finds some peace and...