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: Trail of Lightning (The Sixth World Book 1) by Rebecca Roanhorse

Maggie's mentor ditched her months ago, leaving her heartsick and feeling like she's nothing more than a killer because of her supernatural gifts. But when monsters suddenly start showing up in Dinétah, she can't help but get involved and teams up with a young medicine man to try and stop whoever is creating the monsters before they can kill anyone...
 

Book Review: The Alchemists of Loom (Loom Saga Book 1) by Elise Kova

Ever since the dragons took over Loom, Ari has been stealing their organs for money and doing anything she can to get back at them. But one night, while attempting to cut out a dragon's heart, he wakes and offers her a boon---a wish with powerful magic behind it---if she'll take him to the Alchemist's Guild where he might find help to overthrow the king. Unable to pass up the offer, the two of...
 

Book Review: Ascendance (Dominion Book 4) by Lissa Kasey

Seiran is just generally unhappy about the Christmas season, stressed about graduation, and feeling like Gabe doesn't have time for him anymore, so when he gets a letter about an estate in California that his deceased father left to him, he goes to check it out, hoping to sort out his troubles and to learn more about his father. But when Seiran discovers a faerie ring on the property that's been...
 

Mini Reviews: Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – Deadly Assessments, Cupcakes … Deadly Magic, Trinkets … Bloody Magic

In Deadly Assessments, Fred gets evaluated by a vampire from the Blood Council and gets into more dangerous situations while Krystal is away on business. In Cupcakes, Trinkets, and Other Deadly Magic, Jade, a half-witch, gets pulled into a serial murder investigation by shifters and a vampire who suspect she had something to do with the killings. In Trinkets, Treasures, and Other Bloody Magic,...
 

Book Review: Wasteland King (Gallow and Ragged Book 3) by Lilith Saintcrow

The plague is loose upon the fae realms, but, as a half-sidhe, Jeremiah remains unaffected and has other things to worry about, like the deal he makes with Unwinter that might end in his (Jeremiah's) death but will at least keep Robin safe. Robin, however, having no where else to go, makes a deal of her own with Unwinter, and the only thing on her mind is getting revenge on...
 

Book Review: Blue Fire (The Healing Wars Book 2) by Janice Hardy

To some she's a fugitive, to others she's a hero, but all Nya wants to do is save the Takers and keep herself and her friends safe from those who are after her. But then Nya ends up with the last group of people she wanted to be with and learns things she never knew about her own family, and things only get more complicated as she comes closer to figuring out the Duke's...
 

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: Captain (Never Land Book 1) by Artie Sievers

Seventeen-year-old James wants adventure, so when his father tries to push him into a life of banking, he stows away on the Jolly Roger and accidentally becomes part of a pirate crew on their trip to Never Land. Between brewing faerie tensions, murderous pirates, near-death experiences, and love, he certainly gets an adventure, but it doesn't turn out to be quite the one he'd hoped...