Book Review: Last Bus to Everland by Sophie Cameron

Brody is unhappy---feeling inferior to his brother, feeling invisible to his parents, being bothered by bullies, worrying about his future---so when a cute, confident boy chases off his bullies and invites him to hang out the next night, he goes. What he finds is an alternate dimension called Everland where he feels accepted and happy, but when the doors to Everland start disappearing, Brody and...
 

Book Review: Blood: The Third Course (Teeth Book 3) by Chele Cooke

Spencer, Vince, and Edeline have been gone for months, and both the werewolves and vampires are desperate to find them. When they come up with a plan that could give Vince a shot at what he really wants, they plan to use it to convince him to come back, but going through with the plan could bring blood, death, and the end of secrecy for all of...
 

Book Review: A Dragon of a Different Color (Heartstrikers Book 4) by Rachel Aaron

The new Council has been formed and big changes have already been made, but now it's time for Julius to deal with the consequences of those choices, starting with the arrival of the Golden Emperor who wants to take over the Heartstriker clan. Meanwhile, Algonquin's machinations are beginning to stir up bigger problems than anyone yet...
 

Book Review: Tin Crickets by Joseph Wise

Unhappy with the living conditions and treatment of citizens in the underwater bunker where they live, Tommy and his friends use their video camera to produce and share Riot Reels---films that expose the truth about the darkness and messed up things taking place. But one night their attempt to find the truth about unsafe food processing leads to a deadly disaster from which they might not all...
 

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 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,...