Book Review: Spellbound (Magic in Manhattan Book 1) by Allie Therin

Rory is a 20-year-old psychometric (he can see into an object's past when he touches it) living in 1925 New York, working at an antique shop, which is how he meets Arthur. Arthur and his friends are trying to stop a dangerous relic from falling into the wrong hands, and Rory's powers might be just the thing they need. Even more unexpected for both of them are the feelings they develop for each...
 

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...
 

Book Review: Kingdoms of the Cursed (The High and Faraway Book 2) by Greg Keyes

When Errol gets dragged back to the Kingdoms, Veronica and Aster follow, Aster still set on figuring out a way to save her father as well. But things are worse than ever in the Kingdoms, the evil thing that was formerly Aster's teacher has far more power, the friends all get separated, and they still have to figure out how to break the curse on the...
 

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 Fever King (Feverwake Book 1) by Victoria Lee

In a future US, outbreaks of viral magic kill most who are unfortunate enough to get infected, but those who live develop special abilities and are known as witchings, including Noam who wakes from his fever with technopathy. The Minister of Defense takes him under his wing, giving Noam the opportunity he wants to help the refugees in Carolinia, but the more he gets to know the minister's ward,...