Book Review: The Ex-Princess (The Borderline Chronicles Book 1) by Fiona West

Princess Abbie ran away from her queendom years ago and is content making a life of her own until two people show up and tell her that her father is dying, she's still contracted to marry Prince Edward, and that it's their job to bring her back home. She has no plans of going through with the marriage, but when Edward himself comes to aid her journey, feelings start getting in the...
 

Book Review: The Kingdom of Copper (The Daevabad Trilogy Book 2) by S. A. Chakraborty

It's been five years since the events of the last book. Unrest between the Daeva and shafit in the hidden djinn city of Daevabad is growing while Ghassan continues to rule with an iron fist, squashing anyone who opposes him into submission, including Nahri and, when he's forced into coming back, Ali. But outside the city, dangerous plans are brewing as well, plans that could drastically change...
 

Book Review: Spell Caster (City of Crows Book 6) by Clara Coulson

When Cal's team gets put on a murder investigation, Cal is happy to finally be working on a case that doesn't involve the safety of the entire city being at stake, but the case quickly goes south when they discover the culprit is a magic practitioner serial killer and an Eververse monster. More secrets are revealed as the murderer attempts to close in on his next victim, and Cal will have tough...
 

Book Review: Day Killer (City of Crows Book 5) by Clara Coulson

Finally finished with rehab for his injuries, Cal is spending his first night back home in months, but he's interrupted by a severely injured vampire showing up at his door. Thanks to Lucian, Cal gets mixed up in the middle of vampire politics and will have to spend the next 24 hours trying to keep the vampire in his care safe, trying to outrun those who are after them, and trying to save the...
 

Mini Reviews: Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – The Well of Tears, The Fangs of Freelance, Straight Outta Fangton

In The Well of Tears, a teenager and his gnome boyfriend end up on a quest to find a mythical well with healing waters. In The Fangs of Freelance, a vampire accountant and his friends deal with ghosts, gangs, grand mages, and other sorts of trouble. In Straight Outta Fangton, a fairly young vampire gets mixed up in the nefarious plans of a powerful old vampire. Enjoy my mini reviews for these...
 

Book Review: Time’s Children (The Islevale Cycle Book 1) by D. B. Jackson

Tobias is a Walker, which means he can travel back in time. When he gets sent to serve at the royal court of Daerjen, he agrees to walk back 15 years in order to prevent a war, even though his body will age 15 years on the trip to the past and 15 more years on the return trip to the present. But things go wrong, and Tobias gets stuck in the past, protecting the infant princess, creating a future...
 

Book Review: Obsessions of a Djinni (The Djinn Chronicles Book 1) by Claudia Herring

Hundreds of years ago, the djinni Yasir was separated from his love and bound to an urn to be a wish-granting slave. In 1811, Peter finds the urn on an expedition, and Yasir is reunited with his love, who is also his new master's wife. Yasir will do nearly anything to get his life back, and Lavinia gets caught in the middle of two dangerous men while struggling to reconcile with memories of her...
 

Book Review: Shadow of the Fox (Shadow of the Fox Book 1) by Julie Kagawa

Half-kitsune Yumeko has lived her whole life in the temple where she was raised, until one night demons attack and she flees, the sole survivor, with a mission to deliver part of a special scroll to another temple where it can be protected. Tatsumi, an assassin sent to steal the scroll, believes Yumeko that it was sent away and agrees to protect her on her journey in exchange for information....
 

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: 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...