Book Review: Unhooked by Lisa Maxwell

Gwen has spent her whole life being shuffled around the world because of her mother's fears about monsters hunting them, but when Gwen finally gets tired of it one night and doesn't heed her mother's warnings, she and her best friend get kidnapped by terrifying creatures and taken to a land very different from their own. All Gwen wants is to get back home, but first she'll first have to figure...
 

Book Review: The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

When Tana wakes up after a party to find everyone but herself, her now-infected ex-boyfriend, and a tied-up vampire have been slaughtered by vampires who are still in the house, she quickly rescues the other two survivors and escapes with them to the nearest Coldtown---a walled city where vampires are sent to live. Knowing she might be infected herself, she plans to wait out the time and then go...
 

Book Review: Such Wicked Intent (The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein Book 2) by Kenneth Oppel

Victor has sworn off alchemy, but the torment of an unkept promise and the allure of a strange box he finds in the ashes of the Dark Library tempt him into new territory---the spirit world. Victor's good intentions quickly turn to dangerous obsession, and Victor, Konrad, Elizabeth, and Henry may be in even more danger with each foray into this other...
 

Book Review: As Shadows Fade (The Gardella Vampire Hunters Book 5) by Colleen Gleason

Victoria may be struggling with matters of the heart, but she has a job to do as a Gardella, and the demons that have found their way to earth through a portal are proving to be a much bigger problem than any vampire. The Venators will have to strike a deal with the one vampire they hate most if they want to succeed, and both Max and Sebastian will have difficult choices to...
 

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...
 

Book Review: Black City Dragon (Black City Saint Book 3) by Richard A. Knaak

It's still Prohibition Era in Chicago, and Nick continues to guard the gate to Feirie, but when one of his oldest enemies shows back up in his life, he has bigger problems than rogue fae. Both and Claryce are more tangled up in Galerius's plans and history than either of them realized, and they'll need all of their allies if they want any chance of beating this...
 

Book Review: Creatures: The Legacy of Frankenstein by Various Authors

This anthology has five stories, each inspired in their way by Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. In one, a man uses Victor's notes to figure out how to make his own creation. In the next, a couple combines taxidermy and science to resurrect a beautiful woman. In another, a man recalls his young life and his run-in with a monster. In yet another, a detective takes on a case involving stolen body parts....
 

Book Review: This Dark Endeavor (The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein Book 1) by Kenneth Oppel

When Victor's twin, Konrad, comes down with a mysterious illness, Victor, Elizabeth, and Henry set out to use alchemy to make an elixir that will heal him. But many things stand in their way, including dangerous quests to get ingredients, Victor's father, and Victor's struggle with his own feelings toward his brother and...