Mini Reviews: Unpopular Opinions – Vicious, The Night Circus, Lost Boy

Mini Reviews: Unpopular Opinions – Vicious, The Night Circus, Lost Boy

In Vicious, two men decide to give themselves supernatural abilities, but it doesn’t quite turn out how they planned. In The Night Circus, two magicians are pitted against each other in a lifelong contest, using a magical traveling circus as their playing field. In Lost Boy, James tells the tale of how he started out in Neverland as a Lost Boy and eventually became Captain Hook. Enjoy (or maybe...
 
Book Review: Highfire by Eoin Colfer [Audiobook]

Book Review: Highfire by Eoin Colfer [Audiobook]

Fifteen-year-old Squib is running goods down the river when he witnesses Regence Hooke, a crooked cop who already has it out for him, murder someone and is rescued by a dragon named Vern. Vern was content to drink vodka and watch TV, but when his friend convinces him to let Squib live and give him a job, he develops a soft spot for the boy, and they just might have a lifelong friendship---if they...
 
Book Review: Wicked Saints (Something Dark and Holy Book 1) by Emily A. Duncan [Audiobook]

Book Review: Wicked Saints (Something Dark and Holy Book 1) by Emily A. Duncan [Audiobook]

Nadya can communicate with the gods, and she may be the last cleric in Kalyazin who can do so, which is why she's been hidden away in a monastery---in the hopes that she will turn the tide of the war in favor of her country. But when her monastery is attacked by the enemy---Tranavians---she flees and teams up with three others, including a Tranavian blood mage, in order to sneak into Tranavia,...
 
Book Review: Night of the Dragon (Shadow of the Fox Book 3) by Julie Kagawa [Audiobook]

Book Review: Night of the Dragon (Shadow of the Fox Book 3) by Julie Kagawa [Audiobook]

Half-kitsune Yumeko and her friends are still on a mission to stop the Master of Demons from summoning the dragon and making a wish that will destroy the world as they know it, and the situation is more dire than ever. But secrets, plans, and enemies, both known and unknown, lie in wait to throw them off course at every...
 
Book Review: The Electric Heir (Feverwake Book 2) by Victoria Lee [Audiobook]

Book Review: The Electric Heir (Feverwake Book 2) by Victoria Lee [Audiobook]

After the events of the last book, Noam turned to Lehrer, but with a shield on his mind, Lehrer's hold is broken, and Noam remembers the truth about everything and wants to bring him down. When he finds out Dara is still alive, Noam joins him as part of the resistance, but things aren't the same between them, and Dara knows that Lehrer is more dangerous than Noam...
 
Book Review: Storm Master (City of Crows Book 8) by Clara Coulson

Book Review: Storm Master (City of Crows Book 8) by Clara Coulson

Cal and the members of House Tepes have spent their time since the last book training Cal's magic and trying to gather intel and figure out where Cooper is and how they're going to stop the Children of Enoch. When a gathering of the vampire house elders brings them to Paris, Cal really hopes to find Cooper but also finds himself embroiled even deeper in battles against powerful supernatural...
 
Book Review: Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin [Audiobook]

Book Review: Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin [Audiobook]

Nell lives in a small post-apocalyptic city in a future where computers are banned and people are born with missing body parts, which her father, the brilliant Dr. Crane, replaces with biomechanic limbs. Nell needs to think of a contribution to society that will live up to her parents', and when she finds a mannequin hand, she has the perfect idea---artificial...