Graphic Novel Review: Sleepless Vol. 1 by Sarah Vaughn & Leila del Duca

Poppy is the illegitimate daughter of the late king, but now he's dead, her uncle has taken the throne, and someone at court is trying to have her assassinated. Unable to leave, she'll have to play the game of court politics and, with the help of her devoted Sleepless knight, figure out who's trying to kill her if she wants to...
 

Book Review: The City of Brass (The Daevabad Trilogy Book 1) by S. A. Chakraborty

Nahri is just trying to make a living as a thief when she accidentally summons a djinn and learns that she herself is part djinn and must go with him to the hidden city of Daevabad. But trouble is stirring within the city, and Prince Ali is caught in the middle, struggling to balance his morals and his loyalty to his family, and Nahri and Dara's arrival could stir things up even...
 

[Audio]Book Review: The Utterly Uninteresting & Unadventurous Tales of Fred, the Vampire Accountant (Fred, The Vampire Accountant Book 1) by Drew Hayes

Unfortunately for Fred, becoming a vampire didn't make him the smooth, suave, exciting creature of the night he imagined it would. But between werewolves, necromancers, zombies, mages, a girlfriend, and some new para-human friends, his unlife is becoming significantly more interesting than his life ever...
 

Book Review: Pack by Mike Bockoven

Dave and his pack of werewolves live a comfortable life in their small town of Cherry, Nebraska---until one of their own murders a women and brings all sorts of trouble to their doorstep. Dave's son's first transformation, infidelity, family trouble, and the loss of a member are already causing tension among the pack, but they'll have to find a way to overcome these things if they want to keep...
 

Book Review: The Grey Bastards (The Lot Lands Book 1) by Jonathan French

Jackal is a member of the Grey Bastards, a brotherhood of half-orcs who protect the Lot Lands from orcs, centaurs, and anything else that might attack. But then a half-orc wizard shows up, the chief starts making questionable decisions, and Jackal realizes everything is not as he always thought it was. As mysteries start unraveling, Jackal will have to figure out what his priorities are and who...
 

Book Review: The Reign of the Departed (The High and Faraway Book 1) by Greg Keyes

Errol attempts to commit suicide but instead wakes in the body of a wooden automaton, created by his classmate, Aster. Her father is under a curse, and she needs his help, plus the help of some others, to travel into the magical realms of the Kingdoms and find the water of health. If they find it---and survive---they'll be able to cure both Aster's father and Errol's human...
 

[Audio]Book Review: Cadaver & Queen by Alisa Kwitney (+ a Mini Discussion about Souls)

Lizzie has enough to deal with, being the first female medical student at Ingold, but then she comes across Victor, a bio-mechanical who seems more human than reanimated corpse, unlike all the others. Victor's memory is still fuzzy, but he's pretty sure he was murdered and that something sinister is going on. Victor doesn't want Lizzie putting herself in danger, but Lizzie is determined to figure...
 

Book Review: Argonauts by Kevin Kneupper

When Jason's father dies, he's finally give the opportunity he's always wanted and is recruited to be an Argonaut for the Argo Corporation. Medea just wants to help people through genomancy, but she gets involuntarily dragged on a mission despite not being a warrior. When Jason's very first mission---retrieve some data called the "Golden Fleece" that was stolen by another Corporation---turns out...
 

Book Review: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Scientist Victor Frankenstein creates a being and gives him life, only to realize he's made a horrifying mistake in doing so. He abandons the monster he's created but can't seem to escape the effects of his actions. Meanwhile, the monster suffers in isolation and decides to find his maker and make a request of...
 

Book Review: Unbury Carol by Josh Malerman

Carol has a condition that sometimes puts her into a coma-like state that makes her appear dead, except she can still hear everything going on around her. When her best friend dies and she falls into the coma, her husband, thinking he's the last person left who knows, pretends she dead and enacts his plan to finally get rid of her. Except he forgot about James, her ex-lover, and the one other...