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: 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: Beautiful Beast by Kyla D. Knight

When Axis accidentally puts the beautiful stranger Layna in danger, he invites her to stay in his castle where she'll be safe, but Axis, a shifter, has lost control of his wolf form, and that could put Layna in an entirely different dangerous situation when the two of them start falling for each other. Meanwhile, Layna knows Axis is keeping secrets and wants to figure them out and help Axis...
 

Book Review: Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones

A young boy has grown up listening to his grandfather's tall tales about werewolves only to discover one fateful day that they were all true. From then on, it's a life on the run with his aunt and uncle, trying to stay one step ahead of being caught, moving from place to place, waiting for his own time to shift, and trying to find his place in the family and the...