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...
 

Mini Reviews: Classics – Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Alice in Wonderland, Dracula

In Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, a scientist struggles with his morality while his friend tries to solve the mystery surrounding recent events. In Alice in Wonderland, a young girl falls down a rabbit hole and encounters all sorts of strange creatures. In Dracula, an infamous vampire terrorizes a town. Enjoy my mini reviews for these three...
 

Graphic Novel [+ Audiobook] Review: Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

When shapeshifter Nimona shows up at the lab of the land's villain, Ballister Blackheart, asking to be his sidekick, the two form a unique friendship. But upon finding out the Institution is actually up to something that could harm the kingdom, they set out to prove it everyone, which leads to a lot more danger and trouble than Blackheart thought it...
 

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....