Book Review: The Grand Dark by Richard Kadrey

Largo is stuck in a dead-end job as a bike courier with a crappy apartment and a drug addiction. Things start looking up thanks to a promotion and connections that could help him achieve his dreams, but things also start getting stranger and more worrisome as a war nears, a plague spreads, and people start disappearing and coming back different. Largo will have to decide what side he's on and...
 

[Audio]Book Review: Strays by A.J. Thomas

Jory has always had the ability to heal people by taking their sickness or injury into his own body, but he doesn't know he's half incubus. When he's forced to heal someone's lung cancer, it leaves him nearly dead, and he flees to another town. But the man's cancer comes back, and he hires Mal, a hellhound, to track him down, only Mal starts to fall for Jory as he pieces together the truth of the...
 

Bookish Musings: I Want More Books about… Different Hobbies & Interests in the SFF Genre

Gosh I'm bad at writing post titles sometimes. But that's ok, hopefully the post itself will make up for it! So here's a thing I've noticed in sci-fi/fantasy books. The characters and the stories usually don't have a lot going on outside of the sci-fi/fantasy aspects and, usually, the romance. No hobbies or passions or interests or pasttimes. Occasionally they'll have some interest, but it...
 

Book Review: The Dragons of Nova (Loom Saga Book 2) by Elise Kova

As time goes on, Ari starts to question her decision to leave her home and go to Nova with Cvareh, but she and Petra both know they need each others' help if they're to overthrow the king. But the king has plans of his own, and his call for a Crimson Court just might turn everything upside-down. Meanwhile, Florence finally gets her chance to shine as a Revolver when she's sent on a mission with...
 

Book Recs: 5 Merfolk Books to Check Out

It's #Mermay! That time of year when artists start flooding Twitter and other social media with gorgeous drawings of mermaids, mermen, and merpals of all genders and even species. (Myself included this year!) So I thought, what better topic to give book recs for than merfolk? Unfortunately I haven't read a ton of mer books, despite them being one of my favorite supernatural creatures. I've got a...