Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: No One Dies in the Garden of Syn (The Garden of Syn Book 1) by Michael Seidelman

Syn has spent her whole life struggling with cystic fibrosis, until one day she's pushed into a pond and wakes up in a strange place called "the garden" where illness doesn't exist and she can live symptom-free, but the longer she stays, the more danger she finds. She wants to get home, but, when she realizes this place might have something to do with her parents' disappearance, she's determined...
 

Book Review: Girl on a Wire (Girl on a Wire Book 1) by Gwenda Bond

Jules, a wire walker, gets an opportunity to join a traveling circus with her family of performers, and she persuades them to take it despite the bad blood between her family and the Garcias, another family in the show. Jules just wants to follow her dreams to be like her wire walking idol, but strange, magical, dangerous things start happening, and Jules teams up Remy Garcia, the boy who's...
 

Book Review: Triad Blood (Triad Blood Book 1) by ‘Nathan Burgoine

Luc (a vampire), Anders (an incubus), and Curtis (a wizard), shunned and bullied for being lone creatures and thus easy targets, have defied tradition by creating their own triad rather than joining others of their own kind. But not everyone in the supernatural world is happy about their bond and the strength that comes with it, and they'll have to face-off against the powerful vampire Renard if...
 

Book Review: Braineater Jones by Stephen Kozeniewski

When Braineater Jones wakes up in a swimming pool with a bullet hole in his chest, he doesn't know who he is, where he is, or how he died, but he soon finds out that alcohol is the only thing that keeps him from turning into a true brain-eating monster. He quickly gets himself set up as a private detective for the dead, ends up with a severed head as a partner, and starts off his new undead life...
 

Book Review: Withered + Sere (Immemorial Year Book 1) by TJ Klune

The world is still in ruins 100 years after a catastrophic event. Cavalo, unable to handle his own demons, is going insane and spends most of his time in an abandoned prison with his dog and a robot as his best friends. But one day he crosses to the other side of the forest where a cannibalistic group of people known as the Dead Rabbits lives and ends up taking one of them, a mute psychopath,...
 

Book Review: Deadgirl: Ghostlight (The Deadgirl Saga Book 2) by B.C. Johnson

Lucy has spent her summer trying to move on from the events of the first book and trying to figure out how to live as a phantom without hurting anyone. But between a gang of serial killers, a wraith, friendship troubles, dating, and becoming a veritable superhero team with a fellow supernatural, Lucy realizes her newfound phantom problems are far from...
 

Book Review: The Haunted Pub by Melanie Tushmore

When Fizz gets kicked out of his parents' house and moves into an unused room at the bar where his cousin Ginger works, his depression feeds the ghost whose been trapped within the walls and frees him, allowing him to wreak havoc on the bar and its occupants. Fizz starts coming out of his shell little by little as he starts what could be his first relationship and the other men at the bar are...
 

Book Review: Wish for Me (The Djinn Order Book 1) by A. Star

When Glory finds a strange, vase-looking thing while cleaning out her deceased grandmother's basement, she doesn't expect a sexy genie to show up in her room that night telling her she gets three wishes, and she especially doesn't expect him to be such a jerk with a grudge against the entire human race. But when new threats show up, he gets shot with a poisoned arrow by hunters, and Glory saves...
 

Book Review: Tone Deaf by Olivia Rivers

Ali, a former child prodigy at piano, has been deaf, using ASL and lip reading to get by, for seven years. But when her best friend drags her to a concert for a band whose music Ali has never even heard, she ends up winning the raffle to go backstage and meet the leader singer, Jace. Their first meeting doesn't go well, but, when he asks her to come back the next day and then notices her bruises,...
 

Book Review + Quiz: A Criminal Magic by Lee Kelly + Who Would You Be in a Magic Prohibition Era?

Joan never wanted her magic, especially not after she saw how dangerous it was, but when a man shows up offering to let her compete against 14 other sorcerers for the chance to make the money she and her family so desperately need, she can't turn that down. Meanwhile, Alex, a young, corrupt cop, gets blackmailed into going undercover in an attempt to take down the gangs and stop all their illegal...