Book Review: Wicked Saints (Something Dark and Holy Book 1) by Emily A. Duncan [Audiobook]

Nadya can communicate with the gods, and she may be the last cleric in Kalyazin who can do so, which is why she's been hidden away in a monastery---in the hopes that she will turn the tide of the war in favor of her country. But when her monastery is attacked by the enemy---Tranavians---she flees and teams up with three others, including a Tranavian blood mage, in order to sneak into Tranavia,...
 

Update: Life and Books (May/June 2020) + I Finally Made Some Art This Year!

It's been two months since I did one of these posts, and I still have nothing to talk about. No significant changes to my life or my health or my family or anything. Though the US has been a mess lately, hasn't it? Just wear masks, please. And stay home if you can. And remember that Black Lives Matter. And remember that trans women are women and trans men are men, regardless of what a certain...
 

Book Review: Incubus (The Incubus Saga Book 1) by Amanda Meuwissen

Brothers Nathan and Jim have spent their whole life on the run because of hunters who want to kill Jim for being born with fae blood. Then Nathan ends with a dark fae bounty on his head, Jim's powers start emerging, and Nathan finds himself having feelings for the very male Sasha, the incubus the two brothers must turn to for help. But his newfound romance won't matter if the three of them can't...
 

Book Review: Night of the Dragon (Shadow of the Fox Book 3) by Julie Kagawa [Audiobook]

Half-kitsune Yumeko and her friends are still on a mission to stop the Master of Demons from summoning the dragon and making a wish that will destroy the world as they know it, and the situation is more dire than ever. But secrets, plans, and enemies, both known and unknown, lie in wait to throw them off course at every...
 

Book Review: The Electric Heir (Feverwake Book 2) by Victoria Lee [Audiobook]

After the events of the last book, Noam turned to Lehrer, but with a shield on his mind, Lehrer's hold is broken, and Noam remembers the truth about everything and wants to bring him down. When he finds out Dara is still alive, Noam joins him as part of the resistance, but things aren't the same between them, and Dara knows that Lehrer is more dangerous than Noam...
 

Book Review: The Henchmen of Zenda by KJ Charles [Audiobook]

Jasper Detchard is recruited to be part of the inner circle of Michael, brother to the soon-to-be king of Ruritania, but his loyalty lies with Michael's mistress, a friend who once saved his life. Things go awry for Michael and his men when their attempt to steal the throne fails and an imposter shows up to the king's coronation, and Jasper will have to balance various different plots and plans...
 

Mini Reviews: Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – Bitter Spirits, Maps … Arcane Magic, Artifacts … Lethal Magic

In Bitter Spirits, a 1920s bootlegger being followed by ghosts turns to a spirit medium for help, leading to danger and romance. In Maps, Artifacts, and Other Arcane Magic, Jade, Kett, and Warner all set out on a mission to obtain another ancient artifact. In Artifacts, Dragons, and Other Lethal Magic, Jade and all her supernatural friends (and some enemies) team up to take down the villain and...
 

Update: Life and Books (Apr 2020)

So. Another month of social distancing and staying home. How's everyone doing? I'm not super affected by the staying home thing since that's just my normal life (because chronic illness), but I am feeling all the stress of everything. It's still difficult to get all the food and supplies I need from the store. I still worry about my grandparents getting sick. I still worry about someone in my...
 

Book Review: Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin [Audiobook]

Nell lives in a small post-apocalyptic city in a future where computers are banned and people are born with missing body parts, which her father, the brilliant Dr. Crane, replaces with biomechanic limbs. Nell needs to think of a contribution to society that will live up to her parents', and when she finds a mannequin hand, she has the perfect idea---artificial...
 

Book Review: Deep Desire (Deep Book 1) by Z.A. Maxfield [Audiobook]

Aden is a professor with a special love of historical erotica, but the journal he's just gotten his hands on leads him to a mess of trouble when the man who wrote it, now a vampire, shows up to get it back. But it turns out there are others who want the journal too, and Aden's life is about to become a lot more dangerous now that he's mixed up with...