Book Review: Ascendance (Dominion Book 4) by Lissa Kasey

Seiran is just generally unhappy about the Christmas season, stressed about graduation, and feeling like Gabe doesn't have time for him anymore, so when he gets a letter about an estate in California that his deceased father left to him, he goes to check it out, hoping to sort out his troubles and to learn more about his father. But when Seiran discovers a faerie ring on the property that's been...
 

Book Review: Conviction (Dominion Book 3) by Lissa Kasey

Kelly, Jamie, Seiran, and Gabe have all decided to take a ski trip in order to relax and get some time away after all the problems they've dealt with lately, and Kelly is also secretly hoping it'll give him more time with Jamie since he's crushing on him. But when anunnatural storm blows in and traps them all at the resort and Kelly starts having strange visions, they suspect one of their enemies...
 

Book Review: Reclamation (Dominion Book 2) by Lissa Kasey

The serial killer is gone, but Seiran still has just as many problems to deal with, including more bullying and worsening mental health. Seiran is finally ready to commit to Gabe but fears more than ever that Gabe will get tired of him, especially now that his trauma is interfering with their relationship. But between Roman trying to get revenge on Gabe and Seiran getting mysterious emails and...
 

Cover Characteristics: Book Covers featuring POC Characters

In all the talk about diversity and inclusivity in books, it's been pointed out that there are not a lot of covers out there that feature POC characters---even when the book itself does. But representation is important, both in books and on the covers, and I love collecting pretty covers to share with you all, so I thought it would be a great idea to highlight some of the amazing covers out there...
 

Book Review: Inheritance (Dominion Book 1) by Lissa Kasey

Between a vampire lover, a fear of commitment, anxiety, bullying (for being the first male witch allowed to take magic classes), possible stalkers, and a controlling mother demanding a granddaughter and willing to do whatever it takes to get one, Seiran has his hands full. But then a serial killer starts targeting people close to vampires, and Seiran might be next---that is, if he's not burned at...
 

Cover Characteristics: Best Book Covers from Books I Read in 2017

Gah, you all know how much I love book covers, so I literally look forward to this post all year. I didn't go quite as crazy as I did last year, but I suppose I went crazy enough. But hey, it's the end of the year! And covers are pretty to look at! And people worked hard to make these! So the more, the merrier, I say. But, though I love all of these, I did pick ten to discuss and managed to...
 

The Weekly Update: 4/2/17

Good news! The headaches were in fact caused by the granola things I was eating! So I have had a blissfully headache-free week! Well, not entirely since I got a headache from fatigue one day, but that one went away after a night's rest, so close enough. Kristen's life tip of the week: If you start feeling dehydrated despite drinking lots of water and can't figure out why, make sure you're not...