Book Review: Caged (Baal’s Heart Book 1) by Bey Deckard [Audiobook]

Book Review: Caged (Baal’s Heart Book 1) by Bey Deckard [Audiobook]

With no friends and only his unloving step-father as family, Jon's life is boring and miserable, so when he gets kidnapped and offered a job aboard Baltsaro's pirate ship, he accepts. But when he unexpectedly develops feelings for the cruel captain, and the captain takes a liking to him in return, it creates a riff between captain and first mate, and all three of them will have to sort out...
 
Graphic Novel Review: Letters for Lucardo Vol. 1 by Otava Heikkilä

Graphic Novel Review: Letters for Lucardo Vol. 1 by Otava Heikkilä

Ed, an older scribe working for a family of immortal beings, is surprised but not displeased when one of the immortals admits to having feelings for him. Their newfound relationship doesn't lack passion, but Ed's age and mortality and the lack of acceptance from Lucardo's family make it fraught with difficulties that might tear them...
 
Book Review: The Heart of the Lost Star (Tales of the High Court Book 3) by Megan Derr

Book Review: The Heart of the Lost Star (Tales of the High Court Book 3) by Megan Derr

Kamir has been interested in High Commander Jader for years, but it's a fantasy he knows will never come true, not when he's the family disgrace---married at 16, pregnant at 19, now divorced with two children, about to be disowned by his parents, and still dealing with an ex he thought he'd never have to see again. Jader grew up an Islander after washing ashore there with no memory at the age of...
 
Book Review: The Pirate of Fathoms Deep (Tales of the High Court Book 2) by Megan Derr

Book Review: The Pirate of Fathoms Deep (Tales of the High Court Book 2) by Megan Derr

A year and a half ago, Lesto was punched in the imperial pavilion by Shemal, a pirate criminal; but unable to deny the chemistry between them, they snuck away to an empty room later that day where they did far more inappropriate things before Shemal immediately ran off, and neither has been able to forget the other since. When Lesto gets kidnapped and dropped on Shemal's doorstep, both men are...
 
Book Review: The High King’s Golden Tongue (Tales of the High Court Book 1) by Megan Derr

Book Review: The High King’s Golden Tongue (Tales of the High Court Book 1) by Megan Derr

Prince Allen has trained his whole life for something like this---learning as much about the languages, politics, and in-and-outs of royal court as possible---and now he's been chosen to be the High King's Consort... which is why he's crushed when High King Sarrica humiliates him and dismisses him from court mere minutes after meeting him. Sarrica never planned on taking another consort after...