Mini Reviews: Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – Banshee Blues, Treasures … Black Magic, Shadows … Ancient Magic

In Banshee Blues, a banshee PI gets hired for a missing persons case but quickly finds herself and her allies in danger. In Treasures, Demons, and Other Black Magic, Jade, Candy, and Kett set out to track down Sienna to try and stop her once and for all. In Shadows, Treasures, and Other Ancient Magic, Jade is given a dangerous mission from the Treasure Keeper and sets out with Candy and a new...
 

Book Review: Wasteland King (Gallow and Ragged Book 3) by Lilith Saintcrow

The plague is loose upon the fae realms, but, as a half-sidhe, Jeremiah remains unaffected and has other things to worry about, like the deal he makes with Unwinter that might end in his (Jeremiah's) death but will at least keep Robin safe. Robin, however, having no where else to go, makes a deal of her own with Unwinter, and the only thing on her mind is getting revenge on...
 

Book Review: Blue Fire (The Healing Wars Book 2) by Janice Hardy

To some she's a fugitive, to others she's a hero, but all Nya wants to do is save the Takers and keep herself and her friends safe from those who are after her. But then Nya ends up with the last group of people she wanted to be with and learns things she never knew about her own family, and things only get more complicated as she comes closer to figuring out the Duke's...
 

Graphic Novel Review: Saga Vol. 9 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Hazel and co. are enjoying their time on a remote island while their ship recharges, Upsher and Doff offer Alana and Marko an opportunity to end their life on the run, and Sir Robot IV finds his own opportunity to start a new life with his son and newfound love. Meanwhile, shady forces are still at work, and Hazel, Alana, and Marko are still being hunted...
 

Book Review: Steal the Sun (Thieves Book 4) by Lexi Blake

Zoey and crew travel to Dev's home in Faery, but the tension between the Seelie and Unseelie is brought to a head when attacks are made on Zoey that have consequences Dev cannot let slide. Unfortunately tensions also rise between Zoey, Dev, and Daniel, and Dev prepares for war while Zoey and Daniel go searching for the magical object Marini has asked for, encountering more problems of their own...
 

Book Review: Steal the Moon (Thieves Book 3) by Lexi Blake

With Halfer still out for revenge and a massive werewolf gathering coming up that Zoey and crew will be attending, Zoey decides to pull a heist to get the Strong Arm of Remus, a magical artifact Halfer has his sights on that is said to control werewolves. Between escaping her bodyguards/babysitters, looking for Neil, fighting off vengeful enemies, and figuring out the dynamics of her new...
 

Bookish Musings: Top Ten Characters from Books I Read in 2017

This post was harder than I thought it would be. Not because I didn't read about any great characters but because---and this sounds weird to say---I don't know what I should consider my "favorite" anymore. Characters who are complex and superbly well-written? Characters who are likeable people? Characters who make me feel for them? Characters I want to date or be friends with? So I decided to...
 

Book Review: Steel & Stone Companion Collection (Steel & Stone Book 6) by Annette Marie

Ash, the terrifying Draconian, and Lyre, the playful yet cunning incubus, were by Piper's side throughout the entire Steel & Stone series ever since the night everything went wrong and they accused of stealing the Sahar. But Ash and Lyre were loyal friends to each other for a long time before that, and each had their own secrets and experiences. This book gives a glimpse into their minds with...