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 Recs: 10 Lesser-Known M/M Vampire Books

That's right, it's me, your friendly neighborhood vampire-loving book blogger, back with another post full of vampire book recommendations! Here's my previous post, if you'd like to see it. This time, it's all about the M/M* ones. *Most of these books are not technically romance. I used the term 'M/M' because they all have male characters who are either gay or bisexual and/or in a relationship...
 

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...
 

Bookish Musings: Human vs. Inhuman Vampires

In a recent review I posted for a vampire book, I asked you all if you like otherworldly portrayals of vampires, vs. more human portrayals, and it seemed like a topic people have thoughts on. Well, I have thoughts on it too! And since one can never have too many posts about vampires, I figured it would make a good...
 

Mini Reviews: Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – The Well of Tears, The Fangs of Freelance, Straight Outta Fangton

In The Well of Tears, a teenager and his gnome boyfriend end up on a quest to find a mythical well with healing waters. In The Fangs of Freelance, a vampire accountant and his friends deal with ghosts, gangs, grand mages, and other sorts of trouble. In Straight Outta Fangton, a fairly young vampire gets mixed up in the nefarious plans of a powerful old vampire. Enjoy my mini reviews for these...
 

Book Review: Escaping Exile (The Escape Trilogy Book 1) by Sara Dobie Bauer

Andrew is a vampire currently living in exile on a remote island as punishment for crimes against humans. One night, a ship wrecks, and Andrew saves Edmund, hoping the one who's punishing him will reward him for keeping a human alive instead of killing them. He doesn't expect to fall in love with the...
 

Bookish Tag Post: Halloween Book Covers Tag [Original]

Everyone seems to love Halloween, and every bookworm seems to love pretty book covers, so I made a post/tag to help us all celebrate both! It's really simple. All you have to do is find a book cover for each topic! It can be covers you love, books you've read, random covers---there are no rules. You can put your own spin on things. Do what you want :-) Just have fun, and please credit me for...
 

Book Review: Time’s Children (The Islevale Cycle Book 1) by D. B. Jackson

Tobias is a Walker, which means he can travel back in time. When he gets sent to serve at the royal court of Daerjen, he agrees to walk back 15 years in order to prevent a war, even though his body will age 15 years on the trip to the past and 15 more years on the return trip to the present. But things go wrong, and Tobias gets stuck in the past, protecting the infant princess, creating a future...
 

Book Recs: More September/October 2018 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Releases to Get Excited About

You might have noticed the start of a pattern. I do a "Month/Month Releases" post, and a month later I do a "More Month/Month Releases" post. You're probably thinking, "Why doesn't Kristen just do these posts one month at a time if she's doing one a month? This seems overly complicated, and also, these post titles are way too long." You are not wrong about the titles, dear reader, but the...
 

Book Review: Obsessions of a Djinni (The Djinn Chronicles Book 1) by Claudia Herring

Hundreds of years ago, the djinni Yasir was separated from his love and bound to an urn to be a wish-granting slave. In 1811, Peter finds the urn on an expedition, and Yasir is reunited with his love, who is also his new master's wife. Yasir will do nearly anything to get his life back, and Lavinia gets caught in the middle of two dangerous men while struggling to reconcile with memories of her...