Book Review: Such Wicked Intent (The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein Book 2) by Kenneth Oppel

Victor has sworn off alchemy, but the torment of an unkept promise and the allure of a strange box he finds in the ashes of the Dark Library tempt him into new territory---the spirit world. Victor's good intentions quickly turn to dangerous obsession, and Victor, Konrad, Elizabeth, and Henry may be in even more danger with each foray into this other...
 

Book Review: Captain (Never Land Book 1) by Artie Sievers

Seventeen-year-old James wants adventure, so when his father tries to push him into a life of banking, he stows away on the Jolly Roger and accidentally becomes part of a pirate crew on their trip to Never Land. Between brewing faerie tensions, murderous pirates, near-death experiences, and love, he certainly gets an adventure, but it doesn't turn out to be quite the one he'd hoped...
 

Book Review: Creatures: The Legacy of Frankenstein by Various Authors

This anthology has five stories, each inspired in their way by Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. In one, a man uses Victor's notes to figure out how to make his own creation. In the next, a couple combines taxidermy and science to resurrect a beautiful woman. In another, a man recalls his young life and his run-in with a monster. In yet another, a detective takes on a case involving stolen body parts....
 

Book Review: This Dark Endeavor (The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein Book 1) by Kenneth Oppel

When Victor's twin, Konrad, comes down with a mysterious illness, Victor, Elizabeth, and Henry set out to use alchemy to make an elixir that will heal him. But many things stand in their way, including dangerous quests to get ingredients, Victor's father, and Victor's struggle with his own feelings toward his brother and...
 

[Audio]Book Review: Cadaver & Queen (Cadaver & Queen Book 1) by Alisa Kwitney (+ a Mini Discussion about Souls)

Lizzie has enough to deal with, being the first female medical student at Ingold, but then she comes across Victor, a bio-mechanical who seems more human than reanimated corpse, unlike all the others. Victor's memory is still fuzzy, but he's pretty sure he was murdered and that something sinister is going on. Victor doesn't want Lizzie putting herself in danger, but Lizzie is determined to figure...
 

Book Review: This Monstrous Thing by Mackenzi Lee

When Alasdair's older brother, Oliver, dies, he resurrects him, only to realize Oliver isn't quite the same person he was in his first life. For two years he keeps Oliver hidden away, riddled with grief and guilt, but when his family gets caught for being mechanics who illegally help people with mechanical parts and Alasdair gets offered refuge and everything he's always wanted from an old family...
 

Book Review: Argonauts by Kevin Kneupper

When Jason's father dies, he's finally give the opportunity he's always wanted and is recruited to be an Argonaut for the Argo Corporation. Medea just wants to help people through genomancy, but she gets involuntarily dragged on a mission despite not being a warrior. When Jason's very first mission---retrieve some data called the "Golden Fleece" that was stolen by another Corporation---turns out...
 

Book Review: The Goblins of Bellwater by Molly Ringle

While in the woods one day, Skye gets lured in by goblins and cursed, fated to become one them, only the curse won't allow her to speak of it to anyone, not even to Grady, whom she accidentally pulls into the curse with her. The only other person who knows of the goblins is Kit, their human liaison and Grady's cousin. When Skye, Livy (her sister), Kit, and Grady get entangled in relationships and...