Book Review: Jade City by Fonda Lee

Summary: The Kaul family is one of two crime syndicates that control the island of Kekon. It's the only place in the world that produces rare magical jade, which grants those with the right training and heritage superhuman abilities. The Green Bone clans of honorable jade-wearing warriors once protected the island from foreign invasion--but nowadays, … Continue reading Book Review: Jade City by Fonda Lee

Book Review: Full Moon Rising by Keri Arthur

Summary: A rare hybrid of vampire and werewolf, Riley Jenson and her twin brother, Rhoan, work for Melbourne’s Directorate of Other Races, an organization created to police the supernatural races–and protect humans from their depredations. While Rhoan is an exalted guardian, a.k.a. assassin, Riley is merely an office worker–until her brother goes missing on one … Continue reading Book Review: Full Moon Rising by Keri Arthur

Mini Reviews: Vampire Short Fiction

One of my squares for this past year's r/fantasy book bingo was Five Short Stories and since I was doing an all vampire themed card, I read some vampire shorts for it! I actually have a couple of vampire themed anthologies (because I'm me, so of course I do), but all of these are from … Continue reading Mini Reviews: Vampire Short Fiction

Book Review: The Other People by C.J. Tudor

Summary: Driving home one night, stuck behind a rusty old car, Gabe sees a little girl's face appear in the rear window. She mouths one word: 'Daddy.' It's his five-year-old daughter, Izzy. He never sees her again. Three years later, Gabe spends his days and nights travelling up and down the motorway, searching for the … Continue reading Book Review: The Other People by C.J. Tudor

Book Review: The Electric Heir by Victoria Lee

Summary: Six months after Noam Álvaro helped overthrow the despotic government of Carolinia, the Atlantians have gained citizenship, and Lehrer is chancellor. But despite Lehrer’s image as a progressive humanitarian leader, Noam has finally remembered the truth that Lehrer forced him to forget—that Lehrer is responsible for the deadly magic infection that ravaged Carolinia. Now … Continue reading Book Review: The Electric Heir by Victoria Lee

Book Review: A Heart so Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer

Summary: Find the heir, win the crown. The curse is finally broken, but Prince Rhen of Emberfall faces darker troubles still. Rumors circulate that he is not the true heir and that forbidden magic has been unleashed in Emberfall. Although Rhen has Harper by his side, his guardsman Grey is missing, leaving more questions than … Continue reading Book Review: A Heart so Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer

Book Review: My Soul to Keep by Tananarive Due

Summary: When Jessica marries David, he is everything she wants in a family man: brilliant, attentive, ever youthful. Yet she still feels something about him is just out of reach. Soon, as people close to Jessica begin to meet violent, mysterious deaths, David makes an unimaginable confession: More than 400 years ago, he and other … Continue reading Book Review: My Soul to Keep by Tananarive Due

Book Review: The Killing Fog by Jeff Wheeler

Summary: Survivor of a combat school, the orphaned Bingmei belongs to a band of mercenaries employed by a local ruler. Now the nobleman, and collector of rare artifacts, has entrusted Bingmei and the skilled team with a treacherous assignment: brave the wilderness’s dangers to retrieve the treasures of a lost palace buried in a glacier … Continue reading Book Review: The Killing Fog by Jeff Wheeler

Book Review: Tournament of Losers by Megan Derr

Summary: All Rath wants is a quiet, peaceful life. Unfortunately, his father brings him too much trouble—and too many debts to pay—for that to ever be possible. When the local crime lord drags Rath out of bed and tells him he has three days to pay his father's latest debt, Rath doesn't know what to … Continue reading Book Review: Tournament of Losers by Megan Derr

Book Review: Blindsight by Peter Watts

Summary: It's been two months since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming as they burned. The heavens have been silent since - until a derelict space probe hears whispers from a distant comet. Something talks out there: but not to us. Who to send to meet the alien, when the alien … Continue reading Book Review: Blindsight by Peter Watts