Book Review: Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente [Audiobook]

Book Review: Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente [Audiobook]

🌟One of my faves!🌟 After an intergalactic war, the various sentient species in the galaxy decided to host a singing contest once every cycle in order to determine which species will be eliminated. When humans are forced to join, it's "electro-funk glamgrind" rockstar Decibel Jones who's chosen to perform and whisked away, along with bandmate Oort St. Ultraviolet, to meet aliens, avoid assassination attempts, and...
 
Book Review: The Dragon Squisher (Nigel Chronicles Book 1) by Scott McCormick [Audiobook]

Book Review: The Dragon Squisher (Nigel Chronicles Book 1) by Scott McCormick [Audiobook]

Nigel, a trouble-making 14-year-old, gets sent off to military school, along with his kinda rival Lance, and ultimately sent on a quest to retrieve a magical relic. Along the way, they cement their friendship, befriend a supposed enemy gork, learn some hard realities about their side of the war, adopt a useless messenger bird, and try to save the...
 
Book Review: Catch and Release by Isabel Murray

Book Review: Catch and Release by Isabel Murray

Joe and his friend Jerry find a merman washed up on the beach, but he turns out to be very much alive and interested in Joe, though not so fond of Jerry, judging from the way he tries to kill him. After a seduction involving lots of frustration and dead sea creatures, Joe finds himself falling for the man, but their communication barrier and differing survival needs complicate...
 
Graphic Novel Review: The Vampire and His Pleasant Companions Vol. 1 by Marimo Ragawa (Original Story by Narise Konohara)

Graphic Novel Review: The Vampire and His Pleasant Companions Vol. 1 by Marimo Ragawa (Original Story by Narise Konohara)

Albert is a vampire, but he's unable to stop himself from turning into bat each day when the sun rises, which is how he ends up getting accidentally shipped to Japan. Once there, he'll need help from the strangers who decided to take in the bat, but first he'll have to convince them that he really is a...
 
Book Review: Highfire by Eoin Colfer [Audiobook]

Book Review: Highfire by Eoin Colfer [Audiobook]

Fifteen-year-old Squib is running goods down the river when he witnesses Regence Hooke, a crooked cop who already has it out for him, murder someone and is rescued by a dragon named Vern. Vern was content to drink vodka and watch TV, but when his friend convinces him to let Squib live and give him a job, he develops a soft spot for the boy, and they just might have a lifelong friendship---if they...