Book Review: The City Beautiful by Aden Polydoros [Audiobook]

Book Review: The City Beautiful by Aden Polydoros [Audiobook]

As if life isn't already hard enough being a gay Jewish teen in 1800s Chicago trying to save money for his family to come to the US, Alter ends up possessed when his friend is murdered. But his friend is one of many in a string of murders of Jewish boys, and now Alter, a girl from his building, and the boy he thought he'd cut from his life a year ago must find the killer if they want to save...
 
Book Review: Prelude for Lost Souls by Helene Dunbar [Audiobook]

Book Review: Prelude for Lost Souls by Helene Dunbar [Audiobook]

Dec's parents died two years ago, he's haunted by a ghost no one else can see despite living in a town full of mediums, and he desperately wants to leave. When a pianist whose music has helped him through the past couple years shows up at his door, it feels like it can't be a coincidence. Meanwhile, his best friend, Russ, is making plans to reform the shady Guild from...
 
Book Review: The Promise of Lost Things by Helene Dunbar [Audiobook]

Book Review: The Promise of Lost Things by Helene Dunbar [Audiobook]

Russ has enough on his plate, being a high school student, a medium, and Youth Corps leader for the Guild that runs the town full of mediums he lives in---now he's also being haunted by his dead ex who wants him to take over the Guild and trying to stop a TV show from ruining his town. Asher is supposed to get close to Russ to help his parents get info for their show, but his feelings are real,...
 
Quick Reviews: The Remaking of Corbin Wale // My Christmas Spirit // Christmas Spirit // The Vet’s Christmas Familiar // A Christmas Carriage Ride

Quick Reviews: The Remaking of Corbin Wale // My Christmas Spirit // Christmas Spirit // The Vet’s Christmas Familiar // A Christmas Carriage Ride

I've got some more holiday book reviews! I know, I know, I've done a lot of Christmas posts this year, and I might still do one or two more quick reviews, but I'll be getting back to the usual stuff soon. Anyway, most of these are about Christmas, but one is more about general holidays with a bit of Hanukkah. Most are m/m. One is a collection of short stories. And yes, two have the words...
 
Mini Reviews: M/M Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – The Ghost Slept Over, Their Dark Reflections, A Little Familiar

Mini Reviews: M/M Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – The Ghost Slept Over, Their Dark Reflections, A Little Familiar

In The Ghost Slept Over, a man starts a romance with his lawyer when he inherits an ex's estate but is haunted by his ex's amorous ghost. In Their Dark Reflections, a con man and a vampire discover each others' secret and have to work together if they want to beat the real villains. In A Little Familiar, a witch without a familiar finds love with a human familiar he's always had feelings for....
 
Mini Reviews: M/M Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – Jackdaw, Preacher Prophet Beast, A Reason to Believe

Mini Reviews: M/M Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – Jackdaw, Preacher Prophet Beast, A Reason to Believe

In Jackdaw, a magic-using thief and a former cop with a difficult past end up on the run together as they try to figure out if they can ever go back to the relationship they once had. Gideon is struggling with the burden of his recent promotion, Lee is struggling to unmask the monster in his latest visions, and an upcoming Pride parade and solstice might bring them both more than they bargained...
 
Mini Reviews: M/M Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – The Secret Casebook of Simon Feximal, Guardians of the Haunted Moor, Third Solstice

Mini Reviews: M/M Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – The Secret Casebook of Simon Feximal, Guardians of the Haunted Moor, Third Solstice

In The Secret Casebook of Simon Feximal, a journalist recounts his relationship with ghost hunter Simon and some of their paranormal experiences. In Guardians of the Haunted Moor, Gideon and Lee struggle with family matters, a murder mystery in the village, and possibly the Bodmin Beast, on top of their usual goings on with Lee's psychic abilities and married life. In Third Solstice, Gideon and...
 
Book Review: Rhapsody for Piano and Ghost by Z.A. Maxfield [Audiobook]

Book Review: Rhapsody for Piano and Ghost by Z.A. Maxfield [Audiobook]

Fitz is a lonely college student with no friends except his piano, when suddenly he ends up with a boyfriend, two ghosts who've decided to act as gay surrogate parents, and a long-time-ago step-brother who might be something more. Fitz's boyfriend keeps bringing trouble to his life, but his ghost dads are determined to make sure he ends up with the right person....