Quick Reviews: The Serpent’s Coil, Forged in Magic, Ruby Run, Blood Ruby

Quick Reviews: The Serpent’s Coil, Forged in Magic, Ruby Run, Blood Ruby

For this post I have four books that combine the Old West, magic, and mlm romance. The books in this series are set in the same world but each one functions as a standalone about completely different characters, written by different authors. It helps to understand certain things if you read in order, but I think you could read these in any order without any real issue. They didn't blow me away,...
 
Book Review: The Voyages of Trueblood Cay by Suanne Laqueur

Book Review: The Voyages of Trueblood Cay by Suanne Laqueur

Pelippé Trueblood, son of the kepten of the ship he grows up on, is 19 when he finds out he's part of an important prophecy, along with his closest friends and a beautiful winged horse shifter named Fen. Fen doesn't want part in anything that means giving up his freedom, but he doesn't have much choice, and the two men finds themselves falling in love while trying to fulfill their...
 
Graphic Novel Review: Letters for Lucardo Vol. 1 by Otava Heikkilä

Graphic Novel Review: Letters for Lucardo Vol. 1 by Otava Heikkilä

Ed, an older scribe working for a family of immortal beings, is surprised but not displeased when one of the immortals admits to having feelings for him. Their newfound relationship doesn't lack passion, but Ed's age and mortality and the lack of acceptance from Lucardo's family make it fraught with difficulties that might tear them...
 
Book Review: The Ex-Princess (The Borderline Chronicles Book 1) by Fiona West

Book Review: The Ex-Princess (The Borderline Chronicles Book 1) by Fiona West

Princess Abbie ran away from her queendom years ago and is content making a life of her own until two people show up and tell her that her father is dying, she's still contracted to marry Prince Edward, and that it's their job to bring her back home. She has no plans of going through with the marriage, but when Edward himself comes to aid her journey, feelings start getting in the...
 
Mini Reviews: Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – The Well of Tears, The Fangs of Freelance, Straight Outta Fangton

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: Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton

Book Review: Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton

Every seven years, the people of Strange Grace send a willing sacrifice into the forest in exchange for health, crops, and a comfortable life, but it's only been three years, and the Slaughter Moon has risen. Rhun has always known he'd be next, but Arthur wants to be the one to go, and Mairwen is inexplicably drawn to the forest, and each will have their part to play in uncovering the secrets...
 
Book Review: The Root (Wrath & Athenaeum Book 1) by Na’amen Gobert Tilahun

Book Review: The Root (Wrath & Athenaeum Book 1) by Na’amen Gobert Tilahun

When Erik's berserker powers awaken, he discovers a whole supernatural side to the world that he never knew existed and, under the training of Matthias, joins other "Blooded" in their fight against monstrous beings from another realm whose attacks and kidnappings are getting more frequent. Meanwhile in another realm, Lil works hard to figure out how to stop the living darkness that's spreading in...