Book Review: Reforged by Seth Haddon

Book Review: Reforged by Seth Haddon

Balen is the Prime paladin, sworn to protect the king, a position he gave up his relationship with Zavrius for, though the unexpected deaths of the royal family members have now made Zavrius king. With assassination attempts abound, the two men and their allies flee to figure out how to make sure Zavrius keeps his life and his throne, while also facing the feelings they still have for each...
 
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,...
 
Book Review: A Taste of Gold and Iron by Alexandra Rowland [Audiobook]

Book Review: A Taste of Gold and Iron by Alexandra Rowland [Audiobook]

๐ŸŒŸOne of my faves!๐ŸŒŸ When an incident sees Prince Kadou nearly exiled and costs his guard his job, he's assigned a new guard, Evemer, who thinks the prince flighty and careless but will protect him nevertheless. But as they investigate a counterfeit crime, face danger, and spend more time together, Evemer realizes how wrong he was, and the two start developing...
 
Update: Life and Books (Aug 2022)

Update: Life and Books (Aug 2022)

I’ve had a very hard time focusing on anything lately, so I haven’t done much. I think I’ve mostly watched YouTube. I did a little gaming though! I started a new Sims 3 game with sexy cowboys. It probably won’t hold my attention long, but I’m having fun with the horses and chicken coops and...
 
Book Review: Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente [Audiobook]

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

๐ŸŒŸOne of my faves!๐ŸŒŸ 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 Recs: 10 Lesser-Known M/M Urban Fantasy Series

Book Recs: 10 Lesser-Known M/M Urban Fantasy Series

I love paranormal and urban fantasy! I could give tons of recommendations, depending on how loosely you define "urban fantasy." For this, I tried to stick to what most people probably think of---our world (though maybe with known existence of magic), modern times, not too slow or rural, at least some action/battles---though I did slip a few in that don't fit the criteria perfectly. I could give...
 
Book Review: The ABCs of Spellcraft Collection Volume 3 (Books 8-11) by Jordan Castillo Price [Audiobook]

Book Review: The ABCs of Spellcraft Collection Volume 3 (Books 8-11) by Jordan Castillo Price [Audiobook]

Dixon and Yuri have more shenanigans to pursue and spellcraft gone awry to fix---this time amidst lots of exciting changes for the Penn family, which is about to get bigger, and for the Pinyin Bay spellcraft community. Individual Descriptions: In Present Tense, Dixon and Yuri try to find gifts for each other on Christmas Eve. In Brownie Points, spellcraft in some brownies Yuri eats gives him a...