Beat the Backlist Series Review | Vicious by V.E. Schwab

Vicious by V.E. Schwab Villains #1 Science Fiction Tor | September 24, 2013 About the book: Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in each other. In their senior year, a shared research interest in adrenaline, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an intriguing […]

New Release Review | The Magician Murders Josh Lanyon

The Magician Murders by Josh Lanyon The Art of Murder #3 M/M Cozy Mystery March 29, 2018 About the Book: Nothing up his sleeves. Nothing but murder… Jason West, hot shot special agent with the FBI’s Art Crime Team, is recuperating from a recent hit-and-run accident at the Wyoming home of BAU Chief Sam Kennedy […]

Feather your House with Books | M/M Contemporary Romance Reviews

I think I’ve found the best place on earth: The Klunatics Facebook group! When I explained how hard my last two weeks have been, due to the pregnancy loss, and asked for romance recommendations that were angst and grief free, reads that would lift my spirits and make me feel happy, the responses were overwhelming!  […]

Review | Turn Coat by Jim Butcher

Turn Coat by Jim Butcher The Dresden Files #11 Urban Fantasy April 7, 2009 About the Book: When it comes to the magical ruling body known as the White Council, Harry keeps his nose clean and his head down. For years, the Council has held a death mark over Harry’s head. He’s still thought of […]

‘What Took Me So Long’ Reviews

Damen is a warrior hero to his people, and the rightful heir to the throne of Akielos. But when his half brother seizes power, Damen is captured, stripped of his identity, and sent to serve the prince of an enemy nation as a pleasure slave. Beautiful, manipulative, and deadly, his new master, Prince Laurent, epitomizes […]

New Release Review | Iron Gold by Pierce Brown

Iron Gold by Pierce Brown Red Rising #4 Science Fiction Del Rey Books | January 16, 2018 About the Book: They call him father, liberator, warlord, Reaper. But he feels a boy as he falls toward the pale blue planet, his armor red, his army vast, his heart heavy. It is the tenth year of […]

New Release Review | Agent Bayne by Jordan Castillo Price

Agent Bayne by Jordan Castillo Price PsyCop #9 M/M Urban Fantasy JCP Books LLC | January 16, 2018 About the Book: Victor Bayne is through with the Chicago PD. Can he handle the FPMP? After years of frustration as a PsyCop, Victor Bayne reports for duty at the Federal Psychic Monitoring Program. As a fledgeling agent, […]

Beat the Backlist Series Review | Immemorial Year by TJ Klune

About Book One: Once upon a time, humanity could no longer contain the rage that swelled within, and the world ended in a wave of fire. One hundred years later, in the wasteland formerly known as America, a broken man who goes only by the name of Cavalo survives. Purposefully cutting himself off from what […]

Beat the Backlist Review | Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett

Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett Standalone Young Adult Contemporary Simon Pulse | April 4, 2017 About the Book: The one guy Bailey Rydell can’t stand is actually the boy of her dreams—she just doesn’t know it yet. Classic movie fan Bailey “Mink” Rydell has spent months crushing on a witty film geek she only knows online […]

Early Bird Review | Down by Contact by Santino Hassell

Down by Contact by Santino Hassell The Barons #2 M/M Contemporary Romance InterMix | January 16, 2018 About the Book:  Two rival football players begin a game with higher stakes than the Super Bowl in this steamy romance from the author of Illegal Contact.  Simeon Boudreaux, the New York Barons’ golden-armed quarterback, is blessed with irresistible […]

Review | Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab

About the Book: THE WORLD IS BREAKING. AND SO ARE THEY. KATE HARKER isn’t afraid of monsters. She hunts them. And she’s good at it. AUGUST FLYNN once yearned to be human. He has a part to play. And he will play it, no matter the cost. THE WAR HAS BEGUN. THE MONSTERS ARE WINNING. Kate will […]

Review | The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord

About the Book: It’s been one year since it happened… When Paige Hancock’s first boyfriend died in a swimming accident, she shut out almost everyone. Now Paige has decided it’s finally time to rejoin the world, and she has a plan. First on the list: go out with Ryan Chase, her longtime and newly single […]

Review | Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff

About the Book: Assassin Mia Corvere has found her place among the Blades of Our Lady of Blessed Murder, but many in the Red Church ministry think she’s far from earned it. Plying her bloody trade in a backwater of the Republic, she’s no closer to ending Consul Scaeva and Cardinal Duomo, or avenging her […]

Early Bird Review | The Consumption of Magic

About the Book: Sam of Wilds faced the Dark wizard Myrin and lived to tell the tale. Granted, the battle left him scarred, but things could be a hell of a lot worse. It’s not until he reunites with Morgan of Shadows and Randall that he realizes just how much worse things could be. Because […]

Review | Beard in Mind by Penny Reid

About the Book:  All’s fair in love and auto maintenance. Beau Winston is the nicest, most accommodating guy in the world. Usually. Handsome as the devil and twice as charismatic, Beau lives a charmed life as everyone’s favorite Winston Brother. But since his twin decided to leave town, and his other brother hired a stunning […]

Happy Halloween with a MONSTER review!

I knew as soon as I finished Shades of Magic I’d be binging Victoria Schwab’s backlist of books.  Everything about Shades of Magic was so epic, so exciting and original, I knew it wasn’t a fluke.  I also knew that the next series I wanted to try was Monsters in Verity.  Look at it!  It’s […]

Review | Evenfall by Santino Hassel and Ais

About the Book: In a post-apocalyptic future, the Agency works behind the scenes to take down opposition groups that threaten the current government. Their goals justify all means, even when it comes to their own agents. Sin is the Agency’s most efficient killer. His fighting skills and talent at assassination have led to him being […]

Feather your House with Books – YA Romance Reviews

About the Book:  Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him.   Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of […]

Review | Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

About the Book: The first in a new fantasy series from the New York Times bestselling author. In a land where three suns almost never set, a fledgling killer joins a school of assassins, seeking vengeance against the powers who destroyed her family. Daughter of an executed traitor, Mia Corvere is barely able to escape […]

Review | Into this River I Drown by TJ Klune

About the Book: 2014 Lambda Literary Award Winner for Best Gay Romance Five years ago, Benji Green lost his beloved father, Big Eddie, who drowned when his truck crashed into a river. All called it an accident, but Benji thought it more. However, even years later, he is buried deep in his grief, throwing himself […]

Newly Hatched Review | Silence is Golden by Robert Thier

About the Book: Silent. Cold. Chiselled perfection. That is Rikkard Ambrose, the most powerful business mogul in Great Britain. Free-spirited. Fiery. Definitely NOT attracted to the aforementioned business mogul. That is Lilly Linton, his personal secretary and secret weapon. The two have been playing a cat and mouse game for months. So far, Lilly has […]

Re-Release Review | Family Man by Heidi Cullinan & Marie Sexton

I almost let this min-tour pass me by.  Thanks to the wonderful team at Dreamspinner Press, I already had the ARC but I hadn’t read it yet and I wasn’t sure what my feelings would be.  I don’t like joining a tour if I’m lukewarm about the book.  Everyone on a tour should be ecstatic. […]

Review | Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Today was supposed to be the day where we discussed our read-along of Siege & Storm.  Unfortunately unseen forces called ‘work’ and ‘real life’ hindered our plans.  Instead of discussing, we’ll be posting our own reviews.  Below is mine, and stay tuned for Angie’s! Please let me know what you make of my review/thoughts in […]

Review | Beard Science

About the Book: Make a deal with the devil and you might get what you want, but will it be what you need?  Jennifer Sylvester wants one thing, and that one thing is NOT to be Tennessee’s reigning Banana Cake Queen. Ever the perpetual good girl and obedient daughter, Jennifer is buckling under the weight […]