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Book Review: Gateway Catastrophe (Ghostly Guardians #4) by Louisa Masters

Read my reviews of previous books in the Ghostly Guardians series: Spirited Situation (#1) | Vortex Conundrum (#2) | Conduit Crisis (#3) Since this book is the conclusion to the overarching storyline of the series, Masters has set pretty high expectations for readers regarding both the urban fantasy and romance elements. I know without a doubt that fans … Continue reading Book Review: Gateway Catastrophe (Ghostly Guardians #4) by Louisa Masters

Book Review: Recalling My Demon (Possessive Love) by Colette Davison

Read my review of another book in the Possessive Love collection, My Saintly Demon by R.M. Neill. The idea of an ex-priest explaining kink to a demon should be absurd. As an author, Davison is exactly the blend of spicy and sweet necessary to make it adorable instead. The story in this book is the … Continue reading Book Review: Recalling My Demon (Possessive Love) by Colette Davison

Book Review: A Dream of Flame and Shadow (Flame & Shadow #1) by L. Eveland

I was immediately intrigued by this dark fantasy, especially with the added realization as I got further into the story that the brief glimpse I had of the human realm felt so much darker than the land of nightmares. Once I encountered the twist that the lord of nightmares needs some sort of help from … Continue reading Book Review: A Dream of Flame and Shadow (Flame & Shadow #1) by L. Eveland

Book Review: My Saintly Demon (Possessive Love) by R.M. Neill

I’ll acknowledge up front that I’m not usually interested in a Christianity-based religious crisis of faith by a white dude, but I offered to read this ARC after getting to know the author in a group chat. To my surprise and pleasure, Neill immediately gives the reader an explicit and sympathetic reason to care about … Continue reading Book Review: My Saintly Demon (Possessive Love) by R.M. Neill

Book Review: Icarus and the Devil (Soul to Find #1) by Layla Reyne

The opening scene of this book is certainly memorable for being a unique way to open a story. It’s also extremely well done for how it introduces certain paranormal facets of this world without hitting the reader with too much information, then escalates quickly while continuing to drop deliciously subtle world-building details. I learned enough … Continue reading Book Review: Icarus and the Devil (Soul to Find #1) by Layla Reyne

Book Review: Like I Wanted (Heather Bay #5) by Charlie Novak

Read my reviews of previous books in the Heather Bay series: Like I Pictured (#0.5) | Like I Promised (#1) | Like I Wished (#2) | Like I Needed (#3) | Like I Pretended (#4) Though this book nominally stands alone, I’m glad I’ve been following along from the start so that I, too, could be utterly and delightfully confused … Continue reading Book Review: Like I Wanted (Heather Bay #5) by Charlie Novak

Book Review: Edged (Trophy Doms Social Club #2) by Kate Hawthorne

Read my review of the first book in the Trophy Doms Social Club series, Humbled. I cry at a lot of things in books, but not usually until after the first third of the story or so, once I’ve established a connection with the characters. I may have met Archie as a secondary character in … Continue reading Book Review: Edged (Trophy Doms Social Club #2) by Kate Hawthorne

Book Review: Cover-Up (Irons and Works: Key Largo #12) by E.M. Lindsey

Read my reviews of previous books in the Irons and Works series: Free Hand (#1) | Blank Canvas (#2) | American Traditional (#3) | Bio-Mechanical (#4) | Stick and Poke (#5) | Scarification (#6) | Scratcher (#7) | Ornamental (#8) | Snakebites (#9) | Fine Line (#10) | Heavy Hand (#11) | To Touch the Light (follow-up novella) | Last-Minute Walk-In (follow-up novella) One of the overarching themes … Continue reading Book Review: Cover-Up (Irons and Works: Key Largo #12) by E.M. Lindsey

Book Review: Forward Entry (Sydney Swallows #1) by Aurora Crane

Last spring, I joined a “tipping pool” with other readers of this author in picking the winning teams each week for the Australian Football League. It took me at least 3 months to figure out that the sport was not, in fact, rugby. By that point, I was committed to my strategy of picking teams … Continue reading Book Review: Forward Entry (Sydney Swallows #1) by Aurora Crane

Book Review: How I Stole the Princess’s White Knight and Turned Him to Villainy by A.J. Sherwood

This post includes reviews of all individual installments of the How I Stole the Princess's White Knight and Turned Him to Villainy series. Miracle 1 The author admits to this project being “crack” in the back cover description, so I went in anticipating humor and ridiculousness. I was not disappointed, and I enjoyed myself even … Continue reading Book Review: How I Stole the Princess’s White Knight and Turned Him to Villainy by A.J. Sherwood

Book Review: All I Fear (All’s Fair #2) by Abrianna Denae

Read my review of the first book in the All's Fair series, All I Want. Though this is not always true, the found-family nature of some series means that the books are so interconnected that they cannot stand alone. While I think this novel could be read and enjoyed without the broader context of the … Continue reading Book Review: All I Fear (All’s Fair #2) by Abrianna Denae

Book Review: Tango Down (The Renegades #4) by Cara Dee

Read my reviews of previous books in The Renegades series: Rogue Launch (#1) | Enemy Combatant (#2) | On the Double (#3) The beginning of this book directly intersects with the action-packed finale of the previous novel. It means that all the various characters I’ve come to care about, main heroes and secondary, are in immediate danger right … Continue reading Book Review: Tango Down (The Renegades #4) by Cara Dee

Book Review: The Courtship of Nora Fagan (A Marriage Made in Hell #1) by Michelle Renee Lane

This book is marketed as both romantic erotica and paranormal erotica. I started reading it with those genre expectations in mind, and the bad news is that is book is only one of those three things. It’s not erotica when the first kiss doesn’t occur until the 50% mark, and it’s a fully clothed one … Continue reading Book Review: The Courtship of Nora Fagan (A Marriage Made in Hell #1) by Michelle Renee Lane