Heroine Complex

Annie and Evie have been friends since Annie first stood up for Evie against some bullies in elementary school.  Now as adults, Evie is Annie’s personal assistant.  Annie is San Francisco’s only superhero Aveda Jupiter.  She’s all about the glory.  […]

Son of a Trickster

This is not the book that I expected from the blurb.  I expected urban fantasy with Jared finding out he’s supernatural in the beginning of the book and then he has adventures.  That doesn’t happen.  Instead this is a hard […]

Oakland Arcana: Awakening

Zizi is used to being considered a failure.  She’s the powerless youngest daughter of a powerful Sorceress.  Sorceresses bond with cities and use their power to protect them.  Zizi was trained for the role since birth just like her sisters.  […]

InCryptid Series – Books 1 – 4

I’m loving this urban fantasy series!  The Price family fled to North America several generations ago after they broke away from the monster-hunting Covenant.  The Covenant thinks the family died out.  The Prices have worked hard to make it seem […]


Millie was a grad student in filmmaking at UCLA when a failed relationship led her to a suicide attempt.  She survived but lost her legs.  She has spent the last six months in an inpatient psychiatric facility learning to handle […]

Battle Hill Bolero

“Trouble is brewing between the Council of the Dead and the ghostly, half-dead, spiritual, and supernatural community they claim to represent. One too many shady deals have gone down in New York City’s streets, and those caught in the crossfire […]

Midnight Taxi Tango

In Half-Resurrection Blues we met Carlos, a half-dead agent for the New York Council of the Dead.  He has no memory of the time before he was killed and sort of brought back to life.  He had a short fling […]

Half-Resurrection Blues

After reading Shadowshaper I was interested in reading more from Daniel José Older.  I liked the world building a lot more in this novel. No one knows quite what Carlos is.  He has no memory of his life before the […]

Clean Sweep

I like magical houses. I still really want a room with Mood Wallpaper like Sarah Addison imagined. I like Diana’s aunts’ house in Deborah Harkness’ books. It hides things until it feels you need them regardless of what you think. […]

Skin Game by Jim Butcher

Skin Game by Jim Butcher My rating: 4 of 5 stars Urban fantasy, audio Wizard Harry Dresden has been in some rough spots in his life.  The roughest was an attempt to save his daughter from death where he was […]