My 2021 Reading Goals

New year, new books. A lot of readers set themselves some sort of goal when January arrives, be it reading a certain amount of books by 31st December, or pushing themselves out of their literary comfort zones and delving into unfamiliar genres. I have a couple of general readerly goals for 2021; I want to … Continue reading My 2021 Reading Goals

Review: ‘A Deal with the Elf King’ Elise Kova

The elves come for two things: war and wives. In both cases, they come for death. Three thousand years ago, humans were hunted by powerful races with wild magic until the treaty was formed. Now, for centuries, the elves have taken a young woman from Luella's village to be their Human Queen. To be chosen … Continue reading Review: ‘A Deal with the Elf King’ Elise Kova

Review: ‘The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires’ Grady Hendrix

Patricia Campbell's life has never felt smaller. Her ambitious husband is too busy to give her a good-bye kiss in the morning, her kids have their own lives, her senile mother-in-law needs constant care, and she's always a step behind on thank-you notes and her endless list of chores. The one thing she has to … Continue reading Review: ‘The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires’ Grady Hendrix

DNF: ‘The Trickster’s Lover’ Samantha MacLeod

Caroline Capello doesn't take chances. Until a god appears in her bedroom. Loki, the irresistibly sexy Norse god of fire and lies, doesn't get attached. When he appears in Caroline's apartment late at night to upend her studious world, both the god and the mythology graduate student assume one passionate night together is all they'll … Continue reading DNF: ‘The Trickster’s Lover’ Samantha MacLeod