Magic Monday: The Electrical Menagerie by Mollie E. Reeder

The only reason I didn’t finish The Electrical Menagerie in one sitting is that I started it on a red-eye flight and was too tired to keep my eyes open—much less focused on text—toward the end. Before I get to my review, here’s the lovely cover and the blurb! The …

Magic Monday: The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill

Normally the books I highlight in my Magic Monday series are novels, but today I’m highlighting a graphic novel by the talented Katie O’Neill! Here’s the cover: Isn’t it gorgeous? I love the soft colors and artwork of this story (the entire novel is in full color, by the way). …

Magic Monday: Shallows by Denver Evans

In today’s Magic Monday book review, I’m sharing Shallows by Denver Evans, a fantasy novel with a dash of romance, plenty of mystery…and mermaids! Here’s the cover and blurb: The sea isn’t safe. Only the bravest and strongest become sailors. Luminescent mermaids roam the depths and the shallows, mouthing words …

Magic Monday: Horrid by L.C. Ireland

Magic Mondays usually involve reviewing a book that is already released, but today I’m breaking that pattern! Horrid is releasing tomorrow but is currently available for preorder. “This is your curse until all is made right: I’ll have my revenge at the stroke of midnight. For once the moonlight touches …

Magic Monday: Sensation by Kevin Hardman

Normally I review fantasy books for my Magic Monday series, but I read Sensation: A Superhero Novel yesterday and it was amazing! So today I’m sharing it with you. Like millions of other kids, Jim grew up wanting to be a superhero. Unlike most of his contemporaries, however, Jim actually …

Magic Monday: The Snow White Files by Sonya M. Black

Welcome to another Magic Monday post! Today, I’m reviewing The Snow White Files by Sonya M. Black. Brendan Hunter is a private investigator stuck on dead-end cases until seven dwarves show up in his office and offer him a King’s ransom to track down a missing girl. Their description of …

Magic Monday: The Aeonians by J.E. Klimov

Not so long ago, I hosted J. E. Klimov for one of her blog tour stops celebrating the release of her debut novel, The Aeonians. Last month, I finally had the pleasure of sitting down and reading Klimov’s book, and I enjoyed it immensely! Before I dive into my review, …

Lieutenant Junior Grade’s Log, Entry 15: My favorite reads of 2017!

I smashed my Goodreads reading goal of 100 books earlier this month, finishing with a count of 114 books. I’ve reviewed a few through my Magic Monday series, but today I want to highlight my top ten favorite reads, as well as a few books I enjoyed rereading this year. …

Magic Monday: The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

This month, I revisited The Goblin Emperor, which I’ve read previously on recommendation by a good friend. I LOVE this book. I’ll get to why in a moment, but first, here’s the cover and blurb: The youngest, half-goblin son of the Emperor has lived his entire life in exile, distant …

Magic Monday: The Beast of Talesend by Kyle Robert Shultz

Welcome back to another Magic Monday book review! Today, I have an awesome fairy tale-inspired story to share. I love the cover, and the blurb is even better: Private eye Nick Beasley lives in a world where fairy tales ended a long time ago – where zeppelins now soar the …