REVIEW by EN Blake: Gimme Some Sugar by Molly Harper

Lucy Brewer would never have guessed that her best friend, Duffy McCready (of McCready’s Bait Shop & Funeral Home) has been in love with her since they were kids. Fear of rejection and his own romantic complications prevented Duffy from confessing his true feelings in high school, so he stood by and watched her wed …

REVIEW by EN Blake: Storm Cursed by Patricia Briggs – Includes an Excerpt!

In this powerful entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, Mercy Thompson must face a deadly enemy to defend all she loves… My name is Mercedes Athena Thompson Hauptman, and I am a car mechanic. And a coyote shapeshifter. And the mate of the Alpha of the Columbia Basin werewolf pack. Even so, none of …

SNEAK PEEK REVIEW by EN Blake: Myths and Mortals by Charlie N. Holmberg

Wall Street Journal bestselling author Charlie N. Holmberg builds her bewitching world of beasts and betrayal as the Numina Series continues. Sandis has escaped Kazen’s grasp, but she finds herself unmoored, reeling from her thief friend Rone’s betrayal. Kazen has been hurt but not stopped, and he’ll do anything to summon the monster that could lay …

NEW RELEASE REVIEW by EN Blake: That Ain’t Witchcraft by Seanan McGuire

The eighth book in the funny and fast-paced InCryptid urban fantasy series returns to the mishaps of the Price family, eccentric cryptozoologists who safeguard the world of magical creatures living in secret among humans. Crossroads, noun: 1. A place where two roads cross. 2. A place where bargains can be made. 3. See also “places …

REVIEW by EN Blake: The Hollow Crown by Diana Pharaoh Francis

The fourth exciting installment in the tumultuous world of Crosspointe  After the murders of the king and queen, the island empire of Crosspointe is on the verge of chaos. The ruthless Lord Chancellor has taken the throne and made slaves of most of the royal family. Now, in order to sabe the country they love, …

REVIEW by EN Blake: The Turning Tide by Diana Pharaoh Francis

Some dreams become nightmares . . . An invasion is headed for Crosspointe, but three friends will find themselves at war long before the first enemy touches the shore. One man will betray her. Fairlie, a master metalsmith, is discovered to have a rare magical talent that could save Crosspointe from destruction. Against her will, …

REVIEW by EN Blake: The Black Ship by Diana Pharaoh Francis

Banned from the sea by a vindictive master pilot and cast out of Crosspointe’s Pilot Guild, Thorn believes his life is over–until he’s conscripted to serve aboard the rogue ship Eidolon, which is pitch black, a shadow in the night, and sails with an unknown purpose. Thorn finds himself pilot to a mutinous, wreck-cursed crew, …

REVIEW by EN Blake: The Cipher by Diana Pharaoh Francis

In Crosspointe, surrounded by a dangerous sea, wild majick surges with the tides as do the fortunes of the royal family. As a minor member of the royal family, Lucy Trenton’s ability to sense majick is one of her most dangerous secrets. But only one.A blackmailer knows the other. Suddenly, Lucy is caught in a …

SNEAK PEEK REVIEW by EN Blake: Shadowblade by Anna Kashina – Includes an Excerpt!

A young sword prodigy must impersonate a lost princess and throw her life into a deadly political game, in this kinetic epic fantasy novel by the author of the award-winning Majat Code series Naia dreams of becoming a Jaihar Blademaster, but after assaulting a teacher, her future seems ruined. The timely intervention of a powerful …

NEW RELEASE REVIEW by EN Blake: Smoke and Summons by Charlie N Holmberg

A captivating world of monsters and magic from the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Paper Magician Series. As a human vessel for an ancient spirit, Sandis lives no ordinary life. At the command of her master, she can be transformed against her will into his weapon—a raging monster summoned to do his bidding. Unlike other …

SNEAK PEEK REVIEW by EN Blake: Glow by Aubrey Hadley – Coming July 16th!

The Maasai Mara Sleeping Syndrome has returned after a six-month hiatus. This time, it’s popped up in New York, and it’s wiped out an entire homeless shelter. The same night of the outbreak, Harper, a seventeen-year-old girl, stumbles across a glowing figure in the desert outskirts of her neighborhood. As her suburb goes on lockdown, …

REVIEW by EN Blake: Hotline to Hell by Emily Cyr – Includes an Excerpt!

THERE’S NO HANGING UP NOW. Kayel Cleary is a phone sex operator. All she wants to do is get through law school, and if that means late-night phone calls with men who think she’s something she’s not, then so be it. That is, until one of her long-time clients is murdered – and she hears …

REVIEW by EN Blake: Shades Within Us Anthology Edited by Susan Forest and Lucas K Law

Recommended by Library Journal, School Library Journal, Booklist (American Library Association), and Foreword Reviews  Journey with twenty-one speculative fiction authors through the fractured borders of human migration to examine the dreams, struggles, and triumphs of those who choose–or are forced–to leave home and familiar places. An American father shields his son from Irish discrimination. A …

REVIEW by EN Blake: A Time of Ashes by Ru Pringle

What do you do when the end of the world is at hand and not even a god can help you any more? Before the Corruption came, Murrin Kentle lived in a world where the largest island could be walked across in a day, and humans traded and fished in bladeships made from the bones …

REVIEW by EN Blake: Fury by Rachel Vincent

Magic, fate and hope collide in the stunning conclusion of New York Times bestselling author Rachel Vincent’s acclaimed Menagerie trilogy… 1986: Rebecca Essig leaves a slumber party early but comes home to a massacre—committed by her own parents. Only one of her siblings has survived. But as the tragic event unfolds, she begins to realize that other …

REVIEW by EN Blake: Zero Sum Game by S.L. Huang – Includes an Excerpt!

Deadly. Mercenary. Superhuman. Not your ordinary math geek. Cas Russell is good at math. Scary good. The vector calculus blazing through her head lets her smash through armed men twice her size and dodge every bullet in a gunfight. She can take any job for the right price and shoot anyone who gets in her …