REVIEW by Phin n’ Gin: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith (@sethgs , @phineaslurcock , @ginnylurcock )

Indiana, 1818. Moonlight falls through the dense woods that surround a one-room cabin, where a nine-year-old Abraham Lincoln kneels at his suffering mother’s bedside. She’s been stricken with something the old-timers call “Milk Sickness.” “My baby boy…” she whispers before dying. Only later will the grieving Abe learn that his mother’s fatal affliction was actually …

REVIEW by Phin n’ Gin: Grave Peril (Dresden Files #3 by Jim Butcher (@longshotauthor , @phineaslurcock , @ginnylurcock )

Harry Dresden’s faced some pretty terrifying foes during his career. Giant scorpions. Oversexed vampires. Psychotic werewolves. It comes with the territory when you’re the only professional wizard in the Chicago area phone book. But in all Harry’s years of supernatural sleuthing, he’s never faced anything like this: the spirit world’s gone postal. All over Chicago, …