This Poison Heart (This Poison Heart #1) – Kalynn Bayron

Not all gifts are welcome. Briseis is bright and determined and if keeping herself in check didn't require so much of her energy, she’d be an excellent student. But as it is, trying to stop plants – flowers, trees, grass – from reacting to her presence takes a lot of focus. Furthermore, when you’re hiding who … Continue reading This Poison Heart (This Poison Heart #1) – Kalynn Bayron

Love, Blood, and Sanctuary – Brenda Murphy & Megan Hart & Fiona Zedde

One universe, three stories, linked by blood and a place called Sanctuary, a bar, a restaurant, a sex club and probably so much more, a safe place for magical beings. In Sanguine Faith by Brenda Murphy, Laurel lets herself be charmed by a seductive spirit and learns the hard way that her closest family member … Continue reading Love, Blood, and Sanctuary – Brenda Murphy & Megan Hart & Fiona Zedde

Once Ghosted, Twice Shy (Reluctant Royals #2.5) – Alyssa Cole

Likotsi didn’t expect a fling to break her heart but a few nights with Fabiola were enough for her to be all in. Not Fabiola, though. A few months, chance brings them together again but for Likotsi, the fear of going through the same pain again is overwhelming. After I read Alyssa Cole’s soon-to-be released … Continue reading Once Ghosted, Twice Shy (Reluctant Royals #2.5) – Alyssa Cole

How to Find a Princess (Runaway Royals #2) – Alyssa Cole

Makeda may not know what she wants from life but she knows exactly what she doesn’t want, and that’s being a princess. The family folklore according to which her grandmother had a fling with the prince of the tiny kingdom of Ibarania was fun to entertain until it became her mother’s obsession. So when, in … Continue reading How to Find a Princess (Runaway Royals #2) – Alyssa Cole

Femme Like Her – Fiona Zedde

I could read Fiona Zedde’s books just for the chemistry between her characters. It’s hot and irresistible, heavy and exciting. Femme Like Her is told in first person from Nailah's point of view. Nailah doesn’t do femmes. She got hurt once and now she has rules. Scottie doesn’t care and wants Nailah anyway. Pretty fast, … Continue reading Femme Like Her – Fiona Zedde

Gray Matters – Dolores Arden

Once again, a very promising debut novel. Remy Devereux grew up in a Creole family in New Orleans and is now a homicide detective with the SFPD. We first meet her while she’s breaking up with her girlfriend, hotshot US Attorney Erica Forsyte. Remy is working on a very frustrating investigation, and nightmares of the … Continue reading Gray Matters – Dolores Arden