Review #87 // The Secret Ingredient is Love. No, Really. (Stake Sauce #1) – RoAnna Sylver

Going Through The Motions (Stake Sauce Stories, #1)

After an incident at work, Firefighters Eva, Jude, and Jasper now work at the local mall. Jude fights daily with PTSD, and the nagging belief that it was a vampire that slaughtered their team, and not a simple fire.


Why this book?: I’ve heard nothing but wonderful things about RoAnna’s work, and I’ve spoken to them multiple times on twitter. If I was going to start anywhere, it was here.

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Review #86 // Fire Boy (Djinn-Son Duology #1) – Sami Shah

Fire Boy (Djinn-Son Duology, #1)

Wahid, an only child, goes out with his friends to a party for the first time in a long time. While driving his best friend Arif and his crush Maheen home, mythical djinns attack the car, flipping it over and killing Arif. When Wahid somehow kills a djinn, the creature takes Maheen’s soul in retribution.


Why this book?: I got the ebook for free, and it sounded amazing. Also, an urban fantasy book set in Pakistan? Yes please!!!

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Review #84 // Being Jazz: My Life as a Transgender Teen – Jazz Jennings

Jazz knew she was a girl very early in her life, and after being allowed to publicly transition, began her campaign of spreading trans-awareness by speaking out on her Youtube channel, going to conventions, and doing interviews.


Why this book?: We were doing book club discussions in my sociology class, and luckily there was a LGBT group. I got in it, and voted to read this one.

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Review #81 // Geometries of Belonging – Rose Lemberg

Image result for beneath ceaseless skies #183A famous “mind-healer”, known as Parét, is asked to heal the grandchild of his lover’s enemy. When the patient refuses to be cured, Parét continues to speak to them in order to unravel the full story.


Why this story?: My friend Corey recommended it to me, along with the rest of Lemberg’s writings.

Note: Geometries of Belonging is a story within Beneath Ceaseless Skies Issue #183. This review is only for Lemberg’s piece.Read More »