A Lady of Rooksgrave Manor by Kathryn Moon

A Lady of Rooksgrave Manor by Kathryn Moon

On the brink of losing her position as a maid and with no prospects to go on, the offer of a place at Rooksgrave Manor—a house of ill and unusual repute—sounds like a perfect fit for a young woman with Esther’s inclinations. Even better, the invitation comes by the hand of the handsome Dr. Underwood, a delicate gentleman with a ferocious alter ego who knows exactly what he wants from Esther. Upon arrival the men and the daily decadence of the manor feel too good to be true for a girl of Esther’s station. There are rules to be followed, expectations to meet, and Esther is afraid… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Slut shaming
  • Threats of rape
  • Blood drinking
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Attempted drowning
  • Arson
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Give Up the Ghost by Jenn Burke

Give Up the Ghost by Jenn Burke

Immortal not-ghost Wes Cooper and his vampire partner, Hudson Rojas, have it all—rewarding private investigation work, great friends and, most important, a love that’s endured. But ever since Wes sent a demon screaming back to the beyond, his abilities have grown overpowering and overwhelming. He’s hiding the fact that he’s losing control the best he can, but it’s hard to keep anything a secret for long when your partner’s a former cop…and especially when your partner’s a former cop who wants to move in toge… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Depression
  • Suicide
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Recreational drug use mentioned
  • Blood-drinking
  • Coma
  • Hospital
  • Murder recounted
  • Gas explosion
  • Car accident
  • Strangulation
  • Loss of autonomy (mind & memory manipulation)
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Curtsies and Conspiracies by Gail Carriger

Curtsies & Conspiracies by Gail Carriger

Sophronia’s first year at school has certainly been rousing. First, her finishing school is training her to be a spy (won’t Mumsy be surprised!). Secondly, she gets mixed up in an intrigue over a stolen device and has a cheese pie thrown at her. Now, as Sophronia sneaks around the dirigible school, eavesdropping on the teachers’ quarters and making clandestine climbs to the ship’s boiler room, she learns that there may be more to a school trip to London than at… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Ableism
  • Misogyny
  • Racism
  • Classism
  • Blood depiction & blood-drinking
  • Murder mentioned
  • Gun violence
  • Kidnapping & attempted kidnapping
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Blameless by Gail Carriger 

Blameless by Gail Carriger

Queen Victoria dismisses her from the Shadow Council, and the only person who can explain anything, Lord Akeldama, unexpectedly leaves town. To top it all off, Alexia is attacked by homicidal mechanical ladybugs, indicating, as only ladybugs can, the fact that all of London’s vampires are now very much interested in seeing Alexia quite thoroughly dead.

While Lord Maccon elects to get progressively more inebriated and Professor Lyall desperately… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Ableism & ableist language
  • Misogyny
  • Slut-shaming
  • Fatmisia & body-shaming
  • Classism
  • Racism
  • Cheating discussed
  • Disownment
  • Alcohol consumption & abuse
  • Drugging
  • Pregnancy (theme)
  • Miscarriage discussed in-depth
  • Forced ‘breeding’ programs discussed
  • Physical injuries, including graphic eyeball trauma
  • Blood & gore depiction, including on-page blood-drinking
  • Emesis
  • Dead bodies & body parts
  • Forced human medical experiments recounted
  • Eugenics discussed
  • Death of a father mentioned
  • Death of a girlfriend recounted
  • Murder & attempted murder
  • Gun violence
  • Knife violence
  • Physical assault
  • Kidnapping & captivity
  • Hostage situation
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Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris

Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris

Sookie Stackhouse is just a small-time cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana. Until the vampire of her dreams walks into her life-and one of her coworkers checks out.

Maybe having a vampire for a boyfriend isn’t such a bright idea.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Child sexual abuse recounted
  • Blood depiction & blood-drinking
  • Death of a parent by drowning recounted
  • Murder of a grandmother
  • Physical assault
  • Death of a pet cat
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The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black 

Tana lives in a world where walled cities called Coldtowns exist. In them, quarantined monsters and humans mingle in a decadently bloody mix of predator and prey. The only problem is, once you pass through Coldtown’s gates, you can never leave.

One morning, after a perfectly ordinary party, Tana wakes up surrounded by corpses. The only other survivors of this massacre are her exasperatingly endearing ex-boyfriend, infected and on the edge… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Blood & gore depiction, including blood-drinking & bloodletting
  • Torture
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This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone

Among the ashes of a dying world, an agent of the Commandant finds a letter. It reads: Burn before reading.

Thus begins an unlikely correspondence between two rival agents hellbent on securing the best possible future for their warring factions. Now, what began as a taunt, a battlefield boast, grows into something more. Something epic. Something romantic. Something that could change the past and the future.

Except the discovery of their bond would mean death for each of them. There’s still a war going on, after all. And someone has to win that war. That’s how war works. Right?

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Self-harm
  • Graphic blood & gore depiction
  • Dead bodies and body parts
  • Blood-drinking
  • Murder & attempted murder
  • Gun violence
  • Poisoning
  • Torture
  • Imprisonment
  • Animal death
  • War themes

In Every Generation by Kendare Blake 

In Every Generation by Kendare Blake

Frankie Rosenberg is passionate about the environment, a sophomore at New Sunnydale High School, and the daughter of the most powerful witch in Sunnydale history. Her mom, Willow, is slowly teaching her magic on the condition that she use it to better the world. But Frankie’s happily quiet life is upended when new girl Hailey shows up with news that the annual Slayer convention has been the target of an attack, and all the Slayers—including Buffy, Faith, and Hailey’s older sister Vi—might be dead. That means it’s time for this generation’s Slayer to be born.

But being the first ever Slayer-Witch means learning how to wield a stake while trying to control her budding powers… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Coerced self-injury
  • Blood & gore depiction, including blood-drinking
  • Dismemberment & decapitation
  • Death of parents in a car accident recounted
  • Murder
  • Torture
  • Exsangination
  • Explosion

Frostbite by Richelle Mead

Frostbite by Richelle Mead

It’s winter break at St. Vladimir’s, but Rose is feeling anything but festive. A massive Strigoi attack has put the school on high alert, and now the Academy’s crawling with Guardians—including Rose’s hard-hitting mother, Janine Hathaway. And if hand-to-hand combat with her mom wasn’t bad enough, Rose’s tutor Dimitri has his eye on someone else, her friend Mason’s got a huge crush on her, and Rose keeps getting stuck in Lissa’s head while she’s making out with her boyfriend, Christian! The Strigoi are closing in, and the Academy’s not taking any risks… This year, St. Vlad’s annual holiday ski trip is mandatory.

But the glittering winter landscape and the posh Idaho resort only create the illusion of safety. When three friends run away in an offensive move against the deadly Strigoi, Rose must join forces with Christian to rescue them. But heroism rarely comes without a price..

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Trigger & Content Warnings:

  • Slut shaming
  • Child abuse & neglect
  • Child abandonment
  • Self harm mentioned
  • Blood depiction & blood-drinking

Everyday Monsters by Travis Betz

Everyday Monsters by Travis Betz

Derek Stabbers wants revenge. He’s been planning to get it ever since his parents were convicted of the brutal murders of several neighbors. The state blamed mental illness; Derek blames monsters.

Paxton Hellswood wants to be left alone. She’s barely made it out of the house in the hundred years since she was reborn from the dead, and that’s just fine by her. She’ll take the comfortable embrace of her couch over human interaction any day.

After a series of violent misfortunes, Paxton’s incorporeal form becomes stuck inside Derek, forcing the two enemies to begrudgingly share a body.

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Trigger & Content Warnings:

  • Fatmisia & body shaming
  • Blood & gore depiction, including blood-drinking
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