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In Search of Lost Dragons

In Search of Lost Dragons is a unique book and if you’re up to it, it will take you on an enlightening journey. You have to use your imagination to truly get the most out of this book. It is a travel journal like no other. Elian Black ‘Mor...

4 Stars

Master of Plagues - A Nicolas Lenoir Novel, #2

Plague has come to the city and it doesn’t appear to have come naturally. Horrible in its affects, it becomes clear that someone has deliberately spread this illness through the populace. Time is not on Inspector Lenoir and his partner Serg...

4 Stars
  • Author: E.L. Tettensor
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * PARA: Supernatural, * HIST: Historical Fiction, * SF: Fantasy, * SUSP: Mystery
  • Publisher: ROC

Stillwater

I have been a tremendous fan of author Maynard Sims for years. As someone who adores scary stories (I swear, I was raised on Stephen King!) this author has the art of the psychological scare down pat. Stillwater is another in a long line of...

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The Thickety - The Whispering Trees, #2

The Thickety picks up where book one left off! I will warn you this does not have a good solid story ending. You will get a CLIFFHANGER!!! And yes it will kill you. This was an amazing book two!!! I cannot believe that this was so good. It...

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The Hawley Book of the Dead

The Hawley Book of the Dead was a thrilling debut from the very beginning. I loved that the book was set in Massachusetts. The elements of magic grabbed ahold of my attention and refused to let go. The characters were all very interesting a...

4 Stars

Dangerous Games

I really like horror and I am a gamer, so I thought that I would really like this book. I was right. Each story is different, and yet they all include the adrenaline rush of winning or losing. Some are horror, some are science fiction and s...

4 Stars

A Seamless Murder - A Magical Dressmaking Mystery

Aprons off to an intriguing novel from start to finish! Ms. Bourbon does an excellent job keeping a series together while sewing a murder into place. Melissa creates a murder the way some people sew. In A Seamless Murder Ms. Bourbon inserts...

4 Stars
  • Author: Melissa Bourbon Ramirez
  • Review by: Kittybooboo13
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SUSP: Cozy, * SUSP: Mystery
  • Publisher: Signet

The Shadow Cabinet - The Shades of London, #3

Well, after speed reading books one and two, over the past day, I am very happy that I had this book three. Book two ends on a cliffhanger that would have killed me if I would have read it when it was out back in 2012. This is the LONG awai...

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Mortal Danger - The Immortal Game, #1

This intriguing young adult story provides a sobering look at the repercussions of bullying but has a delicious and thought-provoking paranormal aspect. It is somewhat disconcerting that Edie's planned revenge seems to be regularly circumve...

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  • Author: Ann Aguirre
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * PARA: Supernatural, * ROM: Paranormal, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: Feiwel & Friends

Willful Child

It would be so nice if this author could write a science fiction novel that would appeal to both male AND female readers. There ARE female readers who enjoy reading sci-fi – as well as female book reviewers. I love Star Trek but this partic...

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A Play of Shadow - Night's Edge: Book Two

The fun thing about reading fantasy is having one's imagination stretched, as one amazing event forms the framework for another, but it is essential for a vivid universe to be established in order for everything else to make sense, especial...

5 Stars
  • Author: Julie E. Czerneda
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

Universal Alien - Aliens / Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #10

The science fiction genre can occasionally overwhelm one with esoteric concepts and an overabundance of facts until one is almost bored to tears. That is definitely NOT the problem with this rollercoaster ride of a story. It is already rema...

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  • Author: Gini Koch
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: DAW

Hunt for the Hydra - The Jupiter Pirates #1

Hunt for the Hydra was a very good read. My daughter thought there were a few boring parts scattered throughout the book yet she still claims it was an awesome read. There was mystery, action, adventure and lots of characters with amusing n...

4 Stars

Poison Fruit - Agent of Hel, #3

This fascinating paranormal series showcases an unusual combination of non-human entities including werewolves; vampires, a street-talking games-playing bogle, not to mention a hellhound with a fondness for bread, a frost giant and the godd...

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  • Author: Jacqueline Carey
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * PARA: Supernatural, * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: ROC

Infinity Bell - A House Immortal Novel, #2

Infinity Bell is the second book in the A House Immortal series, and it begins where the first book of this series ends. The story is better understood if the first book, House Immortal, is read prior to Infinity Bell. This story is totally...

5 Stars
  • Author: Devon Monk
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: ROC

Frostfire - Kanin Chronicles, #1

Kanin Chronicles is a spinoff of Amanda's Trylle series which was very entertaining and I highly recommend. First off, if you are looking for this series to be similar, then don’t. They are different. Bryn is so different from Wendy in the...

4 Stars

Black Ice - The Midgard Series, #2

Black Ice is the sequel to the novel Mist by Susan Kinnard. I adored the character of Mist because of what a strong female character she is. This book doesn't disappoint as far as action goes. The character of Loki was so wicked but intrigu...

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Species Imperative

These stories are an amazing melding of biology, science fiction, action, and romance. The gradual build-up from a sometimes hilarious view of the antics of grad students and obsessed researchers, to the connection between research techniqu...

5 Stars
  • Author: Julie E. Czerneda
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: DAW

The Cipher

This techno thriller is very close to the real world. Which just made it really creepy! Robert (Smiles) was a very good and convincing character. With a side cast of techno geeks this story will grip you until the end pages. These character...

5 Stars

Gods and Monsters - Mythbreaker

Gods and Monsters is the first book I have read by Chuck Wendig and it is one of the best books I have read. The characters were crazy in the best possible way. I really liked that Sam stuck by Fitz through all of the craziness going on. Th...

4 Stars
  • Author: Stephen Blackmoore
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Abaddon

Half-Resurrection Blues - A Bone Street Rumba Novel, #1

Being half dead isn’t all bad. Carlos Delacruz is an inbetweener, half resurrected after his death, with no memory of it or his life before. Now, he works for the New York Council of the Dead doing their dirty work. Except for a few friends...

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  • Author: Daniel José Older
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: ROC

Deadeye - The Mutant Files, #1

This United States of the near future is divided into mutants and norms. Biological warfare unleashed by terrorists infected the population, killing lots and mutating the survivors. Born into this world, Detective Cassandra Lee of the Los A...

4 Stars
  • Author: William C. Dietz
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ACE

The Eighth Guardian - Annum Guard Book, #1

I had a hard time reading The Eighth Guardian. While the story concept was great the actual story telling was not for me. I want a book that catches my attention within the first 50 to 100 pages and unfortunately with every chapter that I r...

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  • Author: Meredith McCardle
  • Review by: ErinP
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * HIST: Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Skyscape

Unbound - Magic Ex Libris: Book Three

Mr. Hines takes no prisoners when it comes to writing a boldly wild tale about passwords, clues, and magic. Unbound is a novel just swirling of characters (old and new), far out places (not the ‘60’s kind), as well as having a plot that scr...

5 Stars

Panther Prowling - An Otherworld Novel, #17

I love Yasmine Galenorn; she's one of my favorites. A friend turned me on to the Otherworld series and I do not regret it. I have been eagerly awaiting each book that gets released and I enjoyed Panther Prowling. Out of all the sisters, Del...

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Reach for Infinity

When picking up an anthology of stories to read, there’s always a chance there’s a story in that book that the reader would not like. Some stories may strike the reader as extremely well-written, some may be awesome, and some may be thought...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jonathan Strahan
  • Review by: DawnColclasure
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: ! Collections & Anthologies, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Solaris

The Turning Season - A Shifting Circle Novel, #3

The challenges of living as a shapeshifter are fascinatingly depicted in this compelling fantasy story. There are both pulse-pounding conflicts and emotionally wrenching situations that are vividly portrayed, and the moral dilemmas that are...

5 Stars
  • Author: Sharon Shinn
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: ACE

Pillars of Fire - An Ether Novel, #2

I liked Pillars of Fire so much that I am giving it a four out of five due to the fact that it kept me interested in the storyline. And, I liked that the story itself flew from beginning to end with no slow parts in the middle that could ha...

4 Stars
  • Author: Laurice Elehwany Molinari
  • Review by: Arianne
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * Kids: Middle Grade, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: Zonderkidz

The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic

I have to say that this one didn’t wow me at all. The main character Nora was not a thinking woman as the title makes us believe. Nora is an English PhD candidate whose dissertation is falling apart. She knowingly chose a topic already plow...

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Path of Smoke - A Novel of the Parallel Parks, #2

Path of Smoke started off slow but picked up speed after a couple of chapters. Despite having read the previous book in this series, I was still slightly confused by the parallel worlds. Once I got over my confusion, I found Path of Smoke t...

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  • Author: Bailey Cunningham
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * PARA: Supernatural, * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: ACE

Covenant's End - A Widdershins Adventure, #4

It was hard to sit down and start Covenant’s End, knowing it would be the last adventure of Widdershins and Olgun. How do you say goodbye to a character like Widdershins? When you are Ari Marmell, you do it the hard way, no corners cut, no...

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God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlepig - The Bobby Dollar Books, #4

As with the other Bobby Dollar books, I enjoyed this bit of humor for the holidays. There are always unique villains within this world and this book follows that same precedent. Full of action and fun as well as sweet sentiment as well. It...

4 Stars

Daughter of Gods and Shadows - book 1

Daughter of Gods and Shadows has great aspects within the story. However, there is so much going on that it was hard for me to focus on the main character Eden Reid. The story bounces from one character to another without first establishing...

3 Stars

Wakening the Crow

Stephen Gregory’s Wakening The Crow is a twisted tale that references Edgar Allan Poe. The plot of this novel seemed quite strange to me, but I couldn’t set it down. The use of a tooth as a talisman for change is very interesting. Every cha...

4 Stars

Blackout - Annum Guard Book, #2

I thought Blackout was book one to the Annum Guard series and then found out that it was book two. I have since ordered book one. Oh my God, this book was so good! Even without reading book one I wasn’t too lost. A friend had read book one,...

5 Stars

Two Hundred and Twenty-One Baker Streets - An Anthology of Holmesian Tales Across Time and Space

Attention, Sherlockians! Interested in reading an anthology of Sherlock Holmes stories guaranteed to show our favorite detective in a new light? If so, grab a copy of the anthology, Two Hundred and Twenty-One Baker Streets, for a delightful...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Kasey Lansdale, Glen Mehn, Guy Adams
  • Review by: DawnColclasure
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: ! Collections & Anthologies, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Abaddon

Billy Christmas

Billy Christmas is a wonderful start to a series of strange and interesting adventures, as we go into a magical and darkly dangerous world. The warm natured and good-hearted Billy soon discovers that world, which was right under his nose al...

4 Stars

Succubus Ascendant - The Telepathic Clans Saga, #4

As I was reading this book, a bittersweet thought came to me. Yes, it’s another fantastic Telepathic Clans Saga novel, and Brenna, Siobhan, Irina, and Rebecca are all back for more. And yet, it’s also the end of the series. Yes, sadly, this...

5 Stars

Dreamer's Pool - A Blackthorn & Grim Novel, #1

This intricate and bewitching tale is a delicious introduction to a new series featuring two mysterious characters who are bound together by a challenging set of circumstances. The gradually unfolding histories of these characters paint a p...

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  • Author: Juliet Marillier
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: ROC

Forged by Fate - Fate of the Gods, #1

Most of you know that I adore retellings and this one was no different. I really loved Forged by Fate! It was told by the POV of Eve where she has been reincarnated throughout history. Which was great! I loved how all the gods collided in t...

5 Stars

Fate Forgotten - Fate of the Gods, #2

I think I need to make a 5 star rating that says OBSESSED Because that is where I am with the Fate of the Gods stories. This one really made me kind of sad for Adam in some ways. I mean he still has to go...but it’s sad. This book really ma...

5 Stars

Silverblind - Ironskin, #3

Throughout the Ironskin books I have loved Jane the most. Dorie shines with her fey magic and THIS is what I wish the other two books would have had! This one is a world wind of story, action, and magic and does a great job for ending this...

4 Stars

Beyond Fate - Fate of the Gods, #3

I was so scared that the ending of this wonder story was going to be ruined. This book has had one of the most complicated love triangles, deity blending that I've ever had the opportunity to read! And I have to say that all readers and aut...

5 Stars

Alice's Wonderland - A Visual Journey through Lewis Carroll's Mad, Mad World

Are you obsessed with all things Alice in Wonderland? Well if so then this is definitely the book for you! Made for the true fan this book has everything from behind-the-scenes info to the original manuscript. This book is a breath taking c...

5 Stars

The Witches of Echo Park - Book 1

When her great-aunt Eleanora, the woman who raised her becomes gravely ill, Elyse MacAllister returns to Echo Park. She learns of extraordinary Secrets but soon things become chilling as there is an evil coming for the Witches of Echo Park...

4 Stars

The Zombie Combat Field Guide - A Coloring and Activity Book For Fighting the Living Dead

Do you love zombies, coloring books and activity books? If yes, then this is a book that is not to be missed. It's perfect for the adult zombie lover who doesn't mind a bit of blood and guts along with their coloring. Make sure you have a r...

4 Stars

Fearsome Magics

One thing that appeals about reading fiction is that it’s a chance to get away from reality. And that’s what readers of the fantasy anthology Fearsome Magics get when they read this book. They get a chance to get away from it all – away fro...

5 Stars
  • Authors: K.J. Parker, Garth Nix, Frances Hardinge
  • Review by: DawnColclasure
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: ! Collections & Anthologies, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: Solaris

Dead But Not Forgotten - Stories from the World of Sookie Stackhouse

Anyone who loves Charlaine Harris’s Sookie Stackhouse characters will love these fantastic short stories. Each one features a secondary character from the series. Though all of the short stories are written by other authors, each stays true...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Charlaine Harris, Toni L. P. Kelner, Christopher Golden, Nancy Holder, Jeff Mariotte, Seanan McGuire, Suzanne McLeod, Nicole Peeler, Jeanne C. Stein, Leigh Evans, MaryJanice Davidson, Rachel Caine, Dana Cameron, Bill Crider
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: ! Collections & Anthologies, * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: ACE

Closer to Home - Herald Spy, #1

I never cease to be amazed by the textures that are inherent in this well-established and intricately complex fantasy world. The realism is such that I am instantly transported to one of my favorite universes whenever I open one of this aut...

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  • Author: Mercedes Lackey
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

Cress - Lunar Chronicles, #3

Cress by Marissa Meyer is the third novel in her Lunar Chronicles, a series that has a legion of devoted fans who adore Marissa’s unique futuristic characters spun from classic fairytales. In this book, instead of being trapped in a tower s...

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