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The Future Falls - Enchantment Emporium, #3

This inventive series combines sly humor, creative twists on elements of fantasy and plenty of earthy allusions. The wide variety of beings which interact, both on a intimate basis and on a more global scale, give rise to both humorous and...

4 Stars
  • Author: Tanya Huff
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

Life Behind the Wall - Candy Bombers, Beetle Bunker, and Smuggler's Treasure

Have you ever wanted to know how it felt to be a teenager growing up in Berlin…after Hitler killed himself? What about during the time when the wall was just built? Or even when it finally opened the borders to everyone? If so I recommend y...

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The Fire Prince - The Cursed Kingdoms, #2

The author did a wonderful job with this second book of The Cursed Kingdoms series. I have to say that although I didn’t read book one I didn’t feel too lost. I have since went back and read book one and although that gave me some much need...

5 Stars

Demons in My Driveway - A Monster Haven Story, #5

This is such a fun series with each book building in the previous so it would be best if you start at the beginning and read in order. However, you may still enjoy just reading this one but it may not always make sense to you. This book is...

5 Stars

Crewel - Crewel World, #1

Crewel by Gennifer Albin is the first of three books published in this series. There are a lot of paranormal YA stories out there and to find a unique world is rare so I consider this book a real gem. The story is set in a place called Arra...

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The Curse of the Thrax - Bloodsword Trilogy, #1

I did not finish this story due to the fact that it has some major problems including the world the author created for this story. Sadly it was such a mess it made it difficult to follow the storyline. The characters’ names themselves were...

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Dumah's Demons - AngelFire Chronicles, #1.5

Having read both books 1 and 2 of the Angelfire series by author Ami Blackwelder, I knew Dumah’s Demons would be a perfect complement to the series. I was not disappointed in the least. This novella tells the story of Dumah, Kian’s troubled...

4 Stars

The Winter Long - An October Daye Novel, #8

Toby Daye is about to get her world turned upside in this eighth installment in the October Daye series. Ms. McGuire is a master storyteller that will keep you coming back for more! In ROSEMARY AND RUE October was changed into a fish by Sim...

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Frostbitten

Frostbitten is a well written paranormal story of a young girl who has had it rough. Enter a good looking male lead who just so happens to have a small secret. Well maybe not so small. He's a werewolf. Ms. Beck has done a great job of creat...

4 Stars

Incarnate - A Spellmason Chronicle, #3

I did not read this series in order. I just received the third and final installment. I must say that this series would be best if read in order…like I should have done! I missed a lot of back story and character growth. That being said, I...

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The Ghosts of Watt O'Hugh - Watt O'Hugh, #1

Do you believe in Ghosts? One person does and his name is Watt O'Hugh the third. If you join him in his adventures you might just believe in ghosts too. The Ghost of Watt O'Hugh is the biography of a dying man and his wish to leave you with...

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Watt O'Hugh Underground - Watt O'Hugh, #2

Our Wild West hero is back. Did you miss him? I know I did. This is the second book in what is turning out to be a potentially good series. I would like to thank the author, Steven S. Drachmann, for providing me a great read. I hope I do it...

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Ready Player One

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline is the perfect novel for those who are nostalgic for the 1980’s, even as readers are transported to the year 2044, where most of the world prefers to spend their days in a virtual reality searching for a hid...

4 Stars
  • Author: Ernest Cline
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction, * SUSP: Thriller
  • Publisher: Broadway Books

Frostborn - Thrones and Bones, #1

This fantasy story shows a friendship between two completely opposite people. However, they forge a strong bond and use each other’s strengths to their advantage. This story wields dragons, swords, undead minions, giants and trolls. There i...

4 Stars
  • Author: Lou Anders
  • Review by: TrinaC
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: ! Debut Title, * Kids: Children's, * SF: Fantasy, * Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: Random House

Rise of the Blood - Latter-Day Olympians, #3

Wow! What a wild and crazy roller coaster ride of a story! Author Lucienne Diver has another amazing hit on her hands with this, the third installment in her wildly popular Latter Day Olympians series. Each of these books can easily stand o...

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Scarlet - Lunar Chronicles, #2

Scarlet by Marissa Meyer is the second story in the amazing Lunar Chronicles, which repackages classic fairytales in futuristic settings. There are two parallel storylines that will entertain readers, the continuing saga of Cinder and Princ...

4 Stars

Marvel Avengers Assemble in Action Poster-A-Page

This Marvel Avengers poster book is pretty cool. The colors are bright and I can see this book being a great Christmas present. With so many superhero TV shows and movies hitting the screens I know this will be a hit with a large group of p...

4 Stars

Break Out - A Blood Hunter Novel, #1

In a universe where immortality, religious beliefs, and credits are consistently warred over, is there room for love? Hunting, fighting, and womanizing are things that come naturally to Rico; being thrown into a confusing mass of feelings o...

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  • Author: Nina Croft
  • Review by: Yadkny
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * ROM: Paranormal, Love Story, * SF: Science Fiction, Vampires, Futuristic
  • Publisher: Entangled Select

Clariel - The Lost Abhorsen, #1

Although I had to get the cliff notes version of what the first three books were about. This one was ok at best. I think that there should have been more magic right off the bat. This is the long awaited conclusion to the Abhorsen series an...

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Another One Bites the Dust - Jensen Murphy, Ghost For Hire, #2

It took me a few minutes to stop humming the song conjured by this title and concentrate on this exciting paranormal story but I was quickly drawn into this world that is peopled by charismatic and mysterious beings. Not being familiar with...

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  • Author: Chris Marie Green
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Ghosts, * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: ROC

The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel Volume 1

The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel, Volume 1, is a successful adaption by P. Craig Russell of Neil Gaiman's Newbery Medal-winning novel. Its 200 pages, divided into 5 chapters (with an interlude), where each portion is illustrated by a differ...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Kids: Children's, * PARA: Supernatural, * Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: HarperCollins

Dark Matter - Star Carrier: Book Five

According to the definition in this novel, “dark matter” is “gravitational leakage from a parallel universe.” But in this fifth installment of Ian Douglas’ 'Star Carrier' series, the characters in this story face something very dark, in the...

5 Stars

Deadly Curiosities - Book 1

Trifles and Folly, a quaint antique and curio shop in Charleston is more than it seems. Cassidy Kincaide runs the shop, purchasing dangerous items and keeping them from causing mayhem. Luckily, her ability to sense the history of anything s...

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  • Author: Gail Z. Martin
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy, Vampires
  • Publisher: Solaris

Broken Soul - Jane Yellowrock, #8

I am a huge fan of Faith Hunter and her heroine, Jane Yellowrock. I especially got a huge smile on my face, seeing my quote on the cover of "Broken Soul". I know that at some point I will run out of superlative things to say about a Jane Ye...

5 Stars
  • Author: Faith Hunter
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy, Vampires
  • Publisher: ROC

Black Spring - Black Wings #7

The one thing that is a hallmark of these creative paranormal stories is that Maddy is fiercely protective of those she cares about and always willing to rush to their defense...whether she has a plan of attack or not...and this story is no...

4 Stars
  • Author: Christina Henry
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Angels, * PARA: Urban Fantasy, Vampires
  • Publisher: ACE

The Way to Babylon

Overall, this was an enjoyable journey into a fantasy realm. Readers are pulled along as they wonder what will the main character do with his circumstances. How can he take his dark life and find new meaning and happiness? Will journeying i...

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Exo - A Jumper Novel

Exo gets a 5 star rating from me. Well when I saw this I jumped at the chance to read about Jumper. I fell in love with the books after I saw the movie a while back ago. Well although the books and movie are worlds apart, I have to say that...

5 Stars

People of the Morning Star - North America's Forgotten Past

Having read some of W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O’Neal Gear’s previous books, I was intrigued to start their newest book, “People of the Morning Star”. Covering the tribes living in what is now known as the Cahokia Mounds, the book is set...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Kathleen O'Neal Gear, W. Michael Gear
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * HIST: Historical Fiction, Native American
  • Publisher: Tor Books

Motherless Child

Motherless Child does a wonderful job of presenting readers with the darker side of vampirism. When unmarried mothers Natalie and Sophie leave their trailer park to let off a little steam at a local bar; they have no idea that a night with...

4 Stars

Reckoning - A Fallen Siren Novel, #2

Readers are pulled into this riveting urban fantasy. While struggling with their relationship, FBI Agents Emma and Zack try to unravel the mystery behind a series of kidnappings. They become entangled with political tensions in the vampire...

4 Stars

Girl on a Wire

Girl on a Wire was a slow story with a blend of magic/paranormal. The story is told through the eyes of talented 16 year old Jules. Girl on a Wire takes us through the life of two circus families that have been rivals for years. I thought t...

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  • Author: Gwenda Bond
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, Love Story, * PARA: Supernatural, Young Adult
  • Publisher: Skyscape

Omens - A Cainsville Novel, #1

There are intriguing subtleties in this paranormal tale but it definitely takes its time building to a compelling story. I enjoy this author’s style and have been a big fan of many of her other stories, but I am not as enthralled (yet) by t...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kelley Armstrong
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * PARA: Supernatural, Chiller
  • Publisher: Dutton Adult

A Different Kingdom

I loved the fantasy elements in this story. It reminded me of other epic adventure stories I've read before. Michael Fay is a farm town kid with dreams of an epic quest, knights, fairies and damsels in distress. After he meets Cat he is pul...

4 Stars

Alias Hook

Alias Hook by Lisa Jensen is an adult retelling of a childhood classic story done right! I love it when authors put their own spin on classic tales or presents a story from a different perspective. In this case, Alias Hook is from Captain H...

4 Stars

The Mythology of Grimm - The Fairy Tale and Folklore Roots of the Popular TV Show

The Mythology of Grimm by Nathan Robert Brown analyzes one of my favorite shows, Grimm, and the fairy tales and folklore incorporated into the show. As this book is not endorsed by the show, the only connection to Grimm, the TV show, is thr...

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  • Author: Nathan Robert Brown
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths, Movies or TV / Adaptations, * PARA: Supernatural
  • Publisher: Berkley

Karma - Karma Series

If you're looking for a unique and creative urban fantasy you should run and buy this book now. What a great story this was. I loved the world the author created. The story starts when our heroine Camilla is murdered. At the scene a man nam...

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Science Fiction 101: Exploring the Craft of Science Fiction

Before I start this review, let me just say that I am not familiar with the work of Robert Silverberg. My husband has read his books and they’re on our shelf, but I don’t know his work. That said, I came to this book hoping to glean some go...

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  • Author: Robert K. Silverberg
  • Review by: DawnColclasure
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: ! Collections & Anthologies, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ROC

The Slanted Worlds - Chronoptika, #2

I have to say that after reading book one I picked up book two and finished it in less than a day. This book, book two in the Chronoptika series is an amazing sequel. I loved it even more than the first book. The Slanted Worlds is faster pa...

5 Stars

The Copernicus Legacy - The Serpent's Curse, #2

I love this book! I started The Copernicus Legacy as soon as I finished book one. It was 1am in the morning, but I had to go continue the series. I devoured both the first and second books. I can hardly wait to get the next one. The Coperni...

5 Stars

The House of the Four Winds - One Dozen Daughters, #1

First off you have to love this cover! If you don't there is something wrong with you :). The second thing is that this book is written by none other than Mercedes Lackey, so how could it not be good! In many ways I LOVED this book! It was...

3 Stars

Shadows

In Shadows, by E.C. Blake, I found a world filled with magic and special people. Mara Holdfast is an intriguing main character. The author weaves a journey for her that many will connect with. It was fun to go through every emotion with her...

4 Stars

The Midnight Queen - A Noctis Magicae Novel, #1

If you're looking for an easy, well balanced, fantasy/historical read then this is definitely the one for you. With a breathtaking cover and a great slow to start romance this one will have you reading until the owls hoot. I have to say tha...

5 Stars
  • Author: Sylvia Izzo Hunter
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: ! Debut Title, * SF: Fantasy, Regency
  • Publisher: ACE

Stolen Dreams - A Cassie Scot Novel

This was a wonderfully imaginative way to end the series and provided both poignant scenes and lots of unexpected surprises. It was a little overwhelming trying to remember who some of the players were at first, and I strongly recommend tha...

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Unwept - The Nightbirds, #1

Unwept really grabbed me to begin with. After about 100 pages I thought I was going to stop, but I ended up continuing on. It just became one messy story where nothing made sense. I understood that they were trying to give us bits and piece...

3 Stars
  • Authors: Tracy Hickman, Laura Hickman
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * SUSP: Mystery, * PARA: Supernatural
  • Publisher: Tor Books

The Witch with No Name - Hollows - The Final Book

It’s sad to see the series end, but what a way to end!!! I have followed this series from the start and have loved everyone! Rachel and Trent are the most kick ass couple ever!!! I do not want to give anything away and the author doesn’t wa...

5 Stars

Zomburbia - Zombie Apocalypse Series, #1

Perhaps because it's starting to feel like the zombie craze is on its way out...this feels like a last quick grasp onto the fad. Don't get me wrong, spinning the idea that zombies are kind of this background supporting character instead of...

3 Stars
  • Author: Adam J. Gallardo
  • Review by: Emireally
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SUSP: Horror, * PARA: Supernatural, Young Adult, Zombies
  • Publisher: K-Teen

The Wicked

I have read previous books by Douglas Nicholas and I’m sad to say The Wicked does not live up to his other work. For some reason, this book just didn't mesh with me. This author is normally my go to for science fiction reads, but I felt tha...

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The House of Small Shadows

I am a huge Adam Nevill fan and was so excited to hear he had written a new book. When I received The House of Small Shadows in the mail I opened it immediately and began to read. The cover is quite macabre and a good introduction to the st...

4 Stars

Torch Song - The Blackjack Trilogy, #1

Rica has been hired by a local government official to find out whether a local casino owner is trying to build an army that will eventually overthrow the government. Shelley Singer does an excellent job of describing a bleak future of the U...

3 Stars

Mr. Mercedes

Stephen King is my favorite author and this book reminded me why. It starts off with people vying for a job in a bad economy. That in itself is very relatable to a lot of people. Then it introduces the people waiting just to kill them secon...

5 Stars

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