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The Fire Sermon - The Fire Sermon, #1

I had such high hopes for this book. When reading the synopsis it sounded absolutely amazing. The idea of people being born into pairs and then being split into different societies after birth really had me. But when I started to read this,...

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  • Author: Francesca Haig
  • Review by: ErinP
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Gallery Books

Pocket Apocalypse - An Incryptid Novel, #4

This creative and entertaining mixture of science fiction and paranormal tale challenges one to look at the world just a little differently. Although I am unfamiliar with the series, there are enough clues distributed throughout the story t...

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  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

Burned - Dani O'Malley / A Fever Novel

Having read the first book in the Dani O'Malley series I was pumped and excited to read Burned. After all anything that Ms. Moning does is gold in my opinion. Burned was good, well written as usual, but it was missing something. And that so...

4 Stars

Icefall - Rebel Angel Series, #4

This raw and gritty fantasy series has been building up to this moment over the past three volumes and this gutwrenching and action-filled tale reminds us that these are indeed a different class of beings from the light and fluffy ones so o...

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  • Author: Gillian Philip
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: Tor Books

Low Midnight - Kitty Norville, #13

In the world of Kitty Norville I was hooked from the very first book, however having said that, I will admit that some along the way have been a little better than others. I love Cormac, but having a whole book in his point of view didn’t m...

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The Silence

The Silence is one of the best novels I’ve read in a long time. I love horror stories and this one captured my attention from page one. It was quite creative how the author threw out random facts and later tied them all into the storyline....

5 Stars

Curse of the Iris - The Jupiter Pirates #2

Jupiter Pirates: Curse of the Iris by Jason Fry is a story of Tycho and his siblings who are on the search for an ancient treasure. Tycho holds a secret deal with a security agent who wants something from the treasure. To keep the deal that...

4 Stars

Grasshopper Jungle

Grasshopper Jungle is another amazing story from Andrew Smith who is an exceptional storyteller. The book is about how a town is taken over by giant praying mantises that only does two things. The plot of this book is so unbelievable but th...

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  • Author: Andrew Smith
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Speak

Half Wild - The Half Bad Trilogy, #2

Review done by a friend of CrossroadReview / Jessica. I was a HUGE fan of “Half Bad” the first novel in this trilogy. It had an unconventional way of telling the story which grabbed me right out of my seat. When Jessica gave this one to me...

5 Stars

The King's Marauder - Alan Lewrie Naval Adventures

Dewey Lambdin has been one of my husband’s favorite nautical writers for years. I’d read his first book and was interested in seeing how book twenty would measure up. “The King’s Marauder” was a solid read, through and through. There was en...

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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: * HIST: Historical Fiction, * PARA: Supernatural, * SF: Fantasy, * SUSP: Mystery
  • Publisher: ROC

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

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

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