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The Door in the Moon - Chronoptika, #3

Well covers. I’m not a fan of the new ones. I miss the old covers. :( :) OK. Moving on. The Door in the Moon was beyond the most suspenseful of the three Chronoptika books. I stayed up until like 2am reading this thing, LOL, because who nee...

5 Stars

A School for Unusual Girls - A Stranje House Novel

A School for Unusual Girls was amazing!!! It gives a “what if” story of the historical events of 1814. And it was so yummy. I really wish that it would have ended on a better note, as book two is going to be in Tess's POV. So I really hope...

5 Stars

The Girl at Midnight

How can I put this nicely? I started reading this and was so excited at how it started. Then I started getting the vibe that it was like another book I had looked at. This one is very similar to another book called Daughter of Smoke and Bon...

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Armageddon Rules - A Grimm Agency Novel, #2

Armageddon Rules is the sequel to Free Agent by the sarcastic and clever J.C. Nelson. I enjoyed this second foray into the world of Marissa and the Grimm Agency. It had been a little while since I had read Free Agent, so I was a bit vague o...

4 Stars
  • Author: J. C. Nelson
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: ACE

DEAD: Snapshot--Portland, Oregon - DEAD: Snapshot #1

Retired police officer, Ken Simpson, and reformed ex-convict, Jason Edwards find themselves joining forces to survive the zombie apocalypse. As they watch Portland fall around them, they have to stay away from the zombies and gangs of human...

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Demon Child - Celestial Battle Trilogy, #2

Demon Child was a delight to read from beginning to end. The characters made for a wonderfully thrilling story. The plot showed how talented the author is at creating enjoyable stories. There is tons of action which kept me reading this boo...

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Edison's Alley - The Accelerati Trilogy, #2

Edison's Alley was a fresh and interesting story with a cast of amazingly unique characters. Even the villains of this story added to an already refreshing story. I have never read anything quite like this before. My favorite character was...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Neal Shusterman, Eric Elfman
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: Kids: Middle Grade, * YA: Young Adult, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Disney Press

Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of Planet of the Apes - The Art of the Films

“Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: The Art of the Films” by Sharon Gosling and Adam Newell is an oversized book that is a wondrous look at the incredible amount of work that went into making these two movies...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Matt Hurwitz, Sharon Gosling, Adam Newell
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: Art & Crafts, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Titan Books

Edge of Dark - The Glittering Edge, #1

"Edge of Dark", by Brenda Cooper, is a phenomenal science fiction book. Her ability to create a new world, and several planets contained inside that world, is amazing. The idea of blending humans to machines is not a new one, but this autho...

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End of Days - Penryn & the End of Days, #3

This was a great end to this series. End of Days picks up right where World After ends. Penryn and Raffe are in a race to get his wings back, to protect her family and to find some sort of solution to the problems they're all in. The story...

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  • Author: Susan Ee
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * PARA: Supernatural, * PARA: Urban Fantasy, * YA: Young Adult
  • Publisher: Skyscape

Chosen Ones - Lost Souls, #1

Chills -- the first few pages of this book gave me chills right away. From the sterile, no-nonsense world of the Chosen Ones, we see what the world would be like if emotions and human drives could be removed from existence. There are so man...

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Hexed - The Sisters of Witchdown, #1

Hexed is pretty cool. It is the first book based on the comic of the same name. I have to say that this Hexed book was much better than the other story with the same name that I read last year. Where that one had a lot of things in the plot...

4 Stars

The Isle of the Lost - The Descendants, #1

So I started this book not knowing that it was a prequel to a new Disney to TV movie. Well I shortly found out when my 10 year old was reading behind my back and all of a sudden screamed in my ear and ripped the book away. She then went to...

5 Stars

Dead Heat - Alpha and Omega, #4

For once, Charles and Anna are traveling for personal reasons but the trip soon turns into a fight against a Fae stealing children but that's not all the bad news... the cold war between the Fae and humans is about to heat up in this thrill...

5 Stars
  • Author: Patricia Briggs
  • Review by: Evampire
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: ACE

Skin Game - Dresden Files, #15

One of the most entertaining aspects of this delightful urban fantasy series is the blending of extraordinary occurrences with easily recognizable commonplace events. For example, having one’s foot fall asleep because the dog’s head is rest...

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  • Author: Jim Butcher
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: ROC

The Shattered Court - A Novel of the Four Arts, #1

Ok so what can I say about The Shattered Court? I didn’t know I was going to love it so much! I love me a great story about witches. And well I've been trying to branch back out into the world of NA and Adult titles as I needed a short brea...

5 Stars

Seeker - Book 1

I was really hoping for something akin to The Seeker series that is all wizards etc. And then I saw that this was supposed to be for fans of The Hunger Games and The Game of Thrones. So I jumped and grabbed it and started reading. Well what...

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Phoenix in My Fortune - A Monster Haven Story, #6

This is the last book in this series and really should be read after reading at least some of the previous books. Beloved characters come together in this last story to save the world but as usual things don’t always go smoothly or how they...

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The Glittering World

The Glittering World by Robery Levy was not what I expected. I was expecting a more exciting story than the story I got. The characters each brought something special to the story which is the main reason I was reluctant to give up on this...

3 Stars

Mars Evacuees

Mars Evacuees by Sophia McDougall is a novel about Alice Dare, the daughter of a flying ace in the war against an alien race called the Morrors. They are a cold loving race whose home planet has been destroyed. When they help humanity overc...

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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: * SF: Science Fiction, * YA: Young Adult
  • 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: Paranormal
  • 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

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