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Otherworld Secrets: An Anthology - An Otherworld Novel

One of my favorite collections of paranormal stories is the ‘Otherworld’ series by this author. I am fascinated by the interactions of the various characters, including the thought-provoking idea of a female alpha who became a werewolf beca...

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  • Author: Kelley Armstrong
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Plume

Forbidden

I have read every one of the original Sazi series by C.T. Adams (Cat Adams & Cathy Clamp). While Forbidden is a continuation of the series, its focus is of a how the Sazi works. Forbidden's focus is Luna Lake and how all the different Sazi...

4 Stars

King's Folly - The Kinsman Chronicles

I am torn with King's Folly. Although the book was good I had some issues with it. First off I felt confused through the first part, but I ended up loving it once I read it a few times (lol). That being said this author is amazing! Jill Wil...

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The Prison in Antares - Dead Enders, #2

Mike Resnick provides an excellent read along with good and (at times) unexpected plot twists. His characterizations makes a reader empathetic to some of the characters' trials and tribulations. This is an excellent serial book in that the...

4 Stars

Anthology I: A Collection of 8 Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Stories

A buffet of science fiction tales in this Anthology 1 offers readers the opportunity to check out new authors without harming their pocketbook! There are several robot-type tales along with a mix of fantasy stories. Some tug the heartstring...

4 Stars

Broken Hero

Jonathan Woods provides another hilarious tale of woe in the life of MI37 secret agent Arthur Wallace. A truly delightful story Broken Hero will have you rooting for the robots, some or all, at times. Nowhere near serious is how the newest...

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Camp Alien - Aliens / Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #13

One disaster after another – of course they are always someone else’s doing, because let’s face it, there is a lot of evil in our world (not to mention other worlds) and they almost always have some nefarious purpose or goal that only makes...

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

Ink and Bone - The Great Library, #1

The best kinds of fantasy stories are those that stretch the imagination while telling a compelling tale, and this one definitely entertained me with its ‘what if’s’. Having been conditioned to celebrating the Gutenberg press and its far-re...

5 Stars
  • Author: Rachel Caine
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * YA: Young Adult
  • Publisher: NAL

Alien in Chief - Aliens / Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #12

The wonderful blend of reality and fantastical science fiction adventures provide hours of entertainment in this series that continues to ramp up the excitement while exploring how aliens can get well-assimilated into Earth politics. The hi...

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

I, Robot - To Preserve - To Preserve

Isaac Asimov’s remarkable contribution to science as well as science fiction provides the backbone for thought-provoking stories such as this one. Dr. Reichert continues to expertly immerse the reader in a society that is entirely plausible...

4 Stars
  • Author: Mickey Zucker Reichert
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ROC

The Untimely Deaths of Alex Wayfare

The Untimely Deaths of Alex Wayfare will not disappoint you! I didn’t know this was a book two at the time I started so I went out and found a copy of book one and devoured it. This one picks up where book one leaves off and well it was a d...

5 Stars

Midnight Taxi Tango - A Bone Street Rumba Novel, #2

Carlos is still coming to grips with his new half-life, working for the Council of the Dead to solve ghost problems. That’s fine except his focus is divided knowing that Sacha, his love is out there and he wants her back. His friend Kia, Ba...

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

Masks and Shadows

Masks and Shadows is a wonderful historical story with a hint of magic. It is definitely one for the lover of historical / classics. If you love dramatic love affairs, mystery secret societies, and amazing lavish descriptions then this book...

4 Stars

Call Forth the Waves - The Celestine Series, #2

OMG, what to say first off, don't read this “Call Forth the Waves” if you haven’t read book one! You will be hopefully lost. Second this book was so much better than book one and I don't say that very often. I devoured this book in a few ho...

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The Mage Sister

When I first began the book, Jahx wasn't a character I cared for. Once we got to 352 years after the prologue and we see a different Jahx I couldn't help but love him. He was no longer insufferable but kind, gentle, patient and sexy. To his...

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Golden - Heart of Dread, #3

I dived into this book right after it came. To tell you too much would give away spoilers, and I don’t want to do that. So, I’ll keep this short. The characters come alive off the page in this amazing breathtaking conclusion to the Heart of...

5 Stars

Sing Down the Stars - The Celestine Series, #1

Sing Down the Stars starts out pretty well but then the MC skips back to the past. I really wished it would have started in the past telling us what had happened. The current way makes it feel choppy. The story is slower than most and kind...

3 Stars

The Promise - Seven Wonders Journals

My daughter who is eleven is a diehard fan of this series. She devoured this as soon as she got home. She said that she loves how these journals are released right before the next book comes out. It helps to refresh her mind on what happene...

5 Stars

The Legend of the Rift - Seven Wonders, #5

This review is from my eleven year old as she loves this series. ----- ADDICTED!! I’M ADDICTED, I NEED MORE!! The ending to this one was so amazing and surprising. I so didn’t see it coming. I really was hoping that someone messed up since...

5 Stars

The Shock of Night - The Darkwater Saga, #1

One thing that got my interest in "The Shock of Night", a novel by Patrick W. Carr, is the title. In a way, the title makes sense. The story is good fantasy and the characters are memorable. I liked the way the mysterious gift in this story...

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The Testing - The Testing, #1

The Testing is the first of three books in a YA Dystopian series by Joelle Charbonneau where a cast of young characters are challenged to stay alive to earn a better position in their society. Just when the survivors think that they are saf...

4 Stars

Flamecaster - Shattered Realms, #1

If you are a fan of the prequel series you might dive right into Flamecaster and love this new spin off series from Chima. But for me this one lost a lot of luster once the climax of the beginning was over. The story fell flat and the chara...

3 Stars

The Demonists - Book 1

This was a really good start to a new urban fantasy series. John Fogg and his wife Theodora Knight are paranormal investigators with their own television show. Theodora is a psychic and John is an exorcist. One night a case goes horribly wr...

4 Stars
  • Author: Thomas E. Sniegoski
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: ROC

The Traitor Baru Cormorant

“The Traitor Baru Cormorant” is a complex and dense fantasy tale exploring the nuances of power and oppression. It starts off with a glimpse of a society that seems comfortable and self-sustaining but insidiously deepens into a frightening...

4 Stars
  • Author: Seth Dickinson
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, Debut Title
  • Publisher: Tor Books

Nightwish - An Echoes of Eternity Novel, #1

Serena Sykes has just discovered that not only does she have supernatural abilities but the family she didn’t know existed does as well and to prevent them from triggering a supernatural wasteland she must learn to control hers in this urba...

3 Stars

The Wilds - The Wilds, #1

I was caught up by the story's ability to unfold in such a way that what you thought might happen didn't always happen the way you envisioned. The story's premise is unique and offered a well-constructed world in which the characters could...

4 Stars

Ash and Silver - A Sanctuary Novel, #2

Carol Berg excels at creating vivid fantasy worlds with tortured and fascinating characters and that is exquisitely demonstrated in her story “Ash and Silver”. The combination of the mystery behind Greenshank’s past that is gradually reveal...

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

Hell's Chapel - Caith Morningstar Book 1

Orlando –land of that famous mouse – is Caith Morningstar’s home and she has a few rules that everyone needs to follow or they can get the heck out but either someone didn’t get that memo or they have a death wish in this thrilling urban fa...

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The Guns of Ivrea - Book #1

“The Guns of Ivrea” by Clifford Beal is an exciting and fast-paced fantasy. The characters are well-written and interesting and I enjoyed how the point of view changes from one character to the next throughout. Being written this way, I fee...

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The Box and the Dragonfly - The Keepers #1

This is another book that is great for boys and girls. In this series starter we follow along while our MC Horace (love the name btw). He sees a sign for the bus and well everything changes for him in that moment. This is a very fast paced...

5 Stars

The Harp and the Ravenvine - The Keepers #2

So shortly after finishing this book I found my 11 year old was online looking up books from this author. She was thrilled to find out that I already had book two in this series. I haven't seen her this happy about a book in a while. So off...

5 Stars

The Lyre Thief - War of the Gods, #1

Well I was wondering why this looked so awesome and knowing I wanted to read it. Well I found that out pretty quick. I already had it, oops! I really love how snarky this book started. The author did a great job with the multi POVS and for...

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Fire Touched - A Mercy Thompson Novel, #9

Mercy and Adam have always cracked me up. Their world is so fun but it has it’s danger too. When I have a bad day I can always curl up with them and just laugh. Their world is so different and interesting, I mean you have werewolves, a coyo...

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Bloodbound - Pathfinder Tales

Ah, treachery among vampires. How very quaint. Such is the case in Bloodbound, a Pathfinder Tales novel authored by F. Wesley Schneider. One of the main characters, Larsa, bears the burden of being the child of a vampire that betrayed his c...

5 Stars

Ex-Isle - Ex-Heroes, #5

In this world of ex-humans (zombies) and few survivors, there are stories of heroism and deception. This is the fifth book in this series and could probably be read and enjoyed without having read the previous four. However, much of the bac...

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Gifted Thief - Highland Magic Book 1

GIFTED THIEF is the first book in a new series by Helen Harper called Highland Magic. Integrity Taylor is Sidhe, but she has denied her heritage because of the horrible treatment she received as a child. She ran away from the Clan that was...

4 Stars

Bitter Bite - Elemental Assassin, #14

I love this urban fantasy series because it combines such remarkably imaginative situations with action, angst, and romance, and the intense violence is over the top yet not nausea-inducing, a tricky line to navigate. One can’t help but get...

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City of Light - An Outcast Novel, #1

This was a great start to a new urban fiction series. The setting is a dystopian world that is the aftermath of a war between species. Bombs were dropped destroying much of the planet. Before that time super soldiers were built in labs and...

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  • Author: Keri Arthur
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Signet

Island of the Forbidden

This book came along at a perfect time. I was in the mood for a good, spooky book, and this one definitely fits the bill! I loved it. This book drew me in from the very beginning with a deeply intriguing storyline and more hidden gems than...

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Wedding Bells, Magic Spells - Raine Benares, #8

If you thought Raine Benares’s adventures would end after the destruction of the Saghred, you were wrong. This book picks up her story and shows that things are still not peaceful. However, Raine and Mychael are getting married between issu...

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The Night Voice - A Novel of the Noble Dead, #11

This long-running paranormal series has introduced some memorable characters and this story did a good job of resolving some of the ongoing issues while providing a quest that allows some of the characters to finally grow into their destini...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Barb Hendee, J.C. Hendee
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: ROC

The Lazarus Gate - Lazarus Gate 1

The Lazarus Gate, which is the first book of the Lazarus Gate series, was an interesting read. I liked the mix of historical fiction and sci-fi. It had a great overlying mystery throughout most of the book and some intense scenes, which see...

4 Stars

Tarnished

Tarnished, the sequel to Perfected, is set in a world where the government passed legislation allowing humans to be genetically engineered and sold as pets. It continues Ella’s story and starts off right where Perfected left off, where Ella...

4 Stars

Kitty Saves the World - Kitty Norville, #14

Kitty and her adventures have always been amusing to me. I was introduce to her and her brood by a friend. Kitty is one of those people that you just like and I have enjoyed seeing her grow in this series. Carrie Vaughn has such a way with...

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The Dragon's Descent - An Ether Novel, #3

This is a wonderful middle grade book that is part of a series of books that tells the story of a young guardian angel named Vero. We first met Vero in Laurice E. Molinari’s first book in the series called The Ether: Vero’s Rising. It tells...

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

Revisionary - Magic Ex Libris: Book Four

Stellar action and mischief abound in this latest masterpiece by Jim C. Hines! Just when you're thinking it can't get better than this: it does! Timing is essential and Hines has it spades down! Government intrigue combined with magic book...

5 Stars

Air and Darkness - The Books of the Elements, #4

An excellent author’s talent lies in being able to create believable situations that engage the reader and invest him or her in the struggle being described. This can be even more challenging when the world being described is a fantasy cons...

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

Blood In Her Veins - Nineteen Stories From the World of Jane Yellowrock

In today’s world of e-books and anthologies, it is hard to keep up and keep track of a favorite author or character. Faith Hunter and her publisher have done something I wish more would do; collect the stories in chronological order and pub...

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

The Alchemy of Chaos - Maradaine Novels, #2

This story is an exciting fantasy that combines elements of magic with a complex war on drugs that has an insidious effect on the society of Maradaine. The fragile balance between those who have divided up the town is in flux due to the eve...

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  • Author: Marshall Ryan Maresca
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

Dreaming Death - A Palace of Dreams Novel, #1

Some stories grab you from the first page and never let you out from under the spell, starting with a single thread and adding others until there is a complex tapestry of characters and events. The deft unfolding of this story and the bread...

5 Stars
  • Author: J. Kathleen Cheney
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: ROC

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