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Flight from Mayhem - Fly by Night, #2

I have always been a fan of Yasmine and she never disappoints. The Fly by Night series is a newer series from her but I’m loving it. “Flight from Mayhem” is book two. Let me just say right off the bat that Glenda is a real piece of work and...

4 Stars
  • Author: Yasmine Galenorn
  • Review by: Confusedagony
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * ROM: Paranormal / Speculative, * ROM: Suspense, * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: Berkley

Toward a Secret Sky

Demons, Descriptions, and a Fabulous story await the reader of "Toward a Secret Sky"! It all starts off with Maren moving to Scotland, which let me tell you with the craze that is Outlander I was very happy to have this setting again! Maren...

5 Stars
  • Author: Heather Maclean
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * YA: Young Adult, Romantic Elements, * SUSP: Suspenseful / Action / Thriller, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: Blink

Of Sand and Malice Made - Song of Shattered Sands: Book Two

When I saw “Of Sand and Malice Made” I just had to grab it! It looked right up my alley. Now I haven't read any of the series that this goes with. But that didn't loose me. This is a prequel to the series and it was so awesome! The mytholog...

4 Stars

A Girl Called Dust - Book One of the Dust Trilogy

Without giving too much away, “A Girl Called Dust” is about Arden, a girl whose been experiencing weird things over the last couple of years, like waking up to deep scratches in her floor, her best friend telling her she’s not human, but do...

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Dreams of Distant Shores

“Dreams of Distant Shores” by Patricia A. McKillip provides an intriguing look at the author’s ability to evoke remarkable worlds that are almost familiar yet unlike anything that most of us have ever imagined. One has to be in the proper f...

4 Stars

Wizard of the Grove

“Wizard of the Grove” by Tanya Huff is a two-volume book that has fun and intriguing elements, and even better for me, fantastical creatures such as dryads, centaurs, and wizards. There are sweeping political struggles, romance, betrayal, c...

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

Dracula vs. Hitler

Professor Van Helsing has settled down to a quiet life in Romania decades after his battle against Dracula. But when a darker evil known as the Nazis reach out to grab his country and threatens all he holds dear, the only tool he can reach...

5 Stars

Sparrow Falling

This is an excellent read from the first page all the way to the end. Gaie Sebold has a wonderful sense of justice mixed with humor and revenge! It's fast paced with tons of description included to give the reader a sense of the time period...

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Heroine Complex

Heroine Complex is the first novel in a series by Sarah Kuhn about super heroes, with sometimes misguided gifts. Aveda Jupiter has taken the demon hordes by storm, as the sole protector of San Francisco. She is great at kicking butt, and sh...

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  • Author: Sarah Kuhn
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

The Hawkweed Prophecy

“The Hawkweed Prophecy” is a fairly interesting book about two little girls switched at birth by magic. This book focuses on the ideals of nature vs nurture and for the most part it was enjoyable. It was interesting watching both girls grow...

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Midnight Marked - A Chicagoland Vampires Novel, #12

“Midnight Marked” by Chloe Neill blends paranormal elements with remarkable contemporary elements that bring one into the story and make one think that these are folks you could get to know and live near, then suddenly realize the danger th...

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  • Author: Chloe Neill
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: NAL

Rune of the Apprentice

When I saw that the prologue was 7 pages I got really worried!! But after the story started I was happily surprised. “Rune of the Apprentice” is so much more than just about a runaway apprentice. It is a story about destiny, magic, pirates,...

4 Stars

Unraveled - Elemental Assassin, #15

This is the 15th book in this series and while it would probably be best to read them all prior to reading this one, you don’t have to. (I’ve read the first four or so and then this one and I loved it.) Yes, there are a few details that you...

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The Terrans - First Salik War, #1

“The Terrans” by Jean Johnson sets the stage for an intriguing set of interactions between humans and other species, some more alien than others. I love the premise of a more advanced Earth that has survived horrific conflicts and found a w...

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  • Author: Jean Johnson
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: #Series Starter, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ACE

Game of Thrones Psychology - The Mind is Dark and Full of Terrors

I'll admit I had just finished watching season six and was feeling lost when I picked up this book. I wanted to stay as immersed in the GoT world for as long as I could. I was hoping it would be Game of Thrones centered with an in depth loo...

3 Stars

The V'Dan - First Salik War, #2

“The V’Dan” is the second story in the ‘First Salik War’ series by Jean Johnson and continues the saga started in “The Terrans”. Jacaranda (Jackie) MacKenzie and a group of her fellow humans have transported Captain Li’eth Ma’an-uq’en and h...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jean Johnson
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ACE

Robert Asprin's Myth-Fits - Myth-Adventures

“Robert Asprin’s Myth-Fits” by Jody Lynn Nye adds a new story to the delightfully punny series began by the late Robert Asprin. It was fun to catch up with the great Skeeve, who has made a lot of progress under the tutelage of that wily Per...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jody Lynn Nye
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: ACE

Reliquary - Reliquary Series, #1

OK, truth time. I grabbed this book all because of that cover!!! Yes, I'm a cover slut! I’ve said I have confessed!!! When I realized who the author of this book was I was beyond scared. I haven't really liked her YA titles at all. But I wa...

5 Stars

Nevernight - Nevernight, #1

I’m not sure what killed this book for me. The constant back and forth of the time (you would get part of the story in italics which was the past then the present in normal script) or the flowery wording that just made my head hurt. I thoug...

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Zero - Zero Series Book 1

"Zero" by Morgan Dark is a really great suspense story. It follows the life of Kyle Bradford and also the burglar Zero. Kyle is a student at a prestigious school. His parents are dead and he has been adopted by his mom's friend. Kyle's life...

4 Stars
  • Author: Morgan Dark
  • Review by: Tamazon
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * SUSP: Suspenseful / Action / Thriller, * YA: Young Adult, #Series Starter
  • Publisher: Independently Published

Fire Touched - A Mercy Thompson Novel, #9

Werewolves, I can honestly blame my family for this fascination. My mama and sister are completely addicted to all things werewolf and have taken me along for the ride. The “Mercy Thompson” series is another series that my sister introduced...

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

Bloodcraft - The Cruentus Curse Series, #2

“Bloodcraft” took me for a loop. For the most part I DIE HARD LOVE IT!!! Especially in the start when Tori is using magic to kill of all things spiders. I can’t help but think how useful that would be. But then there are parts that just mad...

5 Stars

Sea Spell - Waterfire Saga, Book Four

“Sea Spell” is the fourth and final book in the Waterfire Saga series and was a great conclusion to an amazing series! It’s filled with beautiful friendships, great characters, action-packed battles, sweet romances and everything else you c...

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The Summer Dragon - First Book of the Evertide

AMAZING, that sums up “The Summer Dragon” quite well. I was so taken with this book and I absolutely loved the pictures. It helped me see more of the characters and what was going on. Everything about this book was magical, from the talking...

5 Stars
  • Author: Todd Lockwood
  • Review by: Junebug
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, #Series Starter
  • Publisher: DAW

Roses and Rot

Roses and Rot, by Kat Howard, is such an interesting book. I love the characters in this story. The idea of sisters, with a horrible mother, lends itself well with the fairy tale theme. The symbolism and enchantment of the Fae is well writt...

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A Study in Sable - An Elemental Masters Novel, #11

“A Study In Sable” by Mercedes Lackey effortlessly returned me to the alternate world populated by those who can manipulate magic or talk to ghosts, mythical and mystical creatures, and…the Holmes brothers, who continue to wreak their own b...

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

Girl in the Shadows

In Girl in the Shadows, we meet Moira, the daughter of a single Vegas-Strip magician, who wants nothing more than to be one of the top female magicians in the industry, but her father is dead set on her never practicing magic. Ever. Knowing...

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Wake the Hollow

“Wake the Hollow” is about Mica, a girl who returns to her hometown of Sleepy Hollow when she receives a mysterious note from her mother, a woman she left six years prior to live with her father in Miami. Before Mica gets there, her mother...

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Kingfisher

“Kingfisher” by Patricia A. McKillip reminds me of why I am always hesitant to start one of this author’s books. I am enchanted by the intricate prose and fascinated by her ability to weave commonplace occurrences with fantastical events an...

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  • Author: Patricia A. McKillip
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: ACE

The Almost Girl - The Riven Chronicles, #1

I fell in love with “The Almost Girl” shortly after I started it. I loved the concept of the parallel worlds and the tech war. I would love to see a prequel book. The characters are great. I really loved Riven! Her attitude, strength, and d...

5 Stars

The Fallen Prince - The Riven Chronicles, #2

“The Fallen Prince” is so good!!! This is called the Riven Chronicles but this book has a very good summed up ending. So I'm not sure where more books would come into play. I really would like to see another book though. Maybe one where the...

5 Stars

Bloodspell - The Cruentus Curse Series, #1

This is the debut of Amalie Howard and after reading her other books I can see how far she has grown. All though this story hits it out of the park with as an AMAZING debut you can really see how this is a new author. The story isn't refine...

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The Transference Engine

“The Transference Engine” just didn’t work for me. I’m not really sure what it was. But the combo of the story and the characters just had be going meh. I was so intrigued to get this as it sounded right up my alley. I really didn't care fo...

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  • Author: Julia Verne St. John
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * SF: Steampunk
  • Publisher: DAW

Angel Falls - Cassandra Bick Chronicles, #3

If you are looking for a great Urban Fantasy series that will keep you interested, then the Cassandra Bick Chronicles is the series for you. I enjoy a good amount of snark with my female lead characters and Cassandra has that in spades. I m...

4 Stars

Demons at Deadnight - The Divinicus Nex Chronicles, #1

I absolutely fell in LOVE with the Divinicus Nex Chronicles series. “Demons at Deadnight” starts out this new series and I’m recommending that you start with this book and then move on to book two. I love the characters and the banter betwe...

5 Stars
  • Author: A & E Kirk
  • Review by: Missyb0103
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * PARA: Supernatural, * YA: Young Adult, Debut Title
  • Publisher: A&E Kirk

Marked In Flesh - A Novel of the Others, #4

As always Anne Bishop has written a story that I could not put down. With book four in the “Others” series she has proven she can keep me hooked for the long haul. Meg and Simon are two characters that are just fun to read. Their chemistry...

5 Stars

The Wolf in the Attic

Paul Kearney does a good job writing this novel from the prospective of an adolescent girl named Anna Francis. I liked the overall style of writing but the plot was very relaxed. I did not feel a rush to find out what was going to happen or...

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It Happened One Doomsday

MacNaughton provides a smooth, action-packed read all the way to the end! This could be the start of a new series, and I'm already looking forward to the next one. The characters were great and believable. I loved the car scenes the best (t...

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Wicked Sanctimony

This is Ms. ZygDeon's book debut, and it is unusual to say the least! Lots of details on angels and demons fill this world, and Ms. ZygDeon does an excellent job explaining the various characters in this world. Tight action and responses ar...

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The Last One

In her debut as a novelist Alexandra Oliva has created a gripping post-apocalypse story that underscores one’s survival instincts in a rather startling manner. The story begins when the novel’s heroine, a woman dubbed “Zoo” because she love...

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  • Author: Alexandra Oliva
  • Review by: Bob Walch
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction, * SUSP: Suspenseful / Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books

Midnight Bites - Stories of the Morganville Vampires

“Midnight Bites: Stories of the Morganville Vampires” by Rachel Caine is a wonderful collection of stories that remind one of all of the wonderfully quirky and dark elements of this series. The prologue to each indicates where in the series...

5 Stars
  • Author: Rachel Caine
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * PARA: Supernatural, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: NAL

The Race

The Race, by Nina Allan, takes place in an unfathomable setting. The world building aspect is my favorite part of this book and Nina Allan describes this world, and its ugliness, very well. The characters are all interesting in their own wa...

4 Stars

Shining Sea

This book comes with a CLIFFHANGER!!!! But don’t let that steer you away from this book. I wanted to get that out there right now as I’ve seen this showcased as a standalone novel. So go into this knowing you won’t get all your answers and...

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  • Author: Mimi Cross
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * PARA: Supernatural, * SF: Fantasy, * YA: Young Adult
  • Publisher: Skyscape

Night Shift - A Novel of Midnight, Texas, #3

“Night Shift” by Charlaine Harris continues the eerie and mesmerizing tale of a remarkable group of individuals. It has been fascinating to learn more and more details about this disparate collection of beings, and to see how their comfort...

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  • Author: Charlaine Harris
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: ACE

Graduation Day - The Testing, #3

Graduation Day is the third and final book in Joelle Charbonneau’s The Testing series. It’s always bittersweet when a beloved series comes to an end, especially when you are not ready for such an ending. The events of the third book follow...

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Vendetta - A Deadly Curiosities Novel, #2

“Vendetta” by Gail Z. Martin is an action-filled and imaginative story that features many remarkable creatures who function in a world that the local humans are often oblivious to. The blend of pragmatic and arcane in Charleston, South Caro...

4 Stars
  • Author: Gail Z. Martin
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * PARA: Urban Fantasy
  • Publisher: Solaris

Pool of Crimson - The Blushing Death #1

"A Pool of Crimson" is the first book in The Blushing Death series. It’s quite an attention grabber that will keep you turning the pages. If you like werewolves, vampires, demons, ghosts, spirits and magic you have come to the right place f...

5 Stars

The Map of Bones - The Fire Sermon, #2

“The Map of Bones” is the second book in “The Fire Sermon” series. Cass is a very relatable character. Even though she has visions that are debilitating, she is a normal girl who is not only trying to survive her harsh environment but also...

4 Stars

Independent Study - The Testing, #2

Independent Study is the second book in Joelle Charbonneau’s The Testing series. It’s my pleasure to report that this is no sophomore slump story. In fact, I enjoyed this storyline better than the first book because there was no time wasted...

4 Stars

The Hidden Oracle - The Trials of Apollo, #1

Alright, so I should have known that this was another spin off. Ya - shoot me. This is the first book in The Trials of Apollo series, but it doesn’t stand alone. So luckily my 11 year old had already read the other books by Rick Riordan and...

5 Stars
  • Author: Rick Riordan
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * YA: Young Adult, Kids: Middle Grade, Series: Read in Order
  • Publisher: Hyperion

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