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The House on Durrow Street

The House on Durrow Street is the second book in a fantasy series by Galen Becket set in the magical island of Atlantia. This series takes place during a timeline that is very similar to Regency England and the books have an Austeneque feel...

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Wolfsbane - Aralorn Series

Wizards, shapeshifters and Howlas, Oh My! These are just three of the different type of characters that we see in Patricia Briggs’ book Wolfsbane , a sequel to Masques, her first published work. Originally Ms. Briggs planned to have t...

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Finding the Way and Other Tales of Valdemar

Finding the Way and Other Tales of Valdemar is a collection of stories dealing with various aspects of the fascinating but unfortunately fictional world created by Mercedes Lackey who both edits and contributes to this enjoyable work. Many...

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Dragons Deal - Dragon Series

Dragons Deal by Jody Lynn Nye and the late Robert Asprin is the third in the series that features Griffen McCandles.  The Eastern dragons are still not happy with the upstart who has taken over the New Orleans gambling concession and h...

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Destiny's Path - Warrior Princess #2

Branwen starts out refusing to follow anyone's orders, even the Shining Ones. She is told that she can save many lives, but Branwen has trouble believing that she can defeat the dreaded Saxons. With a strange newfound ally from the sky, doe...

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Enchanted No More

Enchanted No More by Robin Owens tells the story of Jenni Jindesfarne who is one of the few Mistweavers left. The Lightfolk need her rare power to enter the interdimension and balance the Elements but Jenni wants  nothing to do with th...

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The Dark Griffin - The Fallen Moon, Book 1

The Dark Griffin by K.J. Taylor is a melancholy tale of two outcasts, Arren Caradockson and the feral griffin that helps start his descent into disgrace and despair. Book One of the Fallen Moon series, this tale focuses on a Arren, a griffi...

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First Lord's Fury - Codex Alera

Once again Jim Butcher presents a book with epic proportions (at least when dealing with the Fury Series). I loved it! It was a great read; I found it answered all the questions, which arose from previous books. Mr. Butcher did an excellent...

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Gilded Latten Bones - Garrett, P. I. Series #13

Gilded Latten Bones by Glen Cook continues his Garrett, P.I. series with the next title in its metallic theme. This frequently irreverent noir detective story is peopled by fantastical beings that have a wide range of powers. Garrett has be...

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The Exile - An Outlander Graphic Novel

The Exile is a graphic novel based on Diana Gabaldon’s bestselling Outlander series. I feel the first thing that I should state about this is novel is that it is not the entire story of Outlander by any means, in fact this graphic nov...

4 Stars

Fallon O'Reilly and the Ice Queen's Lair - Book One in the Magic in the Americas series

Fallon O’Reilly is the youngest daughter in a family of witches. Her birth was prophesized as the one who “must sacrifice that another may succeed.” Now twelve-years-old, Fallon is excited to be attending her very first ye...

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Shadowheart - Legends of the Raven, #2

Following quickly after the ending in "Elfsorrow, The Legends of the Raven, Book One", this book (actually the fifth book in a collection) titled "Shadowheart, The Legends of the Raven, Book 2" is not as well plotted out...

3 Stars

Seer of Sevenwaters - Sevenwaters #2

In this latest offering, Marillier  sweeps us back to the, at this point, rather epic narrative of the people of Inis Eala, their joys, their sorrows, and what they must face as the ages turn and change is near overwhelming.  As u...

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The Magickers Chronicles : Volume Two - The Dragon Guard / The Gate of Bones

Rife with potential, this story was in reality a bit of a slog to get through. I found the characters incapable of holding my attention and at turns baffled and bemused as to what exactly was going on.  Granted, I came to this book on...

3 Stars

The Horns of Ruin

The Horns of Ruin by Tim Aker is an interesting mix of a steampunk world that has magic mixed with science in it. Not quite what I was expecting when I started reading it as I thought it would be more steampunk. For the fantasy fans, there...

3 Stars

Dreadnought

Vinita "Mercy" Lynch is working as a nurse in a Richmond, Virginia hospital when she receives word that her husband has died in a POW camp. Shortly thereafter she also receives a telegram that her father is seriously injured and w...

5 Stars

Salute The Dark - Shadows of the Apt , #4

Salute the Dark by Adrian Tchaikovsky is the fourth book in the Shadows of the Apt series. After the events in the previous books (strongly recommend reading them in order), the Wasp Empire is winning. The other insect-humanoid kinden are l...

5 Stars

Angel of Death - Book One of the Chosen

The background in the first book "Angel of Death" sets you up for the history of where Angel comes from. This also gives you a glimpse of Father Paul, and how he turned what could have potentially been a major catastrophe to a new...

4 Stars

The Shifter - Healing Wars Series #1

Nya is an orphan who lives in Gevey. She has a special power; she is a Taker- meaning she can take someone's pain away. But she's different from other Takers, while most can put the pain into pynvium, a metal that can hold the pain she is o...

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The Purifying Fire - Magic the Gathering: A Planeswalker Novel

Laura Resnick really made me feel the characters in this book. I was mad at them, while feeling their pain. The main character, Chandra was a real mess. Her anger ran unchecked throughout most of the book, which caused her much trouble. Bei...

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The Heir of Night - The Wall of Night Book One

Interesting, if a bit much to wade through at times. Lowe has good ideas, interesting characters, and a penchant for poetic, intricate prose that can be as much its downfall as its selling point.  I found the writing a little high-flow...

3 Stars

Trio of Sorcery

Mercedes Lackey’s Trio of Sorcery reintroduces two of her popular heroines, Diana Tregarde and Jennifer Talldeer as well as delves into the complicated world of online computer RPGs.  Arcanum 101   depicts Guardian Diana Tre...

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Melting Stones - Circle of Magic Universe Series

Melting Stones is another of Tamora Pierce’s delightful tales of the young mages that are the proteges of the Winding Circle adepts.  Evumeimei (Evvy) is a young stone mage who has seen her share of troubles in her short life.&nb...

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  • Author: Tamora Pierce
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * Fantasy
  • Publisher: Scholastic Press

Side Jobs - Stories From the Dresden Files

Side Jobs by Jim Butcher is an enjoyable collection of short stories and novellas featuring the world of Harry Dresden, wizard, and occasional knight-errant.  The tales focus on happenings in Harry’s home base of Chicago and feat...

5 Stars
  • Author: Jim Butcher
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

The Cardinal's Blades

The Cardinal’s Blades by Pierre Pevel is a story of intrigue, spies and swordfights. It is an alternate history set during 17th-century Paris. Cardinal Richelieu and his elite force must aid France as war is on the horizon as danger r...

4 Stars

The Demon's Princess - The Otherworldly Series #1

In a lot of ways, The Demon's Princess , felt almost like it was trying to cram every single young adult paranormal trope it could into its pages. Its historical (set in 1896), time travel (Lucinda is from 2010), paranormal (demons and were...

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  • Author: Jessie Colter
  • Review by: Lexile
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Supernatural, Romantic Elements, * Fantasy
  • Publisher: Wild Horse Press

Lord of Emperors - Book Two of the Sarantine Mosaic

In Lord of Emperors , the story and characters come together like a colorful tapestry. Caius "Crispin" Crispus and the City of Sarantium are the heart and soul of the book. Rustem the physician, Shirin (the well-known dancer for t...

5 Stars

Inhuman

Inhuman by Danielle Q. Lee could have been a great story.could have been. But there were several reasons it just didn't play out well. The heroine, Cassia, is supposed to be an alien of some sort.and a Hopi. The hero, Keanu, is from Hawaii....

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Coronets and Steel

Kim Murray has always been close to her grandmother. Her grandmother came from Paris as a young girl with an infant and no money to her name to start a new life. Kim never knew the name of the handsome man that was in a picture frame next t...

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Elfsorrow - Legends of the Raven 1

LOTR fans take note! James Barclay's newest addition to his fantasy, SciFi novels has all you could possibly want in a tantalizing epic adventure. Elves, lots of elves! But don't be fooled. These aren’t your normal, gallant elves figh...

4 Stars

Intrigues

Intrigues by Mercedes Lackey is Volume Two of The Collegium Chronicles and follows the exploits of Magpie (Mags), former mineworker and Chosen of Companion Dallen.  The Heralds have experienced a massive influx of trainees and the Coll...

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The Hounds of Avalon - The Dark Age, Book 3

The Hounds of Avalon by Mark Chadbourn is the third book in the Dark Age trilogy. After cataclysmic event where technology waned and magic ruled, England is recovering though. The Earth has godlike beings using it as a battleground in their...

4 Stars

The Ragged Man - Book Four of the Twilight Reign

The Ragged Man by Tom Lloyd is the fourth book in the five book fantasy Twilight Reign series. After the events of the previous book, the Farlan army has retreated in disarray while various others are now taking advantage of this by making...

5 Stars

An Artificial Night - October Daye Series, #3

The start of An Artificial Night is deceptively simple. Children are disappearing from their beds. Not just any children but children that Toby knows and loves. When her Fetch, the harbringer of her death, arrives, it doesn't stop...

5 Stars
  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

Sailing to Sarantium - Book One of the Sarantine Mosaic

Guy Gavriel Kay’s series The Sarantine Mosaic begins with the fascinating Sailing to Sarantium , which opens with the expert mosaicist Caius Crispus traveling to Sarantium at the Emperor’s behest.  The problem is that he ha...

5 Stars

The Wolf Age

The Wolf Age by James Enge is the third book in the Morlock Ambrosius fantasy series. The series details the journey of Morlock Abrosius. Wuruyaaria is a city of werewolves whose raiders range over the land capturing human beings for slaves...

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Tracato

Tracato by Joel Shepherd has one of the blandest covers for a fantasy book I have come across. It is book three in the Trial of Blood and Steel series. The city of Tracato has been the center of enlightenment for humans as the serrin have o...

4 Stars

Fire Tales of Elemental Spirits

Robin McKinley and Peter Dickinson collaborate exquisitely with their homage to another of the elements in Fire:  Tales of Elemental Spirits .  A fascinating tag team of short stories that explore different creatures normally asso...

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Troubled Waters

Troubled Waters by Sharon Shinn introduces a lush new world that is peopled with fascinating characters who are subject to the influence of five basic elements, coru (blood and water), elay (air and soul), hunti (wood and bone), sweela (fir...

5 Stars

Stuff of Legends

Stuff Of Legends by Ian Gibson is one of those fantasy books that makes fun of it’s own genre. Jordan the Red, the former big hero (think Conan) has retired and wants nothing to do with Eliot, his guardian or anyone else. However, Eli...

4 Stars

Masques

Masques by Patricia Briggs is actually a re-issue of her debut fantasy novel issued in 1993 that has been slightly expanded & revised. It is the first book in the Sianam series (a loosely woven series of books that have different lead c...

4 Stars

Wicca Girl - Fighting Fire with Hellfire Since 1091 A.D.

In 1091, Satan makes a pact with a young girl so she can be the queen of witches. Druscilla fights off a Viking that ransacks her village and later she gets engaged to a Baron. A young woman who also wants the Baron poisons Druscilla. Howev...

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Spy Glass - Glass Series, Book 3

"Spy Glass" Book 3 by Maria V. Snyder is the thrilling conclusion to Ms. Snyder’s engaging “Glass” series that follows the adventurous exploits of "Glass Magician", Opal Cowan. Wow! What A Simply Amazin...

5 Stars

Twelve - The Danilov Quintet, #1

Jasper Kent’s Twelve: Russia 1812 is a nice blend of dark fantasy and historical fantasy. Set during the time of Napoleon’s reign and war with Russia, is filled with lots of detail dealing with war. The story focuses on Captain...

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Tome of the Undergates - The Aeon's Gate, #1

Tome of the Undergates was an.....interesting read. It had a good pace, a decent storyline, and the characterization was reasonable. I think the book has about even chances for success as not. What do I mean by that? To start with, what I l...

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The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack - Burton & Swinburne, #1

Imagine a BDSM-loving poet Algernon Charles Swinburne, posing as a London chimney sweep to learn why loups-garou are roaming London abducting tall boys. His boss in the investigation is  noted explorer Sir Richard Francis Burton, who h...

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Daughter of Snow - Book 4 of the Shadow Fae series

Daughter of Snow by Elaine Corvidae is a tale of the Shadow Fae and centers on Alexandreya RiDahn who is being herded back to Ruska three years after fleeing for her life. Alexandreya (Alex) has carved a niche for herself in the city of Niu...

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Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon is a trilogy of paranormal stories set in very different worlds. Mercedes Lackey’s A Tangled Web continues the saga of Leopold and the warrior princess Brunnhilde, secondary characters introduced in her novel The Sleeping...

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Lincoln's Sword

The country is divided against itself and a lot of blood has been shed in such places as Pea Ridge and Shiloh. Mary Todd Lincol is a sibyl and her grim visions (which include seeing a certain sword) are interpreted by her friend, and an acc...

3 Stars

The Iron Daughter - The Iron Fey Series, Book 2

In this third installment of the Iron Fae series we find Megan Chase deep in the heart of the Winter Court. Once again she is in deep trouble with the forces around her. Megan Chase has fulfilled her bargain with the Winter Prince Ash and h...

5 Stars

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