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Clariel - The Lost Abhorsen, #1

Although I had to get the cliff notes version of what the first three books were about. This one was ok at best. I think that there should have been more magic right off the bat. This is the long awaited conclusion to the Abhorsen series an...

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The Scavengers

Scavengers, by Michael Perry, is a titillating novel. ‘Ford Falcon’ is a favorite character of mine. It’s amazing how this young adult copes with the things going on in her life. Survival is a hot topic these days and this depiction of life...

5 Stars

The Way to Babylon

Overall, this was an enjoyable journey into a fantasy realm. Readers are pulled along as they wonder what will the main character do with his circumstances. How can he take his dark life and find new meaning and happiness? Will journeying i...

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People of the Morning Star - North America's Forgotten Past

Having read some of W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O’Neal Gear’s previous books, I was intrigued to start their newest book, “People of the Morning Star”. Covering the tribes living in what is now known as the Cahokia Mounds, the book is set...

4 Stars

Girl on a Wire

Girl on a Wire was a slow story with a blend of magic/paranormal. The story is told through the eyes of talented 16 year old Jules. Girl on a Wire takes us through the life of two circus families that have been rivals for years. I thought t...

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  • Author: Gwenda Bond
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Romantic Elements, Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Skyscape

A Different Kingdom

I loved the fantasy elements in this story. It reminded me of other epic adventure stories I've read before. Michael Fay is a farm town kid with dreams of an epic quest, knights, fairies and damsels in distress. After he meets Cat he is pul...

4 Stars

Alias Hook

Alias Hook by Lisa Jensen is an adult retelling of a childhood classic story done right! I love it when authors put their own spin on classic tales or presents a story from a different perspective. In this case, Alias Hook is from Captain H...

4 Stars

The Bird with the Broken Wing

Ben is a soldier who cannot remember anything about his life. Rachel is his friend, a young girl that motivates him to talk about what is going on in his head during the group meetings that she runs. Jet is a teenager, fed up with her paren...

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The Slanted Worlds - Chronoptika, #2

I have to say that after reading book one I picked up book two and finished it in less than a day. This book, book two in the Chronoptika series is an amazing sequel. I loved it even more than the first book. The Slanted Worlds is faster pa...

5 Stars

The House of the Four Winds - One Dozen Daughters, #1

First off you have to love this cover! If you don't there is something wrong with you :). The second thing is that this book is written by none other than Mercedes Lackey, so how could it not be good! In many ways I LOVED this book! It was...

3 Stars

Shadows - The Masks of Aygrima, #2

In Shadows, by E.C. Blake, I found a world filled with magic and special people. Mara Holdfast is an intriguing main character. The author weaves a journey for her that many will connect with. It was fun to go through every emotion with her...

4 Stars

The Midnight Queen - A Noctis Magicae Novel, #1

If you're looking for an easy, well balanced, fantasy/historical read then this is definitely the one for you. With a breathtaking cover and a great slow to start romance this one will have you reading until the owls hoot. I have to say tha...

5 Stars

Unwept - The Nightbirds, #1

Unwept really grabbed me to begin with. After about 100 pages I thought I was going to stop, but I ended up continuing on. It just became one messy story where nothing made sense. I understood that they were trying to give us bits and piece...

3 Stars

The Wicked

I have read previous books by Douglas Nicholas and I’m sad to say The Wicked does not live up to his other work. For some reason, this book just didn't mesh with me. This author is normally my go to for science fiction reads, but I felt tha...

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Maplecroft - The Borden Dispatches, #1

Maplecroft is written from various points of view, by way of letters and journals. Although, the story itself was very interesting, because of the way it was written, it was a challenge to follow. I thought the characters were realistic for...

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Wolfsbane - Rebel Angel Series, #3

This fascinating fantasy series is most striking because it gives such a vivid picture of a very alien people and makes their harsh life and dealings with one another completely believable. There is a chilling logic to the way they treat ea...

4 Stars

Chaos - Kardia Chronicles, #1

Chaos is a very funny book. You feel the bain of high school and life as a semi-god all rolled into one chaotic bow. Maggie, I loved her from the start because she’s not a typical teenager suffering through high school. She makes it interes...

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Spirits of Ash and Foam - A Rain of the Ghosts Novel, #2

Spirits of Ash and Foam is the second book in the A Rain of the Ghosts series. The first book, Rain of the Ghosts, was a quick read that kept me reading. I have been looking forward to Spirits of Ash and Foam since I ended book one. Yet, un...

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The Final Formula - The Final Formula Series, #1

Addie is an alchemist who has temporarily lost her memory. She has no clue what caused her memory loss, but she is determined to find out what happened. With her sharp mind and clever tongue, she easily gets involved in dangerous situations...

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Reborn - Shadow Falls: After Dark, #1

Reborn is definitely a book for those who love C.C. Hunter’s Shadow Falls series. I for one ADORED IT! This new spin off series picks up where the Shadow Falls series left off. Were back at our favorite camp/boarding school and ready and wi...

5 Stars

The Tomb of Shadows - Seven Wonders, #3

"Seven Wonders: The Tomb Of Shadows" is by far the best book I've read this year. And it is the best book of the Seven Wonders series as of yet. Aly, Cass & Jack are truly put through the ringer in this next adventure. And some HUGE secrets...

5 Stars

The Seven Swords - Otherworld Chronicles #2

The Seven Swords grabbed my attention at the beginning of this story; however, it got monotonous in the middle with all the emotionally intense and colorful fighting sequences that occurred one after each other. Also unlike the first book,...

3 Stars

The Winter King - Mystral, #1

After a long wait and much anticipation, C.L. Wilson has released her next story. This book in not at all related to her previous series but her imagination once again takes flight giving readers a fantasy world unlike any other. Within pag...

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  • Author: C.L. Wilson
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Fantasy
  • Publisher: Avon Books

The Cabinet of Curiosities - 36 Tales Brief & Sinister

Ok what to say about The Cabinet of Curiosities. It is a pretty thick book of 36 tales that are set for the Middle School crowd. However, I wouldn't allow my middle school kids to read this one as it would give them nightmares. It would be...

3 Stars
  • Authors: Stefan Bachmann, Katherine Catmull, Claire Legrand, Emma Trevayne
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Kids: Children's, * Fantasy, Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: Greenwillow Books

Itch Rocks - The Further Adventures of an Element Hunter,#2

I have to say that this is one book that everyone would love. I really want a TV show made of this one!! Hey CW, are you hearing this?! This one is right up your ally! Ok so both myself and my now 10 year old (her bday was back on the 2nd)...

5 Stars

The Glass Sentence - The Mapmakers Trilogy, #1

The Glass Sentence is a truly fascinating story. The premise of a world fractured into different times is an exciting one. The book is the beginning of a series aimed at middle school aged kids. I did have my 12 year old read it to get a ki...

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DreamWorks' Dragons - Riders of Berk - Dragon Down

“DreamWorks Dragons, Riders of Berk: Dragon Down” by Simon Furman et al. is a very cute comic book featuring the characters from the animated movie, “How to Train Your Dragon”. It includes an introduction of the various characters and their...

4 Stars

White Heart of Justice - A Noon Onyx Novel, #3

What can I say, Ms. Archer has a gift of creating characters with depth, growth and confidence that will leave all urban fantasy lovers wanting more. White Heart of Justice finds our heroine Noon racing to find the White Heart of Justice, a...

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  • Author: Jill Archer
  • Review by: Missyb0103
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, New Adult & College
  • Publisher: ACE

Fiery Edge of Steel - A Noon Onyx Novel, #2

Fiery Edge of Steel is the second book in the Noon Onyx series. Book one, Dark Light of Day, set up Noon Onyx's story. In book one we were introduced to a character and a world that has some flaws. Both books keep readers intrigued, enterta...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jill Archer
  • Review by: Missyb0103
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, New Adult & College
  • Publisher: ACE

The War Inside - The Horizons Trilogy, #1

Initially I thought The War Inside was going to be a remake of The Hunger Games. The poverty and lawlessness of a dystopian future seemed to be a huge similarity between the two. However, the stories are actually quite different. I found Th...

4 Stars

Cinderella's Dress

I loved the contrast of WWII history with the fairytale of Cinderella in Cinderella's Dress. I imagined the relics in my mind, picturing the amber necklace and the beautiful dress as they might look on a regal princess. The author did a goo...

4 Stars
  • Author: Shonna Slayton
  • Review by: SavingsInSeconds
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Historical Fiction, * Young Adult, Suspense: Mystery, Supernatural, * Fantasy
  • Publisher: Entangled Teen

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Eight

I chose this anthology because science fiction and fantasy were the genres that started my love of reading. Sci-Fi anthologies have been around for a long time and are kind of a tradition. There are only a few pre-1980 ones that I haven't r...

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  • Author: Jonathan Strahan
  • Review by: Emma
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Fantasy, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Solaris

The Mark of the Tala - The Twelve Kingdoms, #1

Ok folks this one's a doozy. The first 190 pages are set for the teen crowd. Then at page 191 it jumps head first into the romance it was marketed to be. And well it holds nothing back as it has sexual scenes that would rival any other roma...

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Elisha Magus - Dark Apostle, #2

I am really enjoying this series. after reading the first book I was eager to read this one. It did not disappoint. As usually, no matter what Elisha does there are always others who are there to make his life miserable and to try to either...

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The Legend of the Great Dragon - The Dragons Saga, #5

It is so hard to say goodbye to what has been a great series. I have to admit I have been more than a little reluctant to read this last book in the Dragon Saga series. Mikko is a great heroine, and the way that she balances everything that...

5 Stars

Dead Man's Hand Anthology

I have to admit that when it comes to my reading preferences, I am a bit of a girl. So, the western "shoot out at the O.K. Coral" themed read that I expected from this anthology was a bit out of my comfort zone...to say the least. What I di...

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  • Author: John Joseph Adams
  • Review by: WTFAreYouReading
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Fantasy, Supernatural, * Science Fiction, Steampunk, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Western
  • Publisher: Titan Books

Dreamwalker - Dreamwalker, #1

Lots of teenagers have this fantasy: They are told one day that they are not really their parents’ offspring. They were adopted. They were switched at birth. They were found abandoned on a porch step. Some teens think this because they look...

4 Stars

The Select and The Orphan - Seven Wonders Journals

The two novellas in the Seven Wonders Journals collection were both nice continuations of two stories that aren't fully explained or understood in the Seven Wonders world. So it was fun to go back in time and live through legends, and past...

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Blood and Iron - The Book of the Black Earth, #1

"Blood And Iron" by Jon Sprunk wasn't like anything I was expecting. Heck it wasn't even my typical genre but I really enjoyed the story. The collection of characters was fully unique and I found each and every one likable if not easily rel...

3 Stars

Gilded - The Gilded Series, Book One

Gilded is a yummy and wonderful read. To me it felt like another retelling of Persephone. I'm sure that each culture had their own version of the myth. I found via this author that two cultures have a similar myth. I found this interesting...

5 Stars

A World Without Princes - The School for Good and Evil #2

This is the second book of The School for Good and Evil. It picks up a few months after the ending of book one and it was AMAZING! I really want book three now! The setting is just as good as it was in book one. We are wished back in to the...

5 Stars

Dragon Princess - Swann Series

Dragon Princess is one of those books that makes me think...What did I just read? The cover caught my eye, which is why I wanted to read it. But, once I started reading it I thought it was just weird. The story starts out with the main char...

3 Stars

Copperhead - Ironskin, #2

Copperhead by Tina Connolly is enchanting, but lacks finesse in its pacing. I enjoyed that the sequel gave more of an explanation of the fey, and the real feelings of the people towards the fey, which was sort of glossed over in Ironskin. H...

3 Stars

The Ring and the Crown - The Ring and the Crown, #1

Author Melissa De La Cruz has done it again. She’s introduced and enticed me into a wonderful new series. I have to say that I finished The Ring and the Crown in a day…OK only a few hours. PLOT: The plot was a wonderful blend of historical...

5 Stars

A Turn of Light - Night's Edge, #1

“A Turn of Light” by Julie Czerneda is a fabulous fantasy tale that is an unusual coming of age story that follows Jenn Nalynn as she approaches her pivotal nineteenth birthday. The very insulated population of the valley of Marrowdell has...

5 Stars

The Wrong Enemy

This wasn't my type of story, but I was still able to appreciate it and even enjoy certain aspects of it. Jane Lebak takes you on a journey of the tortured soul. She shows us how hard it is to live with the decisions we make even if we beli...

3 Stars

Reave the Just and Other Tales

This isn't a new book for me. I've read most these short stories at one time or another although there were a few that have never been published before. I'm a big fan of Stephen Donaldson. It's really great to have these stories in one plac...

4 Stars

Wayfarer - Tales of Beauty and Madness

Book two in the Tales of Beauty and Madness series encounters Ellie, who has the similar circumstances of Cinderella. Set in a world of great magic, charms and twisted monsters. Ellie is abused and worked to the bone by her entirely evil st...

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  • Author: Lili St. Crow
  • Review by: Cute Writer
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Razorbill

The Golden City - A Novel of the Golden City, #1

The author grabbed my attention from the beginning of this book due to the dark, gritty background she created for her world. However, it has a major flaw that I could not overlook because it made the book so hard to follow that I was unabl...

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The Essential Tolkien Trivia and Quiz Book - A Middle-earth Miscellany

Fans of Tolkien cheer, this little book is filled with facts that will stump even the biggest Tolkien trivia buff. The questions range from details from the pages of the books to the behind-the-scenes action of the movies. If you have eithe...

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