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The Winter Long - An October Daye Novel, #8

Toby Daye is about to get her world turned upside in this eighth installment in the October Daye series. Ms. McGuire is a master storyteller that will keep you coming back for more! In ROSEMARY AND RUE October was changed into a fish by Sim...

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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

Alien Collective - Aliens / Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #9

It’s always fun to read about the fast and furious events in Kitty’s life, accompanied by the eclectic soundtrack that vacillates from being hints from the mysterious Algar to background music for the intense action taking place, the intera...

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Sparrow Hill Road

First, let me say that I am not a big fan of creepy horror stories so I was a little concerned about the premise for this novel yet intrigued by the description. I was drawn in by the lyrical descriptions of life on the road as a ghost and...

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  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

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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How the White Trash Zombie Got Her Groove Back - White Trash Zombie, #4

If you've read the previous three books in the White Trash Zombie series I think you will enjoy this. If you haven't read any of the other I really recommend you try it and start with book one. This is a super creative and very unique serie...

4 Stars
  • Author: Diana Rowland
  • Review by: BookGirl
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: DAW

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

Half-Off Ragnarok - An Incryptid Novel, #3

For a spin off, Half-Off Ragnarok was a pretty good read. I am partial to Verity, so even though this is her brother, it was a harder read for me. But as always Ms. McGuire is an awesome writer and anything she writes I will love by the end...

4 Stars
  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • Review by: Missyb0103
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Supernatural, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

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

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 Broken Dragon - Children of the Dragon Nimbus #2

The author has created the second tale in 'The Children of the Dragon Nimbus' story line. However, this is the eleventh book in the 'Dragon Nimbus' storyline that was first started in 1994. As I have never read the previous ten books in the...

3 Stars

Alien Research - Aliens / Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #8

This fantastically fun series provides such an entertaining tongue-in-cheek look at the wealth of possibilities that can be conjured up by combining a vivid imagination and a delightful reservoir of material about the possibility of alien l...

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Elementary - All-New Tales of the Elemental Masters

The imaginative tales that comprise this anthology showcase the talents of a wonderful collection of authors who have come to play in a universe where certain people can see beings who help confer amazing powers. The breadth of detail conve...

4 Stars
  • Author: Mercedes Lackey
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

The Children of Kings - A Darkover Novel

It is mind-boggling to realize the amazing contributions that science fiction maven and mentor Marion Zimmer Bradley contributed to the field over so many decades. I am a very long-time fan of the Darkover series although it has been many y...

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  • Authors: Marion Zimmer Bradley, Deborah J. Ross
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

Fury of the Demon - Book 6 of the Kara Gillian Series

The last two books have just been packed full of action, heartache, lust, twists and turns, Fury of the Demon is no different. Hang on Kara Gillian fans you’re in for one hell of a ride! Fury of the Demon finds Kara trying to train for her...

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Happy Hour In Hell - Bobby Dollar, #2

Hell is portrayed in a very dark, sinister and horrifying light. Each lost soul is brought to life with vivid color and depth. Bobby Dollar struggles with both enemies and his own idea of right and wrong. Although he is an angel, he begins...

5 Stars
  • Author: Tad Williams
  • Review by: HCHarju
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Supernatural, Suspense: Action / Thriller, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Masks - The Masks of Aygrima, #1

In the land of Aygrima, the ruler –Autarch- has decreed that all citizens wear a mask that is enchanted to show their true thoughts. It is also a means for the Autarch to see who is trying to start a rebellion against him. Mara Holdfast is...

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Battle - The House War, #5

In keeping with the other tales in this wonderful fantasy series, there is a wealth of action and characters which form the intricate tale surrounding one exceptional female, Jewel. As her powers strengthen and morph, so do her surroundings...

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Codex Born - Magic Ex Libris: Book Two

It’s hard when the beginning of a series comes on strong, like a locomotive, for a reader to decide if the second story is just as good. Well, wonder no more, this novel is even better! Tight action, great descriptions, and excellent conver...

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Elisha Barber - Book One of the Dark Apostle

Elisha Barber is a dark and gritty read. It sets a fast pace that pulls the reader along, unable to put the book down for fear of missing the next chilling scene. Through much turmoil and suffering, Elisha finds hope and magic. And experien...

4 Stars

The Initiate Brother Duology

So first off this is not Historical Fantasy! I have seen some reviews state this but I wanted to make sure that I made a note of it. It is just pure fantasy, end of story! The Initiate Brother Duology is really two books in one! So don’t le...

4 Stars

Steadfast - Elemental Masters #8

This fantasy story was a fairly dark look at society in historical London, particularly the powerlessness of women in a male-dominated story. The mystical elements reflect the intricate magical society created for this series but there was...

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Blood Price - Blood Ties Series, #1

I originally became aware of this series when I realized that it was connected to the ‘Smoke Trilogy’ series which featured a character who is a very minor player in this first of the ‘Blood’ series books. I thought this was a very novel tr...

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  • Author: Tanya Huff
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Supernatural, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Dead Things - Eric Carter #1

My favorite thing about Dead Things was by far the main character Eric Carter because who doesn't like a bad boy? Another thing that I found refreshing was that Dead Things had no romance going on in the background. Sometimes I just like to...

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  • Author: Stephen Blackmoore
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Protector - Foreigner #14

One wonders if it is possible to become jaded by this author’s dexterity in creating such a multi-layered universe filled with a myriad of conflicts that intersect with each other and threaten to change the landscape of the world that has b...

4 Stars

Skirmish - The House War, #4

This epic fantasy story is a tapestry that combines countless threads which may start out seeming relatively insignificant but can suddenly change the character of the entire tale. I love the fact that there are facets to everything that ch...

5 Stars

The Books of Barakhai

The first book in this two novel volume, “The Beasts of Barakhai” introduces us to Benton (call me Ben) Collins a graduate student that is struggling to maintain himself by working various jobs, even during the Thanksgiving break. With a de...

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The Grass King's Concubine

The main character of this story is someone searching for her roots. As such, this character is easy to relate with. It’s set in a culture that seems to be at a cross-roads between migratory and settled, and where water rights mean everythi...

4 Stars

Love on the Run - Nola O'Grady, #4

I loved how this book began as well as the characters Nola, Ari, and Nola's family. However, as the book shifted from the paranormal genre to the genre of science fiction I found myself enjoying the book less.

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  • Author: Katharine Kerr
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Sword-Bound - A Novel of Tiger and Del

This adventure-filled fantasy presents an interesting world that combines swords and sorcery but primarily focuses on the physical prowess of the main characters. The constant challenges and sometimes self-effacing but practical responses t...

4 Stars

The Silent Dragon - Children of The Dragon Nimbus #1

It’s hard to find a good dragon story, so it was refreshing to read The Silent Dragon by Irene Radford. An accomplished fantasy author, Radford has weaved a magical, captivating adventure that was hard to put down. I enjoyed reading this no...

5 Stars

Midnight Blue-Light Special - An Incryptid Novel, #2

I’m a diehard fan of Ms. Mcguire. I now pretty much will read anything she writes. Still I was very nervous to read her new series, Incryptid, because I loved her October Daye series. I wasn’t sure I couldn’t love both. I was wrong. She’s b...

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  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • Review by: Missyb0103
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Supernatural, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Blackveil - Green Rider, #4

Blackveil by Kristen Britain picks up the tale of Karigan G’ladheon after the exciting adventures experienced in the first three books of the series. Karigan is more comfortable in her role as one of the king’s Green Riders but her father i...

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The Complete Keeper Chronicles - Keeper's Chronicles #1 - 3

This fun fantasy trilogy is filled with sarcasm, acrobatic feats and remarkable feats of manipulation...and that’s just the cats’ contributions! There is so much going on in these books that one is tired just reading them but the wonderful...

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  • Author: Tanya Huff
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

Elemental Magic 2012 - All-New Tales of the Elemental Masters

A collection of fifteen fantasy short stories that showcase the talents of multiple authors who put their own unique spin on the premise of being able to manipulate either Earth, Fire, Water or Air. I particularly enjoyed the flavor of Hawa...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Mercedes Lackey, Tanya Huff, Diana L. Paxson, Fiona Patton
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

Polterheist - Esther Diamond #5

You have got to love Esther. She is such a fun character to read about. I always enjoy a good lough and action at the same time, and Ms. Resnick always delivers. In Polterheist Esther entertains us with her wit and her love of paying bills,...

4 Stars
  • Author: Laura Resnick
  • Review by: Missyb0103
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Supernatural, Seasonal / Holiday
  • Publisher: DAW

Throne of the Crescent Moon - Crescent Moon Kingdoms

Sword and Sorcery with an Arabian Nights flare, THRONE OF THE CRESCENT MOON was a book I would gobbled up and read endlessly as a teen. Instead of the usual medieval society setting we have a lush and evocative world of the Crescent Moon Ki...

4 Stars

Sand Witches in the Hamptons - A Willow Tate Novel

This was a real fun book to read. It had a wonderful plot, and even though it was fantasy you could really relate to the characters. You will want to go through this adventure not just reading about it, but going through it every step of th...

4 Stars

Revenant Eve

OK, the title is a little misleading. If you are a horror fan, like me, the word “revenant” conjures up vengeful spirits, out for blood (cue scary music). While this book does involve spirits, demons, vampires and betrayals, that is not wha...

4 Stars

The Dirty Streets of Heaven - Bobby Dollar, #1

Bobby Dollar is a real angel who believes he’s doing the good works for the Powers That Be… whoever or whatever that is. Interestingly enough, angels on earth are on the lower rungs of the hierarchical Heavenly ladder. Their job is to be fi...

4 Stars
  • Author: Tad Williams
  • Review by: Isis
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Suspense: Action / Thriller, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Alien vs. Alien - Aliens / Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #6

This fun science fiction tale combines the best of several very popular comic book series with elements that make certain sci-fi movies so well-loved. The action is nonstop, the snark flies fast and furious, and the perfect playlist mention...

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The Silvered

My definition of a 5 star book is one that I am racing to read even as I dread to see the story come to an end, followed by an intense desire to start reading it again to see what I missed during my first mad dash. This definitely fit my cr...

5 Stars

Touch of the Demon - Book 5 of the Kara Gillian Series

Diana Rowland knows what Urban Fantasy readers want and she delivers every time! Touch of the Demon is a full UF ride. It has so many ups and downs and winding curves it leaves you craving your next ride. I loved, yes loved Touch of the Dem...

5 Stars

My Life as A White Trash Zombie

Angel Crawford has always considered herself a "loser." She was a high school dropout with an ongoing addiction to pain pills and alcohol, destined to be on the fast track to nowhere. Everything changed when she woke up one night in the E.R...

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  • Author: Diana Rowland
  • Review by: Jen719
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Supernatural, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

My Life as A White Trash Zombie

My Life as A White Trash Zombie felt very "real" and current. The characters were very well thought out, as was the storyline. I really appreciated the touch of humor the author added in, and hope to see more of it in book 2. And, believe m...

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  • Author: Diana Rowland
  • Review by: Mmperkins
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Supernatural, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Redoubt - A Valdemar Novel / Book Four of the Collegium Chronicles

This wonderful fantasy world has been one of my favorite places to ‘visit’ for quite a few years. I have enjoyed this particular series although I haven’t been mesmerized by the tales the way I was by some of the other Valdemar stories. I w...

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Blood of the Emperor - The Annals of Drakis: Book Three

In Book three of The Annals of Drakis, readers will find treachery, hidden goals, betrayal and victories among madness. The rebel army continues to grow as the elves of the Rhonas Empire finally begin to see the enormity of what is happenin...

4 Stars

Shadowlands

A word of advice, one should read the prequel to “Shadowlands” before delving into this intriguing fantasy. The author weaves an intricate tapestry featuring the modern world impacted by beings who are familiar yet alien and provides a lens...

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Ashes of Honor - October Daye Novel, #6

My love for the Toby Daye series officially knows no bounds. At the very start of Ashes of Honor I was completely in love. By the closing of the cover when I finished, I was completely over the moon. It is so rare when a series progresses b...

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

Libriomancer - Magic Ex Libris Book 1

I loved this book from start to finish. The premise of this new series by Jim C. Hines is about a world where magic resides in books. Isaac Vainio is a libriomancer whose duties were reduced a few years prior, so he works in a library catal...

5 Stars

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