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Disappearing Nightly - Esther Diamond, #1

This debut novel from Laura Resnick is filled with humor and suspense that will keep you entertained until the very last page. Esther Diamond is a great character that you can instantly relate to and always seems to find herself in the midd...

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  • Author: Laura Resnick
  • Review by: Jen719
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Susp: Mystery, * Supernatural
  • Publisher: DAW

The Diviner

The Diviner at once seemed longer than it actually was and way, way too short. A story of treachery, vengeance, magic, and survival, the book drew me in from the opening paragraph and kept my interest to the end. What I enjoyed about The Di...

5 Stars

Banner of the Damned

Banner of the Damned provides a sweeping tale spanning the world first shown in the author's Inda books (although not part of the Inda series as the events in Banner are about 400 years after those events). The way the book is written may n...

5 Stars

Spellcrossed

“Spellcrossed” by Barbara Ashford is a charming emotional read that tugged at my heartstrings beginning with the reminder of the events that transpired in the first book, “Spellcast”. The author vividly creates the ambience of small town th...

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Home From the Sea - An Elemental Masters Novel

“Home From the Sea” by Mercedes Lackey is Book Seven of her ‘Elemental Masters’ series. The intrepid young ladies Nan and Sarah have returned to England from their adventures in Africa, naturally accompanied by their avian friends and mento...

4 Stars

Shadow Raiders - The Dragon Brigade, #1

“Shadow Raiders” by Margaret Weis and Robert Krammes is the first volume in the ‘Dragon Brigade’ series. An intriguing introduction to the complicated world of Aeronne where the seven continents are surrounded by air which is considered the...

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  • Authors: Margaret Weis, Robert Krammes
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

Legacy of Kings - Book Three of the Magister Trilogy

The magical shield called The Wrath that was created centuries ago by powerful witches to trap The Souleaters has failed. Now the creatures are feeding once again and they have adapted and changed. Already violent and dangerous before becom...

4 Stars

The Helix War

The Helix War consists of 2 books. In the first book Marseguro, imagine the most prejudiced person you have ever had the misfortune to work with. Now, give them not only the power to fire you, but to actually kill anyone that disagrees with...

4 Stars

Citadels of the Lost - The Annals of Drakis, #2

This is the second book in the series The Annals of Drakis by Tracy Hickman. It picks up where the first book ended making an almost seamless story. While it is possible to pick this book up and enjoy it, it really would be better after rea...

5 Stars

Chicory Up - The Pixie Chronicles, #2

An imaginative light read that explores the differences between Pixies and Faeries as they grapple for territory amongst mostly oblivious humans. It would be helpful to have some familiarity with the first book in the series, ‘Thistle Down’...

4 Stars

Leaves of Flame

Leaves of Flame was the first book I read by Benjamin Tate and I really enjoyed reading the book. The book drew me in from the first and kept me hooked until the last page. What I like most about the book is how, for me, there is a seemless...

4 Stars

Alien Diplomacy - Aliens / Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #5

“Alien Diplomacy” by Gini Koch is part of her ‘Alien/Kitty Katt’ series featuring Alpha Centaurion (A-C) Jeff Martini. A fast-moving science fiction tale with tongue firmly in cheek, this episode describes Kitty Katt-Martini as she is strug...

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Life Guards in the Hamptons - A Willow Tate Novel, #4

Please note this is book 4 in the series, I didn't read book 3 FIREWORKS IN THE HAMPTONS, so I'm going into this a little behind the times. Once again we return to the world of Willow Tate, graphic novelist by choice and Visualizer against...

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  • Author: Celia Jerome
  • Review by: Lexile
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Silence - Queen of the Dead, #1

“Silence” by Michelle Sagara is a mesmerizing young adult book that is the first in her ‘Queen of the Dead’ series. Emma Hall has had a lot of tragedy in her life, most recently losing her boyfriend, Nathan to a fatal car accident. Getting...

5 Stars
  • Author: Michelle Sagara
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Discount Armageddon - An InCryptid Novel

All the things that go bump in the night are real. They live among us in secret. Most just want to live their life in peace. A select few start to snack on the human population. The Covenant, a large group of humans who know the monsters ex...

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

Intruder - Foreigner #13

“Intruder” by C.J. Cherryh is Book 13 in her Foreigner series. Human Bren Cameron is still negotiating the tricky minefield of atevi politics as he tries to convince bitter enemies to set aside their differences and accept a newcomer into t...

5 Stars

The Modern Fae's Guide to Surviving Humanity

We've all read stories about the fae throughout history but how do these magical creatures make their way through today's world of technology? This collection of short stories showcase a new twist on these supernatural creatures, penned by...

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  • Authors: Joshua Palmatier, Patricia Bray
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

Apocalypse to Go

“Apocalypse to Go” by Katharine Kerr continues the ‘Nola O’Grady Novels’ series featuring the quirky woman who is part of a family of world-walkers (even though she doesn’t have that particular talent). Nola and her brothers Michael and Sea...

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

Sins of the Demon - Kara Gillian, Book 4

Diana Rowland really does know how to keep her readers wanting more. There are no words that really describe how awesome Sins of the Demon is. Kara is still trying to deal with having to summon Rhyzkahl and trying to figure out what Ryan is...

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The Ninth Circle - A Novel of the U.S.S. Merrimack, #5

The Ninth Circle is an introduction for me to the U.S.S. Merrimack series and I must say it is a most excellent one. One of the things I like about it is that, while the reader "knows" there are previous books in how some of the characters...

5 Stars

Westward Weird

I very much enjoyed this collection of stories that took place in a mythical old west. This anthology starts with a story that is very much like a typical western tall tale. It also includes tales about faerie tales, science fiction, demons...

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  • Authors: Martin H. Greenberg, Kerrie Hughes
  • Review by: A.M. Donovan
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, Western
  • Publisher: DAW

Alien Proliferation - Aliens / Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #4

I’m a huge fan of Gini Koch's alien series. This was a good read with the necessary humor we've come to expect from our heroine Kitty Katt, who as always has ended up in another plot when she really should be taking some downtime and focusi...

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Human for a Day

This collection examines what it means to be human, with all the hope and heartbreak this entails. You go from robot slavery (complete with an underground railroad) to how do you spend your final hours when trapped and you know you will die...

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  • Authors: Martin H. Greenberg, Jennifer Brozek
  • Review by: A.M. Donovan
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: DAW

Under the Vale and Other Tales of Valdemar

“Under the Vale and Other Tales of Valdemar” is the newest anthology edited by Mercedes Lackey which features sixteen short stories and one essay exploring the many varied themes of her well-established fantasy world. The breadth of themes...

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Deceiver - Foreigner #11

"Deceiver" by C.J. Cherryh is the eleventh installment in her `Foreigner' series that details the interaction of human Bren Cameron and the enigmatic and fascinating aliens known as the atevi. The civil war among the atevi has ended with Ta...

5 Stars

Fire Works in the Hamptons - A Willow Tate Novel

Fire Works in the Hamptons is an entertaining romp into a world where drawings come to life. Graphic artist Willow Tate draws creatures from faerie, bringing them to life in the real world to wreak havoc on the mortal realm. I wish I had kn...

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  • Author: Celia Jerome
  • Review by: Roxanne
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

House Name - The House War, #3

There is few others like Michelle West. House Name is lush, richly intricate, heartbreaking in its subtle dealings with Jay and her den. Jay is charismatic, deeply compelling, and her story kept me rooting for her even as I stood undecided...

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The Wild Ways - Enchantment Emporium, #2

"The Wild Ways" by Tanya Huff continues the tale of Charlotte (Charlie) Gale, one of the rare Wild Powers in the Gale family. Charlie has adjusted from the events that occurred in "The Enchantment Emporium" and continues to do as she please...

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Vamparazzi - An Esther Diamond Novel

This is a great book. I've never read any books by L. R., but I've got the list for her other books, so I'm going to give it a whirl after Thanksgiving! It was very descriptive, had some fun moments, a complete lack of reverence for vampire...

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Changes - Collegium Chronicles, #3 - A Valdemar Novel

Mercedes Lackey continues the chronicle of Mags in "Changes: Collegium Chronicles Book Three". Now a Herald Trainee, Mags and his Companion, Dallen, are still trying to determine who the strangers are that provide such a threat to Valdemar...

4 Stars

Magebane

Evil wizards, multi-level conspiracies, magic, hidden kingdoms, cruel tyrants, usurpers, and a hint of steampunk make this book entertaining. Lee Arthur Chane (also known as Edward Willett) has done a marvelous job of making all of this wor...

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Courts of the Fey

I love this kind of book, because it lets me try out different authors in nice little bite sized pieces. While dealing with the different Courts of the Fey, the themes run from Fairy conservation to the end of the world. There are stories t...

4 Stars

Shadowheart - Final Book - Shadowmarch Series #4

The gods were banished beneath Southmarch Castle many and many years ago, and they have been lying asleep there ever since. There are those, especially the Autarch of Xis, who would like to see at least one of them awaken. The Autarch is ev...

4 Stars

Blood Spirits

Kim Murray wanted desperately to forget the events that occurred last summer in Dobrenica where she learned that she had a twin cousin and her family was descended from royalty. On this European adventure, Kim met Alec and fell in love with...

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Rosemary and Rue - October Daye Series, #1

In this first book, we are introduced to October "Toby" Daye, a changeling who works as a PI with a live-in fianc‚ and a daughter. Her liege's wife and daughter are missing and Toby is asked to investigate. In the process of the investigati...

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  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • Review by: Srividhya
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

One Salt Sea - October Daye Novel, #5

For October "Toby" Daye life is going pretty good right now. She is getting the hang of being Countess of Goldengreen, she has been dating Connor, and has taken on a squire. When someone kidnaps the sons of the Undersea Duchy, war is about...

5 Stars
  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • Review by: Missyb0103
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

The Snow Queen's Shadow - Princess Novels, #4

This is the fourth and final book in the "Princess Novels" and it brings other storylines that were started in the first three books to a conclusion. I have not read the first three and didn't know this was the fourth book until it arrived....

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Water to Burn - Nola O'Grady, #2

Water to Burn by Katharine Kerr is the second in the Nola O'Grady series. It is an urban fantasy/paranormal romance mix. It has Nola (who possesses oracular and clairvoyant psychic skills) now heading the super-secret Agency's San Francisco...

3 Stars

Hot and Steamy - Tales of Steampunk Romance

I decided to pick this book up out of sheer desperation. I am kind of burned out from reading only romance, erotica, and mainstream fiction for the last few months and I wanted to try something completely different for once. So when I saw t...

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  • Authors: Jean Rabe, Martin H. Greenberg
  • Review by: Aiobhan Belen
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, Romantic Elements, * SF: Steampunk
  • Publisher: DAW

The Golden Key

The Golden Key was co-written by three great names in fantasy, Melanie Rawn, Jennifer Roberson and Kate Elliot. Each author brings her inimitable style to blend a sweeping story that mixes elements of sorcery and art to form a backdrop for...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Melanie Rawn, Jennifer Roberson, Kate Elliott
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

Omnitopia Dawn - Omnitopia #1, Vol. 1

Diane Duane creates a mesmerizing tale of industrial espionage and takes the reader behind the scenes of a major online gaming empire in her book Omnitopia Dawn. The major players bear a strong similarity to certain well-known technogeeks,...

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Unnatural Issue - An Elemental Masters Novel

Mercedes Lackey continues her "Elemental Masters" series with the fascinating tale titled Unnatural Issue. Tragically losing her mother at birth, Susanne Whitestone is rejected by her father who blames her for the death of his wife. An embi...

4 Stars

Well of Sorrows

Going by the cover copy for Well of Sorrows by Benjamin Tate, I was expecting an epic fantasy. I didn't get that. The book seemed to me to be more of an alternate history, reminding me of immigrants to the US in the 1880's and the pioneers...

3 Stars

Thistle Down

Thistle Down by Irene Radford is a light fantasy that explores the life of Desdemona (Dusty) Carrick, a survivor of childhood leukemia. Her early fragility causes all of those around her, including her brother Dick, to treat her with extrem...

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A Magic of Dawn - A Novel of the Nessantico Cycle

A Magic of Dawn by S.L. Farrell is the third volume of the Nessantico Cycle series and takes place many years after the events depicted in A Magic of Twilight. The Sun Throne is still occupied by Allesandra ca'Vorl and Sergei ca'Rudka is as...

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Night Mares in the Hamptons - A Willow Tate Novel

I unfortunately didn't enjoy this venture with Willow as much as I did the first volume. What had been cute and quirky quickly became annoying and repetitive this time around. As intriguing as I find Willow's ability as a Visualizer, I woul...

3 Stars
  • Author: Celia Jerome
  • Review by: Lexile
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Betrayer - Foreigner #12

Betrayer is the 12th book in the popular Foreigners series by C. J. Cherryh. The Foreigner series itself focuses on Bren Cameron who is a human translator between the alien atevi and humans. The civil war among the alien atevi has ended. Th...

4 Stars

Spellcast

Spellcast by Barbara Ashford is a sweetly fantastic book that conjures up the highs and lows of summer theater as it tells the tale of Maggie Graham who ends up at a crossroads, both figuratively and literally. Maggie's summer starts with a...

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  • Author: Barbara Ashford
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Supernatural
  • Publisher: DAW

Path of the Sun - A Novel of Dhulyn and Parno, #2

Path of the Sun by Violette Malan continues the fascinating adventures of Dhulyn Wolfshead and Parno Lionsmane, Mercenary Brothers and Partners. Their bond has been sorely tested by previous events and they are looking forward to a simpler...

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Alien in the Family - Aliens / Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #3

Gini Kock brings back our favorite human Kitty Kat and her hot fianc‚ Alpha Centurion Jeff Martini. The story picks up a few months after the last book and Kitty is having the worse trouble nailing down the details for her wedding to Martin...

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  • Author: Gini Koch
  • Review by: Reese
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

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