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Reaper's Eye - Pathfinder Tales

Sometimes, things in the past are better left buried. But there's always going to be that ONE PERSON who ruins everything for the rest of the world. In this case, that person is Grigor Dolch, a witch who betrayed his former master only beca...

5 Stars

Shy Knives - Pathfinder Tales World

When it comes to a story set in the Pathfinder world, you are guaranteed a story of adventure, excitement and thrill. Oh, but let us also not forget humor! Yes! Humor! You get a lot of that while reading this latest installment in the Pathf...

5 Stars

The Forgotten Beasts of Eld

"The Forgotten Beasts of Eld" is a delightful story, wonderfully woven with poetic prose. Phillip’s has a distinctly lyrical voice and her words flow on the page. Myths and legends come alive, riddles abound, and magic seeps through each wo...

5 Stars

The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories

It is very rare to come across a short story collection that can have so much to tell readers that go beyond the stories within it. That is the experience that I had when I read the book The Paper Menagerie by Ken Liu. Here was a book that...

5 Stars

So I Married a Sorcerer - The Embraced, #2

Kerrelyn Sparks quickly drew me back into the world of her Embraced series in "So I Married a Sorcerer". In this second installment she takes readers on a high sea adventure that includes pirates, princes, dragons and evil villians. By the...

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Heartstone

“Heartstone” by Elle Katharine White is a fun fantasy tale that pays homage to one of my favorite historical romances, “Pride and Prejudice.” I was fascinated to read this parallel story that features dragons and wyverns and other amazing c...

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Generation Decks - The Unofficial History of Gaming Phenomenon Magic: The Gathering

This is the amazing true story of how Magic: The Gathering became the card game it is today. It is an in depth look at the industries involved and how this game influenced millions of people by looking at the origins back in the early '90's...

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Paper and Fire - The Great Library, #2

“Paper and Fire” by Rachel Caine takes up where “Ink and Bone” left off, immersing the reader back in the complicated world ruled by the Library and those who oversee it. The surprising revelation on the first page was a welcome discovery a...

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  • Author: Rachel Caine
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: NAL

The Waking Fire - The Draconis Memoria, #1

“The Waking Fire” by Anthony Ryan was a delightful surprise to me, as I had not read any stories by this author before yet was intrigued by his blurb. I love stories that unfold gradually and keep me wondering about the world and the author...

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  • Author: Anthony Ryan
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: ACE

The Shadowed Path

“The Shadowed Path: A Jonmarc Vahanian Collection” by Gail Z. Martin is a collection of short stories that give vivid glimpses of the events that shaped Jonmarc Vahanian. To someone unfamiliar with this remarkably capable individual, this i...

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The Last Days of Magic

"The Last Days of Magic", by Mark Tompkins, is a very well written book. The author intermingles history, legends, and magic quite well. I found the characters fascinating and enjoyed following each one of them throughout the book. Anyone w...

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The Reluctant Queen - The Queens of Renthia, #2

I didn't know what to except when I went into “The Reluctant Queen”. You guys know that for the most part I don't read book synopsis. I just dive right into the story. Especially when its books to series that I die hard loved. This one was...

5 Stars

Red Sister - Book of the Ancestor, #1

"Red Sister" is the first book in a new series by Mark Lawrence. I honestly don't have a lot to say about this book. The premise sounds very interesting and unique. However, in execution I find the book to be very slow. So slow in fact that...

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Ursula K. Le Guin: The Complete Orsinia: Malafrena / Stories and Songs

Orsinia: For most of us, we are born, we live, and we die. That’s the way it is and the way it always has been. But there are some others of us who are born with a very special fire that resides within the soul. We don’t recognize this fire...

4 Stars

Shadowcaster - Shattered Realms, #2

“Shadowcaster” has a perfect blend of action, characters, battles and omg cliffhangers!!! So be warned! If you loved book one you WILL die hard love this story! It doesn't pick up where book one ends off. I won't tell you any more than that...

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Steeplejack - A Steeplejack novel, #1

I am always on the lookout for something new and man is “Steeplejack” it! I am so excited in finding this wild and very creative as well as different story. “Steeplejack” is full of mystery, action, and some very diverse characters. This st...

5 Stars

Firebrand - A Steeplejack novel, #2

If you thought book one was good then you are going to die when you read “Firebrand”, book two!!! This book has it all. Get ready for phenomenal world building, wonderful characters, and great pacing! This is another great story that I coul...

5 Stars

Garden of Thorns

"Garden of Thorns" is about Rose, a girl who spent seven years in the Garden, which is a burlesque group made up of slave girls. When she finally escapes, she brings along a hostage. A hostage that is the former heir to the throne, and now...

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Elisha Mancer - Dark Apostle, #4

With Thomas back on the throne and Bridget thwarted for now, Elisha decides that he must go and stop the Mancers from around the world. They aren't just a problem in London but everywhere in the world. They are in control of some of the mos...

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The Heart of What Was Lost - A Novel of Osten Ard

“The Heart of What Was Lost” is a pretty good epic fantasy. Unfortunately I did not read the first installment, but enjoyed this sequel. It is a very rich world with detailed characters and places. Some of the origin stories and magics’ of...

4 Stars

Elisha Rex - Dark Apostle, #3

Once again Elisha tries to help and ends up in over his head. This time his closest friends Thomas and Rosie (Thomas's wife) have been taken and no one can find them. The city has also been locked by fans of Elisha who are angry at what hap...

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The Hundredth Queen - The Hundredth Queen Series Book 1

“The Hundredth Queen” is a young adult fantasy. It was beyond fantastic! I wasn't too sure about it when I started, but shortly in, I knew I was going to die hard love it. So I know what you are thinking…why the 4 stars. Although this book...

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  • Author: Emily R. King
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * SF: Fantasy, * Young Adult, Debut Title
  • Publisher: Skyscape

Brimstone

“Brimstone” overall was a pretty good book, but it did lack the action and fast paced flow that I've come to love. I felt like for most of the book I just wanted to skip to the end and find out what happened. It was compelled to know how th...

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The Romeo Catchers - The Casquette Girls Series Book 2

“The Romeo Catchers” is a great sequel to the The Casquette Girls series. It’s been a while since I read book one so I had to look up what it was about as I didn't remember. And I just didn't have the time to reread book one. This second bo...

4 Stars
  • Author: Alys Arden
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Skyscape

A Field Guide to Fantastical Beasts

WOW! This book is an epic walkthrough of some of the scariest and some of the nicest beings in human mythology. Author Olento Salaperainen has created the go to guide for seeking out these monsters…not that I would suggest it. Each entry in...

5 Stars

Ruins and Revenge - Raine Benares, #9

This is a terrific book and a wonderful saga. This is a continuation/spin off of a previous saga but this time with Tam as the main character. This is the second book in this new storyline and it can be read without having read the previous...

5 Stars

The Witch of Torinia - A Tale of Valdur Book 2

“The Witch of Torinia” is the second book in a series. Book one is “The Guns of Ivrea”. Well if you liked the first one you may or may not like this one. For me, this one was a solid three stars. Although it was pretty good the writing is h...

3 Stars

Tempest - Valdemar

“Tempest: All-New Tales of Valdemar” is an anthology edited by Mercedes Lackey. It is so fun being immersed in stories that explore the various aspects of this universe that have been developed over the years. I was particularly fond of the...

4 Stars

Unquiet Land - An Elemental Blessings Novel, #4

“Unquiet Land” by Sharon Shinn artfully returns the reader to the mystical world that is peopled by beings who sometimes have remarkable connections to nature that gives them powers and blessings. It’s been a while since I have read other s...

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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: YA
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Susp: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Blink

Mythic Creatures: And the Impossibly Real Animals Who Inspired Them - American Museum of Natural History

“Mythic Creatures: And the Impossibly Real Animals Who Inspired Them” is a book from the American Museum & Natural History that is adapted from a exhibition curated by Laurel Kendall & Mark A. Norell with Richard Ellis and the Exhibition De...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Dr. Mark A. Norell, Laurel Kendall, Richard Ellis
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, Arts, Crafts & Supplies
  • Publisher: Sterling

The Burning Page - The Invisible Library Novel, #3

“The Burning Page” by Genevieve Cogman is a wonderful whirlwind ride through alternate worlds and risky situations linked by a reverence for the printed word. I love the way elements of history and fictitious characters are tweaked and meld...

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Black City Demon

I love the roaring 20's so when “Black City Demon” popped up for review I just had to grab it. This is a fast-paced world with shapeshifters, dragons, paranormal detectives, and more all tied together with the realm of the Feirie. I have to...

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The Invisible Library - The Invisible Library Novel, #1

What bibliophile could resist a story that features Librarians as intrepid explorers and protectors of unique printed works of fiction? I love that there is a special Language that is used for all kinds of remarkable functions and that ther...

4 Stars
  • Author: Genevieve Cogman
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, Debut Title
  • Publisher: ROC

The Masked City - The Invisible Library Novel, #2

“The Masked City” by Genevieve Cogman is another foray into a fantastical set of worlds that represent the ongoing struggle between order and chaos. I am fascinated by the visual representations of the extremes, as reflected in the Fae vs....

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The Game Begins: An Introduction - R. Caine High School Book 1

Author Victoria Danann is at it again! This enchanting book is the beginning of a tale about the Gods of Old, their devious games, and the innocent children who are caught up in their shenanigans. It’s the brilliant start to her new Young A...

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  • Author: Victoria Danann
  • Review by: Hitherandthee
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * SF: Fantasy, * Supernatural, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: 7th House

Dreamweaver - Dreamwalker, #3

Jessica Drake is one of the last Dream Walkers. Centuries ago, the Shadow began a campaign to eradicate all Dream Walkers and since that time they have continued their search, but somehow Jessica slipped through the cracks. Now that they kn...

4 Stars

Silverwolf - Rowankind, #2

“Silverwolf” is a fantasy with history added. It’s also the second book in the Rowankind series. This book comes after “Winterwood”. I would suggest you read Winterwood first. Silverwolf's world is like ours. The difference is our world doe...

3 Stars

Children of Earth and Sky

“Children of Earth and Sky” by Guy Gavriel Kay is one of those books I am really reluctant to pick up because I know it’s going to take some effort to work my way through it. The sheer cast of characters is always daunting to me, because I...

5 Stars

Closer to the Chest - Valdemar: The Herald Spy, #3

“Closer to the Chest” by Mercedes Lackey provides a glimpse of Mags and Amily’s relationship and the way they have become integrated in their roles as Heralds with special duties. It is an interesting glimpse of the insidious effects of bul...

4 Stars

A Season of Spells - A Noctis Magicae Novel, #3

I enjoyed this book. It has magic, mystery, mayhem and escaped prisoners all in a bundle. This is sure to keep you glued to the novel, but only if you don't mind historical settings. The setting is very much into respectability and manners,...

4 Stars

Sun Born - Book Two of the Morning Star Trilogy / North America's Forgotten Past

“Sun Born” by W. Michael & Kathleen O’Neal Gear is the second book in the Morning Star series featuring the Cahokia Mounds people. This sequel features Lady Night Shadow Star (sister to the human body of Morning Star), facing what might be...

3 Stars
  • Authors: Kathleen O'Neal Gear, W. Michael Gear
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Tor Books

Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal

This book takes reading a comic book to a much higher level. It’s creative and imaginative with characters. Talking pigs and elves help in the battle between two mad scientists battling between good and evil. The illustrations are outstandi...

4 Stars
  • Author: DanTDM
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Kids: Children's, Kids: Middle Grade, Debut Title, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: HarperCollins

Seductive Powers - The Capes Book 1

If you like super heroes, oddity and deception where you least expect it, this book is for you. It is a zany romance that you can’t help but to love. The characters are somewhat off beat but super fun to read about. Wendy is a times a littl...

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  • Author: Rebecca Royce
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, * SF: Fantasy, * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Rebecca Royce

Dreadnought - Nemesis - Book One

Our main character in “Dreadnought” is Danny. She is a Trans character. She ends up with powers when the famous Dreadnought dies in front of her. She is then the superhero! This was a great little book that packs one giant punch. That anyon...

5 Stars

Pocket Full of Tinder - A Noon Onyx Novel, #4

I have reviewed the first three books in the Noon Onyx series and have enjoyed everyone. “Pocket Full of Tinder” does not disappoint. It has all that I have come to expect from Ms. Archer. Get ready for some action, character building, frie...

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The Dead Seekers - A Dead Seekers Novel, #1

“The Dead Seekers”by Barb Hendee and J.C. Hendee is an awesome and wonderful read. These two authors made this a quick and easy read with no complicated world building to keep up with. Still they were able to make a vivid world. The Hendee...

4 Stars

The Edge of the Blade - The Uncharted Realms, #2

“The Edge of the Blade” is a great fantasy read! Kennedy gives us a wonderful fantasy with tons of action, adventure, and heart. I was on the edge of my seat the whole time flipping through the pages to find out what was going to happen nex...

4 Stars

Dragon Wizard

“Dragon Wizard” by S. Andrew Swann is a fun and wacky story with plenty of odd occurrences and tongue-in-cheek humor. The role reversal and gender swapping that results in Frank Blackthorne occupying his princess wife’s body and her residin...

4 Stars

Flicker and Mist

The idea of people who could become invisible was a very neat concept. I was drawn in by the story but soon found out that it was not really for me. The descriptions of their world and the animals that lived there were not enough to paint a...

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