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Wilders - Project Earth, #1

“Wilders” by Brenda Cooper focuses on young Coryn Williams, whose family disintegrates and leaves her alone with only her companion robot. Coryn needs more than just her running to satisfy her, and embarks on a dangerous journey to find her...

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A Kiss before Doomsday - A Dru Jasper Novel, #2

Another stellar novel by Laurence McNaughton featuring Dru's and Greyson's adventures into Doomsday! Great action and plot devices keep this novel rolling along as Dru and Greyson try to prevent Doomsday from happening. Sometimes good chara...

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Nebula Awards Showcase 2017

This collection of Nebula Awards for 2017 is amazing. Readers of sci-fi or 'weird' tales that make you say, "Ahhh" will love every one of these stories. Usually with this many authors- Naomi Novik, Julie E. Czerneda, Nnedi Okorafor, Ann Lec...

5 Stars

Department Zero

To be totally honest, I am not sure how to review this book. It’s incredible. It’s a non-stop roller coaster of multi-dimensional chaos and mayhem, and more than a little humor. I have always been a fan of the amazing H.P. Lovecraft, and th...

5 Stars

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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Superposition - Book 1

“Superposition” is about Jacob Kelly as he fights a murder conviction of an old friend. He is trying to find out who really killed his friend and why. Jacob is dragged through a rabbit hole after his old friend and coworker shows up at his...

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It Happened One Doomsday - A Dru Jasper Novel, #1

MacNaughton provides a smooth, action-packed read all the way to the end! This could be the start of a new series, and I'm already looking forward to the next one. The characters were great and believable. I loved the car scenes the best (t...

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Spear of Light - The Glittering Edge, #2

While The Glittering Edge, #1 was all about travel and integrating with the machines, The Glittering Edge #2 is more about relationships. Chrystal was a favorite character of mine in the first book, but she didn't appear much in this second...

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The Prison in Antares - Dead Enders, #2

Mike Resnick provides an excellent read along with good and (at times) unexpected plot twists. His characterizations makes a reader empathetic to some of the characters' trials and tribulations. This is an excellent serial book in that the...

4 Stars

Masks and Shadows

Masks and Shadows is a wonderful historical story with a hint of magic. It is definitely one for the lover of historical / classics. If you love dramatic love affairs, mystery secret societies, and amazing lavish descriptions then this book...

4 Stars

The Geomancer - A Gareth and Adele Novel, #1 / Vampire Empire, #4

This is a great standalone novel with a good arcing storyline. Not only that, but the cast of characters are well-established making this rollicking tale an easy read. If you're looking for a good plot, diverse characters with their subplot...

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Nebula Awards Showcase 2014

The Nebula Awards Showcase 2014 provided an interesting overview - albeit not an entirely complete one - of the authors featured in the anthology. The stories are mainly science fiction, rather than fantasy, with the addition of essays by N...

4 Stars

Earth Flight - Earth, #3

When I found out that I was going to be getting an ARC of this I was like I loved the first two books and was so happy to get book three In Earth Flight Jarra is still feisty as ever. She’s handicapped by her immune system that won’t allow...

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Edge of Dark - The Glittering Edge, #1

"Edge of Dark", by Brenda Cooper, is a phenomenal science fiction book. Her ability to create a new world, and several planets contained inside that world, is amazing. The idea of blending humans to machines is not a new one, but this autho...

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Hexed - The Sisters of Witchdown, #1

Hexed is pretty cool. It is the first book based on the comic of the same name. I have to say that this Hexed book was much better than the other story with the same name that I read last year. Where that one had a lot of things in the plot...

4 Stars

Covenant's End - A Widdershins Adventure, #4

It was hard to sit down and start Covenant’s End, knowing it would be the last adventure of Widdershins and Olgun. How do you say goodbye to a character like Widdershins? When you are Ari Marmell, you do it the hard way, no corners cut, no...

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The Lady - Marakand, #2

This cover is so pretty! I kind of want a poster of it! Well I have to say that this one was much better than book one. It was fast paced, with more world building and better characters (both new and old). Where book one gave you characters...

4 Stars

Falling Sky

This is a good dystopian novel. Ben Gold is a hardened survivor and is a pilot down to his very marrow. If he's not sailing above the ground, he's not himself. At first he seems selfish and closed off. Willing to do nearly anything to survi...

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The Leopard - Marakand, #1

Well The Leopard started out OK with goddesses and a woman searching for an assassin. What is with all the spy and assassin books I've been reading? I really loved this world. Being Pagan I devour almost anything that deals with old religio...

3 Stars

Resurrection - Blood of the Lamb: Book Three

I thoroughly enjoyed this book; I felt many different emotions from sadness to joy. Seeing Lazarus and Maryam develop into more mature characters was very refreshing. Lazarus finally redeemed himself from his past behaviors. It was good get...

4 Stars

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

Earth Star - Earth, #2

Well, when I got this I didn't realize it was book two. But that ended up being just fine as I got hold of book one and both were just amazing! This one doesn't suffer from book-two-itis at all, it was wonderful! It has recaps of book one s...

5 Stars

Into the Wilderness - Blood of the Lamb: Book Two

Already on their journey, Maryam, Joseph, Ruth, and Lazarus are determined to find a better place than the home they have escaped from. The only problem is that Joseph is already sick and there seems to be no cure. Ruth is almost always hys...

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Lost Covenant - A Widdershins Adventure, #3

After the events in False Covenant, Widdershins fled Davillon, desperate to escape the pain of losing so many people she cares for. While out and about she travels to Lourveaux and discovers a plot to ruin the last of the Delacroix family,...

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Contagion - Toxic City, #3

I had quite a few problems with this book. I couldn't relate to the characters at all. It was like they had no personalities. There was a lot of repeating things in the book. You have the main character Jack feeling bad about the soldiers h...

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Kindred and Wings - A Shifted World Novel

Kindred and Wings by Philippa Ballantine is an epic fantasy that focuses on three individuals and their journey to discover what their destiny is. This book has everything that I love about the fantasy genre. Including mythical beings, a wo...

4 Stars

The Doctor and the Dinosaurs - Weird West Tales, #4

The Doctor and the Dinosaur is an excellent read! As usual Mr. Resnick pulls out all reverence to history and places his spin on it from start to finish. Great characterization helps place this novel on the map___ in the middle of a Comanch...

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The Devil's Looking Glass - The Swords of Albion, Book 3

This was my first introduction into the world of historical science fiction and I have to say I couldn’t have asked for a better guide than Mark Chadbourn. When John Dee, alchemist to Queen Elizabeth I, goes missing, the English court is fi...

4 Stars

The Osiris Curse - A Tweed & Nightingale Adventure, #2

Mr. Crilley has created a pleasant steampunk mystery that kept me reading until the end. Like other books in the steampunk genre this book has the prerequisites of steam powered technology and the background setting of Victorian England alo...

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In Thunder Forged - The Fall of Llael, #1 / Iron Kingdoms Chronicles

What made me want to read this book was the similarities between this novel and the popular game Dungeons and Dragons. Once I began reading Thunder Forged I quickly discovered the similarities between the book and the above mentioned game w...

3 Stars

The Doctor and the Rough Rider - Weird West Tales, #3

Mr. Resnick again pulls out all the stops in this stellar western! Strong characters and a well-developed plot aid in making this one for history. Resnick again creates a memorable story. It starts with the news taken from the pages of the...

4 Stars

The Steam Mole

Dave Freer has written a creative fantasy world readers will enjoy. I found the first of "The Steam Mole" to be a little slow, but the second half I found exciting, and more face paced. The alternate world of Australia is unique, and the ch...

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Reaper's Legacy - Toxic City, #2

I found myself really enjoying the first book in the Toxic City series, London Eye. So when Reaper's Legacy came in the mail I jumped into it right away. Where London Eye had intrigue, suspense, and a smidgen of X-Men, I fell into a lull an...

3 Stars

Earth Girl - Earth, #1

Earth Girl is an excellent debut novel by Janet Edwards, an author that shows that for some authors, a story idea takes time to ripen into excellence. This is one of those. The main character is a believably written 18 year old girl that is...

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The Lazarus Machine - Tweed & Nightingale Adventures,# 1

The Lazarus Machine is a debut novel from YA author Paul Crilley. Steampunk has definitely made an impression on the YA genre. The Lazarus Machine is unique from other Steampunk YA’s, because it has the essence of a Sherlock Holmes novel. S...

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Apollo's Outcasts

Since childhood I've always been fascinated by the moon and space travel. Apollo's Outcasts struck that childlike chord within me and filled me with wonder and intrigue. The idea that crippled Jamie can fulfill his dreams of being like ever...

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London Eye - Toxic City Book One

London Eye is a fast paced post-terrorist rush. Newspaper headlines, radio broadcasts, and news reports are scattered throughout at the beginning of chapters, so little by little readers get a glimpse into this terrifying reality that is no...

4 Stars

False Covenant - A Widdershins Adventure, #2

I can’t tell you how thrilled I was to sit down with False Covenant! I thoroughly enjoyed Thief’s Covenant so I immediately sat down and got reacquainted with Widdershins and the goings on in Davillion. Widdershins is trying hard to live a...

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Reaper - Lightbringer, #2

Fans of Peter Pan and other fairy tale stories will find a lot to love about Reaper. While I found the beginning a little slow, I quickly found myself falling in love with both the characters and the storyline. Everything has been very trag...

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Hunter and Fox - Shifted World

What a truly mind bending experience, "Hunter and Fox" has an amazing and captivating world that I couldn't pull myself away from. This book is one of the most unique stories I have read, Ms. Ballantine creates a world that I found inspirin...

4 Stars

The Night Sessions

This book occurring in a near future. It takes the idea that the events of 9/11 where the opening salvos of a world-wide war divided by lines of faith. This paints a pretty bleak picture where the people that still have a religion are drive...

4 Stars

The Third Section - The Danilov Quintet, #3

These are not your Twilight, non-blood drinking, romantic, or emotionally tortured vampires. These have all the compassion of a Jack-the –Ripper or a Zodiac killer. They must drink blood to stay alive and they are not kind. They get the mos...

4 Stars

Destroyer of Worlds - Kingdom of the Serpent, Book 3

If you have traveled with the whole crew and read the prior book, you have the character you most identify with already in mind. Their strengths and weakness’, loves and hates are pretty clearly defined for you already. If that is the case,...

4 Stars

Lance of Earth and Sky - The Chaos Knight, Book Two

Welcome to Book 2 of the Chaos Knight series, where our intrepid hero Vidarian Rulorat gets to fix the problems that came with opening the gate between worlds. Right up front if you haven't read the first book, read it. Its enjoyable and ha...

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Shadow's Master - Shadow, #3

The good news is that except for the character growth of Caim, if a reader happens upon SHADOW'S MASTER before the first two novels (SHADOW'S SON and SHADOW'S LURE) they won't be lost. More so than the first book into the second, Sprunk giv...

4 Stars

Jack of Ravens - Kingdom of the Serpent, Book 1

This is an epic fantasy adventure in the making. In a battle between hope and despair, creation and destruction, this demonstrates that lowly humans can actually affect the ultimate outcome. It spreads across time and the globe, plus from o...

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Burning Man - Kingdom of the Serpent, Book 2

Book 2 picks up where book 1 ends. Luckily for those that haven’t read the first book (or have a short attention span) if you read the first part “The Final Age” you will be caught up on what came before and the entire necessary back story....

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Fair Coin - Coin, #1

It is a pleasure to see Pyr commit to publishing science fiction for young adults with appeal to boys and with actual science in it. E.C. Myers' debut effort "Fair Coin" follows 16-year old Ephraim who, after finding his troubled alcoholic...

3 Stars

Hearts of Smoke and Steam - The Society of Steam, #2

While, for me, Hearts of Smoke and Steam still felt a little bit campy (like its predecessor, The Falling Machine), I did like it a bit more than I did the first book. Part of it, I believe, had to do with seeing how the Paragons moved on a...

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Thief's Covenant - A Widdershins Adventure, #1

I used to read fantasy almost exclusively. I started out with Eddings and McCaffrey, moving on to Lackey and the like. I moved on to other genres as I got older. Fantasy had lost its charm for me. Then I came across the cover for Thief’s Co...

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