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Salute The Dark - Shadows of the Apt , #4

Salute the Dark by Adrian Tchaikovsky is the fourth book in the Shadows of the Apt series. After the events in the previous books (strongly recommend reading them in order), the Wasp Empire is winning. The other insect-humanoid kinden are l...

5 Stars

Terra Insegura

A contingent has been sent from Earth in order to get rid of the genetically modified humans who live on Marseguro, a watery based planet that is very far from Earth. There is a catch in that there is a plague that will, in turn, destroy an...

4 Stars

A New Birth of Freedom: The Visitor

A mysterious visitor with a bright valise and strange clothing meets with both Abraham Lincoln and Robert E. Lee many years before the Civil War starts, then again during the War (wearing the same clothing), and does not look a day older th...

4 Stars

The Sevenfold Spell

"The Sevenfold Spell" by Tia Nevitt is an engaging introspective twist of the fabled "Sleeping Beauty" and "ugly Duckling" fairy tale from the view point of the unsuspecting town's folk caught in the backlash of the story's curse. Well, whe...

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World of Ash

Jax and Stu must journey through a landscape covered by a volcanic ash cloud. For Jax, it is a testament of his loyalty to his employer that he undertakes the dangerous task. Stu would rather forego the experience but is shamed into proceed...

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Redoubtable - Kris Longknife, #1

Kris Longknife:  Redoubtable   by Mike Shepherd brings back the injured princess and warrior as she attempts to deal with the combination of trying to provide humanitarian aid, fighting the pirate menace and tiptoeing around her n...

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The Shifter - Healing Wars Series #1

Nya is an orphan who lives in Gevey. She has a special power; she is a Taker- meaning she can take someone's pain away. But she's different from other Takers, while most can put the pain into pynvium, a metal that can hold the pain she is o...

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  • Author: Janice Hardy
  • Review by: ReaderGirl
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: HarperTeen

The Purifying Fire - Magic the Gathering: A Planeswalker Novel

Laura Resnick really made me feel the characters in this book. I was mad at them, while feeling their pain. The main character, Chandra was a real mess. Her anger ran unchecked throughout most of the book, which caused her much trouble. Bei...

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The Heir of Night - The Wall of Night Book One

Interesting, if a bit much to wade through at times. Lowe has good ideas, interesting characters, and a penchant for poetic, intricate prose that can be as much its downfall as its selling point.  I found the writing a little high-flow...

3 Stars

Distant Thunders - Destroyermen, Book 4

This was a good book. I enjoyed it tremendously. What made it good are (of course) the little things. When I opened the book, the first few pages have detailed diagrams of ships which were helpful when it came to the text within the storyli...

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Trio of Sorcery

Mercedes Lackey’s Trio of Sorcery reintroduces two of her popular heroines, Diana Tregarde and Jennifer Talldeer as well as delves into the complicated world of online computer RPGs.  Arcanum 101   depicts Guardian Diana Tre...

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Side Jobs - Stories From the Dresden Files

Side Jobs by Jim Butcher is an enjoyable collection of short stories and novellas featuring the world of Harry Dresden, wizard, and occasional knight-errant.  The tales focus on happenings in Harry’s home base of Chicago and feat...

5 Stars
  • Author: Jim Butcher
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

The Silent Army - Revivors Series, #2

The Silent Army is book 2 in the Revivors series by James Knapp. This is a direct sequel to the awesome State of Decay . The series gives a new twist on the zombie trope. In this novel, Special Agent Nico Wachalowski has not recovered from...

4 Stars

The Cardinal's Blades

The Cardinal’s Blades by Pierre Pevel is a story of intrigue, spies and swordfights. It is an alternate history set during 17th-century Paris. Cardinal Richelieu and his elite force must aid France as war is on the horizon as danger r...

4 Stars

Bones of Empire - Empire, #2

Bones of Empire by William C. Dietz is the second book in the duology that started with At Empire’s Edge. Far in the future, The Uman Empire has conquered and colonized worlds. Once invincible, its reign is now fragile as alien subjec...

5 Stars

End of Days - Night Runner Novel, Book 2

Zachariah Thomson and his best friend, Charlie are vampires. Zack’s been one for a while but just didn’t know it. Charlie has been one for about a year. Zack turned him. They live with Ophelia as they learn how to deal with all...

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Lord of Emperors - Book Two of the Sarantine Mosaic

In Lord of Emperors , the story and characters come together like a colorful tapestry. Caius "Crispin" Crispus and the City of Sarantium are the heart and soul of the book. Rustem the physician, Shirin (the well-known dancer for t...

5 Stars

Geist - Book of the Order

There is something about team books that draw me in. More than just the fact you can often have two entirely different personalities being forced to work together because they truly are stronger together then apart. I think that it can lead...

4 Stars

Inhuman

Inhuman by Danielle Q. Lee could have been a great story.could have been. But there were several reasons it just didn't play out well. The heroine, Cassia, is supposed to be an alien of some sort.and a Hopi. The hero, Keanu, is from Hawaii....

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The Velvet Choker

Disturbing......I now know what Paranormal Horror Romance is...Disturbing. In Selena Kitt's novel, "The Velvet Choker," Lydia gets a cleaning job in Mr. Kauffman's home. Mr. Kauffman just happens to be a collector of beautiful thi...

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Reconciliation - The Bloodlight Chronicles

Zakariah, Zak, Davis is a gifted runner. He can get in and get out better than anyone else and he can process new data that would knock other runners out of the game. His brain has been surgically wired for direct plug in to the global comp...

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Coronets and Steel

Kim Murray has always been close to her grandmother. Her grandmother came from Paris as a young girl with an infant and no money to her name to start a new life. Kim never knew the name of the handsome man that was in a picture frame next t...

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Waving at the Moon

Evie French and her cousin Marcus Peters, live together at her parents' bed-and breakfast in Australia after most of the country has been destroyed. No one knows for sure what has really happened. Joel and his dog find their way to the bed...

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Elfsorrow - Legends of the Raven 1

LOTR fans take note! James Barclay's newest addition to his fantasy, SciFi novels has all you could possibly want in a tantalizing epic adventure. Elves, lots of elves! But don't be fooled. These aren’t your normal, gallant elves figh...

4 Stars

Right Hand Magic - Golgotham Series, #1

Nancy A. Collins introduces a new series with Right Hand Magic, A Novel of Golgotham . She describes the remarkable neighborhood that’s just outside of New York City with its plethora of inhabitants, most of whom despise humans. An as...

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  • Author: Nancy A. Collins
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

The Greyfriar - Vampire Empire, #1

The Greyfriar by Clay & Susan Griffith is the beginning of a new Vampire Empire trilogy that crosses adventure, alternate history and steampunk with a lot of drama. In 1870, the vampires conquered the Northern Lands of Earth while the e...

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Intrigues

Intrigues by Mercedes Lackey is Volume Two of The Collegium Chronicles and follows the exploits of Magpie (Mags), former mineworker and Chosen of Companion Dallen.  The Heralds have experienced a massive influx of trainees and the Coll...

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Shotgun Sorceress - Spellbent Series #2

“The death-memories were overwhelming me. So much remembered lust for and fear of the beautiful woman, the tearing dark souls sundered from still living bodies, the raw agony of claws and teeth shearing skin and nerve and muscle, my o...

5 Stars

The Hounds of Avalon - The Dark Age, Book 3

The Hounds of Avalon by Mark Chadbourn is the third book in the Dark Age trilogy. After cataclysmic event where technology waned and magic ruled, England is recovering though. The Earth has godlike beings using it as a battleground in their...

4 Stars

The Ragged Man - Book Four of the Twilight Reign

The Ragged Man by Tom Lloyd is the fourth book in the five book fantasy Twilight Reign series. After the events of the previous book, the Farlan army has retreated in disarray while various others are now taking advantage of this by making...

5 Stars

An Artificial Night - October Daye Series, #3

The start of An Artificial Night is deceptively simple. Children are disappearing from their beds. Not just any children but children that Toby knows and loves. When her Fetch, the harbringer of her death, arrives, it doesn't stop...

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

The Secret Of The Emerald Sea

A Magical Sea-Voyage As an avid reader, I try to broaden my book genres so I snatched The Secret of the Emerald Sea up hoping it would introduce me to a new way of reading. Did it? I am not quite sure. This story is listed as a Young Adult...

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The Book of the Living Dead

First off WOW~! I love this book~! John Richard Stephens Edited this it.... The book of the living dead has 8sections..... 8 stories... one John explains Vampires, Zombies, Mummies and Other Reanimated Corpses, and there is a Bibliography a...

5 Stars

Sailing to Sarantium - Book One of the Sarantine Mosaic

Guy Gavriel Kay’s series The Sarantine Mosaic begins with the fascinating Sailing to Sarantium , which opens with the expert mosaicist Caius Crispus traveling to Sarantium at the Emperor’s behest.  The problem is that he ha...

5 Stars

The Native Star

Emily Edwards is a small-town girl in post-Civil War California, practicing her simple folk magic on things like casting a love spell on the local lumberman, whom she thinks will make a good husband. She also tries to avoid local warlock Dr...

5 Stars

The Grimrose Path - A Trickster Novel

Trixa Iktomi is more than happy serving beer in her Las Vegas bar and stuffing her face full of biscuits until she founds out somet hing or someone has killed almost a thousand demons in the past six months. Being a trickster, she's more th...

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The Iron Duke - The Iron Seas Series, #1

Mina Wentworth is a Detective Inspector with the Metropolitan Police Department in London. She’s also the daughter of a peer and the product of a Horde induced frenzy. Any and all of those things can have her harassed but together the...

5 Stars
  • Author: Meljean Brook
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * SF: Steampunk, * Rom: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

The Darkest Edge of Dawn - Charlie Madigan Series, #2

You know it is going to be a good day, or would that be night, in abnormally dark Atlanta, when you get a call about a dead body in a warehouse. It goes downhill from there as it usually does for Charlie Madigan and her partner Hank. Seems...

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Alien Best Man

Jana meets the man of her sexual dreams, but her personal nightmares, while acting on behalf of the planet Earth to negotiate with another planet named Dezra. The man excites her but terrifies her at the same time. When he makes an aggressi...

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The Wolf Age

The Wolf Age by James Enge is the third book in the Morlock Ambrosius fantasy series. The series details the journey of Morlock Abrosius. Wuruyaaria is a city of werewolves whose raiders range over the land capturing human beings for slaves...

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Tracato

Tracato by Joel Shepherd has one of the blandest covers for a fantasy book I have come across. It is book three in the Trial of Blood and Steel series. The city of Tracato has been the center of enlightenment for humans as the serrin have o...

4 Stars

The High King of Montival - Emberverse Series #7

I admit I jumped into this book without having read the previous books in this series as I have read other books by S. M. Stirling and liked them. . . a lot. With that in mind I will say as a result I was a bit bewildered by the depth in pl...

4 Stars

Fire Tales of Elemental Spirits

Robin McKinley and Peter Dickinson collaborate exquisitely with their homage to another of the elements in Fire:  Tales of Elemental Spirits .  A fascinating tag team of short stories that explore different creatures normally asso...

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City of Ghosts - Chess Putnam, #3

I have been a fan of this series from the get-go and like wine, it's only gotten better with age! In this installment, Chess is in even more trouble than usual. A lot of people have been turning up dead and the Church is trying to found out...

5 Stars

Afterlife - The Resurrection Chronicles, Book 1

Chaz Domingue is a professional Babysitter in New Orleans. That is he watches newly resurrected people for the first week of their new lives. He helps them with the transition and keeps them safe. Anyone who signs up with his family’s...

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  • Author: Merrie Destefano
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Eos

Dream Called Time - Stardoc Series

Well, I am sad to say that this is the final volume in the StarDoc series. It is a unique perspective that I come from in that I hadn’t been in Cherijo’s head until I read Dream Called Time. When I picked up Omega Games, Jarn wa...

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Bayou Moon - The Edge Series, #2

Cerise Mar has always taken care of her family. As one of the biggest clan in the middle of the Mire, life isn't easy and lately, things are exceptionally hard. It only gets even worse when her parents are kidnapped by their long-time rival...

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Prophet Book One

This is a fantasy tale for those who enjoy coarse, graphic humor. The story itself is kind of neat with an interesting cast of characters not all of whom are human. The premise and storyline are original if somewhat difficult to follow init...

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Troubled Waters

Troubled Waters by Sharon Shinn introduces a lush new world that is peopled with fascinating characters who are subject to the influence of five basic elements, coru (blood and water), elay (air and soul), hunti (wood and bone), sweela (fir...

5 Stars

Stuff of Legends

Stuff Of Legends by Ian Gibson is one of those fantasy books that makes fun of it’s own genre. Jordan the Red, the former big hero (think Conan) has retired and wants nothing to do with Eliot, his guardian or anyone else. However, Eli...

4 Stars

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